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    Farooq Azam

    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentCenter for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedecine
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0202
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      NIH/NIAID R01AI046600Mar 1, 2000 - Feb 28, 2006
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Paerl RW, Bouget FY, Lozano JC, Vergé V, Schatt P, Allen EE, Palenik B, Azam F. Use of plankton-derived vitamin B1 precursors, especially thiazole-related precursor, by key marine picoeukaryotic phytoplankton. ISME J. 2017 Mar; 11(3):753-765. PMID: 27935586.
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      2. Jayarathne T, Sultana CM, Lee C, Malfatti F, Cox JL, Pendergraft MA, Moore KA, Azam F, Tivanski AV, Cappa CD, Bertram TH, Grassian VH, Prather KA, Stone EA. Enrichment of Saccharides and Divalent Cations in Sea Spray Aerosol During Two Phytoplankton Blooms. Environ Sci Technol. 2016 Nov 01; 50(21):11511-11520. PMID: 27709902.
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      3. Li J, Azam F, Zhang S. Outer membrane vesicles containing signalling molecules and active hydrolytic enzymes released by a coral pathogen Vibrio shilonii AK1. Environ Microbiol. 2016 Nov; 18(11):3850-3866. PMID: 27102379.
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      4. Mitulla M, Dinasquet J, Guillemette R, Simon M, Azam F, Wietz M. Response of bacterial communities from California coastal waters to alginate particles and an alginolytic Alteromonas macleodii strain. Environ Microbiol. 2016 Dec; 18(12):4369-4377. PMID: 27059936.
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      5. Lee C, Sultana CM, Collins DB, Santander MV, Axson JL, Malfatti F, Cornwell GC, Grandquist JR, Deane GB, Stokes MD, Azam F, Grassian VH, Prather KA. Advancing Model Systems for Fundamental Laboratory Studies of Sea Spray Aerosol Using the Microbial Loop. J Phys Chem A. 2015 Aug 20; 119(33):8860-70. PMID: 26196268.
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      6. Wang X, Sultana CM, Trueblood J, Hill TC, Malfatti F, Lee C, Laskina O, Moore KA, Beall CM, McCluskey CS, Cornwell GC, Zhou Y, Cox JL, Pendergraft MA, Santander MV, Bertram TH, Cappa CD, Azam F, DeMott PJ, Grassian VH, Prather KA. Microbial Control of Sea Spray Aerosol Composition: A Tale of Two Blooms. ACS Cent Sci. 2015 Jun 24; 1(3):124-31. PMID: 27162962; PMCID: PMC4827658.
      7. Thompson A, Carter BJ, Turk-Kubo K, Malfatti F, Azam F, Zehr JP. Genetic diversity of the unicellular nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria UCYN-A and its prymnesiophyte host. Environ Microbiol. 2014 Oct; 16(10):3238-49. PMID: 24761991.
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      8. Pedler BE, Aluwihare LI, Azam F. Single bacterial strain capable of significant contribution to carbon cycling in the surface ocean. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 May 20; 111(20):7202-7. PMID: 24733921; PMCID: PMC4034236.
      9. Guasco TL, Cuadra-Rodriguez LA, Pedler BE, Ault AP, Collins DB, Zhao D, Kim MJ, Ruppel MJ, Wilson SC, Pomeroy RS, Grassian VH, Azam F, Bertram TH, Prather KA. Transition metal associations with primary biological particles in sea spray aerosol generated in a wave channel. Environ Sci Technol. 2014 Jan 21; 48(2):1324-33. PMID: 24328130.
