Alison Murray

Dr. Alison Murray

Selected Publications

Marion, GM, AE Murray, B Wagner, CH Fritsen, F Kenig PT Doran. (2013). Carbon sequestration and release from Antarctic Lakes: Lake Vida and West Lake Bonney. Aquatic Geochem. 19:135-145. doi:10.1007/s10498-012-9184-1.

Murray, AE, F Kenig, CH Fritsen, CP McKay, KM Cawley, R Edwards, E Kuhn, DM McKnight, NE Ostrom, V Peng, A Ponce, JC Priscu, V Samarkin, AT Townsend, P Wagh, SA Young, PT Yung, PT Doran. (2012). Microbial life at -13°C in the brine of an ice-sealed Antarctic Lake. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 2012; 109:20626-20631. doi:10.1073/pnas.1208607109

Ghiglione, JF, PE Galand, T Pommier, C Pedrós-Alio, EW Maas, K Bakker, S Bertilson, DL Kirchman, C Lovejoy, PL Yager, AE Murray. (2012). Pole to pole biogeography of surface and deep marine bacterial communities. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. doi:10.1073/pnas.120816109.

Chown, SL, JE Lee, KA Hughes, J Barnes, PJ Barrett, DM Bergstrom, P Convey, DA Cowan, K Crosbie, G Dyer, Y Frenot, SM Grant, D Herr, MC Kennicutt, M Lamers, AE Murray, HP Possingham, K Reid, MJ Riddle, PG Ryan, L Sanson, JD Shaw,  MD Sparrow, C Summerhayes, A Terauds, DH Wall. (2012). Challenges to the Future Conservation of the Antarctic. Science 337(6091): 158-159

Grzymski, JJ, CS Riesenfeld , TJ Williams, AM Dussaq, H Ducklow, M Erickson, R Cavicchioli, & AE Murray. (2012). A metagenomic assessment of winter and summer bacterioplankton from Antarctic Peninsula coastal surface waters. ISME Journal 6:1901-1905; doi: 10.1038/ismej.2012.31

Williams, TJ, E Long, F Evans, MZ DeMaere, FM Lauro, MJ Raftery, H Ducklow, JJ Grzymski, AE Murray, R Cavicchioli. (2012). A metaproteomic assessment of summer and winter bacterioplankton from Antarctic Peninsula coastal surface waters. ISME Journal 6:1883-1900; doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.28

Ghiglione, JF, and AE Murray. (2012). Pronounced summer to winter differences and higher wintertime richness in coastal Antarctic marine bacterioplankton. Environ. Microbiol. 14(3): 617-629; DOI: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02601.x

Vernet, M., KL Smith Jr., AO Cefarelli, JJ Helly, RS Kaufmann, H Lin, DG Long, AE Murray, BH Robison, HA Ruhl, TJ Shaw, AD Sherman, J Sprintall, GR Stephenson Jr., KM Stuart, BS Twining. (2012). Islands of ice: Influence of free-drifting Antarctic icebergs on pelagic marine ecosystems. Oceangr. 25(3): 38-39.

Cruz-García, C, AE Murray, JLM Rodrigues, JA Gralnick, LA McCue, MF Romine, FE Löffler, JM Tiedje. (2011). Fnr (EtrA) acts as a fine-tuning regulator of anaerobic metabolism in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. BMC Microbiology. 11:64.

Ducklow, HW, KMS Myers, M Erickson, JF Ghiglione, AE Murray. (2011).  Response of a summertime Antarctic marine bacterial community to glucose and ammonium enrichment. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 64:205-220.

Murray, AE, V Peng, C Tyler, P Wagh (2011). Marine bacterioplankton biomass, activity and community structure in the vicinity of Antarctic icebergs. Deep Sea Research, II. 58: 1407-1421. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.11.021.

Smith, Jr., KL, AD Sherman, T Shaw, AE Murray, M Vernet, A Cefarelli. (2011). Carbon export associated with free-drifting icebergs in the Southern Ocean.  Deep Sea Research, II. 58:1485-1496.

Straza, TRA, HW Ducklow, AE Murray, and DL Kirchman (2010). Abundance and single-cell activity of bacterial groups in Antarctic coastal waters. Limnol. Oceangr. 55: 2010, 2526-2536.

Ayala-del-Río, HL, PS Chain, JJ Grzymski, MA Ponder, N Ivanova, PW Bergholz, GD Bartolo, L Hauser, M Land, C Bakermans, D Rodrigues, J Klappenbach, D Zarka, F Larimer, P Richardson, A Murray, M Thomashow, and JM Tiedje (2010). The genome sequence of Psychrobacter arcticus 273-4, a psychroactive Siberian permafrost bacterium reveals mechanisms for adaptation to low temperature growth. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 76: 2304-2312.

Ducklow, HW, XAG. Moran, AE Murray (2010). Bacteria in the Greenhouse: Marine Microbes and Climate Change.  Environmental Microbiology 2nd Edition. Ed. R. Mitchell and JI-Dong. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboten NJ.  pp. 1-32.

Kaplarevic, M, AE Murray, SC Cary, GR Gao (2008). EnGENIUS - Environmental Genome Informational Utility System. J. Bioinform. Comput. Biol. 6:1193-1211.

