Toby Michelena, 博士


1.2007.1 – 2013.12 美国伦斯勒理工大学生物学博士
2.1982.9 – 1984.10 美国西华盛顿大学环境毒理学硕士
3.1978.9 – 1982.6 美国西华盛顿大学海洋生物学理学学士


1.2017.09至今 温州肯恩大学理工学院,生物学/环境科学助理教授
2.2015.09 – 2017.06 温州肯恩大学理工学院,生物学/环境科学讲师
3.2008.12 – 2015.06 美国圣人学院,生物学讲师/兼职教师
4.2014 – 2015.06 美国伦斯勒理工大学,兼职教师
5.2009 – 2012 美国伦斯勒理工大学,教学助理


1.Henry L. Ehrlich Prize in Microbiology and Environmental Sciences. 2014. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
2.Wenzhou Municipal Government Water Award “The Greatest Contributor to Water Harnessing”. 2017. Wenzhou Municipal People’s Government.
3.Yandang Friendship Award. 2016. Wenzhou Municipal People’s Government.


1.Meng, Y., Zhang, C., Michelena, T.M., Tian, X., Cai, F., Pan, X. 2017.  Mechanism of a novel and efficient in-trans drug carrier K16ApoE across the blood-brain barrier.  National Science Foundation of China.  282,500 RMB.
2.Wen-Rui Tang River Revitalization Assessment Project – Trophic System Modelling. 2016. Wenzhou Municipal Science and Technology Bureau.  150,000 RMB.
3.Student Partnering Faculty.  2016.  Food-Web of the Wen-Rui Tang System. Wenzhou-Kean University.  29,140 RMB


1.Michelena, T.M., Xuechen, T., Zhou, X. and Meng, Y. 2018. The impact on the activity of acetylcholinesterase of a polylysine-ApoE peptide carrier targeting the blood brain barrier. Fundamental Toxicological Sciences. 5(4): 123-126
2.Leach, T.H., Winslow, L.A., Acker, F.W., Bloomfield, J.A., Boylen, C.W., Bukaveckas, P.A., Charles, D.F., Daniels, R.A., Driscoll, C.T., Eicheler, L.W., Farrell, J.L., Funk, C.S., Goodrich, C.A., Michelena, T.M., Nierzwicki-Bauer, S.A., Roy, K.M., Shaw, W.H., Sutherland, J.W., Swinton, M.W., Winkler, D.A. and Rose, K.C. 2018. Long-term dataset on aquatic responses to concurrent climate change and recovery from acidification. Scientific Data. 5:180059.  DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2018.59
3.Michelena, T.M., Boylen, C.W. and Nierzwicki-Bauer, S.A., 2017. Impacts of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee on the Ecology of the Hudson River Estuary. International Journal of River Basin Management. DOI: 10.1080/15715124.2018.1476369
4.Michelena, T.M., J.L. Farrell, D.A. Winkler, C.A. Goodrich, C.W. Boylen, J.W. Sutherland and S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer. 2016. Aluminum Toxicity Risk Reduction as a Result of Reduced Acid Deposition in Adirondack Lakes and Ponds.  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.  188: 636-647
5.Michelena, T.M., J. Farrell, L.W. Eichler and C.W. Boylen.  2015.  Distribution and cycling of chemical constituents in the pelagic zone of Lake George, NY:  Two lakes instead of one. Northeastern Geoscience. 33: 25-33
6.Michelena, T.M., C. Ostman, C.W. Boylen and S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer. 2014.  Records of Bryozoans in the Freshwater Reach of the Hudson River Estuary.  Northeastern Naturalist. 21(3): 369-379.
7.Nierzwicki-Bauer, S.A., C.W. Boylen, L.W. Eichler, J. Farrell, C.A. Goodrich, T.M. Michelena, S. Percent, D.A. Winkler, D. Charles, F. Acker, B. Momen, W. Shaw, J.W. Sutherland. 2013. Chemical and Biological Monitoring of Adirondack Lakes to Examine Ecosystem Impacts and Recovery From Sulfur and Nitrogen Deposition. Final Report. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. Albany, NY


