Samuel Nutile, Ph.D.

Samuel Nutile, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biology
Faculty Affiliate, The Public Policy Initiative at Penn State Behrend
80A Benson

Mailing Address:
ERIE PA 16563

Ecotoxicology, Environmental Effects of Pesticides and Industrial Chemicals, Impacts of Multiple Stressors on Ecosystem Health, Environmental Sampling Techniques, Environmental Chemistry

Avoidance behavior of Hyalella azteca in response to three common-use insecticides, Chemosphere - October 19, 2023
Collaborators: Miranda Johns, Co-Author; Kyle Deloe, Co-Author; Lynne Beaty, Co-Author; Adam Simpson, Co-Author

Evaluating trophic transfer of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from fish to humans: Insights from environmental monitoring and physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modeling, Environmental Pollution - August 25, 2023
Collaborators: Adam Simpson, Author; Olivia Hodgson, Student Author; Cody Wood, Co-Author; Ashley Russell, Co-Author; Jeremiah Keyes, Co-Author; Ronald Buckanovich, Co-Author

Determining the reusability of Tenax beads (60-80 mesh) in estimates of bioaccessibility using single-point Tenax extractions, Talanta - July 12, 2022
Collaborator: Yucheng Shao, Co-Author

A comparison of activated carbon remediation success in floodplain soils contaminated with DDT and its metabolites using laboratory and in situ experimentation, Environmental Pollution - January, 2022
Collaborators: Amanda Harwood, Co-Author; Adam Simpson, Co-Author

Sampling for Invasive Mysterysnails: Unraveling the Mystery of These Aquatic Invaders, Pennsylvania iMAP Invasives Blog Series - October, 2021
Collaborators: Lynne Beaty, Co-Author; Adam Simpson, Co-Author

The effect of salinity fluctuation in freshwater streams on the fecundity of post-diapause /Chironomus dilutus/, Ecotoxicology - January 22, 2021
Collaborators: Emily Dobry; Grace Schoeniger

Field Evaluation and Modeling Approaches Used to Understand the Transport of Pyrethroid Insecticides out of Pennsylvania Vineyards, Research Journal of Environmental Toxicology - September 1, 2020
Collaborator: Adam Simpson, Co-Author

Utility of normalizing Tenax extractable concentrations for phase volume in application as an environmental screening tool, Chemosphere - July 28, 2020
Collaborators: Amanda Harwood, Co-Author; Federico Sinche, Co-Author

Tenax Extraction Methods to Determine the Bioavailable Contaminant Fraction, Toolbox For Assessment of in situ Bioavailability and Toxicity of Organic Chemical in Aquatic Systems - June, 2020
Collaborator: Amanda Harwood, Author

Bridging the information gap between science and society: A solution to nonpoint source contamination?, Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management - April, 2020
Collaborators: Adam Simpson, Co-Author; Megan Solan, Co-Author

Survey of bioaccessible pyrethroid insecticides and sediment toxicity in urban streams of the northeast United States, Environmental Pollution - November, 2019
Collaborators: Kara Huff Hartz, Author; Courtney Fung, Author; Federico Sinche, Author; Patrick Moran, Author; Peter Van Metre, Author; Lisa Nowell, Author; Michael Lydy, Author

Toxicity testing of "eco-friendly" de-icing formulations using Chironomus dilutus, Environmental Pollution - January, 2019
Collaborator: Megan Solan, Student Author

Effect of sample holding time on bioaccessibility and sediment ecotoxicological assessments, Environmental Pollution - November, 2018
Collaborators: Kara Huff Hartz; Federico Sinche; Courtney Fung; Patrick Moran; Peter Van Metre; Lisa Nowell; Marc Mills; Michael Lydy

The Value of Using Multiple Metrics to Evaluate PCB Exposure, Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology - April, 2018
Collaborators: Megan Archer, Author; Amanda Harwood, Author; Kara Huff Hartz, Author; Marc Mills, Author; Jim Garvey, Author; Michael Lydy, Author

Advancing the use of passive sampling in risk assessment and management of sediments contaminated with hydrophobic organic chemicals: Results of an international ex situ passive sampling inter-laboratory comparison, Environmental Science and Technology - February 28, 2018
Collaborators: Michiel Jonker; Stephen van der Heijden; Dave Adelman; Jennifer Apell; Robert Burgess; Yongju Choi; Loretta Fernandez; Geanna Flavetta; Upal Ghosh; Philip Gschwend; Sarah Hale; Mehregan Jalalizadeh; Mohammed Khairy; Mark Lampi; Wenjian Lao; Rainer Lohmann; Michael Lydy; Keith Maruya; Amy Oen; Magdalena Rakowska; Danny Reible; Tatiana Rusina; Foppe Smedes; Yanwen Wu

Effects of type and quantity of organic carbon on the bioaccessibility of polychlorinated biphenyls in contaminated sediments, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry - January 9, 2018
Collaborators: Federico Sinche, Author; Kara Huff Hartz, Co-Author; Peter Landrum, Co-Author; Michael Lydy, Co-Author

Optimization of Tenax Extraction Parameters for Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Contaminated Sediments, Talanta - November, 2017
Collaborators: Federico Sinche; Peter Landrum; Michael Lydy

Methodological and environmental impacts on bioaccessibility estimates provided by single-point Tenax extractions, Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology - April, 2017
Collaborators: Amanda Harwood; Federico Sinche; Kara Huff Hartz; Peter Landrum; Michael Lydy

The robustness of single-point Tenax extractions of pyrethroids: Effects of the Tenax to organic carbon mass ratio on exposure estimates, Chemosphere - March, 2017
Collaborators: Amanda Harwood; Federico Sinche; Kara Huff Hartz; Peter Landrum; Michael Lydy

Do pyrethroid-resistant Hyalella azteca have greater bioaccumulation potential compared to non-resistant populations? Implications for bioaccumulation in fish, Environmental Pollution - January, 2017
Collaborators: Leslie Muggelberg; Kara Huff Hartz; Amanda Harwood; Jennifer Heim; Andrew Derby; Donald Weston; Michael Lydy

Tenax Extraction as a Simple Approach to Improve Environmental Risk Assessments, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry - July, 2015
Collaborators: Amanda Harwood; Peter Landrum; Michael Lydy

Tenax Extraction of Sediments to Estimate Desorption and Bioavailability of Hydrophobic Contaminants: A Literature Review, Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management - November, 2014
Collaborators: Michael Lydy; Amanda Harwood; Peter Landrum

Ph D, Zoology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

MS, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Purdue University

BS, Biology, Hillsdale College