The University of Oklahoma Biocorrosion


Research Activity


Stevenson, Bradley S.; Drilling, Heather S.; Lawson, Paul A.; Duncan, Kathleen E.; Parisi, Victoria A.; Suflita, Joseph M. Microbial communities in bulk fluids and biofilms of an oil facility have similar composition but different structure.  Environmental Microbiology (2011), 13(4), 1078-1090.

Fowler, S. Jane.; Dong, Xiaoli,; Sensen, Christoph W.; Suflita, Joseph M.; and Gieg, Lisa M. Methanogenic toluene metabolism: community structure and intermediates. Environmental Microbiology Nov 1. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02631.x.

Wawrik B, Mendivelso M, Parisi VA, Suflita JM, Davidova IA, Marks CR, Van Nostrand JD, Liang Y, Zhou J, Huizinga BJ, Strąpoć D,
Callaghan AV Field and laboratory studies on the bioconversion of coal to methane in the San Juan Basin FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2011 Dec 6. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01272.x.

Callaghan AV, Morris BE, Pereira IA, McInerney MJ, Austin RN, Groves JT, Kukor JJ, Suflita JM, Young LY, Zylstra GJ, Wawrik B. The genome sequence of Desulfatibacillum alkenivorans AK-01: a blueprint for anaerobic alkane oxidation. Environ Microbiol. 2012 Jan;14(1):101-113. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02516.x. Epub 2011 Jun 8.

Book Chapters:

Suflita JM; Duncan, Kathleen E. Problems Caused by Microbes and Treatment Strategies Anaerobic Hydrocarbon Biodegradation and Biocorrosion: A Case Study. Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oilfield Systems, Chapter 17. ISBN 978-90-481-9251-9. Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2011, p. 141-149. C. Whitby, T.L. Skovhus (eds.),DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-9252-6_17


Invited Seminar Speaker - Montana State University - January

Invited speaker at the Helmholtz Zentrum München Conference on Biological Transformations of Hydrocarbons in Herrsching/Ammersee, Germany. - March

Two invited Symposium talks - NACE Conference - Houston - March

Seminar to PETROBRAS/CENPES, PDEDS/Biotechnologia e Tratamentos Ambientais, Rio de Janeiro - May

Seminar to Laboratório de Biocorrosão e Biodegradação,Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia, Rio de Janeiro - May

Seminar to representatives of Ecopetrol (Colombian National Oil Company) Norman, OK - July

Seminar and instructor in US-EU International Biotechnology Workshop, Lausanne, Switzerland - July

Two Seminars to Biocorr ITN Workshop, University of Portsmouth, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science, Portsmouth, England - July 

Seminar to Respresentatives of Chesapeake Energy Company - Oklahoma City - September

Invited speaker at the ASTM Fuel Corrosivity Workshop - New Orleans – December

Aktas Deniz, Jason S. Lee, Kathleen Duncan, Brenda J. Little and Joseph M. Suflita. An Analysis of Anaerobic Biodegradation of Next Generation Biofuels and Corrosion. ISMOS-3, 3rd International Symposium on Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology, June 13-15, 2011, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
total: 2 posters




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