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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Brenda B. Casper

Superfund Research Program

Brenda B. Casper

University of Pennsylvania
Department of Biology
322 Leidy Laboratories
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Phone: 215-898-8569
Email: bcasper@sas.upenn.edu

Projects

Hazardous Waste Sites

Palmerton Zinc Pile

  • University of Pennsylvania: Remediation of Asbestos Particles

Publications

2018

  • Mohanty SK, Gonneau C, Salamatipour A, Pietrofesa RA, Casper BB, Christofidou-Solomidou M, Willenbring JK. 2018. Siderophore-mediated iron removal from chrysotile: implications for asbestos toxicity reduction and bioremediation. J Hazard Mater 341:290-296. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.07.033 PMID:28797944 PMCID:PMC5771417

2017

  • Dietterich LH, Gonneau C, Casper BB. 2017. Arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization has little consequence for plant heavy metal uptake in contaminated field soils. Ecol Appl 27(6):1862-1875. doi:10.1002/eap.1573 PMID:28482132 PMCID:PMC5581990
  • Gonneau C, Miller K, Mohanty SK, Xu R, Hwang W, Willenbring JK, Casper BB. 2017. Framework for assessment and phytoremediation of asbestos-contaminated sites. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 24:25912-25922. doi:10.1007/s11356-017-0177-x PMID:28940054
  • Gonneau C, Mohanty SK, Dietterich LH, Hwang W, Willenbring JK, Casper BB. 2017. Differential elemental uptake in three pseudo-metallophyte C4 grasses in situ in the eastern USA. Plant Soil 416:149-163. doi:10.1007/s11104-017-3198-9 PMID:28845059 PMCID:PMC5568086

2016

  • Sharkhuu A, Plante AF, Enkhmandal O, Gonneau C, Casper BB, Boldgiv B, Petraitis PS. 2016. Soil and ecosystem respiration responses to grazing, watering and experimental warming chamber treatments across topographical gradients in northern Mongolia. Geoderma 269:91-98. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.01.041 PMID:28239190 PMCID:PMC5325163
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