Häggblom Lab Members

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Contact Information:

Email: haggblom@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone: (848) 932-5646

Address:

Lipman Hall - Room 121
76 Lipman Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8525

Current Members


Hang Dam
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Contact Information:

Email: hangdam@rutgers.edu
Phone:

Address:

76 Lipman Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8525


Preshita Gadkari
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Contact Information:

Email: preshita@rci.Rutgers.edu
Phone: (848) 932.5640

Address:

Lipman Hall - Room 221
76 Lipman Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8525



Jie Liu
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Contact Information:

Email: jie.liu.2013@rutgers.edu
Phone: (848) 932-5626

Address:

Lipman Hall 222
76 Lipman Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8525


Tiffany Louie
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Contact Information:

Email: tslouie@rutgers.edu
Phone: (848) 932-5626

Address:

76 Lipman Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8525




Weimin Sun
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Contact Information:

Email: weimin.sun@rutgers.edu
Phone:

Address:

 


Michelle Zeliph
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Contact Information:

Email: mlz45@scarletmail.Rutgers.edu
Phone: (848) 932-5626

Address:

Lipman Hall 222
76 Lipman Dr
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8525

Former Members

Ph.D. and M.S. Students

Peter Milligan, Environmental Science, 1994-1998 (M.S. 1995, Ph.D. 1998; Anaerobic biodegradation of dicamba and related chlorosalicylates under different reducing conditions) [Univ. of  Maine].

Sonia Vela, Environmental Science, 1994-1997, co-advisor (M.S. 1997) [Pharmamar].

Bongkeun Song, Environmental Science, 1996-2000 (Ph.D. 2000; Diversity of bacteria capable of degrading halobenzoates under denitrifying conditions) [Virginia Institute of Marine Science].

Jayeeta Dutta, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 1999-2000 (M.S. 2000).

Riina Turpeinen, Environmental Science, University of Helsinki, Finland, 1998-2002 (Ph.D. 2002; Interactions between metals, microbes and plants - Bioremediation of arsenic and lead contaminated soils) [Consulting].

Piyapawn Somsamak, Environmental Science, 2000-2005 (Ph.D. 2005; Anaerobic biotransformation of methyl tert--butyl ether (MTBE) and related fuel oxygenates under different anoxic conditions) [Kasetsart University, Thailand].

Beth Ravit, Environmental Science, 2001-2005, co-advisor (Ph.D. 2005; Macrophytes and microbes: Spartina alterniflora and Phragmites australis affect brackish sediment microbial community) [Rutgers University].

Jane Pavlik, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 1999-2005 (Ph.D. 2005; Multiple aspects of dehalogenation by denitrifying bacteria) [Amgen].

Leslie Wickham, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 2003-2005 (M.S. 2005).

Priya Narasingarao, Environmental Science, 2001-2006 (Ph.D. 2006; Anaerobic bacterial respiration of selenium oxyanions) [Scripps Oceanographic Institute].

Laura Youngster, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 2004-2009 (Ph.D. 2009; Microbial degradation of the fuel oxygenate methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE)).

Jessica McCormick, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 2006-2010 (Ph.D. 2010; Microbial transformations of tetrabromobisphenol A and its metabolites, and their impact on toxicity to the developing zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryo) [Rutgers University].

Hui Liu, Environmental Science, 2005-2010 (Ph.D. 2010; Microbial reductive dechlorination of weathered polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in contaminated sediments) [Genzyme]

Ines Rauschenbach, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 2007-2011 (Ph.D. 2011; Growth, genes, genomes - Insights into microbial respiration of arsenic and selenium) [Rutgers University].

Pooja Mishra, Microbial Biology, 2011-2013 (M.S.  2013).


Post-Docs and Research Associates

Esteban Monserrate (1994-1996)

Cecilia Vargas (1996-1998)

Victoria Knight (1996-1999)

Lori Daane (1997-1999)

Miao Y. Wang (1997-1998)

Loren Launen (1999-2001)

Matthew Caldwell (2000-2001)

Donna Fennell (1999-2001)

Sung-Keun Rhee (2000-2002)

Peter Kourtev (2001-2002)

Young-Beom Ahn (2001-2008)

Minna Männistö, Finnish Forest Research Institute, Finland (2001-2004)

Sari Stark, Finnish Forest Research Institute, Finland (2001-2004)

Katri Mattila, Finnish Forest Research Institute, Finland (2001-2005)

Joong-Wook Park (2006-2011)