de la Torre Lab

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Publications from the de la Torre Lab

 

2018  
Cultivation and genomic analysis of “Candidatus Nitrosocaldus islandicus,” an obligately thermophilic, ammonia-oxidizing thaumarchaeon from a hot spring biofilm in Graendalur Valley, Iceland.
Daebeler A, Herbold CW, Vierheilig J, Sedlacek CJ, Pjevac P, Albertsen M, Kirkegaard RH, de la Torre JR, Daims H & Wagner M.
Frontiers in Microbiol., (2018) 9:193. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00193

 
2017  
Fine stratification of microbial communities through a metagenomic profile of the photic zone.
Haro-Moreno JM, López-Pérez M, de la Torre JR, Picazo A, Camacho A, & Rodríguez-Valera F.
biorXiv, (2017)

 
Collectively improving our teaching: Attempting Biology department-wide professional development in scientific teaching.
Owens MT, Trujillo G, Seidel SB, Harrison CD, Farrar K, Benton HP, Blair JR, Boyer KE, Breckler JL, Burrus LW, Byrd DT, Caporale N, Carpenter EJ, Chan MY, Chen J, Chen L, Chen L, Chu DS, Cochlan WP, Crook RJ, Crow KD, de la Torre JR, Denetclaw WF, Dowdy L, Franklin D, Fuse M, Goldman MA, Govindan B, Green M, Harris HE, He Z, Ingalls S, Ingmire PD, Johnson A, Knight JD, LeBuhn G, Leasure C, Light TL, Low C, Lund L, Márquez-Magaña LM, Miller-Sims V, Moffatt CA, Murdock H, Nusse GL, V. Parker T, Pasion SG, Patterson R, Pennings PS, Ramirez J, Ramirez R, Riggs B, Rohlfs RV, Romeo J, Rothman B, Roy SW, Russo-Tait T, Sehgal R, Simonin K, Spicer GS, Stillman JH, Swei A, Tempe L, Vredenburg V, Weinstein SL, Zink A, Kelley LA, Domingo CR, & Tanner KD.
CBE – Life Sciences Education., (2017) (17)1:ar2.

 
Chemotaxonomic characterisation of the thaumarchaeal lipidome.
Elling FJ, Könneke M, Nicol GW, Stieglmeier M, Bayer B, Spieck E, de la Torre JR, Becker KW, Thomm M, Prosser JI, Herndl GJ, Schleper C, Hinrichs KU.
Environ Microbiol., (2017) 19(7):2681-2700. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13759.

 
Classroom sound can be used to classify teaching practices in college science courses.
Owens MT, Seidel SB, Wong M, Bejines TE, Lietz S, Perez JR, Sit S, Subedar ZS, Acker GN, Akana SF, Balukjian B, Benton HP, Blair JR, Boaz SM, Boyer KE, Bram JB, Burrus LW, Byrd DT, Caporale N, Carpenter EJ, Chan YM, Chen L, Chovnick A, Chu DS, Clarkson BK, Cooper SE, Creech C, Crow KD, de la Torre JR, Denetclaw WF, Duncan KE, Edwards AS, Erickson KL, Fuse M, Gorga JJ, Govindan B, Green LJ, Hankamp PZ, Harris HE, He ZH, Ingalls S, Ingmire PD, Jacobs JR, Kamakea M, Kimpo RR, Knight JD, Krause SK, Krueger LE, Light TL, Lund L, Márquez-Magaña LM, McCarthy BK, McPheron LJ, Miller-Sims VC, Moffatt CA, Muick PC, Nagami PH, Nusse GL, Okimura KM, Pasion SG, Patterson R, Pennings PS, Riggs B, Romeo J, Roy SW, Russo-Tait T, Schultheis LM, Sengupta L, Small R, Spicer GS, Stillman JH, Swei A, Wade JM, Waters SB, Weinstein SL, Willsie JK, Wright DW, Harrison CD, Kelley LA, Trujillo G, Domingo CR, Schinske JN, & Tanner KD.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, (2017) 114(12):3085-3090. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1618693114.

 
2015  
Distribution of ether lipids and composition of the archaeal community in terrestrial geothermal springs: impact of environmental variables.
Xie W, Zhang CL, Wang J, Chen Y, Zhu Y, de la Torre JR, Dong H, Hartnett HE, Hedlund BP, & Klotz MG.
Environ Microbiol., (2015) 17(5):1600-14. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12595.

