Office: Hatfield Research Center, 3rd floor, Room 317
Current AppointmentsProfessor, Institute of Environmental Health; Division of Environmental and Biomolecular Systems
Affiliate Scientist, Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction
EducationB. S., Microbiology, University of Maine, Orono, 1976
Ph.D. Microbiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, 1982
- Harvard University, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Laboratory of Richard Losick, American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow, 1982-85; Research Associate, 1985-86
- Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany and Microbiology, 1986-88
- Louisiana State University Medical Center at Shreveport, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Assistant Professor, 1988-92, Associate Professor, 1992-96, Professor, 1996-98
- Harvard Medical School, Visiting Professor, Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Laboratory of Christopher T. Walsh, 1996
- Editorial Board: Journal of Bacteriology
- Editorial Board: Applied and Environmental Microbiology
- Advisory Board: Molecular Microbiology
- Associate Editor: Microbiology
Research InterestsRegulation of prokaryotic gene expression and development in response to stress; signal transduction; regulation and mechanism of peptide antibiotic biosynthesis; regulation of genetic competence in Bacillus subtilis.
Selected PublicationsAnn A. Lin; Don Walthers; Peter Zuber
Residue substitutions near the redox center of Bacillus subtilis Spx affect RNA polymerase interaction, redox control, and Spx-DNA contact at a conserved cis-acting element
Journal of Bacteriology.?2013;195(17):3967-3978.
Caroline S. Fortunato; Lydie Herfort; Peter Zuber; Antonio M. Baptista; Byron C. Crump
Spatial variability overwhelms seasonal patterns in bacterioplankton communities across a river to ocean gradient
Lydie Herfort; Tawnya D. Peterson; Fredrick G. Prahl; Lee Ann McCue; Joseph A. Needoba; Byron C. Crump; G. Curtis Roegner; Victoria Campbell; Peter Zuber
Red Waters of Myrionecta rubra are Biogeochemical Hotspots for the Columbia River Estuary with Impacts on Primary/Secondary Productions and Nutrient Cycles
Estuaries and Coasts.?2012;35(3):878-891.
Ann A. Lin; Peter Zuber
Evidence that a single monomer of Spx can productively interact with RNA polymerase in Bacillus subtilis
Journal of Bacteriology.?2012;194(7):1697-1707.
Chio Mui Chan; Saurabh Garg; Ann A. Lin; Peter Zuber
Geobacillus thermodenitrificans YjbH recognizes the C-terminal end of Bacillus subtilis Spx to accelerate Spx proteolysis by ClpXP
Suzanne DeLorenzo; Suzanna L. Bräuer; Chelsea A. Edgmont; Lydie Herfort; Bradley M. Tebo; Peter Zuber
Ubiquitous Dissolved Inorganic Carbon Assimilation by Marine Bacteria in the Pacific Northwest Coastal Ocean as Determined by Stable Isotope Probing
Tawnya D. Peterson; Rachel L. Golda; Michael L. Garcia; Binglin Li; Michelle A. Maier; Joseph A. Needoba; Peter Zuber
Associations between Mesodinium rubrum and cryptophyte algae in the Columbia River estuary
Aquatic Microbial Ecology.?2012;68(2):117-130.
Lydie Herfort; Tawnya D. Peterson; Lee Ann McCue; Byron C. Crump; Fredrick G. Prahl; Antonio M. Baptista; Victoria Campbell; Rachel Warnick; Mikaela Selby; G. Curtis Roegner; et al.
Myrionecta rubra population genetic diversity and its cryptophyte chloroplast specificity in recurrent red tides in the Columbia River estuary
Aquatic Microbial Ecology.?2011;62(1):85-97.
S.L. Bräuer; C. Adams; K. Kranzler; D. Murphy; M. Xu; P. Zuber; H.M. Simon; A.M. Baptista; B.M. Tebo
Culturable Rhodobacter and Shewanella species are abundant in estuarine turbidity maxima of the Columbia River
Sushma Kommineni; Saurabh K. Garg; Chio Mui Chan; Peter Zuber
YjbH-enhanced proteolysis of Spx by ClpXP in Bacillus subtilis is inhibited by the small protein YirB (YuzO)
Journal of Bacteriology.?2011;193(9):2133-2140.