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Valerie J McKenzie

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
DepartmentEcology & Evolutionary Biology

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    1. Barnhart K, Forman ME, Umile TP, Kueneman J, McKenzie V, Salinas I, Minbiole KPC, Woodhams DC. Identification of Bufadienolides from the Boreal Toad, Anaxyrus boreas, Active Against a Fungal Pathogen. Microb Ecol. 2017 Jun 19. PMID: 28631214.
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    2. Piovia-Scott J, Rejmanek D, Woodhams DC, Worth SJ, Kenny H, McKenzie V, Lawler SP, Foley JE. Greater Species Richness of Bacterial Skin Symbionts Better Suppresses the Amphibian Fungal Pathogen Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis. Microb Ecol. 2017 Jul; 74(1):217-226. PMID: 28064360.
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    3. Avena CV, Parfrey LW, Leff JW, Archer HM, Frick WF, Langwig KE, Kilpatrick AM, Powers KE, Foster JT, McKenzie VJ. Deconstructing the Bat Skin Microbiome: Influences of the Host and the Environment. Front Microbiol. 2016; 7:1753. PMID: 27909426.
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    4. Kueneman JG, Woodhams DC, Harris R, Archer HM, Knight R, McKenzie VJ. Probiotic treatment restores protection against lethal fungal infection lost during amphibian captivity. Proc Biol Sci. 2016 Sep 28; 283(1839). PMID: 27655769.
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    5. Hyde ER, Navas-Molina JA, Song SJ, Kueneman JG, Ackermann G, Cardona C, Humphrey G, Boyer D, Weaver T, Mendelson JR, McKenzie VJ, Gilbert JA, Knight R. The Oral and Skin Microbiomes of Captive Komodo Dragons Are Significantly Shared with Their Habitat. mSystems. 2016 Jul-Aug; 1(4). PMID: 27822543.
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    6. Mischler J, Johnson PT, McKenzie VJ, Townsend AR. Parasite infection alters nitrogen cycling at the ecosystem scale. J Anim Ecol. 2016 05; 85(3):817-28. PMID: 26919319.
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    7. Loudon AH, Venkataraman A, Van Treuren W, Woodhams DC, Parfrey LW, McKenzie VJ, Knight R, Schmidt TM, Harris RN. Vertebrate Hosts as Islands: Dynamics of Selection, Immigration, Loss, Persistence, and Potential Function of Bacteria on Salamander Skin. Front Microbiol. 2016; 7:333. PMID: 27014249; PMCID: PMC4793798.
    8. Woodhams DC, Bletz M, Kueneman J, McKenzie V. Managing Amphibian Disease with Skin Microbiota. Trends Microbiol. 2016 Mar; 24(3):161-4. PMID: 26916805.
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    9. Vences M, Lyra ML, Kueneman JG, Bletz MC, Archer HM, Canitz J, Handreck S, Randrianiaina RD, Struck U, Bhuju S, Jarek M, Geffers R, McKenzie VJ, Tebbe CC, Haddad CF, Glos J. Gut bacterial communities across tadpole ecomorphs in two diverse tropical anuran faunas. Naturwissenschaften. 2016 Apr; 103(3-4):25. PMID: 26924012.
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    10. Rebollar EA, Antwis RE, Becker MH, Belden LK, Bletz MC, Brucker RM, Harrison XA, Hughey MC, Kueneman JG, Loudon AH, McKenzie V, Medina D, Minbiole KP, Rollins-Smith LA, Walke JB, Weiss S, Woodhams DC, Harris RN. Using "Omics" and Integrated Multi-Omics Approaches to Guide Probiotic Selection to Mitigate Chytridiomycosis and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases. Front Microbiol. 2016; 7:68. PMID: 26870025; PMCID: PMC4735675.
    11. Woodhams DC, Bletz M, Kueneman J, McKenzie V. Managing Amphibian Disease with Skin Microbiota. Trends Microbiol. 2016 Jan 16. PMID: 26916788.
