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Karen Dannemiller

  • Assistant Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng
  • Assistant Professor, COPH -Environmental Health Sci
  • Assistant Professor
  • 491B Hitchcock Hall
    2070 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-4031

About

Research Interests
  • Integration of engineering with microbiology to address emerging health challenges and environmental concerns
  • Phylogenetics, metagenomics, proteomics, and transcriptomics

 

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Karen Dannemiller CV

Honors

  • January, 2016-
    December, 2016

    Laboratory Safety Dean's List.

Presentations

  • "The nexus of housing characteristics, indoor microbial communities, and asthma severity." 2017, Presented at Microbiology of the Built Environment Research and Applications Symposium,
  • "Phthalate Degradation in Floor Dust due to Abiotic and Biotic Processes." 2017, Presented at Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professor (AEESP),
  • "Strategies, tools, and tips for teaching in environmental engineering and sciences." 2017, Presented at Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professor (AEESP),
  • "Using Digital PCR to Improve Quantitative Measurement of Microbial DNA in the Built Environment." 2017, Presented at QIIME 2 Workshop,
  • "Improving Quantitative Measurement of Microbial DNA in Homes with Digital PCR." 2017, Presented at U21 Undergraduate Research Conference,
  • "The Indoor Microbiome: A Model of Fungal Growth and Implications for Childhood Asthma.." 2017, Presented at University of Pittsburgh,
  • "The Indoor Microbiome: Implications for Childhood Asthma." 2017, Presented at Columbia University,
  • "Microbiology of the Built Environment." 2017, Presented at Implications for Health and Design. National Council of Science and the Environment (NCSE) 2017 Conference and Global Forum,
  • "Improving Quantitative Measurement of Microbial DNA in Homes with Digital PCR." 2017, Presented at National Council of Science and the Environment (NCSE) 2017 Conference and Global Forum,
  • "Modeling microbial growth in carpet dust under diurnal variations in relative humidity." 2017, Presented at National Council of Science and the Environment (NCSE) 2017 Conference and Global Forum,
  • "Microbial Activity and Phthalate Degradation in Carpet." 2016, Presented at American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR),
  • "The Indoor Microbiome: What research can tell us about asthma and housing." 2016, Presented at John Glenn College of Public Affair’s Glenn Colloquium Series, The Ohio State University,
  • "Elevated Relative Humidity May Cause Indoor Bacterial and Fungal Growth in Carpet." 2016, Presented at Mycological Society of America,
  • "Analysis of 16S/ITS region DNA sequencing data for detection of environmental bacteria and fungi." 2016, Presented at University of Cincinnati,
  • "Emerging knowledge from and applicability of DNA sequencing in damp building investigations; Potential uses for practitioners today." 2016, Presented at Indoor Air,
  • "Indoor Bacterial and Fungal Communities Experience Growth at Elevated Relative Humidity." 2016, Presented at Indoor Air,
  • "The Indoor Microbiome and Associations with Childhood Asthma." 2016, Presented at University of Cincinnati,
  • "We’re Surrounded: Indoor Bacterial and Fungal Communities." 2016, Presented at Environmental Science Graduate Program Seminar Series,
  • "Influence of Relative Humidity on Indoor Bacterial and Fungal Communities." 2015, Presented at American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR),
  • "The indoor microbiome: At the nexus of engineering and public health." 2015, Presented at Yale Day of Data,
  • "A link between the built environment and childhood asthma." 2014, Presented at Alfred P. Sloan Foundation,
  • "Microbial communities in house dust are influenced by residential environmental factors." 2014, Presented at American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR),
  • "Integrating measurements of environmental fungal communities with human health outcomes." 2014, Presented at Alfred P. Sloan Foundation,
  • "“The relationship between fungal diversity in house dust and childhood asthma development.”." 2013, Presented at Environment and Health Conference,
  • "“Atmospheric ozone exposure increases the allergenic potency of Aspergillus fumigatus spores.”." 2013, Presented at Yale Climate and Energy Congress (YCEC),
  • "Fungal communities in house dust are associated with childhood asthma and measured moisture in homes.." 2012, Presented at Robert M. Langer Symposium,
  • "Phylogenetic-based Fungal Population Comparisons of Dust Collected from Water-damaged and Non-water-damaged Homes." 2012, Presented at American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR),
  • "Fungal High-throughput Taxonomic Identification Tool for use with Next-Generation Sequencing." 2012, Presented at Yale Big Data Symposium,
  • "Development of a Method to Detect the Allergenicity of Aspergillus fumigatus Spores." 2010, Presented at AIHce,
  • "Design of an Inexpensive Ambient Formaldehyde Sampling Device." 2008, Presented at AIChE,

Papers in Proceedings

2014

  • Dannemiller, K.C.; Yamamoto, N.; Bibby, K.; Peccia, J. "Improving the quantification of fungal population analysis by next-generation DNA sequencing." (1 2014).
  • Dannemiller, K.C.; Mendell, M.J.; Bradman, A.; Eskenazi, B. et al. "Next generation DNA sequencing of indoor fungi to determine associations between fungal communities and asthma development and severity." (1 2014).

2011

  • Low, S.Y.; Dannemiller, K.; Yao, M.; Yamamoto, N. et al. "Growth temperature strongly influences the allergenicity of Aspergillus fumigatus spores." (12 2011).

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