Mason Lab

2016     Mackelprang, R. and Mason, O.U. Marine microbiology: Community clean up.  Nature Microbiology.

2016     Smith, A.R., Fisk, M.R., Thurber, A.R., Flores, G.E., Mason, O.U., Popa, R. Deep Crustal Communities of the Juan de Fuca Ridge Are Governed by Mineralogy. Geomicrobiology Journal, 00-00.

2016     Mason, O.U., Canter, E.J., Gillies, L.E., Paisie, T.K., and Roberts, B.J. Mississippi River plume enriches microbial diversity in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Front. Microbiol. 7:1048. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01048

2015    Stevens, E. W. N., Bailey, J. V., Flood, B. E., Jones, D. S., Gilhooly III, W. P., Joye, S. B., Teske, A., & Mason, O. U. Barite encrustation of benthic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria at a marine cold seep. Geobiology, 13, 588-603. doi:10.1111/gbi.12154

2015    #Gillies, L.E., Thrash, J. C., deRada, S., Rabalais, N. N., & Mason, O. U. Archaeal enrichment in the hypoxic zone in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Microbiology, 10, 3847-56. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12853

2015    Mason, O. U., Case, D. H., Naehr, T. H., Lee, R. W., Thomas, R. B., Bailey, J. V., & Orphan, V. J. Comparison of Archaeal and Bacterial Diversity in Methane Seep Carbonate Nodules and Host Sediments, Eel River Basin and Hydrate Ridge, USA. Microb Ecol, 70, 766-784. doi:10.​1007/​s00248-015-0615-6

2015    #Rakowski, C.V., Magen, C., Bosman, S., Rogers, K. L., Gillies, L. E., Chanton, J. P., & Mason, O. U. Methane and microbial dynamics in the Gulf of Mexico water column. Frontiers Marine Science, 2, 69. doi:10.3389/fmars.2015.00069

2014    ##Paisie, T.K., Miller, T. E., & Mason, O. U. Effects of a Ciliate Protozoa Predator on Microbial Communities in Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea) Leaves. PLoS ONE, 9, e113384. doi:doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113384

2014    Trexler, R., Solomon, C., Brislawn, C. J., Wright, J. R., Rosenberger, A., McClure, E. E., Grube, A. M., Peterson, M. P., Keddache, M., Mason, O. U., Hazen, T. C., Grant, C. J., & Lamendella, R. Assessing impacts of unconventional natural gas extraction on microbial communities in headwater stream ecosystems in Northwestern Pennsylvania. Front. Microbiol, 5, 522. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00522

2014    Mason, O. U., Han, J., Woyke, T., & Jansson, J. K. Single-cell genomics reveals features of a Colwellia species that was dominant during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Front. Microbiol, 5, 332. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00332

2014    Lamendella, R., Strutt, S., Borglin, S. E., Chakraborty, R., Tas, N., Mason, O. U., Hultman, J., Prestat, E., Hazen, T. C., & Jansson, J. K. Assessment of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill impact on Gulf coast microbial communities. Frontiers in Microbiology, 5, 130. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00130

2014    Scott, N. M., Hess, M., Bouskill, N. J., Mason, O. U., Jansson, J. K., & Gilbert, J. A. The microbial nitrogen cycling potential in marine sediments is impacted by polyaromatic hydrocarbon pollution. Front. Microbiol, 1-1. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00108 

2014    Mason, O. U., Scott, N. M., Gonzalez, A., Robbins-Pianka, A., Bælum, J., Kimbrel, J., Bouskill, N. J., Prestat, E., Borglin, S., Joyner, D. C., Fortney, J. L., Jurelevicius, D., Stringfellow, W. T., Alvarez-Cohen, L., Hazen, T. C., Knight, R., Gilbert, J. A., & Jansson, J. K. Metagenomics reveals sediment microbial community response to Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The ISME Journal, 8, 1464–1475. doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.2

2013    Nicora, C. D., Anderson, B. J., Callister, S. J., Norbeck, A. D., Purvine, S. O., Jansson, J. K., Mason, O. U., David, M. M., Jurelevicius, D., Smith, R. D., & Lipton, M. S. Amino acid treatment enhances protein recovery from sediment and soils for metaproteomic studies. Proteomics, 13, 2776-85. doi:doi:10.1002/pmic.201300003 

2013    Dubinsky, E. A., Conrad, M. E., Chakraborty, R., Bill, M., Borglin, S. E., Hollibaugh, J. T., Mason, O. U., Piceno, Y. M., Reid, F. C., Stringfellow, W. T., Tom, L. M., Hazen, T. C., & Andersen, G. L. Succession of Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria in the Aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Science & Technology, 47, 10860-10867. doi:10.1021/es401676y

