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Noah Fierer

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
DepartmentEcology & Evolutionary Biology
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-6432-4261 Additional info

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    1. Bowers RM, Kyrpides NC, Stepanauskas R, Harmon-Smith M, Doud D, Reddy TBK, Schulz F, Jarett J, Rivers AR, Eloe-Fadrosh EA, Tringe SG, Ivanova NN, Copeland A, Clum A, Becraft ED, Malmstrom RR, Birren B, Podar M, Bork P, Weinstock GM, Garrity GM, Dodsworth JA, Yooseph S, Sutton G, Glöckner FO, Gilbert JA, Nelson WC, Hallam SJ, Jungbluth SP, Ettema TJG, Tighe S, Konstantinidis KT, Liu WT, Baker BJ, Rattei T, Eisen JA, Hedlund B, McMahon KD, Fierer N, Knight R, Finn R, Cochrane G, Karsch-Mizrachi I, Tyson GW, Rinke C, Lapidus A, Meyer F, Yilmaz P, Parks DH, Eren AM, Schriml L, Banfield JF, Hugenholtz P, Woyke T. Corrigendum: Minimum information about a single amplified genome (MISAG) and a metagenome-assembled genome (MIMAG) of bacteria and archaea. Nat Biotechnol. 2018 Feb 06; 36(2):196. PMID: 29406516.
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    2. Rosario K, Fierer N, Miller S, Luongo J, Breitbart M. Diversity of DNA and RNA Viruses in Indoor Air As Assessed via Metagenomic Sequencing. Environ Sci Technol. 2018 Feb 06; 52(3):1014-1027. PMID: 29298386.
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    3. Choudoir MJ, Barberán A, Menninger HL, Dunn RR, Fierer N. Variation in range size and dispersal capabilities of microbial taxa. Ecology. 2018 Feb; 99(2):322-334. PMID: 29160898.
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    4. Brewer TE, Fierer N. Tales from the tomb: the microbial ecology of exposed rock surfaces. Environ Microbiol. 2017 Dec 13. PMID: 29235707.
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    5. Robeson MS, Khanipov K, Golovko G, Wisely SM, White MD, Bodenchuck M, Smyser TJ, Fofanov Y, Fierer N, Piaggio AJ. Assessing the utility of metabarcoding for diet analyses of the omnivorous wild pig (Sus scrofa). Ecol Evol. 2018 Jan; 8(1):185-196. PMID: 29321862.
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    6. Thompson LR, Sanders JG, McDonald D, Amir A, Ladau J, Locey KJ, Prill RJ, Tripathi A, Gibbons SM, Ackermann G, Navas-Molina JA, Janssen S, Kopylova E, Vázquez-Baeza Y, González A, Morton JT, Mirarab S, Zech Xu Z, Jiang L, Haroon MF, Kanbar J, Zhu Q, Jin Song S, Kosciolek T, Bokulich NA, Lefler J, Brislawn CJ, Humphrey G, Owens SM, Hampton-Marcell J, Berg-Lyons D, McKenzie V, Fierer N, Fuhrman JA, Clauset A, Stevens RL, Shade A, Pollard KS, Goodwin KD, Jansson JK, Gilbert JA, Knight R. A communal catalogue reveals Earth's multiscale microbial diversity. Nature. 2017 Nov 23; 551(7681):457-463. PMID: 29088705.
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    7. Hammer TJ, Janzen DH, Hallwachs W, Jaffe SP, Fierer N. Caterpillars lack a resident gut microbiome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Sep 05; 114(36):9641-9646. PMID: 28830993.
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    8. Fierer N. Embracing the unknown: disentangling the complexities of the soil microbiome. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2017 Oct; 15(10):579-590. PMID: 28824177.
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    9. Bowers RM, Kyrpides NC, Stepanauskas R, Harmon-Smith M, Doud D, Reddy TBK, Schulz F, Jarett J, Rivers AR, Eloe-Fadrosh EA, Tringe SG, Ivanova NN, Copeland A, Clum A, Becraft ED, Malmstrom RR, Birren B, Podar M, Bork P, Weinstock GM, Garrity GM, Dodsworth JA, Yooseph S, Sutton G, Glöckner FO, Gilbert JA, Nelson WC, Hallam SJ, Jungbluth SP, Ettema TJG, Tighe S, Konstantinidis KT, Liu WT, Baker BJ, Rattei T, Eisen JA, Hedlund B, McMahon KD, Fierer N, Knight R, Finn R, Cochrane G, Karsch-Mizrachi I, Tyson GW, Rinke C, Lapidus A, Meyer F, Yilmaz P, Parks DH, Eren AM, Schriml L, Banfield JF, Hugenholtz P, Woyke T. Minimum information about a single amplified genome (MISAG) and a metagenome-assembled genome (MIMAG) of bacteria and archaea. Nat Biotechnol. 2017 Aug 08; 35(8):725-731. PMID: 28787424.
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    10. Delgado-Baquerizo M, Bissett A, Eldridge DJ, Maestre FT, He JZ, Wang JT, Hamonts K, Liu YR, Singh BK, Fierer N. Palaeoclimate explains a unique proportion of the global variation in soil bacterial communities. Nat Ecol Evol. 2017 Sep; 1(9):1339-1347. PMID: 29046544.
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    11. Barberán A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N. Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information. mSphere. 2017 Jul-Aug; 2(4). PMID: 28776041.
