Jeffra Schaefer

Assistant Research Professor
email: jschaefer@envsci.rutgers.edu
phone: 848-932-5779
 
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Research Interests

  • mercury uptake in microorganisms
  • mercury methylation and demethylation in northern wetlands
  • trace metal bioavailability and homeostasis in anaerobic microorganisms

Current Projects

  • Mercury bioavailability and uptake in strict anaerobic microorganisms
  • Effect of trophic status on microbial populations and mercury methylation in Alaska peatlands. Collaborators: Tamar Barkay (Rutgers), Mark Hines (U. Mass, Lowell), and Dave Krabbenhoft (USGS)
  • Methylmercury degradation in Geobacter bemidjiensis Bem. Collaborator: Baohua Gu (Oak Ridge National Lab, DOE

 

 

 

 

 

 

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