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Asli Aslan

Assistant Professor
Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

Georgia Southern University


Expertise: Environmental microbiology, biological oceanography, environmental health

Issues of Interest:

  • Marine, estuarine and freshwater quality
  • Pathogens in recreational waters
  • Sources of pollution in urban and rural environments
  • Developing and disseminating rapid methods for water quality detection

Current Projects:

International Collaboration for Sewage
   Asli Aslan (Georgia Southern University), Joan B. Rose (Michigan State University), Warish Ahmed (CSIRO Land and Water Water for a Healthy Country Flagship), Andreas Farnleitner (Vienna University of Technology), Huw Taylor (University of Brighton), Yoshifumi Masago (Tohoku University)

Building Beach Managers' Capacity for Using Rapid Tools
   Asli Aslan (Georgia Southern University), Erin Dreelin (Michigan State University), Irene Xagoraraki (Michigan State University), Shannon Briggs (Michigan Department of Environmental Quality)

Healthier Great Lakes Beaches through Improved Communication
   Dave Poulson (Michigan State University), Erin Dreelin (Michigan State University), Asli Aslan (Georgia Southern University), Joan B. Rose (Michigan State University)

Recent Publications:

  1. Aslan A., Kinzelman, J., Dreelin, E., Anan'eva, T. and Lavander, J. (2013). A Guidance Document for Testing Recreational Waters Using EPA qPCR Method 1611

  2. Aslan, A. and Rose, J.B. (2013). Case study, Hurricane Katrina. In: Vulnerability and resilience of water systems under global extremes. Eds: Katayama et al. (Published by Alliance for Global Sustainability).

  3. Aslan, A. and Rose, J.B. (2012). Evaluation of the host specificity of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron alpha-1-6, mannanase gene as a sewage marker. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 56, 51-56 .

  4. Aslan A., Xagoraraki I., Simmons, F.J., Rose, J.B., Dorevitch, S. (2011). Occurrence and infectivity of adenovirus and other enteric viruses in contact-limited freshwater recreational areas and bathing waters. Journal of Applied Microbiology 111, 1250-1261.

  5. Srinivasan S., Aslan, A., Xagoraraki I., Alocilja E., Rose J.B. (2011). Escherichia coli, Enterococcus spp. and Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron qPCR signals through wastewater and septage treatment. Water Research 45, 2561-2572.

Link: http://asliaslan.net

Email: aaslan@georgiasouthern.edu

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