Publications

Scientific Publications:

Strachan, C. R., Sing, H., Vanlnsberghe, D., Ievdokymenko, K., Budwill, K., Mohn, W.W., Eltis, L.D., and Hallam J.S. (2014). Metagenomic scaffolds enable combinatorial lignin transformation. PNAS. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1401631111

Mand, J., Park, H-S., Jack, T.R., and Voordouw, G. (2014). The role of acetogens in microbially influenced corrosion of steel. Front Microbiol. 5(288). doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00268

Tan, B., Nesbo, C., and Foght, J.M. (2014). Re-analysis of omics data indicates Smithella may degrade alkanes by addition to fumarate under methanogenic conditions. ISME journal. doi:10.1038/ismj.2014.87

Siddique, T., Kuznetsov, P., Kuznetsova, A., Arkell N., Young, R., Li, C., Guigard, S.E., Underwood, E., and Foght, J.M.(2014) Microbially-accelerated consolidation of oil sands tailings. Pathway I: changes in porewater chemistry. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5(21). doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00106.

Siddique T., Kuznetsov P., Kuznetsova A., Arkell N., Young R., Li C., Rozlyn, Y., Arocena, J.M. and Foght, J.M.(2014) Microbially-accelerated consolidation of oil sands tailings. Pathway II: solid phase biogeochemistry. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5(21). doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00106.

Okoro, C., Smith, S., Chiejina, L., Lumactud, R., An, D., Park, H.S., Voordouw, J., Lomans, B.P. and Voordouw, G.. 2014.  Comparison of microbial communities involved in souring and corrosion in offshore and onshore oil production facilities in Nigeria. J. Indust. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 41: 665-678.  DOI: 10.1007/s10295-014-1401-z.

Gieg, L. M.; S. J. Fowler; C. Berdugo-Clavijo. 2014. Syntrophic biodegradation of hydrocarbon contaminants.  Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 27:21-29.

An, D., et al. (2012). Metagenomics of Hydrocarbon Resource Environments Indicates Aerobic Taxa and Genes to be Unexpectedly Common. Environmental Science & Technology, 47 (18), 10708-107717. DOI: 10.1021/es4020184.

Tamas, I., Smirnova, A.V., He, Z., Dunfield P.F. (2013) The (d)evolution of methanotrophy in the Beijerinckiaceae, a comparative genomics analysis. ISME J.  doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.145

An, D., Brown, D., Chatterjee, I., Dong, X., Ramos-Padron, E., Wilson, S., Bordenave, S., Caffrey, S. M., Gieg, L. M., Sensen, C. W., and Gerrit Voordouw, G. (2013) Microbial community and potential functional gene diversity involved in anaerobic hydrocarbon degradation and methanogenesis in an oil sands tailings pond. Genome, 10.1139/gen-2013-0083.

Gieg, L. M.; S. J. Fowler; C. Berdugo-Clavijo. 2013.  Syntrophic biodegradation of hydrocarbon contaminants.  Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. avail. Online, Oct 2.

Soh, J., Dong, X., Caffrey, S.M., Voordouw, G. and C. Sensen. (2013). Phoenix 2: a locally installable large-scale 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis pipeline with Web interface.  Accepted.  Journal of Biotechnology. In Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2013.07.004

K. M. Konwar, N. W. Hanson, A. P. Pagé, S. J. Hallam. (2013). MetaPathways: a modular pipeline for constructing pathway/genome databases from environmental sequence information, BMC Bioinformatics 14. 202.

Saidi-Mehrabad, A., He, Z., Tamas, I., Sharp, C.E., Brady, A.L., Rochman, R.F., Bodrossy, L., Abell, G.C., Penner, T., Dong, X., Sensen, C.W. and Dunfield P.F. (2013). Methanotrophic bacteria in oilsands tailings ponds of northern Alberta. The ISME Journal. 7(5):908-21.

Agrawal A., Gieg L.M. (2013). In situ detection of anaerobic alkane metabolites in subsurface environments.  Front Microbiol. 2013 Jun 4;4: article 140. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00140.

