RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

    2015
    • Scott JA, Ewaze JO, Summerbell RC, Arocha-Rosete Y, Maharaj A, Guardiola Y, Saleh M, Wong B, Bogale M, O'Hara MJ, Untereiner WA. 2015. Multilocus DNA sequencing of the whiskey fungus reveals a continental-scale speciation pattern. Persoonia 37: 13-20. doi:10.3767/003158516X689576. [pdf]

    • Stein CM, Wu PE, Scott JA, Weinerman AS. 2015. Fulminant hepatic failure following ingestion of wild mushrooms. CMAJ 187:822-824.[pdf]

    • Subbarao P, Anand SS, Becker AB, Befus AD, Brauer M, Brook JR, Denburg JA, HayGlass KT, Kobor MS, Kollman TR, Kozyrskyj AL, Lou WYW, Mandhane PJ, Miller GE, Moraes TJ, Pare PD, Scott JA, Takaro TK, Turvey SE, Duncan JM, Lefebvre DL, Sears MR, and the CHILD study investigators. 2015. The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study: examining developmental origins of allergy and asthma. Thorax doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-207246. [pdf]

    • Sbihi H, Allen RW, Becker A, Brook JR, Mandhane P, Miller GE, Scott JA, Sears MR, Subbarao P, Takaro TK, Turvey SE, Brauer M. 2015. Perinatal exposure to traffic-related air pollution and development of atopy in a Canadian birth cohort study. Environmental Health Perspectives doi:10.1289/ehp.1408700. [pdf]

    • Zhong J, Urch B, Speck M, Coull BA, Koutrakis P, Thorne PS, Scott JA, Liu L, Brook RD, Behbod B, Gibson H, Silverman F, Mittleman MA, Baccarelli AA, Gold DR. 2015. Endotoxin and beta-(1,3)-D-glucan in concentrated ambient particles induce rapid increase in blood pressure in controlled human exposures. Hypertension 66(3): 509-516. doi: 10.1161/hypertensionaha.115.05342. [pdf]

    • Azad MB, Konya T, Guttman DS, Field CJ, Sears MR, HayGlass KT, Mandhane PJ, Turvey SE, Subbarao P, Becker AB, Scott JA, Kozyrskyj AL. 2015. Infant gut microbiota and food sensitization: associations in the first year of life. Clinical and Experimental Allergy 45(3): 632-643. doi: 10.1111/cea.12487. [pdf]

    • Liu L, Urch B, Poon R, Szyszkowicz M, Speck M, Gold DR, Wheeler AJ, Scott JA, Brook JR, Thorne PS, Silverman F. 2015. Effects of ambient coarse, fine and ultrafine particles and their biological constituents on systemic biomarkers: a controlled human exposure study. Environmental Health Perspectives. 123(6) 534-540. doi10.1289/ehp.1408387. [pdf]

    • Takaro TK, Scott JA, Allen R, Anand S, Becker A, Befus A, Brauer M, Duncan J, Lefebvre D, Lou W, Mandhane P. McLean K, Miller G, Sbihi H, Shu H, Subbarao P, Turvey SE, Wheeler AJ, Zeng L, Sears MR, Brook JR and the CHILD Study investigators. 2015. Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) birth cohort study: assessment of environmental exposures. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology doi: 10.1038/jes.2015.7. [pdf]

    • Moraes TJ, Lefebvre DL, Chooniedass R, Becker AB, Brook JR, Denburg J, HayGlass KT, Hegele RG, Kollmann TR, Macri J, Mandhane PJ, Scott JA, Subbarao P, Takaro TK, Turvey SE, Duncan JD, Sears MR, Befus AD and the CHILD Study Investigators. 2015. The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) birth cohort study: Biological samples and biobanking. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol doi: 10.1111/ppe.12161. [pdf]

    • Arocha-Rosete Y, Konan-Konan JL, Diallo AH, Allou K, Scott JA. 2015b. Analyses based on the 16S rRNA and secA genes identify a new phytoplasma subgroup associated with a lethal yellowing-type disease of coconut in Côte d'Ivoire. Phytopathogenic Mollicutes 5(1S):57-58. doi: 10.5958/2249-4677.2015.00023.7. [pdf]

