Lab Log

2018

October 13

Dr. Li exibited our exciting lab research at the NJIT Home Coming event!

October 4

Dr. Li presented a talk on "Combating Emerging Water Contaminants Using Robust Microbes" at the 2nd Workshop on Emerging Contaminants and Water Treatment Technologies at Totowa, NJ.

August 19-23, ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA

Pham, Jose, Chen, and Dr. Li joined the 256th ACS National Meeting at Boston, MA. With Dr. Natalie Capiro (Tufts University) and Damian Helbling (Cornell University), Dr. Li organized and precided a technical session on "Novel Treatment Approaches for Emerging Contaminants in Groundwater Systems". Dr. Li gave an oral presentation on our new isolate 1,4-dioxane degrader, DD4. Pham, Jose, and Chen presented three posters.

August 12-17, ISME17, Leipzig, Germany

Dr. Li joined the ISME17 conference and presented a poster about the new bacterial enzyme we identified for 1,4-dioxane biodegradation.

June 24-28, Gordon Research Conference: Environmental Sciences: Water. Holderness, NH

Dr. Li joined the GRC conference and presented a poster about the new bacterial enzyme we identified for 1,4-dioxane biodegradation.

June 22

We had a farewell party for Yue, a master student who recently graduated from the group. Wish him a bright future!

June 8, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Dr. Li was invited to visit and give a seminar presentation at the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences at Beijing, China.

June 7, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, Beijing, China
Dr. Li was invited to visit and give a seminar presentation at the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences at Beijing, China.

June 4, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China
Dr. Li was invited to visit and give a seminar presentation at the School of Environment, Northeast Normal University at Changchun, China.

June 1, Shenyang University, Shenyang, China
Dr. Li was invited to visit and give a seminar presentation at the College of Environment, Shenyang University at Shenyang, China.

May 22, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Dr. Li was invited to join the International Telant Forum held by the College of Environmental Science and Engineering at Nankai University and gave a brief talk on biodegradation of emerging contaminants.

May 19-20, 4th International Conference on Environmental Pollution & Health, Tianjin, China

Dr. Li gave a keynot speech and technical presentation about the the treatment of the emerging contaminant, 1,4-dioxane.

May 9, NJWEA 103rd Annual Conference and Exposition, Atlantic City, NJ

Jose and Yue participated in the NJWEA 103rd Annual Conference and Exposition and Jose won the second place for the poster presentation. Congratulations, Jose!

May 1, EPA Region 2, New York, NY

Dr. Li was invited by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 to give a presentation on the advances in bioremediation of 1,4-dioxane.

April 27, Langan, Passipany, NJ

Dr. Li was invited by Langan Engineering and Environmental Services to give a presentation on the advances in bioremediation of 1,4-dioxane.

April 8-12, Battelle Remediation Conference, Palm Springs, CA

Dr. Li presented one talk and three posters at the 11th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds.

January 23, New Jersey Site Remediation Conference, New Brunswick, NJ

Together with Dr. Fuad Dahan and Dr. Amine Dahmani, Dr. Li co-taught a training course on the "Remediation Methods for 1,4-Dioxane" (3 Technical Credits for LSRP, Course Number 2017-025).

 

2017

December 12, NJDEP, Trenton, NJ

Dr. Li was invited by Dr. Gloria Post at NJDEP to give a presentation on the advances in bioremediation of 1,4-dioxane.

November 27-29, SERDP-ESTCP Symposium, Washington D. C.

Dr. Li presented three posters at the SERDP-ESTCP Symposium 2017 at Washington D. C.

November 14, Pharmaceutical Microbiology East Coast, Iselin, NJ

Dr. Li was invited to present a talk about the treatment of pharmaceutical compounds at the 8th Pharmaceutical Microbiology East Coast. Iselin, NJ.

November 6, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Dr. Li was invited to visit and give a department seminar presentation in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology at Hoboken, NJ.

October 26-27, Meadowlands Conference, Lyndhurst, NJ

Fei presented his work on surveying the contamination of 1,4-dioxane in local easturies as a poster at the Meadowlands Conference, Super Storm Sandy: Five Years Later.

October 26, Essex County College, Newark, NJ

Dr. Li was invited to visit and give a seminar presentation in the Division of Biology and Chemistry at Essex County College at Newark, NJ.

October 23, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Dr. Li was invited to visit and give a seminar presentation in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stony Brook University at Stony Brook, NY.

October 2, Dioxane Working Group, Detroit, MI

Dr. Li was invited to present his research on 1,4-dioxane cometabolic bioremediation at the workshop organized by Dow, Dupont, and Racer.

September 1

Welcome two new PhD students, Dung Ngoc Pham and Chen Wu to join our group! Wish you both fruitful research at NJIT!