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La Toya Kissoon


Current Position: Postdoctoral researcher and On-line course instructor

Postdoc Project 1 Title: Variations in lake turbidity and phytoplankton biomass: influence of Mn and Si.

Postdoc Project 2 title: Cadmium in wetland systems

Postdoc Project 3 title: Nanoparticles and aquatic plants: growth and uptake

Course information: BIOL 124: Environmental Science (offered online in Fall semester): this course focuses on environmental issues and challenges facing earth and human civilization.

PhD conferred: August 2012

Awards/Grants received:

  • International Phyotecnology Society - NIEHS PhytoScholar Award (2013)
  • North Central Chapter - Society of Wetland Scientists Student Travel Award (2008, 2011, 2012)
  • North Dakota EPSCoR Doctoral Dissertation Assistantship (August 2010 - August 2012)
  • 7th Annual Northern Plains Biological Symposium - best paper presentation (April 2010)
  • Grants in Aid of Research, Sigma Xi (April 2010)
  • Wetland Field Grant, The Wetland Foundation
  • Sheila Kath Scholarship, Department of Biological Sciences, North Dakota State University (2007)

 Contact information: latoya.kissoon(at)






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