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Krishnaswamy Jayachandran
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CURRICULUM VITAE
Krishnaswamy Jayachandran (Jay)
Soil, Plant, and Environmental Microbiology L...
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Marine and Freshwater Toxins and Microbial Degradation
Research Scientist at Fairchild Tropica...
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SABBATICAL EXPERIENCE
2007 January – 2007 May – Visiting Professor, Department of Environmenta...
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Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden http://fairchildgarden.org
GRANTS FUNDED (Detailed)
26. Mu...
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14. Everglades National Park Tree Islands: Interactions of Vegetation, Hydrology, and Soils.
A...
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PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP
1. American Society of Agronomy (ASA)
2. Soil Science Society ...
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Department, Environmental Sciences, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil
Nadu...
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10. Mr. Prabhakar Pant – Natural Attenuation of Trichloroethene in Stream Behavior Fate and
Tr...
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Giddy Bobeche
Robert Griffith
Elizabeth Mayo
External PhD Thesis Examiner for the following Ph...
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12. Shivanna Mahabir – MS Rand Graduated
13. David Reed – MS Ross Graduated
14. Danielle Palo...
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20. Keith Westin – “Status of Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) Wells- Pilot Program as
Part...
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10. Lizandra Nieves – USDA-ARS
9. Susan Mendiola – Environmental Studies
8. Seema Sah – Envir...
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44. Shetty, Kateel G., Krish Jayachandran, Katherine Quinones, Kevin E. O’Shea, Teresita A.
B...
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32. Chengyong Yang, Yong Wang, DeEtta Mills, Kalai Mathee, Krish Jayachandran, Patrick
Gillev...
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21. Noe, G.B., D.C. Childers, A.L. Edwards, E. Gaiser, K. Jayachandran, D. Lee, J. Meeder, J....
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11. Moorman, T.B., D.B. Jaynes, K. Jayachandran, J.M. Novak, J. Miller, C.A. Cambardella,
and...
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PUBLICATIONS – REPORTS
22. Jayachandran, K., and K.G. Shetty. 2006. Discovery and Development...
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11. Gaiser, E.E., J.H. Richards, J.C. Trexler, D. Lee, A. Edwards, G. Noe, D.L. Childers, R.D...
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47. Joel Trexler, Evelyn Gaiser, Len Scinto, Daniel Childers, and Krishnaswamy
Jayachandran. ...
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USA. Annual Conference on International Association for Vegetation Science, July 18-23, 2004,...
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27. *McMullen, R.T., K. Jayachandran, and M. Norland. 2002. Suppression of Brazilian
Pepper o...
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16. *Fisher J.B., and K. Jayachandran.Arbuscular-mycorrhizal status of the palm Serenoa
repen...
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3. *Kandasamy, D., K. Jayachandran, and G. Oblisami. Influence of pesticides and certain
nutr...
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46. Shea Dunifon, EVR 3rd year student. 2006. An Inventory of Arbuscular Mycorrhizae in
Agric...
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Poster – Miss. Clarke presented
36. Kateel G. Shetty*, Krish Jayachandran, and Michael R. Nor...
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*C. Yang. 2003. An Ecoinformatics Tools for Microbial Diversity Studies: Supervised
Classific...
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17. *Jayachandran, K., L. Scinto, K.G. Shetty, R.D. Jones, D. Childers, and J. Trexler. 2000....
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86th National Meeting, Seattle, WA, Nov. 1994.
5. *Jayachandran, K., T.B. Moorman, J.M. Novak...
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7. EVR 3013 Ad-hoc Committee – Chair 2004-05
8. Graduate Studies – Member 2002-03, 2003-04, 2...
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14. Affiliated faculty in Earth Sciences
15. Affiliated faculty in LACC
16. Member of Asian S...
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Participated FIU Graduate School’s “Impact of Research on Society” a TV show to showcase
FIU’...
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member, planner, organizer for the undergraduate students’ Students Research and Artistic
Ini...
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Attended American Society for Microbiology Annual Conference, May 21-25, 2006
Orlando, FL
Att...
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Attended National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Dec. 05-10, 2004, Orlando, FL
Attended...
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Conducted workshop on soil microbial diversity using molecular techniques – This workshop
as ...
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Member (91-96): Prokaryotic Interest Group, A research discussion group of ecologists,
physio...
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Professor David Lee
Biological Sciences
FIU
Ph. 305-348-3111, leed@fiu.edu
Dr. Jack B. Fisher...
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  1. 1. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 1 CURRICULUM VITAE Krishnaswamy Jayachandran (Jay) Soil, Plant, and Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Environmental Studies Department Southeast Environmental Research Center The Honors College Florida International University University Park, ECS 337 Miami, FL 33199 Phone: (305) 348-6553 Fax: (305) 348-6137 e-mail: jayachan@fiu.edu EDUCATION Ph.D. Soil Microbiology Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (1991) (Dept. of Plant Pathology) M.S. Ag. Microbiology Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India (1983) B.S. Agriculture Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India (1981) PhD Advisor: Dr. Barbara Hetrick, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL Post-Doctoral Advisor: Dr. Thomas Moorman, Microbiologist, USDA-ARS-National Soil Tilth Laboratory, Ames, IA PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2003-PRESENT: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, MIAMI, FL 33199 1996-2003: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, MIAMI, FL 33199. Research on Phosphorus Cycling in the Everglades Wetland System and Pine Rocklands. Biogeochemistry of Nutrients in Wetlands. Research on Mycorrhizae and its role in the South Florida Ecosystem. Physiology of Pesticide-Degrading Microorganisms in Soil and Water. Remediation of Agrochemicals, Pathogens from Soil and Water. Soil and Water Microbial Structural and Functional diversity using Molecular Approaches Biological Control of Invasive Plant Species
  2. 2. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 2 Marine and Freshwater Toxins and Microbial Degradation Research Scientist at Fairchild Tropical Garden Research Center. Faculty member in IFRI in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Faculty member in Tropical Biology Program in Biology. Faculty member in Tropical Plant Systematics in Biology. Faculty member in MBRS – MARK and RISE program in Biology. FCE-LTER Collaborator. Collaborator at USDA-ARS, Miami, FL, Florence, SC, USDA-ARS-National Soil Tilth Laboratory, Ames, IA, and USDA-ARS, Kimberly, ID 1991-1996: ASSISTANT SCIENTIST, NATIONAL SOIL TILTH LABORATORY, USDA-ARS AND IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, AMES, IA 50011. Research on biodegradation of pesticides by soil microbes, groundwater contamination potential of pesticides and their degradation products. Enumeration, isolation and characterization of pesticides degrading microorganisms. Establishment of pesticide microbiology laboratory. Experience in the use of radioactive material (14 C). Initiation of research on bioremediation. 1987-1991: GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, DEPARTMENT OF PLANT PATHOLOGY, KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, MANHATTAN, KS 66506. Research on the role of mycorrhizae in phosphorus acquisition from unavailable phosphorus sources. Experience in the use of radioactive material ( 32 P). Study on taxonomy of mycorrhizae at Konza prairie LTER research area. 1983-1987: RESEARCH ASSOCIATE AT INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR THE SEMI-ARID TROPICS (ICRISAT), INDIA. Establishment of mycorrhizal research. Research on mycorrhizal dependency on sorghum, pearl millet, and peanut under greenhouse and field conditions. Multiplication and maintenance of different strains of mycorrhizae for greenhouse and field experiments. Nitrogen fixation studies using non-symbiotic and symbiotic bacteria. 1981-1983: RESEARCH SCHOLAR AT CENTER OF ADVANCED STUDIES IN AGRICULTURAL MICROBIOLOGY, TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, COIMBATORE, INDIA. Initiation of mycorrhizal research. Establishment of mycorrhizal culture collection. Research on crop response to mycorrhizal fungi. Research on symbiotic nitrogen fixation.
  3. 3. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 3 SABBATICAL EXPERIENCE 2007 January – 2007 May – Visiting Professor, Department of Environmental Dynamics and Management, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, 1-4-4 Kagamiyama, Higashi-hiroshima , Hiroshima prefecture 739-8528, Japan Besides my productive research activities at Hiroshima University, I had a great opportunity to visit a leading industry in grain milling technology, Satake Corporation, National Brewing Research Institute, Hiroshima Prefecture Agriculture Research Station, and several departments particularly molecular area related to my field of research at Hiroshima University. I have also interacted with undergraduate and graduate students and learned about their educational system. Besides research and educational experience in Japan, the Japanese culture, heritage, language, people’s day today life changed my perception of life. The entire sabbatical stay in Japan is positive, and I gained lot of experience in research and personal life. RESEARCH INTERESTS Wetlands soil characterization. Restoration ecology. Nutrient cycling and soil quality in wetland and upland systems. Microbial diversity and activity in surface and subsurface soils. Pesticide degradation, transport, and potential groundwater contamination. Isolation and characterization of pesticide degrading microorganisms. Biocontrol of invasive plant species. Bioenergy and microbial hydrogen production. Marine and freshwater toxins and microbial degradation Pathogens tracking and remediation measures. Antibiotic resistance in the environment. Bioremediation (plant - microbe based system) of organic contaminants in soil and water. Physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and biological interactions of arbuscular- mycorrhizal (AM) fungi. EMPLOYMENT RECORD AT FIU Rank Dates Assistant Professor Soil Microbiology/Soil Science 06/1996-2003 Associate Professor Soil Microbiology/Soil Science 2003-present AFFILIATIONS Agroecology Program http://agroecology.fiu.edu ARCH program between Chemistry and Biochemistry, FIU and UM http://arch.fiu.edu/ International Forensic Research Institute http://www.ifri.fiu.edu Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research Program http://fcelter.fiu.edu/ MBRS MARC-USTAR & RISE Program http://www.fiu.edu/~mbrs/
