2013

2013 Best Student Platform:  A $1,000 award presented by John Weeks, SC Johnson  

  • First Place:  Maxwell Minor, St. Cloud State University
  • Honorable Mention:  - Andrew Revak, University of Wisconsin La Crosse


2013 Best Student Poster:  A $1,000 award presented by Jodi Mohs-Davis, 3M (supporter of the awards) to support presenting the poster at the NA SETAC meeting in 2014

  • First Place:  Jackie Heitzman, University. of St. Thomas
  • Runner-up:   Tiezheng Tong, Northwestern University

2021 (Virtual Conference)
2021 Best Student Platform: A $1,000 award presented by SC Johnson, the corporate sponsor of the award for the platform presentation at the 2021 North America SETAC meeting in November.

  • First Place:Mathia Colwell, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN, "Intergenerational Effects of in utero Arsenic Exposure on the Mouse Epigenome and Offspring Disease Phenotypes"
  • Runner-Up: Amber White,​ University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI, "Microbial degradation dominantes transformation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid in whole lake treatments"


2021 Best Student Poster: A $1,000 award presented by 3M Corporation the sponsor of the award for the platform presentation at the 2021 North America SETAC meeting in November.

  • First Place: Brian Anton, University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI, "Subchronic impacts of 2,4-D herbicide Weedestroy® AM40 on associative learning in juvenile yellow perch (Perca flavescens)" ​
  • Runner-Up: Jacob Lacki,​ University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, WI, "Acute and Chronic Toxicity of the Neonicotinoid Insecticides Thiamethoxam And Imidacloprid to Select Aquatic Invertebrates"


​​​2018

2018 Best Student Platform: A $1,000 award presented by SC Johnson, the corporate sponsor of the award for the platform presentation at the 2018 North America SETAC meeting in November.

  • First Place:Elizabeth Miller, University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI
  • Runner-Up: Amber White,​ University of Minnesota - Duluth, MN, "Organic carbon and sulfide controls on methylmercury production and partitioning in sediment in a freshwater estuary"


2018 Best Student Poster: A $1,000 award presented by 3M Corporation the sponsor of the award for the platform presentation at the 2018 North America SETAC meeting in November.

  • First Place: Charlene Tilton, ORISE Research Participation Program, U.S. EPA - Duluth, MN, "Development of a juveniles fathead minnow fin regeneration assay for use in evaluating  chemical involvement in fin regeneration impairment" ​
  • Runner-Up: Heidi Wirt,​ University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse, WI, "Why Won’t They Eat? Exploring the Impacts of Triclosan on Foraging Efficiency in Zebrafish Larvae"


​​2019
2019 Best Student Platform: A $1,000 award presented by SC Johnson, the corporate sponsor of the award for the platform presentation at the 2019 North America SETAC meeting in November.

  • First Place:Gavin Dehnert, University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI, "2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid Containing Herbicide Impairs Essential Visually
    Guided Behaviors of Larval Fish"


2019 Best Student Poster: A $1,000 award presented by 3M Corporation the sponsor of the award for the platform presentation at the 2019 North America SETAC meeting in November.

  • First Place: Becky Curtis, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI, "Next-generation Battery Cathode Material Lithium Cobalt Oxide and Metabolomics
    Impacts to the Freshwater Crustacean Daphnia magna" ​


​​2017

2017 Best Student Platform  A $1,000 award provided by SC Johnson as the supporter for the best platform paper at the 2017 North America SETAC meeting in November.

  • First Place:Lina Wang (St. Cloud State University), “Fathead Minnow Diaries: How a Multi-Generational Exposure to an Urban Contaminant of Emerging Concern Mixture Impacted Apical Endpoints”
  • Runner Up: Jon Doering, University of Saskatchewan, “In Vitro Function of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Predicts In Vivo Sensitivity of Oviparous Vertebrates to Dioxin-like Compounds”


2017 Best Student Poster:  A $1,000 award provided by 3M Corporation as the supporter of the award, and the award supports presenting the work at the 2017 North America SETAC meeting in November 

  • First Place: Amanda Stenzel, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, “Does Triclosan Disrupt the Thyroid Hormone Axis in Zebrafish?”
  • Runner Up: Hannah Link, University of St. Thomas, “Novel Assessment of the Toxicity of Natural Water Impacted by Petroleum Hydrocarbons at the National Crude Oil Biodegradation and Natural Attenuation Research Site Near Bemidji, MN, USA”


2020
Meeting cancelled due to Covid-19


​​Student Presentation Awards


2022
2022 Best Student Platform: A $1,000 award presented by SC Johnson, the corporate sponsor of the award for the platform presentation at the 2022 North America SETAC meeting in November.

