Professor Willie Wilson

Professor Willie Wilson

Professor of Marine Virology

School of Biological and Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)



Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Flynn KJ, Mitra A, Wilson WH, Kimmance SA, Clark DR, Pelusi A & Polimene L (2022) '“Boom‐and‐busted‐dynamics” of phytoplankton‐virus interactions explain the paradox of the plankton' New Phytologist , DOI Open access
Michniewski S, Rihtman B, Cook R, Jones MA, Wilson WH, Scanlan DJ & Millard A (2021) 'A new family of “megaphages” abundant in the marine environment' ISME Communications 1, (1) , DOI Open access
Campbell MD, Schoeman DS, Venables W, Abu-Alhaija R, Batten SD, Chiba S, Coman F, Davies CH, Edwards M & Eriksen RS (2021) 'Testing Bergmann's rule in marine copepods' Ecography 44, (9) 1283-1295 , DOI
Vezzulli L, Oliveri C, Borello A, Gregory L, Kimirei I, Brunetta M, Stern R, Coco S, Longo L & Taviani E (2021) 'Aquatic reservoir of Vibrio cholerae in an African Great Lake assessed by large scale plankton sampling and ultrasensitive molecular methods' ISME Communications 1, (1) , DOI
Flynn KJ, Kimmance SA, Clark DR, Mitra A, Polimene L & Wilson WH (2021) 'Modelling the Effects of Traits and Abiotic Factors on Viral Lysis in Phytoplankton' Frontiers in Marine Science 8, , DOI Open access
Nissimov JI, Campbell CN, Probert I & Wilson WH (2020) 'Aquatic virus culture collection: an absent (but necessary) safety net for environmental microbiologists' Applied Phycology 3, (1) 211-225 , DOI
Batten SD, Abu-Alhaija R, Chiba S, Edwards M, Graham G, Jyothibabu R, Kitchener JA, Koubbi P, McQuatters-Gollop A & Muxagata E (2019) 'A Global Plankton Diversity Monitoring Program' Frontiers in Marine Science 6, , DOI Open access
Di Cesare A, Petrin S, Fontaneto D, Losasso C, Eckert EM, Tassistro G, Borello A, Ricci A, Wilson WH & Pruzzo C (2018) 'ddPCR applied on archived Continuous Plankton Recorder samples reveals long-term occurrence of class 1 integrons and a sulphonamide resistance gene in marine plankton communities' Environmental Microbiology Reports 10, (4) 458-464 , DOI
Wigington CH, Sonderegger D, Brussaard CPD, Buchan A, Finke JF, Fuhrman JA, Lennon JT, Middelboe M, Suttle CA & Stock C (2017) 'Author Correction: Re-examination of the relationship between marine virus and microbial cell abundances' Nature Microbiology 2, (11) 1571-1571 , DOI
Lawrence SA, Floge SA, Davy JE, Davy SK & Wilson WH (2017) 'Exploratory analysis of <i>Symbiodinium</i> transcriptomes reveals potential latent infection by large dsDNA viruses' Environmental Microbiology 19, (10) 3909-3919 , DOI
Wilson WH, Gilg IC, Moniruzzaman M, Field EK, Koren S, LeCleir GR, Martínez Martínez J, Poulton NJ, Swan BK & Stepanauskas R (2017) 'Genomic exploration of individual giant ocean viruses' The ISME Journal 11, (8) 1736-1745 , DOI
Weynberg K, Allen M & Wilson W (2017) 'Marine Prasinoviruses and Their Tiny Plankton Hosts: A Review' Viruses 9, (3) 43-43 , DOI
Middleton JE, Martínez Martínez J, Wilson WH & Record NR (2017) 'Functional dynamics of Emiliania huxleyi virus-host interactions across multiple spatial scales' Limnology and Oceanography 62, (3) 922-933 , DOI
Evans C, Brandsma J, Pond DW, Venables HJ, Meredith MP, Witte HJ, Stammerjohn S, Wilson WH, Clarke A & Brussaard CPD (2017) 'Drivers of interannual variability in virioplankton abundance at the coastal western Antarctic peninsula and the potential effects of climate change' Environmental Microbiology 19, (2) 740-755 , DOI
