Selected Conference Abstracts:

Ugwuanyi IR, Glamoclija M, Steele A, Fogel M, Bowden R, De Natale G, Troise C, Somma R, Piochi M, Mormone A. (2021)The Effect of Hydrothermal Subsurface Fluid Dynamics on Microbial Diversity Structure and Function at Solfatara-Pisciarelli Hydrothermal System, Italy. Geobiology Symposium,

Ugwuanyi I, Glamoclija M. (2020) Factors Influencing Microbial Community Structure and Function in the Surface and Subsurface of Campi Flegrei, Naples, Italy. Microbiology at Rutgers Symposia.

Murphy A, Wieman ST, Gross J, Stern JC, Steele A, Glamoclija M. (2020) Characterization of Organic Carbon in Cambrian Stromatolites and Implications for Microbial Biosignature Preservation Through Secondary Dolomitization. Gordon Geobiology Research Conference. Galveston.


Glamoclija M, Murphy A, Taj-Eddine K, Ori GG. (2019) Biosignatures in Precambrian and Cambrian Carbonate Rich Sedimentary Sequencesof Anti-Atlas, Morocco. AbSciCon, Seattle, Absc # 141-165


Murphy A, Gross J, Stern JC, Wieman ST, Glamoclija M. (2019) Biosignature Alteration in Dolomitized Cambrian Stromatolites and Implications for Interpreting Carbonate Diagenesis on Mars. AbSciCon, Seattle, Absc # 509-2


Steele A, Benning LG, McCubbin FM, Siljeström S, Hauri E, Wang J, Kilcoyne D, Grady M, Verchovsky A, Smith C, Freissinet C, Szopa C, Glavin DP, Burton A, Fries M, Rodriguez-Blanco JD, Glamoclija M, Rogers KL, Mikhail S, Zare R, Dworkin JP, Bhartia R. (2019) Characterization of the Organic Inventory of the Tissint Meteorite: Implications for Sample Return, AbSciCon, Seattle, Absc # 509-4


M. M. Grady and COSPAR SSAP Working Group (2019) Planetary Protection: Updating the Draft Test Protocol in the Light of Almost Two Decades of Research. Mars Extant Life: What is Next? Carlsbad, New Mexico LPI, USRA meeting.

Salese F, M. Pondrelli, G. W. Schmidt, G. Mitri, A. Pacifici, B. Cavallazzi, G. G. Ori, M. Glamoclija, E. Hauber, L. Le Deit, L. Marinangeli and A. P. Rossi, (2018) Landing Sites For A Mars Sample Return Mission In Arabia Terra, 2nd Mars Sample Return Conference, Berlin, Germany.


Yao Y, Gao Y, Murphy A, Glamoclija M. Microplastic and Nanoplastic Distribution in Ambient Air and Indoor Air: A Case study at Northern New Jersey . In preparation

Murphy, A. E., Jakubek, R. S., Steele, A., Fries, M., and Glamoclija, M. (2021). Raman Spectroscopy Provides Insight into Carbonate Rock Fabric Based on Calcite and Dolomite Crystal Orientation. Submitted to Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. doi: 10.1002/jrs.6097

Murphy A., Wieman S.T., Gross J., Sternn J.C., Steele A., Glamoclija M. (2020) Preservation of organic carbon in dolomitized Cambrian stromatolites and implications for microbial biosignatures in diagenetically replaced carbonate rock. Sed. Geol.

Hand KP,  Phillips CB, Chyba CF, Toner B, Katija K, Orphan V, Huber J, Cavanaugh CM, Carlson M, Christner B, Templeton A, Seewald J, Hofgartner JD, Amend JP, Orcutt BN, Bartlett DH, Falkowski P, Anderson R, Spear JR, Shank T,  Fischer WW, Hazen RM, Hoehler T, D'Hondt S, Pitesky J, Lynch K, Shock EL, Craft K, Boyd E, House CH, Reysenbach AL, Glass J, Fike D, Baross JA, Gogarten JP, Kaçar B, El-Naggar M, Murray AE, Dupont C, Scully J, Rothschild L, Trembath-Reichert E, Klein F, Cohen PA,  Gile GH, Lloyd K, Dekas A, Delaney JR, Skidmore M, Buongiorno J, Rogers K, Hofmann A, William J. Brazelton, Anbar A, Manalang DA, Stevenson B, Neuer S, Nordheim T, Shapiro R, Bradley AS, Mikucki J, Hara  E, Brown  ME, Glamoclija M, Reyes C, Sánchez-Román M, Farmer JD, Giovannelli D, Suel G, Trumbo S, Cameron M, Osburn M,  Bradley JA, Garcia-Pichel F, Steen AD, Marlow J, Trubl G, Robinson K, Caro T, Fulfer V, Parker CW, Feyhl-Buska J, Roussel A. (2020)  On the Past, Present, and Future Role of Biology in NASA’s Exploration of our Solar System. Biology and Solar System Exploration NASA and NASEM, Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032, White Paper.

