Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

Noah Fierer

Research Interests

My group works at the interface of the fields of ecology and microbiology. We study those microscopic organisms, namely bacteria and fungi, that are abundant and ubiquitous in nearly every environment on Earth where they are critical to the functioning of ecosystems. Previous work has focused on those microorganisms living inside our homes, in soil, on the human body, and in the atmosphere. We explore the diversity of microbial communities, identify the fundamental controls on microbial processes, and examine the mechanisms by which microorganisms influence human health and the health of ecosystems.

Current Research

Recently, my group has been working with a network of collaborators to examine the adaptations used by microorganisms to survive and grow in 'extreme' environments, defined as those environments where microbial growth is limited due to either challenging environmental conditions and/or a high degree of resource limitation. This work has used both cultivation-independent (e.g. DNA sequencing) and cultivation-based approaches to identify the microbial taxa and the specific adaptations used by microbes to thrive in these environments. For example, we have been investigating the microbes found in deep soils where organic carbon frequently limits growth, and have found that these soils harbor a high degree of novel microbial diversity, including taxa that have unique physiologies that allow them to sustain growth on alternate energy sources. We also have been studying those soil microbes living in the Transantarctic Mountains of Antarctica, one of driest and coldest environments on the planet. While some of the soils in the region harbor diverse microbial communities, other soils appear devoid of any microbial life, establishing the environmental conditions that constrain habitability in terrestrial surface environments. Such 'uninhabited' soils are unlikely to be unique to the study region, challenging expectations about where microbes might, or might not, be able to thrive on Earth and other planets.



A field sampling location in the Transantarctic Mountain Range of Antarctica, with one of the helicopters used to access the site shown in the foreground. Photo: Noah Fierer

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  • Delgado-Baquerizo M; Eldridge DJ; Liu Y-R; Sokoya B; Wang J-T; Hu H-W; He J-Z; Bastida F; Moreno JL; Bamigboye AR. (Jul 2021). Global homogenization of the structure and function in the soil microbiome of urban greenspaces. Science Advances , 7(28). 10.1126/sciadv.abg5809
  • Walsh CM; Becker-Uncapher I; Carlson M; Fierer N. (Mar 2021). Variable influences of soil and seed-associated bacterial communities on the assembly of seedling microbiomes. The ISME Journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology. 10.1038/s41396-021-00967-1
  • Landis EA; Oliverio AM; McKenney EA; Nichols LM; Kfoury N; Biango-Daniels M; Shell LK; Madden AA; Shapiro L; Sakunala S. (Jan 2021). The diversity and function of sourdough starter microbiomes. eLife , 10. 10.7554/eLife.61644
  • Loupy KM; Cler KE; Marquart BM; Yifru TW; D'Angelo HM; Arnold MR; Elsayed AI; Gebert MJ; Fierer N; Fonken LK. (Jan 2021). Comparing the effects of two different strains of mycobacteria, Mycobacterium vaccae NCTC 11659 and M. vaccae ATCC 15483, on stress-resilient behaviors and lipid-immune signaling in rats. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity , 91, 212-229. 10.1016/j.bbi.2020.09.030
  • Hammer TJ; Dickerson JC; Owen McMillan W; Fierer N. (Dec 2020). Heliconius Butterflies Host Characteristic and Phylogenetically Structured Adult-Stage Microbiomes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology , 86(24). 10.1128/AEM.02007-20
  • Oliverio AM; Bissett A; McGuire K; Saltonstall K; Turner BL; Fierer N. (Oct 2020). The Role of Phosphorus Limitation in Shaping Soil Bacterial Communities and Their Metabolic Capabilities. mBio , 11(5). 10.1128/mBio.01718-20
  • Dove NC; Arogyaswamy K; Billings SA; Botthoff JK; Carey CJ; Cisco C; DeForest JL; Fairbanks D; Fierer N; Gallery RE. (Oct 2020). Continental-scale patterns of extracellular enzyme activity in the subsoil: an overlooked reservoir of microbial activity. Environmental Research Letters , 15(10). 10.1088/1748-9326/abb0b3
  • McBride SG; Choudoir M; Fierer N; Strickland MS. (Sep 2020). Volatile organic compounds from leaf litter decomposition alter soil microbial communities and carbon dynamics. Ecology , 101(10). 10.1002/ecy.3130
  • Delgado-Baquerizo M; Reich PB; Bardgett RD; Eldridge DJ; Lambers H; Wardle DA; Reed SC; Plaza C; Png GK; Neuhauser S. (Sep 2020). The influence of soil age on ecosystem structure and function across biomes. Nature Communications , 11(1). 10.1038/s41467-020-18451-3
  • Cano-Diaz C; Maestre FT; Eldridge DJ; Singh BK; Bardgett RD; Fierer N; Delgado-Baquerizo M. (Sep 2020). Contrasting environmental preferences of photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic soil cyanobacteria across the globe. Global Ecology and Biogeography , 29(11), 2025-2038. 10.1111/geb.13173
  • Diaz MA; Li J; Michalski G; Darrah TH; Adams BJ; Wall DH; Hogg ID; Fierer N; Welch SA; Gardner CB. (Aug 2020). Stable Isotopes of Nitrate, Sulfate, and Carbonate in Soils From the Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: A Record of Atmospheric Deposition and Chemical Weathering. Frontiers in Earth Science , 8. 10.3389/feart.2020.00341
