Hurwitz, B.L., U,Ren, J.M., and Youens-Clark, K., “Computational Prospecting the Great Viral Unknown“. FEMS Microbiology Letters. (2016).

Hurwitz, B.L. and U,Ren, J.M., “Viral Metabolic Reprogramming in Marine Ecosystems“, Current Opinion in Microbiology, (2016).

Choi, I., Hartman, J.H., Hurwitz, B.L., “Libra: Comparative Metagenomics using Hadoop MapReduce.” In Review.

Kindler, L., Stoliartchouk, A., Teytelman, T. and Hurwitz, B.L., “VERVENet: The Viral Ecology Research and Virtual Exchange Network”, In Review.

Teytelman, T., Stoliartchouk, A., Kindler, L. and Hurwitz, B.L., “ virtual communities for protocol development and discussion“. Plos Biology (2016)

Bolduc, B., Youens-Clark, K., Roux, S., Hurwitz, B.L., and Sullivan, M.B. “iVirus: facilitating new insights in viral ecology with software and community datasets imbedded in a cyberinfrastructure”. ISME. In Press.

Watts, G.S., Hurwitz, B.L., Youens-Clark, K., Wolk, D.M., Oshiroa, M.M., Metzgera, G.S., Dhingrag, D., Slepian, M.J. “16S rRNA gene sequencing: Factors affecting real world sensitivity and threshold of detection”. In Review.


Brum, J., Hurwitz, B.L., Schofield, O., Ducklow, H., Sullivan, M.B., “Seasonal Time Bombs: Dominant temperate viruses affect Southern Ocean microbial dynamics“. ISME. (2015).

U’Ren, J., Wisecaver, J., Paek, A., Dunn, B., Hurwitz, B.L.Draft genome sequence of the ale-fermenting Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain GSY2239“. Genome Announcements. (2015).

Roux, S., Enault, F., Hurwitz, B.L., Sullivan, M.B., “Virsorter: mining viral signal from microbial genomic data“. PeerJ. (2015).

Armstrong, D. G., Hurwitz, B.L., Lipsky, B.A. “Set Phages to Stun: Reducing the Virulence of S. aureus in Diabetic Foot Ulcers.” Diabetes. (2015).

Armstrong, D. G., Lew, E. J., Hurwitz, B.L., & Wild, T. The Quest for Tissue Repair’s Holy Grail: The Promise of Wound Diagnostics or Just another Fishing Expedition?. Wound Medicine. (2015)

Spichler, A., Hurwitz, B.L., Armstrong, D.G., & Lipsky, B.A. Microbiology of Diabetic Foot Infections: From Louis Pasteur to Crime Scene Investigation. BMC medicine 13.1:2 (2015).

Hurwitz, B. L., Brum, J. R. & Sullivan, M. B. Depth-stratified functional and taxonomic niche specialization in the core and flexible Pacific Ocean Virome. ISME J. (2015).


Hurwitz, B. L., Westveld, A. H., Brum, J. R. & Sullivan, M. B. Modeling ecological drivers in marine viral communities using comparative metagenomics and network analyses. PNAS 111, 10714–10719 (2014).

Rankin, T. M., Giovinco, N. A., Cucher D. J., Watts G., Hurwitz, B., Armstrong D. A.Three-dimensional printing surgical instruments: are we there yet? J. Surg. Res. 189, 193–197 (2014).


Hurwitz, B. L., Hallam, S. J. & Sullivan, M. B. Metabolic reprogramming by viruses in the sunlit and dark ocean. Genome Biol. 14, R123 (2013).

Hurwitz, B. L. & Sullivan, M. B. The Pacific Ocean Virome (POV): a marine viral metagenomic dataset and associated protein clusters for quantitative viral ecology. PLoS One 8, e57355 (2013).

Hurwitz, B. L., Deng, L., Poulos, B. T. & Sullivan, M. B. Evaluation of methods to concentrate and purify ocean virus communities through comparative, replicated metagenomics. Environ. Microbiol. (2013).


Hurwitz, B. L. et al. Rice structural variation: a comparative analysis of structural variation between rice and three of its closest relatives in the genus Oryza. Plant J. 63, 990–1003 (2010).

