Virtual seminar via Zoom
Maria Clara Starling is Biologist who holds a PhD in Sanitation, Environment and Water Resources. As an early career Adjunct Professor at the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil, she is currently a Jr. Fulbright Visiting Professor at the University of Minnesota (School of Public Health - Division of Environmental Sciences). UFMG is a leading institution in Brazil with more than 50,000 students. Prof. Starling is a member of the Graduate Program in Sanitation, Environment and Water Resources and her research has centered on pollution characterization, control and prevention mainly focusing in water quality monitoring and assessment, biomonitoring and ecotoxicology, as well as industrial and municipal wastewater treatment for removal of contaminants of emerging concern (e.g., chemicals, pathogens and antibiotic resistant bacteria and genes).