Professor
Biological Sciences

David Gauthier

202m Mills Godwin Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Marine Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William & Mary, (2004)

B.S. in Zoology, Michigan State University, (1996)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Holder, A. "MARC Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research" $1500000. Federal. September, 2018 - August, 2023
Gaff, H. "Spatial eco-epidemiology of tick-borne rickettsial pathogens" $2499000. Federal. August, 2017 - July, 2022
Gauthier, D. "Histozoic Amoebic Infection In The Rio Grande Silvery Minnow, Hybognathus Amarus In New Mexico: Health Impacts, Pathology, Distribution And Identification" $11500.00 . Higher Education. July, 2016 - December, 2017
Gauthier, D. "Scaffolding Disciplinary Writing across the Biology Undergraduate Curriculum" $20000. Old Dominion University. , 2016 - , 2017
Gauthier, D. "Biology and impacts of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) leech infestations in Back Bay, USA" $69354. State. August, 2015 - September, 2017
Gauthier, D. "Mapping Virginia’s Hidden World: Bacteria in the Chesapeake Waterways" $5000. State. January, 2016 - December, 2016
Gauthier, D. "Advanced phylogenomics of the human and animal pathogen Mycobacterium marinum" $100000. Private. September, 2014 - August, 2015
Qian, S. "A learning community for engineers and biologists at the bio-micro/nano interface" $175000. Federal. , 2010 - , 2012
Qian, S. "MRI: Acquisition of a four-probe MultiView4000 AFM/NSOM/SPM system" $310401. Federal. , 2009 - , 2012
Gauthier, D. "Physiological impacts of hypoxia on health and Mycobacterium-infected striped bass (Morone saxatilis)" $245258. Federal. July, 2010 - July, 2012
Gauthier, D. "Research For Undergraduates in Math and Science" $66000. Old Dominion University. June, 2011 - June, 2012
Gauthier, D. "Finding animal reservoirs in Chesapeake Bay for the striped bass pathogens Mycobacterium pseudoshottsii and Mycobacterium shottsii" $5100. Private. June, 2010 - December, 2010
Gauthier, D. "Bermuda Fish Kill" $4100. Other. January, 2010 - December, 2010
Gauthier, D. "Modeling eco-epidemiology of chronic disease in wild finfish" $74250. Old Dominion University. , 2010 - , 2010
Carlsson, J. "Genetic variability and population structure of striped bass along the US eastern seaboard" $117153. Federal. , 2008 - , 2010
Gauthier, D. "Ecology of mycobacterial striped bass pathogens in water and sediments of the Rappahannock River, VA" $19952. State. , 2008 - , 2009
Gauthier, D. "Investigations of mycobacteriosis in Chesapeake Bay striped bass Morone saxatilis" $72448. State. , 2006 - , 2009
Vogelbein, W. K. "The role of mycobacteriosis in elevated natural mortality of Chesapeake Bay striped bass: Developing better models for stock assessment and management" $324798. Federal. , 2006 - , 2009
Gauthier, D. "Application of new molecular tools to identify sources of pathogenic Mycobacterium spp. in the environment" $9798. State. , 2007 - , 2008
Vogelbein, W. K. "The Elizabeth River monitoring program 2006-2007: Mummichog liver histopathology and sediment chemical contamination" $69000. State. , 2006 - , 2007
Ottinger, C. A. "Field investigations of mycobacteriosis in striped bass of Chesapeake Bay" $87600. Federal. , 2005 - , 2006
Vogelbein, W. K. "Development of molecular tools for in situ hybridization studies of mycobacteriosis in the striped bass, Morone saxatilis" $96567. State. , 2004 - , 2005

