© 2017 by Ramunas Stepanauskas

Selected Publications:

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  • Pachiadaki MG, Sintes E, Bergauer K, Brown JM, Record NR, Swan BK, Mathyer ME, Hallam S Lopez-Garcia P, Takaki Y, Nunoura T, Woyke T, Herndl GJ, Stepanauskas R (2017) Major role of nitrite-oxidizing bacteria in dark ocean carbon fixation. Science 358:1046–1051.

  • Stepanauskas R, Fergusson EA, Brown J, Poulton NJ, Tupper B, Labonté JM, Becraft ED, Brown JM, Pachiadaki MJ, Povilaitis T, Thompson BP, Mascena CJ, Bellows WK, and Lubys A (2017) Improved genome recovery and integrated cell-size analyses of individual, uncultured microbial cells and viral particles. Nature Communications 8:84

  • Bowers RM, Kyrpides NC, Stepanauskas R, Harmon-Smith M, Schulz F, Doud D, Reddy TBK, Jarett J, Rivers A, Eloe-Fadrosh EA, Tringe SG, Ivanova NN, Copeland A, Clum A, Becraft ED, Malmstrom RR, Birren B, Schrim L, Podar M, Bork P, Weinstock GM, Banfield JF,. Garrity GM, Hugenholtz P, Parks DH, Tyson GW, Rinke C, Dodsworth GA, Yooseph S, Sutton GG, Yilmaz P, Glöckner FO, Meyer F, Gilbert JA, Nelson WC, Hallam SJ, Jungbluth SP, Ettema T, Tighe S, Konstantinidis KT, Liu W-T, Baker BJ, Rattei T, Eisen J, Hedlund BP, McMahon KD, Fierer N, Knight R, Finn RD, Mizrachi I, Eren AM, Woyke T (2017) Minimum information about a single amplified genome (MISAG) and a metagenome-assembled genome (MIMAG) of bacteria and archaea. Nature Biotechnology 35:725-731

  • Kashtan N, Roggensack SE, Rodrigue S, Thompson JW, Biller SJ, Coe A, Ding H, Marttinen P, Malmstrom R, Stocker R, Follows MJ, Stepanauskas R, Chisholm SW. 2014. Single cell genomics reveals hundreds of coexisting subpopulations in wild Prochlorococcus. Science 344:416-420

  • Rinke C, Schwientek P, Sczyrba A, Ivanova NN, Anderson IJ, Cheng J-F, Darling A, Malfatti S, Swan BK, Gies EA, Dodsworth JA, Hedlund BP, Tsiamis G, Sievert SM, Liu W-T, Eisen JA, Hallam S, Kyrpides N, Stepanauskas R, Rubin E, Hugenholtz P, Woyke T. 2013. Insights into the phylogeny and coding potential of microbial dark matter. Nature 499:431-437

  • Swan BK, Tupper B, Sczyrba A, Lauro FM, Martinez-Garcia M, Gonzalez JM, Luo H, Wright JJ, Landry ZC, Hanson NW, Thompson B, Poulton NJ, Schwientek P, Gonzalez-Acinas S, Giovannoni SJ, Moran MA, Hallam SJ, Cavicchioli R, Woyke T, Stepanauskas R. 2013. Prevalent genome streamlining and latitudinal divergence of marine bacteria in the surface ocean. PNAS 110:11463-11468

  • Lloyd KG, Schreiber L, Petersen DG, Kjeldsen K, Lever MA, Stepanauskas R, Richter M, Kleindienst S, Lenk S, Schramm A, Jorgensen BB. 2013. Predominant archaea in marine sediments degrade detrital proteins. Nature 496:215-218

  • Swan BK, Martinez-Garcia M, Preston CM, Sczyrba A, Woyke T, Lamy D, Reinthaler T, Poulton NJ, Masland D, Lluesma Gomez M, Sieracki ME, DeLong EF, Herndl GJ, Stepanauskas R. 2011. Potential for chemolithoautotrophy among ubiquitous bacteria lineages in the dark ocean. Science 333:1296-1300

  • Yoon HS, Price DC, Stepanauskas R, Rajah VD, Sieracki ME, Wilson WH, Yang EC, Duffy S, Bhattacharya D. 2011 Single-cell genomics reveals organismal interactions in uncultivated marine protists. Science 332:714-717

  • Stepanauskas R, Sieracki ME. 2007. Matching phylogeny and metabolism in the uncultured marine bacteria, one cell at a time. PNAS 104:9052-9057