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Boris Wawrik

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Oklahoma, Norman
DepartmentMicrobiology and Plant Biology
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    1. Sun M, Yang Z, Wawrik B. Metabolomic Fingerprints of Individual Algal Cells Using the Single-Probe Mass Spectrometry Technique. Front Plant Sci. 2018; 9:571. PMID: 29760716.
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    2. Liu S, Wawrik B, Liu Z. Different Bacterial Communities Involved in Peptide Decomposition between Normoxic and Hypoxic Coastal Waters. Front Microbiol. 2017; 8:353. PMID: 28326069.
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    3. Bonifay V, Wawrik B, Sunner J, Snodgrass EC, Aydin E, Duncan KE, Callaghan AV, Oldham A, Liengen T, Beech I. Metabolomic and Metagenomic Analysis of Two Crude Oil Production Pipelines Experiencing Differential Rates of Corrosion. Front Microbiol. 2017; 8:99. PMID: 28197141.
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    4. Wawrik B, Marks CR, Davidova IA, McInerney MJ, Pruitt S, Duncan KE, Suflita JM, Callaghan AV. Methanogenic paraffin degradation proceeds via alkane addition to fumarate by 'Smithella' spp. mediated by a syntrophic coupling with hydrogenotrophic methanogens. Environ Microbiol. 2016 09; 18(8):2604-19. PMID: 27198766.
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    5. Cooper JT, Sinclair GA, Wawrik B. Transcriptome Analysis of Scrippsiella trochoidea CCMP 3099 Reveals Physiological Changes Related to Nitrate Depletion. Front Microbiol. 2016; 7:639. PMID: 27242681.
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    6. Herath A, Wawrik B, Qin Y, Zhou J, Callaghan AV. Transcriptional response of Desulfatibacillum alkenivorans AK-01 to growth on alkanes: insights from RT-qPCR and microarray analyses. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2016 May; 92(5):fiw062. PMID: 27009900.
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    7. Davidova IA, Wawrik B, Callaghan AV, Duncan K, Marks CR, Suflita JM. Dethiosulfatarculus sandiegensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a methanogenic paraffin-degrading enrichment culture and emended description of the family Desulfarculaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2016 Mar; 66(3):1242-1248. PMID: 26704417.
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    8. Johnson JM, Wawrik B, Isom C, Boling WB, Callaghan AV. Interrogation of Chesapeake Bay sediment microbial communities for intrinsic alkane-utilizing potential under anaerobic conditions. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2015 Feb; 91(2):1-14. PMID: 25764556.
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    9. Connelly TL, Baer SE, Cooper JT, Bronk DA, Wawrik B. Urea uptake and carbon fixation by marine pelagic bacteria and archaea during the Arctic summer and winter seasons. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2014 Oct; 80(19):6013-22. PMID: 25063662; PMCID: PMC4178671.
    10. Keeling PJ, Burki F, Wilcox HM, Allam B, Allen EE, Amaral-Zettler LA, Armbrust EV, Archibald JM, Bharti AK, Bell CJ, Beszteri B, Bidle KD, Cameron CT, Campbell L, Caron DA, Cattolico RA, Collier JL, Coyne K, Davy SK, Deschamps P, Dyhrman ST, Edvardsen B, Gates RD, Gobler CJ, Greenwood SJ, Guida SM, Jacobi JL, Jakobsen KS, James ER, Jenkins B, John U, Johnson MD, Juhl AR, Kamp A, Katz LA, Kiene R, Kudryavtsev A, Leander BS, Lin S, Lovejoy C, Lynn D, Marchetti A, McManus G, Nedelcu AM, Menden-Deuer S, Miceli C, Mock T, Montresor M, Moran MA, Murray S, Nadathur G, Nagai S, Ngam PB, Palenik B, Pawlowski J, Petroni G, Piganeau G, Posewitz MC, Rengefors K, Romano G, Rumpho ME, Rynearson T, Schilling KB, Schroeder DC, Simpson AG, Slamovits CH, Smith DR, Smith GJ, Smith SR, Sosik HM, Stief P, Theriot E, Twary SN, Umale PE, Vaulot D, Wawrik B, Wheeler GL, Wilson WH, Xu Y, Zingone A, Worden AZ. The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): illuminating the functional diversity of eukaryotic life in the oceans through transcriptome sequencing. PLoS Biol. 2014 Jun; 12(6):e1001889. PMID: 24959919; PMCID: PMC4068987.
    11. Shilova IN, Robidart JC, James Tripp H, Turk-Kubo K, Wawrik B, Post AF, Thompson AW, Ward B, Hollibaugh JT, Millard A, Ostrowski M, Scanlan DJ, Paerl RW, Stuart R, Zehr JP. A microarray for assessing transcription from pelagic marine microbial taxa. ISME J. 2014 Jul; 8(7):1476-91. PMID: 24477198; PMCID: PMC4069398.
