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Benjamin Dubansky

University of North Texas

Department of Biological Sciences

1511 West Sycamore Street
Life Sciences Complex
Denton, TX  76203  

benjamin.dubansky@unt.edu

Project List:

Relationship of Effects of Cardiac Outcomes in Fish for Validation of Ecological Risk (RECOVER)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Post-Doc

Deepwater Horizon Oil Exposure Effects on Marsh Fishes in At-Risk Habitats: Integrated Laboratory and Field Studies

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Research Staff, Graduate Student - Master's Level

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 5

2016

Oziolor, E. M., Dubansky, B., Burggren, W. W., & Matson, C. W. (2016). Cross-resistance in Gulf killifish (Fundulus grandis) populations resistant to dioxin-like compounds. Aquatic Toxicology, 175, 222–231.

2015

Burggren, W., Dubansky, B., Roberts, A., & Alloy, M. (2015). Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill as a Case Study for Interdisciplinary Cooperation within Developmental Biology, Environmental Sciences and Physiology. Wjet, 3(4C), 7–23.

2013

Dubansky, B., Whitehead, A., Miller, J., Rice, C. D., & Galvez, F. (2013). Multi-tissue molecular, genomic, and developmental effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on resident Gulf killifish (Fundulus grandis). Environ. Sci. Technol., 47(10), 5074–5082.

2012

Whitehead, A., Dubansky, B., Bodinier, C., Garcia, T. I., Miles, S., Pilley, C., et al. (2012). Genomic and physiological footprint of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on resident marsh fishes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(50), 20298–20302.
Whitehead, A., Dubansky, B., Bodinier, C., Garcia, T. I., Miles, S., Pilley, C., et al. (2012). Reply to Jenkins et al.: Evidence for contaminating oil exposure is closely linked in space and time to biological effects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(12), E679.

Conference Presentations - 8

2017

Dubansky, B., & Burggren, W. (2017). Growth, development and the measure of cardiovascular physiology in embryonic and larval teleost fish. In 147th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Tampa, FL : 08/20/17-08/24/17.

2016

Rojas Antich, M., Wood, A., Martinez, N., Perrichon, P., Dubansky, B., & Burggren, W. W. (2016). Exposure to PAHs during early stages of development of the chicken embryo (Gallus gallus) affects cardiovascular physiology. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.

2012

Dubansky, B., Bodinier, C., Rice, C. D., Whitehead, A., & Galvez, F. (2012). Effects of exposure to crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on populations of Gulf killifish Fundulus grandis in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. In Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting. Charleston, SC, January 3-7, 2012.

2011

Bodinier, C., Dubansky, B., Rice, C. D., Whitehead, A., & Galvez, F. (2011). The physiological effects of resident gulf killifish impacted by crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Canadian Society of Zoologists. Ottawa, ON, May 2011.
Bodinier, C. M., Dubansky, B., Whitehead, A., Rice, C. D., & Galvez, F. (2011). Impacts of oil spill disasters on the ontogeny of Fundulus grandis following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In American Fisheries Society Meeting. Seattle, WA, September 2011.
Dubansky, B., Rice, C. D., Bodinier, C., Stickle, W., Whitehead, A., & Galvez, F. (2011). Biomarkers of sustained exposure in resident marsh fish from oiled locations in Barataria Bay, Louisiana following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Meeting. Boston, MA, November 2011.
Dubansky, B., Rice, C. D., Bodinier, C. M., & Galvez, F. (2011). Differential expression of CYP1A protein in populations of Fundulus grandis from Barataria Bay, Louisiana following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In American Fisheries Society 141st Annual Meeting. Seattle, Washington: 09/04/2011-09/08/2011.
Galvez, F., Dubansky, B., Rice, C. D., Bodinier, C., & Whitehead, A. (2011). Physiological effects on finfish impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA, September 2011.