The following links will lead you to some of the articles and studies that have been published or presented in various different places.

Peter Child, Louise Vinnai, Wendy Mortimer and James Ford, External link opens in new tab or window"New Markers for Monitoring the Biodegradation of Petroleum Fuels in Soil," in Natural Attenuation of Environmental Contaminants (Columbus: Batelle Press, 2001), 27-37.

James Ford, Peter Child and Wendy Mortimer, External link opens in new tab or window"Recalcitrant Diesel Fuel Investigation of a Remote Site Biocell."  Presented at:  The Sixth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, San Diego, California, June 4-7, 2001.

Anne Marie Child and Peter Child, External link opens in new tab or window"Ability of Commercially Available 'Date-Rape' Drug Test Kits to Detect Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate," in Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal Vol. 40, No. 3 (2007), 131-141.

Nichole Fairley, Brenda Coomber and James Ford, External link opens in new tab or window"Genetic Characterization of Echinacea spp. Using a New DNA Fingerprinting Technique,"  Presented by N. Fairley at the first annual Canadian Herb and Spice Meetings, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. 2004.

Siranoush Shahrzad, James Ford, Cheryl Sagara and Martin Flatley, External link opens in new tab or window"Simple and sensitive method for the measurement of volatile alkyl mercaptans in gasoline for remote field deployment," in Fuel Processing Technology 113 (2013), 109–113.

Nathan Farias, Nelson Ho, Stacey Butler, Leanne Delaney, Jodi Morrison, Siranoush Shahrzed, and Brenda L. Coomber, External link opens in new tab or window"The effects of folic acid on global DNA methylation and colonosphere formation in colon cancer cell lines," in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 26 (2015), 818-826.


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