Lab News Vol-01

 July 2-4, 2015  Guo visited Dr. Helong Jiang’s research group at the Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing, and gave a presentation on “Characterization of dissolved and colloidal organic matter in aquatic systems using ultrafiltration and FlFFF”.  Slide3
 June 30-July 1, 2015.  Guo visited Dr. Jianhui Tang’s research group at Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone, Yantai, and gave a presentation on “Dynamics of carbon and nutrients at the land-ocean and river-lake interfaces in a changing environment”.  Slide2
June 27-28, 2015 Guo presented “The state of health of the Laurentian Great Lakes: carbon and nutrients” in a symposium at Xiamen University, in honor of Professor Huansheng Hong. Slide1
 May 21-25, 2015  Professor Vera Slaveykova, Directrice de l’Institut F.A. Forel, University of Geneva, visited Guo Lab.  She gave a seminar on “Bioavailability and effects of engineered nano-particles to aquatic microorganisms” in the School of Freshwater Sciences.  Slide1
 May 17-21, 2015  Graduate students, Steve DeVilbiss, Tarek Teber, and Shimaa Kteeba, along with Postdocs Zhengzhen Zhou and Peng Lin, presented their papers in the 2015 Society for Freshwater Science annual meeting in Wisconsin Center, Milwaukee.  Slide1
 May 12-14, 2015  Professor Jia-Jang Hung (2nd from left), from Department of Oceanography, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan, visited Guo Lab at SFS.  Slide1
 May 5, 2015  A manuscript entitled: “Influence of organic matter on the adsorption of 210Pb, 210Po and 7Be and fractionation on nanoparticles in seawater”, led by Weifeng Yang, has been accepted for publication in Earth and Planetary Science Letters, (see doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.05.007).  Slide2
 April 18, 2015  Zhengzhen’s manuscript entitled: “A critical evaluation of an asymmetrical flow field-flow fractionation system for colloidal size characterization of natural organic matter”,  was accepted for publication in Journal of Chromatography C , doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2015.04.035.  Slide1
 April 16, 2015  Tarek Teber (on the right), as Chief Scientist, along with Peng Lin and Steve DeVilbiss aboard the R/V Neeskay, conducted a sampling cruise to Lake Michigan  to study the river-lake interaction  Slide2
 March 30, 2015  Manuscript entitled: “Spatial and vertical variability of dissolved carbohydrate species in the northern Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill,  2010-2011″, authored by Peng Lin and Laodong Guo, was accepted for publication in Marine Chemistry  Slide1
 November 4, 2014  Ms. Raechel Huff begins working in Guo Lab as a Research Assistant.  Welcome Raechel!  Slide1
 Oct-24, 2014  Manuscript entitled: “Abundance, distribution and isotopic composition of soot black carbon in the northern Gulf of Mexico”, authored by Yang and Guo, has been accepted for publication in Geophysical Research Letters, see link at doi: 10.1002/2014GL061912.
 September 29, 2014  Ms. Shimaa Kteeba, from  Damietta University, arrived at UWM as a visiting PhD student.  Welcome Shimaa!
