B.A. (2012) Vanderbilt University
Curriculum Vitae: 
Selected Publications: 

Groom J, Chung D, Olson DG, Lynd LR, Guss AM, Westpheling J. (2016) Promiscuous plasmid replication in thermophiles: Use of a novel hyperthermophilic replicon for genetic manipulation of Clostridium thermocellum at its optimum growth temperature.  Metabolic Engineering Communications 3, 30-38.

Yu M, Ji L, Neumann DA, Chung D, Groom J, Westpheling J, He C, Schmitz RJ.  (2015) Base-resolution detection of N4-methylcytosine in genomic DNA using 4mC-Tet-assisted-bisulfite sequencing.  Nucleic Acids Research doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv738.

Chung D, Young J, Bomble YJ, Vander Wall TA, Groom J, Himmel ME, Westpheling J. (2015) Homologous expression of the Caldicellulosiruptor bescii CelA reveals that the extracellular protein Is glycosylated. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0119508.

Groom J, Chung D, Young J, Westpheling J.  (2014) Heterologous complementation of a pyrF deletion in Caldicellulosiruptor hydrothermalis generates a new host for the analysis of biomass deconstruction. Biotechnology for Biofuels 7,132.

Kendall A, Bian W, Maris A, Azzo C, Groom J, Williams W, Shi J, Stewart P, Wall J, Stubbs G. (2013) A common structure for the potexviruses. Virology 436,173-178.

Research Interests Detail: 

Bacterial genetics, biotechnology, gene regulation