Wayne R. Curtis, PhD

    • 1559 Citations
    • 24 h-Index
    1990 …2020

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    Research Output

    2020

    Phloem exudate protein profiles during drought and recovery reveal abiotic stress responses in tomato vasculature

    Ogden, A. J., Bhatt, J. J., Brewer, H. M., Kintigh, J., Kariuki, S. M., Rudrabhatla, S., Adkins, J. N. & Curtis, W. R., Jun 23 2020, In : International journal of molecular sciences. 21, 12, p. 1-20 20 p., 4461.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    2017

    Inducible somatic embryogenesis in Theobroma cacao achieved using the DEX-activatable transcription factor-glucocorticoid receptor fusion

    Shires, M. E., Florez, S. L., Lai, T. S. & Curtis, W. R., Nov 1 2017, In : Biotechnology Letters. 39, 11, p. 1747-1755 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations
    2016

    A preliminary implementation of metabolic-based pH control to reduce CO2 usage in outdoor flat-panel photobioreactor cultivation of Nannochloropsis oceanica microalgae

    Wang, J., Rosov, T., Wensel, P., McGowen, J. & Curtis, W. R., Sep 1 2016, In : Algal Research. 18, p. 288-295 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    3 Scopus citations

    A temporary immersion plant propagation bioreactor with decoupled gas and liquid flows for enhanced control of gas phase

    Florez, S. L., Curtis, M. S., Shaw, S. E., Hamaker, N. K., Larsen, J. S. & Curtis, W. R., Mar 1 2016, In : Biotechnology progress. 32, 2, p. 337-345 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Scopus citations

    Expression and characterization of alkaline protease from the metagenomic library of tannery activated sludge

    Devi, S. G., Fathima, A. A., Sanitha, M., Iyappan, S., Curtis, W. R. & Ramya, M., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 122, 6, p. 694-700 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    12 Scopus citations
    17 Scopus citations
    2015

    Advancing Rhodobacter sphaeroides as a platform for expression of functional membrane proteins

    Erbakan, M., Curtis, B. S., Nixon, B. T., Kumar, M. & Curtis, W. R., Nov 1 2015, In : Protein Expression and Purification. 115, p. 109-117 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations

    A rapid and economical method for efficient DNA extraction from diverse soils suitable for metagenomic applications

    Devi, S. G., Fathima, A. A., Radha, S., Arunraj, R., Curtis, W. R. & Ramya, M., Jul 13 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 7, e0132441.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    26 Scopus citations

    Enhanced somatic embryogenesis in Theobroma cacao using the homologous BABY BOOM transcription factor

    Florez, S. L., Erwin, R. L., Maximova, S. N., Guiltinan, M. J. & Curtis, W. R., May 16 2015, In : BMC plant biology. 15, 1, 121.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    52 Scopus citations

    Metabolic engineering in chemolithoautotrophic hosts for the production of fuels and chemicals

    Nybo, S. E., Khan, N. E., Woolston, B. M. & Curtis, W. R., Jul 1 2015, In : Metabolic engineering. 30, p. 105-120 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    39 Scopus citations

    Physiology, genomics, and pathway engineering of an ethanol-tolerant strain of Clostridium phytofermentans

    Tolonen, A. C., Zuroff, T. R., Ramya, M., Boutard, M., Cerisy, T. & Curtis, W. R., Jan 1 2015, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 81, 16, p. 5440-5448 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10 Scopus citations

    Scale-up of transgenic tobacco cells that express intimin of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 for use as a transitional platform for an oral cattle vaccine

    O’Neill, K. M., Schilthuis, A. M., Leiter, C. A., Neihaus, K. M., Judge, N. A., Twiddy, E., O’Brien, A. D. & Curtis, W. R., Jun 19 2015, In : In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Plant. 51, 3, p. 315-323 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Scopus citations

    Triterpene hydrocarbon production engineered into a metabolically versatile host-Rhodobacter capsulatus

    Khan, N. E., Nybo, S. E., Chappell, J. & Curtis, W. R., Aug 1 2015, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 112, 8, p. 1523-1532 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    20 Scopus citations
    2014

    A process economic assessment of hydrocarbon biofuels production using chemoautotrophic organisms