    12. Wawrik CB, Callaghan AV, Stamps BW, Wawrik B. Genome Sequence of Youngiibacter fragilis, the Type Strain of the Genus Youngiibacter. Genome Announc. 2014 Jan 23; 2(1). PMID: 24459265; PMCID: PMC3900897.
    13. Lawson PA, Wawrik B, Allen TD, Johnson CN, Marks CR, Tanner RS, Harriman BH, Strapoc D, Callaghan AV. Youngiibacter fragilis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from natural gas production-water and reclassification of Acetivibrio multivorans as Youngiibacter multivorans comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2014 Jan; 64(Pt 1):198-205. PMID: 24048874.
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    14. Wawrik B, Mendivelso M, Parisi VA, Suflita JM, Davidova IA, Marks CR, Van Nostrand JD, Liang Y, Zhou J, Huizinga BJ, Strapoc D, Callaghan AV. Field and laboratory studies on the bioconversion of coal to methane in the San Juan Basin. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2012 Jul; 81(1):26-42. PMID: 22146015.
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    15. Wawrik B, Boling WB, Van Nostrand JD, Xie J, Zhou J, Bronk DA. Assimilatory nitrate utilization by bacteria on the West Florida Shelf as determined by stable isotope probing and functional microarray analysis. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2012 Feb; 79(2):400-11. PMID: 22092701.
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    16. Callaghan AV, Morris BE, Pereira IA, McInerney MJ, Austin RN, Groves JT, Kukor JJ, Suflita JM, Young LY, Zylstra GJ, Wawrik B. The genome sequence of Desulfatibacillum alkenivorans AK-01: a blueprint for anaerobic alkane oxidation. Environ Microbiol. 2012 Jan; 14(1):101-13. PMID: 21651686.
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    17. Callaghan AV, Davidova IA, Savage-Ashlock K, Parisi VA, Gieg LM, Suflita JM, Kukor JJ, Wawrik B. Diversity of benzyl- and alkylsuccinate synthase genes in hydrocarbon-impacted environments and enrichment cultures. Environ Sci Technol. 2010 Oct 01; 44(19):7287-94. PMID: 20504044.
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    18. Witte B, John D, Wawrik B, Paul JH, Dayan D, Tabita FR. Functional prokaryotic RubisCO from an oceanic metagenomic library. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 May; 76(9):2997-3003. PMID: 20228113; PMCID: PMC2863466.
    19. Wawrik B, Harriman BH. Rapid, colorimetric quantification of lipid from algal cultures. J Microbiol Methods. 2010 Mar; 80(3):262-6. PMID: 20093146.
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    20. Wawrik B, Callaghan AV, Bronk DA. Use of inorganic and organic nitrogen by Synechococcus spp. and diatoms on the west Florida shelf as measured using stable isotope probing. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Nov; 75(21):6662-70. PMID: 19734334; PMCID: PMC2772426.
    21. Callaghan AV, Wawrik B, Ní Chadhain SM, Young LY, Zylstra GJ. Anaerobic alkane-degrading strain AK-01 contains two alkylsuccinate synthase genes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008 Feb 01; 366(1):142-8. PMID: 18053803.
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    22. Babcock DA, Wawrik B, Paul JH, McGuinness L, Kerkhof LJ. Rapid screening of a large insert BAC library for specific 16S rRNA genes using TRFLP. J Microbiol Methods. 2007 Nov; 71(2):156-61. PMID: 17888534.
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    23. Wawrik B, Kutliev D, Abdivasievna UA, Kukor JJ, Zylstra GJ, Kerkhof L. Biogeography of actinomycete communities and type II polyketide synthase genes in soils collected in New Jersey and Central Asia. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 May; 73(9):2982-9. PMID: 17337547; PMCID: PMC1892886.
    24. Wawrik B, Kerkhof L, Kukor J, Zylstra G. Effect of different carbon sources on community composition of bacterial enrichments from soil. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005 Nov; 71(11):6776-83. PMID: 16269709; PMCID: PMC1287611.
    25. Wawrik B, Kerkhof L, Zylstra GJ, Kukor JJ. Identification of unique type II polyketide synthase genes in soil. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005 May; 71(5):2232-8. PMID: 15870305; PMCID: PMC1087561.
    26. Corredor JE, Wawrik B, Paul JH, Tran H, Kerkhof L, López JM, Dieppa A, Cárdenas O. Geochemical rate-RNA integration study: ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase gene transcription and photosynthetic capacity of planktonic photoautotrophs. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004 Sep; 70(9):5459-68. PMID: 15345433; PMCID: PMC520902.
    27. Gray M, Wawrik B, Paul J, Casper E. Molecular detection and quantitation of the red tide dinoflagellate Karenia brevis in the marine environment. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003 Sep; 69(9):5726-30. PMID: 12957971; PMCID: PMC194946.
    28. Wawrik B, Paul JH, Tabita FR. Real-time PCR quantification of rbcL (ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase) mRNA in diatoms and pelagophytes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002 Aug; 68(8):3771-9. PMID: 12147471; PMCID: PMC123995.
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