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Research Summary
2021 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Principal Investigator (PI) Meeting

February 22-24, 2021

Abstract Book

provided by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

Agenda (PDF) Todd Anderson, Director, Biological Systems Science Division, DOE BER

Individual Abstract PDFs

Lead PIPI OrganizationPresenterPoster Abstract TitleResearch Area
Abraham Oak Ridge National Laboratory Moore Establishment, Spread, and Impact of Non‐Native Microbes in Non‐Model Perennial Plants Environmental Microbiology
Abraham Oak Ridge National Laboratory Tannous Understanding the establishment of Sphaerulina musiva and development of genetic approaches to enhance poplar disease control Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Abraham Oak Ridge National Laboratory Vasileva Bacterial quantitative trait‐loci (QTL) mapping – a novel method for identification of genetic determinants affecting establishment of allopatric bacteria Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Abraham Oak Ridge National Laboratory Yang Real‐time molecular detection systems for CRISPR‐Cas genome engineering tools Biosystems Design
Adams North Carolina State Crosby Systems Biology‐Based Optimization of Extremely Thermophilic Lignocellulose Conversion to Bioproducts Microbial Physiology
Adams University of Rhode Island Rodionov Genome-Scale Metabolic and Regulatory Network Reconstruction of Caldicellulosiruptor bescii Leads to the Reconstruction of Predictive Models for Bioproduct Generation Environmental Microbiology
Adams Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory de Raad From natural carbon to a defined medium: Characterization of carbon utilization of FRC isolates Environmental Microbiology
Adams Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Gushgari‐Doyle Targeted Isolation Using Field‐Informed Approaches Environmental Microbiology
Adams University of Washington Hunt Resolving Biotic and Abiotic Controls of Nitrous Oxide Flux in a Subsurface Site Contaminated with High Nitrate Concentrations Environmental Microbiology
Adams Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Kuehl High Throughput Isolation and Microbial Community Enrichment Platforms Environmental Microbiology
Adams University of Tennessee Kelly Cone Penetrometer 3‐D Characterization of Y‐12 Site to Determine the Hydrological, Geological and Biogeochemistry Best Sites for ENIGMA Subsurface Observatories Environmental Microbiology
Adams Oak Ridge National Laboratory Kainer Combining Multi-omics with Random Walks to Explore the Function of Candidate Genes Biosciences Division Microbiology
Adams Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Mutalik Using high‐throughput technologies to understand mechanisms of predation Environmental Microbiology
Adams University of Oklahoma Ning Physical size matters in groundwater bacterial community assembly Environmental Microbiology
Adams University of Georgia Rodionov Genome‐Scale Metabolic and Regulatory Network Reconstruction of Caldicellulosiruptor bescii Leads to the Reconstruction of Predictive Models for Bioproduct Generation Computational Biology
Adams Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Smith Mechanism across scales: integrating laboratory and field studies for microbial ecology as illustrated by the ENIGMA SFA Environmental Microbiology
Adams Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Trotter Technologies for High‐Throughput characterization of environmental isolates Environmental Microbiology
Adams Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Valenzuela The Development, Progress, and Cross‐Campaign Investigation of the Abiotic Influences on Denitrification Processes Partitioned Between Synthetic Communities Environmental Microbiology
Adams Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Zhang Strain dynamics and functional diversity of 22 high‐quality single cell genomes from ENIGMA ground water Environmental Microbiology
Alexander Brookhaven National Laboratory Alexander Optimal Experimental Design (OED) of Biological Systems Computational Biology
Allen Colorado State University Kassaw Developing episome‐based gene expression platforms in the model diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum Biosystems Design
Allen University of California, San Diego Moosburner Cas9‐mediated mutagenesis of GS‐GOGAT genes in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum Microbial Physiology
Allen University of California, San Diego Smith Mapping transcription factor‐mediated remodeling of diatom metabolism in response to shifting environmental conditions Microbial Physiology
Allen University of California, San Diego Zheng Modeling carbon metabolism of the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum during nitrogen starvation and during high light and low light conditions Metabolic Engineering
Allison University of New Hampshire Morrison Diel Activity of Microbial Communities in Surface Soil Litter Microbiome
Allison University of California Scales Differential Response of Microdiversity to Simulated Global Change Within a Bacterial Genus Microbiome
Alonso University of North Texas Sagun Unravelling the Role of Pennycress (Thlaspi arvense L.) Proteins in the Modulation of Neutral Lipid Droplet Abundance Plant Genomic Research
Alonso University of North Texas Yadav Elucidating the Temporal and Spatial Organization of Storage Lipids using 13C‐labeling in Developing Embryos of pennycress, a Promising Source for Aviation Fuel Metabolic Engineering
Amador‐Noguez University of Wisconsin-Madison Jacobson In vivo thermodynamic analysis of glycolysis in Clostridium thermocellum and Thermoanaerobacterium saccharolyticum using 13C and 2H tracers Microbial Physiology
Anderson University of Minnesota Tandukar Genetic improvement of seed yield and oil content in field pennycress Plant Genomic Research
Ané University of Wisconsin-Madison MacIntyre Creating representative microbial communities to promote biological nitrogen fixation on sweet sorghum Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Ané University of Florida Vermerris A Systems Understanding of Nitrogen‐Fixation on the Aerial Roots of Sorghum Sustainability
Antonopoulos Argonne National Laboratory Antonopoulos Rapid Design and Engineering of Smart and Secure Microbiological Systems Biosystems Design
Antonopoulos Argonne National Laboratory Mann Grammar and Language of CRISPR/Cas‐Targetable Sites in Escherichia coli, Shigella, Pseudomonas, and Salmonella: A Comprehensive Survey Biosystems Design
Antonopoulos Argonne National Laboratory Weinberg CRISPR‐Act: AI‐guided Prediction of a CRISPR Kill Switch Under Diverse Physiological Conditions Biosystems Design
Arkin Argonne National Laboratory Faria ModelSEED release 2: High Throughput Genome‐Scale Metabolic Model Reconstruction and Analysis in KBase Computational Biology
Arkin Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Wood‐Charlson KBase Partners with SFA Developers to Increase Functionality of Tools and Analysis Computational Biology
Avalos Princeton University Montano Lopez Systems Biology of Isobutanol Production in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Metabolic Engineering
Baxter Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Baxter Phenotyping for water use efficiency and related traits in C4 grasses Setaria and Sorghum Biosystems Design
Baxter Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Cousins Engineering enhanced photosynthesis and water use efficiency in Sorghum Biosystems Design
Baxter University of Rhode Island Kausch The Development of Transgenic Lines and Improved Technologies for the Analysis of Photosynthetic and Water Use Efficiencies in Sorghum Plant Genomic Research
