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Department of Molecular Biology|College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Contact Mark Gomelsky

Department of Molecular Biology
University of Wyoming
Ag C Bldg., Room 6007
Laramie, WY 82071

Office: (307) 766-3522
Lab: (307) 766-3517
Fax: (307) 766-3875

Dr. Mark Gomelsky - Biographical Sketch


B.S. 1986. Chemical Technology
Moscow Institute for Chemical Technology, Moscow, Russia
M.S. 1988. Industrial Microbiology
Moscow Institute for Chemical Technology, Moscow, Russia
Ph.D. 1991. Biological Sciences
(Bacterial Genetics)
Institute for Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms, Moscow, Russia

Positions and Employment

1991-92 Junior Research Scientist, State Research Institute of Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms, Moscow, Russia.
1992 Visiting Scientist. Unit of Regulation of Gene Expression, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France.
1993-99 Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas.
1999-present Assistant (1999), Associate (2005), Full (2011) Professor of Molecular Biology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.
2007 Visiting Professor (sabbatical). Department of Biomolecular Mechanisms, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany.

Honors, Awards, and Professional Activities

1995-present ASM
1996-present AAAS
2005-present Journal of Bacteriology, Editorial Board.
2009-present Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Editorial Board.
2003, 2011 Organizing Committee, International Symposium "Metabolic Diversity, Genomic Complexity and Regulatory Networks". Houston, TX
2004 Co-convener, Symposium "Novel protein domains in microbial signal transduction: from genomics to biology", 104th ASM General Meeting. New Orleans, LA.
2006-present ASM, Morrison Rogosa Awards Committee.
2006-08 Secretary & Treasurer, Rocky Mountain Branch of ASM.
2012-present President, Rocky Mountain Branch of ASM.
2012-present Intl. Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes, Organizing Committee.
2013 Convener, Symposium "Light guide to photobiology", 112th ASM General Meeting. Denver, CO.

Reviewer ad hoc (last 5 years)
Agencies: NSF (panel member 2010; 2011), DOE, USDA, ESF (European Science Foundation); BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, UK), NERC (Natural Environment Research Council, UK), ANR (French Research Agency); NOW-ALW (Council for the Earth and Life sciences, The Netherlands), SNSF (Swiss National Science Foundation), BMRC (Biomedical Research Council of Singapore), Romanian Research Council, and
Journals: Antimicrob Agents Chemotherapy, Biochemistry, Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol, Environ Microbiol, FEBS Letters, Genome Biol, Infect Immun, J Am Chem Soc, J Biol Chem, J Proteome Res, Microbiol, Mol Plant-Microbe Interact, Mol Cel Biol, Mol Microbiol, Nature, Photochem Photobiol Sci, Photosynth Res, PLoS Biology, PLoS One, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, Proteome Sci.

Invited presentations (research seminars and invited oral presentations): 26 since 2007.

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