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Abby Goodson

Research Interest:
My graduate work focuses on understanding the ways that environmental contaminants affect human development. I am particularly interested in assessing the extent to which pregnant women are exposed to BPA, phthalates, and their replacement chemicals, as I attempt to evaluate the potential for these compounds to act as endocrine disrupting compounds.

Publications, Presentations, Posters & Meetings Attend:
Schock T.B., J. Duke, A.M. Goodson, D. Weldon, J. Brunson, J. Leffler, and D. Bearden. (2013) Evaluation of Pacific White Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) Health during a Superintensive Aquaculture Growout Using NMR-Based Metabolomics. PLoS ONE 8(3): e59521. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059521

Goodson, A.M., J. Brock, L. Cruze, J. Kucklick, and L.J. Guillette, Jr. Environmental Chemicals and Genital Development. Medical University of South Carolina Student Research Open House. Charleston, South Carolina. July 19, 2013.

Greenfield, D. I., A. Duquette, A.M. Goodson, C.J. Keppler, S.H. Williams, L.M. Brock, K. DeMattio, D. White and S. Wilde. (2013) The effects of three chemical algaecides on mitigating levels and toxicity of the harmful cyanobacteria Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaenopsis sp. Environmental Management. In press

Preliminary insight to the geographic distribution of Pseudo-nitzschia spp. along the southeast coast of the United States. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. MBES Student Research Open House (SROH), Charleston, South Carolina. July 22, 2011. Goodson, A.M. and D. Greenfield.

The characterization of fatty acids in blubber and pleural appendages of pygmy sperm whales (Kogia breviceps and Kogia sima). Master’s Thesis Defense. Charleston, South Carolina. July 21, 2011. A.M. Goodson.

Honors and Awards:
Trainee in Marine Biomedicine and Human Health Program

Graduate Assistance in Areas of Nation Needs (GAANN) Fellow. 2011. Awarded by the Medical University of South Carolina. A.M. Goodson.

Master of Environmental Studies Assistantship for Student Research. 2010. Awarded by the College of Charleston. A.M. Goodson.

Graduate Student Travel Grant. April 2011. Awarded by the College of Charleston to attend the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Marine Mammal Symposium (SEAMAMMS). A.M. Goodson..

Graduate Student Travel Grant. October 2010. Awarded by the College of Charleston to attend the S.C. Water Resources Conference. A.M. Goodson.

Abby Goodson

Abby Goodson

Mentor: Dr. John Kucklick & Dr. Lou Guillette, Jr.

MS, College of Charleston 2011
BS University of Miami, 2009

Year Matriculated: 2011