Selected Publications 1995 to Present

  • Scott, G.P., Reece, K.S., Carnegie, R.B. and M.D. Camara. (in prep) Polymorphic microsatellite markers from hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria).
  • Pagenkopp Lohan, K.M., McDowell, J.R., Shields, J.D. and K.S. Reece. (2014) Genotypic variation in the parasitic dinoflagellate Hematodinium perezi along the Delmarva Peninsula, Virginia. Mar. Biol. 161(2):261-273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-013-2332-3
  • Gauthier, D.T., Audemard, C.A., Carlsson, J.E.L., Darden, T.L., Denson, M.R., Reece, K.S. and J. Carlsson. (2013) Genetic population structure of US Atlantic coastal striped bass (Morone saxatilis). J. Hered.104(4):510-520. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jhered/est031
  • Pagenkopp Lohan, K.M., Small, H.J., Shields, J.D., Place, A.R. and K.S. Reece. (2013) Conservation in the first internal transcribed spacer (ITS1) region of Hematodinium perezi from Callinectes sapidusDis. Aquat. Org. 103(1):65-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao02559
  • Pagenkopp Lohan, K.M., Reece, K.S., Miller, R.L., Wheeler, K.N., Small, H.J. and J.D. Shields. (2012) The role of alternate hosts in the ecology and life history of Hematodinium sp., a parasitic dinoflagellate of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus). J. Parasitol. 98:73-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1645/GE-2854.1
  • Pagenkopp Lohan, K.M., McDowell, J.R., Shields, J.D., Xiao, J., Miller, T.L. and K.S. Reece. (2012) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci for the parasitic dinoflagellate, Hematodinium perezi, a parasite of Callinectes sapidusMol. Ecol. Res. 12:570-572. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2012.03133.x
  • Liu, S., Rexroad, C.E., Couch, C.R., Cordes, J.F., Reece, K.S. and C.V. Sullivan. (2012) A microsatellite linkage map of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) reveals conserved synteny with the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Mar. Biotechnol. 14:237-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10126-011-9407-2
  • Small, H.J., Shields, J.D., Reece K.S., Bateman, K. and G.D. Stentiford. (2012) Morphological and molecular characterization of Hematodinium perezi (Dinophyceae: Syndiniales), a dinoflagellate parasite of the harbour crab, Liocarcinus depuratorJ. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 59:54-66.http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2011.00592.x
  • Xiao, J., Cordes, J.F., Moss, J.A. and K.S. Reece. (2011) Genetic diversity in US hatchery stocks ofCrassostrea ariakensis (Fujita, 1913) and comparison with natural populations in Asia. J. Shellfish. Res.30:751-760. http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/035.030.0315
  • Audemard, C., Kator, H.I., Rhodes, M.W., Gallivan, T., Erskine, A.J., Leggett, T.A. and K.S. Reece. (2011) High salinity relay as a post-harvest processing strategy to reduce Vibrio vulnificus levels in Chesapeake Bay oysters (Crassostrea virginica). J. Food Protection.  74(11):1902-1907. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028x.JFP-11-152
  • Gauthier, D.T., Reece, K.S., Xiao, J., Rhodes, M.W., Kator, H.I., Latour, R.J., Bonzek, C.F., Hoenig, J.M. and W.K. Vogelbein. (2010) Quantitative PCR assay for Mycobacterium pseudoshottsii and Mycobacterium shottsii and application to environmental samples and fishes from Chesapeake Bay. Appl. Environ. Micro. 76:6171-6179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01091-10
  • Li, C., Shields, J.D. Miller, T.L., Small, H.J., Pagenkopp, K.M. and K.S.Reece(2010) Detection and quantification of the free-living stage of the parasitic dinoflagellate Hematodinium sp. in laboratory and environmental samples.  Harmful Algae9:515-521.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2010.04.001
  • Stentiford, G.D., Bateman, K.S., Small, H.J., Moss, J., Shields, J.D., Reece, K.S. and I. Tuck. (2010) Myospora metanephrops (n. gn., n. sp.) from marine lobsters and a proposal for erection of a new Order and Family (Crustaceacida; Myosporidae) in the Class Marinosporidia (Phylum Microspora). Int. J. Parasitol. 40:1433-1446.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2010.04.017
