Publications

 

 

Refereed Journal Articles

 

1.    Rossbach, S., T. L. Wilson, M. L. Kukuk, and H.A. Carty (2000) Elevated zinc induces siderophore biosynthesis genes and a zntA-like gene in Pseudomonas fluorescens. FEMS Microbiology Letters 191:61-70

 

2.    Rossbach, S., M. L. Kukuk, T. L. Wilson, S. F. Feng, M. M. Pearson, and M. A. Fisher (2000) Cadmium-regulated gene fusions in Pseudomonas fluorescens. Environmental Microbiology 2:373-382

 

3.    Watts, J. L., D. E. Lowery, J. F. Teel, and S. Rossbach (2000) Identification of Corynebacterium bovis and other coryneforms isolated from bovine mammary glands. Journal of Dairy Science 83:2373-2379

 

4.    Watts, J. L., and S. Rossbach (2000) Susceptibility of Corynebacterium bovis and Corynebacterium amycolatum isolated from bovine mammary glands against 15 antimicrobial agents. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 44: (in press for December issue)

 

5.    Galbraith, M. P., S. F. Feng, J. Borneman, E. W. Triplett, F. J. de Bruijn, and S. Rossbach (1998) A functional myo-inositol pathway is essential for rhizopine utilization by Sinorhizobium meliloti. Microbiology 144:2915-2924

 

6.    Rossbach, S., G. Rasul, M. Schneider, and F. J. de Bruijn (1995) Structural and functional conservation of the rhizopine catabolism (moc) locus is limited to selected Rhizobium meliloti strains and unrelated to their geographical origin. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 8:549-559

 

7.    Bott, M., L. Thoeny-Meyer, H. Loferer, S. Rossbach, R. E. Tully, D. Keister, C. Appleby, and H. Hennecke (1995) The Bradyrhizobium japonicum cytochrome c550 is required for nitrate respiration but not for symbiotic nitrogen fixation J. Bacteriol. 177:2214-2217

 

8.    Rossbach, S., D. A. Kulpa, U. Rossbach, and F. J. de Bruijn (1994) Molecular and genetic characterization of the rhizopine (mocABRC) genes of Rhizobium meliloti L5-30. Mol. Gen. Genet. 245:11-24

 

9.    Rossbach, S., H. Loferer, G. Acuna, C. A. Appleby, and H. Hennecke (1991) Cloning, sequencing and mutational analysis of the cytochrome c552 gene (cycB) from Bradyrhizobium japonicum strain 110. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 83:145-152.

 

10.Rossbach, S., and H. Hennecke (1991) Identification of glyA as a symbiotically essential gene in Bradyrhizobium japonicum. Molecular Microbiology 5:39-47.

 

11.Rossbach, S., T. Gloudemans, T. Bisseling, D. Studer, B. Kaluza, S. Ebeling, and H. Hennecke (1989) Genetic and physiologic characterization of a Bradyrhizobium japonicum mutant defective in early bacteroid development. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 2:233-240.

 

12.de Bruijn, F. J., S. Rossbach, M. Schneider, P. Ratet, S. Messmer, W. W. Szeto, F. M. Ausubel, and J. Schell (1989) Rhizobium meliloti 1021 has three differentially regulated loci involved in glutamine biosynthesis, none of which is essential for symbiotic nitrogen fixation. J. Bacteriol. 171:1673-1682.

 

13.Rossbach, S., J. Schell, and F. J. de Bruijn (1988) Cloning and analysis of Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58 loci involved in glutamine biosynthesis: Neither the glnA (GSI) nor the glnII (GSII) gene plays a special role in virulence. Mol. Gen. Genet. 212:38-47.

 

14.Rossbach, S., J. Schell, and F. J. de Bruijn (1987) The ntrC gene of Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58 controls glutamine synthetase (GSII) activity, growth on nitrate and chromosomal but not Ti-encoded arginine catabolism pathways. Mol. Gen. Genet. 209:419-426.