Brown T, Kelly DD, Vercauteren SM, Wilson WH & Werner A (2017) 'How Biobanks Are Assessing and Measuring Their Financial Sustainability' Biopreservation and Biobanking 15, (1) 65-71 , DOI
Vermont AI, Martínez Martínez J, Waller JD, Gilg IC, Leavitt AH, Floge SA, Archer SD, Wilson WH & Fields DM (2016) 'Virus infection of Emiliania huxleyi deters grazing by the copepod Acartia tonsa' Journal of Plankton Research 38, (5) 1194-1205 , DOI
Gilg IC, Archer SD, Floge SA, Fields DM, Vermont AI, Leavitt AH, Wilson WH & Martínez Martínez J (2016) 'Differential gene expression is tied to photochemical efficiency reduction in virally infected Emiliania huxleyi' Marine Ecology Progress Series 555, 13-27 , DOI
Wigington CH, Sonderegger D, Brussaard CPD, Buchan A, Finke JF, Fuhrman JA, Lennon JT, Middelboe M, Suttle CA & Stock C (2016) 'Re-examination of the relationship between marine virus and microbial cell abundances' Nature Microbiology 1, (3) 0-0 , DOI
Lawrence SA, Wilkinson SP, Davy JE, Arlidge WNS, Williams GJ, Wilson WH, Aeby GS & Davy SK (2015) 'Influence of local environmental variables on the viral consortia associated with the coral Montipora capitata from Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, USA' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 74, (3) 251-262 , DOI
Weitz JS, Stock CA, Wilhelm SW, Bourouiba L, Coleman ML, Buchan A, Follows MJ, Fuhrman JA, Jover LF & Lennon JT (2015) 'A multitrophic model to quantify the effects of marine viruses on microbial food webs and ecosystem processes' The ISME Journal 9, (6) 1352-1364 , DOI
Lawrence SA, Wilson WH, Davy JE & Davy SK (2014) 'Latent virus-like infections are present in a diverse range of<i>Symbiodinium</i>spp. (Dinophyta)' Journal of Phycology 50, (6) 984-997 , DOI
Wilson WH, Gilg IC, Duarte A & Ogata H (2014) 'Development of DNA mismatch repair gene, MutS, as a diagnostic marker for detection and phylogenetic analysis of algal Megaviruses' Virology 466-467, 123-128 , DOI
Pagarete A, Kusonmano K, Petersen K, Kimmance SA, Martínez Martínez J, Wilson WH, Hehemann J-H, Allen MJ & Sandaa R-A (2014) 'Dip in the gene pool: Metagenomic survey of natural coccolithovirus communities' Virology 466-467, 129-137 , DOI
Moniruzzaman M, LeCleir GR, Brown CM, Gobler CJ, Bidle KD, Wilson WH & Wilhelm SW (2014) 'Genome of brown tide virus (AaV), the little giant of the Megaviridae, elucidates NCLDV genome expansion and host–virus coevolution' Virology 466-467, 60-70 , DOI
Lawrence SA, Davy JE, Wilson WH, Hoegh-Guldberg O & Davy SK (2014) 'Porites white patch syndrome: associated viruses and disease physiology' Coral Reefs 34, (1) 249-257 , DOI
Ankrah NYD, Budinoff CR, Wilson WH, Wilhelm SW & Buchan A (2014) 'Genome Sequences of Two Temperate Phages, ΦCB2047-A and ΦCB2047-C, Infecting <i>Sulfitobacter</i> sp. Strain 2047' Genome Announcements 2, (3) , DOI
Keeling PJ, Burki F, Wilcox HM, Allam B, Allen EE, Amaral-Zettler LA, Armbrust EV, Archibald JM, Bharti AK & Bell CJ (2014) 'The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): Illuminating the Functional Diversity of Eukaryotic Life in the Oceans through Transcriptome Sequencing' PLoS Biology 12, (6) e1001889-e1001889 , DOI
Lawrence SA, Davy JE, Aeby GS, Wilson WH & Davy SK (2014) 'Quantification of virus-like particles suggests viral infection in corals affected by Porites tissue loss' Coral Reefs 33, (3) 687-691 , DOI
Ankrah NYD, Budinoff CR, Wilson WH, Wilhelm SW & Buchan A (2014) 'Genome Sequence of the <i>Sulfitobacter</i> sp. Strain 2047-Infecting Lytic Phage ΦCB2047-B' Genome Announcements 2, (1) , DOI
