the wiatrowski lab

at Clark University


Recent Papers

This article was featured in Science Magazine’s July 3rd “Editor’s Choice” section under Geochemistry.

Reduction of Hg(II) to Hg(0) by Magnetite Heather A. Wiatrowski, Soumya Das, Ravi Kukkadapu, Eugene S. Ilton, Tamar Barkay and Nathan Yee Environmental Science and Technology (2009), 43 (14), pp 5307–5313

Wiatrowski, H. A., Ward, P.M., and T. Barkay (2006). "Novel reduction of mercury(II) by mercury-sensitive dissimilatory metal reducing bacteria". Environmental Science and Technology 40(21): 6690-6696.

Wiatrowski, H. A., and T. Barkay (2005). “Monitoring of microbial metal transformations in the environment”.  Current Opinions in Biotechnology 16(3): 261-268.

Min, M. Z., Xu, H. F., Barton, L. L., Wang, J., Peng, X. J., and H. Wiatrowski (2005). “Biomineralization of uranium by Desulfovibrio desulfuricans DSM 642; a simulated experiment and its significance”.  Acta Geologica Sinica – English Edition 79(1): 134-138.

Grant support

Department of Energy Environmental Remediation Sciences Program “Microbial reduction of   mercury in saturated subsurface sediments and its potential to mobilize mercury in its elemental form”. Tamar Barkay (Lead PI).  Heather A.  Wiatrowski, Nathan Yee, Ravi Kukkadapu, Lily Y. Young,  and Gerben Zylstra (Co-PIs). $997,749.00  August 2008 – July 2011.

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