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Year Title
2019 Elucidating the ecological networks in stone-dwelling microbiomes.Environmental Microbiology2019
2019 Stable transformation of the actinobacteria Frankia.Applied and Environmental Microbiology2019
2019 A novel phylogenetic tree based on the presence of protein domains in selected actinobacteria.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  112:101-107. 2019
2019 An update on the taxonomy of the genus Frankia Brunchorst, 1886, 174AL.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  112:5-21. 2019
2019 Contrasted evolutionary constraints on carbohydrate active enzymes (CAZymes) in selected Frankia strains.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  112:115-125. 2019
2019 Draft genome sequence of the symbiotic Frankia sp. strain BMG5.30 isolated from root nodules of Coriaria myrtifolia in Tunisia.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  112:67-74. 2019
2019 Frankia torreyi sp. nov., the first actinobacterium of the genus Frankia Brunchorst 1886, 174AL isolated in axenic culture.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  112:57-65. 2019
2019 Simple colony PCR procedure for the filamentous actinobacteria Frankia.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  112:109-114. 2019
2019 The plant-growth-promoting actinobacteria of the genus Nocardia induces root nodule formation in Casuarina glauca.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  112:75-90. 2019
2018 Biosynthetic energy cost of potentially highly expressed proteins vary with niche in selected actinobacteria.Journal of Basic Microbiology.  58:154-161. 2018
2018 Actinorhizal Signaling Molecules: Frankia Root Hair Deforming Factor Shares Properties With NIN Inducing Factor.Frontiers in Plant Science.  9:1494. 2018
2017 Nitrogen Fixation Mutants of the Actinobacterium Frankia Casuarinae CcI3.Microbes and Environments.  32:344-351. 2017
2017 Inactivation of the Major Hemolysin Gene Influences Expression of the Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetase Gene swrA in the Insect Pathogen Serratia sp. Strain SCBI.Journal of Bacteriology.  199:e00333-e00317. 2017
2017 Permanent Draft Genome Sequences for Mesorhizobium sp. Strains LCM 4576, LCM 4577, and ORS3428, Salt-Tolerant, Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria Isolated from Senegalese Soils.Genome Announcements.  5:e01154-e01117. 2017
2017 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence of Photorhabdus temperata Strain Hm, an Entomopathogenic Bacterium Isolated from Nematodes.Genome Announcements.  5:e00974-e00917. 2017
2017 Genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic approaches towards understanding the molecular mechanisms of salt tolerance in Frankia strains isolated from Casuarina trees.BMC Genomics.  18:633. 2017
2017 Frankia discariae sp. nov.: an infective and effective microsymbiont isolated from the root nodule of Discaria trinervis.Archives of Microbiology Archiv f�r Mikrobiologie.  199:641-647. 2017
2017 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence for Frankia sp. Strain Cc1.17, a Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from Root Nodules of Colletia cruciata.Genome Announcements.  5:e00530-e00517. 2017
2017 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence of Rhizobium sp. Strain LCM 4573, a Salt-Tolerant, Nitrogen-Fixing Bacterium Isolated from Senegalese Soils.Genome Announcements.  5:e00285-e00217. 2017
2017 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence of the French Bean Symbiont Rhizobium sp. Strain RSm-3 Isolated from the Eastern Himalayan Region of India.Genome Announcements.  5:e00175-e00117. 2017
2017 Permanent Draft Genome Sequences of Three Frankia sp. Strains That Are Atypical, Noninfective, Ineffective Isolates.Genome Announcements.  5:e00174-e00117. 2017
2017 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence of Ensifer sp. Strain LCM 4579, a Salt-Tolerant, Nitrogen-Fixing Bacterium Isolated from Senegalese Soil.Genome Announcements.  5:e00117-e00117. 2017