Baxter University of Minnesota Voytas Targeted Mutagenesis and Programmed Transcriptional Regulation in Setaria and Sorghum Technology Development
Baxter Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Zhao Mathematical modeling strategies to study the impact of drought on plant growth and metabolism in Setaria and sorghum. Computational Biology
Bennetzen University of Georgia Bennetzen Systems analysis of the beneficial associations of sorghum with arbuscular mycrorrhizal fungi studied with genetics, genomics, imaging and microbiomics Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Betenbaugh Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Jenkins Revealing Metabolic Exchange and Optimizing Carbon Transformation in Co‐Culture for Applications to Sustainable Biosynthesis Metabolic Engineering
Betenbaugh University of California Zuniga Sustainable production of biofuels by consortia of Synechococcus elongatus and Aspergillus species. Computational Biology
Bhatnagar Boston University Policelli Plant‐ Mycorrhizal ‐ Decomposer interactions and their impacts on terrestrial biogeochemistry Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Blaby Brookhaven National Laboratory Blaby Delivering the goods: leveraging functional genomics to understand cofactor trafficking Plant Genomic Research
Blaby Brookhaven National Laboratory Grosjean A New Structural Paradigm In Heme Binding – A Novel Family Of Plant Heme Oxidases Plant Genomic Research
Blaby Brookhaven National Laboratory Xie Optimizing hydroponic growth system for metal stress studies of bioenergy crops Plant Genomic Research
Blumwald University of California, Davis Rubio‐Wilhelmi Contribution of Serine Biosynthesis and Degradation to Carbon and Nitrogen Metabolism During Salinity stress in Poplar. Plant Feedstock
Bouskill Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Chacon Microbial metabolic feedbacks following hydrological perturbation Environmental Microbiology
Boyle University of California, Davis Metcalf Advanced Metabolic Modeling of Diurnal Growth in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Metabolic Engineering
Bruns Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Steindorff Functional and comparative genomics of pyrophilous fungi Environmental Microbiology
Buckley Cornell University Barnett Using Metagenomic Stable Isotope Probing to Identify Genomic Signatures of Bacterial Life History Strategies Environmental Microbiology
Burnum‐Johnson Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Burnum‐Johnson Spatiotemporal mapping of the origin of linolenic acid in signaling transduction cascades during leaf deconstruction Environmental Microbiology
Cameron University of Colorado Gates Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Photosynthetic Metabolism in Single‐Cells at Sub‐Cellular Resolution Biogeochemistry
Cannon University of California Britton A Multiscale Model of Fungal Growth & Metabolism Computational Biology
Cannon University of California Cannon A Physics‐Based Model of Fungal Metabolism and its Regulation Computational Biology
Carlson Pennsylvania State University Carlson Breeding Resilient, Disease‐Resistant Switchgrass Cultivars for Marginal Lands Plant Feedstock
Chain Los Alamos National Laboratory Bindschedler Adaptive hydrophobic and hydrophilic surface response of fungi to changing growth conditions Environmental Microbiology
Chain Los Alamos National Laboratory Lupini Endo‐hyphal microbiome: a core of bacteria associated with the nitrogen cycle Microbiome
Chain Los Alamos National Laboratory Morales Microscopic methods to identify, locate, and study endofungal bacteria. Microbiome
Chain Los Alamos National Laboratory Robinson Exploring Mechanisms of Bacterial‐Fungal Interactions Using Ralstonia pickettii Genomes Obtained from Diverse Monosporascus Isolates Microbiome
Chapple Purdue University Olson Identification of the tyrosine‐ and phenylalanine‐derived soluble metabolomes of sorghum Plant Genomic Research
Chapple Purdue University Simpson Metabolic Source Isotopic Pair Labeling and Genome‐Wide Association Are Complementary Tools for the Identification of Metabolite‐Gene Associations in Plants Plant Genomic Research
Church Harvard Medical School Filsinger Precise genome editing in new microbial species using SSAP libraries and broad‐host recombineering methods Biosystems Design
Church Harvard University Guo Programming high‐order combinatorial genetics with Cas9‐ mediated gene drive approach for cellular engineering Technology Development
Church Harvard Medical School Narasimhan Towards genetic incorporation of an Orthogonal Ribosome‐tRNA pair and D‐amino‐acids in E.coli. Biosystems Design
Church Harvard Medical School Nyerges Construction of a Synthetic 57‐Codon E. coli Chromosome and Tools for Microbial Genome‐Scale Recoding Biosystems Design
Church Harvard Medical School Pawlowski In situ sequencing for deciphering spatial taxonomic structures of plant‐associated microbial communities. Technology Development
Church Harvard University Schubert High‐throughput pooled functional screens via in‐vivo production of Single‐stranded DNA, toward applications in photosynthetic microbial hosts Technology Development
Coates University of California Ewens Prevalence of autotrophy and the characterization of carbon reduction in dissimilatory phosphite oxidizing microbes Environmental Microbiology
Coates University of California Metcalfe Environmental and Biological Constraints on Dissimilatory Phosphite Oxidizing Microorganisms Environmental Microbiology
Coates Texas Tech University Sadeghi Determination of Phosphite (HPO3‐2) by a New IC/MS/MS Method Using an 18O‐labeled HPO3‐2 Internal Standard Environmental Microbiology
Cuevas University of Georgia Cuevas Genomic dissection of anthracnose resistance response in the sorghum nested association mapping populations Plant Feedstock
Dantas Washington University Anthony Elucidating Aromatic Utilization Mechanisms in Engineered Rhodococcus opacus Strains for Lignin Valorization Lignin Valorization
Davison University of Tennessee Liang Chemical and Morphological Structure of Solubilized Lignin Extracted via Ethanol, Tetrahydrofuran, and γ‐Valerolactone Pretreatments from Wild Type and Transgenic Switchgrass Deconstruction
Davison University of Cincinnati Nickels Developing next‐generation modeling techniques to analyze biomembrane neutron scattering data Microbial Physiology
Davison Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pingali Visualization of plant cell wall polymers using neutron scattering and deuterium labelling in planta Deconstruction
Dinneny Stanford University Dinneny Divergence in stress tolerance mechanisms across the Brassicaceae family highlight strategies for maintaining growth and physiological balance under extreme environments Plant Genomic Research
Dinneny University of Michigan Yan Identification of Cell‐type Marker Genes from Plant Single‐cell RNA‐seq Data Using Machine Learning Computational Biology
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Abraham Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Metaproteomics reveals shifts in microbial activity and regulation in assembling communities as they respond to environmental variation Microbiome
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Carper Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Simplified community approach to investigate multiple levels of selection in a host‐microbiome relationship Microbiome
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Chen Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Beneficial mycorrhization mediated by a lectin receptor‐like kinase Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Christel Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Determining the rate and consequences of horizontal gene transfer in the rhizosphere by simulating lateral spread of salicylate catabolism genes Microbiome
