Breakwell, Donald

Microbiology & Molecular Biology

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2060  LSB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-2378

Professor

 Memberships
  • International Society for Salt Lake Research, 2005-Present
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2002-Present
  • National Science Teachers Association, 2002-Present
  • American Society for Microbiology, 2000-Present
 Courses Taught

Summer 2017
  • LFSCI 199R: Nonresearch Academic Internshp Section 001, 002
  • LFSCI 399R: Academic Internship Section 001, 002, 003
  • MMBIO 221: General Microbiology Section 001
  • MMBIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 002
Spring 2017
  • LFSCI 199R: Nonresearch Academic Internshp Section 001, 002, 003
  • LFSCI 399R: Academic Internship Section 002, 003, 004
  • MMBIO 221: General Microbiology Section 002
Winter 2017
  • LFSCI 101: Life Sciences Seminar Section 001
  • LFSCI 199R: Nonresearch Academic Internshp Section 001
  • LFSCI 399R: Academic Internship Section 001, 002
  • MMBIO 151: Intro to Microbiology Section 001, 002
  • MMBIO 221: General Microbiology Section 001, 004
  • MMBIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 002, 019
Fall 2016
  • LFSCI 101: Life Sciences Seminar Section 001
  • LFSCI 199R: Nonresearch Academic Internshp Section 001
  • LFSCI 490R: Special Problems Section 001
  • MMBIO 221: General Microbiology Section 002, 004
  • MMBIO 363: Microbial Ecology Section 001, 002
  • MMBIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 002, 020

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Berg JA, Merrill BD, Crockett JT JT, Esplin KP, Evans MR, Heaton KE, Hilton JA, Hyde JR, McBride MS, Schouten JT, et al. 2016. Characterization of Five Novel Brevibacillus Bacteriophages and Genomic Comparison of Brevibacillus Phages. PLoS One. 1(6):e015683.  doi:0.1371/journal.pone.0156838

Aanderud ZT, Vert JC, Lennon JT, Magnusson TW, Breakwell DP, Harker AA. 2016. Bacterial Dormancy Is More Prevalent in Freshwater than Hypersaline Lakes. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7. <website> doi:https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.00853

Grose JH, Belnap DM, Jensen JD, Mathis AD, Prince JT, Merrill BD, Hope S, Breakwell DP. 2014. The Genomes, Proteomes, and Structures of Three Novel Phages That Infect the Bacillus cereus Group and Carry Putative Virulence Factors. Journal of Virology. 88:11846-11860.

Grose JH, Jensen GS, Hope S, Breakwell DP. 2014. Genomic comparison of 93 Bacillus phages reveals 12 clusters, 14 singletons and remarkable diversity. 15:855.  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-855

Merrill BD, Grose JH, Breakwell DP, Hope S. 2014. Characterization of Paenibacillus larvae bacteriophages and their genomic relationships to firmicute bacteriophages. BMC Genomics. 15(Aug 30):745.

Tazi L, Breakwell DP, Harker AR, Keith CA. 2014. Life in extreme environments: microbial diversity in Great Salt Lake, Utah. Extremophiles. 18(3):525-535.

Grose JH, Jensen JD, Merrill BD, Fisher J, Hope S, Breakwell DP. 2014. The Genomes of Three Novel Bacillus cereus Bacteriophages. Genome Announcements. 2(1):2. <website> doi:10.1128/genomeA.01118-13

Breakwell DP, Barrus EZ, Benedict AB, Brighton AK, Fisher JN, Gardner AV, Kartchner BJ, Ladle KC, Lunt BL, Merrill BD, et al. 2013. Genome Sequences of Five Cluster B1 Mycobacteriophages. Genome Announcements. 1(6).  doi:10.1128/genomeA.00968-13

Sheflo MA, Gardner AV, Merrill BD, Fisher JN, Lunt BL, Breakwell DP, Grose JH, Hope S. 2013. Complete Genome Sequences of Five Paenibacillus larvae Bacteriophages. Genome Announcements. 1(6).  doi:10.1128/genomeA.00668-13.

Smith KC, Castro-Nallar E, Fisher JN, Breakwell DP, Grose JH, Hope S. 2013. Phage cluster relationships identified through single gene analysis. BMC Genomics. 14(410):15. <website>

Shen PS, Domek MJ, Sans-Garcia E, Majaju A, Taylor RM, Hoggan R, Culumber M, Oberg C, Breakwell DP, Prince JT, et al. 2012. Sequence and Structural Characterization of Great Salt Lake Bacteriophage CW02, a Member of the T7-like Supergroup. Journal of Virology. 86:7907-7917.

Hatfull G, Grose JH, Hope S, Breakwell DP. 2012. Complete genome sequences of 138 mycobacteriophages. Journal of Virology. 86(4):2382-2384. <website>

March JK, Jensen KC, Porter NT, Breakwell DP. 2011. Authentic Active Learning Activities Demonstrating the Use of Serial Dilutions and Plate Counts. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. 12(2):152-156.

Other

Earley BJ, Engle JM, Smith KC, Lunt BL, Fisher JN, Payne II DE, Breakwell DP, Hope S, Grose JH. 2011. Mycobacterium phage Jebeks, complete genome. JN572061st ed. <website>

Presentations

Brighton AK, Fisher J, Lunt BL, Taylor MA, Smith KC, Breeanna Baker EB, Chapman KM, Drake EA, Jackson KR, Kartchner BJ, et al. Additional Evidence for Frameshifts in A2 and Gene Mosaicism in F Mycobacteriophage. Science Education Alliance (SEA) Annual Symposia. Janelia Farm, Ashburn, VA. 2011 .

Grose JH, Breakwell DP, Hope S. Out of the SEA: Getting Students to Crawl on Land. Science Education Alliance (SEA) Annual Symposia. Janelia Farm, Ashburn, VA. 2011 .

Kartchner BJ, Kiser JT, Kiser CD, Wade McDaniel S, Taylor MA, Fisher J, Lunt B, Hope S, Grose JH, Breakwell DP. Clustering of Mycobacteriophage in the Utah Landscape. ASM Intermountain Branch Meeting. Weber State University. 2011 .

Smith KC, Hope S, Grose JH, Breakwell DP. Degenerate PCR Primers to Identify Mycobacteriophage Clusters and Sub-Clusters. ASM Intermountain Branch Meeting. Weber State University. 2011 .

Brighton AK, Vance KS, Merridee Parker KJ, Steck RP, Ormsby WR, Taylor MA, Fisher J, Lunt B, Hope S, Grose JH, et al. Gene Mosaicism Demonstrated in Mycobacteriophage Shauna1. ASM Intermountain Branch Meeting. Weber State University. 2011 .

Kitchen JC, Brighton AK, Chapman KM, Baker B, Taylor MA, Fisher J, Lunt B, Hope S, Grose JH, Breakwell DP. Morphological Traits of Mycobacteriophage Clusters and Sub-Clusters. ASM Intermountain Branch Meeting. Weber State University. 2011 .

Zane Barrus E, Sheide MG, Taylor MA, Fisher J, Lunt B, Hope S, Grose JH, Breakwell DP. Shauna1 Mycobacteriaphage holin gene confirms common ancestry of all F cluster phage. ASM Intermountain Branch Meeting. Weber State University. 2011 .

Chapman KM, Baker B, Drake EA, Kitchen J, Taylor MA, Fisher J, Lunt B, Hope S, Grose JH, Breakwell DP. TA17A: A Unique Member of the Mycobacteriophage Sub-Cluster A2. ASM Intermountain Branch Meeting. Weber State University. 2011 .

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