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Ioanna Visviki
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., City University of New York
M.A., City University of New York
B.A., Columbia University
Areas of Interest
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Evolution

  • BIOL 109,110 Anatomy and Physiology I & II
  • BIOL 111, 112 General Biology I & II
  • BIOL 317 Evolutionary Biology
  • BIOL 401 Histology
  • HNS 220 In Search of Human Nature 

Research Interests
Environmental Toxicology: Effects of metals and metalloids on aquatic organisms
Contemporary Evolution: Trade-offs between reproduction and longevity in human populations

External Research Support
Dr. Visviki received a federal EPA Superfund grant for hazardous substance research as principal investigator, with co–principal investigator Dr. Michael Judge (“Development of Arsenic Sediment Quality Criteria using Equilibrium Partitioning”). 

Selected Publications
Visviki, I., and D. Santikul. 2000. The pH tolerance of Chlamydomonas applanata (Volvocales, Chlorophyta). Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol 38: 147–51.

Visviki, I. 2000. A cytological study of the green alga Chlamydomonas applanata (Chlamydomonadaceae). J. Torrey Bot. Soc.  127(1): 1–8.

Visviki, I. 2000. The unusual chondriome of Chlamydomonas acidophila. NWAS 14:23.

Visviki, I., and J. Palladino. 2001. Growth and cytology of Chlamydomonas acidophila under acidic stress. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol 66: 623–30.

Visviki, I. 2001. Mitochondrial dynamics of Chlamydomonas acidophila during the lght cycle. Phycologia 40: 10.