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    12. Lear G, Lau K, Perchec AM, Buckley HL, Case BS, Neale M, Fierer N, Leff JW, Handley KM, Lewis G. Following Rapoport's Rule: the geographic range and genome size of bacterial taxa decline at warmer latitudes. Environ Microbiol. 2017 Aug; 19(8):3152-3162. PMID: 28504344.
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    13. Zapka C, Leff J, Henley J, Tittl J, De Nardo E, Butler M, Griggs R, Fierer N, Edmonds-Wilson S. Comparison of Standard Culture-Based Method to Culture-Independent Method for Evaluation of Hygiene Effects on the Hand Microbiome. MBio. 2017 03 28; 8(2). PMID: 28351915.
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    14. Washburne AD, Silverman JD, Leff JW, Bennett DJ, Darcy JL, Mukherjee S, Fierer N, David LA. Phylogenetic factorization of compositional data yields lineage-level associations in microbiome datasets. PeerJ. 2017; 5:e2969. PMID: 28289558.
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    15. Rempfert KR, Miller HM, Bompard N, Nothaft D, Matter JM, Kelemen P, Fierer N, Templeton AS. Geological and Geochemical Controls on Subsurface Microbial Life in the Samail Ophiolite, Oman. Front Microbiol. 2017; 8:56. PMID: 28223966.
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    16. Carini P, Marsden PJ, Leff JW, Morgan EE, Strickland MS, Fierer N. Relic DNA is abundant in soil and obscures estimates of soil microbial diversity. Nat Microbiol. 2016 Dec 19; 2:16242. PMID: 27991881.
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    17. Oliverio AM, Bradford MA, Fierer N. Identifying the microbial taxa that consistently respond to soil warming across time and space. Glob Chang Biol. 2017 05; 23(5):2117-2129. PMID: 27891711.
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    18. Madden AA, Barberán A, Bertone MA, Menninger HL, Dunn RR, Fierer N. The diversity of arthropods in homes across the United States as determined by environmental DNA analyses. Mol Ecol. 2016 Dec; 25(24):6214-6224. PMID: 27801965.
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    19. Leff JW, Lynch RC, Kane NC, Fierer N. Plant domestication and the assembly of bacterial and fungal communities associated with strains of the common sunflower, Helianthus annuus. New Phytol. 2017 Apr; 214(1):412-423. PMID: 27879004.
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    20. Emerson JB, Keady PB, Clements N, Morgan EE, Awerbuch J, Miller SL, Fierer N. High temporal variability in airborne bacterial diversity and abundance inside single-family residences. Indoor Air. 2017 05; 27(3):576-586. PMID: 27743387.
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    21. Gornish ES, Fierer N, Barberán A. Associations between an Invasive Plant (Taeniatherum caput-medusae, Medusahead) and Soil Microbial Communities. PLoS One. 2016; 11(9):e0163930. PMID: 27685330.
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    22. Shelton JL, Akob DM, McIntosh JC, Fierer N, Spear JR, Warwick PD, McCray JE. Environmental Drivers of Differences in Microbial Community Structure in Crude Oil Reservoirs across a Methanogenic Gradient. Front Microbiol. 2016; 7:1535. PMID: 27733847.
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    23. Pointing SB, Fierer N, Smith GJ, Steinberg PD, Wiedmann M. Quantifying human impact on Earth's microbiome. Nat Microbiol. 2016 Aug 26; 1(9):16145. PMID: 27562268.
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    24. Craine JM, Angerer JP, Elmore A, Fierer N. Continental-Scale Patterns Reveal Potential for Warming-Induced Shifts in Cattle Diet. PLoS One. 2016; 11(8):e0161511. PMID: 27552104; PMCID: PMC4995056.
    25. Hammer TJ, Fierer N, Hardwick B, Simojoki A, Slade E, Taponen J, Viljanen H, Roslin T. Treating cattle with antibiotics affects greenhouse gas emissions, and microbiota in dung and dung beetles. Proc Biol Sci. 2016 05 25; 283(1831). PMID: 27226475; PMCID: PMC4892788 [Available on 05/25/17].
    26. Luongo JC, Barberán A, Hacker-Cary R, Morgan EE, Miller SL, Fierer N. Microbial analyses of airborne dust collected from dormitory rooms predict the sex of occupants. Indoor Air. 2017 Mar; 27(2):338-344. PMID: 27018492.
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    27. Rojas X, Guo J, Leff JW, McNear DH, Fierer N, McCulley RL. Infection with a Shoot-Specific Fungal Endophyte (Epichloë) Alters Tall Fescue Soil Microbial Communities. Microb Ecol. 2016 07; 72(1):197-206. PMID: 26992401.
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    28. Barberán A, Hammer TJ, Madden AA, Fierer N. Microbes Should Be Central to Ecological Education and Outreach. J Microbiol Biol Educ. 2016 Mar; 17(1):23-8. PMID: 27047584; PMCID: PMC4798807.
    29. Planet PJ, Parker D, Cohen TS, Smith H, Leon JD, Ryan C, Hammer TJ, Fierer N, Chen EI, Prince AS. Lambda Interferon Restructures the Nasal Microbiome and Increases Susceptibility to Staphylococcus aureus Superinfection. MBio. 2016 Feb 09; 7(1):e01939-15. PMID: 26861017; PMCID: PMC4752601.
    30. Craine JM, Towne EG, Miller M, Fierer N. Climatic warming and the future of bison as grazers. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 16; 5:16738. PMID: 26567987; PMCID: PMC4645125.
    31. Bergmann GT, Craine JM, Robeson MS, Fierer N. Seasonal Shifts in Diet and Gut Microbiota of the American Bison (Bison bison). PLoS One. 2015; 10(11):e0142409. PMID: 26562019; PMCID: PMC4642958.