  • Krugner-Higby, L., Haak, D., Johnson, P.T.J., Shields, J.D., Jones III, W.M., Reece, K.S.,Meinke, T., Gendron, A. and J.A. Rusak. (2010) Ulcerative disease outbreak in crayfishOronectes propinquus linked Saprolegnia australis in Big Muskellunge Lake, Wisconsin.Dis. Aquat. Org. 91:57-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao02237
  • Costa de Melo, A.G., Varela, E.S., Beasley, C.R., Schneider, H., Sampaio, I., Gaffney, P.M.,Reece, K.S., and C.H. Tagliaro. (2010) Molecular identification, phylogeny and geographic distribution of Brazilian mangrove oysters (Crassostrea). Gen. Mol. Biol. 33:564-572.http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1415-47572010000300030
  • Xiao, J. Cordes, J.F., Wang, H., Guo, X., and K.S. Reece. (2010) Population genetics ofCrassostrea ariakensis in Asia inferred from microsatellite markers.  Mar. Biol. 157:1767-1781. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/S00227-010-1449-x
  • Small, H.J., Shields, J.D., Haas, L.W., Vogelbein, W.K., Moss, J.A. and K.S Reece. (2009) Genetic variation among strains of Pseudopfiesteria shumwayae and Pfiesteria piscicida(Dinophyceae). J. Phycol. 45(6):1315-1322. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00754
  • Reece, K.S., Burreson, E.M. and C.F. Dungan. (2008) Molecular epidemiology of Perkinsus marinus and P. chesapeaki infections in wild oysters and clams of the Chesapeake Bay region. Dis. Aquat. Org. 82:237-248. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao01997
  • Cordes, J.F., Xiao J. and K.S. Reece. (2008) Discrimination of nine Crassostrea oyster species based upon restriction fragment-length polymorphism analysis of nuclear and mitochondrial DNA markers. J. Shellfish Res. 27:1155-1161. http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/0730-8000-27.5.1155
  • Carlsson, J., Carnegie, R.B., Cordes, J.F., Hare, M.P., Leggett, A.T. and K.S. Reece. (2008) Evaluating recruitment contribution of a selectively bred aquaculture line of the oyster, Crassostrea virginica used in restoration efforts. J. Shellfish Res. 27:1117-1124.http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/0730-8000-27.5.1117
  • Johnston, L.D., Brown, G., Gauthier, D., Reece, K., Kator, H. and P. Van Veld. (2008) Apolipoprotein A-I from striped bass (Morone saxatilis) demonstrates antibacterial activity in vitro. Compar. Biochem. Physiol. 151:167-175.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2008.06.011
  • Gast, R.J., Moran, D.M., Audemard, C., Lyon, M.M., Uhlinger, K., Reece, K.S., Leavitt, D. and R. Smolowitz. (2008) Environmental distribution and persistence of Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX). Dis. Aquat. Org. 81:219-229. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao01948
  • Gauthier, D.T., Vogelbein, W.K., Rhodes, M.W. and K.S. Reece. (2008) Nested polymerase chain reaction assay for detection of Mycobacterium shottsii and M. pseudoshottsii in striped bass. J. Aquat. Animal Health. 20:192-201. http://dx.doi.org/10.1577/H07-037.1
  • Casas, S.M., Reece, K.S., Li, Y., Moss, J.A., Villalba, A. and J.F. La Peyre. (2008) Continuous culture of Perkinsus mediterraneus, a parasite of the European flat oyster Ostrea edulis and characterization of its morphology, propagation, and extracellular proteins in vitro. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 55:34-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2008.00301.x
  • Xiao, J., Cordes, J.F., Jones, K.C., Allen, S.K., Jr. and K.S. Reece. (2008) Eleven novel microsatellite markers for the Asian oyster Crassostrea ariakensisMol. Ecol. Res. 8:843-845. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2007.02085.x
  • Moss, J.A., Xiao, J., Dungan, C.F. and K.S. Reece. (2008) Description of Perkinsus beihaiensis n. sp., a new Perkinsus sp. parasite in oysters of Southern China. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 55:117-130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2008.00314.x
  • Reece, K.S., Cordes, J.F., Stubbs, J.B., Francis, E., and K. Hudson. (2008) Molecular phylogenies help resolve taxonomic confusion with Asian Crassostrea oyster species. Mar. Biol. 153:709-721. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-007-0846-2