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Dove Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Temporal dynamics of the Populus microbiome across scales Microbiome
Doktycz Duke University Ke Plant‐MIcrobe Interfaces: Comparative genome evolution of Populus root endophytes Microbiome
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Khalid Plant‐MIcrobe Interfaces: In situ chemical monitoring and imaging of Populus and its root microbiome using engineered devices with a porous membrane Technology Development
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Lu Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Functional characterization of Populus proteins involved in plant‐microbe interactions Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Doktycz University of Tennessee Miller Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Exploring plant‐microbe associations uisng Random Walk with Restart on multiplex networks Computational Biology
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Rush Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Characterizing the perception of lipochitooligosaccharides signaling in fungi Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Schadt Bio‐Scales Pilot Project: Defining gene function and its connection to ecosystem processes Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Doktycz Columbia University Schaefer Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Structural basis for a bacterial Pip system plant effector recognition protein Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Villalobos Solis Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Protein post‐translational modifications in a 10‐member microbial community from the Populus rhizosphere offer critical insights into how microbes adapt to changing environments Technology Development
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Wang Plant‐MIcrobe Interfaces: Formation and characterization of emergent microbial communities Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Doktycz Oak Ridge National Laboratory Webb Plant‐Microbe Interfaces: Microbial responses to the chemical environment of the rhizosphere Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Donohue Michigan Technological University Chipkar Characterizing fungal inhibitors in drought‐stressed switchgrass Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Enright A High‐Efficacy CRISPR Interference System for Gene Function Discovery in Zymomonas mobilis Metabolic Engineering
Donohue Michigan State University Fan Disruption of Brachypodium distachyon Lichenase Alters Metabolism of Mixed‐linkage Glucan and Starch Plant Genomic Research
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Gambacorta Multiomics analysis of mitochondrial versus cytosolic compartmentalization of the isobutanol pathway in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Metabolic Engineering
Donohue Princeton University Geissler Analysis of Carbon Capture in Lignocellulosic Biorefineries Sustainability
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Gilcher Evolution of Cellulose Structure throughout gamma‐ Valerolactone‐Assisted and Enzymatic Biomass Deconstruction Deconstruction
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Greenhalgh Engineering DXS for Improved Flux into the MEP Pathway Metabolic Engineering
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Hayes Reinforcement Learning to Optimize Medium Chain Fatty Acid Production from Lignocellulosic Stillage using Anaerobic Microbial Communities Computational Biology
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Kuch Enzymatic Deconstruction of Cellulosic Biomass Deconstruction
Donohue Michigan State University Kim Plant-soil-microbial interactions in detritusphere and its impact on N2O emission Sustainability
Donohue University of British Columbia Mahon Engineering naringenin into the lignins of transgenic poplar Lignin Valorization
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Martien Metabolomic and Proteomic Analysis of Zymomonas mobilis During Nitrogen Fixation Reveals Metabolic Remodeling of Biofuel Producing Pathways Microbial Physiology
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Mechan Llontop Investigating the Interplay between the Phyllosphere Microbiome, Epicuticular Wax, and Root Mucilage on Sorghum Resilience to Water and Nitrogen Limitation. Microbiome
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Parrell Deletion of the ntrYX two Component System in Rhodobacter sphaeroides Causes the Generation of Diverse Extracellular Membrane Structures Microbial Physiology
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Perez Redundancy in Aromaric O‐demethylation and Ring Opening Reactions in Novosphingobium aromaticivorans and their Impact in Biological Conversion of Lignin Lignin Valorization
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Sato Investigating the Effects of Environmental Stress on Feedstock Quality and Biofuel Production by Field‐to‐Fuel Optimization Research Pipeline Plant Feedstock
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Sener Lignin Valorization by Integrating Chemical Depolymerization and Microbial Funneling Lignin Valorization
Donohue Michigan State University Tejera Nieves Drought Caused a 33% Reduction in Switchgrass (Panicum Virgatum L.) Biomass with Minimum Effects on Net CO2 Assimilation Sustainability
Donohue University of Wisconsin-Madison Vanacloig Chemical genomic profiling of hydrolysates and toxins: implications for yeast strain engineering Deconstruction
Donohue Michigan State University Wang Impact of genome assemblies, genotyping methods, variant types, and ploidy levels on genomic prediction in switchgrass Computational Biology
Donohue Michigan State University Zahorec Perenniality Drives Soil Microarthropod Community Differences Across Three Potential Bioenergy Cropping Systems Sustainability
Doty University of Washington Sher Elucidation of the Roles of Diazotrophic Endophyte Communities in Promoting Productivity and Resilience of Populus through Systems Biology Approaches Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Dunbar Los Alamos National Laboratory Babilonia Microbial Control of Mineral‐Bound Carbon Environmental Microbiology
Dunbar Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Campbell Cycles of Wetting and Drying Reduce Carbon Efflux and Litter Decomposition in Soil Microcosms Biogeochemistry
Dunbar Los Alamos National Laboratory DeVan Microbial driven variation in carbon flow & stabilization during root litter decomposition Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Dunbar Los Alamos National Laboratory Sevanto Influence of Microbial Surface Litter Decomposer Communities on CO2 Emissions from Natural Soils Environmental Microbiology
Dunbar Cornell University Wattenburger Comparing In‐Situ, Individual Bacterial Growth Rates in Cropped and Successional Soils Using a 16S rRNA Internal Standard Microbiome
Dunlop Boston University Lin Live‐cell imaging of E. coli biofuel synthesis by spectroscopic stimulated Raman scattering microscopy Metabolic Engineering
Dunlop Boston University Tague Single Cell Chemical Imaging with Stimulated Raman Scattering for Biofuel Production Screening Biosystems Design
Egbert University of California Balakrishnan Identifying growth harness actuator genes for Pseudomonas putida Computational Biology
Egbert Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Elmore Serine integrase‐assisted genome engineering (SAGE) enables efficient, iterative site‐specific genome engineering in bacteria Biosystems Design
