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Snyder, K. V., Webster, T. M., Upadhyaya, G., Hayes, K. F., & Raskin, L. (2016). Vinegar-amended anaerobic biosand filter for the removal of arsenic and nitrate from groundwater. Journal of environmental management, 171, 21-28.

Cook, S.M., S.J. Skerlos, L. Raskin, N.G. Love (2017). A stability assessment tool for anaerobic codigestion. Water research. 112:19-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.01.027

Dai, D., L. Raskin, and C. Xi (2017), The effect of species interactions on biofilm formation diverged with culture conditions, Journal of Applied Microbiology, accepted for publication.

Marcus, D.N., A. Pinto, K. Anantharaman, S.A. Ruberg, E.L. Kramer, L. Raskin, and G.J. Dick (2017), Diverse manganese (II)‐oxidizing bacteria are prevalent in drinking water systems. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 9(2), 120-128. DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12508

Mohareb, E., M. Heller, P. Novak, B. Goldstein, X. Fonoll, L. Raskin (2017), Considerations for Reducing Food System Energy Demand while Scaling Up of Urban Agriculture, Environmental Research Letters, accepted for publication.

Olson. T. M., M. Wax, J. Yonts, K. Heidecorn, S.-J. Haig, D. Yeoman, Z. Hayes, L. Raskin, and B. R. Ellis (2017). Forensic Estimates of Lead Release from Lead Service Lines during the Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan, Environmental Science & Technology Letters, DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00226. ES&T Letters Cover.

Shrestha, S., X. Fonoll, S. K. Khanal, L. Raskin., 2017. Biological strategies for enhanced hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass during anaerobic digestion: Current status and future perspectives. Bioresour. Technol. 245, 1245-1257.

Smith A.L., T. Shimada, L. Raskin (2017), A comparative evaluation of community structure in full-scale digesters indicates that two-phase digesters exhibit greater microbial diversity than single-phase digesters. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology. 3, 304-311. DOI: 10.1039/c6ew00320f


Caverly L., T. Spilker, N. Kotlarz, S. Haig, L. Raskin, J.J. LiPuma (2015). Improving Nontuberculous Mycobacterial DNA Extraction From CF Respiratory Samples. Pediatric Pulmonology. Oct 1;50:331.

Caverly LJ, Carmody LA, Haig SJ, Kotlarz N, Kalikin LM, Raskin L, LiPuma JJ (2016). Culture-Independent Identification of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Cystic Fibrosis Respiratory Samples. PloS One. Apr 19;11(4):e0153876.

Fei, X., D. Zekkos, L. Raskin (2016), Quantification of parameters influencing methane generation due to biodegradation of municipal solid waste in landfills and laboratory experiments. Waste Management. 55:276-87.

Kotlarz, N., G. Upadhyaya, P. Togna, L. Raskin (2016), Evaluation of electron donors for biological perchlorate removal highlights the importance of diverse perchlorate-reducing populations, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2(6):1049-63. DOI: 10.1039/C6EW00181E

Pinto, A.J., D.N. Marcus, U.Z. Ijaz, Q. M. Bautista-de lose Santos, G.J. Dick, L. Raskin (2016), Metagenomic Evidence for the Presence of Comammox Nitrospira-Like Bacteria in a Drinking Water System, mSphere, 1(1): :e00054-15.

Snyder, K. V., Webster, T. M., Upadhyaya, G., Hayes, K. F., & Raskin, L. (2016). Vinegar-amended anaerobic biosand filter for the removal of arsenic and nitrate from groundwater. Journal of environmental management, 171, 21-28.

Vikesland, P.J., L. Raskin (2016), The drinking water exposome. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology. 2(4):561-4.

Webster, T. M., A. L. Smith, R. Reddy, A. J. Pinto, K. F. Hayes and L. Raskin. (2016) Anaerobic microbial community response to methanogenic inhibitors 2-bromoethanesulfonate and propynoic acid. Microbiology Open, March 1.

