Jim Spain


Jim

 

Spain

Professor
Primary School/Department: 
Georgia Tech School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 
404/894-0628
University: 
Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Areas:

Research Areas: 
Biomaterials
Systems Biology

Research Interests:

Environmental distribution, persistence, and biodegradation of chemical pollutants, Green chemistry synthesis of organic compounds by biocatalysis, Biodegradation pathways in bacteria for application to bioremediation, Environmental biotechnology related to marine, freshwater and subsurface ecosystems, Evolution and adaptation of microbial communities, Biochemistry, ecology, and molecular biology of environmentally relevant microbes, Discovery and characterization of bacteria that degrade synthetic organic compounds, Photobiological hydrogen production by cyanobacteria