Jessica Reiner

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Address: Hollings Marine Laboratory, 331 Fort Johnson Road
Phone: 843.460.9894


Ph.D. Environmental Chemistry, 2007, State University of New York, Albany
B.S. Chemistry & Chemical Oceanography, 2001, University of Rhode Island

Research Interests

  • Environmental and Marine Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification of Chemicals of Emerging Concern
  • Identification and Quantification of Chemicals of Emerging Concern

Current research projects

  • Development of analytical methods for chemicals of emerging concern
  • Assessment fo temporal and spatial trends of chemicals in the environment
  • Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances in the environment


  • Hong, S.H.; Reiner, J.L.; Jang, M.; Schuur, S.S.; Han, G.M; Kucklick, J.R.; Shim, W.J. Levels and profiles of perfluorinated alkyl acids in liver tissues of birds with different habitat types and trophic levels from an urbanized coastal region of South Korea. Science of the Total Environment. 2022. 151263
  • Bangma, J.T.; Guillette, T.C.; Bommarito, P.A.; Ng, C.; Reiner, J.L.; Lindstrom, A.B.; Strynar, A.B. Understanding the dynamics of physiological changes, protein expression, and PFAS in wildlife. Environmental International 2022. 159, 107037
  • Bangma, J.T.; Reiner, J.L.; Fry, R.C.; Manuck, T.; McCord, J; Strynar, M.J. Identification of an analytical method interference for perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA) in biological samples. Environmental Science and Technology Letters. 2021. 8, 1085-1090.
  • Wenzel, A.G., Reiner, J.L., Kohno, S., Wolf, B.J., Brock, J.W., Cruze, L., Newman, R.B., Kucklick, J.R. Biomonitoring of emerging DINCH metabolites in pregnant women in Charleston, SC: 2011-2014. Chemosphere. 2021. 262, 128369.
  • Bangma, J.T., Eaves, L.A., Oldenburg, K., Reiner, J.L., Manuck, T., Fry, R.C. Identifying risk factors for levels of perfluoroalkyl substances in the placenta in a high-risk pregnancy cohort in North Carolina. Environmental Science and Technology. 2020. 54, 8158-8166.
  • Bangma, J.T.; Ragland, J.M.; Rainwater, T.R.; Bowden, J. A.; Gibbons, J.W.; Reiner, J.L. Perfluoroalkyl substances in diamondback terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) in coastal South Carolina. Chemosphere. 2019. 215, 305-312.
  • Palmer, K.; Bangma, J.T.; Reiner, J.L.; Bonde, R.; Korte, J.E.; Boggs, A.S.P.; Bowden, J.A. Perfluoroalkyl acids in plasma of the West Indian manatee. Science of the Total Environment. 2019. 140, 610-615.
  • Kurtz, A.; Reiner, J.L.; West, K.; Jensen, B. Perfluorinated Alkyl Acids in Hawaiian Cetaceans and Potential Biomarkers of Effect: Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Alpha and Cytochrome P450 4A. Environmental Science and Technology. 2019. 53, 2830-2839.
  • Bangma, J.T.; Reiner, J.L.; Lowers, R.H.; Cantu, T.M.; Scott, J.; Korte, J.E.; Scheidt, D.M.; McDonough, C.; Tucker, J.; Back, B.; Adams, D.H., Bowden, J.A. Perfluorinated alkyl acids and fecundity assessment in striped mullet (Mugil cephalus) at Merritt Island national wildlife refuge. Science of the Total Environment. 2018. 619-620, 740-747.
  • Lynch, J.M.; Ragland, J.M.; Reagen, W.K.; Ellefson, M.E.; Wolf, S.T.; Malinsky, M.D.; Ellisor, M.B.; Moors, A.J.; Pugh, R.S.; Reiner, J.L. Feasibility of using the National Marine Mammal Tissue Bank for retrospective exploratory studies of perfluorinated alkyl acids. Science of the Total Environment. 2018. 624, 781-789.