Sydney Thomas

Mechanisms that link the gut microbiome to host epigenetic phenotypes

Years at WID

2017 - present


B.S. Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma


  • NSF Graduate Research Fellow
  • Goldwater Scholar

Selected Publications

  • Thomas, S.P., Kim, E., Kim, J., Raines, R.T. Knockout of the Ribonuclease Inhibitor Gene Leaves Human Cells Vulnerable to Secretory Ribonucleases. Biochemistry. 46, 6359-6362 (2016).
  • Mahoney, C. M., Kelly, R. T., Alexander, L., Newburn, M., Bader, S.P. (aka Thomas, S.P.), Ewing, R.G., Fahey, A.J., Atkinson, D.A., Beagley, N. Bayesian Integration and Classification of Composition C-4 Plastic Explosives Based on Time-of-Flight-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry and Laser Ablation-Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry. Anal. Chem. 88, 3598-3607 (2016).