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Publications

  • Zhang, X., J. Gamarra, S. Castro, E. Carrasco, A. Hernandez, T. Mock, A. Hadaegh and B. Read. 2016. Characterization of the Small RNA Transcriptome of the Marine Coccolithophorid, Emiliania huxleyi. PLoS One 11.

  • Lee, L., M. Klute, E. Herman, B. Read and J. Dacks. 2015. Losses, Expansions, and Novel Subunit Discovery of Adaptor Protein Complexes in Haptophyte Algae. PROTIST 166: 585-597.

  • Himelright, B., J. Moore, R. Gonzales, A. Mendoza, P. Dye, R. Schuett, B. Durrant, B. Read and T. Spady. 2014. Sequential ovulation and fertility of polyoestrus in American black bears (Ursus americanus). Conservation Physiology 2: cou051-cou051.

  • Read, B., J. Kegel, M. Klute, A. Kuo, S. Lefebvre, F. Maumus, C. Mayer, J. Miller, A. Monier and A. Salamov. 2013. Pan genome of the phytoplankton Emiliania underpins its global distribution. NATURE 499: 209-213.

  • Stancheva, R., R. Sheath, B. Read, K. McArthur, C. Schroepfer, J. Kociolek and A. Fetscher. 2013. Nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria (free-living and diatom endosymbionts). Hydrobiologia 720: 111-127.

  • Cock, J., L. Sterck, S. Ahmed, A. Allen, G. Amoutzias, V. Anthouard, F. Artiguenave, A. Arun, J. Aury and J. Badger. 2012. Ectocarpus Genome and Brown Algal Genomics The Ectocarpus Genome Consortium. Genomic Insights into the Biology of Algae 64: 141-184.

  • Lefebvre, S., G. Harris, R. Webster, N. Leonardos, R. Geider, C. Raines, B. Read and J. Garrido. 2010. CHARACTERIZATION AND EXPRESSION ANALYSIS OF THE Lhcf GENE FAMILY IN EMILIANIA HUXLEYI (HAPTOPHYTA) REVEALS DIFFERENTIAL RESPONSES TO LIGHT AND CO21. Journal of Phycology 46: 123-134.

  • Lefebvre, S., G. Harris, R. Webster, N. Leonardos, R. Geider, C. Raines, B. Read and J. Garrido. 2010. CHARACTERIZATION AND EXPRESSION ANALYSIS OF THE Lhcf GENE FAMILY IN EMILIANIA HUXLEYI (HAPTOPHYTA) REVEALS DIFFERENTIAL RESPONSES TO LIGHT AND CO2. Journal of Phycology 46: 123-134.

  • Cuvelier, M., A. Allen, A. Monier, J. McCrow, M. Messié, S. Tringe, T. Woyke, R. Welsh, T. Ishoey and J. Lee. 2010. Targeted metagenomics and ecology of globally important uncultured eukaryotic phytoplankton. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107: 14679-14684.

  • Strittmatter, M., J. Tregear, P. Nyvall-Collén, C. Leblanc, F. Artiguenave, H. Kawai, C. Brownlee, B. Charrier, S. Rousvoal and G. Cho. 2010. Ectocarpus genome and the independent evolution of multicellularity in brown algae. Nature 465: 617-621.

  • Leonardos, N., B. Read, B. Thake and J. Young. 2009. NO MECHANISTIC DEPENDENCE OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS ON CALCIFICATION IN THE COCCOLITHOPHORIDEMILIANIA HUXLEYI(HAPTOPHYTA). Journal of Phycology 45: 1046-1051.

  • Dhar, A., R. Bowers, K. Licon, G. Veazey and B. Read. 2009. Validation of reference genes for quantitative measurement of immune gene expression in shrimp. Molecular Immunology 46: 1688-1695.

  • Leonardos, N., B. Read, B. Thake and J. Young. 2009. NO MECHANISTIC DEPENDENCE OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS ON CALCIFICATION IN THE COCCOLITHOPHORID EMILIANIA HUXLEYI (HAPTOPHYTA). Journal of Phycology 45: 1046-1051.

  • Monier, A., A. Pagarete, C. de Vargas, M. Allen, B. Read, J. Claverie and H. Ogata. 2009. Horizontal gene transfer of an entire metabolic pathway between a eukaryotic alga and its DNA virus. Genome Research 19: 1441-1449.

  • Dhar, A., B. Read and R. Bullis. 2008. Shrimp. Genome Mapping and Genomics in Fishes and Aquatic Animals 2: 149-162.

  • John, U., B. Beszteri, E. Derelle, Y. Van de Peer, B. Read, H. Moreau and A. Cembella. 2008. Novel Insights into Evolution of Protistan Polyketide Synthases through Phylogenomic Analysis. Protist 159: 21-30.

  • Morohashi, K., M. Zhao, M. Yang, B. Read, A. Lloyd, R. Lamb and E. Grotewold. 2007. Participation of the Arabidopsis bHLH Factor GL3 in Trichome Initiation Regulatory Events1[W][OA]. Plant Physiology 145: 736-746.

  • Morohashi, K., M. Zhao, M. Yang, B. Read, A. Lloyd, R. Lamb and E. Grotewold. 2007. Participation of the Arabidopsis bHLH Factor GL3 in Trichome Initiation Regulatory Events. Plant Physiology 145: 736-746.

