Jill Banfield - Professor
University of California, Berkeley CA 94720, CA
336 Hilgard Hall
Phone: (510) 643-2155
369 McCone Hall
Phone: (510) 642-9488 (no answering machine)
Fax: (510) 643-9980
E-Mail: Jill Banfield
NANOGEOSCIENCE CENTER RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Structure, properties, and reactivity of natural nanomaterials
Microbial production and dissolution of nanomaterials
Australian National University
1978 to 1981 B.Sc. Honors: First Class
1983 to 1985 M.Sc. R. A. Eggleton, Advisor.
The Johns Hopkins University:
1986 - 1990 M.A. Earth and Planetary Sciences
Ph.D. D.R. Veblen, Advisor
EMPLOYMENT AND AFFILIATIONS:
The University of California, Berkeley:
2001 - current: Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Science
2001 to current: Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, Management
2005 to current: Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
2001 to current: Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
The University of Wisconsin-Madison:
1990 to 1995: Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics
1990 to 2001: Materials Science Program
1995 to 1999: Associate Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics
1998 to 2001: Affiliate Faculty, Department of Chemistry
1999 to 2001: Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics
The University of Tokyo, Japan:
1996 to 1997 Associate Professor, Mineralogical Institute, Univ. Tokyo
1998 to 1998: Professor, Mineralogical Institute, Univ. Tokyo.
RECENT HONORS AND AWARDS:
1997 Mineralogical Society of America Award
1998 H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship UW Madison
1999 D.A. Brown Medal, Australian National University
1999 Faculty Achievement Award, UW-Madison
1999 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship
2000 Marion L. and Christie M. Jackson Award of the Clay Minerals Society
2000 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
2000 Gast Lecturer, Geochemical Society
2000 Inaugural NSF Earth Science Week Lecturer
2005 Rosenqvist Lecturer, Norway
2005 Pioneer Lecturer, Clay Minerals Society
2006 Elected to the National Academy of Science
2006 Elected Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
2007 ASM Division Q lecturer (Environmental and General Applied Microbiology)
2007 Elected Fellow, The Geochemical Society
NOTE: publications deriving primarily from the Banfield lab have Jill Banfield as the final author in the author list.
SELECTED RECENT NANOGEOSCIENCE PUBLICATIONS
Goodell, C.; Gilbert, B., Weigand, S.,Banfield, J.F.(2008) Kinetics of water adsorption driven structural transformation of ZnS nanoparticles. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 4791-4796
Finnegan, M.P., Zhang, H., and Banfield, J.F. (2008) Anatase coarsening kinetics under hydrothermal conditions as a function of pH and temperature. Chem. Mater. 20, 3443-3449.
Williams K.H., Hubbard, S.S., and Banfield, J.F. (2007) Galvanic interpretation of self-potential signals associated with microbial sulfate reduction. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, in press.
Moreau J.W., Weber, P.K., Martin, M.C., Gilbert, B., Hutcheon, I.D., and Banfield, J.F. (2007) Extracellular proteins limit the dispersal of biogenic nanoparticles. Science, 316, 1600-1603.
Zhang, H. et al. (2007) Polymorphic transformations and particle coarsening in nanocrystalline titania ceramic powders and membranes. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111, 6621-6629.
Zhang, H., et al. (2007) Interaction between water and ZnS nanoparticles studied by temperature-programmed desorption (TPD) and molecular dynamics simulations. Journal of Physical Chemistry A3, 111, 5008-5014.
Chen, B., Zhang, H., Gilbert, B., and Banfield, J.F. (2007) Mechanism of inhibition of nanoparticle growth and phase transformation by surface impurities. Physical Review Letters, 98, 106103-1 transport of titania nanoparticles. Environmental Science and Technology, 40, 7688-7693.
Gilbert, B. Zhang, H. Chen, B., Kunz, M, Huang F., and Banfield J.F. (2006) Compressibility of zinc sulfide nanoparticles. Physical Review B, 74, 115405.
Zhang, H., Chen, B., Gilbert, B., and Banfield, J.F. (2006) Kinetically controlled formation of a novel nanoparticulate ZnS with mixed cubic and hexagonal stacking. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 16, 249-254.
Zhang, H., Gilbert, B., Chen, B., Banfield J.F. (2006) WAXS and PDF-based analyses of chromium doping in titania (anatase and brookite). Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 915, 0915-R07-02
Dunphy Guzman, K., Taylor, M.R., Banfield, J.F. (2006) Environmental Risks of Nanotechnology: National Nanotechnology Initiative Funding, 2000-2004. Environmental Science and Technology, 40, 1401-1407
Gilbert, B., Huang , F., Lin Z., Goodell , C., Zhang, H., Banfield J.F. (2006) Surface chemistry controls crystallinity of ZnS nanoparticles, Nano Letters, 6, 605-610
Gilbert, B. and Banfield J.F. (2005) Molecular-scale processes involving nanoparticulate minerals in biogeochemical systems. Ch. 6 in: Molecular Geomicrobiology, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry,Vol. 59, J.F. Banfield, J. Cervini-Silva, and K. H. Nealson, Eds., p. 109-155.
Cervini-Silva, J., Fowle, D.A., and Banfield J.F. (2005) Decarboxylation and polymerization of catechol and formation of CeO2 due to coupled redox and dissolution reactions at the surface of cerium(III) phosphate. American Journal of Science, 305, 711, and Banfield, J.F. (2005) Geophysical imaging of stimulated microbial biomineralization. Environmental Science and Technology, 39, 7592-7600.
