Christine Ghetu

Doctoral Candidate
christine.ghetu [at]

Office: 541-737-4529

Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 1122

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Environmental and Molecular Toxicology
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I am interested in using passive samplers to study the fate/transport and source of organic contaminants in the environment, and their influence on exposure, for optimization of regulatory and remediation practices.

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B.S. in Forensic Science with Honors from The Pennsylvania State University, 2017

Minor in Chemistry from The Pennsylvania State University, 2017


Graduate Research (Oregon State University) | Summer 2017 -Present
· Using passive samplers to monitor diffusive and advective flux of organic contaminates in the environment.
       Advisor: Kim Anderson
Undergraduate Research (The Pennsylvania State University) | Summer 2016 -May 2017
· Development of an efficient technique to collect microplastics from the wastewater effluent and environmental samples along with characterization based on size, appearance and chemical composition.
     Advisor: Frank Dorman
National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research (SDSMT) | Summer 2015
· Synthesis of printable doped vanadium dioxide particles into an antenna or thermoresponsive security feature for counterfeit technology.
     Advisors: Grant Crawford, William Cross, Jon Kellar