Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular GeneticsUndergraduate students: (1996-97) 96 (1997-98) 109
Marine Degree Programs
Microbiology BS, MS, PhD
Biochemistry MS, PhD
Areas of Expertise
Pathogenic bacteriology and rapid detection of bacteria
Marine pathogens, metabolism, survival, growth, mortality of a variety of organisms and species
Biological indicators of smoltification in salmon
Parr-smolt transformation of salmonid fish
National Fisheries Institute (NFI)
RI Sea Grant College Program
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Impact of sodium tripolyphosphate on commerically treated scallops, L.R. Pivarnik and J.F. Sperry, 5/97-8/97, NFI, $10,000
Heat-shock proteins and osmotic stress in salmon, G. Tremblay and T. Bradley, 10/94-9/97, USDA, $215,000
Unrestricted gift, G. Tremblay, 1997, Lonza, Inc., $11,000
Unrestricted gift, G. Tremblay, 1998, Lonza, Inc., $11,000
Influence of dietary supplements of carnitine and lactate on survival and growth of juvenile atlantic salmon transferred from freshwater to seawater, G. Tremblay and T. Bradley, 5/96-4/97, Lonza, Inc., $ 36,840
Dietary manipulation of metabolism in salmon smolts, G. Tremblay, 11/97-11/99, USDA, $120,000
Role of mucus-induced genes and proteins in Vibrio anguillarum virulence, D. Nelson, 9/97-9/98 USDA, $50,000
Ji, H., T. Bradley, and G.C. Tremblay. 1996. Lactate-Dependent Gluconeogenesis and Atractyloside-Sensitive Flux through Pyruvate Carboxylase Are Reduced During Smoltification of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar). Journal of Experimental Zoology 276: 375-386.
Garcia, T., K. Otto, S. Kjelleberg, and D.R. Nelson. 1997. The growth of Vibrio anguillarum in salmon intestinal mucus. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63: 1034-1039.
Nelson, D.R., Y. Sadlowski, M. Eguchi, et al. 1997. The Starvation-stress Response of Vibrio anguillarum. Microbiology 143: 2305-2312.
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