Webster, T.M., R. R. Reddy, J. Y. Tan, J. D. Van Nostrandt, J. Zhou, K. F. Hayes, and L. Raskin (2016). Anaerobic Disposal of Arsenic-Bearing Wastes Results in Low Microbially Mediated Arsenic Volatilization, Environmental Science & Technology, Environ. Sci. Technol., 50 (20):10951–10959, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02286


Delgado Vela, J., Stadler, L. B., Martin, K. J., Raskin, L., Bott, C. B., Love, N. G. (2015). Prospects for biological nitrogen removal from anaerobic effluents during mainstream wastewater treatment. Environmental Science and Technology Letters. 2(9): 234-244. DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.5b00191.(ES&T Letters Best Paper of 2015 Award)

Smith, A.L., S.J. Skerlos, and L. Raskin (2015). Anaerobic membrane bioreactor treatment of domestic wastewater at psychrophilic temperatures ranging from 15°C to 3°C. Environmental Science: Water Research &Technology. 1(1): 56-64. (Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology 2015 Most Downloaded Articles.)

Fei, X., Zekkos, D., Raskin, L., Archaeal community structure in leachate and solid waste is correlated to methane generation and volume reduction during biodegradation of municipal solid waste, Waste Management 36, 184-190

Schroeder, J.L., M. Lunn, A.J. Pinto, L. Raskin, and W.T. Sloan (2015). Probabilistic Models to Describe the Dynamics of Migrating Microbial Communities. PLoS ONE. 10(3): e0117221. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117221.

Fei, X., Zekkos, D., Raskin, L., A laboratory landfill simulator for physical, geotechnical, chemical and microbial characterization of solid waste biodegradation processes, Multilevel Modeling of Secure Systems in QoP-ML, 321

Smith, AL., Skerlos, SJ., Raskin, L., Membrane biofilm development improves COD removal in anaerobic membrane bioreactor wastewater treatment, Microbial biotechnology 8 (5), 883-894. DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.12311.

Upadhyaya, G., N. Kotlarz, P. Togna, and L. Raskin (2015). Carbohydrate-based electron donor for biological nitrate and perchlorate removal from drinking water. J. AWWA. 107(12): E674-E684..

Clancy, TM., Snyder, KV., Reddy, R., Lanzirotti, A., Amrose, SE., Raskin, L., Hayes, KF., Evaluating the cement stabilization of arsenic-bearing iron wastes from drinking water treatment, Journal of Hazardous Materials 300, 522-529



Fei, X., Zekkos, D., Raskin, L., Impact of Composition of Municipal Solid Waste on Methane Generation in Laboratory Batch and Simulator Tests, Geoenvironmental Engineering, 100-109

Chiao, T.-H., T. M. Clancy, A. Pinto, C. Xi, and L. Raskin (2014). Differential resistance of drinking water bacterial populations to monochloramine disinfection, Environmental Science & Technology 48(7), 4038-4047. DOI: 10.1021/es4055725.

Smith, A. L., Stadler, L. B., Cao, L., Love, N. G., Raskin, L., and Skerlos, S. J. Navigating Wastewater Energy Recovery Strategies: A Life Cycle Comparison of Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor and High Rate Activated Sludge with Anaerobic Digestion, Environmental Science & Technology, 48 (10), 5972-5981. DOI: 10.1021/es5006169.

Pinto, A. J., J. Schroeder, M. Lunn, W. Sloan, , and L. Raskin (2014). Spatial-temporal survey and occupancy-abundance modeling to predict bacterial community dynamics in the drinking water microbiome. mBio. 5(3): e01135-14. DOI: 10.1128/mBio.01135-14.

Luo, F., Gitiafroz, R., Devine, CE., Gong, Y., Hug, LA., Raskin, L., Edwards, EA., Metatranscriptome of an anaerobic benzene-degrading, nitrate-reducing enrichment culture reveals involvement of carboxylation in benzene ring activation, Applied and environmental microbiology 80 (14), 4095-4107

Clancy, TM., Reddy, R., Tan, J., Hayes, KH., Raskin, L., Linking Microbial Activity with Arsenic Fate during Cow Dung Disposal of Arsenic-Bearing Wastes, AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1, 0923

Dai, D., L. Raskin, and C. Xi, The presence of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia affects Escherichia coli biofilm formation differently in static versus continuous flow conditions, submitted to Environmental Microbiology.