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      10. Prather KA, Bertram TH, Grassian VH, Deane GB, Stokes MD, Demott PJ, Aluwihare LI, Palenik BP, Azam F, Seinfeld JH, Moffet RC, Molina MJ, Cappa CD, Geiger FM, Roberts GC, Russell LM, Ault AP, Baltrusaitis J, Collins DB, Corrigan CE, Cuadra-Rodriguez LA, Ebben CJ, Forestieri SD, Guasco TL, Hersey SP, Kim MJ, Lambert WF, Modini RL, Mui W, Pedler BE, Ruppel MJ, Ryder OS, Schoepp NG, Sullivan RC, Zhao D. Bringing the ocean into the laboratory to probe the chemical complexity of sea spray aerosol. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 May 07; 110(19):7550-5. PMID: 23620519; PMCID: PMC3651460.
      11. Lander GC, Baudoux AC, Azam F, Potter CS, Carragher B, Johnson JE. Capsomer dynamics and stabilization in the T = 12 marine bacteriophage SIO-2 and its procapsid studied by CryoEM. Structure. 2012 Mar 07; 20(3):498-503. PMID: 22405008; PMCID: PMC3302160.
      12. Baudoux AC, Hendrix RW, Lander GC, Bailly X, Podell S, Paillard C, Johnson JE, Potter CS, Carragher B, Azam F. Genomic and functional analysis of Vibrio phage SIO-2 reveals novel insights into ecology and evolution of marine siphoviruses. Environ Microbiol. 2012 Aug; 14(8):2071-86. PMID: 22225728; PMCID: PMC3338904.
      13. Garren M, Azam F. Corals shed bacteria as a potential mechanism of resilience to organic matter enrichment. ISME J. 2012 Jun; 6(6):1159-65. PMID: 22189494; PMCID: PMC3358026.
      14. Garren M, Azam F. New directions in coral reef microbial ecology. Environ Microbiol. 2012 Apr; 14(4):833-44. PMID: 21955796.
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      15. Eloe EA, Malfatti F, Gutierrez J, Hardy K, Schmidt WE, Pogliano K, Pogliano J, Azam F, Bartlett DH. Isolation and characterization of a psychropiezophilic alphaproteobacterium. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Nov; 77(22):8145-53. PMID: 21948832; PMCID: PMC3208983.
      16. Beardsley C, Moss S, Malfatti F, Azam F. Quantitative role of shrimp fecal bacteria in organic matter fluxes in a recirculating shrimp aquaculture system. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2011 Jul; 77(1):134-45. PMID: 21426366.
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      17. Garren M, Azam F. New method for counting bacteria associated with coral mucus. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 Sep; 76(18):6128-33. PMID: 20656857; PMCID: PMC2937480.
      18. Jiao N, Herndl GJ, Hansell DA, Benner R, Kattner G, Wilhelm SW, Kirchman DL, Weinbauer MG, Luo T, Chen F, Azam F. Microbial production of recalcitrant dissolved organic matter: long-term carbon storage in the global ocean. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2010 Aug; 8(8):593-9. PMID: 20601964.
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      19. Smriga S, Sandin SA, Azam F. Abundance, diversity, and activity of microbial assemblages associated with coral reef fish guts and feces. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2010 Jul 01; 73(1):31-42. PMID: 20455942.
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      20. Malfatti F, Samo TJ, Azam F. High-resolution imaging of pelagic bacteria by Atomic Force Microscopy and implications for carbon cycling. ISME J. 2010 Mar; 4(3):427-39. PMID: 19940866.
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      21. Garren M, Raymundo L, Guest J, Harvell CD, Azam F. Resilience of coral-associated bacterial communities exposed to fish farm effluent. PLoS One. 2009 Oct 06; 4(10):e7319. PMID: 19806190; PMCID: PMC2751826.
      22. Manganelli M, Malfatti F, Samo TJ, Mitchell BG, Wang H, Azam F. Major role of microbes in carbon fluxes during Austral winter in the Southern Drake Passage. PLoS One. 2009 Sep 14; 4(9):e6941. PMID: 19759822; PMCID: PMC2736376.
      23. Rypien KL, Ward JR, Azam F. Antagonistic interactions among coral-associated bacteria. Environ Microbiol. 2010 Jan; 12(1):28-39. PMID: 19691500.
