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Philip Weyman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Research Interests and Accomplishments

Phil Weyman is an Assistant Professor in the Synthetic Biology and Bioenergy department at JCVI. He is involved in projects translating synthetic biology techniques to cyanobacteria. His current work focuses on expression of hydrogenases in cyanobacteria to develop strains with improved hydrogen production capability.

Before coming to JCVI, Phil was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Missouri — St. Louis where he studied hydrogen production in nitrogen fixing cyanobacteria. Phil earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in Plant Pathology.

Select Publications

Weyman, P. D., Pratte, B., et al.
Hydrogen Production In Nitrogenase Mutants In Anabaena variabilis

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2011 Mar 01; 304(1): 55-61.[more]

Vargas, W. A., Weyman, P. D., et al.
[NiFe] Hydrogenase from Alteromonas macleodii With Unusual Stability In the Presence of Oxygen and High Temperature

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Mar 01; 77(6): 1990-8.[more]

Weyman, P. D., Vargas, W. A., et al.
Heterologous Expression of Alteromonas macleodii and Thiocapsa Roseopersicina [NiFe] Hydrogenases In Escherichia coli

Microbiology. 2011 Feb 24;[more]