Eric Triplett

Eric Triplett,

Professor/Chair

Department: AG-MICROBIOLOGY / CELL SCI
Business Phone: (352) 392-5430
Business Email: ewt@ufl.edu

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2016-2024
MCB7979 Advanced Research
2006-2024
MCB7922 Journal Colloquy
2016,2018-2024
MCB7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2016-2023
MCB6971 Research for Master’s Thesis
2018-2024
MCB6670C The Microbiome
2010,2012-2024
MCB4320C The Microbiome
2020-2021
MCB6485 Advanced Techniques in Microbiology and Cell Science
2019
IDH2930 (Un)common read
2018
MCB6905 Experimental Microbiology
2006-2009,2016
MCB4934 Special Topics in Microbiology and Cell Science
2006
MCB6937 Special Topics in Microbiology

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-1845-4866

Publications

2024
Impact of Environmental Exposures on Human Breast Milk Lipidome in Future Immune-Mediated Diseases.
Environmental science & technology. 58(5):2214-2223 [DOI] 10.1021/acs.est.3c06269. [PMID] 38263945.
2024
Infant microbes and metabolites point to childhood neurodevelopmental disorders
Cell. 187(8):1853-1873.e15 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cell.2024.02.035.
2023
Cord serum metabolic signatures of future progression to immune-mediated diseases.
iScience. 26(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.isci.2023.106268. [PMID] 36915680.
2023
Enterocyte-specific deletion of metal transporter Zip14 (Slc39a14) alters intestinal homeostasis through epigenetic mechanisms.
American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology. 324(3):G159-G176 [DOI] 10.1152/ajpgi.00244.2022. [PMID] 36537699.
2023
Foliar Phosphate Applications Influence Organic Acid Composition in the Citrus Phloem and Could Reduce Huanglongbing Disease by Limiting CLas Titers
Plant Health Progress. 24(1):83-98 [DOI] 10.1094/php-05-22-0044-rs.
2023
Important denominator between autoimmune comorbidities: a review of class II HLA, autoimmune disease, and the gut.
Frontiers in immunology. 14 [DOI] 10.3389/fimmu.2023.1270488. [PMID] 37828987.
2023
In Memoriam: Wayne Lowell Nicholson, March 26, 1958-June 8, 2023.
Astrobiology. [DOI] 10.1089/ast.2023.0100. [PMID] 38150533.
2023
Infant gut microbiome composition correlated with type 1 diabetes acquisition in the general population: the ABIS study
Diabetologia. 66(6):1116-1128 [DOI] 10.1007/s00125-023-05895-7.
2023
Infant gut microbiota and environment associate with juvenile idiopathic arthritis many years prior to disease onset, especially in genetically vulnerable children
eBioMedicine. 93 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ebiom.2023.104654. [PMID] 37329576.
2023
Nitrogen and phosphorous acquisition strategies drive coexistence patterns among archaeal lineages in soil
The ISME Journal. 17(11):1839-1850 [DOI] 10.1038/s41396-023-01493-y. [PMID] 37596409.
2023
RESCUE: a validated Nanopore pipeline to classify bacteria through long-read, 16S-ITS-23S rRNA sequencing.
Frontiers in microbiology. 14 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1201064. [PMID] 37547696.
2023
Translocation of Oral Microbiota into the Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Tumor Microenvironment
Microorganisms. 11(6) [DOI] 10.3390/microorganisms11061466. [PMID] 37374966.
2022
A robust and transformation-free joint model with matching and regularization for metagenomic trajectory and disease onset.
BMC genomics. 23(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12864-022-08890-1. [PMID] 36123651.
2022
Autoimmune-associated genetics impact probiotic colonization of the infant gut
Journal of Autoimmunity. 133 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jaut.2022.102943.
2022
From Mouth to Muscle: Exploring the Potential Relationship between the Oral Microbiome and Cancer-Related Cachexia
Microorganisms. 10(11) [DOI] 10.3390/microorganisms10112291. [PMID] 36422360.
2022
Gut microbiome markers in subgroups of HLA class II genotyped infants signal future celiac disease in the general population: ABIS study.
Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. 12 [DOI] 10.3389/fcimb.2022.920735. [PMID] 35959362.
2022
Saliva microbiome, dietary, and genetic markers are associated with suicidal ideation in university students.
Scientific reports. 12(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-022-18020-2. [PMID] 35995968.
2022
Temporal changes in gastrointestinal fungi and the risk of autoimmunity during early childhood: the TEDDY study
Nature Communications. 13(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41467-022-30686-w. [PMID] 35672407.
