Publications

Dr. Foster’s publications on microbialites, environmental stress, and more. 
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Peer-Reviewed Publications

46. Casaburi, G, I Goncharenko-Foster, AA Duscher and JS Foster (2017) Transcriptomic changes in an animal-bacterial symbiosis under modeled microgravity conditions. Scientific Reports 7:46318 | DOI: 10.1038/srep46318
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Louyakis, AS, JM Mobberley, BE Vitek, PT Visscher, PD Hagan, RP Reid, R. Kozdon, IJ Orland, JW Valley, NJ Planavsky, G. Casaburi, JS Foster (2017) A study of the microbial spatial heterogeneity of Bahamian thrombolites using molecular, biochemical, and stable isotope analyses. Astrobiology in press.

44. Foster, JS (2016) Microbialite. AccessScience McGraw-Hill Education
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43. Warden, JG, G. Casaburi, CR Omelon, PC Bennett, DO Breeker, and JS Foster (2016) Characterization of microbial mat microbiomes in the modern thrombolite ecosystem of Lake Clifton, Western Australia using whole shotgun metagenomics. Frontiers in Microbiology 7.
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42.  Heath-Heckman, EA, JS Foster, MA Apicella, WE Goldman, MJ McFall-Ngai (2016) Environmental cues and symbiont MAMPs function in concert to drive the daily remodeling of the crypt-cell brush border of the Euprymna scolopes light organ. Cellular microbiology. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12602
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41.  Paul, V, D Wronkiewicz, MR Mormile, JS Foster (2016) Mineralogy and Microbial Diversity of the Microbialites in the Hypersaline Storr’s Lake, The Bahamas. Astrobiology 16: 282-300.
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40. Suosaari, EP, RP Reid, PE Playford, J.S. Foster, JF Stolz, G Casaburi, PD Hagan, V Chirayath, IG Macintyre, NJ Planavsky, and GP Eberli (2016) New Insight into Stromatolite Formation in Shark Bay, Western Australia. Scientific Reports  6, 20557; doi: 10.1038/srep20557
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39. Casaburi, G, AA Duscher, RP Reid, and JS Foster (2015) Characterization of the stromatolite microbiome from Little Darby Island, The Bahamas using predictive and whole shotgun metagenomic analysis. Environmental Microbiology 18: 1452-1469.
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38. Mobberley, J.M., C.L.M. Khodadad, P.T. Visscher, R.P. Reid, P. Hagan, and J.S. Foster (2015) Inner workings of thrombolites: spatial gradients of metabolic activity as revealed by metatranscriptome profiling. Scientific Reports 5: 12601; doi: 10.1038/srep12601
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37. Foster, J.S. and J.A. Lemus (2015) Developing the critical thinking skills of undergraduate students through creative and scientific inquiry. Astrobiology 15:89-99.
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36. Foster, JS, R. Wheeler and R. Pamphile (2014) Host-microbe interactions in microgravity: assessment and implications. Life 4(2): 250-266.
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35. Ahrendt, SR, JM Mobberley, PT Visscher, LL Koss and JS Foster (2014) Effects of elevated carbon dioxide and salinity on the microbial diversity in lithifying microbial mats. Minerals 4:145-169.
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34. Chaturvedi, P., BA Hauser, JS Foster, E Karplus; LH Levine, JL Coutts, JT Richards, ES McLamore (2014) A multiplexing fiber optic microsensor system for monitoring spatially resolved oxygen patterns. Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical 196:71-79.
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 33. Grant, KC, CLM Khodadad, and JS Foster (2014) Role of Hfq in an animal-microbe symbiosis under simulated microgravity conditions. International Journal of Astrobiology 13:53-61.
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32. Saw JHW, Schatz M, Brown MV, Kunkel DD, Foster JS, Shick H, Christensen S, Hou S, Wan X, Donachie SP (2013) Cultivation and complete genome sequencing of Gloeobacter kilaueensis sp. nov., from a lava cave in Kīlauea Caldera, Hawai'i. PLOS ONE 8(10): e76376.
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 31. Mobberley, JM, CLM Khodadad and JS Foster (2013) Metabolic potential of lithifying cyanobacteria-dominated thrombolitic mats. Photosynthesis Research 118:125-140
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30. Foster, JS, CLM Khodadad, SR Ahrendt and ML Parrish (2013) Impact of simulated microgravity on the normal developmental time line of an animal-bacteria symbiosis. Scientific Reports 3:1340.
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 29. JS Foster (2012) Impact of microgravity on the physiology and genetics of microbes. Microbiologist 13: 26-20.
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28. Khodadad, CLM and JS Foster (2012) Metagenomic and metabolic profiling of nonlithifying and lithifying stromatolitic mats of Highborne Cay, The Bahamas. PLOS ONE 7(5): e38229.
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27. Bowlin, E.M., J. Klaus, J.S. Foster, M.S. Andres, L. Custals, and R.P. Reid (2012) Environmental controls on microbial community cycling in modern marine stromatolites. Sedimentary Geology in press.
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 26. Mobberley, J.M., M. Ortega, and Foster, J.S (2012) Comparative diversity analyses of modern marine thrombolites by barcoded pyrosequencing. Environmental Microbiology 14: 82-100.
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25. Foster, J.S., and N. Shiel-Rolle (2011) Building scientific literacy through summer science camps: a strategy for design, implementation and assessment. Science Education International 22:85-98.