Expertise

Biology
Molecular Biology
Microbiology
Aquatic Animal Health

Articles

Pomposini, A. (2019). Leech (Myzobdella lugubris) infestations in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) in Back Bay, Virginia, USA. Journal of Fish Diseases 42 (5) , pp. 739-749.
Groner, M. L. (2018). Dermal mycobacteriosis and warming sea surface temperatures are associated with elevated mortality of striped bass in Chesapeake Bay. Ecology and Evolution 8 (18) , pp. 9384-9397.
Bulford, J. (2017). Identification of virulence genes in vibrio spp. Isolates from the 2009 bermuda reef fish mortality event. Journal of Fish Diseases 40 (4) , pp. 597-600.
Hoenig, J. M. (2017). Impact of disease on the survival of three commercially fished species. Ecological Applications 27 (7) , pp. 2116-2127.
Bluford, J. (2017). Identification of virulence genes in Vibrio spp. isolates from the 2009 Bermuda reef fish mortality event. Journal of Fish Diseases 40 (4) , pp. 597-600.
Vartia, S. (2016). A novel method of microsatellite genotyping-by-sequencing using individual combinatorial barcoding. Royal Society Open Science 3 , pp. 150565.
Haines, A. (2016). Draft genome sequences for seven Streptoccus parauberis isolates from wild fish in the Chesapeake Bay. Genome Announcements 4 , pp. e00741-16.
Nadolny, R. (2016). Preliminary assessment of the population genetics of Ixodes affinis (Ixodida: Ixodidae) in North and Central America. Systematic and Applied Acarology 21 (10) , pp. 1300-1308.
Nadolny, R. (2015). Comparative population genetics of two invading ticks: evidence of the ecological mechanisms underlying tick range expansions. Infection, Genetics, and Evolution 35 , pp. 153-162.
Biswas, A. (2015). ISQuest: Finding insertion sequences in prokaryotic sequence fragment data. Bioinformatics , pp. btv388.
Gauthier, D. (2015). Bacterial zoonoses of fishes: A review and appraisal of evidence for linkages between fish and human infections. The Veterinary Journal 203 , pp. 27-35.
Lapointe, D. (2014). Effects of temperature, hypoxia, and mycobacteriosis on the metabolism of adult striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 108 , pp. 113-127.
Wright, C. (2014). Single-tube real-time PCR assay for differentiation of Ixodes affinis and Ixodes scapularis. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 5 , pp. 48-52.
Haines, A. N.. (2013). First report of Streptococcus parauberis in wild finfish from North America. Veterinary Microbiology 166 (1–2) , pp. 270-275.
Gauthier, D. (2013). Genetic Population Structure of US Atlantic Coastal Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis). Journal of Heredity 104 (4) , pp. 510-520.
Horth, L. (2013). Heritable melanism and parasitic infection both result in black-spotted mosquitofish. Southeastern Naturalist 12 (1) , pp. 209-216.
Mohammadi, S. (2013). Independently evolved toad-eating snakes exhibit sexually dimorphic enlargement of adrenal glands. Journal of Zoology 290 (4) , pp. 237-245.
Gupta, T. (2013). Internalization of Mycobacterium shottsii and Mycobacterium pseudoshottsii by Acanthamoeba polyphaga. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 59 (8) , pp. 570-576.
Carlsson, J. (2013). Rapid, economical SNP and microsatellite discovery based on de novo assembly of a reduced representation genome in a non-model organism: a case study of Atlantic cod. Journal of Fish Biology 82 , pp. 944-958.
Haupt, S. (2012). Human endogenous retrovirus transcription profiles of the kidney and kidney-derived cell lines. Journal of General Virology 92 (10) , pp. 2356-2366.
Latour, R. (2012). Impacts of mycobacteriosis on the growth of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) in Chesapeake Bay. Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences 69 , pp. 247-258.
Sundin, T. (2012). The isoprenoid perillyl alcohol inhibits telomerase ativity in prostate cancer cells. Biochimie 94 , pp. 2639-2648.
Gauthier, D. (2011). Characterization of photochromogenic Mycobacterium spp. from Chesapeake Bay striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 95 (2) , pp. 113-124.
Yang, E. (2010). New taxa of the Porphyridiophyceae (Rhodophyta): Timspurckia oligopyrenoides gen. et sp. nov. and Erythrolobus madagascariensis sp. nov. Phycologia 49 (6) , pp. 604-616.
Gauthier, D. (2010). Quantitative PCR assay for Mycobacterium pseudoshottsii and Mycobacterium shottsii and application to environmental samples and fishes from the Chesapeake Bay. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76 , pp. 6171-6179.
Ai, Y. (2009). DC electrokinetic transport of cylindrical cells in straight microchannels. Biomicrofluidics 3 , pp. 44110-11016.
Gauthier, D. (2009). Mycobacteriosis in fishes: A review. Vet. J. 180 , pp. 33-47.
Johnston, L. D. (2008). Apolipoprotein A-1 from striped bass (Morone saxatilis) demonstrates antibacterial activity in vitro. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B , pp. 151-167.
Gauthier, D. (2008). Mycobacteriosis-associated mortality in wild striped bass (Morone saxatilis) from Chesapeake Bay, USA. Ecol. Apps. 18 , pp. 1718-1727.
Gauthier, D. (2008). Nested PCR assay for detection of Mycobacterium shottsii and Mycobacterium pseudoshottsii in striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 20 (4) , pp. 192-201.
Ottinger, C. A. (2007). Mycobacterial infections in striped bass (Morone saxatilis) from Delaware Bay. J Aquat Anim Health 19 , pp. 99-108.
Earnhart, C. G. (2005). Monoclonal antibody analysis of Perkinsus marinus extracellular products. Int J Parasit 35 , pp. 171-184.
Burge, E. J. (2004). A Mycobacterium-inducible Nramp in striped bass Morone saxatilis. Infection and Immunity 72 , pp. 1626-1636.
Burge, E. (2004). In vitro response of the striped bass natural resistance-associated macrophage protein, Nramp, to LPS and Mycobacterium marinum exposure. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C 138 , pp. 391-400.
Rhodes, M. W. (2004). Isolation and characterization of mycobacteria from striped bass, Morone saxatilis, from the Chesapeake Bay. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 61 , pp. 41-51.
Mansfield, L. S. (2004). Lymphoglandular complexes are important colonic sites for IgA induction against Campylobacter jejuni in a swine disease model. Comparative Medicine 54 , pp. 514-523.
Gauthier, D. (2004). Ultrastructure of Mycobacterium marinum granuloma in striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 62 , pp. 121-132.
Mansfield, L. (2003). Enhancement of disease and pathology by synergy of Trichuis suis and Campylobacter jejuni in the colon of immunologically naive swine . American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 68 (3) , pp. 70-80.
Gauthier, D. (2003). Experimental mycobacteriosis in striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 54.
Gauthier, D. (2003). Measurement of in vitro leucocyte mitogenesis in fish: ELISA based detection of the thymidine analogue 5’-bromo-2’-deoxyuridine. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 14 , pp. 279-288.
Mansfield, L. S. (2003). Trichuris suis and Campylobacter jejuni synergize in the colon of immunologically naïve swine to enhance disease and pathology. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine 68 , pp. 70-80.
Gauthier, D. (1999). Western blot analysis for distinguishing vaccine and infection status with Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease) in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 11 , pp. 259-265.

