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Ecotoxicology Program People


Principal Investigator

John D. Stark

Curriculum vitae

Professor, Ecotoxicology Program
Director, Washington Stormwater Center

John Stark is an ecotoxicologist who specializes in ecological risk assessment of threatened and endangered species. He runs the WSU Salmon toxicology research laboratory and has recently started work on the effects of pesticides on endangered butterfly species. Stark is also a population modeler and has developed population-level risk assessments based on matrix models and differential equation models.


Jen McIntyre

Curriculum vitae (pdf)

Aquatic Toxicologist, WSU School of the Environment


Grace Jack

Agricultural Research Tech

Not picturedOriki Jack

Research Associate

Graduate Students

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Claire Duchet

Claire is a post-doctoral researcher studying aquatic ecotoxicology with John Stark. Claire grew up in France and received her PhD from the National Institute of Agronomic Research in Rennes, Brittany where she studied the effect of pesticides used for mosquito control on aquatic organisms. Most recently Claire comes to us from Israel where she was a post-doc studying mosquito oviposition and community ecology in temporary aquatic habitats at the University of Haifa.