 
2014  
Ammonia availability shapes the seasonal distribution and activity of archaeal and bacterial ammonia oxidizers in the Puget Sound Estuary.
Urakawa H, Martens-Habbena W, Huguet C, de la Torre JR, Ingalls AE, Devol AH & Stahl DA.
Limnol. Oceanogr., (2014) 59(4):1321-1335.

 
Competition for Ammonia Influences the Structure of Chemotrophic Communities in Geothermal Springs.
Hamilton TL, Koonce E, Howells A, Havig JR, Jewell T, de la Torre JR, Peters JW, & Boyd ES.
Appl Environ Microbiol., (2014) 80:653-661.

 
2012  
Physiology and diversity of ammonia-oxidizing archaea.
Stahl DA, & de la Torre JR.
Annu. Rev. Microbiol., (2012) 66:83-101.

 
2011  
Cdv-based cell division and cell cycle organization in the thaumarchaeon Nitrosopumilus maritimus.
Pelve EA, Lindås AC, Martens-Habbena W, de la Torre JR, Stahl DA, & Bernander R.
Mol. Microbiol., (2011) 82(3):555-66.

 
Measuring nitrification, denitrification, and related biomarkers in terrestrial geothermal ecosystems.
Dodsworth JA, Hungate B, de la Torre JR, Jiang H, & Hedlund BP.
Methods Enzymol., (2011) 486:171-203.

 
2010  
The Nitrosopumilus maritimus genome reveals unique mechanisms for nitrification and autotrophy in globally distributed marine Archaea.
Walker CB, de la Torre JR, Klotz MG, Urakawa H, Pinel N, Arp DJ, Brochier-Armanet C, Chain PSG, Chan PP, Golabgir-Anbarani A, Hemp J, Hügler M, Karr EA, Könneke M, Lang D, Lowe T, Martens-Habbena W, Sayavedra-Soto LA, Shin M, Sievert SM, Rosenzweig AC, Manning G, & Stahl DA.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, (2010) 107(19):8818-23.

 
Abundance of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria along an estuarine salinity gradient in relation to potential nitrification rates.
Bernhard AE, Landry ZC, Blevins A, de la Torre JR, Giblin AE, & Stahl DA.
Appl. Environ. Microbiol., (2010) 76(4):1285-9.

 
2009  
Ammonia oxidation kinetics determine niche separation of nitrifying Archaea and Bacteria.
Martens-Habbena W, Berube PM, Urakawa H, de la Torre JR & Stahl DA.
Nature, (2009) 461:976-9.

 
2008  
Cultivation of a thermophilic ammonia oxidizing archaeon synthesizing crenarchaeol.
de la Torre JR, Walker CB, Ingalls AE, Könneke M, & Stahl DA.
Environ Microbiol., (2008) 10(3):810-8.

 
2007  
Nitrosomonas Nm143-like ammonia oxidizers and Nitrospira marina-like nitrite oxidizers dominate the nitrifier community in a marine aquaculture biofilm.
Foesel BU, Gieseke A, Schwermer C, Stief P, Koch L, Cytryn E, de la Torre JR, van Rijn J, Minz D, Drake HL, & Schramm A.
FEMS Microbiol Ecol., (2007) 63(2):192-204.

 
2006  
Genomic analysis of the uncultivated marine crenarchaeon, Cenarchaeum symbiosum.
Hallam SJ, Konstantinidis KT, Putnam N, Schleper C, Watanabe Y, Sugahara J, Preston C, de la Torre J, Richardson PM, & DeLong EF.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, (2006) 103(48):18296-18301.

 
2005  
Isolation of an autotrophic ammonia-oxidizing marine archaeon.
Könneke M, Bernhard AE, de la Torre JR, Walker CB, Waterbury JB, & Stahl DA.
Nature, (2005) 437:543-6.

 
2004  
Phylogenetic screening of ribosomal RNA gene-containing clones in Bacterial Artificial Chromosome (BAC) libraries from different depths in Monterey Bay.
Suzuki MT, Preston CM, Béjà O, de la Torre JR, Steward GF, & DeLong EF.
Environ. Microbiol., (2004) 48:473-488.

 
2003  
Proteorhodopsin genes are distributed among divergent marine bacterial taxa.
de la Torre JR, Christianson LM, Béjà O, Suzuki MT, Karl DM, Heidelberg JF & DeLong EF.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, (2003) 100:12830-12835.

 
Molecular characterization of cryptoendolithic communities from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica.
de la Torre JR, Goebel BM, Friedmann EI, & Pace NR.
Appl. Environ. Microbiol., (2003) 69:3858-67.

 
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