  • Stuart JEM; Holland-Moritz H; Lewis LR; Jean M; Miller SN; McDaniel SF; Fierer N; Ponciano JM; Mack MC. (Aug 2020). Host Identity as a Driver of Moss-Associated N(2)Fixation Rates in Alaska. Ecosystems , 24(3), 530-547. 10.1007/s10021-020-00534-3
  • Grantham NS; Reich BJ; Laber EB; Pacifici K; Dunn RR; Fierer N; Gebert M; Allwood JS; Faith SA. (Jun 2020). Global forensic geolocation with deep neural networks. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C: Applied Statistics , 69(4), 909-929. 10.1111/rssc.12427
  • Madin JS; Nielsen DA; Brbic M; Corkrey R; Danko D; Edwards K; Engqvist MKM; Fierer N; Geoghegan JL; Gillings M. (Jun 2020). A synthesis of bacterial and archaeal phenotypic trait data. Scientific Data , 7(1). 10.1038/s41597-020-0497-4
  • Allwood JS; Fierer N; Dunn RR; Breen M; Reich BJ; Laber EB; Clifton J; Grantham NS; Faith SA. (May 2020). Use of standardized bioinformatics for the analysis of fungal DNA signatures applied to sample provenance. Forensic Science International , 310. 10.1016/j.forsciint.2020.110250
  • Brewer TE; Albertsen M; Edwards A; Kirkegaard RH; Rocha EPC; Fierer N. (Feb 2020). Unlinked rRNA genes are widespread among bacteria and archaea. The ISME Journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology , 14(2), 597-608. 10.1038/s41396-019-0552-3
  • Oliverio AM; Geisen S; Delgado-Baquerizo M; Maestre FT; Turner BL; Fierer N. (Jan 2020). The global-scale distributions of soil protists and their contributions to belowground systems. Science Advances , 6(4). 10.1126/sciadv.aax8787
  • Carini P; Delgado-Baquerizo M; Hinckley E-LS; Holland-Moritz H; Brewer TE; Rue G; Vanderburgh C; McKnight D; Fierer N. (Jan 2020). Effects of Spatial Variability and Relic DNA Removal on the Detection of Temporal Dynamics in Soil Microbial Communities. mBio , 11(1). 10.1128/mBio.02776-19
  • Allwood JS; Fierer N; Dunn RR. (Jan 2020). The Future of Environmental DNA in Forensic Science. Applied and Environmental Microbiology , 86(2). 10.1128/AEM.01504-19
  • Hammer, TJ; Sanders, JG; Fierer, N. (MAY 2019). Not all animals need a microbiome. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 366(10). 10.1093/femsle/fnz117
  • Brewer, TE; Aronson, EL; Arogyaswamy, K; Billings, SA; Botthoff, JK; Campbell, AN; Dove, NC; Fairbanks, D; Gallery, RE; Hart, SC; Kaye, J; King, G; Logan, G; Lohse, KA; Maltz, MR; Mayorga, E; ONeill, C; Owens, SM; Packman, A; Pett-Ridge, J; Plante, AF; Richter, DD; Silver, WL; Yang, WH; Fierer, N. (SEP-OCT 2019). Ecological and Genomic Attributes of Novel Bacterial Taxa That Thrive in Subsurface Soil Horizons. MBIO, 10(5). 10.1128/mBio.01318-19
  • Nottingham, AT; Whitaker, J; Ostle, NJ; Bardgett, RD; McNamara, NP; Fierer, N; Salinas, N; Ccahuana, AJQ; Turner, BL; Meir, P. (NOV 2019). Microbial responses to warming enhance soil carbon loss following translocation across a tropical forest elevation gradient. ECOLOGY LETTERS, 22(11), 1889-1899. 10.1111/ele.13379
  • Fierer, N. (25-Oct 2019). Earthworms place on Earth. SCIENCE, 366(6464), 425-426. 10.1126/science.aaz5670
  • Steen, AD; Crits-Christoph, A; Carini, P; DeAngelis, KM; Fierer, N; Lloyd, KG; Thrash, JC. (DEC 2019). High proportions of bacteria and archaea across most biomes remain uncultured. ISME JOURNAL, 13(12), 3126-3130. 10.1038/s41396-019-0484-y
  • Webster, TM; Fierer, N. (SEP 2019). Microbial Dynamics of Biosand Filters and Contributions of the Microbial Food Web to Effective Treatment of Wastewater-Impacted Water Sources. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 85(17). 10.1128/AEM.01142-19
  • Lyke, MM; Di Fiore, A; Fierer, N; Madden, AA; Lambert, JE. (26-Jun 2019). Metagenomic analyses reveal previously unrecognized variation in the diets of sympatric Old World monkey species. PLOS ONE, 14(6). 10.1371/journal.pone.0218245
  • Bastida, F; Bastidal, F; Garcia, C; Fierer, N; Eldridge, DJ; Bowker, MA; Abades, S; Alfaro, FD; Berhe, AA; Cutler, NA; Gallardo, A; Garcia-Velazquez, L; Hart, SC; Hayese, PE; Hernandez, T; Hseu, ZY; Jehmlich, N; Kirchmair, M; Lambers, H; Neuhauser, S; Pena-Ramirez, VM; Perez, CA; Reed, SC; Santos, F; Siebe, C; Sullivan, BW; Trivedi, P; Vera, A; Williams, MA; Moreno, JL; Delgado-Baquerizo, M. (2-Aug 2019). Global ecological predictors of the soil priming effect. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 10. 10.1038/s41467-019-11472-7
  • Dietzel, K; Valle, D; Fierer, N; URen, JM; Barberan, A. (9-Aug 2019). Geographical Distribution of Fungal Plant Pathogens in Dust Across the United States. FRONTIERS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 7. 10.3389/fevo.2019.00304
  • Walsh, CM; Gebert, MJ; Delgado-Baquerizo, M; Maestre, FT; Fierer, N. (SEP 2019). A Global Survey of Mycobacterial Diversity in Soil. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 85(17). 10.1128/AEM.01180-19
  • Choudoir, M; Rossabi, S; Gebert, M; Helmig, D; Fierer, N. (MAR-APR 2019). A Phylogenetic and Functional Perspective on Volatile Organic Compound Production by Actinobacteria. MSYSTEMS, 4(2). 10.1128/mSystems.00295-18
  • Zinger, L; Bonin, A; Alsos, IG; Balint, M; Bik, H; Boyer, F; Chariton, AA; Creer, S; Coissac, E; Deagle, BE; Barba, M; Dickie, IA; Dumbrell, AJ; Ficetola, GF; Fierer, N; Fumagalli, L; Gilbert, MTP; Jarman, S; Jumpponen, A; Kauserud, H; Orlando, L; Pansu, J; Pawlowski, J; Tedersoo, L; Thomsen, PF; Willerslev, E; Taberlet, P. (APR 2019). DNA metabarcoding-Need for robust experimental designs to draw sound ecological conclusions. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 28(8), 1857-1862. 10.1111/mec.15060
