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Fungal diversity regulates plant-soil feedbacks in temperate grassland.

Semchenko M, Leff JW, Lozano YM, Saar S, Davison J, Wilkinson A, Jackson BG, Pritchard WJ, De Long JR, Oakley S, Mason KE, Ostle NJ, Baggs EM, Johnson D, Fierer N, Bardgett RD.

Sci Adv. 2018 Nov 28;4(11):eaau4578. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aau4578. eCollection 2018 Nov.


Microbes follow Humboldt: temperature drives plant and soil microbial diversity patterns from the Amazon to the Andes.

Nottingham AT, Fierer N, Turner BL, Whitaker J, Ostle NJ, McNamara NP, Bardgett RD, Leff JW, Salinas N, Silman MR, Kruuk LEB, Meir P.

Ecology. 2018 Nov;99(11):2455-2466. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2482. Epub 2018 Oct 26.


Predicting the structure of soil communities from plant community taxonomy, phylogeny, and traits.

Leff JW, Bardgett RD, Wilkinson A, Jackson BG, Pritchard WJ, De Long JR, Oakley S, Mason KE, Ostle NJ, Johnson D, Baggs EM, Fierer N.

ISME J. 2018 Jun;12(7):1794-1805. doi: 10.1038/s41396-018-0089-x. Epub 2018 Mar 9.


Following Rapoport's Rule: the geographic range and genome size of bacterial taxa decline at warmer latitudes.

Lear G, Lau K, Perchec AM, Buckley HL, Case BS, Neale M, Fierer N, Leff JW, Handley KM, Lewis G.

Environ Microbiol. 2017 Aug;19(8):3152-3162. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13797. Epub 2017 Jun 27.


The emerging contribution of social wasps to grape rot disease ecology.

Madden AA, Boyden SD, Soriano JN, Corey TB, Leff JW, Fierer N, Starks PT.

PeerJ. 2017 Apr 26;5:e3223. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3223. eCollection 2017.


Mosquito Microbiome Dynamics, a Background for Prevalence and Seasonality of West Nile Virus.

Novakova E, Woodhams DC, Rodríguez-Ruano SM, Brucker RM, Leff JW, Maharaj A, Amir A, Knight R, Scott J.

Front Microbiol. 2017 Apr 4;8:526. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00526. eCollection 2017.


Phylogenetic factorization of compositional data yields lineage-level associations in microbiome datasets.

Washburne AD, Silverman JD, Leff JW, Bennett DJ, Darcy JL, Mukherjee S, Fierer N, David LA.

PeerJ. 2017 Feb 9;5:e2969. doi: 10.7717/peerj.2969. eCollection 2017.


Relic DNA is abundant in soil and obscures estimates of soil microbial diversity.

Carini P, Marsden PJ, Leff JW, Morgan EE, Strickland MS, Fierer N.

Nat Microbiol. 2016 Dec 19;2:16242. doi: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.242.


Deconstructing the Bat Skin Microbiome: Influences of the Host and the Environment.

Avena CV, Parfrey LW, Leff JW, Archer HM, Frick WF, Langwig KE, Kilpatrick AM, Powers KE, Foster JT, McKenzie VJ.

Front Microbiol. 2016 Nov 17;7:1753. eCollection 2016.


Plant domestication and the assembly of bacterial and fungal communities associated with strains of the common sunflower, Helianthus annuus.

Leff JW, Lynch RC, Kane NC, Fierer N.

New Phytol. 2017 Apr;214(1):412-423. doi: 10.1111/nph.14323. Epub 2016 Nov 23.


Long-lasting effects of land use history on soil fungal communities in second-growth tropical rain forests.

Bachelot B, Uriarte M, Zimmerman JK, Thompson J, Leff JW, Asiaii A, Koshner J, McGuire K.

Ecol Appl. 2016 Sep;26(6):1881-1895. doi: 10.1890/15-1397.1.


Infection with a Shoot-Specific Fungal Endophyte (Epichloë) Alters Tall Fescue Soil Microbial Communities.

Rojas X, Guo J, Leff JW, McNear DH Jr, Fierer N, McCulley RL.

Microb Ecol. 2016 Jul;72(1):197-206. doi: 10.1007/s00248-016-0750-8. Epub 2016 Mar 18.


Composition, Diversity and Abundance of Gut Microbiome in Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes.

Lambeth SM, Carson T, Lowe J, Ramaraj T, Leff JW, Luo L, Bell CJ, Shah VO.

J Diabetes Obes. 2015 Dec 26;2(3):1-7.


The ecology of microscopic life in household dust.

Barberán A, Dunn RR, Reich BJ, Pacifici K, Laber EB, Menninger HL, Morton JM, Henley JB, Leff JW, Miller SL, Fierer N.

Proc Biol Sci. 2015 Sep 7;282(1814). doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.1139.


Consistent responses of soil microbial communities to elevated nutrient inputs in grasslands across the globe.

