Brian Kinkle

Brian Kinkle

Professor
Undergraduate Director

Rieveschl Hall

603B

A&S Biological Sciences - 0006

Education

PhD, University of Minnesota 1990 (Soil Microbiology)

Research and Practice Interests

My general research interests lie in the overlapping areas of microbial ecology and environmental microbiology.

Abbreviated Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Popovici, Jonathan, White, Colin P, Hoelle, Jill, Kinkle, Brian K, & Lytle, Darren A (2014). Characterization of the cell surface properties of drinking water pathogens by microbial adhesion to hydrocarbon and electrophoretic mobility measurements. Colloids and Surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 118, 126-32.

Jing, G., Polaczyk, A., Kinkle, B., Oerther, D.B., & Papautsky, I. (2007). Development of a microfluidic biosensor for detection of environmental mycobacteria. Sensors and Actuators:B 123:614-629.

Mueller, Kevin E, Mueller-Spitz, Sabrina R, Henry, Heather F, Vonderheide, Anne P, Soman, Rajiv S, Kinkle, Brian K, & Shann, Jodi R (2006). Fate of pentabrominated diphenyl ethers in soil: abiotic sorption, plant uptake, and the impact of interspecific plant interactions. Environ. Sci. Tech., 40, 6662-7.

Mueller-Spitz, Sabrina R, Vonderheide, Anne P, Shann, Jodi R, Caruso, Joseph A, & Kinkle, Brian K (2006). Use of SEC-ICP-MS with a collision cell for determining the interaction of chromium with DNA extracted from metal-contaminated soils. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 386, 142-51.

Polaczyk, Amy, Kinkle, Brian, Papautsky, Ian, & Oerther, Daniel B (2006). Culture-based MEMS device to track Gordonia in activated sludge. Environ. Sci. Tech., 40, 2269-74.

Jjemba, Patrick K, Kinkle, Brian K, & Shann, Jodi R (2006). In-situ enumeration and probing of pyrene-degrading soil bacteria. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 55, 287-98.

Boczek, Laura A, Johnson, Clifford H, Rice, Eugene W, & Kinkle, Brian K (2006). The widespread occurrence of the enterohemolysin gene ehlyA among environmental strains of Escherichia coli. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 254, 281-4.

Jjemba, P.K., Kinkle, B.K., & Shann, J.R. (2006). In-situ enumeration and probing of pyrene-degrading soil bacteria. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 55, 287-298.

Polaczyk, A., Kinkle, B., Papautsky, I., & Oerther, D.B. (2006). Culture-Based BioMEMS device to track Gordonia in activated sludge. Environ. Sci. Technol., 40, 2269-2274.

Mueller, S.R., Vonderheide, A.P., Shann, J.R., & Kinkle, B.K. (2006). Use of SEC-ICP-MS with a collision cell for determining the interactions of chromium with DNA extracted from metal contaminated soil. Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 386, 142-151.

Mueller, K.E., Mueller-Spitz, S.R., Henry, H.F., Vonderheide, A.P., Soman, R.S., Kinkle, B.K., & Shann, J.R. (2006). Fate of penta-brominated diphenyl ethers in soil: abiotic sorption, plant uptake, and interspecific plant competition. Environ. Sci. Technol., 40, 6662-6667.

Vonderheide, A.P., Mueller-Spitz, S.R., Meija, J., Mueller, K., Welsh, G.L., Kinkle, B., Shann, J., & Caruso, J.A. (2006). Rapid breakdown of brominated flame retardants by soil microorganisms. J. Anal. Atomic Spectrom., 21, 1232-1239.

Jing, G., Eluru, H., Polaczyk, A., Kinkle, B., Oerther, D., & Papautsky, I. (2005). Paraffin surfaces for culture-based detection of mycobacteria in environmental samples. J. Micromech. Microeng., 15, 270-276.

Revetta, R.P., Rodgers, M.R., & Kinkle, B.K. (2005). Isolation and identification of freshwater bacteria antagonistic to Giardia lamblia cysts. J. Water Health, 3, 83-88.

Cheung, P.Y., & Kinkle, B.K. (2005). Effects of nutrients and surfactants on pyrene mineralization and Mycobacterium spp. populations in contaminated soil. Soil Biol. Biochem., 37, 1401-1405.

Cheung, P.Y., & Kinkle, B.K. (2005). Changes in Mycobacterium spp. population structure and pyrene mineralization in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon amended soils. Soil Biol. Biochem., 37, 1929-1937.

Popa R., Badescu, A., & Kinkle, B.K. (2004). Pyrite framboids as biomarkers for iron sulfur systems. Geomicrobiol. J., 21, 193-206.

Popa, R., & Kinkle, B.K. (2004). Isolation of Thiomonas thermosulfatus strain 51, a species capable of coupling biogenic pyritization with chemiosmotic energy transduction. Geomicrobiol. J., 21, 297-309.

Jing, G., Hollis, G., Polaczyk, A., Eluru, H., Kinkle, B., Mast, D., Oerther, D., & Papautsky, I. (2004). Developing rapid detection of mycobacteria using microwaves. Analyst, 129, 963-969.

Jing, Gaoshan, Hollis, Grant, Polaczyk, Amy, Eluru, Hima B, Kinkle, Brian, Mast, David, Oerther, Daniel B, & Papautsky, Ian (2004). Developing rapid detection of mycobacteria using microwaves. Analyst, 129, 963-9.

Coughlin, Michael F, Kinkle, Brian K, & Bishop, Paul L (2003). High performance degradation of azo dye Acid Orange 7 and sulfanilic acid in a laboratory scale reactor after seeding with cultured bacterial strains. Water Research, 37, 2757-63.

Coughlin, M.F., Kinkle, B.K., & Bishop, P.L. (2003). High performance degradation of azo dye Acid Orange 7 and sulfanilic acid in a laboratory scale reactor after seeding with cultured bacterial strains. Water Research, 37, 2757-2763.

Rodgers, M., Flanigan, D., Pfaller, S., & Kinkle, B.K. (2003). Identification of a Flavobacterium strain virulent against Giardia lamblia cysts. World J. Microbio. Biotech., 19, 703-709.

Coughlin, Michael F, Kinkle, Brian K, & Bishop, Paul L (2002). Degradation of acid orange 7 in an aerobic biofilm. Chemosphere, 46, 11-9.