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Member, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry


B.Sc. (Hons.) Biology, University of Waterloo

M.Sc. Biology, Queen's University


Ryan Hennessy M.Sc.

Junior Guidance Development / Nanomaterials Specialist

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Aiding in the assessment of risk posed to Canadians and their environment by nanomaterials through the development of standard biological toxicity test methods.

  • Reviewing published literature and existing guidance concerning the testing of nanomaterials in various environmental media
  • Adapting existing standardized toxicity test methods to allow for the assessment of nanomaterials
  • Revising existing Environment Canada guidance documents
  • Advisory role to the Biological Assessment and Standardization Section's Soil Toxicology Laboratory

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

Nature & Wildlife
     Effects of Toxics
          Methods development
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