Clancy, T.M., K.F. Hayes, and L. Raskin (2013), Arsenic waste management: A critical review of testing and disposal of arsenic-bearing wastes generated during arsenic removal from drinking water. Environmental Science & Technology, 47 (19): 10799–10812, DOI: 10.1021/es401749b

Fei, X., D. Zekkos, and L. Raskin (2013). An experimental setup for simultaneous physical, geotechnical, and biochemical characterization of municipal solid waste undergoing biodegradation in the laboratory. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 37(1): 42747. 10.1520/GTJ20130084. ISSN 0149-6115

Holder, D., D. Berry, D. Dai, L. Raskin, C. Xi (2013). A dynamic and complex monochloramine stress response in Escherichia coli revealed by transcriptome analysis, Water Research, 47(14), 4978-4985, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2013.05.041.

Smith, A.L., S. J. Skerlos, and L. Raskin (2013), Psychrophilic Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Treatment of Domestic Wastewater, Water Research, 47(4): 1655-1665, DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2012.12.028.

Brown, M. N., A. Briones, J. Diana, and L. Raskin (2013), Ammonia oxidizing archaea and nitrite oxidizing nitrospiras in the biofilter of a shrimp recirculating aquaculture system, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 83(1): 17-25, DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2012.01448.x.


Upadhyaya, G., T. M. Clancy, J. Brown, K. F. Hayes, and L. Raskin (2012). Optimization of Arsenic Removal Water Treatment System through Characterization of Terminal Electron Accepting Processes. Environmental Science & Technology. 46(12): 11702-11709. DOI: 10.1021/es302145q.

Raskin, L., Skerlos, S., Love, N. G., Smith, A. L. (2012). Anaerobic membrane bioreactors for sustainable wastewater treatment. Water Environment Research Foundation, Final Report U4R08, IWA Publishing, London, UK.

Pinto, A. J., and L. Raskin (2012). PCR biases distort bacterial and archaeal community structure in pyrosequencing datasets. PLOS One. 7(8): e43093. DOI: 101.1371/journal.pone.0043093.

Pinto, A. J., C. Xi, and L. Raskin (2012). Bacterial community structure in the drinking water microbiome is governed by filtration processes. Environmental Science & Technology. 46(16): 8851–8859. DOI: 10.1021/es302042t.

Smith, A. L., Stadler, L. B., Love, N. G., Skerlos, S., Raskin, L. (2012). Perspectives on anaerobic membrane bioreactor treatment of domestic wastewater: A critical review. Bioresource Technology. 122(Special Issue, SI): 149-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.04.055.

De Long, S. K., X. Li, S. Bae, J. C. Brown, L. Raskin, K.A. Kinney, and M. J. Kirisits (2012). Quantification of Genes and Gene Transcripts for Microbial Perchlorate Reduction in Fixed-Bed Bioreactors. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 112(3): 579-592. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.05225.x.

Upadhyaya, G., T. M. Clancy, K. V. Snyder, J. Brown, K. F. Hayes, and L. Raskin (2012). Effect of air-assisted backwashing on the performance of an anaerobic fixed-bed bioreactor that simultaneously removes nitrate and arsenic from drinking water sources. Water Research. 46(4): 1309-1317. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2011.12.034.

Li, X., W. Yuen, E. Morgenroth, and L. Raskin (2012). Backwash Intensity and Frequency Impact the Microbial Community Structure and Function in a Fixed-Bed Biofilm Reactor. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 96(3): 815-827. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-011-3838-6


Dai, D., D. Holder, L. Raskin and C. Xi, 2011. Separation of the bacterial species, Escherichia coli, from mixed-species microbial communities for transcriptome analysis. Bmc Microbiology. 11.

Li, X., G. Upadhyaya, W. Yuen, J. Brown, E. Morgenroth and L. Raskin, 2011. Changes in the Structure and Function of Microbial Communities in Drinking Water Treatment Bioreactors upon Addition of Phosphorus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76, 7473-7481.

Shimada, T., X. Li, J. L. Zilles, E. Morgenroth and L. Raskin, 2011a. Effects of the Antimicrobial Tylosin on the Microbial Community Structure of an Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactor. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 108, 296-305.

Shimada, T., E. Morgenroth, M. Tandukar, S. G. Pavlostathis, A. Smith, L. Raskin and R. E. Kilian, 2011b. Syntrophic acetate oxidation in two-phase (acid-methane) anaerobic digesters. Water Sci. Technol. 64, 1812-1820.


Berry, D., D. Holder, C. Xi and L. Raskin, 2010a. Comparative transcriptomics of the response of Escherichia coli to the disinfectant monochloramine and to growth conditions inducing monochloramine resistance. Water Res. 44, 4924-4931.