    32. Barberán A, McGuire KL, Wolf JA, Jones FA, Wright SJ, Turner BL, Essene A, Hubbell SP, Faircloth BC, Fierer N. Relating belowground microbial composition to the taxonomic, phylogenetic, and functional trait distributions of trees in a tropical forest. Ecol Lett. 2015 Dec; 18(12):1397-405. PMID: 26472095.
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    33. Barberán A, Dunn RR, Reich BJ, Pacifici K, Laber EB, Menninger HL, Morton JM, Henley JB, Leff JW, Miller SL, Fierer N. The ecology of microscopic life in household dust. Proc Biol Sci. 2015 Sep 07; 282(1814). PMID: 26311665; PMCID: PMC4571696.
    34. Hammer TJ, Dickerson JC, Fierer N. Evidence-based recommendations on storing and handling specimens for analyses of insect microbiota. PeerJ. 2015; 3:e1190. PMID: 26311208; PMCID: PMC4548535.
    35. Leff JW, Jones SE, Prober SM, Barberán A, Borer ET, Firn JL, Harpole WS, Hobbie SE, Hofmockel KS, Knops JM, McCulley RL, La Pierre K, Risch AC, Seabloom EW, Schütz M, Steenbock C, Stevens CJ, Fierer N. Consistent responses of soil microbial communities to elevated nutrient inputs in grasslands across the globe. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Sep 01; 112(35):10967-72. PMID: 26283343; PMCID: PMC4568213.
    36. Beasley DE, Koltz AM, Lambert JE, Fierer N, Dunn RR. The Evolution of Stomach Acidity and Its Relevance to the Human Microbiome. PLoS One. 2015; 10(7):e0134116. PMID: 26222383; PMCID: PMC4519257.
    37. Edmonds-Wilson SL, Nurinova NI, Zapka CA, Fierer N, Wilson M. Review of human hand microbiome research. J Dermatol Sci. 2015 Oct; 80(1):3-12. PMID: 26278471.
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    38. Stopnisek N, Zühlke D, Carlier A, Barberán A, Fierer N, Becher D, Riedel K, Eberl L, Weisskopf L. Molecular mechanisms underlying the close association between soil Burkholderia and fungi. ISME J. 2016 Jan; 10(1):253-64. PMID: 25989372; PMCID: PMC4681855 [Available on 01/01/17].
    39. Barberán A, Ladau J, Leff JW, Pollard KS, Menninger HL, Dunn RR, Fierer N. Continental-scale distributions of dust-associated bacteria and fungi. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 May 05; 112(18):5756-61. PMID: 25902536; PMCID: PMC4426398.
    40. Grantham NS, Reich BJ, Pacifici K, Laber EB, Menninger HL, Henley JB, Barberán A, Leff JW, Fierer N, Dunn RR. Fungi identify the geographic origin of dust samples. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0122605. PMID: 25875229; PMCID: PMC4395444.
    41. Aleklett K, Leff JW, Fierer N, Hart M. Wild plant species growing closely connected in a subalpine meadow host distinct root-associated bacterial communities. PeerJ. 2015; 3:e804. PMID: 25755932; PMCID: PMC4349149.
    42. Emerson JB, Keady PB, Brewer TE, Clements N, Morgan EE, Awerbuch J, Miller SL, Fierer N. Impacts of flood damage on airborne bacteria and fungi in homes after the 2013 Colorado Front Range flood. Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Mar 03; 49(5):2675-84. PMID: 25643125.
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    43. Aanderud ZT, Jones SE, Fierer N, Lennon JT. Resuscitation of the rare biosphere contributes to pulses of ecosystem activity. Front Microbiol. 2015; 6:24. PMID: 25688238; PMCID: PMC4311709.
    44. Leff JW, Del Tredici P, Friedman WE, Fierer N. Spatial structuring of bacterial communities within individual Ginkgo biloba trees. Environ Microbiol. 2015 Jul; 17(7):2352-61. PMID: 25367625.
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    45. Flores GE, Caporaso JG, Henley JB, Rideout JR, Domogala D, Chase J, Leff JW, Vázquez-Baeza Y, Gonzalez A, Knight R, Dunn RR, Fierer N. Temporal variability is a personalized feature of the human microbiome. Genome Biol. 2014 Dec 03; 15(12):531. PMID: 25517225; PMCID: PMC4252997.
    46. Cary SC, Fierer N. The importance of sample archiving in microbial ecology. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2014 Dec; 12(12):789-90. PMID: 25564681.
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    47. Prober SM, Leff JW, Bates ST, Borer ET, Firn J, Harpole WS, Lind EM, Seabloom EW, Adler PB, Bakker JD, Cleland EE, DeCrappeo NM, DeLorenze E, Hagenah N, Hautier Y, Hofmockel KS, Kirkman KP, Knops JM, La Pierre KJ, MacDougall AS, McCulley RL, Mitchell CE, Risch AC, Schuetz M, Stevens CJ, Williams RJ, Fierer N. Plant diversity predicts beta but not alpha diversity of soil microbes across grasslands worldwide. Ecol Lett. 2015 Jan; 18(1):85-95. PMID: 25430889.
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    48. Ramirez KS, Leff JW, Barberán A, Bates ST, Betley J, Crowther TW, Kelly EF, Oldfield EE, Shaw EA, Steenbock C, Bradford MA, Wall DH, Fierer N. Biogeographic patterns in below-ground diversity in New York City's Central Park are similar to those observed globally. Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Nov 22; 281(1795). PMID: 25274366; PMCID: PMC4213626.
