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Marisa Pedulla



  • Higher Ed: Science 


1998 Ph.D. Biology University of Pittsburgh

1990 B.S. Chemistry w/ Bioscience Option University of Pittsburgh 


Bacteriophage isolation and genomics 


Stewart CR, Casjens SR, Cresawn SG, Houtz JM, Smith AL, Ford ME, Peebles CL, Hatfull GF, Hendrix RW, Huang
WM, Pedulla ML. (2009) "The Genome of Bacillus subtilis Bacteriophage SPO1." J Mol Biol. 388: 48-70.

Pham T.T., Jacobs-Sera D., Pedulla M.L., Hendrix R.W., and Hatfull G.F. (2007) "Comparative genomic analysis of
mycobacteriophage Tweety: evolutionary insights and construction of compatible site-specific integration vectors for mycobacteria." Microbiology, 153: 2711-23.

Pope, W.H.; Weigele, P.R.; J Chang, J.; Pedulla, M.L.; Ford, M.E.; Houtz, J.M.; Jiang, W., Chiu, W.; Hatfull, G.F.; Hendrix, R.W.; King, J.A., (2007) "Genome sequence, structural proteins, and capsid organization of the cyanophage Syn5: a "horned" bacteriophage of marine Synechococcus," J Mol Biol. 2007; 368: 966-81. Epub 2007 Feb 22.

Weigele, P.R.; Pope W.H.; Pedulla, M.L.; Houtz, J.M.; Smith, A.L.; Conway, J.F.; King, J.; Hatfull, G.F.; Lawrence, J.G.; and Hendrix, R.W. (2007) "Genomic and structural analysis of Syn9, a cyanophage infecting marine Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus" Environmental Microbiology 9: 1675-1695.

Hanauer, D.I.; Jacobs-Sera, D.; Pedulla, M.L.; Cresawn, S.; Hendrix, R.W.; and Hatfull,G.F.; (2006) "Can scientific inquiry be taught in school? An Alternative Approach," Science: 314: 1880-1881.

Hatfull, G.F., Pedulla, M.L.; Jacobs-Sera, D.; Cichon1, P.M.; Foley, A.; Ford, M.E.; Gonda, R.M.; Houtz, J.M.; Hryckowian, A.J.; Kelchner, V.A.; Namburi, S.; Pajcini, K.V.; Popovich, M.G.; Schleicher, D.T.; Simanek, B.Z.; Smith, A.L.; Zdanowicz, G.M.; Kumar, V.l; Peebles, C.L.; Jacobs Jr., W.R.; Lawrence, J.G.; & Hendrix, R.W.; (2006) Exploring the mycobacteriophage metaproteome: Phage genomics as an educational platform. PLoS Genet 2(6): e92. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0020092.