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Robert Jeters

Robert Jeters

Marine Sciences Laboratory
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
1529 West Sequim Bay Road
Sequim, Washington 98382

Research Interests

  • Microbial genetics
  • Interactions of microbial communities
  • Microbial gene regulation
  • Acquisition of antibiotic resistance in microbes
  • Development of genetically engineered biosensors

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D Microbiology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2009
  • M.S. Microbiology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2006
  • B.A. Biology, Occidental College, 2003

Awards and Recognitions

  • Sunshine Brooks foundation Scholar 1999
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 1999
  • Trustee Scholarship, Occidental College, 2000
  • Graduated with departmental honors in biology, Occidental College, 2003

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications


  • Gill G.A., L. Kuo, C.J. Janke, J. Park, R.T. Jeters, G.T. Bonheyo, and H. Pan, et al. 2016. "The Uranium from Seawater Program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: Overview of Marine Testing, Adsorbent Characterization, Adsorbent Durability, Adsorbent Toxicity, and Deployment Studies." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55, no. 15:4264-4277. PNNL-SA-113457. doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03649
  • Park J., G.A. Gill, J.E. Strivens, L. Kuo, R.T. Jeters, A. Avila, and J.R. Wood, et al. 2016. "Effect of biofouling on the performance of amidoxime-based polymeric uranium adsorbents." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55, no. 15:4328-4338. PNNL-SA-113339. doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03457
  • Park J., R.T. Jeters, L. Kuo, J.E. Strivens, G.A. Gill, N.J. Schlafer, and G.T. Bonheyo. 2016. "Potential impact of seawater uranium extraction on marine life." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55, no. 15:4278-4284. PNNL-SA-113338. doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03430


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