Egbert Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Handakumbura 3D Cartography of the Sorghum Rhizosphere Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Egbert Pacific Northwest National Laboratory McDermott Rapid Functional Annotation Using Degenerate Kmers Computational Biology
Egbert Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Ogden Identifying persistence control strategies in plant‐growth promoting soil bacteria with RB‐TnSeq, CRISPRi, and proteomics Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Eisenstein University of Maryland Eisenstein Transgenic Poplar Lines Reveal Host Genes Involved in Defense Against Rust Plant Feedstock
Eloe‐Fadrosh Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Duncan Enhanced metadata standards supported by the National Microbiome Data Collaborative Microbiome
Eloe‐Fadrosh Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Hu Multi‐omics workflows to support data integration for the National Microbiome Data Collaborative Microbiome
Eloe‐Fadrosh Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Vangay The National Microbiome Data Collaborative community survey on microbiome research data Microbiome
Emerson University of California Emerson Infective Viruses and Inert Virions: Illuminating Abundant Unknowns in Terrestrial Biogeochemical Cycles Microbiome
Evans Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Evans Accessing advanced cryo‐EM at EMSL Technology Development
Evans Michigan State University Smercina Nitrogen Addition Impacts on Structure and Function of the Switchgrass Root‐associated Diazotrophic Community Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Eveland Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Cosi PhytoOracle: Leveraging Open‐Source Tools for Phenomic Data Processing at Scale Computational Biology
Eveland Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Eveland Elucidating the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Drought Resilience in Sorghum Plant Genomic Research
Fagnan Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Fagnan Genesearch: A Sequence Similarity Search Service for Genomics Workflows Computational Biology
Firestone Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Ceja‐Navarro Cross‐Kingdom Characterization of Community Dynamics and C flow in Grassland Soils Microbiome
Firestone Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Fossum Belowground Allocation and Dynamics of Recently‐Fixed Plant Carbon in a California Annual Grassland Soil Environmental Microbiology
Firestone Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Kakouridis Carbon Transported by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi to Soil Alters the Characteristics of Soil Organic Carbon as well as the Soil Microbial Community Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Firestone Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Santos‐Medellin Soil Viral Community Composition Differs Spatially and in Response to Wet‐up in Mediterranean Grasslands Microbiome
Fox University of Wisconsin-Madison Smith Identification and Characterization of a New Set of Monocot BAHD Monolignol Transferases Biosystems Design
Gill Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Doosthosseini Extension of Genetic Circuit Design Optimization to Industrially‐ relevant Organisms Biosystems Design
Gill University of Colorado Freed Engineering of Regulatory Networks for Complex Phenotypes in E. coli and S. cerevisiae Biosystems Design
Gill University of Colorado Gal‐Oz Integration of Random Barcode Transposon Sequencing Applications into KBase Biosystems Design
Gill University of Colorado Lacerda Functional genetic screening in the thermotolerant yeast Kluyveromyces marxianus Metabolic Engineering
Guarnieri University of California Guarnieri IMAGINE BioSecurity: Integrative Modeling and Genome‐Scale Engineering for Biosystems Security Biosystems Design
Hancock Pennsylvania State University Haviland Nanoscale Dynamics of Cellulase TrCel7A Digesting Cellulose Deconstruction
Hancock Pennsylvania State University Starr Characterizing the degradation of cellulose by combinations of cellulolytic enzymes Deconstruction
Henry Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Scheibe Integrating BER Facilities and Resources for Multi‐Omics to Reactive Transport Modeling Workflows Computational Biology
Hofmockel Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Hofmockel Quantitative Analysis of the Fate of Microbial Residues in Biofuel Soils Microbiome
Hungate West Virginia University Morrissey The temperature sensitivity of soil: microbial biodiversity, growth, and carbon mineralization Biogeochemistry
Hungate Northern Arizona University Propster The Phylogenetic Organization of Tundra Bacterial Growth in Response to Short‐Term and Long‐Term Warming Environmental Microbiology
Hungate Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Stone Scaling of 18O‐informed Microbial Growth Rates Links Microbial Activity to Soil Carbon Flux Microbiome
Jamann University of Illinois Adhikari Differential Regulation of Maize and Sorghum Orthologs in Response to the Fungal Pathogen Setosphaeria turcica Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Jamann University of Illinois Singh Genomic regions associated with pathogenicity in Exserohilum turcicum identified by linkage mapping in a biparental population Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Jansson Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Bhattacharjee Fungal Nutrient Acquisition and Transport in Soil Micromodels is Regulated by Organic Acid Chelation and Specific Membrane Transporters Environmental Microbiology
Jansson Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Lipton Unveiling the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Microbiome Response to Soil Rewetting Environmental Microbiology
Jansson Pacific Northwest National Laboratory McClure Interspecies Interactions During Chitin Decomposition in a Naturally Enriched Model Soil Microbial Consortium Environmental Microbiology
Jansson Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Song Prediction of Spatial Assemblies in Soil Microbiomes Governed by Interspecies Interactions and Environmental Gradients Environmental Microbiology
Jansson Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Wu Soil Moisture Impacts Composition, Activity and Ecosystem Functions of Soil DNA and RNA Viruses Environmental Microbiology
Jardine Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Dewhirst Volatile Emissions and Cell Wall Ester Signatures of Abiotic Stress in Poplar Plant Feedstock
Jewett Northwestern University Brown Closing the Carbon Cycle: Design, Optimization and Scaling‐Up Production of Carbon‐Negative Platform Chemicals Biosystems Design
Jewett Oak Ridge National Laboratory Chirania Multi‐omics analyses reveal temperature‐induced metabolic changes in the industrially relevant microbe Clostridium autoethanogenum affecting its product profile Biosystems Design
Jewett Northwestern University Cowden Rapid Prototyping of Novel Bioproduct Pathways in an Acetogen through Integrated Computational Modeling and High‐throughput Candidate Screening Biosystems Design
Jewett Northwestern University Martin Modeling Tools to Predict Metabolic Network Behavior in Non‐ Model Systems Computational Biology
Jewett Northwestern University Rybnicky Spacer2PAM: an R Package for CRISPR Protospacer Adjacent Motif Prediction from Spacer Sequences Biosystems Design
Jiao Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Park From Sequence to Cell to Population: Secure and Robust Biosystems Design for Environmental Microorganisms Biosystems Design
Jonikas Princeton University Wang Transforming our understanding of chloroplast-associated genes through comprehensive characterization of protein localizations and protein-protein interactions Plant Genomic Research
