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Biographical entry Stauber, Jennifer (Jenny)

Ecotoxicologist, Environmental scientist and Toxicologist


Jenny Stauber is an expert in environmental risk assessment and aquatic ecotoxicology whose particular research interest is in the effect of organic and inorganic contaminants on microalgae and invertebrates. In 2008 she was appointed Deputy Chief of the CSIRO's Division of Land and Water, after 30 years of experience in the field. She has written over 300 scientific and technical publications detailing her research. She is a pioneer of the use of laser-based flow cytometry to monitor ecotoxicity in aquatic conditions.



Education - Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Sydney
1979 - 1983
Career position - Research Scientist, CSIRO Fisheries and Oceanography
1983 - 2006?
Career position - Research Scientist, CSIRO Energy Chemistry
Education - Master of Science, University of Sydney
Education - PhD from the University of Tasmania
Award - CSIRO Medal for Research Achievement
Award - Land and Water Australia Eureka Prize for Water Research for studies of sediment quality
2006 - 2008
Career position - Leader of the Aquatic Contaminants Stream, CSIRO Land and Water
2006 - 2008
Career position - Leader of the Aquatic Chemistry and Ecotoxicology Group, CSIRO Land and Water
2008 -
Career position - Deputy Chief, CSIRO Land and Water
Award - Bede Morris Fellow (Australian Academy of Sciences)

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