Steven J. Bursian

Michigan State University, USA


Dr. Steve Bursian is a professor in the Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University. He received a B.S. degree in experimental biology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, an M.S. in ecology and behavioral biology from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in physiology from North Carolina State University. Prior to arriving at MSU in 1979, Steve was a research biologist for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for seven years. His research has focused on the effects of environmental contaminants such as polychlorinated biphenyls, polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans and polybrominated diphenyl ethers on avian and fur-bearing mammalian species. He has been an author or co-author on 125 publications and three book chapters. Recent funding sources include the Mink Farmers’ Research Foundation, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Oiled Wildlife Care Network, US Fish and Wildlife Service and US Environmental Protection Agency.

Biography Updated on 19 July 2010

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