2022
The oral microbiome, pancreatic cancer and human diversity in the age of precision medicine.
Microbiome. 10(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s40168-022-01262-7. [PMID] 35701831.
2022
Unamplified, Long-Read Metagenomic Sequencing Approach to Close Endosymbiont Genomes of Low-Biomass Insect Populations
Microorganisms. 10(3) [DOI] 10.3390/microorganisms10030513. [PMID] 35336091.
2021
A Six-Day, Lifestyle-Based Immersion Program Mitigates Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Induces Shifts in Gut Microbiota, Specifically Lachnospiraceae, Ruminococcaceae, Faecalibacterium prausnitzii: A Pilot Study.
Nutrients. 13(10) [DOI] 10.3390/nu13103459. [PMID] 34684459.
2021
Antibiotics and the developing intestinal microbiome, metabolome and inflammatory environment in a randomized trial of preterm infants.
Scientific reports. 11(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-021-80982-6. [PMID] 33479274.
2021
Community development, implementation, and assessment of a NIBLSE bioinformatics sequence similarity learning resource.
PloS one. 16(9) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0257404. [PMID] 34506617.
2021
Depression phenotype identified by using single nucleotide exact amplicon sequence variants of the human gut microbiome.
Molecular psychiatry. 26(8):4277-4287 [DOI] 10.1038/s41380-020-0652-5. [PMID] 31988436.
2021
Integrative analyses of TEDDY Omics data reveal lipid metabolism abnormalities, increased intracellular ROS and heightened inflammation prior to autoimmunity for type 1 diabetes.
Genome biology. 22(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13059-021-02262-w. [PMID] 33478573.
2021
Routine Early Antibiotic Use in SymptOmatic Preterm Neonates: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.
The Journal of pediatrics. 229:294-298.e3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.09.056. [PMID] 32979383.
2021
Selection of transgenic citrus plants based on glyphosate tolerance conferred by a citrus 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase variant.
Plant cell reports. 40(10):1947-1956 [DOI] 10.1007/s00299-021-02760-y. [PMID] 34313832.
2021
The Need for Equitable Scholarship Criteria for Part-Time Students.
Innovative higher education. 46(4):461-479 [DOI] 10.1007/s10755-021-09549-7. [PMID] 33897099.
2021
There Is More than Multiple Choice: Crowd-Sourced Assessment Tips for Online, Hybrid, and Face-to-Face Environments.
Journal of microbiology & biology education. 22(3) [DOI] 10.1128/jmbe.00205-21. [PMID] 34970386.
2021
Transfer of oral bacteria to the fetus during late gestation.
Scientific reports. 11(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-020-80653-y. [PMID] 33436911.
2020
Antibiotics Effects on the Fecal Metabolome in Preterm Infants
Metabolites. 10(8) [DOI] 10.3390/metabo10080331. [PMID] 32823682.
2020
Dolomite and Compost Amendments Enhance Cu Phytostabilization and Increase Microbiota of the Leachates from a Cu-Contaminated Soil
Agronomy-Basel. 10(5) [DOI] 10.3390/agronomy10050719.
2020
Incubators: Building community networks and developing open educational resources to integrate bioinformatics into life science education.
Biochemistry and molecular biology education : a bimonthly publication of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 48(4):381-390 [DOI] 10.1002/bmb.21387. [PMID] 32585745.
2020
Online and in-Person Delivery of Upper Division Lecture Courses in Undergraduate Life Sciences Degree Programs Leads to Equivalent Post-Graduate Degree Outcomes
Journal for STEM Education Research. 3(3):403-412 [DOI] 10.1007/s41979-020-00043-x.
2020
pime: A package for discovery of novel differences among microbial communities
Molecular Ecology Resources. 20(2):415-428 [DOI] 10.1111/1755-0998.13116.
2020
Remarkably Complex Microbial Community Composition in Bromeliad Tank Waters Revealed by eDNA Metabarcoding.
The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology. 67(5):593-607 [DOI] 10.1111/jeu.12814. [PMID] 32562451.
2019
Association of Gluten Intake During the First 5 Years of Life With Incidence of Celiac Disease Autoimmunity and Celiac Disease Among Children at Increased Risk.
JAMA. 322(6):514-523 [DOI] 10.1001/jama.2019.10329. [PMID] 31408136.
2019
Barriers to integration of bioinformatics into undergraduate life sciences education: A national study of US life sciences faculty uncover significant barriers to integrating bioinformatics into undergraduate instruction.