Nassar, S., GL Vert, M. Nicolescu, AE Murray. Multisequence assembly for prokaryotes and eukaryotes using fuzzy logic. International Journal of Information Technology and Intelligent Computing. In press.

Grzymski, JJ, AE Murray (shared primary authorship), BJ Campbell, M Kaplarevic GR Gao, C Lee, R Daniel, A Ghadiri, RA Feldman, SC Cary (2008). Metagenome analysis of an extreme microbial symbiosis reveals eurythermal adaptation and metabolic flexibility. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 105:17516-17521.

Riesenfeld, CS, AE Murray, BJ Baker (2008). Characterization of the microbial consortia and polyketide synthetic potential in the Palmerolide-producing tunicate, Synoicum adareanum. Journal of Natural Products. DOI: 10.1021/np800287n.

Doran, P, CH Fritsen, AE Murray, F Kenig, C McKay, J Kyne (2008). Entry approach into pristine ice-sealed lakes – Lake Vida, East Antarctica, a model ecosystem. Limnol. Oceanogr Meth. 6:532-54.

Lee, CK, SC Cary, AE Murray, RM Daniel (2008). Enzymatic approach to eurythermalism of Alvinella pompejana and its episymbionts. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 74:774-782.

Passow U, C. De La Rocha, C Arnosti, H-P Grossart, AE Murray, and A Engel (2007). Microbial dynamics in autotrophic and heterotrophic seawater mesocosms: I Overview of an experiment investigating the impact of phytoplankton on the microbial loop. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 49:109-121.

Murray, AE, C Arnosti, C L De La Rocha, HP Grossart, and U Passow (2007). Microbial dynamics in autotrophic and heterotrophic seawater mesocosms: II Bacterial community structure and hydrolytic enzyme activities. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 49:123-141.

Grossart, H-P A Engel, C Arnosti, C De La Rocha, AE Murray, and U Passow (2007). Microbial dynamics in autotrophic and heterotrophic seawater mesocosms: III Organic matter fluxes. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 49:143-156.

Hollibaugh, J.T., C. Lovejoy and A.E. Murray (2007). Microbiology in Polar Oceans. Oceanography 20 (2):138-143.

Murray, AE and JJ Grzymski (2007). Diversity and genomics of Antarctic marine microorganisms. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Ser. B. 362:2259-2271; DOI 10.1098/rstb.2006.1944.

Cruz-Garcia, C., A.E. Muray, J.A. Klappenbach, V. Stewart, J.M. Tiedje (2007). Respiratory nitrate ammonification by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. J. Bacteriol. 189: 656-662

Mosier, A.C., A.E. Murray, C.H. Fritsen (2007). Microbiota within the perennial ice cover of Lake Vida, Antarctica. FEMS Microb. Ecol. 59 (2):274-288.

Martin, D., R.M. Ross, L. B. Quetin, and A.E. Murray. (2006). Molecular approach (PCR-DGGE) to diet analysis in young Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba). Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 319:155-165.

Grzymski, J.J., , B. Carter, E.F. DeLong, R. Feldman, A. Ghadiri, A.E. Murray (2006). Comparative genomics of DNA fragments from six Antarctic marine, planktonic bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72 (2):1532-1541.

Peck, L.S., M.S. Clark, A. Clarke, C.S. Cockell, P. Convey, H.W, Detrich III, K.P.P. Fraser, I.A. Johnston, B.A. Methe, A.E. Murray, K. Römisch, A.D. Rogers (2005). Genomics: Applications to Antarctic Ecosystems. Polar Biol. 28(5):351-365.

Murray, A.E. (2002). Archaea in Marine Environments. In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology, Ed. Gabriel Bitton. John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2002. Pp. 276-293.

Murray, A.E., D.L. Lies, G. Li, K.H. Nealson, J. Zhou, J.M. Tiedje (2001).
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DNA:DNA hybridization to microarrays reveals gene-specific differences between closely related microbial genomes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 98 (17):9853-9858.

Murray, A.E., A. Blakis, R. Massana. S. Straszewski, U. Passow, A. Alldredge, and E.F. Delong (1999).
A time series assessment of planktonic archaeal variability in Santa Barbara Channel. Aquat. Microbial Ecol. 20:129-145.

Murray, A.E., K.Y. Wu, C. Moyer, D. M. Karl and E.F. Delong (1999). Evidence for circumpolar distribution of planktonic archaea in the Southern hemisphere. Aquat. Microbial Ecol. 18:263-273.

Murray, A.E., C.M. Preston, R. Massana, L.T. Taylor, A. Blakis, and E.F. DeLong (1998). Seasonal and spatial variability in coastal Antarctic bacterioplankton assemblages. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64(7): 2585-2595.

Massana, R., A.E. Murray, C.M. Preston, and E.F. DeLong (1997). Vertical distribution and phylogenetic characterization of marine planktonic Archaea in the Santa Barbara Channel. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63(1):50-56.

Murray, A.E., J.T. Hollibaugh and C. Orrego (1996). Phylogenetic compositions of bacterioplankton from two California estuaries compared by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of 16S rDNA fragments. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62(7):2676-2680.

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