Brown BL, M Watson, SS Minot, MC Rivera, RB Franklin. 2017. MinION™ nanopore sequencing of environmental metagenomes: a synthetic approach. GigaScience. 6:1-10.  Doi: 10.1093/gigascience/gix007.  Lead article.

Jain M, JR Tyson, M Loose, CLC Ip, DA Eccles, J O’Grady, S Malla, RM Leggett, O Wallerman, HJ Jansen, V Zalunin, E Birney, BL Brown, TP Snutch, HE Olsen. 2017. MinION Analysis and Reference Consortium: Phase 2 data release and analysis of R9 chemistry. [version1; referees: 1 approved] F1000Research 2017. 6:760. Doi: 10.12688/f1000research.11354.1

Jenkins, JA, RO Draugelis-Dale, RP Glennon, AM Kelly, BL Brown, JR Morrison.  2017. An accurate method for measuring triploidy of larval fish spawns. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 79:224-237.  Doi: 10.1080/15222055.2017.1296517

Ip C, Loose M, Tyson J, Cesare M, Brown B, Jain M, Leggett R, Eccles D, Zalunin V, Urban J, Piazza P, Bowden R, Paten B, Mwaigwisya S, Batty E, Simpson J, Snutch T, Birney E, Buck D, Goodwin S, Jansen H, O'Grady J, Olsen H, MinION Analysis and Reference Consortium. 2015. MinION Analysis and Reference Consortium: Phase 1 data release and analysis. F1000Research 2015, 4:1075. DOI 10.12688/f1000research.7201.1

Brown BL, LePrell RV, Franklin RB, Rivera MC, Cabral FM, Eaves HL, Gardiakos V, Keegan KP, King TL. 2015. Metagenomic analysis of planktonic microbial consortia from a non-tidal urban-impacted segment of James River. Standards in Genomic Sciences. 10:65 DOI 10.1186/s40793-015-0062-5

Fetherman ER, Lepak JM, Brown BL, Harris DJ. 2015. Optimizing times of initiation for triploid walleye production using pressure shock treatment.  North American Journal of Aquaculture. 77:471-477.

Kester KM, Eldeib GM, Brown BL. 2015. Genetic differentiation of two host-foodplant complex sources of the parasitic wasp, Cotesia congregatga (Say) [Hymenoptera: Braconidae]. Annals of the Entomological Society of America: Ecology and Population Biology. 108: 1014-1025. doi:

King TL, Eackles MS, Aunins AW, Brockmann HJ, Hallerman E, Brown BL. 2015. Conservation genetics of the American horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus): allelic diversity , zones of genetic discontinuity, and regional differentiation.  Chapter 4 in: ML Botton, ed., Changing global perspectives on biology, conservation, and management of horseshoe crabs. Springer, New York.  ISBN 978-319-19542-1

Michalak K, Czesny S, Epifanio J, Snyder R, Schultz E, Velotta J, McCormick S, Brown B, Santopietro G, Michalak P. 2014. Beta-thymosin gene polymorphism facilitates freshwater invasiveness of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus). Journal of Experimental Zoology A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 321A:233-240.

Kellogg ML, Smyth AR, Luckenbach MW, Carmichael RH, Brown BL, Cornwell JC, Piehler MF, Owens MS, Dalrymple DJ, Higgins CB. 2014. Use of oysters to mitigate eutrophication in coastal waters. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 151: 156-168.

Caplins SA, Friedline CJ, Brown BL, Turbeville JM. 2014. Microsatellites of the self-compatible nemertean Prosorhochmus americanus (Hoplonemertea). Conservation Genetics Resources DOI 10.1007/s12686-014-0380-8.

Aunins AW, Epifanio JM, Brown BL. 2014. Genetic evaluation of supplementation-assisted American shad restoration in James River, Virginia.  Marine and Coastal Fisheries 6: 127-141.

