Presentations

Recent Presentations by CEDB Faculty and Researchers


2020 Presentations

Buffington, M. and Jane Caffrey 2020. Analysis of Nutrient Concentration, Chlorophyll-a Content, and Epiphyte Cover on Thalassia testudinum in Shoreline Park, Pensacola, FL. April 16, 2020 UWF Student Scholar Symposium. 

Hope, K., G. Castaing, L. Severson, A. Simmering, L. Harris, W.H. Jeffrey, and L. Waidner. 2020. Enumerating new Photoheterotrophy Genes in Polar Regions. University of West Florida Student Symposium. Pensacola, FL. April 16.

Kay, K., Lacey Bowman, Jane Caffrey and Lisa Waidner 2020. Oyster Ecology: Understanding factors affecting their respiration, excretion, and microbiome. April 16, 2020 UWF Student Scholar Symposium.

O'Bar, J., Barbara Albrecht, and Jane Caffrey 2020. Chlorophyll a in the Pensacola and Perdido Bay Systems. April 16, 2020 UWF Student Scholar Symposium. J. O'Bar (presenter) 

Potdukhe, T., C. Daniel, M. Swords, G. Rodriguez, L. Bowman, M. Rothfus, W.H. Jeffrey, J. Caffrey, B. Albrecht, and L. Waidner. 2020. Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus abundance in water, sediment, and biofilm samples in the Pensacola Bay System. University of West Florida Student Symposium. Pensacola, FL. April 16.

Rodriguez, G., L. Waidner, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2020. Determining the Variability in Seasonal Abundance of Vibrio spp. in the Coastal Waters of Pensacola Beach. University of West Florida Student Symposium. Pensacola, FL. April 16.

Surget, S.M., L. Nigro, L. Waidner, J. Werner, P. Lebaron, W.H. Jeffrey. 2020. Comparative metaproteomics to assess environmental changes: The combined effects of oil, sunlight and dispersant on marine microbial communities. Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020, San Diego, CA.

2019 Presentations

Heidenreich, L., I. Parker, W.H. Jeffrey, P. Benz 2019. Wavelength Dependence Toxicity Using Various Oils. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim, CA November 13 – 16. 

Samborski, K., J.M. Caffrey, B. Albrecht, E. Neat-Headrick, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2019. Nutrient Concentration and Coliform Levels of Post-Rainfall Runoff in Bayou Grande. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim, CA November 13 – 16. 

Hotinger, E., Jane Caffrey, Wilfredo Quiles and Barbara Albrecht 2019. Linking water quality, oyster restoration and citizen science in the Pensacola Bay watershed. November 3-7, 2019. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Mobile, AL

Neat-Headrick, E., L.M. Nigro, M. Ederington-Hagy, A.L. Simmering, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2019. Bacterial Responses to Different Crude Oils under Varying Solar Exposure. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) 25th Biannual Meeting. Mobile, AL. Nov. 3-7.

Prousalis, M., M. Schwartz, A.L. Simmering, E. Neat-Headrick, K. Hope, L. Harris, B. Gore, J.M. CaffreyW.H. Jeffrey, and L.A. Waidner. 2019. The Regulation of Bacterial Activity and Abundance by Environmental Parameters within a Subtropical Coastal Estuary. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) 25th Biannual Meeting. Mobile, AL. Nov. 3-7.

Roney, N., J. Ngalame, L. Waidner, K.N. Owusu-Daaku. 2019. Community knowledge and perceptions of the presence of Vibrio vulfinicus in a subtropical coastal estuary. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) 25th Biannual Meeting. Mobile, AL. Nov. 3-7.

Rothfus, M., Olivia Sanders, Katherina Smyth, Florian Cesbron, and Jane Caffrey 2019. Seagrass impacts on porewater biogeochemistry: a comparison of 3 species November 3-7, 2019. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Mobile, AL

Sanders, O. and Jane Caffrey 2019. Spatial patterns in porewater nutrients in Halodule wrightii seagrass beds November 3-7, 2019. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Mobile, AL 

Simmering, A.L., L.M. Nigro, E.L. Neat-Headrick, M. Ederington-Hagy, M.L. Brock, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2019. Temporal Variability of the Microbial Ecology in the Coastal Waters of Pensacola Beach, Florida. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) 25th Biannual Meeting. Mobile, AL. Nov. 3-7.

Smyth, K., Juliana Giraldo, Beija Gore, Florian Cesbron, Wade Jeffrey, Melissa Hagy, William Patterson, Lisa Waidner and Jane Caffrey 2019. Response of microbial processes following deployment of artificial reefs in the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. November 3-7, 2019. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Mobile, AL

Swords, M., Sean Gordon, Olivia Sanders, Kristina Samborski, Georgia Bailey, Victoria Henry, Jane Caffrey, Rick O'Conner, and Chris Verlinde 2019. Seagrass Monitoring in the Pensacola Bay System: A Partnership between Citizens and the University of West Florida November 3-7, 2019. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Mobile, AL

Hengst, M.B., J. Cortés, V. Pérez, W.H. Jeffrey, V. Molina, E. Neat, V. Alcayaga, S. Cuadros, Y. Eissler, and C. Dorador. 2019. Thermophilic and Thermotolerant Microorganisms Cohabit in Extreme Geochemical Gradients. ISME Latin America. Valparaiso, Chile. September 11 – 13.

Hamilton, L., A. Simmering, K. Samborski, E. Neat-Headrick, L. Harris, and W.H. Jeffrey.  2019. Continuation of the Seasonal Study of the Microbial Community at Pensacola Beach. Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering Summer Student Symposium, The University of West Florida. Pensacola, FL. August 9. 

Heidenreich, L., I. Parker, W.H. Jeffrey, P. Benz 2019. Wavelength Dependence Toxicity Using Various Oils. Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Program Symposium. The University of West Florida. Pensacola, FL. August 9. 

Samborski, K., J.M. Caffrey, B. Albrecht, E. Neat-Headrick, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2019. Nutrient Concentration and Coliform Levels of Post-Rainfall Runoff in Bayou Grande. Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Program Symposium. The University of West Florida. Pensacola, FL. August 9. 

Sanders, O. and Jane Caffrey 2019. Spatial Patterns in Porewater Nutrients in Seagrass Beds. UWF SURP. August 9, 2019

Jeffrey, W.H., E.L. Neat-Headrick, C. Dorador, and M. Hengst. 2019. Interactive effects of ultraviolet radiation and temperature on bacterial production at the Lirima thermal springs in the Chilean Altiplano. FEMS 2019. 8th Congress of European Microbiologists, Glasgow, Scotland.  July 7 – 11. 

Simmering, A.L., L.M. Nigro, E.L. Neat-Headrick, M. Ederington-Hagy, M.L. Brock, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2019. Temporal Variability of the Microbial Ecology in the Coastal Waters of Pensacola Beach, Florida. FEMS 2019. 8th Congress of European Microbiologists, Glasgow, Scotland.  July 7 – 11. 

Gore, B., J. Giraldo, K. Smyth, F. Cesbron, W.H. Jeffrey, W. Patterson, L. Waidner and J.M. Caffrey. 2019  Response of Microbial Processes Following Deployment of Artificial Reefs in the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. University of West Florida Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL April 18. 

Hope, K., L. Harris, M. Prousalis, and L. Waidner. 2019. The Influence of Environmental Factors on the Abundance and Composition of Vibrio vulnificus within Bacteria Communities of a Subtropical Coastal Estuary. University of West Florida Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL April 18. 

Hotinger, E., Jane Caffrey, Wilfredo Quiles and Barbara Albrecht 2019. Project Oyster. April 18, 2019. UWF Student Scholar Symposium

Klein, B., L. Nigro, and W.H.  Jeffrey. 2019. Spatial Variability of the Microbial Community Structure in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. University of West Florida Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL April 18.

Ngalame, J., M. Prousalis, E. Neat, J.M. Caffrey, W.H. Jeffrey, and L. Waidner.  2019. The abundance of Vibrio vulnificus in Indian Bayoua Subtropical Coastal Estuary. University of West Florida Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL April 18.

Prousalis, M., A. Simmering, E. Neat, K. Hope, L. Harris, B. Gore, W.H. Jeffrey,  M. Schwartz, and L. Waidner. 2019. The Regulation of Bacterial Activity and Abundance by Environmental Parameters within a Subtropical Coastal Estuary. University of West Florida Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL April 18. 

Albrecht, B. 1,2, Kimberly Bremner1 & Jane M. Caffrey2 2019. Citizens, Oysters and Changing the Culture through POP (Pensacola Project Oyster) March 24-27, 2019 National Monitoring Conference. Denver, CO

Caffrey, J.M., Victoria Henry, Donald Fontenot, Barbara Albrecht, Rick O'Conner, and Chris Verlinde  2019. Seagrass Monitoring in the Pensacola Bay System: A Partnership between Citizens and the University of West Florida. March 24-27, 2019 National Monitoring Conference. Denver, CO

Caffrey, J.M. 2019. Steps to Increase Interagency Coordination on Water-Quality Monitoring and Data Sharing. March 24-27, 2019 National Monitoring Conference. Denver, CO 

Sommerville, G. and Jane Caffrey 2019. Spatial and Temporal Variability in Water Quality in Three Urbanized Bayous of the Pensacola Bay System, Escambia County, Florida, USA. March 24-27, 2019 National Monitoring Conference. Denver, CO

Neat-Headrick, E., L.M. Nigro, M. Ederington-Hagy, A.L. Simmering, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2019. Bacterial Responses to Different Crude Oils under Varying Solar Exposure. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA. Feb. 4-7.

