1990 – 1999


Antón, J., Llobet-Brossa, E., Rodríguez-Valera, F., Amann, R. Fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis of the prokaryotic community inhabiting crystallizer ponds

Aislabie, J. Distribution of Cytophagales in a tidal pond of Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh

Bedard, D.L. Bacterial diversity in “berries” collected from tidal pools on the Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh

Christner, B.C. Oxidation of ferrous(II) iron by phototrophic bacteria and the continuing search for the elusive manganese(II)-oxidizing phototrophs: enrichment from the salt pond water column

Chyba, C.F. Diverse microbial investigations

Dollhopf, S. Spectroscopic and microscopic characterization of phototrophic isolates and mat communities

Gillor, O. Carotenoid expression in nonphotosynthetic bacteria isolated from the Sippewissett Marsh Soil

Gregory, K.B. Anoxic benzoate oxidation coupled to Fe(III) reduction / Identification of mesophilic Thermatoga-like organism from methanogenic PCE dechlorinationg lactate enrichment culture

Holmes, D. An attempt to enrich for phototrophic consortia from the Sippewissett Salt Marsh

Van Lith, Y. A chemostat competition experiment

Niggemyer, A. A two part investigation of Salt Pond water column: enrichment of iron and manganese reducing bacteria from the pink layer of Salt Pond and community analysis of Salt Pond water column DNA

Norris, T.B. Study of the little trunk microbial mat community

Nyholm, S.V., and Plugge, C.M. The search for Wolbachia

Nyholm, S. Phylogenetic analysis of members of the Crenarchaeota in association with marine invertebrates from Woods Hole, MA

Pomper, B. Anaerobic methane oxidation with Fe3+

Rukayadi, Y. Isolation and characterization of proteolytic bacteria from the Sippewissett and “Dutch” sludge / Isolation and characterization of methanogenic archaea from salt marsh, termite hindgut, and “Dutch” sludge

Salmassi, T. Characterization of the microbial community of fertilized and unfertilized plots in the great Sippewissett Salt Marsh using molecular methods

Shipman, J. Enrichment for thermophilic bacteria from a not-so-unusual habitat (soil near Swope Conference Center and a local playground) in Woods Hole, MA

Tuit, C.B. Enrichment for dissimulatory nitrate reducing and manganese oxidizing bacteria from Salt Pond, Falmouth, MA

Warren, L.A., and Zopfi, J. A linked iron reduction and oxidation system: investigation biofilm development and Fe oxyhydroxide precipitation-dissolution reactions

Zopfi, J. On the hunt for mesophilic Korarchaeota


Carr, C., D. Sobolev, J. Spear, & S. Tarlera. Further characterization of the microbial community present in the accessory nidamental gland of Loligo pealei

Castro, H., Y. Fujita, K. Patterson, & E. Zinser. Berries

Fidopiastis, P. In search of homoserine lactone or homoserine lactone-like autoinducer production by microbes from local environments

Fidopiastis, P., M. Liao, J. Rodrigues, & A. Anton. In search of archaea among the mat layers of the Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh

Foster, A., C. Francis, A. Kappler, & M. Pepi. Characterization of the microbiota within the water column and sediments of Salt Pond

Francis, C. Characterization of freshwater and seawater Fe(III)-reducers from Salt Pond

Howard, P., J. Klappenbach, K. Sauer, & J. Zilles. Ecological significance, molecular and physiological characterization, and nature of a bacterium associated with the heterocysts of an Anabaena sp. isolated from School Street Marsh, Woods Hole, MA

Klappenbach, J. Enrichment and attempted isolation of Cristispira from the oyster

Liao, M. Calcite formation by sulfate reducing bacteria enriched from a microbial mat in Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh: Is it possible?