 August 25-28, 2014  Mr. Steve DeVilbiss participated in a summer expedition to Green Bay onboard R/V Neeskay.  He collected water and sediment samples for the measurements of nutrients, DOC, CDOM and other biogeochemical parameters, as part of his thesis research.  Slide1
August 12, 2014 Dr. Peng Lin’s manuscript titled: “Effect of natural organic matter on the adsorption and fractionation of Th(IV) and Pa(IV,V) on nanoparticles in seawater” has been accepted for publication in Marine Chemistry, DOI: 10.1016/j.marchem.2014.08.006. Slide2
 August 8, 2014  Dr. Weifeng Yang joined our lab as a visiting scholar.  Slide02
 July 14-17, 2014  Dr. Guo participated in expeditions to estuarine/coastal regions in southern China, with Drs. Wei-Xiong Wang (HKUST), Qiaoguo Tan (Xiamen University), and Stuart Simpson (CSIRO). See also Environ. Sci. Technol. viewpoint by Wang et al.  Slide2
 June 25-31, 214  Dr. Guo participated in a river sampling trip along the Yellow River, with a group of researchers from the Ocean University of China  Slide1
 June 8-13, 2014  Drs. Peng Lin, Jiangyu Ni and Zhengzhen Zhou attended the 2014 Goldschmidt Geochemical meeting in Sacramento CA, and presented their research papers.  GS
 June 12, 2014  Dr. Bjorn Stolpe arrived at UWM.  He will conduct collaborative research on applications of flow field-flow fractionation techniques in the School of Freshwater Sciences.  Bjorn at Lab
 June 6, 2014  Mr. Alex Frie joined us as a summer REU student in the School of Freshwater Sciences  Slide4
 June 2, 2014  Drs. Ni and Guo participated in Green Bay expedition onboard the R/V Neeskay to collect sediment and water samples  Slide2
 May 19-23, 2014   Dr. Zhengzhen Zhou attends the 2014 Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland/OR, and presents a talk titled: “Composition and size distribution of dissolved organic matter in river water and soil leachate as characterized by 3-D fluorescence spectroscopy and flow field-flow fractionation techniques” on May 21, 2014.  Slide1
 April 1, 2014  Ms. Aja Gaeth is back to work in Dr. Guo’s lab as a undergraduate research technician  2013-07-09 Aja
March-18, 2014 Dr. Guo is awarded a RGI research project from UWM to examine radiocarbon reservoir effect in Lake Michigan. The Research Growth Initiative (RGI) is designed to increase UWM’s research productivity, scholarship, and creative endeavors. See link here
 March 17, 2014  Dr. Lin’s paper, “Adsorption and fractionation of thorium and protactinium on nanoparticles in seawater” has been published in Marine Chemistry, Vol 162 (2014) DOI:10.1016/j.marchem.2014.03.004..
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 February-12, 2014 Dr. Guo has been awarded with a Sea Grant project from NOAA to study the interaction between invasive quagga mussels and dissolved/colloidal organic matter in Lake Michigan  
December 10, 2013  Mr. Tarek Teber from Milwaukee Area Technical College will join our research group as a graduate student.  Welcome Tarek!  Tarek at MATC
 September 13,  2013  Dr. Peng Lin’s manuscript entitled: “Distribution, partitioning and mixing behavior of phosphorus species in the Jiulong River estuary” has been published online in Marine Chemistry.  Congratulations!  Slide1
August 22, 2013 Research article  “Characterization of oil components from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico using fluorescence EEM and PARAFAC techniques”  authored by Zhou et al. (2013) was the most downloaded article of the first half of 2013 in the journal of Marine Chemistry.  Slide1
August 18- Sampling in the Great Lakes on board Sea Dragon, Pangaea Exploration  Slide1
Aug-16, 2013  Ms. Aja Gaeth and other lab staff visited Pangaea Sea Dragon for coordinating water sampling in the Great Lakes  Slide1
August 11, 2013  Dr. Jianyu Ni, a visiting scholar, left for Hawaii to attend a research cruise to the Pacific Ocean.
August 9, 2013 Ms. Allison Fabino, summer REU stduent working in Guo’s lab, presented her paper on “Chemical Speciation of Phosphorus along the Lake-River System in Southern Lake Michigan”. She will returned to Knox College after 10 weeks at UWM.  Allison_2013 REU
August 5-9, 2013  Dr. Zhengzheng Zhou, postdoc investigator, attended 2013 Gordon Research Conferences in Chemical Oceanography, presenting a post on “Colloidal size distribution of dissolved organic matter in riverine, estuarine and coastal waters as characterized by flow field-flow fractionation”.  Slide2
August 5-9, 2013  Dr. Lei Gao, a visiting scholar at UWM, attended Gordon Research Conferences in Chemical Oceanography, presenting a post on “Nitrogen dynamics at the river-lake interface in Lake Michigan”.  Slide1
July 26, 2013  Professor Min Chen from Xiamen University arrived at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  He will work in Dr. Guo’s lab for three months.  Slide4
June 17-18, 2013  Dr. Guo, along with Dean Garman, visited NingBo University, College of Marine Science, for  establishing future research collaboration between SFS and NU.  Slide1
June 15, 2013  Mr. Steve DiVilbiss joined Guo’s lab as a graduate student research assistant.Welcome Steve!  Slide1
March 22-24, 2013  Mr. John Wien, from GBR Industrial, visited School of Freshwater Sciences and Guo’s Lab at UWM  Slide1
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