Pica, N., S. Amira, A. Hanson, T. Hofstetter, J.C. Spain and J. Blotevogel. 2019. Sequential electrochemical and biological treatment train for chloronitrobenzene-contaminated water. American Chemical Society, National Meeting.

2018 Presentations

Caffrey, J.M., F. Cesbron, M.C. Murrell, M. Ederington Hagy, W.H. Jeffrey, W.F. Patterson III. 2018. Patterns in phytoplankton and benthic production on the shallow continental shelf in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Bays and Bayous Symposium. Mobile, AL. November 28-29. 

Daniel, C., J.M. Caffrey, M. Ederington-Hagy, B. Albrecht, W.H. Jeffrey, and L. Waidner.  2018. Proteorhodopsin bacteria ad aerobic anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria abundance in the Pensacola Bay System. Bays and Bayous Symposium. Mobile, AL. November 28-29. 

Caffrey, J.M., F. Cesbron, M.C. Murrell, M. Ederington Hagy, W.H. Jeffrey, W.F. Patterson III. 2018. Patterns in phytoplankton and benthic production on the shallow continental shelf in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf Estuarine Research Society Biannual Meeting. Galveston, TX. November 8-10. 

Neat-Headrick, E., L.M. Nigro, M. Ederington-Hagy, A.L. Simmering, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2018. Bacterial Responses to Different Crude Oils under Varying Solar Exposure. Florida Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. October 19-21. 

Simmering, A.L., L.M. Nigro, E.L. Neat-Headrick, M. Ederington-Hagy, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2018. Temporal variability of the microbial ecology in the coastal waters of Pensacola Beach. Florida Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. October 19-21. 

Hengst, Martha, Johanna Cortés, Vilma Pérez, Verónica Molina, Yohanna Eissler, Wade Jeffrey, Lisa Nigro, and Cristina Dorador. 2018. Mechanisms and strategies to thrive in thermal environments of high altitude: a Pandora's box. International Society for Microbial Ecology ISME17. Leipzig, Germany. August 12 – 17. 

Barker, E.M., M. Ederington-Hagy, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2018. The effect of sunscreen active ingredients on bacterioplankton production: The importance of photochemistry. Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering Summer Student Symposium, The University of West Florida. Pensacola, FL. August 9. 

Snyder, R.A., J.A. Moss, L. Santoferra, M. Head, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2018. Ciliate microzooplankton from the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Joint Meeting of the Phycological Society of America and International Society of Protistologists. Vancouver, BC Canada. July 29 – August 2. 

Bann, P., S. Bifulco, C. Brannnon, L. Reid, B. Farran, W.H. Jeffrey, A. McKenna, C. Davis, P. (Vaughan) Benz,2018. Biological Toxicity and FT-ICR MS Characterization for Photochemically Degraded Oil/Water Accommodated Fractions as a Function of Wavelength Exposure.  University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL. April 19. 

Brannon, C., P. Bann, S. Bifulco, L. Reid, W.H. Jeffrey, P. (Vaughan) Benz. 2018. Biological Toxicity of Wavelength Specific Photochemically Degraded Water Accommodated Fractions.  University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL. April 19. 

Daniel, C.E., S. Ousley, M. Gossett, M. Hagy, B. Albrecht, C. O'Steen, T. Asmuth, A. Janosik, W.H. Jeffrey, and L. Waidner. 2018. Proteorhodopsin Bacteria Abundance in the Pensacola Bay System. University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL. April 19.

Neat, E.L., S. Zarn, M. Ederington-Hagy, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2018. Comparison of microbial response to different crude oils with varying phototoxicity. University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL. April 19.

Post, E., M. Seivert, W.H. Jeffrey, P. (Vaughan) Benz. 2018. Effects of Burning and Photochemical Degradation of Surrogate Oil as a Function of Chemical Characterization (determined by FT-ICR MS) and Biological Toxicity. Student University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL. April 19.

Simmering, A.L., M. Ederington-Hagy, L.M. Nigro, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2018. Disturbance and recovery period of Pensacola Beach marine microbial ecology due to Hurricane Nate. University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL. April 19. 

Bann, P., S. Bifulco, C. Brannnon, L. Reid, B. Farran, W.H. Jeffrey, A. McKenna, C. Davis, P. (Vaughan) Benz,. 2018. Biological Toxicity and FT-ICR MS Characterization for Photochemically Degraded Oil/Water Accommodated Fractions as a Function of Wavelength Exposure.  253rd ACS National Meeting and Exposition. New Orleans, LA. March 18 – 22. (selected for Sci-Mix, top 10% of undergraduate presentations). 

Brannon, C., P. Bann, S. Bifulco, L. Reid, W.H. Jeffrey, P. (Vaughan) Benz. 2018. Biological Toxicity of Wavelength Specific Photochemically Degraded Water Accommodated Fractions.  253rd ACS National Meeting and Exposition. New Orleans, LA. March 18 – 22. (selected for Sci-Mix, top 10% of undergraduate presentations). 

Post, E., M. Seivert, W.H. Jeffrey, P. (Vaughan) Benz. 2018. Effects of Burning and Photochemical Degradation of Surrogate Oil as a Function of Chemical Characterization (determined by FT-ICR MS) and Biological Toxicity.  253rd ACS National Meeting and Exposition. New Orleans, LA. March 18 – 22. (selected for Sci-Mix, top 10% of undergraduate presentations). 

Neat, E.L., S. Zarn, M. Ederington-Hagy, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2018. Comparison of microbial response to different crude oils with varying phototoxicity. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR. February 11 – 16.

Nigro, L., K. Hernandez, B. Yannicelli, N. Sylva, and W.H. Jeffrey.  2018. 16S rRNA Gene based Microbial Community Composition Analysis and Productivity Patterns in a Transect from the Humbolt Current System to the Ilands of the South Pacific Gyre. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR. February 11 – 16.

Simmering, A.L., M. Ederington-Hagy, L.M. Nigro, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2018. Disturbance and recovery period of Pensacola Beach marine microbial ecology due to Hurricane Nate. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR. Feb. 11 – 16. 

Albrecht, B. 2018. Turbidity; What is it? Why should I care? What can I do about it? Avalon Middle School, Gifted Sciences Class. Milton, FL. February. 

Albrecht, B. 2018. Escambia County Science Hour. Project Oyster Pensacola, a Mission to Improve Local Water Quality. Pensacola, FL. February.

Karthikeyan, S., L.M. Rodriquez, P. Hertier-Robbins, W.A. Overholt, J.K. Hatt, J.C. Spain, M. Huettel, R. Ramon Rossello-Mora, J.E. Kostka, and K.T. Konstantinidis. 2018. Macondimonas diazotrophicus: A representative of a novel gammaproteobacterial family of globally-distributed, sediment-associated, keystone oil degraders. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.

2017 Presentations

Hernandez Rondon, K., C. Dorador, L. Nigro, W.H. Jeffrey, and B. Yannicelli. 2017. Microbial productivity in environmental gradients of Chilean aquatic systems. Microbial ecology of extreme systems symposium. Congreso Chileno de Microbiología. November 14-17, LaSerena, Chile. 

Albrecht, B. 2017. Indian Bayou, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. FL Association of Environmental Professionals (FAEP), November.

Albrecht, B. 2017. Sedimentation & Turbidity in Indian Bayou, a Small Rural Bayou in Santa Rosa County, FL. Bay Area Resource Council (BARC) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). Pensacola, FL. October.

Jeffrey, W.H., L.M. Nigro, K. Hernandez, B. Valenzuela, M. Hengst, and C. Dorador. 2017. Survey of bacterioplankton response to solar ultraviolet radiation in the Atacama Desert and Chilean Altiplano. 17th Congress of the European Society of Photobiology. Pisa, Italy. September 4 – 8. 

Pérez, V., M. Hengst, L. Kurte, C. Dorador, W.H. Jeffrey, R. Wattiez, and S. Matallana Surget.  2017. Adaptation to Extreme UV Radiation Doses: A comparative proteomics study of Rhodobacter sp., isolated from high altitude wetlands in Chile. 17th Congress of the European Society of Photobiology. Pisa, Italy. September 4 – 8. 

Williamson, C.E., G. Dee, M. Olson, W. Palen, A. Clauser, K. Kessler, R.W. Sanders, W.H. Jeffrey, E.P. Overholt, and S.J. Connelly. 2017. Insights into the ecology of the invisible: Implications of differential tolerance and repair of UV damage in freshwater organisms. 17th Congress of the European Society of Photobiology. Pisa, Italy. September 4 – 8. 

Albrecht, B. 2017. Seagrasses: What are they? Where are they found? What role do they play in the ecosystem? Brown Barge Middle School. Pensacola, FL. September.

Patterson, W., F. Cesbron, K. Brooks, J.M. Caffrey, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2017. Ecosystem responses to the installation of artificial reefs: from phytoplankton to fishes. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL. August 20 – 14. 

Snyder, M., M. Overton, W. H. Jeffrey, and L. Waidner.  2017. Pensacola Bay and Gulf of Mexico Photoheterotrophy: Bacterial Community Seasonal Shifts and Light-Induced Growth. University of West Florida Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Symposium. Pensacola, FL. August 11. 

