Graduated Students

Wang He
Ph.D Simon Fraser University; co-supervised 2015-2018

Kapilan Ratneswaran
Masters in Environmental Toxicology (MET), Simon Fraser University; supervised 2016-2018
Research project: Testing the ability of in-vitro depletion rates to assess the biotransformation rate and bioconcentration factor of hydrophobic chemicals in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Robyn Pearce
Masters in Resource and Environmental Management (MRM), Simon Fraser University; supervised 2016-2018
Research project: PCBs in Killer Whales: Local vs Global Sources
Bachelor of Science in Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Victoria (2009)
Contact: RobynLinkedIN

Marianna DiMauro
Masters in Resource and Environmental Management (MRM), Simon Fraser University; supervised 2015-2018
Research project: Development and Application of an In Vivo Test for Estimating Biotransformation Rate Constants and Bioconcentration Factors of Hydrophobic Organic Chemicals in Fish

Jayda Guy
Masters in Resource and Environmental Management (MRM), Simon Fraser University; supervised 2013-2018
Research project: A Risk Analysis of Legacy Pollutants: PCBs, PBDEs and New Emerging Pollutants in Salish Sea Killer Whales

Justin Lo
Ph.D in Resource and Environmental Management (MRM), Simon Fraser University(transferred from MET in 2010); supervised 2008 - 2018
Research project: Protocols for Measuring In Vitro and In Vivo Biotransformation Rates of Hydrophobic Substances in Fish
Contact: LinkedIn

Mandy McDougall

Masters in Resource and Environmental Management (MRM), Simon Fraser University; supervised 2012-2016
Research project: Developing a trophic bioaccumulation model forPFOA and PFOS in a marine food web.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biology and Environmental Science with a Minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), McMaster University (2012)
Research Project: Bioaccumulation of perfluorinated compounds in terrestrial food webs
Contact: Mandy

Yung-Shan Lee
Ph.D. in Resource and Environmental Management (MRM), Simon Fraser University; supervised 2012-2015
Research Project: Improving Bioaccumulation Assessment: Relationship Between In Vitro and In Vivo Biotransformation Rates of Hydrophobic Organic Chemicals in Mammals.

Leslie Saunders
Ph.D. in  Biological Sciences Simon Fraser University; supervised 2014-2019
Research project: Quantitative in vitro-in vivo extrapolation of biotransformation rates for bioaccumulation assessment: Focus on organic sunscreen agents in rainbow trout
Master of Environmental Toxicology (MET), Simon Fraser University (2013)
Research Project: Effect of Pre-exposure to Treated Wastewater Effluent on in vitro Biotransformation Rates of Hydrophobic Chemicals in Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Contact: LeslieLinkedIN

Laura Tupper-Ring
REM (Completed); Supervised 2012-2015; Intrinsik Consultants
Research project: Mixture Toxicity of Phthalate Esters

Tao Eastman
REM (Completed); Supervised 2011-2015; Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre
Research project: Factors affecting selenium bioconcentration at the base of aquatic food webs

Meara Crawford
REM (Completed); Supervised 2011-2014; Environment Canada
Research project: Thermodynamic Activity and Fugacity Applied to Risk Assessment and Criteria Development of Petroleum Hydrocarbons

Aimee Brisebois
REM (Completed); Supervised 2010-2013; BC Ministry of the Environment
Research project: Relationship between the Bioconcentration Factor (BCF), the Bioaccumulation Factor (BAF), and the Trophic Magnification Factor (TMF)

Golnar Zandpour
MET (Completed); Supervised 2009-2012; Consultant with ERM Consultants
Research project:Development and Evaluation of a Multimedia Environmental Fate and Food Web Model for Phthalate Esters in False Creek, British Columbia

Mandeep Purewal
MET (Completed); Supervised 2010-2012; Consultant with SNC Lavalin
Research project: Derivation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Wildlands Criteria for British Columbia

Jennifer Arblaster
REM (Completed); Supervised 2009- 2012; Consultant with Environ Consulting
Research project: Developing Ecosystem based Sediment Quality Guidelines in British Columbia

Juan Jose Alava
Postdoctoral Research Associate/sessional Instructor
Ph.D. Environmental Toxicology, Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University; supervised 2005-2011
Research project: Bioaccumulation of Pollutants in Galapagos Sea Lions and Marine Mammals from British Columbia, Canada
Masters of the Earth and Environmental Resource Management, University of South Carolina, Columbia USA
Bachelor of Science in Biology (1996), Universidad de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Current Research: Bioaccumulation Modelling of Pollutants
Contact: Juan

