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Haiyan Hu

researcher at Department of Ecology and Genetics, Limnology

+4618-471 2704
Visiting address:
Evolutionsbiologiskt centrum (EBC)
Norbyv. 18 D
75236 Uppsala
Postal address:
Norbyv. 18 D
75236 Uppsala

Short presentation

My research interest is the interactions between pollutants and microorganisms. I currently focus on the mercury transformations by microorganisms in wetland, with special interest on mercury methylation in boreal peatlands and rice paddy soil.

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My courses


2014.12--2015.12: Postdoc in Environmental Sciences. Mercury transformation by microorganisms in petland. Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

2013.01--2014.12: Associate Professor, State Key Laboratory of Environmental Geochemistry, Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2009.09--2013.01: PhD degree in Environmental Sciences. Thesis title “The interactions between mercury and anaerobic microorganisms: Complexation, oxidation, reduction and methylation” . Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences


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