 

 

 

 

Book Chapters (reviewed)

 

1.    de Bruijn, F. J. and S. Rossbach (1994) Transposon Mutagenesis, pp. 387-405. In: P. Gerhardt, R. G. E. Murray, W. A. Wood, N. R. Krieg (eds.) Methods for General and Molecular Bacteriology, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC.

 

 

 

 

Book Chapters (non-reviewed)

 

1.    Rossbach, S., S. F. Feng, T. L. Wilson, M. M. Pearson, and M. L. Kukuk (1999) Heavy-metal induced gene expression in soil bacteria. pp 58-59. In S. Selenska-Pobell, H. Nitsche (eds.) Bacterial-Metal/Radionuclide Interaction: Basic Research and Bioremediation. Scientific-Technical Reports, Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, FZR-252

 

2.    Rossbach, S., McSpadden, B., Ganoff, M., and F. J. de Bruijn (1995) Rhizobium meliloti rhizopine catabolism genes: distribution, role in competition and potential marker gene to track microbes. pp 180 - 188. In: L. Morris, C. Grim, J. S. Angle (eds.) Biotechnology Risk Assessment: Risk Assessment Methodologies, College Park, MD.

 

3.    Rossbach, S., B. McSpadden, D. Kulpa, and F. J. de Bruijn (1994) Rhizopine synthesis and catabolism genes for the creation of "biased rhizospheres" and as marker system to detect (genetically modified) microorganisms in the soil - Construction of a minimal moc cassette. pp 223 - 249. In: L. Morris, C. Grim, J. S. Angle (eds.) Biotechnology Risk Assessment: Risk Assessment Methodologies, College Park, MD.

 

4.    Göttfert, M., P. Grob, S. Rossbach, H. M. Fischer, B. Thöny, D. Anthamatten, I. Kullik, and H. Hennecke (1989) Bacterial genes involved in the communication between soybean and its root nodule symbiont, Bradyrhizobium japonicum. pp. 295-301 In: B. J. Lugtenberg (ed.) Signal Molecules in Plants and Plant-Microbe Interactions. Springer, Berlin.

 

5.    Rossbach, S., M. Schneider, J. Schell, and F. J. de Bruijn (1988) Characterization of different glutamine synthetase genes of the Rhizobiaceae and their role in N-assimilation and plant-bacterial interactions. p. 383. In: H. Bothe, F. J. de Bruijn, and W. E. Newton (eds.) Nitrogen Fixation: Hundred Years After. Gustav Fischer; Stuttgart.

 

6.    de Bruijn, F. J., S. Rossbach, and J. Schell (1985) Cloning and characterization of glutamine synthetase genes from Rhizobium meliloti 1021, R. sesbania ORS571 and Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58. p. 218. In: H. J. Evans, P. J. Bottomley, W. E. Newton (eds.) Nitrogen fixation research progress. Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht.

 

 

 

 

Abstracts (last five years)

 

1.    Rossbach, S., Feng, S. F. and T. L. Wilson. Metal-regulated genes in soil bacteria. 2nd Euroconference Bacterial-Metal/Radionuclide Interaction: Basic Research and Bioremediation. Rossendorf/Dresden, Germany, August 30 – September 1, 2000

 

2.    Duris, J. W., D. D. Werkema, E. Atekwana, R. Eversole, L. Beuving, and S. Rossbach. Microbial communities and their effects on silica structure and geophysical properties in hydrocarbon impacted sediments. 2000 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. Summit 2000, Reno NV, November 13 – 16, 2000

 

3.    Wilson, T. L., S. F. Feng, H. A. Carty, and S. Rossbach. Heavy metal stress response of Pseudomonas fluorescens. American Society for Microbiology 100th General Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, May 21 – 25, 2000

 

4.    Rossbach, S., S. F. Feng, and T. L. Wilson. Heavy metal regulated genes in Pseudomonas fluorescens. Biometals 2000, Tuebingen, Germany, April 24 - 29, 2000

 

5.    Watts, J. L. and S. Rossbach. Identification of coryneforms isolated from bovine mammary glands. 39th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Francisco, CA, September 26 – 29, 1999

