Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • B.S. in Molecular Cellular Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2012)
  • PhD in Microbiology, University of Georgia (2019)
Labs (via personnel):
Selected Publications:

Wirth, JS, Whitman, WB. 2019. RuegeriaBergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.

Wirth, JS, Whitman, WB. 2019. EpibacteriumBergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.

Wirth, JS, Whitman, WB. 2019.  An efficient method for synthesizing dimethylsulfonio-34S-propionate hydrochloride from 34S8Journal of Labeled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals.

Wirth, JS, Whitman, WB 2018.  Phylogenomic analyses of a clade within the roseobacter group suggest taxonomic reassignments of species of the genera Aestuariivita, Citreicella, Loktanella, Nautella, Pelagibaca, Ruegeria, Thalassobius, Thiobacimonas and Tropicibacter, and the proposal of six novel genera. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology.

Youngblut, ND, Wirth, JS, Henriksen, JR, Smith, MW, Simon, HM, Metcalf, WW, Whitaker, RJ. 2015. Genomic and phenotypic differentiation among Methanosarcina mazei populations from Columbia River sediment. The ISME Journal.

Of note:

Foreign Travel Assistance Grant

Awarded funding from a competitive, internal grant to travel to the 17th International Symposium for Microbial Ecology in Leipzig, Germany.


Interdisciplinary Certificate in University Teaching

Awarded after completing the required course work, preparing a comprehensive teaching portfolio, designing and implementing an IRB-approved "teaching-as-research" project, and disseminating the findings of the research project.

Curriculum Vitae:

Seminars by Joseph S. Wirth

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