Michael Fasullo, Ph.D., is an associate professor at SUNY Polytechnic University, New York. He earned a BSc at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. at the Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, California. He was an American Cancer Society fellow at Columbia University, New York, and held faculty positions at Loyola University Chicago and Albany Medical College, New York. He has authored more than forty peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and review articles in the field of yeast genetics, DNA recombination and repair, oncolytic viruses, and toxicology. His present work focuses on profiling the yeast and mammalian genome for resistance to P450-activated mycotoxins and heterocyclic amines. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, March of Dimes, and Leukemia Research Foundation.