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Timothy Phillips

Distinguished Professor


Phone: (979) 845-6414

Mailstop: 4458

Department: VIBS

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  • Ph.D. Chemistry, Univ. of Southern Mississippi 1975
  • M.S. Sci. Ed./Chemistry, Univ. of Southern Mississippi 1972
  • B.S. Gen. Science, Mississippi State University 1970


  • Fellow, Academy of Toxicological Sciences

Scholarly Interests

food safety; molecular toxicology; elucidation of fundamental chemical mechanisms of toxic action/interaction of food-borne carcinogens; mutagens; and developmental toxicants; and development of methods to detect and detoxify foodborne and environmental toxins.


Short-Term Safety and Efficacy of Calcium Montmorillonite Clay (UPSN) in Children.
Mitchell NJ, Kumi J, Aleser M, Elmore SE, Rychlik KA, Zychowski KE, Romoser AA, Phillips TD, Ankrah NA
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 91(4):777-85.
Mycotoxins in a changing global environment--a review.
Marroquín-Cardona AG, Johnson NM, Phillips TD, Hayes AW
Food Chem Toxicol. 2014 69(69):220-30.
Calcium montmorillonite clay reduces AFB1 and FB1 biomarkers in rats exposed to single and co-exposures of aflatoxin and fumonisin.
Mitchell NJ, Xue KS, Lin S, Marroquin-Cardona A, Brown KA, Elmore SE, Tang L, Romoser A, Gelderblom WC, Wang JS, Phillips TD
J Appl Toxicol. 2014 34(7):795-804.
Mechanistic relationships between hepatic genotoxicity and carcinogenicity in male B6C3F1 mice treated with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures.
Phillips TD, Richardson M, Cheng YS, He L, McDonald TJ, Cizmas LH, Safe SH, Donnelly KC, Wang F, Moorthy B, Zhou GD
Arch Toxicol. 2014
Does fungal endophyte infection improve tall fescue's growth response to fire and water limitation?
Hall SL, McCulley RL, Barney RJ, Phillips TD
PLoS One. 2014 9(1):.
Foodborne Campylobacter: infections, metabolism, pathogenesis and reservoirs.
Epps SV, Harvey RB, Hume ME, Phillips TD, Anderson RC, Nisbet DJ
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 10(12):6292-304.
The effect of aflatoxin-B1 on red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) and assessment of dietary supplementation of NovaSil for the prevention of aflatoxicosis.
Zychowski KE, Hoffmann AR, Ly HJ, Pohlenz C, Buentello A, Romoser A, Gatlin DM, Phillips TD
Toxins (Basel). 2013 5(9):1555-73.

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