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Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

Blake SaueyBlake Sauey

Position title:  Physiologist

Email:  bsauey@usgs.gov
Phone: 608.781.6274
Fax: 608.783.6066

Education:
2013 M.S. Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
2011 B.S. Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Primary responsibilities/activities: 
My role as a Physiologist in the Aquatic Ecosystems Health branch is primarily focused on the control of aquatic invasive species. My primary duties include formulation of a micro particle for targeted control of invasive filter-feeding organisms and investigating the physiological responses of aquatic organisms exposed to toxicants.

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Select Publications:

Sauey, B.W., Amberg, J.J., Cooper, S.T., Grunwald, S.K., Newton, T.J., Haro, R.J., and Gaikowski, M.P. Methods development of a species specific enzyme characterization using native mussels and zebra mussels. – Manuscript in preparation.

Sauey, B.W., Amberg, J.J., Cooper, S.T., Grunwald, S.K., Newton, T.J., Haro, R.J., and Gaikowski, M.P. Digestive physiology comparisons of aquatic invertebrates in the Upper Mississippi River Basin. – Manuscript in preparation.

Sauey, B.W., Amberg, J.J., Cooper, S.T., Grunwald, S.K., Newton, T.J., Haro, R.J., and Gaikowski, M.P. Thermal sensitivity of digestive enzymes in invasive and native freshwater invertebrates. – Manuscript in preparation.

Links:

Aquatic Toxicology

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