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Erin A. Scheessele

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Salem Campus

900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301


Taught: 2007-08


  • PhD, Oregon State University, 2008


  • Blaustein, A.R., J.M. Romansic, E.A. Scheessele. 2005. Ambient levels of ultraviolet-B radiation cause mortality in juvenile western toads, Bufo boreas. American Midland Naturalist, 154(2):375-382.
  • Blaustein, A.R., J.M. Romansic, E.A. Scheessele, B.A. Han, A.P. Pessier, J.E. Longchore. 2005. Interspecific variation in susceptibility of larval anuran amphibians to the pathogenic fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Conservation Biology, 19(5):1460-1468.
  • Blaustein, A.R., B. Han, B. Fasy, J. Romansic, E.A. Scheessele, R.G. Anthony, A. Marco, D.P. Chivers, L.K. Belden, J.M. Kiesecker, T. Garcia, M. Lizana, L.B. Kats. 2004. Variable breeding phenology affects the exposure of amphibian embryos to ultraviolet radiation and optical characteristics of natural waters protect amphibians from UV-Bin the US Pacific Northwest: Comment. Ecology, 85(6):1747-1754.
  • Blaustein, A.R., A.C. Hatch, L.K. Belden, E.A. Scheessele, J.M. Kiesecker. 2003. Global change: challenges facing amphibians. In R. Semlitsch (ed) Amphibian Conservation. Smithsonian Press.
  • Hatch, A.C., L.K. Belden, E.A. Scheessele, A.R. Blaustein. 2001. Juvenile amphibians do not avoid potentially lethal levels of urea. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry, 20(10):2328-2335.
  • Gallione, C.J., E.A. Scheessele, D. Reinhardt, A.J. Duits, J.N. Berg, C.J.J. Westermann, D.A. Marchuk. 2000. Two common endoglin mutations in families with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia in the Netherlands Antilles: evidence for a founder effect. Human Genetics, 107:40-44.
  • Oregon State University, Department of Zoology. Doctoral student. Indirect effects of ultraviolet-B radiation on amphibian larvae mediated by trophic interactions. 2000-2007.
  • Guri, Venezuela. Field researcher. Intragroup dynamics of Alouatta seniculus in fragmented habitat. Advised by Dr. John Terborgh. June-July 1998.
  • Baylor College of Medicine, SMART Program. Summer Intern. Department of Human and Molecular Genetics. Cystic Fibrosis gene therapy research. Summer 1997.
  • Duke University, Department of Genetics. Lab intern, Research assistant, Independent research. Mutation analysis of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia in Dutch Antilles. 1996-1999.
  • Blue Creek, Belize. Archaeological field researcher. Excavated Mayan ruins. Summer 1996.
  • Duke University, Biology Department. Field research assistant, lab assistant. Maintenance of Mexican bean beetle colony and field observations with Dr. Bill Morris. 1995-1996.
Willamette University

Biology Department

Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-375-5425 fax