Office Address: 64 P Engineering Building, 650 East High Street, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056
OFFICE PHONE: (513) 529-0772
E-MAIL ADDRESS: berberj(at)muohio.edu
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering,
University of Kentucky. July, 2001.
B.S., Chemical Engineering,
University of Kentucky, 1998.
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: Assistant Professor of Chemical and
Paper Engineering, Miami University,
2012 - present Institute Scientist, McGowan Institute
of Regenerative Medicine, University of
Pittsburgh, 2002- 2003. Research Associate, Department of
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering,
University of Pittsburgh, 2001-2002.
EMPLOYMENT: Manager, Enzyme Research, FLIR
Systems (formerly ICx Technologies),
Pittsburgh, PA, 2011- 2012.
Director of Development, ICx
Technologies, Pittsburgh, PA,
2008-2011. Senior Research Engineering, ICx
Technologies (formerly Agentase),
Pittsburgh, PA, 2004-May 2008.
- Biocatalysis and biotransformations
- Stabilization and immobilization of biocatalysts
- Application of biocatalysts in renewable energy, green chemistry, and chemical and biological weapons defense
- Medical diagnostics and therapeutics
- J.A. Berberich, M. Erbeldinger, J. Sinclair and J.P. Walker. Immobilization – Biological. In Encyclopedia of Catalysis, 2010.
- J.A. Berberich. Stress of Chemical Warfare. In The Encyclopedia of Stress. 2nd Edition, 2007.
- G.D. Bothun, Y.W. Kho, J.A. Berberich, J. Shofner, T. Robertson, K.J. Tatum, and B.L. Knutson. Surface Activity of Aqueous Lysozyme and Dipalmitoyl Phosphatidylcholine Vesicles at Compressed and Supercritical Fluid Interfaces, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v109, p24495-24501, 2005.
- J.A. Berberich, L.W. Yang, J. Madura, I. Bahar, and A.J. Russell. A Stable Three- Enzyme Creatinine Biosensor. 1. Impact of Structure, Function and Environment on PEGylated and Immobilized Sarcosine Oxidase, Acta Biomaterialia, v1, p173-181, 2005.
- J.A. Berberich, L.W. Yang, I. Bahar, and A.J. Russell. A Stable Three-Enzyme Creatinine Biosensor. 2. Analysis of the Impact of Silver Ions on Creatine Amidinohydrolase, Acta Biomaterialia, v1, p183-191, 2005.
- J.A. Berberich, A. Chan, and M. Boden, and A.J. Russell. A Stable Three-Enzyme Creatinine Biosensor. 3. Immobilization of Creatinine Amidohydrolase and Sensor Development, Acta Biomaterialia, v1, p193-199, 2005.
- G.D. Bothun, B.L. Knutson, J.A. Berberich, H.J. Strobel, and S.E Nokes. Metabolic selectivity and growth of Clostridium thermocellum in Continuous Culture under Elevated Hydrostatic Pressure, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, v65, p149- 157, 2004.
- A.J. Russell, J.L. Kaar, and J.A. Berberich. Using Biotechnology to Detect and Counteract Chemical Weapons, The Bridge (A publication of the National Academy of Engineering), p19-24, Winter 2003.
- J.A. Berberich, G.F. Drevon, R. Koepsel, and A.J. Russell. Biomaterials For Mediation of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Annual Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, v5, p1-27, 2003.
- J.A. Berberich, J.L. Kaar, and A.J. Russell. Use of Salt Hydrate Pairs to Control Water Activity for Enzyme Catalysis in Ionic Liquids, Biotechnology Progress. v10. p1029-1032, 2003.
- J.L Kaar, A.M. Jesionowsk, J.A. Berberich, R. Moulton, and A.J. Russell. The Relationship Between Ionic Liquid Physical Properties and Enzyme Activity and Stability, Journal of the American Chemical Society, v125, p4125-4131, 2003.
- J.A. Luckman, J.A. Berberich, D.C. Conrad, and B.L. Knutson. Manipulation of the Liquid-Liquid Equilibrium of Vertrel-XF + Hydrocarbon Systems with the Addition of a Third Component, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, v41, p2792- 2797, 2002.
- J.A. Berberich, B.L. Knutson, H.J. Strobel, S. Tarhan, S.E. Nokes, and K. A. Dawson. Product Selectivity Shifts in Clostridium thermocellum in the Presence of Compressed Solvents, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, v39, p4500- 4505, December 2000.
- J.A. Berberich, B.L. Knutson, H.J. Strobel, S. Tarhan, S.E. Nokes, and K. A. Dawson. Toxicity Effects of Compressed and Supercritical Solvents on Microbial Metabolism, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, v70, p491-497, December 2000.
- B.L. Knutson, H.J. Strobel, S.E. Nokes, K.A. Dawson, J.A. Berberich and C.R. Jones. Effect of Pressurized Solvents on Ethanol Production by the Thermophilic Bacterium Clostridium thermocellum, Journal of Supercritical Fluids, v6, p149-156, November 1999.
- Co-inventor and co-author of the US patent entitled "Seafood Spoilage Indicator," 8,017,352, issued September 2011.