Luba Vasiluk

Post Doc
Phone number: 
(519) 824-4120 Ext.52491
519 824 5730
Richards, 018


Ph. D. (2005)
Simon Fraser University
Department of Biological Sciences
Burnaby, BC, Canada

M. Sc. (2001)
Department of Environmental Hydrology and Microbiology
Jacob Blaunstein Institute for Desert Research
Sede Boqer Campus
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

B. Sc. (1998)
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel


Soil, Plants and metal uptake


• Vasiluk L., L.J. Pinto, W. S. Tsang, F.A.P.C. Gobas, C. Eickhoff and M.M. Moore (2008). An in vitro model for determining dietary exposure to hydrophobic contaminant. Food Chem. Toxicol. 46(2):610-618.
• Nichols J, S. Erhardt, S. Dyer, M. James, M. Moore, K. Plotzke, H. Segner, I. Schultz, K. Thomas, L. Vasiluk, A. Weisbrod (2007). Use of in vitro Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Excretion (ADME) data in bioaccumulation assessments for fish. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment (HERA) 13(6):1164-1191.
• Vasiluk L., L.J. Pinto, Z.A. Walji, W. S. Tsang, F.A.P.C. Gobas, C. Eickhoff and M.M. Moore (2007) "Benzo[a]pyrene bioavailability from pristine soil and contaminated sediment assessed using two in vitro models". Environ. Toxicol .Chem 26(3):387-389
• *Minhas J.K., L. *Vasiluk, L.J. Pinto, F.A.P.C. Gobas and M.M. Moore (2006) " Mobilization of Chrysene from Soil in a Model Digestive System" Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 25(7):1729-1737 *Joint first-authorship
• Vasiluk L., L.J. Pinto and M.M. Moore (2005) “Oral bioavailability of glyphosate: studies using two intestinal cell lines”. Environ. Toxicol .Chem. 24(1):153-160