Eric Schott

Name: Eric

Surname: Schott


Faculty page:

Position: Research Assistant Professor

Institution: IMET- University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Address: 701 East Pratt St, Baltimore, MD, 21202 USA


Research Projects:

Biogeographic variation of a crustacean virus present across N and S America; discovery and quantification of viruses in marine invertebrates; marine aquaculture probiotics

Possible collaboration interests:

Marine invertebrate disease research, espcially crustaceans, development of tools to detect and quantify aquaculture pathogens.


Publications in the last ten years:

(focus on the last 6 years)

Flowers, E.F., Bachvaroff, T.R., Warg, J.V., Neill, J.D., Killian, M.L., Vinagre, A.S., Almeida, A., Zhan, Y., Schott, E.J. 2016. Genome sequence analysis of CsRV1, a pathogenic reovirus that infects the blue crab Callinectes sapidus across its trans-hemispheric range. FrontiersIn Microbiology. 7:126.

Flowers, E.F., Simmonds, K., Messick, G.A., Sullivan, L., Schott, E.J. 2015. PCR-based prevalence of a fatal reovirus of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun (1896), along the northern Atlantic coast of the USA. J Fish Disease. DOI: 10.1111/jfd.12403.

Rogers H., Taylor S., Hawke J., Schott E., Anderson Lively J. 2015. Prevalence of blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) diseases, parasites, and commensals at shedding facilities in Louisiana, USA. Dis. Aquat. Org. 112: 207–217.

Pié, HV, Schott, EJ, Mitchelmore, CL. 2015. Investigating physiological, cellular and molecular effects in juvenile blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, exposed to field-collected sediments contaminated by oil from the Deepwater Horizon Incident. Sci of the Total Env. 532:528-539.

Chung JS, Pitula JS, Schott E, Alvarez JV, Maurer L, Lycett KA. 2015. Elevated water temperature increases the levels of reo-like virus and selected innate immunity genes in hemocytes and hepatopancreas of adult female blue crab, Callinectes sapidus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 47:511-520.

Gandy, R., Schott, E.J., Crowley, C., Leone, E.H. 2015. The correlation of temperature with annual changes in prevalence of Hematodinium perezi in blue crab Callinectes sapidus in Florida Dis. Aquat. Org. 113:235.

Schreier, H. and Schott, E. J. 2015. Draft genome sequence of the shellfish bacterial pathogen Vibrio sp. strain B183. Genome Announcements.2 (5), e00914-14.

Schreier, H. and Schott, E. J. 2014. Draft genome sequence of the oyster larval probiotic bacterium Vibrio sp. strain OY15. Genome Announcements. 2 (5), e01006-14.

Small, H.J., Miller, T.L., Coffey, A.H., Delaney, K.L., Schott, E. and Shields, J.D. 2013. Discovery of an opportunistic starfish pathogen, Orchitophrya stellarum, in captive blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus. J Invert Pathol. 114:178-185

Hanif, A., Dyson, D., Bowers, H., Messick, G., Jagus, R. and E. Schott. 2013. Variation in temporal and spatial incidence of the crustacean pathogen Hematodinium perezi in environmental samples from Atlantic coastal bays. Aquatic Biosystems. 9:11

Lim, H. J., Kapareiko, D., Schott, E. J., Hanif, A., and G. H. Wikfors. 2011. Isolation and evaluation of a new. Probiotic bacteria for use in shellfish aquaculture hatcheries: I. Isolation and screening for bioactivity. J. Shellfish Res.30:609-615

Kapareiko, D., Lim, H. J., Schott, E. J., Hanif, A., and G. H. Wikfors. 2011. Isolation and evaluation of a new, probiotic bacteria for use in shellfish aquaculture hatcheries: II. Effects of a Vibrio sp. probiotic candidate upon survival of oyster larvae (Crassostrea virginica) in pilot-scale trials. J. Shellfish Res. 30:617-625