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VCU faculty, graduate students' paper selected as Runner-Up for Best Paper of 2016

April 5, 2017

A paper written by two VCU faculty and co-authored by three graduate students was selected as Runner-Up for Best Paper of 2016 from the Journal of Environmental Science & Technology. It was one of 1600 articles published in the journal.

Titled “Biotransport of Algal Toxins to Riparian Food Webs,” the paper was the first to show that algal toxins can be spread into terrestrial food webs. This study was part of a larger effort addressing potential threats from harmful algal blooms in the James River.

 

Faculty authors:
Dr. Paul Bukaveckas, joint appointee VCU Center for Environmental Studies and VCU Department of Biology
Dr. Lesley Bulluck, joint appointee VCU Center for Environmental Studies and VCU Department of Biology

Graduate student co-authors:
Nicholas J. Moy, Master of Science in Biology
Jenna Dodson, Master of Science in Biology
Spencer J. Tassone, Master of Science in Biology candidate, Spring 2017

 

Read the full article Biotransport of Algal Toxins to Riparian Food Webs.

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