PloS one. 14(11) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0224288. [PMID] 31738797.
2019
Contamination Is Not Linked to the Gestational Microbiome.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 85(19) [DOI] 10.1128/AEM.01127-19. [PMID] 31350318.
2019
Genetic risk for autoimmunity is associated with distinct changes in the human gut microbiome
Nature Communications. 10(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41467-019-11460-x. [PMID] 31399563.
2019
Growth parameters of Liberibacter crescens suggest ammonium and phosphate as essential molecules in the Liberibacter-plant host interface
BMC Microbiology. 19(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12866-019-1599-z. [PMID] 31606047.
2019
Hepatic glycogen storage diseases are associated to microbial dysbiosis.
PloS one. 14(4) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0214582. [PMID] 30939160.
2019
Metabolite-related dietary patterns and the development of islet autoimmunity.
Scientific reports. 9(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-019-51251-4. [PMID] 31616039.
2019
Non-lethal growth inhibition by arresting the starch utilization system of clinically relevant human isolates ofBacteroides dorei
MedChemComm. 10(11):1875-1880 [DOI] 10.1039/c9md00301k. [PMID] 32280435.
2019
Predicting progression to type 1 diabetes from ages 3 to 6 in islet autoantibody positive TEDDY children.
Pediatric diabetes. 20(3):263-270 [DOI] 10.1111/pedi.12812. [PMID] 30628751.
2019
Proof of principle: Physiological transfer of small numbers of bacteria from mother to fetus in late-gestation pregnant sheep.
PloS one. 14(6) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0217211. [PMID] 31170184.
2019
Successful Integration of Face-to-Face Bootcamp Lab Courses in a Hybrid Online STEM Program.
Journal of microbiology & biology education. 20(3) [DOI] 10.1128/jmbe.v20i3.1769. [PMID] 31768212.
2019
The association between stressful life events and respiratory infections during the first 4 years of life: The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young study.
Stress and health : journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress. 35(3):289-303 [DOI] 10.1002/smi.2861. [PMID] 30768831.
2019
The infantile cutaneous microbiome: A review.
Pediatric dermatology. 36(5):574-580 [DOI] 10.1111/pde.13870. [PMID] 31332846.
2018
Bioinformatics core competencies for undergraduate life sciences education.
PloS one. 13(6) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0196878. [PMID] 29870542.
2018
Development of Chemically Defined Media Reveals Citrate as Preferred Carbon Source for Liberibacter Growth.
Frontiers in microbiology. 9 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00668. [PMID] 29675013.
2018
Efficiency of Deamidated Gliadin Peptides for Screening Celiac Disease Autoimmunity-Reply.
JAMA pediatrics. 172(5) [DOI] 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.0041. [PMID] 29554178.
2018
Metagenomic binning and association of plasmids with bacterial host genomes using DNA methylation.
Nature biotechnology. 36(1):61-69 [DOI] 10.1038/nbt.4037. [PMID] 29227468.
2018
Seasonal dynamics alter taxonomical and functional microbial profiles in Pampa biome soils under natural grasslands.
PeerJ. 6 [DOI] 10.7717/peerj.4991. [PMID] 29915701.
2017
Association Between Early-Life Antibiotic Use and the Risk of Islet or Celiac Disease Autoimmunity.
JAMA pediatrics. 171(12):1217-1225 [DOI] 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.2905. [PMID] 29052687.
2017
Characterization of ciliate diversity in bromeliad tank waters from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.
European journal of protistology. 61(Pt B):359-365 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.05.005. [PMID] 28595932.
2017
Construction of Stable Fluorescent Reporter Plasmids for Use in Staphylococcus aureus.
Frontiers in microbiology. 8 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02491. [PMID] 29312199.
2017
Factors That Increase Risk of Celiac Disease Autoimmunity After a Gastrointestinal Infection in Early Life.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 15(5):694-702.e5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.10.033. [PMID] 27840181.
2017
Post-hypoxia Invasion of the fetal brain by multidrug resistant Staphylococcus.
Scientific reports. 7(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-017-06789-6. [PMID] 28743956.
2016
Broadening Participation of Women and Underrepresented Minorities in STEM through a Hybrid Online Transfer Program.
CBE life sciences education. 15(3) [DOI] 10.1187/cbe.16-01-0065. [PMID] 27587859.
2016
Coal Mining Practices Reduce the Microbial Biomass, Richness and Diversity of Soil
Applied Soil Ecology. 98:195-203 [DOI] 10.1016/j.apsoil.2015.10.016.