  • Bradford, MA; McCulley, RL; Crowther, TW; Oldfield, EE; Wood, SA; Fierer, N. (FEB 2019). Cross-biome patterns in soil microbial respiration predictable from evolutionary theory on thermal adaptation. NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 3(2), 223-+. 10.1038/s41559-018-0771-4
  • Rath, KM; Fierer, N; Murphy, DV; Rousk, J. (MAR 2019). Linking bacterial community composition to soil salinity along environmental gradients. ISME JOURNAL, 13(3), 836-846. 10.1038/s41396-018-0313-8
  • Delgado-Baquerizo, M; Bardgett, RD; Vitousek, PM; Maestre, FT; Williams, MA; Eldridge, DJ; Lambers, H; Neuhauser, S; Gallardo, A; Garcia-Velazquez, L; Sala, OE; Abades, SR; Alfaro, FD; Berhe, AA; Bowker, MA; Currier, CM; Cutler, NA; Hart, SC; Hayes, PE; Hseu, ZY; Kirchmair, M; Pena-Ramirez, VM; Perez, CA; Reed, SC; Santos, F; Siebe, C; Sullivan, BW; Weber-Grullon, L; Fierer, N. (2-Apr 2019). Changes in belowground biodiversity during ecosystem development. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 116(14), 6891-6896. 10.1073/pnas.1818400116
  • Rosario, K, N Fierer and M Breitbart. (MAR 2018). Near-Complete Genome Sequence of a Novel Single-Stranded RNA Virus Discovered in Indoor Air. MICROBIOLOGY RESOURCE ANNOUNCEMENTS, 6(12). 10.1128/genomeA.00198-18
  • Semchenko, M, JW Leff, YM Lozano, S Saar, J Davison, A Wilkinson, BG Jackson, WJ Pritchard, JR De Long, S Oakley, KE Mason, NJ Ostle, EM Baggs, D Johnson, N Fierer and RD Bardgett. (NOV 2018). Fungal diversity regulates plant-soil feedbacks in temperate grassland. SCIENCE ADVANCES, 4(11). 10.1126/sciadv.aau4578
  • Ladau, J, Y Shi, X Jing, JS He, LT Chen, XG Lin, N Fierer, JA Gilbert, KS Pollard and HY Chu. (SEP-OCT 2018). Existing Climate Change Will Lead to Pronounced Shifts in the Diversity of Soil Prokaryotes. MSYSTEMS, 3(5). 10.1128/mSystems.00167-18
  • Gebert, MJ, M Delgado-Baquerizo, AM Oliverio, TM Webster, LM Nichols, JR Honda, ED Chan, J Adjemian, RR Dunn and N Fierer. (SEP-OCT 2018). Ecological Analyses of Mycobacteria in Showerhead Biofilms and Their Relevance to Human Health. MBIO, 9(5). 10.1128/mBio.01614-18
  • Nottingham, AT, N Fierer, BL Turner, J Whitaker, NJ Ostle, NP McNamara, RD Bardgett, JW Leff, N Salinas, MR Silman, LEB Kruuk and P Meir. (NOV 2018). Microbes follow Humboldt: temperature drives plant and soil microbial diversity patterns from the Amazon to the Andes. ECOLOGY, 99(11), 2455-2466. 10.1002/ecy.2482
  • Bowman, WD, A Ayyad, CPB de Mesquita, N Fierer, TS Potter and S Sternagel. (OCT 2018). Limited ecosystem recovery from simulated chronic nitrogen deposition. ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 28(7), 1762-1772. 10.1002/eap.1783
  • Oliverio, AM, HJ Gan, K Wickings and N Fierer. (OCT 2018). A DNA metabarcoding approach to characterize soil arthropod communities. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 125, 37-43. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.06.026
  • Holland-Moritz, H, J Stuart, LR Lewis, S Miller, MC Mack, SF McDaniel and N Fierer. (JUL 2018). Novel bacterial lineages associated with boreal moss species. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 20(7), 2625-2638. 10.1111/1462-2920.14288
  • Oliverio, AM, JF Power, A Washburne, SC Cary, MB Stott and N Fierer. (AUG 2018). The ecology and diversity of microbial eukaryotes in geothermal springs. ISME JOURNAL, 12(8), 1918-1928. 10.1038/s41396-018-0104-2
  • Rossabi, S, M Choudoir, D Helmig, J Hueber and N Fierer. (JUN 2018). Volatile Organic Compound Emissions From Soil Following Wetting Events. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-BIOGEOSCIENCES, 123(6), 1988-2001. 10.1029/2018JG004514
  • Sullins, DS, DA Haukos, JM Craine, JM Lautenbach, SG Robinson, JD Lautenbach, JD Kraft, RT Plumb, JH Reitz, BK Sandercock and N Fierer. (JUL 2018). Identifying the diet of a declining prairie grouse using DNA metabarcoding. AUK, 135(3), 583-608. 10.1642/AUK-17-199.1
  • Cameron, EK, IS Martins, P Lavelle, J Mathieu, L Tedersoo, F Gottschall, CA Guerra, J Hines, G Patoine, J Siebert, M Winter, S Cesarz, M Delgado-Baquerizo, O Ferlian, N Fierer, H Kreft, TE Lovejoy, L Montanarella, A Orgiazzi, HM Pereira, HRP Phillips, J Settele, DH Wall and N Eisenhauer. (JUL 2018). Global gaps in soil biodiversity data. NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 2(7), 1042-1043. 10.1038/s41559-018-0573-8
  • Leff, JW, RD Bardgett, A Wilkinson, BG Jackson, WJ Pritchard, JR De Long, S Oakley, KE Mason, NJ Ostle, D Johnson, EM Baggs and N Fierer. (JUL 2018). Predicting the structure of soil communities from plant community taxonomy, phylogeny, and traits. ISME JOURNAL, 12(7), 1794-1805. 10.1038/s41396-018-0089-x
  • Ortiz-Alvarez, R, N Fierer, A de los Rios, EO Casamayor and A Barberan. (JUL 2018). Consistent changes in the taxonomic structure and functional attributes of bacterial communities during primary succession. ISME JOURNAL, 12(7), 1658-1667. 10.1038/s41396-018-0076-2
  • Clements, N, P Keady, JB Emerson, N Fierer and SL Miller. (APR 2018). Seasonal Variability of Airborne Particulate Matter and Bacterial Concentrations in Colorado Homes. ATMOSPHERE, 9(4). 10.3390/atmos9040133
  • Brewer, TE and N Fierer. (MAR 2018). Tales from the tomb: the microbial ecology of exposed rock surfaces. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 20(3), 958-970. 10.1111/1462-2920.14024