    Khan, N. E., Myers, J. A., Tuerk, A. L. & Curtis, W. R., Nov 1 2014, In : Bioresource technology. 172, p. 201-211 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    19 Scopus citations
    17 Scopus citations

    Hydrocarbon production in high density Botryococcus braunii race B continuous culture

    Khatri, W., Hendrix, R., Niehaus, T., Chappell, J. & Curtis, W. R., Mar 1 2014, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 111, 3, p. 493-503 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    30 Scopus citations

    Insights into Clostridium phytofermentans biofilm formation: Aggregation, microcolony development and the role of extracellular DNA

    Zuroff, T. R., Gu, W., Fore, R. L., Leschine, S. B. & Curtis, W. R., Jan 1 2014, In : Microbiology (United Kingdom). 160, PART 6, p. 1134-1143 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6 Scopus citations

    Materials fabrication from native and recombinant thermoplastic squid proteins

    Pena-Francesch, A., Florez, S., Jung, H., Sebastian, A., Albert, I., Curtis, W. & Demirel, M. C., Dec 17 2014, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 24, 47, p. 7401-7409 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    24 Scopus citations

    Molecular cloning, overexpression and characterization of a novel water channel protein from Rhodobacter sphaeroides

    Erbakan, M., Shen, Y. X., Grzelakowski, M., Butler, P. J., Kumar, M. & Curtis, W. R., Jan 31 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 1, e86830.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    22 Scopus citations
    2013

    Achieving pH control in microalgal cultures through fed-batch addition of stoichiometrically-balanced growth media

    Scherholz, M. L. & Curtis, W. R., May 7 2013, In : BMC Biotechnology. 13, 39.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    51 Scopus citations

    Biomolecular engineering - Case studies and web-access exams

    Curtis, B. S. & Curtis, W. R., Jan 1 2013, Education Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 375-376 2 p. (Education Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Comparative biochemical analysis of biological pretreatment of wood biomass with white rot fungi using Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Spectroscopy and Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS)

    Rajangam, A., Kafle, K., Jackson, L., Maher, T., Dazen, K., Lee, C., Winograd, N., Kim, S. H. & Curtis, W., Jan 1 2013, Forest and Plant Bioproducts Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 80-81 2 p. (Forest and Plant Bioproducts Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Comparative biochemical analysis of biological pretreatment of wood biomass with white Rot Fungi using sum frequency generation (SFG) spectroscopy and Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS)

    Rajangam, A., Kafle, K., Jackson, L., Maher, T., Dazen, K., Lee, C., Winograd, N., Kim, S. H. & Curtis, W., Jan 1 2013, Sustainable Engineering Forum 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 291-292 2 p. (Sustainable Engineering Forum 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Consortia-mediated bioprocessing of cellulose to ethanol with a symbiotic Clostridium phytofermentans/yeast co-culture

    Zuroff, T. R., Xiques, S. B. & Curtis, W. R., May 3 2013, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 6, 1, 59.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    77 Scopus citations

    Evaluating a novel aquaporin from R. Sphaeroides for biomimetic membrane applications

    Erbakan, M., Shen, Y. X., Kumar, M. & Curtis, W. R., Jan 1 2013, Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 555-556 2 p. (Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Genetic and environmental manipulation of somatic embryo formation for plant improvement

    Curtis, M. S., Florez, S., Maximova, S., Guiltinan, M. & Curtis, W. R., Jan 1 2013, Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 721-722 2 p. (Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    He complimentary use of sophisticated (SIMS) and crude (nile red) chemical screening to improve algae as a biofuels production platform

    Yoo, J., Jackson, L., Johnson, R., Geveke, B., Rajangam, A., Mohandass, R., Winograd, N. & Curtis, W. R., Jan 1 2013, Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 545-546 2 p. (Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Progress and economic considerations for the biological production of triterpene biofuels from gases

    Khan, N. E., Myers, J. A., Johnson, R., Rajangam, A., Nybo, E., Chappell, J. & Curtis, W., Jan 1 2013, Sustainable Engineering Forum 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 629-630 2 p. (Sustainable Engineering Forum 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Use of fluorescent protein fusions to optimize membrane protein expression in anaerobic photoheterotrophic rhodobacter

    Escotet, M. S., Erbakan, M., Kumar, M. & Curtis, W. R., Jan 1 2013, Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 240-241 2 p. (Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Use of oxygen transport limitations to mediate a fuel producing symbiosis

