St. Mary’s, College, 1961, Chemistry/Mathematics
Loyola University, 1964, Biochemistry
Loyola University, 1966, Biochemistry
|Areas of Expertise/Interest:
effects, metabolism and excretion of contaminants by wildlife and fish.
Development and application of biomarkers for contaminant exposure
and effect. Molecular
genetics techniques and their applications to conservation biology and
Have received research grants from the US Environmental Protection Agency and from the Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program. Elected to Membership in Sigma Xi and the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Hold adjunct faculty appointments in the Toxicology Program of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and at the Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory of Southern Illinois University.
Effects of chlorfenapyr on adult birds
Technical assistance in biomarker analyses
Development of microsomal P450 as a bioindicator for environmental contaminant exposure
B.A., Hoffman, D.J., Melancon, M.J., Olsen, G.H., Schmidt, S.R., and
Parsons, K.C.. 2000. Organochlorine and metal contaminant exposure and effects in
hatching Black-Crowned Night Herons (Nycticorax nycticorax) in Delaware Bay.
Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 39, 38-45.
A.E., Melancon, M.J., and
Sordillo, L. M. 1999. Identification of in vitro cytochrome P450 modulators to
detect induction by prototype inducers in the mallard duckling (Anas
Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C. 122, 273-281.
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