 

6.    Watts, J. L. and S. Rossbach. Antimicrobial susceptibility of lipid-requiring coryneforms isolated from bovine mammary glands. 39th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Francisco, CA, September 26 – 29, 1999

 

7.    S. F. Feng, T. L. Wilson, K. Haelewyn, and S. Rossbach. Heavy metal-induced gene expression in Pseudomonas fluorescens. American Society for Microbiology 99th General Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 30 – June 3, 1999

 

8.    Rossbach, S., S. F. Feng, T. L. Wilson, M. M. Pearson, and M. L. Kukuk. Heavy-metal induced gene expression in soil bacteria. Euroconference on Bacterial-Metal/Radionuclide Interaction: Basic Research and Bioremediation. Rossendorf/Dresden, Germany, December 2-4, 1998

 

9.    Jackson, B. K., and S. Rossbach. The role of an iridescent phenotype found in association with endophytic pseudomonads. Ninth Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering and Mathematics, Argonne, IL, November 6-7, 1998

 

10.Duris, J. W., T. L. Wilson, and S. Rossbach. Zinc regulated genes in Pseudomonas fluorescens. Ninth Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering and Mathematics, Argonne, IL, November 6-7, 1998

 

11.Rossbach, S., S. F. Feng, T. L. Wilson, and M. M. Pearson. Metal-induced gene expression in soil bacteria. Eighth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-8) Halifax, Canada, August 9-14, 1998

 

12.Rossbach, S., M. L. Kukuk, M. M. Pearson, and Feng, S. F. Metal- and other stress-regulated genes in Pseudomonas fluorescens. American Society for Microbiology 98th General Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 17-21, 1998

 

13.Jackson, B. K. and S. Rossbach. Investigations of an iridescent phenotype displayed by endophytic pseudomonads. Twelfth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Salisbury, MD, April 23-25, 1998

 

14.Kukuk, M. L., and S. Rossbach. Metal-regulated gene expression in Pseudomonas fluorescens. American Society for Microbiology 97th General Meeting, Miami Beach, FL, May 4-8, 1997

 

15.Galbraith, M., J. Borneman, E. W. Triplett, F. J. de Bruijn, and S. Rossbach.  Isolation and characterization of inositol catabolism genes from Rhizobium meliloti 1021 and analysis of their role in rhizopine catabolism. American Society for Microbiology 97th General Meeting, Miami Beach, FL, May 4-8, 1997

 

16.Kukuk, M., and S. Rossbach. Metal regulated gene expression in Pseudomonas fluorescens. Eleventh National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Austin, TX, April 24-26, 1997

 

17.Kukuk, M. L., and S. Rossbach.  Metal-induced gene expression in Pseudomonas fluorescens. 7th Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering and Mathematics, Argonne, IL, November 1-2, 1996

 

18.McSpadden, B. B., S. Rossbach, and F. J. de Bruijn.  Progress towards creating biased rhizospheres mediated by 3-O-MSI. 8th International Symposium on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Knoxville, TN, July 14-19, 1996

 

19.Wilson, M., S.-Y. Wang, B. McSpadden, F.J. de Bruijn, S. Rossbach, M. Savka, and S. K. Farrand. Binary plant-microbe combinations for improved biocontrol of foliar diseases of tomato. 8th International Symposium on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Knoxville, TN, July 14-19, 1996

 

20.Rossbach, S., M. Galbraith, B. McSpadden, J. Borneman, E. W. Triplett, and F. J. de Bruijn.  Using Rhizobium meliloti rhizopine catabolism genes as a functional marker cassette to monitor soil bacteria: further analysis of the rhizopine catabolism pathway. American Society for Microbiology 96th General Meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 19-23, 1996

 

21.Louws, F. J., U. Rossbach, S. Rossbach, M. Schneider, and F. J. de Bruijn.  Semi-automated analysis of complex rep-PCR genomic fingerprints of pathogenic bacteria. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 12-16, 1995