Kimmance SA, Allen MJ, Pagarete A, Martínez Martínez J & Wilson WH (2014) 'Reduction in photosystem II efficiency during a virus-controlled Emiliania huxleyi bloom' Marine Ecology Progress Series 495, 65-76 , DOI
Ankrah NYD, Budinoff CR, Wilson WH, Wilhelm SW & Buchan A (2014) 'Genome sequence of the Sulfitobacter sp. strain 2047-infecting lytic phage ΦCB2047-B' Genome Announcements 2, (1) , DOI
Martínez JM, Swan BK & Wilson WH (2013) 'Marine viruses, a genetic reservoir revealed by targeted viromics' The ISME Journal 8, (5) 1079-1088 , DOI
Reid EL, Weynberg KD, Love J, Isupov MN, Littlechild JA, Wilson WH, Kelly SL, Lamb DC & Allen MJ (2013) 'Functional and structural characterisation of a viral cytochrome<i>b</i>5' FEBS Letters 587, (22) 3633-3639 , DOI
Read BA, Kegel J, Klute MJ, Kuo A, Lefebvre SC, Maumus F, Mayer C, Miller J, Monier A & Salamov A (2013) 'Pan genome of the phytoplankton Emiliania underpins its global distribution' Nature 499, (7457) 209-213 , DOI
Martínez JM, Schroeder DC & Wilson WH (2012) 'Dynamics and genotypic composition of Emiliania huxleyi and their co-occurring viruses during a coccolithophore bloom in the North Sea' FEMS Microbiology Ecology 81, (2) 315-323 , DOI
Pagarete A, Corguillé G, Tiwari B, Ogata H, Vargas C, Wilson WH & Allen MJ (2011) 'Unveiling the transcriptional features associated with coccolithovirus infection of natural Emiliania huxleyi blooms' FEMS Microbiology Ecology 78, (3) 555-564 , DOI
Martínez Martínez J, Poulton NJ, Stepanauskas R, Sieracki ME & Wilson WH (2011) 'Targeted Sorting of Single Virus-Infected Cells of the Coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi' PLoS ONE 6, (7) e22520-e22520 , DOI
Li WKW, Andersen RA, Gifford DJ, Incze LS, Martin JL, Pilskaln CH, Rooney-Varga JN, Sieracki ME, Wilson WH & Wolff NH (2011) 'Planktonic Microbes in the Gulf of Maine Area' PLoS ONE 6, (6) e20981-e20981 , DOI
Yoon HS, Price DC, Stepanauskas R, Rajah VD, Sieracki ME, Wilson WH, Yang EC, Duffy S & Bhattacharya D (2011) 'Single-Cell Genomics Reveals Organismal Interactions in Uncultivated Marine Protists' Science 332, (6030) 714-717 , DOI
Weynberg KD, Allen MJ, Gilg IC, Scanlan DJ & Wilson WH (2011) 'Genome Sequence of Ostreococcus tauri Virus OtV-2 Throws Light on the Role of Picoeukaryote Niche Separation in the Ocean' Journal of Virology 85, (9) 4520-4529 , DOI
Rowe JM, Fabre M-F, Gobena D, Wilson WH & Wilhelm SW (2011) 'Application of the major capsid protein as a marker of the phylogenetic diversity of Emiliania huxleyi viruses' FEMS Microbiology Ecology 76, (2) 373-380 , DOI
Allen M & Wilson W (2010) 'Survival of the fattest' Planet Earth (SPRING) 14-15
Kegel JU, Blaxter M, Allen MJ, Metfies K, Wilson WH & Valentin K (2010) 'Transcriptional host–virus interaction of<i>Emiliania huxleyi</i>(Haptophyceae) and EhV-86 deduced from combined analysis of expressed sequence tags and microarrays' European Journal of Phycology 45, (1) 1-12 , DOI
Weynberg KD, Allen MJ, Ashelford K, Scanlan DJ & Wilson WH (2009) 'From small hosts come big viruses: the complete genome of a second<i>Ostreococcus tauri</i>virus, OtV-1' Environmental Microbiology 11, (11) 2821-2839 , DOI
Emerson D & Wilson W (2009) 'Giving microbial diversity a home' Nature Reviews Microbiology 7, (11) 758-758 , DOI
Pagarete A, Allen MJ, Wilson WH, Kimmance SA & de Vargas C (2009) 'Host-virus shift of the sphingolipid pathway along an<i>Emiliania huxleyi</i>bloom: survival of the fattest' Environmental Microbiology 11, (11) 2840-2848 , DOI
(2009) 'Small Things Considered' Microbe Magazine 4, (7) 350-350 , DOI
