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Person Details: Jillian F. Banfield

Superfund Research Program

Jillian F. Banfield

University of California-Berkeley
336 Hilgard Hall
Berkeley, California 94720-3114
Phone: 510-643-2155


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  • University of California-Berkeley: Microbial Communities that Bioremediate Chemical Mixtures



  • Gushgari-Doyle S, Oremland RS, Keren R, Baesman SM, Banfield JF, Alvarez-Cohen L, Akob DM. 2021. Acetylene-fueled trichloroethene reductive dechlorination in a groundwater enrichment culture. MBio 12:doi:10.1128/mBio.02724-20 PMID:33531396 PMCID:PMC7858054
  • Xu L, Dong Z, Chiniquy D, Pierroz G, Deng S, Gao C, Diamond S, Simmons T, Wipf HM, Caddell DF, Varoquaux N, Madera MA, Hutmacher R, Deutschbauer A, Dahlberg JA, Guerinot ML, Purdom E, Banfield JF, Taylor JW, Lemaux PG, Coleman-Derr D. 2021. Genome-resolved metagenomics reveals role of iron metabolism in drought-induced rhizosphere microbiome dynamics. Nat Commun 12:3209. doi:10.1038/s41467-021-23553-7 PMID:34050180



  • Gihring TM, Bond PL, Peters SC, Banfield JF. 2003. Arsenic resistance in the archaeon "Ferroplasma acidarmanus": new insights into the structure and evolution of the ars genes. Extremophiles 7(2):123-130. PMID:12664264
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