Jessica Head

Professeur adjoint,
McGill University

Department of Natural Resource Sciences
Courriel: jessica.head@mcgill.ca
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Étudiants CSBQ

Anciens étudiants (depuis 2009)

Ashley Hanas

M.Sc.
Autre (co-)superviseur: Jessica Head, McGill University
(Début: 2016, Fin: 2018)
Autre (co-)superviseur membre du CSBQ: Kyle Elliott
Effect of contaminants on avian corticosterone and associated behaviour

Exemples d'espèces étudiées

Perca flavescens
Danio rerio


Publications

38- Ultrafast functional profiling of RNA-seq data for nonmodel organisms
Journal Article
Liu P , Ewald J , Galvez J H , Head J , Crump D , Bourque G , Basu N , Xia J ,
2021 Genome research (Date Added: 2021-04-15)

37- Effects of acute stressors experienced by five strains of layer breeders on measures of stress and fear in their offspring
Journal Article
Peixoto M R , Karrow N A , Newman A , Head J , Widowski T M ,
2021 Physiology and Behavior (Date Added: 2021-01-03)

36- Two cases of a previously undocumented New World warbler hybrid (Setophaga magnolia × S. ruticilla) in eastern North America
Journal Article
Brennan C L , Boulanger E , Duval S , Frei B , Gorbet A , Head J , Shieldcastle M , Jones A W ,
2020 Wilson Journal of Ornithology (Date Added: 2021-05-20)

35- Effects on Apical Outcomes of Regulatory Relevance of Early-Life Stage Exposure of Double-Crested Cormorant Embryos to 4 Environmental Chemicals
Journal Article
Crump D , Boulanger E , Farhat A , Williams K L , Basu N , Hecker M , Head J A ,
2020 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2020-12-28)

34- Exploring the Impacts of Methylmercury-Induced Behavioral Alterations in Larval Yellow Perch in Lake Michigan Using an Individual-Based Model
Journal Article
Armstrong B M , Mora‐Zamorano F X , Carvan M J , McNaught S , Basu N , Head J , Klingler R H , Ivan L , Murphy C A ,
2020 Transactions of the American Fisheries Society (Date Added: 2020-10-22)

33- Polycyclic aromatic compounds (PACs) in the Canadian environment: Exposure and effects on wildlife
Journal Article
Wallace S , de Solla S , Head J , Hodson P , Parrott J , Thomas P , Berthiaume A , Langlois V ,
2020 Environmental Pollution (Date Added: 2020-07-07)

32- An Early–Life Stage Alternative Testing Strategy for Assessing the Impacts of Environmental Chemicals in Birds
Journal Article
Farhat A , Crump D , Bidinosti L , Boulanger E , Basu N , Hecker M , Head J A ,
2020 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2020-01-09)

31- Assessment of the effects of early life exposure to triphenyl phosphate on fear, boldness, aggression, and activity in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) chicks
Journal Article
Hanas A K , Guigueno M F , Fernie K J , Letcher R J , Ste-Marie Chamberland F , Head J A ,
2020 Environmental Pollution (Date Added: 2020-01-03)

30- Uptake, Deposition, and Metabolism of Triphenyl Phosphate in Embryonated Eggs and Chicks of Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica)
Journal Article
Marteinson S , Guigueno M F , Fernie K J , Head J A , Chu S , Letcher R J ,
2019 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2020-02-11)

29- Cumulative effects of cadmium and natural stressors (temperature and parasite infection) on molecular and biochemical responses of juvenile rainbow trout
Journal Article
Defo M A , Gendron A D , Head J , Pilote M , Turcotte P , Marcogliese D J , Houde M ,
2019 Aquatic Toxicology (Date Added: 2019-11-13)

28- Early life exposure to triphenyl phosphate: Effects on thyroid function, growth, and resting metabolic rate of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) chicks
Journal Article
Guigueno M , Head J , Letcher R , Karouna-Renier N , Peters L , Hanas A , Fernie K ,
2019 Environmental Pollution (Date Added: 2019-08-06)

27- An Ecotoxicological Perspective on Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance
Journal Article
Head J ,
2019 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2019-06-12)

26- Interindividual variation in the cytochrome P4501A response to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin in herring gull embryo hepatocytes
Journal Article
Head J A , Kennedy S W ,
2019 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2019-02-17)

25- EcoToxChip: A next-generation toxicogenomics tool for chemical prioritization and environmental management
Journal Article
Basu N , Crump D , Head J , Hickey G , Hogan N , Maguire S , Xia J , Hecker M ,
2019 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2019-02-06)

24- Assessment of environmentally contaminated sediment using a contact assay with early life stage zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Journal Article
Boulanger E , Barst B D , Alloy M M , Blais S , Houde M , Head J A ,
2019 Science of the Total Environment (Date Added: 2019-01-15)

23- Female hatchling American kestrels have a larger hippocampus than males: A link with sexual size dimorphism?
Journal Article
Guigueno, MF, Karouna-Renier, NK, Henry, PFP, Head, JA, Peters, LE, Palace, VP, Letcher, RJ, Fernie, KJ
2018 Behavioural Brain Research (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

