Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Rebecca J Gast

»Life in the Extreme Cold
»Kleptoplasty in an Antarctic dinoflagellate; caught in evolutionary transition?
»High abundance of a novel dinoflagellate phylotype in the Ross Sea, Antarctica
»Characterization of protistan assemblages in the Ross Sea, Antarctica by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis
»Distinct protistan assemblages charcterize the euphotic zone and deep sea (2500m) of the western North Atlantic (Sargasso Sea and Gulf Stream)
»Impact of hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the microbial landscape of the New Orleans area
»Community structure of marine sedimentary protists in relation to flow and grain size
»DGGE-based detection method for Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX)
»Molecular phylogeny of a dinoflagellate parasite from the solitary radiolarian, Thalassicolla nucleata
»Lethal marine snow: pathogen of bivalve mollusk concealed in marine aggregates
»Nuclear small-subunit ribosomal RNA gene-based characterization, molecular phylogeny and PCR detection of the neoparamoeba from Western Long Island Sound lobsters
»Isolation and characterization of Mycoplasma sphenisci sp. nov., from the choana of an aquarium-reared jackass penguin (Spheniscus demersus)
»Protistan diversity estimates based on 18S rDNA from seawater incubations in the western N. Atlantic
»Isolation of symbiotically expressed genes from the dinoflagellate symbiont of the solitary radiolarian Thalassicolla nucleata
»Photosymbiotic associations in planktonic forminifera and radiolaria
»The development of a reverse dot-blot method for the detection and identification of Acanthamoeba ribotypes
»srDNA-based taxonomic affinities of algal symbionts from a planktonic foraminifer and a solitary radiolarian
»Protistan community structure: molecular approaches for answering ecological questions
»Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the heterotrophic chrysophyte Paraphysomonas, and the design on rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes for two species
»The evolutionary history of the genus Acanthamoeba and the identification of eight new 18S rRNA gene sequence types
»Molecular phylogeny of symbiotic dinoflagellates from planktonic foraminifera and radiolaria
»Subgenus Systematics of Acanthamoeba: Four Nuclear 18S rDNA Sequence Types
»Genus- and subgenus-specific oligonucleotide probes for Acanthamoeba
»Discovery of group I introns in the nuclear small subunit ribosomal RNA genes of Acanthamoeba
»Sequence variations in small-subunit ribosomal RNAs of Hartmannella vermiformis and their phylogenetic implications

Frasca Jr., S., E.S. Weber, H. Urquhart, T. Wheeler, X. Liao, M. Gladd, K. Cecchini, P. Hudson, M. May, R.J. Gast, T.S. Gorton and S.J. Geary, Isolation and characterization of Mycoplasma sphenisci sp. nov., from the choana of an aquarium-reared jackass penguin (Spheniscus demersus) , Journal of Clinical Microbiology 43(6):2976-2979, 2005

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