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Aaron Roberts

University of North Texas

Department of Biological Sciences

1511 West Sycamore Street
Life Sciences Complex
Denton, TX  76203  

aproberts@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: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Lead

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 2

2017

Sweet, L. E., Magnuson, J., Garner, T. R., Alloy, M. M., Stieglitz, J. D., Benetti, D., et al. (2017). Exposure to ultraviolet radiation late in development increases the toxicity of oil to mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) embryos: Developmental timing of photo-induced toxicity to mahi-mahi. Environ Toxicol Chem, 36(6), 1592–1598.

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.

Conference Presentations - 11

2017

Magnuson, J., Barnes, E., Sweet, L., & Roberts, A. P. (2017). Effects of oil exposure on vision in an estuarine fish species. In 3rd International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Restoration, and Management. Qui Nhon, Vietnam : 03/06/17-03/10/17.
Sweet, L., Barnes, E., Hook, S., Morris, J., Revill, A., Strzelecki, J., et al. (2017). The photo-induced toxicity of Australian northwest shelf crude oil to yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi) and black bream (Acanthopagrus butcheri). In 3rd International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Restoration, and Management. Qui Nhon, Vietnam : 03/06/17-03/10/17.
Sweet, L., Bridges, K., Pasparakis, C., Perrichon, P., Crossley, J. L., Stieglitz, J., et al. (2017). The effects of photoproducts generated from irradiated crude oil exposures on a pelagic fish species, the mahi mahi (Coryphaena hippurus). In 3rd International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Restoration, and Management. Qui Nhon, Vietnam : 03/06/17-03/10/17.
Sweet, L., Casente, C., Stieglitz, J., Benetti, D., Grosell, M., Curran, T., et al. (2017). The energetic costs of increased temperature, ultraviolet light, and crude oil co-expsosures to mahi-mahi embryos. In 3rd International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Restoration, and Management. Qui Nhon, Vietnam : 03/06/17-03/10/17.

2016

Barnes, E., Magnuson, J., Levin, M., DiNicola, D., Stieglitz, J., Grosell, M., et al. (2016). Oiled vision: Understanding fishes' visual response to oil spills through reseaerch and film. In 7th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) World Congress/SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL : 11/06/16-11/10/16.
Crossley, D. A., & Roberts, A. P. (2016). Oral Session 07: The Physiological Resiliency of Marine Fish and Invertebrates following Oil Exposure. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Magnuson, J., Barnes, E., Garner, T., Sweet, L., Stieglitz, J., Grosell, M., et al. (2016). Effects of oil exposure on vision in a pelagic marine predator, mahi-mahi. In 7th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) World Congress/SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL : 11/06/16-11/10/16: Poster.
Magnusson, J., Sweet, L. E., Garner, T. R., Alloy, M., Stieglitz, J. D., Mager, E. M., et al. (2016). Molecular characterization of antioxidant response in mahi mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) embryos co-exposed to oil and ultraviolet radiation. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Pasparakis, C., Sweet, L., Stieglitz, J., Bennetti, D., Casente, C., Roberts, A. P., et al. (2016). Combined effects of oil exposure, temperature, and UV-radiation on buoyancy and oxygen consumption of embryonic mahi-mahi. In 7th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) World Congress/SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL : 11/06/16-11/10/16: Poster.
Sweet, L., Bridges, K., Pasparakis, C., Stieglitz, J., Bennetti, D., Grosell, M., et al. (2016). The effects of crude oil co-exposed with multiple stressors on the metabolomic profile of mahi-mahi embryos. In 7th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) World Congress/SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL : 11/06/16-11/10/16: Poster.
Sweet, L., Strelecki, J., Morris, J., Reville, A., Hook, S., Esbaugh, A., et al. (2016). The effects of photoproducts generated from irradiated crude oil exposures on pelagic and estuarine fish species. In 7th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) World Congress/SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL : 11/06/16-11/10/16.