Berry, D., M. Horn, C. Xi and L. Raskin, 2010b. Mycobacterium avium Infections of Acanthamoeba Strains: Host Strain Variability, Grazing-Acquired Infections, and Altered Dynamics of Inactivation with Monochloramine. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76, 6685-6688.

Herzberg, M., D. Berry and L. Raskin, 2010. Impact of microfiltration treatment of secondary wastewater effluent on biofouling of reverse osmosis membranes. Water Res. 44, 167-176.

Malaisamy, R., D. Berry, D. Holder, L. Raskin, L. Lepak and K. L. Jones, 2010. Development of reactive thin film polymer brush membranes to prevent biofouling. J. Membr. Sci. 350, 361-370.

Zhou, Z., L. Raskin and J. L. Zilles, 2010. Effects of Swine Manure on Macrolide, Lincosamide, and Streptogramin B Antimicrobial Resistance in Soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76, 2218-2224.


Berry, D., C. W. Xi and L. Raskin, 2009. Effect of Growth Conditions on Inactivation of Escherichia coli with Monochloramine. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43, 884-889.

Briones, A. M., B. J. Daugherty, L. T. Angenent, K. Rausch, M. Tumbleson and L. Raskin, 2009. Characterization of microbial trophic structures of two anaerobic bioreactors processing sulfate-rich waste streams. Water Res. 43, 4451-4460.

Guest, J. S., S. J. Skerlos, J. L. Barnard, M. B. Beck, G. T. Daigger, H. Hilger, S. J. Jackson, K. Karvazy, L. Kelly, L. Macpherson, J. R. Mihelcic, A. Promanik, L. Raskin, M. C. M. Van Loosdrecht, D. Yeh and N. G. Love, 2009. A New Planning and Design Paradigm to Achieve Sustainable Resource Recovery from Wastewater. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43, 6126-6130.

Zhou, Z., L. Raskin and J. L. Zilles, 2009. Macrolide Resistance in Microorganisms at Antimicrobial-Free Swine Farms. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75, 5814-5820.


Li, X., E. Morgenroth and L. Raskin, 2008. Quantitative rRNA-Targeted Solution-Based Hybridization Assay Using Peptide Nucleic Acid Molecular Beacons. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74, 7297-7305.

Luh, J., N. Tong, L. Raskin and B. J. Marinas, 2008. Inactivation of Mycobacterium avium with Monochloramine. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42, 8051-8056.

Choi, Y.C., X. Li, L. Raskin, and E. Morgenroth (2008), Chemisorption of oxygen onto activated carbon can enhance the stability of biological perchlorate reduction in fixed bed biofilm reactors, Water Research, 42 (xx), 3425-3434.

Shimada, T., J.L. Zilles, E. Morgenroth, and L. Raskin (2008), Inhibitory effects of the macrolide antimicrobial tylosin on anaerobic treatment, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 101(1):73-82..

Shimada, T., J.L. Zilles, E. Morgenroth, and L. Raskin (2008), Modelling the effect of the antimicrobial tylosin on the performance of an anaerobic sequencing batch reactor, Water Science & Technology, 57(11), 1699-1704.

Angenent, L.T., M. Mau, U. George, J.A. Zahn, and L. Raskin (2008), Effect of the Presence of the Antimicrobial Tylosin in Swine Waste on Anaerobic Treatment, Water Research, 42 (10-11), 2377-2384.

Briones, A.M., J. Shililu, J. Githure, R. Novak, and L. Raskin (2008), Thorsellia anophelis is the dominant bacterium in a Kenyan population of adult Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes, ISME Journal, 2, 74–82.


Shimada, T., J. Zilles, L. Raskin, and E. Morgenroth (2007), Carbohydrate Storage in Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactors, Water Research, 41 (20), 4721-4729.

Klein, A.N., D. Frigon, and L. Raskin (2007), Populations Related to Alkanindiges, a Novel Genus Containing Obligate Alkane Degraders, Are Implicated in Biological Foaming in Activated Sludge Systems, Environmental Microbiology, 9 (8), 1898-1912.

Duangmanee, T., S.I. Padmasiri, J.J. Simmons, L. Raskin, S. Sung (2007), Hydrogen Production by Anaerobic Microbial Communities Exposed to Repeated Heat Treatments, Water Environment Research, 79 (9), 975-983.

