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R01 Investigators Meeting

Lexington, Kentucky
October 23-26, 2011

Meeting Summary


SRP Program Administrator Heather Henry talking with UK Program Director Bernie Hennig

SRP Program Administrator Heather Henry, Ph.D., talking with University of Kentucky SRP Program Director Bernhard Hennig, Ph.D.
(Photo courtesy of Joseph Ray Au)

R01 Investigators convened the first day of the SRP Annual Meeting to update one another on their research. Each grantee gave a brief presentation on their research, which focuses on phytoremediation, bioremediation, and nanotechnology. In addition to grantee presentations, Program Administrator Heather Henry, Ph.D., and SRP Program Director William Suk, Ph.D., gave program updates and shared SRP news with grantees.

Presentations

  • Novel Mechanism of Uranium Reduction via Microbial Nanowires
    Gemma Reguera, Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • Nanoscale Mechanisms of Metal(loid) Rhizostabilization in Desert Mine Tailings
    Jon Chorover, Ph.D., University of Arizona
  • Raman Sensors in Bioremediation
    Joseph Irudayaraj, Ph.D., Purdue University
  • In Vivo Characterization of Bacteria-Mediated Extracellular Reduction of Chromium
    Peter Lu, Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
  • Integrating Microbial Biostimulation and Electrolytic Aeration to Degrade POPs
    Harold May, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
  • Encouraging Bioremediation in Sediment Caps
    Danny Reible, Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin
  • Novel Approaches to Understanding and Managing Complex Mixtures
    Rolf Halden, Ph.D., P.E., Arizona State University
  • Low-Impact Delivery of Sorbent Amendments to Reduce Contaminant Bioavailability in Sediments
    Upal Ghosh, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Largemouth Bass as a Bioindicator Species for Understanding Contamination of the North Shore of Lake Apopka with Organochlorine Pesticides
    Nancy Denslow, Ph.D., University of Florida
  • Carbon as a Multifunctional Amendment to Treat PCBs and Mercury
    Eunah Kim, Ph.D., Stanford University (for Richard Luthy, Ph.D., P.E., D.E.E.)
  • Reactive Core Mats - Tools for Reducing Exposure from Contaminated Aquatic Sediments
    Thomas Sheahan, Sc.D., P.E., Northeastern University
  • In Situ Sediment Remediation Using Benthic Waterjet Amendment Placement
    Joel Burken, E.I.T., Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology