Pallegar, P., L. Peña-Castillo, E. Langille, M. Gomelsky, and A.S. Lang. Cyclic-di-GMP-mediated regulation of gene transfer and motility in Rhodobacter capsulatus. Journal of Bacteriology (in press)

Vlok, M., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. Application of a sequence-based taxonomic classification method to uncultured and unclassified marine single-stranded RNA viruses in the order Picornavirales. Virus Evolution (in press)

Ding, H., M.P. Grüll, M.E. Mulligan, A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 2019. Induction of Rhodobacter capsulatus gene transfer agent (RcGTA) gene expression is a bistable stochastic process repressed by an extracellular calcium-binding RTX protein homologue. Journal of Bacteriology 201: e00430-19

Fu., Y., R.B. Rivkin, and A.S. Lang. 2019. Effects of vertical water mass segregation on bacterial community structure in the Beaufort Sea. Microorganisms 7: 385

Huot, Y., C.A. Brown, G. Potvin, D. Antoniades, H.M. Baulch, B.E. Beisner, S. Bélanger, S. Brazeau, H. Cabana, J.A. Cardille, P.A. del Giorgio, I. Gregory-Eaves, M.-J. Fortin, A.S. Lang, I. Laurion, R. Maranger, Y.T. Prairie, J.A. Rusak, P.A. Segura, R. Siron, J.P. Smol, R.D. Vinebrooke, and D.A. Walsh. 2019. The NSERC Canadian Lake Pulse Network: A national assessment of lake health providing science for water management in a changing climate. Science of The Total Environment 695: 133668

Canuti, M., A.N.K. Kroyer, G.J. Robertson, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2019. Discovery and characterization of novel RNA viruses in aquatic North American wild birds. Viruses 11: 76

Munro, H.J., N.H. Ogden, S. Mechai, L.R. Lindsay, G.J. Robertson, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2019. Genetic diversity of Borrelia garinii from Ixodes uriae collected in seabird colonies of the northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 10: 101255

Canuti, M., H.J. Munro, G.J. Robertson, A.N.K. Kroyer, S. Roul, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2019. New insight into avian papillomavirus ecology and evolution from characterization of novel wild bird papillomaviruses. Frontiers in Microbiology 10: 701

Vlok, M., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2019. Marine RNA virus quasispecies are distributed throughout the oceans. mSphere 4: e00157-19

Hendrikse, L.D., A. Kambli, C. Kayko, M. Canuti, B. Rodrigues, B. Stevens, J. Vashon, A.S. Lang, D.B. Needle, and R.M. Troyer. 2019. Identification of a novel Gammaherpesvirus in Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). Viruses 11: 363

Redfield, R.J., J.T. Beatty, and A.S. Lang. 2019. Gene Transfer Agents. In "Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 4th Edition" (T. Schmidt, Ed.) Elsevier

Canuti, M., C.Williams, S.M. Sagan, B.B. Oude Munnink, S. Gadi S, J.T.P. Verhoeven, P. Kellam, M. Cotten, A.S. Lang, R.E. Junge, J.M. Cullen, and L. van der Hoek. 2019. Virus discovery reveals frequent infection by diverse novel members of the Flaviviridae in wild lemurs. Archives of Virology 164: 509-522

Grüll, M.G., M. Mulligan, and A.S. Lang. 2018. Small extracellular particles with big potential for horizontal gene transfer: membrane vesicles and gene transfer agents. FEMS Microbiology Letters 365: fny192

Benkaroun, J., G.J. Robertson, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2018. Analysis of the variability in the non-coding regions of influenza A viruses. Veterinary Sciences 5: 76

Verhoeven, J.T.P., M. Canuti, H.J. Munro, S.C. Dufour, and A.S. Lang. 2018. ViDiT-CACTUS: an inexpensive and versatile library preparation and sequence analysis method for virus disovery and other microbiology applications. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 64: 761-773

Tomasch, J., H. Wang, A.T.K. Hall, D. Patzelt, M. Preusse, J. Petersen, H. Brinkmann, S. Bhuju, M. Jarek, R. Jeffers, A.S. Lang, and I. Wagner-Döbler. 2018. Packaging of Dinoroseobacter shibae DNA into gene transfer agent particles is not random. Genome Biology and Evoltuion 10: 359-369

