John P. Berry

Associate Professor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Office: MSB 332, MSB 354

Phone: 305-919-4569, 305-919-4016


Curriculum Vitae

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.


  • BSc, University of Michigan
  • PhD, Cornell University
  • NIH/NCI Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University
  • NIH/NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Miami