Zarn, S., E. Neat, M. Ederington-Hagy, and W.H. Jeffrey.  2017. Photochemical reactivity of motor oils and their toxicity to marine bacterioplankton. University of West Florida Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Symposium. Pensacola, FL. August 11. 

Albrecht, B. 2017. Watershed Wellness: Time for a Check-up for ‘Carpenter Creek’, Understanding all the pieces of the Watershed Puzzle. City of Pensacola District 2, Town Hall Meeting. Pensacola, FL. August.

Albrecht, B. 2017. Indian Bayou: Understanding the System; the Current Condition; and some Potential Remedies. Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners. Milton, FL. August.

Moss, Joseph A., Chelsea McCurry, Sarah Tominack, Isabel C. Romero, David Hollander, Wade H. Jeffrey, and Richard A. Snyder. 2017. Ciliate protists from the sediment-water interface in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. 15th International Congress of Protistology. Prague, Czech Republic. July 30 – August 4. 

Moss, Joseph A., Chelsea McCurry, Patrick Schwing, Wade H. Jeffrey, I Romero, D. Hollander, and Richard A. Snyder. 2017. Benthic foraminifera from the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico shelf and slope. 15th International Congress of Protistology. Prague, Czech Republic. July 30 – August 4. 

Moss, J.A. and R. A. Snyder. 2017. Biofilms for monitoring presence of Microsporidia in environmental water. International Workshops on Opportunistic Protists (IWOP-15). Prague, Czech Republic. June 30-July 4.

Yannicelli, B., K. Hernández, N. Silva, W.H. Jeffrey, V. Amaral, L. Bravo, M. Ramos, B. Dewits, E. Navarro, W. Schneider, E. Meerhoff, T. Kiessling, and M. Thiel. 2017. Efecto de la variabilidad oceanográfica de sub-mesoescala en la concentración y producción biológica en aguas oligotróficas del Pacífico Sur. XXXVII Congreso de Ciencias del Mar. Biodiversidad y Conservacion en Sciences del Mar. Valparaiso, Chile. May 23-26. 

Daniel, C., M. Ederington-Hagy, W.H. Jeffrey, and L. Waidner.  2017. Thompson Bayou Microcosm Experiments: Aerobic Anoxygenic Phototrophic Bacteria Community Shifts Upon Particle Enrichment.  UWF Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase, Pensacola, FL.  April 20, 2017. 

Simmering, A., C. Quina, M. Ederington-Hagy, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2017. Establishment of a long term database for Pensacola Beach Microbial Ecology. UWF Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase, Pensacola, FL. April 20, 2017. 

Bann, P., S. Bifulco, C. Brannon, J. Fair, M. Seivert, W.H. Jeffrey, and P.P Vaughan. 2017. Biological Toxicity of Extracts from Photochemically Degraded Crude Oil Water Accommodated Fractions. American Chemical Society National Meeting. San Francisco, CA.  April 2 – 6.

Brannon, C., P. Bann, S. Bifulco, J. Fair, M. Seivert, W.H. Jeffrey, and P.P Vaughan. 2017. Fractionation and Biological Toxicity Studies of Crude Oil Water Accommodated Fractions with Dispersant. American Chemical Society National Meeting. San Francisco, CA.  April 2 – 6.

Seivert, M., C.A. Davis, A.M. McKenna, Y.E. Corillo, R.A. Snyder, W.H. Jeffrey, and P.P. Vaughan. 2017. FT-ICRMS Analysis of Photochemically Degraded and Burned Surrogate Oil. American Chemical Society National Meeting. San Francisco, CA.  April 2 – 6.

Brock, M.L., R. Richardson, E. de la Torre, M. Ederington-Hagy, R.A. Snyder, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2017. Seasonal variability of microbial response to crude oil water accommodated fractions. The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 26 – March 3.

Henriksson, N.L., R.A. Snyder, J.A. Moss, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2017. Microbial Biogeography in the Water Column and Sediments of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 26 – March 3. 

Jeffrey, W.H., J.A. Moss, J.D. Pakulski, and R.A. Snyder. 2017. Microbial Plankton do not follow a Latitudinal Gradient in Diversity. The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 26 – March 3. 

Knight, K., J.A. Moss, R.A. Snyder, N. Henriksson, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2017. Temporal Changes in Bacterioplankton Community Structure on the Northwest Florida Shelf. The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 26 – March 3. 

Nigro, L.M., V. Pérez, L. Kurte, C. Dorador, M. Hengst, V. Molina, K. Hernandez, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2017. Metagenomic Investigation of Microorganisms Exposed to High Solar Radiation Stress in Salar De Huasco, Chile. The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 26 – March 3. 

Waidner, L., S. Matallana Surget, L. Nigro, P. LeBaron, M. Ederington Hagy, M. Brock, C. Daniel, J. Valek, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2017. Aerobic Anoxygenic Phototrophic Bacteria in Coastal Gulf of Mexico Community Shifts Upon Exposure to MC252 Water Accommodated Fraction and Dispersant. The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 26 – March 3.

Andrews, S., C. Richardson, W. Jeffrey, and R. Snyder. 2017. Effects of Macondo 252 crude oil WAF on microplankton. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA. February 6 – 9. 

Bann, P., C. Brannon, W.H. Jeffrey, and P.P Vaughan. 2017. Biological Toxicity of Extracts from Photochemically Degraded Water Accommodated Fractions. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA. February 6 – 9.

Jeffrey, W.H., M. Brock, R. Richardson, E. de la Torre, and M. Ederington-Hagy. 2017. Seasonal Variability of Microbial Response to Crude Oil Water Accommodated Fractions. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA. February 6 – 9.

Clark, A., J. Reidy, H.M. Chung, and L. Waidner. 2017. Furthering the Mitochondrial Genome Investigation of Donax variabilis using PCR and Plasmid Vectors: A Course Based Undergraduate Teaching Project. UWF Student Scholars' Symposium. Pensacola, FL.

Hofstetter, T., J. Bolotin, M. Palatucci, and J.C. Spain. 2017. Carbon and nitrogen isotope fractionation reveals the biodegradation of 2,4-dinitroanisole. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego CA

Palatucci, M., and J.C. Spain. 2017. Biodegradation of dichloronitrobenzenes. Remediation Technology Summit, Denver CO.

2016 Presentations

Hernandez, K, B, Yannicelli, W. Jeffrey, and N. Silva. 2016. Productividad primaria y secundaria (bacteria vs arquea?) desde el continente hacia el Giro del Pacifico Sue e islas oceanicas. Programa del Taller De Exposición De Resultados Preliminares Del Crucero Cimar 21 “Islas Oceánicas.”  Valparaiso, Chile. November 22.

Pérez, V., L. Kurte, M. Hengst , C. Dorador, W.H. Jeffrey, R. Wattiez, S. Matallana-Surget. 2016.  Adaptation to Extreme UV Radiation Doses: A comparative proteomics study of Rhodobacter sp. isolated from high altitude wetlands in Chile. Congreso de Microbiologia de Chile (SOMICH). Valdivia, Chile. November 22 – 25. 

Brock, M., R. Richardson, E. de la Torre, M. Ederington-Hagy, and W.H. Jeffrey.  2016. Seasonal variability of microbial response to crude oil water accommodated fractions. Gulf Estuarine Research Society Annual Meeting. Pensacola Beach, FL.  Nov. 2-5. 

Henriksson, N.L., R.A. Snyder, J.A. Moss, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2016. Spatial Distribution and Biogeographical Patterns of Bacteria the Water Column and Sediments of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf Estuarine Research Society Annual Meeting. Pensacola Beach, FL.  Nov. 2-5. 

Knight, K.T., J.A. Moss, R.A. Snyder, N.L. Henriksson, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2016, Temporal Analysis of Bacterioplankton Community Structure in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf Estuarine Research Society Annual Meeting. Pensacola Beach, FL.  Nov. 2-5. 

Albrecht, B. 2016. Carpenter Creek Watershed Restore Proposal Concept Paper; Restoring Escambia County’s Watershed through a Community Based Approach. City of Pensacola District 2, Town Hall Meeting. Pensacola, FL. November.

Pérez, V., L. Kurte, M. Hengst , C. Dorador, W.H. Jeffrey, R. Wattiez, S. Matallana-Surget. 2016.  Adaptation to Extreme UV Radiation: A comparative proteomics study of Rhodobacter sp, isolated from high altitude wetlands in Chile. International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME). Montreal, Canada. August 21-26. 

Brock, M.L., R. Richardson, E. Marshall, S. Solgard, M. Ederington-Hagy, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2016. Seasonal Patterns of marine microbes sensitivity to crude oil. University of West Florida Student Research Symposium. Pensacola, FL April 21. Winner of Outstanding Coastal Science Award. 

Vaughan, P.P., M.E. Hagy, T. Wilson, R. Kamerman, A. McKenna,  H. Chen, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2016.  Photochemical Changes in Water Accommodated Fractions of MC 252 and Surrogate Oil Created During Solar Exposure as Determined by FT-ICRMS.  251st  ACS National Meeting & Exposition. San Diego, CA. March 13-17. 

Brock, M.L., M. Ederington- Hagy, R.L. Richardson, RA. Snyder, W.H. Jeffrey. 2016. The effect of oil spills on marine microbes: the importance of where, when, and how. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting. New Orleans, LA  February 21-16. 

