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2016
Wolfe, K., R. Parmar, G. Whelan, Gerry Laniak, M. Galvin, K. Kim, M. Molina, R. Zepp, P. Duda, AND D. Keiser. A Workflow to Model Microbial Loadings in Watersheds. iEMSs 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, Toulouse, FRANCE, July 10 - 14, 2016.
Snyder, B., M. Molina, O. Georgacopoulous, AND S. Dye. Can Human Associated Bacteroides (HF183MGB) be used as a Pathogen Predictor in Urban Watersheds? ISME 16, Montreal, CANADA, August 21 - 26, 2016.
Bradshaw, J., B. Snyder, A. Oladeinde, D. Spidle, M. Berrang, R. Meinersmann, B. Oakley, R. Sidle, Kate Sullivan, AND M. Molina. Characterizing relationships among fecal indicator bacteria, microbial source tracking markers, and associated waterborne pathogen occurrence in stream water and sediments in a mixed land use watershed. WATER RESEARCH. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 101:498-509, (2016).
Molina, M., K. Bradshaw, AND K. Wong. Impact of storm events on the structure of a stream microbiome. International Society for Microbial Ecology, Montreal, CANADA, August 21 - 26, 2016.
Zepp, R., G. Whelan, M. Molina, Mike Cyterski, K. Wong, B. Acrey, AND A. Commodore. Impacts of Tributaries on Optical Properties and Singlet Oxygen Concentrations in the Great Lakes. 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 13 - 17, 2016.
Zepp, R., Mike Cyterski, M. Molina, C. Fitzgerald, G. Whelan, R. Parmar, K. Wolfe, AND M. Galvin. Predictive Modeling of Microbial Indicators for Timely Beach Notifications and Advisories at Marine Beaches. 2016 Recreational Waters Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 12 - 15, 2016.
Zepp, R., M. Molina, Mike Cyterski, G. Whelan, R. Parmar, K. Wong, B. Acrey, AND R. Georgacopoulous. Process Relationships for Evaluating the Role of Light-induced Inactivation of Coliphages at Selected Beaches and Nearby Tributaries of the Great Lakes. 2016 Recreational Waters Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 12 - 15, 2016.
Kim, K., G. Whelan, M. Molina, Tom Purucker, Y. Pachepsky, A. Guber, Mike Cyterski, D. Franklin, AND R. Blaustein. Rainfall-induced release of microbes from manure: model development, parameter estimation, and uncertainty evaluation on small plots. JOURNAL OF WATER AND HEALTH. IWA Publishing, London, Uk, 14(2):wh2016239, (2016).
2015
Bradshaw, K., Tom Purucker, K. Wong, AND M. Molina. A Web-Hosted R Workflow to Simplify and Automate the Analysis of 16S NGS Data. 2015 Rapid NGS Bioinformatic Pipelines for Enhanced Molecular Epidemiologic Investigation of Pathogens, Washington, DC, September 24 - 27, 2015.
Molina, M., G. Whelan, AND Tom Purucker. Effect of Season on the Persistence of Bacterial Pathogens in Runoff from Agricultural Plots. Presented at International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens, Savannah, GA, April 13 - 14, 2015.
Soller, J., T. Bartrand, J. Ravenscroft, M. Molina, G. Whelan, M. Schoen, AND N. Ashbolt. Estimated human health risks from recreational exposures to stormwater runoff containing animal faecal material. ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING AND SOFTWARE. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 72:21-32, (2015).
Whelan, G., M. Pelton, M. Molina, R. Zepp, J. Ravenscroft, AND Y. Pachepsky. Microbial Properties Database Editor Tutorial. US EPA Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, EPA/600/B-15/275, 2015.
Whelan, G., K. Wolfe, R. Parmar, M. Galvin, M. Molina, R. Zepp, K. Kim, M. Gray, AND P. Duda. Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Tutorial: Land-applied Microbial Loadings within a 12-Digit HUC. US EPA Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, EPA/600/B-15/298, 2015.
