Steve Hardies



Biochemistry and Structural Biology

Stephen C. Hardies, PhD

Adjoint Associate Professor


B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1974
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1979
Post Doctoral: University of North Carolina, 1979-1985


Throughout my career I have been a specialist in molecular biotechnology, DNA sequencing, and molecular evolution.  Since my retirement, I have specialized in high performance computing, and carried out advanced bioinformatics projects with collaborators, focused on bacteriophage genomes, bacterial genomes, and protein families.


Hardies SC, Thomas JA, Black L, Weintraub, Hwang CY, Cho BC. 2016 Identification of structural and morphogenesis genes of Pseudoalteromonas phage phiRIO-1 and placement with the evolutionary history of Podoviridae.  Virology 489:116-127.

Wang Z, Hardies SC, Fokine A, Klose T, Jiang W, Cho BC, Rossmann MG. 2018.  Structure of the marine siphovirus TW1: Evolution of capsid-stabilising proteins and tail spikes.  Structure 6:238-248.

Cho BC, Hardies SC, Jang GI Hwang CY. 2018. Complete genome of streamlined marine actinobacterium Pontimonas salivibrio strain CL-TW6T adapted to coastal planktonic lifestyle.  BMC Genomics 19:625.