Meets Thursdays, 2:30-3:30 PM, Starr 209, unless otherwise stated.

MBL Micro-Eco Discussion Group, Spring 2008


Our reading list in Spring 2008 included:

Ramette A, Tiedje JM. 2007. Multiscale responses of microbial life to spatial distance and environmental heterogeneity in a patchy ecosystem. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104: 2761-2766.

Magalhaes, C., Bano, N., Wiebe, WJ, Bordalo, AA, and Hollibaugh, JT (2008)  Dynamics of nitrous oxide reductase genes (nosZ) in intertidal rocky biofilms and sediments of the Douro River Estuary (Portugal), and their relation to N-biogeochemistry.  Microbial Ecology, 55:259-269.

Alonso-Saez et al. (2008) Factors Controlling the Year-Round Variability in Carbon Flux Through Bacteria in a Coastal Marine System.  Ecosystems.

Dinsdale et al. (2008) Functional metagenomic profiling of nine biomes, Nature 452, 629-632.

Wilhelm et al.  (1998)  The role of sunlight in the removal and repair of viruses in the sea  . Limnology and Oceanography.  43: 586-592

Biodiversity and biogeography of phages in modern stromatolites and thrombolites Christelle. 2008. Desnues et al. Nature, Vol 452 p. 340-345.

Jorge Frias-Lopez*, Yanmei Shi*, Gene W. Tyson*, Maureen L. Coleman*, Stephan C. Schuster, Sallie W. Chisholm*, and Edward F. DeLong*  Microbial community gene expression in ocean surface waters.  PNAS 105:  3805-3810 (March 11, 2008)

Mou, Sun, Edwards, Hodson, and Moran (2008)     Bacterial carbon processing by generalist species in the coastal ocean.  Nature.  451: 708-711

Wakelin, Colloff, and Kookana (2008) Effect of Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent on Microbial Function and Community Structure in the Sediment of a Freshwater Stream with Variable Seasonal Flow.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology, May 2008, p. 2659­2668 Vol. 74, No. 9

Fuhrman et al. (2008)  A latitudinal diversity gradient in planktonic marine bacteria.  PNAS, 105:7774-7778.