Difference between revisions of "User:Brian Renda"

From OpenWetWare
 
Line 10: Line 10:
 
*[[Special:Emailuser/Brian Renda|Email me through OpenWetWare]]
 
*[[Special:Emailuser/Brian Renda|Email me through OpenWetWare]]
  
I work in the Barrick Lab at UT Austin and am currently investigating the effects of horizontal gene transfer from the metagenome on evolutionary trajectories.
 
  
 
==Education==
 
==Education==
<!--Include info about your educational background-->
+
 
*Currently Enrolled, PhD, University of Texas at Austin
+
*Currently Enrolled, PhD, University of Texas at Austin. Graduate student in the lab of Dr. Jeffrey Barrick.
 
* 2010, BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
 
* 2010, BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
 
==Research interests==
 
==Research interests==
<!-- Feel free to add brief descriptions to your research interests as well -->
+
 
 +
*Generally, I'm interested in how we can use natural microbial diversity and evolutionary process to engineer interesting microbes or communities of microbes. I'm currently running experiments with _Acinetobacter baylyi_ ADP1 to look at horizontal gene transfer from natural metagenomes. I'm also interested in its use as an platform in bioengineering for bioremediation and industrial processes.
 +
 
 +
 
 
# Metagenomic Horizontal Gene Transfer
 
# Metagenomic Horizontal Gene Transfer
 
# Natural Competence
 
# Natural Competence

Latest revision as of 08:35, 6 February 2012

I am a new member of OpenWetWare!

Contact Info

Brian Renda (an artistic interpretation)


Education

  • Currently Enrolled, PhD, University of Texas at Austin. Graduate student in the lab of Dr. Jeffrey Barrick.
  • 2010, BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Research interests

  • Generally, I'm interested in how we can use natural microbial diversity and evolutionary process to engineer interesting microbes or communities of microbes. I'm currently running experiments with _Acinetobacter baylyi_ ADP1 to look at horizontal gene transfer from natural metagenomes. I'm also interested in its use as an platform in bioengineering for bioremediation and industrial processes.


  1. Metagenomic Horizontal Gene Transfer
  2. Natural Competence
  3. Synthetic Biology/Ecology

Publications

  1. []

Useful links