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      24. Mayali X, Franks PJ, Tanaka Y, Azam F. BACTERIA-INDUCED MOTILITY REDUCTION IN LINGULODINIUM POLYEDRUM (DINOPHYCEAE)(1). J Phycol. 2008 Aug; 44(4):923-8. PMID: 27041610.
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      25. Garren M, Smriga S, Azam F. Gradients of coastal fish farm effluents and their effect on coral reef microbes. Environ Microbiol. 2008 Sep; 10(9):2299-312. PMID: 18557772.
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      26. Mayali X, Franks PJ, Azam F. Cultivation and ecosystem role of a marine roseobacter clade-affiliated cluster bacterium. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 May; 74(9):2595-603. PMID: 18326670; PMCID: PMC2394886.
      27. Dinsdale EA, Pantos O, Smriga S, Edwards RA, Angly F, Wegley L, Hatay M, Hall D, Brown E, Haynes M, Krause L, Sala E, Sandin SA, Thurber RV, Willis BL, Azam F, Knowlton N, Rohwer F. Microbial ecology of four coral atolls in the Northern Line Islands. PLoS One. 2008 Feb 27; 3(2):e1584. PMID: 18301735; PMCID: PMC2253183.
      28. Azam F, Malfatti F. Microbial structuring of marine ecosystems. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2007 Oct; 5(10):782-91. PMID: 17853906.
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      29. Mueller RS, McDougald D, Cusumano D, Sodhi N, Kjelleberg S, Azam F, Bartlett DH. Vibrio cholerae strains possess multiple strategies for abiotic and biotic surface colonization. J Bacteriol. 2007 Jul; 189(14):5348-60. PMID: 17496082; PMCID: PMC1951843.
      30. Not F, Gausling R, Azam F, Heidelberg JF, Worden AZ. Vertical distribution of picoeukaryotic diversity in the Sargasso Sea. Environ Microbiol. 2007 May; 9(5):1233-52. PMID: 17472637.
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      31. Hamasaki K, Taniguchi A, Tada Y, Long RA, Azam F. Actively growing bacteria in the inland sea of Japan, identified by combined bromodeoxyuridine immunocapture and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 May; 73(9):2787-98. PMID: 17337555; PMCID: PMC1892868.
      32. Casas V, Miyake J, Balsley H, Roark J, Telles S, Leeds S, Zurita I, Breitbart M, Bartlett D, Azam F, Rohwer F. Widespread occurrence of phage-encoded exotoxin genes in terrestrial and aquatic environments in Southern California. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2006 Aug; 261(1):141-9. PMID: 16842371.
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      33. Worden AZ, Seidel M, Smriga S, Wick A, Malfatti F, Bartlett D, Azam F. Trophic regulation of Vibrio cholerae in coastal marine waters. Environ Microbiol. 2006 Jan; 8(1):21-9. PMID: 16343318.
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      34. Bartlett DH, Azam F. Microbiology. Chitin, cholera, and competence. Science. 2005 Dec 16; 310(5755):1775-7. PMID: 16357249.
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      35. Long RA, Rowley DC, Zamora E, Liu J, Bartlett DH, Azam F. Antagonistic interactions among marine bacteria impede the proliferation of Vibrio cholerae. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005 Dec; 71(12):8531-6. PMID: 16332844; PMCID: PMC1317384.
      36. Purdy A, Rohwer F, Edwards R, Azam F, Bartlett DH. A glimpse into the expanded genome content of Vibrio cholerae through identification of genes present in environmental strains. J Bacteriol. 2005 May; 187(9):2992-3001. PMID: 15838025; PMCID: PMC1082809.
      37. Azam F, Worden AZ. Oceanography. Microbes, molecules, and marine ecosystems. Science. 2004 Mar 12; 303(5664):1622-4. PMID: 15016987.