2012    Baelum, J., Borglin, S., Chakraborty, R., Fortney, J. L., Lamendella, R., Mason, O. U., Auer, M., Zemla, M., Bill, M., Conrad, M. E., Malfatti, S. A., Tringe, S. G., Holman, Hoi-Ying, Hazen, T. C., & Jansson, J. K. Deep-sea bacteria enriched by oil and dispersant from the Deepwater Horizon spill. Environmental Microbiology, 14(9, SI), 2405-2416. doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02780.x

2012    Mason, O. U., Hazen, T. C., Borglin, S., Chain, P. S. G., Dubinsky, E. A., Fortney, J. L., Han, J., Holman, Hoi-Ying N., Hultman, J., Lamendella, R., Mackelprang, R., Malfatti, S., Tom, L. M., Tringe, S. G., Woyke, T., Zhou, J., Rubin, E. M., & Jansson, J. K. Metagenome, metatranscriptome and single-cell sequencing reveal microbial response to Deepwater Horizon oil spill. ISME J, 6(9), 1715-1727. doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.59

2012    Lu, Z., Deng, Y., Van Nostrand, J. D., He, Z., Voordeckers, J., Zhou, A., Lee, Yong-Jin, Mason, O. U., Dubinsky, E. A., Chavarria, K. L., Tom, L. M., Fortney, J. L., Lamendella, R., Jansson, J. K., D'haeseleer, P., Hazen, T. C., & Zhou, J. Microbial gene functions enriched in the Deepwater Horizon deep-sea oil plume. ISME J, 6(2), 451-460. doi:10.1038/ismej.2011.91

2011    Blackman, D. K., & IODP Expeditions 304/305 Science Team. Drilling constraints on lithospheric accretion and evolution at Atlantis Massif, Mid-Atlantic Ridge 30°N. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116(B7), 1-x. doi:10.1029/2010JB007931

2011    Bertagnolli, A. D., Treusch, A. H., Mason, O. U., Stingl, U., Vergin, K. L., Chan, F., Beszteri, B., & Giovannoni, S. J. Bacterial diversity in the bottom boundary layer of the inner continental shelf of Oregon, USA. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 64(1), 15-25.

2010    Mason, O. U., Nakagawa, T., Rosner, M., Van Nostrand, J. D., Zhou, J., Maruyama, A., Fisk, M. R., & Giovannoni, S. J. First Investigation of the Microbiology of the Deepest Layer of Ocean Crust. PLOS ONE, 5(11), 1-x. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015399

2010    Hazen, T., Dubinsky, E., DeSantis, T., Andersen, G., Piceno, Y., Singh, N., Jansson, J., Probst, A., Borglin, S., Fortney, J., Stringfellow, W., Bill, M., Conrad, M., Tom, L., Chavarria, K., Alusi, T., Lamendella, R., Joyner, D., Spier, C., Baelum, J., Auer, M., Zemla, M., Chakraborty, R., Sonnenthal, E., D'Haeseleer, P., Holman, H., Osman, S., Lu, Z., Van Nostrand, J., Deng, Y., Zhou, J., & Mason, O. U. Deep-Sea Oil Plume Enriches Indigenous Oil-Degrading Bacteria. SCIENCE, 330(6001), 204-208. doi:10.1126/science.1195979

2009    Mason, O. U., Di Meo-Savoie, C. A., Van Nostrand, J. D., Zhou, J., Fisk, M. R., & Giovannoni, S. J. Prokaryotic diversity, distribution, and insights into their role in biogeochemical cycling in marine basalts. ISME J, 3(2), 231-242. doi:10.1038/ismej.2008.92

2007    Mason, O. U., Stingl, U., Wilhelm, L. J., Moeseneder, M. M., Di Meo-Savoie, C. A., Fisk, M. R., & Giovannoni, S. J. The phylogeny of endolithic microbes associated with marine basalts. Environmental Microbiology, 9(10), 2539-2550. doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2007.01372.x

2007    Ildefonse, B., & IODP Expeditions 304/305 Science Team. Oceanic core complexes and crustal accretion at slow-spreading ridges. Geology, 35(7), 623-626.

2006    Fisk, M., Popa, R., Mason, O., Storrie-Lombardi, M., & Vicenzi, E. Iron-magnesium silicate bioweathering on Earth (and Mars?). Astrobiology, 6(1), 48-68. doi:10.1089/ast.2006.6.48

2005    Amaral Zettler, L. A., Laatsch, A. D., Zettler, E., Nerad, T. A., Cole, J., Diaz, F. C., Diaz, J., Janzen, D. H., Sittenfeld, A. N. A., Mason, O., & Reysenbach, Anna-Louise. A Microbial Observatory of Caterpillars: Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Protists Associated with the Saturniid Moth Caterpillar Rothschildia lebeau. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 52(2), 107-115. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2005.05202008.x

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