2016
Corrigendum: Integrating DNA Methylation and Gene Expression Data in the Development of the Soybean-Bradyrhizobium N2-Fixing Symbiosis.
Frontiers in microbiology. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00952. [PMID] 27379080.
2016
Identification of the Genes Required for the Culture of Liberibacter crescens, the Closest Cultured Relative of the Liberibacter Plant Pathogens.
Frontiers in microbiology. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00547. [PMID] 27148230.
2016
Integrating DNA Methylation and Gene Expression Data in the Development of the Soybean-Bradyrhizobium N2-Fixing Symbiosis.
Frontiers in microbiology. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00518. [PMID] 27148207.
2016
Towards a functional hypothesis relating anti-islet cell autoimmunity to the dietary impact on microbial communities and butyrate production.
Microbiome. 4 [DOI] 10.1186/s40168-016-0163-4. [PMID] 27114075.
2015
A model for the role of gut bacteria in the development of autoimmunity for type 1 diabetes.
Diabetologia. 58(7):1386-93 [DOI] 10.1007/s00125-015-3614-8. [PMID] 25957231.
2015
Development of a distance education program by a Land-Grant University augments the 2-year to 4-year STEM pipeline and increases diversity in STEM.
PloS one. 10(4) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0119548. [PMID] 25875606.
2015
Distribution and interaction patterns of bacterial communities in an ornithogenic soil of Seymour Island, Antarctica.
Microbial ecology. 69(3):684-94 [DOI] 10.1007/s00248-014-0510-6. [PMID] 25342537.
2015
Early childhood gut microbiomes show strong geographic differences among subjects at high risk for type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes care. 38(2):329-32 [DOI] 10.2337/dc14-0850. [PMID] 25519450.
2015
NIBLSE: A Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education.
CBE life sciences education. 14(4) [DOI] 10.1187/cbe.15-06-0123. [PMID] 26466989.
2015
On the role of gut bacteria and infant diet in the development of autoimmunity for type 1 diabetes. Reply to Hänninen ALM and Toivonen RK [letter].
Diabetologia. 58(9):2197-8 [DOI] 10.1007/s00125-015-3701-x. [PMID] 26205003.
2015
Proposal to rename Carnobacterium inhibens as Carnobacterium inhibens subsp. inhibens subsp. nov. and description of Carnobacterium inhibens subsp. gilichinskyi subsp. nov., a psychrotolerant bacterium isolated from Siberian permafrost.
International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 65(Pt 2):556-561 [DOI] 10.1099/ijs.0.067983-0. [PMID] 25392348.
2015
Relationship between honeybee nutrition and their microbial communities.
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 107(4):921-33 [DOI] 10.1007/s10482-015-0384-8. [PMID] 25601048.
2015
Soil pH determines microbial diversity and composition in the park grass experiment.
Microbial ecology. 69(2):395-406 [DOI] 10.1007/s00248-014-0530-2. [PMID] 25395291.
2014
Bacteroides dorei dominates gut microbiome prior to autoimmunity in Finnish children at high risk for type 1 diabetes.
Frontiers in microbiology. 5 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00678. [PMID] 25540641.
2014
Comparative genomics of cultured and uncultured strains suggests genes essential for free-living growth of Liberibacter.
PloS one. 9(1) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0084469. [PMID] 24416233.
2014
Complete genome of the switchgrass endophyte Enterobacter clocace P101.
Standards in genomic sciences. 9(3):726-34 [DOI] 10.4056/sigs.4808608. [PMID] 25197457.
2014
Complete Genome Sequences of Lactobacillus johnsonii Strain N6.2 and Lactobacillus reuteri Strain TD1.
Genome announcements. 2(3) [DOI] 10.1128/genomeA.00397-14. [PMID] 24812223.
2014
Compromised gut microbiota networks in children with anti-islet cell autoimmunity.
Diabetes. 63(6):2006-14 [DOI] 10.2337/db13-1676. [PMID] 24608442.
2014
Genome sequence of Candidatus Nitrososphaera evergladensis from group I.1b enriched from Everglades soil reveals novel genomic features of the ammonia-oxidizing archaea.
PloS one. 9(7) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0101648. [PMID] 24999826.
2014
Liberibacter crescens gen. nov., sp. nov., the first cultured member of the genus Liberibacter.
International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 64(Pt 7):2461-2466 [DOI] 10.1099/ijs.0.063255-0. [PMID] 24786353.