Henriksson, N.L., R.S. Snyder, J.A. Moss, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2016. Spatial Distribution and Biogeographical Patterns of Bacteria the Water Column and Sediments of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting. New Orleans, LA  February 21-16. 

Horak, R., W. Qin, T. Bertagnolli, A. Nelson, W.H. Jeffrey, A. Ingalls, D. Stahl, and A.  Devol. 2016. Variable Influence of Light on the Activity of Ammonia-Oxidizing Thaumarchaeota in the North Pacific Ocean. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting. New Orleans, LA  February 21-16. 

Jeffrey, W.H., J.A. Moss, J.D. Pakulski, and R.A. Snyder.  2016. Latitudinal Trends in Abundant and Rare Bacterioplankton Community Structure and Diversity in Surface Waters of the Pacific Ocean. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting. New Orleans, LA  February 21-16. 

Knight, K.T., J.A. Moss, R.A. Snyder, N. Henriksson, W.H. Jeffrey. 2016. Temporal Analysis of Bacterioplankton Community Structure in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting. New Orleans, LA  February 21-16. 

Jeffrey, W.H., M.L. Brock, R.L. Richardson, M. Ederington- Hagy, and R.A. Snyder. 2016. The effect of oil spills on marine microbes: the importance of where, when, and how. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Tampa, FL. February 1-4.

Davila-Santiago, L., N. DeLeon-Rodriguez,  K.Y. LaSanta-Pagan,  Z. Kurt,  E. Padilla-Crespo, J. Hatt, J.C. Spain, K. Konstantinidis, A. Massol-Deya. 2016. Metagenomic survey of a military-impacted lagoon in Puerto Rico. American Geophysical Union, Ocean Sciences Meeting.

2015 Presentations

Jeffrey, W.H., T. Morrison, P.P. Vaughan, M. Ederington-Hagy, J.D. Pakulski, R.A. Snyder, and J.A. Moss. 2015. Latitudinal Patterns of Bacterioplankton Diversity in Pacific Ocean Surface Waters from the Arctic to Antarctica. Congreso de Microbiologia de Chile (SOMICH). La Sarena, Chile. December 1 – 4. 

Albrecht, B. 2015. A Regional Holistic Approach to Watershed Management to Protect and Enhance Ecosystem Services for Future Generations. Alabama Water Research Symposium. Orange Beach, AL. September.

Jeffrey, W.H., M. Ederington-Hagy, R.A. Snyder, S. Cleveland, L.K. Han, T. Holden, O. Battel, R. Richardson, M. Brock. 2015. The effect of oil spills on marine microbes: the importance of where, when, and how. Annual meeting of the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Philadelphia, PA. August 2-6. 

Albrecht, B. 2015. Wanted: Paradigm Shift at Resource Protection Levels; Regional Approach. Bay Area Resource Council (BARC) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). Pensacola, FL. June.

Albrecht, B. 2015. The Importance of Woody Material in our Aquatic Ecosystems & to the Fishery. Northwest Florida Fly Fisherman. Pensacola, FL. June.

Vaughan, P.P., W.H. Jeffrey, M. Ederington-Hagy T. Wilson, R. Kamerman, , A. McKenna, H. Chen, J.C. Putman, and R. Rodgers. 2015. Photochemical Changes in Water Accommodated Fractions of MC252 and Surrogate Oil Created During Solar Exposure as determined by FT-ICRMS. 10th North American FT MS conference Key West, FL. April 12- 16. 

Albrecht, B. 2015. Wanted: A Paradigm Shift Applied to Local landscapes; Supporting Ecosystem Services and Their Functions. & Ecotones: Living with and understanding their Place in the Environment; Tips for a Sustainable Future. NOAA Coastal Resilience Workshop, Buffer Preserve. Port St. Joe, FL. April.

Albrecht, B. 2015. The Bream Fishermen Association & the Panhandle Watershed Alliance: Citizen Water Quality Monitoring & Protecting Our Special Places. Escambia County Soil & Water Board. Molino, FL. March.

Jeffrey, W.H., and M. Overton. 2015. Seasonal Responses of Bacterioplankton to Ultraviolet Radiation in Coastal and Estuarine Waters of Northwest Florida. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Aquatic Sciences Meeting.  Granada, Spain. February 22 -27. 

Jeffrey, W.H., M. Ederington- Hagy, M. Head, K. Houghton, J. Hutcheson. C. McCurry, J.A. Moss, C. Reisenfeld, S. Tominack, and R.A. Snyder.  2015.  Temporal and Spatial Patterns on The Northwest Florida Shelf: Implications for microbial response to oil spills. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Houston, TX. February 16-19. 

Joux, F., N. Chédri, F-Y. Bouget, P. Schatt, W.H. Jeffrey, M. Tedetta, C. Guigue, and M. Goutx. 2015. Toxic effects of crude oil, dispersant and oil-dispersant on the marine microalgae Ostreococcus tauri assessed by a luminescent biosensor approach. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Houston, TX. Feb. 16-19.

Snyder, R.A., M. Ederington-Hagy, F. Hileman, M. Head, K. Houghton, J. Hutcheson, C. McCurry, J.A. Moss, C. Riesenfeld, S. Tominack, W.H. Jeffrey. 2015. Time series PAH concentrations in shoreline mollusks and continental shelf sediments of the Florida Panhandle. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Houston, TX. February 16-19. 

Snyder, R.A., J.A. Moss, C. McCurry, S. Tominack, I.C. Romero, D. Hollander, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2015. The Deep-Sea Water-Sediment Interface: Eukaryotic Microbial Communities From the NE Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Houston, TX. February 16-19. 

Vaughan, P.P., W.H. Jeffrey, T. Wilson, R. Kamerman, M. Hagy, A. McKenna, H. Chen, and R. Rodgers. 2015. Photochemical Changes in Water Accommodated Fractions of MC252 and Surrogate Oil Created During Solar Exposure as determined by FT-ICRMS. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Houston, TX. February 16-19. 

Walsh, J.J., J.M. Lenes, B.P. Darrow, A.A. Parks, R.H. Weisburg, L. Zheng, C. Hu, B.B. Barnes, K.L. Daly, G.R. Brooks, W.H. Jeffrey, R.A. Snyder, and D.J. Hollander. 2015. A Simulation Analysis of the Plankton Fate of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spills. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Houston, TX. February 16-19.

Albrecht, B. 2015. Water Quality: Why is it Important? And Why Should You Care? University of West Florida, Environmental Science for Non-majors. Pensacola, FL. February.

Albrecht, B. 2015. Waste Water Treatment Facility: Water Quality Issues & Concerns. ECUA Permit renewal. League of Women Voters. Pensacola Beach, FL. January.

Graham, D., K. Mahan, C. Gulvik, R. Giannone, DM Klingeman, RL Hettich, R Parry and J.C. Spain. 2015. Novel nitration reaction in the biosynthesis of 2-nitroimidazole by Streptomyces eurocidicus. SIMB.

Mahan, K., T. Fida, R. Giannone, R.L. Hettich, D.M. Klingeman, R. Parry, J.C. Spain and D. Graham. 2015. Production of N-nitroglycine by Streptomyces noursei. Natural Product Discovery in the Post Genomic Era. SIMB.

2014 Presentations

J.A. Moss, J. Gordy, and R.A. Snyder. 2014. Effective concentration and detection of Cryptospodium, Giardia, and Microsporidia from environmental matrices. XIII International Workshops on Opportunistic Protists (IWOP-13). Seville, Spain. November 13-15.

Hernández, K., W.H. Jeffrey, C. Dorador, L. Olsen, F. Remossellés, V. Molina, and M. Hengts.  2014. Does solar radiation affect evenly microbial activity? 2785 m closer to the stars: Salar de Huasco study case. 16th International congress on photobiology. Cordoba, Argentina. September 8 – 12. 

Jeffrey, W.H., T. Morrison, P.P. Vaughan, M. Ederington- Hagy, R.A. Snyder, S. Cleveland, A.M. McKenna, H. Chen, and R.P. Rogers. 2014. Photochemical and pyrogenic changes in Deepwater Horizon Oils and their effects on marine microbial production. 16th International congress on photobiology. Cordoba, Argentina. Sept. 8 – 12. 

Jeffrey, W.H.  2014. Does cold ultraviolet radiation affect microbes the same as hot? 16th International congress on photobiology. Cordoba, Argentina. September 8 – 12. 

Houghton, K., J. Hutcheson, J.A. Moss, C. Reisenfeld, R.A. Snyder, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2014. Effects of Oil and Dispersants on Bacterioplankton Community Structure and Function using 16S rRNA and alkB genes in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico, UWF Scholars Celebration, April 24.

Hutcheson, J., K. Houghton, J.A. Moss, C. Reisenfeld, R.A. Snyder, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2014. Bacterioplankton Community Response to Solar Radiation in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico, Ocean Sciences Meeting. UWF Scholars Celebration, April 24. 

Baskerville, T., J. Sarkodee-Adoo, C. Riesenfeld, W.H. Jeffrey, A. Chauhan, J. Chanton, and J. Cherrier. 2014. Assessing the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Indigenous Bacterial Communities: A Biogeochemical and Molecular Approach.  Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 23 -28. 

