LABORATORY FOR MICROBIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL GENOMICS
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Wetz, Michael S., Nicole C. Powers, Jeffrey W. Turner and Yuxia Huang (2021). No widespread signature of the COVID-19 quarantine period on water quality across a spectrum of estuarine systems. Science of the Total Environment 807(2):150825. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150825

Di Cesare, Andrea, Lee J. Pinnell, Diego Brambilla, Giulia Elli, Raffaella Sabatino, María B. Sathicq, Gianluca Corno, Colin O’Donnell and Jeffrey W. Turner (2021). Bioplastic accumulates antibiotic and metal resistance genes in marine sediments. Environmental Pollution 291:118161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.118161

DiBona, Elizabeth, Lee Pinnell, Annika Helsing, Simon Geist, Jeffrey W. Turner and Frauke Seemann (2021). A holistic assessment of polyethylene fiber ingestion in larval and juvenile Japanese medaka fish. Frontiers in Physiology 12:668645. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2021.668645.

Turner, Jeffrey W., Jorge Duran-Gonzalez, David A. Laughlin, Daniel Unterweger, David Silva, Boris Ermolinsky, Stefan Pukatzki and Daniele Provenzano (2021). Draft genome sequences of Vibrio cholerae from the Rio Grande Delta. Microbiology Resource Announcements 10:e00308-21. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00308-21

Powers, Nicole C., Hailey R. Wallgren, Sandra Marbach and Jeffrey W. Turner (2021). Water quality dynamics in response to rainfall along an estuarine ecocline. ES&T Water 1:1503-1514. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsestwater.1c00051

Powers, Nicole C., Jason Pinchback, Lucy Flores, Yuxia Huang, Michael S. Wetz and Jeffrey W. Turner (2021). Long-term water quality analysis reveals correlation between bacterial pollution and sea level rise in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Marine Pollution Bulletin 166:112231. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112231

Pinnell, Lee J. and Jeffrey W. Turner (2020). Seasonal changes in temperature and salinity drive the formation of a reversible, plastic-specific microbial community. FEMS Microbiology 96(12):fiaa230. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiaa230.

Powers, Nicole C., Hailey R. Wallgren, Sandra Marbach and Jeffrey W. Turner (2020). Relationship between rainfall, fecal pollution, antimicrobial resistance, and microbial diversity in an urbanized subtropical bay. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 86:e01229-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01229-20.

Huang, I-Shou, Lee. J. Pinnell, Jeffrey W. Turner, Hussain Abdulla, Sergei Shalygin, Lauren Boyd, Eric W. Linton and Paul V. Zimba. (2020). Preliminary assessment of microbial community structure of wind-tidal flats in the Laguna Madre, Texas, USA. MDPI Biology 9(8):183. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology9080183.

Walther, Benjamin, Paxton T. Bachand, Colin O’Donnell, Andrew Hinson and Jeffrey W. Turner (2020). Investigating salinity fluctuations and pathogen infection patterns between natural and restored subtropical oyster reefs. Experimental Results 1:e23. https://doi.org/10.1017/exp.2020.28.

Azadani, Danial Nasr, Daiyuan Zhang, John R. Hatherhill and Jeffrey W. Turner (2020). Isolation, characterization, and comparative genomic analysis of a bacteriophage infecting high-level aminoglycoside-resistant (HLAR) Enterococcus feacalis. PeerJ 8:e9171. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9171.

Bachand, Paxton T., James J. Tallman, Nicole C. Powers, Danial Nasr Azadani, Megan Woods, Paul V. Zimba and Jeffrey W. Turner (2020). Genomic identification and characterization of co-occurring Harveyi clade species during a vibriosis infection in Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei). Aquaculture 518:734628. https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.aquaculture.2019.734628.

Mullis, Megan, I-Shuo Huang, Githzette Planas-Costas, Reavelyn Pray, Gregory W. Buck, Arian Nassiri, Courtney Fuentes, Lauren Turner, Gabriel D. Ramirez, Joanna B. Mott and Jeffrey W. Turner (2019). Draft genome sequences of 42 environmental Vibrio vulnificus strains isolated from the northern Gulf of Mexico. ASM Genome Announcements 8:e002000-19. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00200-19.

Pinnell, Lee J. and Jeffrey W. Turner (2019). Shotgun metagenomics reveals the benthic microbial community response to plastic and bioplastic in a coastal marine environment. Frontiers in Microbiology 10:1252. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.01252.

