Research Articles

G. Suresh, I. Cabezudo, R. Pulicharla, A. Cuprys, T. Rouissi, S.K. Brar, Biodegradation of aflatoxin B1 with cell-free extracts of Trametes versicolor and Bacillus subtilis, Research in Veterinary Science. 133 (2020) 85–91.


R. Saini, K. Hegde, C.S. Osorio-Gonzalez, S.K. Brar, P. Vezina, Evaluating the Potential of Rhodosporidium toruloides-1588 for High Lipid Production Using Undetoxified Wood Hydrolysate as a Carbon Source, Energies. 13 (2020) 5960.


C.S. Osorio-González, K. Hegde, S.K. Brar, P. Vezina, D. Gilbert, A. Avalos-Ramírez, Pulsed-ozonolysis assisted oxidative treatment of forestry biomass for lignin fractionation, Bioresource Technology. 313 (2020) 123638.


P. Kumar, J.A.E. Pérez, M. Cledon, S.K. Brar, S.V. Duy, S. Sauvé, É. Knystautas, Removal of microcystin-LR and other water pollutants using sand coated with bio-optimized carbon submicron particles: Graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide, Chemical Engineering Journal. 397 (2020) 125398.


P. Kumar, K. Hegde, S.K. Brar, M. Cledon, A. Kermanshahi-pour, A. Roy-Lachapelle, S. Sauvé, R. Galvez-Cloutier, Co-culturing of native bacteria from drinking water treatment plant with known degraders to accelerate microcystin-LR removal using biofilter, Chemical Engineering Journal. 383 (2020) 123090.


A. Cuprys, P. Thomson, Y. Ouarda, G. Suresh, T. Rouissi, S. Kaur Brar, P. Drogui, R.Y. Surampalli, Ciprofloxacin removal via sequential electro-oxidation and enzymatic oxidation, Journal of Hazardous Materials. 389 (2020) 121890.


C.S. Osorio-González, K. Hegde, P. Ferreira, S.K. Brar, A. Kermanshahipour, C.R. Soccol, A. Avalos-Ramírez, Lipid production in Rhodosporidium toruloides using C-6 and C-5 wood hydrolysate: A comparative study, Biomass and Bioenergy. 130 (2019) 105355.


M. Naghdi, M. Taheran, S.K. Brar, A. Kermanshahi-pour, M. Verma, R.Y. Surampalli, Removal of pharmaceutical compounds in water and wastewater using fungal oxidoreductase enzymes, Environmental Pollution. 234 (2018) 190–213.


A.D. Larios, S. Godbout, S.K. Brar, J.H. Palacios, D. Zegan, A. Avalos-Ramírez, F. Sandoval-Salas, Development of passive flux samplers based on adsorption to estimate greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural sources, Biosystems Engineering. 169 (2018) 165–174.


T. Kadri, S. Magdouli, T. Rouissi, S.K. Brar, Ex-situ biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons using Alcanivorax borkumensis enzymes, Biochemical Engineering Journal. 132 (2018) 279–287.


T. Kadri, S. Magdouli, T. Rouissi, S.K. Brar, R. Daghrir, J.-M. Lauzon, Bench-scale production of enzymes from the hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria Alcanivorax borkumensis and biodegradation tests, Journal of Biotechnology. 283 (2018) 105–114.


M. Taheran, M. Naghdi, S.K. Brar, E.J. Knystautas, M. Verma, R.Y. Surampalli, Degradation of chlortetracycline using immobilized laccase on Polyacrylonitrile-biochar composite nanofibrous membrane, Science of The Total Environment. 605–606 (2017) 315–321.


S. Maiti, S.J. Sarma, S.K. Brar, Y. Le Bihan, P. Drogui, G. Buelna, M. Verma, Agro-industrial wastes as feedstock for sustainable bio-production of butanol by Clostridium beijerinckii, Food and Bioproducts Processing. 98 (2016) 217–226.


R. Pulicharla, R.K. Das, S.K. Brar, P. Drogui, S.J. Sarma, M. Verma, R.Y. Surampalli, J.R. Valero, Toxicity of chlortetracycline and its metal complexes to model microorganisms in wastewater sludge, Science of The Total Environment. 532 (2015) 669–675.


V.L. Pachapur, S.J. Sarma, S.K. Brar, Y. Le Bihan, G. Buelna, M. Verma, Biohydrogen production by co-fermentation of crude glycerol and apple pomace hydrolysate using co-culture of Enterobacter aerogenes and Clostridium butyricum, Bioresource Technology. 193 (2015) 297–306.

