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Norman Forsberg

Email: 
forsbeno@onid.orst.edu
Phone: 
541-737-4529
Current Position: 
Post Doc, Aquatic Toxicology Lab, OSU
Research Interest/Focus: 
  • Method development and validation for a modified QuEChERS procedure for the analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in various biomatrices
  • GC-MS for the identification and quantitation of Parent and substituted polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Chemical mixture mutagenicity assessment with Ames and comet assays
  • LC-MS/MS and SPE method development for analysis of small polar compounds in metabolic samples
  • In vitro methods for determining xenobiotic metabolic stability
  • Pharmacokinetic modeling of xenobiotics in vivo
  • Animal handler occupational health and safety training
Education: 

Ph.D. Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University - Currently

Certificate in Communications, Cabrillo College Aptos, CA - 2008

B.S., Chemistry with an environmental concentration, UC Santa Cruz - 2007

 

Relevant Work History:

California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP) - Flegal research group internship - UC Santa Cruz - 2007

Field Research Assistant - Regional Monitoring Program - San Francisco, CA - 2007

UC Santa Cruz Environmental Health & Safety internship - Santa Cruz, CA - 2007

Undergraduate research assistant in synthetic organic chemistry - Lokey research group - Santa Cruz, CA - 2006

 

 


Awards

Oregon State University Diversity Advancement Pipeline Fellowship, 2012,

Minority Student Travel Award, 2011, SETAC 32nd annual national meeting, Boston, MA

Graduate Student Poster Award (placed 2nd out of 30 participants) , 2010, Oregon State University annual research day

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Training Fellowship, 2008, 2008-2010

California Alliance for Minority Participation Fellowship, 2006, 2006-2007

Journal Articles

Forsberg, ND, O'Connell, SG, Allan, SE, Anderson, KA,Passive sampling coupled to ultraviolet irradiation: a useful analytical approach for studying oxygenated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon formation in bioavailable mixtures., Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2014, 33(1), 177-81

Anderson, KA, Seck, D, Hobbie, KA, Traore, ANdiaye, McCartney, MA, Ndaye, A, Forsberg, ND, Haigh, TA, Sower, GJ,Passive sampling devices enable capacity building and characterization of bioavailable pesticide along the Niger, Senegal and Bani Rivers of Africa., Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond., B, Biol. Sci. 2014, 369(1639), 20130110

Forsberg, ND, Smith, BW, Sower, GJ, Anderson, KA,Predicting polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations in resident aquatic organisms using passive samplers and partial least-squares calibration., Environ. Sci. Technol. 2014, 48(11), 6291-9

Forsberg, ND, Stone, D, Harding, A, Harper, B, Harris, S, Matzke, MM, Cardenas, A, Waters, KM, Anderson, KA,Effect of Native American fish smoking methods on dietary exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and possible risks to human health., J. Agric. Food Chem. 2012, 60(27), 6899-906

Forsberg, ND, Wilson, GR, Anderson, KA,Addition to Determination of Parent and Substituted Polcyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in High-Fat Salmon Using a Modified QuEChERs Extraction, Dispersive SPE and GCMS, 2011, 59(19), 10773

Forsberg, ND, Wilson, GR, Anderson, KA,Determination of parent and substituted polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in high-fat salmon using a modified QuEChERS extraction, dispersive SPE and GC-MS., J. Agric. Food Chem. 2011, 59(15), 8108-16

Platform/Presentations

Forsberg, ND, Stone, D, Harding, A, Harper, B, Harris, S, Matzke, MM, Cardena, A, Waters, KM, Anderson, KA,Effect of Native American fish smoking methods on dietary exposure to PAHs and possible risks to human health, 2012, CTUIR Tribal-University Collaboration to Address Tribal Exposures to PAHs and Improve Community Health, Pendleton, OR

Forsberg, ND, Stone, D, Harding, A, Harper, B, Harris, S, Matzke, MM, Cardenas, A, Waters, KM, Anderson, KA,Engagement of Native American Tribes in the characterization of novel PAH dietary exposure pathways, assessment of possible human health risks, 2012, SETAC North America 33rd Annual Conference

Forsberg, ND, Harding, A, Harper, B, Stone, D, Cardenas, A, Harris, S, Matzke, MM, Waters, KM, Anderson, KA,Engagement of Native American Tribes in the determination of legacy and emerging PAH dietary exposure scenarios, assessment of possible risks to human health, 2012, Connecting Research and Practice: A Dialogue Between ATSDR and the NIEHS Superfund Research Program

Forsberg, ND, Harding, A, Stone, D, Harper, B, Harris, S, Matzke, MM, Cardenas, A, Waters, KM, Anderson, KA,Informing communities a collaborative investigation of Native American PAH dietary exposure scenarios and possible risks to human health , 2012, The 25th Annual Meeting of the Superfund Research Program