Elledge, Nicole C., Ron I. Eytan, Lee J. Pinnell, Reavelyn Pray, Jessica L. Joyner, John P. Wares, Kathryn P. Sutherland, Erin K. Lipp and Jeffrey W. Turner (2019). Draft genome sequences of 38 Serratia marcescens isolated associated with acroporid serratiosis. Microbiology Resource Announcements 8:e00194-19. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00194-19.

Turner, Jeffrey W., James J. Tallman, Amanda Macias, Lee J. Pinnell, Nicole C. Elledge, William B. Nilsson, Rohinee N. Paranjpye, E. Virginia Armbrust and Mark S. Strom (2018). Comparative genomic analysis of Vibrio diabolicus and six synonyms: a first look at the distribution, diversity and potential virulence of the expanded species. Frontiers in Microbiology 9:1893. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.01893.

Conkle, Jeremy, Christian Báez-Del Valle and Jeffrey W. Turner (2017). Are we underestimating microplastic contamination in aquatic environments? Environmental Management 61:1-8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-017-0947-8.

Moreno, Emille, Marci Parks, Lee J. Pinnell, James J. Tallman and Jeffrey W. Turner (2017). Draft genome sequence of a Vibrio harveyi strain associated with vibriosis in Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. ASM Genome Announcements 5:e01662-16. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.01662-16.

Collin, Betty, Lee J. Pinnell, James J. Tallman and Jeffrey W. Turner (2016). Draft genome sequences of one marine and one clinical Vibrio parahaemolyticus strain, both isolated from Sweden. ASM Genome Announcements 4(5):e01196-16. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.01196-16.

Turner, Jeffrey W., Chris T. Berthiaume, Rhonda Morales, E. Virginia Armbrust and Mark S. Strom (2016). Genomic Evidence of adaptive evolution in emergent Vibrio parahaemolyticus ecotypes. Elementa 4:000117. https://doi.org/10.12952/journal.elementa.000117.

William B. Nilsson and Jeffrey W. Turner (2016). The thermostable direct hemolysin-related hemolysin (trh) gene of Vibrio parahaemolyticus: Sequence variation and implications for detection and function. Journal of Microbiological Methods 126(2016): 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2016.04.007.

Turner, Jeffrey W., Leena Malayil, Dominic Guadognoli, Dana C. Cole and Erin K. Lipp (2014). Detection of Vibrio parahaemolyticusVibrio vulnificus and Vibrio cholerae with respect to seasonal fluctuations in temperature and plankton abundance. Environmental Microbiology 16(4):1019-1028. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.12246.

Turner, Jeffrey W., Rohinee N. Paranjpye, Eric Landis, Narjol Gonzales-Escalona, William B. Nilsson, Stanley V. Biryukov and Mark S. Strom (2013). Population Structure of Clinical and Environmental Vibrio parahaemolyticus from the Pacific Northwest Coast of the United States. PLoS ONE 8 (2): e55726. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0055726.

Xu, Jiajie, Jeffrey W. Turner, Matthew Idso, Stanley V. Biryukov, Laurel Rognstad, Heng Gong, Mark S. Strom and Qiuming Yu (2013). In situ strain level distinction of Vibrio parahaemolyticus using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy. Analytical Chemistry  85 (5): 2630-2637. https://doi.org/10.1021/ac3021888.

Mote, Beth L., Jeffrey W. Turner and Erin K. Lipp (2012). Persistence and growth of the fecal indicator bacteria, enterococci, in detritus and natural estuarine plankton communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78: 2569-2577. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.06902-11.

Malayil, Leena, Jeffrey W. Turner, Beth L. Mote, Karen Howe and Erin K. Lipp (2011). Evaluation of enrichment media for improved detection of V. cholerae and V. vulnificus from estuarine water and plankton. Journal of Applied Microbiology 110: 1470-1475. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.04996.x.

Sutherland, Katherine P., James W. Porter, Jeffrey W. Turner, Meredith K. Meyers, Monica L. Griffith, Jana C. Futch and Erin K. Lipp (2010). Human sewage identified as likely source of white pox disease of the threatened Caribbean elkhorn coral, Acropora palmata. Environmental Microbiology 12(5): 1122-1131. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02152.x.

Turner, Jeffrey W., Brooks Good, Dana C. Cole and Erin K. Lipp (2009). Plankton composition and environmental factors contribute to Vibrio seasonality. International Society of Microbial Ecology 3: 1082-1092. https://doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2009.50.