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CENR Published Journal Articles July 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018 (CENR Faculty in Bold, Students and staff Underlined)


Afshinnia K, Marrone B, Baalousha M. Potential impact of natural organic ligands on the colloidal stability of silver nanoparticles. Science of the Total Environment. 2018 Jun 1;625:1518-1526.


Alabresm A, Chen YP, Decho AW, Lead J. A novel method for the synergistic remediation of oil-water mixtures using nanoparticles and oil-degrading bacteria. Sci Total Environ. 2018 Jul 15;630:1292-1297. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.277. Epub 2018 Mar 7.


Alabresm A, Mirshahghassemi S, Chandler GT, Decho AW, Lead J. Use of PVP-coated magnetite nanoparticles to ameliorate oil toxicity to an estuarine meiobenthic copepod and stimulate the growth of oil-degrading bacteria. Environmental Science - Nano. 2017 Sep 1; 4(9):1859-65.


Aminiyan MM, Baalousha M, Aminiyan FM. Evolution of human health risk based on EPA modeling for adults and children and pollution level of potentially toxic metals in Rafsanjan road dust: a case study in a semi-arid region, Iran. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018 May 8. doi: 10.1007/s11356-018-2176-y. [Epub ahead of print].


Baalousha M, Stoll S, Motelica-Heino M, Guigues N, Braibant G, Huneau F, Le Coustumer P. Suspended particulate matter determines physical speciation of Fe, Mn, and trace metals in surface waters of Loire watershed. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018 Feb 10. doi: 10.1007/s11356-018-1416-5. [Epub ahead of print].


Ellis LA, Baalousha M, Valsami-Jones E, Lead JR. Seasonal variability of natural water chemistry affects the fate and behavior of silver nanoparticles. Chemosphere. 2018 Jan;191:616-625. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.10.006. Epub 2017 Oct 23.


J. Beddows, B. Stolpe, P. A. Cole, J. R. Lead, M. Sapp, B. Lyons, I. Colbeck, C. Whitby (2017). Nanosilver inhibits nitrification and reduces ammonia-oxidizing bacterial but not archaeal amoA gene abundance in estuarine sediments. Environmental Microbiology, 19, 500–510.


Kadel K, Mirshahghassemi S, Lead J.R. Facile Flow-Through Synthesis Method for Production of Large Quantities of Polyvinylpyrrolidone-Coated Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Oil Remediation. Environmental Engineering Science. 2018 Feb;35(2):67-75.


Kamrani S, Rezaei M, Kord M, Baalousha M. Transport and retention of carbon dots (CDs) in saturated and unsaturated porous media: Role of ionic strength, pH, and collector grain size. Water Res. 2018 Apr 15;133:338-347. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.08.045. Epub 2017 Aug 23.


Kamrani S, Rezaei M, Kord M, Baalousha, M. Co-transport and remobilization of Cu and Pb in quartz column by carbon dots. Science of the Total Environment. 2018 Jun 1;626:995-1004.


Kenne, G. J., Gummadidala, P. M., Omebeyinje, M. H., Mondal, A. M., Bett, D. K., McFadden, S. & Mikell, I. (2018). Activation of aflatoxin biosynthesis alleviates total ROS in Aspergillus parasiticus. Toxins, 10(2), 57.


Lead JR, Batley GE, Alvarez PJJ, Croteau MN, Handy RD, McLaughlin MJ, Judy JD, Schirmer K. Nanomaterials in the Environment: Behavior, Fate, Bioavailability, and Effects-An Updated Review. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2018 Apr 6. doi: 10.1002/etc.4147. [Epub ahead of print]


M. Lasat, K.F. Chung, J. R. Lead, S. McGrath, R. J. Owen, S. Rocks, J. Unrine, J. Zhang (2018). Advancing the Understanding of Environmental Transformations, Bioavailability and Effects of Nanomaterials; an International US Environmental Protection Agency-UK Environmental Nanoscience Initiative Joint Program. Journal of Environmental Protection, 9, 385-404


Merrifield RC, Arkill KP, Palmer RE, Lead JR. A High Resolution Study of Dynamic Changes of Ce2O3 and CeO2 Nanoparticles in Complex Environmental Media. Environ Sci Technol. 2017 Jul 18;51(14):8010-8016. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01130. Epub 2017 Jun 29.


Merrifield RC, Stephan C, Lead JR. Quantification of Au Nanoparticle Biouptake and Distribution to Freshwater Algae Using Single Cell - ICP-MS. Environ Sci Technol. 2018 Feb 20;52(4):2271-2277. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04968. Epub 2018 Feb 5.


