Rebecca Vega Thurber

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Laboratory procedures to generate viral metagenomes
    Rebecca V Thurber
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Nat Protoc 4:470-83. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in early development of the sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
    Rebecca Vega Thurber
    Stanford University, Hopkins Marine Station, 120 Oceanview Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    Dev Biol 303:336-46. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Current insights into phage biodiversity and biogeography
    Rebecca Vega Thurber
    Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, Biscayne Bay Campus, Marine Science 355, 3000 NE 151st Street, North Miami, FL 33181, USA
    Curr Opin Microbiol 12:582-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Metagenomic analysis of stressed coral holobionts
    Rebecca Vega Thurber
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Environ Microbiol 11:2148-63. 2009
  5. pmc Metagenomic analysis indicates that stressors induce production of herpes-like viruses in the coral Porites compressa
    Rebecca L Vega Thurber
    Department of Biology, Computational Sciences Research Center, and Center for Microbial Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:18413-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Viral and microbial community dynamics in four aquatic environments
    Beltran Rodriguez-Brito
    Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 1245, USA
    ISME J 4:739-51. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Functional metagenomic profiling of nine biomes
    Elizabeth A Dinsdale
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Nature 452:629-32. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Biodiversity and biogeography of phages in modern stromatolites and thrombolites
    Christelle Desnues
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Nature 452:340-3. 2008
  9. pmc Microbial ecology of four coral atolls in the Northern Line Islands
    Elizabeth A Dinsdale
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1584. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Viruses manipulate the marine environment
    Forest Rohwer
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Nature 459:207-12. 2009

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Laboratory procedures to generate viral metagenomes
    Rebecca V Thurber
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Nat Protoc 4:470-83. 2009
    ..Overall, a sample can be processed to isolate viral nucleic acids suitable for high-throughput sequencing in approximately 1 week...
  2. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in early development of the sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
    Rebecca Vega Thurber
    Stanford University, Hopkins Marine Station, 120 Oceanview Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    Dev Biol 303:336-46. 2007
    ..Remarkably, however, pharmacological induction of apoptosis, while reducing overall survival, also significantly accelerates development of the survivors such that metamorphosis occurs up to a week before controls...
  3. doi request reprint Current insights into phage biodiversity and biogeography
    Rebecca Vega Thurber
    Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, Biscayne Bay Campus, Marine Science 355, 3000 NE 151st Street, North Miami, FL 33181, USA
    Curr Opin Microbiol 12:582-7. 2009
    ..This review discusses currents in the field of phage ecology with particular focus on efforts to characterize phage diversity and biogeography across various spatial and temporal scales...
  4. doi request reprint Metagenomic analysis of stressed coral holobionts
    Rebecca Vega Thurber
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Environ Microbiol 11:2148-63. 2009
    ..Additionally, low-abundance Vibrio spp. were found to significantly alter microbiome metabolism, suggesting that the contribution of a just a few members of a community can profoundly shift the health status of the coral holobiont...
  5. pmc Metagenomic analysis indicates that stressors induce production of herpes-like viruses in the coral Porites compressa
    Rebecca L Vega Thurber
    Department of Biology, Computational Sciences Research Center, and Center for Microbial Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:18413-8. 2008
    ..These data support the hypotheses that corals experience viral infections, which are exacerbated by stress, and that herpes-like viruses are common in Cnidarians...
  6. doi request reprint Viral and microbial community dynamics in four aquatic environments
    Beltran Rodriguez-Brito
    Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 1245, USA
    ISME J 4:739-51. 2010
    ..Microbial taxa, viral taxa, and metabolic function persist over time in stable ecosystems and both communities fluctuate in a Kill-the-Winner manner at the level of viral genotypes and microbial strains...
  7. doi request reprint Functional metagenomic profiling of nine biomes
    Elizabeth A Dinsdale
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Nature 452:629-32. 2008
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  8. doi request reprint Biodiversity and biogeography of phages in modern stromatolites and thrombolites
    Christelle Desnues
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Nature 452:340-3. 2008
    ..Taken together, these results prove that viruses in modern microbialites display biogeographical variability and suggest that they may be derived from an ancient community...
  9. pmc Microbial ecology of four coral atolls in the Northern Line Islands
    Elizabeth A Dinsdale
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1584. 2008
    ..Obtaining the microbial data set, from atolls is particularly important given the association of microbes in the ongoing degradation of coral reef ecosystems worldwide...
  10. doi request reprint Viruses manipulate the marine environment
    Forest Rohwer
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Nature 459:207-12. 2009
    ..A series of recent studies has shown that viruses have the ability to manipulate the life histories and evolution of their hosts in remarkable ways, challenging our understanding of this almost invisible world...
  11. pmc The GAAS metagenomic tool and its estimations of viral and microbial average genome size in four major biomes
    Florent E Angly
    Biology Department, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 5:e1000593. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Metagenomic signatures of 86 microbial and viral metagenomes
    Dana Willner
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Environ Microbiol 11:1752-66. 2009
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  13. pmc The sea urchin embryo as a model for studying efflux transporters: roles and energy cost
    David Epel
    Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    Mar Environ Res 62:S1-4. 2006
    ..The energy cost is estimated from a novel use of calcein-AM as a substrate; keeping 0.25 microM substrate levels out of the cell utilizes only 0.023% of steady state respiration...