Whelan, G., K. Wolfe, R. Parmar, M. Galvin, M. Molina, R. Zepp, AND K. Kim. Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Tutorial: Navigate the SDMPB and Identify an 8-digit HUC of Interest. US EPA Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, EPA/600/B-15/273, 2015.
Whelan, G., K. Wolfe, R. Parmar, M. Galvin, M. Molina, R. Zepp, M. Gray, P. Duda, AND K. Kim. Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Tutorial: Pour Point Analysis of Land-applied Microbial Loadings and Comparison of Simulated and Gaging Station Results. US EPA Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, EPA/600/B-15/290, 2015.
Whelan, G., K. Wolfe, R. Parmar, M. Galvin, M. Molina, M. Gray, AND P. Duda. Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Tutorial: Publishing a Microbial Density Time Series as a Txt File. US EPA Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, EPA/600/B-15/274, 2015.
Whelan, G., K. Wolfe, R. Parmar, M. Galvin, M. Molina, R. Zepp, M. Gray, P. Duda, AND K. Kim. Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Tutorial: Using NLDAS and NCDC Meteorological Data. US EPA Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, EPA/600/B-15/299, 2015.
Oladeinde, A., E. Lipp, C. Chen, AND M. Molina. ROS Mediated Stress Response in Illuminated Cattle Feces Derived DOM. Interscience Conference of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Diego, CA, September 17 - 21, 2015.
Oladeinde, A., E. Lipp, C. Chen, R. Zepp, AND M. Molina. Re-growth of fecal indicator bacteria and Escherichia coli 0157:H7 B6914 in cow fecal extract. International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens, Savannah, GA, April 13 - 14, 2015.
Ball, B., Y. Carrillo, AND M. Molina. The influence of litter composition across the litter–soil interface on mass loss, nitrogen dynamics and the decomposer community. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 69:71-82, (2014).
2014
Whelan, G., K. Kim, M. Pelton, J. Soller, K. Castleton, M. Molina, Y. Pachepsky, AND R. Zepp. An integrated environmental modeling framework for performing Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessments. ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING & SOFTWARE. Elsevier Science, New York, NY, 55:77-91, (2014).
Molina, M., B. Snyder, A. Oladeinde, R. Brown, AND Kelvin Wong. Can We Predict the Behavior of Fecal Indicator and Host-Specific qPCR Markers Using Predictive Modeling in Headwater Streams? Presented at 2014 Water Microbiology Conference: Microbial Contaminants from Watershed to Human Exposure, Durham, NC, May 05 - 09, 2014.
Wong, Kelvin, T. Shaw, A. Oladeinde, AND M. Molina. Changes of Cattle Fecal Microbiome Under Field Conditions. Presented at 2014 Water Microbiology Conference: Microbial Contaminants from Watershed to Human Exposure, Durham, NC, May 05 - 09, 2014.
Wong, Kelvin, T. Shaw, A. Oladeinde, AND M. Molina. Changes of Cattle Fecal Microbiome Under Field Conditions. 2014 Water Microbiology Conference: Microbial Contaminants from Watershed to Human Exposure, Durham, NC, May 05 - 09, 2014.
Molina, M., Mike Cyterski, G. Whelan, AND R. Zepp. Comparing Data Input Requirements of Statistical vs. Process-based Watershed Models Applied for Prediction of Fecal Indicator and Pathogen Levels in Recreational Beaches. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15 - 19, 2014.
Oladeinde, A., T. Bohrmann, Kelvin Wong, Tom Purucker, K. Bradshaw, R. Brown, B. Snyder, AND M. Molina. Decay of Fecal Indicator Bacterial Populations and Bovine-Associated Source-Tracking Markers in Freshly Deposited Cow Pats. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC, 80(1):110-118, (2014).
Wong, Kelvin, T. Shaw, A. Oladeinde, AND M. Molina. Effect of Sunlight on the Divergence of Community Structure of Fecal Bacteria in Cowpats Collected from Three Different Farms. Presented at 2014 Water Microbiology Conference: Microbial Contaminants from Watershed to Human Exposure, Durham, NC, May 05 - 09, 2014.
