Kelsey Prihoda

Kelsey Prihoda
Kelsey Prihoda
Kelsey Prihoda Kelsey Prihoda
Assistant Scientist
office. Barstow Hall 5C
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Most recent degrees:

2007 - Master of Science (M.S.) - Master of Science/Toxicology - Iowa State University – Dissertation/thesis topic: The environmental fate and effects of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Cry1F and Cry3Bb1 proteins from biotech corn

2004 - Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Bachelor of Science/Biology - University of Wisconsin-Superior

Academic background:

Kelsey Prihoda received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Superior, and a M.S. in Toxicology from Iowa State University. After working as a toxicologist for DuPont-Pioneer in Iowa for several years, Kelsey got the opportunity to come back to her personal and professional home and has been working at the Lake Superior Research Institute since 2009.

Research interests:

Kelsey is LSRI's Quality Assurance Manager, and has a passion for educating and training students in research data quality. Kelsey is also a Principal Investigator on several projects, and her current research interests are groundwater monitoring, toxicology of emerging chemicals of concern, and invasive species ecology/ballast water management.

Non-academic interests:

Kelsey and her family own and operate a farm in Bennett, WI. Much of her time is devoted to providing quality, local, sustainable food to the people in her community. She also enjoys camping, fishing, reading, and photography.

Area of knowledge:

Ballast water management system testing and certification, aquatic and sediment toxicology, groundwater monitoring, and data quality.