  • Rosario, K, N Fierer, S Miller, J Luongo and M Breitbart. (6-Feb 2018). Diversity of DNA and RNA Viruses in Indoor Air As Assessed via Metagenomic Sequencing. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 52(3), 1014-1027. 10.1021/acs.est.7b04203
  • Choudoir, MJ, A Barberan, HL Menninger, RR Dunn and N Fierer. (FEB 2018). Variation in range size and dispersal capabilities of microbial taxa. ECOLOGY, 99(2), 322-334. 10.1002/ecy.2094
  • Delgado-Baquerizo, M, AM Oliverio, TE Brewer, A Benavent-Gonzalez, DJ Eldridge, RD Bardgett, FT Maestre, BK Singh and N Fierer. (19-Jan 2018). A global atlas of the dominant bacteria found in soil. SCIENCE, 359(6373), 320-+. 10.1126/science.aap9516
  • Robeson, MS, K Khanipov, G Golovko, SM Wisely, MD White, M Bodenchuck, TJ Smyser, Y Fofanov, N Fierer and AJ Piaggio. (JAN 2018). Assessing the utility of metabarcoding for diet analyses of the omnivorous wild pig (Sus scrofa). ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 8(1), 185-196. 10.1002/ece3.3638
  • Rempfert, KR, HM Miller, N Bompard, D Nothaft, JM Matter, P Kelemen, N Fierer and AS Templeton. (7-Feb 2017). Geological and Geochemical Controlson Subsurface Microbial Life in the Samail Ophiolite, Oman. FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY, 8. 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00056
  • Delgado-Baquerizo, M, A Bissett, DJ Eldridge, FT Maestre, JZ He, JT Wang, K Hamonts, YR Liu, BK Singh and N Fierer. (SEP 2017). Palaeoclimate explains a unique proportion of the global variation in soil bacterial communities. NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 1(9), 1339-1347. 10.1038/s41559-017-0259-7
  • Thompson, LR, JG Sanders, D McDonald, A Amir, J Ladau, KJ Locey, RJ Prill, A Tripathi, SM Gibbons, G Ackermann, JA Navas-Molina, S Janssen, E Kopylova, Y Vazquez-Baeza, A Gonzalez, JT Morton, S Mirarab, ZZ Xu, LJ Jiang, MF Haroon, J Kanbar, QJ Zhu, SJ Song, T Kosciolek, NA Bokulich, J Lefler, CJ Brislawn, G Humphrey, SM Owens, J Hampton-Marcell, D Berg-Lyons, V McKenzie, N Fierer, JA Fuhrman, A Clauset, RL Stevens, A Shade, KS Pollard, KD Goodwin, JK Jansson, JA Gilbert and R Knight. (23-Nov 2017). A communal catalogue reveals Earths multiscale microbial diversity. NATURE, 551(7681), 457-+. 10.1038/nature24621
  • Hammer, TJ, DH Janzen, W Hallwachs, SP Jaffe and N Fierer. (5-Sep 2017). Caterpillars lack a resident gut microbiome. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 114(36), 9641-9646. 10.1073/pnas.1707186114
  • Fierer, N. (OCT 2017). Embracing the unknown: disentangling the complexities of the soil microbiome. NATURE REVIEWS MICROBIOLOGY, 15(10), 579-590. 10.1038/nrmicro.2017.87
  • Barberan, A, HC Velazquez, S Jones and N Fierer. (JUL-AUG 2017). Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information. MSPHERE, 2(4). 10.1128/mSphere.00237-17
  • Lear, G, K Lau, AM Perchec, HL Buckley, BS Case, M Neale, N Fierer, JW Leff, KM Handley and G Lewis. (AUG 2017). Following Rapoports Rule: the geographic range and genome size of bacterial taxa decline at warmer latitudes. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 19(8), 3152-3162. 10.1111/1462-2920.13797
  • Strickland, MS, MA Callaham, ES Gardiner, JA Stanturf, JW Leff, N Fierer and MA Bradford. (OCT 2017). Response of soil microbial community composition and function to a bottomland forest restoration intensity gradient. APPLIED SOIL ECOLOGY, 119, 317-326. 10.1016/j.apsoil.2017.07.008
  • Bowers, RM, NC Kyrpides, R Stepanauskas, M Harmon-Smith, D Doud, TBK Reddy, F Schulz, J Jarett, AR Rivers, EA Eloe-Fadrosh, SG Tringe, NN Ivanova, A Copeland, A Clum, ED Becraft, RR Malmstrom, B Birren, M Podar, P Bork, GM Weinstock, GM Garrity, JA Dodsworth, S Yooseph, G Sutton, FO Glockner, JA Gilbert, WC Nelson, SJ Hallam, SP Jungbluth, TJG Ettema, S Tighe, KT Konstantinidis, WT Liu, BJ Baker, T Rattei, JA Eisen, B Hedlund, KD McMahon, N Fierer, R Knight, R Finn, G Cochrane, I Karsch-Mizrachi, GW Tyson, C Rinke, A Lapidus, F Meyer, P Yilmaz, DH Parks, AM Eren, L Schriml, JF Banfield, P Hugenholtz and T Woyke. (AUG 2017). Minimum information about a single amplified genome (MISAG) and a metagenome-assembled genome (MIMAG) of bacteria and archaea. NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 35(8), 725-731. 10.1038/nbt.3893
  • Wood, SA, JA Gilbert, JW Leff, N Fierer, H DAngelo, C Bateman, SM Gedallovich, CM Gillikin, MR Gradoville, P Mansor, A Massmann, N Yang, BL Turner, FQ Brearley and KL McGuire. (SEP 2017). Consequences of tropical forest conversion to oil palm on soil bacterial community and network structure. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 112, 258-268. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2017.05.019
  • Zapka, C, J Leff, J Henley, J Tittl, E De Nardo, M Butler, R Griggs, N Fierer and S Edmonds-Wilson. (MAR-APR 2017). Comparison of Standard Culture-Based Method to Culture-Independent Method for Evaluation of Hygiene Effects on the Hand Microbiome. MBIO, 8(2). 10.1128/mBio.00093-17
  • Madden, AA, SD Boyden, JAN Soriano, TB Corey, JW Leff, N Fierer and PT Starks. (26-Apr 2017). The emerging contribution of social wasps to grape rot disease ecology. PEERJ, 5. 10.7717/peerj.3223
  • Emerson, JB, PB Keady, N Clements, EE Morgan, J Awerbuch, SL Miller and N Fierer. (MAY 2017). High temporal variability in airborne bacterial diversity and abundance inside single-family residences. INDOOR AIR, 27(3), 576-586. 10.1111/ina.12347