Molina, M., S. Hunter, Mike Cyterski, L. Peed, C. Kelty, Mano Sivaganesan, T. Mooney, L. Prieto, AND O. Shanks. Factors affecting the presence of human-associated and fecal indicator real-time quantitative PCR genetic markers in urban-impacted recreational beaches. WATER RESEARCH. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 64:196-208, (2014).
Oakley, B., N. Gonzalez-Escalona, AND M. Molina. Molecular Typing and Differentiation. Chapter 11, Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods Compendium of Methods for The Microbiological Examination of Foods. American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, , 127-156, (2013).
Molina, M. Monitoring Fecal Indicators and Pathogens in Watersheds: Implementing a Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Approach. Presented at Seminar presented at UGA Environmental Health Department, Athens, GA, April 18, 2014.
Soller, J., T. Bartrand, M. Molina, G. Whelan, M. Schoen, AND N. Ashbolt. Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of Freshwater Impacted by Animal Fecal Material. Presented at 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs), San Diego, CA, June 06, 2013 - June 19, 2014.
Soller, J., T. Bartrand, M. Molina, G. Whelan, M. Schoen, AND N. Ashbolt. Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of Freshwater Impacted by Animal Fecal Material (proceedings). In Proceedings, 7th Intl. Congress on Env. Modelling and Software, San Diego, CA, June 15 - 19, 2014. International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Manno, Switzerland, 1521-1526, (2014).
Wong, Kelvin, D. Bouchard, AND M. Molina. Relative transport of human adenovirus and MS2 in porous media. JOURNAL OF COLLOIDS AND SURFACES B: BIOINTERFACES. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 122:778-784, (2014).
Bradshaw, K., M. Molina, Kate Sullivan, AND R. Sidle. Sediment and Fecal Indicator Bacteria Loading in a Mixed Land Use Watershed: Contributions from Suspended and Bed Load Transport. 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15 - 19, 2014.
Ball, B., Y. Carrillo, AND M. MOLINA. The influence of litter composition across the litter–soil interface on mass loss, nitrogen dynamics and the decomposer community. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 69:71-82, (2014).
Oladeinde, A., E. Lipp, AND M. Molina. UV Influence on the Re-Growth of Pathogens in Cow Fecal Extract. Presented at 2014 Water Microbiology Conference: Microbial Contaminants from Watershed to Human Exposure, Durham, NC, May 05 - 07, 2014.
Whelan, G., K. Kim, R. Parmar, K. Wolfe, M. Galvin, P. Duda, M. Gray, M. Molina, R. Zepp, Y. Pachepsky, J. Ravenscroft, L. Prieto, AND B. Kitchens. Using Integrated Environmental Modeling to Automate a Process-Based Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (presentation). Presented at International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs), San Diego, CA, June 15 - 19, 2014.
Whelan, G., K. Kim, R. Parmar, K. Wolfe, M. Galvin, P. Duda, M. Gray, M. Molina, R. Zepp, Y. Pachepsky, J. Ravenscroft, L. Prieto, AND B. Kitchens. Using integrated environmental modeling to automate a process-based Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment. In Proceedings, 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs), San Diego, CA, June 15 - 19, 2014. International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Manno, Switzerland, 1500-1507, (2014).
2013
Molina, M., G. Whelan, C. Fitzgerald, AND C. Stevens. Aged Manures as Sources of Pathogens in Agricultural Runoff. Presented at American Society for Microbiology, Denver, CO, May 18 - 21, 2013.
Cantrell, S. A., D. J. Lodge, C. A. Cruz, L. M. Garcia, J. R. Perez-Jimenez, AND M. MOLINA. Differential Abundance of Microbial Functional Groups along the Elevation Gradient from the Coast to the Luquillo Mountains. González, G., R. Waide, and M. Willig (ed.), BULLETIN OF THE ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. Ecological Society of America, Ithaca, NY, 54:87-100, (2013).