  4. 4. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 4 Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden http://fairchildgarden.org GRANTS FUNDED (Detailed) 26. Multicultural Scholars Program at Florida International University. August 2007 – July 2012. USDA-CSREES – Jayachandran PI. $150,000.00 25. Biological control of invasive plant species in South Florida October 2002 – April 2008. Department of Interior - Everglades National Park – Jayachandran PI. $ 380,000.00 24. Microbial Degradation of Brevetoxin – Isolation of new Bacteria. NIEH – FIU –UM ARCH Program September 2006 – December 2008 NIEH – Jayachandran PI. $187,500.00 23. Curriculum Development and Capacity Building in Agroecology Sciences. 2005-2007. (USDA-CSREES). Jayachandran (Co-PI). $ 240,000.00 22. Understanding Limits to Growth in International Agriculture and Opportunities for Sustainable Farming Systems. 2006-2008 (USDA-CSREES). Jayachandran (Co_PI). $ 100,000.00 21. Silver Chemicals for Wood Preservation – Effect on Soil Biology. August 2003- December 2007. (International Lead and Zinc Organization, Raleigh, NC and Silver Consortium, Washington, DC Jayachandran (PI). $42,500.00 20. Arbuscular-Mycorrhizal Colonization and Interaction with Endangered Plant Species, Ziziphus celata (Rhamnaceae). March 2003 – Dec. 2006. (Funded through Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL). Jayachandran (PI). $3,500.00 19. Natural Attenuation of Trichloro-Ethylene from contaminated soils and water from Savannah River Site and Oak Ridge – Support for the Mercury Center of Excellence (Microbial Structural and Functional Diversity). Feb. 2003 – Nov. 2005. (DOE Project through HCET {ARC}). Jayachandran (PI). $90,000.00 18. Brazilian Pepper Suppression in the Soil Disposal Mounds in the Hole-in-the-Donut PilotRestoration Program, Everglades National Park. October 2000 – September 2002. Department of Interior - Everglades National Park - Jayachandran PI. $180,00.00 17. Microbial Degradation of Pesticides in South Florida Soils. April 2000-March 2001. South Dade Soil & Water Conservation District. Jayachandran PI. $15,000.00 16. Determination of the movement of Agrochemicals in soils with Compost Amendments. April 2001 – June 2006 USDA-ARS. Jayachandran (PI). $132,000.00 15. Bioremediation of Pesticides Contaminated Soils. 2001-2002. FAO/World Bank. Jayachandran (PI). $6,000.00
  5. 5. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 5 14. Everglades National Park Tree Islands: Interactions of Vegetation, Hydrology, and Soils. August 2000-July 2003. Department of Interior – Everglades National Park. Jayachandran (Co-PI). $330,000.00 13. Bioremediation of TCE from contaminated soils and water from Savannah River Site. April 2002-March 2003. DOE/HCET. Jayachandran (PI). $14,050.00 12. Search for novel soil microorganisms from preserved sites of Florida. May 2001. A&S/Sponsored Research. Jayachandran (PI). $4,000.00 11. Numerical Interpretation of Class III Narrative Nutrient Water Quality Criteria for the Everglades Wetlands. ENP, SFWMD, FDEP. January 1996-2002. Jayachandran (Co-PI). $599,000.00 10. Assessment of Marsh Vegetation Responses to Hydrological Restoration in Shark Slough. ENP. 1996-1999. Jayachandran (Collaborator). $215,000.00 9. Water Flow through Coastal Wetlands. Biscayne National Park. 2001-2003. Jayachandran (Collaborator). $180,000.00 8. Restoration of Jacquemontia reclinata to the South Florida Ecosystem. US Fish & Wildlife. 1999-2001. Funded to Fairchild Tropical Garden. Jayachandran (Collaborator). $251,398.00 7. A Multistate Project to investigate Microbial Role in Land Management. (Consortium of 20 Soil Microbiologists from different regions in US). 2001-2005. Jayachandran (PI). 6. Development of Strategies for Biological Remediation of Pesticide Contaminated Sites.USEPA – 1994-96 Jayachandran (Co-PI). $835,139.00 5. Interactions of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in pesticides degradation. Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. 1992-94 – Jayachandran (Co-PI). $40,000.00 4. Assimilative Capacity of Soil Microorganisms. USEPA. 1992-1995. Jayachandran (Co-PI). $750,000.00. 3. Fate and Significance of Major Degradation Products of Atrazine in Soil/Water. USDA- NAPIAP 1991-1992 Jayachandran (Co-PI). $120,000.00. 2. Management System Evaluation Area (MSEA) for water Quality in Midwestern States:.President’s Initiative on Water Quality. USDA-MSEA 1991-1995. Jayachandran (Assistant Research Scientist). $5,000,000.00. 1. Mechanisms Regulating Phosphorus Cycling in Tallgrass Prairie. NSF-LTER. 1987-1991. Jayachandran (Graduate Research Assistant)
  6. 6. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 6 PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP 1. American Society of Agronomy (ASA) 2. Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) 3. Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) 4. American Society for Microbiology (ASM) 5. Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) 6. International Mycorrhizologists Society (IMS) 7. Society for Environmental Restoration (SER) 8. American Institute for Biological Sciences (AIBS) 9. National Geographic Society (NGS) 10. National Academy of Biological Sciences, India HONORS, AWARDS, AND POSITIONS Associate Editor: Journal of Environmental Quality (2002- 2007) Topic Editor: Encyclopedia of Earth (2006 - Present) Editorial Advisory Board Member: Agriculture, Ecosystems, & Environment (2002- Present) Editorial Advisory Board Member: Chemosphere (1999-2001) Matriculation Merit Award FIU 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006 Ad-hoc Reviewer: National Science Foundation (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006) Biological Control Executive Board Member (2005 – 2010) Panelist National Council for Science and Environment (2002) Panelist Environmental Protection Agency (2002 and 2003) Panelist EPA-STAR Fellowships (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007) EPA Site Reviewer SouthEastern Louisiana University Research Site (2006) Panelist USDA-CSREES-NRI (2007) Ad-hoc Panelist USDA-CSREES-MSP (2007) Member NSF - Faculty Institutes for Reforming Science Teaching (2002 – Present) Honors Fellow The Honors College Student Research & Artistic Initiative (SRAI) Founding member and Director – The Honors College (2003-2005) Agroecology Program Founding member and Co-Director Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society – Inducted to this Honors Society STUDENTS ADVISED GRADUATE PROGRAM PARTICIPATION POST-DOCS, VISITING SCIENTISTS, RESEARCH SCIENTISTS Dr. Kateel G. Shetty, Research Scientist – Current Dr. C. Udayasoorian, 2001. Through FAO and World Bank. Current Position: Head of the
  7. 7. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 7 Department, Environmental Sciences, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India Dr. Meera Nair, Post-Doctoral Fellow, 1997-1999. Current Position: Assistant professor, Department of Biology and Landscape, Miami-Dade College, Kendall Campus. GRADUATE STUDENTS ADVISED 23. Mr. Biond Pandey – 2008 Biological Control Strategies for Invasive Plants. Current 22. Mrs. Anusha Ramani – 2007 Microbiological Degradation of Freshwater Toxins – Current 21. Ms. Catherine Wilson – 2007 Comparison of Biofuel Crops in Haiti and DR – Current 20. Mrs. Elvira Martinez – 2006 Prospectus of Agroecology Programs in US – Current 19. Mrs. Shanti Muddala – 2004 Unable to continue because of family personal reasons. 18. Ms. Katia Guanira – 2002 In progress – MS 17. Ms. Cristina Clark-Cuadrao - Effects of a Switchgrass bufferstrip on soil microorganisms near a field applied with endosulfan. December 2007 - Masters Thesis – Current Position: Soil Conservationist, USDA-NRCS, York County, Pennsylvania 16. Mr. Eudel Cepero – Soil Erosion Model Development and Soil Conservation. April 2007 – Masters Thesis Report – Current Position: Research Scientist, ARC, FIU 15. Ms. Tainya Clarke – Biocontrol of Lygodium microphyllum using a native pathogenic fungi. December 2006.- Masters Thesis – Current Position: Adjunct Lecturer –EVR-FIU, Pursuing a PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Pulmonary Research Assistant at Mount Sinai. Outstanding Graduate Student Award. 14. Mrs. Seema Sah - Effect of flooding on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal colonization in bean plants. Summer 2006 – Masters Thesis – Current Position: Lab Manager, Environmental Studies, FIU 13. Ms. Allison Stone – Periphyton and macrophytes as a bioindicator in the tarland burn of the river Dee. Spring 2005 – Masters Thesis Report. 12. Mr. Ramakrishna Ruthala – Bio-Geochemical Factors Influence on Microbial Community Structure on Tree Island Ecosystems of Florida Everglades. Fall 2004 – Masters Thesis. 11. Mrs. Elizabeth Struhar – The Relationship Between Soil Moisture and Nutrient Availability in Tree Islands of Shark Slough, Everglades National Park. Spring 2003 – Masters Thesis.- Current Position: Outstanding Graduate Student Award.
  8. 8. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 8 10. Mr. Prabhakar Pant – Natural Attenuation of Trichloroethene in Stream Behavior Fate and Transport. Spring 2003 – Masters Thesis – Current Position: Research Scientist, ARC, FIU and Pursuing PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Outstanding Graduate Student Award. 9. Mrs. Susan Kemp – The effects of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrizal colonization and phossphorus on Sawgrass (Cladium jamaisense) growth in marl and abandoned farmland soils. April 2003 – Masters Thesis – Current Position: Water Quality Manager, DERM 8. Mr. Robert McMullen – Brazilian Pepper Suppression on Soil Disposal Mounds in the Hole- In-The- Donut Restoration Area, Everglades National Park. December 2002 – Masters Thesis – Current Position: Director of Environmental Services, Gannett Fleming, Inc. Miami, FL 7. Ms. Laura Coronel – Fate and Transport of PAH's in Florida's Groundwater. April 2004 – Masters Thesis Report – Current Position: Science Teacher, Miami-Dade Public Schools. 6. Mr. Valantine Walker – A Shift Towards Biocontrol Away from Harmful Chemical Pesticides in Florida’s Citrus Industry. August 2002 – Masters Thesis Report. Current Position: Science Teacher, Miami-Dade Schools. 5. Ms. Kristina Serbesoff-King – Biology, Invasion, and Control Methods on the Invasive Category I Plant Species Melaleuca – A Monograph. August 2002 – Masters Thesis Report – Current Position: Invasive Species Program Manager, The Nature Conservancy, FL 4. Mr. Kenichiro Konomi – Fate and Transport of Herbicide Atrazine in Calcareous Soils of South Florida. December 2001 – Masters Thesis – Current Position: Research Assistant, USDA- ARS, Old Cutler Road, FL 3. Ms. Angelique Lawrence – Brownfield Redevelopment. December 2001- Masters Thesis Report – Current Position: GIS Specialist, ARC, FIU 2. Mrs. Darcy Stockman – Growth Response of Certain Tropical Legume Species to Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Symbiosis. April 2001 – Masters Thesis – Current Position: Conservation Biologist, DERM, Miami-Dade County, FL 1. Dr. Hillol Guha – Influence of Hydrobiogeochemistry on Transport of Chromium Through Manganese – Containing Sediments: Experimental and Modeling Approaches. April 2000 – PhD Thesis – Current Position – Senior Hydrologist/Modeler, Leggette, Brashears & Graham Inc., Cunnecticut. Following Students Worked Closely to get their Projects Done Rich Soto Maria Marasigan Erin Hanan
