The Lavado Lab is a research facility housed within the Baylor Sciences Building (Baylor University) in Waco, Texas. Our team specializes in conducting original research in environmental and molecular toxicology.


An overarching focus in the Lavado Lab is answering questions related to environmental health effects. 


We aim to conduct cutting-edge research in the following areas:

  • Aquatic Toxicology.

  • Environmental Health Sciences.

  • Exposure and Risk Assessment.



The lab is currently accepting applications for M.S. and Ph.D. students in the Department of Environmental Science at Baylor University. If interested, please contact Dr. Ramon Lavado at or the Department of Environmental Science at


9th Young Environmental Scientists Meeting (YES)
9 - 11 March 2020
Waco, TX
SETAC North America
40th Annual Meeting
3 - 7 November 2019 
Toronto, ON, CA
SETAC 8th World Congress
6 - 10 September 2020 
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