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1975 Willow Drive
Madison, WI 53706

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Gavin Dehnert

Emerging Contaminants Scientist

What I do at Sea Grant

Gavin Dehnert focuses on emerging contaminants.


Year Joined
2021
Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, zoology

B.S. (magna cum laude), University of Miami (Florida), marine science and biology, with minors in mathematics and chemistry

Awards, Honors and Memberships

Wisconsin Water and Policy Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2020

1st place, Student Platform Presentation Award, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Midwest meeting, 2019

2nd place, Doctorate Poster Presentation Award, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America meeting, 2019

Publications

Barry, T. P., Dehnert, G., Hoppe, P. D., & Sorensen, P. W. (2017). Chemicals released by predation increase the growth rate of yellow perch, Perca flavescens. Journal of Fish Biology, 91, 1730–1736.

Dehnert, G., Freitas, M. B., DeQuattro, Z.A., Barry, T. P., & Karasov, W. (2018). Effects of low, subchronic exposure of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and commercial 2,4-D formulations on early life stages of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas). Journal of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 37, 2550-2559; DOI: 10.1002/etc.4209.

Dehnert, G., Karasov, W., & Wolman, M. (2019). 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid containing herbicide impairs essential visually guided behaviors of larval fish. Aquatic Toxicology, 209:1-12; DOI:10.1016/j.aquatox.2019.01.015

Dehnert, G., Freitas, M. B., DeQuattro, Z.A., Barry, T. P., & Karasov, W. (2018). Response Letter: Effects of low, subchronic exposure of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and commercial 2,4-D formulations on early life stages of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas). Journal of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 38, 1382-1385; DOI: 10.1002/etc.4426

Dehnert, G., Freitas, M. B., Barry, T. P., Sharma, P., & Karasov, W. (2020). Impacts of subchronic exposure to a commercial 2,4-D herbicide on developmental stages of multiple freshwater fish species. Chemosphere, 263; DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127638

More About Me

I really enjoy anything outdoors, whether it is hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing, etc. I love to cook, especially with materials found in the environment. I prefer anything that has a water component, and my favorite outdoor activity is scuba diving.