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Renata Raina-Fulton

Professor and Department Head

Office: LB 259
Phone: 306-585-4012

Research interests

Analytical Chemistry; Environmental Chemistry.

E-mail Renata Raina-Fulton

Professional qualifications:

BSc (McMaster), PhD (Saskatchewan), Postdoctoral Studies (Alberta).

Teaching:

Introductory Chemistry; Analytical Chemistry.

Research:

Studies on the atmospheric transport of pesticides and their transformation products; the development of new chromatography-mass spectrometry methods for the analysis of pesticides and their transformation products in air, water, and soil samples.

Recent publications:

Professional qualifications:

BSc (McMaster), PhD (Saskatchewan), Postdoctoral Studies (Alberta).

Teaching:

Introductory Chemistry; Analytical Chemistry.

Research:

Studies on the atmospheric transport of pesticides and their transformation products; the development of new chromatography-mass spectrometry methods for the analysis of pesticides and their transformation products in air, water, and soil samples.

Recent publications:

Analysis of herbicide and/or pesticide residues in dietary botanical supplements. Raina-Fulton, R., Aborkhees, G., Behdarvandan, A. Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, 2017, A9603, 1-126.

Book Chapter: Sample preparation Methods for Pesticide Analysis in Food Commodities, Biological and Environmental Matrices Raina-Fulton, R., Xie, Z. in Ideas and Applications Towards Sample Preparation for Food and Beverage Analysis, ed. Mark T. Stauffer, December 2017, Intech, Rijeka, Crotia. DOI: 10.5772/65587.

Book Chapter: Pesticides and Their Degradation Products Including Metabolites: Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Methods. Raina-Fulton, R., Dunn, N., Xie, Z. in Mass Spectrometry, ed. Aliofkhazraei, M.  June 2017. Intech, Rijeka, Crotia. DOI: 10.5772/65165.

Liquid Chromatography-mass spectrometry for the determination of neonicotinoid insecticides and their metabolites in biological, environmental and food commodity matrices. Raina-Fulton, R., Behdarvandan, A. Trends in Chromatography, 2016, 10, 51-79. Research Trends (P) Ltd., Trivandrum, India, ISSN: 0972-8635.

Analysis of Orphan and Difficult Herbicide and/or Pesticides. Raina-Fulton, R., Yang, L.  Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, 2016, A9603, 1-33. DOI: 10.1002/9780470027318.a9603.

Book Chapter: Neonicotinoid insecticides: Environmental occurrence in soil, water and atmospheric particles. Raina-Fulton, R. in Pesticides, June 2016, Avid Science, http://www.avidscience.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/PST-16-02.pdf.

Book Chapter: Chlorpyrifos: Environmental occurrence in the atmosphere and water. Raina-Fulton, R., Yang, L., Alzahrani, N. in Chlorpyrifos: Toxicological properties, uses and effects on human health and the environment, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-63482-112-4, Nova Publishers.

New trends in pesticide residue analysis in cereals, nutraceuticals, baby foods, and related processed consumer products. Raina-Fulton, R. J AOAC Int. 2015, 98, 1163-1170. DOI: 10.5740/jaoacint. SGE2Raina-Fulton.

Determination of neonicotinoid insecticides and strobilurin fungicides in particle phase atmospheric samples by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Raina-Fulton, R. J. Agric. Food Chem., 2015, 63, 5152-5162. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.5b01347.

Effects of a herbicide mixture on primary and bacterial productivity in four prairie wetlands with varying salinities: An enclosure approach. Sura, S., Waiser, M.J., Tumber, V., Raina-Fulton, R. and Cessna, A.J. Science of the Total Environment, 2015, 512, 526-539. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.01.064.

A review of methods for the analysis of orphan and difficult pesticides: glyphosate glufosinate quaternary ammonium and phenoxy acid herbicides and dithiocarbamate and phthalimide fungicides, Raina-Fulton, R. J AOAC Int. 2014, 97, 965-977. DOI: 10.5740/jaoacint.SGERaina-Fulton.

