Lucas SK, Yang R, Dunitz JM, Boyer HC, Hunter RC (2017) 16S rRNA gene sequencing reveals site-specific signatures of the upper and lower airways of cystic fibrosis patientsJournal of Cystic Fibrosis. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcf/2017.08.007.

Flynn JM, Niccum D, Dunitz JM, Hunter RC (2016) Evidence and Role for Bacterial Mucin Degradation in Cystic Fibrosis Airway Disease. PLoS Pathogens 12(8): e1005846.


 Gohl DM, P Vangay, J Garbe, A MacLean, A Hauge, A Becker, T Gould, J Clayton, RC Hunter, D Knights, KB Beckman. 2016. Minimizing methodological bias in amplicon-based microbiome studiesNat. Biotechnol. 34:942-949.  


Badalamenti J, RC Hunter. 2015. Complete genome sequence of Achromobacter xylosoxidans MN001, a cystic fibrosis airway isolateGenome Announcements 3:e00947-15.



He X, JS McLean, A Edlund, S Yooseph, AP Hall, SY Liu, P Dorrestein, E Esquenazi, RC Hunter et al. 2015. Domestication of a human-associated TM7 reveals a reduced genome and parasitic lifestyle. Proc. Nat Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 112:244-249.


 Whiteson K, M.Bergkessel, D Conrad, RC Hunter et al. 2013. The upper respiratory tract as a microbial source for pulmonary infections. Parallels from Island BiogeographyAm J Resp Crit Care Med 189:1309-1315.


Hunter, RC, F Asfour, J Dingemans, B Osuna, T Samad, P Cornelis, DK Newman. 2013. Ferrous iron is abundant in cystic fibrosis sputum: implications for therapy.  mBio 4(4):e00557-13.


Dietrich, LEP, C Okegbe, A Price-Whelan, H. Sakhtah, RC Hunter, DK Newman. 2013. Bacterial community morphogenesis is intimately linked to the intracellular redox state. J. Bacteriol. 195:1371-1380.


Guelon, T, RC Hunter, JD Mathias, G Deffuant. 2013. Homogenization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 biofilms visualized by freeze-substitution electron microscopy. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 110(5):1405-18.


Hunter, RC, V Klepac-Ceraj, MM Lorenzi, HM Grotzinger, TR Martin, DK Newman. 2012. High phenazine content in CF sputum correlates with poor lung function and microbial community complexity. Am. J. Resp. Cell. Mol. Biol. 47:738-745.


Doughty, DM, ML Coleman, RC Hunter, AL Sessions, RE Summons, DK Newman. 2011. The RND-family transporter, HpnN, is required for hopanoid localization to the outer membrane of Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108:E1045-1051.


Reddy, KC, RC Hunter, DK Newman, DH Kim. 2011. Exopolysaccharide biosynthesis by mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa impairs Caenorhabditis elegans behaviour mediated by NPR-1. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A 108:12887-12892.


Flores, G, RC Hunter, Y Liu, A Mets, S Schouten, AL Reysenbach. 2011. Hippea jasoniae sp. nov. and Hippea alviniae sp. nov., thermoacidophilic Deltaproteobacteria isolated from deep-sea hydrothermal vent deposits. Int. J. Sys. Evol. Microbiol. 62:1252-1258


Reddy, KC, RC Hunter, DK Newman, DH Kim. 2011. Exopolysaccharide biosynthesis by mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa impairs Caenorhabditis elegans behaviour mediated by NPR-1. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A 108:12887-12892.


Hunter, RC, DK Newman. 2010.  A putative ABC-transporter, HatABCDE, is among molecular determinants of melanin production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J. Bacteriol. 192:5962-5971.


Hunter, RC, VR Phoenix, A Saxena, TJ Beveridge. 2010. Impact of growth environment and physiological state on metal immobilization by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Can. J. Microbiol. 56:527-538


Doughty, DM, RC Hunter, RE Summons, DK Newman. 2009. 2-Methylhopanoids are maximally produced in akinetes of Nostoc punctiforme: Geobiological implications. Geobiology. 7:524-532.


Welander, PV, RC Hunter, L Zhang, AL Sessions, RE Summons, DK Newman. 2009. Elucidating the physiological role of hopanoids in an anoxygenic phototroph. J. Bacteriol. 191:6145-6156.


Hunter, RC, AP Hitchcock, JJ Dynes, M Obst, TJ Beveridge. 2008. Mapping the speciation of iron in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms using scanning transmission X-ray microscopy.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 42:8766-8772.


Hunter, RC, and TJ Beveridge.  2005.  High resolution visualization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 biofilms by freeze-substitution transmission electron microscopy.  J. Bacteriol.  187:7619-7630.


Hunter, R.C., T.J. Beveridge. 2005.  Application of a pH-sensitive fluoroprobe (C-SNARF-4) for pH microenvironment analysis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 75:2501-2510.


Yao, X., J.Walter, S. Burke, S. Stewart, M.H. Jericho, D. Pink, R. Hunter, and T.J. Beveridge.  2002.  Atomic force microscopy and theoretical considerations on the surface properties of bacteria. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 23:213-230.


Hunter, R.C. 2012. Freeze-substitution preservation of microbial biofilms.

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Hunter, R.C. 2012. 2009. Biofilms, Minerals, and Bronchioles: Understanding microenvironments through correlative microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 15:68-69.

Hunter, R.C. T.J. Beveridge. 2008. Metal-bacteria interactions at both the planktonic cell and biofilm levels. In Biomineralization: From nature to application, A. Sigel, H. Sigel, and R.K.O. Sigel (ed.) John Wiley & Sons, Chicester, UK.