  9. 9. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 9 Giddy Bobeche Robert Griffith Elizabeth Mayo External PhD Thesis Examiner for the following PhD Thesis 7. Biomethanation Kinetics of Kitchen Refuse and Characterization of Methanogenic Consortia. Department of Microbiology, PSG College of Arts and Sciences, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India - 2006 6. Influence of Phosphorus Solubilizing Microorganisms and Rhizobium on Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. Department of Biology, Gandhigram Rural Institute (Deemed University), Tamil Nadu, India – 2006 5. Effect of Paper Mill Wastes on Soil, Groundwater and Biomass Production: A Case Study of Cholan Paper and Board Mills. Department of Environmental Sciences, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India - 2006 4. Recycling of Tannery Sludge along with Organic Wastes by Composting. 2005 Department of Biology, Gandhigram Rural Institute (Deemed University), Tamil Nadu, India – 2005 3. Interactions of Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhiza and Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria in Relation to Nutrient Management and Production of Rice in Assam. Department of Botany, Gauhati Univeristy, Guwahati, Assam, India – 2005 2. Studies on the Antibiotic Resistance Pattern and the Impact on Human Body Temperature of E. Coli. Life Sciences Department, Avinashilingam Institute (Deemed University), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India - 2003 1. Studies on the Interactions of Arbuscular Mycorrhizae and Collar Rot of Groundnut. Department of Biology, Gandhigram Rural Institute (Deemed University), Tamil Nadu, India – 2002 GRADUATE COMMITTEE MEMBER 1. Dustin Mizell – MS Chmielenska (LA) Graduated 2. Gaelle Glickfield – MS Rand Graduated 3. Mike Byrne – MS Meeder Graduated 4. Elizabeth Mayo – MS Clarke Graduated 5. Laurie McHargue – PhD Oberbauer (BIOL) Graduated 6. Gregory Starr – PhD Oberbauer (BIOL) Graduated 7. Susan Daily – PhD Childers (BIOL) Graduated 8. Lorraine Ahlquist – MS Oberbauer (BIOL) Graduated 9. Joseph O’Brien – PhD Oberbauer (BIOL) Graduated 10. George Meichel – PhD Jones (BIOL) In progress 11. Flavio Moreno – PhD Oberbauer (BIOL) Graduated
  10. 10. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 10 12. Shivanna Mahabir – MS Rand Graduated 13. David Reed – MS Ross Graduated 14. Danielle Palow – MS Oberbauer (BIOL) Graduated 15. Giddy Bobeche - MS Bray (EVR) Graduated 16. Erin Hanan - MS Ross (EVR) In progress 17. Zhangrong Chen – PhD Cai (Chemistry) Graduated 18. Robert Griffith – MS Furton (Chemistry) Graduated 19. Monica Jose - PhD Almirall (Chemistry) In progress 20. Maria Marasigan – MS Bray In progress 21. Rich Soto – MS Bhat In progress 22. Ravi Godavalli – PhD Tansel (C&E Eng) In progress 23. Sen Chen – PhD Cai (Chemistry) In progress INDEPENDENT STUDIES RESEARCH PROJECTS SUPERVISED (EVR 4905 - 2 to 3 credit hours per student) 1. Robert Arocha – “All I Ever Wanted to Know About Herbicides” 2. Kevin White, 3. Tong Sing, 4. Lashonda West – “Study of Mycorrhizal Association in Sabal palmetto and Pithecellobium: a field study” 5. Steve Elliott – “Pinfish Deformities in Biscayne Bay” 6. Mark Rainone – “Study of Groundwater Exploration, Well Design, and the Avon Water Project” 7. Jason Barinaga – “Cape Florida State Park Restoration Project” 8. Hope Duncan – “Database on Pollutants that are Commonly found in Miami-Dade County’s Water Supply and Methods to Minimize them” 9. George Drexinger – “Microbial Enzymes Activity in Different Water Sources of South Florida” 10. Roger Gardian – “Community Garden: Organic Gardening” 11. Barbara Clement – “Sustainable Agriculture: Sugarcane Cultivation and Best Management Practices in the Everglades Agricultural area” 12. Gladys Monne – “Radon Detection Methods” 13. Iris Mund – “The American Alligator – Life Cycle” 14. Christine Briant – “Soil and Water Analytical Techniques” 15. Dennis St. Cyr – “Particle Size Distribution of various Soils of South Florida” 16. Debra Nolan – “Soil Characterization in Treeislands of the Everglades” 17. Maria Collard – “Desertification” 18. Ingrid Zamora – “Fate and Transport of Pesticide “Irgarol” in Water Sources” 19. Farhia Dullo – “Disposal of Hazardous Waste in Africa”
  11. 11. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 11 20. Keith Westin – “Status of Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) Wells- Pilot Program as Part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan” 21. Prado Desiree – “Phosphorus analysis of mycorrhizal plants” 22. Ximena Mesa – “Mycorrhizal colonization of endangered plant species” 23. Jose Pacheco – “Biological control of invasive plant species, Schinus” 24. Nisha Simon – “Biogeochemical nutrient cycling of wetland soils” 25. Shea Dunifon – “Microbial structural and functional diversity in soils” 26. Danouche Dimanche – “Antibiotic Resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA) and human health” RESEARCH ASSISTANTS SUPPORTED-MENTORSHIP 26. Jose Pacheco-Soto – Biological Sciences 25. Thomas George – Biomedical Engineering 24. Nisha Simmon - Environmental Studies 23. Shea Dunifon – Environmental Studies – Received Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award. Currently pursuing MS in Soil and Crop Sciences at Virginia Tech. 22. Cristina Cuadrado – Environmental Studies, Currently Soil Conservationist, USDA-NRCS, Pennsylvania. 21. Alina Ortis – Southwest Miami Senior High School 20. Tatiana Marquez – Environmental Studies – Received Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award 19. David Acosta – Physics 18. Kanchan Jotwani – Biological Sciences 17. Jacqueline Huntzicker – Liberal Studies and Honors College. 16. David Trujillo – Robert Morgan Senior High School, Currently Freshmen at FIU 15. Ximena Mesa - Environmental Studies. 14. Julian Mesa – Biological Sciences. 13. Diana Cifuentes –Biological Sciences 12. Teresita Bollar – Biological Sciences and Honors College. 11. Sarah Lowe – Biomedical Engineering and Honors College.
  12. 12. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 12 10. Lizandra Nieves – USDA-ARS 9. Susan Mendiola – Environmental Studies 8. Seema Sah – Environmental Studies 7. Debra Nolan – Environmental Studies. 6. Peta-Gauy-Johnson – Chemistry and Biochemistry and Honors College 5. Karen Minkowski –USDA-ARS 4. Mario Cifuentes – Biomedical Engineering 3. Kenichiro Konomi, - Environmental Studies 2. Eduardo Cepero – Environmental Studies 1. Darcy Stockman, - Environmental Studies Students gained lab management, analytical, microbiological, laboratory operation skills in soil, plant, water, and microbiological areas. Students worked 20 hours per week in my laboratory and conducted research on variety of topics in these areas. PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS 50. Prabhakar Pant, Marshall Allen, Yong Cai, and Krishnaswamy Jayachandran. 2008. Design and Performance of a Mesocosm Chamber for Trichloroethylene Evaporation Study. In Press Journal of Air, Water, and Soil Pollution 49. Fisher, Jack B., and Krish Jayachandran. 2008 Beneficial role of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on Florida native palms. Accepted in Journal Palm 48. Fisher, Jack B., and Krish Jayachandran. 2008 Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Promote Growth and Phosporus Uptake in Zamia, A Native Florida Cycad. In Press Florida Scientist 47. Suwa Ryuichi, Krish Jayachandran, Nguyen T N, Abdellah Boulenouar, Kounosuke Fujita, and Hirofumi Saneoka Barium Toxicity Effects in Soybean Plants. 2008. In Press Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 46. Moghaieb, Reda E. A., Hirofumi Saneoka,Yoshikatsu. Murooka, Hisayoshi. Ono, Nobuhiro Nakayama, Nguyen Tran Nguyen, Ryuichi Suwa , Pravat Kmar Mohapatra, Krish Jayachandran, and Kounosuke. Fujita. 2008. Evaluation of salt tolerance in ectoine- transformed tomato plants (Lycopersicon esculentum): photosynthesis, osmotic adjustment, and carbon partitioning. In Review in Journal Plant and Soil Science 45. Griffith, Robert T., Krish Jayachandran, Kateel G. Shetty, William Whistine, and Kenneth G. Furton. 2007. Differentiation of Toxic Molds via Headspace SPME-GC/MS and Canine Detection. Biosensors, 7:1496-1508
  13. 13. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 13 44. Shetty, Kateel G., Krish Jayachandran, Katherine Quinones, Kevin E. O’Shea, Teresita A. Bollar and Michael R. Norland. 2007. Allelopathic Effects of Ragweed Compound Thiarubrine-A on Brazilian Pepper. Allelopathy Journal, 20:371-378.. 43. Krish Jayachandran, S. Sah, and Jeffrey Ellis. 2007. Silver formulations as wood preservatives – an exploratory research. In: Proceedings of 102nd American Wood Preservatives Association Special Symposium, Austin, TX April 9-12, 2006. 42. Entry, James A., DeEtta Mills, Krish Jayachandran, and Thomas B. Moorman. 2007. Molecular-Based Approaches to Soil Microbiology. 71:561. 41. Jayachandran, K. and J. Fisher. 2006. Phosphorus uptake efficiencies of mycorrhizal colonized South Florida native plants. In Revision for International Journal of Plant Sciences. 40. Assefa Melesse, Krishnaswamy Jayachandran, and Keqi Zhang. 2007. Modeling coastal eutrophication of Florida Bay using Neural Networks. In press Journal of Coastal Research. 39. McMullen, R., K. Jayachandran, K.G. Shetty, and M.R. Norland. 2007. Suppression of the invasive tree species Brazilian pepper by soil and management factors. In Review Natural Area Journal. 38. Prabhakar Pant, Marshall Allen, Yong Cai, Krishnaswamy Jayachandran, and Yin Chen. 2007. Influence of Physical Factors on Trichloroethylene Evaporation from Surface Water. Journal of Air, Water, and Soil Pollution, 183:153-163. 37. Clarke, T., K.G. Shetty, K. Jayachandran, and M.R. Norland. 2007. Myrothecium verrucaria - a potential biological control agent for the invasive "old world" climbing fern, Lygodium microphylum. Biocontrol, 52:399-411. 36. Jones, D.T., J.P. Sah, M.S. Ross, S.F. Oberbaeur, B. Hwang, and K. Jayachandran. 2006. Growth and physiological responses of twelve tree species common in Everglades tree islands to simulated hydrological regimes. Wetlands, 26: 830-844. 35. Sah, S., S. T. Reed, K. Jayachandran, C. Dunn, and J. B. Fisher. 2006. The Effect of Repeated Short-term Flooding on Mycorrhizal Survival in Snap Bean Roots. HortScience, 41: 598-602 34. Reed, S., D. Shinde, K. Konomi, K. Jayachandran, P. Nkedi-Kizza, and M.R. Savabi. 2006. Phosphorus leaching potential from compost amendments in a carbonatic Soil. Soil Science, 171: 865-873. 33. Ross, Michael S., Sherry Mitchell-Bruker, Jay P. Sah, Stuart Stothoff, Pablo L. Ruiz, David L. Reed, Krish Jayachandran, and Charles L. Coultas. 2006. Interaction of hydrology and nutrient limitation in the ridge and slough landscape of the southern Everglades. Hydrobiologia, 569:37-59.
