Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry
Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

M.Sc. Biomedical Sciences
Wolverhampton University, UK.

B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry
Wolverhampton University, UK.


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Edward Baidoo, Ph.D
Joint BioEnergy Institute
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
EmeryStation East
5885 Hollis St., 4th Floor
Emeryville, CA 94608Mailing Address
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, MS 978R4121
Berkeley, CA 94720 – 8205

Current Research

Identifying factors involved in the regulation of Farnesyl pyrophosphate accumulation in Eschericia coli MBIS strains.

Monitoring Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough metabolism and sulfate reduction during alkaline, nitrate, pH and salt stress.

Differential analysis of metabolic intermediates from Desulfovirbio vulgaris Hildenborough andMethanococcus maripaludis under syntrophic growth conditions.

A survey of metabolic intermediates from the central metabolism, amino acid biosynthesis, and nucleotide biosynthesis of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough, Desulfuricans G20, andShewanella oneidensis MR-1.


  • Bokinsky G, Baidoo E, Burd H, Juminaga H, Keasling J. The off switch of E coli: Physiology of persister cells determined by post-translational regulatory cascade. American Society for Microbiology, San Francisco, CA, USA, June 2012.
  • Baidoo EEK, Yilmaz S, Geller J, Hazen TC, Singh AK, Jay D. Keasling JD. Differential analysis of metabolic intermediates from Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough and Methanococcus maripaludis under syntrophic growth conditions. American Society for Microbiology, San Francisco, CA, USA, June 2012.
  • Edward E.K. Baidoo, Malcolm R. Clench, Robert F. Smith and Lee W. Tetler (Deceased). The Determination of Nicotine and its Metabolites, in Urine, by Solid Phase Extraction and Sample Stacking Capillary Electrophoresis/Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography B. Volume 796, Issue 2, 5 November 2003, Pages 303-313.
  • Mukhopadhyay A, He ZL, Alm EJ, Arkin AP, Baidoo EE, Borglin SC, Chen WQ, Hazen TC, He Q, Holman HY, Huang K, Huang R, Joyner DC, Katz N, Keller M,Oeller P, Redding A, Sun J, Wall J, Wei J, Yang ZM, Yen HC, Zhou JZ, Keasling JD. Salt stress in Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough: An integrated genomics approach. Journal of Bacteriology. Volume 188. June 2006, Pages 4068-4078.
  • Shaily Mahendra, Christopher J. Petzold, Edward E. Baidoo, Jay D. Keasling, and Lisa Alvarez-Cohen. Identification of the Intermediates of in-vivo Oxidation of 1,4-Dioxane by Monooxygenase-Containing Bacteria. Environmental Science & Technology. Volume 41, Issue 21, 2007, Pages 7330-7336.
  • Edward E.K. Baidoo, Peter I. Benke, Christian Neusüß, Matthias Pelzing, Gary Kruppa, Julie A. Leary, and Jay D. Keasling. Capillary Electrophoresis – Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry for the identification of Cationic Metabolites via a pH-Mediated Stacking–Transient Isotachophoretic method. Analytical Chemistry, 2008, vol. 80, Pages 3112-3122.
  • David. E. Garcia, Edward E. Baidoo, Peter I. Benke, Francesco Pingitore, Yinjie J. Tang, Sandra Villa, Jay D. Keasling. Separation and Mass Spectrometry in Microbial Metabolomics.Current Opinion in Microbiology, 2008, vol. 11, Pages 233-239.
  • Yinjie J. Tang, Hector Garcia Martin, Sarah Rodriguez, Samuel Myers, Edward E.K. Baidoo, Jay D. Keasling. Advances in analysis of microbial fluxes via 13C isotopic labeling. Mass Spectrometry Reviews, 2008, vol. 28, pages 362-375.
  • He ZL, Zhou A, Baidoo E, He Q, Joachimiak MP, Benke P, Phan R, Mukhopadhyay A, Hemme CL, Huang K , Alm EJ, Fields MW, Wall J, Stahl D, Hazen TC, Keasling JD, Arkin AP, Zhou J. Global Transcriptional, Physiological, and Metabolite Analyses of the Responses of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough to Salt Adaptation. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2010, vol. 76, pages 1574-1586.
  • Carsten Rautengarten, Edward Baidoo, Jay D. Keasling and Henrik Vibe Scheller. A simple method for enzymatic synthesis of unlabeled and radiolabeled hydroxycinnamate-CoA.Bioenergy Research. Accepted for publication in 2010.