Choi, Y.C., X. Li, L. Raskin, and E. Morgenroth (2007), Effect of backwashing on the removal of perchlorate in fixed bed biofilm reactors, Water Research, 41 (9), 1949-1959.

Rausch, K.D., L.M. Raskin, R.L. Belyea, T.E. Clevenger, and M.E. Tumbleson (2007), Nitrogen and sulfur concentrations and flow rates of corn wet milling streams, Cereal Chemistry, 84, 260-264.

Zhou, Z., M.N. Pons, L. Raskin, J.L. Zilles (2007), Automated Image Analysis for Quantitative Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization with Environmental Samples, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73 (9), 2956-2962.

Padmasiri, S.I., J. Zhang, M. Fitch, B. Norddahl, E. Morgenroth, and L. Raskin (2007), Methanogenic Population Dynamics and Performance of an Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (AnMBR) Treating Swine Manure under High Shear Condition, Water Research, 41 (1), 134-144.

Zhang, J., S.I. Padmasiri, M. Fitch, B. Norddahl, L. Raskin, and E. Morgenroth (2007), Influence of Cleaning Frequency and Membrane History on Fouling in an Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor, Desalination, 207, 153-166.

Briones, A.M., B.J. Daugherty, L.T. Angenent, K. Rausch, M. Tumbleson and L. Raskin (2007), Microbial diversity and dynamics in multi- and single-compartment anaerobic bioreactors processing sulfate-rich waste streams, Environmental Microbiology, 9 (1), 93–106.


Jindal, A., S. Kocherginskaya, A. Mehboob, M. Robert, R.I. Mackie, L. Raskin, and J.L. Zilles (2006), Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Swine Waste Treatment Systems, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72 (12), 7813-7820.

Amin, M.M., J.L. Zilles, J. Greiner, S. Charbonneau, L. Raskin, and E. Morgenroth (2006), Influence of the antibiotic erythromycin on anaerobic treatment of a pharmaceutical wastewater, Environmental Science & Technology, 40 (12), 3971-3977.

Frigon, D., G. Muyzer, M. van Loosdrecht, and L. Raskin (2006), Ribosomal RNA and Poly-b-hydroxybutyrate dynamics in bioreactors submitted to feast and famine cycles, Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72 (4): 2322-2330.

Zheng, D., L.T. Angenent, and L. Raskin (2006), Monitoring Granule Formation in Anaerobic Upflow Bioreactors Using Oligonucleotide Hybridization Probes, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 94(3), 458-472.

Berry, D., C. Xi, and L. Raskin (2006), Microbial Ecology of Drinking Water Distribution Systems, Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 17 (3), 297-302.

Rittmann, B.E., M. Haunser, F. Löffler, N.G. Love, G. Muyzer, S. Okabe, D.B. Oerther, J. Peccia, L. Raskin, and M. Wagner (2006), A Vista for Microbial Ecology and Environmental Biotechnology, Environmental Science and Technology, 40 (4): 1096-1103.

Frigon, D., R.M. Guthrie, G.T. Backman, J. Royer, B. Bailey, and L. Raskin (2006), Long-term Analysis of a Full-Scale Activated Sludge Wastewater Treatment System Exhibiting Seasonal Biological Foaming, Water Research, 40 (3): 990-1008.


Vervaeren, H., K. De Wilde, J. Matthys, N. Boon, L. Raskin and W. Verstraete (2005), Quantification of an Eikelboom type 021N bulking event with fluorescence in situ hybridisation and real time PCR, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 68 (5): 695-704.

3. Xi, C., L. Raskin, and S. Boppart (2005), Evaluation of Microfluidic Biosensor Development Using Microscopic Analysis of Molecular Beacon Hybridization Kinetics, Biomedical Microdevices, 7 (1): 7-12.

Rausch, K.D., L.M. Raskin, R.L. Belyea, R.M. Agbisit, B.J. Daugherty, T.E. Clevenger, and M.E. Tumbleson (2005), Phosphorus concentrations and flow in maize wet-milling streams, Cereal Chemistry, 82 (4):431–435.

Zilles, J., T. Shimada, Jindal, A., M. Robert, and L. Raskin (2005), Presence of Macrolide-lincosamide-streptogramin B and Tetracycline Antimicrobials in Swine Waste Treatment Processes and Amended Soil, Water Environment Research, 77 (1), 57-62.

