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Daniel Schlenk, Ph.D.

Dr. Daniel Schlenk is Professor of Aquatic Ecotoxicology and Environmental Toxicology at the University of California Riverside. Dr. Schlenk received his Ph.D. in Toxicology from Oregon State University in 1989. He was supported by a National Institute of Environmental Health Science postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University from 1989-1991. Since 2003, he has been a member of the Board of Directors for the North American Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry and has been a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Biochemistry, Chinese University of Hong Kong; a recipient of the Ray Lankester Investigatorship of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom; a Visiting Scholar of the Instituto Del Mare, Venice, Italy; and a Visiting Scientist at the CSIRO Lucas Heights Laboratory in Sydney, Australia. He has served on the USEPA Science Advisory Board for Aquatic Life Criteria Guidelines and on proposal review panels for the USEPA, NOAA, and the National Institutes of Health. He is the co-editor-in chief of Aquatic Toxicology and serves on the editorial boards of Toxicological Sciences, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, The Asian Journal of Ecotoxicology and Marine Environmental Research. He has co-edited a 2 volume series entitled "Target Organ Toxicity in Marine and Freshwater Teleosts" and has published more than 115 peer reviewed journal articles. His research interests revolve around the fate and effects of pesticides in aquatic organisms. In particular, his laboratory has focused on the impacts of hypersaline water on the biotransformation and enantioselective toxicity of endocrine-modulating pesticides to aquatic organisms.


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