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Aura Ontiveros Valencia

Aura Ontiveros Valencia

PhD, 2014, School of Sustainability

Aura.Ontiveros@asu.edu

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502

Titles

  • PhD, 2014, School of Sustainability

Biography

Participated in CAP LTER 11th Poster Symposium, 2009; Western Mycorrhizal Conference, Flagstaff, AZ, Summer 2008; and International Conference on Mycorrhizae, Montreal, Canada, August 2008.

Education

  • PhD, Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2014
  • MS, Applied Biological Sciences, Arizona State University, 2009
  • BS, Biochemistry Engineering, Instituto Politecnio Nacional, 2005

Expertise

Journal Articles

2014

Ontiveros Valencia, A. V., Y. Tang, R. Krajmalnik-Brown and B. E. Rittmann. 2014. Managing the interactions between sulfate- and perchlorate-reducing bacteria when using hydrogen-fed biofilms to treat a groundwater with a high perchlorate concentration. Water Research 55:215-224. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.02.020. (link )

Ontiveros Valencia, A., Y. Tang, H. Zhao, D. Friese, R. Overstreet, J. Smith, P. Evans, B. Rittmann and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2014. Pyrosequencing analysis yields comprehensive assessment of microbial communities in pilot-scale two-stage membrane biofilm reactors. Environmental Science & Technology 48(13):7511-7518. DOI: 10.1021/es5012466. (link )

Zhao, H., A. V. Ontiveros Valencia, Y. Tang, B. Kim, S. Van Ginkel, D. Friese, J. Smith, P. Evans and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2014. Removal of multiple electron acceptors by pilot-scale, two-stage membrane biofilm reactors. Water Research 54(1):115-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.01.047. (link )

2013

Ontiveros Valencia, A. V., Z. Esra Ilhan, D. Kang, B. E. Rittmann and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2013. Phylogenetic analysis of nitrate- and sulfate-reducing bacteria in a hydrogen-fed biofilm. FEMS Microbology Ecology 85(1):158-167. DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12107. (link )

Ontiveros Valencia, A. V., Y. Tang, R. Krajmalnik-Brown and B. E. Rittmann. 2013. Perchlorate reduction from a highly contaminated groundwater in the presence of sulfate-reducing bacteria in a hydrogen-fed biofilm. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 110(2):3139-3147. DOI: 10.1002/bit.24987. (link )

Tang, Y., A. V. Ontiveros Valencia, L. Feng, C. Zhou, R. Krajmalnik-Brown and B. E. Rittmann. 2013. A biofilm model to understand the onset of sulfate reduction in denitrifying membrane biofilm reactors. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 110(3):763-772. DOI: 10.1002/bit.24755. (link )

Zhao, H., Z. Esra Ilhan, A. V. Ontiveros Valencia, Y. Tang, B. E. Rittmann and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2013. Effects of mutiple electron acceptors on microbial interactions in a hydrogen-based biofilm. Environmental Science & Technology 47(13):7396-7403. DOI: 10.1021/es401310j. (link )

Zhao, H., A. V. Ontiveros Valencia, Y. Tang, B. Kim, Z. Esra Ilhan, R. Krajmalnik-Brown and B. Rittmann. 2013. Using a two-stage hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR) to achieve complete perchlorate reduction in the presence of nitrate and sulfate. Environmental Science & Technology 47(3):1565-1572. DOI: 10.1021/es303823n. (link )

2012

Ontiveros Valencia, A. V., M. Ziv-El, H. Zhao, L. Feng, B. E. Rittmann and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2012. Interactions between nitrate-reducing and sulfate-reducing bacteria coexisting in a hydrogen-fed biofilm. Environmental Science and Technology 46(20):11289-11298. DOI: 10.1021/es302370t. (link )

Posters

2009

Ontiveros Valencia, A. V. and J. C. Stutz. 2009. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal and dark septate endophytes colonization of plant roots from urban desert preserves and surrounding deserts. Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at 11th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) Poster Symposium, January 15, 2009, Global Institute of Sustainability. (link )

Thesis (Masters)

2009

Ontiveros Valencia, A. V. 2009. Arbuscular mycorrhizal and dark septate endophytic fungi in urban desert preserves and surrounding Sonoran Desert. MS thesis. Arizona State University. (link )

CONACYT Fellowship 2007 to present