    Zuroff, T., Xiques, S. & Curtis, W. R., Jan 1 2013, Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, 1 p. (Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2012

    Developing symbiotic consortia for lignocellulosic biofuel production

    Zuroff, T. R. & Curtis, W. R., Feb 1 2012, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 93, 4, p. 1423-1435 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    88 Scopus citations

    Rhodobacter as a platform for autotrophic fuel production

    Khan, N., Rajangam, A., Nybo, E., Chappell, J. & Curtis, W. R., Dec 1 2012, AIChE 2012 - 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. (AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    20 Scopus citations
    2011

    Long-distance translocation of protein during morphogenesis of the fruiting body in the filamentous fungus, agaricus bisporus

    Woolston, B. M., Schlagnhaufer, C., Wilkinson, J., Larsen, J., Shi, Z., Mayer, K. M., Walters, D. S., Curtis, W. R. & Romaine, C. P., Dec 6 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 12, e28412.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations
    2008

    Algae-based hydrocarbon production

    Khatri, W., Gabauer, S., Chappell, J. & Curtis, W., Dec 1 2008, AIChE100 - 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. (AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Development of the photoheterotroph rhodobacter for functional membrane protein expression

    Curtis, B. S., Laible, P. D., Hanson, D. K. & Curtis, W. R., 2008, AIChE100 - 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Reducing batch-to-batch variability of agrobacterium-mediated transient protein expression in plant tissue culture

    Larsen, J. S. & Curtis, W. R., Dec 1 2008, AIChE100 - 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. (AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Scale-up of Agrobacterium-mediated transient protein expression in bioreactor-grown Nicotiana glutinosa plant cell suspension culture

    O'Neill, K. M., Larsen, J. S. & Curtis, W. R., Mar 1 2008, In : Biotechnology Progress. 24, 2, p. 372-376 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    24 Scopus citations
    2007

    Agrobacterium-mediated viral vector-amplified transient gene expression in Nicotiana glutinosa plant tissue culture

    Collens, J. I., Mason, H. S. & Curtis, W. R., May 1 2007, In : Biotechnology progress. 23, 3, p. 570-576 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    18 Scopus citations

    The cumulative and sublethal effects of turbulence on erythrocytes in a stirred-tank model

    Aziz, A., Werner, B. C., Epting, K. L., Agosti, C. D. & Curtis, W. R., Dec 1 2007, In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 35, 12, p. 2108-2120 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10 Scopus citations
    2005

    Application of bioreactor design principles to plant micropropagation

    Curtis, W. R., Jun 1 2005, In : Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture. 81, 3, p. 255-264 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations

    Application of bioreactor design principles to plant micropropagation

    Curtis, W. R., Jan 1 2005, Liquid Culture Systems for in vitro Plant Propagation. Springer Netherlands, p. 21-40 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    1 Scopus citations

    Comparison of transient protein expression in tobacco leaves and plant suspension culture

    Andrews, L. B. & Curtis, W. R., May 1 2005, In : Biotechnology progress. 21, 3, p. 946-952 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    33 Scopus citations

    Laterally aligned, multiwalled carbon nanotube growth using magnetospirillium magnetotacticum

    Kumar, N., Curtis, W. R. & Hahm, J. I., Dec 1 2005. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Laterally aligned, multiwalled carbon nanotube growth using Magnetospirillium magnetotacticum

    Kumar, N., Curtis, W. & Hahm, J. I., Apr 25 2005, In : Applied Physics Letters. 86, 17, p. 1-3 3 p., 173101.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    17 Scopus citations

    Magnetospirillium magnetotacticum as active catalysts for the growth of carbon nanotubes

    Kumar, N., Curtis, W. & Hahm, J. I., Dec 1 2005. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    2004

    Development of auxotrophic Agrobacterium tumefaciens for gene transfer in plant tissue culture

    Collens, J. I., Lee, D. R., Seeman, A. M. & Curtis, W. R., May 1 2004, In : Biotechnology Progress. 20, 3, p. 890-896 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    14 Scopus citations

    Trickle-bed root culture bioreactor design and scale-up: Growth, fluid-dynamics, and oxygen mass transfer

    Ramakrishnan, D. & Curtis, W. R., Oct 20 2004, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 88, 2, p. 248-260 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    42 Scopus citations
    2003
    3 Scopus citations
    4 Scopus citations