Nollet, H., I. Van de Putte, L. Raskin and W. Verstraete (2005), Carbon/Electron Source Dependence of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Dechlorination Pathways for Anaerobic Granules, Chemosphere, 58 (3), 299-310.


McMahon, K.D., D. Zheng, A.J.M. Stams, R.I. Mackie, and L. Raskin (2004), Microbial Population Dynamics During Startup and Overload Conditions of Anaerobic Digesters Treating Municipal Solid Waste and Sewage Sludge, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 87 (7), 823-834.

Aiyuk, S., J. Amoako, L. Raskin, A. van Haandel, and W. Verstraete (2004), Removal of Carbon and Nutrients from Domestic Wastewater Using a Low-Cost, Integrated Treatment Concept, Water Research, 38 (13), 3031-3042.

Xi, C., D. Marks, D.S. Parikh, L. Raskin, and S. Boppart (2004), Structural and Functional Imaging of Three-Dimensional Microfluidic Mixers using Optical Coherence Tomography, Proceedings National Academy of Sciences, 101 (20), 7516-7521.

Angenent, L. T., S. Sung, and L. Raskin (2004), Formation of granules and Methanosaeta fibers in an anaerobic migrating blanket reactor (AMBR), Environmental Microbiology, 6 (4), 315-322.


Xi, C., M. Balberg, S. Boppart, and L. Raskin (2003), Use of DNA and Peptide Nucleic Acid (PNA) molecular beacons for the detection and quantification of rRNA in solution and in whole cells, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 69 (9), 5673-5678.

Loor-Vela, S.X., J.J. Crawford, F.W. Simmons, and L. Raskin (2003), Degradation Of [14C] Acetochlor Herbicide Under Anaerobic Aquatic Conditions In Flooded Soil Microcosms, J. Agric. Food Chem., 51 (23); 6767-6773.

Briones, A. and L. Raskin (2003), Diversity and dynamics of microbial communities in engineered environments and their implications for process stability, Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 14 (3), 270-276.

Brown, J.C., V.L. Snoeyink, L. Raskin, and R. Lin (2003), Sensitivity of Fixed-Bed Biological Perchlorate Removal to Changes in Operating Conditions and Water Quality Characteristics, Water Research, 37 (1), 206-214.


Brown, J.C., V.L. Snoeyink, L.M. Raskin, J.C. Chee-Sanford, and R. Lin (2002), The Effect of Various Operating Conditions and Water Quality Parameters on the Removal of Perchlorate in a Biologically Active Carbon Filter, Water Sci. Technol.: Water Supply 2, 201–206.

de los Reyes, F.L., D. Rothauszky, and L. Raskin (2002), Comparing Microbial Communities in Foaming and Non-Foaming Full-Scale Activated Sludge Systems, Water Environment Research, 74 (5), 437-449.

Angenent, L.T., D. Zheng, S. Sung, and L. Raskin (2002), Microbial Community Structure and Activity in a Compartmentalized, Anaerobic Bioreactor, Water Environment Research, 74 (5), 450-461.

Angenent, L.T., S. Sung, and L. Raskin (2002), Methanogenic Population Dynamics During Startup of a Full-Scale Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactor Treating Swine Waste, Water Research, 36 (18), 4648-4654.

Oerther, D.B., M.C.M. van Loosdrecht and L. Raskin (2002), Quantifying the impact of wastewater micronutrient composition on in situ growth activity of Acinetobacter spp, Water Sci.Technol. 46 (1-2), 443-447.

Frigon, D., E. Arnaiz, D.B. Oerther, and L. Raskin (2002), Who eats what? Classifying microbial populations based on diurnal profiles of rRNA levels, Water Sci.Technol. 46 (1-2), 1–9.

Frigon, D., D.B. Oerther, E. Morgenroth, and L. Raskin (2002), Oligonucleotide probe hybridization and modeling results suggest that populations consuming readily degradable substrate in plug-flow reactors have high cellular RNA levels, Water Sci.Technol. 45 (6), 115-126.

de los Reyes, F.L., and L. Raskin (2002), Role of Filamentous Microorganisms in Activated Sludge Foaming: Relationship of Mycolata Levels to Foaming Initiation and Stability, Water Research, 36 (2), 445-459.