  • Leff, JW, RC Lynch, NC Kane and N Fierer. (APR 2017). Plant domestication and the assembly of bacterial and fungal communities associated with strains of the common sunflower, Helianthus annuus. NEW PHYTOLOGIST, 214(1), 412-423. 10.1111/nph.14323
  • Luongo, JC, A Barberan, R Hacker-Cary, EE Morgan, SL Miller and N Fierer. (MAR 2017). Microbial analyses of airborne dust collected from dormitory rooms predict the sex of occupants. INDOOR AIR, 27(2), 338-344. 10.1111/ina.12302
  • Washburne, AD, JD Silverman, JW Leff, DJ Bennett, JL Darcy, S Mukherjee, N Fierer and LA David. (9-Feb 2017). Phylogenetic factorization of compositional data yields lineage-level associations in microbiome datasets. PEERJ, 5. 10.7717/peerj.2969
  • Craine, JM, A Barberan, RC Lynch, HL Menninger, RR Dunn and N Fierer. (MAR 2017). Molecular analysis of environmental plant DNA in house dust across the United States. AEROBIOLOGIA, 33(1), 71-86. 10.1007/s10453-016-9451-5
  • Carini, P, PJ Marsden, J Leff, EE Morgan, MS Strickland and N Fierer. (MAR 2017). Relic DNA is abundant in soil and obscures estimates of soil microbial diversity. NATURE MICROBIOLOGY, 2(3). 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.242
  • Oliverio, AM, MA Bradford and N Fierer. (MAY 2017). Identifying the microbial taxa that consistently respond to soil warming across time and space. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 23(5), 2117-2129. 10.1111/gcb.13557
  • Brewer, Tess E., Handley, Kim M., Carini, Paul, Gilbert, Jack A., Fierer, Noah. (Oct 2016). Genome reduction in an abundant and ubiquitous soil bacterium Candidatus Udaeobacter copiosus. Nature Microbiology. 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.198
  • Albert Barberan, Tobin J. Hammer, Anne A. Madden, Noah Fierer. (MAR 2016). Microbes Should Be Central to Ecological Education and Outreach. J. Microbiol. Biol. Educ, 17(1), 23-28. 10.1128/jmbe.v17i1.984
  • Madden, AA, A Barberan, MA Bertone, HL Menninger, RR Dunn and N Fierer. (DEC 2016). The diversity of arthropods in homes across the United States as determined by environmental DNA analyses. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 25(24), 6214-6224. 10.1111/mec.13900
  • Adams, RI, S Bhangar, KC Dannemiller, JA Eisen, N Fierer, JA Gilbert, JL Green, LC Marr, SL Miller, JA Siegel, B Stephens, MS Waring and K Bibby. (15-Nov 2016). Ten questions concerning the microbiomes of buildings. BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, 109, 224-234. 10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.09.001
  • Gornish, ES, N Fierer and A Barberan. (29-Sep 2016). Associations between an Invasive Plant (Taeniatherum caput-medusae, Medusahead) and Soil Microbial Communities. PLOS ONE, 11(9). 10.1371/journal.pone.0163930
  • Bradford, MA, WR Wieder, GB Bonan, N Fierer, PA Raymond and TW Crowther. (AUG 2016). Managing uncertainty in soil carbon feedbacks to climate change. NATURE CLIMATE CHANGE, 6(8), 751-758. 10.1038/NCLIMATE3071
  • Shelton, JL, DM Akob, JC McIntosh, N Fierer, JR Spear, PD Warwick and JE McCray. (28-Sep 2016). Environmental Drivers of Differences in Microbial Community Structure in Crude Oil Reservoirs across a Methanogenic Gradient. FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY, 7. 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01535
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  • Yilmaz, P, R Kottmann, D Field, R Knight, JR Cole, L Amaral-Zettler, JA Gilbert, I Karsch-Mizrachi, A Johnston, G Cochrane, R Vaughan, C Hunter, J Park, N Morrison, P Rocca-Serra, P Sterk, M Arumugam, M Bailey, L Baumgartner, BW Birren, MJ Blaser, V Bonazzi, T Booth, P Bork, FD Bushman, PL Buttigieg, PSG Chain, E Charlson, EK Costello, H Huot-Creasy, P Dawyndt, T DeSantis, N Fierer, JA Fuhrman, RE Gallery, D Gevers, RA Gibbs, IS Gil, A Gonzalez, JI Gordon, R Guralnick, W Hankeln, S Highlander, P Hugenholtz, J Jansson, AL Kau, ST Kelley, J Kennedy, D Knights, O Koren, J Kuczynski, N Kyrpides, R Larsen, CL Lauber, T Legg, RE Ley, CA Lozupone, W Ludwig, D Lyons, E Maguire, BA Methe, F Meyer, B Muegge, S Nakielny, KE Nelson, D Nemergut, JD Neufeld, LK Newbold, AE Oliver, NR Pace, G Palanisamy, J Peplies, J Petrosino, L Proctor, E Pruesse, C Quast, J Raes, S Ratnasingham, J Ravel, DA Relman, S Assunta-Sansone, PD Schloss, L Schriml, R Sinha, MI Smith, E Sodergren, A Spor, J Stombaugh, JM Tiedje, DV Ward, GM Weinstock, D Wendel, O White, A Whiteley, A Wilke, JR Wortman, T Yatsunenko and FO Glockner. (MAY 2011). Minimum information about a marker gene sequence (MIMARKS) and minimum information about any (x) sequence (MIxS) specifications. NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 29(5), 415-420. 10.1038/nbt.1823
  • Bates, ST, D Berg-Lyons, JG Caporaso, WA Walters, R Knight and N Fierer. (MAY 2011). Examining the global distribution of dominant archaeal populations in soil. ISME JOURNAL, 5(5), 908-917. 10.1038/ismej.2010.171
  • Bowers, RM, S McLetchie, R Knight and N Fierer. (APR 2011). Spatial variability in airborne bacterial communities across land-use types and their relationship to the bacterial communities of potential source environments. ISME JOURNAL, 5(4), 601-612. 10.1038/ismej.2010.167
  • Walters, WA, JG Caporaso, CL Lauber, D Berg-Lyons, N Fierer and R Knight. (15-Apr 2011). PrimerProspector: de novo design and taxonomic analysis of barcoded polymerase chain reaction primers. BIOINFORMATICS, 27(8), 1159-1161. 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr087
