Emily Crossette

Doctoral Student



Masters of Science, Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, 2016
B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering at Lafayette College, 2015

Areas of Interest
Resource recovery from wastewater, fate of emerging contaminants and antibiotic resistance genes, source separated wastewater treatment, environmental public health, environmental microbial ecology

Research Projects
I am currently evaluating manure management strategies to reduce the threat of antimicrobial resistant gene transfer from manure microbiomes to human pathogens.

Oliver, J.P., Schueler, J., Hurst, J., Crossette, E., Langenfeld, K., Gooch, C., Lansing, S., Felton, G., Wigginton, K., Raskin, L. and Sassoubre, L., 2017. Antibiotics and antibiotic resistant bacteria and genes in northeastern dairy manure management systems–Project overview and preliminary findings from an 11 farm case study. 2017 ASABE Annual International Meeting. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

Crossette, E., M. Panunto, C. Kuan, Y. M. Mohamoud (2015) APPLICATION OF BASINS/HSPF TO DATA SCARCE WATERSHEDS. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-15/007

Honors and Awards
Integrated Training in Microbial Systems Fellowship (2017)
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (2016)
Dwight F. Benton Fellowship in Engineering (2015)
Carroll Phillips Bassett Prize in Civil Engineering (2015)
Lehigh Valley ASCE Outstanding Senior Award (2015)
Viscomi Civil Engineering Student Prize (2015)
Daniel P. O’Neil Memorial Fund Award (2015)

Conference and Poster Presentations
Crossette, E., Raskin, L., Duhaime, M., Wigginton, K. “Metagenomic approach for quantifying a diverse range of antimicrobial resistance gene in environmental reservoirs.” 4th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance. Lansing, MI, August 2017, Poster.

Crossette, E., Raskin, L., Duhaime, M., Wigginton, K. “Quantitative metagenomic approach for classifying environmental reservoirs of antimicrobial resistance.” 2017 Water Microbiology Conference and the 19th IWA-HRWM Symposium. Chapel Hill, NC, May 2017, Poster. IWA-HRWM Best Poster Award

Crossette, E., Raskin, L., Wigginton, K. “Extra and intracellular antimicrobial resistance genes and their fate in dairy cow manure treatment structures.” 2017 Borchardt Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, Poster.

Crossette, E., Raskin, L., Aga, D., Wigginton, K., “The forms and persistence of antimicrobial resistance genes (ARG) in dairy farm manure treatment processes,” Gordon Research Conference, Environmental Sciences- Water. Plymouth, NH. June 2016, Poster. Honorable Mention in Student Poster Competition

Crossette, E., Kney, A., Colosi, J. “Calculating our estrogen footprint; improving a yeast bioassay to quantify the estrogenic compounds released by wastewater treatment plants.” ASCE World Environmental &Water Resource Congress Austin, TX, May 2015, Oral.

Citrin, R., Crossette, E., Kney, A. “An In-Depth Analysis of the Effectiveness of Hands-On, STEM Education.” Lafayette College Summer Research Symposium. Easton, PA, August 2013, Poster.

Other Interests
I enjoy gardening and spending time with cats.

Contact Information
1351 Beal Avenue EWRE 3
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
Email: emcrosse@umich.edu
Twitter: @ECrossette