Review articles

K.K. Brar, S. Magdouli, S. Etteieb, M. Zolfaghari, H. Fathollahzadeh, L. Calugaru, S.-P. Komtchou, R. Tanabene, S.K. Brar, Integrated bioleaching-electrometallurgy for copper recovery – A critical review, Journal of Cleaner Production. 291 (2021) 125257.


M. Valdez Castillo, V. Laxman Pachapur, S.K. Brar, M. Naghdi, S. Arriaga, A. Ávalos Ramirez, Yeast-driven whey biorefining to produce value-added aroma, flavor, and antioxidant compounds: technologies, challenges, and alternatives, Critical Reviews in Biotechnology. 40 (2020) 930–950.


R. Saini, K. Hegde, S.K. Brar, P. Vezina, Advanced biofuel production and road to commercialization: An insight into bioconversion potential of Rhodosporidium sp., Biomass and Bioenergy. 132 (2020) 105439.


S.M. Davoodi, S. Miri, M. Taheran, S.K. Brar, R. Galvez-Cloutier, R. Martel, Bioremediation of Unconventional Oil Contaminated Ecosystems under Natural and Assisted Conditions: A Review, Environ. Sci. Technol. 54 (2020) 2054–2067.


C.S. Osorio‐González, K. Hegde, S.K. Brar, A. Kermanshahipour, A. Avalos‐Ramírez, Challenges in lipid production from lignocellulosic biomass using Rhodosporidium sp.; A look at the role of lignocellulosic inhibitors, Biofuels, Bioprod. Bioref. 13 (2019) 740–759.


S. Miri, M. Naghdi, T. Rouissi, S. Kaur Brar, R. Martel, Recent biotechnological advances in petroleum hydrocarbons degradation under cold climate conditions: A review, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 49 (2019) 553–586.


G. Suresh, R.K. Das, S. Kaur Brar, T. Rouissi, A. Avalos Ramirez, Y. Chorfi, S. Godbout, Alternatives to antibiotics in poultry feed: molecular perspectives, Critical Reviews in Microbiology. 44 (2018) 318–335.


L. Lonappan, T. Rouissi, S. Kaur Brar, M. Verma, R.Y. Surampalli, An insight into the adsorption of diclofenac on different biochars: Mechanisms, surface chemistry, and thermodynamics, Bioresource Technology. 249 (2018) 386–394.


A. Cuprys, R. Pulicharla, S.K. Brar, P. Drogui, M. Verma, R.Y. Surampalli, Fluoroquinolones metal complexation and its environmental impacts, Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 376 (2018) 46–61.


M. Chaali, M. Naghdi, S.K. Brar, A. Avalos-Ramirez, A review on the advances in nitrifying biofilm reactors and their removal rates in wastewater treatment: A review on the advances of nitrifying biofilm reactors and their removal rates in wastewater treatment, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 93 (2018) 3113–3124.


R. Pulicharla, K. Hegde, S.K. Brar, R.Y. Surampalli, Tetracyclines metal complexation: Significance and fate of mutual existence in the environment, Environmental Pollution. 221 (2017) 1–14.


M. Taheran, S.K. Brar, M. Verma, R.Y. Surampalli, T.C. Zhang, J.R. Valero, Membrane processes for removal of pharmaceutically active compounds (PhACs) from water and wastewaters, Science of The Total Environment. 547 (2016) 60–77.


V.L. Pachapur, A. Dalila Larios, M. Cledón, S.K. Brar, M. Verma, R.Y. Surampalli, Behavior and characterization of titanium dioxide and silver nanoparticles in soils, Science of The Total Environment. 563–564 (2016) 933–943.


L. Lonappan, S.K. Brar, R.K. Das, M. Verma, R.Y. Surampalli, Diclofenac and its transformation products: Environmental occurrence and toxicity – A review, Environment International. 96 (2016) 127–138.


A.D. Larios, S. Kaur Brar, A. Avalos Ramírez, S. Godbout, F. Sandoval-Salas, J.H. Palacios, Challenges in the measurement of emissions of nitrous oxide and methane from livestock sector, Rev Environ Sci Biotechnol. 15 (2016) 285–297.


R.K. Das, S.K. Brar, M. Verma, Checking the Biocompatibility of Plant-Derived Metallic Nanoparticles: Molecular Perspectives, Trends in Biotechnology. 34 (2016) 440–449.