Katherine Huening

Katherine Huening

Katherine Huening

Postdoctoral Scholar


Room 423 Biological Sciences Building
484 W 12th Ave,
Columbus, OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Microbial metabolism
  • Anaerobic microbiology
  • Biochemistry


  • B.A., The Ohio State University, 2012
  • M.S., The Ohio State University, 2015
  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2020

Lab: Robert Tabita



  • Mote Memorial Teaching Award, OSU Department of Microbiology, 2015



Huening KA, Jiang R, Krzycki JA. 2020. Kinetic and substrate complex characterization of RamA, a corrinoid protein reductive activase from Methanosarcina barkeri. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2020. Published 2020 Aug 25, fnaa128. doi: 10.1093/femsle/fnaa128. Online ahead of print.

Satagopan S, Huening KA, Tabita FR. 2019. Selection of Cyanobacterial ( Synechococcus Sp. Strain PCC 6301) RubisCO Variants With Improved Functional Properties That Confer Enhanced CO 2-Dependent Growth of Rhodobacter capsulatus, a Photosynthetic Bacterium. mBio 10: e01537-19.


Tabita Lab