Houghton, K., J. Hutcheson, J.A. Moss, C. Reisenfeld, R.A. Snyder, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2014. Effects of Oil and Dispersants on Bacterioplankton Community Structure and Function using 16S rRNA and alkB genes in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico.  Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 23 -28. 

Hutcheson, J., K. Houghton, J.A. Moss, C. Reisenfeld, R.A. Snyder, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2014. Bacterioplankton Community Response to Solar Radiation in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 23 -28. 

Jeffrey, W.H., T. Morrison, P.P. Vaughan, M. Ederington-Hagy, R.A. Snyder, A.M. McKenna, H. Chen, and R.P. Rodgers.  2014. The role of Photochemistry in Determining the Effects of MC252 Surrogate Oil on Microbial Growth. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 23 -28. 

McCurry, C., J.A. Moss, S. Tominack, W.H. Jeffrey, and R.A. Snyder. 2014. Benthic Foraminifera Community Diversity and Distribution in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 23 -28. 

Moss, J.A., C. McCurry, S. Tominack, W.H. Jeffrey, and R.A. Snyder. 2014. Ciliate Microbial Diversity in the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. Association for the Sciences of Limnology & Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Mtg.  Honolulu, HI. February 23 -28. 

Tominack, S., J.A. Moss, C. Riesenfeld, W.H. Jeffrey, and R.A. Snyder.  2014.  Spatial and Temporal Variations in the Community Structure of Marine Archaea in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Meeting.  Honolulu, HI. February 23 -28. 

Davis, B., C. Wallace, H. Chau, J.A. Moss, C. Riesenfeld, W.H. Jeffrey, R.A. Snyder, and J.E. Lepo. 2014. Taxonomic, metabolic, and physiological properties of bacteria from Gulf of Mexico deep-sea sediments impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL January 26-29.

Houghton, K., J. M. Hutcheson, J. A. Moss, C. Reisenfeld, R. A. Snyder, W.H. Jeffrey. 2014. Bacterioplankton community structure after exposure to oil and dispersants using 16S rRNA and alkB genes in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL January 26-29. 

Hutcheson, J., K. Houghton, J.A. Moss, C. Riesenfeld, R.A. Snyder, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2014. Combined Effect of Solar Radiation and Crude Oil on Microbial Community Structure in the NE Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL January 26-29. 

Jeffrey, W.H., T. Morrison, P.P. Vaughan, M. Ederington-Hagy, W. New, G. Battel, R.A. Snyder, A.M. McKenna, H. Chen, and R.P. Rodgers. 2014. Inhibition of Microbial Growth is Dependent on Photochemical Changes in MC252 Water Accommodated Fractions. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL January 26-29. 

McCurry, C., J.A. Moss, S. Tominack, W.H. Jeffrey, R. A. Snyder. 2014. Benthic foraminifera diversity and distribution in the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico deep-sea sediments impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL January 26-29. 

Moss, J.A., C. McCurry, S. Tominack, W.H. Jeffrey, and R.A. Snyder. 2014. Ciliate microbial diversity on the Gulf of Mexico.  Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL January 26-29. 

Riesenfeld C.S, W.H. Jeffrey, B. Davis, W. Overholt, J.E. Kostka, J.E. Lepo, and R.A. Snyder. 2014. Pensacola Beach Surf Zone Microbial Communities Before, During, and After Oil Contamination. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL January 26-29. 

Vaughan, P.P., W.H. Jeffrey, M. Ederington-Hagy, H. Chen, A. McKenna, R. Rodgers.  2014. FT-ICRMS Analyses of photochemical changes in water accommodated fractions of MC252 and surrogate oil created during solar exposure. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL January 26-29.

2013 Presentations

Davis, B., C. Wallace, H. Chau, J. A. Moss, and W.H. Jeffrey, R.A. Snyder, and J.E. Lepo. 2013. Taxonomic, metabolic, and physiologic characterization of bacterial strains isolated from Gulf of Mexico deep-sea sediments impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Southeastern Branch meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Auburn, AL November 18-19.

Jeffrey, W.H., and R.A. Snyder. 2013. Considerations on the interactions of microbial ecology and oil on the formation of Marine Snow.  Marine Oil Snow Sedimentation & Flocculent Accumulation (MOSSFA) Conference.  Tallahassee, FL October 22-23. 

Davis, B., C. Wallace, H. Chau, J.A. MossW.H. Jeffrey, R.A. Snyder, and J.E. Lepo. 2013. Taxonomic, metabolic, and physiologic characterization of bacterial strains isolated from Gulf of Mexico deep-sea sediments associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. DEEP-C GOMRI research consortium all hands meeting, Sept 9-11, Tallahassee FL.

Houghton, K., J. Hutcheson, J. A. Moss, C. Riesenfeld, R. A. Snyder, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2013. Temporal and spatial responses in bacterioplankton community structure and function after exposure to oil and dispersant in the NE Gulf of Mexico DEEP-C GOMRI research consortium all hands meeting, Sept 9-10, Tallahassee FL. 

Hutcheson, J., K. Houghton , J.A. Moss, R.A. Snyder , W.H. Jeffrey. 2013. Combined Effect of Solar Radiation and Crude Oil on Microbial Community Structure in the NE Gulf of Mexico. 2013. DEEP-C GOMRI research consortium all hands meeting, Sept 9-10, Tallahassee FL. 

McCurry, C., J. A. Moss, S. Tominack, K. Houghton, J. Hutcheson, B. Davis, M. Gaona, J. Marks, W.H. Jeffrey, P. Schwing, R. A. Snyder. 2013. Benthic foraminifera diversity on the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico shelf. DEEP-C GOMRI research consortium all hands meeting, Sept 9-10, Tallahassee FL. 

Moss, J.A., C. McCurry, S. Tominack, K. Houghton, J. Hutcheson, B. Davis, M. Gaona, Joel Marks, W.H. Jeffrey, R. A. Snyder. 2013. Microzooplankton distribution and abundance in the N.E. Gulf of Mexico. DEEP-C GOMRI research consortium all hands meeting, Sept 9-10, Tallahassee FL.

Riesenfeld, C., J.A. Moss, K. Houghton, J. Hutcheson, S. Tominack, B. Davis, J. Marks, C. McCurry, W. Overholt, J. Kostka, J.E. LepoW.H. Jeffrey, and R.A. Snyder. 2013. Molecular Characterization of Surface and Benthic Eubacterial Communities from Three Gulf of Mexico Transects on the NW FL Shelf. DEEP-C GOMRI research consortium all hands meeting, Sept 9-10, Tallahassee FL. 

Snyder, R.A., C. Riesenfeld, J.A. Moss, S. Tominack, K. Houghton, J. Hutchinson, C. McCurry, B. Davis, W.H. Jeffrey. 2013. Microbial loop dynamics on the NE Gulf of Mexico shelf. DEEP-C GOMRI research consortium all hands meeting, Sept 9-10, Tallahassee FL.

Tominack, S., J.A. Moss, C. Riesenfeld, W.H. Jeffrey, R. Snyder. 2013.  Spatial and temporal variations in the community structure of marine Archaea in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. DEEP-C GOMRI research consortium all hands meeting, Sept 9-10, Tallahassee FL. 

Lepo, Joe Eugene, Lori Phillips, Kendall Martin.2013. qPCR and Fungal Automated rRNA Intergenic Spacer Analysis (F-ARISA) Characterizes Phyllosphere Fungal Communities of Crops: Diagnostics for Plant-Pathogens or –Stress 30 July 2013; Invited presentation to BIT’s 3rd Annual Congress of Microbiology (Chair of Mycology session), Wuhan, China.

Cherrier, J., S. Valentine, W.H. Jeffrey, and J. Marra.  2013. Light-Mediated Release of Dissolved Organic Carbon by Phytoplankton: Implications for Carbon Cycling. The 45th International Liège Colloquium. Primary Production in the ocean: from the synoptic to the global scale. Liège, Belgium. May 13 – 17. 

Davis, Bryan, Joe Eugene Lepo, Zongjun Li, and Wade Jeffrey. 2013. Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria Enriched from Deep-Sea Sediments Associated with the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Spill. Poster Presentation to the University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. 2 May 2013.

Atkinson, R. W.H. Jeffrey, and P.  Vaughan. 2013.  Toxicity Effects of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons During Varied Sunlight and Temperature Exposure. University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL  April 25.

Daniel, G., N. Harris, R. Atkinson, R. Pichulo, D. Brankle, J. Trindell, W.H. Jeffrey, and P. Vaughan. 2013. Photochemical Degradation and Bacterial Growth Response Crude Oil. Univ. West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL  April 25. 

Davis, B., W.H. Jeffrey, R. Snyder, and J.E. Lepo.  2013. Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria Enriched from Deep-Sea Sediments Associated with the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Spill. University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL  April 25.

Houghton, K., J. Hutcheson, R. Snyder, C. Reisenfeld, J.A. Moss, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2013. Temporal and spatial responses in bacterioplankton community structure and function after exposure to oil and dispersants in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL  April 25. (Awarded Outstanding Graduate STEM Poster). 

Hutcheson, J., K. Houghton, R. Snyder, C. Riesenfeld, J.A. Moss, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2013. Bacterioplankton Community Response to UV Radiation in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL  April 25. (Awarded Outstanding Graduate STEM Poster). 

