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  • Forsgren, K.L., H. Jamal, A. Barrios and E. Paig-Tran. 2017. Reproductive morphology of oarfish (Regalecus russellii). Anatomical Record 300: 1695-1704.

  • Forsgren, K.L., S. Qu, D. Cwiertny and D. Schlenk. 2014. Trenbolone acetate metabolites promote ovarian growth and development in adult Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes). General and Comparative Endocrinology 202: 1-7.

  • Kolodziej, E.P., S. Qu, K.L. Forsgren, S.A. Long, J.B. Gloer, G.D. Jones, D. Schlenk, J. Baltrusaitis and D.M. Cwiertny. 2013. Identification and environmental implications of photo-transformation products of trenbolone acetate metabolites. Environmental Science and Technology 47: 5031-5041.

  • Forsgren, K.L., N. Riar and D. Schlenk. 2013. The effects of the pyrethroid insecticide, bifenthrin, on steroid hormone levels and gonadal development of steelhead (Oncorhynchus my kiss) under hypersaline conditions. General and Comparative Endocrinology 186: 101-107.

  • Bulloch, D.N., B. Szabolcs, R. Lavado, K.L. Forsgren, D. Schlenk, C.K. Larive and. 2012. Analytical and biological characterization of halogenated gemfibrozil produced through chlorination of wastewater. Environmental Science and Technology 45: 5583-5589.

  • Forsgren, K.L. and G. Young. 2012. Stage-specific effects of androgens and estradiol-17beta on the development of late primary and early secondary ovarian follicles of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in vitro. Biology of Reproduction in press.

  • Forsgren, K.L., X. Deng, S.M. Bay, D.E. Vidal-Dorsch, J. Armstrong, J. Gully and D. Schlenk. 2012. Annual and seasonal evaluation of reproductive status in hornyhead turbot at municipal wastewater outfalls in the southern California bight. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry in press.

  • Forsgren, K.L. and K.A. Young. 2008. Weedy seadragon (Phyllopteryx taeniolatus) gonadal morphology: characterization of ovarian and testicular development. Australian Journal of Zoology 56: 441-446.

  • Forsgren, K.L. and C.G. Lowe. 2006. The life history of weedy seadragons, Phyllopertyx taeniolatus (Teleostei: Syngnathidae). Marine and Freshwater Research 57: 313-322.

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Educational Background

  • 2010 – Ph.D., University of Washington, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences; Seattle (Fish Reproductive physiology)

  • 2005 – M.Sc., California State University, Long Beach (Biology)

  • 2001 – B.Sc., California State University, Long Beach (Marine Biology)

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  • A proteomics approach to understanding the regulation of early ovarian development in fish

  • NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI)

  • Delta Science Postdoctoral Fellowship (CA Sea Grant)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2010-2012 – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Riverside

  • 2009-2010 – Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program Recipient, California State University

  • 2008-2009 – Walter Yonker Memorial Scholarship, University of Washington, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

  • 2005 – Boeing-College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Graduate Scholarship, California State University, Long Beach

  • 2005 – Biology Department Honors, California State University, Long Beach

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Burnaford, J – California State University, Fullerton

  • Cwiertny, D – University of Iowa

  • Dickson, K – California State University, Fullerton

  • Lowe, C – California State University, Long Beach

  • Paig-Tran, M – California State University, Fullerton

  • Schlenk, D – California State University, Riverside

  • Walter, R – California State University, Fullerton

  • Young, G – University of Washington

  • Young, K – California State University, Long Beach

  • Zacherl, D – California State University, Fullerton

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