Callbeck, C., Agrawal, A. and G. Voordouw.  Acetate production from oil under sulfate-reducing conditions in bioreactors injected with sulfate and nitrate.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Doi: 10.1128/AEM.01251-13.

Siddique, T., T. Penner, J. Klassen, C. Nesb, J. Foght (2012) Microbial communities involved in methane production from hydrocarbons in oil sands tailings. Environmental Science & Technology. 46: 98029810

Zhaxybayeva, O., K.S. Swithers, J.Foght, A. Green, D. Bruce, C. Detter, R. Tapia, S. Han, H. Teshima, J. Han, T. Woyke, S. Pitluck, M. Nolan, N. Ivanova, A.Pati, M.L. Land, M. Dlutek, W.F. Doolittle, K.M. Noll and C.L. Nesbø. (2012) Genome sequence of the mesophilic Thermotogales bacterium Mesotoga prima MesG1.Ag.4.2 reveals the largest Thermotogales genome to-date. Genome Biology and Evolution. 4:700–708

Folarin, Y., An, D., Caffrey, S., Soh, J., Sensen, C.W., Voordouw, J., Jack, T. and G. Voordouw.  2013. Contribution of make-up water to the microbial community in an oil field from which oil is produced by produced water reinjection. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2012.07.017

Bordenave, S., Chatterjee, I. and G. Voordouw.  2013.  Microbial community structure and microbial activities related to CO2 storage capacities of a salt cavern.  International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2012.08.001.

Voordouw, G. 2013. Interaction of oil sands tailings particles with polymers and microbial cells: first step towards reclamation to soil. Biopolymers. 99(4):257-62. doi: 10.1002/bip.22156.

Kryachko, Y., Nathoo, S., Lai, P., Voordouw, J., Prenner, E.J. and G. Voordouw. 2013. Prospects for using native and recombinant rhamnolipid producers for microbially enhanced oil recovery.  International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. Volume 81, Pages 133–140.

Berdugo-Clavijo, C.; Dong, X.; Soh, J.; Sensen, C., and L.M. Gieg. 2012. Methanogenic biodegradation of two-ringed polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.  FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 81, doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2012.01328.x

Agrawal, A., H. s. Park, S. Nathoo, L. M. Gieg, T. R. Jack, K. Miner, R. Ertmoed, A. Benko, and G. Voordouw. 2012. Toluene Depletion in Produced Oil Contributes to Souring Control in a Field Subjected to Nitrate Injection. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46:1285-1292. doi: 10.1021/es203748b.

Stein, L.Y., Roy R., and P.F. Dunfield, 2012, Aerobic methanotrophy and nitrification: Processes and connections. Battista et al (eds) Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley and Sons, Chichester. www.els.net

Fowler, S. J., X. Dong, C. W. Sensen, J. M. Suflita, and L. M. Gieg. 2012. Methanogenic toluene metabolism: community structure and intermediates. Environ. Microbiol. 14:754-764. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02631.x.

Kryachko, Y., X. Dong, C. Sensen, and G. Voordouw. 2012. Compositions of microbial communities associated with oil and water in a mesothermic oil field. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 101:493-506. doi: 10.1007/s10482-011-9658-y.

Callbeck, C., X. Dong, I. Chatterjee, A. Agrawal, S. Caffrey, C. Sensen, and G. Voordouw. 2011. Microbial community succession in a bioreactor modeling a souring low-temperature oil reservoir subjected to nitrate injection. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 91:799-810. doi: 10.1007/s00253-011-3287-2.

Gerrit, V. 2011. Production-related petroleum microbiology: progress and prospects. Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 22:401-405.

Gieg, L., T. Jack, and J. Foght. 2011. Biological souring and mitigation in oil reservoirs. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 92:263-282. doi: 10.1007/s00253-011-3542-6.