Zheng, Q., Y. Wang, R. Xie, A.S. Lang, Y. Liu, J. Lu, X. Zhang, J. Sun, C. Suttle, and N. Jiao. 2017. Dynamics of heterotrophic bacterial assemblages within Synechococcus cultures. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 84: e01517-17

Lang, A., J.T. Beatty, and P.A. Rice. 2017. Mobile genetic elements and horizontal gene transfer in prokaryotes (Guest Editorial). Current Opinion in Microbiology 38: v-viii

Canuti, M., A.P. Britton, S.M. Graham, and A.S. Lang. 2017. Epidemiology and molecular characterization of protoparvoviruses infecting wild raccoons (Procyon lotor) in British Columbia, Canada. Virus Research 242: 85-89

Canuti, M., B. Rodrigues, H.G. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2017. Introduction of canine parvovirus 2 into wildlife on the Island of Newfoundland, Canada. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 55: 205-208

Munro, H.J., N.H. Ogden, L.R. Lindsay, G.J. Robertson, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2017. Evidence for Borrelia bavariensis infections of Ixodes uriae within seabird colonies of the North Atlantic Ocean. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 83: e01087-17 (Featured in Issue Spotlight)

Carson, P.K., A.C. Chaulk, A.S. Lang, H.G. Whitney, and T.W. Chapman. 2017. The mosquito community of the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador. Journal of the Acadian Entomological Society (in press)

Lang, A.S., A.B. Westbye, J.T. Beatty. 2017. The distribution, evolution, and roles of gene transfer agents (GTAs) in prokaryotic genetic exchange. Annual Review of Virology 4: 87-104

Ayre, D.C, I.C. Chute, A. Joy, D.A. Barnett, A.M. Hogan, M.P. Grüll, L. Peña-Castillo, A.S. Lang, S.M. Lewis, and S.L. Christian. 2017. The CD24 receptor induces changes to the surface protein composition of B cell microvesicles with variable effects on their RNA and protein cargo. Scientific Reports 7: 8642

Westbye, A.B., J.T. Beatty, A.S. Lang. 2017. Guaranteeing a captive audience: coordinated regulation of gene transfer agent (GTA) production and recipient capability by cellular regulators. Current Opinion in Microbiology 38: 122-129

Grüll, M.P., L. Peña-Castillo, M.E. Mulligan, A.S. Lang. 2017. Genome-wide identification and characterization of small RNAs in Rhodobacter capsulatus and identification of small RNAs affected by loss of the response regulator CtrA. RNA Biology 14: 914-925

Canuti, M., H.E. Doyle, A. Britton, A.S. Lang. 2017. Full genetic characterization and epidemiology of a novel amdoparvovirus in striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis). Emerging Microbes and Infections 6: e30

Carson, P.K., K. Holloway, K. Dimitrova, L. Rogers, A.C. Chaulk, A.S. Lang, H.G. Whitney, M.A. Drebot, and T.W. Chapman. 2017. The seasonal timing of Snowshoe Hare Virus transmission on the Island of Newfoundland, Canada. Journal of Medical Entomology 54: 712-718

Benkaroun, J., D. Shoham, A.N.K. Kroyer, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2016. Analysis of influenza A viruses from gulls: an evaluation of inter-regional movements and interactions with other avian and mammalian influenza A viruses. Cogent Biology 2: 1234957

Hynes, A.P., M. Shakya, R.G. Mercer, M.P. Grüll, L. Bown, F. Davidson, E. Steffen, H. Matchem, M.E. Peach, T. Berger, K. Grebe, O. Zhaxybayeva, and A.S. Lang. 206. Functional and evolutionary characterization of a gene transfer agent's multi-locus “genome”. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33: 2530-2543

Ayre, D.C, N.K. Pallegar, N.A. Fairbridge, M. Canuti, A.S. Lang, and S. Christian. 2016. Analysis of the structure, evolution, and expression of CD24, an important regulator of cell fate. Gene 590: 324-337

Lang, A.S., C. Lebarbenchon, A.M. Ramey, G.J. Robertson, J. Waldenström, and M. Wille. 2016. Assessing the role of seabirds in the ecology of influenza A viruses. Avian Diseases 60: 378-386

Canuti, M., K. O'Leary, D.B. Hunter, G. Spearman, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2016. Driving forces behind the evolution of the Aleutian mink disease parvovirus in the context of intensive farming. Virus Evolution 2: vew004

