Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Ahmad Alqassim

Tulane University- School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine

Global Environmental Health Sciences

1440 Canal Street
Suite 1610
New Orleans, LA  70112  


Project List:

Toxicological Properties of Specific Aromatic Hydrocarbons Isolated from Fresh and Aged Crude Oil from the Deepwater Horizon Spill

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Graduate Student - PhD Level

Publications & Presentations:

Conference Presentations - 3


Alqassim, A., Miller, C. A., Wickliffe, J., Wilson, M., Pangeni, D., & Overton, E. (2017). Toxicological properties of chrysenes from MC252 crude oil. In Society of Toxicology, South Central Chapter Annual Meeting. Baton Rouge, LA : 10/19/17-10/20/17: Poster.
Miller, C., Alqassim, A., Pangeni, D., Wickliffe, J., Wilson, M., & Overton, E. (2017). Toxicological properties and composition of chemical fractions from Gulf of Mexico Crude Oil. In 2017 Gordon Research Conference on Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity. Andover, NH : 08/13/17-08/18/17: Poster.


Alqassim, A., Cuccia, J., & Miller, C. (2016). Relative Potency of Mono-Methylated Chrysenes as Ligands in an Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AhR) Signaling Assay. In Society of Toxicology 2016 Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA : 03/14/16-03/17/16: Poster.