2014
Meconium microbiome analysis identifies bacteria correlated with premature birth.
PloS one. 9(3) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0090784. [PMID] 24614698.
2014
MPI-blastn and NCBI-TaxCollector: improving metagenomic analysis with high performance classification and wide taxonomic attachment.
Journal of bioinformatics and computational biology. 12(3) [DOI] 10.1142/S0219720014500139. [PMID] 24969751.
2014
Superinfection exclusion by Citrus tristeza virus does not correlate with the production of viral small RNAs.
Virology. 468-470:462-471 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virol.2014.08.031. [PMID] 25248160.
2014
The intestinal microbiome in type 1 diabetes.
Clinical and experimental immunology. 177(1):30-7 [DOI] 10.1111/cei.12321. [PMID] 24628412.
2014
The methylome of the gut microbiome: disparate Dam methylation patterns in intestinal Bacteroides dorei.
Frontiers in microbiology. 5 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00361. [PMID] 25101067.
2014
Three crocodilian genomes reveal ancestral patterns of evolution among archosaurs.
Science (New York, N.Y.). 346(6215) [DOI] 10.1126/science.1254449. [PMID] 25504731.
2013
Ca. Nitrososphaera and Bradyrhizobium are inversely correlated and related to agricultural practices in long-term field experiments.
Frontiers in microbiology. 4 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00104. [PMID] 23641242.
2013
Complete Genome Sequence of Carnobacterium gilichinskyi Strain WN1359T (DSM 27470T).
Genome announcements. 1(6) [DOI] 10.1128/genomeA.00985-13. [PMID] 24285647.
2013
Complete Genome Sequence of Serratia liquefaciens Strain ATCC 27592.
Genome announcements. 1(4) [DOI] 10.1128/genomeA.00548-13. [PMID] 23950115.
2013
Interactions between specific phytoplankton and bacteria affect lake bacterial community succession.
Environmental microbiology. 15(9):2489-504 [DOI] 10.1111/1462-2920.12131. [PMID] 23663352.
2013
Microbial hitchhikers on intercontinental dust: catching a lift in Chad.
The ISME journal. 7(4):850-67 [DOI] 10.1038/ismej.2012.152. [PMID] 23254516.
2013
Microbial Hitchhikers On Intercontinental Dust: High-Throughput Sequencing To Catalogue Microbes in Small Sand Samples
Aerobiologia. 29(1):71-84 [DOI] 10.1007/s10453-012-9264-0.
2012
Characterization of the Relative Abundance of the Citrus Pathogen Ca. Liberibacter Asiaticus in the Microbiome of Its Insect Vector, Diaphorina citri, using High Throughput 16S rRNA Sequencing.
The open microbiology journal. 6:29-33 [DOI] 10.2174/1874285801206010029. [PMID] 22529882.
2012
Complete genome sequence of Liberibacter crescens BT-1.
Standards in genomic sciences. 7(2):271-83 [DOI] 10.4056/sigs.3326772. [PMID] 23408754.
2012
Drivers of archaeal ammonia-oxidizing communities in soil.
Frontiers in microbiology. 3 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00210. [PMID] 22715335.
2012
Pathogens as Potential Hitchhikers On Intercontinental Dust
Aerobiologia. 28(2):221-231 [DOI] 10.1007/s10453-011-9230-2.
2012
Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes.
Genome biology. 13(1) [DOI] 10.1186/gb-2012-13-1-415. [PMID] 22293439.
2011
Complete genome of the onion pathogen Enterobacter cloacae EcWSU1.
Standards in genomic sciences. 5(3):279-86 [DOI] 10.4056/sigs.2174950. [PMID] 22675579.
2011
Genetic Diversity of Environmental and Clinical Strains of the Enterobacter Cloacae Complex Determined By Multilocus Phylogenetic and Genome Analyses
Phytopathology. 101
2011
Gut microbiome metagenomics analysis suggests a functional model for the development of autoimmunity for type 1 diabetes.
PloS one. 6(10) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0025792. [PMID] 22043294.
2011
Inhibition of type 1 diabetes correlated to a Lactobacillus johnsonii N6.2-mediated Th17 bias.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 186(6):3538-46 [DOI] 10.4049/jimmunol.1001864. [PMID] 21317395.
2011
Rethinking microbial diversity analysis in the high throughput sequencing era.
Journal of microbiological methods. 86(1):42-51 [DOI] 10.1016/j.mimet.2011.03.014. [PMID] 21457733.
2011
Toward defining the autoimmune microbiome for type 1 diabetes.