Long, D. Iron oxidizing bacteria from the Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh

Patterson, K. Isolation and identifiation of a probable bacterial pathogen affecting the accessory nidamental gland of female cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis

Pepi, M. Characterization of microbial populations degrading aromatic monomers in aerobic and anaerobic enrichments with Salt Pond sediments, a preliminary study

Robles, S. Molecular and microbiological approaches to study sulfate-reducing bacteria in a stratified coastal salt pond

Spear, J. Further molecular characterization of microbiota found in the internal stylus of a bi-valve mollusk


Banin, U. Identification of the bacteria forming the “berries” – purple macroscopic aggregates in the Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh

Bohannan, B. & B. Sobczak. Preliminary investigation of bacterial diversity in the Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh sediments/ Question: is the abundance and diversity of denitrifying bacteria greater in salt marsh sediments that have been amdned with organic nitrogen?

Boyle, A.W. Characterization of the bacerial populations using molecular techniques

Dawson, S.C. Archaeal pride:we are everywhere/enrichments for mesohilic crenarchaeota in silfide-rich sdiments from the Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh

Dugas, J. Enrichment for methanol utilizers, attempts at pure culture isolation, and introductory molecular analysis of enrichment community diversity

Evans, K. Excursion into microbial diversity using the nitrogen cycle as a model

Jaspers, E. Extremely halophilic archaea in moderate environment? – an attempt to cultivate extremely halophilic archaea from low salt habitats

Krause, S. & F. Barghuthy. Methanogenic archaea in the human digestive tract revisted

Lie, T. Microbiota of the hindgut of Periplaneta americacna: studies of microbial diversity from culture techniques and molecular analysis

Stone, A. Investigation of molecular methods for the analysis of microbial community composition and diversity in complex environmental samples

Thongmee, A. Biodegradation of phenolic compounds

Wenuganen, S. Indentification of toadfish pathogenic bacteria based on a molecular approach

Zurek, L. & D. Hughes. Microbial community of the egg capsul and accessory nidamental gland (ANG) of the squid Loligo pealei


Anton, A. Isolation of bacteria that reduce As (V) to As (III)

Barbieri, E. & J. Gulledge. The accessory nidamental glands of Loligo pealei: diversity of symbiotic bacteria

Boone, R. & D. Moser. Presence of nitrifiers at the Harvard forest long-term litter manipulation plots: application of process-level and molecular techniques

Bruchert, V. Degradation of ligin monomers and oligomers by a consortium of anaerobic bacteria

Carr, C.S. Isolation and characterization of a Desulfovibrio-related bacterium grown in the presence of trimethylamine and in the absence of sulfate

Dillon, J. & A. Wilmotte. Polyphasic characterization of phototrophs from a microbial mat in Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA

Fernandes, R. Enrichment strategies for iron and sulfur reducing bacteria from Sippewissett Salt Marsh

Foreman, C.& J. Comolli. Examination of biofilms formed on glass slides in a flowing seawater bioreactor

Gisi, D. Isolation and sequencing of 16S rRNA from an uncultivated microorganism putatively involved in biodegradation of dibromomethane in sea water/ Cultivation of a facultative heterofermentative lactic acid bacteria strain in continuous culture

Greedy, R. & S. Ratering. Isolation and characterization of symbiotic bacteria from the hermit crab

Martin, M. One organism’s waste is another organisms gene pool: gene transfer in marine environments

Metcalf, W. Enrichment for chemolithoautotrophs that utilize reduced sulfur or nitrogen compounds

Perez-Jimenez, J. Isolation of endospore-forming bacteria from marine sources

Ratering, S. Isolationof a methane utilizing phototrophic bacteria

Sackett, M. Comparison of the photoresponses of the anoxygenic purple non-sulfur bacteria Rhodospirillum centenum and Rodobacter sphaeroides

Scavino, A. Isolation and characterization of xylanolytic bacteria

Schaefer, A. Can bacteria hunt their prey? A study of Bdellovibrio chemotaxis towards host cell supernatants

Shoemaker, N. Microbial ecology of antibiotic resistance genes in the human colonic microbiota

