Distinguished Research Professor
Campus: 
Athens
Office: 
285A Marine Sciences Bldg
Office Phone:  (706) 542-6481
Lab: 
282-284 Marine Sciences Bldg
Lab Phone: 
(706) 542-5900
Research Area: 

Web Pages:

Moran Research Group

The Sapelo Island Microbial Carbon Observatory (SIMCO)

Education:

Ph.D. 1987, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

M.S. 1982, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

B.S. 1977, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Research Emphasis:

Bacterial roles in the marine carbon and sulfur cycles; ecological genomics, metagenomics, and metatranscriptomics in coastal marine environments; diversity and structure of estuarine and coastal ocean bacterial communities; ecology and physiology of marine Roseobacter bacteria.

Curriculum Vitae: 
Courses Taught: 

Mary Ann Moran's Selected Publications

Doherty M, Yager PL, Moran MAnn, Coles VJ, Fortunato CS, Krusche AV, Medeiros PM, Payet JP, Richey JE, Satinsky BM et al..  2017.  Bacterial biogeography across the Amazon River-ocean continuum. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:882. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.00882
Satinsky BM, Smith CB, Sharma S, Landa M, Medeiros PM, Coles VJ, Yager PL, Crump BC, Moran MAnn.  2017.  Expression patterns of elemental cycling genes in the Amazon River Plume. The ISME Journal. In press
Medeiros PM, Seidel M, Gifford SM, Ballantyne F, Dittmar T, Whitman WB, Moran MAnn.  2017.  Microbially-mediated transformations of estuarine dissolved organic matter. Frontiers in Marine Science. 4:69. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00069
Kujawinski EB, Moran M.A., Stubbins A, Fatland R.  2016.  The Ocean Microbiome: Metabolic Engine of the Marine Carbon Cycle. Microbe Magazine. 11(6):262-267.
Moran M.A, Kujawinski EB, Stubbins A, Fatland R, Aluwihare LI, Buchan A, Crump BC, Dorrestein PC, Dyhrman ST, Hess NJ et al..  2016.  Deciphering ocean carbon in a changing world. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(12):3143-3151.
Luo H, Sun Y, Hollibaugh JT, Moran M.A.  2016.  Low genome content diversity of marine planktonic Thaumarchaeota. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 8(4):501-507.
Burns AS, Bullock HA, Smith C, Huang Q, Whitman WB, Moran M.A.  2016.  Small RNAs expressed during dimethylsulfoniopropionate degradation by a model marine bacterium. Environmental Microbiology Reports.
Rivers AR, Burns AS, Chan L-K, Moran M.A.  2016.  Experimental Identification of Small Non-Coding RNAs in the Model Marine Bacterium Ruegeria pomeroyi DSS-3. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7
Moran M.A.  2015.  The Global Ocean Microbiome. Science. 350
Alivisatos A.P, Blaser M.J, Brodie E.L, Chun M., Dangl J.L, Donohue T.J, Dorrestein P.C, Gilbert J.A, Green J.L, Jansson J.K et al..  2015.  A unified initiative to harness Earth's microbiomes. Science. 350(6260):507-508.

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