Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Jerome La Peyre

Louisiana State University AgCenter

Department of Veterinary Science

111 Dalrymple Bldg,
LSU Campus - 6002
Baton Rouge, LA  70803  


Project List:

Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Co-Lead

Oyster Health and Reproduction One Year After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Publications & Presentations:

Book Chapter - 1


La Peyre, J. F., Casas, S., & Miles, S. (2014). Oyster responses to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill across coastal Louisiana: Examining oyster health & hydrocarbon bio-accumulation. In In Alford B, Peterson MS, Green C (eds), Impacts of oil disasters on marine habitats and fisheries in North America CRC Press (pp. 269–294).

Conference Presentations - 3


Rabalais, N. N., Able, K. W., Bernhard, A. E., Brown, K. M., Crandall, K. A., Engel, A. S., et al. (2015). CWC-I Plenary Presentation. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.


La Peyre, J., Casas, S., & Miles, S. (2014). Impact of Perkinsus marinus infection on eastern oyster responses to oil-contaminated sediments. In 106th Annual Meeting of the National Shellfisheries Association. Jacksonville, FL - 3/29/14-4/2/2014.


La Peyre, J. (2013). Assessment of oil impact on eastern oyster health. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.