Peña-Castillo, L., M. Grüll, M.E. Mulligan, and A.S. Lang. 2016. Detection of bacterial small transcripts from RNA-Seq data: a comparative assessment. In “Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2016” (R.B. Altman, A.K. Dunker, L. Hunter, M.D. Ritchie, T.A. Murray, and T.E. Klein, Eds.) World Scientific Publishing

Canuti, M., H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2015. Amdoparvoviruses in small mammals: expanding our understanding of parvovirus diversity, distribution, and pathology. Frontiers in Microbiology 6: 1119

Carrión, O., A.R.J. Curson, D. Kumaresan, Y. Fu, A.S. Lang, E. Mercadé, and J.D. Todd. 2015. A novel pathway producing dimethylsulphide in bacteria is widespread in soil environments. Nature Communications 6: 6579

Culley, A.I., M. Shakya, and A.S. Lang. 2015. Viral evolution at the limits. In “Microbial Evolution under Extreme Conditions” (C. Bakermans, Ed.) De Gruyter. pp. 209-222

Peña-Castillo L., R.G. Mercer, A. Gurinovich, S.J. Callister, A.T. Wright, A.B. Westbye, J.T. Beatty, and A.S. Lang. 2014. Gene co-expression network analysis in Rhodobacter capsulatus and application to comparative expression analysis of Rhodobacter sphaeroides. BMC Genomics 15: 730

Huang Y., M. Wille, J. Benkaroun, H. Munro, A.L. Bond, D.A. Fifield D, G.J. Robertson, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2014. Perpetuation and reassortment of gull influenza A viruses in Atlantic North America. Virology 456-457: 353-363 (Issue cover image by Michelle Wille)

Mercer, R.G., and A.S. Lang. 2014. Identification of a predicted partner-switching system that affects production of the gene transfer agent RcGTA and stationary phase viability in Rhodobacter capsulatus. BMC Microbiology 14: 71

Huang, Y., G.J. Robertson, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2014. Diverse inter-continental and host lineage reassortant avian influenza A viruses in pelagic seabirds. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 22: 103-111

Huang Y., M. Wille, A. Dobbin, N. Walzthöni, G.J. Robertson, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, A.S. Lang. 2014. Genetic structure of avian influenza viruses from ducks of the Atlantic flyway of North America. PLoS ONE 9: e86999

Wille, M., Y. Huang, G.J. Robertson, P. Ryan, S.I. Wilhelm, D. Fifield, A.L. Bond, A. Granter, H. Munro, R. Buxton, I.L. Jones, M.G. Fitzsimmons, C. Burke, L.M. Tranquilla, M. Rector, L. Takahashi, A.-L. Kouwenberg, A. Storey, C. Walsh, A. Hedd, W.A. Montevecchi, J.A. Runstadler, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2014. Evaluation of seabirds in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, as hosts of influenza A viruses. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50: 98-103

Munro, H.J., L. Berghuis, A.S. Lang, L. Rogers and H. Whitney. 2014. The seroprevalence of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) in shelter cats on the island of Newfoundland, Canada. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research 78: 140-144

Huang, Y., M. Wille, A. Dobbin, G.J. Robertson, P. Ryan, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2013. A four-year study of avian influenza virus prevalence and subtype diversity in ducks of Newfoundland, Canada. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 59: 701-708

Fu, Y., K.F. Keats, R.B. Rivkin, and A.S. Lang. 2013. Water mass and depth determine the distribution and diversity of Rhodobacterales in an Arctic marine system. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 84: 564-576

Hynes, A.P., and A.S. Lang. 2013. Rhodobacter capsulatus Gene Transfer Agent (RcGTA) Activity Bioassays. Bio-protocol 3: e317

Brimacombe C.A., A. Stevens, D. Jun, R. Mercer R, A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 2013. Quorum-sensing regulation of a capsular polysaccharide receptor for the Rhodobacter capsulatus gene transfer agent (RcGTA). Molecular Microbiology 87: 802-817

Hynes, A.P., R.G. Mercer, D.E. Watton, C.B. Buckley, and A.S. Lang. 2012. DNA packaging bias and differential expression of gene transfer agent genes within a population during production and release of the Rhodobacter capsulatus gene transfer agent, RcGTA. Molecular Microbiology 85: 314-325