Stephanie Ko
REM (Completed); Supervised 2007 - 2010
Research project: An In Vitro Method for Obtaining Biotransformation Rates for Benzo[a]pyrene and Diethyl Phthalate using the Sprague-Dawley Rat Small Intestine

Molly Brewis
REM (Completed); Supervised 2006  2010; CIDA
Validation of a Food Web Bioaccumulation Model for PCBs in Burrard Inlet, British Columbia
Research project: Development and Application of a Methodology for the Derivation of Sediment Quality Criteria in British Columbia, Canada

Hsiao-Yi (Danny) Lee
MET (Completed); Supervised 2007-2009; Consultant with Golder & Associates
Research project: Application of Thin-Film Solid-Phase Dosing to Measure in vitro Biotransformation Rates of Organic Chemical in Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus Mykiss)

Peter Kickham
MET (Completed); Supervised 2006 - 2009; BC Ministry of the Environment
Research project: Biodegration of Phthalate Esters in False Creek Sediments

Bayo Adekola
MET (completed); Supervised 2006  2009; Cantest Ltd.
Research project: An in vitro Method for Measuring Biotransformation Rates of Chemicals in Fish: A Study with Pyrene

Yongshu Fan
MET (completed); Supervised 2006  2008; Health Canada
Research project: Development and Testing of a New Bioenergetic/Bioaccumulation Model for Persistent Organic Pollutants in Aquatic and Terrestrial Food Webs

Colm Condon
REM (completed); Supervised 2003  2007; Contaminated Sites Assessment Office, BC Ministry of the Environment
Research project: Development, Evaluation, and Application of a Food Web Bioaccumulation Model for PCBs in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia

Diego Natale
REM (completed); Supervised 2003  2007; Environmental Services Specialist for the Engineering Department (City of Chilliwack)
Research project: Development of a Food Web Model to develop Sediment Target Levels for Selected Persistent Organic Pollutants in Burrard Inlet

Margaret McConnell
REM (completed); Supervised 2003  2007; Azimuth Consulting
Research project: Distribution of Phthalate Monoesters in an Aquatic Food Web

Srvinivas Sura
MET (completed); Supervised 2003  2007; Ph.D. student, U. of Saskatchewan
Research project: Environmental Partitioning of Monophthalate Esters

Adrian DeBruyn
PDF (completed); Supervised 2002  2005; Golder Associates Ltd.

Oana Gheorghui
MET (completed); Committee member 2001  2006; BC Ministry of the Environment 

Barry Kelly
Ph.D., REM (completed); Supervised 1999  2006; Professor, University of Singapore
Research project: Bioaccumulation Potential of Organic Contaminants in an Arctic Marine Food Web

Janice Weightman
MET (completed); Supervised 2001-2004t; Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Research project: Food-Web Bioaccumulation of Mercury in the Bay of Fundy

Luba Vasiluk
Ph.D. Biology (completed); Committee member 2001  2006; Department of Land Resource Science, University of Guelph
Research project: Development of an in vitro System to Assess the Oral Bioavailability of Hydrophobic Contaminants

Martin Haefele
Ph.D. Geography (completed); Committee member 1998  2004

Natasha Hoover
PDF (Completed); Supervised 2003  2004; Environmental Analyst with Axxys
Analysis of Phthalate Esters in Water, Sediment and Biota

Jaswinder Minhas
MET (Completed); Committee member 2002  2004; Consultant
Mobilization of Hydrophobic Contaminants from Soil in a Model Digestive System

Deborah Ratzlaff
MET (Completed); Supervised 2001  2004; Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada
Bioconcentration and Biotransformation of Selected Phthalate Esters in Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

James Armitage
REM (Completed); Supervised 2001  2004; PhD Candidate, University of Stockholm
Development and Evaluation of a Terrestrial Food Web Bioaccumulation Model

Javier Maldonado
MET (Completed); Committee member 2001 - 2004; Toxicologist, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (Fertilizers Section)
The Bioaccumulation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in a Marine Food Web

Lizanne Meloche
REM (Completed); Supervised 2001 - 2004; BC Ministry of the Environment, Consultant Golder International
 Assessing Sediment Quality: A Methord to Measure the Fugacity of Hydrophobic Organic Contaminants in Sediment

Victoria Otton
REM (Completed); Supervised 1999 - 2004; Research Associate, Environmental Toxicology Group, SFU
A Method to Measure the Sorptive Capacity of Sediment and Plankton for Selected

