Janice Albers is a Fish Biologist with interests in researching how humans impact fish species; positive impacts such as river restoration activities, as well as negative impacts such as with rare or invasive fish species.
In the past Janice has studied fish behavior, trends in threatened and endangered fish species, impacts from human activities on aquatic communities, and fish bioenergetics and population dynamics. Currently she is researching and understanding invasive carp movements in the Mississippi River Basin.
2023 – Present, Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin
2018-2022 – Doctoral Research Student, Michigan State University, Fisheries and Wildlife Dept., East Lansing, Michigan
2001-2017 – Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, Missouri
Education and Certifications
Ph.D., Michigan State University, Fisheries and Wildlife/Environmental Toxicology, 2022
M.S. Fish and Wildlife, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2001
B.S. Biology and Water Resources, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, 1997
Affiliations and Memberships*
Society for Ecological Restoration
American Fisheries Society
*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government