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2012 Pilot Project Awards

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Project 1 Title: Proteomic analyses of oxygenase expression in trichloroethylene (TCE) –degrading Mycobacteria PI: Michael Hyman, Professor, Department of Microbiology, CALS, NC State University Trichloroethylene (TCE) is frequently encountered as a contaminant in groundwater in the United States.  There is considerable interest in microbiological processes capable of degrading this human toxicant in groundwater systems.  Several aerobic microorganisms can cometabolically degrade TCE through the activity of non-specific oxygenate enzymes.  However, this activity is often limited by toxicant effects that are most likely caused […]

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2011 Pilot Project Awards

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Project 1 Title: Culturally and literacy Modified Signage for Environmental Safety Awareness PI: Greg Cope, PhD, Professor, EM Toxicology, CALS, NC State Co-PI: Catherine LePrevost, PhD student (NC State) The Community Outreach and Engagement Core (COEC) is partnering with the NC Department of Health and Human Services and community groups to focus on risk communication and human consumption of contaminated fish. An outreach program is being developed to translate recent collaborative research findings in this topic area using culturally and literacy appropriate approaches. […]

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