Hogan, Natacha

Assistant Professor

Natacha Hogan

Department of Animal and Poultry Science
6D32 - 51 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
S7N 5A8

Phone: (306) 966-6862

Email: natacha.hogan@usask.ca

Academic Degrees

  • B.Sc. (University of Prince Edward Island), Ph.D. (University of Ottawa)

Current Teaching

  • Toxicology 402 - Systemic Toxicology

Current and Recent Research Projects

  • Hormone interactions that influence development and reproduction in fish and amphibians
  • Contaminant effects on steroidogenic signalling in the gonad
  • Mechanisms of contaminant-induced immune suppression in fish
  • Factors that influence disease emergence in amphibians


MacDonald GZ, Hogan NS, Köllner B, Thorpe KL, Phalen LJ, Wagner BD, and MR van den Heuvel. 2012. Immunotoxic effects of oil sands-derived naphthenic acids to rainbow trout. Aquatic Toxicology (doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2012.10.009)

Marlatt, VL, Lo BP, Ornostay A, Hogan NS, Kennedy CJ, Elphick and CJ Martyniuk. 2012. The effects of the urea-based herbicide linuron on reproductive endpoints in the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C 157:24-32.

McNeill SA, Arens CJ, Hogan NS, Köllner B, van den Heuvel MR. 2012. Immunological impacts of oil sands-affected waters on rainbow trout evaluated using an in situ exposure. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 84:254-261                            

Palmer LJ, Hogan NS, and MR van den Heuvel. 2012. Phylogenetic analysis and molecular methods for detection of lymphocystis disease virus from yellow perch (Perca flavescens). Journal of Fish Diseases, 3(9):661-670

Chandra K, Hogan NS, Bosker T, Lister A, MacLatchy D and S Currie. 2012. Sustained high temperature increases the vitellogenin response to 17-alpha-ethynylestradiol in mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus)? Aquatic Toxicology 118-119:130-140

Hogan NS, Gallant M, and MR van den Heuvel. 2012. Exposure to the pesticide linuron affects androgen- dependent gene expression in the threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31(6):1391-1395

van den Heuvel MR, Hogan NS, Roloson S and G van Der Kraak. Reproductive development of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) exposed to oil sands-affected waters. Environmental Toxiocology and Chemistry (DOI: 10.1002/etc.1732)

Duarte-Guterman P, Ryan MJ, Hogan NS and VL Trudeau. 2011. Developmental profiles and thyroid hormone regulation of brain transcripts in frogs: a species comparison with emphasis on Physalaemus pustulosus. Brain, Behaviour and Evolution (DOI: 10.1159/000331265)

Hogan NS, Lee KS, Köllner B, and MR van den Heuvel. 2010. The effects of the alkyl polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon retene on rainbow trout(Oncorhynchus mykiss) immune response. Aquatic Toxicology. 100:246-254.

Forzán MJ, Vanderstichel R, Hogan NS, Teather K, and J Wood. 2010. Prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in three species of wild frogs on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 91:91-96

Hogan NS, LeBlanc S, Lippert K, Currie S, and DL MacLatchy. 2010. Modulation of steroidogenesis and estrogen signalling the estuarine killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) exposed to ethinylestradiol. Aquatic Toxicology. 98:148-56.

Wartman CA, Hogan NS, Hewitt LM, McMaster ME, Landman M, Taylor S, and MR van den Heuvel. 2009. Androgenic effects of a pulp and paper effluent as assessed using threespine stickleback bioassays. Aquat Toxicol. 92:131-139.

Hogan NS, Wartman CA, Finley MA, van der Lee JA, and MR van den Heuvel. 2008. Simultaneous determination of androgenic and estrogenic endpoints in the threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) using quantitative RT-PCR. Aquatic Toxicology 90:269-276.