UF Research Foundation Professor
Burch Fellow in Theoretical Medicine,
DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH AREAS
Management of Nutrients, Pesticides, and Wastes
Soil Quality/Ecosystem Services
Wetlands and Aquatic Systems
Bacterial cell-to-cell communication and its role in structuring of microbial communities and interactions with eukaryotic hosts. We also focus on the biochemical strategies that eukaryotes use to disrupt gene regulation in environmental and pathogenic bacteria.
SWS 6373 - Techniques in Microbial Ecology
SWS 4307/5308 - Ecology of Waterborne Pathogens
SWS 4932 - Symbioses
Marvasi, M., Cox, C.E., Xu, Y., Noel, J., Giovannoni, J., Teplitski, M. 2013. Differential regulation of Salmonella Typhimurium genes involved in O-antigen capsule production and their role in persistence within tomatoes. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-09-12-0208-R
Brandl, M.T, Cox, C.E., Teplitski, M. 2013. Salmonella interactions with plants and their associated microbiota. Phytopathology 103: 316-325
Krediet, C.J., Ritchie, K.B., Paul, V.J., Teplitski, M. 2013. Coral-associated microorganisms and their role in promoting coral health and thwarting diseases. Proc R Soc B dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2012.2328
Krediet, C.J., Ritchie, K.B., Alagely, A., Teplitski, M. 2012. Members of native coral microbiota inhibit glycosidases and thwart colonization of coral mucus by an opportunistic pathogen. ISME J. Dec 20. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2012.164. [Epub ahead of print]
Gao, M., Coggin, A., Yagnik, K., Teplitski, M. 2012. Role of specific quorum sensing signals in the regulation of exopolysaccharide II production within Sinorhizobium meliloti spreading colonies. PLoS One 7(8): e42611
Genetics Institute, Rm330E, Cancer and Genetics Research Complex, 2033 Mowry Rd, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 32611.