Dr Maria Chuvochina

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science


Research Interests

  • Prokaryotic taxonomy
    Curation of the taxonomic framework based on genome phylogeny; tree of life, taxa boundaries and their definitions
  • Prokaryotic nomenclature
    Regulation of naming practices for cultured and uncultured taxa


  • Doctor of Philosophy of Microbial Ecology, Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble 1


  • Whitman, William B., Chuvochina, Maria, Hedlund, Brian P., Konstantinidis, Konstantinos T., Palmer, Marike, Rodriguez‐R, Luis M., Sutcliffe, Iain and Wang, Fengping (2024). Why and how to use the SeqCode. mLife. doi: 10.1002/mlf2.12092

  • Díaz-García, Laura, Chuvochina, Maria, Feuerriegel, Golo, Bunk, Boyke, Spröer, Cathrin, Streit, Wolfgang R., Rodriguez-R, Luis M., Overmann, Jörg and Javier Jiménez, Diego (2023). Andean soil-derived lignocellulolytic bacterial consortium as a source of novel taxa and putative plastic-active enzymes. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 47 (1) 126485, 126485. doi: 10.1016/j.syapm.2023.126485

  • de la Haba, Rafael R., Arahal, David R., Sánchez-Porro, Cristina, Chuvochina, Maria, Wittouck, Stijn, Hugenholtz, Philip and Ventosa, Antonio (2023). A long-awaited taxogenomic investigation of the family Halomonadaceae. Frontiers in Microbiology, 14 1293707, 1-28. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1293707

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