Anthony G. Moss
Department of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor and Marine Program Coordinator

Office: 152 Funchess Hall

Address: 331 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-9257

Fax: (334) 844-9234



Ph.D. - Boston University Marine Program
B.A. - Johns Hopkins University

Research and Teaching Interests

Cell and molecular biology. Marine microbial biology. Wound Healing. Biology of gelatinous planktonic animals.

Selected Publications

  1. Ortmann A.C., Anders J., Shelton N., Gong L., Moss A.G., Condon R.H. 2012. Dispersed oil disrupts microbial pathways in pelagic food webs. PLoS ONE 7:e42548

  2. Morrow K.M., Moss A.G., Chadwick N.E., Liles M.R. 2012 Bacterial associates of two Caribbean coral species reveal species specific distribution and geographic variability. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78: 

  3. Reusch, T.B.H., Bolte, S., Sparwel, M., Moss A.G., Javid Jamileh.2010. Mnemiopsis microsatellites resolve two major invasion routes in one of the world’s most notorious marine invaders. Molecular Ecology 19:2690-2699

  4. Moss, A.G. 2007. Ctenophores of Alabama. Encyclopedia of Alabama, in press. Online web encyclopedia in development.

  5. Moss, A.G. 2007.  Ctenophores of the Gulf of Mexico,. Chapter in D. Camp, ed., The Gulf of Mexico, Its origin, waters, and biota. University of Texas. In press.

  6. Masters R.A., B.D. Crean, W. Yan, A.G. Moss, P.L. Ryan, A.A. Wiley, C.A. Bagnell and F.F. Bartol. 2006. Neonatal porcine endometrial development and epithelia proliferation affected by age and exposure to estrogen and relaxin. Dom. Animal Endocrinology. In press, available online.

  7. Moss, A.G. 2004. Primary Inhibition: A mechanism for sudden stoppage of metachrony in ctenophores. Hydrobiologia 530/531:155-162.

  8. Moss, A.G., B. Wells, and L. Muellner. 2004. A mechanosensory system that controls feeding in adult Mnemiopsis.Hydrobiologia 530/531:145-153.

  9. Henry, R. P., S. M. Bilger, and A.G. Moss. 2001. Carbonic anhydrase isozyme distribution and characterization in metabolic fiber types of the dorsal levator muscle of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidusJ. Exp. Zool. 290:234-246

  10. Moss, A.G., R. Rapoza and L. Muellner. 2001. A novel cilia-based feature within the food grooves of Mnemiopsis mccradyi (Phylum: Ctenophora). Hydrobiologia 451:287-294.

  11. Moss, A.G., A.M. Estes, L.A. Muellner, and D.D. Morgan. 2001.  Protistan epibionts of Mnemiopsis mccradyi (Ctenophora: Tentaculata). Hydrobiologia 451:295-304.

  12. Moss, A.G., and D.D. Morgan. 1999. Rapid analysis of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii flagellar beat activity with a LSCM. Microscopy and Analysis 13:7-9.

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Undergraduate Graduate
Introductory Biology - BIOL1000
Honors Biology - BIOL1027
Marine Science Learning Comm. UNIV1100
Cell Biology - BIOL4100
Undergraduate Seminar - BIOL4950
Advanced Cell Biology - BIOL7440
Principles of Light Microscopy - BIOL7970

Last updated: 10/05/2021