Dr. Allison Evans, Instructor

  Office 346 Nash Hall  
Phone 541-737-5968

For further information on 

Allison including

grants, awards, etc.

please see her Curriculum Vitae    

FAX 541-737-0496
Email allison.evans@oregonstate.edu
Ph.D. Fish and Wildlife, Oregon State U.

Research Interests: Physiology of anaerobes, aquatic biogeochemistry, fish gut microbiome, aquatic ecology, fish physiology

Courses Taught:  MB 230:  Intro to Microbiology; MB 303:  General Microbiology Lab



Google Scholar Profile


Richter, C.A., Evans, A.N., Wright-Osment, M.K., Zajicek, J.L., Heppell, S.A., Riley, S.C., Krueger, C.C., and D.E. Tillitt. 2012. Paenibacillus thiaminolyticus is not the cause of thiamine deficiency impeding lake trout recruitment in the Great Lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69:1056-1064. DOI: 10.1139/f2012-043

Cummings, D.E., Snoeyenbos-West, O., Newby, D.T., Niggemyer, A.M., Lovley, D.R., Achenbach, L.A., and R.F. Rosenzweig. 2003. Diversity of geobacteraceae species inhabiting metal-polluted freshwater lake sediments ascertained by 16S rDNA analyses. Microbial Ecology. 46(2):257-269. DOI: 10.1007/s00248-005-8002-3

Niggemyer, A., Spring, S., Stackebrandt, E. and R F. Rosenzweig. 2001. Isolation and characterization of a novel As(V) reducing bacterium: Implications for arsenic mobilization and the genus Desulfitobacterium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 67 (12): 5568-5580. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.67.12.5568-5580.2001

Riley, S.C., Munkittrick. K.R., Evans, A.N., and C.C. Krueger. 2008. Understanding the ecology of disease in Great Lakes fish populations. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 11: 321-334. DOI: 10.1080/14634980802301638

Fisheries, Physiology, and Ecology:

Eiler, J.H., Peterson, J.T., Evans, A.N., and C.B. Schreck. A tough trip home: Factors affecting the spawning migration of wild Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha returning to a large, free-flowing river basin. PLoS ONE. Accepted with minor revisions.

Arnold, L. M., W. D. Smith, P. D. Spencer, A N. Evans, S. A. Heppell, and S. S. Heppell.. In press. The role of maternal age and context-dependent maternal effects in the offspring provisioning of a long-lived marine teleost. Royal Society Open Science.

Ladago, B.J., Marsden, J.E., and A. N. Evans. 2016. Early feeding by lake trout fry. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 145:1-6. DOI: 10.1080/00028487.2015.1073622

Eiler, J.H., Evans, A.N., and C.B. Schreck. 2015. Migratory patterns of Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha returning to a large, free-flowing river basin. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0123127. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123127

Riley, S.C., Rinchard, J., Honeyfield, D. C., Evans, A.N., and L. Begnoche. 2011. Increasing thiamine concentrations in lake trout eggs from lakes Huron and Michigan coincide with low alewife abundance. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31: 1052-1064. DOI: 10.1080/02755947.2011.641066

Albins, M, Evans, A., Ismail, G., Neilson, B., Pusack, T., Schemmel, E., Smith, W., Stoike, S., Li, H.W., and D.L.G. Noakes. 2011. Can humans coexist with fishes? A review of Gene S. Helfman. 2007. Fish conservation: A guide to understanding and restoring global aquatic biodiversity and fishery resources. Environmental Biology of Fishes. Published Online First: 6 September 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-011-9866-3

Evans, A.N., Neilson, B.J., Markle, D.F., and S.A. Heppell. 2009. Threatened fishes of the world: Deltistes luxatus (Cope, 1879) (Catostomidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 86: 401-402. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-009-9530-3

Tillitt, D.E., Riley, S.C., Evans, A.N., Nichols, S.J., Zajicek, J.L., Rinchard, J., Richter, C.A. and C.C. Krueger. 2009. Dreissenid mussels from the Great Lakes contain elevated thiaminase activity. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 35: 309-312. DOI: 10.1016/j.jglr.2009.01.007

Riley, S.C. and A.N. Evans. 2008. Phylogenetic and ecological characteristics associated with thiaminase activity in Laurentian Great Lakes fishes. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 37 (1):147-157. DOI: 10.1577/T06-210.1