Affiliated Faculty

Dianne K. Newman

Dianne K. Newman

Gordon M. Binder/Amgen Professor of Biology and Geobiology; Executive Officer for Biology and Biological Engineering

Degrees and Appointments

B.A., Stanford University, 1993; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997. Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2000-05; Associate Professor, 2005-06; Professor, 2006-16; HHMI Investigator, 2005-16; Binder/Amgen Professor, 2016-; Davis Leadership Chair, 2017-20; Executive Officer, 2017-.

Research Overview

Professor Newman focuses on Electron Transfer and Biofilm Physiology, Photosynthesis and Respiration Based on Iron and/or Arsenic, and Intra- and Extracellular Biomineralization.

List of Research Areas

electron transfer and biofilm physiology, photosynthesis and respiration based on iron and/or arsenic, intra- and extracellular biomineralization

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