S.G., Mukherjee, D., Cai, T., Xu, S.S., Alexander, J.A., Mi, Z., Calderon,
L., Mainelis, G., Lee, K.B., Lioy, P.J., Tetley, T.D., Chung, K. F.,
Zhang, Georgopoulos, P.G.* (2014) Modeling Population Exposures to Silver
Nanoparticles Present in Consumer Products, Journal
of Nanoparticle Research, 16 (11), 1-25. Abstract.
V., Mainelis, G., Kerkhof, L.J., and Fennell, D.E.* (2014)
Substrate-Dependent rRNA Production in an Airborne Bacterium, Environmental
Science & Technology Letters, 1 (9), pp 376–381. Abstract.
S., Zhang, L., Subramaniam, P., Lee, K.B., Garfunkel, E., Ohman Strickland,
P.A., Mainelis, G., Lioy, P.J., Tetley, T.D., Chung, K. F., Zhang, J.
J., Ryan, M., Porter, A., and Schwander, S.* (2014) Variability in
Bioreactivity Linked to Changes in Size and Zeta Potential of Diesel Exhaust
Particles in Human Immune Cells, PLoS
One, 9(5): e97304, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097304, Abstract.
M., Wang, Z.#, Black, K., Hernandez, M., Stambler, A., Emoekpere,
O.H., Mainelis, G., and Shalat, S.* (2014) Improved Exposure
Characterization with Robotic (PIPER) Sampling and Association with
Children’s Respiratory Symptoms, Asthma and Eczema, Journal
of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology,
24: 421-427. Abstract.
O.B., Mainelis, G., Taratula, O., and Minko, T*. (2014) Inhalation
treatment of lung cancer: the influence of composition, size and shape of
nanocarriers on their lung accumulation and retention, Cancer Biology and Medicine, 11(1):44-55. Abstract.
Y.#, Lioy, P.J., and Mainelis, G.* (2014) Quantitative
Assessment of Inhaled and Deposited Doses of Aerosol from
Nanotechnology-Based Consumer Sprays, Environmental
Science: Nano, 1: 161-171,
doi: 10.1039/C3EN00053B. Abstract.
H.#, Han, T.#, Fennell, D., and Mainelis, G.*
(2014) A systematic comparison of four bioaerosol generators: effect on
culturability and membrane integrity when aerosolizing Escherichia
coli bacteria, Journal of Aerosol Science, 70(4):67-79,
H.#, Du, S., Rodenburg, L., Mainelis, G., and Fennell,
D.E.* (2014) Reductive Dechlorination of
1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin and Aroclor 1260, 1254 and 1242 by a
Mixed Culture Containing Dehalococcoides
mccartyi strain 195. Water Research, 52: 51-62. Abstract.
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Training Grant in Exposure Science
Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the Joint Graduate Program in
Exposure Science are available as part of the
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CDC/NIOSH, PIs: G. Mainelis (Contact),
"Personal Electrostatic Bioaerosol Sampler (PEBS) with High Sampling
develops and tests an advanced personal sampler for biological aerosols.
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), PI: C.
Andrews, Co-PIs: J. Gong, G. Mainelis
“Development and Evaluation of Cost-Effective Methods and Protocols for
Identification and Assessment of Housing-Related Hazards”.
The project analyzes traditional and advanced techniques to
investigate indoor air quality.
CDC/NIOSH, PIs: G. Mainelis (Contact), D.
”Advanced Sampler for
Measuring Exposure to Biological Aerosols”.
develops and tests an advanced sampler for biological aerosols.
National Science Foundation
(NSF), PI: D. Fennell, Co-PIs: G. Mainelis, L. Kerkhof
"Air as an Active Bacterial Ecosystem”. The project
investigates the microbial activity in ambient air.
NIEHS, PI: S.L. Shalat,
Co-PIs: K. Black,
G. Mainelis, M. Ramagopal
of a Robotic Surrogate for Measurement of Early Childhood Personal Exposure".
compares environmental pollutants measured by a new robotic sampler against
personal exposure measurements.
National Science Foundation
G. Mainelis (Dept. of Environ. Sciences), Co-PI: KiBum Lee (Engineering)
Exposure to Airborne Nanoparticles Released from Nanotechnology-Enabled
This study investigates the release and exposure to airborne
nanoparticles due to the use of nanotechnology-based clothing.
US EPA/ UK NERC Joint program. J. Zhang (PL/USPI), P. Georgopoulos, S.
Isukapalli, H. Kipen, P. Lioy, S. Schwander; E. Garfunkel, K. Lee, G.
Mainelis, R. Di Giulio, K.F. Chung (UKPI), A. Porter, M. Ryan, T.
Tetley; and R. Maynard.
“Risk Assessment for Manufactured Nanoparticles Used in Consumer Products (RAMNUC)”
.The study is focused on
risk associated with the use of nanotechnology-based consumer products.