FACULTY

Sharon Doty

Sharon Doty

Professor
Phytoremediation; Plant biotechnology
http://depts.washington.edu/envaplab

Office: Winkenwerder 205
Phone: 206-616-6255 
Email: sldoty@uw.edu

Graduate Interest Group(s): FOREST ECOLOGY; RESTORATION ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE; BIORESOURCE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

B.S., Genetics, University of California, Davis, 1989
Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 1995


Courses Taught:Quarter offered:
ESRM 201 Sustaining Pacific Northwest Ecosystems (5)Spring
ESRM 325 Environmental Applications of Plants: Bioenergy and Bioremediation (3)Autumn
ESRM 404 Plant Microbiology Laboratory (5)Summer
SEFS 521 Current Topics in Phytoremediation (2)Winter
SEFS 522 Plant-Microbe Interactions (1)Winter
SEFS 523 Environmental Applications of Plants: Bioenergy and Bioremediation (3)Autumn
Current Sponsored Research:
Endophyte-Assisted Phytoremediation of Arsenic
N-fixing endophytes for improved growth yields
The Use Of Fungal And Diazotrophic Endophytes As A Means For Climate Change Mitigation And Adaptation In Agroeco
Recent Publications:
Shyam L. Kandel, Andrea Firrincieli, Pierre M. Joubert, Natalie Leston, Kendra McGeorge, Paudel, Liladhar, Patricia A. Okubara, Giuseppe Scarascia Mugnozza, Antoine Harfouche, Soo-Hyung Kim, and Sharon L. Doty. 2017. In vitro study of bio-control and plant growth promotion potential of Salicaceae endophytes. Frontiers in Microbiology doi: doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00386
Ellen Weir and Sharon L. Doty. 2016. Social acceptability of phytoremediation: The role of risk and values. International Journal of Phytoremediation 18(10):1029-1036
Zareen Khan, Hyungmin Rho, Andrea Firrincieli, Shang Han Hung, Virginia Luna, Oscar Masciarelli, Soo-Hyung Kim, and Sharon L Doty. 2016. Growth enhancement and drought tolerance of hybrid poplar upon inoculation with endophyte consortia. Current Plant Biology 6:38-47 doi: 10.1016/j.cpb.2016.08.001
Andrea Firrincieli, Robert Otillar, Asaf Salamov, Jeremy Schmutz, Zareen Khan, Regina S. Redman, Neil D. Fleck, Erika Lindquist, Igor V. Grigoriev, and Sharon L. Doty. 2015. Genome Sequence of the Plant Growth Promoting Endophytic Yeast Rhodotorula graminis WP1. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:978
Kandel, S., Herschberger, N., Kim, S.H., and Doty, S.L. 2015. Diazotrophic endophytes of poplar and willow for growth promotion of rice plants in nitrogen-limited conditions. Crop Science 55:1765-1772.
Khan, Z., Kandel, S.L., Ramos, D.N., Ettl, G.J., Kim, S.H., and Doty, S.L. 2015. Increased biomass of nursery-grown Douglas-fir seedlings upon inoculation with diazotrophic endophytic consortia. Forests 6:3582-3593.
Kang, J.W. and Doty, S. L. 2014. Co-metabolic Degradation of Trichloroethylene by Burkholderia cepacia G4 with Poplar Leaf Homogenate. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 60:487-490.
Knoth, J., Kim, S. H., Ettl, G., and Doty, S. L. 2014. Biological nitrogen fixation and biomass accumulation within poplar clones as a result of inoculations with diazotrophic endophyte consortia. New Phytologist 201:599-609. doi 10.1111/nph.12536
Bura, R., Vajzovic, A., and Doty, S. L.. 2012. Novel endophytic yeast Rhodotorula mucilaginosa strain PTD3: I. Production of xylitol and ethanol.. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology 39(7): 1003-1011
Vajzovic, A., Bura, R., and Doty, S.L.. 2012. Novel endophytic yeast Rhodotorula mucilaginosa strain PTD3: II. Production of xylitol and ethanol in the presence of inhibitors. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology 39(10): 1453-1463
SEFS Committee Membership:Chair?
Elected Faculty PMT Committee
Curriculum Committee