    49. Fierer N, Barberán A, Laughlin DC. Seeing the forest for the genes: using metagenomics to infer the aggregated traits of microbial communities. Front Microbiol. 2014; 5:614. PMID: 25429288; PMCID: PMC4228856.
    50. Seite S, Flores GE, Henley JB, Martin R, Zelenkova H, Aguilar L, Fierer N. Microbiome of affected and unaffected skin of patients with atopic dermatitis before and after emollient treatment. J Drugs Dermatol. 2014 Nov; 13(11):1365-72. PMID: 25607704.
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    51. McGuire KL, D'Angelo H, Brearley FQ, Gedallovich SM, Babar N, Yang N, Gillikin CM, Gradoville R, Bateman C, Turner BL, Mansor P, Leff JW, Fierer N. Responses of soil fungi to logging and oil palm agriculture in Southeast Asian tropical forests. Microb Ecol. 2015 May; 69(4):733-47. PMID: 25149283.
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    52. Fierer N, Cary C. Archiving: Don't let microbial samples perish. Nature. 2014 Aug 21; 512(7514):253. PMID: 25143104.
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    53. Shade A, Jones SE, Caporaso JG, Handelsman J, Knight R, Fierer N, Gilbert JA. Conditionally rare taxa disproportionately contribute to temporal changes in microbial diversity. MBio. 2014 Jul 15; 5(4):e01371-14. PMID: 25028427; PMCID: PMC4161262.
    54. Parfrey LW, Walters WA, Lauber CL, Clemente JC, Berg-Lyons D, Teiling C, Kodira C, Mohiuddin M, Brunelle J, Driscoll M, Fierer N, Gilbert JA, Knight R. Communities of microbial eukaryotes in the mammalian gut within the context of environmental eukaryotic diversity. Front Microbiol. 2014; 5:298. PMID: 24995004; PMCID: PMC4063188.
    55. Treseder KK, Maltz MR, Hawkins BA, Fierer N, Stajich JE, McGuire KL. Evolutionary histories of soil fungi are reflected in their large-scale biogeography. Ecol Lett. 2014 Sep; 17(9):1086-93. PMID: 24912000.
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    56. Forsberg KJ, Patel S, Gibson MK, Lauber CL, Knight R, Fierer N, Dantas G. Bacterial phylogeny structures soil resistomes across habitats. Nature. 2014 May 29; 509(7502):612-6. PMID: 24847883; PMCID: PMC4079543.
    57. Barberán A, Casamayor EO, Fierer N. The microbial contribution to macroecology. Front Microbiol. 2014; 5:203. PMID: 24829564; PMCID: PMC4017162.
    58. Barberán A, Henley J, Fierer N, Casamayor EO. Structure, inter-annual recurrence, and global-scale connectivity of airborne microbial communities. Sci Total Environ. 2014 Jul 15; 487:187-95. PMID: 24784743.
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    59. Barberán A, Ramirez KS, Leff JW, Bradford MA, Wall DH, Fierer N. Why are some microbes more ubiquitous than others? Predicting the habitat breadth of soil bacteria. Ecol Lett. 2014 Jul; 17(7):794-802. PMID: 24751288.
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    60. Crowther TW, Maynard DS, Leff JW, Oldfield EE, McCulley RL, Fierer N, Bradford MA. Predicting the responsiveness of soil biodiversity to deforestation: a cross-biome study. Glob Chang Biol. 2014 Sep; 20(9):2983-94. PMID: 24692253.
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    61. Hammer TJ, McMillan WO, Fierer N. Metamorphosis of a butterfly-associated bacterial community. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e86995. PMID: 24466308; PMCID: PMC3900687.
    62. Neher DA, Weicht TR, Bates ST, Leff JW, Fierer N. Changes in bacterial and fungal communities across compost recipes, preparation methods, and composting times. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11):e79512. PMID: 24278144; PMCID: PMC3836849.
    63. Fierer N, Ladau J, Clemente JC, Leff JW, Owens SM, Pollard KS, Knight R, Gilbert JA, McCulley RL. Reconstructing the microbial diversity and function of pre-agricultural tallgrass prairie soils in the United States. Science. 2013 Nov 01; 342(6158):621-4. PMID: 24179225.
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    64. Bowers RM, Clements N, Emerson JB, Wiedinmyer C, Hannigan MP, Fierer N. Seasonal variability in bacterial and fungal diversity of the near-surface atmosphere. Environ Sci Technol. 2013; 47(21):12097-106. PMID: 24083487.
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    65. Metcalf JL, Wegener Parfrey L, Gonzalez A, Lauber CL, Knights D, Ackermann G, Humphrey GC, Gebert MJ, Van Treuren W, Berg-Lyons D, Keepers K, Guo Y, Bullard J, Fierer N, Carter DO, Knight R. A microbial clock provides an accurate estimate of the postmortem interval in a mouse model system. Elife. 2013 Oct 15; 2:e01104. PMID: 24137541; PMCID: PMC3796315.
    66. Portillo MC, Leff JW, Lauber CL, Fierer N. Cell size distributions of soil bacterial and archaeal taxa. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 Dec; 79(24):7610-7. PMID: 24077710; PMCID: PMC3837822.
    67. Stopnisek N, Bodenhausen N, Frey B, Fierer N, Eberl L, Weisskopf L. Genus-wide acid tolerance accounts for the biogeographical distribution of soil Burkholderia populations. Environ Microbiol. 2014 Jun; 16(6):1503-12. PMID: 23945027.
