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Thammajun (Tammy) Wood

Assistant Research Professor


  • Chemical Engineering

120 Greenberg Building


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Journal Articles

  • Oriol Marimon, Joao MC Teixeira, Tiago N Cordeiro, Valerie WC Soo, Thammajun Wood, Maxim Mayzel, Irene Amata, Jesús García, Ainara Morera, Marina Gay and others, 2016, "An oxygen-sensitive toxin–antitoxin system", Nature Communications, 7
  • Thammajun Wood and Thomas Wood, 2016, "The HigB/HigA toxin/antitoxin system of Pseudomonas aeruginosa influences the virulence factors pyochelin, pyocyanin, and biofilm formation", MicrobiologyOpen, 5, (3), pp. 499–511
  • Thammajun Wood, Rajarshi Guha, Li Tang, Michael Geitner, Manish Kumar and Thomas Wood, 2016, "Living biofouling-resistant membranes as a model for the beneficial use of engineered biofilms", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, (20), pp. E2802–E2811
  • Nityananda Chowdhury, Thammajun Wood, Mariano Martínez-Vázquez, Rodolfo García-Contreras and Thomas Wood, 2016, "DNA-crosslinker cisplatin eradicates bacterial persister cells", Biotechnology and bioengineering

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