A complete list of journal articles, book chapters, blogs, and so forth written by Jeff and the other members of MorrisLab.
J. Jeffrey Morris Google Scholar Page
- Adkins, Sarah J, RK Rock, and JJ Morris. 2018. Interdisciplinary STEM education reform: dishing out art in a microbiology laboratory. FEMS Microbiology Letters 365(1):fnx245
- JJ Morris and E Schniter. 2017. Black Queen markets: commensalism, dependency, and the evolution of cooperative specialization in human society. Journal of Bioeconomics 10.1007/s10818-017-9263-x
- Ma, Lanying, BC Calfee, JJ Morris, ZI Johnson, and ER Zinser. 2017. Degradation of hydrogen peroxide at the ocean’s surface: the influence of the microbial community on the realized thermal niche of Prochlorococcus. ISME J doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.182
- Hennon, Gwenn MM, JJ Morris, ST Haley, ER Zinser, AR Durrant, E Entwistle, T Dokland, and ST Dyhrman. 2017. The impact of elevated CO2 on Prochlorococcus and microbial interactions with ‘helper’ bacterium Alteromonas. ISME J doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.189
- Ashworth, M.P., and JJ Morris. 2016. Axenic microalgal cultures overlook the complexity of the phycosphere marketplace. Perspectives in Phycology 3(2): 107-111.
- Estrela, S., B. Kerr, and JJ Morris. 2016. Transitions in individuality through symbiosis. Current Opinion in Microbiology 31: 191-198
- Morris, J.J., Z.I. Johnson, S.W. Wilhelm, and E.R. Zinser. 2016. Diel regulation of hydrogen peroxide defenses by open ocean microbial communities. J. Plank. Res. 38: 1103-1114
- Lenski, RE, MJ Wiser, N Ribeck, ZD Blount, JR Nahum, JJ Morris, L Zaman, CB Turner, BD Wade, R Maddamsetti, AR Burmeister, EJ Baird, J Bundy, NA Grant, KJ Card, M Rowles, K Weatherspoon, SE Papoulis, R Sullivan, C Clark, JS Mulka, and N Hajela. 2015. Sustained fitness gains and variability in fitness trajectories in the long-term evolution experiment with Escherichia coli. Proc. Roy. Soc. B 282:1821.
- Estrela, Sylvie, J.J. Morris, and B. Kerr. 2015. Private benefits and metabolic conflicts shape the emergence of microbial interdependencies. Environmental Microbiology 18:1415-1427.
- Dutkiewicz, S.D., J.J. Morris, M.J. Follows, J. Scott, O. Levitan, S.T. Dyhrman, and I. Berman-Frank. 2015. Impact of ocean acidification on the structure of future phytoplankton communities. Nature Climate Change 5: 1002-1006.
- Morris, J.J. 2015. Black Queen evolution: the role of leakiness in structuring microbial communities. Trends In Genetics 31: 475-482.
- Mackey, K.R.M., J.J. Morris, F.M.M. Morel, and S.A. Kranz. 2015. Response of photosynthesis to ocean acidification. Oceanography 28(2):74–91
- Morris, J. J., S. E. Papoulis and R. E. Lenski (2014). Coexistence of evolving bacteria stabilized by a shared Black Queen function. Evolution 68(10): 2960-2971.
- Morris, J. J. and E. R. Zinser (2013). Continuous hydrogen peroxide production by organic buffers in phytoplankton culture media. J. Phycol. 49(6): 1223-1228.
- Morris, J. J., R. E. Lenski and E. R. Zinser (2012). The Black Queen Hypothesis: evolution of dependencies through adaptive gene loss. mBio 3(2): e00036-00012.
- Morris, J. J., Z. I. Johnson, M. J. Szul, M. Keller and E. R. Zinser (2011). Dependence of the cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus on hydrogen peroxide scavenging microbes for growth at the ocean’s surface. PLoS ONE 6(2): e16805.
- Morris, J. J., R. Kirkegaard, M. J. Szul, Z. I. Johnson and E. R. Zinser (2008). Facilitation of robust growth of Prochlorococcus colonies and dilute liquid cultures by “helper” heterotrophic bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74(14): 4530-4534.
- Morris, J. J. and L. R. Hmelo (2014). Organizing principles for marine microbial consortia. Eco-DAS IX Symposium Proceedings. P. F. Kemp, ASLO: 1-15.
- Brum, J. R., J. J. Morris, M. Decima and M. R. Stukel (2014). Mortality in the oceans: Causes and consequences. Eco-DAS IX Symposium Proceedings. P. F. Kemp, ASLO: 16-48.
- Price, PB, JJ Morris, RC Bay, A Adhikari, SJ Giovannoni, and KL Vergin (2015). Molecular fossils from microorganisms preserved in glacial ice. bioRxiv. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/019240
Theses and dissertations
- Morris, J. J. (2011). The ‘helper’ phenotype: a symbiotic interaction between Prochlorococcus and hydrogen peroxide scavenging microorganisms. Ph.D., University of Tennessee.
- KEGGUR: a perl application for assembling “good-enough” databases that allow the analysis of specific functional genes within short-read metagenomic or metatransciptomic datasets. KEGGUR was developed specifically to feed functional gene data from the KEGG repository into MOTHUR.
Conference posters and presentations
- J.J. Morris, S. Dutkiewicz, S. Dyhrman, R.E. Lenski, and M.J. Follows. Meta-analysis of laboratory studies predicts large changes in phytoplankton communities in an acidifying ocean. 2014. Gordon Research Conference: Ocean Global Change Biology
- S.E. Papoulis, J.J. Morris, B. Kerr, L. Zaman, and R.E. Lenski. Black Queen gene loss in a structured environment. 2014. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, Boston, MA.
- J.J. Morris, Z.I. Johnson, and E.R. Zinser. Diel regulation of hydrogen peroxide defenses in open ocean microbial communities. 2014. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR.
- Predators, Parasites, and Piggyback Rides, 1 August 2016, Small Things Considered
- Sex and Evolution, Vibrio Style, 4 October 2015, Small Things Considered
- The Invisible Hand of Evolution, 28 July 2014, BEACON Center Blog
- The Evolution of Simplicity and the Black Queen Hypothesis, 21 May 2012, BEACON Center Blog
- A Black Queen in a Blue Ocean: How Microbes Evolve to Depend on Each Other, 2 May 2012, Huffington Post
- Book review: A. K. Srivastava, A. N. Rai & B. A. Neilan [Eds.] 2013. Stress Biology of Cyanobacteria: Molecular Mechanisms to Cellular Responses. CRC Press. Journal of Phycology 50:750