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Projects

WormLab: UNC helminth screening

Maputo Sanitation (MapSan) Trial (USAID/Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2014-2023)

CAREER: Bioaerosols and enteric pathogen risk in cities with poor sanitation (NSF, 2017 – 2022) | Overview: GRC MoBE 2022

NOURISH: Impact evaluation of the Cambodia integrated nutrition, hygiene and sanitation project (USAID/MSI, 2015-2021)

Transforming Wastewater Infrastructure in the United States (Columbia World Projects, 2020-2025)

Cross-sectional study to determine the prevalence of soil transmitted helminth (STH) infections in school aged children in a rural poor community in Southern Alabama (CDC, 2019-2022)

Enhanced human mtDNA assays for fecal source tracking applications (GWRI, 2018 – 2019)

Urban water systems, enteric pathogen distribution & gut microbiome development in children: a natural experiment in Mozambique (NIH, 2018-2023)

Zika virus detection and recovery in sewage: a novel epidemiologic surveillance tool (NIH, 2019-2021)

Sanivac: An assessment of oral rotavirus vaccine performance among infants enrolled in a controlled-before- and-after study in low-income neighborhoods of Maputo, Mozambique (CDC Foundation/USAID, 2015-2023)

Antibiotic resistance in concentrated poultry feeding operations: impacts on environmental waters (CDC, 2017-2019)

Disrupting the spatial patterns of antibiotic resistance in the infant microbiome in pathogen-rich settings (HERCULES Exposome Research Center/C-CHEM2, 2017 – 2019)

Persistence of molecular markers used in fecal source tracking: metagenomic-based assessment of microbial and human DNA (NSF, 2015-2019)

Crowdsourcing water quality: using mobile technology and rapid microbiological tests to assess drinking water risks in rural India (IIE, 2014-2018)

Water infrastructure sustainability and health in Alabama’s Black Belt (EPA, 2011-2016)

Infection risks associated with intermittent water supplies (ongoing)

Development and testing of low-cost, scalable water treatment technologies (ongoing)

Low-cost, sustainable sanitation for Alabama’s Black Belt (ongoing)