David Kehoe

David Kehoe

Professor, Biology


  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Institution, Stanford University, 1993
  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1992


Wiltbank L. B., Kehoe D. M. 2018. Diverse light responses of cyanobacteria mediated by phytochrome superfamily photoreceptors. Nature Reviews Microbiology. doi: 10.1038/s41579-018-0110-4

Grébert, T., Doré, H., Partensky, F., Farrant, G. K., Boss, E., Picheral, M., Guidi, L., Pesant, S., Scanlan, D. J., Wincker, P., Acinas, S. G., Kehoe, D. M. and L. Garczarek. 2018. Light color acclimation: a key process in the global ocean distribution of Synechococcus cyanobacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 115 E2010-E2019;doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1717069115

Mahmoud, R. M., Sanfilippo, J. E., Nguyen, A. A., Strnat, J. A., Partensky, F., Garczarek, L., El-Kassem, N. A., Kehoe, D. M. and Schluchter, W. M. 2017. Adaptation to blue light in marine Synechococcus requires MpeU, an enzyme with similarity to phycoerythrobilin lyase isomerases. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 243.

Sanfilippo, J. E., Nguyen, A. A., Karty, J. A., Shukla, A., Schluchter, W. A., Garczarek, L., Partensky, F. and D. M. Kehoe. 2016. A self-regulating genomic island encoding tandem regulators confers chromatic acclimation to marine Synechococcus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 113(21): 6077-6082.

Wiltbank, L. B. and D. M. Kehoe. 2016. Two cyanobacterial photoreceptors regulate photosynthetic light harvesting by sensing teal, green, yellow and red light. mBio. (1): e02130-15.

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