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Details of Dr. Vera Lynn Trainer   


Gender female
Job title Supervisory Research Oceanographer
Department Environmental Conservation Division
NOAA Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center ( NOAA NWFSC)
2725 Montlake Blvd. East Seattle WA 98112-2097
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 1-206-860-6788
Fax 1-206-860-3335
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Website http://nwfsc.noaa.gov/hab, http://www.ecohabpnw.org, http://www.orhab.org
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Degree Ph.D.
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Ecology and oceanography of Pseudo-nitzschia in the Pacific Northwest, study of shellfish resistance mechanisms to marine toxins, establishment of monitoring programs for HABs, development of toxin test kits
Research Region 72, 84
Working languages English, german
Skills/Expertise Oceanography, toxicology and physiology of harmful algal blooms, localization of toxin receptor sites
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Vera TRAINER)

V. M. Bricelj, Connell L., Konoki K., MacQuarrie S. P., Scheuer T., Catterall W. A., and Trainer V. L. 2005. Sodium channel mutation responsible for saxitoxin resistance in clams increases risk of PSP. Nature 434: 763-767
Trainer, V.L., Hickey B. M., and Horner, R.A. 2002. Biological and physical dynamics of domoic acid production off the Washington U.S.A. coast. Limnol. Oceanogr. 47: 1438-1446.

Group(s): HAB
Created: 2008-01-05 Last Updated: 2010-05-28 by Annelies GROEN