Waychunas G,.A., Kim C.S., and Banfield, J.F. (2005) Nanoparticulate iron oxide minerals in soils and sediments: unique properties and contaminant scavenging mechanisms. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 7: 409t for phase transformation in TiO2 nanoparticles. Chemistry of Materials. Web publication 6.2005.
Suzuki Y., Kelly S.D., Kemner K.M., Banfield J.F. (2005) Direct microbial reduction and subsequent preservation of uranium in natural near-surface sediment. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71, 1790-1797.
Huang, F. and Banfield J.F. (2005) Size-dependent phase transformation kinetics in nanocrystalline ZnS. Journal of the American Chemical Soc. 127, 4523-4529
Gilbert B., Huang, F., Zhang, H., and Banfield, J.F. (2004) Nanoparticles: strained and stiff. Science, 305, 651-654
SELECTED RECENT STUDIES OF MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES
Andersson, A. and Banfield J.F. (2008) Virus population dynamics and acquired virus resistance in natural microbial communities. Science, 230, 1047-1050.
Simmons S.L., DiBartolo, G., Denef, V.J., Aliaga Goltsman, D., Thelen, M.P., and Banfield J.F. (2008) Population genomic analysis of strain variation in Leptospirillum Group II bacteria involved in acid mine drainage formation. PLoS Biology, in press.
Wilmes, P., Andersson, A.F., Lefsrud, M.G., Wexler, M., Shah, M., Zhang, B., Hettich, R.L., VerBerkmoes, N.C. and Banfield, J.F. (2008) Community proteogenomics highlights microbial strain-variant protein expression within activated sludge performing enhanced biological phosphorus removal. ISME Journal, doi:10.1038/ismej.2008.38
Singer, S.W., Chan, C.S., Zemla, A., VerBerkmoes, N.C., Hwang, M., Hettich, R.L., Banfield, J.F., and Thelen, M.P. (2008) Characterization of cytochrome 579, and unusual cytochrome isolated from an iron oxidizing microbial community. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, in press.
Eppley, J. M., Tyson, G.W., Getz, W.M. and Banfield J.F. (2007) Strainer: Software for analysis of population variation in community genomic datasets. BMC Bioinformatics, 8, 398
Tyson, G.W. and Banfield, J.F. (2007) Rapidly evolving CRISPRs implicated in acquired resistance of microorganisms to viruses. Environmental Microbiology, advance online publication.
Eppley, J. M., Tyson, G.W., Getz, W.M. and Banfield J.F. (2007) Genetic exchange across a species boundary in the archaeal genus Ferroplasma. Genetics, in press.
Denef V.D., Shah, M.B., VerBerkmoes, N.C., Hettich, R.L., and Banfield J.F. (2007) Implications of strain- and species-level divergence for community and isolate shotgun proteomic analysis. Journal of Proteome Research, in press.
Rosling, A., Johansson, E., Suttle, K.B., van Hees, P.A.W., and Banfield J.F. (2007) Phosphorous availability influences the dissolution of apatite by soil fungi. Geobiology, in press.
Lo, I., Denef V.D., VerBerkmoes N.C., Shah M. B., Goltsman D., DiBartolo, G., Tyson G. W., Allen E. E., Ram, R. J., Detter, J. C., Richardson, P., Thelen, M. P. Hettich R. L., and Banfield J. F. (2007) Strain-resolved community proteomics reveals recombining genomes of acidophilic bacteria. Nature, 446 (7135), 537-541.
Allen, E.E., Tyson, G.W., Whitaker, R.J., Detter, J.C., Richardson, P.M., and Banfield J.F. (2007) Genome dynamics in a natural archaeal population. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 104, 1883-1888.
Baker, B.J., Tyson, G.W., Webb, R.I., Flanagan, J., Hugenholtz, P., Allen, P., Allen, E.E., and Banfield, J.F., (2006) Lineages of acidophilic archaea revealed by community genomic analysis. Science, 314, 1933-1935.
Whitaker, R.J. and Banfield J.F. (2006) Population genomics in natural microbial communities. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 21, 508-516.
Green, E.G., Dietrich, W.E., and Banfield, J.F. (2006) Quantification of chemical weathering rates across an actively eroding hillslope. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 242, 155-169.
Banfield, J.F., Verberkmoes N.C., Hettich R.L., Thelen M.P. (2005) Proteogenomic approaches for the molecular characterization of natural microbial communities. OMICS, 9:301-33.
Tyson, G.W., Lo, I., Baker, B.B., Allen, E.E., Hugenholtz, P. and Banfield, J.F. (2005) Genome-directed isolation of the key nitrogen fixer, Leptospirillum ferrodiazotrophum sp. nov., from an acidophilic microbial community. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71, 6319-6324.
Tyson, G.W. and Banfield J.F. (2005) Cultivating the uncultivated: a community genomics perspective. Trends in Microbiology, 13, 411-5.
Allen, E.E. and Banfield, J.F. (2005) Community genomics in microbial ecology and evolution. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 3, 489-498.
Ram, R.J., VerBerkmoes, N.C., Thelen, M. P., Tyson, G.W., Baker, B.J. Blake, R.C. II, Shah, M., Hettich, R.L. and Banfield, J.F. (2005) Community proteomics of a natural microbial biofilm, Science, 308, 1915-1920.
Baker, B.J., Lutz, M.A., Dawson, S.C., Bond, P.L., and Banfield, J.F. (2004) Metabolically active eukaryotes in extremely acidic mine drainage. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70, 6264-6271