    • Arocha-Rosete Y, Schilder A, Lambert L, Scott JA. 2015a. Identification and molecular characterization of the blueberry stunt phytoplasma in Canada. Phytopathogenic Mollicutes 5(1S):17-18. doi: 10.5958/2249-4677.2015.00006.7. [pdf]

    2014
    • Konya T, Koster B, Maughan H, Escobar M, Azad MB, Guttman DS, Sears MR, Becker AB, Brook JR, Takaro TK, Kozyrskyj AL, Scott JA, and the CHILD Investigators. 2014. Associations between bacterial communities in house dust and infant gut. Environmental Research 131: 25-30. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.02.005. [pdf]

    • Behbod B, Sordillo JE, Hoffman EB, Datta S, Webb TE, Kwan DL, Kamel JA, Muilenberg ML, Scott JA, Chew GL, Platts-Mills TAE, Schwartz J, Coull B, Burge H, Gold DR. 2014. Asthma & allergy development: Contrasting influences of yeasts & other fungal exposures. Clin Exp Allergy doi: 10.1111/cea.12401. [pdf]

    • Savory E, Lin WE, Blackman K, Roberto MC, Cuthbertson LR, Scott JA, Mubareka S. 2014. Western Cold and Flu (WeCoF) aerosol study - preliminary results. BMC Research Notes 7: 563. doi:10.1186/1756-0500-7-563. [pdf]

    • Maheswaran D, Zeng Y, Chan-Yeung M, Scott JA, Osornio-Vargas A, Becker AB, Kozyrskyj AL. Exposure to beta-(1,3)-D-glucan in house dust at age 7-10 is associated with airway hyper-responsiveness and atopic asthma by age 11-14. PLoS One 9(6): e98878. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098878. [pdf]

    • Konya T, Scott JA. 2014. Recent advances in the microbiology of the built environment. Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports. 1: 35-42. doi: 10.1007/s40518-014-0007-4. [pdf]

    • Arocha-Rosete Y, Konan Konan JL, Diallo AH, Allou K, Scott JA. 2014. Identification and molecular characterization of the phytoplasma associated with a lethal yellowing-type disease of coconut in Côte d'Ivoire. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 36: 141-150 doi: 10.1080/07060661.2014.899275. [pdf]

    2013
    • Behbod B, Urch B, Speck M, Scott JA, Liu L, Poon R, Coull B, Schwartz J, Koutrakis P, Silverman F, Gold DR. 2013. Endotoxin in concentrated coarse and fine ambient particles induces acute systemic inflammation in controlled human exposures. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 70: 761-767. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2013-101498. [pdf]

    • Behbod B, Sordillo JE, Hoffman EB, Datta S, Muilenberg ML, Scott JA, Chew GL, Platts-Mills TAE, Schwartz J, Burge H, Gold DR. 2013. Wheeze in infancy: protection associated with yeasts in house dust contrasts with increased risk associated with yeasts in indoor air and other fungal taxa. Allergy 68: 1410-1418. doi: 10.1111/all.12254. [pdf]

    • Kõljalg U, Nilsson H, Abarenkov K, Larsson K-H, Tedersoo L, Bahram M, Bates S, Bengtsson-Palme J, Bruns T, Douglas B, Drenkhan T, Eberhardt U, Esteban MPM, Grebenc T, Grelet G, Griffith G, Hartmann M, Kirk P, Kohout P, Larsson E, Lindahl B, Lucking R, Matheny PB, Miettinen O, Nguyen N, Niskanen T, O'Callaghan T, Oja J, Peay K, Peintner U, Peterson M, Põldmaa K, Saag L, Saar I, Schuessler A, Scott JA, Senés C, Smith M, Stajich J, Suija A, Taylor A, Taylor L, Weiß M. 2013. Towards a unified paradigm for sequence-based identification of Fungi. Molecular Ecology doi: 10.1111/mec.12481. [pdf]

