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John P Berry

Title: Associate Professor

Office: MSB 354

Phone: 305-919-4569


Curriculum Vitae

Department(s): Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biomolecular Sciences Institute

Lab: MS 332


  • B. Sc., University of Michigan
  • Ph. D., Cornell University
  • NIH/NCI Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University
  • NIH/NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Miami

Research Areas

  • Chemistry and toxicology/pharmacology of bioactive metabolites from microbes, and particularly toxins from marine and freshwater microalgae
  • The identification, isolation and characterization of these bioactive compounds, particularly including those from the cyanobacteria (or "blue-green algae"), as they relate to both environmental health and biomedicine.