Bradley Tebo

Brad Tebo, Ph.D.

Associate Director
Institute of Environmental Health
Professor and Head, Division of Environmental and Biomolecular Systems
Affiliate Scientist, Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction
Office: Richard Jones Hall, Room RJH 6381B
Office Phone: 503-346-3438
Lab Phone: 503-346-3434
Website: Tebo Research Group


University of California, San Diego (Revelle College) Biology B.A. 1976
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD Marine Biology Ph.D. 1983
University of Washington Chemical Oceanography Post-doc 1983-85



Chesapeake Bay Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Associated Research Scientist, 1985-1986

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Deigo: Assistant Research Biologist and Lecturer, Marine Biology Research Division 1987-1993; Associate Research Biologist and Lecturer, Marine Biology Research Division, 1993-1997; Research Biologist and Senior Lecturer, Marine Biology Research Division, 1997-2004; Professor-In-Residence, 2004-2005


Research Interests

Geomicrobiology and microbial biogeochemistry of metal-microbe-mineral interactions; marine microbiology and biotechnology; bioremediation.


Selected Publications

Kati Geszvain; James K. McCarthy; Bradley M. Tebo
Elimination of manganese(II, III) oxidation in pseudomonas putida GB-1 by a double knockout of two putative multicopper oxidase genes
Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2013;79(1):357-366.

Zimeng Wang; Sung-Woo Lee; Jeffrey G. Catalano; Juan S. Lezama-Pacheco; John R. Bargar; Bradley M. Tebo; Daniel E. Giammar
Adsorption of uranium(VI) to manganese oxides: X-ray absorption spectroscopy and surface complexation modeling
Environmental Science and Technology. 2013;47(2):850-858.

Kelly L. Plathe; Sung-Woo Lee; Bradley M. Tebo; John R. Bargar; Rizlan Bernier-Latmani
Impact of microbial mn oxidation on the remobilization of bioreduced U(IV)
Environmental Science and Technology. 2013;47(8):3606-3613.

Dimin Fan; Roberto P. Anitori; Bradley M. Tebo; Paul G. Tratnyek; Juan S. Lezama Pacheco; Ravi K. Kukkadapu; Mark H. Engelhard; Mark E. Bowden; Libor Kovarik; Bruce W. Arey
Reductive sequestration of pertechnetate (99TcO4-) by nano zerovalent iron (nZVI) transformed by abiotic sulfide
Environmental Science and Technology. 2013;47(10):5302-5310.

Emily J. Fleming; Richard E. Davis; Sean M. Mcallister; Clara S. Chan; Craig L. Moyer; Bradley M. Tebo; David Emerson
Hidden in plain sight: Discovery of sheath-forming, iron-oxidizing Zetaproteobacteria at Loihi Seamount, Hawaii, USA
FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 2013;85(1):116-127.

Cristina N. Butterfield; Alexandra V. Soldatova; Sung-Woo Lee; Thomas G. Spiro; Bradley M. Tebo
Mn(II,III) oxidation and mno2 mineralization by an expressed bacterial multicopper oxidase
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2013;110(29):11731-11735.

S.L. Bräuer; K. Kranzler; N. Goodson; D. Murphy; H.M. Simon; A.M. Baptista; B.M. Tebo
Dark Carbon Fixation in the Columbia River's Estuarine Turbidity Maxima: Molecular Characterization of Red-Type cbbL Genes and Measurement of DIC Uptake Rates in Response to Added Electron Donors
Estuaries and Coasts. 2013;36(5):1073-1083.

Andrew S. Madison; Bradley M. Tebo; Alfonso Mucci; Bjørn Sundby; George W. Luther III
Abundant porewater Mn(III) is a major component of the sedimentary redox system
Science. 2013;341(6148):875-878.

Kazuhiro Toyoda; Bradley M. Tebo
The effect of Ca2+ ions and ionic strength on Mn(II) oxidation by spores of the marine Bacillus sp. SG-1
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2013;101:1-11.

Zimeng Wang; Sung-Woo Lee; Pratyul Kapoor; Bradley M. Tebo; Daniel E. Giammar
Uraninite oxidation and dissolution induced by manganese oxide: A redox reaction between two insoluble minerals
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2013;100:24-40.


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