  • Fierer, N and JT Lennon. (MAR 2011). THE GENERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF DIVERSITY IN MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY, 98(3), 439-448. 10.3732/ajb.1000498
  • Caporaso, JG, CL Lauber, WA Walters, D Berg-Lyons, CA Lozupone, PJ Turnbaugh, N Fierer and R Knight. (15-Mar 2011). Global patterns of 16S rRNA diversity at a depth of millions of sequences per sample. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 108, 4516-4522. 10.1073/pnas.1000080107
  • Bates, ST, GWG Cropsey, JG Caporaso, R Knight and N Fierer. (FEB 2011). Bacterial Communities Associated with the Lichen Symbiosis. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 77(4), 1309-1314. 10.1128/AEM.02257-10
  • Nemergut, DR, EK Costello, M Hamady, C Lozupone, L Jiang, SK Schmidt, N Fierer, AR Townsend, CC Cleveland, L Stanish and R Knight. (JAN 2011). Global patterns in the biogeography of bacterial taxa. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 13(1), 135-144. 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02315.x
  • Meier, CL, J Rapp, RM Bowers, M Silman and N Fierer. (JUL 2010). Fungal growth on a common wood substrate across a tropical elevation gradient: Temperature sensitivity, community composition, and potential for above-ground decomposition. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 42(7), 1083-1090. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.03.005
  • Gilbert, JA, F Meyer, J Jansson, J Gordon, N Pace, J Tiedje, R Ley, N Fierer, D Field, N Kyrpides, FO Glockner, HP Klenk, KE Wommack, E Glass, K Docherty, R Gallery, R Stevens and R Knight. (2010). The Earth Microbiome Project: Meeting report of the "1st EMP meeting on sample selection and acquisition" at Argonne National Laboratory October 6(th) 2010. STANDARDS IN GENOMIC SCIENCES, 3(3), 249-253. 10.4056/sigs.1443528
  • Ramirez, KS, CL Lauber, R Knight, MA Bradford and N Fierer. (DEC 2010). Consistent effects of nitrogen fertilization on soil bacterial communities in contrasting systems. ECOLOGY, 91(12), 3463-3470. 10.1890/10-0426.1
  • Craine, JM, N Fierer and KK McLauchlan. (DEC 2010). Widespread coupling between the rate and temperature sensitivity of organic matter decay. NATURE GEOSCIENCE, 3(12), 854-857. 10.1038/NGEO1009
  • Ramirez, KS, JM Craine and N Fierer. (DEC 2010). Nitrogen fertilization inhibits soil microbial respiration regardless of the form of nitrogen applied. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 42(12), 2336-2338. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.08.032
  • Fierer, N, D Nemergut, R Knight and JM Craine. (OCT 2010). Changes through time: integrating microorganisms into the study of succession. RESEARCH IN MICROBIOLOGY, 161(8), 635-642. 10.1016/J.resmic.2010.06.002
  • Chu, HY, N Fierer, CL Lauber, JG Caporaso, R Knight and P Grogan. (NOV 2010). Soil bacterial diversity in the Arctic is not fundamentally different from that found in other biomes. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 12(11), 2998-3006. 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02277.x
  • Redford, AJ, RM Bowers, R Knight, Y Linhart and N Fierer. (NOV 2010). The ecology of the phyllosphere: geographic and phylogenetic variability in the distribution of bacteria on tree leaves. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 12(11), 2885-2893. 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02258.x
  • Rousk, J, E Baath, PC Brookes, CL Lauber, C Lozupone, JG Caporaso, R Knight and N Fierer. (OCT 2010). Soil bacterial and fungal communities across a pH gradient in an arable soil. ISME JOURNAL, 4(10), 1340-1351. 10.1038/ismej.2010.58
  • Kuczynski, J, ZZ Liu, C Lozupone, D McDonald, N Fierer and R Knight. (OCT 2010). Microbial community resemblance methods differ in their ability to detect biologically relevant patterns. NATURE METHODS, 7(10), 813-U67. 10.1038/NMETH.1499
  • Gray, CM, RK Monson and N Fierer. (17-Aug 2010). Emissions of volatile organic compounds during the decomposition of plant litter. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-BIOGEOSCIENCES, 115. 10.1029/2010JG001291
  • Hofmockel, KS, N Fierer, BP Colman and RB Jackson. (AUG 2010). Amino acid abundance and proteolytic potential in North American soils. OECOLOGIA, 163(4), 1069-1078. 10.1007/s00442-010-1601-9
  • Kuczynski, J, EK Costello, DR Nemergut, J Zaneveld, CL Lauber, D Knights, O Koren, N Fierer, ST Kelley, RE Ley, JI Gordon and R Knight. (2010). Direct sequencing of the human microbiome readily reveals community differences. GENOME BIOLOGY, 11(5). 10.1186/gb-2010-11-5-210
  • Dominguez-Bello, MG, EK Costello, M Contreras, M Magris, G Hidalgo, N Fierer and R Knight. (29-Jun 2010). Delivery mode shapes the acquisition and structure of the initial microbiota across multiple body habitats in newborns. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 107(26), 11971-11975. 10.1073/pnas.1002601107
  • Ramirez, KS, CL Lauber and N Fierer. (JUL 2010). Microbial consumption and production of volatile organic compounds at the soil-litter interface. BIOGEOCHEMISTRY, 99(3-Jan), 97-107. 10.1007/s10533-009-9393-x
  • Eilers, KG, CL Lauber, R Knight and N Fierer. (JUN 2010). Shifts in bacterial community structure associated with inputs of low molecular weight carbon compounds to soil. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 42(6), 896-903. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.02.003
