Michael J. Lydy
Adjunct Professor Chemistry and Biochemistry
Office: 179 Life Science II
The major research foci of the Lydy laboratory include evaluating the fate and effects of agrochemicals, studying the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, and developing a better understanding of the chemical and biological factors affecting toxicity, bioavailability
BA, Wittenberg University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Principles of Toxicology, Environmental Risk Assessment, Aquatic Toxicology, Analytical Techniques, Introduction to GC-MS
Selected recent publications (Total publications >175)
Lydy, M.J., A.D. Harwood, S. Nutile and P.F. Landrum. 2015. Tenax extraction of sediments to estimate desorption and bioavailability of hydrophobic contaminants: A literature review. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management.
de Perre, C, T.M. Murphy and M.J. Lydy. 2015. Fate and effects of clothianidin in fields using conservation practices. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 34(2): 258-265.
Li, H, B. Zhang, Y. Wei, F. Wang, M.J. Lydy, and J. You. 2014. Bioaccumulation of highly hydrophobic organohalogen flame retardants from sediments: Application of toxicokinetics and passive sampling techniques. Environmental Science and Technology. 48: 6957-6964.
Strain, K.E., S.A. Mueting and M.J. Lydy. 2014. Laboratory and field validation of a Cry1Ab protein quantitation methods for water. Talanta.128: 109-116.
Lydy, M.J., P.F. Landrum, A.M.P. Oen, M. Allinson, F. Smedes, A.D. Harwood, H. Li, K.A. Maruya and J. Liu. 2014. Passive sampling methods for contaminated sediments: State of the science for organic contaminants. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 10(2): 167-178.
Weston, D.P. and M.J. Lydy. 2014. Toxicity of the insecticide fipronil and its
Mackenbach, E.M., A.D. Harwood, M.A. Mills, P.F. Landrum and M.J. Lydy. 2014. Application of a Tenax model to assess
Mueting, S.A., K.E. Strain and M.J. Lydy. 2014. Validation of an extraction method for Cry1Ab protein from
Li, H, M. Ma, M.J. Lydy and J. You. 2014. Occurrence, seasonal variation and inhalation exposure of atmospheric organophosphate and pyrethroid pesticides in an urban community in South China. Chemosphere. 95: 363-369.
Weston, D.P., H.C. Poynton, G.A. Wellborn, M.J. Lydy, B.J. Blalock, M.S. Sepulveda and J.K. Colbourne. 2013. Multiple origins of pyrethroid insecticide resistance across the species complex of a nontarget crustacean, Hyalella
Weston, D.P., H.L. Ramil and M.J. Lydy. 2013. Pyrethroid insecticides in municipal wastewater. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 32(11): 2460-2468.
Harwood, A.D., P.F. Landrum, D.P. Weston and M.J. Lydy. 2013. Using SPME fibers and Tenax to predict the bioavailability of pyrethroids and chlorpyrifos in field sediments. Environmental Pollution. 173: 47-51.
Ding Y., P.F. Landrum, J. You and M.J. Lydy. 2013. Assessing bioavailability and toxicity of permethrin and DDT in sediment using matrix
Li, H., B. Sun, X. Chen, M.J. Lydy, J. You. 2013. Addition of contaminant bioavailability and species susceptibility to a sediment toxicity assessment: Application in an urban stream in China. Environmental Pollution. 178: 135-141.
Weston, D.P., Y. Ding, M. Zhang