EDUCATION:

B.S. Chemistry, The College of William and Mary, 2013

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Email  jmblakehedges at berkeley dot edu

jblakehedges at lbl dot gov

Phone
Office   4510AF
Bench   4550-14
Address
5885 Hollis St., 4th floor
Emeryville, CA 94608
Website  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jmblakehedges

Current Research

Characterization of natural and engineered polyketide synthases for the production of biodiesel and biopolymers

Publications

2) Phelan, R., Sachs, D., Petkiewicz, S., Barajas, J., Blake-Hedges, J., Thompson, M., Apel, A., Rasor, B., Katz, L., Keasling, J. Development of next generation synthetic biology tools for use in Streptomyces venezuelae, ACS Synthetic Biology, 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.6b00202

1) Blake-Hedges, J., Greenspan, S., Kean, J., McCarron, M., Mendonca, M., Wustholz, K. Plasmon-enhanced fluorescence of dyes on silica-coated silver nanoparticles: A single-nanoparticle spectroscopy study, Chemical Physics Letters, 2015, 635, 328-333 DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2015.06.083

Awards

UC Berkeley SMART Mentor, 2016

NSF Graduate Research Program Fellowship, 2015

Phi Beta Kappa, The College of William and Mary, 2013

Departmental Honors in Chemistry, The College of William and Mary, 2013

American Chemical Society-Virginia Section Award, The College of William and Mary, 2013