  • Grauvogel, C., Reece, K.S., Brinkmann, H. and J. Peterson. (2007) Plastid isoprenoid metabolism in the oyster parasite Perkinsus marinus connects dinoflagellates and malaria pathogens - new impetus for studying alveolates. J. Mol. Evol. 65:725-729.http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00239-007-9053-5
  • Moss, J.A., Burreson, E.M., Cordes, J.F., Dungan, C.F., Brown, G.D., Wang, A., Wu, X. andK.S. Reece. (2007) Pathogens in Crassostrea ariakensis and other Asian oyster species: implications for non-native oyster introduction to Chesapeake Bay. Dis. Aquat. Org. 77: 207-223. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao01829
  • Mason, P.L., Litaker, R.W., Jeong, H.J., Ha, J.H., Reece, K.S., Stokes, N.A., and J.Y. Park. (2007) Description of a new genus of Pfiesteria-like dinoflagellates, Luciella gen. nov. (Dinophyceae), including two new species: Luciella masanensis sp. nov. and Luciella atlantis sp. nov. J. Phycol. 43:799-810. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2007.00370.x
  • Dungan, C.F., Hamilton, R.M., Burreson, E.M., Reece, K.S. and N.A. Stokes. (2007) Experimental cross-infections by Perkinsus marinus and P. chesapeaki in three sympatric species of Chesapeake Bay oysters and clams. Dis. Aquat. Org. 76(1):67-75.http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao076067
  • Nunan L.M., Lightner D.V., Pantoja C.R., Stokes N.A. and K.S. Reece. (2007) Characterization of a rediscovered haplosporidian parasite from cultured Penaeus vannameiDis. Aquat. Org. 74:67-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao074067
  • Dungan, C.F., Reece, K.S., Moss, J.A., Hamilton, R.M. and B.K. Diggles. (2007) Perkinsus olseni in vitro isolates from the New Zealand clam Austrovenus stutchburyiJ. Eukary. Microbiol. 54(3):263-270. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00265.x
  • Small, H.J., Shields, J.D., Moss, J.A. and K.S. Reece. (2007) Conservation in the first internal transcribed spacer region (ITS1) in Hematodinium species infecting crustacean hosts found in the UK and Newfoundland. Dis. Aquat. Org. 75:251-258.http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao075251
  • Small, H.J., Shields, J.D., Hudson, K.L. and K.S. Reece. (2007) Molecular detection ofHematodinium sp. infecting the blue crab, Callinectes sapidusJ. Shellfish Res. 26:131-139.http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/0730-8000(2007)26[131:MDOHSI]2.0.CO;2
  • Carlsson, J. and K.S. Reece. (2007) Eight PCR primers to amplify EST-linked microsatellites in the Eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica genome. Mol. Ecol. Notes. 7:257-259.http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01573.x
  • Litaker, R.W., Vandersea, M.W., Reece, K.S., Stokes, N.A., Yonish, B.A., Kibler, S.R., Black, M.N.D., Steidinger, K.A., Lutzoni, F.M. and P.A. Tester. (2007) Recognizing dinoflagellate species using ITS rDNA sequences. J. Phycol. 43(2):344-355. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2007.00320.x
  • Boettcher, K.J., Smolowitz, R., Lewis, E.J., Allam, B., Dickerson, H., Ford, S., Huq, A., Reece, K.S., Rivara, G., Maloy, A.P. and C.M. Woodley. (2006) Juvenile oyster disease (JOD) inCrassostrea virginica: synthesis of knowledge and recommendations. J. Shellfish Res.25:683-686. http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/0730-8000(2006)25[651:AOTP]2.0.CO;2
  • Li, C., Shields, J.D., Small, H.J., Reece, K.S., Hartwig, C.L., Cooper, R.A. and R.E. Ratzlaff. (2006) Detection of Panulirus argus virus 1 (Pav1) in the Caribbean spiny lobster using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Dis. Aquat. Org. 72:185-192.http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao072185
  • Carlsson, J., Morrison, C. and K.S. Reece. (2006) Wild and aquaculture populations of the Eastern oyster compared using microsatellites. J. Hered. 97:595-598.http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jhered/esl034
  • Dungan, C.F. and K.S. Reece. (2006) In vitro propagation of two Perkinsus spp. parasites from Japanese Manila clams Venerupis philippinarum, and description of Perkinsus honshuensis n. sp. J. Eukary. Microbiol. 53(5):316-326. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2006.00120.x
