Scott R Miller

Summary

Affiliation: University of Montana
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ecological specialization in a spatially structured population of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Mastigocladus laminosus
    Scott R Miller
    The University of Montana, Missoula, 59812, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:729-34. 2009
  2. pmc Bar-coded pyrosequencing reveals shared bacterial community properties along the temperature gradients of two alkaline hot springs in Yellowstone National Park
    Scott R Miller
    University of Montana, Missoula, 59812, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4565-72. 2009
  3. pmc Phylogeography of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Mastigocladus laminosus
    Scott R Miller
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4751-9. 2007
  4. pmc Molecular population genetics and phenotypic diversification of two populations of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Mastigocladus laminosus
    Scott R Miller
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive 4824, Missoula, MT 59812 4824, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2793-800. 2006
  5. pmc Discovery of a free-living chlorophyll d-producing cyanobacterium with a hybrid proteobacterial/cyanobacterial small-subunit rRNA gene
    Scott R Miller
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:850-5. 2005
  6. pmc Variation in sulfide tolerance of photosystem II in phylogenetically diverse cyanobacteria from sulfidic habitats
    Scott R Miller
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:736-44. 2004
  7. pmc Dynamics of gene duplication in the genomes of chlorophyll d-producing cyanobacteria: implications for the ecological niche
    Scott R Miller
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, USA
    Genome Biol Evol 3:601-13. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Division-specific differences in bacterial community assembly of two alkaline hot spring ecosystems from Yellowstone National Park
    Michael L Weltzer
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Microb Ecol 65:537-40. 2013
  9. pmc Ecological divergence of a novel group of Chloroflexus strains along a geothermal gradient
    Michael L Weltzer
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:1353-8. 2013
  10. pmc Genotypic and phenotypic variation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa reveals signatures of secondary infection and mutator activity in certain cystic fibrosis patients with chronic lung infections
    Ashley E Warren
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Infect Immun 79:4802-18. 2011

