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Cynthia R Adams

Lecturer
Fish Biology
The U.S. Geological Survey
United States of America

Cynthia R Adams

Biography

  Master’s degree student at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. conducting research with Dr. Vicki Blazer and Dr. Luke Iwanowicz at the Leetown Science Center. master’s project is focused on the phylogeographic genetic diversity of the white sucker hepatitis B virus from the Great Lakes. actively involved in other projects, such as describing the fish pathogen Dermocystidium sp. recently found on the East Coast for the first time.

Research Interest

  Developing and using molecular tools to better describe and understand fish pathogens and diseases

Publications

  • Infection in Blue Ridge Sculpin Captured in Maryland, Blazer, V.S., N.P. Hitt, C.D. Snyder, E.L. Snook, C.R. Adams. September 2016. Dermocystidium sp. Infection in Blue Ridge Sculpin Captured in Maryland. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 28(3):143-149.

  • Metabarcoding of Fecal Samples to Determine Herbivore Diets: A Case Study of the Endangered Pacific Pocket Mouse Iwanowicz, D.D., A.G. Vandergast, R.S. Cornman, C.R. Adams, J.R. Kohn, R.N. Fisher, C.S. Brehme. November 2016. Metabarcoding of Fecal Samples to Determine Herbivore Diets: A Case Study of the Endangered Pacific Pocket Mouse. PLOS ONE 11(11): e0165366.

  • Complete Genome Sequence of a Novel Aquareovirus that Infects the Endangered Fountain Darter, Etheostoma fonticola Iwanowicz, L.R., D.D. Iwanowicz, C.R. Adams, T.D. Lewis, T.M. Brandt, R.S. Cornman, L.R. Sanders. December 2016. Complete Genome Sequence of a Novel Aquareovirus that Infects the Endangered Fountain Darter, Etheostoma fonticola. Genome Announcements 4(6): e01405-16.

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