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Environmental Chemistry


NV INBRE Pilot grant (UNR17-58 - 2017): $14,000.  Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Tetrahydrocannabinol (TCH) and other illicit drugs in the waters of the Las Vegas Wash and its Biota.

Conference presentation: DB Sims, AC Hudson, J Stordock, R Taggart, D Walton (2018).  The Presence of Illicit Drug Secondary Metabolites in the Waters of the Las Vegas Wash. Poster session at the 2018 Nevada Water Resources Association, Las Vegas, NV.  February 27 - March 1, 2018. [Poster]


Mr. Joshua Monk.  NV INBRE UROP grant mentor (8 P20 GM103440- 2019), Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP): $6,000.  Mentoring 1 UNLV student in summer research of “Methods to identify emerging contaminants such as the metabolites of illicit drugs will increase knowledge concerning their presence in the wider environment.”  Mentoring faculty:  Dr. Douglas Sims and Dr. Amanda Hudson

Conference Presentation:  Monk, J, MC Garner, AC Hudson, K Lindley, DB Sims, 2019.  Method for Detecting Emerging Contaminants in the Environment.  UNR INBRE Summer 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium. August 7, 2019.  [Poster]