Julia Anne Maresca

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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  • Examines bacteria in natural environments, how they interact, affect environmental chemistry and respond to changes in the environment.
  • Focuses on bacterial pigments (the colored molecules made by bacteria) and bacterial communications (how bacteria communicate with one another).
  • Is conversant in microbiology, genetics, metagenomics and the microbiome.

Curriculum Vitae:
http://www.udel.edu/experts/cvs/10850848386-Julia_Anne_Maresca.pdf

Title:
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

UDaily Article:
Research provides evidence that bacteria in freshwater lakes release methane as a byproduct of phosphorous acquisition

Keywords:
microbiology, microbial pigments, genomics, biofilms, genetics, wastewater, algae, biofuels