Writing Samples:

  1. Boughner, L. A. Do you sit all day? My thoughts on some simple actions for ‘active-sitting’. 
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/do-you-sit-all-day-my-thoughts-some-simple-actions-boughner-phd/ 

Peer-reviewed Publications:

  1. Stedtfeld, R. D., Stedtfeld, T., Waseem, H., Chai, B., Boughner, L. A., Upham, B., . . . Hashsham, S. A. (To be submitted). Development of a highly parallel qPCR array targeting deholgenase genes. FEMS-ME.
  • Sheng, H., Harir, M., Boughner, L. A., Jiang, X., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Schroll, R., & Wang, F. (2017). N-acyl-homoserine lactone dynamics during biofilm formation of a 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene mineralizing community on clay. Science of the Total Environment, 605, 1031-1038. Pubmed ID: 28697551
  • Liu, G., Bian, Y., Jia, M., Boughner, L. A., Gu, C., Song, Y., . . . Wang, F. (2017). Effect of extracellular polymeric substance components on the sorption behavior of 2,2′,4,4′-tetrabromodiphenyl ether to soils: Kinetics and isotherms. Science of the Total Environment, 609, 144-152. Pubmed ID: 28735091
  • Chen, Z., Zheng, W., Yang, L., Boughner, L. A., Tian, Y., Zheng, T., & Xu, H. (2017). Lytic and chemotactic features of a plaque-forming bacterium KD531 on Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, 2581. Pubmed ID: 29312256
  • Boughner, L. A., & Singh, P. (2016). Microbial Ecology: Where are we now? Postdoc J, 4(11), 3-17. Pubmed ID: 27975077
  • Song, Y., Li, Y., Zhang, W., Wang, F., Bian, Y., Boughner, L. A., & Jiang, X. (2016). Novel Biochar-Plant Tandem Approach for Remediating Hexachlorobenzene Contaminated Soils: Proof-of-Concept and New Insight into the Rhizosphere. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 64(27), 5464-5471. Pubmed ID: 27327363
  • Jia, M., Wang, F., Jin, X., Song, Y., Bian, Y., Boughner, L. A., Yang, X., Gu, C., Jiang, X., Zhao, Q. (2016). Metal ion–oxytetracycline interactions on maize straw biochar pyrolyzed at different temperatures. Chemical Engineering Journal, 304, 934-940. ISSN 1385-8947
  • Chen, Z., Zhang, B., Zhang, J., Lei, X., Zhang, H., Li, Y., Yang, L., Zheng, W., Tian, Y., Boughner, L. A., Xu, H., & Zheng, T. (2015). A lytic bacterium’s potential application in biofuel production through directly lysing the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum cell. Algal Research, 12, 197-205. Pubmed ID: 29312256
  • Doerrler, W. T., R. Sikdar, S. Kumar & L. A. Boughner, (2013) New Functions for the Ancient DedA Membrane Protein Family. Journal of Bacteriology 195: 3-11. Pubmed ID: 23086209
  1. Boughner, L. A. & Doerrler, W. T. (2012). Multiple deletions reveal the essentiality of the DedA membrane protein family in Escherichia coli. Microbiology 158, 1162-1171. Pubmed ID: 22301910
  1. Boughner, L. A. & Doerrler, W. T.. The Escherichia coli DedA protein family: essential for proper organization and segregation of the bacterial nucleoid. (Manuscript in preparation).

Poster presentations:

  1. Huizinga, G.*, Howland, J. G.*, Tsoi, T., Tian, Y., Tiedje, J. M., & Boughner, L. A. (2018). Selection for Novel Bacteria with an Ability to Degrade Dioxins (Poster). University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). East Lansing, Michigan.
  • Huizinga, G.*, Howland, J. G.*, . . ., & Boughner, L. A. (2017). Selection for a Novel Bacterium with an Ability to Degrade Dioxins (Poster). MSU’s Honors College 60th Anniversary Finale. East Lansing, Michigan.
  • Howland, J. G.*, Chandler, J. E.*, . . ., & Boughner, L. A. (2017). Methodological observations while investigating genomic abilities of Sphingomonas wittichii RW1 and the degradation of dioxins (Poster). In University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). East Lansing, Michigan.
  • Bell, L.E.*, Brazeau, A.M.*, Chai, B., Tsoi, T., Tiedje, J.M., and Boughner, L.A. (2015). Sphingomonas wittichii RW1 Metabolism of Dioxin. In University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). East Lansing, MI.
  • Ghimire, A.*, Tiedje, J.M., and Boughner L.A. (2015). Bioremediation of dioxin through the expression of dioxin metabolic genes in dibenzofuran degrading organisms. In University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). East Lansing, MI.
  • Boughner, L. A. & Doerrler, W. T. (2011). Multiple deletions reveal the essentiality of the dedA gene family in Escherichia coli. In American Society of Microbiology. New Orleans, LA.

*Indicates mentored undergraduate research student.