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Baker, N., B. Khalili, J.B.H. Martiny, and S. D. Allison. In press. Microbial decomposers not constrained by climate history along an elevation gradient in southern California. Ecology.

Albright, M.B.N., and J.B.H. Martiny. 2018. Is throwing an apple core out of the car littering? Microbial communities in natural composting. Frontiers for Young Minds. 6:13 doi: 10.3389/frym.2018.00013

J.B.H. Martiny and K.E. Walters. 2018. Towards a natural history of soil bacterial communities. Trends in Microbiology. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2018.02.010

Chase, A.B. and J.B.H. Martiny. 2018. The importance of resolving biogeographic patterns of microbial microdiversity. Microbiology Australia. 39: doi: 10.1071/MA18003.

Curd, E.E., J.B.H. Martiny, H. Li, and T.B. Smith. 2018. Bacterial diversity is positively correlated with soil heterogeneity. Ecosphere. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.2079

Albright, M.B.N. and J.B.H. Martiny. 2018. Dispersal alters bacterial diversity and composition in a natural community. The ISME Journal 12: 296-299.

Chase, A.B. U. Karaoz, E.L. Brodie, Z. Gomez-Lunar, A.C. Martiny, and J.B.H. Martiny. 2017. Microdiversity of an abundant terrestrial bacterium encompasses extensive variation in ecologically-relevant traits. mBio. 6: e01809-17.

Dolan, K.L., J. Pena, S.D. Allison, and J.B.H. Martiny. 2017. Phylogenetic conservation of substrate use specialization in leaf litter bacteria. PlosONE 12: e0174472.

Balshor, B., M. Garrambone, P. Austin, K. Balazs, C. Weihe, J.B.H. Martiny, T. Huxman, J. McCollum, S. Kimball. 2017. The effect of soil inoculants on seed germination of native and invasive species. Botany. 95: 469-480.

Martiny, J.B.H., A.C. Martiny, C. Weihe, Y. Lu, R. Berlemont, E.L. Brodie, M.L. Goulden, K.K. Treseder, and S.D. Allison. 2017. Microbial legacies alter decomposition in response to simulated global change. The ISME Journal. 11: 490-499.

Chase, A.B., P. Arevalo, M.F. Polz, R. Berlemont, and J.B.H. Martiny. 2016. Evidence for ecological flexibility in the cosmopolitan genus Curtobacterium. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:1874.

Marston, M.F. and J.B.H. Martiny. 2016. Genomic diversification of marine cyanophages into stable ecotypes. Environmental Microbiology. 18: 4240-4253.

Crummett*, L.C., R.J. Puxty*, C. Weihe, M.F. Marston, and J.B.H. Martiny. 2016. The genomic content and context of auxiliary metabolic genes in marine cyanomyoviruses. Virology. 499:219-229.

Evans, S., J.B.H. Martiny, S.D. Allison. 2016. Effects of dispersal and selection on stochastic assembly in microbial communities. The ISME Journal. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2016.96.

Nelson, M.B., A.C. Martiny, and J.B.H. Martiny. 2016. Global biogeography of microbial nitrogen-cycling traits in soil. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113: 8033-8040.

Nelson, M.B., A.B. Chase, J.B.H. Martiny. 2016, et al. The Microbial Olympics 2016. Nature Microbiology. 1:16122.

Hanson, C.A., M.F. Marston, and J.B.H. Martiny. 2016. Biogeographic variation in host range phenotypes and taxonomic composition of marine cyanophage isolates. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:983.

Martiny, J.B.H. 2016. History leaves its mark on soil bacterial diversity. mBio. 7:e00784-16.

Amend, A.S., A.C. Martiny, S.D. Allison, R. Berlemont, M.L. Goulden, Y. Lu, K.K. Treseder, C. Weihe, and J.B.H. Martiny. 2016. Microbial response to simulated global change is phylogenetically conserved and linked with functional potential. The ISME Journal. 10:109-118.


Other representative publications

Martiny, J.B.H., L. Riemann, M.F. Marston, and M. Middleboe. 2014. Antagonistic coevolution of marine planktonic viruses and their hosts. Annual Review of Marine Science. 6: 393-414.

Reed, H.E. and J.B.H. Martiny. 2013. Microbial composition affects the functioning of estuarine sediments. The ISME Journal. 7: 868-879.

Hanson, C.A., J. Fuhrman, M.C. Horner-Devine, and J.B.H. Martiny. 2012. Beyond biogeographic patterns: processes shaping the microbial landscape. Nature Reviews Microbiology. 10:497-506.

Marston, M.F., F.J. Pierciey Jr., A. Shepard, G. Gearin, J. Qi, C. Yandava, S.C. Schuster, M.R. Henn, and J.B.H. Martiny. 2012. Rapid diversification of coevolving marine Synechococcus and a virus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109:4544-4549.

Martiny, J.B.H., J.A. Eisen, K. Penn, S.D. Allison, and M.C. Horner-Devine. 2011. Drivers of bacterial beta-diversity depend on spatial scale. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108: 7850-7854.

Allison, S. and J.B.H. Martiny 2008. “Resistance, resilience, and redundancy in microbial communities”.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105: 11512-11519.

Bradley, D.J., G.S. Gilbert, and J.B.H. Martiny. 2008. Pathogens promote plant diversity through a compensatory response. Ecology Letters 11:461-469.

Reed, H.E. and J.B.H. Martiny. 2007. Testing the functional significance of microbial composition in natural communities. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 62:161-170.

Martiny, J.B.H., B. Bohannan, J. Brown, R. Colwell, J. Fuhrman, J. Green, M.C. Horner-Devine, M. Kane, J. Krumins, C. Kuske, P. Morin, S. Naeem, L. Ovreas, A.-L. Reysenbach, V. Smith, J. Staley. 2006. “Microbial biogeography: Putting microorganisms on the map.” Nature Reviews Microbiology 4: 102-112.

(formerly published as J.B. Hughes)

Horner-Devine*, M.C., M. Lage*, J.B. Hughes, and B.J.M. Bohannan. 2004. A taxa-area relationship for bacteria. Nature 432: 750-753.

Hughes, J.B., J.J. Hellmann, T.H. Ricketts, and B.J.M. Bohannan. 2001. Counting the uncountable: statistical approaches to estimating microbial diversity. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67: 4399-4406.

Hughes, J.B. and J. Roughgarden. 1998. Aggregate community properties and the strength of species’ interactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 95: 6837-6842.

Hughes, J.B., G.C. Daily, and P.R. Ehrlich. 1997. Population diversity: Its extent and extinction. Science 278: 689-692.

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