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Years

Recognition

Prof. Giesy has received a number of distinctions and awards.

AWARDS (selected)

• 1993 International Man of the Year-Environmental Toxicology
• 1993 Title of Distinguished Professor from Michigan State University
• 1993   Sigma Xi Meritorious Research Award
• 1994 Willard F. Shepard Award from the Michigan Water Pollution Control Assoc
• 1994 Vollenweider Medal for Aquatic Sciences from the National Water Research Institute of Canada for his work on contaminants in the North American Great Lakes
• 1994 QUINTESSENCE Award: Excellence in Environmental Contamination & Toxicology for a published paper
• 1994 Chevron Distinguished Lectureship Award for research on the toxic effects of environmental contaminants on wildlife
• 1994 CIBA‑GEIGY Agricultural Recognition Award for work on microcosms and pesticides
• 1995 Founders Award, which is the highest award given by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry for continued excellence in research and education.
• 1996 Distinguished Alumni Award from Alma College in 1996
• 2002 SETAC/Menzie-Curra Environmental Education Award from for his many activities in environmental education, including undergraduate and graduate training
• 2003 Sir E.W. Russell Award in the Sciences from the British Soil Science Society
• 2009 Einstein Professorship Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2009
• 2010 Distinguished Visiting Professor Award, King Saud University
• 2013 University of Saskatchewan J.W. George Ivany Internationalization Award for 2013
• 2013 Miroslaw Romanowski Medal for 2013 from Royal Society of Canada
• 2013 Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Capacity-Building Award

• 2015 Water Security Research Excellence Award from Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan

• 2015 Science Ambassador to China, University of Saskatchewan
• 2016

Distinguished Researcher Award, University of Saskatchewan

• 2016 Gold Medal Award for Best presentation, 13th Asian Apicultural Association Conference

 

Professor Giesy has published over 1164 peer reviewed works including 999 peer-reviewed open literature journal articles. Best awarded papers are selectively given below:

BEST PAPER AWARDS:

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• 1994

QUINTESSENCE: Excellence in Environmental Contamination & Toxicology
For the publication: Hoke, R.A., P.D. Jones, A.E. McCubbin, M.J. Zabik and J.P. Giesy. 1994. Use of in vitro assays of sediment extracts to detect and quantify contaminants with similar modes of action. Chemosphere 28:169-181.
"This publication was selected as an example of excellence in the field of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology for 1) its significance and impact on the scientific field as a whole; quality of design and overall scientific excellence."

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• 1997

Best Paper Award from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Richter, C.A., J.P. Giesy, V.L. Tieber and M.S. Denison. 1997. An in vitro Rainbow Trout Cell Bioassay for Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor-Mediated Toxins. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 16:543-550.

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• 1999

Best Paper Award from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Villeneuve, D.L., C.A. Richter, A.L. Blankenship and J.P. Giesy. 1999. Rainbow Trout Cell Bioassay Derived Relative Potencies for Halogenated Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Comparison and Sensitivity Analysis. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 18:879-888.

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• 2001

Best student paper award from International Symposium on Halogenated Environmental Organic Pollutants and POPs, Organohalogen Compounds
Khim, J.S., K.-T. Lee, D.L. Villeneuve, K. Kannan, J.P. Giesy and C.-H. Koh. 2001. Characterization of Dioxin-Like and Estrogenic Compounds in Environmental Samples from Onsan Bay and It's Inland Region, Korea. Organohalogen Compounds. 51:31-34.

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• 2001

Best Ecological Risk Assessment Paper published in Human and Ecological Risk Assessment
Solomon K.R., Giesy J.P., Kendall R.J., Best L.B., Coats J.R., Dixon K.R., Hooper M.J., Kenaga E.E., McMurry S.T. 2001. Chlorpyrifos: Ecotoxicological Risk Assessment for Birds and Mammals in Corn Agro-ecosystems. Human Ecol Risk Assess . 7:497-632.

