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  • Holland, E., W. Feng, J. Zheng, Y. Dong, X. Li, H. Lehmler and I.N. Pessah. 2016. An extended structure-activity relationship of non-dioxin-like PCBs evaluates and supports modeling predictions and identifies picomolar potency of PCB 202 towards ryanodine receptors. Toxicological Sciene.

  • Ahn, K., A. Ranganathan, C. Bever, S. Hwang, E. Holland, K. Morisseau, I. Pessah, B. Hammock and S. Gee. 2016. Detection of the Antimicrobial Triclosan in Environmental Samples by Immunoassay. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 3754-3761.

  • Fritsch, E., J. Stegeman, J. Goldstone, D. Nacci, D. Champlin, S. Jayaraman, R. Connon and I. Pessah. 2015. Expression and function of ryanodine receptor related pathways in PCB tolerant Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) from New Bedford Harbor, MA, USA. Aquatic Toxicology 159: 156-166.

  • Biales, A., E. Fritsch and R. Connon. 2015. In Response. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34: 700-702.

  • Hasenbein, M., I. Werner, L. Deanovic, J. Geist, E. Fritsch, A. Javidmehr, C. Foe, N. Fangue and R. Connon. 2014. Transcriptomic profiling permits the identification of pollutant sources and effects in ambient water samples. Science of the Total Environment 468: 688-698.

  • Fritsch, E., R. Connon, I. Werner, R. Davies, S. Beggel, W. Feng and I. Pessah. 2013. Triclosan Impairs Swimming Behavior and Alters Expression of Excitation-Contraction Coupling Proteins in Fathead Minnow (Pimephales promelas). Environmental Science & Technology 47: 2008-2017.

  • Fritsch, E. and I. Pessah. 2013. Structure-activity relationship of non-coplanar polychlorinated biphenyls toward skeletal muscle ryanodine receptors in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Aquatic Toxicology 140: 204-212.

  • Cherednichenko, G., R. Zhang, R. Bannister, V. Timofeyev, N. Li, E. Fritsch, W. Feng, G. Barrientos, N. Schebb and B. Hammock. 2012. Triclosan impairs excitation-contraction coupling and Ca²⁺ dynamics in striated muscle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 14158-14163.

  • Connon, R., L. Deanovic, E. Fritsch, L. D’Abronzo and I. Werner. 2011. Sublethal responses to ammonia exposure in the endangered delta smelt; Hypomesus transpacificus (Fam. Osmeridae). Aquatic Toxicology 105: 369-377.

  • Grimaldo, L., T. Sommer, N. Van Ark, G. Jones, E. Holland, P. Moyle, B. Herbold and P. Smith. 2009. Factors Affecting Fish Entrainment into Massive Water Diversions in a Tidal Freshwater Estuary. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 29: 1253-1270.

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Educational Background

  • 2015 – PostDoc, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (Toxicology)

  • 2013-2015 – PostDoc, University of California Davis (Molecular Toxicology)

  • 2008-2013 – PhD, University of California Davis (Pharmacology and Toxicology)

  • 2005-2008 – M.S. , California State University at Sacramento (Biology)

  • 2001-2004 – B.S., San Diego State University (Biology)

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