Dr. Joe J. Grzymski

Senior Director Applied Innovation Center Research Professor
Microbiology, Microbial Ecology, Computational Biology, Nevada, NGS, Next generation sequencing, Antarctica, Synthetic biology, diatoms, transcriptomics, bioengineering, protein design, Evozym, STEM, Dilworth Academy

Current Research Projects


Ph.D. Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
B.A. Bowdoin College, Departments of Biology and Philosophy


Publications & Presentations


Grzymski, J. J., Riesenfeld, C., Williams, T., Dussaq, A., Ducklow, H., Erickson, M., Cavicchioli, R., Murray, A. E. (2012). A metagenomic assessment of winter and summer bacterioplankton from Antarctica Peninsula coastal surface waters, The ISME journal, 6, (10), 1901-1915, Nature Publishing Group
Williams, T., Long, E., Evans, F., DeMaere, M., Lauro, F., Raftery, M., Ducklow, H., Grzymski, J. J., Murray, A. E., Cavicchioli, R. (2012). A metaproteomic assessment of winter and summer bacterioplankton from Antarctic Peninsula coastal surface waters, The ISME journal, 6, (10), 1883-1900, Nature Publishing Group


Ayala-del-Río, H. L., Chain, P., Grzymski, J. J., Ponder, M., Ivanova, N., Bergholz, P., Di Bartolo, G., Hauser, L., Land, M., Bakermans, C. (2010). The genome sequence of Psychrobacter arcticus 273-4, a psychroactive Siberian permafrost bacterium, reveals mechanisms for adaptation to low-temperature growth, Applied and environmental microbiology, 76, (7), 2304-2312, Am Soc Microbiol


Grzymski, J. J., Murray, A. E., Campbell, B., Kaplarevic, M., Gao, G., Lee, C., Daniel, R., Ghadiri, A., Feldman, R., Cary, S. (2008). Metagenome analysis of an extreme microbial symbiosis reveals eurythermal adaptation and metabolic flexibility, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, (45), 17516-17521, National Acad Sciences


Murray, A. E., Grzymski, J. J. (2007). Diversity and genomics of Antarctic marine micro-organisms, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 362, (1488), 2259-2271, The Royal Society


Grzymski, J. J., Carter, B., DeLong, E., Feldman, R., Ghadiri, A., Murray, A. E. (2006). Comparative genomics of DNA fragments from six Antarctic marine planktonic bacteria, Applied and environmental microbiology, 72, (2), 1532-1541, Am Soc Microbiol