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  • Farris, L.A., T.D. Matthews, R. Hasty, e. dinsdale and R.A. Edwards. 2012. Characterization of the ELPhiS Prophage from Salmonella enterica Serovar Enteritidis strain LK5. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 12: 1785-1793.

  • Hughes, T.P., A. Baird, e. dinsdale, N.A. Moltschaniwskyji, M. Prachett, J.E. Tanner and B.L. Willis. 2012. Assembly rules of reef corals are flexible along a steep climate gradient. Current Biology 22: 1-6.

  • Jeffries, T.C., J.R. Seymour, K. Newton, e. dinsdale, S.C. Leterme, B. Roudnew, R.J. Smith, J.A. Gillbert, L. Seuront and J.G. Mitchell. 2011. Substrate Type Determines Metagenomic Profiles from Diverse Chemical Habitats. PloS ONE 6: e25173.

  • Rodriguez-Brito, B., L. Li, L. Wegley, M. Furlan, F. Angly, M. Breitbart, J. Buchanan, C. Desnues, E. Dinsdale and R. Edwards. 2010. Viral and microbial community dynamics in four aquatic environments. ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology 4: 739-751.

  • Barott, K., J. Caselle, E. Dinsdale, A. Friedlander, J. Maragos, D. Obura, F. Rohwer, S. Sandin, J. Smith and B. Zgliczynski. 2010. Lagoon at Caroline/Millennium Atoll, Republic of Kiribati. PLoS ONE: 1-10.

  • Raina, J., E. Dinsdale, B. Willis and D. Bourne. 2010. Do the organic sulfur compounds DMSP and DMS drive coral microbial associations? Trends in Microbiology.

  • Angly, F., D. Willner, A. Prieto-Davo, R. Edwards, R. Schmieder, R. Vega-Thurber, D. Antonopoulos, K. Barott, M. Cottrell and C. Desnues. 2009. GAAS Metagenomic Tool and Its Estimations of Viral and Microbial Average Genome Size in Four Major Biomes. PLoS Computational Biology 5: 1-10.

  • Breitbart, M., A. Hoare, A. Nitti, J. Siefert, M. Haynes, E. Dinsdale, R. Edwards, V. Souza, F. Rohwer and D. Hollander. 2009. Metagenomic and stable isotopic analyses of modern freshwater microbialites in Cuatro Cienegas, Mexico. Environmental Microbiology 11: 16-34.

  • Thurber, R., D. Willner-Hall, B. Rodriguez-Mueller, C. Desnues, R. Edwards, F. Angly, E. Dinsdale, L. Kelly and F. Rohwer. 2009. Metagenomic analysis of stressed coral holobionts. Environmental Microbiology 11: 2148-2163.

  • Dinsdale, E. 2009. Linking Ecological and Perceptual Assessments for Environmental Management. Ecology & Society 14: 1-17.

  • Brulc, J., D. Antonopoulos, M. Berg Miller, M. Wilson, A. Yannarell, E. Dinsdale, R. Edwards, E. Frank, J. Emerson and P. Wacklin. 2009. Gene-centric metagenomics of the fiber-adherent bovine rumen microbiome reveals forage specific glycoside hydrolases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 1948-1953.

  • Dinsdale, E., O. Pantos, S. Smriga, R.A. Edwards, F. Angly, L. Wegley, M. Hatay, D. Hall, E. Brown, M. Haynes, L. Krause, E. Sala, S. Sandin, R. Vega, B. Willis, F. Azam, N. Knowlton and F. Rohwer. 2008. Microbial Ecology of Four Coral Atolls in the Northern Line Islands. Plos One 3: 1584.

  • Dinsdale, E., R. Edwards, D. Hall, F. Angly, M. Breitbart, J. Brulc, M. Furlan, C. Desnues, M. Haynes and L. Li. 2008. Functional metagenomic profiling of nine biomes. Nature 455: 830-830.

  • Dinsdale, E. and D. Fenton. 2006. Assessing Coral Reef Condition. Society & Natural Resources 19: 239-258.

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Educational Background

  • 2005 – Ph.D., James Cook University (Environmental Science)

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  • Microbes, metagenomes and marine mammals: enabling the next generation of scientist to enter the genomic era

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Positions & Honors

  • 2009- – Assistant Professor, San Diego State University

  • 2007 – Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

  • 2005 – Ph.D., James Cook University

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