Tiquia-Arashiro, Sonia M.
Professor of Biology and Microbiology;
Director, Master of Science in Environmental Science Program (MSES)
Programs and Affiliations:
Environmental Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, 1997
General Microbiology; Microbial Genetics; Microbial Physiology; Applied and Environmental Microbiology; and Microbial Genetics and Physiology Laboratory; Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
Microbial community structure and dynamics in natural and engineered environments; Coupling of chemical and microbiological processes; Microarray chip technology; Biological treatment of organic wastes and waste processing microbiology; Bioenergy and alternative fuel production by way of microbes; Microbial source tracking.
Tiquia, S.M. (2011) Extracellular hydrolytic enzyme activities of the heterotrophic microbial communities of the Rouge River: An approach to evaluate ecosystem response to urbanization. Microbial Ecology (in press).
Tiquia, S.M. (2010) Reduction of Compost Phytotoxicity during the Process of Decomposition. Chemosphere 79: 506-512.
Tiquia, S.M. (2010) Salt-adapted bacteria isolated from the Rouge River and potential for degradation of contaminants and biotechnological applications. Environmental Technology 31: 967-978.
Tiquia, S.M (2010) Metabolic diversity of the heterotrophic microorganisms and potential link to pollution of the Rouge River. Environmental Pollution 158: 1435-1443.
Tiquia, S.M., Masson, S.A. and Devol, A.H. (2006) Vertical distribution of nitrite reductase (nirS) genes in continental margin sediments of the Gulf of Mexico. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 58:464-475.