  14. 14. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 14 32. Chengyong Yang, Yong Wang, DeEtta Mills, Kalai Mathee, Krish Jayachandran, Patrick Gillevet, Jim Entry, Giri Narasimhan. 2006. An Ecoinformatics Tool for Microbial Diversity Studies: Supervised Classification of Amplicon Length Heterogeneity (ALH) Profiles of 16S rRNA. Journal of Microbial Methods 65:49-62 31. Fisher J.B., and K. Jayachandran. 2005. Presence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in South Florida native plants. Journal of Mycorrhiza 15:580-588. 30. Konomi, K., R. Savabi, D. Shinde, K. Jayachandran, P. Nkedi-Kizza, and S. Reed. 2005. Water and atrazine movement in a calcareous compost applied soil during simulated multiple storms events. Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 165:365-377. 29. Savabi, M.R., D.L. Shinde, K. Konomi, P.N. Kizza, and K. Jayachandran. 2005. Modeling the effect of soil amendments (Composts) on water balance and water quality. Journal of Environmental Hydrology 13:1-14. 28. Gaiser, E.E., J.C. Trexler, J.H. Richards, D.L. Childers, D. Lee, A. L. Edwards, L. J. Scinto, K. Jayachandran, G.B. Noe, and R.D. Jones. 2005. Cascading Ecological Effects of Low-Level Phosphorus Enrichment in the Florida Everglades. Journal of Environmental Quality, 34:717-723. 27. Savabi, M.R., D. Shinde, K. Konomi, P. Nkedi-Kizza, and K. Jayachandran. 2004. Modeling the Effect of Soil Amendments (Composts) on Water Balance and Water Quality. (Eds. C.A. Brebbia, D. Almorza, and D. Sales), Water Pollution VII: Modelling, Measuring and Prediction, 57-66, WIT Press. 26. Gaiser, E.E., L.J. Scinto, J.H. Richards, K. Jayachandran, D.L. Childers, J.C. Trexler, and R.D. Jones. 2004. Phosphorus in Periphyton Mats Provides the Best Matric for Detecting Low-Level P enrichment in an Oligotrophic Wetland. Water Research, 38:507-516. 25. Jayachandran, K., and K.G. Shetty. 2003. Growth Response and Phosphorus Uptake by Arbuscular Mycorrhizae of Wet Prairie Sawgrass. . Aquatic Botany, 76:281-290. 24. Guha, H., K. Jayachandran, and F. Maurrasse. 2002. Microbiological Reduction of Hexavalent chromium over Geochemical Oxidation by Pyrolusite-Coated Sand. Chemosphere, 52:175-183 23. Fisher, J.B. and K. Jayachandran. 2002. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi enhance seedling growth and phosphorus uptake in two endangered plant species from South Florida. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 163:559-566 22. Cai, Y., J.C. Cabrera, M. Georgiadis, and K. Jayachandran. 2002.Assessment of Arsenic Mobility in the Soils of some Golf Courses in South Florida. The Science of the Total Environment, 291:123-134
  15. 15. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 15 21. Noe, G.B., D.C. Childers, A.L. Edwards, E. Gaiser, K. Jayachandran, D. Lee, J. Meeder, J. Richards, L.J.Scinto, J. Trexler, and R.D. Jones. 2002. Short-term Changes in Phosphorus Storage in an Oligotrophic Everglades Wetland Ecosystem Receiving Experimental Nutrient Enrichment. Biogeochemistry, 59:239-267 20. Guha, H., K. Jayachandran, and F. Maurrasse. 2001. Kinetics of Chromium (VI) Reduction by Type Strain Shewanella alga under Different Growth Conditions. Environmental Pollution, 115:209-218. 19. Guha, H., S.E. Saiers, S. Brooks, P. Jardine, and K. Jayachandran. 2001. Chromium Transport, Oxidation, and Adsorption in Manganese-Coated Sand. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 49:311-334. 18. Moorman, T.B., K. Jayachandran, and A. Reungsang. 2001. Adsorption and Desorption of Atrazine in Soils and Subsurface Sediments. Soil Science, 166:921-929 17. Childers, D.L., R.D. Jones, J. Trexler, C. Buzzelli, S. Daily, A. Edwards, E. Gaiser, K. Jayachandran, A. Kenne, D. Lee, J. Meeder, J. Pechman, A. Renshaw, J. Richards, M. Rugge, L. Scinto, P. Sterling, and Van Gelder. 2001. Quantifying the effects of low-level phosphorus enrichment on unimpacted Everglades wetlands with insitu flumes and phosphorus dosing. pp 127-152.In Porter, J.W., and Porter, K.G. Eds. The Everglades, Florida Bay and Coral Reefs of the Florida Keys – An Ecosystem Source Book, CRC Press. 16. Guha, H., K. Jayachandran, and F. Maurrasse. 2000. Hydrological, Geochemical, and Microbiological Processes Affecting Chromium Transport Through Pyrolusite Coated- Sand. 7TH International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control Proccedings, page 1253-1260. 15. Fisher, J.B., and K. Jayachandran. 1999. Root structure and arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization of the palm Serenoa repens under field conditions. Plant and Soil, 217:229- 241. 14. Nedumpara, M.J., T.B. Moorman, and K. Jayachandran. 1999. Effect of a Vesicular- Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungus (Glomus epigaeum) on herbicide uptake by roots. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 30:75-82. 13. Struthers, J.K., K. Jayachandran, and T.B. Moorman. 1998. Biodegradation of atrazine by Agrobacterium radiobacter strain J14a and use in bioremediation of contaminated soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 64:3368-3375. 12. Jayachandran, K., N.B. Stolpe, T.B. Moorman, and P.J. Shea. 1998. Application of 14 C- most-probable-number technique to enumerate atrazine-degrading microorganisms in soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 30:523-529.
  16. 16. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 16 11. Moorman, T.B., D.B. Jaynes, K. Jayachandran, J.M. Novak, J. Miller, C.A. Cambardella, and J.L. Hatfield. 1995. Processes controlling atrazine leaching in the pothole topography of central Iowa. Clean Water – Clean Environment. 21st Century Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1, March 5-8, Kansas City, MO p 133-136. 10. Moorman, T. B., and K. Jayachandran. 1995. Interactions of VAM fungi, pesticides, and crops. In: Leopold Center For Sustainable Agriculture, 4:86-91. 9. Novak, J.M, K. Jayachandran, T.B. Moorman, and J.B. Weber. 1995. Sorption and binding of organic compounds in soils and their relation to bioavailability. In: Bioremediation: Science and Application, SSSA Special Publication, 13-31. (Book Chapter) 8. Jayachandran, K., J.A. Welch, T.B. Moorman, and E.A. Douglass. 1994. Populations of herbicide-degrading microorganisms in surface and subsurface soils (USDA-ARS Report). 7. Jayachandran, K., T.R. Steinheimer, L. Somasundaram, T.B. Moorman, R.S. Kanwar, and J.R. Coats. 1994. Occurrence of atrazine and degradates as contaminants of subsurface drainage and shallow groundwater. Journal of Environmental Quality, 23:311-319. 6. Jayachandran, K., T.R. Steinheimer, L.Somasundaram, T.B. Moorman, R.S. Kanwar, and J.R Coats. 1993. Distribution of atrazine and metabolites as contaminants in groundwater and soil cores from no-till corn. Agricultural Research to Protect Water Quality Proceedings. 105-109. 5. Somasundaram, L., K. Jayachandran, E.L. Kruger, K.D. Racke, T.B. Moorman, T. Dvorak, and J.R.Coats. 1993. Degradation of isazophos in the soil environment. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 41:313-318. 4. Jayachandran, K., A.P. Schwab, and B.A.D. Hetrick. 1992. Mineralization of organic phosphorus by vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 24:897-903. 3. Jayachandran, K., A.P. Schwab, and B.A.D. Hetrick. 1992. Partitioning of dissolved inorganic and organic phosphorus using acidified molybdate and isobutanol. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 56:762-765. 2. Jayachandran, K., A.P. Schwab, and B.A.D. Hetrick. 1989. Mycorrhizal mediation of phosphorus availability: Synthetic iron chelate effects on phosphorus solubilization. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 53:1701-1706. 1. Jayachandran, K., D. Kandasamy, G. Oblisami. 1986. Effect of temperature and pH on the germination of spores of Glomus caledonium. Indian Journal of Microbiology, 26:232- 234.
  17. 17. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 17 PUBLICATIONS – REPORTS 22. Jayachandran, K., and K.G. Shetty. 2006. Discovery and Development of Potential Microbial Bio-Control Agents for Brazilian Pepper Suppression in the Everglades National Park. Annual Report. 35 Pages 21. Jayachandran, K. 2006. Investigation of Silver Chemicals for Wood Preservation: Effect on soil Biota. International Lead and Zinc Organization, Raleigh, NC. Annual Report. 25 pages 20. Jayachandran, K 2005. Brazilian Pepper Suppression in the Soil Disposal Mounds in the Hole-In-The-Donut Pilot Restoration Program, Everglades National Park. Annual Report. 15 pages 19. Jayachandran, K., and K.G. Shetty. 2005. Discovery and Development of Potential Microbial Bio-Control Agents for Brazilian Pepper Suppression in the Everglades National Park. Annual Report. 42 pages 18. Jayachandran, K. 2006. Arbuscular-Mycorrhizal Colonization and Interactions with an Endangered Plant Species, Ziziphus celata (Rhamnaceae). Project Manager, Carl Weekly, Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL. Final Report. 17 pages 17. Jayachandran, K. 2005. Investigation of Silver Chemicals for Wood Preservation: Effect on soil Biota. International Lead and Zinc Organization, Raleigh, NC. Annual Report. 20 pages. 16. Ebadian, M.A., P. Pant, Y. Katsenovich, Z. Oztruck, K. Jayachandran, and Y. Cai. 2003. Determination of natural attenuation mechanisms and kinetics. Year end technical report for the fiscal year 2003. DOE – Office of Environmental Management, Office of Science and Technology, Grant No. DF-FG26-00NT40806. 15. Jayachandran, K., and R. McMullan. 2003. Brazilian Pepper Suppression in the Soil Disposal Mounds in the Hole-In-The-Donut Pilot Restoration Program, Everglades National Park. Annual Report. 48 pages. 14. Jayachandran, K., and K.G. Shetty. 2003. Discovery and Development of Potential Microbial Bio-Control Agents for Brazilian Pepper Suppression in the Everglades National Park. Annual Report. 18 pages. 13. Allen. M, J. Ealy, S. Hewins, Y. Cai, and K. Jayachandran. 2003. Oak Ridge – Support for the Mercury Center of Excellence. Technical Progress Report November 2002-November 2003. U.S.DOE, Office of Environmental Management, Office of Science and Technology. 66 pages. 12. Allen. M, L. Moos, Y. Katsonovich, Z. Osturk, P. Pant, K. Jayachandran, and Y. Cai. 2003. Determination of Natural Attenuation Mechanisms and Kinetics. Technical Progress Report November 2002-November 2003. U.S.DOE, Office of Environmental Management, Office of Science and Technology. 58 pages.