Ball, B., Y. Carrillo, AND M. Molina. Litter composition effects on decomposition across the litter-soil interface. Presented at Ecological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN, August 04 - 09, 2013.
Keewook, K., G. Whelan, Tom Purucker, T. Bohrmann, Mike Cyterski, M. Molina, G. Yin, Y. Pachepsky, A. Guber, AND D. Franklin. Rainfall–runoff model parameter estimation and uncertainty evaluation on small plots. Hydrological Processes. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Indianapolis, IN, , online, (2013).
Bradshaw, J., M. Molina, R. Sidle, Kate Sullivan, B. Oakley, M. Berrang, AND R. Meinersmann. The Relationship Between Land Management, Fecal Indicator Bacteria, and the Occurrence of Campylobacter and Listeria Spp. in Water and Sediments During Synoptic Sampling In The South Fork Broad River Watershed, Northeast Georgia, U.S.A. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 09 - 12, 2013.
Molina, M. Transporte de Patogenos e Indicadore Fecales en Aguas Recreativas: Influencia Urbana o Agricola. Presented at FEM-VI Symposium in Enviromental Microbiology, Gurabo, PR, March 15, 2013.
Martinez, G., Y. Pachepsky, D. Shelton, G. WHELAN, R. G. ZEPP, M. MOLINA, AND K. Panhorst. Using the Q10 model to simulate E. coli survival in cowpats on grazing lands. ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 54:1-10, (2013).
2012
Wong, C., T. Fong, K. Bibby, AND M. Molina. Application of enteric viruses for fecal pollution source tracking in environmental waters. ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 45:151-164, (2012).
Wong, C., B. Mukherjee, T. Voice, I. Xagoraraki, R. Zepp, AND M. Molina. Influence of Inorganic Ions and Organic Matters on Surface Charge and Adsorption Behaviors of Human Adenovirus. Presented at Annual Southeastern Branch American Society of Microbiology Conference, Athens, GA, October 25 - 27, 2012.
CYTERSKI, M. J., S. Zhang, E. M. WHITE, M. MOLINA, K. L. WOLFE, R. S. PARMAR, AND R. G. ZEPP. Temporal Synchronization Analysis for Improving Regression Modeling of Fecal Indicator Bacteria Levels. WATER, AIR, AND SOIL POLLUTION. Springer, New York, NY, 223(8):4841-4851, (2012).
Blaustein, R., Y. Pachepsky, R. Hill, G. Whelan, M. Molina, R. Zepp, AND A. Sadeghi. The Arrhenius Equation As Means to Simulate E. Coli Survival in Waters. Presented at ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 21 - 24, 2012.
Brown, R. D., M. MOLINA, A. Oladeinde, T. F. BOHRMANN, C. Fitzgerald, G. Myrthil, AND C. K. WONG. Water Quality Response to Changes in Agricultural Land Use Practices at Headwater Streams in Georgia. Presented at 73rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Athens, GA, April 04 - 07, 2012.
2011
Viana, L. T., M. M. Bustamante, M. MOLINA, A. S. Pinto, K. Kisselle, R. G. ZEPP, AND R. A. BURKE. Microbial Communities in Cerrado Soils under Native Vegetation Subjected to Prescribed Fires and Under Pasture. PESQUISA AGROPECUARIA BRASILEIRA. Embrapa Informação Tecnológica , Brasília, Brazil, 46(12):1665-1672, (2011).
Carrillo, Y., B. A. Ball, M. A. Bradford, C. F. Jordan, AND M. MOLINA. Soil Fauna Alter the Effects of Litter Composition on Nitrogen Cycling in a Mineral Soil. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 43(7):1440-1449, (2011).
2010
MOLINA, M., S. Hunter, E. Duvall, M. J. CYTERSKI, L. PEED, C. A. KELTY, M. SIVAGANESAN, T. Mooney, AND O. C. SHANKS. Assessing the Impact of Urban Runoff in Recreational Beaches in South Carolina and Florida Using Culturable and QPCR Fecal Indicator. Presented at 110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, San Diego, CA, May 23 - 27, 2010.