King TL, Henderson AP, Kynard BE, Kieffer MC, Peterson DL, Aunins AW, Brown BL. 2014. A nuclear perspective on delineating evolutionarily significant lineages in polyploids: the case of the endangered shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum). PLOS ONE 9: e102784.

Aunins AW, Brown BL, Balazik M, Garman G. 2013. Migratory movements of American shad in the James River fall-zone, Virginia. North American Journal of Fish Management.33: 569-575.

Morrissey EM, Jenkins AS, Brown BL, and RB Franklin. 2013. Resource availability effects on nitrate-reducing microbial communities in a freshwater wetland. Wetlands. DOI:10.1007/s13157-013-0384-2.

Higgins CB, Stephenson K, Tobias C, Piehler MF, Smyth A, Dame R, Brown BL. 2013. Impact of aquacultured oyster biodeposition on sediment N2 production in Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series. Volume 473: 7-27.

Ashe K, Chiu W-L, Khalifa AM, Nicolas AN, Brown BL, DeMartino RR, Alexander CP, Waggener CT, Fischer-Stenger K, Stewart JK. 2011. Vesicular monoamine transporter-1 (VMAT-1) mRNA and immunoreactive proteins in mouse brain. Neuroendocrinology Letters. 32: 253-258.

Campbell AH, Meritt DW, Franklin RB, Boone EL, Nicely CT, Brown BL. 2011. Effects of age and composition of field-produced biofilms on oyster larval setting. Biofouling 27: 255-265.

Franklin RB, Campbell AH, Higgins CB, Barker MK, Brown BL. 2011. Enumerating bacterial cells on bioadhesive coated slides. Journal of Microbial Methods 87: 154-160.

Higgins CB, Stephenson K, Brown BL. 2011. Nutrient bioassimilation capacity of aquacultured oysters: quantification of an ecosystem service. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:0271-277.

Kester KM, Toothman MH, Brown BL, Street WS, Cruz T. 2010. Recovery of environmental human DNA by insects. Journal of Forensic Science 55: 1545-1551.

Wang HP, Li L, Wallat G, Brown B, Yao H, Gao Z, Tiu L, O’Bryant P, Rapp D & MacDonald R. 2009. Evaluation of relative growth performance and genotype by environment effects for cross-bred yellow perch families reared in communal ponds using DNA parentage analyses. Aquaculture Research. 2009: 1-11.

Zhan A, Wang Y, Brown B, and Wang HP. 2009. Isolation and Characterization of Novel Microsatellite Markers for Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens). International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 10: 18–27.

Shrinivas K, Kester KM, Mitchell ADSS, Martin PAW, & Brown BL. 2008. Molecular markers to determine ecological fate of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki. Molecular Ecology Resources. Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 1145-1148.

Toothman MH, KM Kester, J Champagne, T Dawson Cruz, WS Street IV, & BL Brown. 2008. Characterization of human DNA in environmental samples. Forensic Science International. 178(1): 7-15.

Brown BL, Li L, Givens CB, Wang HP, Wallat GK, & Tiu LG. 2007. Genetic evaluation of six yellow perch broodstock groups. Aquaculture: 271: 142-151.

Li L, Wang HP, Givens CB, Czesny S, & Brown BL. 2007. Isolation and characterization of microsatellites in yellow perch (Perca flavescens). Molecular Ecology Notes: 7: 600-603.

Brown BL, Butt AJ, Shelton SW, Meritt D, & Paynter KT. 2005. Resistance of Dermo in eastern oysters, Crassostrea virginica (Gmellin), of North Carolina but not Chesapeake Bay heritage. Aquaculture Research 36: 1391-1399.

Brown BL, Butt AJ, Meritt D, & Paynter KT. 2005. Evaluation of resistance to Dermo in eastern oyster strains tested in Chesapeake Bay. Aquaculture Research 36: 1544-1554.

