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Project Publications: Duke University: Engineering the Physico-Chemical Environment to Enhance the Bioremediation of Developmental Toxicants in Sediment Fungal-Bacterial Biofilms

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Superfund Research Program

Engineering the Physico-Chemical Environment to Enhance the Bioremediation of Developmental Toxicants in Sediment Fungal-Bacterial Biofilms

Project Leader: Claudia Gunsch
Co-Investigators: Heileen Hsu-Kim, Mark R. Wiesner, Rytas Vilgalys
Grant Number: P42ES010356
Funding Period: 2017-2022

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Publications

2022

  • Addis SD, Formel SK, Kim YJ, Varner PM, Raudabaugh DB, Lefevre E, Bernik BM, Elango V, Van Bael SA, Pardue JH, Gunsch C. 2022. Alterations of endophytic microbial community function in Spartina alterniflora as a result of crude oil exposure. Biodegradation 33:87-98. doi:10.1007/s10532-021-09968-5 PMID:35039995
  • Berky AJ, Robie E, Chipa SN, Ortiz EJ, Palmer EJ, Rivera NA, Avalos AM, Hsu-Kim H, Pan WK. 2022. Risk of lead exposure from wild game consumption from cross-sectional studies in Madre de Dios, Peru. Lancet Regional Health- Americas 12:100266. doi:10.1016/j.lana.2022.100266
  • Mello DF, Maurer LL, Ryde IT, Songr D, Marinakos SM, Jiang C, Wiesner MR, Hsu-Kim H, Meyer JN. 2022. In vivo effects of silver nanoparticles on development, behavior, and mitochondrial function are altered by genetic defects in mitochondrial dynamics. Environ Sci Technol 56:1113-1124. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c05915 PMID:35038872 PMCID:PMC8802983
  • Neal-Walthall N, Ndu U, Rivera NA, Elias DA, Hsu-Kim H. 2022. Utility of diffusive gradient in thin-film passive samplers for predicting mercury methylation potential and bioaccumulation in freshwater wetlands. Environ Sci Technol 56:doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c06796 PMID:35044747
  • Volkoff SJ, Rodriguez DL, Singleton DR, McCumber AW, Aitken MD, Stewart JR, Gunsch C. 2022. Identifying bioaugmentation candidates for bioremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in contaminated estuarine sediment of the Elizabeth River, VA, USA. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 106:1715-1727. doi:10.1007/s00253-021-11754-5 PMID:35089401

2021

  • Kim YJ, Womble JT, Gunsch C, Ingram JL. 2021. The gut/lung microbiome axis in obesity, asthma, and bariatric surgery: A literature review. Obesity (Silver Spring) 29(4):636-644. doi:10.1002/oby.23107 PMID:33759390 PMCID:PMC7995617
  • Koenigsmark F, Weinhouse C, Berky AJ, Morales A, Ortiz EJ, Pierce EM, Pan WK, Hsu-Kim H. 2021. Efficacy of hair total mercury content as a biomarker of methylmercury exposure to communities in the area of artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Madre de Dios, Peru. Int J Environ Res Public Health 18(24):doi:10.3390/ijerph182413350 PMID:34948962 PMCID:PMC8707462
  • Redfern L, Jayasundara N, Singleton D, Di Giulio RT, Carlson J, Sumner SJ, Gunsch C. 2021. The role of gut microbial community and metabolomic shifts in adaptive resistance of Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Sci Total Environ 776:145955. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145955 PMID:33647645 PMCID:PMC8294123
  • Varner PM, Gunsch C. 2021. Properties affecting transfer and expression of degradative plasmids for the purpose of bioremediation. Biodegradation 32(4):doi:10.1007/s10532-021-09950-1 PMID:34046775 (ahead of print)
  • Wang L, Mello DF, Zucker RM, Rivera NA, Rogers NM, Geitner NK, Boyes W, Wiesner MR, Hsu-Kim H, Meyer JN. 2021. Lack of detectable direct effects of silver and silver nanoparticles on mitochondria in mouse hepatocytes. Environ Sci Technol 11166-11175. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c02295 PMID:34346225 (ahead of print)

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2018

  • Czaplicki LM, Dharia M, Cooper EM, Ferguson PL, Vilgalys R, Gunsch C. 2018. Evaluating the mycostimulation potential of select carbon amendments for the degradation of a model PAH by an ascomycete strain enriched from a Superfund site. Biodegradation 29(5):463-471. doi:10.1007/s10532-018-9843-z PMID:30003496 PMCID:PMC6330244
  • Lefevre E, Bossa N, Gardner CM, Gehrke GE, Cooper EM, Stapleton HM, Hsu-Kim H, Gunsch C. 2018. Biochar and activated carbon act as promising amendments for promoting the microbial debromination of tetrabromobisphenol A. Water Res 128:102-110. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2017.09.047 PMID:29091801 PMCID:PMC5796758
  • Pitt JA, Kozal JS, Jayasundara N, Massarsky A, Trevisan R, Geiter N, Wiesner MR, Levin ED, Di Giulio RT. 2018. Uptake, tissue distribution, and toxicity of polystyrene nanoparticles in developing zebrafish (Danio rerio). Aquat Toxicol 194:185-194. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.11.017 PMID:29197232
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