Superfund Research Program
Development of Passive and Sustainable Cometabolic Systems to Treat Complex Contaminant Mixtures by Encapsulating Microbial Cultures and Slow Release Substrates in Hydrogels
Project Leaders: Lewis Semprini, Michael R. Hyman, Willie Ernest Rochefort
Grant Number: R01ES032707
Funding Period: 2021-2025
News Items List
SRP Welcomes New Individual Research Grants
SRP News Page - April 2021
The NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) welcomes 10 newly funded individual research projects. They are incorporating new advances in materials science to optimize bioremediation of contaminants in soil, sediment, or water. Bioremediation is a cost-effective, energy efficient approach involving bacteria, fungi, and plants to break down and remove hazardous substances from the environment. These projects may offer new breakthroughs to advance sustainable solutions for hazardous substances in the environment.
Annual Meeting Satellite Workshops Boost Collaboration
SRP News Page - February 2021
Two workshops, held December 16 as part of the first NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) virtual annual meeting, provided forums to delve into data science issues and showcase innovative remediation and detection technologies.
Supplements Expand SRP's Capacity for Data Sharing
SRP News Page - October 2019
The Superfund Research Program (SRP) awarded administrative supplements to its Multiproject Center (P42) and Individual Research (R01) grantees to expand data integration, interoperability, and reuse. The SRP encourages data sharing among its grantees to accelerate new discoveries, stimulate new collaborations, and increase scientific transparency and rigor.