Webb SR, Garman GC, McIninch SP, Nerad TA, Peglar MT, Gillevet PM, & Brown BL. 2005. Etiology of ulcerative lesions of Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) from James Rier, Virginia .  Parasitology Research 97: 358-366.

Rudd ML, Nicolas AN, Brown BL, Fischer-Stenger K, & Stewart JK. 2005. Peritoneal macrophages express the serotonin transporter. Journal of Neuroimmunology. 159: 113-118.

Kester, KM, Brown BL, Jackman J, Theodore M, Le H & Shanholtz L. 2004. Methods and molecular tools for analysis of BW agents delivered by insect sentinels. Proceedings of the 2003 Joint Service s Scientific Conference on Chemical and Biological Defense Research.

Busch W-D N, Brown BL & Mayer GF. (Eds) 2003. Strategic guidance for implementing an ecosystem-based approach to fisheries management.  United States Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NMFS, Silver Spring , MD   62pp.

Brown BL & Epifanio JM. 2003. Nuclear DNA. Chapter 6 in Genetic Principles and Practices for Fisheries Scientists.pp. 101-123, E.M. Hallerman editor. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda , Maryland .

Hallerman EM, Brown B & Epifanio J. 2003. Introduction to Fisheries Genetics Principles. Chapter 1 in Genetic Principles and Practices for Fisheries Scientists. pp. 3-20 E.M. Hallerman editor. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda , Maryland .

Ettinger MR, Webb SR, Harris SA, McIninch SP, Garman GC, & Brown BL. 2003. Distribution of free-living amoebae in James River, Virginia, USA. Parasitology Research 89: 6-15.

Jensen MK, Kester KM, Kankare M & Brown BL. 2002. Characterization of microsatellite loci in the parasitoid, Cotesia congregata (Say) [Hymenoptera]. Molecular Ecology Notes 346-348.

Webb SR, Garman GC, McIninch SP & Brown BL. 2002. Amoebae associated with ulcerative lesions of fish from tidal freshwater of the James River, Virginia. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 14: 68-76.

Anderson J, Webb S, Fischer R, Kester K, & Brown B. 2001. Baseline and in vivo photoluminescence of endospore material using the parasitoid wasp C. congregata. Applied Spectroscopy, 55: 684-689.

Schultz SLW, Steinkoenig EL & Brown BL. 2001. Ploidy of feral grass carp in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. N. Amer. Jouranl of Fish Management 96-101.

Couch CR, Waters JM, Pagels JF & Brown BL. 2001. Genetic structuring of relict populations of the red-backed vole (Clethrionomys gapperi). J. Mammal. 82: 152-164.

Brown BL, Franklin DE, Gaffney P, Hong M, DenDanto D & Kornfield I. 2000. Characterization of microsatellite loci useful in ecological and aquaculture genetics of oysters. Molecular Ecology 9: 2217-2219.

Brown BL, Schultz SLW, & White FKH. 2000. A convenient field method of tissue preservation for flow cytometric ploidy assessment of grass carp. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 129: 1354-1359.

Butt AJ & Brown BL. 2000. The cost of nutrient reduction: a case study of Chesapeake Bay. Coastal Management. 28: 175-185.

Day JM, Franklin DE & Brown BL. 2000. Use of competitive PCR to detect and quantify Haplosporidium nelsoni infection (MSX disease) in the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica. Molec. Mar. Biol. 2: 456-465.

Waters J, Epifanio J, Gunter T & Brown B. 2000. Homing behaviour facilitates subtle population differentiation among river populations of Alosa sapidissima: microsatellites and mtDNA. J. Fish Biol. 56: 622-636.

Brown B, Gunter T, Waters J, & Epifanio J. 2000. Evaluating genetic diversity associated with propagation-assisted restoration of American shad. Conservation Biology 14: 294-303.

Niculescu VA, Chinnici JP & Brown BL. 2000. Attitudes in physics education: an alternative approach to teaching physics to non-science college students. J. Math Sci. Co