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David J Soucek, PhD

Dr. David Soucek is a Research Biologist at the Columbia Environmental Research Center.  

His research interests include: investigating factors that affect the bioavailability/toxicity of contaminants; improving existing toxicity testing methods and developing/validating new methods for assessing contaminant effects on aquatic invertebrates; investigating impacts of contaminants on benthic macroinvertebrate communities.

Professional Experience

  • 2001- 2021 Ecotoxicologist, Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

  • 1997 - 2001 Research Assistant, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. Biology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2001

  • MS Zoology, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 1997

  • BA Zoology, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1993

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Science and Products

*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