Mackinder LCM, Worthy CA, Biggi G, Hall M, Ryan KP, Varsani A, Harper GM, Wilson WH, Brownlee C & Schroeder DC (2009) 'A unicellular algal virus, Emiliania huxleyi virus 86, exploits an animal-like infection strategy' Journal of General Virology 90, (9) 2306-2316 , DOI
Evans C, Pond DW & Wilson WH (2009) 'Changes in Emiliania huxleyi fatty acid profiles during infection with E. huxleyi virus 86: physiological and ecological implications' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 55, (3) 219-228 , DOI
Wilson WH, Van Etten JL & Allen MJ (2009) 'The Phycodnaviridae: The Story of How Tiny Giants Rule the World' 1-42 , DOI
Frada M, Probert I, Allen MJ, Wilson WH & de Vargas C (2008) 'The “Cheshire Cat” escape strategy of the coccolithophore <i>Emiliania huxleyi</i> in response to viral infection' Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105, (41) 15944-15949 , DOI
Evans C & Wilson WH (2008) 'Preferential grazing of Oxyrrhis marina on virus infected Emiliania huxleyi' Limnology and Oceanography 53, (5) 2035-2040 , DOI
Allen MJ & Wilson WH (2008) 'Aquatic virus diversity accessed through omic techniques: A route map to function' Current Opinion in Microbiology 11, (3) 226-232 , DOI
Allen MJ, Howard JA, Lilley KS & Wilson WH (2008) 'Proteomic analysis of the EhV-86 virion' Proteome Science 6, (1) 11-11 , DOI
Llewellyn CA, Tarran GA, Galliene CP, Cummings DG, De Menezes A, Rees AP, Dixon JL, Widdicombe CE, Fileman ES & Wilson WH (2007) 'Microbial dynamics during the decline of a spring diatom bloom in the Northeast Atlantic' Journal of Plankton Research 30, (3) 261-273 , DOI
Kegel J, Allen MJ, Metfies K, Wilson WH, Wolf-Gladrow D & Valentin K (2007) 'Pilot study of an EST approach of the coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi during a virus infection' Gene 406, (1-2) 209-216 , DOI
Kimmance SA, Wilson WH & Archer SD (2007) 'Modified dilution technique to estimate viral versus grazing mortality of phytoplankton: limitations associated with method sensitivity in natural waters' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 49, 207-222 , DOI
Wharam SD, Hall MJ & Wilson WH (2007) 'Detection of virus mRNA within infected host cells using an isothermal nucleic acid amplification assay: marine cyanophage gene expression within Synechococcus sp' Virology Journal 4, (1) , DOI
Evans C, Kadner SV, Darroch LJ, Wilson WH, Liss PS & Malin G (2007) 'The relative significance of viral lysis and microzooplankton grazing as pathways of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) cleavage: An <i>Emiliania huxleyi</i> culture study' Limnology and Oceanography 52, (3) 1036-1045 , DOI
Llewellyn CA, Evans C, Airs RL, Cook I, Bale N & Wilson WH (2007) 'The response of carotenoids and chlorophylls during virus infection of Emiliania huxleyi (Prymnesiophyceae)' Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 344, (1) 101-112 , DOI
Allen MJ, Martinez-Martinez J, Schroeder DC, Somerfield PJ & Wilson WH (2007) 'Use of microarrays to assess viral diversity: from genotype to phenotype' Environmental Microbiology 9, (4) 971-982 , DOI
Marti´nez JM, Schroeder DC, Larsen A, Bratbak G & Wilson WH (2007) 'Molecular Dynamics of <i>Emiliania huxleyi</i> and Cooccurring Viruses during Two Separate Mesocosm Studies' Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73, (2) 554-562 , DOI
Lohr J, Munn CB & Wilson WH (2007) 'Characterization of a latent virus-like infection of symbiotic zooxanthellae' Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73, (9) 2976-2981
