Alexis Korotasz, B.S.
Ph.D Student

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B.S. Aquatic and Marine Biology, Stetson University, 2017


My current research is broadly on investigating the pathogenic fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal).



Korotasz, A. M. and A. L. Bryan. 2018. Accumulation of 137Cs in carnivorous aquatic macrophytes (Utricularia spp.) on the Savannah River Site. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 75:273-277.

Fulghum, C.M., E. DiBona, J.C. Leaphart, A.M. Korotasz, J. Beasley, and A.L. Bryan. 2019. Radiocesium (137Cs) accumulation by fish within a legacy reactor cooling canal system on the Savannah River Site. Environment International 126:216-221.


Xu, X., A. L. Bryan, G. Mills, and A. M. Korotasz. 2019. Mercury speciation, Bioavailability, and Biomagnification in Contaminated Streams on the Savannah River Site (SC, USA). Science of the Total Environment 668:261-270.

Xu, X. G. Mills, A. Lindell, E. Peck, A. M. Korotasz, E. Burgess. 2019. The performance of a free surface and metal-removing constructed wetland: How a young wetland becomes mature. Ecological Engineering 133:32-38.


Haskins, D.L., A.M. Korotasz, and A.L. Bryan. 2019. Mercury accumulation in the two-toed amphiuma (Amphiuma means) and the lesser siren (Siren intermedia): Validating non-lethal sampling methods in southeastern aquatic salamanders. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 77(3):330-335.


Leaphart, J.C., A.M. Korotasz, A.L. Bryan, and J.C. Beasley. In prep. Influence of ontogenetic shift in foraging strategy and diet on radiocesium burdens in bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus) and cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorous).  



University of Notre Dame Dean’s Fellowship (2019 - present)