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Person Details: Gemma Reguera Ph.D.

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Gemma Reguera Ph.D.

Michigan State University
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
6190 Biomedical and Physical Sciences
East Lansing, Michigan 48824
Phone: 517-884-5401
Fax: 517-353-8957


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U.S. DOE Oak Ridge Reservation

  • Michigan State University: Novel Mechanism of Uranium Reduction Via Microbial Nanowires




  • Cosert KM, Steidl RJ, Castro-Forero A, Worden RM, Reguera G. 2017. Electronic characterization of Geobacter sulfurreducens pilins in self-assembled monolayers unmasks tunnelling and hopping conduction pathways. Phys Chem Chem Phys 19(18):11163-11172. doi:10.1039/c7cp00885f PMID:28402361





  • Borole AP, Reguera G, Ringeisen B, Wang Z, Feng Y, Kim B. 2011. Electroactive biofilms: current status and future research needs. Energy & Environmental Science 4:4813-4834. doi:10.1039/C1EE02511B
  • Cologgi DL, Lampa-Pastirk S, Speers AM, Kelly SD, Reguera G. 2011. Extracellular reduction of uranium via Geobacter conductive pili as a protective cellular mechanism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:15248-15252. doi:10.1073/pnas.1108616108 PMID:21896750 PMCID:PMC3174638
  • Veazay JP, Reguera G, Tessmer SH. 2011. Electronic properties of conductive pili of the metal-reducing bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens probed by scanning tunneling microscopy. Physical Review E 84:060901. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.84.060901 PMID:22304032
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