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Dan Stoebel

Department of Biology and Biochemistry
University of Houston
Houston TX 77204

About me

I am interested in the evolution of regulatory networks in bacteria, and how horizontally acquired genes are integrated into those networks. I am currently a post-doctoral fellow with Tim Cooper at the University of Houston. From 2007 to 2009, I was a post-doc with Charles Dorman in the department of Microbiology at Trinity College, Dublin. I did my Ph.D. with Dan Dykhuizen in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at Stony Brook University, graduating in December, 2006. My undergraduate degree is from Pomona College.


D. M. Stoebel, K. Hokamp, M. S. Last and C. J. Dorman. 2009. Compensatory evolution of gene regulation in response to stress by E. coli lacking RpoS. PLoS Genetics 5: e1000671 Full Text

D. M. Stoebel, A. Free, and C. J. Dorman. 2008. Anti-silencing: overcoming H-NS-mediated repression of transcription in Gram-negative enteric bacteria. Microbiology, 154: 2533-2545. Full Text

D. M. Stoebel, A. M. Dean, and D. E. Dykhuizen. 2008. The cost of expression of Escherichia coli lac operon proteins is in the process, not in the products. Genetics, 178:1653-1660. Full Text

D. M. Stoebel. 2005. Lack of evidence for horizontal transfer of the lac operon into Escherichia coli. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 22:683-690. Full Text

M. Feldgarden, D. M. Stoebel, D. Brisson, and D.E. Dykhuizen. 2003. Size doesn't matter: microbial selection experiments address ecological questions. Ecology 84:1679-1687.

Protocols that I use

λ-red mediated recombination

Chloroquine gels

P1 transduction

P22 transduction

Quick and dirty electrocompotent cells

Making Intracellular Salts Medium