    • Sbihi H , Brook JR, Allen RW, Curran JH, Dell S, Mandhane P, Scott JA, Sears MR, Subbarao P, Takaro TK, Turvey SE, Wheeler AJ, Brauer M. 2013. A new exposure metric for traffic-related air pollution? An analysis of determinants of hopanes in settled indoor house dust. Environmental Health 12:48 doi: 10.1186/1476-069X-12-48. [pdf]

    • Woo AC, Brar MS, Chan Y, Lau MCY, Leung FCC, Scott JA, Vrijmoed LLP, Zawar-Reza P, Pointing SB. 2013. Temporal variation in airborne microbial populations and microbially-derived allergens in a tropical urban landscape. Atmospheric Environment doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.03.047. [pdf]

    • Azad MB, Konya T, Maughan H, Guttman DS, Field CJ, Chari RS, Sears MR, Becker AB, Scott JA, Kozyrskyj AL. 2013. Infant gut microbiota and the hygiene hypothesis of allergic disease: impact of household pets and siblings on microbiota composition and diversity. Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 9: 15. doi: 10.1186/1710-1492-9-15. [pdf]

    • Azad MB, Konya T, Maughan H, Guttman DS, Field CJ, Chari RS, Sears MR, Becker AB, Scott JA, Kozyrskyj AL. 2013. Gut microbiota in Canadian infants: profiles by mode of delivery and infant diet at 4 months. Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) 185: 385-394 doi: 10.1503/cmaj.121189. [pdf]

    • Nichol K, McGeer A, Bigelow P, O'Brien-Pallas L, Scott JA, Holness DL. 2013. Behind the mask: Determinants of nurse's adherence to facial protective equipment. American Journal of Infection Control 41: 8-13. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2011.12.018. [pdf]

    • Azad MB, Becker AB, Guttman DS, Sears MR, Scott JA, Kozyrskyj AL. 2013. Gut microbiota diversity and atopic disease: does breastfeeding play a role? Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 131(1): 247-248. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2012.10.044. [pdf]

    2012
    • Ohm RA, Feau N, Henrissat B, Schoch CL, Horwitz BA, Barry KW, Condon BJ, Copeland AC, Dhillon B, Glaser F, Hesse CN, Kosti I, LaButti K, Lindquist EA, Lucas S, Salamov AA, Bradshaw RE, Ciuffetti L, Hamelin RC, Kema GHJ, Lawrence C, Scott JA, Spatafora JW, Turgeon BG, de Wit PJGM, Zhong S, Goodwin SB, Grigoriev IV. 2012. Diverse lifestyles and strategies of plant pathogenesis encoded in the genomes of eighteen Dothideomycetes fungi. PLoS Pathogens 8(12): e1003037. [pdf]

    • Scott JA, Konya T, Ewaze JO. 2012. Influence of sample mass on the measurement confidence of microbial cell wall materials in vacuum-collected floor dust. Healthy Buildings 4H.1: 1-4. [pdf]

    • Konya T, Ewaze JO, Urch B, Shu H, Curran J, Speck M, Allen R, Brook J, Diamond M, Evans G, Takaro T, Wheeler A, Scott JA. 2012. Development and validation of the TefTex electrostatic wipe for indoor dust sampling. Healthy Buildings 4H.9: 1-5. [pdf]

    • Savory E, Sabarinathan J, Sauer A, Scott JA. 2012. An optoelectronic sensor for the monitoring of mould growth in concealed spaces. Building and Environment 49: 9-16. [pdf]

    2011
    • Arocha-Rosete Y, Kent P, Agrawal V, Hunt D, Hamilton A, Bertaccini A, Scott JA, Crosby W, Michelutti R. 2011. Identification of Graminella nigrifrons as a potential vector for phytoplasmas affecting Prunus and Pyrus species in Canada. Canad J Plant Pathol 33: 465-474, doi: 10.1080/07060661.2011.633561. [pdf]

    • Drudge C, Krajden S, Summerbell RC, Scott JA. 2012. Detection of antibiotic resistance genes associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and coagulase negative Staphylococci in hospital air filter dust by PCR. Aerobiolgia 28(2): 285-289. doi: 10.1007/s10453-011-9219-x [pdf]

