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Microbiology Group

355 279 Stroud Water Research Center

Microbial life such as bacteria, fungi, and algae are integral to a naturally functioning aquatic ecosystem. By applying comprehensive molecular approaches, this laboratory is focused on characterizing the composition and distribution of microbial communities, and determining the functional roles as well as their interactions with environments.

Staff

Jinjun Kan, Ph.D.

Jinjun Kan, Ph.D.

Associate Research Scientist
Laura Zgleszewski

Laura Zgleszewski

Staff Scientist

News

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Mill dams impact microbiome structure and depth distribution in riparian sediments
Kan, J., E.K. Peck, L. Zgleszewski, M. Peipoch, and S. Inamdar. 2023. Frontiers in Microbiology 14: 1161043.
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Arsenic and mercury distribution in an aquatic food chain: importance of femtoplankton and picoplankton filtration fractions
Alowaifeer, A.M., S. Clingenpeel, J. Kan, P.E. Bigelow, M. Yoshinaga, B. Bothner, and T.R. McDermott. 2023. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 42(1): 225–241.
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Saturated, suffocated, and salty: human legacies produce hot spots of nitrogen in riparian zones
Inamdar, S.P., E.K. Peck, M. Peipoch, A.J. Gold, et.al. 2022. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 127 (12): e2022JG007138.
Sylvie Randall examines a tiny catfish in a sample vessel.
The Tiny Things We Cannot See: Sylvie Randall Explores the Threats and Promises of Microbes
“Everyone uses science whether they know it or not,” says Randall. And it’s needed to tackle the world’s greatest challenges.
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Deciphering the diversity and distribution of chromophytic phytoplankton in the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea via RuBisCO genes (rbcL)
Pujariabe, L., J. Kan, Y. Xin, G. Zhang, M.A. Noman, S. Nilajkar, and J. Sun. 2022. Marine Pollution Bulletin 184: 114193.

Publications

Mill dams impact microbiome structure and depth distribution in riparian sediments

Kan, J., E.K. Peck, L. Zgleszewski, M. Peipoch, and S. Inamdar. 2023. Frontiers in Microbiology 14: 1161043.

Arsenic and mercury distribution in an aquatic food chain: importance of femtoplankton and picoplankton filtration fractions

Alowaifeer, A.M., S. Clingenpeel, J. Kan, P.E. Bigelow, M. Yoshinaga, B. Bothner, and T.R. McDermott. 2023. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 42(1): 225–241.

Saturated, suffocated, and salty: human legacies produce hot spots of nitrogen in riparian zones

Inamdar, S.P., E.K. Peck, M. Peipoch, A.J. Gold, et.al. 2022. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 127 (12): e2022JG007138.

Deciphering the diversity and distribution of chromophytic phytoplankton in the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea via RuBisCO genes (rbcL)

Pujariabe, L., J. Kan, Y. Xin, G. Zhang, M.A. Noman, S. Nilajkar, and J. Sun. 2022. Marine Pollution Bulletin 184: 114193.