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Recent Publications

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Ramagopal, 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, accepted.

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Nazarenko, 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, in press, doi: 10.1039/C3EN00053B. Abstract.

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Zhen, H.#, Han, T.#, Fennell, D. and Mainelis, G.* (2014). A systematic comparison of four bioaerosol generators: affect on culturability and membrane integrity when aerosolizing Escherichia coli bacteria, Journal of Aerosol Science, 70(4):67-79. Abstract.

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Zhen, H.#, Du, S., Rodenburg, L., Mainelis, G. and Fennell, D. E.* (2013). 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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Zhang, J. J.*, Nazarenko, Y.#, Zhang, L., Calderón, L.#, Lee, K.B., Garfunkel, E., Schwander, S., Tetley, T., Chung, K. F., Porter, A., Ryan, M., Lioy, P. J. and Mainelis, G.* (2013). Impacts of a Nano-Ceria Additive on Diesel Engine Emissions of Particulate and Gaseous Pollutants, Environmental Science and Technology, 47(22): 13077-13085. Abstract.

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Zhen, H.#, Han, T.#, Fennell, D., and Mainelis, G.* (2013) Release of Free DNA Molecules by the Membrane-Impaired Bacteria during Aerosolization and Sampling, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79(24): 7780-7789. Abstract.

 

Training Grant in Exposure Science

Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the Joint Graduate Program in Exposure Science are available as part of the
First Ever NIEHS Training Grant in Exposure Science. Click here for more information or contact Dr. Mainelis.

 

Current Grants

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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.
 

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CDC/NIOSH, PIs: G. Mainelis (Contact), D. Fennell
”Advanced Sampler for Measuring Exposure to Biological Aerosols”. This study develops and tests an advanced sampler for biological aerosols.

 

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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.

 

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NIEHS,  PI: S.L. Shalat, Co-PIs: K. Black, G. Mainelis, M. Ramagopal
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Validation of a Robotic Surrogate for Measurement of Early Childhood Personal Exposure". The study compares environmental pollutants measured by a new robotic sampler against personal exposure measurements.

 

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National Science Foundation (NSF), PI: G. Mainelis (Dept. of Environ. Sciences), Co-PI: KiBum Lee (Engineering)
Consumer Exposure to Airborne Nanoparticles Released from Nanotechnology-Enabled Clothing”. This study investigates the release and exposure to airborne nanoparticles due to the use of nanotechnology-based clothing.
 

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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.
 

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The Incubation Factory and Rutgers University. PI: G. Mainelis, Co-PI: Taewon Han.
      
“Continuing Development and Testing of the Electrostatic Battery for Emissions Control (ESBEC)".   The goal of this project is to          develop a novel technology for diesel emissions control. More about this technology could be found here.

      

 

Last modified: 04/16/2014