The ISME journal. 5(1):82-91 [DOI] 10.1038/ismej.2010.92. [PMID] 20613793.
2011
Whole-genome sequencing and phenotypic analysis of Bacillus subtilis mutants following evolution under conditions of relaxed selection for sporulation.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 77(19):6867-77 [DOI] 10.1128/AEM.05272-11. [PMID] 21821766.
2010
Lactobacillus johnsonii N6.2 mitigates the development of type 1 diabetes in BB-DP rats.
PloS one. 5(5) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0010507. [PMID] 20463897.
2010
Over-Expression of the Arabidopsis Npr1 Gene in Citrus Increases Resistance To Citrus Canker
European Journal of Plant Pathology. 128(1):91-100 [DOI] 10.1007/s10658-010-9633-x.
2010
PANGEA: pipeline for analysis of next generation amplicons.
The ISME journal. 4(7):852-61 [DOI] 10.1038/ismej.2010.16. [PMID] 20182525.
2010
The intestinal microbiome: relationship to type 1 diabetes.
Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America. 39(3):563-71 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ecl.2010.05.008. [PMID] 20723820.
2010
Two genome sequences of the same bacterial strain, Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus PAl 5, suggest a new standard in genome sequence submission.
Standards in genomic sciences. 2(3):309-17 [DOI] 10.4056/sigs.972221. [PMID] 21304715.
2009
Confirmation of the sequence of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ and assessment of microbial diversity in Huanglongbing-infected citrus phloem using a metagenomic approach.
Molecular plant-microbe interactions : MPMI. 22(12):1624-34 [DOI] 10.1094/MPMI-22-12-1624. [PMID] 19888827.
2009
Culture-independent identification of gut bacteria correlated with the onset of diabetes in a rat model.
The ISME journal. 3(5):536-48 [DOI] 10.1038/ismej.2009.5. [PMID] 19225551.
2009
Influence of fecal sample storage on bacterial community diversity.
The open microbiology journal. 3:40-6 [DOI] 10.2174/1874285800903010040. [PMID] 19440250.
2008
Biodiversity of Diazotrophic Bacteria Within the Soil, Root and Stem of Field-Grown Maize
Plant and Soil. 302(1-2):91-104 [DOI] 10.1007/s11104-007-9458-3.
2008
Complete genome sequence of the N2-fixing broad host range endophyte Klebsiella pneumoniae 342 and virulence predictions verified in mice.
PLoS genetics. 4(7) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000141. [PMID] 18654632.
2008
Distantly sampled soils carry few species in common.
The ISME journal. 2(9):901-10 [DOI] 10.1038/ismej.2008.55. [PMID] 18528413.
2008
Plants as a habitat for beneficial and/or human pathogenic bacteria.
Annual review of phytopathology. 46:53-73 [DOI] 10.1146/annurev.phyto.011708.103102. [PMID] 18680423.
2008
Whole genome sequencing in the undergraduate classroom: outcomes and lessons from a pilot course.
Journal of microbiology & biology education. 9(1):3-11 [PMID] 23653818.
2007
Pyrosequencing enumerates and contrasts soil microbial diversity.
The ISME journal. 1(4):283-90 [PMID] 18043639.
2007
Synchrony in aquatic microbial community dynamics.
The ISME journal. 1(1):38-47 [PMID] 18043612.
2006
Aquitalea magnusonii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-negative bacterium isolated from a humic lake.
International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 56(Pt 4):867-871 [DOI] 10.1099/ijs.0.64089-0. [PMID] 16585708.
2006
Microbial community dynamics in a humic lake: differential persistence of common freshwater phylotypes.
Environmental microbiology. 8(6):956-70 [PMID] 16689717.
2005
Geographic and environmental sources of variation in lake bacterial community composition.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 71(1):227-39 [PMID] 15640192.
2005
Regulation of enteric endophytic bacterial colonization by plant defenses.
Molecular plant-microbe interactions : MPMI. 18(2):169-78 [PMID] 15720086.
2004
Annual patterns in bacterioplankton community variability in a humic lake.
Microbial ecology. 48(4):550-60 [PMID] 15696388.
2004
Nitrogen fixation in wheat provided by Klebsiella pneumoniae 342.
Molecular plant-microbe interactions : MPMI. 17(10):1078-85 [PMID] 15497400.
2004
Seasonal dynamics of phytoplankton and planktonic protozoan communities in a northern temperate humic lake: diversity in a dinoflagellate dominated system.
Microbial ecology. 48(4):528-40 [PMID] 15696386.
