Cristina Colli-Dula, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Office: CEHT-Building 471, Room 55

Phone: (352) 294-4592


Current Research Interests

  • Application of microarrays and bioinformatics in ecotoxicology studies
  • Molecular and biological responses to EDCs
  • Mechanisms of toxicity of superfund chemicals


  • Ph.D. Marine Science CINVESTAV-IPN Merida-Mexico (2009)
  • M.S. Biochemical Engineering ITM Merida-Mexico (2001)
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering ITM Merida-Mexico (98)

Selected Publications

  • Mehinto, A.C., Prucha, M.S., Colli-Dula, R.C., Kroll, K.J., Lavelle, C.M., Barber, D.S., Vulpe, C.D. and Denslow, N.D. 2014. Gene networks and toxicity pathways induced by acute cadmium exposure in adult largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). Aquatic Toxicology 152, 186-194.
  • Vidal-Dorsch, D.E., Colli-Dula, R.C., Bay, SM., Greenstein D.J., Wiborg, L., Petschauer D., Denslow, N.D.  2013. Gene expression of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas) exposed to two types of treated municipal wastewater effluents. Environ Sci Technol. 47, 11268-77.
  • Colli-Dula, R.C., Martyniuk C., Prucha, M., Kroll, K.J., Kozuch, M., Barber, DS., Denslow, N.D. Dietary exposure of 17-alpha ethinylestradiol modulates physiological endpoints and gene signaling pathways in female Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides).Manuscript in preparation.
  • Colli-Dula, R.C., Mehinto, A., Kroll, K.J., Barber, D.S., Vulpe, C. Denslow, N.D. Molecular signature and DNA damage pathways altered in male largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) by a single dose of benzene and trichloroethylene. Manuscript in preparation.