Pichulo, R., G. Daniel, J. Trindell, R. Atkinson, N. Harris, D. Brankle, W.H. Jeffrey, P. Vaughan. 2013.  Photochemical Degradation and Bacterial Growth Response Crude Oil. Univ. West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL  April 25. 

Shisgal, P., R. Snyder, J.A. Moss, C. Riesenfeld, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2013.  Ciliate protest community structure in the plankton of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico determined by particle analysis and molecular diagnostics. University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL  April 25. 

Tominack, S., C. Reisenfeld, J.A. Moss, W.H. Jeffrey, and R. Snyder. 2013. Spatial and Temporal Variations in the Community Structure of Marine Archaea: The Gulf of Mexico. Univ. West Florida Student Scholars Symposium. Pensacola, FL  April 25. 

Daniel, G., N. Harris, R. Atkinson, R. Pichulo, D. Brankle, J. Trindell, W.H. Jeffrey, and P. Vaughan. 2013. Photochemical Degradation and Bacterial Growth Response Crude Oil. 245th Amer. Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA. April 7 – 11. 

Davis, Bryan, Joe Eugene Lepo, Zongjun Li, and Wade Jeffrey. 2013. Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria Enriched from Deep-Sea Sediments Associated with the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Spill. Poster Presentation to the Deep-C All Hands Meeting, within the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, Tallahassee, Florida. 27-28 Feb 2013.

Riesenfeld, C.S., J.A. Moss, J Hutcheson, K. Houghton, S.A. Tominack, J. Marks, C. McCurry, J.E. LepoW.H. Jeffrey and R.A. Snyder. 2013. Northeastern Gulf of Mexico Microbiological DNA Biodiversity Observations. Deep-C All Hands Meeting, Tallahassee, FL. Feb 27-28.

Ortega-Retuerta, E., F. Joux, W.H. Jeffrey,  and JF Ghiglione. 2013. Spatial variability in attached and free living bacterial diversity in surface water from the MacKenzie River to the Beaufort Sea (Canadian Arctic). Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences meeting. New Orleans, LA.  February 17-22. 

Baskerville, T., J. Sarkodee-Adoo, W.H. Jeffrey, A. Chauhan, J. Chanton, and J. Cherrier. 2013. Assessing the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Indigenous Bacterial Communities: A Biogeochemical and Molecular Approach. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.  January 21-23.

Davis, B., J.E. Lepo, Z. Li, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2013. Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria Enriched from Deep-Sea Sediments Associated with the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Spill.  Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.  January 21-23. 

Jeffrey, W.H., N. Harris, G. Daniel, R. Pichulo, D. Brankle, J. Trindell, and P.P. Vaughan. 2013. Photochemical Degradation and Bacterial Growth Response to Crude Oil. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.  January 21-23.

Riesenfeld, C., J.A. Moss, S. Tominack, K. Houghton, B. Davis, J. Hutcheson, J.E. LepoW.H. Jeffrey, and R.A. Snyder. 2013.  Microbial reactivity to water masses in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.  January 21-23. 

Rosanbalm, J., T. Baskerville, J. Cherrier, A. Chauhan, and W.H.Jeffrey. 2013.  Effects of oil and dispersants on phytoplankton communities in northern Gulf of Mexico estuaries: nutrient and light interactions. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.  January 21-23. 

Snyder, R.A., W.H. Jeffrey, M. Ederington-Hagy, F. Hileman, J.A. Moss, L. Amick, R. Carruth, M. Gaona, and J. Marks. 2013. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations across the Florida Panhandle Bight Shelf after the BP MC 252 well failure. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.  January 21-23.

Tominack, S., M. Gaona, J. Rosanbalm, C. Hester, J.A. Moss, W.H. Jeffrey, R. Snyder. 2013. A time series hydrographic dataset for the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.  January 21-23. 

Krishnan, R., R. Poretsky, J.C. Spain, and K.T. Konstantinidis. 2013. The role of the rare biosphere in degrading 2,4- dichlorophenoxyacetic acid and 3-nitrotyrosine in Lake Lanier. 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.

Kurt, Z., M. Minoa, and J.C. Spain. 2013. Resveratrol biodegradation by Acinetobacter. 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.



Publications

Recent Publications by CEDB Faculty and Researchers


2020 Publications

Babcock, K.K., F. Cesbron, W.F. Patterson III, S. B Garner, L.A. Waidner, and J.M. Caffrey. 2020. Changing biogeochemistry and invertebrate community composition at newly deployed artificial reefs in the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-020-00713-4.

Karthikeyan, S., M. Kim, P. Heritier-Robbins, J. Hatt, J.C. Spain, W. Overholt, M. Huettel, J. Kostka, and K. Kostantinidis. 2020.  Integrated omics elucidate the mechanisms driving the rapid biodegradation of Deepwater Horizon oil in intertidal sediments undergoing oxic-anoxic cycles. Environ. Sci. Technol. In press.

Sexton, W.K., M. Fidero, J.C. Spain, L. Jiang, K. Bucalo, J.M. Cruse-Sanders and G.S. Pullman. 2020. Characterization of endophytic bacterial communities within greenhouse and field-grown rhizomes of three rare pitcher plant species (Sarracenia oreophila, S. leucophylla, and S. purpurea spp. venosa) with an emphasis on nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Plant and Soil. 447: 257-279. doi:10.1007/s11104-019-04372-8.

2019 Publications

Cesbron, F., M.C. Murrell, M.E. Hagy, W.H. Jeffrey, W.F. Patterson III and J.M. Caffrey. 2019. Patterns in phytoplankton and benthic production on the shallow continental shelf in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2019.04.003. Continental Shelf Research 179:105-114.

Caffrey, J.M., S. Bonaglia, and D. J. Conley. 2019 Short exposure to oxygen and sulfide alter nitrification, denitrification, DNRA activity in seasonally hypoxic estuarine sediments. FEMS Microbiology Letters. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fny288.

Cesbron, F., M.C. Murrell, M.E. Hagy, W.H. Jeffrey, W.F. Patterson III and J.M. Caffrey. 2019. Patterns in phytoplankton and benthic production on the shallow continental shelf in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2019.04.003. Continental Shelf Research 179:105-114.

Karthikeyan, S., L.M. Rodriquez, P. Heritier-Robbins, M. Kim, W.A. Overholt, J.C. Gaby, J.K. Hatt, J.C. Spain, R. Rossello-Mora, M. Huettel, J.E. Kostka, and K.T. Konstantinidis. 2019. Candidatus Macondimonas diazotrophica”, a novel gammaproteobacterial genus dominating crude oil-contaminated coastal sediments. Environ. Microbiol. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-019-0400-5.

Madeira, C.L., K.V. Jog, E.T. Vanover, M.D. Brooks, D.K. Taylor, R. Sierra-Alvarez, L.A. Waidner, J.C. Spain. 2019. Microbial enrichment Culture Responsible for the Complete Oxidative Biodegradation of 3-Amino-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (ATO), the Reduced Daughter Product of the Insensitive Munitions Compound 3-Nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (NTO). Environ. Sci. Technol. 09.25.2019.

Moss, J.A., N. Henriksson, J.D. Pakulski, R.A. Snyder, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2019. Oceanic microplankton do not adhere to the latitudinal diversity gradient. Microbial Ecology doi.org/10.1007/s00248-019-01413-8.

Orellana, L.H., J.K. Hatt, R. Iyer, K. Chourey, R.L. Hettich, J.C. Spain, W. H. Yang, J.C. Chee-Sanford, F.E. Loeffler and K.T. Konstantinidis. 2019. Multi-omic techniquês predict the dynamics of microbial nitrogen utilization in agricultural soil. Sci. Rep. In Press.

Palatucci, M.L., L.A. Waidner, E.E. Mack, J.C. Spain. 2019. Aerobic biodegradation of 2,3- and 3,4-dinitrochlorobenzene. J.Hazardous Materials. 05.31.2019.

2018 Publications

Beck, M.W., Cressman, K., C. Griffin, J.M. Caffrey. 2018. Water quality trends following anomalous phosphorus inputs to Grand Bay, Mississippi, USA. Gulf and Caribbean Research. 29:1-14. https://doi.org/gcr.2901.02

Kurt, Z., M. Minoia, and J.C. Spain. 2018. Resveratrol as a growth substrate for bacteria from the rhizosphere. Environ. Microbiol. 84:  doi:10.1128/AEM.00104-18.

Moss, J. A., R. A. Snyder. 2018 Surveillance of Microsporidia and protozoan pathogens in Pensacola, Florida: A One-year Study. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 66 (4) 617-624.

Murrell, M.C., J.M. Caffrey, D.T. Marcovich, M.W. Beck, B.M. Jarvis, J.D. Hagy III. 2018. Seasonal oxygen dynamics in a warm temperate estuary: effects of hydrologic variability on measurements of primary production, respiration, and net metabolism. Estuaries and Coasts 41:690-707. DOI 10.1007/s12237-0328-9.

Ulrich, B.A., M. Palatucci, J. Bolotin, J.C Spain and T.B. Hofstetter. 2018. Different mechanisms of alkaline and enzymatic hydrolysis of the insensitive munition component 2,4-dinitroanisole lead to identical products. Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00258.

Yu, R., Z. Kurt, F. He, and J.C. Spain. 2018. Biodegradation of the allelopathic chemical pterostilbene by a Sphingobium sp. strain from the peanut rhizosphere. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02154-18.