2017 Pb2+ tolerance by Frankia sp. strain EAN1pec involves surface-binding.Microbiology.  163:472-487. 2017
2017 Frankia inefficax sp. nov., an actinobacterial endophyte inducing ineffective, non nitrogen-fixing, root nodules on its actinorhizal host plants.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  110:313-320. 2017
2017 Draft Genome Sequence of the Symbiotic Frankia Sp. Strain KB5 Isolated from Root Nodules of Casuarina equisetifolia.Journal of Genomics.  5:64-67. 2017
2017 Permanent Draft Genome sequence for Frankia sp. strain CcI49, a Nitrogen-Fixing Bacterium Isolated from Casuarina cunninghamiana that Infects Elaeagnaceae.Journal of Genomics.  5:119-123. 2017
2017 Permanent draft genome sequence of Frankia sp. NRRL B-16219 reveals the presence of canonical nod genes, which are highly homologous to those detected in Candidatus Frankia Dg1 genome.Standards in Genomic Sciences.  12:51. 2017
2016 Proposal of a type strain for Frankia alni (Woronin 1866) Von Tubeuf 1895, emended description of Frankia alni, and recognition of Frankia casuarinae sp. nov. and Frankia elaeagni sp. nov.International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology.  66:5201-5210. 2016
2016 An update on research on Frankia and actinorhizal plants on the occasion of the 18th meeting of the Frankia-actinorhizal plants symbiosisSymbiosis.  70:1-4. 2016
2016 Characterization of PAS domains in Frankia and selected Actinobacteria and their possible interaction with other co-domains for environmental adaptationSymbiosis.  70:69-78. 2016
2016 Comparative genomics of Prauserella sp Am3, an actinobacterium isolated from root nodules of Alnus nepalensis in IndiaSymbiosis.  70:49-58. 2016
2016 Genomic approaches toward understanding the actinorhizal symbiosis: an update on the status of the Frankia genomesSymbiosis.  70:5-16. 2016
2016 Tolerance to environmental stress by the nitrogen-fixing actinobacterium Frankia and its role in actinorhizal plants adaptationSymbiosis.  70:17-29. 2016
2016 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia sp. Strain BR, a Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from the Root Nodules of Casuarina equisetifolia.Genome Announcements.  4:e01000-e01016. 2016
2016 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence of Nocardia sp. BMG111209, an Actinobacterium Isolated from Nodules of Casuarina glauca.Genome Announcements.  4:e00770-e00716. 2016
2016 Permanent Improved High-Quality Draft Genome Sequence of Nocardia casuarinae Strain BMG51109, an Endophyte of Actinorhizal Root Nodules of Casuarina glauca.Genome Announcements.  4:e00799-e00716. 2016
2016 Identification and characterization of Photorhabdus temperata mutants altered in hemolysis and virulence.Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  62:657-667. 2016
2016 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence for Frankia sp. Strain EI5c, a Single-Spore Isolate of a Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium, Isolated from the Root Nodules of Elaeagnus angustifolia.Genome Announcements.  4:e00660-e00616. 2016
2016 Calcium Homeostasis in Escherichia coli: Characterization of Mutants and Genome Expression of MG1655Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology.  31:1-8. 2016
2016 Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia Strain G2, a Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from Casuarina equisetifolia and Able To Nodulate Actinorhizal Plants of the Order Rhamnales.Genome Announcements.  4:e00437-e00416. 2016
2016 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia sp. Strain Allo2, a Salt-Tolerant Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from the Root Nodules of Allocasuarina.Genome Announcements.  4:e00388-e00316. 2016
2016 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence for Frankia sp. Strain CeD, a Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from the Root Nodules of Casuarina equistifolia Grown in Senegal.Genome Announcements.  4:e00265-e00216. 2016
