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  • Lauer, A., J.D. Baal, S.D. Mendes, K.N. Casimiro, A.K. Passaglia, A.H. Valenzuela and G. Guibert. 2019. Valley fever on the rise - Searching for Microbial Antagonists to the Fungal Pathogen Coccidioides immitis. Microorganisms 7: 31.

  • Lauer, A. 2017. Coccidioidomycosis: Increasing incidence of an "orphan" disease in response to environmental changes. In Modeling the Transmission and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, edited by C.J. Hurst. Springer.

  • Lauer, A. 2016. Watersipora subtorquata and the possible role of its associated microbes - An attempt to explain the extraordinary invasion success of this marine bryozoan species. In The Mechanistic Benefits of Microbial Symbionts, edited by C. Hurst. Springer.

  • Lauer, A., K.B. Soerensen and A.P. Teske. 2016. Phylogenetic characterization of marine benthic Archaea in organic-poor sediments of the Eastern Equatorial Pacific Ocean (ODP Site 1225). Microorganisms 4: 32.

  • Colson, A., R. Guevara, L.L. Vredenburgh and A. Lauer. 2016. Large-scale land development, fugitive dust, and increased coccidioidomycosis incidence in the Antelope Valley of California. Mycopathologia 182: 439-458.

  • Phan, T. and A. Lauer. 2015. Identification of anti-dermatophyte cutaneous bacteria from Lithobates catesbeianus. Mycopathologia 179: 259-268.

  • Lauer, A., J. Talamantes, L.R. Castanon-Olivares, L.R. Medina, J.D. Baal, K.N. Casimiro, N.N. Shroff and K.W. Emery. 2014. Combining Forces - The use of Landsat TM satellite imagery, soil parameter information, and multiplex PCR to detect Coccidioides immitis growth sites in Kern County, California. PlosOne 9: e111921.

  • Lauer, A., J.H. Baal, J.H. Baal, M. Verma and J.M. Chen. 2012. Detection of Coccidioides immitis in Kern County, CA, by multiplex PCR. Mycologia 104: 62-69.

  • Woodhams, D.C., J. Bosch, C.J. Briggs, S. Cashins, L.R. Davis, A. Lauer, E. Muths, R. Puschendorf, B.R. Schmidt, B. Shaefor and J. Voyles. 2011. Mitigating amphibian disease: strategies to maintain wild populations. Frontiers in Zoology 8: 8-.

  • Harris, R.N., A. Lauer, M.A. Simon, J.L. Banning and R.A. Alford. 2009. Addition of antifungal skin bacteria to salamanders ameliorates the effects of Chytridiomycosis. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 83: 11-16.

  • Brucker, R., C. Baylor, R. Walters, A. Lauer, R. Harris and K. Minbiole. 2008. The identification of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol as an antifungal metabolite produced by cutaneous bacteria of the salamander Plethodon cinereus. Journal of chemical ecology: 39-43.

  • Lauer, A., M. Simon, J. Banning, B. Lam and R. Harris. 2008. Diversity of cutaneous bacteria with antifungal activity isolated from female four-toed salamanders. The ISME journal: 145-57.

  • Banning, J., A. Weddle, G. Wahl Iii, M. Simon, A. Lauer, R. Walters and R. Harris. 2008. Antifungal skin bacteria, embryonic survival, and communal nesting in four-toed salamanders, Hemidactylium scutatum. Oecologia.

  • Lauer, A., M.A. Simon, J.L. Banning, E.A. Andre, K.L. Duncan and R.N. Harris. 2007. Common cutaneous bacteria from the Eastern Red-backed salamander can inhibit pathogenic fungi. Copeia 3: 630-640.

  • Inagaki, F., T. Nunoura, S. Nakagawa, A. Teske, M. Lever, A. Lauer, M. Suzuki, K. Takai, M. Delwiche, F. Colwell, K. Nealson, K. Horikoshi, S. D'Hondt and B. Jørgensen. 2006. Biogeographical distribution and diversity of microbes in methane hydrate-bearing deep marine sediments on the Pacific Ocean Margin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: 2815-20.

  • Gerdes, G., N. Kadagies, J. Kaselowsky, A. Lauer and J. Scholz. 2005. Bryozoans and microbial communities of cool-temperate to subtropical latitudes - paleoecological implications. Facies 50: 363-389.

  • Soerensen, K.B., A. Lauer and A.P. Teske. 2004. Archaeal phylotypes in a metal-rich and low-activity deep subsurface sediment of the Peru Basin, ODP Leg 201, Site 1231. Geobiology 2: 151-161.

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Barker, B – Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

  • Etyemezian, V – Desert Research Institute, Las Vegas, NV

  • Fiehler, C – California Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Johnson, R – The Valley Fever Institute, Kern Medical, Bakersfield, CA

  • Liwanag, H – California Polytechnic Institute, San Luis Obispo, CA

  • MacDonald, B – Moss Landing Marine Laboratory, CA

  • Mayence, E – Tejon Ranch Conservancy, CA

  • McCurdy, S – UC Merced, CA

  • Palmer, L – Marine Mammal Care Center San Pedro, CA

  • Talamantes, J – CSU Bakersfield

  • Weigand, J – BLM Bakersfield

  • Woodhams, D – University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA

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