*Indicates undergraduate mentee


Damashek J., J.R. Westrich, J.M. Bateman McDonald, M.E. Teachey, K.A. Capps, and E.A. Ottesen. (In review) Non-point human fecal contamination from aging wastewater infrastructure is a primary driver of antibiotic resistance in surface waters.

Damashek J., B. Bayer, G.J. Herndl, N.J. Wallsgrove, T. Allen, B.N. Popp, and J.T. Hollibaugh. (In review) Limited accessibility of nitrogen supplied as amino acids, amides, and amines as energy sources for marine Thaumarchaeota. Preprint available on bioRxiv (click to open).


Damashek J., A.O. Okotie-Oyekan*, S.M. Gifford, A. Vorobev, M.A. Moran, and J.T. Hollibaugh. (2021) Transcriptional activity differentiates families of Marine Group II Euryarchaeota in the coastal ocean. ISME Communications 1:5.

Rasmussen A.N., J. Damashek, E.A. Eloe-Fadrosh, and C.A. Francis. (2021) In-depth spatiotemporal characterization of planktonic archaeal and bacterial communities in North and South San Francisco Bay. Microbial Ecology 81(3): 601-616.

Damashek J., C.F. Edwardson, B.B. Tolar, S.M. Gifford, M.A. Moran, and J.T. Hollibaugh. (2019) Coastal ocean metagenomes and curated metagenome-assembled genomes from Marsh Landing, Sapelo Island (Georgia, USA). Microbiology Resource Announcements 8: e00934-19.

Damashek J., B.B. Tolar, Q. Liu, A.O. Okotie-Oyekan*, N.J. Wallsgrove, B.N. Popp, and J.T. Hollibaugh. (2019) Microbial oxidation of nitrogen supplied as selected organic nitrogen compounds in the South Atlantic Bight. Limnology and Oceanography 64(3): 982-995.

Damashek J., and C.A. Francis. (2018) Microbial nitrogen cycling in estuaries: from genes to ecosystem processes. Estuaries and Coasts 41(3): 626-660.

Damashek J., K.P. Pettie*, Z.W. Brown, M.M. Mills, K.R. Arrigo, and C.A. Francis. (2017) Regional patterns in ammonia-oxidizing communities throughout Chukchi Sea waters from the Bering Strait to the Beaufort Sea. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 79(3): 273-286.

Damashek J., K.L. Casciotti, and C.A. Francis. (2016) Variable nitrification rates across environmental gradients in turbid, nutrient-rich estuary waters of San Francisco Bay. Estuaries and Coasts 39(4): 1050-1071.

Smith J.M., J. Damashek, F.P. Chavez, and C.A. Francis. (2016) Factors influencing nitrification rates and the abundance and transcriptional activity of ammonia oxidizing microorganisms in the dark realm of the northeast Pacific Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography 61(2): 596-609.

Ying S.C., J. Damashek, S. Fendorf, and C.A. Francis. (2015) Indigenous arsenic(V)-reducing microbial communities in redox-fluctuating near-surface sediments of the Mekong Delta. Geobiology 13(6): 581-587.

Damashek J., J.M. Smith, A.C. Mosier, and C.A. Francis. (2015) Benthic ammonia oxidizers differ in community structure and biogeochemical potential across a riverine delta. Frontiers in Microbiology 5: 743.

Miller J.S., A. Kamath, J. Damashek, and R.A. Levin. (2011) Out of America to Africa or Asia: Inference of dispersal histories using nuclear and plastid DNA and the S-RNase self-incompatibility locus. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28(1): 793-801.

*indicates undergraduate mentee