2016 Draft Genome Sequence of Photorhabdus luminescens subsp. laumondii HP88, an Entomopathogenic Bacterium Isolated from Nematodes.Genome Announcements.  4:e00154-e00116. 2016
2016 Permanent Draft Genome Sequences for Two Variants of Frankia sp. Strain CpI1, the First Frankia Strain Isolated from Root Nodules of Comptonia peregrina.Genome Announcements.  4:e01588-e01515. 2016
2016 Chitinase-resistant hydrophilic symbiotic factors secreted by Frankia activate both Ca(2+) spiking and NIN gene expression in the actinorhizal plant Casuarina glauca.New Phytologist.  209:86-93. 2016
2016 Stone-dwelling actinobacteria Blastococcus saxobsidens, Modestobacter marinus and Geodermatophilus obscurus proteogenomes.ISME Journal.  10:21-29. 2016
2016 Symbiotic Performance of Diverse Frankia Strains on Salt-Stressed Casuarina glauca and Casuarina equisetifolia Plants.Frontiers in Plant Science.  7:1331. 2016
2015 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia sp. Strain AvcI1, a Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from the Root Nodules of Alnus viridis subsp. crispa Grown in Canada.Genome Announcements.  3:e01511-e01515. 2015
2015 Permanent Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia sp. Strain ACN1ag, a Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from the Root Nodules of Alnus glutinosa.Genome Announcements.  3:e01483-e01415. 2015
2015 The Casuarina NIN gene is transcriptionally activated throughout Frankia root infection as well as in response to bacterial diffusible signals.New Phytologist.  208:887-903. 2015
2015 Cultivating the uncultured: growing the recalcitrant cluster-2 Frankia strains.Scientific Reports.  5:13112. 2015
2015 Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia sp. Strain DC12, an Atypical, Noninfective, Ineffective Isolate from Datisca cannabina.Genome Announcements.  3:e00889-e00815. 2015
2015 Genome sequence and comparative analysis of a putative entomopathogenic Serratia isolated from Caenorhabditis briggsae.BMC Genomics.  16:531. 2015
2015 Elucidation of the Photorhabdus temperata Genome and Generation of a Transposon Mutant Library To Identify Motility Mutants Altered in Pathogenesis.Journal of Bacteriology.  197:2201-2216. 2015
2015 Molecular responses of Frankia sp. strain QA3 to naphthalene.Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  61:281-292. 2015
2014 The ins and outs of metal homeostasis by the root nodule actinobacterium Frankia.BMC Genomics.  15:1092. 2014
2014 Draft Genome Sequence of Photorhabdus temperata Strain Meg1, an Entomopathogenic Bacterium Isolated from Heterorhabditis megidis Nematodes.Genome Announcements.  2:e01273-e01214. 2014
2014 Molecular characterization of protease activity in Serratia sp. strain SCBI and its importance in cytotoxicity and virulence.Journal of Bacteriology.  196:3923-3936. 2014
2014 Copper tolerance in Frankia sp. strain EuI1c involves surface binding and copper transport.Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.  98:8005-8015. 2014
2014 Nocardia casuarinae sp. nov., an actinobacterial endophyte isolated from root nodules of Casuarina glauca.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  105:1099-1106. 2014
2014 Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia sp. Strain BMG5.23, a Salt-Tolerant Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from the Root Nodules of Casuarina glauca Grown in Tunisia.Genome Announcements.  2:e00520-e00514. 2014
2014 Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia sp. Strain Thr, a Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from the Root Nodules of Casuarina cunninghamiana Grown in Egypt.Genome Announcements.  2:e00493-e00414. 2014
2014 Draft Genome Sequence of Photorhabdus luminescens Strain BA1, an Entomopathogenic Bacterium Isolated from Nematodes Found in Egypt.Genome Announcements.  2:e00396-e00314. 2014
