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Hamdan, L.J., Hampel, J.J., Moseley, R.D., Mugge, R.L., Ray, A., Salerno, J.L., and Damour, M. Deep-sea shipwrecks represent island-like ecosystems for marine microbiomes. ISME J. 2021.

Mugge, R.L., Salerno, J.L., and Hamdan, L.J. Microbial Functional Responses in Marine Biofilms Exposed to Deepwater Horizon Spill Contaminants. 2021. Frontiers in Microbiology, 12.

Mugge, R. L., Brock, M. L., Salerno, J. L., Damour, M., Church, R. A., Lee, J. S., & Hamdan, L. J. Deep-Sea Biofilms, Historic Shipwreck Preservation and the Deepwater Horizon Spill. 2019. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6.

Hamdan, L.J., Salerno, J.L., Joye, S.B., and Damour, M. The impact of the Deepwater Horizon blowout on historic shipwreck-associated sediment microbiomes in the northern Gulf of Mexico. 2018. Scientific Reports, 8, Article number: 9057. doi:

Salerno, J.L., Little, B., Lee, J., and L.J. Hamdan. Exposure to crude oil and chemical dispersant may impact marine microbial biofilm composition and steel corrosion. 2018. Frontiers in Marine Science 5, doi:

Salerno, J.L., Bowen, B.W., and M.S. Rappé. Biogeography of planktonic and coral-associated microorganisms across the Hawaiian Archipelago. 2016. FEMS Microbial Ecology 92(8): pii: fiww109. doi:

Salerno, J.L., D.R. Reineman, R.D. Gates, and M.S. Rappé. 2011. The effect of a sub lethal temperature elevation on the structure of bacterial communities associated with the coral Porites Compressa. Journal of Marine Biology Article ID 969173, 9 pages, doi: 10.1155/2011/969173.

Salerno, J.L., S.A. Macko, S.J. Hallam, M. Bright, Y.J. Won, Z. McKiness, C.L. Van Dover. 2005. Characterization of symbiont populations in life-history stages of mussels from chemosynthetic environments. Biological Bulletin 208(2): 145-155. access here

Van Dover, C.L., P. Aharon, J.M. Bernhard, E. Caylor, M. Doerries, W. Flickinger, W. Gilhooly, S.K. Goffredi, K.E. Knick, S.A. Macko, S. Rapoport, E.C. Raulfs, C. Ruppel, J.L. Salerno, R.D. Seitz, B.K. Sen Gupta, T. Shank, M. Turnipseed, R. Vrijenhoek, E. 2003. Blake Ridge methane seeps: characterization of a soft-sediment, chemosynthetically based ecosystem. Deep-Sea Research I 50(2): 281-300.

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