Curtis Eickhoff
Ph.D. Biology (Completed); Committee member 1994 - 2004; Director Ecotoxicology, Cantest Ltd.
Studies of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Dungeness Crabs: Biomonitoring, Physiologically Based Toxicokinetic Model, and Human Health Risk Assessment

Blair McDonald
MET (Completed); Committee member 2001  2004; Consultant with Golder International
Comparison of Porewater and Elutriate Bivalve Larval Development Toxicity Testing in a Sediment Quality Triad Framework

Jon Arnot
MET (Completed); Supervised 2000 - 2003; PDF, University of Toronto
A Bioaccumulation Model of Organic Chemicals in Aquatic Ecosystems

Jing Hongwhu
PDF (Completed); Supervised 2000 - 2003; PDF at UC Davis
Analysis of Phthalate Esters in Environmental Media

Anne Morin
REM (Completed); Supervised 2000 - 2003; Health Canada
Distribution of Phthalate Esters in a Marine Mammal Food Chain from Canada’s Eastern Arctic

Ryan Stevenson
REM (Completed); Supervised 2000 - 2003; Environment Canada
Development and Application of a Model Describing the Bioaccumulation and Metabolism of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in a Marine Benthic Food Web

Glenys Webster
REM (Completed); Supervised 2000 - 2003; Ph.D. Candidate, UBC
Dietary Uptake and Biotransformation of Phthalate Esters in Staghorn Sculpin

Elsie Sunderland
Ph.D. REM (Completed); Supervised 1997 - 2003; Professor, Harvard
Development of a Marine Mercury Cycling Model for Passamaquoddy Bay, New Brunswick

Katherine Neufield
MET (Completed); Committee member 2000 - 2002; Toxicologist, Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Health Evaluation Division, Health Canada
Development of an Uptake Assay for Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) Using Mouse Brain Synaptoneurosomes and its Use in the Investigation of Potential Effects of Oleamide

Cheryl Mackintosh
REM (Completed); Supervised 1998 - 2002; Environmental Scientist, Azimuth Consulting
Distribution of Phthalate Esters in a Marine Food Web

Darren Sherbot
REM (Completed); Supervised 1995 - 2002; BC Hydro
A Retrospective PCDD/F Loading Inventory and Environmental Risk Assessment for Kamloops Lake and the Thompson River Using a Multimedia Exposure Model

Daniel Ricard
REM (Completed); Supervised 1996 - 2000; Ph.D. Candidate, Dalhousie
Application of a Genetic Algorithm to Calibrate a Food Web Bioaccumulation Model of Contaminants

Dale Marshall
REM (Completed); Supervised 1996 - 1999; Center for Policy Alternatives
An Ecological Risk Assessment of Dioxins and Furans Discharged by Fraser and Thompson River Pulp and Paper Mills

Barry Kelly
REM (Completed); Supervised 1996 - 1999; Professor Signapore University
Trophic Transfer of Persistent Organic Pollutants in an Arctic Tundra Ecosystem

Laura Maclean
REM (Completed); Supervised 1995  1999; Environment Canada
The Role of Sediment Diagenesis in Promoting Chemical Disequilibria for Organic Contaminants in Aquatic Systems

Glenn Harris
Ph.D. REM (Completed); Supervised 1994 - 1999; Director Research Capital Regional District, Victoria
Assessment of the Assimilative Capacity of Kitimat Arm, British Columbia : A Case Study Approach to the Sustainable Management of Environmental Contaminants

Dominica Babicki
REM (Completed); Supervised 1993 - 1999; Claims Researcher
The Jurist and the Ecologist: Shifting Paradigms in the International Law of Fisheries Conservation and Exploitation

Katherine Beavis
REM (Completed); Supervised 1993 - 1998; Unknown
Developing Sustainability : An Evaluation of Reforestation Projects in Tribal India

Lauren Donnelly
MSc. Geography (Completed); Committee member 1993  1998; Unknown
Comparison of Rainfall-Runoff Modelling Techniques in Small Forested Catchments

John Wilcockson
MSc. Biology (Completed); Co-Supervised with T. Farrell 1995 - 1998; Consultant with Golder & Associates
Gastro-Intestinal Magnification and Dietary Bioavailability of Chlorinated Organic Contaminants/Xenobiotics: Implications for Biomagnification

Clare Wiseman
REM (Completed); Supervised 1994 - 1997; Assistant Professor University of Toronto
A Risk Balance Analysis of Dioxin and Furan Related Shellfish Closures for Aboriginal Coastal Communities in British Columbia