Zhang, W., P. F. Hendrix, B. A. Snyder, M. MOLINA, J. Li, X. Rao, E. Siemann, AND S. Fu. Dietary Flexibility Aids Asian Earthworm Invasion in North American Forests. ECOLOGY. Ecological Society of America, Ithaca, NY, 91(7):2070-2079, (2010).
ZEPP, R. G., M. J. CYTERSKI, E. M. WHITE, M. MOLINA, K. L. WOLFE, R. S. PARMAR, S. Zhang, S. Hunter, E. Duvall, O. Tedrow, C. Fitzpatrick, E. Brouillette, AND C. Sloan. Empirical Modeling of Microbial Indicators at a South Carolina Beach. Presented at Region 4 Southeast Beach Conference, Jekyll Island, GA, February 25 - 26, 2010.
Whitman, R. L., Z. Ge, M. B. Nevers, A. B. Boehm, E. C. CHERN, R. A. HAUGLAND, A. M. Lukasik, M. MOLINA, K. Przybyla-Kelly, D. A. Shively, E. M. WHITE, R. G. ZEPP, AND M. N. Byappanahalli. Relationship and Variation of qPCR and Culturable Enterococci Estimates in Ambient Surface Waters Are Predictable. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 44(13):5049-5054, (2010).
2009
Lee, Y. J. AND M. MOLINA. An Assessment of Fecal Contamination in Rural Streams Impacted by Litter Applications. In Proceedings, 2009 Georgia Water Resources Conference, Athens, GA, April 27 - 29, 2009. University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 7.7.2, (2009).
MOLINA, M., S. Hunter, E. M. WHITE, Y. J. Lee, AND R. G. ZEPP. Effect of Environmental Parameters on the qPCR Signal of Enterococci in Tropical Waters. Presented at American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 17 - 21, 2009.
Lee, Y. J. AND M. MOLINA. Effects of DNA Extraction Procedures on Bacteroides Profiles in Fecal Samples From Various Animals Determined by Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis. Presented at American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 17 - 21, 2009.
ZEPP, R. G., M. J. CYTERSKI, E. M. WHITE, M. MOLINA, K. L. WOLFE, R. S. PARMAR, L. Olsen, S. Zhang, J. Qiu, J. Wong, J. Varner, O. Tedrow, R. Paddock, S. Mueller-Spitz, S. McLellan, AND M. Bruesch. Empirical Modeling of Fecal Indicator Bacteria, Enterococci and E. coli, at South Shore Beach, Milwaukee, WI. Presented at Great Lakes Beach Association Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, September 29 - October 01, 2009.
Aranda, D. I., J. Capri, R. G. ZEPP, E. M. WHITE, M. MOLINA, M. Gidley, AND C. Sinigalliano. Levels of Viable Enterococci Fecal Indicator Bacteria at a Marine Subtropical Beach: Assessing Temporal and Spatial Variability. Presented at American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 17 - 21, 2009.
Lee, Y. J. AND M. MOLINA. Meeting in Athens: An Assessment of Fecal Contamination in Rural Streams Impacted by Litter Applications. Presented at 2009 Georgia Water Resources Conference, Athens, GA, April 27 - 29, 2009.
WHITE, E. M., R. G. ZEPP, M. MOLINA, AND M. J. CYTERSKI. Optical Properties of Three Beach Waters: Implications for Predictive Modeling of Enterococci. Presented at US EPA National Beach Conference, Huntington Beach, CA, April 20 - 22, 2009.
ZEPP, R. G., E. M. WHITE, M. MOLINA, AND M. J. CYTERSKI. Predictive Modeling of a Fecal Indicator at a Subtropical Marine Beach. Presented at US EPA National Beach Conference, Huntington Beach, CA, April 20 - 22, 2009.
MOLINA, M., S. Hunter, E. M. WHITE, Y. L. Lee, M. J. CYTERSKI, AND R. G. ZEPP. Urban Runoff Impact on the qPCR Signal of Enterococci and Other Alternative Fecal Indicators in a Tropical Beach. Presented at US EPA National Beach Conference, Huntington Beach, CA, April 20 - 22, 2009.
