Papers

Find the database of our publicly available data here.

Emerson, J.B., Adams, R.I., Betancourt Romain, C.M., Brooks, B., Coil, D.A., Dahlhausen, K., Ganz, H.H., Hartmann, E.M., Hsu, T., Justice, N.B., Paulino-Lima, I.G., Luongo, J.C., Lymperopoulou, D.S., Gomez-Silvan, C., Rothschild-Mancinelli, B., Balk, M., Huttenhower, C., Nocker, A., Vaishampayan, P., Rothschild, L.J. 2017. Schrödinger’s microbes: Tools for distinguishing the living from the dead in microbial ecosystems. Microbiome 5:86. doi: 10.1186/s40168

Vandegrift, R., Bateman, A.C., Siemens, K.N., Nguyen, M., Wilson, H.E., Green, J.L., Van Den Wymelenberg, K. G., Hickey, R. J. 2017. Cleanliness in context: reconciling hygiene with a modern microbial perspective. Microbiome. 5:76. doi: 10.1186/s40168-017-0294-2

Vandegrift, R., Bateman, A.C., Siemens, K.N., Nguyen, M., Green, J.L., Van Den Wymelenberg, K.G., Hickey, R.J. 2016.11.04; Hand Hygiene in the 21st Century: Cleanliness in Context; Biology and the Built Environment Center, University of Oregon, Eugene & Portland, OR, USA. 20161104_biobe_hygiene_dyson_summary

Hartmann, E.H., Hickey, R., Hsu, Betancourt Román, C.M., Chen, J,. Schwager, R., Kline, Brown, G.Z., Halden, R.U., Huttenhower, C., Green, J.L. 2016. Antimicrobial Chemicals Are Associated with Elevated Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Indoor Dust Microbiome.  Environmental Science and Technology: 50 (18):9807–9815. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00262

Hsu, T., R. Joice, J. Vallarino, G. Abu-Ali, E. M. Hartmann, A. Shafquat, C. DuLong, C. Baranowski, D. Gevers, J. L. Green, X. C. Morgan, J. D. Spengler, and C. Huttenhower. 2016. Urban transit system microbial communities differ by surface type and interaction with humans and environment. mSystems, 1:e00018-16. doi:

Mhuireach, G., Johnson, B.R., Altrichter, A.E., Ladau, J., Meadow, J.F., Pollard, K.S., Green, J.L.  Urban greenness influences airborne bacterial community composition.  2016.  Science of the Total Environment 571:680-687Note:  this manuscript establishes a baseline for understanding how the indoor microbiome varies as a function of landscape design.  The lab work and data analyses are the product of an architecture student trained at the BioBE Center.

Brown, G.Z., Kline, J., Mhuireach, G., Northcutt, D., Stenson, J. 2016. Making microbiology of the built environment relevant to design.Microbiome 4:6. doi:10.1186/s40168-016-0152-7

Adams RI, Bhangar S, Dannemiller KC, Eisen JA, Fierer N, Gilbert JA, Green JL, Marr LC, Miller SL, Siegel JA, Stephens B, Waring MS, Bibby K.  2016.  Ten questions concerning the microbiomes of buildings. Building and Environment 109:224-234.  doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.09.001

Meadow, J.F., Altrichter, A.E., Bateman, A.C., Stenson, J., Brown, G.Z., Green, J.L., Bohannan, B.J.M. 2015. Humans differ in their personal microbial cloud.PeerJ 3:e1258. doi:10.7717/peerj.1258

Adams, R.I., Bateman, A.C., Bik, H.M., Meadow, J.F. 2015. Microbiota of the indoor environment: a meta-analysis.Microbiome 3:49. doi:10.1186/s40168-015-0108-3

Meadow, J.F., Altrichter, A., Green, J.L. 2014. Mobile phones carry the personal microbiome of their owners.PeerJ 2:e447. doi:10.7717/peerj.447

Green, J.L. 2014. Can bioinformed design promote healthy indoor ecosystems?Indoor Air 24(2): 113-115. doi:10.1111/ina.12090.

Kembel, S.W., Meadow, J.F., O’Connor, T.K., Mhuireach, G., Northcutt, D., Kline, J., Moriyama, M., Brown, G.Z., Bohannan, B.J., Green, J.L. 2014. Architectural design drives the biogeography of indoor bacterial communities. PLoS ONE 9(1): e87093. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0087093

Meadow, J.F., Altrichter, A., Kembel, S.W., O’Connor, T., K., Brown, G.Z. Green, J.L., Bohannan, B.J.M. 2014. Bacterial communities on classroom surfaces vary with human contact.Microbiome 2(7). doi:10.1186/2049-2618-2-7. [featured in Microbiome Editorial “All hail reproducibility in microbiome research” doi:10.1186/2049-2618-2-8].

Meadow, J.F., Altrichter A.E., Kembel S.W., Kline J, Mhuireach G, Moriyama M, Northcutt D, O’Connor T.K., Womack A.M., Brown GZ, Green J.L., Bohannan B.J.M. 2013. Indoor airborne bacterial communities are influenced by ventilation, occupancy, and outdoor air source.Indoor Air 24(1):41–48. doi:10.1111/ina.12047.

Meadow, J., Bateman, A.C., Herkert, K.M., O’Connor, T.K., Green, J.L. 2013. Significant changes in the skin microbiome mediated by the sport of roller derby.PeerJ 1:e53. doi:10.7717/peerj.53.

Kembel, S.W., Jones, E., Kline, J., Northcutt, D., Stenson, J., Womack, A.M., Bohannan, B.J.M, Brown, G.Z., Green, J.L. 2012. Architectural design influences the diversity and structure of the built environment microbiome.International Society of Microbial Ecology (ISME) Journal 6:1469–1479. doi:10.1038/ismej.2011.211.

Other Publications

Fahimipour, A.K., Kardish, M.R., Lang, J.M., Green, J.L., Eisen, J.A., Stachowicz, J.J. 2017. Global-scale structure of the eelgrass microbiome. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 83(12): e03391-16 doi: 10.1101/089797

Klein, A.M., Bohannan, B.J.M., Jaffe, D.A., Levin, D.A., Green, J.L. 2016. Molecular evidence for metabolically active bacteria in the atmosphere. Frontiers in Microbiology 7, 772. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00772

Blaser, M.J., Cardon, Z.G., Cho, M.K., Dangl, J.L., Donohue, T.J., Green, J.L., Knight, R.K., Maxon, M.E., Northen, T.R., Pollard, K.S., Brodie, E.L. 2016.  Toward a Predictive Understanding of Earth’s Microbiomes to Address 21st Century Challenges. mBio 7(3):e00714-16. doi:10.1128/mBio.00714-16

Alivisatos, A.P., Blaser, M.J., Brodie, E.L., Chun, M., Dangl, J.L., Donohue, T.J., Eisen, J.A., Green, J.L., Jansson, J.K., Knight, R., Maxon, M.E., McFall-Ngai, M.J., Miller, J.F., Ruby, E.J., Taha, S. 2015. A unified initiative to harness Earth’s microbiomes.Science 350(6260): 507-508. doi:10.1126/science.aac8480

Womack, A.M., Artaxo, P.E., Ishida, F.Y., Mueller, R.C., Saleska, S.R., Wiedemann, K.T., Bohannan, B.J.M., Green, J.L.  2015.  Characterization of active and total fungal communities in the atmosphere over the Amazon rainforest. Biogeosciences 12:6337-6349.  doi:10.5194/bg-12-6337-2015