Ipek Simay Gokulu is the newest PhD student in the Banta Lab. Welcome aboard Simay!
A new manuscript by Inaba, Xu, Vardner, West and Banta describing a new mechanism for microbially influenced corrosion was published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans cells can be cultivated with pyrite such that thiosulfate is formed at low pH. This leads to a highly corrosive environment that can degrade stainless steel.
We are seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral researcher with experience in protein engineering.
The candidate will work on DoD-funded projects focused on the development of new enzymatic reactions.
The candidate must have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, biochemistry, or a related field. Experience in molecular biology is required. Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. Experience in protein engineering and enzyme kinetics is desired.