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Resilient Environmental Bioprocess Engineering Lab Using molecular biotechnology to address current challenges in environmental engineering


  1. L.K. Redfern, Gardner, C.M., Hodzic, E., Ferguson, P.L., Hsu-Kim, H., and Gunsch, C.K. A New Framework for Approaching Precision Bioremediation of PAH Contaminated Soils. Journal of Hazardous Materials. Accepted.
  2. Gardner, C.M. and Gunsch, C.K. Microbiome Analysis and Manipulation in Water Treatment. In: “Women in Water Quality: Investigations by Prominent Females”. In press.
  3. R.M. Holzem, Gardner, C.M., Stapleton, H.M., and Gunsch, C.K. Using Laboratory Generated Biosolids to Evaluate the Microbial Toxicity of Triclosan in a Simulated Land Application Scenario.Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Accepted February 6, 2018.
  4. Gardner, C. M., Gwin, C.A., and Gunsch, C. K. Evidence of Transgenic Crop Derived Transgenes in Activated Sludge and Digester Sludge in Wastewater Treatment Plants Across the United States. Water Science & Technology. Accepted January 23, 2018.
  5. Farner-Budarz, J., Cooper, E.M., Gardner, C.M., Hodzic, E., Stapleton, H.M., Ferguson, P.L., Gunsch, C.K., Wiesner, M. R. Chlorpyrifos Degradation via Photoreactive TiO2Nanoparticles: Assessing the Impact of a Multi-Component Degradation Scenario. Journal of Hazardous Materials (2017).
  6. R.M. Holzem, Gardner, C.M., and Gunsch, C.K. Evaluating the Impacts of Triclosan on Wastewater Treatment Performance During Startup and Acclimation. Water Science & Technology, 77(2): 493-503.
  7. E. Lefèvre, Bossa, N., Gardner, C.M. Gehrke, G.E., Cooper, E., Stapleton, H.M., Hsu-Kim, H., and Gunsch, C.K. Biochar and activated carbon act as promising amendments for promoting the complete microbial debromination of tetrabromobisphenol A. Water Research 128 (2018): 102-110.
  8. Gardner, C.M., and C.K. Gunsch. Adsorption capacity of multiple DNA sources to clay minerals and environmental soil matrices less than previously estimated. Chemosphere175 (2017): 45-51.
  9. Thomson, A.D., Gardner, C.M., Gwin, C.A., and Gunsch, C.K. Cocopeat for wastewater treatment in the developing world: comparison to traditional packing media in lab scale biofiltration columns. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering142.2 (2015): 04015069.