  • First Place: Monica Rodrigues Morris, University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI, "Healthcare Sustainability, Disposable vs reusable speculums for pelvic examinations: A Case Study at UW Madison using a life cycle assessment approach"
  • Runner-Up: Jenna Molaro, Loyola University - Chicago, IL, "Effects of microplastics on aquatic community in freshwater microcosm"


2022 Best Student Poster: A $1,000 award presented by 3M Corporation the sponsor of the award for the platform presentation at the 2022 North America SETAC meeting in November.

  • First Place: AJ Jeninga, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, "Do the neonicotinoids thiamethoxam and imidacloprid exhibit additive toxicity in Pimephales promelas larvae?" ​
  • Runner-Up: Bella Serrano and Bethany Frandle,​ Carthage College - Kenosha, WI, "Plant Extraction Method Development for Consumer Product Chemicals"


Images created by Andrew Lehoullier

Student Presentation Winners

Membership

​​2014

2014 Best Student Platform:  A $1,000 award presented by Jodi Mohs-Davis, 3M (supporter of the awards) to support presenting the poster at the NA SETAC meeting in 2014

  • First Place:  Jackie Heitzman, University. of St. Thomas
  • Runner-up:   Tiezheng Tong, Northwestern University


2014 Best Student Poster:  A $1,000 award presented by John Weeks,SC Johnson for presenting at NA SETAC 2014

  • First Place:  Yer Lor, University of Wisconsin La Crosse
  • Runner-up:  Francisco X. Mora-Zamorano, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee


2015

2015 Best Student Platform:  A $1,000 award presented by John Weeks from SC Johnson (supporter of the award), and the award supports presenting the work at the NA SETAC meeting in 2015.

  • First Place: Jared Bozich (University of WI - Milwaukee), paper titled “Impacts of a Next Generation Energy Storage Nanomaterial on Daphnia magna".  
    Runner Up:  David Feifarek (St. Cloud State University), paper titled "Vitellogenin, A Biomarker Of Estrogenic Exposure In Fish, Is Modulated By Changing Environmental Conditions


2015 Best Student Poster:  A $1,000 award presented by Jodi Mohs-Davis, 3M (supporter of Award) to support presenting the poster at the NA SETAC meeting in 2015.

  • First Place:  Jenna Cavallin (University of MN Duluth):  “Assessment Of Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent Effects On Fish Reproduction”
  • Runner Up:  Ryan Paukert (University of Wisconsin La Crosse):  “Does Embryonic Exposure To Triclosan Impair The Ability of Zebrafish Larvae To Capture Prey?” (picture not available).


​​2016

2016 Best Student Platform:  A $1,000 award presented by Sue Beach, 3M (supporter of the award), and the award supports presenting the work at the 2016 North America SETAC meeting in November 

  • First Place:  Jenena Ivanova (St. Cloud State), paper titled: "Does Social Hierarchy Modulate Responses of Fish Exposed to Endocrine Disrupters?" co-authored by J. Ivanova, S. Zhang, H. Schoenfuss
  • Runner Up:  Patric Cannif (Loyola University), paper titled: "Ingestion of Microplastic Associated with Green Algae by Daphnia magna: Evidence of No Effect" co-authored by P. Canniff, T. Hoang


2016 Best Student Poster:  A $1,000 award presented by John Weeks (supporter of Award) to support presenting the poster at the 2016 North America SETAC meeting in November.

  • First Place:  Emily Caudill (University of Wisconsin Madison), poster titled: " Interaction of Nanoparticles with Gram-Positive Bacterial Surfaces", co-authored by E. Caudill and J. Pedersen.(picture not available).
  • Runner Up:  Brooke Wilder-Corrigan (Lakeland College), poster titled:  Population Effects of Coal Fly Ash-Exposed Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Fed to Daphnia magna at Low and High Food Concentrations, co-authored by B. Wilder-Corrigan and P. Pickhardt.