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• 2002 The following paper was selected by the Journal Toxicological Sciences to he highlighted and a special review article written
Hu, W., P.D. Jones, B.L. Upham, J.E. Trosko, C. Lau and J.P. Giesy. 2002. Inhibition of Gap Junctional Intercellular Communication by Perfluorinated Compounds in Dolphin Kidney and Rat Liver Epithelial Cell Lines. Tox. Sci. 68:429-436.
The Citation for the Highlight article is: Ruch, R.J., 2002. Toxicological Highlight: Intercellular Communications, Homeostasis and Toxicology. Toxc. Sci. 68:265-266.
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• 2006

Environmental Science and Technology Highly Cited Paper Award. The following paper was in the top 3 most cited papers published in ES&T
Yeung, L.W.Y., I.M.K. So, G. Jiang, S. Taniyasu, N. Yamashita, M. Song, Y. Wu, J. Li, J.P. Giesy and P.K.S. Lam. 2006. Perfluorooctanesulfonate and Related Fluorochemicals in Human Blood Samples from China. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40:715-720.

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• 2007

Environmental Science and Technology Highly Cited Paper Award. Highly Cited Papers are Highly Cited articles in the top 1% of the most-cited papers during the last 10 years
Giesy, J.P., Kannan, K. 2001. Global Distribution of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate in Wildlife. Environ. Sci. Technol. 35: 1339-1342.

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• 2008

Paper received ACS Reward from American Chemical Society and was featured in SpectroscopyNow 2014
Guo, J.H., D. Chen, D. Potter, K.J. Rockne, N.C. Sturchio, J.P. Giesy, and A. Li,.  2014.  Polyhalogenated Carbazoles in Sediments of Lake Michigan: A New Discovery. Environ. Sci. Technol.  48:12807-12815.  DOI: 10.1021/es503936u

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• 2008

Top 5 most highly cited papers published in Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C: Wiseman, S.B. Y. He, M. Gamal-El Din, J.W. Martin, P. D. Jones, M. Hecker and J.P. Giesy.  2013.  Transcriptional Responses of Male Fathead Minnows Exposed to Oil Sands Process-affected Water.  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. Part C 157:227–235

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BIOGRAPHICAL LISTINGS:

Prof. Giesy is listed in 43 biographical listings, including Who's Who in America and Who’s Who in the World. Madison's Who's Who, 2008 edition and was re-listed in a number of other bibliographies including.

  • Who's Who in the World: 1995-Present
  • Who's Who in America: 2005-Present
  • American Men and Women of Science: Annually; 1976-Present
  • Who's Who in the Midwest: Annually; 1982-Present
  • International Directory of Distinguished Leadership: Annually; 1985-Present
  • Men of Achievement: Annually; 1985-Present
  • International Who's Who of Intellectuals Vol. VII: Annually; 1985-Present
  • The International Book of Honor: 1985-Present
  • Directory of Distinguished Americans: Annually; 1985-Present
  • Who's Who in Frontiers of Science and Technology: Annually; 1985-Present
  • Dictionary of International Biography: Annually; 1985-Present
  • Community Leaders of the World: Annually; 1985-Present
  • Personalities of America: Annually; 1986-Present
  • Who's Who in Technology Today: Annually; 1986-Present
  • Two Thousand Notable Americans: Annually; 1986-Present
  • Who's Who in Science and Engineering: Annually; 1991-Present
  • Environmental Profiles: An International Directory of Projects and People: 1991
  • Environmental Management Research Faculty Profile: Air & Waste Management Association : Annually; 1992-Present
  • Who's Who in Technology: Annually; 1994-Present
  • Who's Who in Science and Technology: Annually; 1994-Present
  • Who's Who in Science and Engineering: Annually; 1994-Present
  • Outstanding People of the 21st Century: Annually; 2006-Present
  • The Dictionary of Leading Americans: Annually; 2000-Present
  • Two Thousand Eminent Scientists of Today: Annually; 2002-Present
  • Two Thousand Intellectuals of the 21st Century: Annually; 2002-Present
  • Living Science, an in-depth guide to Contemporary Scientists and Their Work: Annually; 2002-Present
  • Two Thousand Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century: Annually; 2002-Present
  • Living Legends, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK: 2003-Present
  • Dictionary of International Biography, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK: 2004-Present
  • 2nd Edition of the Cambridge Blue Book: 2007-Present
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