2008
ZEPP, R. G., E. M. WHITE, AND M. MOLINA. Differential Effects of Solar Ultraviolet Radiation on Culturable Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus DNA Determined Using Real-time Quantitative PCR. Presented at 2008 ASLO Summer Meeting, St. John's, NL, CANADA, June 08 - 13, 2008.
ZEPP, R. G., M. MOLINA, M. J. CYTERSKI, K. Kisselle, A. R. Kozovits, M. R. Silva, D. A. da Silva, AND M. M. Bustamante. Factors Influencing Decomposition of Surface Litter from the Cerrado in Central Brazil. Presented at Amazon in Perspective: International Science Conference, Manaus, BRAZIL, November 17 - 20, 2008.
WHITE, E. M., R. G. ZEPP, M. MOLINA, K. L. WOLFE, AND W. E. FRICK. Fecal Indicator Bacteria and Environmental Observations: Validation of Virtual Beach. Presented at Gordon Research Conference on Oceans & Human Health, Tilton, NH, June 29 - July 04, 2008.
Lee, Y., M. MOLINA, J. D. Willis, J. W. SANTO-DOMINGO, AND J. LU. Identifying Sources of Fecal Contamination in Streams Associated with Chicken Farms. Presented at 108th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology , Boston, MA, June 01 - 05, 2008.
JONES, R., R. G. ZEPP, M. J. CYTERSKI, M. MOLINA, AND E. M. WHITE. LIGHT-INDUCED PROCESSES AFFECTING ENTEROCOCCI IN AQUATIC ENVIRONMENTS. Presented at 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 02 - 07, 2008.
Lee, Y. J., M. MOLINA, J. W. SANTO-DOMINGO, J. D. Willis, M. J. CYTERSKI, D. M. Endale, AND O. C. SHANKS. Temporal Assessment of the Impact of Exposure to Cow Feces in Two Watersheds by Multiple Host-Specific PCR Assays. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC, 74(22):6839-6847, (2008).
Yong-Jin, L., M. MOLINA, J. W. SANTO-DOMINGO, J. D. WILLIS, M. CYTERSKI, D. M. Endale, AND O. C. SHANKS. Temporal Assessment of the Impact of Exposure to Cow Feces inTwo Watersheds by Multiple Host-Specific PCR Assays . APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC, 74(22):6839-6847, (2008).
WOLFE, K. L., W. E. FRICK, R. G. ZEPP, M. MOLINA, M. J. CYTERSKI, AND R. S. PARMAR. Virtual Beach Manager Toolset. Presented at 7th Annual Surface Water Monitoring and Standards Meeting (SWiMS), Chicago, IL, March 18 - 20, 2008.
WOLFE, K. L., W. E. FRICK, R. G. ZEPP, M. MOLINA, AND M. J. CYTERSKI. Virtual Beach: Decision Support Tools for Beach Pathogen Prediction. Presented at EPA Science Forum, Washington, DC, May 20 - 22, 2008.
2007
MOLINA, M. ANALYSIS DE LA CALIDAD DE AGUAS COSTERAS CULEBRA, PUERTO RICO. Presented at Town Hall Meeting, Costaneros Culebra, PUERTO RICO, March 17, 2007.
MOLINA, M. APPLICATION OF ENTEROCOCCI TO DETECT AND TRACK FECAL CONTAMINATION IN SURFACE WATERS. Presented at Seventh CECIA-IAU Biennial Symposium on Potable Water Issues in Puerto Rico, Bayamón, PUERTO RICO, April 26 - 27, 2007.
MOLINA, M., M. J. CYTERSKI, J. MAIMES, J. FISHER, AND B. JOHNSON. COMPARISON OF THE TEMPORAL VARIABILITY OF ENTEROCOCCAL CLUSTERS IN IMPACTED STREAMS USING A MULTIPLEX POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION PROCEDURE. In Proceedings, 2007 Georgia Water Resources Conference, Athens, GA, March 27 - 29, 2007. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 1-4, (2007).