Jiao University of Maryland VanArsdale An Electrochemical Model of Rhizosphere ROS Generation to Analyze Commensal Engineering Strategies Biosystems Design
Juenger University of Oklahoma Bartley Environmental and Genetic Effects on Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) Biomass Composition across Diverse Environments Plant Feedstock
Juenger University of Texas Edwards Genetic signatures influencing host‐microbiome interactions in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) Microbiome
Juenger University of Texas at Austin Lovell The switchgrass genome: polyploidy and introgressions facilitate climate adaptation and biomass yield Plant Genomic Research
Juenger University of Texas at Austin MacQueen Community Resources to Study Switchgrass Adaptation Using Genome‐Wide Association Plant Genomic Research
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Banerjee Integrated Pseudomonas putida Strain Design For Maximizing Biomass Conversion To Biofuels And Bioproducts. Conversion
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Baral Production Cost and Carbon Footprint of High Performance Biomass‐Derived Dimethylcyclooctane as a Jet fuel Blendstock Deconstruction
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Chen Title: An semi‐automated workflow for high‐throughput and quantitative proteomic analysis of metabolic engineered microorganisms Technology Development
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Choudhary Multiple Ions in Ionic Liquid for Lignocellulosic Biomass Processing – A Boon or a Bane Deconstruction
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Coates The development of an automated platform for the use of Polyketide Synthases for Biofuels and Sustainable Chemical Production Conversion
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Deng A mass spectrometry based high‐throughput platform to study lignin modifying enzymes Technology Development
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Gao Understand the Nanoarchitecture of Native and Engineered Plant Cell Wall via Multi‐ dimensional Solid‐state NMR Plant Feedstock
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Garcia Martin ART: A machine learning Automated Recommendation Tool for synthetic biology Conversion
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Kaplan Development of Automated Workflows and Data Processing to Enable the Conversion of Bioenergy Crops into Biofuels and Bioproducts Technology Development
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Lin Lignin manipulation via plant synthetic biology to produce a biodegradable polyester precursor with concurrent improvement in biomass quality for biofuel production Plant Feedstock
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Otoupal Engineering Rhodosporidium toruloides for Bioproduction of Polyketide Synthase and p‐ Coumarate Derived Compounds Deconstruction
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Park Pseudomonas putida soil isolates that metabolize C5 sugars and lignin‐derived aromatics Deconstruction
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Pham Expression of fungal laccases in Pichia pastoris and characterization using lignin depolymerization Deconstruction
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Shao Microscale thermophoresis as a powerful tool for screening glycosyltransferases involved in cell wall biosynthesis Plant Feedstock
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Vuu Engineering Plants with Novel Metabolic Pathways as a Production Platform for Bioproducts Plant Feedstock
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Wang Modifying terpenes for the development of biofuels and bioproducts Conversion
Keasling Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Washburn High Throughput Bioengineering Using a Microfluidic Platform Technology Development
Kirst University of Wisconsin-Madison Irving Evolution of root nodule symbiosis & engineering of symbiotic nitrogen fixation in Populus sp. Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Kirst University of Florida Kirst Identification of the Minimal Genetic Toolkit Required for Nitrogen Fixation Using Comparative Genomics and Single‐Cell Transcriptomics Biosystems Design
Kirst University of Wisconsin-Madison Knaack Leveraging temporal change in chromatin accessibility to predict regulators of N‐fixing symbiosis in Medicago with dynamic regulatory module networks (DRMNs) Computational Biology
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Berardi Innovations to the DayCent Biogeochemical Model to Better Simulate Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling in Bioenergy Crop Systems with Increasing Climate Variability Sustainability
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Cai Engineering Vegetative Lipids in a Fast‐Growing and High‐ Biomass Arabidopsis Line Plant Feedstock
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Cheng Biorefinery of Lignocellulosic Carbohydrates: Production of Lipid and Ethanol through Engineered Microbial Conversion Conversion
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Dibaeinia Deep Learning of Transcriptional Regulation in Issatchenkia orientalis Computational Biology
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Dubinkina Discovering Transcription Regulation Networks in Bioenergy‐ relevant Yeast Species Conversion
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Eid Towards an Efficient Multiallelic Gene Editing Platform for Highly Polyploid Sugarcane Plant Feedstock
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Hartman Nitrogen Delivery Efficiency in the Mississippi River Basin Sustainability
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Kang L‐malic Acid Production from Xylose by Engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae Metabolic Engineering
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Li Testing Unifying Theories of Ozone Response in C4 Bioenergy Grasses Plant Feedstock
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Liang Optimizing Measurement Methods for N2 Fixation in Miscanthus × giganteus Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Martin Engineering of the Non‐Model Yeast Issatchenkia orientalis to Produce Organic Acids Conversion
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Mitros The Genome of the Perennial Biomass Grass Miscanthus sinensis Plant Genomic Research
Leakey UUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Quach Genetic Designs Targeting Accumulation of Vegetative Lipids, Multiplexing of Editing Reagents for “In Context Promoter Bashing” and Gaining Insight on Roots Exudates Impact on Shaping the Root Microbiome in Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench Plant Feedstock
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Sharma Responsiveness of Miscanthus and Switchgrass Yields to Stand Age and Nitrogen Fertilization: A Meta‐regression Analysis Sustainability
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Trieu Optimizing Miscanthus Regeneration and Transformation Plant Feedstock
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Von Haden Quantifying Root Carbon Rhizodeposition from Bioenergy Cropping Systems in the Midwest United States Biogeochemistry
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Wang Improving Photosynthetic Efficiency of C4 Energy Crops: A Dynamic Modeling Analysis Plant Feedstock
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Yan Engineering Yarrowia lipolytica to Produce 3‐acetyl‐1,2‐diacyl‐ sn‐glycerol Conversion
Leakey University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Yang Comparison of Actively Growing (RNA) and Potentially Active (DNA) Soil Microbial Communities in Miscanthus x giganteus Environmental Microbiology