  18. 18. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 18 11. Gaiser, E.E., J.H. Richards, J.C. Trexler, D. Lee, A. Edwards, G. Noe, D.L. Childers, R.D. Jones L.J. Scinto, and K. Jayachandran. 2003. Numerical Interpretation of Class III Narrative Criteria for Everglades Wetlands. Compendium Report. 336 pages. 10. Ross, M., K. Jayachandran, P. Stone, B. Huang, J. Walters, P. Ruiz, D. Reed, D. Stockman, S. Sah, D. Nolan, J. Sah, D. Jones, and S. Oberbauer. 2002 Everglades National Park Tree Islands: Interactions of vegetation, hydrology, and soils. Annual Report. 97 pp. 9. Jayachandran, K, and R. McMullan. 2001. Brazilian Pepper Suppression in the Soil Disposal Mounds in the Hole-In-The-Donut Pilot Restoration Program, Everglades National Park. Annual Report. 40 pp. 8. Ross, M., K. Jayachandran, P. Ruiz, D. Reed, E. Mickler, D. Stockman, S. Oberbauer, and P. Stone. 2001.Everglades National Park Tree Islands: Interactions of vegetation, hydrology, and soils. Annual Report. 27 pp. 7. Ross, M., P.L. Ruiz, D.L Reed, K. Jayachandran, C.L. Coultas, J.P. Sah, and M.T. Lewin. 2001. Assessment of marsh vegetation responses to hydrological restoration in Shark Slough, Everglades National Park. Final Report 2000-2001. 99 pp. 6. Jayachandran et al., 2001. Numerical Interpretation of Class III Narrative Criteria for Everglades Wetlands. Soils and Microbiology section. Annual Report. 5. Jayachandran et al., 2000. Numerical Interpretation of Class III Narrative Nutrient Criteria for Everglades Wetlands. Soils and Microbiology section –Annual Report. 4. Ross, M., P.L. Ruiz, D.L Reed, K. Jayachandran, J.P. Sah, and M.T. Lewin. 2000. Assessment of marsh vegetation responses to hydrological restoration in Shark Slough, Everglades National Park. Annual Report 1999-2000. 42 pp. 3. Jayachandran et al., 1999. Numerical Interpretation of Class III Narrative Nutrient Criteria for Everglades Wetlands. Soils and Microbiology section –Annual Report. 2. K. Jayachandran. 1998. Pollution Detectives. In: Research News, SERP, FIU, Vol. 1, Issue 4. 1. Jayachandran et al., 1998. Numerical Interpretation of Class III Narrative Nutrient Criteria for Everglades Wetlands. Soils and Microbiology section –Annual Report. PRESENTATIONS - PAPER 48. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran, Seema Sah, and Jeffrey Ellis. 2007, Investigation of Silver Chemicals for Wood Preservation and Soil Biology. Soil. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, LA Jayachandran presented
  19. 19. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 19 47. Joel Trexler, Evelyn Gaiser, Len Scinto, Daniel Childers, and Krishnaswamy Jayachandran. 2007. Phosphorus Load-Dependent Limitation of Aquatic Consumers in an Oligotrophic Wetlands. North American Benthological Society 55th Annual Meeting, Columbus, SC Trexler presented 46. Stewart Reed, Dilip Shinde, Kenichiro Konomi, Krish Jayachandran, Peter Nkedi-Kizza, and Mohammed Savabi. 2006. Phosphorus Leaching Potential from Compost Amendments in a Carbonatic Soil. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 12-16, 2006, Indianapolis, IN Stewart Reed presented 45. Seema Sah, Stewart Reed, Krish Jayachandran, and Anne Hartley. 2006. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi response to flooding in snap bean cultivation in south Florida. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 12-16, 2006, Indianapolis, IN Seema Sah presented 44. Kateel G. Shetty, Krish Jayachandran, and Michael R. Norland. 2005. Development of techniques for assessing biocontrol potential of indigenous pathogens on invasive Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi) in the Everglades National Park. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT Jayachandran presented 43. Jayachandran, Krish., Kateel G. Shetty, Michael R. Norland and Craig S. Smith. 2006. Development of microbial biocontrol agent for Brazilian Pepper Management. Plant Biologists of South Florida Annual Meeting. April 1, 2006, Fairchild Tropical Garden Research Center, Miami, FL Dr. Jayachandran presented 42. Sah, Seema, Stewart Reed, and Krish Jayachandran. 2006. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Interactions with Bean Plants Under Flooded Conditions. Plant Biologists of South Florida Annual Meeting. April 1, 2006, Fairchild Tropical Garden Research Center, Miami, FL Mrs. Sah presented 41. Jayachandran, Krish and Jeffrey Ellis. 2006. Exploratory Research on Silver Chemicals as Wood Preservatives. 102nd American Wood Preservatives Association Conference, April 9-12, 2006, Austin, TX Dr. Jayachandran presented 40. Jeffrey Ellis and Krish Jayachandran. 2006. Silver – It keeps Wood Healthy. 102nd American Wood Preservatives Association Conference, April 9-12, 2006, Austin, TX Dr. Ellis presented 39. Trexler*, J. C., E. Gaiser, J. Richards, D. Childers1 , K. Jayachandran, L. Scinto, and R. Jones. 2004. Phosphorus Load-Dependent Limitation of Aquatic Consumers in An Oligotrophic Wetland. 89TH Ecological Society of America Annual Conference, August 1-6, 2004, Portland, OR – Dr. Trexler presented 38. Ross* , M., P.L. Ruiz, K. Jayachandran, C.L. Coultas and J.P. Sah. 2004. Nutrient relationships in the “ridge-and-slough” vegetation mosaic of the southern Everglades, Florida,
  20. 20. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 20 USA. Annual Conference on International Association for Vegetation Science, July 18-23, 2004, Kailu-Kona, Hawaii. Dr. Ross presented 37. Krish Jayachandran* , Michael R. Norland, Kateel G. Shetty, Tainya C. Clarke, and Robert T. McMullen. 2004. Development of Strategies to Manage Biological Invasion by Exotic Plant Species in Everglades National Park. National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Dec. 05- 10, 2004, Orlando, FL – Dr. Jayachandran presented 36. Evelyn E. Gaiser* , Joel C. Trexler, Jennifer H. Richards, Daniel L. Childers, David Lee, Adrienne L. Edwards, Leonard J. Scinto, Krish Jayachandran, Gregory B. Noe and Ronald D. Jones. 2004. Cascading Ecological Effects of Low-Level Phosphorus Enrichment and Abatement in the Florida Everglades. National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Dec. 05-10, 2004, Orlando, FL – Dr. Gaiser presented 35. Robert T. Griffith*, Krish Jayachandran, William Whitstine, and Kenneth G. Furton. 2005. Canine and SPME/GC/MS detection of Microbial Volatile Organic Compounds from Toxic Indoor Molds. Forensic Science Symposium February 4-5, 2005, Fort Lauderdale, FL – Mr. Griffith presented 34. Robert T.Griffith*, Krish Jayachandran, William Whitstine, and Kenneth G. Furton. 2005. Identification of Signature Microbial Volatile Organic Compounds from Toxic Molds using SPME/GC/MS and Canine Detection. PITTCON, March 4, Orlando, FL – Mr. Griffith presented 33. *K. Jayachandran, S. Sah, J. Sah, and M. Ross. 2003. Biogeochemistry of Treeisland Soils of the Everglades. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 2-6, 2003, Denver, CO 32. *D. Jones, M. Ross, B. Hwang, J. Walters, S. Oberbauer, and K. Jayachandran. 2003. Effects of Simulated Hydrologic Regimes on Twelve Species of Everglades Tree Island. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, August 3-8, 2003, Savannah, GA 31. *Jayachandran, K., K. Konomi, R. Savabi, and S. Reed. 2002. Agrochemicals Transport in Calcareous Soils of South Florida. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Nov. 10- 14, 2002, Indianapolis, IN 30. *Fisher, J.B., and K. Jayachandran. 2002. Arbuscular mycorrhizae and their role in plant restoration in subtropical Florida. Botanical Society of America – Biocomplexity in Mycorrhizae Symposium, Madison, WI, August 2002. 29. *Mickler, E., K. Jayachandran, M. Ross, D. Stockman, P. Ruiz, D. Reed, and S. Oberbauer. 2002. Relationship between soil moisture and nutrient availability in the tree islands of Shark Slough, Everglades National Park. The 66th Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Barry University, March 7-9, 2002. 28, *Kemp, S., K. Jayachandran, D. Stockman, and M. Norland. 2002. The effect of mycorrhizal colonization and phosphorus levels on Cladium jamaicense growth in marl and Hole-in-the-Donut soils. The 66th Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Barry University, March 7-9, 2002.
  21. 21. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 21 27. *McMullen, R.T., K. Jayachandran, and M. Norland. 2002. Suppression of Brazilian Pepper on soil disposal mounds in Everglades National Park. The 66th Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Barry University, March 7-9, 2002. 26. Konomi, K., *K. Jayachandran, M. Savabi, D. Shinde, and S. Reed. 2002. Transport of agrochemicals in calcareous soils of South Florida. The 66th Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Barry University, March 7-9, 2002. 25. *Fisher, J.B., and K. Jayachandran. 2002. Arbuscular mycorrhizae and restoration of endangered plants in subtropical Florida. The 66th Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Barry University, March 7-9, 2002. 24. *Jayachandran, K., M. Ross, C.L. Coultas, P. Ruiz, and D.L. Reed. 2002. Soil survey of Shark Slough in the Everglades National Park. The 66th Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Barry University, March 7-9, 2002. 23. *Jayachandran, K., K.G. Shetty, L.J. Scinto, R.D. Jones, D.L. Childers, and J.C. Trexler. 2001. Effect of low level phosphorus dosing on microbial activity in the everglades soils. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Oct. 21-25, 2001, Charlotte, NC 22. *Noe, G., D. Childers, A. Edwards, E. Gaiser, K. Jayachandran, D. Lee, J. Richards, L. Scinto, J. Trexler, and R. Jones. 2001. Short-term changes in an oligotrophic Everglades wetland ecosystem receiving experimental phosphorus enrichment. Ecological Society of America, Madison, WI August 2001. 21. *Guha, H., K. Jayachandran, F. Maurrasse. 2000. Hydrological, Geochemical, and Microbiological Processes Affecting Chromium Transport Through Pyrolusite Coated-Sand. Conference on Wetland System for Water Pollution Control. Nov 11-16, Lake Buena Vista, FL 20. *Gaiser, E.E., L.J. Scinto, K. Jayachandran, R.D. Jones, J.H. Richards, D.L. Childers, and J. Trexler. 2000. Nutrients sequestered in microbial mats reflect remote source water quality in Everglades National Park. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, Dec. 11-15, Naples, FL 19. Kernan, C., J.B. Fisher, D. Garvue, *C. Lane, H. Thornton, D. LaPuma, E. Pinto, S. Carrara, K. Jayachandran, S. Koptur, J. Pascarella. 2000. Restoration of Jacquemontia reclinata to the South Florida Ecosystem. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, Dec. 11-15, Naples, FL 18. *Jayachandran, K., J.M. Novak, D.W. Watts, and P.G. Hunt. 1999. Effect of Tillage on Microbial Activity in Southeastern Coastal Plains Soils. Soil Science Society of America Society of Agronomy meetings, October 31-November 4, 1999. Salt Lake City, UT 17. *Fisher, J.B., and K. Jayachandran. Survey of arbuscular mycorrhizae in palms and related cyclanths growing on different soils in Costa Rica and Florida. Soil Ecology Conference, Chicago, IL May 24-26, 1999.
  22. 22. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 22 16. *Fisher J.B., and K. Jayachandran.Arbuscular-mycorrhizal status of the palm Serenoa repens in South Florida. Conference on “The Supporting Root”, Bordeaux, France July 20 –23, 1998. 15. *Jayachandran, K. Mycorrhizal association in Sawgrass. Plant Biologists of South Florida, Homestead, FL April 11, 1998. 14. *Moorman, T.B., K. Jayachandran, and A. Reungsang. Sorption of Atrazine to Soils and Subsurface Geologic Materials in Iowa. Geological Society of America Meetings, Ames, IA 1996. 13. *Jayachandran, K., T.B. Moorman, and J.K. Moscinski. Bioremediation of Atrazine in Soils by Inoculation of a Bacterial Mixed Culture. Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA February 5-8, 1996. 12. *Moorman, T.B., B.L. Hoyle, and K. Jayachandran. Approaches to Remediation of Herbicide-Contaminated Subsoils and Aquifers. Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA February 5-8, 1996. 11. *T.B. Moorman, D.B. Jaynes, K. Jayachandran, J.M. Novak, J. Miller, C.A. Cambardella, and J.L. Hatfield. Processes controlling atrazine leaching in the pothole topography of central Iowa. Clean Water - Clean Environment - 21st Century - Meeting. Kansas City, MO, March 1995. 10. *Jayachandran, K., T.B. Moorman, and E.A. Douglass. Enumeration, isolation, and activity of atrazine-degrading microorganisms. American Society of Agronomy 86th National Meeting, Seattle, WA, Nov. 1994. 9. *Moorman, T.B., K. Jayachandran, and J.A. Welch. Assimilative capacity of subsurface microorganisms for atrazine and 2,4-D. American Society of Agronomy 86th National Meeting, Seattle, WA, Nov. 1994. 8. *Novak, J.M., K. Jayachandran, T.B. Moorman, and J. Weber. Sorption and binding of organic compounds in soils and their relation to biodegradation. American Society of Agronomy 85th National Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, Nov. 1993. 7. *Jayachandran, K., T.R. Steinheimer, L. Somasundaram, T.B. Moorman, R.S. Kanwar, and J.R. Coats. Distribution of atrazine and metabolites as contaminants in groundwater and soil cores from no-till corn. Agricultural Research to Protect Water Quality, Soil & Water Conservation Society Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Feb. 1993. 6. *Hetrick, B.A.D. and K. Jayachandran. Plant acquisition of nutrients in sustainable agriculture. Eighth North American Conference on Mycorrhizae (NACOM), Jackson Hole, WY, Sep. 1990. 5. *Jayachandran, K., B.A.D. Hetrick, and A.P. Schwab. Influence of iron chelation on phosphorus availability to prairie mycorrhizal plants. Konza Prairie LTER Meeting, Manhattan, KS, Aug. 1989. 4. Jayachandran, K., *D. Kandasamy, and G. Oblisami. VA-Mycorrhizae for better crop productivity in certain crop plants. National Symposium on Soil Pest and Soil Organisms, Varanasi, India, Oct. 1984.
