John (Mick) Robbins

 

Building: Petit IBB
Office: 3428
Phone: 404.385.3089
Fax: 404.894.2291
john [dot] robbins [at] chbe [dot] gatech [dot] edu (email)

Mailing Address

Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Chemical &
Biomolecular Engineering
311 Ferst Drive, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30332-0100

Education

B.S. Chemistry, Hampden-Sydney College, 2007
Ph.D. Biochemistry, Auburn University, 2012

Research Interests
  • Biocatalysis

Publications
  1.  J.M. Robbins, J. Xiong, H.R. Ellis, "Alkane Sulfonate Monooxygenase and Related Systems" In Flavoproteins, R. Hille, S. Miller, B. Palfey, Eds.; De Gruyter: Germany, 2013, in press.

  2. J.M. Robbins, H.R. Ellis, "Implications of Rapid-Reaction Studies to Identify Intrinsic Solvent and Kinetic Isotope Effects for the Desulfonation Mechanism of Alkanesulfonate Monooxygenase", In preparation

  3. J.M. Robbins, H.R. Ellis, "Steady-State Kinetic Isotope Effects Support Complex Role of Arg226 in Proposed Desulfonation Mechanism of the Two-Component Alkanesulfonate Monooxygenase System", In preparation

  4. J.M. Robbins, H.R. Ellis, "Identification of Critical Steps Governing the Two-Component Alkanesulfonate Monooxygenase Catalytic Mechanism", Biochemistry, 2012, 51, 6378-6387

  5. J.M. Robbins, H.R. Ellis, "The Role of Flavin Intermediates in the Desulfonation Mechanism of the Two-Component Alkanesulfonate Monooxygenase System", In Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium of Flavins and Flavoproteins, S. Miller, R. Hille, B. Palfey, G. Cecchini, Eds.; Alan R. Liss: New York, 2011, in press.

  6.  R.A. Carpenter, J. Xiong, J.M. Robbins, H.R. Ellis, "Functional Role of Conserved Arginine Residue Located on a Mobile Loop of Alkanesulfonate Monooxygenase", Biochemistry201150, 6469-6477 

Presentations
  1. J.M. Robbins, H.R. Ellis, "Solvent and Primary Kinetic Isotope Effects on the Desulfonation Mechanism of the Two-Component Alkanesulfonate Monooxygenase System", Poster Talk, Gordon Research Seminar for Isotopes in Biological & Chemical Sciences, Galveston, TX, United States, February 4-5, 2012.

  2. J.M. Robbins, H.R. Ellis, "The Role of Arg226 in the Desulfonation Mechanism of the Two-Component Alkanesulfonate Monooxygenase System", Poster Talk, Second Annual Southeastern Enzyme Conference, Atlanta, GA, United States, April 2, 2011