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Published manuscripts

  • Al-Duroobi, H., Moghadam, S. V., Phan, D. C., Jafarzadeh, A., Matta, A., & Kapoor, V. (2021). Wastewater surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 corroborates heightened community infection during the initial peak of COVID-19 in Bexar County, Texas. FEMS Microbes, Volume 2, 2021, xtab015.
  • McCluskey, J., Flores, M. E., Hinojosa, J., Jafarzadeh, A., Moghadam, S. V., Phan, D. C., Green, R. T., & Kapoor, V. (2021). Tracking Water with Synthetic DNA Tracers Using Droplet Digital PCR. ACS ES&T Water1(5), 1177-1183.
  • Hinojosa, J., Green, J., Estrada, F., Herrera, J., Mata, T., Phan, D., Tanvir Pasha, A. B. M., Matta, A., Johnson, D., & Kapoor, V. (2020). Determining the primary sources of fecal pollution using microbial source tracking assays combined with land-use information in the Edwards Aquifer. Water Research, 184, 116211.
  • Phan, D. C., Vazquez-Munoz, R., Matta, A., & Kapoor, V. (2020). Short-term effects of Mn2O3 nanoparticles on physiological activities and gene expression of nitrifying bacteria under low and high dissolved oxygen conditions. Chemosphere, 261, 127775.
  • Phan, D., Pasha, A. B. M., Carwile, N., & Kapoor, V. (2020). Effect of zinc oxide nanoparticles on physiological activities and gene expression of wastewater nitrifying bacteria. Environmental Engineering Science, 37(5), 328-336.
  • Tanvir Pasha, A. B. M., Hinojosa, J., Phan, D., Lopez, A., & Kapoor, V. (2020). Detection of human fecal pollution in environmental waters using human mitochondrial DNA and correlation with general and human-associated fecal genetic markers. Journal of Water and Health, 18(1), 8-18.
  • Rangel, L., Kapoor, V., Hutchinson, J., & Dessouky, S. (2019). Carbon Sequestration of Soil and Plants along IH-35 in Bexar County, Texas. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 271, p. 04001). EDP Sciences.
  • Annavajhala, M., Kapoor, V., Santodomingo, J., & Chandran, K. (2018). Structural and functional interrogation of selected biological nitrogen removal systems in the United States, Denmark, and Singapore using shotgun metagenomics. Frontiers in Microbiology9, 2544.
  • Kapoor, V., Gupta, I., Pasha, A. T., & Phan, D. (2018). Real-time Quantitative PCR Measurements of Fecal Indicator Bacteria and Human-associated Source Tracking Markers in a Texas River following Hurricane Harvey. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 5(6), 322-328.
  • Kapoor, V., Phan, D., & Pasha, A. T. (2018). Effects of metal oxide nanoparticles on nitrification in wastewater treatment systems: A systematic review. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 53 (7), 659-668.
  • Annavajhala, M. K., Kapoor, V., Santo-Domingo, J., & Chandran, K. (2018). Comammox Functionality Identified in Diverse Engineered Biological Wastewater Treatment Systems. Environmental Science & Technology Letters5(2), 110-116.
  • Kapoor, V., Elk, M., Toledo-Hernandez, C., & Santo Domingo, J. W. (2017). Analysis of human mitochondrial DNA sequences from fecally polluted environmental waters as a tool to study population diversity. AIMS Environmental Science. 4(3), 443-455.
  • Bhattacharjee, A. S., Wu, S., Lawson, C. E., Jetten, M. S., Kapoor, V., Domingo, J. W. S., McMahon, K. D., Noguera, D. R. and Goel, R. (2017). Whole community metagenomics in two different anammox configurations: process performance and community structure. Environmental Science & Technology. 51(8), 4317-4327.
  • Wurtzler, E. M., Ravi, R., Kapoor, V., & Wendell, D. (2017). Rational Design of Duplex Specific Nuclease for One-Step Isothermal Viral RNA Detection. Journal of Applied Biology & Biotechnology Vol5(05), 1-10.
  • Kapoor, V., Li, X., Elk, M. and Santo Domingo, J. W. (2016) Inhibitory Effect of Cyanide on Wastewater Nitrification Determined Using SOUR and RNA-Based Gene-Specific Assays. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 63(2), 155-161.
  • Camejo, P. Y., Owen, B., Martirano, J., Ma, J., Kapoor, V., Santo Domingo, J. W., McMahon, K. D. and Noguera, D. R. (2016) Candidatus Accumulibacter phosphatis clades enriched under cyclic anaerobic and microaerobic conditions simultaneously use different electron acceptors. Water Research. 102, 125-137.
  • Kapoor, V., Li, X., Impelliteri, C., Chandran, K. and Santo Domingo, J. W. (2016) Use of Functional Gene Expression and Respirometry to Study Wastewater Nitrification Activity After Exposure to Low Doses of Copper. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 23(7), 6443-6450.
  • Kapoor, V., Li, X., Elk, M., Impelliteri, C. and Santo Domingo, J. W. (2016) Effects of Cr(III) and Cr(VI) on Nitrification Inhibition Determined Using SOUR and Gene Expression of Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria. 147, 361-367.
  • Li, X., Kapoor, V., Impelliteri, C., Chandran, K. and Santo Domingo, J. W. (2016) Measuring Nitrification Inhibition by Metals in Wastewater Treatment Systems: Current State of Science and Fundamental Research Needs. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 46(3), 249-289.
  • Kapoor, V., Li, X., Elk, M., Impelliteri, C., Chandran, K. and Santo Domingo, J. W. (2015) Impact of Heavy Metals on Transcriptional and Physiological Activity of Nitrifying Bacteria Environmental Science & Technology. 49(22), 13454–13462.
  • Kapoor, V., Pitkänen, T., Ryu, H., Elk, M., Wendell, D. and Santo Domingo, J. W. (2015). Distribution of Human-Specific Bacteroidales and Fecal Indicator Bacteria in an Urban Watershed Impacted by Sewage Pollution, Determined Using RNA-and DNA-Based Quantitative PCR Assays. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81(1), 91-99.
  • Kapoor, V., DeBry, R. W., Boccelli, D. and Wendell, D. (2014) Sequencing Human Mitochondrial Hypervariable Region II as a Molecular Fingerprint for Environmental Waters. Environmental Science & Technology. 48(18), 10648–10655.
  • Zehraoui, A., Kapoor, V., Wendell, D. and Sorial, G. A. (2014) Impact of Alternate Use of Methanol on n-Hexane Biofiltration and Microbial Community Structure Diversity. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 85, 110-118.
  • Kapoor, V., Smith, C., Santo Domingo, J. W., Lu, T. and Wendell, D. (2013) Correlative Assessment of Fecal Indicators Using Human Mitochondrial DNA as a Direct Marker. Environmental Science & Technology. 47(18), 10485–10493.
  • Kapoor, V. and Wendell, D. (2013) Engineering Bacterial Efflux Pumps for Solar Powered Bioremediation of Surface Waters. Nano Letters. 13(5), 2189-2193.
  • Padaria, J. C. and Kapoor, V. (2011) Plasmid Borne Gene of Bacillus pumillus MTCC 7615 Responsible for Fungal Antagonism towards Rhizoctonia solani. Indian Journal of Biotechnology. 10(3), 316-320.