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    68. McGuire KL, Allison SD, Fierer N, Treseder KK. Ectomycorrhizal-dominated boreal and tropical forests have distinct fungal communities, but analogous spatial patterns across soil horizons. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e68278. PMID: 23874569; PMCID: PMC3706605.
    69. Dunn RR, Fierer N, Henley JB, Leff JW, Menninger HL. Home life: factors structuring the bacterial diversity found within and between homes. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e64133. PMID: 23717552; PMCID: PMC3661444.
    70. Jones RT, Sanchez LG, Fierer N. A cross-taxon analysis of insect-associated bacterial diversity. PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e61218. PMID: 23613815; PMCID: PMC3628706.
    71. Song SJ, Lauber C, Costello EK, Lozupone CA, Humphrey G, Berg-Lyons D, Caporaso JG, Knights D, Clemente JC, Nakielny S, Gordon JI, Fierer N, Knight R. Cohabiting family members share microbiota with one another and with their dogs. Elife. 2013 Apr 16; 2:e00458. PMID: 23599893; PMCID: PMC3628085.
    72. Bates ST, Ahrendt S, Bik HM, Bruns TD, Caporaso JG, Cole J, Dwan M, Fierer N, Gu D, Houston S, Knight R, Leff J, Lewis C, Maestre JP, McDonald D, Nilsson RH, Porras-Alfaro A, Robert V, Schoch C, Scott J, Taylor DL, Parfrey LW, Stajich JE. Meeting report: fungal its workshop (october 2012). Stand Genomic Sci. 2013 Apr 15; 8(1):118-23. PMID: 23961317; PMCID: PMC3739174.
    73. Shade A, Caporaso JG, Handelsman J, Knight R, Fierer N. A meta-analysis of changes in bacterial and archaeal communities with time. ISME J. 2013 Aug; 7(8):1493-506. PMID: 23575374; PMCID: PMC3721121.
    74. Lauber CL, Ramirez KS, Aanderud Z, Lennon J, Fierer N. Temporal variability in soil microbial communities across land-use types. ISME J. 2013 Aug; 7(8):1641-50. PMID: 23552625; PMCID: PMC3721119.
    75. Leff JW, Fierer N. Bacterial communities associated with the surfaces of fresh fruits and vegetables. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e59310. PMID: 23544058; PMCID: PMC3609859.
    76. McGuire KL, Payne SG, Palmer MI, Gillikin CM, Keefe D, Kim SJ, Gedallovich SM, Discenza J, Rangamannar R, Koshner JA, Massmann AL, Orazi G, Essene A, Leff JW, Fierer N. Digging the New York City Skyline: soil fungal communities in green roofs and city parks. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e58020. PMID: 23469260; PMCID: PMC3585938.
    77. Bates ST, Clemente JC, Flores GE, Walters WA, Parfrey LW, Knight R, Fierer N. Global biogeography of highly diverse protistan communities in soil. ISME J. 2013 Mar; 7(3):652-9. PMID: 23235291; PMCID: PMC3578557.
    78. Fierer N, Leff JW, Adams BJ, Nielsen UN, Bates ST, Lauber CL, Owens S, Gilbert JA, Wall DH, Caporaso JG. Cross-biome metagenomic analyses of soil microbial communities and their functional attributes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Dec 26; 109(52):21390-5. PMID: 23236140; PMCID: PMC3535587.
    79. Flores GE, Bates ST, Caporaso JG, Lauber CL, Leff JW, Knight R, Fierer N. Diversity, distribution and sources of bacteria in residential kitchens. Environ Microbiol. 2013 Feb; 15(2):588-96. PMID: 23171378.
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    80. Hulcr J, Latimer AM, Henley JB, Rountree NR, Fierer N, Lucky A, Lowman MD, Dunn RR. A jungle in there: bacteria in belly buttons are highly diverse, but predictable. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e47712. PMID: 23144827; PMCID: PMC3492386.
    81. Flores GE, Henley JB, Fierer N. A direct PCR approach to accelerate analyses of human-associated microbial communities. PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e44563. PMID: 22962617; PMCID: PMC3433448.
    82. Shade A, Read JS, Youngblut ND, Fierer N, Knight R, Kratz TK, Lottig NR, Roden EE, Stanley EH, Stombaugh J, Whitaker RJ, Wu CH, McMahon KD. Lake microbial communities are resilient after a whole-ecosystem disturbance. ISME J. 2012 Dec; 6(12):2153-67. PMID: 22739495; PMCID: PMC3504957.
    83. Knight R, Jansson J, Field D, Fierer N, Desai N, Fuhrman JA, Hugenholtz P, van der Lelie D, Meyer F, Stevens R, Bailey MJ, Gordon JI, Kowalchuk GA, Gilbert JA. Unlocking the potential of metagenomics through replicated experimental design. Nat Biotechnol. 2012 Jun 07; 30(6):513-20. PMID: 22678395; PMCID: PMC4902277.
    84. Fierer N, Ladau J. Predicting microbial distributions in space and time. Nat Methods. 2012 May 30; 9(6):549-51. PMID: 22669651.
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    85. Portillo MC, Anderson SP, Fierer N. Temporal variability in the diversity and composition of stream bacterioplankton communities. Environ Microbiol. 2012 Sep; 14(9):2417-28. PMID: 22626459.
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    86. Hulcr J, Rountree NR, Diamond SE, Stelinski LL, Fierer N, Dunn RR. Mycangia of ambrosia beetles host communities of bacteria. Microb Ecol. 2012 Oct; 64(3):784-93. PMID: 22546962.