Mühling M, Fuller NJ, Somerfield PJ, Post AF, Wilson WH, Scanlan DJ, Joint I & Mann NH (2006) 'High resolution genetic diversity studies of marine Synechococcus isolates using rpoC1-based restriction fragment length polymorphism' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 45, 263-275 , DOI
Han G, Gable K, Yan L, Allen MJ, Wilson WH, Moitra P, Harmon JM & Dunn TM (2006) 'Expression of a Novel Marine Viral Single-chain Serine Palmitoyltransferase and Construction of Yeast and Mammalian Single-chain Chimera' Journal of Biological Chemistry 281, (52) 39935-39942 , DOI
Evans C, Malin G, Wilson WH & Liss PS (2006) 'Infectious titres of <i>Emiliania huxleyi</i> virus 86 are reduced by exposure to millimolar dimethyl sulfide and acrylic acid' Limnology and Oceanography 51, (5) 2468-2471 , DOI
Baker AC, Goddard VJ, Davy J, Schroeder DC, Adams DG & Wilson WH (2006) 'Identification of a Diagnostic Marker To Detect Freshwater Cyanophages of Filamentous Cyanobacteria' Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72, (9) 5713-5719 , DOI
Martínez-Martínez J, Norland S, Thingstad TF, Schroeder DC, Bratbak G, Wilson WH & Larsen A (2006) 'Variability in microbial population dynamics between similarly perturbed mesocosms' Journal of Plankton Research 28, (8) 783-791 , DOI
Allen MJ, Forster T, Schroeder DC, Hall M, Roy D, Ghazal P & Wilson WH (2006) 'Locus-Specific Gene Expression Pattern Suggests a Unique Propagation Strategy for a Giant Algal Virus' Journal of Virology 80, (15) 7699-7705 , DOI
Morrison N, Wood AJ, Hancock D, Shah S, Hakes L, Gray T, Tiwari B, Kille P, Cossins A & Hegarty M (2006) 'Standard Annotation of Environmental OMICS Data: Application to the Transcriptomics Domain' OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology 10, (2) 172-178 , DOI
Allen MJ & Wilson WH (2006) 'The coccolithovirus microarray: an array of uses' Briefings in Functional Genomics and Proteomics 5, (4) 273-279 , DOI
Wilson WH, Schroeder DC, Ho J & Canty M (2006) 'Phylogenetic analysis of PgV-102P, a new virus from the English Channel that infects <i>Phaeocystis globosa</i>' Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 86, (3) 485-490 , DOI
Allen MJ, Schroeder DC, Donkin A, Crawfurd KJ & Wilson WH (2006) 'Genome comparison of two Coccolithoviruses' Virology Journal 3, (1) , DOI
Davy SK, Burchett SG, Dale AL, Davies P, Davy JE, Muncke C, Hoegh-Guldberg O & Wilson WH (2006) 'Viruses: agents of coral disease?' Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 69, (1) 101-110
Allen MJ, Schroeder DC & Wilson WH (2005) 'Preliminary characterisation of repeat families in the genome of EhV-86, a giant algal virus that infects the marine microalga Emiliania huxleyi' Archives of Virology 151, (3) 525-535 , DOI
Allen MJ, Schroeder DC, Holden MTG & Wilson WH (2005) 'Evolutionary History of the Coccolithoviridae' Molecular Biology and Evolution 23, (1) 86-92 , DOI
Wilson WH, Schroeder DC, Allen MJ, Holden MTG, Parkhill J, Barrell BG, Churcher C, Hamlin N, Mungall K & Norbertczak H (2005) 'Complete Genome Sequence and Lytic Phase Transcription Profile of a <i>Coccolithovirus</i>' Science 309, (5737) 1090-1092 , DOI
Schroeder DC, Biggi GF, Hall M, Davy J, Martinez JM, Richardson AJ, Malin G & Wilson WH (2005) 'A GENETIC MARKER TO SEPARATE EMILIANIA HUXLEYI (PRYMNESIOPHYCEAE) MORPHOTYPES1' Journal of Phycology 41, (4) 874-879 , DOI
Mann NH, Clokie MRJ, Millard A, Cook A, Wilson WH, Wheatley PJ, Letarov A & Krisch HM (2005) 'The Genome of S-PM2, a “Photosynthetic” T4-Type Bacteriophage That Infects Marine <i>Synechococcus</i> Strains' Journal of Bacteriology 187, (9) 3188-3200 , DOI
