Steve Bursian, PhD

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Steve Bursian, PhD


MSU Animal Science Department

Dr. Steve Bursian is a professor in the Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University. He received a BS degree in experimental biology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, an MS in ecology and behavioral biology from the University of Minnesota, and a PhD in physiology from North Carolina State University. Prior to arriving at MSU in 1979, Steve was a research biologist for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 7 years. Dr. Bursian teaches an undergraduate toxicology courses within the Department of Animal Science and lectures in other undergraduate and graduate courses. He is currently the moderator of VM 812, Food Safety Toxicology. His research interests focus on the effects of environmental contaminants on avian and fur-bearing mammalian species.