  • Fisk, MC, RD Yanai and N Fierer. (APR 2010). A molecular approach to quantify root community composition in a northern hardwood forest - testing effects of root species, relative abundance, and diameter. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FOREST RESEARCH-REVUE CANADIENNE DE RECHERCHE FORESTIERE, 40(4), 836-841. 10.1139/X10-022
  • Lauber, CL, N Zhou, JI Gordon, R Knight and N Fierer. (JUN 2010). Effect of storage conditions on the assessment of bacterial community structure in soil and human-associated samples. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 307(1), 80-86. 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.01965.x
  • Caporaso, JG, J Kuczynski, J Stombaugh, K Bittinger, FD Bushman, EK Costello, N Fierer, AG Pena, JK Goodrich, JI Gordon, GA Huttley, ST Kelley, D Knights, JE Koenig, RE Ley, CA Lozupone, D McDonald, BD Muegge, M Pirrung, J Reeder, JR Sevinsky, PJ Tumbaugh, WA Walters, J Widmann, T Yatsunenko, J Zaneveld and R Knight. (MAY 2010). QIIME allows analysis of high-throughput community sequencing data. NATURE METHODS, 7(5), 335-336. 10.1038/nmeth.f.303
  • Fierer, N, CL Lauber, N Zhou, D McDonald, EK Costello and R Knight. (6-Apr 2010). Forensic identification using skin bacterial communities. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 107(14), 6477-6481. 10.1073/pnas.1000162107
  • Craine, J, R Spurr, K McLauchlan and N Fierer. (FEB 2010). Landscape-level variation in temperature sensitivity of soil organic carbon decomposition. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 42(2), 373-375. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.10.024
  • Strickland, MS, MA Callaham, CA Davies, CL Lauber, K Ramirez, DD Richter, N Fierer and MA Bradford. (FEB 2010). Rates of in situ carbon mineralization in relation to land-use, microbial community and edaphic characteristics. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 42(2), 260-269. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.10.026
  • Costello, EK, CL Lauber, M Hamady, N Fierer, JI Gordon and R Knight. (18-Dec 2009). Bacterial Community Variation in Human Body Habitats Across Space and Time. SCIENCE, 326(5960), 1694-1697. 10.1126/science.1177486
  • Fierer, N, AS Grandy, J Six and EA Paul. (NOV 2009). Searching for unifying principles in soil ecology. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 41(11), 2249-2256. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.06.009
  • Fierer, N, MS Strickland, D Liptzin, MA Bradford and CC Cleveland. (NOV 2009). Global patterns in belowground communities. ECOLOGY LETTERS, 12(11), 1238-1249. 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01360.x
  • Wiedinmyer, C, RM Bowers, N Fierer, E Horanyi, M Hannigan, AG Hallar, I McCubbin and K Baustian. (SEP 2009). The contribution of biological particles to observed particulate organic carbon at a remote high altitude site. ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, 43(28), 4278-4282. 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.06.012
  • Bowers, RM, CL Lauber, C Wiedinmyer, M Hamady, AG Hallar, R Fall, R Knight and N Fierer. (1-Aug 2009). Characterization of Airborne Microbial Communities at a High-Elevation Site and Their Potential To Act as Atmospheric Ice Nuclei. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 75(15), 5121-5130. 10.1128/AEM.00447-09
  • Lauber, CL, M Hamady, R Knight and N Fierer. (1-Aug 2009). Pyrosequencing-Based Assessment of Soil pH as a Predictor of Soil Bacterial Community Structure at the Continental Scale. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 75(15), 5111-5120. 10.1128/AEM.00335-09
  • Fierer, N, KM Carney, MC Horner-Devine and JP Megonigal. (AUG 2009). The Biogeography of Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacterial Communities in Soil. MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 58(2), 435-445. 10.1007/s00248-009-9517-9
  • Redford, AJ and N Fierer. (JUL 2009). Bacterial Succession on the Leaf Surface: A Novel System for Studying Successional Dynamics. MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 58(1), 189-198. 10.1007/s00248-009-9495-y
  • Hamilton, HC, MS Strickland, K Wickings, MA Bradford and N Fierer. (JUN 2009). Surveying soil faunal communities using a direct molecular approach. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 41(6), 1311-1314. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.03.021
  • Grandy, AS, MS Strickland, CL Lauber, MA Bradford and N Fierer. (15-May 2009). The influence of microbial communities, management, and soil texture on soil organic matter chemistry. GEODERMA, 150(4-Mar), 278-286. 10.1016/j.geoderma.2009.02.007
  • Strickland, MS, E Osburn, C Lauber, N Fierer and MA Bradford. (JUN 2009). Litter quality is in the eye of the beholder: initial decomposition rates as a function of inoculum characteristics. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 23(3), 627-636. 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01515.x
  • Jones, RT, MS Robeson, CL Lauber, M Hamady, R Knight and N Fierer. (APR 2009). A comprehensive survey of soil acidobacterial diversity using pyrosequencing and clone library analyses. ISME JOURNAL, 3(4), 442-453. 10.1038/ismej.2008.127
  • Strickland, MS, C Lauber, N Fierer and MA Bradford. (FEB 2009). Testing the functional significance of microbial community composition. ECOLOGY, 90(2), 441-451. 10.1890/08-0296.1
  • Fierer, N. (2008). MICROBIAL BIOGEOGRAPHY: PATTERNS IN MICROBIAL DIVERSITY ACROSS SPACE AND TIME. ACCESSING UNCULTIVATED MICROORGANISMS: FROM THE ENVIRONMENT TO ORGANISMS AND GENOMES AND BACK, 95-115.