2004
Within- and between-lake variability in the composition of bacterioplankton communities: investigations using multiple spatial scales.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 70(1):214-23 [PMID] 14711644.
2003
Kinetics and strain specificity of rhizosphere and endophytic colonization by enteric bacteria on seedlings of Medicago sativa and Medicago truncatula.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 69(3):1783-90 [PMID] 12620870.
2003
Temporal patterns in bacterial communities in three temperate lakes of different trophic status.
Microbial ecology. 46(4):391-405 [PMID] 12904915.
2003
Web-based phylogenetic assignment tool for analysis of terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism profiles of microbial communities.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 69(11):6768-76 [PMID] 14602639.
2002
Microbial communities and their interactions in soil and rhizosphere ecosystems.
Annual review of microbiology. 56:211-36 [PMID] 12142496.
2002
Runella zeae sp. nov., a novel gram-negative bacterium from the stems of surface-sterilized Zea mays.
International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 52(Pt 6):2061-3 [PMID] 12508869.
2001
Genomic interspecies microarray hybridization: rapid discovery of three thousand genes in the maize endophyte, Klebsiella pneumoniae 342, by microarray hybridization with Escherichia coli K-12 open reading frames.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 67(4):1911-21 [PMID] 11282649.
2000
Dyadobacter fermentans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel gram-negative bacterium isolated from surface-sterilized Zea mays stems.
International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 50 Pt 2:751-758 [DOI] 10.1099/00207713-50-2-751. [PMID] 10758885.
2000
Immunolocalization of dinitrogenase reductase produced by Klebsiella pneumoniae in association with Zea mays L.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 66(2):783-7 [PMID] 10653751.
1999
Automated approach for ribosomal intergenic spacer analysis of microbial diversity and its application to freshwater bacterial communities.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 65(10):4630-6 [PMID] 10508099.
1998
A functional myo-inositol catabolism pathway is essential for rhizopine utilization by Sinorhizobium meliloti.
Microbiology (Reading, England). 144 ( Pt 10):2915-2924 [DOI] 10.1099/00221287-144-10-2915. [PMID] 9802033.
1998
A transposable partitioning locus used to stabilize plasmid-borne hydrogen oxidation and trifolitoxin production genes in a Sinorhizobium strain.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 64(5):1657-62 [PMID] 9572932.
1997
Molecular microbial diversity in soils from eastern Amazonia: evidence for unusual microorganisms and microbial population shifts associated with deforestation.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 63(7):2647-53 [PMID] 9212415.
1996
A newly discovered gene, tfuA, involved in the production of the ribosomally synthesized peptide antibiotic trifolitoxin.
Journal of bacteriology. 178(14):4150-6 [PMID] 8763943.
1996
Inoculation with Sinorhizobium meliloti RMBPC-2 Increases Alfalfa Yield Compared with Inoculation with a Nonengineered Wild-Type Strain.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 62(11):4260-2 [PMID] 16535451.
1996
Molecular microbial diversity of an agricultural soil in Wisconsin.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 62(6):1935-43 [PMID] 8787391.
1994
Alfalfa yield response to inoculation with recombinant strains of Rhizobium meliloti with an extra copy of dctABD and/or modified nifA expression.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 60(10):3815-32 [PMID] 7986051.
1994
DNA sequence of the common nodulation genes of Bradyrhizobium elkanii and their phylogenetic relationship to those of other nodulating bacteria.
Molecular plant-microbe interactions : MPMI. 7(5):564-72 [PMID] 7949325.
1994
Expression of tfx and sensitivity to the rhizobial peptide antibiotic trifolitoxin in a taxonomically distinct group of alpha-proteobacteria including the animal pathogen Brucella abortus.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 60(11):4163-6 [PMID] 7527627.
1993
Common soybean inoculant strains in Brazil are members of Bradyrhizobium elkanii.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 59(12):4371-3 [PMID] 8285723.
1990
Construction of a Symbiotically Effective Strain of Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii with Increased Nodulation Competitiveness.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 56(1):98-103 [PMID] 16348109.

Grants

Feb 2024 ACTIVE
Extending the Florida Pathways 2 Success Partnership to Increase Engagement, Retention, and Success of Low-income Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Feb 2024 ACTIVE
Proof of concept for phage therapy in the reduction CLas titer and HLB symptoms in citrus.