Glamoclija M., et al. (2019) Subsurface Microbial Ecology at Sediment-Groundwater Interface in Sulfate-Rich Playa; White Sands National Monument, New Mexico. Front. Microbiol. 10:2595. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02595 

​Cavalazzi B., et al.  (2019) The Dallol Geothermal Area, Northern Afar (Ethiopia)—An Exceptional Planetary Field Analog on Earth. Astrobiology. doi: 10.1089/ast.2018.1926

Widanagamage I.H., Waldron A.R., Glamoclija M. (2018) Controls on Barite Crystal Morphology during Abiotic Precipitation. MDPI Minerals. doi:10.3390/min8110480 

Sirisena K, et al.. (2018) Insight into Microbial Biosignatures in Hypersaline Sediments from Playa Lucero, New Mexico, USA. Microbial Ecology


Mukherjee P, Glamoclija M, Gao Y. (2018) Insignificant impact of freezing and compaction on iron solubility in natural snow. J Atmosph Chem, doi:10.1007/s10874-018-9375-2


Cavalazzi B, Glamoclija M, Brack A, Westall F. Orosei R, Cady SL. (2018). Astrobiology, the Emergence of Life, and Planetary Exploration. In Rossi, A.P.; van Gasselt, S. Planetary Geology, Berlin, Springer.

Pondrelli M, Rossi AP, Le Deit L, Fueten F, van Gasselt S, Glamoclija M, Cavalazzi B, Hauber E, Franchi F, Pozzobon R. (2015) Equatorial Layered Deposits in Arabia Terra, Mars: Facies and process variability. GSA Bulletin 

Pondrelli M, Rossi AP, Le Deit L, Fueten F, van Gasselt S, Glamoclija M, Cavalazzi B, Hauber E, Franchi F, Pozzobon R. (2014) Equatorial Layered Deposits in Arabia Terra, Mars: Facies and process variability. STRATI 2013, Springer Geology, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-04364-7_67,


Stern JC,McAdam AC, Ten Kate IL, Bish DL, Blake DF, Morris RV, Bowden R, Fogel ML, Glamoclija M, Mahaffy PR, Steele A, Amundsen HEF. (2013) Isotopic and geochemical investigation of two distinct Mars analog environments using evolved gas techniques in Svalbard, Norway. Icarus.

Agee CB, Wilson NV, McCubbin FM, Ziegler K, Polyak VJ, Sharp ZD, Asmerom Y, Nunn MH, Shaheen R, Thiemens MH, Steele A, Fogel ML, Bowden R, Glamoclija M, Zhang Z, Elardo SM. (2013) Unique Meteorite from Early Amazonian Mars: Water-Rich Basaltic Breccia Northwest Africa 7034. Science doi: 10.1126/science.1228858

Steele, A., et al. (2012) A reduced carbon component in Martian basalts. Science, doi: /10.1126/science.1227015


Glamoclija M, et al. (2012) Microbial Nitrogen and Sulfur Cycles at the Gypsum Dunes of White Sands National Monument, New Mexico. Geomicrobiology J doi:10.1080/01490451.2011.608111.

