Presentations and activities

Invited Presentations and Activities

  • 2009 Annual meeting on Microbial Ecology: Persistent and Transient Antibiotic Resistance Genes and Their Environmental Fate as Affected by Farms’ Operational Practices.  Ningbo, China…11/2009
  • 2009 International Conference on Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control: Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Oyster Beds and Environmental Factors Impacting Their Temporal and Spatial Distribution.

Research Grants and Contracts

Research Grants and Contracts

A New Method for Quantifying Microbial Contamination of Kaolin and Carbonate Slurries via Growth Dynamic of Aerobic and Facultative Anaerobic Organisms, Phase III”, IMERYS, $35 ,000, Project Director 2011-12

A New Method for Quantifying Microbial Contamination of Kaolin and Carbonate Slurries via Growth Dynamic of Aerobic and Facultative Anaerobic Organisms, Phase II”, IMERYS, $13, 472.13, Project Director 2010

Publications

Referred Journal Articles

Barkovskii, A.L., Coleman, C. 2011. Persistence and Profiles of Tetracycline Resistance Genes in Swine Farms and Impact of Operational Practices on Their Occurrence in Farms’ Vicinity, Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, DOI 10.1007/s11270-011-0838-1 

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Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards


 ASM Student Travel Award, student: Candace Coleman: 2008


Excellence in Research and Publication Award, GC&SU: 2005


Best Presentation from an Underrepresented Institution Award, SEB ASM: 2005


GC&SU “I Caught You Caring” Award: 2004


The University of Michigan Summer Student Fellowship, student: H. Fukui: 2003


American Geophysical Union Best Student Paper Award, student: Alexa N. Rihana: 2002