Tidwell, LG, Forsberg, ND, Anderson, KA,Pilot Study Using LFT to Assess Bioavailable PAHs During Tradtional Fish Smoking, 2012, CTUIR Tribal-University Collaboration to Address Tribal Exposures to PAHs and Improve Community Health, Pendleton, OR

Forsberg, ND, Stone, D, Harding, A, Harper, B, Harris, S, Matzke, MM, Cardena, A, Waters, KM, Anderson, KA,Assessment of PAHs in Traditionally Prepared Native American Smoked Salmon, 2011, Superfund Research Program-Tribal Collaboration Meeting, Portland, OR

Forsberg, ND, Rodriguez-Proteau, R, Maier, CS, Jenkins, JJ, Morr, J, Wilson, GR, Anderson, KA,Evidence that the DAP biomarker may lead to overestimates of organophosphate pesticide exposure, 2010, platform presentation, 239th American Chemical Society conference

Forsberg, ND, Rodriguez-Proteau, R, Christensen, JM, Maier, CS, Jenkins, JJ, Anderson, KA,In vitro and in vivo experiments suggest that measurement of urinary dialkylphosphates may lead to overestimates of human OP pesticide exposure, 2010, platform presentation, SETAC 2010

Posters

Anderson, KA, Seck, D, Hobbie, KA, Traore, A, McCartney, MA, Ndaye, A, Forsberg, ND, Haigh, T, Sower, GJ,Passive Sampling Devices Enable Capacity Building and Characterization of Bioavailable Mixtures along the Niger, Senegal and Bani Rivers of Africa, 2014, Society of Toxicology 53rd Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ

Paulik, LB, Forsberg, ND, Wilson, GR, Anderson, KA,Unregulated PAHs in crayfish and passive sampling devices: Increased cancer risk estimates?, 2014, OSU Dept. of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Research Day, Corvallis, OR

Paulik, LB, Forsberg, ND, Wilson, GR, Anderson, KA,Characterization of the relationship between concentrations of previously unregulated PAHs in aquatic organisms and lipid-free tubing passive sampling devices, 2013, FSES External Advisory Council Meeting, Corvallis, OR

Paulik, LB, Forsberg, ND, Wilson, GR, Anderson, KA,Characterization of the relationship between concentrations of previously unregulated PAHs in aquatic organisms and lipid-free tubing passive sampling devices, 2013, International Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, Corvallis, OR

Paulik, LB, Forsberg, ND, Wilson, GR, Anderson, KA,Unregulated PAHs in crayfish and passive sampling devices: Increased cancer risk estimates?, 2013, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry-North America 34th Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN

Cardenas, A, Harding, A, Harris, S, Simonich, S, Anderson, KA, Harper, B, Stone, D, Jai, Y, Motorkyn, O, Uesugi, S, Forsberg, ND, Sudakin, D,Evaluating polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure from traditional Native American food smoking practices, 2012, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers Meeting, Boston, MA

Forsberg, ND, Sower, GJ, Smith, BW, Anderson, KA,Legacy pollutant levels in crayfish compared to passive sampling devices: Determination of correlations and development of bioaccumulation models, 2012, SETAC North American 33rd Annual National Conference

Forsberg, ND, O'Connell, SG, Anderson, KA,Preserving the Environment and Toxicity Linkage by Combining Passive Sampling Technologies with Environmental Stressors to Identify Unknown Toxicants, 2012, SETAC North America 33rd Annual National Conference

Tidwell, LG, Wilson, GR, Forsberg, ND, Donatuto, J, Harris, S, Anderson, KA,Two Applications of an Innovative Air Sampling Technology to Address Community-based Environmental Exposures to Legacy and Emerging PAHs, 2012, SETAC 33rd North American Annual Meeting

Forsberg, ND, Wilson, GR, Anderson, KA,Development of modified QuEChERS extraction methods for the analysis of PAHs in high fat content fish and smoked salmon, 2011, Superfund External Advisory Council Meeting

Forsberg, ND, Wilson, GR, Anderson, KA,Development of modified QuEChERS extraction methods for the analysis of PAHs in high fat content fish and smoked salmon, 2011, SETAC North America 32nd Annual Conference

Forsberg, ND, Rodriguez-Proteau, R, Ma, L, Morr, J, Christensen, JM, Maier, CS, Jenkins, JJ, Anderson, KA,Metabolic stability and pharmacokinetic studies suggest that the DAP biomarkers may lead to overestimates of organophosphate pesticide exposure, 2011, ASMS

Forsberg, ND, Rodriguez-Proteau, R, Jenkins, JJ, Wilson, GR, Maier, CS, Anderson, KA,Organophosphate Urinary Metabolites as Biomarkers of Human Exposure: Pharmacokinetics as Preformed Metabolites, 2009, FSES Advisory Council