Degnan P. H., Leonardo T. E., Cass B. N., Hurwitz B., Stern D., Gibbs R. A., Richards S., Moran N. A. Dynamics of genome evolution in facultative symbionts of aphids. Environ. Microbiol. 12, 2060–2069 (2010).

Cranston K. A., Hurwitz, B., Sanderson, M. J., Ware, D., Wing, R. A., and Stein L. Phylogenomic Analysis of BAC-end Sequence Libraries in Oryza (Poaceae). Syst. Bot. 35, 512–523 (2010).

Richards, S. et al. Genome Sequence of the Pea Aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. PLoS Biol. 8, (2010).

Myles S., Chia J. M., Hurwitz B., Simon C., Zhong G. Y., Buckler E., and Ware D. Rapid Genomic Characterization of the Genus Vitis. PLoS One 5, (2010).

Youens-Clark K, Buckler E, Casstevens T, Chen C, Declerck G, Derwent P, Dharmawardhana P, Jaiswal P, Kersey P, Karthikeyan AS, Lu J, McCouch SR, Ren L, Spooner W, Stein JC, Thomason J, Wei S, Ware D. Gramene database in 2010: updates and extensions. Nucleic Acids Res. 2010 Nov 13. PMID: 21076153.


Cranston, K. A., Hurwitz, B., Ware, D., Stein, L. & Wing, R. A. Species Trees from Highly Incongruent Gene Trees in Rice. Syst. Biol. 58, 489–500 (2009).

Gore M. A., Chia J. M., Elshire R. J., Sun Q., Ersoz E.S., Hurwitz B. L., Peiffer J. A., McMullen M. D., Grills G. S., Ross-Ibarra J., Ware D. H., and Buckler E. S. A First-Generation Haplotype Map of Maize. Science 326, 1115–1117 (2009).

Gore, M. A., Wright, M. H., Ersoz, E. S., Bouffard, P., Szekeres, E. S., Jarvie, T. P., Hurwitz B. L., Narechania, A., Harkins, T. T., Grills, G. S., Ware, D. H., and Buckler, E. S. Large-Scale Discovery of Gene-Enriched SNPs. Plant Genome 2, 121–133 (2009).

Youens-Clark K, Faga B, Yap I, Stein L, Ware D. CMap 1.01: A comparative mapping application for the Internet. Bioinformatics. 2009 Nov 15;25(22):3040-2. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btp458. Epub 2009 Jul 30. PMID: 19648141.


Liang, C., Jaiswal, P., Hebbard, C., Avraham, S., Buckler, E. S., Casstevens, T., Hurwitz, B., McCouch, S., Ni, J., Pujar, A., Ravenscroft, D., Ren, L., Spooner, W., Tecle, I., Thomason, J., Tung, C. W., Wei, X., Yap, I., Youens-Clark K, Ware, D., and Stein L. Gramene: a growing plant comparative genomics resource. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D947–D953 (2008).

Kim, H., Hurwitz, B., Yu, Y., Collura, K., Gill, N., SanMiguel, P., Mullikin, J. C., Maher, C., Nelson, W., Wissotski, M., Braidotti, M., Kudrna, D., Goicoechea, J. L., Stein, L., Ware, D., Jackson, S. A., Soderlund, C., and Wing, R. A. Construction, alignment and analysis of twelve framework physical maps that represent the ten genome types of the genus Oryza. Genome Biol. 9, (2008).


Hass-Jacobus, B. L., Futrell-Griggs, M., Abernathy, B., Westerman, R., Goicoechea, J. L., Stein, J., Klein, P., Hurwitz, B., Zhou, B., Rakhshan, F., Sanyal, A., Gill, N., Lin, J. Y., Walling, J. G., Luo, M. Z., Ammiraju, J. S., Kudrna, D., Kim, H. R., Ware, D., Wing, R. A., San Miguel, P., and Jackson S. A. Integration of hybridization-based markers (overgos) into physical maps for comparative and evolutionary explorations in the genus Oryza and in Sorghum. BMC Genomics 7, (2006).