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Courses Taught

Course #
% Responsible
Winter 15ESS457 Environmental Geochemistry4 credits12100%
Fall 15ESS313 Geobiology5 credits45100%
Spring 15ESS490A/590A Env. Geochemistry Lab Practical4 credits9100%
Winter 14ESS457 Environmental Geochemistry4 credits14100%
Fall 14ESS313 Geobiology5 credits50100%
Winter 14ESS457 Environmental Geochemistry4 credits18100%
Fall 13ESS313 Geobiology5 credits47100%
Spring 13ESS424 Water in the Environment3 credits23100%
Winter 13ESS457 Environmental Geochemistry4 credits8100%
Fall 12ESSBreak Quartern/an/an/a
Spring 12ESS424 Water in the Environment3 credits24100%
Winter 12ESS457 Environmental Geochemistry4 credits11100%
Fall 11ESS313 Geobiology5 credits43100%
Spring 11ESS424 Water in the Environment3 credits2150%
Winter 11ESS490A Geoclub Spring Break Trip2 credits10100%
Winter 11ESS457 Environmental Geochemistry4 credits14100%

UW Class Seminars and Lectures

Course #
Type of Instruction / Title of Talk
Fall 2015ESS119JHN 418Lab tour
Fall 2014ESS119JHN 418Lab tour
Spring 2013ESS119JHN 418Lab tour for new geoclub class
Fall 2012ESS-JHN 418Lab tour for geoclub
Winter 2012ESS418 Geoscience Comm.-Provided expertise for water-related topics
Winter 2011ESS418 Geoscience Comm.-Provided expertise for radioactive waste disposal topics
Spring 2009ESS312-Substitute lecture for John Stone titled "Uranyl mineral solubility measurements and Gibbs free energy calculations"

Awards and Honors

Award Name
Date Bestowed
Awarding Body
Brief Description
Honorable Mention Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship FoundationFeb. 2011

Professional Talks and Presentations

Sept 2013ACS246th National MeetingInvitedOralProbing reactions on bacterial surfaces with isothermal titration calorimetry and surface complexation modeling
June 2012Geochemical SocietyGoldschmidt 2012 Montreal, QCContributedOralNeptunium adsorption onto Bacillus subtilis endospores
April 2012TA InstrumentsUsers MeetingInvitedTalkIsothermal titration calorimetry as a tool to investigate microbial surfaces
August 2011ACSFall 2011 National Meeting & ExpositionInvitedTalkExperimental measurements of uranyl mineral solubilities
June 14, 2010GoldschmidtGoldschmidt-2010, Knoxville, TNContributed-Thermodynamic characteriaztion of Bacillus subtilis spore-proton adsorption

Public and Community Service

Type of Service
Fall 2015Evergreen SchoolAstrobiology Lecture and Discussion
Summer 2014Math Science Upward Bound STEM Seminar SeriesLecture
Spring 2014Sammamish High School STEM Career FairPanelist
Summer 2013MESAHigh School student mentor
Spring 2013Pacific Science CenterFeatured local scientist for calendar for Summer Science Program participants
Winter 2013MESAAstrobiology presentation for high school students
Fall 2012Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in SciencePoster judge and CoEnv representative
Fall 2012NSFGrant review panel member
Summer 2012Pacific Science CenterHigh School student mentor
Summer 2012MESAHigh School student mentor
Spring 2012UW Husky FestScience Demo Volunteer
Fall 2011NSFGrant review panel member
Summer 2010Pacific Science CenterHigh School student mentor
OngoingBig pal / Little Pal programBig pal mentor
Winter 2010Rainier Beach High SchoolOutreach activities
winter 2011Pride Foundation Scholarship Review CommitteeReviewer
Winter 2010Pride FoundationGrant Review Committee member
Winter 2010Pride FoundationGrant Review Committee member

Recent Publications and Manuscripts in the Press

Gorman-Lewis, D. The Application of Isothermal Titration Calorimetry for Investigating Proton and Metal Interactions on Microbial Surfaces in Analytical Geomicrobiology: A Handbook of Instrumental Techniques. Alessi, D. & Kenney, J. (Eds.) Cambridge University Press, In press

Netzer, F.; Gorman-Lewis, D.; Shock, E. L.; Turkarslan, S.; Arens, C.; Thompson, A.; Baliga, N.; Zhou, A. & Stahl, D.A. Understanding the thermodynamic foundations of microbial growth efficiencies via microcalorimetry. International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 2016

Netzer, F.; Gorman-Lewis, D.; Thompson, A.; Baliga, N.; Fields, M.; Northen, T.; Shock, E. L. & Stahl, D.A. Developing a microcalorimetric method for understanding the efficiency of microbial growth in communities Ecosystems and Networks Integrated with Genes and Molecular Assemblies Meeting, 2015

Gorman-Lewis, D. Enthalpies and Entropies of Cd and Zn Adsorption onto Bacillus licheniformis and Enthalpies and Entropies of Zn Adsorption onto Bacillus subtilis from Isothermal Titration Calorimetry and Surface Complexation Modeling Geomicrobiology Journal, Geomicrobiology Journal, 2014, 31, 383-395

Gorman-Lewis, D.; Martens-Habbena, W. & Stahl, D. A. Thermodynamic characterization of proton-ionizable functional groups on the cell surfaces of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea Geobiology, 2014, 12, 157-171

Gorman-Lewis, D.; Jensen, M. P.; Harrold, Z. R. & Hertel, M. R. Complexation of neptunium(V) with Bacillus subtilis endospore surfaces and their exudates Chemical Geology, 2013, 341, 75-83

Harrold, Z. R. & Gorman-Lewis, D. Thermodynamic analysis of Bacillus subtilis endospore protonation using isothermal titration calorimetry Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2013, 109, 296-305

Jensen, M. P.; Aryal, B. P.; Gorman-Lewis, D.; Paunesku, T.; Lai, B.; Vogt, S.; Woloschak, G. E. Submicron hard X-ray fluorescence imaging of synthetic elements. Anal. Chim. Acta 2012, 722, (0), 21-28.

Jensen, M. P.; Gorman-Lewis, D.; Aryal, B.; Paunesku, T.; Vogt, S.; Rickert, P. G.; Seifert, S.; Lai, B.; Woloschak, G. E.; Soderholm, L. An iron-dependent and transferrin-mediated cellular uptake pathway for plutonium. Nat Chem Biol 2011, 7, (8), 560-565.

Current Research Interests

Geomicrobiology, Astrobiology, Low Temperature Aqueous Geochemistry, Thermodynamics of Natural Systems.

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