2014 Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia sp. Strain CcI6, a Salt-Tolerant Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from the Root Nodule of Casuarina cunninghamiana.Genome Announcements.  2:e01205-e01213. 2014
2014 Contrasted reactivity to oxygen tensions in Frankia sp. strain CcI3 throughout nitrogen fixation and assimilation.BioMed Research International.  2014:568549. 2014
2013 Alteration of the exopolysaccharide production and the transcriptional profile of free-living Frankia strain CcI3 under nitrogen-fixing conditions.Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.  97:10499-10509. 2013
2013 Characterization of haemoglobin from actinorhizal plants--an in silico approach.Journal of Biosciences.  38:777-787. 2013
2013 Characterization of pseudogenes in members of the order Frankineae.Journal of Biosciences.  38:727-732. 2013
2013 Effect of salt stress on the physiology of Frankia sp strain CcI6.Journal of Biosciences.  38:699-702. 2013
2013 What stories can the Frankia genomes start to tell us?Journal of Biosciences.  38:719-726. 2013
2013 Friend or foe? A review of the mechanisms that drive Serratia towards diverse lifestyles.Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  59:627-640. 2013
2013 Contrasted evolutionary constraints on secreted and non-secreted proteomes of selected Actinobacteria.BMC Genomics.  14:474. 2013
2013 Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia sp. Strain BCU110501, a Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from Nodules of Discaria trinevis.Genome Announcements.  1:142. 2013
2013 Draft Genome Sequence of Frankia sp. Strain BMG5.12, a Nitrogen-Fixing Actinobacterium Isolated from Tunisian Soils.Genome Announcements.  1:142. 2013
2013 Draft genome sequence of Frankia sp. strain QA3, a nitrogen-fixing actinobacterium isolated from the root nodule of Alnus nitida.Genome Announcements.  1:e0010313. 2013
2013 Draft genome sequence of Frankia sp. strain CN3, an atypical, noninfective (Nod-) ineffective (Fix-) isolate from Coriaria nepalensis.Genome Announcements.  1:e0008513. 2013
2013 Chronic N-amended soils exhibit an altered bacterial community structure in Harvard Forest, MA, USA.FEMS Microbiology Ecology.  83:478-493. 2013
2012 Influence of temperature on the physiology and virulence of the insect pathogen Serratia sp. Strain SCBI.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  78:8840-8844. 2012
2012 In silico analysis reveals the role of horizontally transferred genes (HGTs) in shaping the pathogenicity of XanthomonasIndian Journal of Biotechnology.  11:404-411. 2012
2012 Soil bacterial communities of a calcium-supplemented and a reference watershed at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest (HBEF), New Hampshire, USA.FEMS Microbiology Ecology.  79:728-740. 2012
2012 Casuarina root exudates alter the physiology, surface properties, and plant infectivity of Frankia sp. strain CcI3.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  78:575-580. 2012
2012 Development of a semi-high-throughput growth assay for the filamentous actinobacteria Frankia.Archives of Microbiology Archiv f�r Mikrobiologie.  194:13-20. 2012
2012 Identification of TTA codon containing genes in Frankia and exploration of the role of tRNA in regulating these genes.Archives of Microbiology Archiv f�r Mikrobiologie.  194:35-45. 2012
2012 Phylogenetic perspectives of nitrogen-fixing actinobacteria.Archives of Microbiology Archiv f�r Mikrobiologie.  194:3-11. 2012
2011 Phylogeny of members of the Frankia genus based on gyrB, nifH and glnII sequences.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  100:579-587. 2011
2011 Significant natural product biosynthetic potential of actinorhizal symbionts of the genus frankia, as revealed by comparative genomic and proteomic analyses.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  77:3617-3625. 2011
2011 Swarming motility by Photorhabdus temperata is influenced by environmental conditions and uses the same flagella as that used in swimming motility.Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  57:196-203. 2011
