Podowski J, Paver SF, Newton RJ, Coleman ML. Genome streamlining, proteorhodopsin, and organic nitrogen metabolism in freshwater nitrifiers. preprint

Ozersky T,  Bramburger AJ,  Elgin AK,  Vanderploeg HA,  Wang J,  Austin JA, et al. 2021. The changing face of winter: lessons and questions from the Laurentian Great Lakes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 126, e2021JG006247. Link

Mine A, Coleman ML, Colman AS. (2021) Phosphorus release and regeneration following laboratory lysis of bacterial cells. Frontiers in Microbiology 12:641700. Link

Paver SF, Newton RJ, Coleman ML. (2020) Microbial communities of the Laurentian Great Lakes reflect connectivity and local biogeochemistry. Environmental Microbiology 22:433-446. Link.

Zimmerman AE, Howard-Varona C, Needham DM, John SG, Sullivan MB, Worden AZ, Waldbauer JR, Coleman ML. (2020) Metabolic and biogeochemical consequences of viral infection in aquatic ecosystems. Nature Reviews Microbiology 18(1):21-34. doi:10.1038/s41579-019-0270-x

Waldbauer JR*, Coleman ML*, Rizzo AD, Campbell KL, Lotus JM, and Zhang LC. (2019) Nitrogen sourcing during viral infection of marine cyanobacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci 116 (31) 15590-15595. doi:10.1073/pnas.1901856116 [Link]

Hentchel KL, Reyes Ruiz LM, Curtis PD, Fiebig A*, Coleman ML*, Crosson S*. (2019) Genome-scale fitness profile of Caulobacter crescentus grown in natural freshwater. ISME Journal 13:523-536. (*corresponding authors) [Link]

Paver SF, Muratore D, Newton RJ, Coleman ML. (2018) Re-evaluating the salty divide: phylogenetic specificity of transitions between marine and freshwater systems. mSystems 3:e00232-18. [Link]

Ma X, Coleman ML, and Waldbauer JR. (2018) Distinct molecular signatures in dissolved organic matter produced by viral lysis of marine cyanobacteria. Environmental Microbiology 20(8): 3001-3011. [Link]

Bachy C, Charlesworth C, Finke J, Wong CH, Sudek S, Coleman ML, Wei CL, Suttle C, Worden AZ. (2018) Transcriptional responses of the marine green alga Micromonas pusilla and an infecting prasinovirus under different phosphate conditions. Environmental Microbiology 20(8): 2898-2912. [Link]

Murata K, Zhang Q, Fu C, Liu X, Coleman ML, Osburne M, Schmid MF, Chisholm SW, Sullivan MB, and Chiu W. (2017) Visualizing cyanophage adsorption to marine Prochlorococcus. Scientific Reports 7:44176.

Gibbons SM, Scholz M, Hutchison AL, Dinner AR, Gilbert JA, Coleman ML. (2016) Disturbance regimes predictably alter diversity in an ecologically complex bacterial system. mBio 7(6):e01372-16. doi:10.1128/mBio.01372-16. [Abstract]

Roux S, Solonenko N, Dang VT, Poulos BT, Schwenck SM, Goldsmith DB, Coleman ML, Breitbart M, and Sullivan MB. (2016) Towards quantitative viromics for both double-stranded and single-stranded DNA viruses. PeerJ 4:e2777.

Howe A, Ringus DL, Williams RJ, Choo ZN, Greenwald SM, Owens SM, Coleman ML, Meyer F, Chang EB. (2016) Divergent responses of viral and bacterial communities in the gut microbiome to dietary disturbances in mice. ISME Journal 10:1217-1227. [Abstract]

Weitz JS, Stock CA, Wilhelm SW, Bourouiba L, Buchan A, Coleman ML, Follows MJ, Fuhrman JA, Jover LF, Lennon J, Middelboe M, Sonderegger DL, Suttle CA, Taylor BP, Thingstad TF, Wilson WH, Wommack KE. (2015) A multitrophic model to quantify the effects of marine viruses on microbial food webs and ecosystem processes. ISME Journal  9, 1352–1364; doi:10.1038/ismej.2014.220. [Abstract]

Gibbons SM, Jones E, Bearquiver A, Blackwolf F, Roundstone W, Scott N, Hooker J, Madsen R, Coleman ML, and Gilbert JA. (2014) Human and environmental impacts on river sediment microbial communities. PLoS One doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0097435. [Abstract]

Ricci JN, Coleman ML, Welander PV, Sessions AL, Summons RE, Spear JR, and Newman DK. (2014) Diverse capacity for 2-methylhopanoid production correlates with a specific ecological niche. ISME Journal 8:675-684. [Abstract]

