Kyle M. Lancaster

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

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Contact Information

678a Spencer T. Olin Laboratory
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-0502

Kyle M. Lancaster

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Bioinorganic chemistry; inorganic chemistry; inorganic spectroscopy

Current Research Interest

Microbial ammonia oxidation (nitrification); biogeochemical nitrogen and carbon cycles; transition metal structure, bonding, and reactivity; redox non-innocent ligands; advanced x-ray spectroscopic methods

Distinction

Forbes 30 Under 30: Science and Health
Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Award
National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship

Selected Publications

Caranto, Jonathan D. and Kyle M. Lancaster. “Nitric Oxide is an Obligate Bacterial Nitrification Intermediate Produced by Hydroxylamine Oxidoreductase.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114 (2017): 8217–8222.

Caranto, Jonathan D., Avery C. Vilbert, and Kyle M. Lancaster. “Nitrosomonas europaea Cytochrome P460 Is a Direct Link between Nitrification and Nitrous Oxide Emission.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113 (2016): 14704–14709.

Cornell Research Website Article

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