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Michael P. Shiaris, B.S. M.S. Ph.D.


  • Yasuda M, Shiaris MP.Differentiation of bacterial strains by thermal gradient gel electrophoresis using non-GC-clamped PCR primers for the 16S-23S rDNA intergenic spacer region.FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2005 Feb 1;243(1):235-42.
  • Berardesco G, Dyhrman S, Gallagher E, Shiaris MP.Spatial and temporal variation of phenanthrene-degrading bacteria in intertidal sediments.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1998 Jul;64(7):2560-5.
  • Yang Y, Chen RF, Shiaris MP.Metabolism of naphthalene, fluorene, and phenanthrene: preliminary characterization of a cloned gene cluster from Pseudomonas putida NCIB 9816.J Bacteriol. 1994 Apr;176(8):2158-64.
  • Macgillivray AR, Shiaris MP.Relative Role of Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Microorganisms in Phenanthrene Transformation in Coastal Sediments.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1994 Apr;60(4):1154-1159.
  • MacGillivray AR, Shiaris MP.Biotransformation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by yeasts isolated from coastal sediments.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1993 May;59(5):1613-8.
  • Epstein SS, Shiaris MP.Rates of Microbenthic and Meiobenthic Bacterivory in a Temperate Muddy Tidal Flat Community.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1992 Aug;58(8):2426-2431.
  • Shiaris MP.Seasonal Biotransformation of Naphthalene, Phenanthrene, and Benzo[a]pyrene in Surficial Estuarine Sediments.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1989 Jun;55(6):1391-1399.
  • Shiaris MP, Rex AC, Pettibone GW, Keay K, McManus P, Rex MA, Ebersole J, Gallagher E.Distribution of indicator bacteria and Vibrio parahaemolyticus in sewage-polluted intertidal sediments.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1987 Aug;53(8):1756-61.
  • Pettibone GW, Sullivan SA, Shiaris MP.Comparative survival of antibiotic-resistant and -sensitive fecal indicator bacteria in estuarine water.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1987 Jun;53(6):1241-5.
  • Shiaris MP, Cooney JJ.Replica Plating Method for Estimating Phenanthrene-Utilizing and Phenanthrene-Cometabolizing Microorganisms.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1983 Feb;45(2):706-710.
  • Sayler GS, Sherrill TW, Perkins RE, Mallory LM, Shiaris MP, Pedersen D.Impact of Coal-Coking Effluent on Sediment Microbial Communities: a Multivariate Approach.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1982 Nov;44(5):1118-1129.
  • Sayler GS, Shiaris MP, Beck W, Held S.Effects of polychlorinated biphenyls and environmental biotransformation products on aquatic nitrification.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1982 Apr;43(4):949-52.
  • Shiaris MP, Sherrill TW, Sayler GS.Tenax-GC Extraction Technique for Residual Polychlorinated Biphenyl and Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon Analysis in Biodegradation Assays.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1980 Jan;39(1):165-171.