Lloyd University of Tennessee Lloyd Metagenomic binning of high latitude (79°N), mineral permafrost active layer Environmental Microbiology
Steen University of Tennessee Royalty Contribution Evenness: A functional redundancy metric for microbially‐mediated biogeochemical rates and processes Environmental Microbiology
Lloyd University of Tennessee Sipes Microbial organic matter degradation in the active layer of Svalbard permafrost Biogeochemistry
Long Brookhaven National Laboratory Anaokar Optimizing Lipogenic Factors for Vegetative Oil Accumulation Biosystems Design
Long University of Florida Cao Metabolic Engineering of Energycane for Hyperaccumulation of Triacylglycerol and Improved Biomass Production Biosystems Design
Long University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chan Development of Sustainable Transformation of Miscanthus x giganteus to Improve Photosynthesis Biosystems Design
Long University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Lee Improving Photosynthetic Efficiency of C4 Bioenergy Crops in Fluctuating Lights Biosystems Design
Long University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Maitra Extending the Use of Time‐domain 1H‐NMR for Rapid and Non‐ invasive Quantification and Characterization of In‐situ Lipids in Transgenic Bioenergy Crops Biosystems Design
Lu Montana State University Lu Deciphering genetic and physiological mechanisms that enhance nitrogen use efficiency and seed oil accumulation in camelina Sustainability
Lu University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Shin Co‐consumption of mixed sugars through the division of labor (DOL) in a synthetic Saccharomyces cerevisiae consortium Biosystems Design
Lu University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign xin Systematic Evaluation of the Stability of the synthetic LAB‐ Yeast Consortium Biosystems Design
Maeda University of Wisconsin-Madison Maeda Constructing the Nitrogen Flux Maps (NFMs) of Plants Plant Genomic Research
Martienssen Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Ernst Biological Design of Lemnaceae Aquatic Plants for Biodiesel Production Biosystems Design
Marx University of Idaho Marx Using Gene Editing and an Accumulated Bioproduct as a Reporter for Genotypic and Phenotypic Heterogeneity in Growth‐vs‐Production for Methylobacterium extorquens Conversion of Aromatics to Butanol Microbial Physiology
Michener Oak Ridge National Laboratory Allemann Systems metabolic engineering of Novosphingobium aromaticivorans for lignin valorization Lignin Valorization
Miller Argonne National Laboratory Edirisinghe Scalable Computational Tools For Inference Of Protein Annotation And Metabolic Models In Microbial Communities Computational Biology
Mohimani Carnegie Mellon University Cao Discovering peptidic natural products by integrating computational mass spectrometry and genome mining Computational Biology
Moran Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Moran Spatially resolved proteomic analysis to reveal controls on rhizosphere microbial recruitment and track carbon exchange between plants and microorganisms Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Mouser University of New Hampshire Adhikari Microbial Osmotolerance Mechanisms in Hydraulically Fractured Shale Elucidated Through Metagenomics Analysis Environmental Microbiology
Mouser University of New Hampshire Colosimo 'Omics Analyses of the Hydraulically Fractured Shale Isolate Halanaerobium Highlights Membrane Modifications that Underpin Adaptation Under Deep Subsurface Biogeochemical Drivers Environmental Microbiology
Muchero Oak Ridge National Laboratory Muchero The Plasminogen‐Apple‐Nematode (PAN) domain is a key negative regulator of Jasmonic Acid and Ethylene‐mediated defense responses in plants. Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Niyogi University of California Jeffers Multifactorial Nutrient‐Dependent Proteomics Elucidates Lipid Accumulation and Regulation of Photosynthesis Biosystems Design
Niyogi Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Meagher Metabolic Model of Chromochloris zofingiensis, an Emerging Model Green Alga for Sustainable Fuel Production Metabolic Engineering
Niyogi University of California Mosley Structural Gene Organization in Chromochloris zofingiensis Can Drive Advancements in Synthetic Biology Biosystems Design
Northen University of California Adams The Filamentous Fungus Trichoderma atroviride as a Model System for Understanding Fungal Genetics, the Plant‐Fungal Symbiosis, and Interactions With Diverse Bacteria Biosystems Design
Northen Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Andeer TEAMS: Advancing microbiome science through high‐ throughput, automated EcoFAB experiments Microbiome
Northen University of California Coker Generating a Stable, Reproducible Rhizosphere Microbial Community Microbiome
Northen University of California Diamond Techniques for in situ DNA delivery and targeted editing within microbial communities Biosystems Design
Northen Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Dukovski Towards integrated rhizosphere microbial community modeling through bottom‐up COMETS genome‐scale metabolic simulations and top‐down data analysis Biosystems Design
Northen Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Lin Phenotypic Characterization of Brachypodium distachyon and a Synthetic Community for Dissecting Plant‐Microbial Community Interactions in Fabricated Ecosystems (EcoFAB) Biosystems Design
Northen Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Yee Bioinformatic Guided Enrichments to Develop Representative Rhizosphere Communities Biosystems Design
Northen Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Zhalnina Spanning laboratory ecosystem scales: insights into environmental complexity with EcoFABs andEcoPODs Biosystems Design
Nuccio Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Nuccio Crosstalk: Interkingdom interactions in the mycorrhizal hyphosphere and ramifications for soil C cycling Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Orphan University of Georgia Gupta Microbial dynamics and syntrophic interactions at the pore scale: towards an integration of reactive transport and microbial cell models Environmental Microbiology
Orphan University of California Philosof Ecology, Diversity, and Biogeochemical Contribution of Viruses in Methane‐Rich Sediments Environmental Microbiology
Orphan California Institute of Technology Sharma Uncovering Syntrophies within Methane‐Oxidizing Microbial Consortia in Sediments: Synthesizing Insights from the Subcellular to the Population Scales Environmental Microbiology
Pakrasi Washington University Banerjee Systems analysis of a fast growing N2‐fixing cyanobacterium for production of advanced biofuels and nitrogen‐containing petrochemical replacement compounds Microbial Physiology
Papoutsakis University of Delaware Foster Dynamic modeling of a synthetic Clostridia triple co‐culture for producing medium‐chain fatty acids from glucose Computational Biology
Papoutsakis University of Delaware Otten Syntrophic Co-Cultures of Clostridium Organisms to Produce Higher Alcohols and Other C6-C8 Metabolites Computational Biology
Peay Stanford University Van Nuland Patterns of diversity in the North American Populus mycobiome Microbiome
Peter University of Florida Peter Enhanced Resistance Pines for Improved Renewable Biofuel and Chemical Production Plant Genomic Research
Pett‐Ridge Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Blazewicz Historic Precipitation Regimes Influence Microbial Population Dynamics in Response to Seasonal Rewetting in Mediterranean Grassland Soil Environmental Microbiology
Pett‐Ridge Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Marschmann Cell Size Constraints on Microbial Ecophysiology and Implications for Soil Carbon Cycling Environmental Microbiology
