Dr. Xiang Ma Published in Analytical Chemistry

September 3, 2020

Dr. Xiang Ma, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, published a research article in Analytical Chemistry (Impact Factor = 6.785). Collaborating with scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Dr. Ma conducted in vivo molecular mapping of the outer surface of the Geobacter community to understand exchanges of nutrients and energy. This work has provided the first in vivo and in situ molecular imaging for syntrophic Geobacter aggregates, and shed new light on the mechanisms of direct interspecies electron transfer, by which microbes achieve highly efficient energy conversion and usage.