2010 Auxin carriers localization drives auxin accumulation in plant cells infected by Frankia in Casuarina glauca actinorhizal nodules.Plant Physiology.  154:1372-1380. 2010
2010 Homology modelling of the Frankia nitrogenase iron proteinSymbiosis.  50:37-44. 2010
2009 Insertion sequence content reflects genome plasticity in strains of the root nodule actinobacterium Frankia.BMC Genomics.  10:468. 2009
2009 Construction and purification of His-tagged staphylococcal ArsB protein, an integral membrane protein that is involved in arsenical salt resistance.Indian Journal of Microbiology.  49:212-218. 2009
2008 Nitric oxide and oxygen regulate truncated hemoglobin gene expression in Frankia strain CcI3.Journal of Bacteriology.  190:7864-7867. 2008
2008 On the nature of fur evolution: a phylogenetic approach in Actinobacteria.BMC Evolutionary Biology.  8:185. 2008
2008 The implication of life style on codon usage patterns and predicted highly expressed genes for three Frankia genomes.Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.  93:335-346. 2008
2008 Pyomelanin is produced by Shewanella algae BrY and affected by exogenous iron.Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  54:334-339. 2008
2008 Comparative secretome analysis suggests low plant cell wall degrading capacity in Frankia symbionts.BMC Genomics.  9:47. 2008
2007 Development of a physical map for three Frankia strains and a partial genetic map for Frankia EuI1cPhysiologia Plantarum.  130:427-439. 2007
2007 Exploring the genomes of FrankiaPhysiologia Plantarum.  130:331-343. 2007
2007 Genome characteristics of facultatively symbiotic Frankia sp. strains reflect host range and host plant biogeography.Genome Research PCR Methods and Applications.  17:7-15. 2007
2007 Microfracture surface geochemistry and adherent microbial population metabolism in TCE-contaminated competent bedrockGeomicrobiology Journal.  24:307-330. 2007
2005 Identification of the truncated hemoglobin gene in FrankiaSymbiosis.  39:91-95. 2005
2005 Papers presented at the 13th international symposium on Frankia and Actinorhizal Plants, August 1-4, 2004, Durham, NH, USA - PrefaceSymbiosis.  39:59-59. 2005
2004 Isolation of antibiotic-resistant and antimetabolite-resistant mutants of Frankia strains EuI1c and Cc1.17.Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  50:261-267. 2004
2004 Community profiles of bacterial endosymbionts in four species of CaulerpaSymbiosis.  37:335-344. 2004
2004 Metabolic capacity of purified vesicles from Frankia EAN1pecSymbiosis.  37:365-377. 2004
2003 Effect of electroporation conditions on cell viability of Frankia EuI1cPlant and Soil.  254:83-88. 2003
2003 Effect of growth conditions on the motility of Photorhabdus temperata.Archives of Microbiology Archiv f�r Mikrobiologie.  180:17-24. 2003
2003 Germination and physiological properties of Frankia sporesPlant and Soil.  254:57-67. 2003
2003 Electron transfer from Shewanella algae BrY to hydrous ferric oxide is mediated by cell-associated melanin.FEMS Microbiology Letters.  220:99-104. 2003
2002 Hemoglobin in five genetically diverse Frankia strains.Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  48:1048-1055. 2002
2002 Melanin production and use as a soluble electron shuttle for Fe(III) oxide reduction and as a terminal electron acceptor by Shewanella algae BrY.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  68:2436-2444. 2002
2002 Heavy metal resistance patterns of Frankia strains.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  68:923-927. 2002
2000 Effects of organic antagonists of Ca(2+), Na(+), and K(+) on chemotaxis and motility of escherichia coli.Journal of Bacteriology.  182:4856-4861. 2000
2000 Interaction of omega-conotoxin and the membrane calcium transport system of Escherichia coli.FEMS Microbiology Letters.  188:97-101. 2000
1999 Antibiotic resistance patterns of Frankia strainsCanadian Journal of Botany Botany.  77:1257-1260. 1999
