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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Dr Jocelyn Griffith

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Microbiology and Immunology

Research

Research interests include: microbial ecology, next generation sequencing, 16S rRNA gene, nifH gene, nitrogen fixation, NZ grasslands

Publications

Griffith, J. C., Lee, W. G., Orlovich, D. A., & Summerfield, T. C. (2017). Contrasting bacterial communities in two indigenous Chionochloa (Poaceae) grassland soils in New Zealand. PLoS ONE, 12(6), e0179652. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179652

Crawford, T. S., Hanning, K. R., Chua, J. P. S., Eaton-Rye, J. J., & Summerfield, T. C. (2016). Comparison of D1´- and D1-containing PS II reaction centre complexes under different environmental conditions in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant, Cell & Environment, 39, 1715-1726. doi: 10.1111/pce.12738

Secker, N. H., Chua, J. P. S., Laurie, R. E., McNoe, L., Guy, P. L., Orlovich, D. A., & Summerfield, T. C. (2016). Characterization of the cyanobacteria and associated bacterial community from an ephemeral wetland in New Zealand. Journal of Phycology, 52(5), 761-773. doi: 10.1111/jpy.12434

Chua, J. P. S., Orlovich, D. A., & Summerfield, T. C. (2014). Cyanobacteria in New Zealand indigenous grasslands. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 52(1), 100-115. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2013.862554

Summerfield, T. C., Crawford, T. S., Young, R. D., Chua, J. P. S., Macdonald, R. L., Sherman, L. A., & Eaton-Rye, J. J. (2013). Environmental pH affects photoautotrophic growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 strains carrying mutations in the lumenal proteins of PSII. Plant & Cell Physiology, 54(6), 859-874. doi: 10.1093/pcp/pct036

Journal - Research Article

Griffith, J. C., Lee, W. G., Orlovich, D. A., & Summerfield, T. C. (2017). Contrasting bacterial communities in two indigenous Chionochloa (Poaceae) grassland soils in New Zealand. PLoS ONE, 12(6), e0179652. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179652

Crawford, T. S., Hanning, K. R., Chua, J. P. S., Eaton-Rye, J. J., & Summerfield, T. C. (2016). Comparison of D1´- and D1-containing PS II reaction centre complexes under different environmental conditions in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant, Cell & Environment, 39, 1715-1726. doi: 10.1111/pce.12738

Secker, N. H., Chua, J. P. S., Laurie, R. E., McNoe, L., Guy, P. L., Orlovich, D. A., & Summerfield, T. C. (2016). Characterization of the cyanobacteria and associated bacterial community from an ephemeral wetland in New Zealand. Journal of Phycology, 52(5), 761-773. doi: 10.1111/jpy.12434

Chua, J. P. S., Orlovich, D. A., & Summerfield, T. C. (2014). Cyanobacteria in New Zealand indigenous grasslands. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 52(1), 100-115. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2013.862554

Summerfield, T. C., Crawford, T. S., Young, R. D., Chua, J. P. S., Macdonald, R. L., Sherman, L. A., & Eaton-Rye, J. J. (2013). Environmental pH affects photoautotrophic growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 strains carrying mutations in the lumenal proteins of PSII. Plant & Cell Physiology, 54(6), 859-874. doi: 10.1093/pcp/pct036

Chua, J. P. S., Wallace, E. J. S., Yardley, J. A., Duncan, E. J., Dearden, P. K., & Summerfield, T. C. (2012). Gene expression indicates a zone of heterocyst differentiation within the thallus of the cyanolichen Pseudocyphellaria crocata. New Phytologist, 196(3), 862-872. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04272.x

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