Kathryn Langenfeld

Doctoral Student

2 EWRE

klangenf@umich.edu

Degrees
2018, M.S.E. Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan
2016, B.S.E. Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa
2016, B.S. Mathematics at the University of Iowa

Areas of Interest
Fate and dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes to the environment from anthropogenic sources, phage host interactions specifically transduction, next generation sequencing of viral communities, modeling of evolutionary processes

Research Projects
The role of transduction on the dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes at wastewater treatment plants by applying metagenomics and mathematical modeling.

Publications
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.
Bril, J. S., Langenfeld, K., Just, C. L., Spak, S. N., & Newton, T. J. (2017). Simulated mussel mortality thresholds as a function of mussel biomass and nutrient loading. PeerJ, 5, e2838.
Schroer, H. W., Langenfeld, K. L., Li, X., Lehmler, H. J., & Just, C. L. (2017). Biotransformation of 2, 4-dinitroanisole by a fungal Penicillium sp. Biodegradation, 28(1), 95-109.
Schroer, H. W., Langenfeld, K. L., Li, X., Lehmler, H. J., & Just, C. L. (2015). Stable Isotope-Enabled Pathway Elucidation of 2, 4-Dinitroanisole Metabolized by Rhizobium lichtii. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 2(12), 362-366.

Honors and Awards
2019 Integrated Training in Microbial Systems Fellowship
2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
2016 Jack A. Borchardt Fellowship and Graduate Student Support Fellowship
2016 DoD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Awardee

Other Interests
Traveling, running, baking