Professor and Principal Investigator
Dr. Maria S. Sepúlveda
D.V.M., 1991, Universidad de Chile, Santiago Chile
M.S., 1997, Wildlife Ecology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Ph.D., 2000, Toxicology and Veterinary Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Dr. Maria Sepúlveda’s main area of research is ecotoxicology. Over the last two decades, she has conducted extensive research evaluating the sublethal effects of a wide-range of environmental contaminants on the physiology of numerous terrestrial and aquatic species.
B.S., 2008, Organizational Leadership & Supervision, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
B.S., 2012, Wildlife Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
M.S., 2016, Wildlife and Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Matt is the Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences lab manager.
B.S., 2009, Biology, Penn State, PA
Ph.D., 2017, Ecology, University of Georgia, GA
Wes is studying the toxicity of with per- and polyfluroalkyl substances to amphibians.
B.S., 2011, Biology, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN
Ph.D., 2019, Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Miami University, OH
Ty is studying the toxicity of with per- and polyfluroalkyl substances to amphibians.
Elizabeth (Lizz) Allmon
B.S., 2012, Biology and Ecological Sciences, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV
M.S., 2015, Marine Science, University of Texas, Austin, TX
B.S., 2014, Environmental Sciences, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
M.S., Biology, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
Edgar is a PhD student working evaluating the effects of per- and polyfluroalkyl substances on amphibians.
B.S., 2016, Biology, Purdue University, IN.
Maggie is a MS student working evaluating the impacts of oil on the microbiome of fishes.
International Visiting Scholars
Rui is a PhD student from ShanDong University, China. Rui is working on the effects of nanoplastics on zebrafish.