  • Burreson, E.M. and K.S. Reece. (2006) Spore ornamentation of Haplosporidium nelsoni andHaplosporidium costale (Haplosporidia) and incongruence of molecular phylogeny and spore ornamentation in the Haplosporidia. J. Parasitol. 92(6):1295-1301.http://dx.doi.org/10.1645/GE-897R.1
  • Camara, M.D., Allen, S.K., Jr., Carnegie, R.B. and K.S. Reece. (2006) Out-crossing among commercial strains of the Northern Quahog, Mercenaria mercenaria: Survival, growth, and implications for selective breeding. J. Shellfish Res. 25(2):403-416.http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/0730-8000(2006)25[403:OACSOT]2.0.CO;2
  • Audemard, C., Ragone Calvo, L.M., Paynter, K.T., Reece, K.S. and E.M. Burreson. (2006) Real-time PCR investigation of parasite ecology: In situ determination of oyster parasitePerkinsus marinus transmission dynamics in lower Chesapeake Bay. Parasitol. 132:827-842.http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0031182006009851
  • Hare, M., Allen, S.K., Jr., Bloomer, P., Camara, M.D., Carnegie, R.B., Murfree, J., Luckenbach, M., Meritt, D., Morrison, C., Paynter, K.T., Reece, K.S. and C. Rose. (2006) A genetic test for recruitment enhancement in Chesapeake Bay oysters, Crassostrea virginica, after population supplementation with a disease tolerant strain. Cons. Genetics. 7:717-734.http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10592-005-9108-3
  • Moss, J.A., Burreson, E.M. and K.S. Reece. (2006) Advanced Perkinsus marinus infections in Crassostrea ariakensis maintained under laboratory conditions. J. Shellfish. Res.25(1):65-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/0730-8000(2006)25[65:APMIIC]2.0.CO;2
  • Litaker, R.W., Steidinger, K.A., Mason, P.L., Lansberg, J.H., Shields, J.D., Reece, K.S., Haas, L.W., Vogelbein, W.K., Vandersea, M.W., Kibler, S.R., and P.A. Tester. (2005) The reclassification of Pfiesteria shumwayae (Dinophyceae): Pseudopfiesteria, gen. nov. J. Phycol. 41(3):643-651. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2005.00075.x
  • Zhang, Q., Allen, S.K., Jr. and K.S. Reece. (2005) Genetic variation in wild and hatchery stocks of Suminoe oyster (Crassostrea ariakensis) assessed by PCR-RFLP and microsatellite markers. Mar. Biotechnol. 7(6):588-599. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10126-004-5105-7
  • Brown, G.D., Kaattari, S.L. and K.S. Reece. (2005) Effect of homogenate from different oyster species on Perkinsus marinus proliferation and subtilisin gene transcription. J. Shellfish Res. 24(4):1027-1033.
  • Burreson, E.M., Dungan, C.F. and K.S. Reece. (2005) Molecular, morphological, and experimental evidence support the synonymy of Perkinsus chesapeaki and Perkinsus andrewsiJ. Eukary. Micro. 52(3):258-270. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2005.05-00035.x
  • Hedgecock, D., Gaffney, P.M., Goulletquer, P., Guo, X., Reece, K. and G.W. Warr. (2005) The case for sequencing the Pacific oyster genome. J. Shellfish Res. 24:429-441.
  • Rhodes, M.W., Kator, H., McNabb, A., Deshayes, C., Reyrat, J.-M., Brown-Elliott, B.A., Wallace, R., Jr., Trott, K.A., Parker, J.M., Lifland, B., Osterhout, G., Kaattari, I., Reece, K.S., Vogelbein, W. and C.A. Ottinger. (2005) Mycobacterium pseudoshottsii sp. nov., a slowly growing chromogenic species isolated from Chesapeake Bay striped bass (Morone saxatilis).Int. J. System. Evol. Microbiol. 55:1139-1147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijs.0.63343-0
  • Friedman, C.S., Estes, R.M., Stokes, N.A., Burge, C.A., Hargove, J.S., Barber, B.J., Elston, R.A., Burreson, E.M. and K.S. Reece. (2005) Herpes virus in juvenile Pacific oysters,Crassostrea gigas from Tomales Bay, California, coincides with summer mortality episodes.Dis. Aquat. Org. 63:33-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao063033
  • Villalba, A., Reece, K.S., Ordás, M.C., Casas, S.M. and A. Figueras. (2004) Perkinsosis in molluscs – a review. Aquatic Living Resources. 17(4):411-432.http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/alr:2004050
  • Reece, K.S., Siddall, M.E., Stokes, N.A. and E.M. Burreson. (2004) Molecular phylogeny of the Haplosporidia based on two independent gene sequences. J. Parasitol. 90(5):1111-1122.http://dx.doi.org/10.1645/GE-102R
  • Audemard, C., Reece, K.S. and E.M. Burreson. (2004) Real-time PCR for the detection and quantification of the protistan parasite Perkinsus marinus in environmental waters. Appl. Environ. Micro. 70:6611-6618. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.70.11.6611-6618.2004