Book Chapters

Gauthier, D. (2017). Mycobacterium spp Fish Viruses and Bacteria: Pathobiology and Protection Boston, MA: CABI.
Ottinger, C. A. (2005). Mycobacteriosis in Chesapeake Bay striped bass (Morone saxatilis) (pp. 238-243) East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Presentations

Doss, J. ( 2016). Genomic Effects of Host-Specific Specialization in Mycobacterium shottsii. Poster ASM General Meeting Boston, MA.
Hamel, B. ( 2016). Molecular Examination of DNA in Rodlet Cells of Teleost Fish Poster VAS Undergraduate Research Meeting .
Blubaugh, J. ( 2016). Survey of Parasites in Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides) in Back Bay, VA. Poster VAS Undergraduate Research Meeting .
Gauthier, D. ( 2015). Comparative genomics of the human and animal pathogen Mycobacterium marinum Oral Presentation American Fisheries Society Fish Health Section Meeting Cornell, NY.
Gauthier, D. ( 2015). Comparative genomics of the human and animal pathogen Mycobacterium marinum Oral Presentation Eastern Fish Health Workshop Mount Pleasant, SC.
Gauthier, D. (January 9, 2015). The strange story of skinny stripers with sores Lecture Belem, Brazil.
Gauthier, D. (January 9, 2015). The strange story of skinny stripers with sores Lecture Belem, Brazil.
Gauthier, D. (November 7, 2014). Effects of Risk Factors on Mycobacterial Infections in Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) Poster Virginia Branch ASM Harrisonburg.
Gauthier, D. (October 24, 2014). Effects of Risk Factors on Mycobacterial Infections in Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) Oral Presentation Tidewater ASM Gathering Norfolk, VA.
Gauthier, D. (June , 2014). UNIX for bioinformatics Lecture Advanced Genomics Workshop Manila, Philippines.
Gauthier, D. (April , 2014). The strange story of skinny stripers with sores Lecture University of Maryland Eastern Shore, .
Vincent, J. (November 9, 2013). Birds as Vectors for Rickettsia parkeri Oral Presentation Virginia Branch 2013 Annual Meeting University of Virginia.
Biswas, A. (November 9, 2013). Correlative Algorithm for Repeat Placement Oral Presentation Virginia Branch 2013 Annual Meeting University of Virginia.
Smith, E. (November 9, 2013). Temperature Study of Mycobacterial Infections in Striped Bass Virginia Branch 2013 Annual Meeting University of Virginia.
Gauthier, D. (August 28, 2013). Skinny Stripers with Sores Lecture Dublin, Ireland.
Gauthier, D. (April 4, 2013). Whole genome sequencing of M. shottsii and M. pseudoshottsii Oral Presentation Eastern Fish Health Workshop Gettysburg, PA.
  • 2014: College of Sciences Undergraduate Advisor Award, ODU
  • 2014: Provost’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor, ODU
  • 2009: Shining Star Award , Old Dominion University Division of Student Affairs