MOLINA, M., M. J. CYTERSKI, J. MAIMES, J. FISHER, AND B. JOHNSON. COMPARISON OF THE TEMPORAL VARIABILITY OF ENTEROCOCCAL CLUSTERS IN IMPACTED STREAMS USING A MULTIPLEX POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION PROCEDURE. Presented at 2007 Georgia Water Resources Conference, Athens, GA, March 27 - 29, 2007.
MOLINA, M. EVALUATION OF SELECTED DNA-BASED TECHNOLOGY IN IMPAIRED WATERSHEDS IMPACTED BY FECAL CONTAMINATION FROM DIVERSE SOURCES. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-07/123 (NTIS PB2008-107359), 2007.
BUDINOFF, C. R., J. D. WILLIS, AND M. MOLINA. LIBRARY-DEPENDENT MICROBIAL SOURCE TRACKING OF ENTEROCOCCUS SP. USING AFLP AND BOX-PCR . Presented at American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CANADA, May 21 - 25, 2007.
LEE, Y. J., M. MOLINA, J. W. SANTO-DOMINGO, O. C. SHANKS, AND M. J. CYTERSKI. MOLECULAR TRACKING FECAL CONTAMINATION IN SURFACE WATERS: 16S RDNA VERSUS METAGENOMICS APPROACHES. Presented at American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CANADA, May 21 - 25, 2007.
ZEPP, R. G., R. JONES, J. WILLIS, M. J. CYTERSKI, AND M. MOLINA. PREDICTIVE MODELING OF LIGHT-INDUCED MORTALITY OF ENTEROCOCCI FAECALIS IN RECREATIONAL WATERS. Presented at Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, November 11 - 15, 2007.
2006
CANTRELL, S. A., L. CASILLAS-MARTINEZ, AND M. MOLINA. CHARACTERIZATION OF FUNGI FROM HYPERSALINE ENVIRONMENTS OF SOLAR SALTERNS USING MORPHOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR TECHNIQUES. Mycological Research. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Uk, 110(8):962-970, (2006).
LEE, Y. J. AND M. MOLINA. COMPARISON OF DIRECT AND INDIRECT IMPACTS OF FECAL CONTAMINATION IN TWO DIFFERENT WATERSHEDS. Presented at American Society for Microbiology 106th General Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 21 - 25, 2006.
MOLINA, M., R. G. ZEPP, A. KOZOVITS, J. BRESOLIN, AND M. BUSTAMANTE. RELATIONSHIP OF MICROBIAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND CARBON DYNAMICS IN SOILS FROM BRAZILIAN SAVANNAS . Presented at 11th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Vienna, AUSTRIA, August 20 - 25, 2006.
2005
MOLINA, M., R. G. ZEPP, A. KOZOVITS, J. BRESOLIN, AND M. BUSTAMANTE. EFFECTS OF FERTILIZER ADDITION ON MICROBIAL RESPIRATION AND UPTAKE OF CARBON MONOXIDE IN A CERRADO SOIL. Presented at LBA Science Meeting, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL, November 10 - 12, 2005.
MOLINA, M., R. G. ZEPP, A. KOZOVITS, J. BRESOLIN, AND M. BUSTAMANTE. EFFECTS OF FERTILIZER ADDITION ON MICROBIAL RESPIRATION AND UPTAKE OF CARBON MONOXIDE IN A CERRADO SOIL. Presented at LBA Science Meeting, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL, November 10 - 12, 2005.
RIVERA-FIGUEROA, F. J., S. A. CANTRELL, AND M. MOLINA. STUDY OF SOIL AND LEAF LITTER MICROBIAL FATTY ACID PROFILES IN TABONUCO FOREST IN THE LUQUILLO EXPERIMENTAL FOREST IN PUERTO RICO. Presented at International Union of Micobiological Societies Meeting, San Francisco, CA, July 23 - 29, 2005.
