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David J Soucek
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Email: soucek@illinois.edu
Title: Ecotoxicologist, Entomologist
Mailing address:
1816 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
US
Office address:
Address mailcode: 652
Office room:
Location: NRSA
Phone: 217-265-5489
  
Fax: 217-333-8076

Activities:
Research:

Aquatic toxicology; Toxicity of major ions; Developing/improving invertebrate toxicity testing methods; Research in support of updating water quality criteria for protection of aquatic life; Sediment toxicity

Message to students:
Recognition:
Professional affiliations:

Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Selected publications:

Soucek DJ, Lazo-Wasem EA, Taylor CA, Major KM.  2015.  Description of two new species of Hyalella (Amphipoda: Hyalellidae) from eastern North America with a revised key to North American members of the genus.  Journal of Crustacean Biology 35(6):814-829.

 Levengood JM, Soucek DJ, Sass GG, Epifanio JM.  2015.  Interspecific and spatial comparisons of perfluorinated compounds in bighead and silver carp in the Illinois River, Illinois, USA.  Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 95:561-566

Soucek DJ, Mount DR, Dickinson A, Hockett JR, McEwen AR.  2015.  Contrasting effects of chloride on growth, reproduction, and toxicant sensitivity in two genetically distinct strains of Hyalella azteca.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34:2354-2362

 Ciparis S, Phipps A, Soucek DJ, Zipper CE, Jones JW.  2015.  Effects of environmentally relevant mixtures of major ions on a freshwater mussel.  Environmental Pollution 207:280-287

 Soucek DJ, Dickinson A.  2015.  Full-life chronic toxicity of sodium salts to the mayfly Neocloeon triangulifer in tests with laboratory cultured food.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34(9):2126-2137

 Timpano AJ, Schoenholtz SH, Soucek DJ, Zipper CE.  2015.  Salinity as a limiting factor for biological condition in mining-influenced Central Appalachian headwater streams.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 51:240-250

 Major KM, Soucek DJ, Giordano R, Wetzel MJ, Soto-Adames F.  2013. The common ecotoxicology laboratory strain of Hyalella azteca is genetically distinct from most wild strains sampled in eastern North America.  Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 32(11):2637-2647

 Soucek DJ, Dickinson A, Major KM, McEwen AR.  2013.  Effect of test duration and feeding on relative sensitivity of genetically distinct clades of Hyalella azteca.  Ecotoxicology 22:1359-1366

 Soucek DJ, Dickinson A.  2012. Acute toxicity of nitrate and nitrite to sensitive freshwater insects, mollusks, and a crustacean.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 62(2):233-242

 Soucek DJ, Linton TK, Tarr CD, Dickinson A, Wickramanayake N, Delos CG, Cruz LA.  2011.Influence of water hardness and sulfate on the acute toxicity of chloride to sensitive freshwater invertebrates.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 30(4):930-938

 Soucek DJ.  2007. Comparison of hardness- and chloride-regulated acute effects of sodium sulfate on two freshwater crustaceans.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26(4): 773-779

 Soucek DJ, Kennedy AJ.  2005.  Effects of hardness, chloride, and acclimation on the acute toxicity of sulfate to freshwater invertebrates.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24:1204-1210

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Program affiliates:
Amy Dickinson

Professional society involvement and activities:

2012:  Member of steering/organizing committee for US Environmental Protection Agency sponsored Workshop on Evaluating the Effects of Major Ions on Aquatic Organisms. Chicago, IL

2010 – present: Member of Workgroup tasked with updating the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (2000) “Methods for Measuring the Toxicity and Bioaccumulation of Sediment-associated Contaminants with Freshwater Invertebrates”

2010 – present:  Member of Scientific Advisory Panel to US Environmental Protection Agency on Ecological Impacts Associated with Mountaintop Mining and Valley Fills

2010:  Member of steering/organizing committee for US Environmental Protection Agency sponsored Workshop on Advancing Methods for Culture and Toxicity Testing with the Amphipod Hyalella azteca. Chicago, IL

2008 – present: Member of Board of Directors, Ozark-Prairie Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

2007:  President of Ozark-Prairie Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

 2006:  Vice President of Ozark-Prairie Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Manuscript reviewer for: Annales de Limnologie; Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology; Biological Invasions; BMC Physiology; Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology; Ecotoxicology; Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment; Environmental Pollution; Environmental Toxicology; Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry; Hydrobiologia; Journal of the American Water Resources Association; Journal of Heredity; Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry; Journal of the North American Benthological Society (Freshwater Science); Polar Biology; Science of the Total Environment; Walkerana

Education:

PhD, Biology, Virgina Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 2001

MS, Zoology, Clemson University, SC, 1997

BA, Zoology, Miami University, Oxford OH, 1993

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