Lang, A.S., O. Zhaxybayeva, and J.T. Beatty. 2012. Gene Transfer Agents: phage-like elements of genetic exchange. Nature Reviews Microbiology 10: 472-482

Mercer, R.G., M. Quinlan, A.R. Rose, S. Noll, J.T. Beatty, and A.S. Lang. 2012. Regulatory systems controlling motility and gene transfer agent production and release in Rhodobacter capsulatus. FEMS Microbiology Letters 331: 53-62

Lang, A.S., C.S. Harwood, and J.T. Beatty. 2012. Evolutionary Relationships Among Antenna Proteins of Purple Phototrophic Bacteria. In "Functional genomics and evolution of photosynthetic systems; Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration" (R.L. Burnap and W. Vermaas, Eds.) Springer. pp. 253-264

Fogg, P., A. Hynes, E. Digby, A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 2011. Characterization of a newly discovered Mu-like bacteriophage, RcapMu, in Rhodobacter capsulatus strain SB1003. Virology 421: 211-221

Wille, M., G.J. Robertson, H. Whitney, M.A. Bishop, J.A. Runstadler, and A.S. Lang. 2011. Extensive geographic mosaicism in avian influenza viruses from gulls in the Northern Hemisphere. PLoS ONE 6(6): e20664

Wille, M., G.J. Robertson, H. Whitney, D. Ojkic, and A.S. Lang. 2011. Reassortment of American and Eurasian genes in an influenza A virus isolated from a Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus), a species demonstrated to move between these regions. Archives of Virology 156: 107-115

Culley, A.I., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2011. Family Marnaviridae. In "Virus Taxonomy: Ninth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses" (A.M.Q. King, Ed.), Elsevier. pp. 850-854

Granter, A., M. Wille, G.J. Robertson, H. Whitney, D. Ojkic, and A.S. Lang. 2010. The genome sequence of an H11N2 avian influenza virus from a Thick-billed Murre (Uria lomvia) shows marine-specific and regional patterns of relationships to other viruses. Virus Genes 41: 224-230

Mercer, R., S.J. Callister, M.S. Lipton, L. Pasa-Tolic, H. Strnad, V. Paces, J.T. Beatty, and A.S. Lang. 2010. Loss of the response regulator CtrA causes pleiotropic effects on gene expression but does not affect growth phase regulation in Rhodobacter capsulatus. Journal of Bacteriology 192: 2701-2710

Fu, Y., D.M MacLeod, R.B. Rivkin, F. Chen, A. Buchan, and A.S. Lang. 2010. High diversity of Rhodobacterales in the subarctic North Atlantic Ocean and gene transfer agent protein expression in isolated strains. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 59: 283-293

Lang, A.S., and J.T. Beatty. 2010. Gene transfer agents and defective bacteriophages as sources of extracellular prokaryotic DNA. In "Extracellular Nucleic Acids" (Y. Kikuchi, Ed.), Springer. pp. 15-24

Leung, M., S.M. Florizone, T.A. Taylor, A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 2010. The Gene Transfer Agent of Rhodobacter capsulatus. In "Recent Advances in Phototrophic Prokaryotes; Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Volume 675" (P.C. Hallenbeck, Ed.), Springer. pp. 253-264

McIlroy, D., M.D. Brasier, and A.S. Lang. 2009. Smothering of microbial mats by macrobiotic organisms: implications for the Ediacara biota. Journal of the Geological Society 166: 1117-1121

Lang, A.S., M.L. Rise, A.I. Culley, A.I., and G.F. Steward. 2009. RNA Viruses in the Sea. FEMS Microbiology Reviews 33: 295-323

Zhao Y., K. Wang, C. Budinoff, A. Buchan, A. Lang, N. Jiao, and F. Chen. 2009. Gene transfer agent (GTA) genes reveal diverse and dynamic Roseobacter and Rhodobacter populations in the Chesapeake Bay. ISME Journal 3: 364-373

Rathgeber, C., M.T. Lince, J. Alric, A.S. Lang, E. Humphrey, R.E. Blankenship, A. Verméglio, F.G. Plumley, C.L. Van Dover, J.T. Beatty, and V. Yurkov. 2008. Vertical distribution and characterization of aerobic phototrophic bacteria at the Juan de Fuca Ridge in the Pacific Ocean. Photosynthesis Research 97: 235-244