  • Quinn, P., R. Bowers, X. Zhang, T. Wahlund, M. Fanelli, D. Olszova and B. Read. 2006. cDNA Microarrays as a Tool for Identification of Biomineralization Proteins in the Coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi (Haptophyta). Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72: 5512-5526.

  • Soto, A., H. Zheng, D. Shoemaker, J. Rodriguez, B. Read and T. Wahlund. 2006. Identification and Preliminary Characterization of Two cDNAs Encoding Unique Carbonic Anhydrases from the Marine Alga Emiliania huxleyi. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72: 5500-5511.

  • Soto, A., H. Zheng, D. Shoemaker, J. Rodriguez, B. Read and T. Wahlund. 2006. Identification and Preliminary Characterization of Two cDNAs Encoding Unique Carbonic Anhydrases from the Marine Alga Emiliania huxleyi. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72: 5500-5511.

  • González, E. and B. Read. 2005. Cell Biology, Biochemistry and Genomics of Coccolithophore Biomineralization. MRS Online Proceedings Library 873.

  • Nguyen, B., R. Bowers, T. Wahlund and B. Read. 2005. Suppressive Subtractive Hybridization of and Differences in Gene Expression Content of Calcifying and Noncalcifying Cultures of Emiliania huxleyi Strain 1516. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71: 2564-2575.

  • Zhang, X. 2004. Expressed Sequence Tag Profiles from Calcifying and Non-Calcifying Cultures of Emiliania huxleyi. Micropaleontology 50: 145-155.

  • Wahlund, T., A. Hadaegh, R. Clark, B. Nguyen, M. Fanelli and B. Read. 2004. Analysis of Expressed Sequence Tags from Calcifying Cells of Marine Coccolithophorid (Emiliania huxleyi). Marine Biotechnology 6: 278-290.

  • Laguna, R., J. Romo, B. Read and T. Wahlund. 2001. Induction of Phase Variation Events in the Life Cycle of the Marine Coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67: 3824-3831.

  • Ives, J., A. Pierini, J. Stokes, T. Wahlund, B. Read, J. Bechtel and B. Bronk. 1999. Nonenzymatic microorganism identification based on ribosomal RNA. Proceedings of SPIE 3855.

  • Ramage, R., B. Read and F. Tabita. 1998. Alteration of the α Helix Region of Cyanobacterial Ribulose 1,5-Bisphosphate Carboxylase/Oxygenase to Reflect Sequences Found in High Substrate Specificity Enzymes. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 349: 81-88.

  • Read, B. and F. Tabita. 1992. Amino acid substitutions in the small subunit of ribulose-1,5-biphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase that influence catalytic activity of the holoenzyme. Biochemistry 31: 519.

  • Read, B. and F. Tabita. 1992. hybrid ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase enzyme exhibiting a substantial increase in substrate specificity factor. Biochemistry 31: 5553-5560.

  • Read, B. and F. Tabita. 1992. hybrid ribulosebiphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase enzyme exhibiting a substantial increase in substrate specificity factor. Biochemistry 31: 5553.

  • READ, B. and F. TABITA. 1992. AMINO-ACID SUBSTITUTIONS IN THE SMALL SUBUNIT OF RIBULOSE-1,5-BISPHOSPHATE CARBOXYLASE OXYGENASE THAT INFLUENCE CATALYTIC ACTIVITY OF THE HOLOENZYME. Biochemistry 31: 519-525.

  • Lee, B., B. Read and F. Tabita. 1991. Catalytic properties of recombinant octameric, hexadecameric, and heterologous cyanobacterial/ bacterial ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 291: 263-269.

  • Lefebvre, S., G. Harris, R. Webster, N. Leonardos, R. Geider, C. Raines, B. Read and J. Garrido. Unknown year. Characterization and expression analysis of the LHCF gene family in emiliania huxleyi (haptophyta) reveals differential responses to light and co2. .

  • Bäuerlein, E. Unknown year. Molecular Approaches to Emiliana huxleyi Coccolith Formation. Handbook of Biomineralization: 227-241.

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Grants

  • Dissecting Biomineralization by Mining the Transcriptome of Three Closely Related Coccolithophorids.

  • Characterization of Small Silencing RNAs in Emiliania huxleyi.

  • Functional genomics and coccolithogenesis in Emiliania huxleyi.

  • Developing Databases and Bioinformatics Tools for Emiliania huxleyi.

  • A Nomination: Draft Sequencing of the Genome of E. huxleyi

  • Characterization of genes and proteins associated with coccolithogenesis.

  • Expressing RubisCOs with unusually high substrate specificities in Chlamydomonas.

  • Arabidopsis 2010: Establishing Regulatory Networks in Arabidopsis: Integrating AGRIS with the Identification of Direct Targets for Transcription Factors.

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Positions & Honors

  • 2014-2015 – Visiting Scientist, J. Craig Venter Institute

  • 2014 – Andreoli Faculty Service Award, California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology

  • 2014 – Outstanding Faculty Research Award, California State University, San Marcos

  • 2006-2007 – Visiting Professor, University of Essex, Colchester, England

  • 1999-2000 – Visiting Scientist, Novartis Agricultural Discovery Institute

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