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

Hollibaugh JT, Gifford SM, Moran MA, Ross MJ, Sharma S, Tolar BB.  2014.  Seasonal variation in the metratranscriptomes of a Thaumarchaeota population from SE USA coastal waters. The ISME Journal. 8(3):685-698.
Luo H, Swan BK, Stepanauskas R, Hughes AL, Moran MA.  2014.  Evolutionary analysis of a streamlined lineage of surface ocean Roseobacters. The ISME Journal. 8(7):1428-1439.
Luo H, Tolar BB, Swan BK, Zhang CL, Stepanauskas R, Moran MA, Hollibaugh JT.  2014.  Single-cell genomics shedding light on marine Thaumarchaeota diversification. The ISME Journal. 8(3):732-736.
Vila-Costa M, Rinta-Kanto JM, Poretsky RS, Sun S, Kiene RP, Moran MA.  2014.  Microbial controls on DMSP degradation and DMS formation in the Sargasso Sea. Biogeochemistry. 120(1-3):295-305.
Luo H, Swan BK, Stepanauskas R, Hughes AL, Moran MA.  2014.  Comparing effective population sizes of dominant marine alphaproteobacteria lineages. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 6(2):167-172.
Satinsky BM, Zielinski BL, Doherty M, Smith CB, Sharma S, Paul JH, Crump BC, Moran MA.  2014.  The Amazon continuum dataset: quantitative metagenomic and metatranscriptomic inventories of the Amazon River plume, June 2010. Microbiome. 2(1):17.
Keeling PJ, Burki F, Wilcox HM, Allam B, Allen EE, Amaral-Zettler LA, E. Armbrust V, Archibald JM, Bharti AK, Bell CJ et al..  2014.  The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): Illuminating the Functional Diversity of Eukaryotic Life in the Oceans through Transcriptome Sequencing. PLoS Biology. 12(6):e1001889.
Gifford SM, Sharma S, Moran MA.  2014.  Linking activity and function to ecosystem dynamics in a coastal bacterioplankton community. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5
Luo H, Moran MA.  2014.  Evolutionary ecology of the marine roseobacter clade. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews. 78

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