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Detoxification of Toxic Metals

EPA Grant Number: F07P20245
Title: Detoxification of Toxic Metals
Investigators: Coffen, Juandalyn L
Institution: Spelman College
EPA Project Officer: Boddie, Georgette
Project Period: July 17, 2007 through April 17, 2009
Project Amount: $41,500
RFA: GRO Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study (2007)
Research Category: Academic Fellowships



Conduct research on the detoxification of toxic metals, specifically bioremediation of selenium. We are analyzing the detoxification and removal of selenium by selenium resistant bacteria.

Supplemental Keywords:

Scientific Discipline, Waste, TREATMENT/CONTROL, POLLUTANTS/TOXICS, Environmental Chemistry, Treatment Technologies, Chemicals, Bioremediation, degradation, biodegradation, Selenium, bacterial degradation

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