Larry Hanne, Professor

Department of Biology
California State University, Chico
(last updated: January, 2010)

Research Interests:

Microbial degradation of substituted phenols

Microbial degradation of JP-7 jet fuel

Mechanisms of microbial virulence

Use of industrial and agricultural waste for lactic acid production

Published Manuscripts: (Scientific Journals):

Hanne, L. F. and R. A. Finkelstein. 1982. Characterization and distribution of the hemagglutinins produced by Vibrio cholerae. Infect. Immun. 36:209-214.

Finkelstein, R. A. and L. F. Hanne. 1982. Purification and characterization of the soluble hemagglutinin ("Cholera lectin") produced by Vibrio cholerae. Infect. Immun. 36:1199-1208.

Finkelstein, R. A. and L. F. Hanne. 1982. Hemagglutinins (Colonization Factors?) produced by Vibrio cholerae, pp. 324-326. In D. Schlessinger (ed.). Microbiology 1982. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D. C.

Hanne, L. F., T. R. Howe and B. H. Iglewski. 1983. Locus of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa toxin A gene. J. Bacteriol. 154:383-386.

Woodruff, W. A., T. R. Parr, R. E. W. Hancock, L. F. Hanne, T. I. Nicas and B. H. Iglewski. 1986. Expression in Escherichia coli and function of Pseudomonas aeruginosa outer membrane porin protein F. J. Bacteriol. 167:473-479.

Ankenbauer, R., L. F. Hanne and C. D. Cox. 1986. Mapping of mutations in Pseudomonas aeruginosa defective in pyoverdin production. J. Bacteriol. 167:7-11.

Schad, P. A., R. A. Bever, T. I. Nicas, F. Leduc, L. F. Hanne and B. H. Iglewski. 1987. Cloning and characterization of elastase genes from Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J. Bacteriol. 169:2691-2696.

Hanne, L. F., L. L. Kirk, S. A. Appel, A. D. Narayan, and K. K. Bains. 1993. Degradation and induction specificity in actinomycetes that degrade p-nitrophenol. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59:3505-3508.

Hanne, L. F. and L. L. Kirk. 1999. Evolution of bacterial genes involvedin oxidative nitro group removal from nitroaromatics. Recent Res. Devel. Microbiol. 3:147-160.

Jung, C.M., C. Broberg, J. Giuliani, L.L. Kirk and L.F. Hanne. 2002. Characterization of JP-7 jet fuel degradation by the bacterium Nocardioides luteus strain BAFB. J. Basic. Microbiol. 42(2):127-131.

Yoder, D. M., A. Viramontes, L. L. Kirk, and L. F. Hanne. 2006. Impact of salmon spawning on microbial communities in a northern California river. J. Freshwater Ecology 21:147-155.

Published Manuscripts (Education Journals):

Hanne, L. F. and C. Worth. 1988. Undergraduate biology curriculum survey. In Resources in Education.

Kirk, L. L. and L. F. Hanne. 1991. An alternative approach to teaching undergraduate research. J. Chem. Ed. 68:839-841.

Nichols, C. J. and L. F. Hanne. 2010. Automated combinatorial chemistry in the organic chemistry majors laboratory. J. Chem. Ed. 87(1):87-90.

Published Abstracts (National Meetings)

Hanne, L. F. and R. A. Finkelstein. 1981. Characterization of the hemagglutinins produced by Vibrio cholerae. Abstracts Annual Meeting of American Society for Microbiology, March 1 - 6, 1981, Dallas, TX.

Schaad, P. A., T. I. Nicas, L. F. Hanne and B. H. Iglewski. 1985. Cloning of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa elastase genes. Abstracts Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Las Vegas, NV.

Ankenbauer, R., C. D. Cox and L. F. Hanne. 1986. Genetic mapping of mutations in Pseudomonas aeruginosa mutants defective in pyoverdin production. Abstracts Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, March 23 - 28, 1986, Washington, D. C.

Hanne, L. F., L. L. Kirk, D. Alger, T. Woodruff and M. Casadevall. 1991. Characterization of soil actinomycetes capable of degrading p-nitrophenol. Abstracts of Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 4-8, 1991, Dallas, TX.

Hanne, L. F., L. L. Kirk, S. M. Appel and A. D. Narayan. 1992. Induction in actinomycetes of p-nitrophenol (PNP) degradation by structural analogues of PNP. Abstracts of Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 25 - 29, 1992, New Orleans, LA.

Thao, M. L., L. L. Kirk and L. F. Hanne. 1995. Conserved DNA regions between two para-nitrophenol degrading Arthrobacter species. Abstracts of Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 22 - 25, 1995, Washington, D. C.

Hanne, L. F. & C. M. Jung. 2000. Preliminary studies on the efficacy of microbial succession as a measure of post mortem interval. Proceedings, American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Abstr G26, p 178. Feb 21-26, 2000, Reno, NV.

Jung, C. M., J. T. Pearson, L. L. Kirk, and L. F. Hanne. 2000. Characterization of a JP-7 jet fuel degrading bacterium, Nocardioides luteus. Abstracts of Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 22, 2000, Los Angeles CA.

Sato, H., J. Bell, and L. F. Hanne. 2000. Characterization and distribution of a 413 direct repeat from p-nitrophenol degrading Arthrobacter. Abstracts of Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 22, 2000, Los Angeles, CA.

Yoder, D. M., J. A. Pleasant, A. R. DeGraffenreid, L. L. Kirk, and L. F. Hanne. 2003. Impact of salmon spawning on bacterial concentrations in a northern California river. Abstracts of Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 19, 2003, Washington, DC.

Yoder, D. M., A. Viramontes, A. Ratcliff, L. L. Kirk, and L. F. Hanne. 2004. Changes in microbial biofilm communities during salmon spawning. Abstracts of Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 24 - 27, 2004, New Orleans, LA.

Morris, C. P., K. Parsons, J. P. Green, L. L. Kirk and L. F. Hanne. 2008. Use of brewery waste for the microbial conversion of carbohydrates to lactic acid. Abstracts of Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, June 1-5, 2008, Boston, MA.