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Person Details: Craig S. Criddle

Superfund Research Program

Craig S. Criddle

Stanford University
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Stanford, California 94305-4020
Phone: 650-723-9032
Fax: 650-725-9474


Research Briefs




  • Ward MJ, Fu QS, Rhoads KR, Yeung CH, Spormann AM, Criddle CS. 2004. A derivative of the menaquinone precursor 1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoate is involved in the reductive transformation of carbon tetrachloride by aerobically grown Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 63(5):571-577. PMID:12908086


  • Fu QS, Jung PT, Koster van Groos PG, Hayes KF, Adriaens P, Petrovskis E, Skubal KL, Hobbs SK, Shi G, Bednarski MD, Criddle CS. 2003. SELDI-MS characterization of extracellular proteins involved in carbon tetrachloride trasformation by Pseudomonas stutzeri. In: Proceedings of the American Society for Microbiology, 103rd General Meeting, May 18-22. Washington, DC.
  • Middleton SS, Bencheikh-Latmani R, Mackey MR, Ellisman MH, Tebo BM, Criddle CS. 2003. Cometabolism of Cr(VI) by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 produces cell-associated reduced chromium and inhibits growth. Biotechnol Bioeng 83(6):627-637. PMID:12889027


  • Dybas MJ, Hyndman DW, Heine R, Tiedje JM, Linning KD, Wiggert D, Voice TC, Zhao X, Dybas L, Criddle CS. 2002. Development, operation, and long-term performance of a full-scale biocurtain utilizing bioaugmentation. Environ Sci Technol 36(16):3635-3644. PMID:12214659
  • Phanikumar MS, Hyndman DW, Criddle CS. 2002. Biocurtain design using reactive transport models. Ground Water Monit Remediat 22(3):113-123.
  • Phanikumar MS, Hyndman DW, Wiggert D, Dybas MJ, Witt ME, Criddle CS. 2002. Simulation of microbial transport and carbon tetrachloride biodegradation in intermittently-fed aquifer columns. Water Resour Res 38(4):1033.
  • Sepulveda-Torres Ld, Huang A, Kim H, Criddle CS. 2002. Analysis of regulatory elements and genes required for carbon tetrachloride degradation in Pseudomonas stutzeri strain KC. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 4(2):151-161. PMID:11873910


  • Sepulveda-Torres Ld, Zhou J, Guasp C, Lalucat J, Knaebel D, Plank JL, Criddle CS. 2001. Pseudomonas sp strain KC represents a new genomovar within Pseudomonas stutzeri. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51(Pt6):2013-2019. doi:10.1099/00207713-51-6-2013 PMID:11760942


  • Hyndman DW, Dybas MJ, Forney L, Heine R, Mayotte T, Phanikumar MS, Tatara G, Tiedje JM, Voice TC, Wallace RB, Wiggert D, Zhao X, Criddle CS. 2000. Hydraulic characterization and design of a full-scale biocurtain. Ground Water 38(3):462-474.


  • Sepulveda-Torres Ld, Rajendran N, Dybas MJ, Criddle CS. 1999. Generation and initial characterization of Pseudomonas stutzeri KC mutants with impaired ability to degrade carbon tetrachloride. Arch Microbiol 171(6):424-429. PMID:10369898
  • Witt ME, Dybas MJ, Wiggert D, Criddle CS. 1999. Use of bioaugmentation for continuous removal of carbon tetrachloride in model aquifer columns. J Environ Eng (New York) 16(6):475-485.
  • Witt ME, Dybas MJ, Worden RM, Criddle CS. 1999. Motility-enhanced bioremediation of carbon tetrachloride-contaminated aquifer sediments. Environ Sci Technol 33:2958-2964.


  • Dybas MJ, Barcelona MJ, Bezborodnikov S, Davies S, Forney L, Kawka O, Mayotte T, Sepulveda-Torres Ld, Smalla K, Sneathen M, Tiedje JM, Voice TC, Wiggert D, Witt ME, Criddle CS. 1998. Pilot-scale evaluation of bioaugmentation for in situ remediation of a carbon tetrachloride-contaminated aquifer. Environ Sci Technol 32(22):3598-3611.


  • Zhao X, Doh K, Criddle CS, Voice TC. 1997. Accumulation of metabolic intermediates during shock loads in biological fluidized bed reactors. J Environ Eng (New York) 123:1185-1193.


  • Mayotte T, Dybas MJ, Criddle CS. 1996. Bench-scale evaluation of bioaugmentation to remediate carbon tetrachloride-contaminated aquifer materials. Ground Water 34:358-367.


  • Dybas MJ, Tatara G, Criddle CS. 1995. Localization and characterization of the carbon tetrachloride transformation activity of Pseudomonas sp. strain KC. Appl Environ Microbiol 61(2):758-762. PMID:16534941


  • Tatara G, Dybas MJ, Criddle CS. 1993. Effects of medium and trace metals on the kinetics of carbon tetrachloride transformation by Pseudomonas sp. strain KC. Appl Environ Microbiol 59(7):2126-2131. PMID:8357248


  • Criddle CS, DeWitt JT, Grbic-Galic D, McCarty PL. 1990. Transformation of carbon tetrachloride by Pseudomonas sp. strain KC under denitrification conditions. Appl Environ Microbiol 56(11):3240-3246. PMID:2268146
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