Merrifield R. C., C. Stephan and J. R. Lead (2017). Determining the concentration dependent transformations of Ag nanoparticles in complex media; using SP-ICP-MS and Au@Ag core-shell nanoparticles as tracers. Environmental Science and Technology, 51, 3206.


Merrifield, R. C., C. Stephan, J. R. Lead (2017). Single-particle inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy analysis of size and number concentrations in mixtures of monometallic and bimetallics (core-shell) nanoparticles. Talanta, 162, 130-134.


Mirzaei Aminiyan M, Baalousha M, Mousavi R, Mirzaei Aminiyan F, Hosseini H, Heydariyan A. The ecological risk, source identification, and pollution assessment of heavy metals in road dust: a case study in Rafsanjan, SE Iran. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018 May;25(14):13382-13395. doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-8539-y. Epub 2017 Mar 2.


Mitra C, Gummadidala PM, Afshinnia K, Merrifield RC, Baalousha M, Lead J. R., Chanda A. Citrate-Coated Silver Nanoparticles Growth-Independently Inhibit Aflatoxin Synthesis in Aspergillus parasiticus. Environ Sci Technol. 2017 Jul 18;51(14):8085-8093. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01230. Epub 2017 Jul 6.


Mirshahghassemi, S.,  E. Abner, B. Cai, J. R. Lead (2017). Application of high gradient magnetic separation for oil remediation using polymer-coated magnetic nanoparticles. Water Research, 179, 328-334.


Park CM, Chu KH, Her N, Jang M, Baalousha M, Heo J, Yoon Y. Occurrence and Removal of Engineered Nanoparticles in Drinking Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Processes. Separation and Purification Reviews. 2017;46(3):255-272.


Sikder M, Eudy E, Chandler GT, Baalousha M. Comparative study of dissolved and nanoparticulate Ag effects on the life cycle of an estuarine meiobenthic copepod, Amphiascus tenuiremis. Nanotoxicology. 2018 Mar 19:1-15. doi: 10.1080/17435390.2018.1451568. [Epub ahead of print].


Sikder M, Lead JR, Chandler GT, Baalousha M. A rapid approach for measuring silver nanoparticle concentration and dissolution in seawater by UV-Vis. Sci Total Environ. 2018 Mar 15;618:597-607.doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.04.055. Epub 2017 Apr 12.


Toumey, Christopher. Denominational Interpretations of Nanotech. Nature Nanotechnology, April 2018, 13(4):270-271.


Toumey, Christopher. Reality, Fantasy and Civility in Molecular Assemblers. Nature Nanotechnology, January 2018, 13(1):2-3.


Toumey, Christopher. Science Policy in the Days of Trump. Nature Nanotechnology, October 2017, 12(10):934-935.


Toumey, C. & Conway, M. Failure to Communicate: The Problem of Sharing STS Research with Scientific Communities. The Politics and Situatedness of Emerging Technologies, ed. by D. Bowman, A. Dijkstra, C. Fautz, J. Guivant, K. Konrad, C. Shelley-Egan & S. Woll (Berlin: IOS Press), pp. 25-38.


Toumey, Christopher. Faith.  In Science and the Politics of Openness, edited by B. Nerlich, S. Hartley, S. Raman & Alex Smith.  (Manchester: Manchester University Press), pp. 253-258.


Toumey, Christopher. Why Do We See History So Differently? Nature Nanotechnology, July 2017, 12(7):611-612.


Vejerano EP, Marr LC. Physico-chemical characteristics of evaporating respiratory fluid droplets. J R Soc Interface. 2018 Feb;15(139). pii: 20170939. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0939.


Vejerano EP, Rao G, Khachatryan L, Cormier SA, Lomnicki S. Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals: Insights on a New Class of Pollutants. Environ Sci Technol. 2018 Mar 6;52(5):2468-2481. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04439. Epub 2018 Feb 22.


Wu Y, Eichler CMA, Cao J, Benning J, Olson A, Chen S, Liu C, Vejerano EP, Marr LC, Little JC. Particle/Gas Partitioning of Phthalates to Organic and Inorganic Airborne Particles in the Indoor Environment. Environ Sci Technol. 2018 Mar 20;52(6):3583-3590. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b05982. Epub 2018 Mar 2.


Yan C, Liu H, Sheng Y, Huang X, Nie M, Huang Q, Baalousha M. Fluorescence characterization of fractionated dissolved organic matter in the five tributaries of Poyang Lake, China. Sci Total Environ. 2018 May 15;637-638:1311-1320. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.099. [Epub ahead of print].