research translation


By Bryan Luukinen Last summer, staff from the Duke Superfund Research Center (SRC) staff packed their bags in Durham and drove up to the Hampton Roads area of Virginia to talk to anglers fishing in the Elizabeth River. Their goal: to find out more about the anglers’ fishing habits and […]

Angling for Understanding on the Elizabeth River





By Alexandra Valladares , 2014 Superfund Trainee   When I first arrived to the City of Medicine, it felt like a desolate place in comparison to the colorful vibrancy of Miami. Now that I’ve lived in Durham for half my life, it feels like a blossoming place full of hidden […]

Meet Alexandra – a scientist, musician, and Durham resident


Last week, 11 of us from Duke attended the 2013 Superfund Annual Meeting, hosted by Louisiana State University and held right along the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge. This year’s conference has been an opportunity to reunite with other Superfund Research Programs across the country and discuss the cutting-edge research […]

Baton Rouge at a glance


  Last Thursday, May 30th, a group from the Superfund Research Center made the drive to Portsmouth, Virginia with a full day planned. The crew included Dr. Bryan Clark (Postdoctoral Associate), Gretchen Kroeger (Project Coordinator with the Research Translation Core), Liting Chen (a new REU student working in Dr. Di […]

Mummichogs and Milkshakes