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

 Curriculum Vitae April 2019

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.


Laboratory Manager

Matthew Hamilton

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.


Post-Doctoral Researchers

Wes Flynn

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.


Tyler Hoskins

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.


Graduate Students

Elizabeth (Lizz) Allmon

B.S., 2012, Biology and Ecological Sciences, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV
M.S., 2015, Marine Science, University of Texas, Austin, TX

 Lizz is a PhD student working on evaluating the effects of contaminants on the transcriptome of fish.

Edgar Perez

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.


Maggie Wigren

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 Zhang

Rui is a PhD student from ShanDong University, China. Rui is working on the effects of nanoplastics on zebrafish.


Past Team Members