Professor
ALS 1141
541-737-9194
Faculty

Education:Staci Simonich
B.S., Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, Green Bay, WI (1990)
Ph.D., Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (1995)

Awards:
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry/Roy F. Weston Environmental Chemistry Award (2001)
NSF Career Award 2003

Research group web site:
http://emt.oregonstate.edu/users/staci-simonich

Affiliations: Joint appointment in OSU Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology


Research Interests

Dr. Simonich’s current research focuses on the measurement, fate, transport, and toxicity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) transformation products during remediation and atmospheric transport.


Representative Publications

M. Shrivastava, S. Lou, A. Zelenyuk, R. Easter, R. Corley, B. Thrall, P. Rasch, J. Fast, S. Massey Simonich, H. Shen, S. Tao.  2017. “Global Long-Range Transport and Lung-Cancer Risk from Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Shielded by Coatings of Organic Aerosol”.  PNAS, in press.

 

L. Chibwe, I. Titaley, E. Hoh, S.L. Massey Simonich.  2017. “Future Directions in Non-Targeted and Suspect Screening Analysis:  Integrating Computational Tools and Effects-Directed Analysis to Identify Toxic Transformation Products in Complex Environmental Mixtures” Environmental Science and Technology Letters, ASAP on line.

 

I. Titaley, A. Chlebowski, L. Truong, R. Tanguay, S.L. Massey Simonich.  2016. “Response to Correspondence on Identification and Toxicological Evaluation of Unsubstituted PAHs and Novel PAH Derivatives in Pavement Sealcoat Products” Environmental Science and Technology Letters, 3(11), 406-408.

 

J. Teeguarden, Y. Tan, S. Edwards, J. Leonard, K. Anderson, R. Corley, A. Harding, M. Kile, S. Massey Simonich, D. Stone, R. Tanguay, K. Waters, S. Harper, D. Williams.  2016. “Expanding on Successful Concepts, Models, and Organization”. Environmental Science and Technology, 50, 8921-8922.

 

I. Titaley, A. Chlebowski, L. Truong, R. Tanguay, S.L. Massey Simonich.  2016. “Identification and Toxicological Evaluation of Unsubstituted PAHs and Novel PAH Derivatives in Pavement Sealcoat Products” Environmental Science and Technology Letters, 3 (6), 234-242 (cover of issue).

 

A. Chlebowski, R. Tanguay, S.L. Massey Simonich.  2016. “Quantitation and prediction of sorptive losses during toxicity testing of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and nitrated PAH (NPAH) using polystyrene 96-well plates” Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 57, 30-38.

 

L. Truong, S. Bugel, A. Chlebowski, C. Usenko, M. Simonich, S.L. Massey Simonich, R. Tanguay.  2016. “Optimizing multi-dimensional high throughput screening using zebrafish”. Reproductive Toxicology, 65, 139-147.

 

J. Teeguarden, Y. Tan, S. Edwards, J. Leonard, K. Anderson, R. Corley, A. Harding, M. Kile, S. Massey Simonich, D. Stone, R. Tanguay, K. Waters, S. Harper, D. Williams.  2016. “Completing the Link between Exposure Science and Toxicology for Improved Environmental Health Decision Making:  The Aggregate Exposure Pathway Framework”. Environmental Science and Technology, 50, 4579-4586.

 

E. Meyer, E. Eskew, L. Chibwe, J. Schrlau, S. Massey Simonich, B. Todd.  2016. “Organic Contaminants in Western Pond Turtles in Remote Habitat in California”. Chemosphere, 154, 326-334.

 

S. Lafontaine, J. Schrlau, J. Butler, Y. Jia, B. Harper, S. Harris, L. Bramer, K. Waters, A. Harding, S. Massey Simonich.  2015. “Relative Influence of Trans-Pacific and Regional Atmospheric Transport of PAHs in the Pacific Northwest, U.S.”. Environmental Science and Technology, 49(23), 13807-13816.

 

L. Chibwe, M. Geier, J. Nakamura, R. Tanguay, M. Aitken, S. Massey Simonich.  2015.  “Aerobic Bioremediation of PAH Contaminated Soil Results in Increased Genotoxicity and Developmental Toxicity”.  Environmental Science and Technology, 49(23), 13889-13898.

 

O. Motorykin, L. Santiago-Delgado, D. Rohlman, J. Schrlau, B. Harper, S. Harris, A. Harding, M. Kile, S. Massey Simonich.  2015.  “Metabolism and Excretion Rates of Parent and Hydroxy-PAHs in Urine Collected after Consumption of Traditionally Smoked Salmon for Native American Volunteers”.  Science of the Total Environment, 514, 170-177.

 

O. Motorykin, J. Schrlau, Y. Jia, B. Harper, S. Harris, A. Harding, D. Stone, M. Kile, D. Sudakin, S. Massey Simonich.  2015.  “Determination of Parent and Hydroxy PAHs in Personal PM2.5 and Urine Samples Collected During Native American Fish Smoking Activities”.  Science of the Total Environment, 505, 694-703.

 

C. Walsh, J. Schrlau, S. Massey Simonich.  2015.  “Development and Use of a Method for the Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon and Organochlorine Pesticide Concentrations in Fresh-fallen Snow”.  Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, 35:1, 57-73.

 

A. El-Mubarak, A. Rushdi, K. Al-Mutlaq, A. Bazeyad, S. Massey Simonich, B. Simoneit.  2015.  “Occurrence of High Levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Particulate Matter of the Ambient Air of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia”.  Arab Journal for Science and Engineering, 40(1), 81-92.

Research: 
Analytical