 24. Foster, J.S., Kerney, K.R., Parrish, M.L., Khodadad, C.L.M., and Ahrendt, S.R., (2011) Potential of the Euprymna/Vibrio symbiosis as a model to assess the impact of microgravity on bacteria-induced animal development. Gravitational and Space Biology 25:44-47.
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23. Khodadad, C.L.M, A.R. Zimmerman, S. Uthandi, S.J. Green, and J.S. Foster (2011) Taxa-specific changes in soil microbial community composition induced by pyrogenic carbon amendments. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 43: 385 - 392.
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22. Foster, J.S., and S.J. Green (2011) Microbial diversity in modern marine stromatolites. In: Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology: Stromatolites (Tewari, V. ed) Springer, Berlin, pp. 385-405.
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21. Reid, P., J.S. Foster, G. Radtke, S. Golubic (2010) Modern marine stromatolites of Little Darby Island, Exuma Archipelago, Bahamas: environmental setting, accretion mechanisms and role of euendoliths. In: Advances in Stromatolite Geology, (Reitner, J; Thrauth, M.H.; Stüwe, K.; Yuen, D., Eds.) Springer, Berlin pp. 77 - 90.
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20. Myshrall, K.L., J.M. Mobberley, S.J. Green, P.T. Visscher, S.A. Havemann, R.P. Reid and J.S. Foster (2010) Biogeochemical cycling and microbial diversity in the modern marine thrombolites of Highborne Cay, Bahamas. Geobiology 8:337-354.
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19. Foster, J.S. and J.M. Mobberley (2010) Past, present, and future: microbial mats as models for astrobiological research. In: Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology: Microbial Mats: Modern and Ancient Microorganisms in Stratified Systems. (J. Seckbach and A. Oren, eds.) Springer, pp. 563-582.
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18. Stolz, J.F., R.P. Reid, P.T. Visscher, A.W. Decho, R.S. Norman, R.J. Aspden, E.M. Bowlin, J. Franks, J.S. Foster, D.M. Paterson, K.M. Przekop, G.J.C. Underwood, and L. Prufert-Bebout (2009) The microbial communities of the modern marine stromatolites at Highborne Cay, Bahamas. Atoll Research Bulletin 567:1-24.
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17. Foster, J.S., S.A. Havemann, A.K. Singh, and L.A. Sherman (2009) Role of mrgA in peroxide and light stress in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. FEMS Microbiology Letters 293:298-304.
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16. Foster, J.S., S.J. Green, S.R. Ahrendt, S. Golubic, R.P. Reid, K.L. Hetherington, and L. Bebout. (2009) Molecular and morphological characterization of cyanobacterial diversity in the marine stromatolites of Highborne Cay, Bahamas. ISME Journal 3:573-587.
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15. Foster, J.S., and Drew, J.C. (2009). Astrobiology undergraduate education: students' knowledge and perceptions of the field. Astrobiology 9:325-333.
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 14. Havemann, S. A. and J. S. Foster (2008) A comparative characterization of the microbial diversity in an artificial microbialite model and a natural stromatolite. Applied Environmental Microbiology 74: 7410-7421.
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13. Foster, Jamie S. and Stephanie A. Havemann (2008) The basics of educational podcasting: enhancing the student learning experience. University of Florida, IFAS EDIS publication MB004
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12. Donachie, S., J. Foster, and M. Brown (2007) Culture clash: Challenging the dogma of microbial diversity. ISME Journal 1: 97-102
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11. Foster, J.S., A.K. Singh, L.J. Rothschild and L.A. Sherman (2007) Growth-phase dependent differential gene expression in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803 and regulation by a group 2 sigma factor. Archives of Microbiology 187(4):265-79
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10. Foster, J.S. and P.E. Kolenbrander (2004) Development of a multi-species oral bacterial community in a saliva-conditioned flowcell. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70(7): 4340-8.
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9. Foster J.S., P.C. Pan, and P.E. Kolenbrander (2004) Effects of antimicrobial agents on oral biofilms in a saliva-coated flowcell. Biofilms 1:3-10.
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8. Foster, J.S., R.J. Palmer Jr., and P.E. Kolenbrander (2003) The human oral cavity as a model for the study of genome-genome interactions. Biological Bulletin. 204:200-204.
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7. Kolenbrander, P.E., R.F. Lerud, D.S. Blehert, P.G. Egland, J.S. Foster, and R.J. Palmer, Jr. (2003) The role of coaggregation in oral biofilm formation. In: Biofilms in Medicine, Industry and Environmental Biotechnology. Eds. P. Lens, A.P. Moran, T. Mahony, P. Stoodley, V. O’Flaherty. IWA Publishing, London. pp. 32-46.
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6. Kolenbrander, P. E., R.A. Anderson, D.S. Blehert, P.G. Egland, J.S. Foster, and R.J. Palmer Jr. (2002) Communication among oral bacteria. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews. 66:486-505.
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5. Foster, J.S., S. von Boletsky, and M.J. McFall-Ngai (2002) A comparison of light organ development between Euprymna scolopes Berry and Sepiola robusta Naef (cephalopod:sepiolidae). Bulletin of Marine Science. 70:141-153.
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4. Foster, J.S., M.A. Apicella, and M.J. McFall-Ngai (2000) Vibrio fischeri lipopolysaccharide Induces developmental apoptosis but not complete morphogenesis of the Euprymna scolopes light organ. Developmental Biology. 226:242-254.
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3. Visick, K.L., J.S. Foster, J.A. Doino, M.J., McFall-Ngai, and E.G. Ruby (2000) Vibrio fischer lux genes play an important role in colonization and development of the host light organ. Journal of Bacteriology. 182:4578-4586.
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2. Foster, J.S. and M.J. McFall-Ngai (1998) Induction of apoptosis by cooperative bacteria in the morphogenesis of host epithelial tissues. Development Genes and Evolution. 208:295-303
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 1. Doran, P.T., R.A. Wharton Jr., S.A. Spaulding and J.S. Foster (1994) Paleolimnology of Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Antarctic Journal of the United States. 29:234-239
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