Park, H. S., I. Chatterjee, X. Dong, S. Wang, C. W. Sensen, S. M. Caffrey, T. R. Jack, J. Boivin, and G. Voordouw. 2011. Effect of Sodium Bisulfite Injection on the Microbial Community Composition in a Brackish-Water-Transporting Pipeline. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:6908-6917. doi: 10.1128/AEM.05891-11.

Ramos-Padron, E., S. Bordenave, S. Lin, I. M. Bhaskar, X. Dong, C. W. Sensen, J. Fournier, G. Voordouw, and L. M. Gieg. 2011. Carbon and Sulfur Cycling by Microbial Communities in a Gypsum-Treated Oil Sands Tailings Pond. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45:439-446. doi: 10.1021/es1028487.

Siddique, T., T. Penner, K. Semple, and J. M. Foght. 2011. Anaerobic Biodegradation of Longer-Chain n-Alkanes Coupled to Methane Production in Oil Sands Tailings. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45:5892-5899. doi: 10.1021/es200649t.

Gieg, L.M., Jack, T.R., and J. M. Foght. 2011. Biological souring and mitigation in oil reservoirs. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 92:263-282. doi: 10.1007/s00253-011-3542-6.

Bordenave, S., V. Kostenko, M. Dutkoski, A. Grigoryan, R. J. Martinuzzi, and G. Voordouw. 2010. Relation between the activity of anaerobic microbial populations in oil sands tailings ponds and the sedimentation of tailings. Chemosphere. 81:663-668.

GE3LS Publications:

Noga, J. and Wolbring, G. (2014) The Oil and Gas Discourse from the Perspective of the Canadian and Albertan Governments, Non-Governmental Organizations and the Oil and Gas Industry in Energies 2014, 7(1), 314-333

Noga J, Wolbring G. (2013) An Analysis of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20) Discourse Using an Ability Expectation Lens. Sustainability; 5(9):3615-3639.

Wolbring Gregor and Noga Jacqueline (2013) Greening and Energy Issues: An Analysis of Four Canadian Newspapers Journal of Sustainable Development Vol. 6, No. 7; Article 8; DOI: 10.5539/jsd.v6n7p88

Jacqueline Noga and Grogor Wolbring (2013) A Comprehensive List of Water Attitude Surveys

Wolbring, Gregor, Leopatra Verlyn (2012) Climate change, water, sanitation and energy insecurity: Invisibility of people with disabilities in Canadian Journal of Disability Studies Vol 1 Issue 3 page 66-90

Jacqueline Noga & Gregor Wolbring (2012) Bibliography of Environmental Treaties

Jacqueline Noga and Gregor Wolbring (2012) Bibliography of Documents Related to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20)

Gregor Wolbring, Verlyn Leopatra, Jacqueline Noga (2012) The sentiment of waste and the measure of footprints evaluated through anableism lens. Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics EJAIB 22: 3. 117-123

Ghaderi, S and Wolbring, G. (2011) Metagenomics Education Paper

Ghaderi, Jack and Wolbring (2011) Water in Alberta With Special Focus on the Oil and Gas Industry (Education Paper)

Alex Bolton (2011) Environmental Regulatory Requirements for Field Demonstration and Commercialization of Research Outcomes

Wolbring (2011) A Education Paper on the Energy Discourse

Wolbring, Gregor (2011) “Ableism and Energy Security and Insecurity,” Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology: Vol. 5 : Iss. 1, Article 3.

Wolbring (2009) A culture of neglect: Climate discourse and disabled people.  M/C Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4

Wolbring, Gregor andGhaderi, Seyyed (2009) Literature Review on Energy from Hydrocarbon Discourse

Wolbring, Gregor andGhaderi, Seyyed (2009) Literature Review on Metagenomics

Wolbring, Gregor andGhaderi, Seyyed (2009) Literature Review on Water Discourse

Wolbring, Gregor andGhaderi, Seyyed (2009) Literature Review on Energy and Climate Change Discourse

Wolbring, Gregor andGhaderi, Seyyed (2009) Copenhagen Conference in a Glance