User:Neil R Gottel

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I'm a second year microbiology grad student in the [http://barricklab.org/twiki/bin/view/Lab Barrick Lab], studying the evolution of microbial genomes. Specifically, I'm interested in the use of evolution to evolve a "minimal genome" for ''E. coli''. I'm also interested in gene transfer agents (GTAs), they're really weird!
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I'm a second year microbiology grad student in the [http://barricklab.org/twiki/bin/view/Lab Barrick Lab], studying the evolution of microbial genomes. Specifically, I'm interested in the use of evolution to evolve a "minimal genome" for ''E. coli''. I'm also interested in gene transfer agents (GTAs), they're really weird (and they share the same acronym as a highly controversial series of video games).
Before coming to Texas, I worked in the [http://microbes.nres.uiuc.edu/index.htm Kent Lab] at UIUC and the [http://pmi.ornl.gov/ Plant Microbe Interfaces] group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Now I stick to research that doesn't require subjecting myself to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecology poison ivy and mosquitoes].
Before coming to Texas, I worked in the [http://microbes.nres.uiuc.edu/index.htm Kent Lab] at UIUC and the [http://pmi.ornl.gov/ Plant Microbe Interfaces] group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Now I stick to research that doesn't require subjecting myself to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecology poison ivy and mosquitoes].
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[http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1311997/?page=1 Most important article after 1953]
[http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1311997/?page=1 Most important article after 1953]
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[http://www.ribbonfarm.com/ Blog that I'm currently obsessed with]
==Publications==
==Publications==

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Contact Info

Me, duh.
Me, duh.

I'm a second year microbiology grad student in the Barrick Lab, studying the evolution of microbial genomes. Specifically, I'm interested in the use of evolution to evolve a "minimal genome" for E. coli. I'm also interested in gene transfer agents (GTAs), they're really weird (and they share the same acronym as a highly controversial series of video games).

Before coming to Texas, I worked in the Kent Lab at UIUC and the Plant Microbe Interfaces group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Now I stick to research that doesn't require subjecting myself to poison ivy and mosquitoes.

Education

  • 2009, BS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Research interests

  1. Microbial Evolution
  2. Gene Transfer Agents
  3. Synthetic Biology

Distractions

Replace all Youtube comments with Richard Feynman quotes

Overly honest methods in science

Most important article after 1953

Blog that I'm currently obsessed with

Publications

  1. Gottel NR, Castro HF, Kerley M, Yang Z, Pelletier DA, Podar M, Karpinets T, Uberbacher E, Tuskan GA, Vilgalys R, Doktycz MJ, and Schadt CW. . pmid:21764952. PubMed HubMed [Populus]
  2. Hodkinson BP, Gottel NR, Schadt CW, and Lutzoni F. . pmid:21906220. PubMed HubMed [Lichen]
  3. Sullivan TS, Gottel NR, Basta N, Jardine PM, and Schadt CW. . pmid:22729539. PubMed HubMed [FiringRangeSoil]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed HubMed
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