Fac/Staff profile

Sonia M.

Professor of Biology and Microbiology
Sonia Tiquia-Arashiro
213 SFC (Science Faculty Center)
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128

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Biography and Education


PhD Institution: Environmental Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, 1997

Teaching and Research

Selected Publications

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.

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3 years 11 months
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