Muhling M, Fuller NJ, Millard A, Somerfield PJ, Marie D, Wilson WH, Scanlan DJ, Post AF, Joint I & Mann NH (2005) 'Genetic diversity of marine Synechococcus and co-occurring cyanophage communities: evidence for viral control of phytoplankton' Environmental Microbiology 7, (4) 499-508 , DOI
Goddard VJ, Baker AC, Davy JE, Adams DG, De Ville MM, Thackeray SJ, Maberly SC & Wilson WH (2005) 'Temporal distribution of viruses, bacteria and phytoplankton throughout the water column in a freshwater hypereutrophic lake' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 39, 211-223 , DOI
Wilson WH, Dale AL, Davy JE & Davy SK (2004) 'An enemy within? Observations of virus-like particles in reef corals' Coral Reefs 24, (1) 145-148 , DOI
Muller FLL, Jacquet S & Wilson WH (2003) 'Biological factors regulating the chemical speciation of Cu, Zn, and Mn under different nutrient regimes in a marine mesocosm experiment' Limnology and Oceanography 48, (6) 2289-2302 , DOI
PEARCE DA & WILSON WH (2003) 'Viruses in Antarctic ecosystems' Antarctic Science 15, (3) 319-331 , DOI
Schroeder DC, Oke J, Hall M, Malin G & Wilson WH (2003) 'Virus Succession Observed during an <i>Emiliania huxleyi</i> Bloom' Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69, (5) 2484-2490 , DOI
Evans C, Archer SD, Jacquet S & Wilson WH (2003) 'Direct estimates of the contribution of viral lysis and microzooplankton grazing to the decline of a Micromonas spp. population' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 30, 207-219 , DOI
Schroeder DC, Oke J, Malin G & Wilson WH (2002) 'Coccolithovirus (Phycodnaviridae): Characterisation of a new large dsDNA algal virus that infects Emiliana huxleyi' Archives of Virology 147, (9) 1685-1698 , DOI
Wilson WH, Tarran GA, Schroeder D, Cox M, Oke J & Malin G (2002) 'Isolation of viruses responsible for the demise of an <i>Emiliania huxleyi</i> bloom in the English Channel' Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 82, (3) 369-377 , DOI
Hall MJ, Wharam SD, Weston A, Cardy DLN & Wilson WH (2002) 'Use of Signal-Mediated Amplification of RNA Technology (SMART) to Detect Marine Cyanophage DNA' BioTechniques 32, (3) 604-611 , DOI
Jacquet S, Heldal M, Iglesias-Rodriguez D, Larsen A, Wilson W & Bratbak G (2002) 'Flow cytometric analysis of an Emiliana huxleyi bloom terminated by viral infection' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 27, 111-124 , DOI
Wilson WH, Tarran G & Zubkov MV (2002) 'Virus dynamics in a coccolithophore-dominated bloom in the North Sea' Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 49, (15) 2951-2963 , DOI
Wilson WH & Chapman DM (2001) 'Observation of virus-like particles in thin sections of the plumose anemone, <i>Metridium senile</i>' Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 81, (5) 879-880 , DOI
Hambly E, Tétart F, Desplats C, Wilson WH, Krisch HM & Mann NH (2001) 'A conserved genetic module that encodes the major virion components in both the coliphage T4 and the marine cyanophage S-PM2' Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98, (20) 11411-11416 , DOI
Wilson WH, Francis I, Ryan K & Davy SK (2001) 'Temperature induction of viruses in symbiotic dinoflagellates' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 25, 99-102 , DOI
Wilson WH, Lane D, Pearce DA & Ellis-Evans JC (2000) 'Transmission electron microscope analysis of virus-like particles in the freshwater lakes of Signy Island, Antarctica' Polar Biology 23, (9) 657-660 , DOI
