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Michael P. Thorgersen

Education

Ph.D. in Microbiology, Microbiology Doctoral Training Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2008

Current position

Research Professional, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens

Publications

*Contributed equally toward work.

  1. Vaccaro, B. J., Thorgersen, M. P., Lancaster, W. A., Price, M. N., Wetmore, K. M., Poole, F. L., 2nd, Deutschbauer, A., Arkin, A. P. and Adams, M. W. (2016). Determining Roles of Accessory Genes in Denitrification by Mutant Fitness Analyses. Appl Environ Microbiol 82(1): 51-61.
  2. Thorgersen, M. P., Lancaster, W. A., Vaccaro, B. J., Poole, F. L., Rocha, A. M., Mehlhorn, T., Pettenato, A., Ray, J., Waters, R. J., Melnyk, R. A., Chakraborty, R., Hazen, T. C., Deutschbauer, A. M., Arkin, A. P. and Adams, M. W. (2015). Molybdenum Availability Is Key to Nitrate Removal in Contaminated Groundwater Environments. Appl Environ Microbiol 81(15): 4976-4983.
  3. Thorgersen, M. P., Lipscomb, G. L., Schut, G. J., Kelly, R. M. and Adams, M. W. (2014). Deletion of acetyl-CoA synthetases I and II increases production of 3-hydroxypropionate by the metabolically-engineered hyperthermophile Pyrococcus furiosus. Metab Eng 22: 83-88.
  4. Brown, S. D., Utturkar, S. M., Magnuson, T. S., Ray, A. E., Poole, F. L., Lancaster, W. A., Thorgersen, M. P., Adams, M. W. and Elias, D. A. (2014). Complete Genome Sequence of Pelosinus sp. Strain UFO1 Assembled Using Single-Molecule Real-Time DNA Sequencing Technology. Genome Announc 2(5).
  5. Lancaster, W. A., Menon, A. L., Scott, I., Poole, F. L., Vaccaro, B. J., Thorgersen, M. P., Geller, J., Hazen, T. C., Hurt, R. A., Jr., Brown, S. D., Elias, D. A. and Adams, M. W. (2014). Metallomics of two microorganisms relevant to heavy metal bioremediation reveal fundamental differences in metal assimilation and utilization. Metallomics 6(5): 1004-1013.
  6. Lipscomb, G. L., Schut, G. J., Thorgersen, M. P., Nixon, W. J., Kelly, R. M. and Adams, M. W. (2014). Engineering hydrogen gas production from formate in a hyperthermophile by heterologous production of an 18-subunit membrane-bound complex. J Biol Chem 289(5): 2873-2879.
  7. Keller, M. W., Schut, G. J., Lipscomb, G. L., Menon, A. L., Iwuchukwu, I. J., Leuko, T. T., Thorgersen, M. P., Nixon, W. J., Hawkins, A. S., Kelly, R. M. and Adams, M. W. (2013). Exploiting microbial hyperthermophilicity to produce an industrial chemical, using hydrogen and carbon dioxide. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110(15): 5840-5845.
  8. Thorgersen, M. P., Stirrett, K., Scott, R. A. and Adams, M. W. (2012). Insights into the mechanism of oxygen detoxification by the surprisingly oxygen-tolerant hyperthermophilic archaeon, Pyrococcus furiosus. Proc Nat Acad Sci 109:18547-18552.
  9. Lancaster, W. A., Praissman, J. L., Poole, F. L., 2nd, Cvetkovic, A., Menon, A. L., Scott, J. W., Jenney, F. E., Jr., Thorgersen, M. P., Kalisiak, E., Apon, J. V., Trauger, S. A., Siuzdak, G., Tainer, J. A. and Adams, M. W. (2011). A computational framework for proteome-wide pursuit and prediction of metalloproteins using ICP-MS and MS/MS data. BMC Bioinformatics 12: 64.
  10. Cvetkovic, A.*, Menon, A. L.*, Thorgersen, M. P.*, Scott, J. W., Poole, F. L., 2nd, Jenney, F. E., Jr., Lancaster, W. A., Praissman, J. L., Shanmukh, S., Vaccaro, B. J., Trauger, S. A., Kalisiak, E., Apon, J. V., Siuzdak, G., Yannone, S. M., Tainer, J. A. and Adams, M. W. (2010). Microbial metalloproteomes are largely uncharacterized. Nature 466(7307): 779-782.
  11. Thorgersen, M. P. and Downs, D. M. (2009). Oxidative stress and disruption of labile iron generate specific auxotrophic requirements in Salmonella enterica. Microbiology 155(Pt 1): 295-304.
  12. Thorgersen, M. P. and Downs, D. M. (2008). Analysis of yggX and gshA mutants provides insights into the labile iron pool in Salmonella enterica. J Bacteriol 190(23): 7608-7613.
  13. Thorgersen, M. P. and Downs, D. M. (2007). Cobalt targets multiple metabolic processes in Salmonella enterica. J Bacteriol 189(21): 7774-7781.
  14. Cui, Q.*, Thorgersen, M. P.*, Westler, W. M., Markley, J. L. and Downs, D. M. (2006). Solution structure of YggX: a prokaryotic protein involved in Fe(II) trafficking. Proteins 62(3): 578-586.
Protocols by Michael P. Thorgersen
  1. Nitrite Reduction Assay for Whole Pseudomonas Cells