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    87. Caporaso JG, Lauber CL, Walters WA, Berg-Lyons D, Huntley J, Fierer N, Owens SM, Betley J, Fraser L, Bauer M, Gormley N, Gilbert JA, Smith G, Knight R. Ultra-high-throughput microbial community analysis on the Illumina HiSeq and MiSeq platforms. ISME J. 2012 Aug; 6(8):1621-4. PMID: 22402401; PMCID: PMC3400413.
    88. Gonzalez A, Stombaugh J, Lauber CL, Fierer N, Knight R. SitePainter: a tool for exploring biogeographical patterns. Bioinformatics. 2012 Feb 01; 28(3):436-8. PMID: 22171330; PMCID: PMC3268248.
    89. Fierer N, Lauber CL, Ramirez KS, Zaneveld J, Bradford MA, Knight R. Comparative metagenomic, phylogenetic and physiological analyses of soil microbial communities across nitrogen gradients. ISME J. 2012 May; 6(5):1007-17. PMID: 22134642; PMCID: PMC3329107.
    90. Flores GE, Bates ST, Knights D, Lauber CL, Stombaugh J, Knight R, Fierer N. Microbial biogeography of public restroom surfaces. PLoS One. 2011; 6(11):e28132. PMID: 22132229; PMCID: PMC3223236.
    91. McGuire KL, Fierer N, Bateman C, Treseder KK, Turner BL. Fungal community composition in neotropical rain forests: the influence of tree diversity and precipitation. Microb Ecol. 2012 May; 63(4):804-12. PMID: 22080256.
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    92. Jones RT, Bressan A, Greenwell AM, Fierer N. Bacterial communities of two parthenogenetic aphid species cocolonizing two host plants across the Hawaiian Islands. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Dec; 77(23):8345-9. PMID: 21965398; PMCID: PMC3233044.
    93. McKenzie VJ, Bowers RM, Fierer N, Knight R, Lauber CL. Co-habiting amphibian species harbor unique skin bacterial communities in wild populations. ISME J. 2012 Mar; 6(3):588-96. PMID: 21955991; PMCID: PMC3280140.
    94. Barberán A, Bates ST, Casamayor EO, Fierer N. Using network analysis to explore co-occurrence patterns in soil microbial communities. ISME J. 2012 Feb; 6(2):343-51. PMID: 21900968; PMCID: PMC3260507.
    95. Bowers RM, Sullivan AP, Costello EK, Collett JL, Knight R, Fierer N. Sources of bacteria in outdoor air across cities in the midwestern United States. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Sep; 77(18):6350-6. PMID: 21803902; PMCID: PMC3187178.
    96. Bergmann GT, Bates ST, Eilers KG, Lauber CL, Caporaso JG, Walters WA, Knight R, Fierer N. The under-recognized dominance of Verrucomicrobia in soil bacterial communities. Soil Biol Biochem. 2011 Jul; 43(7):1450-1455. PMID: 22267877.
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    97. Yilmaz P, Kottmann R, Field D, Knight R, Cole JR, Amaral-Zettler L, Gilbert JA, Karsch-Mizrachi I, Johnston A, Cochrane G, Vaughan R, Hunter C, Park J, Morrison N, Rocca-Serra P, Sterk P, Arumugam M, Bailey M, Baumgartner L, Birren BW, Blaser MJ, Bonazzi V, Booth T, Bork P, Bushman FD, Buttigieg PL, Chain PS, Charlson E, Costello EK, Huot-Creasy H, Dawyndt P, DeSantis T, Fierer N, Fuhrman JA, Gallery RE, Gevers D, Gibbs RA, San Gil I, Gonzalez A, Gordon JI, Guralnick R, Hankeln W, Highlander S, Hugenholtz P, Jansson J, Kau AL, Kelley ST, Kennedy J, Knights D, Koren O, Kuczynski J, Kyrpides N, Larsen R, Lauber CL, Legg T, Ley RE, Lozupone CA, Ludwig W, Lyons D, Maguire E, Methé BA, Meyer F, Muegge B, Nakielny S, Nelson KE, Nemergut D, Neufeld JD, Newbold LK, Oliver AE, Pace NR, Palanisamy G, Peplies J, Petrosino J, Proctor L, Pruesse E, Quast C, Raes J, Ratnasingham S, Ravel J, Relman DA, Assunta-Sansone S, Schloss PD, Schriml L, Sinha R, Smith MI, Sodergren E, Spo A, Stombaugh J, Tiedje JM, Ward DV, Weinstock GM, Wendel D, White O, Whiteley A, Wilke A, Wortman JR, Yatsunenko T, Glöckner FO. Minimum information about a marker gene sequence (MIMARKS) and minimum information about any (x) sequence (MIxS) specifications. Nat Biotechnol. 2011 May; 29(5):415-20. PMID: 21552244; PMCID: PMC3367316.
    98. Fierer N, McCain CM, Meir P, Zimmermann M, Rapp JM, Silman MR, Knight R. Microbes do not follow the elevational diversity patterns of plants and animals. Ecology. 2011 Apr; 92(4):797-804. PMID: 21661542.
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    99. Walters WA, Caporaso JG, Lauber CL, Berg-Lyons D, Fierer N, Knight R. PrimerProspector: de novo design and taxonomic analysis of barcoded polymerase chain reaction primers. Bioinformatics. 2011 Apr 15; 27(8):1159-61. PMID: 21349862; PMCID: PMC3072552.
    100. Fierer N, Lennon JT. The generation and maintenance of diversity in microbial communities. Am J Bot. 2011 Mar; 98(3):439-48. PMID: 21613137.
