Tim Miyashiro

Tim Miyashiro

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Bio

How bacteria adapt to a host environment. The mutualistic symbiosis established between the Hawaiian bobtail squid (Euprymna scolopes) and a bioluminescent bacterium (Vibrio fischeri).

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Publication Tags

Aliivibrio Fischeri Symbiosis Decapodiformes Genes Light Bacteria Luminescence Intraspecific Competition Vibrio Fischeri Organ Symbiont Symbionts Chitinases Glucosamine Sigma Factor Population Type Vi Secretion Systems Quorum Sensing Genome Biological Phenomena Growth Squid Bioluminescence Vibrio Oligosaccharides

Most Recent Papers

Incompatibility of vibrio fischeri strains during symbiosis establishment depends on two functionally redundant hcp genes

Kirsten R. Guckes, Andrew G. Cecere, Nathan P. Wasilko, Amanda L. Williams, Katherine M. Bultman, Mark J. Mandel, Timothy Iwao Miyashiro, 2019, Journal of bacteriology

Draft genome sequences of type VI secretion system-encoding vibrio fischeri strains FQ-A001 and ES401

Katherine M. Bultman, Andrew G. Cecere, Tim Miyashiro, Alecia N. Septer, Mark J. Mandel, 2019, Microbiology Resource Announcements

Sulfur availability for Vibrio fischeri growth during symbiosis establishment depends on biogeography within the squid light organ

Nathan P. Wasilko, Jessie Larios-Valencia, Caroline H. Steingard, Briana M. Nunez, Subhash C. Verma, Timothy Iwao Miyashiro, 2019, Molecular Microbiology on p. 621-636

Intraspecific competition impacts Vibrio fischeri strain diversity during initial colonization of the squid light organ

Yan Sun, Elijah D. LaSota, Andrew G. Cecere, Kyle B. LaPenna, Jessie Larios-Valencia, Michael S. Wollenberg, Tim Miyashiro, 2016, Applied and environmental microbiology on p. 3082-3091

Niche-specific impact of a symbiotic function on the persistence of microbial symbionts within a natural host

Subhash C. Verma, Tim Miyashiro, 2016, Applied and environmental microbiology on p. 5990-5996

NagC represses N-acetyl-glucosamine utilization genes in Vibrio fischeri within the light organ of Euprymna scolopes

Yan Sun, Subhash C. Verma, Haikel Bogale, Tim Miyashiro, 2015, Frontiers in Microbiology

The curious meeting of two partners

Tim Miyashiro, 2015, Microbiology Today on p. 106-109

The putative oligosaccharide translocase SypK connects biofilm formation with quorum signaling in Vibrio fischeri

Tim Miyashiro, Dane Oehlert, Valerie A. Ray, Karen L. Visick, Edward G. Ruby, 2014, MicrobiologyOpen on p. 836-848

The novel sigma factor-like regulator RpoQ controls luminescence, chitinase activity, and motility in Vibrio fischeri.

Xiaodan Cao, Sarah V. Studer, Karen Wassarman, Yuanxing Zhang, Edward G. Ruby, Tim Miyashiro, 2012, mBio

The novel sigma factor-like regulator RpoQ controls luminescence, chitinase activity, and motility in vibrio fischeri

Xiaodan Cao, Sarah V. Studer, Karen Wassarman, Yuanxing Zhang, Edward G. Ruby, Tim Miyashiro, 2012, mBio on p. 1-12

Recent Most-Cited Papers

A single qrr gene is necessary and sufficient for LuxO-mediated regulation in Vibrio fischeri

Tim Miyashiro, Michael S. Wollenberg, Xiaodan Cao, Dane Oehlert, Edward G. Ruby, 2010, Molecular Microbiology on p. 1556-1567

The N-acetyl-d-glucosamine repressor NagC of Vibrio fischeri facilitates colonization of Euprymna scolopes

Tim Miyashiro, Will Klein, Dane Oehlert, Xiaodan Cao, Julia Schwartzman, Edward G. Ruby, 2011, Molecular Microbiology on p. 894-903

The novel sigma factor-like regulator RpoQ controls luminescence, chitinase activity, and motility in vibrio fischeri

Xiaodan Cao, Sarah V. Studer, Karen Wassarman, Yuanxing Zhang, Edward G. Ruby, Tim Miyashiro, 2012, mBio on p. 1-12

The putative oligosaccharide translocase SypK connects biofilm formation with quorum signaling in Vibrio fischeri

Tim Miyashiro, Dane Oehlert, Valerie A. Ray, Karen L. Visick, Edward G. Ruby, 2014, MicrobiologyOpen on p. 836-848

Intraspecific competition impacts Vibrio fischeri strain diversity during initial colonization of the squid light organ

Yan Sun, Elijah D. LaSota, Andrew G. Cecere, Kyle B. LaPenna, Jessie Larios-Valencia, Michael S. Wollenberg, Tim Miyashiro, 2016, Applied and environmental microbiology on p. 3082-3091

NagC represses N-acetyl-glucosamine utilization genes in Vibrio fischeri within the light organ of Euprymna scolopes

Yan Sun, Subhash C. Verma, Haikel Bogale, Tim Miyashiro, 2015, Frontiers in Microbiology

Niche-specific impact of a symbiotic function on the persistence of microbial symbionts within a natural host

Subhash C. Verma, Tim Miyashiro, 2016, Applied and environmental microbiology on p. 5990-5996

Draft genome sequences of type VI secretion system-encoding vibrio fischeri strains FQ-A001 and ES401

Katherine M. Bultman, Andrew G. Cecere, Tim Miyashiro, Alecia N. Septer, Mark J. Mandel, 2019, Microbiology Resource Announcements

Incompatibility of vibrio fischeri strains during symbiosis establishment depends on two functionally redundant hcp genes

Kirsten R. Guckes, Andrew G. Cecere, Nathan P. Wasilko, Amanda L. Williams, Katherine M. Bultman, Mark J. Mandel, Timothy Iwao Miyashiro, 2019, Journal of bacteriology

Sulfur availability for Vibrio fischeri growth during symbiosis establishment depends on biogeography within the squid light organ

Nathan P. Wasilko, Jessie Larios-Valencia, Caroline H. Steingard, Briana M. Nunez, Subhash C. Verma, Timothy Iwao Miyashiro, 2019, Molecular Microbiology on p. 621-636