Soto, J. Analysis and characterization of vibrio species on marine organisms


Anderson, R. Enrichment and isolation of methanogens from termite hindgut

Arahal, D. Characterization of some moderate and extreme halophiles from culture collection strains and environmental samples by comparative rRNA sequence analysis

Chien, C. A study of the diversity of a microbiota in the accessory nidamental gland of squid Loligo pealei

Chein, C. Microbiota in the intestinal tract of marine fish Fundulus heterclitus

Damgaard, L. Agar degrading bacteria – a small study AND Damgaard, L. Microbial transformation of sulfide and 3-mercaptopropionate

George, A. Microbial reduction of phosphate?

He, J. Isolation of cellulolytic bacterium using turnip and cellulose source (substrate)

Hilario, E. Partial stratificationo in vitro of microbial subpopulations from the salt marsh microbial mat, Sippewissett, MA

Hilario, E. Bacteriophage extraction from the microbial mat from Sippewissett, MA

Holliger, C. On the use of molecular technique for the characterization of methogenic and sulfate-reducing enrichments

Hoskins, D. Growth and amine production by anaerobic bacteria in the human vagina

Hoskins, D. Cultivation of anaerobic bacteria from the human vagina

Miller, E. Survey and isolation of bacteriophages of photosynthetic purple non-sulfur luminous bacteria

Miller, E.; Suarez-Sanchez P.; Sabl, J.; Chien, C. Nitrogen fixing bacteria

Newman, D. Tracking the development of natural biofilms with in situ hybridization and scanning confocal laser microbiology

Plugge, C. Degradation of methanesulfonate by aerobic bacteria

Plugge, C. Enrichment of “chlorochromaium aggregatum”

Sabl, J. Use of Canada balsam as a selective agent and possible substrate in the enrichment of termite hingut microbiota

Schlekat, C. Characterization of the microbial community associated with the shipworm, Lyrodus pedicellatus

Sroga, G. The physiology of nitrogen fixation by non-heterocystous cyanobacteria

Suarez-Sanchez, P. Taurine utilization by purple non-sulfur bacteria

Vetriani, C. Microbial diversity in anoxic marine sediment

Zannoni, D. The effect of respiration on the phototactic behaviour of the purple nonsulfur bacterium Rhodospirillum centenum


deSouza, M., K. Londry, & M. Vargas. Sulfate reduction by oxygen-tolerant sulfate reducing bacteria in microbial mats

Faath, I. Isolation of chitin degrading bacteria from various habitats

Jander, G. Isolation of pyrite oxidizing bacteria from the Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh

McHatton, S. Possible isolation of halophilic, cellulolytic bacteria

Mueh, U. Sulfate reduction by and Fe(III) reducing isolate? Can sulfate reducers respire Fe(III)?

Olson, J. A novel technique for the cultivation of microaerophilic bacteria

Rothermich, M. The growht of Myxococcus xanthus MD207 on agar medium pre-conditioned by various soil and bark bacteria

Suwanto, A. Rapid screening method and preliminary study on the diversity of phylloplane bacteria which can complement Vibrio fischeri autoinducer

Tumbula, D. Utilization of alternative substrates by anaerobic phototrophic bacteria

Van_der_Maarel, M. Fermentation of polyhdroxybutyrate and crotonate in anoxic marine sediments

Van_Schie, P. Principles underlying the various growth patterns of purple non sulfur bacteria

Westenberg, D. Circadian rhythms in cyanobacteria


Ahmann, D. Search for degraders of methylated purines AND Investigation of chemotaxis in sulfate-reducing bacteria

Barford, C. Adhesion-mediated enrichment of purple sulfur bacteria

Brauman, A. Determination of the predation rate of myxobacteria in soil samples

Chen, T. Isolation of purple sulfur baceria from purple aggregates in Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh, MA/Diversity of purple sulfur bacteria in the microbial mat at Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh, MA

Chen, T. Enrichment of “Chlorochromatium aggregatum”