Kirisits, M.J., V.L. Snoeyink, J.C. Chee-Sanford, B.J. Daugherty, J.C. Brown, and L. Raskin (2002), Effect of Column Design and Operating Conditions on Bromate Removal Efficiency in BAC Filters, Journal American Water Works Association, 94 (4), 182-193.


Oerther, D.B., F.L. de los Reyes, M.A. de los Reyes, L. Raskin (2001), Quantifying Filamentous Microorganisms in Activated Sludge Before, During, and After an Incident of Foaming by Oligonucleotide Probe Hybridizatons and Antibody Staining, Water Research, 35 (14), 3325-3336.

McMahon, K.D., P.G. Stroot, R.I. Mackie, and L. Raskin (2001), Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste and Biosolids under Various Mixing Conditions – II. Microbial Population Dynamics, Water Research, 35 (7), 1817-1827.

Stroot, P.G., K.D. McMahon, R.I. Mackie, and L. Raskin (2001), Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste and Biosolids under Various Mixing Conditions – I. Performance Data, Water Research, 35 (7), 1804-1816.

Kirisits, M.J., V.L. Snoeyink, H. Inan, J.C. Chee-Sanford, L. Raskin, and J.C. Brown (2001), Water Quality Factors Affecting Bromate Reduction in Biologically Active Carbon Filters, Water Research, 35 (4), 891-900.


Angenent, L.T., D. Zheng, S. Sung, and L. Raskin (2000), Methanosaeta Fibers in Anaerobic Migrating Blanket Reactors, Water Sci. Technol., 41 (4-5), 35-39.

Alm, E.W., D. Zheng, and L. Raskin (2000), The Presence of Humic Substances and DNA in RNA Extracts Affects Quantitative Hybridization Results, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 66 (10), 4547-4554.

Fernandez, A.S., S.A. Hashsham, S.L. Dollhopf, L. Raskin, O. Glagoleva, F.B. Dazzo, R.F. Hickey, C.S. Criddle, and J.M. Tiedje (2000), Flexible Community Structure Correlates with Stable Community Function in Methanogenic Bioreactor Communities Perturbed by Glucose, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 66 (9), 4058-4067.

Zheng, D., and L. Raskin (2000), Quantification of Methanosaeta Species in Anaerobic Bioreactors using Genus- and Species-Specific Hybridization Probes, Microbial Ecology, 39, 246-262.

Oerther, D.B., J. Pernthaler, A. Schramm, R. Amann, and L. Raskin (2000), Monitoring precursor 16S rRNAs of Acinetobacter spp. in activated sludge wastewater treatment systems, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 66 (5), 2154-2165.

Hristova, K., D. Zheng, M. Mau, R. Aminov, R. Mackie, H.R. Gaskins, and L. Raskin (2000), Desulfotomaculum Genus- and Group-specific Small-Subunit rRNA Hybridization Probes for Environmental Studies, Environmental Microbiology, 2 (2), 143-159.


Hansen, K.H., B.K. Ahring, L. Raskin (1999), Quantification of Syntrophic Fatty Acid-b-Oxidizing Bacteria in a Mesophilic Biogas Reactor Using Oligonucleotide Probe Hybridizations, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 65, 4767-4774.

Oerther, D.B., F.L. de los Reyes, M. Hernandez, and L. Raskin (1999), Simultaneous Oligonucleotide Probe Hybridization and Immunostaining for In Situ Detection of Gordona Species in Activated Sludge, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 29, 129-136.

Oerther, D.B., F.L. de los Reyes, and L. Raskin (1999), Interfacing Phylogenetic Oligonucleotide Probe Hybridizations with Representations of Microbial Populations and Specific Growth Rates in Mathematical Models of Activated Sludge Processes, Water Sci. Technol., 39 (1), 11-20.


McMahon, K.D., D.A. Stahl, and L. Raskin (1998), A Comparison of the Use of In Vitro-Transcribed and Native rRNA for the Quantification of Microorganisms in the Environment, Microbial Ecology, 36, 362-371.