1.Lu, L., T. M. Michelena, A. Wong, Zhang, C.J., Meng, Y., 2018. The Inhibition of Acetylcholinesterase by a Brain-Targeting Polylysine-ApoE Peptide:  Biochemical and Structural Characterizations.  40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Honolulu, HI, USA.
2.Michelena, T.M., 2017. Awareness enhancement on synergy of biodiversity conservation and economic development.  International conference on Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Economic Development of Taishun County.  November 26 – 28, 2017, Taishun, Zhejiang Province, China.
3.Michelena, T.M. 2014 March.  Aluminum Toxicity Risk Reduction in Adirondack Lakes. Presented at the 11th Annual Adirondack Forum.  Old Forge, NY.
4.Michelena, T.M. 2013 October. Acid Deposition in the Adirondacks:  Ecosystem Response to Changing Environmental Policy.  Presented at the 33rd Symposium on Lake Management. San Diego, CA
5.Michelena, T.M., Boylen, C.W., Nierzwicki-Bauer, S.A., 2013 February. Water Quality Impacts of Hurricane Irene on Ecosystems at the Confluence of Tributaries to the Hudson River Estuary.  Presented at the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting.  New Orleans, LA.
6.Michelena, T.M. 2013 April. Acid Deposition in the Adirondacks:  Ecosystem Response to Changing Environmental Policy.  Presented at the 1st Annual Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Graduate Symposium.  Troy, NY
7.Michelena, T.M. 2013 March. Water Quality Impacts of Hurricane Irene on Ecosystems at the Confluence of Tributaries to the Hudson River Estuary.  Biology Department Seminar Series. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Troy, NY
8.Michelena, T.M. 2012April. Biotic and Abiotic Variation within the Hudson River Estuary:  Implications for Pesticide Bioaccumulation. Biology Department Seminar Series. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Troy, NY
9.Michelena, T.M. 2010 May. Temporal and Spatial Variation of Ecosystem Components in the Hudson River Estuary. 2010. Biology Department Seminar Series. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Troy, NY
10.Michelena, T.M. 1984. Lead and Cadmium in the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias). Biology Department, Western Washington University.  Bellingham, WA
11.Michelena, T.M. 1983. Ecology and toxicology of the Samish Island Great Blue Heron.  April, 1984 Cascadia Research Collective, Olympia, WA.
12.Michelena, T.M. 1983. The general ecology of the Great Blue Heron.  Biology Department.  Western Washington University. Bellingham, WA
13.Driver, C.J., T.M. Michelena. June 1985. Histopathology of the tibia in embryonic Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus).  Presented at the 14th Annual Conference of the International Society of Fluoride Research, Morioka, Japan.
14.Driver, C.J., T.M. Michelena, and M.H. Yu.  November 1983.  The effects of NaF on the embryogenesis of the Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus). Presented at the 13th Annual Conference of the International Society of Fluoride Research, New Dehli, India.


1.Michelena, T.M. 2018. The Opening of Wenzhou. Wenzhou Municipal People’s Government. Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
2.Michelena, T.M. 2016. The Designs of Nature. Wenzhou-Kean University Graphic Design. Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
3.Michelena, T.M. 2016. The Real America. Renxin Charity. Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
4.Michelena, T.M. 2016. A View From Small Town America. Wenzhou YWHA English Education Volunteers Association. Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
5.Michelena, T.M. 2016. Silent Spring. Wenzhou-Kean Community English Corner. Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
6.Michelena, T.M. 2015. Wyoming…what is that? The West: A different view of the United States. Wenzhou-Kean English Speaking Club. Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
7.Michelena, T.M. 2015. Welcome to College – What it is like to attend an American University. Wenzhou-Kean University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
8.Michelena, T.M. 2012. “Lines through the Environment”. Founders Faculty Seminar Series. Russell Sage College, Troy, NY.
9.Michelena, T.M. 2011. “Encounter the Environment”. Founders Faculty Seminar Series. Russell Sage College. Troy, NY.
10.Michelena, T.M. 1994. Panelist. Buried Waste Integrated Demonstration Risk Management Roundtable. Idaho Falls, ID.


1.Michelena, T.M., J. Farrell, L.W. Eichler and C.W. Boylen. 2013. Distribution and Cycling of Constituents in the Pelagic Zone of Lake George, NY: Two Lakes Instead of One. Poster. 1st Annual Graduate Symposium Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Troy, NY
2.Michelena, T.M., C.W. Boylen and S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer. 2012. Water Quality Impacts of Hurricane Irene at the Confluence of Tributaries to the Hudson River Estuary. Poster. Hudson River Environmental Society Conference: Impacts of Tropical Storms Irene and Lee on the Hudson River. Millbrook, NY
3.Michelena, T.M., S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer and C.W. Boylen. 2011. Ecosystem Component Variation in the Hudson River Estuary. Poster. Northeastern Naturalist Conference. Albany, NY


1.Faculty Advisor – Biology program students
2.Committee Member/Co-Chair – Hiring Committee, WKU Vice-Chancellor Position
3.Member – Dismissal Appeal Committee. College of Science and Technology Representative. 2018 to present
4.Committee Chair (2016) and Committee Member – Wenzhou-Kean Vice-Chancellor’s Lecture series.  2015 to present
5.Member – Faculty Senate – Wenzhou-Kean University Committee.  2017
6.Wenzhou-Kean Chemistry Club – Faculty Advisor.  2015 to present


1.American Advancement of the Association of Science
2.Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
3.Ecological Society of America
4.Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography
5.World Spider Catalog Association


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