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Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Lane Foil

Louisiana State University Ag Center

Department of Entomology

404 Life Sciences Building
Baton Rouge, LA  70803  

lfoil@agcenter.lsu.edu

Project List:

A study of horse fly (Tabanidae) populations and their food web dynamics as indicators of the effects of environmental stress on coastal marsh health.

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Continued Sampling of Tabanid Populations as Indicators of Acute and Potentially Chronic Effects of Oil Spill Stress on Coastal Marsh Health

Bridge Grants (RFP-III)Role: Principal Investigator

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1

2016

Husseneder, C., Donaldson, J. R., & Foil, L. D. (2016). Impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on population size and genetic structure of horse flies in Louisiana marshes. Sci. Rep., 6, 18968.

Conference Presentations - 10

2017

Bhalerao, D. R., Swale, D. R., Foil, L. D., & Husseneder, C. (2017). Metagenomic diversity analyses of the food-web of the greenhead horse fly (Tabanus nigrovittatus) to identify bioindicators of marsh health. In Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the ESA. Memphis, Tenn. : 03/12/17-03/15/17.
Foil, L. D., & Husseneder, C. (2017). Impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on population size and genetic structure of horse flies in Louisiana marshes. In XXV International Congress of Entomology. Orlando, FL. : 09/25/16-09/30/16: Poster.
Husseneder, C., Park, J. - S., & Foil, L. (2017). Greenhead horse fly populations as bioindicattors of the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on marsh health and recovery. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.

2016

Bhalerao, D., Swale, D., Foil, L., & Husseneder, C. (2016). Determining bioindicators for coastal tidal marsh health using the food web of larvae of the greenhead horse fly (Tabanus nigrovittatus). In LSU Entomology Department Graduate Student Symposium. Baton Rouge, LA : 10/21/16.
Bhalerao, D., Swale, D., Foil, L., & Husseneder, C. (2016). Determining bioindicators for coastal tidal marsh health using the food web of larvae of the greenhead horse fly (Tabanus nigrovittatus). In Sea Grant Coastal Connections Graduate Student Competition. Baton Rouge, LA : 10/28/16.
Bhalerao, D., Swale, D., Park, J. - S., Foil, L., & Husseneder, C. (2016). Determining bioindicators for coastal tidal marsh health using the food web of larvae of the greenhead horse fly (Tabanus nigrovittatus). In XXV International Congress of Entomology. Orlando, FL. : 09/25/16-09/30/16: Poster.
Foil, L. D., & Husseneder, C. (2016). Impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on population size and genetic structure of horse flies in Louisiana marshes. In XXV International Congress of Entomology. Orlando, FL. : 09/25/16-09/30/16: Poster.
Husseneder, C., & Foil, L. D. (2016). A study of horse fly (Tabanidae) populations and their food web dynamics as indicators of the effects of environmental stress on coastal marsh health. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Husseneder, C., & Foil, L. D. (2016). Impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on population size and genetic structure of horse flies in Louisiana marshes. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Husseneder, C., & Foil, L. D. (2016). Impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on population size and genetic structure of horse flies in Louisiana marshes. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.