Publications Howell, A., Reisenauer, K.N., Valkanas, M.M., and Carter, K.E. (2022). Beyond the Base-ics: Approaches to Driving Connection Through Genetics in Museums. Journal of Science Communication.
Valkanas, M. M., Rosso, T., Packard, J. E., & Trun, N. J. (2021). Limited carbon sources prevent sulfate remediation in circumneutral abandoned mine drainage. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiaa262
Ly, T.T., Wright, J.R., Weit, N., Mclimans, C.J., Ulrich, N., Tokarev, V., Valkanas, M.M., Trun, N., Rummel, S., Grant, C.J. and Lamendella, R., (2019). Microbial Communities Associated with Passive Acidic Abandoned Coal Mine Remediation. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10, p.1955. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.01955 Valkanas, M.M. and Trun, N.J. (2018). A seasonal study of a passive abandoned coalmine drainage remediation system reveals three distinct zones of contaminant levels and microbial communities. MicrobiologyOpen. 2018:e585. https://doi.org/10.1002/mbo3.585 . Manuscripts in Preparation M.M. Valkanas, T. Rosso, and N.J. Trun. Symbiotic nitrate-driven iron oxidation in acidic coal mine drainage by Serratia marcescens and Sphingomonas LK11. (In Preparation).
M.M. Valkanas and N.J. Trun. Iron and Sulfur Cycling Bacteria in Abandoned Mine Drainage: A Review. (In Preparation).
M.M. Valkanas and N.J. Trun. Spatiotemporal changes in bacterial communities in passive remediation systems treating abandoned coal mine drainage. (In Preparation).
M.M. Valkanas, A. Michalski, and N.J. Trun. The reproducibility of bacterial community composition in environmental samples collected over geographical distances. (In Preparation).