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    101. Caporaso JG, Lauber CL, Costello EK, Berg-Lyons D, Gonzalez A, Stombaugh J, Knights D, Gajer P, Ravel J, Fierer N, Gordon JI, Knight R. Moving pictures of the human microbiome. Genome Biol. 2011; 12(5):R50. PMID: 21624126; PMCID: PMC3271711.
    102. Nemergut DR, Costello EK, Hamady M, Lozupone C, Jiang L, Schmidt SK, Fierer N, Townsend AR, Cleveland CC, Stanish L, Knight R. Global patterns in the biogeography of bacterial taxa. Environ Microbiol. 2011 Jan; 13(1):135-144. PMID: 21199253.
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    103. Gilbert JA, Meyer F, Jansson J, Gordon J, Pace N, Tiedje J, Ley R, Fierer N, Field D, Kyrpides N, Glöckner FO, Klenk HP, Wommack KE, Glass E, Docherty K, Gallery R, Stevens R, Knight R. The Earth Microbiome Project: Meeting report of the "1 EMP meeting on sample selection and acquisition" at Argonne National Laboratory October 6 2010. Stand Genomic Sci. 2010 Dec 25; 3(3):249-53. PMID: 21304728; PMCID: PMC3035312.
    104. Bates ST, Cropsey GW, Caporaso JG, Knight R, Fierer N. Bacterial communities associated with the lichen symbiosis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Feb; 77(4):1309-14. PMID: 21169444; PMCID: PMC3067232.
    105. Ramirez KS, Lauber CL, Knight R, Bradford MA, Fierer N. Consistent effects of nitrogen fertilization on soil bacterial communities in contrasting systems. Ecology. 2010 Dec; 91(12):3463-70; discussion 3503-14. PMID: 21302816.
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    106. Bates ST, Berg-Lyons D, Caporaso JG, Walters WA, Knight R, Fierer N. Examining the global distribution of dominant archaeal populations in soil. ISME J. 2011 May; 5(5):908-17. PMID: 21085198; PMCID: PMC3105767.
    107. Bowers RM, McLetchie S, Knight R, Fierer N. Spatial variability in airborne bacterial communities across land-use types and their relationship to the bacterial communities of potential source environments. ISME J. 2011 Apr; 5(4):601-12. PMID: 21048802; PMCID: PMC3105744.
    108. Redford AJ, Bowers RM, Knight R, Linhart Y, Fierer N. The ecology of the phyllosphere: geographic and phylogenetic variability in the distribution of bacteria on tree leaves. Environ Microbiol. 2010 Nov; 12(11):2885-93. PMID: 20545741; PMCID: PMC3156554.
    109. Chu H, Fierer N, Lauber CL, Caporaso JG, Knight R, Grogan P. Soil bacterial diversity in the Arctic is not fundamentally different from that found in other biomes. Environ Microbiol. 2010 Nov; 12(11):2998-3006. PMID: 20561020.
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    110. Kuczynski J, Liu Z, Lozupone C, McDonald D, Fierer N, Knight R. Microbial community resemblance methods differ in their ability to detect biologically relevant patterns. Nat Methods. 2010 Oct; 7(10):813-9. PMID: 20818378; PMCID: PMC2948603.
    111. Fierer N, Nemergut D, Knight R, Craine JM. Changes through time: integrating microorganisms into the study of succession. Res Microbiol. 2010 Oct; 161(8):635-42. PMID: 20599610.
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    112. Dominguez-Bello MG, Costello EK, Contreras M, Magris M, Hidalgo G, Fierer N, Knight R. Delivery mode shapes the acquisition and structure of the initial microbiota across multiple body habitats in newborns. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 29; 107(26):11971-5. PMID: 20566857; PMCID: PMC2900693.
    113. Caporaso JG, Lauber CL, Walters WA, Berg-Lyons D, Lozupone CA, Turnbaugh PJ, Fierer N, Knight R. Global patterns of 16S rRNA diversity at a depth of millions of sequences per sample. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Mar 15; 108 Suppl 1:4516-22. PMID: 20534432; PMCID: PMC3063599.
    114. Rousk J, Bååth E, Brookes PC, Lauber CL, Lozupone C, Caporaso JG, Knight R, Fierer N. Soil bacterial and fungal communities across a pH gradient in an arable soil. ISME J. 2010 Oct; 4(10):1340-51. PMID: 20445636.
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    115. Kuczynski J, Costello EK, Nemergut DR, Zaneveld J, Lauber CL, Knights D, Koren O, Fierer N, Kelley ST, Ley RE, Gordon JI, Knight R. Direct sequencing of the human microbiome readily reveals community differences. Genome Biol. 2010; 11(5):210. PMID: 20441597; PMCID: PMC2898070.
    116. Caporaso JG, Kuczynski J, Stombaugh J, Bittinger K, Bushman FD, Costello EK, Fierer N, Peña AG, Goodrich JK, Gordon JI, Huttley GA, Kelley ST, Knights D, Koenig JE, Ley RE, Lozupone CA, McDonald D, Muegge BD, Pirrung M, Reeder J, Sevinsky JR, Turnbaugh PJ, Walters WA, Widmann J, Yatsunenko T, Zaneveld J, Knight R. QIIME allows analysis of high-throughput community sequencing data. Nat Methods. 2010 May; 7(5):335-6. PMID: 20383131; PMCID: PMC3156573.
    117. Hofmockel KS, Fierer N, Colman BP, Jackson RB. Amino acid abundance and proteolytic potential in North American soils. Oecologia. 2010 Aug; 163(4):1069-78. PMID: 20349250.