Zhao, H., Y. Xu, S. Lin, J.C. Spain, N-Y. Zhou. 2018. The molecular basis for the NIH shift in carboxyl group migration. Molecular Microbiology. 110:411-424.

2017 Publications

Caffrey, J.M., B. Albrecht, and R. Capps 2017. Seagrass abundance and productivity in Pensacola Bay and Santa Rosa Sound. Final Technical Report.

Horak, R.E.A., W. Qin, A. Bertagnolli, A. Nelson, K. Heal, H. Han, M. Heller, A. Schauer, W.H. Jeffrey, E.V. Armbrust, J.W. Moffett, A.E. Ingalls, D.A. Stahl, and A.H. Devol. 2017. Influence of light and temperature upon ammonia oxidation activity in marine Thaumarchaeota in the North Pacific Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography doi:10.1002/lno.10665. 

Konstantinidis, K., Y. Wang, J. Hatt, D. Tsementzi, L. Rodriguez, C. Ruiz-Perez, M. Weigand, H. Kizer, G. Maresca, R. Krishnan, R. Poretsky, and J. C. Spain. 2017. Quantifying the importance of the rare biosphere for microbial community response to organic pollutants in a freshwater ecosystem. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 83 (8) e03321-16.

Mahan, K.M., H. Zheng, T.T. Fida, R.J. Parry, D.E. Graham and J.C. Spain. 2017. A novel, iron-dependent enzyme that catalyzes the initial step in the biodegradation of N-nitroglycine by Variovorax sp strain JS1663. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00457-17.

Moss, J.A. and R. A. Snyder. 2017. Biofilms for monitoring the presence of Microsporidia in Environmental Water. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 0:1-6.

Mundle, S.O.C, J.C. Spain, G.L. Lacrampe-Couloume, S.F. Nishino, and B.S. Lollar. 2017. Branched pathways in the degradation of cDCE by cytochrome P450 in Polaromonas sp. JS666. Sci. Tot. Environ. 15:99-105.

Pérez, V., M. Hengst, L. Kurte, C. Dorador, W.H. Jeffrey, R. Wattiez, S. Matallana-Surget. 2017.  Adaptation to Extreme UV Radiation: A comparative proteomics study of Rhodobacter sp, isolated from high altitude wetlands in Chile. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:1173 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01173.

2016 Publications

Billerbeck, S., B. Wemheuer, S. Voget, A. Poehlein, H-A. Giebel, T. Brinkhoff, L. Gram, W.H. Jeffrey, R. Daniel, and M. Simon.  2016. CHAB-I-5: Biogeography and environmental genomics of the pelagic Roseobacter lineage CHAB-I-5. Nature Microbiology. doi:10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.63.

Caffrey, J.M., J.T. Hollibaugh, B. Mortazavi. 2016. Living oysters and their shells as sites of nitrification and denitrification. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 112:86-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.08.038

Caffrey, J.M. and M.C. Murrell. 2016. A historical perspective on eutrophication in the Pensacola Bay estuary, FL, USA. pp. 199-213 In P. Glibert and T. Kana (eds). Aquatic Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry: A Dual Perspective. Invited book chapter.

Chen, Y., D. Hou, C. Lu, J.C. Spain, J. Luo. 2016. Effects of rate-limited mass transfer on modeling vapor intrusion with aerobic biodegradation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50:9400-9406.

Hernández, K., B. Yannicelli, L.M. Olsen, C. Dorador, R. Menschel, V. Molina, F. Remonsellez, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2016.  Microbial Activity Response to Solar Radiation across Contrasting Environmental Conditions in Salar de Huasco, Northern Chilean Altiplano. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01857. 

Hester, C.M., H. M. Smith, M. Head, H. Langsten, S. Linder, L. Sartory, E. Manor, J. Norman and J. M. Caffrey. 2016. Comparing production and biogeochemistry of native and transplanted Thalassia testudinum and Halodule wrightii in Big Lagoon, Florida, USA. Gulf of Mexico Science. 33:14-25.

Holmes, C.D., N.P. Krishnamurthy, J.M. Caffrey, W.M. Landing, E.S. Edgerton, K.R. Knapp, U.S Nair. 2016. Thunderstorms increase mercury wet deposition. Environmental Science and Technology. 50:9343-9350 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02586.

Kalyoncu, S., D.P. Heaner, Z. Kurt, C.M. Bethel, C.U. Ukachukwu, S. Chakravarthy, J.C. Spain, and R.L. Lieberman. 2016. Enzymatic hydrolysis by transition-metal-dependent nucleophilic aromatic substitution. Nature Chem. Biol. 12:1031-1036.

Karthikeyan, S and J.C. Spain. 2016. Immobilized biocatalyst for detection and destruction of the insensitive explosive, 2,4-dinitroanisole (DNAN). Environ. Sci. Technol.  50:11193–11199.

Karthikeyan, S. and J.C. Spain. 2016. Biodegradation of 2,4-dinitroanisole (DNAN) by Nocardioides sp. JS1661 in water, soil and bioreactors. J. Haz. Materials 312:37-44.

Kurt, Z., E.E. Mack and J.C. Spain. 2016. Natural attenuation of non-volatile contaminants in the capillary fringe. Environ. Sci. Technol.  50:10172–10178.

Moss, J.A., C. McCurry, P. Schwing, W.H. Jeffrey, I.C. Romero, D.J. Hollander, and R.A. Snyder.  2016. Molecular characterization of benthic foraminifera communities from the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico shelf and slope following the Deepwater Horizon Event. Deep Sea Research I 115: 1-9. 

Moss, J.A. Waterborne Pathogens Review. 2016. Radiologic Technology. 88(1):27-48.

Nienow, J.A., R.A. Snyder, W.H. Jeffrey, and S. Wise, Jr.  2016. Fine Structure and ecology of Nanoneis longta in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico with a revised definition of the species.  Diatom Research 32:43-58. doi.org/10.1080/0269249X.2016.1268978. 

Plummer, M., Plummer, S.M., Merkel, P.A., Hagen, M., Biddle, J.F., and L.A. Waidner. (2016) Using directed evolution to improve hydrogen production in chimeric hydrogenases from Clostridia species. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 93 (2016) 132–141.

Vaughan, P.A., T. Wilson, R. Kamerman, M. Ederington-Hagy, A. McKenna, H. Chen, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2016. Photochemical Changes in Water Accommodated Fractions of MC252 and Surrogate Oil Created during Solar Exposure as determined by FT-ICRMS. Marine Pollution Bulletin 104: 262-268. DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.01.012. 

Yan, X., T. Gu, Z. Yi, J. Huang, X. Liu, J. Zhang, X. Xu, Z. Xin, Q. Hong, J. He, J.C. Spain, S. Li, and J. Jiang. 2016. Comparative genomic analysis of isoproturon-mineralizing sphingomonads reveals the isoproturon catabolic mechanism. Environ. Microbiol. 12:4888-4906.

2015 Publications

Albrecht, B. 2015. Carpenter Creek Watershed Restore Proposal: Restoring Escambia County’s Watershed through a Community-Based Approach. Escambia County, FL, Restore Proposal. http://breamfishermen.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Carpenter-Creek-RESTORE-Concept-Paper.pdf.

Albrecht, B. 2015. Carpenter Creek Watershed Restore Proposal. Selected for inclusion in Multi-year Implementation Fund. 20 pgs. https://myescambia.com/our-services/natural-resources-management/restore/multi-year-implementation-plan.

Cherrier, J., S. Valentine, B, Hamill, W.H. Jeffrey, and J.F. Marra.  2015. Light-mediated release of dissolved organic carbon by phytoplankton: implications for carbon cycling. Journal of Marine Systems 147: 45-51. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.02.008.

Cooke, S.L., J.M. Fisher, K. Kessler, C.E. Williamson, R.W. Sanders, D.P. Morris, J.A. Porter, W.H. Jeffrey, S.B. DeVaul, and J.D. Pakulski. 2015. Direct and indirect effects of chromophoric dissolved organic matter additions on zooplankton in an oligotrophic lake. Freshwater Biology 60: 2362-2378.

Das, R. W. Landing, M. Bizimis, L. Odum and J. Caffrey. 2015. Mass independent fractionation of mercury isotopes as source tracers in sediments. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science 13: 151-157. doi:10.1016/j.proeps.2015.07.036.

Han, Yongliang, Qiang Liu, Jidong Gu, Jiming Gong, Chunyun Guan, Joe Eugene Lepo, Xiangmin Rong, Haixing Song, and Zhenhua Zhang. 2015. V-ATPase and V-PPase at the Tonoplast Affect NO3- Content in Brassica napus by Controlling Distribution of NO3- between the Cytoplasm and Vacuole. J. Plant Growth Regulation. 34:24-34. Published online July 2014. DOI 10.1007/s00344-014-9439-8.

Han, Yongliang, Qiong Liao, Yin Yu, Haixing Song, Qiang Liu, Xiangmin Rong, Jidong Gu, Joe Eugene Lepo, Chunyun Guan, and Zhenhua Zhang. 2015. Nitrate reutilization mechanisms in the tonoplast of two Brassica napus genotypes with different nitrogen use efficiency. Acta Physiol. Plant. 37:42-54. Published online 5 February 2015. DOI 10.1007/s11738-014-1744-0.

