Scott Gifford

Headshot_Gifford_978Assistant Professor, Sewell Family Foundation Fellow
Email: sgifford@email.unc.edu
Phone: (919) 962-0269
Office: 4202G Murray Hall CB#3300, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3300

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Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Postdoctoral Associate, 2012-2015

The University of Georgia, Ph.D., Marine Sciences, 2011

San Francisco State University, M.S., Marine Science, 2006

Selected Publications

Sosa O.*, Gifford SM*, Repeta D., and DeLong EF. 2015. High molecular weight dissolved organic matter enrichment selects for methylotrophs in dilution to extinction cultures. ISME-J. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2015.68

*Authors contributed equally to this work.

 Varaljay VA, Robidart J, Preston CM, Gifford SM, Ryan JP, Marin R, , et al. 2015 In Situ Observations of Bacterial Gene Regulation Controlling DMSP Fate. ISME-J

 Ottesen E, Curtis R, Gifford SM, Eppley JM, Marin R, Schuster SC, Scholin CA, DeLong EF.  2014 Multispecies diel transcriptional oscillations in open ocean heterotrophic bacterial assemblages. Science 345 (6193) 207-211.

 Gifford SM, Sharma S, and Moran MA. 2014 Linking Activity, Function, and Ecosystem Dynamics in Complex Bacterioplankton Communities. Frontiers in Microbiology (5) 185 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00185

 Gifford SM, Satinsky BM, and Moran MA. 2014 Quantitative Microbial Metatranscriptomics.   In Environmental Microbiology: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition. Springer Science Publ. p213-229.

 Hollibaugh JT, Gifford SM, Moran MA, Ross M, Sharma S, Tolar B. 2013 Seasonal Variation in the Metratranscriptomes of a Thaumarchaeota Population from SE USA Coastal Waters. The ISME Journal   doi: 10.1038/ismej.2013.171

 Satinsky BM, Gifford SM, Crump BC, and Moran MA. 2013 Use of Internal Standards for Quantitative Metatranscriptome and Metagenome Analysis. Methods in Enzymology: Microbial Metagenomics, Metatranscriptomics, and Metaproteomics. Elsevier publishers.

 Reisch CR, Crabb W, Gifford SM, Teng Q, Stoudemyer MJ, Moran MA, and Whitman WB. 2013 Metabolism of dimethylsulfoniopropionate by Ruegeria pomeroyi DSS‐3.Molecular Microbiology.  89(4) 774-91

 Gifford SM, Sharma S, Booth M, and Moran MA. 2012 Expression Patterns Reveal Niche Diversification in a Marine Microbial Assemblage. The ISME Journal. 7(2)281-298

 Moran MA, Satinsky B, Gifford SM, Luo H, Rivers A, Chan LK, et al.  2012 Sizing up metatranscriptomics. The ISME Journal. 7(2) 237-43

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