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CITRUS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOU
Nov 2023 ACTIVE
Propagation and Characterization of HLB-Tolerant Transgenic Lines
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF CITRUS FL CITRUS COMMISSION
Nov 2023 ACTIVE
Building a University of Florida IFAS Plant Transformation Center (IPTC)
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FL DEPT OF CITRUS FL CITRUS COMMISSION
Jan 2023 ACTIVE
Inflammation in human early life: targeting impacts on life-course health
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIVERSITY OF TURKU via EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Sep 2022 ACTIVE
Hazard comparisons, under field conditions, of GE-derived, CRISPR-mutant, and wild-type tomato lines that vary in plant defense expression
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Sep 2022 – Sep 2023
STEM Strategies for Maximizing Achievement, Retention and Transfer (STEM SMART)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: MIAMI DADE COLLEGE via US DEPT OF EDUCATION
Oct 2021 ACTIVE
STEM PIONEERS PROGRAM
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEGE via US DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jan 2021 – Dec 2022
Artificial Intelligence Research Catalyst Fund
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF RESEARCH
Aug 2020 ACTIVE
Gut Viral and Bacterial Associations with Celiac Disease in the TEDDY Cohort
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE via NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Jan 2020 – Dec 2020
2019 Innovative Teaching Award: Improving undergraduate education with microbiome-based CURES at scale
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: ASSO OF PUBLIC AND LAND-GRANT UNIV
Dec 2018 – Feb 2022
Foliar phosphate fertilization: a simple, inexpensive, and unregulated approach to control HLB
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CITRUS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOU
Oct 2018 – Sep 2022
Building Capacity: Hispanic STEM Student Success from 2-year to 4-year Institutions through CUREs
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: MIAMI DADE COLLEGE via NATL SCIENCE FOU
Jun 2018 – May 2020
Aberrant microbiome in children at high genetic risk for type 1 diabetes suggests probiotic bacteria for disease prevention
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: JDRF
Jan 2018 – Jul 2018
Triplett Liberibacter crescens
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP
Sep 2017 ACTIVE
Florida Pathways to Success: a research university/minority-serving community college partnership to enhance retention and diversity of transfer students
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
May 2017 – Sep 2017
MDC STEM EngInE Grant
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: MIAMI DADE COLLEGE via US DEPT OF EDUCATION
Apr 2017 – Mar 2018
Monitoring of citrus groves for non-target antibiotic resistance prior to and after application of streptomycin and oxytetracycline
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CITRUS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOU
Jan 2017 – Dec 2021
Broadening the STEM Pipeline with Research Experiences in Agricultural Science
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Dec 2016 – Nov 2019
Antibiotic Effects on the Developing Microbiome Metabolome and Morbidites in Preterm Neonates.
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NICHD
Aug 2016 – Jul 2017
Antimicrobial assay for inhibition of Liberibacter crescens, the closest cultured relative of the citrus greening pathogen, Ca. L. asiaticus.
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CITRUS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOU
Jul 2016 – Jun 2019
Developing second generation antimicrobial treatments for citrus greening disease
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CITRUS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOU
Feb 2016 – Jan 2019
Modeling the Fetal Microbiome
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID
Sep 2015 – Aug 2021
RCN-UBE: Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF NEBRASKA via NATL SCIENCE FOU
Sep 2015 – Aug 2017
INTEGRATIVE ANALYSIS OF TEDDY DATA TO IMPROVE T1D DIAGNOSIS
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA via HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST, LEONA & HARRY
Jul 2015 – Jun 2017
A Multi-Omics Approach Toward the Culturing of Liberibacter Asiaticus
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CITRUS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOU
Jul 2015 – Jun 2016
EVALUATION OF CANDIDATE ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOUNDS OR COMBINATIONS OF COMPOUNDS USING THE LIBERIBACTER CRESCENS ASSAY……
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CITRUS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOU
Jan 2015 – Dec 2020
Dimensions US-China: Collaborative Research: How historical constraints, local adaptation, and species interactions shape biodiversity across an ancient floristic disjunction
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Oct 2014 – Sep 2017
Separating the Signal from the Noise in the Autoimmune Microbiome for Type 1 Diabetes: Introducing the Post-metagenomics era
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: JDRF
Apr 2013 – Jun 2016
Rapid identification of antibiotics useful in the control of citrus greening disease
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CITRUS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOU
Sep 2012 – Aug 2019
A STEP up for the life sciences: Strengthenin a research minority-serving community
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Feb 2010 – Sep 2016
FSG Omnibus Master Award NA10OAR4170079 for years (2010-2013)
Role: Project Manager
Funding: US DEPT OF COMMERCE SEA GRANT PROGRAM

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