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.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Sep 1;112(35):10967-72. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1508382112. Epub 2015 Aug 17.


Continental-scale distributions of dust-associated bacteria and fungi.

Barberán A, Ladau J, Leff JW, Pollard KS, Menninger HL, Dunn RR, Fierer N.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 May 5;112(18):5756-61. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1420815112. Epub 2015 Apr 20.


Fungi identify the geographic origin of dust samples.

Grantham NS, Reich BJ, Pacifici K, Laber EB, Menninger HL, Henley JB, Barberán A, Leff JW, Fierer N, Dunn RR.

PLoS One. 2015 Apr 13;10(4):e0122605. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122605. eCollection 2015.


Wild plant species growing closely connected in a subalpine meadow host distinct root-associated bacterial communities.

Aleklett K, Leff JW, Fierer N, Hart M.

PeerJ. 2015 Feb 26;3:e804. doi: 10.7717/peerj.804. eCollection 2015.


Temporal variability is a personalized feature of the human microbiome.

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.

Genome Biol. 2014 Dec 3;15(12):531. doi: 10.1186/s13059-014-0531-y.


Plant diversity predicts beta but not alpha diversity of soil microbes across grasslands worldwide.

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.

Ecol Lett. 2015 Jan;18(1):85-95. doi: 10.1111/ele.12381. Epub 2014 Nov 28.


Spatial structuring of bacterial communities within individual Ginkgo biloba trees.

Leff JW, Del Tredici P, Friedman WE, Fierer N.

Environ Microbiol. 2015 Jul;17(7):2352-61. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12695. Epub 2014 Dec 17.


Biogeographic patterns in below-ground diversity in New York City's Central Park are similar to those observed globally.

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.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Nov 22;281(1795). pii: 20141988. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1988.


Responses of soil fungi to logging and oil palm agriculture in Southeast Asian tropical forests.

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.

Microb Ecol. 2015 May;69(4):733-47. doi: 10.1007/s00248-014-0468-4. Epub 2014 Aug 23.


Why are some microbes more ubiquitous than others? Predicting the habitat breadth of soil bacteria.

Barberán A, Ramirez KS, Leff JW, Bradford MA, Wall DH, Fierer N.

Ecol Lett. 2014 Jul;17(7):794-802. doi: 10.1111/ele.12282. Epub 2014 Apr 22.


Predicting the responsiveness of soil biodiversity to deforestation: a cross-biome study.

Crowther TW, Maynard DS, Leff JW, Oldfield EE, McCulley RL, Fierer N, Bradford MA.

Glob Chang Biol. 2014 Sep;20(9):2983-94. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12565. Epub 2014 Apr 1.


Changes in bacterial and fungal communities across compost recipes, preparation methods, and composting times.

Neher DA, Weicht TR, Bates ST, Leff JW, Fierer N.

PLoS One. 2013 Nov 21;8(11):e79512. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079512. eCollection 2013.


Reconstructing the microbial diversity and function of pre-agricultural tallgrass prairie soils in the United States.

Fierer N, Ladau J, Clemente JC, Leff JW, Owens SM, Pollard KS, Knight R, Gilbert JA, McCulley RL.

Science. 2013 Nov 1;342(6158):621-4. doi: 10.1126/science.1243768.


Cell size distributions of soil bacterial and archaeal taxa.

Portillo MC, Leff JW, Lauber CL, Fierer N.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 Dec;79(24):7610-7. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02710-13. Epub 2013 Sep 27.


Home life: factors structuring the bacterial diversity found within and between homes.

Dunn RR, Fierer N, Henley JB, Leff JW, Menninger HL.

PLoS One. 2013 May 22;8(5):e64133. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064133. Print 2013.


Bacterial communities associated with the surfaces of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Leff JW, Fierer N.

PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e59310. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059310. Epub 2013 Mar 27.


Digging the New York City Skyline: soil fungal communities in green roofs and city parks.

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.

PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58020. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058020. Epub 2013 Mar 1.


Cross-biome metagenomic analyses of soil microbial communities and their functional attributes.

Fierer N, Leff JW, Adams BJ, Nielsen UN, Bates ST, Lauber CL, Owens S, Gilbert JA, Wall DH, Caporaso JG.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Dec 26;109(52):21390-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1215210110. Epub 2012 Dec 10.


Diversity, distribution and sources of bacteria in residential kitchens.

Flores GE, Bates ST, Caporaso JG, Lauber CL, Leff JW, Knight R, Fierer N.

Environ Microbiol. 2013 Feb;15(2):588-96. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12036. Epub 2012 Nov 22.


Experimental litterfall manipulation drives large and rapid changes in soil carbon cycling in a wet tropical forest.

Leff JW, Wieder WR, Taylor PG, Townsend AR, Nemergut DR, Grandy AS, Cleveland CC.

Glob Chang Biol. 2012 Sep;18(9):2969-79. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02749.x. Epub 2012 Jun 25.


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