  23. 23. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 23 3. *Kandasamy, D., K. Jayachandran, and G. Oblisami. Influence of pesticides and certain nutrients on phosphorus mobilizing organisms. National Symposium on Soil Pest and Soil Organisms, Varanasi, India, Oct. 1984. 2. Jayachandran, K., *D. Kandasamy, and G. Oblisami. Response of cowpea to VA- Mycorrhizal inoculation and graded levels of phosphorus application. Sixth Southern Regional Conference on Microbial Inoculants, Bangalore, India, Sep. 1983. 1. Jayachandran, K., *D. Kandasamy, and G. Oblisami. Occurrence of VA-Mycorrhizal resting spores in certain plantation crops. Fifth Annual Symposium on Plantation Crops, Kerala, India, Dec. 1982. *denotes person presented. PRESENTATIONS – POSTER 53. Ricardo Joseph, Stewart Reed, Cristina Clark-Cuadrado and Krishnaswamy Jayachandran. 2007 Effects of Endosulfan on Soil Respiration. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, LA Joseph presented 52. Min Gao, Kateel G. Shetty, Bernd Simoneit, Krishnaswamy Jayachandran, and Rudolf Jaffé 2007. Preliminary Results on the Occurrence, Origin and Environmental Implication of Ent- Kaurenes in the Everglades Freshwater Wetlands. FCELTER All Scientists Meeting, March 19- 20, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Miami, FL Min Gao presented 51. Jackie V. Huntzicker, K.G. Shetty, K.S. Rein, and K. Jayachandran. 2006. Biodegradation of Polyether Algal Toxins – Isolation of Potential Marine Bacteria. 106th American Society for Microbiology Annual Conference, May 21-25, 2006, Orlando, FL Jayachandran presented 50. Krish Jayachandran Mahadev Bhat, Giddy Bobeche, Cristina Cuadrao, and Assefa Malesse. 2006. Agroecology Program at Florida International University. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 12-16, 2006, Indianapolis, IN Jayachandran presented 49. Shea Dunifon, Krish Jayachandran, and Stewart Reed. 2006. An Inventory of Arbuscular Mycorrhizae Collected at Field Sites of the USDA Sub-Tropical Horticultural Research Station in Miami, FL. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 12-16, 2006, Indianapolis, IN Shea Dunifon presented 48. Jose Pacheco, Kateel G. Shetty, Mahadev Bhat, and Krish Jayachandran. 2007. Biological Control of Brazilian Pepper. Hispanic Students Leadership Conference, Washington, DC. Jose Pacheco Presented 47. Jose Pacheco, Kateel G. Shetty, Krish Jayachandran, and Craig Smith. 2007. Biological Control of Invasive Plants in South Florida. Cell and Molecular Biology Symposium, St. Thomas University Jose Pacheco Presented
  24. 24. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 24 46. Shea Dunifon, EVR 3rd year student. 2006. An Inventory of Arbuscular Mycorrhizae in Agricultural Crops of South Florida. Poster presented at FIU Honors College Research Conference, March 30, MARC Building, FIU. Krish Jayachandran serves as a mentor. 45. Griffith, Robert T., Jayachandran, Krishnaswamy, Shetty, Kateel, G., Whitstine, William, Furton, Kenneth G. 2005. Hazardous Indoor Molds Detection Application in Forensic Sciences. 105th American Society for Microbiology Annual Conference, June 5-9, 2005, Atlanta, GA Mr. Griffith presented 44. Seema Sah, Stewart Reed, and Krish Jayachandran. 2005. Effect of Flooding on Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Colonization in Snap Beans. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT Dr. Jayachandran presented 43. Krish Jayachandran, Seema Sah, Ximena Mesa, and Jeffrey Ellis. 2005. Investigation of Silver Chemicals for Wood Preservation. ACS South Florida Chapter Meeting, Nov 12, 2005, NOVA SE University, Fort Lauderdale, FL Dr. Jayachandran presented 42. Jayachandran, Krish., Seema Sah, and Jeffrey Ellis. 2006. Wood Preservation by Silver Formulation Treatment. 102nd American Wood Preservatives Association Conference, April 9- 12, 2006, Austin, TX Dr. Jayachandran presented 41. Jeffrey Ellis and Krish Jayachandran. Future Needs for Environmental Research on Silver and Resources Available. 2006. 102nd American Wood Preservatives Association Conference, April 9-12, 2006, Austin, TX Dr. Ellis presented 40. Robert T. Griffith*, Kenneth G. Furton, Krish Jayachandran, and William Whitstine. 2004. Canine and SPME/GC/MS Detection of Microbial Volatile Organic Compounds emitted from two problematic indoor molds: Penecillium chrysogenum and Aspergillus versicolor Joint Meeting of the Southern Association of Forensic Scientists (SAFS), the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists (MAAFS), the Mid-Western Association of Forensic Scientists (MAFS) and the Canadian Society of Forensic Science (CSFS), September 19-24, 2004, Orlando, FL – Poster – Mr. Griffith presented 39. Seema Sah*, Stewart Reed, Krish. Jayachandran, and Susana Mendiola. 2004. Interactions of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi with Bean Plants under FloodedConditions. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2004, Seattle, WA – Poster – Mrs. Sah presented 38. Kateel G. Shetty, Krish Jayachandran*, and Michael R. Norland. 2004. Natural Plant Pathogens of Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi) in the Everglades National Park: Potential for Biological Control. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2004, Seattle, WA – Poster – Dr. Jayachandran presented 37. Tainya C. Clarke* , Krish Jayachandran, Kateel G. Shetty, and Michael R. Norland. 2004. A Biological Control Agent for Invasive Plant Species, Old World Climbing Fern (Lygodium microphyllum). National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Dec. 05-10, 2004, Orlando, FL –
  25. 25. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 25 Poster – Miss. Clarke presented 36. Kateel G. Shetty*, Krish Jayachandran, and Michael R. Norland. 2004. Natural Plant Pathogens of Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi) in the Everglades National Park: Potential for Biological Control. National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Dec. 05-10, 2004, Orlando, FL – Poster – Dr. Shetty presented 35. Elizabeth M. Struhar, Krish Jayachandran* , Michael S. Ross, and Steven F. Oberbauer. 2004. The Relationship Between Soil Moisture and Nutrient Availability in Tree Islands of Shark Slough, Everglades National Park. National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Dec. 05-10, 2004, Orlando, FL – Poster – Dr. Jayachandran presented 34. Robert T. Griffith*, Krish Jayachandran, William Whitstine, and Kenneth G. Furton. 2005. Canine and SPME/GC/MS Detection of Microbial Volatile Organic Compounds emitted from Stachybotrys chartarum, Penicillium chrysogenum, and Aspergillus versicolor. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, February 21-26, 2005, New Orleans, LA – Poster – Mr. Griffith presented 33. Teresita Bollar, Biology 4th year student. 2005. Allelopathic effects of Ragweed compound Thiarubrin-A on Brazilian pepper (Shinus terebinthifolius). Poster presented at First Student Research and Artistic Initiatives Annual Conference, March 10, MARC Building, FIU. Krish Jayachandran serves as REU mentor. This work is a collaborative effort between myself, Dr. Shetty and Dr. Kevin O’ Shea from Chemistry and Biochemistry. 32. Jackie Huntizicker, Liberal Studies, 3rd year. 2005. Studies on Okadaic Acid Biotranformation/Biodegradation – Isolation and Screening of Potential Marine Bacteria. Poster presented at First Student Research and Artistic Initiatives Annual Conference, March 10, MARC Building, FIU. Krish Jayachandran serves as REU mentor. This work is a collaborative effort between myself, Dr. Shetty and Dr. Kelly Rein from Chemistry and Biochemistry. 31. Sarah Lowe, Biomedical Engineering, 3rd year. 2005. The analysis of Oak Ridge Soil Samples to Determine the Absorption and Desorption Properties of Mercury. Poster presented at First Student Research and Artistic Initiatives Annual Conference, March 10, MARC Building, FIU. Krish Jayachandran serves as REU mentor. This work is a collaborative effort between myself, Marshall Allen and Dr. Yong Cai from Chemistry and Biochemistry. 30. *K. Jayachandran, S. Sah, J. Sah, and M. Ross. 2003. Phosphorus Biogeochemistry of the Everglades National Park Tree Island Soils. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, August 3-8, 2003, Savannah, GA 29. J. Entry, P. Gillevet, K. Jayachandran, K. Mathee, D. Mills, G. Narasimhan, *Y. Wang, and C. Yang. 2003. Ecoinformatics Tools: Unsupervised Clustering and Classification of Microbial Communities Using ALH Profile Data from 16S rRNA. American Society for Microbiology, 103rd Annual Meeting, May 18-22, 2003, Washington, DC 28. J. Entry, P. Gillevet, K. Jayachandran, K. Mathee, D. Mills, G. Narasimhan, Y. Wang, and
  26. 26. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 26 *C. Yang. 2003. An Ecoinformatics Tools for Microbial Diversity Studies: Supervised Classification of ALH Profiles of 16S rRNA. American Society for Microbiology, 103rd Annual Meeting, May 18-22, 2003, Washington, DC 27. *Ruttala, R., D.K. Mills, *K. Mathee, and *K. Jayachandran. 2002. Molecular and Biochemical Characterization of Microbial Communities in Everglades Tree Island Soils. American Society for Microbiology, 102nd Annual Meeting, May 19-23, 2002. Salt Lake City, UT 26. *Entry, J.A., D.K. Mills, *K. Mathee, *K. Jayachandran, J.J. Fuhrmann, R. Ruttala, and R.E. Sojka. 2002. Influence of Irrigated Agriculture on Soil Microbial Diversity. American Society for Microbiology, 102nd Annual Meeting, May 19-23, 2002. Salt Lake City, UT 25. McMullen, R., *K. Jayachandran, and M. Norland. 2002. Brazilian Pepper Suppression Factors on Soil Disposal Mounds in Everglades National Park. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Nov. 10-14, 2002, Indianapolis, IN 24. *Jayachandran, K., D. Stockman, S. Kemp, and R.D. Jones. 2001. Interactions of arbuscular-mycorrhizal fungi and wetland plant species in the everglades ecosystem. P2-164, 3rd International Conference on Mycorrhizae, 8-13 July, 2001, Adelaide, South Australia 23. *Fisher, J.B. and K. Jayachandran. 2001. Arbuscular mycorrhizae and restoration of endangered plants in subtropical Florida. P1-165. 3rd International Conference on Mycorrhizae, 8-13 July, 2001, Adelaide, South Australia 22. *Ruttala, R.K., D. K. Mills, P. M. Gillevet, K. Jayachandran, K. Mathee. 2001. Monitoring Microbial Communities In Marsh Sediments By Amplicon Length Heterogeneity (ALH) and ALH-temperature Gradient Capillary Electrophoresis (ALH-TGCE) Fingerprinting. The ASM Conference on Biodegradation, Biotransformation, and Biocatalysis (B3) October 2-6, 2001. San Juan, Puerto Rico 21. Shetty, K.G., *K. Jayachandran, L.J. Scinto, R.D. Jones. 2001. Determination of microbial Biomass Phosphorus in the Everglades Wetland Flocculent Detritus. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Oct. 21-25, 2001, Charlotte, NC 20. *McMullen, R.T., K. Jayachandran, and M.R. Norland. 2001. Suppression of Brazilian Pepper on Soil Disposal Mounds in Everglades National Park. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Oct. 21-25, 2001, Charlotte, NC 19. *Jayachandran, K., M. Ross, C.L. Coultas, P. Ruiz, and D.L. Reed. 2001. Soil survey of Shark Slough in the Everglades National Park. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Oct. 21-25, 2001, Charlotte, NC 18. Cabrera J., M. Georgiadis, *Y. Cai, and K. Jayachandran. 2001. Assesment of arsenic mobility in the golf courses of South Florida. 221 American Chemical Society National Meetings.