Lang, A.S., A. Kelly, and J. A. Runstadler. 2008. Prevalence and diversity of avian influenza viruses in environmental reservoirs. Journal of General Virology 89: 509-519

Jaschke, P.R., H.N. LeBlanc, A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 2008. The PucC protein of Rhodobacter capsulatus mitigates an inhibitory effect of light-harvesting 2 α and β proteins on light-harvesting complex 1. Photosynthesis Research 95: 279-284

Lang, A.S., and C.A. Suttle. 2008. Marnaviruses. In "Encyclopedia of Virology, Third Edition" (B.W.J. Mahy and M.H.V. van Regenmortel, Eds.), Elsevier. Volume 3: 280-285

Culley, A.I., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2007. The complete genomes of three viruses assembled from shotgun libraries of marine RNA virus communities. Virology Journal 4:69

Lang, A.S., and J.T. Beatty. 2007. Importance of widespread Gene Transfer Agent genes in alphaproteobacteria. Trends in Microbiology 15: 54-62

Culley, A. I., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2006. Metagenomic analysis of coastal RNA virus communities. Science 312: 1795-1798

Beatty, J.T., J. Overmann, M.T. Lince, A.K. Manske, A.S. Lang, R.E. Blankenship, C.L. Van Dover, T.A. Martinson, and F.G. Plumley. 2005. An obligately photosynthetic bacterial anaerobe from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 102: 9306-9310

Culley, A.I., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2005. Taxonomic Structure of the Family Marnaviridae. In "Virus Taxonomy: Eighth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses" (C.M. Fauquet, M.A. Mayo, J. Maniloff, U. Desselberger, and L.A. Ball, Eds.), Elsevier

Lang, A.S., A.I. Culley, and C.A. Suttle. 2004. Genome sequence and characterization of a marine picorna-like virus, HaRNAV, that infects the toxic bloom-forming alga Heterosigma akashiwo. Virology 320: 206-217

Larimer, F.W., P. Chain, L. Hauser, J. Lamerdin, S. Malfatti, L. Do, M.L. Land, D.A. Pelletier, J.T. Beatty, A.S. Lang, F.R. Tabita, J.L. Gibson, T.E. Hanson, C. Bobst, J.L. Torres y Torres, C. Peres, F.H. Harrison, J. Gibson, and C.S. Harwood. 2004. Complete genome sequence of the metabolically versatile photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Nature Biotechnology 22: 55-61

Culley, A.I., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2003. High diversity of unknown picorna-like viruses in the sea. Nature 424: 1054-1057

Tai, V., J.E. Lawrence, A.S. Lang, A.M. Chan, A.I. Culley, and C.A. Suttle. 2003. Characterization of HaRNAV, a single-stranded RNA virus causing lysis of Heterosigma akashiwo (Raphidophyceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 343-352

Lang, A.S., T.A. Taylor, and J.T. Beatty. 2002. Evolutionary implications of phylogenetic analyses of the gene transfer agent (GTA) of Rhodobacter capsulatus. Journal of Molecular Evolution 55: 534-543

Lang, A.S., and J.T. Beatty. 2002. A bacterial signal transduction system controls genetic exchange and motility. Journal of Bacteriology 184: 913-918

Kolber, Z.S., F.G. Plumley, A.S. Lang, J.T. Beatty, R.E. Blankenship, C.L. VanDover, C. Vetriani, M. Koblizek, C. Rathgeber, and P.G. Falkowski. 2001. Contribution of photoheterotrophic bacteria to the carbon cycle in the ocean. Science 292: 2492-2495

Lang, A.S., and J.T. Beatty. 2001. The gene transfer agent of Rhodobacter capsulatus and "constitutive transduction" in prokaryotes. Archives of Microbiology 175: 241-249

Lang, A.S., and J.T. Beatty. 2000. Genetic characterization of a novel bacterial genetic exchange element: the gene transfer agent (GTA) of Rhodobacter capsulatus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 97: 859-864

LeBlanc, H., A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 1999. Transcript cleavage, attenuation, and an internal promoter in the Rhodobacter capsulatus puc operon. Journal of Bacteriology 181: 4955-4960

Brown, K.M., and A.S. Lang. 1996. Cannibalism by colour-banded Ring-billed Gulls. Colonial Waterbirds 19: 121-123