Faculty Profiles

P. Lee Ferguson
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Gross Hall, Room 379, Dept. Of Civil & Environ. Engineering, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5460
(919) 660-5219



Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook 2002

Sanpui, P, Zheng, X, Loeb, JC, Bisesi, JH, Khan, IA, Afrooz, ARMN, Liu, K, Badireddy, AR, Wiesner, MR, Ferguson, PL, Saleh, NB, Lednicky, JA, and Sabo-Attwood, T. "Single-walled carbon nanotubes increase pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus infectivity of lung epithelial cells." Particle and fibre toxicology 11 (December 14, 2014): 66-. Full Text

Fang, M, Getzinger, GJ, Cooper, EM, Clark, BW, Garner, LVT, Di Giulio, RT, Ferguson, PL, and Stapleton, HM. "Effect-directed analysis of Elizabeth River porewater: developmental toxicity in zebrafish (Danio rerio)." Environmental toxicology and chemistry 33.12 (December 2014): 2767-2774. Full Text

Parks, AN, Chandler, GT, Portis, LM, Sullivan, JC, Perron, MM, Cantwell, MG, Burgess, RM, Ho, KT, and Ferguson, PL. "Effects of single-walled carbon nanotubes on the bioavailability of PCBs in field-contaminated sediments." Nanotoxicology 8 Suppl 1 (August 2014): 111-117. Full Text

Parks, AN, Burgess, RM, Ho, KT, and Ferguson, PL. "On the likelihood of single-walled carbon nanotubes causing adverse marine ecological effects." Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 10.3 (July 2014): 472-474. Full Text

Bisesi, JH, Merten, J, Liu, K, Parks, AN, Afrooz, ARMN, Glenn, JB, Klaine, SJ, Kane, AS, Saleh, NB, Ferguson, PL, and Sabo-Attwood, T. "Tracking and quantification of single-walled carbon nanotubes in fish using near infrared fluorescence." Environmental science & technology 48.3 (January 15, 2014): 1973-1983. Full Text

Dong, W, Macaulay, LJ, Kwok, KW, Hinton, DE, Ferguson, PL, and Stapleton, HM. "The PBDE metabolite 6-OH-BDE 47 affects melanin pigmentation and THRβ MRNA expression in the eye of zebrafish embryos." Endocrine disruptors (Austin, Tex.) 2.1 (January 2014). Full Text

Levin, ED, Cauley, M, Johnson, JE, Cooper, EM, Stapleton, HM, Ferguson, PL, Seidler, FJ, and Slotkin, TA. "Prenatal dexamethasone augments the neurobehavioral teratology of chlorpyrifos: significance for maternal stress and preterm labor." Neurotoxicol Teratol 41 (January 2014): 35-42. Full Text

Dodder, NG, Maruya, KA, Ferguson, PL, Grace, R, Klosterhaus, S, Guardia, MJL, Lauenstein, GG, and Ramirez, J. "Occurrence of contaminants of emerging concern in mussels (Mytilus spp.) along the California coast and the influence of land use, storm water discharge, and treated wastewater effluent." Marine Pollution Bulletin 81.2 (2014): 340-346. Full Text

Schierz, A, Espinasse, B, Wiesner, MR, Bisesi, JH, Sabo-Attwood, T, and Ferguson, PL. "Fate of single walled carbon nanotubes in wetland ecosystems." Environ. Sci.: Nano 1.6 (2014): 574-583. Full Text