Danalewich, J.R., T.G. Papagiannis, R.L. Belyea, M.E. Tumbleson, and L. Raskin (1998), Characterization of Dairy Waste Streams, Current Treatment Practices, and Potential for Biological Nutrient Removal, Water Research, 32 (12), 3555-3568.

de los Reyes, M.F., F.L. de los Reyes, M. Hernandez, and L. Raskin (1998), Identification and quantification of Gordona amarae Strains in Activated Sludge Systems Using Comparative rRNA Sequence Analysis and Phylogenetic Hybridization Probes, Water Sci. Technol., 37 (4-5), 521-525.

de los Reyes, F.L., D. Oerther, M.F. de los Reyes, M. Hernandez, and L. Raskin (1998), Characterization of Filamentous Foaming in Activated Sludge Systems Using Oligonucleotide Hybridization Probes and Antibody Probes, Water Sci. Technol., 37 (4-5), 485-493.

Oerther, D.B., J. Danalewich, E. Dulkegurgen, E. Leveque, D.L. Freedman, and L. Raskin (1998), Bioaugmentation of Sequencing Batch Reactors for Biological Phosphorus Removal: Comparative rRNA Sequence Analysis and Hybridizations with Oligonucleotide Probes, Water Sci. Technol., 37 (4-5), 469-473.

de los Reyes, M.F., F.L. de los Reyes, M. Hernandez, and L. Raskin (1998), Quantification of Gordona amarae Strains in foaming Activated Sludge and Anaerobic Digester Systems Using Oligonucleotide Hybridization Probes, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 64 (7), 2503-2512.

Griffin, M.E., K.D. McMahon, R.I. Mackie, and L. Raskin (1998), Methanogenic Population Dynamics during Start-Up of Anaerobic Digesters Treating Municipal Solid Waste and Biosolids, Biotechnol. Bioeng. 57 (3), 342-355.


Lin, C., L. Raskin, and D.A. Stahl (1997), Microbial Community Structure in Gastrointestinal Tracts of Domestic Animals Using Molecular Probes, FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 22 (4), 281-294.

de los Reyes, F., W. Ritter, and L. Raskin (1997), Group-Specific Small Subunit rRNA Hybridization Probes to Characterize Filamentous Foaming in Activated Sludge Systems, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 63 (3), 1107-1117.


Zheng, D., E.W. Alm, D.A. Stahl, and L. Raskin (1996), Characterization of small subunit rRNA universal probes for quantitative molecular microbial ecology studies, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 62 (12), 4504-4513.

Raskin, L., B.E. Rittmann, and D.A. Stahl (1996), Competition and Co-Existence of Sulfate-Reducing and Methanogenic Populations in Anaerobic Biofilms, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 62 (10), 3847-3857.

Alm, E.W., D. Oerther, N. Larsen, D.A. Stahl, and L. Raskin, (1996), The Oligonucleotide Probe Database, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 62 (10), 3557-3559.

Raskin, L., W.C. Capman, M.D. Kane, B.E. Rittmann, and D.A. Stahl (1996), Critical Evaluation of Membrane Supports for Use in Quantitative Hybridizations, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 62 (1), 300-303.


Raskin, L., D. Zheng, M.E. Griffin, and F. de los Reyes (1995), Molecular Studies of Microbial Population Dynamics in Anaerobic Biological Treatment Systems, Med. Fac. Landbouww. Univ. Gent, 60, 2619-2626.

Raskin, L., D. Zheng, M.E. Griffin, P.G. Stroot, and P. Misra (1995), Characterization of Microbial Communities in Anaerobic Bioreactors Using Molecular Probes, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 68, 297-308.

Raskin, L., R.I. Amann, L.K. Poulsen, B.E. Rittmann, and D.A. Stahl (1995), Use of Ribosomal RNA Based Molecular Probes for Characterization of Complex Microbial Communities in Anaerobic Biofilms, Wat. Sci. Technol., 31, 261-272.


Raskin, L., L.K. Poulsen, D.R. Noguera, B.E. Rittmann, and D.A. Stahl (1994), Quantification of Methanogenic Groups in Anaerobic Biological Reactors by Oligonucleotide Probe Hybridization, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 60 (4), 1241-1248.

Raskin, L., J.M. Stromley, B.E. Rittmann, and D.A. Stahl (1994), Group-Specific 16S rRNA Hybridization Probes to Describe Natural Communities of Methanogens, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 60 (4), 1232-1240.


Stahl, D.A., M.D. Kane, R.I. Amann, L. Raskin, R. Key, and J.M. Stromley (1992), Molecular Studies of the Population Ecology of Methanogens and Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria in Natural and Laboratory Systems, Aust. Microbiologist, 13, 95-97.