Diana Aga

PhD

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Diana Aga

PhD

Diana Aga

PhD

Research Areas

Environmental and Analytical Chemistry: Fate and transport of emerging contaminants and endocrine disrupting chemicals; treatment of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in wastewater; environmental impacts of engineered nanomaterials; bioaccumulation of brominated flame retardants.

Contact Information

611 Natural Sciences Complex

Phone: (716) 645-4220

dianaaga@buffalo.edu

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Swiss Federal Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ETH/EAWAG), Zurich, Switzerland, 1996-1998
  • PhD, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1995
  • BS, University of the Philippines at Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, 1988

Recent Publications

  • Tso, J.; Dutta, S.; Inamdar, S.; Aga, D.S. Simultaneous Analysis of Free and Conjugated Estrogens, Sulfonamides, and Tetracyclines in Runoff Water and Soils Using Solid-Phase Extraction and Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2011, 59, 2213-2222.
  • Navarro, D.A.; Bisson, M.; Aga, D.S. Investigating Uptake of Water-Dispersible CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dot Nanoparticles by Arabidopsis thaliana Plants, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2012, 211, 427-435.
  • Keen, O.S.; Baik, S.; Linden, K.L.; Aga, D.S.; Love, N.G. Enhanced Biodegradation of Carbamazepine after UV/H2O2 Advanced Oxidation. Environmental Science and Technology, 2012, 46, 6222-6227.
  • Mackintosh, S.A.; Pérez, A.F.; Zimmerman, L.R.; Pacepaviciusc, G.; Clapsadl, M.; Alaee, M.; Aga, D.S. Analytical Performance of a Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer Compared to a High Resolution Mass Spectrometer for the Analysis of Polybrominated Diphenylethers in Fish. Analytica Chimica Acta, 2012, 747, 67–75.
  • Feo, M.L.; Gross, M.S.; McGarrigle, B.P.; Eljarrat, E.; Barceló, D.; Aga, D.S.; Olson, J.R. Biotransformation of BDE-47 to Potentially Toxic Metabolites Is Predominantly Mediated by Human CYP2B6. Environmental Health Perspectives, 2013, 121, 440-446.
  • Wach, A.; Chen, J.; Falls, Z.; Lonie, D.; Mojica, E.-R.; Aga, D.; Autschbach, J.; Zurek, E., Determination of the Structures of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers and Xerogels Using an Automated Stochastic Approach. Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85, 8577-8584.
  • Feo, M.L.; Baron, E.; Aga, D. S.; Eljarrat, E.; Barcelo, D., Development of a Liquid Chromatography-Electrospray Chemical Ionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry Analytical Method for Analysis of Eleven Hydroxylated Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers. Journal of Chromatography A, 2013, 1301, 80-87.
  • Stewart, D.; Noguera-Oviedo, K.; Lee, V.; Banerjee, S.;Watson, D.; Aga, D. Quantum Dots Exhibit Less Bioaccumulation than Free Cadmium and Selenium in the Earthworm Eisenia andrei. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2013, 32, 1288-1294.
  • Wegst-Uhrich, S. R.; Navarro, D. A.; Zimmerman, L.; Aga, D. S., Assessing Antibiotic Sorption in Soil: a Literature Review and New Case Studies on Sulfonamides and Macrolides. Chemistry Central Journal2014, 8, 5-5 (Open Access).
  • Su, L.; Khunjar, W. O.; Aga, D. S., Analysis of Trace Organic Pollutants in Wastewater to Assess Biodegradation Using Wrong-Way-Round Ionization in Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2014, 28, 1265-1272.