Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

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David Levin

Biosystems Engineering


David B. Levin has expertise in molecular biology, genome sciences (genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics), and biofuels (ethanol and hydrogen). Professor Levin leads a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers focused on “bioengineering for biofuels and bioproducts”.

Research Interest



  • Fu J, Sharma P, Spicer V, Krokhin OV, Zhang X, Fristensky B, Wilkins JA, Cicek N, Sparling R, Levin DB. (2015). Effects of impurities in biodiesel production-derived glycerol on growth, mcl-PHA synthesis, and expression of heavy metal resistance genes and gene products in Pseudomonas putida LS46. Applied Microbology and Biotechnology 99(13), 5583-5592

  • Taillefer M, Rydzak T, Levin DB, Sparling R. 2015. Reassessment of the transhydrogenase/malate shunt pathway in Clostridium thermocellum ATCC 27405 through kinetic characterization of malic enzyme and malate dehydrogenase. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81(7), 2423-2432.

  • Munir RI, Spicer V, Shamshurin D, Krokhin OV, Wilkins J, Ramachandran U, Sparling R, Levin DB. 2015. Quantitative proteomic analysis of the cellulolytic system of clostridium termitidis CT1112 reveals distinct protein expression profiles upon growth on -cellulose and cellobiose. Journal of Proteomics.

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