Egland, P. Enrichment of Chlorochromatium aggregatum/Heat resistance of Myxococcus virescens myxospores

Frings, E. Isolation of members of the family Heliobacteriaceae

Hughes, L. Enrichment from various habitats of bacteria capable of degrading xylan at high temperature and high pH/Examination of xylan-degraders in a higher termite hindgut

Kreiling, J. Enrichment for poly B-hydroxybutyrate degraders/Cristispira isolation

Lindstrom, E. Enumeration of Bdellovibrio sp. in aquatic environments using host bacteria isolated from nature

Martinez-Canamero, M. Stdy of the favorable conditions for the enrichment and eventual isolation of Spirochaeta plicatilis

Martinez-Canamero, M. & M. More. Autoinducer producing strains from natural environments

More, Vampirococcus sucking on Chromatium

Muyzer, G. Aggregate formation of sulfate-reducing bacteria and methanogens during interspecies hydrogen transfer/Isolation of bacteria from the gut of spider crab

Nevarez-Moorillon, G. Determination of number of myxospores in Myxococcus xanthus fruiting bodies/Attachment of Caulobacter spp. to Anabaena filaments

Nickelson, M. Biodegradation of lignin dimers under anaerobic conditions/Isolation of a cytophaga able to biodegrade cellulose/Isolation of a cytophaga glider under anaerobic conditions

Northup, D. Chemotaxis of termine hindgut spirochetes/Bacterial calcification in cave pools

Ochs, C. Grazing on unicellular cyanobacteria (Synechococcus) by marine flagellates

Wada, M. A method for monitoring the chemotactic behavior of magnetotactic bacteria/Observation of the interface among Myxobacterial colonies

Wakeford, T. & E. Lindstrom. The first energy source for life: investigating Wachtershauser’s hypothesis

West, A. Mixotrophy of hydrogen and methoxylated aromatics by homoacetogens/MPN count of methanogenic and homoacetogenic bacteria in termite guts


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Breitung, J. Green phototrophic bacteria isolated from a Winograsky column/Carbon monoxide oxidizing sulfate reducing bacteria

Caspi, R. The isolation of Mn and Fe reducing bacteria

Fent, K. Isolation of organotion degrading bacteria under aerobic and anaerobic conditions

Jager, H. Isolation of acid tolerant myxobacteria

Jager, H. & C. Frasch. Analysis of the red berries

Kern, M. Isolation of heliobacteriaceae

Kern, M. Anaerobic growth of bioluminescent bacteria with trimethylamine n-oxide as a terminal electron acceptor: TMAO respiration

Li, R. Isolation and preliminary characterization of canophages

Lin, C. Chitin degrading sulfate reducing bacteria from salt marsh: a summer course independent project report

Mohanraju, R. Isolation of methanogenic bacteria from the Cedar swamp sediments

Ostroumov, S. Effects of non-ionic surfactant on marine cyanobacteria

Pitta, T. Sulfate reducing bacteria

Slater, S. Screening for novel bacteriophage infecting various eubacteria

Smith, D. Production of methane and acetate from five varied sediments when cultured under conditions which promote methanogens and acetogens and while using methanol as the major substrate

Tratnyek, P. Enrichments with core sample from a surfactant contaminated aquifer

Wallner, G. Characterization of magnetotactic bacteria


Arwood, D. Examination of vent and black sea sediments for luminescent bacteria.

Harriott, O. Isolation of an acidophilic non-sulfur phototroph from Cedar Swamp

Huber, R. Lipopolysaccharides within the order Thermotogales

Lane, B. Red berries: in situ conditions and isolations of component organisms

Orle, E. Exposure to introduction in Rhodomicrobium vanniellii

Pohlschroeder, M. Isolation and characterization of an anaerobic thermophilic spirochete from Hunter’s Hot Springs (Oregon)

Smets, B. Isolation of chloro-benzoate degraders

Ting, C. Characterization and isolation of aerobic bacteriochlorophyll A containing bacteria