Pett‐Ridge University of California Sachdeva Prevalence and Automated Curation of Local Errors from Metagenomic Assembled Genomes Environmental Microbiology
Pett‐Ridge Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Sokol The Influence of Drought on Carbon‐Use Efficiency and Soil Carbon Formation in Rhizosphere and Detritusphere Microbial Communities Environmental Microbiology
Pett‐Ridge Ohio State University Zablocki Virus Activity in Soil Revealed Through SIP‐Metagenomics Environmental Microbiology
Rao University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Woodruff Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Analysis of Nitrogen and Carbon Metabolism in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Rhodotorula toruloides Metabolic Engineering
Rhee Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Jackson Nanoparticle‐Mediated Transformation of Sorghum towards the Determination of a Subcellular Metabolic Network Map Biosystems Design
Rhee Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Thomas High‐Throughput Determination of a Subcellular Metabolic Network Map of Plants Plant Genomic Research
Roux Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Roux An Integrated Machine‐Learning Framework for Reliable Host Prediction of Uncultivated Phages Environmental Microbiology
Salis Pennsylvania State University Harris Non‐Repetitive Promoters and Ribosome Binding Sites to Control Clostridium autoethanogenum Gene Expression Levels during Syngas Fermentation Technology Development
Salis Pennsylvania State University Liew Multiplex Genome Engineering for Bioproduction of 3‐ Hydroxypropionic Acid and 1,3‐ Propanediol from Waste Gases Metabolic Engineering
Salvachua National Renewable Energy Laboratory Salvachua Elucidation of aromatic catabolic pathways in white‐rot fungi Lignin Valorization
Schilling University of Minnesota Simpson Using aggregated field collections data and the novel R package “fungarium” to investigate fungal traits Environmental Microbiology
Schnable University of Nebraska-Lincoln Mural Meta‐Analysis Identifies Pleiotropic Loci Controlling Phenotypic Trade‐offs in Sorghum Computational Biology
Schnell Michigan State University Abdullah Overexpression of the Phosphatidylcholine: diacylglycerol cholinephosphotransferase (PDCT) Gene Has Increased Carbon Flux Toward Triacylglycerol (TAG) Synthesis in Camelina (Camelina sativa) Seeds Metabolic Engineering
Schnell Michigan State University Shachar‐Hill The metabolic origins of non‐photorespiratory CO2 release during photosynthesis: A metabolic flux analysis Metabolic Engineering
Schnell North Carolina State University Wilson Integration of a Synthetic CO2 Fixation Cycle into Camelina sativa Metabolic Engineering
Sedbrook Sandia National Laboratories Chopra Developing mutant resources for pennycress to domesticate and improve crop resilience Plant Genomic Research
Sedbrook University of Minnesota Marks Advancing field pennycress as a new oilseed biofuels feedstock that does not require new land commitments – Improving pennycress stand establishment Sustainability
Sedbrook University of Minnesota Sedbrook Interrogating pennycress natural and induced variation to improve abiotic stress tolerance and oilseed bioenergy crop resilience Sustainability
Semrau Iowa State University DiSpirito Oxygen Generation via Water Splitting by a Novel Biogenic Metal Binding Compound Environmental Microbiology
Semrau University of Michigan Kang‐Yun Methanotrophs Produce Diverse Chalkophores to Compete for Copper Environmental Microbiology
Skolnick University of Missouri Gao Integrated deep‐learning computational approach to proteome annotation Computational Biology
Solis‐Lemus University of Wisconsin-Madison Shen Bayesian Conditional Auto‐Regressive LASSO Models to Learn Sparse Networks with Predictors Computational Biology
Solomon Purdue University Hooker High quality anaerobic fungal genome assemblies and annotation for study and optimization of lignocellulose conversion Biosystems Design
Stuart Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Brisson Characterizing Algal Exo‐Metabolites and Their Impacts on Algae and Associated Bacteria Environmental Microbiology
Stuart Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Brodie Integrated Experimentation and Trait‐based Model Exploration of Algal‐Bacterial Interaction Mechanisms Environmental Microbiology
Stuart Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Hestrin Context Dependent Mycorrhizal Resource Exchange in Bioenergy Cropping Systems Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Stuart Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Kim Impacts of physical proximity and metabolite diffusion on algal‐ bacteria interactions Environmental Microbiology
Stuart Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Morris Characterizing algicidal bacteria and their mechanisms in antagonistic algal‐bacterial interactions Environmental Microbiology
Stuart Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Navid System‐level analysis of metabolism of Kordia algicida and its interaction with Phaeodactylum tricornutum Computational Biology
Sullivan The University of Arizona AminiTabrizi Coupled Metabolomics and Transcriptomics Analyses Reveal Active Dynamics of Infection in Virocells Microbiome
Sullivan Ohio State University Pratama Expanding standards in viromics: in silico evaluation of viral identification, taxonomy, and auxiliary metabolic genes (AMGs) curation Environmental Microbiology
Sullivan Ohio State University Sun Viral ecology through time and along a permafrost thaw gradient Environmental Microbiology
Tabita Ohio State University Murali A Nitrogenase‐like Methylthio‐alkane Reductase Complex Catalyzes Anaerobic Methane, Ethylene, and Methionine Biosynthesis Metabolic Engineering
Tabita Ohio State University North Engineering of Enhanced Microbial Anaerobic Ethylene Synthesis Through Predictive Modeling and Metagenomic Functional Gene Discovery Metabolic Engineering
Taga University of California Alvarez‐Aponte High‐Throughput Isolation of Bacteria to Dissect Corrinoid Based Interactions in Soil Environmental Microbiology
Taga University of California Hallberg Corrinoids as model nutrients to probe microbial interactions in a soil ecosystem Environmental Microbiology
Taga University of California Nicolas Reliable bioinformatic prediction of cobamide biosynthesis by core biosynthesis genes and taxonomy Environmental Microbiology
Tas Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Tas Understanding the microbial controls on biogeochemical cycles in permafrost ecosystems Environmental Microbiology
Taylor Oak Ridge National Laboratory Bailey‐Bale A new 15 acre field plantation for CBI harnessing the natural diversity of Populus trichocarpa and determining the genetic basis of drought tolerance Plant Feedstock
Taylor Oak Ridge National Laboratory Klein Identifying traits that underpin the genetic basis of drought tolerance in bioenergy poplar Plant Genomic Research
Tfaily University of Arizona Graf Grachet Untargeted metabolomics by high resolution LC‐MS/MS revealed different metabolic profiles of oaks (Quercus spp.) Technology Development
Trinh University of Tennessee Walker Proteomic Analysis of Robust Yarrowia lipolytica Isolates Reveals Key Processes Impacting Sugar Utilization and Lipid Degradation during Growth on Biomass Hydrolysate Metabolic Engineering
Trinh University of Tennessee Walker Multi‐OMICs Profiling Reveals Key Genes and Cellular Processes Underlying Ionic Liquid Robustness in Yarrowia lipolytica Metabolic Engineering
Tullman‐Ercek Northwestern University Abrahamson Employing Bacterial Microcompartments To Create Privileged Redox Pools for Biofuel Production Metabolic Engineering