RIVERA-FIGUEROA, F. J., S. A. CANTRELL, AND M. MOLINA. STUDY OF SOIL AND LEAF LITTER MICROBIAL FATTY ACID PROFILES IN TABONUCO FOREST IN THE LUQUILLO EXPERIMENTAL FOREST IN PUERTO RICO. Presented at International Union of Microbiological Societies Meeting, San Francisco, CA, July 23 - 29, 2005.
GARCIA, L. M., S. A. CANTRELL, AND M. MOLINA. TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL VARIABILITY IN THE SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITY ALONG AN ELEVATION GRADIENT IN FIVE DIFFERENT TROPICAL FORESTS IN PUERTO RICO. Presented at International Union of Micobiological Societies Meeting, San Francisco, CA, July 23 - 29, 2005.
GARCIA, L. M., S. A. CANTRELL, AND M. MOLINA. TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL VARIABILITY IN THE SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITY ALONG AN ELEVATION GRADIENT IN FIVE DIFFERENT TROPICAL FORESTS IN PUERTO RICO. Presented at International Union of Micobiological Societies Meeting, San Francisco, CA, July 23 - 29, 2005.
MOLINA, M. TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL VARIABILITY OF FECAL INDICATOR BACTERIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE APPLICATION OF MST METHODOLOGIES TO DIFFERENTIATE SOURCES OF FECAL CONTAMINATION. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-05/107 (NTIS PB2006-101102), 2005.
MOLINA, M., J. MAIMES, J. FISHER, AND B. JOHNSON. TEMPORAL VARIABILITY OF ENTEROCOCCI SPECIES IN STREAMS IMPACTED BY CATTLE FECAL CONTAMINATION. Presented at American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, June 05 - 09, 2005.
ZEPP, R. G., R. A. BURKE, M. MOLINA, K. KISSELLE, M. BUSTAMANTE, A. KOZOVITS, AND A. PINTO. THE LBA PROJECT: NUTRIENT CYCLES AND TRACE GAS EXCHANGE IN SAVANNAS OF CENTRAL BRAZIL. Presented at EPA Science Forum 2005, Washington, DC, May 16 - 18, 2005.
2004
Molina, M, L. Viana, R A. Burke Jr., M. Bustamante, AND R G. Zepp. EFFECT OF MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON THE SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITY IN AGRICULTURAL AND NATIVE SYSTEMS IN BRAZIL. Presented at American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 23-27, 2004.
Kisselle, K. W., R G. Zepp, R A. Burke Jr., M Molina, AND M. Bustamante. NOX AND CO EMISSIONS FROM CERRADO PLANT LITTER. Presented at LBA Science Meeting, Brasilia, Brazil, July 26-28, 2004.
Molina, M AND W E. Frick. POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR) TECHNOLOGY IN VISUAL BEACH. Presented at National Beaches Conference, San Diego, CA, October 13-15, 2004.
Molina, M, R A. Burke Jr., AND J. Molinero. RESPONSE OF SEDIMENTARY MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES TO DIFFERENT LAND USE PRACTICES AFFECTING HEADWATER STREAMS IN GEORGIA. Presented at American Society of Limnology and Oceanography 2004 Summer Meeting, Savannah, GA, June 13-18, 2004.
Molina, M, L. Viana, M. Bustamante, AND R G. Zepp. RESPONSE OF THE SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITY TO FERTILIZATION PRACTICES IN AGRICULTURAL AND NATIVE CERRADO SYSTEMS IN BRAZIL. Presented at LBA Science Meeting, Brasilia, Brazil, July 26-26, 2004.
Frick, W E., M. Davis, A P. Dufour, R S. Lunetta, J G. Lyon, M Molina, D. Rockwell, G N. Stelma Jr., AND X. Tian. THE U.S. EPA'S VISION FOR A BEACH FORECASTING TOOL. Presented at 3rd International Conference on Marine Waste Water Discharges3rd International Conference on Marine Waste Water Discharges, Catania, Italy, September 27-October 2, 2004.