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Publications19

  1. pmc Ecological specialization in a spatially structured population of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Mastigocladus laminosus
    Scott R Miller
    The University of Montana, Missoula, 59812, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:729-34. 2009
    ..These results suggest that sympatric diversification along an ecological selection gradient can be a potent source of evolutionary innovation in microbial populations...
  2. pmc Bar-coded pyrosequencing reveals shared bacterial community properties along the temperature gradients of two alkaline hot springs in Yellowstone National Park
    Scott R Miller
    University of Montana, Missoula, 59812, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4565-72. 2009
    ..We propose that they instead compete for some limiting resource(s)...
  3. pmc Phylogeography of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Mastigocladus laminosus
    Scott R Miller
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4751-9. 2007
    ..Lineage-specific differences in thermal performance were also observed...
  4. pmc Molecular population genetics and phenotypic diversification of two populations of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Mastigocladus laminosus
    Scott R Miller
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive 4824, Missoula, MT 59812 4824, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2793-800. 2006
    ..Population genetic models suggest that local adaptation is mutation limited but also that the populations are expected to continue to diverge due to low migratory gene flow...
  5. pmc Discovery of a free-living chlorophyll d-producing cyanobacterium with a hybrid proteobacterial/cyanobacterial small-subunit rRNA gene
    Scott R Miller
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:850-5. 2005
    ..Thus, our most widely used phylogenetic marker can be a mosaic of sequence fragments with widely divergent evolutionary histories...
  6. pmc Variation in sulfide tolerance of photosystem II in phylogenetically diverse cyanobacteria from sulfidic habitats
    Scott R Miller
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:736-44. 2004
    ..Based on similarities with treatments known to disrupt the oxygen-evolving complex, it was concluded that sulfide toxicity resulted from inhibition of the donor side of photosystem II...
  7. pmc Dynamics of gene duplication in the genomes of chlorophyll d-producing cyanobacteria: implications for the ecological niche
    Scott R Miller
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, USA
    Genome Biol Evol 3:601-13. 2011
    ..The mechanism of enhanced duplication may involve homologous recombination between genetic elements mediated by paralogous copies of recA...
  8. doi request reprint Division-specific differences in bacterial community assembly of two alkaline hot spring ecosystems from Yellowstone National Park
    Michael L Weltzer
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Microb Ecol 65:537-40. 2013
    ..The higher degree of nonrandom structure observed for phototrophic taxa compared with the other divisions may be due in part to greater overlap in resource usage, as has been previously proposed for plant communities...
  9. pmc Ecological divergence of a novel group of Chloroflexus strains along a geothermal gradient
    Michael L Weltzer
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:1353-8. 2013
    ..The study has implications for our understanding of both the process of niche diversification of microorganisms and how diversity is organized in these hot spring communities...
  10. pmc Genotypic and phenotypic variation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa reveals signatures of secondary infection and mutator activity in certain cystic fibrosis patients with chronic lung infections
    Ashley E Warren
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Infect Immun 79:4802-18. 2011
    ..Diminished DNA repair activity may facilitate but not be absolutely required for rapid evolutionary change...
  11. doi request reprint The evolution of RuBisCO stability at the thermal limit of photoautotrophy
    Scott R Miller
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Montana, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 30:752-60. 2013
    ..Our results provide insights on the molecular evolutionary processes that shape niche differentiation and ecosystem function...
  12. pmc The unusual 23S rRNA gene of Coxiella burnetii: two self-splicing group I introns flank a 34-base-pair exon, and one element lacks the canonical omegaG
    Rahul Raghavan
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:6572-9. 2007
    ..burnetii's 23S rRNA gene is very unusual for an obligate intracellular bacterium and suggests a recent shift to its current lifestyle from a previous niche with greater opportunities for lateral gene transfer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term manipulations of intact microbial mat communities in a greenhouse collaboratory: simulating earth's present and past field environments
    Brad M Bebout
    Exobiology Branch, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Astrobiology 2:383-402. 2002
    ..This facility will permit teams of investigators the opportunity to explore ancient environmental conditions that are rare or absent today but that might have influenced the early evolution of these photosynthetic ecosystems...
  14. pmc High rates of sulfate reduction in a low-sulfate hot spring microbial mat are driven by a low level of diversity of sulfate-respiring microorganisms
    Jesse G Dillon
    Department of Microbiology and NASA Astrobiology Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5218-26. 2007
    ..Reduced activity at greater depths was correlated with novel populations of sulfate-reducing microorganisms, unrelated to characterized species, and most likely due to both sulfate and carbon limitation...
  15. pmc Unexpected diversity and complexity of the Guerrero Negro hypersaline microbial mat
    Ruth E Ley
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0347, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:3685-95. 2006
    ..The sequences determined in this study have been submitted to the GenBank database and assigned accession numbers DQ 329539 to DQ 331020, and DQ 397339 to DQ 397511...
  16. ncbi request reprint UV-acclimation responses in natural populations of cyanobacteria (Calothrix sp.)
    Jesse G Dillon
    University of Washington, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 201 More Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Environ Microbiol 5:473-83. 2003
    ..These results suggest that closely related natural cyanobacterial populations respond differently to natural irradiance conditions and may be adopting different strategies of UV tolerance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of nitrogen availability on pigmentation and carbon assimilation in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain SH-94-5
    Scott R Miller
    Department of Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Arch Microbiol 177:392-400. 2002
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  18. pmc Cyanophycin production in a phycoerythrin-containing marine synechococcus strain of unusual phylogenetic affinity
    Lauren L Wingard
    Department of Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:1772-7. 2002
    ..strain MIT9312. This is the first report of cyanophycin production in a phycoerythrin-containing strain of marine or halotolerant Synechococcus, and its discovery highlights the diversity of this ecologically important functional group...
  19. pmc Polymorphism patterns in Duffy-binding protein among Thai Plasmodium vivax isolates
    Panita Gosi
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Rajvithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Malar J 7:112. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the extent of genetic polymorphisms and positive natural selection at domain II of the PvDBP gene among a sampling of Thai P. vivax isolates...