Malin G, Wilson WH, Bratbak G, Liss PS & Mann NH (1998) 'Elevated production of dimethylsulfide resulting from viral infection of cultures of <i>Phaeocystis pouchetii</i>' Limnology and Oceanography 43, (6) 1389-1393 , DOI
Fuller NJ, Wilson WH, Joint IR & Mann NH (1998) 'Occurrence of a Sequence in Marine Cyanophages Similar to That of T4 g20 and Its Application to PCR-Based Detection and Quantification Techniques' Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64, (6) 2051-2060 , DOI
Wilson WH, Turner S & Mann NH (1998) 'Population Dynamics of Phytoplankton and Viruses in a Phosphate-limited Mesocosm and their Effect on DMSP and DMS Production' Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 46, (2) 49-59 , DOI
Scanlan DJ, Silman NJ, Donald KM, Wilson WH, Carr NG, Joint I & Mann NH (1997) 'An immunological approach to detect phosphate stress in populations and single cells of photosynthetic picoplankton' Applied and Environmental Microbiology 63, (6) 2411-2420 , DOI
Wilson WH & Mann NH (1997) 'Lysogenic and lytic viral production in marine microbial communities' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 13, 95-100 , DOI
Bratbak G, Wilson W & Heldal M (1996) 'Viral control of Emiliania huxleyi blooms?' Journal of Marine Systems 9, (1-2) 75-81 , DOI
Wilson WH, Joint IR, Carr NG & Mann NH (1993) 'Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Five Marine Cyanophages Propagated on <i>Synechococcus</i> sp. Strain WH7803' Applied and Environmental Microbiology 59, (11) 3736-3743 , DOI
Wilson WH, Newman J, Mann NH & Carr NG (1991) 'Cloning and sequence analysis of the phycocyanin genes of the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. WH7803' Plant Molecular Biology 17, (4) 931-933 , DOI
Wilson WH, Van Etten JL & Allen MJ (2009) The Phycodnaviridae: The story of how tiny giants rule the world. 328, DOI
Wilson WH & Woodley CM (2015) 'Viruses and Coral Disease' Diseases of Coral John Wiley & Sons, Inc 284-290 , DOI
Wilson WH & Allen MJ (2011) 'Viruses of Eukaryotic Algae' Studies in Viral Ecology John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 189-203 , DOI
Wilson WH (2011) 'Coral Viruses' Studies in Viral Ecology John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 141-151 , DOI
Wilson WH (2011) 'Coral Viruses' Studies in Viral Ecology 141-151 , DOI
Wilson WH, Allen MJ & Pagarete A (2011) 'Coccolithovirus' The Springer Index of Viruses Springer New York 1253-1257 , DOI
Wilson WH & Allen MJ (2009) 'Giant viruses and their genomes' Viral Genomes: Diversity, Properties and Parameters 145-157
McClanahan TR, McLaughlin SM, Davy JE, Wilson WH, Peters EC, Price KL & Maina J (2004) 'Observations of a new source of coral mortality along the Kenyan coast' Coelenterate Biology 2003 Springer Netherlands 469-479 , DOI
Scanlan DJ & Wilson WH (1999) 'Application of molecular techniques to addressing the role of P as a key effector in marine ecosystems' Molecular Ecology of Aquatic Communities Springer Netherlands 149-175 , DOI
Conference Papers
Fischer MG, Allen MJ, Wilson WH & Suttle CA (2010) 'Giant virus with a remarkable complement of genes infects marine zooplankton' Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 19508-19513 , DOI
McClanahan TR, McLaughlin SM, Davy JE, Wilson WH, Peters EC, Price KL & Maina J (2004) 'Observations of a new source of coral mortality along the Kenyan coast' Springer Science and Business Media LLC 469-479 , DOI
Clokie MRJ, Millard AD, Wilson WH & Mann NH (2003) 'Encapsidation of host DNA by bacteriophages infecting marine Synechococcus strains' Oxford University Press (OUP) 349-352 , DOI