    • Arocha-Rosete Y, Zunnoon-Khan S, Krukovets I, Crosby W, Scott JA, Bertaccini A, Michelutti R. 2011. Identification and molecular characterization of the phytoplasma associated with peach rosette-like disease at the Canadian Clonal Genebank based on 16S rRNA gene analysis. Canad J Plant Pathol 33: 127–134. doi: 10.1080/07060661.2011.558854. [pdf]

    • Summerbell RC, C. Gueidan C, Schroers H-J, de Hoog GS, Starinck M, van Iperen A, Rehner S, Arocha Rosete Y, Guarro J, Scott JA. 2011. Acremonium phylogenetic overview and revision of Gliomastix, Trichothecium and Sarocladium. Studies in Mycology 68: 139–162. doi:10.3114/sim.2011.68.06 [pdf]

    • Seth R, Ribeiro M, Romaschin A, Scott JA, Manno M, Scott JA, Liss GM, Tarlo SM. 2011. Occupational endotoxin exposure and a novel luminol-enhanced chemiluminescence assay of nasal lavage neutrophil activation. J Allergy Clin Immunol 127:272–275. PMID: 21093028. [pdf]

    2010 and prior
    • Zunnoon-Khan S, Michelutti R, Arocha-Rosete Y, Scott JA, Crosby W, Bertaccini A. 2010. First report of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris'-related strain associated with peach rosette in Canada. Plant Disease 94: 916–917. [link]

    • Zunnoon-Khan S, Michelutti R, Arocha Rosete Y, Scott JA, Crosby W, Bertaccini A. 2010. First report of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma fraxini' (group 16SrVII phytoplasma) associated with a peach disease in Canada. Plant Pathology 59: 1162. [pdf]

    • Al-Naama M, Ewaze J, Green BJ, Scott JA. 2009. Trehalose accumulation in Baudoinia compniacensis following abiotic stress. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. doi:10.1016/j.ibiod.2009.06.004 [pdf]

    • Subbarao PJ, Becker A, Brook JR, Daley D, Mandhane PJ, et al. 2009. Epidemiology of asthma: risk factors for development. Expert Reviews in Clinical Immunology 5: 77–95.

    • Scott JA, Untereiner WA, Wong B, Summerbell RC. 2008. A survey of Penicillium brevicompactum and P. bialowiezense from indoor environments with commentary on the taxonomy of the P. brevicompactum group. Botany 86: 732–741. doi:10.1139/B08-060. [pdf]

    • Saldanha R, Manno M, Saleh M, Ewaze JO, Scott JA. 2008. The influence of sampling duration on recovery of viable fungi using the Andersen N6 and RCS Biotest bioaerosol samplers. Indoor Air 18: 464-472. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0668.2008.00547.x. [pdf]

    • Ewaze JO, Summerbell RC, Scott JA. 2008. Ethanol physiology in the warehouse staining fungus, Baudoinia compniacensis. Mycological Research 112: 1373–1380. doi:10.1016/j.mycres.2008.05.003. [pdf]

    • Gräser Y, Scott JA, Summerbell RC. 2008. The new species concept in dermatophytes: a polyphasic approach. Mycopathologia 166: 239-256. doi:10.1007/s11046-008-9099y. [pdf]

    • Hicks J, Hung L-L, Li D-W, Reponen T, Rogers C, Scott JA, Vesper S, Yang C. 2008. Section 3: Evaluation and interpretation of data collected prior to developing a remediation strategy, In: Recognition, evaluation and control of indoor mold. Prezant B, Weekes DM, Miller JD (eds) Fairfax, Virginia: AIHA Press. pp 153–170. pp 128–176. [buy]

    • Ewaze JO, Summerbell RC, Scott JA. 2008. Semiselective isolation of the ethanol imbibing sooty mould of distillery aging warehouses, Baudoinia. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 54: 331–333. doi:10.1139/W08-016. [pdf]

    • Summerbell RC, Scott JA. 2007. Histoplasmosis, Blastomycosis and Cryptococcosis in Canada. Health Canada & Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Government of Canada: Ottawa. 56 pp.