Bird LJ, Coleman ML, and Newman DK. (2013) Iron and copper act synergistically to delay anaerobic growth in bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol 79(12): 3619-3627. [Abstract]

Waldbauer JR, Rodrigue S, Coleman ML, and Chisholm SW. (2012) Transcriptome and proteome dynamics of a light-dark synchronized bacterial cell cycle. PLoS  One 7(8): e43432. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043432 [Abstract]

Kreamer NNK, Wilks JC, Marlow JJ, Coleman ML, and Newman DK. (2012) BqsR/BqsS constitute a two-component system that senses extracellular Fe(II) in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.  J. Bacteriol. 194: 1195-1204. [Abstract]

Doughty DM, Coleman ML, Hunter RC, Sessions AL, Summons R and Newman DK. (2011) The RND-family transporter, HpnN, is required for hopanoid localization to the outer membrane of Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 108: E1045-E1051. [Abstract]

Newman DK and Coleman ML. (2011) Where reductionism meets complexity: a call for growth in the study of non-growth. Environ Microbiol Reports, 3 (1): 14-15. [Abstract]

Coleman ML and SW Chisholm.  (2010)  Ecosystem-specific selection pressures revealed through comparative population genomics.  Proc Natl Acad Sci, 107:18634-18639. [Abstract]

Welander PV*, Coleman ML*, Sessions AL, Summons RE, Newman DK.  (2010)  Identification of a methylase required for 2-methylhopanoid production and implications for the interpretation of sedimentary hopanes. Proc Natl Acad Sci 107:8537-8542. (*contributed equally) [Abstract]

Zinser ER, Lindell D, Johnson ZI, Futschik ME, Steglich C, Coleman ML, Wright MA, Rector T, Steen R, McNulty N, Thompson LR, Chisholm SW.  (2009)  Choreography of the transcriptome, photophysiology, and cell cycle of a minimal photoautotroph, Prochlorococcus.  PLoS ONE 4(4): e5135. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005135  [Abstract]

Sullivan MB, Coleman ML, Quinlivan V, Rosenkrantz JE, Tan G, Lee JA, Waterbury JB, Bielawski JP, Chisholm SW.  (2008)  Portal protein diversity and phage ecology. Environ. Microbiol. 10:2810-2823.  [Abstract]

Frias-Lopez J, Shi Y, Tyson GW, Coleman ML, Schuster SC, Chisholm SW, DeLong EF. (2008) Microbial community gene expression in ocean surface waters. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 105:3805-3810. [Abstract]

Kettler G, Martiny AC, Huang K, Zucker J, Coleman ML, Rodrigue S, Chen F, Ferriera S, Johnson J, Lapidus A, Church GM, Chisholm SW.  (2007)  Patterns and implications of gene gain and loss during the evolution of Prochlorococcus.  PLoS Genetics 3(12):e231. [Abstract]

Lindell D, Jaffe JD, Coleman ML, Futschik ME, Axmann IM, Rector T, Kettler G, Sullivan MB, Steen R, Hess WR, Church GM, and Chisholm SW.  (2007) Genome-wide expression dynamics of a marine virus and its host reveal features of co-evolution.  Nature 449:83-86. [Abstract]

Coleman ML and SW Chisholm.  (2007)  Code and context: Prochlorococcus  as a model for cross-scale biology.  Trends Microbiol. 15:398-407. [Abstract]

Martiny AC*, Coleman ML*, Chisholm SW.  (2006)  Phosphate acquisition genes in Prochlorococcus ecotypes: evidence for genome-wide adaptation.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 103:12552-12557. (*contributed equally)  [Abstract]

Coleman ML, Sullivan MB, Martiny AC, Steglich C, Barry KL, DeLong E, Chisholm SW. (2006) Genomic islands and the ecology and evolution of Prochlorococcus. Science 311:1768-1770. [Abstract]

Sullivan MB, Coleman ML, Weigele P, Rohwer F, Chisholm SW. (2005) Three Prochlorococcus cyanophage genomes: signature features and ecological interpretation.  PLoS Biol. 3(5):e144.  [Abstract]

Rocap G, Larimer FW, Lamerdin J, Malfatti S, Chain P, Ahlgren NA, Arellano A, Coleman M, Hauser L, Hess WR, Johnson ZI, Land M, Lindell D, Post AF, Regala W, Shah M, Shaw SL, Steglich C, Sullivan MB, Ting CS, Tolonen A, Webb EA, Zinser ER, Chisholm SW. (2003) Genome divergence in two Prochlorococcus ecotypes reflects oceanic niche differentiation. Nature 424:1024-7.  [Abstract]