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Shawn Doyle
Shawn Doyle
Phone:
(979) 845-5105
Email:
sdoyle22@tamu.edu
Office:
Eller O&M 716D
Address:

Texas A&M University O&M Building

Room 716 MS 3146

College Station, TX 77843


Degrees:

Ph.D. Microbiology, Louisiana State University, 2015

B.S. Microbiology, Louisiana State University, 2008

Courses:

OCNG 650 – Aquatic Microbial Ecology

GEOS 101 – Geosciences Through Rock (Music!)


Links:

http://www.sdoyle.org/

Shawn Doyle

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research Interests

  • Microbial Ecology
  • Geomicrobiology and Biogeochemistry
  • Molecular Biology and Meta-omics
  • Microbial Oceanography
  • Polar and Cryosphere Microbiology

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed articles:

Doyle, S.M., E. Whitaker, and J.B. Sylvan. In prep. Microbial Community Dynamics and Responses to Oil and Corexit in Coastal Surface Water Mesocosms.

Quigg, A., Passow, U., Chin, W., Bretherton, L., Kamalanathan, M., Xu, C., Schwehr, K., Zhang, S., Sun, L., Wade, T., Finkel, Z., Doyle, S., Sylvan, J., Williams, A., Obeid, W., Hatcher, P., Knap, A., and Santschi, P. In press. Chemical and Microbial Controls on Aggregation and Degradation of Oil and Dispersants by Microbial Exopolymers. Limnology and Oceanography Letters.

Montross, S., M. Skidmore, B. Christner, D. Samyn, J. Tison, R. Lorrain, S.M. Doyle, and S. Fitzsimons. 2014. Debris-Rich Basal Ice as a Microbial Habitat, Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. Geomicrobiology Journal, 31:76-81.

Doyle, S.M., S.N. Montross, M.L. Skidmore, and B.C. Christner. 2013. Characterizing microbial diversity and the potential for metabolic function at -15 °C in the basal ice of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. Biology, 2:1034-1053.

Lee, J. H., H.Y. Koh, SG. Lee, S.M. Doyle, B.C. Christner, and H.J. Kim. 2012. Draft genome sequence of Paenisporosarcina sp.TG-20, a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from sediment-laden stratified basal ice from Taylor Glacier, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Journal of Bacteriology, 194:6636.

Lee, J. H., H.Y. Koh, SG. Lee, S.M. Doyle, B.C. Christner, and H.J. Kim. 2012. Draft genome sequence of Paenisporosarcina sp.TG-14, a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from sediment-laden stratified basal ice from Taylor Glacier, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Journal of Bacteriology, 194:6656-6657.

Amato, P., S.M. Doyle, J.R. Battista, and B.C. Christner. 2010. Implications of subzero metabolic activity on long-term microbial survival in terrestrial and extraterrestrial permafrost. Astrobiology, 10:789-798.

Amato, P., S. Doyle, and B. Christner. 2009. Macromolecular synthesis by yeasts under frozen conditions. Environmental Microbiology, 11:589-596.

Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings:

Doyle, S.M., M. Dieser, E. Broemsen, and B.C. Christner. 2012. General characteristics of cold-adapted microorganisms. In L. Whyte and R.V. Miller (eds), Polar Microbiology: Life in a Deep Freeze. American Society of Microbiology Press, Washington, D.C., pp. 103-125.

Montross S.N., M.L. Skidmore, S.M. Doyle, B.C. Christner, D. Samyn, and J. Tison. Sediment-rich Antarctic Basal Ice as a Habitat for Microorganisms. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Supplement. 73(13):897.

P. Amato, S.M. Doyle, and B.C. Christner. 2009. Microbial survival mechanisms in the cold subsurface. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73(13):A35.

Other Publications:

Doyle, S., P. Amato, and B. Christner. 2008. Life in and under the Antarctic Sheets (cover article). Microscopy Today. 16.3:6-9.

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