I am a broadly trained Microbial Ecologist that studies the effects of emerging contaminants and global change on ecosystem health, such as soil fertility and water quality.
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Marie Simonin, Ph.D
Duke University - Biology Department
in Emily Bernhardt Aquaterrestrial Biogeochemistry Lab
May 2017: A new paper in FEMS Microbiology Letters! Short-term responses and resistance of soil microbial community structure to elevated CO2 and N addition in grassland mesocosms (pdf).
April 2017: Seminar at Baylor University thanks to the award of the CEINT Scholar Steering committee. See here the CEINT news!
February 2017: A new paper in Nanotoxicology! Titanium dioxide nanoparticles cause non-classical dose-response on soil nitrification (pdf).
January 2017: Take a look at the NSF video of Science Nation that highlights our work at the CEINT Mesocosm experiment facility!
November 2016: Final sampling of our terrestrial mesocosm experiment looking at the impact of nanopesticides on agro-ecosystems!
October 2016: Final sampling of the CEINT wetland mesocosm experiment! See here the CEINT news
September 2016: 2 papers accepted on the same day!
One in ES&T: Transport and toxicity of repeated TiO2 exposures in soil (pdf)
The second in Scientific Reports: TiO2-NPs cause a disruption of the soil N cycle.
May 2016: Talk at SETAC Europe (Nantes, France) about unlinear dose-response curves associated to nanomaterials
January 2016: Starting a new postdoc at Duke University with Emily Bernhardt and Ben Colman (University of Montana)
October 2015: PhD defense at the University of Lyon (France)