Maureen ColemanAssistant Professor

Research Focus:
Microbial evolution and ecology, biogeochemistry
(773) 702-8352
Hinds 243

Selected Publications

  • Paver SF, Muratore D, Newton RJ, Coleman ML. Re-evaluating the salty divide: phylogenetic specificity of transitions between marine and freshwater systems. bioRxiv 347021; doi: [Link]
  • Hentchel KL, Reyes Ruiz LM, Curtis PD, Fiebig A*, Coleman ML*, Crosson S*. Genome-scale fitness profile of Caulobacter crescentus grown in natural freshwater. In press, ISME Journal. bioRxiv 279711; doi: (*corresponding authors) [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]
  • 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]
  • Howe A, Ringus DL, Williams RJ, Choo ZN, Greenwald SM, Owens SM, Coleman ML, Meyer F, Chang EB. Divergent responses of viral and bacterial communities in the gut microbiome to dietary disturbances in mice. ISME Journal, published online 16 October 2015. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2015.183
  • 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]