  • Colman, BP, N Fierer and JP Schimel. (DEC 2008). Abiotic nitrate incorporation, anaerobic microsites, and the ferrous wheel. BIOGEOCHEMISTRY, 91(3-Feb), 223-227. 10.1007/s10533-008-9281-9
  • Fierer, N, M Hamady, CL Lauber and R Knight. (18-Nov 2008). The influence of sex, handedness, and washing on the diversity of hand surface bacteria. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 105(46), 17994-17999. 10.1073/pnas.0807920105
  • Bradford, MA, N Fierer and JF Reynolds. (DEC 2008). Soil carbon stocks in experimental mesocosms are dependent on the rate of labile carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus inputs to soils. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 22(6), 964-974. 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01404.x
  • Nemergut, DR, AR Townsend, SR Sattin, KR Freeman, N Fierer, JC Neff, WD Bowman, CW Schadt, MN Weintraub and SK Schmidt. (NOV 2008). The effects of chronic nitrogen fertilization on alpine tundra soil microbial communities: implications for carbon and nitrogen cycling. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 10(11), 3093-3105. 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2008.01735.x
  • Lauber, CL, MS Strickland, MA Bradford and N Fierer. (SEP 2008). The influence of soil properties on the structure of bacterial and fungal communities across land-use types. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 40(9), 2407-2415. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2008.05.021
  • Leff, JW and N Fierer. (JUL 2008). Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from soil and litter samples. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 40(7), 1629-1636. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2008.01.018
  • Bradford, MA, N Fierer, RB Jackson, TR Maddox and JF Reynolds. (MAY 2008). Nonlinear root-derived carbon sequestration across a gradient of nitrogen and phosphorous deposition in experimental mesocosms. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 14(5), 1113-1124. 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01564.x
  • Fierer, N, ZZ Liu, M Rodriguez-Hernandez, R Knight, M Henn and MT Hernandez. (JAN 2008). Short-term temporal variability in airborne bacterial and fungal populations. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 74(1), 200-207. 10.1128/AEM.01467-07
  • Fierer, N. (DEC 2007). Tilting at windmills: a response to a recent critique of terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism data - Reply. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 73(24), 8041-8042.
  • Fierer, N. (DEC 2007). Tilting at windmills: a response to a recent critique of terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism data. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 73(24), 8041-8041.
  • Fierer, N, M Breitbart, J Nulton, P Salamon, C Lozupone, R Jones, M Robeson, RA Edwards, B Felts, S Rayhawk, R Knight, F Rohwer and RB Jackson. (NOV 2007). Metagenomic and small-subunit rRNA analyses reveal the genetic diversity of bacteria, archaea, fungi, and viruses in soil. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 73(21), 7059-7066. 10.1128/AEM.00358-07
  • Craine, JM, C Morrow and N Fierer. (AUG 2007). Microbial nitrogen limitation increases decomposition. ECOLOGY, 88(8), 2105-2113. 10.1890/06-1847.1
  • Fierer, N, JL Morse, ST Berthrong, ES Bernhardt and RB Jackson. (SEP 2007). Environmental controls on the landscape-scale biogeography of stream bacterial communities. ECOLOGY, 88(9), 2162-2173. 10.1890/06-1746.1
  • Fierer, N, MA Bradford and RB Jackson. (JUN 2007). Toward an ecological classification of soil bacteria. ECOLOGY, 88(6), 1354-1364. 10.1890/05-1839
  • Colman, BP, N Fierer and JP Schimel. (JUN 2007). Abiotic nitrate incorporation in soil: is it real?. BIOGEOCHEMISTRY, 84(2), 161-169. 10.1007/s10533-007-9111-5
  • Fierer, N, BP Colman, JP Schimel and RB Jackson. (28-Sep 2006). Predicting the temperature dependence of microbial respiration in soil: A continental-scale analysis. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 20(3). 10.1029/2005GB002644
  • Fierer, N and RB Jackson. (17-Jan 2006). The diversity and biogeography of soil bacterial communities. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 103(3), 626-631. 10.1073/pnas.0507535103
  • Gabet, EJ, N Fierer and OA Chadwick. (1-Oct 2005). Prediction of sediment-bound nutrient delivery from semi-arid California watersheds. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-BIOGEOSCIENCES, 110(G2). 10.1029/2005JG000032
  • Fierer, N, JM Craine, K McLauchlan and JP Schimel. (FEB 2005). Litter quality and the temperature sensitivity of decomposition. ECOLOGY, 86(2), 320-326. 10.1890/04-1254
  • Fierer, N, JA Jackson, R Vilgalys and RB Jackson. (JUL 2005). Assessment of soil microbial community structure by use of taxon-specific quantitative PCR assays. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 71(7), 4117-4120. 10.1128/AEM.71.7.4117-4120.2005
  • Fierer, N, OA Chadwick and SE Trumbore. (JUN 2005). Production of CO2 in soil profiles of a California annual grassland. ECOSYSTEMS, 8(4), 412-429. 10.1007/s10021-003-0151-y
  • Fierer, N, JP Schimel and PA Holden. (JAN 2003). Influence of drying-rewetting frequency on soil bacterial community structure. MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 45(1), 63-71. 10.1007/s00248-002-1007-2
  • Fierer, N, JP Schimel and PA Holden. (JAN 2003). Variations in microbial community composition through two soil depth profiles. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 35(1), 167-176. 10.1016/S0038-0717(02)00251-1
  • Fierer, N and JP Schimel. (MAY-JUN 2003). A proposed mechanism for the pulse in carbon dioxide production commonly observed following the rapid rewetting of a dry soil. SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA JOURNAL, 67(3), 798-805.
  • Fierer, N, AS Allen, JP Schimel and PA Holden. (SEP 2003). Controls on microbial CO2 production: a comparison of surface and subsurface soil horizons. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 9(9), 1322-1332. 10.1046/j.1365-2486.2003.00663.x
  • Fierer, N and JP Schimel. (JUN 2002). Effects of drying-rewetting frequency on soil carbon and nitrogen transformations. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 34(6), 777-787. 10.1016/S0038-0717(02)00007-X
  • Fierer, NG and EJ Gabet. (JUL-AUG 2002). Carbon and nitrogen losses by surface runoff following changes in vegetation. J. Environ. Qual., 31(4), 1207-1213.
  • Fierer, N, JP Schimel, RG Cates and JP Zou. (OCT 2001). Influence of balsam poplar tannin fractions on carbon and nitrogen dynamics in Alaskan taiga floodplain soils. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 33(13-Dec), 1827-1839. 10.1016/S0038-0717(01)00111-0
  • Fierer, N and BP Kotler. (APR 2000). Evidence for micropatch partitioning and effects of boundaries on patch use in two species of gerbils. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 14(2), 176-182. 10.1046/j.1365-2435.2000.00405.x