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    118. Lauber CL, Zhou N, Gordon JI, Knight R, Fierer N. Effect of storage conditions on the assessment of bacterial community structure in soil and human-associated samples. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010 Jun; 307(1):80-6. PMID: 20412303; PMCID: PMC3148093.
    119. Fierer N, Lauber CL, Zhou N, McDonald D, Costello EK, Knight R. Forensic identification using skin bacterial communities. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Apr 06; 107(14):6477-81. PMID: 20231444; PMCID: PMC2852011.
    120. Costello EK, Lauber CL, Hamady M, Fierer N, Gordon JI, Knight R. Bacterial community variation in human body habitats across space and time. Science. 2009 Dec 18; 326(5960):1694-7. PMID: 19892944; PMCID: PMC3602444.
    121. Fierer N, Strickland MS, Liptzin D, Bradford MA, Cleveland CC. Global patterns in belowground communities. Ecol Lett. 2009 Nov; 12(11):1238-49. PMID: 19674041.
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    122. Bowers RM, Lauber CL, Wiedinmyer C, Hamady M, Hallar AG, Fall R, Knight R, Fierer N. Characterization of airborne microbial communities at a high-elevation site and their potential to act as atmospheric ice nuclei. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Aug; 75(15):5121-30. PMID: 19502432; PMCID: PMC2725505.
    123. Lauber CL, Hamady M, Knight R, Fierer N. Pyrosequencing-based assessment of soil pH as a predictor of soil bacterial community structure at the continental scale. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Aug; 75(15):5111-20. PMID: 19502440; PMCID: PMC2725504.
    124. Fierer N, Carney KM, Horner-Devine MC, Megonigal JP. The biogeography of ammonia-oxidizing bacterial communities in soil. Microb Ecol. 2009 Aug; 58(2):435-45. PMID: 19352770.
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    125. Redford AJ, Fierer N. Bacterial succession on the leaf surface: a novel system for studying successional dynamics. Microb Ecol. 2009 Jul; 58(1):189-98. PMID: 19221834.
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    126. Strickland MS, Lauber C, Fierer N, Bradford MA. Testing the functional significance of microbial community composition. Ecology. 2009 Feb; 90(2):441-51. PMID: 19323228.
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    127. Jones RT, Robeson MS, Lauber CL, Hamady M, Knight R, Fierer N. A comprehensive survey of soil acidobacterial diversity using pyrosequencing and clone library analyses. ISME J. 2009 Apr; 3(4):442-53. PMID: 19129864; PMCID: PMC2997719.
    128. Fierer N, Hamady M, Lauber CL, Knight R. The influence of sex, handedness, and washing on the diversity of hand surface bacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Nov 18; 105(46):17994-9. PMID: 19004758; PMCID: PMC2584711.
    129. Nemergut DR, Townsend AR, Sattin SR, Freeman KR, Fierer N, Neff JC, Bowman WD, Schadt CW, Weintraub MN, Schmidt SK. The effects of chronic nitrogen fertilization on alpine tundra soil microbial communities: implications for carbon and nitrogen cycling. Environ Microbiol. 2008 Nov; 10(11):3093-105. PMID: 18764871.
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    130. Fierer N. Tilting at windmills: a response to a recent critique of terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism data. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 Dec; 73(24):8041; author reply 8041-2. PMID: 18073327; PMCID: PMC2168129.
    131. Fierer N, Liu Z, Rodríguez-Hernández M, Knight R, Henn M, Hernandez MT. Short-term temporal variability in airborne bacterial and fungal populations. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Jan; 74(1):200-7. PMID: 17981945; PMCID: PMC2223228.
    132. Fierer N, Breitbart M, Nulton J, Salamon P, Lozupone C, Jones R, Robeson M, Edwards RA, Felts B, Rayhawk S, Knight R, Rohwer F, Jackson RB. Metagenomic and small-subunit rRNA analyses reveal the genetic diversity of bacteria, archaea, fungi, and viruses in soil. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 Nov; 73(21):7059-66. PMID: 17827313; PMCID: PMC2074941.
    133. Fierer N, Morse JL, Berthrong ST, Bernhardt ES, Jackson RB. Environmental controls on the landscape-scale biogeography of stream bacterial communities. Ecology. 2007 Sep; 88(9):2162-73. PMID: 17918395.
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    134. Craine JM, Morrow C, Fierer N. Microbial nitrogen limitation increases decomposition. Ecology. 2007 Aug; 88(8):2105-13. PMID: 17824441.
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    135. Fierer N, Bradford MA, Jackson RB. Toward an ecological classification of soil bacteria. Ecology. 2007 Jun; 88(6):1354-64. PMID: 17601128.
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    136. Fierer N, Jackson RB. The diversity and biogeography of soil bacterial communities. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Jan 17; 103(3):626-31. PMID: 16407148; PMCID: PMC1334650.
    137. Fierer N, Jackson JA, Vilgalys R, Jackson RB. Assessment of soil microbial community structure by use of taxon-specific quantitative PCR assays. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005 Jul; 71(7):4117-20. PMID: 16000830; PMCID: PMC1169028.
    138. Fierer N, Schimel JP, Holden PA. Influence of drying-rewetting frequency on soil bacterial community structure. Microb Ecol. 2003 Jan; 45(1):63-71. PMID: 12469245.
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    139. Fierer NG, Gabet EJ. Carbon and nitrogen losses by surface runoff following changes in vegetation. J Environ Qual. 2002 Jul-Aug; 31(4):1207-13. PMID: 12175038.
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