Dohm J.M., Miyamoto H., Ori G.G., Fairen A.G., Davila A.F., Komatsu G., Mahaney W.C., Williams J.-P., Joye S.B., Di Achille G., Oehler D., Marzo G., Schulze-Makuch D., Acocella V., Glamoclija M., Pondrelli M., Boston P., Allen C.R., Anderson R.C., Baker V.R., Fink W., Frazer A.R., Furfaro R., Gross C.H., Hare T.M., Hart K.M., Ip F., Kelleher B.P., Kim K.J., Maruyama S., McGuire P.C., Netoff D., Parnell J., Wendt L., Wheelock S., Steele A. (2011) An inventory of potentially habitable environments on Mars: Geological and biological perspectives. GSA special paper: Analogs for Planetary Exploration

Szynkiewicz A., Pratt L M., Glamoclija M., Moore C.H., and Bustos D. (2010) The origin of coarsely crystalline gypsum domes in a saline playa environment at the White Sands National Monument, New Mexico. Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface, doi:10.1029/2009JF001592.


Szynkiewicz A., Ewing R., Moore C.H., Pratt L. M., Glamoclija M., Bustos D. (2009) Origin of terrestrial gypsum dunes – implications for Martian gypsum-rich dunes of Olympia Undae. Geomorphology, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2009.02.017

Szynkiewicz A., Moore C.H., Glamoclija M., and Pratt L M. (2009) Sulfur isotope signatures in gypsiferous sediments of the Estancia and Tularosa Basins as indicators of sulfate sources, hydrological processes, and microbial activity. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta; doi:10.1016/j.gca.2009.07.009.

Glamoclija M., Steele A., Fries M., Schieber J., Voytek M. and Cockell C.S. (2009) Association of Anatase (TiO2) and Microbes; Unusual Fossilization Effect or A Potential Biosignature? In: Gohn, G.S., Koeberl, C., Miller, K.G., and Reimold, W.U., (eds.): The ICDP- USGS Deep Drilling Project in the Chesapeake Bay Impact Structure: Results from the Eyreville Core Holes: Geological Society of America Special Paper 458; doi:10.1130/2009.2458(42).

Cockell C.S., Gronstal A., Voytek M., Kishtein J., Finster K., Sanford W., Glamoclija M., Gohn G., Powars D.S. and Horton W. (2009) Microbiology of Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater: Microbial Abundance and its Relationship to Lithology and Impact Processes In: Gohn, G.S., Koeberl, C., Miller, K.G., and Reimold, W.U., (eds.): The ICDP- USGS Deep Drilling Project in the Chesapeake Bay Impact Structure: Results from the Eyreville Core Holes: Geological Society of America Special Paper 458; doi: 10.1130/2009.2458(40).


Dohm JM, Anderson  RC, Baker  VR, Barlow NG, Boynton WV, Davies AG, Fairén AG, Ferris JC, Glamoclija M, Keller J, Kerry K, Marinangeli L,  Miyamoto H, Ori GG, Rodríguez JAP, Schulze-Makuch D, Strom RG, Taylor J, de Pablo Hdez MA and OTHER GRS TEAM MEMBERS; (2008) Tharsis/Elysium Corridor: A marker for an internally active Mars?; Planetary and Space Science, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2008.01.001.


Glamoclija M. and Basu A. (2007) Comparative Geology of Earth, Mars, and Moon during the First ~1.5Ga of their Evolution; Transactions, Mining, Metallurgical and Geological Institute, v. 103, 
no. 1&2, pp. 30-82.

Schieber, J., and Glamoclija, M. (2007) Microbial Mats Built by Iron Bacteria: A Modern Example from Southern Indiana.  In: P. Eriksson et al. (Eds.), An Atlas of microbial mat features preserved within the clastic rock record, pp. 233-244, Elsevier.


Glamoclija M., Schieber J., Szynkiewicz A. (2006) Bacterial Signatures in Iron-Rich Hydrothermal Crusts, Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy, International Journal of Astrobiology, v. 6 /1, pp. 59–87


Ivanov M.A., Korteniemi J., Kostama V. P., Aittola M., Raitala J., Glamoclija M., Marinangeli L., Neukum G., and The HRSC Co-Investigator Team. (2005) Major episodes of the hydrologic history in the region of Hesperia Planum, Mars; JGR-Planets, v. 110, doi:10.1029/2005JE002420


Glamoclija M., Garrel L., Berthon J., and López-García P., (2004) Biosignatures and bacterial diversity in hydrothermal deposits of Solfatara Crater, Italy; Geomicrobiology, v.21/8, pp.529-541.