Luo, J., Z. Kurt, D. Hou, and J.C. Spain. 2015. Modeling aerobic biodegradation in the capillary fringe. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:1501-1510.

Moss, J.A., C. McCurry, S. Tominack, I.C. Romero, D. Hollander, W.H. Jeffrey, and R.A. Snyder. 2015. Ciliate protists from the sediment-water interface in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research I 106: 85-96. 

Sanders,, R.W., S.L. Cooke, J.M. Fischer, S.B. Fey, A.W. Heinze, W.H. Jeffrey, A.L. Macaluso, R.E. Moeller, D.P. Morris, P.J. Neale, M. Olson, J.D. Pakulski, J.A. Porter, D.M. Schoener, and C.E. Williamson. 2015. Shifts in microbial food web structure and productivity after additions of naturally occurring dissolved organic matter: results from large-scale lacustrine mesocosms. Limnology and Oceanography 60: 2130-2144. 

Vercammen, K., Q. Wei, D. Charlier, A. Dötsch, S. Haussler, S. Schulz, F. Salvi, G. Gadda, J.C. Spain, M. L. Rybtke, T. Tolker-Nielsen, J. Dingemans, L. Ye, and P. Cornelis. 2015. Pseudomonas aeruginosa LysR PA4203 regulator NmoR acts as a repressor of the PA4202 nmoA gene encoding a nitronate monooxygenase. J. Bacteriol. 197:1026-1039.

Walsh, J.J., J.M. Lenes, B.P. Darrow, A.A. Parks, R.H. Weisberg, L. Zheng, C. Hu, B.B. Barnes, K.L. Daly, S-I. Shin, G.R. Brooks, W.H. Jeffrey, R.A. Snyder, and D. Hollander. 2015. A simulation analysis of the plankton fate of the Deepwater Horizon oil spills. Continental Shelf Research 107: 50 - 68.

Wang, Wen-Ming, Hai-Xing Song, Qiong Liao, Yin Yu, Qiang Liu1 , Xiang-Min Rong, Joe Eugene Lepo, Chun-Yun Guan, Zhen-Hua Zhang. 2015. Effects of Elevated Atmospheric-CO2 on Nitrogen Distribution and N Use Efficiency in Winter Rape. In review to J. Plant Growth Regulation.

2014 Publications

Agulló-Barceló M., J.A. Moss, J. Green, S. Gillespie, F. Codony, F. Lucena, A. Nocker. 2014. Quantification of relative proportions of intact live cells in microbiological samples using the example of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts. Letters in Applied Microbiology. Jan; 58(1):70-78. DOI:10.1111/lam.12157.

Caffrey, J.M., M.C. Murrell, K.R.S Amacker, J. Harper, S. Phipps, and M. Woodrey. 2014 Sustained observations of estuarine metabolism in 3 estuaries in the northeast Gulf of Mexico. Estuaries and Coasts invited Special Issue, “Drivers of Change in Shallow Coastal Photic Systems" 37: 222-241. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12237-013-9701-5.

Fida, T.T., S. Palamuru, G. Pandey, and J.C. Spain. 2014. Aerobic biodegradation of 2,4-dinitroanisole (DNAN) by Nocardioides sp. JS1661. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80:7725-31.

Joye, S., J. Montoya, S. Murawski, T. Özgökmen, T. Wade, R. Montuoro, B Roberts, D. Hollander, W. H. Jeffrey, J. Chanton, and C. Wilson. 2014. Fast Action: A Collaborative, Multi-Disciplinary Rapid Response Study of the Hercules Gas Well Blowout. EOS Trans. AGU. 95: (38) 341-342. 

Kurt, Z., E.E. Mack, and J.C. Spain. 2014. Biodegradation of cis-dichloroethene and vinyl chloride in the capillary fringe. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 13350−13357.

Meador, J.A., A.J. Baldwin, J.D. Pakulski, W.H. Jeffrey, D.L. Mitchell, and T. Douki. 2014. The significance of the Dewar valence photoisomer as an ultraviolet radiation induced DNA photoproduct in marine microbial communities. Environmental Microbiology 16: 1808-1820DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12414.

Moss, J.A., J. Gordy and R.A. Snyder. 2014. Effective concentration and separation of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and the Microsporidia from complex environmental matrices.  J. of Pathogens, vol. 2014, Article ID 408204, 10 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/408204. 

Moss, J.A. Gene Therapy Review. 2014. Radiologic Technology, November/December, Volume 86, Number 2, 155-184. 

Oh, S.,Z. Kurt, D. Tsementzi, M. Weigand, M. Kim, J. Hatt, M. Tandukar, S. Pavlostathis, J.C. Spain, and K. Konstantinidis. 2014. Microbial community degradation of widely used quaternary ammonium disinfectants. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80:5892-5900.

Salvi, F., J. Agniswamy, H. Yuan, K. Vercammen, R. Pelicaen, P. Cornelius, J.C. Spain, I.T. Weber, and G. Gadda. 2014. The combined structural and kinetic characterization of a bacterial nitronate monooxygenase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 establishes NMO class I and II. J. Biol. Chem. 289(34):23764-75.

Snyder, R.A., M. Ederington-Hagy, F. Hileman, J.A. Moss, L. Amick, R. Carruth, M. Head, J. Marks, J. Nienow, and W.H. Jeffrey. 2014. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations across the Florida Panhandle continental shelf and slope after the BP MC 252 well failure. Marine Pollution Bulletin 89: 201-208.

2013 Publications

Anton BP, Chang Y-C, Brown P, Choi H-P, Faller LL, et al, J.C. Spain. 2013. The COMBREX project: design, methodology, and initial results. PLoS Biol. 11(8): e1001638.

Forest, A., M. Babin, S. Bélanger, L. Stemmann, M. Picheral, M. Sampei, L. Fortier, Y. Gratton, E. Devred, P.j. Sahlin, D. Doxaran, F. Joux, Eva Ortega-Retuerta, W.H. Jeffrey, J. Martin, B. Gasser, J.C. Miquel.  2013. Ecosystem function and particle flux dynamics across the Mackenzie Shelf (Beaufort Sea, Arctic Ocean): an integrative analysis of spatial variability and biophysical forcings. Biogeosciences 10: 2833-2866, doi:10.5194/bg-10-2833-2013.

Francis, K., C. Smitherman, S. Nishino, J.C. Spain and G. Gadda. 2013. The biochemistry of the metabolic poison propionate 3-nitronate and its conjugate acid, 3-nitropropionate. IUBMB Life. 65:759-768.

Gordon, K.V, M. Brownell, S. Y. Wang, J. E. Lepo, R. Nathaniel, M. Kilgen, K. N. Hellein, E. M. Kennedy, and V.J. Harwood. 2013. Relationship of human-associated microbial source tracking markers with Enterococci in Gulf of Mexico waters. Water Research. 47:966- 1004.

Han, JI, J.C. Spain, JR Leadbetter, G. Ovchinnikova, LA Goodwin, CS Han, T Woyke, KW Davenport and P. Orwin. 2013. Genome of the root-associated plant growth-promoting bacterium Variovorax paradoxus strain EPS. Genome Announcements. 1:e00843-13.

Handley, L., K. Spear, B. Albrecht, K. Bruening, A. McDowell, R. Baumstark, R. Moyer, and C. Thatcher. 2013. Introduction to Emergent Wetlands Status and Trends in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: 1950–2010. Chapter M. http://gom.usgs.gov/GOMEmWetStatusTrends.aspx.

Kurt, Z., and J.C. Spain. 2013. Biodegradation of chlorobenzene, 1,2-dichlorobenzene, and 1,4-dichlorobenzene in the vadose zone. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47:5846-5854.

Moss J. A. 2013. HIV/AIDS Review. Radiologic Technology January/February 2013, Vol. 84, No 3 247-267.

Nishino, S.F., K. Shin, J.G. Gossett, and J.C. Spain. 2013. Cytochrome P450 initiates degradation of cis-dichloroethylene by Polaromonas sp. JS666. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 79:2263-2272.

Ortega-Retuerta, E., F. Joux, W.H. Jeffrey, and J-F. Ghiglione. 2013. Spatial variability of particle-attached and free-living bacterial diversity in surface waters from the Mackenzie River to the Beaufort Sea (Canadian Arctic). Biogeosciences 10: 2747-2759 DOI 10.5194/bg-10-2747-2013. 

Schab, C.M., Park, S., Waidner, L.A., and Epifanio, C.E. (2013) Return of the Native: Historical Comparison of Invasive and Indigenous Crab Populations near the Mouth of Delaware Bay. J. Shellfish Research. 32(3):751-758.

Shao, Jihai, Renhui Li, Joe Eugene Lepo, and Ji-dong Gu. 2013. Potential for control of harmful cyanobacterial blooms using biologically derived substances: Problems and prospects [Mini-review article] J. Environ. Management. 125:149-155.

Wijker, RS, Z. Kurt, J.C. Spain, J. Bolotin, J. Zeyer and TB Hofstetter. 2013. Isotope fractionation associated with the biodegradation of 2- and 4-nitrophenols via monooxygenation pathways. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47:14185-14193.

Wijker, R., J. Bolotin, S.N. Nishino, J.C. Spain, and T. Hofstetter. 2013. Using compound-specific isotope analysis to assess the biodegradation of nitroaromatic explosives in the subsurface. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47:6872-6883.