Postdoctoral Research Associate

Contact Info

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

Wirth JS, Wang T, Huang Q, White RH, Whitman WB. 2020. Dimethylsulfoniopropionate sulfur and methyl carbon assimilation in Ruegeria species. mBio.

Madhaiyan M, See-Too WS, Ee R, Saravanan VS, Wirth JS, Alex THH, Lin C, Kim SJ, Weon HY, Whitman WB, Kwon SW, Ji L. 2020. Chitinasiproducens gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Berkholderiaceae isolated from leaf tissues of oil palm (Elaesis guineensis Jacq.). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology.

Madhaiyan M, Saravanan VS, Wirth JS, Whitman WB. 2020. Reclassification of Sphingomonas aeria as a later heterotypic synonym of Sphingomonas carotinifaciens based on whole-genome sequence analysis. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology.

Wang T, Wirth JS, Whitman WB. 2020. FlavimaricolaBergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.

Wang T, Wirth JS, Whitman WB. 2019. CognatishimiaBergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.

Wang T, Wirth JS, Whitman WB. 2019. PseudaestuariivitaBergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.

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:
JoeWirth-CV_3.pdf (396.19 KB)

Seminars by Joseph S. Wirth

Room 404D, Biological Sciences