1998 Calcium transport by Frankia sp. strain EAN1pec.Current Microbiology.  37:12-16. 1998
1997 Studies on the role of cytoplasmic free-Ca2+ in chemotaxis in Escherichia coli K-12Biophysical Journal.  72:WP224-WP224. 1997
1995 Chemotactic properties of Escherichia coli mutants having abnormal Ca2+ content.Journal of Bacteriology.  177:7112-7118. 1995
1995 Cytoplasmic free-Ca2+ level rises with repellents and falls with attractants in Escherichia coli chemotaxis.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  92:10777-10781. 1995
1994 Interaction of the catalytic and the membrane subunits of an oxyanion-translocating ATPase.Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics.  311:418-424. 1994
1993 CALCIUM-IONS ARE INVOLVED IN ESCHERICHIA-COLI CHEMOTAXIS (VOL 89, PG 11804, 1992)Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  90:2097-2097. 1993
1993 Inhibition of Escherichia coli chemotaxis by omega-conotoxin, a calcium ion channel blocker.Journal of Bacteriology.  175:1235-1238. 1993
1992 Calcium ions are involved in Escherichia coli chemotaxis.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  89:11804-11808. 1992
1992 Membrane topology of the ArsB protein, the membrane subunit of an anion-translocating ATPase.Journal of Biological Chemistry.  267:12570-12576. 1992
1990 Transport systems encoded by bacterial plasmids.Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes.  22:493-507. 1990
1990 A plasmid-encoded anion-translocating ATPase.Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects.  1018:203-205. 1990
1990 Identification of the metalloregulatory element of the plasmid-encoded arsenical resistance operon.Nucleic Acids Research.  18:619-624. 1990
1990 Molecular analysis of an ATP-dependent anion pump.Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.  326:455-463. 1990
1990 Molecular characterization of an anion pump. The ArsB protein is the membrane anchor for the ArsA protein.Journal of Biological Chemistry.  265:190-194. 1990
1989 Identification of the membrane component of the anion pump encoded by the arsenical resistance operon of R-factor R773.Molecular Microbiology Microbiological Sciences.  3:15-21. 1989
1988 Evidence for adenylate nucleotide transport (ATP-ADP translocation) in vesicles of Frankia sp. strain EAN1pec.Journal of Bacteriology.  170:3053-3057. 1988
1987 Isolation and nitrogenase activity of vesicles from Frankia sp. strain EAN1pec.Journal of Bacteriology.  169:5054-5059. 1987
1987 THE CALCIUM REQUIREMENT FOR FUNCTIONAL VESICLE DEVELOPMENT AND NITROGEN-FIXATION BY FRANKIA STRAINS EAN1PEC AND CPI1Archives of Microbiology Archiv f�r Mikrobiologie.  149:24-29. 1987
1987 COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY OF NITROGENASE ACTIVITY AND VESICLE DEVELOPMENT FOR FRANKIA STRAINS CPI1, ACN1AG, EAN1PEC AND EUN1FArchives of Microbiology Archiv f�r Mikrobiologie.  147:383-388. 1987
1987 Formation and regeneration of protoplasts of the actinorhizal nitrogen-fixing actinomycete frankia.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  53:53-56. 1987
1982 Wet and dry bacterial spore densities determined by buoyant sedimentation.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  43:1307-1310. 1982
1982 Photometric immersion refractometry of bacterial spores.Journal of Bacteriology.  150:643-648. 1982
1980 Expression of glycosidase activities during germination of Dictyostelium discoideum spores.Journal of Bacteriology.  141:436-442. 1980
1979 EXPRESSION OF ACID AND ALKALINE-PHOSPHATASE ACTIVITIES DURING GERMINATION OF DICTYOSTELIUM-DISCOIDEUM SPORESMicrobios Letters.  11:85-94. 1979
1979 TREHALASE EXPRESSION DURING THE GERMINATION OF 3 RESTING STAGES OF THE DICTYOSTELIACEAECurrent Microbiology.  3:33-35. 1979
1979 The physiological effects of restrictive environmental conditions on Dictyostelium discoideum spore germination.Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  25:24-31. 1979
Quantitative Analysis of Gene Expression During Calcium Homeostasis in E. coliBangladesh Journal of Microbiology.  34:47-54.

