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Gifford S, Zhao A, Stemple B, DeLong B, Seim H, Marchetti S. (2020) Microbial Niche Diversification in the Galápagos Archipelago and its Response to El Niño. Frontiers in Microbiology.

Sharpe G, Gifford S*, Septer A*. (2020) A Model Roseobacter, Ruegeria pomeroyi DSS-3, Employs a Diffusible Killing Mechanism to Eliminate Competitors. mSystems. 5:e00443-20. (*co-corresponding author with A. Septer).

Septer A, Speare L, Coleman CK, Smith S, Dorsey C, Wilson T, Gifford S. (2020) Draft Genome Sequence of a Harveyi Clade Bacterium Isolated from Lolliguncula brevis Squid. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 2020 Feb 20;9(8).

Damashek J, Edwardson C, Tolar B, Gifford S, Moran M, Hollibaugh J. (2019) Coastal ocean metagenomes and curated metagenome-assembled genomes (MAGs) from Marsh Landing, Sapelo Island. Microbiology Resource Announcements

Tang W, Wang S, Batista DB, Dehairs F, Gifford S, Gonzalez, Planquette H., Cassar N. (2019) Revisiting the distribution of oceanic N2 fixation and estimating diazotrophic contribution to marine production. Nature Communications.

Lin Y, Gifford S, Ducklow H, Schofield O, Cassar N (2018). Towards quantitative marine microbiome community profiling using internal standards. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Wang S, Cassar, N, Gifford S, Lin Y, Eveleth R. (2018) Linking patterns of net community production and marine microbial community structure in the western North Atlantic.  ISME-J (12) 2582–2595

Gómez-Consarnau L, Sachdeva R, Gifford S, Cutter L, Fuhrman J, Sañudo-Wilhelmy S, Moran MA.(2018) B-vitamin synthesis and utilization by a natural marine microbial community. Environmental Microbiology.

Medeiros P, Seidel M, Gifford S, Ballantyne F, Dittmar T, Whitman W, Moran MA (2017). Microbially-mediated Transformations of Estuarine Dissolved Organic Matter. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Gifford SM, Becker J, Sosa O, Repeta D, and DeLong EF. Quantitative transcriptomics reveals the growth- and nutrient-dependent response of a streamlined marine methylotroph to methanol and naturally occurring dissolved organic matter. 2016 mBio 7(6): e01279-16. doi:10.1128/mBio.01279-16.

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

Varaljay VA, Gifford SM, Wilson ST, Sharma S, Karl DM, and Moran MA. 2012 Bacterial Dimethylsulfoniopropionate-degrading Genes in the Oligotropic North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(8): 2775-2782

Rinto-Kanto JM, Bürgmann H, Gifford SM, Sun S, Sharma S, Kiene RP, and Moran MA. 2011 Analysis of sulfur-related gene expression by roseobacter communities using a taxon-specific functional gene microarray. Environmental Microbiology 13(2):453-467

Rollwagen-Bollens G, Gifford SM, and Bollens SM. 2011 The role of protistan microzooplankton in the upper San Francisco Estuary planktonic food web: source or sink? Estuaries and Coasts 34:1026–1038

Hollibaugh JT*, Gifford SM*, Sharma S., Bano N, and Moran MA. 2011 Metatranscriptomic analysis of ammonia-oxidizing organisms in an estuarine bacterioplankton assemblage. The ISME Journal 5(5): 866–878
*Authors contributed equally to this work.

Gifford SM, Shalabh S, Rinta-Kanto JM, and Moran MA. 2011 Quantitative analysis of a deeply-sequenced marine microbial metatranscriptome. The ISME Journal 5(3): 461–472

Newton RJ, Griffin LE, Bowles K, Meile C, Gifford SM, Givens CE, et al. 2010 Genome characteristics of a generalist marine bacterial lineage. The ISME Journal 4: 784-798

Poretsky RS, Gifford SM, Rinta-Kanto JM, Vila-Costa M, and Moran MA. 2009 Analyzing gene expression from marine microbial communities using environmental transcriptomics. Journal of Visualized Experiments. doi: 10.3791/1086

Eloe E, Celussi M, Croal L, Gifford SM, Gomez-Consarnau L, Liu L, Paerl R, and Bottjer D.  2009 C-MORE/Agouron Institute young investigators perspective on the future of microbial oceanography. Environmental Microbiology Reports 1:3-26

Gifford SM, Rollwagen-Bollens G, and Bollens SM. 2007 Microzooplankton omnivory in the upper San Francisco Estuary. Marine Ecology Progress Series 348: 33-46