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Addison Modeling and NMR Methods to Probe Spatial Arrangements in Biomolecules: Towards predictive models of plant cell wall structure Deconstruction
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Bahri Effects of Claviceps spp./Epicoccum andropogonis inoculation on switchgrass phenotypic traits Plant Feedstock
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Bartling Techno‐economic analysis and life cycle assessment of a biorefinery utilizing reductive catalytic fractionation Conversion
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Bleem Engineering a Cytochrome P450 System for Oxidative Demethylation of Lignin‐Related Aromatics Lignin Valorization
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Callaghan Thermodynamic analysis of C. thermocellum glycolysis using deuterated water (2H2O) during high substrate loading fermentations Conversion
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory DiFazio High Resolution Analysis of Recombination Rates in Populus trichocarpa Plant Feedstock
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Fenster Dynamic Control of Aromatic Catabolism, In Situ Efflux Pump Engineering, and High‐Throughput Functional Genomics in P. putdia KT2440 Enabled by CRISPR‐Cas9 Metabolic Engineering
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Field Simulating landscape‐scale impacts of switchgrass nitrogen use efficiency Environmental Microbiology
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Ghosh Disc Milling of Fermented Corn Stover to Increase its Accessibility to Fermentation by Clostridium thermocellum Deconstruction
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Gu Exploring Catalytic Conditions for C‐C Bond Cleavage of Lignin‐ Based Compounds Lignin Valorization
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Mazarei Field experiments of switchgrass GWAS population for increased sustainability: nitrogen‐use efficiency and rust disease resistance Plant Feedstock
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Romero Using Iterative Random Forest to Predict the Progeny of Crosses in Populus trichocarpa Computational Biology
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sarkar Identifying growth‐coupled genetic loci using integrated metabolic modeling in populus Plant Feedstock
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Seo Systems Metabolic Engineering of Clostridium thermocellum for Direct Conversion of Cellulosic Biomass to Designer C4‐ derived Esters Conversion
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Stone Continuous hydrodeoxygenation of neat poplar lignin oil to jet‐ range aromatic hydrocarbons with molybdenum carbide Conversion
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Streich A Rapid Semi‐Automated Phenotyping System to Capture the Highly Useful Diameter at Breast Height In Populus trichocarpa Computational Biology
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Wang Engineering Plant Cell Wall Polysaccharide O‐ Acetyltransferases with Altered Specificity Deconstruction
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Wang Genome‐wide association studies of drought stress and water use efficiency related traits in switchgrass Sustainability
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Wright Physiological responses of Populus trichocarpa genotypes to drought Sustainability
Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory Yuan Application of Base Editing Technology in Poplar Metabolic Engineering
Tyo Northwestern University Dinh Characterizing Thiamine Diphosphate Dependent Enzymes for Promiscuous C‐C Bond Formation Catalysis Metabolic Engineering
Umen University of Missouri Umen Curation and Characterization of Conserved Green Lineage Proteins Plant Genomic Research
Varala Purdue University Varala Novel seed lipid regulators identified by gene network inference Plant Genomic Research
Wang Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Beliaev Meta‐Transcriptomic Network Analysis of Inter‐Species Interactions in a Cyanobacterial‐Methanotroph Coculture Biosystems Design
Wang Auburn University Wang Harnessing Methanotroph‐Photoautotroph Interactions for Biogas Conversion Microbiome
Weston Oak Ridge National Laboratory Weston Microbiome transfer and synthetic community approaches for determining the genetic and environmental factors underlying mutualism within a Sphagnum peatmoss system Plant‐Microbe Interactions
Westpheling Oak Ridge National Laboratory Westpheling Development of emerging model microorganisms: Megasphaera elsdenii for biomass and organic acid upgrading to fuels and chemicals Metabolic Engineering
Wheeldon University of California Wheeldon Developing the yeast Kluyveromyces marxianus as a thermotolerant bioproduction host Metabolic Engineering
Wheeler University of Montana Krause FATHMM: Frameshift Aware Translated Hidden Markov Models Computational Biology
Whitman University of California Bruns Experimental pyrocosms demonstrate key features of the autecology of post‐fire fungi Environmental Microbiology
Whitman University of California Fischer Life After Fire: Microbial Community Dynamics Over Time in Fire‐Affected Soils Environmental Microbiology
Winkler University of Washington Candry Bridging Scales: Conceptualizing microbe‐climate links in wetland ecosystems Environmental Microbiology
Winkler Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Johnston Hydrogel Beads to Encapsulate Sediment Microbes as a Strategy to Quantify Climate Impacts on Microscale Biogeochemical Activity Environmental Microbiology
Winkler University of Oklahoma Pan Metabolic Modeling of Synthetic Estuarine Wetlands Microbial Communities in response to Climate Change Microbial Physiology
Wrighton Colorado State University Narrowe From Genomes to Methane Emission: Targeting Critical Knowledge Gaps in Wetland Soils Biogeochemistry
Yeates University of California Braybrook Advancing the molecular understanding of growth in algae and plants Plant Genomic Research
Yeates University of California Gallagher‐Jones Development and Deployment of Enabling Technologies at the UCLA‐DOE Institute Computational Biology
Yeates University of California Gunsalus Metabolism in Microbial Communities and the Associated Biochemistry of Polymer Deconstruction Microbial Physiology
Yoo Brookhaven National Laboratory Soto Automated knowledge harvesting from literature text, tables, and figures using natural language processing and machine learning Computational Biology
Young Vanderbilt University Ellis Rapid Strain Phenotyping and Metabolic Flux Analysis to Accelerate Engineering of Microorganisms. Technology Development
Young Vanderbilt University Wang Mitigating guanidine toxicity and manipulating circadian clock for enhanced ethylene production in engineered cyanobacteria Metabolic Engineering
Young Vanderbilt University Zuniga Development of untargeted metabolomics approaches to study bacterial‐fungal co‐cultures Microbial Physiology
Zengler University of California Moyne Integration of Experimental and Modeling Approaches to Understand, Predict, and Modulate Rhizosphere Processes for Improved Bioenergy Crop Productivity Metabolic Engineering
Zerbe University of California Tiedge Improved Biofuel Production through Discovery and Engineering of Terpene Metabolism in Switchgrass Sustainability
Zhao Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Sasaki Leveraging comparative population genomics to dissect the mechanisms of multi‐stress tolerance of I. orientalis Biosystems Design
Zhao Princeton University Shen Metabolic regulation in Issatchenkia orientalis revealed by integrative omics Technology Development
Zhao Pennsylvania State University Suthers Model‐driven Metabolic Engineering and 13C‐Metabolic Flux Analysis for Non‐model Yeast Organisms Metabolic Engineering