Chapter

Year Title
2016 Frankia as a Biodegrading Agent.  271-290. 2016
2015 Actinorhizal Plant Root Exudates Alter the Physiology, Surface Properties, and Plant Infectivity of Frankia.  359-363. 2015
2015 Genome Characteristics of Frankia sp. Reflect Host Range and Host Plant Biogeography.  245-251. 2015
2014 Diversity of Frankia strains, actinobacteria symbionts of actinorhizal Plants..  123-148. 2014
2014 Ecology and Physiology of Non-Frankia Actinobacteria from Actinorhizal Plants.  27-42. 2014
2014 The Family frankiaceae.  339-356. 2014
2013 Diversity of Frankia Strains, Actinobacterial Symbionts of Actinorhizal Plants.  123-148. 2013

Conference Proceeding

Year Title
2008 LIVING LARGE: ELUCIDATION OF THE FRANKIA EAN1pec GENOME SEQUENCE SHOWS GENE EXPANSION AND METABOLIC VERSATILITYBIOLOGICAL NITROGEN FIXATION: TOWARDS POVERTY ALLEVIATION THROUGH SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE. 255-255. 2008
2005 Microbial processes in fractured rock enviromentsGeophysical Monograph Series. 183-193. 2005

Principal Investigator On

  • Genome-Guided Approaches Toward Serratia Pathogenesis  awarded by US DHHS, National Institutes of Health 2017 - 2020
  • Elucidation and Characterization of Frankia Signal Molecules in the Actinorhizal Symbiosis  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2015 - 2019
  • Request to Host a Borlaug Fellow From Senegal  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2015 - 2017
  • Identification of Potential Signal Molecules in the Actionorhizal Symbiosis  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2010 - 2014
  • 2013 Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program  awarded by Academy of Applied Science 2013
  • Role of Motility and Other Signal Transduction Events in the Pathogenic and Symbiotic Life Stages of Photorhabdus  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2009 - 2013
  • Exploration of Endogenous Frankia Strains in Egypt  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2009 - 2012
  • 2012 Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program  awarded by Academy of Applied Science 2012
  • 2011 Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program  awarded by Academy of Applied Science 2011
  • 2010 Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program  awarded by Academy of Applied Science 2010
  • Sequencing Frankia CCI3 Genome  awarded by University of Connecticut 2003 - 2009
  • 2008 Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program  awarded by Academy of Applied Science 2008
  • 2007 Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program  awarded by Academy of Applied Science 2007
  • 2006 Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program  awarded by Academy of Applied Science 2006
  • 2005 Research & Engineering Apprenticeship Program  awarded by Academy of Applied Science 2005
  • Gene Transfer Methods For Frankia  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2002 - 2004
  • Streptomyces Tendae Samples  awarded by GelTex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2002 - 2003
  • Vesicle Development & Function in Frankia  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 1994 - 1999
  • Molecular Mechanism in Calcium Homeostasis  awarded by American Heart Association 1995 - 1997
  • Molecular Mechanism of Bacterial Arsenical Transport  awarded by US DHHS, National Institutes of Health 1995 - 1997
  • EPA STAR Application for Erik Swanson  awarded by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • GRFP: Bioremediation of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons by Frankia Spp. in Symbiosis with Actinorhizal Plants  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • GRFP: Degradation of Dioxin-Like Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons by Frankia Sp  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • GRFP: Identification of Virulence Factors of Entomopathogenic Bacterium Serratia sp. Strain South African Caenorhabditis Briggsae Isolate  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • GRFP: Metagenomic Investigation of Geodermatophilaceae, Stone-Dwelling Actinobacteria Contributing to Biodegradation of Tunisian Stone Ruins  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Teaching Activities

  • Doctoral Thesis Taught course 2019
  • Doctoral Thesis Taught course 2018
  • Molecular Microbiology Taught course 2018
  • Molecular Microbiology Taught course 2018
  • Rsrch Exp/MCBS Taught course 2018
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2017
  • Intro to Research in Life Sci Taught course 2017
  • Molecular Microbiology Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2016
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2016
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2016
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2015
  • Molecular Microbiology Taught course 2015
  • Molecular Microbiology Taught course 2015
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2015
  • Rsrch Exp/MCBS Taught course 2015
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2014
  • Molecular Microbiology Taught course 2014
  • Molecular Microbiology Taught course 2014
  • Contemp Top/Microbial Genomics Taught course 2014
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2014
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Biology, University of Windsor, Ontario
  • M.S. Microbiology, University of Windsor, Ontario
  • Ph.D. Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin
  • Full Name

  • Louis Tisa
  • Mailing Address

  • University of New Hampshire

    MCBS

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    Durham, New Hampshire  03824-2617

    United States