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Department of Chemistry and Biology


Andrew E. Laursen



Dr. Andrew E. Laursen

Associate Professor; 

BA (Colgate University); PhD (University of Notre Dame)

Teaching Interests:

biotechnology; molecular biology; ecotoxicology.

Research Interests:

The study of natural ecosystem functions and how they respond to disturbances; biogeochemistry in aquatic ecosystems; nitrogen cycling processes in rivers; microbial reduction of nitrate to nitrogen gas; the study of other biogenic gases in rivers, such as nitrous oxide and methane.

Office: KHE-226-C   

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