22- Potency of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in chicken and Japanese quail embryos
Journal Article
Franci, CD, Aleksieva, A, Boulanger, E, Brandenburg, J, Johnston, T, Malinova, A, Head, JA
2018 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

21- Female reproductive impacts of dietary methylmercury in yellow perch (Perca flavescens) and zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Journal Article
DeBofsky, AR, Klingler, RH, Mora-Zamorano, FX, Walz, M, Shepherd, B, Larson, JK, Anderson, D, Yang, L, Goetz, F, Basu, N, Head, J, Tonellato, P, Armstrong, BM, Murphy, C, Carvan, MJ
2018 Chemosphere (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

20- Effects of in ovo exposure to benzo[k]fluoranthene (BkF) on CYP1A expression and promoter methylation in developing chicken embryos
Journal Article
Brandenburg, J, Head, JA
2018 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part - C: Toxicology and Pharmacology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

19- A cell-free testing platform to screen chemicals of potential neurotoxic concern across twenty vertebrate species
Journal Article
Arini, A, Mittal, K, Dornbos, P, Head, J, Rutkiewicz, J, Basu, N
2017 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

18- Neuroendocrine biochemical effects in methylmercury-exposed yellow perch
Journal Article
Arini, A, Head, JA, Murphy, CA, Carvan, MJ, Goetz, R, Klingler, RH, Nam, D-H, Basu, N
2016 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part - C: Toxicology and Pharmacology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

17- Parental Whole Life Cycle Exposure to Dietary Methylmercury in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Affects the Behavior of Offspring
Journal Article
Mora-Zamorano, FX, Klingler, R, Murphy, CA, Basu, N, Head, J, Carvan, MJ
2016 Environmental Science and Technology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

16- Potency of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) for induction of ethoxyresorufin- o -deethylase (EROD) activity in hepatocyte cultures from chicken, pekin duck, and greater scaup
Journal Article
Head, JA, Jeffery, RW, Farmahin, R, Kennedy, SW
2015 Environmental Science and Technology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

15- Patterns of DNA methylation in animals: An ecotoxicological perspective
Journal Article
Head, JA
2014 Integrative and Comparative Biology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

14- Application of the LUminometric Methylation Assay to ecological species: Tissue quality requirements and a survey of DNA methylation levels in animals
Journal Article
Head, JA, Mittal, K, Basu, N
2014 Molecular Ecology Resources (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

13- Ecogenetics of mercury: From genetic polymorphisms and epigenetics to risk assessment and decision-making
Journal Article
Basu, N, Goodrich, JM, Head, J
2014 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

12- Effects of methylmercury on epigenetic markers in three model species: Mink, chicken and yellow perch
Journal Article
Basu, N, Head, J, Nam, D-H, Pilsner, JR, Carvan, MJ, Chan, HM, Goetz, FW, Murphy, CA, Rouvinen-Watt, K, Scheuhammer, AM
2013 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - C Toxicology and Pharmacology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

11- Absence of fractionation of mercury isotopes during trophic transfer of methylmercury to freshwater fish in captivity
Journal Article
Kwon, SY, Blum, JD, Carvan, MJ, Basu, N, Head, JA, Madenjian, CP, David, SR
2012 Environmental Science and Technology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

10- Epigenetics for ecotoxicologists
Journal Article
Head, JA, Dolinoy, DC, Basu, N
2012 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

9- Retrospective analysis of mercury content in feathers of birds collected from the state of Michigan (1895-2007)
Journal Article
Head, JA, Debofsky, A, Hinshaw, J, Basu, N
2011 Ecotoxicology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

8- Characterization of the avian aryl hydrocarbon receptor 1 from blood using non-lethal sampling methods
Journal Article
Head, JA, Farmahin, R, Kehoe, AS, O'Brien, JM, Shutt, JL, Kennedy, SW
2010 Ecotoxicology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

7- Correlation between an in vitro and an in vivo measure of dioxin sensitivity in birds
Journal Article
Head, JA, Kennedy, SW
2010 Ecotoxicology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

6- Mammalian wildlife as complementary models in environmental neurotoxicology
Journal Article
Basu, N, Head, J
2010 Neurotoxicology and Teratology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

5- The mink is still a reliable sentinel species in environmental health
Journal Article
Basu, N, Head, J, Scheuhammer, AM, Bursian, SJ, Rouvinen-Watt, K, Chan, HM
2009 Environmental Research (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

4- Key amino acids in the aryl hydrocarbon receptor predict dioxin sensitivity in avian species
Journal Article
Head, JA, Hahn, ME, Kennedy, SW
2008 Environmental Science and Technology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

3- Differential expression, induction, and stability of CYP1A4 and CYP1A5 mRNA in chicken and herring gull embryo hepatocytes
Journal Article
Head, JA, Kennedy, SW
2007 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - C Toxicology and Pharmacology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

2- Same-sample analysis of ethoxyresorufin-O-deethylase activity and cytochrome P4501A mRNA abundance in chicken embryo hepatocytes
Journal Article
Head, JA, Kennedy, SW
2007 Analytical Biochemistry (Date Added: 2018-10-10)