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    12. Kueneman JG, Woodhams DC, Van Treuren W, Archer HM, Knight R, McKenzie VJ. Inhibitory bacteria reduce fungi on early life stages of endangered Colorado boreal toads (Anaxyrus boreas). ISME J. 2016 Apr; 10(4):934-44. PMID: 26565725; PMCID: PMC4796932 [Available on 04/01/17].
    13. Peterson AC, McKenzie VJ. Investigating differences across host species and scales to explain the distribution of the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e107441. PMID: 25222375; PMCID: PMC4164663.
    14. Woodhams DC, Brandt H, Baumgartner S, Kielgast J, Küpfer E, Tobler U, Davis LR, Schmidt BR, Bel C, Hodel S, Knight R, McKenzie V. Interacting symbionts and immunity in the amphibian skin mucosome predict disease risk and probiotic effectiveness. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e96375. PMID: 24789229; PMCID: PMC4005770.
    15. Loudon AH, Woodhams DC, Parfrey LW, Archer H, Knight R, McKenzie V, Harris RN. Microbial community dynamics and effect of environmental microbial reservoirs on red-backed salamanders (Plethodon cinereus). ISME J. 2014 Apr; 8(4):830-40. PMID: 24335825; PMCID: PMC3960541.
    16. Kueneman JG, Parfrey LW, Woodhams DC, Archer HM, Knight R, McKenzie VJ. The amphibian skin-associated microbiome across species, space and life history stages. Mol Ecol. 2014 Mar; 23(6):1238-50. PMID: 24171949.
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    17. McMahon TA, Brannelly LA, Chatfield MW, Johnson PT, Joseph MB, McKenzie VJ, Richards-Zawacki CL, Venesky MD, Rohr JR. Chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has nonamphibian hosts and releases chemicals that cause pathology in the absence of infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 02; 110(1):210-5. PMID: 23248288; PMCID: PMC3538220.
    18. McKenzie VJ, Peterson AC. Pathogen pollution and the emergence of a deadly amphibian pathogen. Mol Ecol. 2012 Nov; 21(21):5151-4. PMID: 23075064.
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    19. McKenzie VJ, Bowers RM, Fierer N, Knight R, Lauber CL. Co-habiting amphibian species harbor unique skin bacterial communities in wild populations. ISME J. 2012 Mar; 6(3):588-96. PMID: 21955991; PMCID: PMC3280140.
    20. Johnson PT, McKenzie VJ, Peterson AC, Kerby JL, Brown J, Blaustein AR, Jackson T. Regional decline of an iconic amphibian associated with elevation, land-use change, and invasive species. Conserv Biol. 2011 Jun; 25(3):556-66. PMID: 21342266.
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    21. McKenzie VJ, Goulet NE. Bird community composition linked to human West Nile virus cases along the Colorado front range. Ecohealth. 2010 Dec; 7(4):439-47. PMID: 21125307.
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    22. Torchin ME, McKenzie VJ. Introduction of Armand Kuris, recipient of the 2010 Clark P. Read Mentor Award. J Parasitol. 2010 Dec; 96(6):1041-3. PMID: 21158606.
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    23. Johnson PT, Townsend AR, Cleveland CC, Glibert PM, Howarth RW, McKenzie VJ, Rejmankova E, Ward MH. Linking environmental nutrient enrichment and disease emergence in humans and wildlife. Ecol Appl. 2010 Jan; 20(1):16-29. PMID: 20349828; PMCID: PMC2848386.
    24. McKenzie VJ, Starks HA. Blood parasites of two Costa Rican amphibians with comments on detection and microfilaria density associated with adult filarial worm intensity. J Parasitol. 2008 Aug; 94(4):824-9. PMID: 18837576.
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    25. Torchin ME, Lafferty KD, Dobson AP, McKenzie VJ, Kuris AM. Introduced species and their missing parasites. Nature. 2003 Feb 06; 421(6923):628-30. PMID: 12571595.
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    26. McKenzie VJ, Caira JN. Three new genera and species of tapeworms from the longnose sawshark, Pristiophorus cirratus, with comments on their modes of attachment to the spiral intestine. J Parasitol. 1998 Apr; 84(2):409-21. PMID: 9576518.
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