Joseph Kochmanski

Joseph  Kochmanski
  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Bernstein Lab

Joseph Kochmanski began his career at Michigan State University in 2018. Dr. Kochmanski has a B.A. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, an M.P.H. in Toxicology, and a Ph.D. in Toxicology from the University of Michigan. Dr. Kochmanski is a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Alison Bernstein’s lab, where his research focuses on molecular mechanisms underlying the link between environmental exposures and Parkinson’s disease. His expertise lies in the areas of toxicology, longitudinal data analysis, environmental epidemiology, epigenomics, and transcriptomics. His skill set includes a wide array of molecular biology and bioinformatics techniques, including RT-qPCR, laser capture microdissection, and next-generation sequencing data analysis. Dr. Kochmanski also guest lectures and helps organize the annual Neuroscience Fair for Translational Neuroscience. When he isn’t in the lab, Dr. Kochmanski enjoys running, reading, and watching scary movies.