Rachel Donham

Faculty Advisor

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9077 Science (Mendocino College)
Education

University of California, Davis, Ph.D. Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2004

University of California, Davis, B.A. Environmental Toxicology, 1999

Biography

Dr. Donham has been a part-time faculty member in the Biology Department at Sonoma State University since Spring 2010.  In addition to teaching courses full-time at Mendocino College in microbiology, human biology and environmental toxicology, she also teaches courses in biology of cancer, biology of aging, sexually transmitted diseases, and environmental toxicology for SSU. She has been Academic Advisor for the Liberal Studies Program since Spring of 2014.

Selected Publications & Presentations

Publications

Donham, R.T., Morin, D., Jewell, W.T., Burns, S.A., Mitchell, A.E., Lame, M.W., Segall, H.J., Tjeerdema, R.S., 2005. Characterization of glutathione S-transferases in juvenile white sturgeon. Aquatic Toxicology, 71(3): 203-214.

Donham, R.T., Morin, D., Jewell, W.T., Lame, M.W., Segall, H.J., Tjeerdema, R.S., 2005.  Characterization and identification of glutathione S-transferases in juvenile Chinook salmon. Aquatic Toxicology, 73(3): 221-229

Donham, R.T., Morin, D., Tjeerdema, R.,  2006. Salinity influences on glutathione S-transferases in juvenile white sturgeon and Chinook salmon. In Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 63:293-298.

Donham, R. T., Luna, A. D., Chang, S., Morin, D., Jewell, W. T., & Tjeerdema, R. S. (2007). Characterization of cytosolic glutathione S-transferases in California Halibut (Paralichthys californicus). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 66(2), 133-138.

Chang, S., Donham, R., Luna, A., Morin, D., Jewell, W., Tjeerdema, R., 2008. Characterization of cytosolic glutathione S-transferases in striped bass (Morone saxitilis). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 69: 58-63.

Presentations

SETAC Meeting, 2004, Portland, OR, “Glutathione S-Transferases in White Sturgeon and Chinook Salmon and the Effects of Salinity on Activity.”  Poster Presentation.

Norcal SETAC Meeting, 2004, Davis, CA, “Characterization of Glutathione S-Transferases in Juvenile White Sturgeon.”  Poster Presentation.

Center for Environmental Health Sciences Convention, 2003, Napa, CA, "Characterization and Identification of Glutathione S-Transferases in Juvenile White Sturgeon." Poster Presentation.

12th International Symposium of Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms (PRIMO), May 9-13, 2003, Tampa, FL, "Characterization and Identification of Glutathione S-Transferases in Juvenile White Sturgeon." Platform Presentation.

Center for Environmental Health Sciences Convention, 2002, Napa, CA, "Glutathione S-Transferases, Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, and Cortisol; Combined Effects of Migratory Stressors and Atrazine Exposure on Juvenile White Sturgeon and Chinook Salmon." Poster Presentation.

Norcal SETAC Meeting, 2002, Davis, CA, "Glutathione S-Transferases, Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, and Cortisol; Combined Effects of Migratory Stressors and Atrazine Exposure on Juvenile White Sturgeon and Chinook Salmon." Poster Presentation.

Toxic Substances Research and Teaching Program Annual Retreat, 2002, Long Beach, CA, "GlutathioneS-Transferases, Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, and Cortisol; Combined Effects of Migratory Stressors and Atrazine Exposure on Juvenile White Sturgeon and Chinook Salmon." Poster Presentation.

Pharmacology and Toxicology Symposium, 2002, Davis, CA, "GlutathioneS-Transferases, Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, and Cortisol; Combined Effects of Migratory Stressors and Atrazine Exposure on Juvenile White Sturgeon and Chinook Salmon." Platform Presentation.