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Bruce LaBelle Research Scientist Manager

Bruce LaBelleBruce LaBelle has directed the Department’s Environmental Chemistry Laboratory since 2005.  From 1989 until 2005, he worked in DTSC’s Pollution Prevention Program, evaluating environmental technologies.  From 1987 until 1989, he was a field inspector in DTSC’s Enforcement Program.  He has a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of California, Davis, and postdoctoral research experience at the UC San Francisco Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry in structure-activity relationships and at the University of Colorado, Boulder in the synthesis of optically active chemicals.