  27. 27. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 27 17. *Jayachandran, K., L. Scinto, K.G. Shetty, R.D. Jones, D. Childers, and J. Trexler. 2000. Changes in microbial phosphorus in response to phosphorus addition in the everglades peat soils. Soil Science Society of America Meetings, Nov. 5-9, Minneapolis, MN 16. *Guha, H., K. Jayachandran, F. Maurrasse. 2000. Microbiological reduction of chromium (VI) in presence of pyrolusite-coated sand: Laboratory column experiments and modeling approaches. Geosociety Meetings, Reno, NV 15. *J. B. Fisher, and K. Jayachandran. 2000. Mycorrhizae required for native plant growth on pine rockland soils. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, Dec. 11-15, Naples, FL 14. *Guha, H., J.E. Saiers, S. Brooks, and K. Jayachandran. 1999. Transport of Chromium through Manganese-Containing Sediments. American Geophysical Union, December 13-17, 1999. San Francisco, CA 13. Shinde, D., *M.R. Savabi, P.N. Kizza, and K. Jayachandran. 1999. Atrazine Sorption and Transport in Three Soils of South Florida. Soil Science Society of America Society of Agronomy meetings, October 31-November 4, 1999. Salt Lake City, UT 12. *Jayachandran, K., and J. Fisher. 1999. Role of Arbuscular-Mycorrhizae in Tropical Species of South Florida. Soil Science Society of America Society of Agronomy meetings, October 31-November 4, 1999. Salt Lake City, UT 11. *Jayachandran, K., M. Nair, and R.D. Jones.1998. Role of arbuscular-mycorrhizae on the growth of sawgrass under different soil types. American Society of Agronomy 90th National Meetings, Baltimore, MD October 18-22, 1998. 10. *Fisher, J.B., and *K. Jayachandran. Mycorrhizae and Restoration of Everglades Upland Plant Communities (Pine Rockland and Hardwood Hammock). Society for Ecological Restoration 9th Annual International Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL November 12-15, 1997. 9. *Moscinski, J.K., K. Jayachandran, and T.B. Moorman, Mineralization of the Herbicide Atrazine by Agrobacterium radiobacter. American Society for Microbiology 96th National Meeting, New Orleans, LA May 19-23, 1996. 8. *Moscinski, J.K., *K. Jayachandran, and T.B. Moorman. Mineralization of the herbicide atrazine by a bacterial isolate. American Society of Agronomy 87th National Meeting, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 1995. 7. *Nedumpara, M.J., T.B. Moorman, and *K. Jayachandran. VA-Mycorrhizal effects on herbicide dynamics in plants. American Society of Agronomy 87th National Meeting, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 1995. 6. *Schwab, A.P., B.A.D. Hetrick, G.W.T. Wilson, and K. Jayachandran. Assessing the role of mycorrhizae in enhancing phosphorus uptake by the host plant. American Society of Agronomy
  28. 28. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 28 86th National Meeting, Seattle, WA, Nov. 1994. 5. *Jayachandran, K., T.B. Moorman, J.M. Novak, N. Stolpe, P.J. Shea, C.A. Cambardella, E.A. Douglass, and M.D. Jawson. Sorption and degradation of atrazine in soils and subsurface sediments from the American midwest. Eighth IUPAC International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry, Washington, DC, July 1994. 4. *Nedumpara, M.J., *K. Jayachandran, and T.B. Moorman. The interactions of pesticides, VAM fungi and crops. Eighth IUPAC International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry, Washington, DC, July 1994. 3. *Jayachandran, K., T.R. Steinheimer, L. Somasundaram, R.S. Kanwar, T.B. Moorman, and J.R. Coats. Atrazine and degradates in groundwater beneath continuous corn under no-till management. American Society of Agronomy 84th National Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 1992. 2. *Jayachandran, K., A.P. Schwab, and B.A.D Hetrick. Separation of inorganic and organic phosphorus using acidified molybdate and isobutanol. American Society of Agronomy 82nd National Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Oct. 1990. 1. *Jayachandran, K., B.A.D. Hetrick, and A.P. Schwab. Role of VA-Mycorrhizae in phosphorus acquisition from unavailable phosphorus sources. Eighth North American Conference on Mycorrhizae (NACOM), Jackson Hole, WY, Sep. 1990. *denotes person presented. INVITED SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS More than 24 invited research seminar presentations local, regional, national, and international. TEACHING Courses taught: Ecology of South Florida, Analysis of South Florida Ecosystems, Soils and Ecosystems, Soils and Ecosystems Lab, Advanced Soil Resources Analysis, Soil Microbiology, Applied Soil Biology, Agroecology, Sustainable Agriculture. SERVICE – DEPARTMENT 1. Space and Laboratory Committee – Chair1996-97, Member 1997-99 2. Library Committee - Member 1996-97 3. Undergraduate Committee – Member 1997-99 4. Laboratory ad-hoc Committee – Member 1998-99 5. Curriculum Committee – Member 1998-99, 1999-00, 2002-03, Chair 2000-02 6. EVR Ph. D proposal Ad-hoc Committee – Member 2000, 2004
  29. 29. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 29 7. EVR 3013 Ad-hoc Committee – Chair 2004-05 8. Graduate Studies – Member 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2004-06 9. Graduate Program Director – Fall 2003 10. Human Resource Committee – Member 2003-04, Chair 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07 11. Search and Screen Committee – Member Global Climate Change/Field Ecologist position – 2002, Chair Terrestrial Ecosystems Ecologist position - 2003-04, Chair 2007-08 12. EVR Acting Chair – June 26-27, 2003, December 22-23, 2003, and March 17-23, 2004 13. EVR Science Task Force Committee Chair (2005-06) 14. EVR Future Hire Strategies Committee Chair (2005-06) 15. Ad-hoc Committee for EVR Honors Track (2005-06) 16. Agroecology Certificate Program Committee – Member 2006-07, 2007-08 SERVICE – COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY 1.Radiation Safety Committee – Member 1999 – Present 2. Access and Equity Committee – Member (2001 – Present) 3. Chair of Diversity Advisory and Minority Enrollment Committee in Access and Equity Committee (2003 – Present) 4. Served on screening and selecting President’s Access and Equity Award candidate for the years 2003-2004, 2004- 2005, 2005-2006, 2006-07 5. Ad-Hoc Selection Committee Member for Grant-in-Aid Applications. Screen and select candidates for Grant-in-Aid for 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-07 6. Ad-Hoc Selection Committee Member for Delores Auzenne Fellowship Applications. Screen and select candidates for 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-07 7. Environmental Preserve Committee – Member (1999 – 2003) 8. Geology-SERC Stable Isotope Position Search and Screening Committee – Member 1999 9. Earth Sciences – Hydrologic Modeling Position Search and Screen Committee – Member 2002 10. Faculty member in Tropical Biology Program in Biology 11. Faculty member in Tropical Plant Systematics in Biology 12. Faculty member in MBRS – MARC and RISE program in Biology 13. Faculty member in IFRI program in Chemistry and Biochemistry
  30. 30. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 30 14. Affiliated faculty in Earth Sciences 15. Affiliated faculty in LACC 16. Member of Asian Studies Program 17. Interviewed by several undergraduate students from Continuing Education Program 18. Weed & Seed Environmental Education Program on August 15, 2002 19. Indian Students Association Cricket Club – Faculty Advisor 2001 – Present 20. Honors Research Day – Organizer 2005 21. Banner Marshal - Faculty Convocation 2003, Commencement Fall 2003 and 2004 SERVICE – SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY 1. Research Associate at Fairchild Tropical Garden Research Center 2. Research collaborator with USDA-ARS, Old Cutler Road, Miami, and USDA-ARS, Florence, South Carolina, USDA-ARS, Kimberly, Idaho 3. Reviewed journal articles for USDA-ARS Scientists, Soil Science Society of America Journal, Journal of Environmental Quality, Agronomy Journal, Environmental Practice, Journal of Soil Contamination, Weed Science, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, Journal of Soil & Water Conservation, Journal of Population and Environment, ACS book chapters, Indian National Science Academy and Agriculture, Plant and Soil, Bioremediation Journal, Journal of Food and Agriculture, Journal of Allelopathy, Journal of Agriculture, and Ecosystems & Environment – More than 150 manuscripts reviewed for publications. 4. USDA-ARS Ad-hoc reviewer 5. USDA-ARS CRIS project reviewer 6. USDA/CREES proposal reviewer 7. Everglades National Park Project reviewer 8. DERM proposal reviewer 9. NSF Proposal Ad-hoc Reviewer 10. EPA Review Panelist 11. USDA Review Panelist 12. Served as an External Member for seven PhD students. 13. Served as a mentor for high school students from Coral Reef High School on Science Projects. 14. Serving as mentor for USDA-Multicultural Scholarship students. PROFESSIONAL SERVICE – ACTIVITIES Research Grants Panelist - National Council for Science and Environment (2002), Environmental Protection Agency (2002 and 2003), EPA-STAR Fellowships (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007), EPA Site Reviewer, SouthEastern Louisiana University Research Site (2006), USDA- CSREES-NRI (2007) ,USDA-CSREES-MSP (2007)
  31. 31. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 31 Participated FIU Graduate School’s “Impact of Research on Society” a TV show to showcase FIU’s research activities and the benefits to the community. NSF-FIU Research Workshop Organizer (Jan 27, 2006) – Invited NSF Program Officer for the Ecosystem Studies to conduct a day workshop on NSF funding priorities, proposal preparation, review criteria, and students research opportunities. Research Program Reviewer - Lake Pontchartrain Basin Research Program, Department of Biology, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA. May 9 – 12, 2006. Served as a site reviewer for the research program funded by EPA. Had opportunity to meet with the Dean of Arts and Sciences, Provost, and the University President. Evaluated the overall performance of the program and made recommendations for improvement and successful research activities for environmental restoration of the wetlands. Symposium Organizer - Organized a special one-day symposium on “Advances in Molecular Approaches in Soil Microbiology” at Soil Science Society of America Conference, Nov 9-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited experts in various fields of molecular soil microbiology for a special presentation. Compiling manuscripts for publication as special issue in Soil Science Society of America Journal. Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden Research Service Agreement with FIU – Member, Represented Environmental Studies Department. Department of Environment and Occupational Health Graduate Program Committee – Member, Represented Environmental Studies Department. High School Teachers Workshop - Co-Organized with Dr. Bhat. Recruited 15 high school teachers and conducted Workshop on Sustainable Agriculture July 17-22, 2006. Co-Ordinated two day lectures followed by laboratory and field trips. We had a successful one week workshop. Students Workshop - Co-Organized with Dr. Bhat. Agroecology scholarship winners were invited to present at the workshop on October 23, 2006 Access and Equity Committee – Member and Chair of Diversity Advisory and Minority Enrollment Committee. A & E Committee is The President’s committee to monitor and review several activities in FIU including equal employment opportunities, gender, sexual orientation, race discrimination, diversity atmosphere, students accessibility to facilities etc. Attended monthly meetings and working on diversity and minority enrollment issues. Written annual report on Minority Student Enrollment. University Access & Equity Committee Annual Report 2004-2005 Radiation Safety Committee – Member – Meet twice a year and review radioactive material use in laboratories. Maintain database of radioactive use personnel, laboratories, and the chemicals. Review radioactive user applications, and authorize the use of radioactive compounds. The Honors College – Students Research and Artistic Initiatives (SRAI) – Founding
