High-Impact Publications of 2019
In 2019, our researchers published an impressive set of journal articles. While the list is too long too long to include each publication, we asked the faculty to choose one article that represents their recent work.
Bachvaroff, Tsvetan — Bachvaroff T. 2019. Tsvetan Bachvaroff*. A precedented nuclear genetic code with all three termination codons reassigned as sense codons in the syndinean Amoebophrya sp. ex Karlodinium veneficum. PLoS One 2019, 14(2): e0212912.
Burge, Colleen — Divilov K, Schoolfield B, Morga B, Dégremont L, Burge CA*, Cortez DM, Friedman CS, Fleener GB, Dumbauld BR, Langdon C. 2019. First evaluation of resistance to both a California OsHV-1 variant and a FrenchOsHV-1 microvariant in Pacific oysters. BMC Genetics. Dec;20(1):1-9.
Chatterjee, Som — Basuino L, Jousselin A, Alexander JAN, Strynadka NCJ, Pinho MG, Chambers HF, Chatterjee SS. 2018. PBP4 activity and its overexpression are necessary for PBP4-mediated high-level β-lactam resistance. J Antimicrob Chemother. May 1;73(5):1177-1180.
Chen, Feng — Zhao Z, Gonsior M, Schmitt-Kopplin P, Zhan Y, Zhang R, Jiao N, Chen F*. 2019. Microbial transformation of virus-induced dissolved organic matter from picocyanobacteria: coupling of bacterial diversity and DOM chemodiversity. ISME J. 13:2551–2565.
Chung, Sook — Chung JS*, Huang X, Bachvaroff TR*, Lawrence A+, Pitula JS, Jagus R+. 2019. Reovirus Infection Changes Transcript Levels of Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 4E (eIF4E) Family Members and eIF4E-Binding Protein (4E-Bp) in the Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus. Journal of Shellfish Research. 38:23.
DasSarma, Shiladitya — Pecher WT+, Al Madadha ME, DasSarma P+, Ekulona F, Schott EJ*, Crowe K, Gut BS, DasSarma S*. 2019. Effects of road salt on microbial communities: Halophiles as biomarkers of road salt pollution. PLoS One 14:e0221355.
Dooley, Helen — Redmond AK, Zou J, Secombes CJ, Macqueen DJ, Dooley H*. 2019. Discovery of All Three Types in Cartilaginous Fishes Enables Phylogenetic Resolution of the Origins and Evolution of Interferons. Front Immunol. 10:1558.
Du, Shaojun “Jim” — Li SP+, Wen HS, Du S*. 2019. Defective sarcomere organization and reduced larval locomotion and fish survival in slow muscle heavy chain 1 (smyhc1) mutants. FASEB Journal. 00: 1-20.
Hill, Russell — Zan J+, Li Z, Tianero MD, Davis J+, Hill RT*, Donia MS. 2019. A microbial factory for defensive kahalalides in a tripartite marine symbiosis. Science. 364: eaaw6732.
Jagus, Rosemary — Chung JS*, Huang X, Bachvaroff TR*, Lawrence A+, Pitula JS, Jagus R+. 2019. Reovirus Infection Changes Transcript Levels of Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 4E (eIF4E) Family Members and eIF4E-Binding Protein (4E-Bp) in the Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus. Journal of Shellfish Research. 38:23.
Li, Yantao — Singh SK, Major SR+, Cai H++, Chen F*, Hill RT*, Li Y*. 2018. Draft Genome Sequences of Cloacibacterium normanense IMET F, a Microalgal Growth-Promoting Bacterium, and Aeromonas jandaei IMET J, a Microalgal Growth-Inhibiting Bacterium. Genome Announcements. 6:e00503-18.
Place, Allen — Brill RW, Horodysky AZ, Place AR*, Larkin MEM+, Reimschuessel R. 2019. Effects of dietary taurine level on visual function in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). PLoS One. 14:e0214347.
Robb, Frank — Conway de Macario E, Yohda M, Macario AJL*, Robb FT*. 2019. Bridging human chaperonopathies and microbial chaperonins. Community Biology. 2(1):103.
Saito, Keiko — Bedner M, Saito K*. 2020. Development of a liquid chromatography atmospheric pressure chemical ionization mass spectrometry method for determining off-flavor compounds and its application toward marine recirculating aquaculture system monitoring and evaluation of aeration as a depuration approach. J Chromatogr A. 1609:460499.
Schott, Eric — Spitznagel MI+, Small HJ, Lively JA, Shields JD, Schott EJ*. 2019. Investigating risk factors for mortality and reovirus infection in aquaculture production of soft-shell blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus). Aquaculture. 502:289–295.
Schreier, Harold — McDonald RC+, Watts JEM, Schreier HJ*. 2019. Effect of Diet on the Enteric Microbiome of the Wood-Eating Catfish Panaque nigrolineatus. Front Microbiol. 10:2687.
Sowers, Kevin — Payne RP++, Ghosh U, May HD, Marshall CW, Sowers KR*. 2019. A Pilot-Scale Field Study: In Situ Treatment of PCB-Impacted Sediments with Bioamended Activated Carbon. Environ. Sci Technol. 53(5): 2626-2634.
Vakharia, Vikram — Vakharia VN*, Li J, McKenney, DG, Kurath, G. 2019. The Nucleoprotein and Phosphoprotein Are Major Determinants of the Virulence of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus in Rainbow Trout. J Virol. 93.
Vasta, Gerardo — Schott EJ*, Di Lella S, Bachvaroff TR*, Amzel LM, Vasta GR. 2019. Lacking catalase, a protistan parasite draws on its photosynthetic ancestry to complete an antioxidant repertoire with ascorbate peroxidase. BMC Evol Biol. 19:146.
Wong, Ten-Tsao — Marvel MM+, Spicer OS+, Wong TT*, Zmora N++, Zohar Y*. 2019. Knockout of Gnrh2 in zebrafish (Danio rerio) reveals its roles in regulating feeding behavior and oocyte quality. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 280:15–23.
Zohar, Yonathan — Marvel MM+, Spicer OS+, Wong TT*, Zmora N++, Zohar Y*. 2019. Knockout of Gnrh2 in zebrafish (Danio rerio) reveals its roles in regulating feeding behavior and oocyte quality. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 280:15–23.
*IMET faculty, +IMET student/alum, ++IMET postdoc/technician