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      38. Mayali X, Azam F. Algicidal bacteria in the sea and their impact on algal blooms. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2004 Mar-Apr; 51(2):139-44. PMID: 15134248.
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      39. Mouriño-Pérez RR, Worden AZ, Azam F. Growth of Vibrio cholerae O1 in red tide waters off California. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003 Nov; 69(11):6923-31. PMID: 14602656; PMCID: PMC262290.
      40. Long RA, Qureshi A, Faulkner DJ, Azam F. 2-n-Pentyl-4-quinolinol produced by a marine Alteromonas sp. and its potential ecological and biogeochemical roles. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003 Jan; 69(1):568-76. PMID: 12514043; PMCID: PMC152395.
      41. Bidle KD, Manganelli M, Azam F. Regulation of oceanic silicon and carbon preservation by temperature control on bacteria. Science. 2002 Dec 06; 298(5600):1980-4. PMID: 12471255.
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      42. Riemann L, Azam F. Widespread N-acetyl-D-glucosamine uptake among pelagic marine bacteria and its ecological implications. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002 Nov; 68(11):5554-62. PMID: 12406749; PMCID: PMC129920.
      43. Breitbart M, Salamon P, Andresen B, Mahaffy JM, Segall AM, Mead D, Azam F, Rohwer F. Genomic analysis of uncultured marine viral communities. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Oct 29; 99(22):14250-5. PMID: 12384570; PMCID: PMC137870.
      44. Fuchs E, Jaffe J, Long R, Azam F. Thin laser light sheet microscope for microbial oceanography. Opt Express. 2002 Jan 28; 10(2):145-54. PMID: 19424342.
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      45. Long RA, Azam F. Antagonistic interactions among marine pelagic bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2001 Nov; 67(11):4975-83. PMID: 11679315; PMCID: PMC93260.
      46. Grossart HP, Steward GF, Martinez J, Azam F. A simple, rapid method for demonstrating bacterial flagella. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000 Aug; 66(8):3632-6. PMID: 10919832; PMCID: PMC92196.
      47. Rohwer F, Azam F. Detection of DNA damage in prokaryotes by terminal deoxyribonucleotide transferase-mediated dUTP nick end labeling. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000 Mar; 66(3):1001-6. PMID: 10698764; PMCID: PMC91935.
      48. Riemann L, Steward GF, Azam F. Dynamics of bacterial community composition and activity during a mesocosm diatom bloom. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000 Feb; 66(2):578-87. PMID: 10653721; PMCID: PMC91866.
      49. Azam F, Fonda Umani S, Funari E. Significance of bacteria in the mucilage phenomenon in the northern Adriatic Sea. Ann Ist Super Sanita. 1999; 35(3):411-9. PMID: 10721207.
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      50. Azam F, Smith DC, Steward GF, Hagström A. Bacteria-organic matter coupling and its significance for oceanic carbon cycling. Microb Ecol. 1994 Sep; 28(2):167-79. PMID: 24186443.
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      51. Martinez J, Azam F. Aminopeptidase activity in marine chroococcoid cyanobacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1993 Nov; 59(11):3701-7. PMID: 16349084.
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      52. Ammerman JW, Azam F. Characteristics of Cyclic AMP Transport by Marine Bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1987 Dec; 53(12):2963-6. PMID: 16347511.
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      53. Ammerman JW, Azam F. Uptake of Cyclic AMP by Natural Populations of Marine Bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1982 Apr; 43(4):869-76. PMID: 16345995.
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      54. Fuhrman JA, Azam F. Bacterioplankton secondary production estimates for coastal waters of british columbia, antarctica, and california. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1980 Jun; 39(6):1085-95. PMID: 16345577.
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      55. Azam F. Silicic-acid uptake in diatoms studied with [(68)Ge]germanic acid as tracer. Planta. 1974 Jan; 121(3):205-12. PMID: 24442800.
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