2013 - PhD in Environmental Toxicology - University of Queensland, Australia
2006 - MSc in Ecosystem Biology - Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands
- Development of standardised toxicity bioassays, markers and risk assessment procedures to evaluate ecological effects of contamination issues in tropical marine receiving environments.
- Ecotoxicology and risk assessment of elements associated with alumina refinery discharge.
- Ecotoxicology and risk assessment of oil spill dispersants.
- Understanding combined effects of chemical (pollution) and physical (e.g. those associated with global climate change) stressors.
van Dam JW, Trenfield MA, Harries SJ, Streten C, Harford AJ, Parry D, van Dam RA (2016) A novel bioassay using the barnacle Amphibalanus amphitrite to evaluate chronic effects of aluminium, gallium and molybdenum in tropical marine receiving environments. Marine Pollution Bulletin (in press)
van Dam JW, Trenfield MA, Streten C, Harford AJ, van Dam RA, Gibb K, Parry D (2016) Developing new ecotoxicological methods to protect Australian tropical marine ecosystems. Report prepared for Rio Tinto. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Darwin (116pp)
Trenfield MA, van Dam JW, Harford AJ, Parry D, Streten C, Gibb K, van Dam RA (2016) A chronic toxicity test for the tropical marine snail Nassarius dorsatus to assess the toxicity of copper, aluminium, gallium, and molybdenum. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35: 1788-1795
van Dam JW, Uthicke S, Beltran VH, Mueller JF, Negri AP (2015) Combined thermal and herbicide stress in functionally diverse coral symbionts. Environmental Pollution 204: 271-279
Trenfield MA, van Dam JW, Harford AJ, Parry D, Streten C, Gibb K, van Dam RA (2015) Aluminium, gallium, and molybdenum toxicity to the tropical marine microalga Isochrysis galbana. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34: 1833-1840
van Dam JW (2014) Treated Retention Pond 3 (Batman Pit) toxicological report. Report for the Technical Support Group of the Mining Remediation Division of the Northern Territory Department of Mines and Energy. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Darwin
van Dam JW, Negri AP, Mueller JF, Altenburger R, Uthicke S (2012) Additive pressures of elevated sea surface temperatures and herbicides on symbiont-bearing foraminifera. PLoS ONE 7: e33900
van Dam JW, Negri AP, Mueller JF, Uthicke S (2012) Symbiont-specific responses in foraminifera to the herbicide diuron. Marine Pollution Bulletin 65: 373-383.
van Dam JW, Negri AP, Uthicke S, Mueller JF. (2011) Chemical pollution on coral reefs: exposure and ecological effects (Chapter 9) pp 187-211. In: Sanchez-Bayo F, van den Brink PJ, Mann RM (Eds) Ecological impact of toxic chemicals. Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
Schriks M, van Hoorn MK, Faassen EJ, van Dam JW, Murk AJ (2005) Real-time automated measurement of Xenopus laevis tadpole behavior and behavioral responses following triphenyltin exposure using the Multispecies Freshwater Biomonitor (MFB). Aquatic Toxicology 77: 298-305