    • Ewaze JO, Summerbell RC, Scott JA. 2007. Physiological studies of the warehouse staining fungus, Baudoinia compniacensis. Mycological Research 111: 1422–1430. doi:10.1016/j.mycres.2007.09.010. [pdf]

    • Scott JA, Untereiner WA, Ewaze JO, Wong B, Doyle D. 2007. Baudoinia, a new genus to accommodate Torula compniacensis. Mycologia 99: 592–601. doi:10.3852/mycologia.99.4.592. [pdf]

    • Summerbell RC, Scott JA. 2007. National Centres for Secure Biological Resources (NCSBR). Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRNE) Research and Technology Initiative (CRTI), Government of Canada: Ottawa. 109 pp. [pdf]

    • Thorn RG, Scott JA, Lachance MA. 2007. Methods for studying terrestrial fungal ecology and diversity. In: Methods for General and Molecular Microbiology, 3rd ed Reddy CA, Beveridge TJ, Breznak JA, Marzluf GA, Schmidt TM, Snyder LR (eds). Washington, DC.: ASM Press. pp 929–951. [buy]

    • Adams RC, Brandt MT, Carraway CJ, Chiarello L, Easton DN, Flesher JK, Fuller TP, Fung F, Gaydos NA, Lewis RD, O’Grady A, Sassone DM, Scott JA, Springston JP, Streiful AJ, Strode RD, Toy VM, Weekes DM, Williams PB, Zhuang Z. 2006. The Role of the Industrial Hygienist in a Pandemic. AIHA Guideline 7. Fairfax, Virginia: AIHA Press. [buy]

    • Scott JA. 2005. Clean-up Procedures for Mold in Houses. Ottawa: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Press, 90 pp. ISBN: 0-660-19227-6. [buy]

    • Che YS, Araujo AR, Gloer JB, Scott JA, Malloch D. 2005. Communiols E-H: New polyketide metabolites from the coprophilous fungus Podospora communis. Journal of Natural Products 68: 435–438 doi:10.1021/np049592f. [pdf]

    • Scott JA, Untereiner WA, Wong B, Straus NA, Malloch D. 2004. Genotypic variation in Penicillium chrysogenum from indoor environments. Mycologia 96: 1095–1105. doi:10.2307/3762092. [pdf]

    • Scott JA, Untereiner WA. 2004. Determination of keratin degradation by fungi using keratin azure. Medical Mycology 42: 239–246. doi:10.1080/13693780310001644680. PMID: 15283238. [pdf]

    • Untereiner WA, Scott JA, Sigler L. 2004. The Ajellomycetaceae: A new family described to accommodate the genus Ajellomyces and its human pathogenic anamorphs Histoplasma, Blastomyces and Paracoccidioides. Mycologia 96: 812–821. doi:10.2307/3762114. [pdf]

    • Che YS, Gloer JB, Scott JA, Malloch D. 2004. Communiols A–D: New mono- and bis-tetrahydrofuran derivatives from the coprophilous fungus Podospora communis. Tetrahedron Letters 45: 6891–6894. doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2004.07.093. [pdf]

    • Wang HJ, Gloer KB, Gloer JB, Scott JA, Malloch D. 2004. Anserinones A and B: New antifungal and antibacterial benzoquinones from the coprophilous fungus Podospora anserina (addendum). Journal of Natural Products 67: 1637–1637. doi:10.1021/np040143p. [pdf]

    • Currie CR, Scott JA, Summerbell RC, Malloch D. 2003. Fungus-growing ants use antibiotic-producing bacteria to control weed moulds.(addendum). Nature 423: 461–461. doi:10.1038/nature01563. [pdf]

    • Koster B, Scott JA, Wong B, Malloch D, ,Straus NA. 2003. Geographically diverse isolates of Stachybotrys chartarum comprise multiple phylogenetic lineages. Canadian Journal of Botany 81: 633–643. doi:10.1139/b03-056. [pdf]

    • Untereiner WA, Scott JA, Naveau FA, Currah RS, Bachewich J. 2002. Phylogeny of Ajellomyces, Polytolypa and Spiromastix (Onygenaceae) inferred from rDNA sequence and non-molecular data. Studies in Mycology 47: 25–35. [pdf]