Arpita Bose, PhD

Associate Professor

Plant and Microbial Biosciences Program
Molecular Genetics and Genomics Program
Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Program
Computational and Systems Biology Program

  • 314-935-6236

  • 314-935-4432

  • Rebstock 313


  • Microbial metabolisms and their influence on biogeochemical cycling

Research Abstract:

Our lab studies microbial metabolisms and their influence on biogeochemical cycling using an interdisciplinary approach. We apply the knowledge we gain to generate new ways of addressing issues such as the energy crisis, pollution, biofouling and sustainability.

Selected Publications:

Bose A, Gardel EJ, Vidoudez C, Parra EA, Girguis PR (2014). Electron uptake by iron oxidizing phototrophic bacteria. Nat. Commun. 5, Article number:3391. Featured in Science Daily, EurekAlert and various news articles & blogs. Contact me to get PDF for personal use only.

Bose A, Rogers DR, Adams MM, Joye SB, Girguis PR (2013). Geomicrobiological linkages between short-chain alkane consumption and sulfate reduction rates in seep sediments. Front. Microbiol. 4:386.Featured in The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative. Open access.

Adams, MM, Hoarfrost AL, Bose A, Joye SB, Girguis PR (2013). Anaerobic oxidation of short-chain alkanes in hydrothermal sediment: influences on sulfur cycling and microbial diversity. Front. Microbiol. 4:110. Open access.

Bose A, Newman, DK. (2011) Regulation of the phototrophic iron oxidation (pio) genes in Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1 is mediated by the global regulator, FixK. Mol Microbiol. 79(1):63-75. Open access.

Bose A, Kopf S, Newman, DK. (2010) From geocycles to genomes and back. In Stolz JF and Oremland, RS (ed.), Microbial metal and metalloid metabolism. ASM press, Washington, D.C. Featured in Microbe (2012) 7(5):246-247. Available at ASM Press.

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