Ph.D. (In progress) Environmental and Molecular Toxicology (2018-Present)
Oregon State University (OSU)
Principle Investigator: Dr. Kim Anderson
B.S. Environmental Science (2014-2018)
Western Washington University (WWU)
Minor in ChemistryResearch Interest/Focus:
Environmental chemistry, statistics, ecotoxicology, mixture toxicology, fate and transport in the cryosphereExperience:
Graduate Fellow, Food Safety and Environmental Stewardship Program, OSU (2019-Present)
Environmental sampling organic contaminants using passive sampling devices in air, water and sediments. Analysis of sampler extracts using GC-MS/MS and GC- μECD.
Research Assistant, Institute for Watershed Studies, WWU (2015-2018)
“Lake Whatcom Monitoring Program.” City of Bellingham-contracted water quality monitoring of municipal drinking water source. Includes field and laboratory work in WA Dept. of Ecol. certified laboratory.
Research Assistant, Sofield Lab, WWU (2016-2018)
“Metal Mixture Toxicity and Accumulation in Lettuce Seedlings.” Conducted toxicity tests, measured metal accumulation using Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectroscopy, analyzed data (R), and presented research at multiple conferences.
Student, Science and Management of Contaminated Sites Course Research Project, WWU (Spring 2017)
“Efficacy of Activated Carbon Caps as a Remedial Technology for Arsenic Sequestration from Sediments with Benthic Worms”. Designed batch partitioning experiment, analyzed metals using ICP-MS, and presented findings to public audience.
Volunteer Field Technician, NOAA Fisheries. (2-week expeditions, 2007-2015, 2018)
Handling federally-listed endangered species for genetic sampling, recording scientific data and working with a team to complete time-sensitive work in remote areas.
NIEHS National Research Service Award Predoctoral Trainee (2019-2020)
Environmental Toxicology Scholarship, WWU (2018)
Scholars’ Week Outstanding Poster Award, WWU (2017, 2018)
First Place Undergraduate Platform Presentation, PNW SETAC (2018)
Student Travel Award, PNW SETAC (2018)
Student Travel Award, SETAC North America (2018)
Undergraduate Research Award, WWU (2017)
Air and Waste Management Association Environmental Challenge Winner, PNWIS (2017)
Air and Waste Management Association Travel Award, PNWIS (2017)
Training, Workshops, Short Courses
SETAC: Statistical Issues in the Design and Analysis of Ecotox Experiments (John Green) 2018, Modern Dose Response Analysis in R (Christian Ritz, Signe Jensen) 2019
American Red Cross: First Aid/CPR/AED 2020-2022
HAZWOPER (in progress)
Moran IL, Tidwell LG, Kile M, Miller P, Seguinot-Medina S, Ungwiluk B, Waghiyi V, Anderson KA. 2019. Chemical movement around formerly used defense sites and a Native Alaskan Village. Food Safety and Environmental Stewardship External Advisory Council, Yachats, Oregon. Platform Presentation
Moran IL, Brown M, Haxel J, Roche L, Tidwell LG, Anderson KA. 2019. Personal exposure and chemical fate in Antarctica. Oregon State University Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Research Day, Corvallis, Oregon. Poster Presentation
Moran IL, Bee MM, Charlton C, Coverdale AM, Kramarevsky EJ, Lawrence EJ, Norris TN, Sofield RM. 2019. Metal Mixture Toxicity and Accumulation in Lettuce Seedlings. SETAC North America 39th Annual Meeting, Sacramento, California. Poster Presentation
Moran IL, Charlton C., Coverdale AM., Kramarevsky EJ., Lawrence EJ., Sofield RM. 2018. Bioavailability and Toxicity of Metal Mixtures Using the Tissue Residue Approach. Pacific Northwest SETAC Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR. Platform Presentation
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
TEAMTox (Trainees in Environmental and Molecular Toxicology) Social/Fundraising Chair 2019-2020
NIEHS SRP SPAN Leadership Committee 2020-2022
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