  • Reece, K.S., Ribeiro, W.L., Gaffney, P.M., Carnegie, R.B. and S.K. Allen, Jr. (2004) Microsatellite marker development and analysis in the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica: Confirmation of null alleles and non-Mendelian segregation ratios. J. Heredity. 95:346-352.http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jhered/esh058
  • Brown, G., Hudson, K.L. and K.S. Reece. (2004) Multiple polymorphic sites at the ITS and ATAN loci in cultured isolates of Perkinsus marinusJ. Eukary Micro. 51:312-320.http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2004.tb00572.x
  • Casas, S.M., Grau, A., Reece, K.S., Apakupakul, K., Azevedo, C. and A. Villalba. (2004)Perkinsus mediterraneus n. sp. a protistan parasite of the European flat oyster Ostrea edulis (L.) from the coast of Balearic Islands, Mediterranean Sea. Dis. Aquat. Org. 58:231-244.http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao058231
  • Earnhart, C.G., Vogelbein, M.A., Brown, G.D., Reece, K.S. and S.L. Kaattari. (2004) Supplementation of Perkinsus marinus cultures with host plasma or tissue homogenate enhances their infectivity. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70: 421-432.http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.70.1.421-431.2004
  • Elston, R., Dungan, C., Meyers, T. and K.S. Reece. (2004) Perkinsus sp. infection risk for Manila clams, Venerupis philippinarum (Admas and Reeve, 1850) on the Pacific coast of North and Central America. J. Shellfish. Res. 23:101-105.
  • Brown, G. and K.S. Reece. (2003) Isolation and characterization of serine protease gene(s) from Perkinsus marinusDis. Aquat. Org. 57:117-126. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao057117
  • Reece, K.S., N. Stokes. (2003) Molecular analysis of a haplosporidian parasite from cultured New England abalone Haliotis irisDis. Aquat. Org. 53:61-66.http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao053061
  • Litaker, R.W., Vandersea, M.W., Kibler, S.R., Reece, K.S., Stokes, N.A., Steidinger, K.A., Millie, D.F., Bendis, B.J., Pigg, R.J., and P.A. Tester. (2003) Identification of Pfiesteria piscicida (Dinophycae) and Pfiesteria-like organisms using internal transcribes spacer-specific PCR assays. J.Phycol. 39:754-761. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1529-8817.2003.02112.x
  • Vogelbein, W.K., Lovko, V.J., Shields, J.D., Reece, K.S., Mason, P.L., Haas, L.W. and C.C. Walker. (2002) Pfiesteria shumwayae kills fish by micropredation not exotoxin secretion.Nature. 418:967-970. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature01008
  • Berry, J.P., Reece, K.S., Rein, K.S., Baden, D.G., Haas, L.W., Ribeiro, W.L., Shields, J.D., Snyder, R.V., Vogelbein, W.K. and R.E. Gawley. (2002) Are Pfiesteria species toxicogenic? Evidence against production of ichthyotoxins by Pfiesteria shumwayae. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.99(17):10970-10975. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.172221699
  • Dungan, C.F., Hamilton, R.M., Hudson, K.L., McCollough, C.B. and K.S. Reece. (2002) Two epizootic infectious diseases in Chesapeake Bay commercial clams Mya arenaria andTagelus plebeiusDis. Aquat. Org. 50:67-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao050067
  • Reece, K.S., Bushek, D., Hudson, K.L. and J.E. Graves. (2001) Geographic distribution ofPerkinsus marinus genetic strains along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the USA. Mar. Biol. 139:1047-1055. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s002270100657
  • Reece, K.S., Bushek, D. and J.E. Graves. (1997) Molecular markers for population genetic analysis of Perkinsus marinusMol. Mar. Biol. Biotechnol. 6(3):197-206.
  • Reece, K.S., Siddall, M.E., Burreson, E.M. and J.E. Graves. (1997) Phylogenetic analysis ofPerkinsus based upon actin gene sequences. J. Parasitol. 83(3):417-423.
  • Siddall, M.E., Reece, K.S., Graves, J.E. and E.M. Burreson. (1997) “Total evidence” refutes the inclusion of Perkinsus species in the phylum Apicomplexa. Parasitology. 115:165-176.
  • Reece, K.S. and G.J. Phillips. (1995) New plasmids carrying antibiotic resistance cassettes.Gene. 165:141-142.