Perspective on Changes in Atmospheric Concentrations of Lindane, and the Pre-Emergent Herbicides (Trifluralin, Ethalfluralin, Triallate) in the Canadian Prairies. Raina-Fulton, R., Hall, P., and Alzahrani, N. American Chemical Society Symposium Series 1149, Occurrence, Fate and Impacts of Atmospheric Pollutants, Chapter 10, pp 201-230, web published November 8, 2013, DOI: 10.10211, bk-2013-1149, editors L.L. McConnell, J. Dachs, C.J. Hapeman.

Detection of azole fungicides in atmospheric samples collected in the Canadian Prairies. Raina-Fulton, R. and Smith, E., J. AOAC Int. 2012, 95, 1350-1356.

Dissipation of glyphosphate and aminomethylphos-phonic acid in water and sediment of two Canadian prairie wetlands. Degenhardt, D., Humpries, D., Cessna, A.J., Messing, P., Badiou P.H., Raina-Fulton, R., Farenhorst, A., Pennock, D., J. Environmental Science and Health, Part B, 2012, 47, 631-639.

Dissipation of herbicides in water and sediment of two Canadian prairie wetlands. Degenhardt, D., Cessna, A., Raina-Fulton, R., Farenhorst, A., Pennock, D. Journal of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2011, 30, 1982-1989.

Phenoxyacid herbicides in stormwater retention ponds: urban inputs. Raina-Fulton, R., Etter, M.L., Buehler, K., Starks, K., Yowin, Y. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 2011, 2, 962-970.

Occurrence and Relationship of Organophosphorus Pesticides and Their Degradation Products in the Atmosphere in Western Canada Agricultural Regions. Raina-Fulton, R., Hall, P., Sun, L. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2010, 44, 8541-8546.

Field Evaluation of Solid Sorbents for Ambient Air Sampling of Pesticides. Raina-Fulton, R., P. Hall, Air, Soil, and Water Research, 2010, 3, 57-66.

Pesticides, Chapter 5: Chemical Analysis of Pesticides Using GC/MS, GC/MS/MS, and LC/MS/MS, Raina-Fulton, R., edited by M. Stoytcheva, INTECH, Jan 2011. ISBN: 978-953-307-460-3.

Liquid chromatography with post-column reagent addition of ammonia in methanol coupled to negative ion electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry for determination of phenoxyacid herbicides and their degradation products in surface water. Raina-Fulton, R., Etter, M.L. Analytical Chemistry Insights, 2010, 5, 1-15.

Trace level determination of selected sulfonylurea herbicides in wetland sediment by liquid chromatography-positive ion electrospray tandem mass spectrometry. Degenhardt, D., Cessna, A., Raina-Fulton, R., Pennock, D., Farenhorst, A. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Waste, 2010, 45, 11-24.

Atmosphere Concentrations of captan and folpet in the Lower Fraser Valley agricultural region of Canada, Raina-Fulton, R., Belzer, W., Jones, K. Journal of Air, Soil, Water Research, 2009, 2, 41-49.

Comparison of Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry with Electron Ionization and Negative-Ion Chemical Ionization for Analyses of Pesticides at Trace Leves in Atmospheric Samples. Raina-Fulton, R., Hall. P. Analytical Chemistry Insights, 2008, 3, 111-125.

Trace level determination of selected organophosphorus pesticides and their degradates in environmental air samples by liquid chromatography-positive ion electrospray tandem mass spectrometry. Raina-Fulton, R., Sun, L., Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Waste, 2008, 43, 323-332.

Large Volume Cold On-Column Injection for Gas Chromatography-Negative Chemical Ionization-Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Selected Pesticides in Air Samples. Bailey (Raina), R., Belzer, W. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 2007, 55, 1150-1155.