Marjorie Wilner ’11

Major

Chemical Engineering

Project Title

Mercury Methylation

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I investigated mercury methylation and uptake in /Geobacter/ sulfurreducens. I looked into the effects of cysteine and zinc on the methylation rate. I ran experiments to see if the Zn competed with mercury for uptake or if the zinc limited the rate of growth of the cells.



Internship Year

2009

Project Category

Climate and Energy

Organization(s)

Princeton University

Mentor(s)

Francois Morel