Dr. Allison Evans, Instructor

  Office 326 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 303:  General Microbiology Lab; BHS 316:  Principles of Immunology; BHS 329:  Mechanisms of Disease; BHS 110:  Orientation to BioHealth Sciences;  Past Courses:  MB 230:  Introduction to Microbiology



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 Tillitt, D.E. 2012. Paenibacillus thiaminolyticus is not the cause of thiamine deficiency impeding lake trout recruitment in the Great Lakes. Canadian J. Fish. and Aquatic Sci. 69:1056-1064. DOI: 10.1139/f2012-043

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

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

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

Fisheries, Physiology, and Ecology

Murphy, C.A., Evans, A.N., Coffin, B, Arismendi, I., and Johnson, S.L.  2019.  Resilience of zooplankton communities in temperate reservoirs with extreme water level fluctuations.  Inland Waters. 1-11 https://doi.org/10.1080/20442041.2019.1657349

Harder, A., Ardren, W., Evans, A., Futia, M., Kraft, C., Marsden, E., Richter, Rinchard, J., Tillitt, D., and Christie, M.  2018.  Thiamine deficiency in fishes:  Causes, consequences, and potential solutions.  Rev. Fish Biol. and Fish.  28(4): 865-886. 

Arnold, L. M., Smith, W.D., Spencer, P.D., Evans, A.N., and Heppell, S.A.  2018. The role of maternal age and context-dependent maternal effects in the offspring provisioning of a long-lived marine teleost. Royal Soc. Open Sci.

Ladago, B.J., Marsden, J.E., and Evans, A.N.  2016. Early feeding by lake trout fry. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 145:1-6. DOI: 10.1080/00028487.2015.1073622

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

Riley, S.C., Rinchard, J., Honeyfield, D. C., Evans, A.N., and Begnoche, L. 2011. Increasing thiamine concentrations in lake trout eggs from lakes Huron and Michigan coincide with low alewife abundance. N. Amer. J. Fish. Mgmt. 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 Noakes, D.L.G.  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 Heppell, S.A.  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 Krueger, C.C.  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 Evans, A.N. 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