Dr. James Bus is director of external technology at The Dow Chemical Co. and an adjunct professor of pharmacology and toxicology at Michigan State University. Dr. Bus served as president of the Society of Toxicology in 1996-1997 and as president of the American Board of Toxicology in 1986-1987. He is a current member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Chartered Science Advisory Board, the Science Advisory Board of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration National Center for Toxicological Research, and the National Academy of Sciences Board of Environmental Sciences and Toxicology. Dr. Bus received his doctorate in pharmacology from Michigan State University in 1975. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 research papers, reviews and books.