Our current research projects focus on identifying the mechanisms associated with susceptibility in natural aquatic populations. To achieve this endeavor we incorporate ecology, ecotoxicology, molecular, and genomic tools.
"Adaptive iterative design (AID): A novel approach for evaluating the interactive effects of multiple stressors on aquatic organisms," (with C.Y. Chen, E. Demidenko, D.M. Bugge, C.L. Folt, and J.R. Shaw) Science of the Total Environment(2012)
"Functional characterization of four metallothionein genes in Daphnia pulex exposed to environmental stressors." (with J. Asselman, Z. Smith Z, G. Smagghe, C.R. Janssen, J.K. Colbourne, J.R. Shaw JR, K. De Schamphelaere) Aquatic Toxicology(2012)
"Will genetic adaptation of natural populations to chemical pollution result in lower or higher tolerance to future climate change?" (with K. De Schamphelaere, J. Asselman, M. Messiaen, D. De Coninck, C. Janssen, J. Colbourne, J. Shaw) Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management(2011)
"Gene response profiles for Daphnia pulex exposed to the environmental stressor cadmium reveals novel crustacean metallothioneins," (with J.R. Shaw, J.K. Colbourne, J.C. Davey, T. Hampton, C.Y. Chen, C.L. Folt, J. Hamilton) BMC Genomics(2007)
"Acute toxicity of arsenic to Daphnia pulex: Influence of organic functional groups and oxidation state," (with J.R. Shaw, N. Greenberg, R. Sierra-Alvarez, C.L. Folt) Environmental Toxicology Chemistry(2007)
"Ecological responses to simulated benthic-derived nutrient subsidies mediated by omnivorous fish," (with M.J. Vanni) Stoichiometry Special Issue (2005)
"Zooplankton community structure affects how phytoplankton respond to nutrient pulses," (with K.L. Cottingham and A.C. Brown) Ecology(2004)