David Maguire
REM (Completed); Supervised 1993 - 1997; Washburn & Gillis Associates, Fredericton
Combining Simulation Modelling and Statistical Power Analysis to Evaluate and Optimize Contaminant Monitoring Programs in Lake Ontario

Melanie Haggart
REM (Completed); Supervised 1992 - 1997; Ministry of Natural Resources, Nova Scotia
Organochlorine Management Policy in Canada : The Challenge of Applying Science to Contaminant Management

Peiwen Qiao
Ph.D. Biology (Completed); Committee member 1991  1998; Unknown
Uptake, Bioavailability, and Bioaccumulation of Lipophilic Xenobiotics in Juvenile Rainbow Trout: An Assessment of the Role of Gills and Suspended Particles as a Source of Contaminants

Sherry Walker
REM (Completed); Supervised 1993 - 1996; Environment Canada, Ottawa
Water Quality Guidelines: Are They Safe?

Gary Lawrence
REM (Completed); Supervised 1992 - 1996; EVS Consultants, North Vancouver
A Reevaluation of Quantitative Risk Assessment Methodology for Dioxin in the Fraser River Basin

Kent Lien
REM (Completed); Supervised 1992 - 1996; Golder & Associates, Calgary
Development and Application of an Environmental Fate and Food-Web Bioaccumulation Model for Organochlorine Emissions from Pulp Mills in the Fraser-Thompson River Basin

Cherie Gelowitz
REM (Completed); Supervised 1993 - 1995; Ph.D. student, University of Alberta
An Ecological Risk Assessment of the Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyl, Dibenzo-P-Dioxin and Dibenzofuran Congeners on the Survival of the Early Life Stages of Lake Trout (Salvelinus Namaycush) in Lake Ontario

Ryan Hill
REM (Completed); Co-Supervised 1993 - 1995; Azimuth
Dealing with Scientific Uncertainties in the Management of Chemical Substances

Heather Morrison
Ph.D. Biology U of Windsor (Completed); Committee Member 1991  1995; Environment Canada
The Effects of Zebra Mussels (Dreissena Polymorpha) on the Distribution and Dynamics of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in the Western Lake Erie Food-Web

Michael ZGraggen
REM (Completed); Supervised 1991 - 1994; Golder & Associates, Calgary
Temporal Response of the Lake Ontario Ecosystem to Virtual Elimination of PCBs

Trent Berry
REM (Completed); Committee Member 1990 - 1993; Unknown
Ecosystem health : towards definition & assessment

John Pasternak
REM (Completed); Supervised 1990 - 1993; Health Protection Branch, Environment Canada
A Chemical Fate Model for Organic Chemical Emissions from Pulp and Paper Mills in the Fraser-Thompson River System

Catherine Rogers
REM (Completed); Committee Member 1990 - 1993; Unknown
Describing Landscapes: Indices of Structure

Ramona Helm (Duncan)
REM (Completed); Supervised 1980 - 1993; Department of Fisheries & Oceans, Ottawa
A Dynamic Chemical Fate Model for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin and 2,3,7,8- Tetrachlorodibenzofuran Emitted from Pulp and Paper Mills in the Fraser River System, British Columbia

Bonnie Antcliffe
REM (Completed); Committee Member 1990 - 1992; Unknown
Impact Assessment and Environmental Monitoring: The Role of Statistical Power and Decision Analysis

Jerry Rolls
REM (Completed); Committee Member 1990 - 1992; Unknown
Estimating Soil Erosion in the Middle Hills of Nepal

Debra Corns
REM (Completed); Committee Member 1989 - 1992; Unknown
Toward a Contaminated Sites Review Process for British Columbia

Jan Campfens
REM (Completed); Committee Member 1988 - 1992; Unknown
Modelling the Effluent and Cost Impacts of Technological Options in the BC Pulp and Paper Sector Using the ISTUM Technology Simulation Model

Donna Bedard
MSc. Biology U. of Windsor (Completed); Committee Member - 1990; Ontario Ministry of the Environment
Factors Influencing the Bioaccumulation of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons by Hexagenia Nymphs (Ephemeroptera: Ephemeridae)

Craig Hebert
MSc. Biology U of Windsor (Completed); Committee Member - 1990; Canada Wildlife Services
Factors Regulating Organochorine Contaminant Levels in Forage Fish from the St. Clair and Detroit Rivers

Xin Zhang
PDF (Completed); Supervised 1992 - 1994; Environmental Modeler, US-EPA
Environmental Modelling

Zhong Ping Lin
PDF (Completed); Supervised 1997 - 1999; Avantix Laboratories, Inc.
Analysis of Phthalate Esters in Biota