Noel Yoko Takeuchi




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Noel Yoko Takeuchi


115 112th Street, NE, St. Petersburg, Florida, 33716

(310) 963-9059

nytakeuchi@gmail.com

U.S. citizen

EDUCATION




2007 – 2012 University of Florida Gainesville, FL

Ph.D. Veterinary Medical Sciences

College of Veterinary Medicine, Aquatic Animal Health Program

Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology

2005 – 2007 University of New England Biddeford, ME

M.S. Marine Science

1998 - 2002 University of California at Davis Davis, CA

B.S. Animal Science

Specializing in companion and captive animal management

Minor in Japanese
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


2012 University of Queensland, National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology, Coopers Plains, Australia

Mentor: Caroline Gaus, PhD, Trace metal control in Paenungulata
2009 University of Queensland, National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology, Coopers Plains, Australia

Mentor: Susan Bengston Nash, PhD, Persistent organic pollutants in Humpback whales

(Megaptera novaeangliae)
2007-2012 University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA

Advisor: David Barber, PhD, Trace metal concentrations and the physiological role of zinc in the



West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)
2007- 2011 University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA

Mentor: Iske Larkin, PhD, Vegetation surveys, manatee tracking and fecal collection


2005 – 2007 University of New England, Department of Biological Sciences, Biddeford, ME, USA

Advisor: Kathryn Ono, Ph.D, Dietary analysis of artificial harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) formulas with



a focus on circulating retinol and -tocopherol levels

  • Collaborations with Mystic Aquarium (Lisa Mazzaro, Ph.D), Smithsonian National Zoo (Olav Oftedal, Ph.D), University of Rhode Island (Chong Lee, Ph.D)




  1. Research Assistant at California State University, Long Beach, Department of Biological

Sciences, Long Beach, CA

Mentor: Esteban Fernandez-Juricic, Ph.D, Behavior and Conservation Laboratory working

with avian species
2000 - 2002 California Regional Primate Research Center, Davis, CA


  • Night Nursery Research Technician collecting nutrition data of juvenile and baby rhesus macaques

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AWARDED RESEARCH SUPPORT


2010 Lerner Gray Grant for Marine Research, American Museum of Natural History, $1,500

Role: Principal Investigator, Trace metal control in Superorder Paenungulata
2009, 2012 Graduate Student Council Travel Grant, Veterinary Graduate Student Travel Grant


  1. College of Veterinary Medicine Team Building Grant, $9,600

Role: Graduate Student, Trace metals in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and its environment
2006 Norcross Wildlife Foundation, The A.V. Stout Fund, $1,000

Role: Principal Investigator, Circulating vitamin A and E levels based on artificial formula consumed



in rescued harbor seal, Phoca vitulina, pups
PRESENTATIONS


2011 19th Biennial Conference for the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, Florida, USA

“Whole blood trace metal and metallothionein in Superorder Paenungulata” - Poster

2011 Florida Student Chapter for the Society of Marine Mammalogy Student Research

Symposium, Gainesville, FL, USA

“Trace metals in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and the use of

metallothionein as a potential biomarker of metal exposure” - Oral
2010 NSF Research Day, Gainesville, FL, USA

“Contaminants in marine mammals of the Southeastern United States and Down Under –

Poster
2009 18th Biennial Conference for the Biology of Marine Mammals, Quebec City, Canada

“Evaluation of trace metals in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and the expression of metallothionein as a potential biomarker of metal exposure” – Poster


2009 International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine, San Antonio, TX, USA

“Trace metal baseline levels in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) from

four different locations with comparison to other aquatic animals in Florida waters” – Oral
2009 International Sirenian Conservation Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA

“Evaluation of trace metals in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) from the

Gulf Coast” – Oral
2008 Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Marine Mammal Symposium, Hollings Marine

Laboratory, Charleston, SC, USA

“Circulating retinol and a-tocopherol levels based on artificial formula consumed in

rescued neonatal harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) – Poster


2007 Northeast Biological Sciences Graduate Student Conference, Dalhousie University,

Nova Scotia, Canada

“Circulating levels of vitamin A and E in rescued harbor seal, Phoca vitulina, pups” – Oral

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PUBLICATIONS

2011 Takeuchi, N.Y., Ono, K.A., Barber, D.S. Circulating retinol and -tocopherol levels in

rescued harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) pups consuming artificial formula. Journal of Wildlife Rehabilitation 31(3): 15-22.
2011 Wiedner, E.B., Takeuchi, N.Y., Isaza, R., Barber, D.S. Baseline levels of trace metals in

blood of captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

42(2): 360–362.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2010 – 2011 University of Florida, Department of Animal Sciences



  • Laboratory Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Reproductive Physiology for majors (ANS 3319)

2005 – 2007 University of New England, Department of Biology



  • Laboratory Instructor, Freshman Biology for majors (BIO 101) and non-majors (BIO 104)

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN EXPERIENCE




2003 – 2006 Veterinary Technician

Harbor Animal Hospital, Torrance, CA
2004 – 2005 Veterinary Technician Volunteer

Marine Mammal Care Center, San Pedro, CA




  1. Rehabilitation and Veterinary Technician Intern

Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward, AK
2001 Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician Intern

Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre, Salt Spring Island, BC


2000 – 2002 Animal Care Crew Volunteer

The Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito, CA


AWARDS AND HONORS


2012 Endeavour Postdoctoral Research Award, Australian Government Department of

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, University of Queensland
2009 East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Program, National Science Foundation and the

Australian Academy of Sciences, University of Queensland


2007 Board of Education Fellowship, Office of Graduate Minority Programs, University of Florida
2006 Jonathan Smith Endowment Fund Scholarship, University of New England
2006 U.S. Achievement Academy National Collegiate Minority Leadership Award, University of

New England


2001 Educational Enhancement Fund, University of California, Davis
1998 Davis Scholarship, University of California, Davis
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EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
2011 Florida Student Marine Mammal Symposium, Florida Student Chapter of the Society for

Marine Mammalogy, Organizer

2010 - 2011 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Society for Marine

Mammalogy, Student Affairs Committee

2009 – 2011 Red Dragons Miami/Tampa Dragon Boat Club

2007 – 2011 Veterinary Graduate Student Association, University of Florida, 2008-2011

Secretary, Graduate Student Council Representative

2007 – 2009 Asian Graduate Student Organization, University of Florida, 2007-2008 President

2006 Rissho University (Japan) Summer Roommate Program, University of Southern Maine

2005 – 2007 Graduate Student Government, University of New England

2005 – 2007 International Club, University of New England

2005 – 2006 Multicultural Advisory Committee, University of New England



2003 – 2005 Nikkei Bridge, Volunteer for Southern California Japanese Community

1997 PADI SCUBA certified


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