  32. 32. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 32 member, planner, organizer for the undergraduate students’ Students Research and Artistic Initiatives for The Honors College. Developed Mission and Vision for the program, developed a structure, invited faculty members to join as affiliates to the program. Developed faculty and student database, developed opportunities for the undergraduate students to identify funding sources. Served as the Director of the program for two years - 2003-2005. Associate Editor for Journal of Environmental Quality (2002-2005 and 2005-2008) – Responsible for identifying reviewers, compile review summary, and evaluate the publication quality of the manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Environmental Quality. Communicate with the editor, technical editor, and the head quarters regarding the review process. Editorial Advisory Board Member for Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment (2002- continue) – Review manuscripts on monthly one manuscript basis, provide review and evaluation to the editorial office. Discuss journal ratings and develop strategies to improve the publication quality. Biological Control Executive Board Member (2005 – 2010) Mentorship - Served as mentor for several EVR majors and High School Student. Jose Pacheco, a transfer student is being trained on microbiological techniques. We sent him to Washington, DC to participate in minority students leadership conference. Two of my undergraduate students received “Outstanding Students Award” in 2006-07 under EVR BS category and one of my graduate students received “Outstanding Graduate Student Award” Students Recruitment - Dr. Bhat and I made several visits to Miami-Dade County High Schools (~2 hours per school) to recruit students to Agroecology program and EVR major. Faculty member of Faculty Institutes for Reforming Science Teaching II (FIRST II) project funded by NSF. Attended and participated in the workshop FIRST II National Meeting, May 13-15, 2005 Kellogg Biological Station, MI Ad-Hoc Proposal Reviewer for NSF Ecosystem Studies Program (2005, 2006) Ad-Hoc Proposal Reviewer for Canadian Work Safe Program (2005) Ad-Hoc Reviewer for Everglades National Park Tree Islands Adaptive Management Paper (2006) MEETINGS, CONFERENCES, AND WORKSHOPS Attended Soil Science Society of America Annual Conference, Nov. 4- 8, 2007, New Orleans, LA
  33. 33. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 33 Attended American Society for Microbiology Annual Conference, May 21-25, 2006 Orlando, FL Attended Soil Science Society of America Annual Conference, Nov 12-16, 2006, Indianapolis, IN Represented Department on Title V Initiatives: Opportunities for Collaboration, Friday, September 16, 2005, GC Ballroom. Attended The Honors College Retreat, August, 2005, Key Largo, FL Attended Soil Science Society of America Annual Conference, Nov 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT Attended American Chemical Society South Florida Chapter meeting, Nov 12, 2005. NOVA SE University, Fort Lauderdale, FL Attended Second Conference on Student Research and Artistic Initiative, March 30, 2006, FIU Attended Plant Biologists of South Florida Annual Meeting, April 1, 2006, Fairchild Tropical Garden Research Center, Miami, FL Attended 102ND American Wood Preservatives Annual Conference, April 9-12, Austin, TX Served as a research mentor for undergraduate students. Diversity Exchange Magazine, Florida International University, Fall 2004 issue featured “valuable work experience gained through research position” page 30. Organized first Annual Conference on Student Research and Artistic Initiatives on March 10, 2005. Put together poster displays, research panels, invited key note speaker, Professor Ray Turner from Roxbury Community College, Boston, MA. There were approximately 150 participants. Served as a Banner Marshal for Fall 2004 (Arts and Sciences section) and Spring 2005 (College of Business section) Commencements. Faculty Advisor – FIU-Indian Students Association Cricket Club Attended American Society for Microbiology Annual Conference, May 23-27, 2004, New Orleans, LA Attended Council for Undergraduate Research Annual Conference, June 23-26, 2004, LaCrosse, WI Attended Soil Science Society of America Annual Conference, October 31- November 4, 2004, Seattle, WA
  34. 34. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 34 Attended National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Dec. 05-10, 2004, Orlando, FL Attended Ecological Society of America Annual Conference, August 3-8, 2003, Savannah, GA Attended American Society for Microbiology Annual Conference, May 18-22, 2003, Washington, DC Attended Soil Science Society of America Conference, Nov. 2-6, 2003, Denver, CO Ecological Society of America Annual Conference - Presided Oral Session # 48: Mutualism- Parasitism I: Plants; Modeling Wednesday, August 6, 8 am-11.30 am, SITTC Meeting Room 203. Soil Science Society of America Conference - Young Scientist Award Selection Panelist for Association of Agricultural Scientists of Indian Origin - November, 2-6, 2003, Denver, CO External Reviewer for Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor at University of Maine, Orono, ME and University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN Attended Journal of Environmental Quality Editorial Board Meeting in November 2005 and participated Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment Editorial Board Meeting. Attended American Society for Microbiology, 102nd Annual Meeting, May 19-23, 2002. Salt Lake City, UT Attended Soil Science Society of America Conference, Nov. 10-14, 2002, Indianapolis, IN Attended Joint Conference on the Science and Restoration of the Greater Everglades and Florida Bay Ecosystem. April 13-18, 2003, palm Harbor, FL Attended Plant Biologists of South Florida one day meeting, March 2002 at Deering Bay, FL Attended local, regional, national, and international meetings and conferences (Please refer Research - Presentations Section) Attended Ecological Society of America Annual Conference - Presided Oral Session # 48: Mutualism-Parasitism I: Plants; Modeling Wednesday, August 6, 8 am-11.30 am, SITTC Meeting Room 203. Soil Science Society of America Conference - Young Scientist Award Selection Panelist for Association of Agricultural Scientists of Indian Origin - November, 2-6, 2003, Denver, CO Attended International Conference on Mycorrhizae, July 8-13, 2001Adelaide, South Australia Conducted workshop on Bioremediation of Pesticides for FAO/World Bank in summer 2001 A visiting Scientist from India attended this workshop.
  35. 35. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 35 Conducted workshop on soil microbial diversity using molecular techniques – This workshop as conducted in Nov-Dec, 2001 with collaboration from Prokaryotic Interest Group. A soil scientist from USDA-ARS attended this workshop. A visiting scholar from Germany conducted collaborative work on hydrological modeling for agricultural chemicals runoff. Jan – March 2002. Organized several seminars for Prokaryotic Interest Group to stimulate soil microbial diversity research interest. USDA-ARS News Magazine featured my research work on pesticides sorption and desorption mechanisms and the significance of soil quality in August 2001. Created Prokaryotic Interest Group (PIG) with Dr. Kalaimathee, Molecular Microbiologist from Biology. We meet as a group every Thursday between 12 and 1 to discuss microbial ecology research. Invite speakers for an informal discussion in this area. Attended Multistate Soil Microbiologists Workshop. June 11-13, 2000, WPB, FL Organized Mycorrhizal Research Workshop on June 14, 2000 at Florida International University. Several Researchers and graduate students from Florida attended (25 participants) Attended Plant Biologists of South Florida. April 1, 2000. Florida International University, University Park, Miami, FL Moderator for Soil Ecology Section at Soil Science Society of America Conference. October 31 – November 4, 1999. Salt Lake City, UT Participant: Integrating Agricultural and Ecological Issues in South Florida. Workshop Organized by Southeast Environmental Research Center and Florida Center for Environmental Studies. April 28-29, 1999. West Palm Beach, UF/IFAS Agricultural Center, FL Participant: Plant Biologists of South Florida. April 10, 1999. Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Participant: Tree Islands of the Greater Everglades. Workshop Organized by South Florida Water Management District and Florida Center for Environmental Studies. July 14-15, 1998, West Palm Beach, FL Participant: 35th Annual Pesticides Residue Workshop, July 14-16, 1997, St. Pete Beach, FL Participant: 34th Annual Pesticides Residue Workshop, July 15 – 17, 1996, St. Pete Beach, FL
  36. 36. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 36 Member (91-96): Prokaryotic Interest Group, A research discussion group of ecologists, physiologists, and geneticists from National Soil Tilth Lab (NSTL), National Animal Disease Center (NADC), and Microbiology, Immunology, and Preventive Medicine (MIPM) department of Iowa State University, Ames, IA Participant: Workshop on Remediation of Organic Compounds, conducted by Environmental Professionals of Iowa, Nov. 19, 1993, Des Moines, IA Participant: Symposium on Bioremediation: Science and Technology, conducted by Soil Science Society of America, Nov. 6-7, 1993, Cincinnati, OH Participant: Workshop on Identification of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, conducted by Drs. Joseph P. Morton and Richard Koske, Aug. 1989, Morgantown, WV Secretary: Plant Pathology Student & Faculty Organization, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University (1989 - 90) President: Cereal Research Program Research Associates Organization, Cereal Program, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) (1986 - 87) President: Graduate Student Organization, Graduate Program, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (1982 - 83) MENTORS, COLLABORATORS, FRIENDS Professor Barbara A.D. Hetrick – Major Professor Dean College of Arts and Sciences University of North Florida Jacksonville, FL 32224 Ph. 904-620-2560, e-mail Barbara.Hetrick@unf.edu http://www.unf.edu/coas/ Dr. Thomas B. Moorman – Post-Doctoral Advisor Microbiologist USDA-ARS-National Soil Tilth Laboratory Ames, IA 50011 Ph. 515-294-8125, e-mail Tom.Moorman@ars.usda.gov http://www.ars.usda.gov
  37. 37. Krishnaswamy Jayachandran 37 Professor David Lee Biological Sciences FIU Ph. 305-348-3111, leed@fiu.edu Dr. Jack B. Fisher Senior Scientist Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden Ph. 305-667-1651 Ext. 3412, e-mail jfisher@fairchildgarden.org http://www.fairchildgarden.org Dr. Jeffrey Novak Soil Scientist USDA-ARS-Coastal Plains Laboratory Florence, SC 29501 Ph. 843-669-5203 Ext 110, e-mail Jeff.Novak@ars.usda.gov http://www.ars.usda.gov Dr. Stewart T.Reed Research Agronomist USDA-ARS Sub-Tropical Horticulture Research Station 13601 Old Cutler Road Miami, FL 33158 Ph. 305-254-3624, e-mail Stewart.Reed@ars.usda.go Home Page http://www.ars-grn.gov/mia/pages/scientist/hydrology/reed Dr. Al Chan Senior Scientist AgCert International 1990 W. New Haven Ave Suite 205 Melbourne, FL 32904 Ph. 321-604-0476 e-mail achan@agcert.com http://www.agcert.com

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