Delgado Vela J, GJ Dick, and NG Love (2018). Sulfide inhibition of nitrite oxidation in activated sludge depends on microbial community composition. Water Research, in press.

Stadler LB, J Delgado Vela, S Jain, GJ Dick, and NG Love (2017). Elucidating the impact of microbial community diversity on pharmaceutical biotransformation during wastewater treatment. Microbial Biotechnology, in press. DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.12870

Dick GJ, SG Grim, and JM Klatt (2018). Controls on O2 production in cyanobacterial mats and implications for Earth’s oxygenation. Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Vol. 46: in press.

Chaffin JD, TW Davis, DJ Smith, MM Baer, and GJ Dick (2018). Interactions between nitrogen form, loading rate, and light intensity on Microcystis and Planktothrix growth and microcystin production. Harmful Algae, 73: 84-97.


Meyer, KA, TW Davis, SB Watson, VJ Denef, MA Berry, and GJ Dick (2017).  Genome sequences of lower Great Lakes Microcystis sp. reveal strain-specific genes that are present and expressed in western Lake Erie blooms.  PLoS ONE, in press.

Marcus DN, A Pinto, K Anantharaman, SA Ruberg, EL Kramer, L Raskin, GJ Dick (2017). Diverse manganese (II)‐oxidizing bacteria are prevalent in drinking water systemsEnvironmental Microbiology Reports 9: 120-128.

Steffen MM, TW Davis, RM McKay, GS Bullerjahn, LE Krausfeldt, JMA Stough, ML Neitzey, NE Gilbert, GL Boyer, TH Johengen, DC Gossiaux, AM Burtner, D Palladino, M Rowe, GJ Dick, K Meyer, Shawn Levy, B Boone, R Stumpf, T Wynne, PV Zimba, DB Gutierrez, and SW Wilhelm (2017).  Ecophysiological examination of the Lake Erie Microcystis bloom in 2014: linkages between biology and the water supply shutdown of Toledo, Ohio.  Environmental Science and Technology 51: 6745-6755.

Berry MA, JD White, TW Davis, S Jain, TH Johengen, GJ. Dick, O Sarnelle, and VJ Denef (2017).  Are oligotypes meaningful ecological and phylogenetic units? A case study of Microcystis in freshwater lakes.  Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 365.

Sharrar AM, BE Flood, JV Bailey, DS Jones, B Biddanda, SA Ruberg, DN Marcus, and GJ Dick (2017). Novel large sulfur bacteria in the metagenomes of groundwater-fed chemosynthetic microbial mats in the Lake Huron basin.  Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 791.

Snider MJ, BA Biddanda, M Lindback, SL Grim, and GJ Dick (2017).  Versatile photophysiology of compositionally similar cyanobacterial mat communities inhabiting submerged sinkholes of Lake Huron. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 79: 63-78..

Berry M, RM Cory, TW Davis, MB Duhaime, TJ Johengen, GW Kling, JA Marino, PA Den Uyl, D Gossiaux, GJ Dick, and VJ Denef (2017).  Cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms are a biological disturbance to western Lake Erie bacterial communities. Environmental Microbiology 19: 1149-1162.

Kinsman-Costello LE,  CS Sheik, ND Sheldon, GA Burton, D Costello, DN Marcus, P Den Uyl, and GJ Dick (2017). Groundwater shapes sediment biogeochemistry and microbial  diversity in a submerged sinkhole.  Geobiology 15: 225-239.

Dick, G.J. (2017).  Embracing the mantra of modelers and synthesizing omics, experiments, and models.  Environmental Microbiology Reports 9: 18-20.


Grim, SL, and GJ Dick (2016).  Photosynthetic Versatility in the Genome of Geitlerinema sp. PCC 9228 (Formerly Oscillatoria limnetica‘Solar Lake’), a Model Anoxygenic Photosynthetic Cyanobacterium.  Frontiers in Microbiology 7: 1546.

Den Uyl, P, LL Richardson, S Jain, and GJ Dick (2016).  Unraveling the physiological roles of Geitlerinema sp. BBD and other Black Band Disease community members through genomic analysis of a mixed culture. PLoS ONE 11: e0157953.

Li M, S Jain, and GJ Dick (2016).  Genomic and transcriptomic resolution of organic matter utilization among deep-sea bacteria in Guaymas Basin hydrothermal plumes. Frontiers in Extreme Microbiology 7: 1125.

Cory RM, TW Davis, GJ Dick, TJ Johengen, VJ Denef, MA Berry, SE Page, SB Watson, K Yuhas, & GW Kling (2016).  Seasonal dynamics in dissolved organic matter, hydrogen peroxide, and cyanobacterial blooms in Lake Erie.  Frontiers in Marine Science 3: 54.

Flood B, PB Fliss, D Jones, JV Bailey, GJ Dick, S Jain, M Mußmann, & M. Winkel (2016).  Draft genome of Thiomargarita nelsonii, a giant sulfide-oxidizing bacterium from a marine methane seep, assembled from tetra nucleotide binning of a metagenome.  Frontiers in Extreme Microbiology 7: 603.

Lazar CS, BJ Baker, K Seitz, AS Hyde, GJ Dick, K Hinrichs, and AP Teske (2016).  Genomic evidence for distinct carbon substrate preferences and ecological niches of widespread benthic archaea in estuarine sediments.  Environmental Microbiology 18: 1200-1211.

Toner BM, CR German, GJ Dick, & JA Breier (2016).  Deciphering the complex chemistry of deep-ocean particles using complementary synchrotron x-ray microscope and microprobe instruments.  Accounts of Chemical Research 49: 128-137.

Voorhies AV, SD Eisenlord, DN Marcus, MB Duhaime, JD Cavalcoli, BB Biddanda, & GJ Dick (2016). Ecological and genetic interactions between cyanobacteria and viruses in a low-O2 mat community inferred through metagenomics and metatranscriptomics. Environmental Microbiology 18: 358-371.

Anantharaman K, Breier JA, & Dick GJ (2016). Metagenomic resolution of microbial functions in deep-sea hydrothermal plumes across the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. The ISME Journal 10: 225-239.


Pinto A, DN Marcus, U Ijaz, Q Bautista-de los Santos, GJ Dick, & L Raskin (2015).  Genome of a Nitrospira-like organism with the potential to oxidize ammonia and nitrite. mSphere 1: e00054-15.

Dick GJ, and PYT Lam (2015).  Omic approaches to microbial geochemistry.  Elements 11: 403-408.

Li M, BJ Baker, K Anantharaman, S Jain, JA Breier, & GJ Dick (2015). Genomic and transcriptomic evidence or scavenging of diverse organic compounds by widespread deep-sea archaea.  Nature Communications 6: 8933.

Sheik CS, EI Stevenson, PA Den Uyl, CA Arendt, SM Aciego, & GJ Dick, (2015). Microbial communities of the Lemon Creek Glacier show subtle structural variation yet stable phylogenetic composition over space and time. Frontiers in Microbiology 6: 495.

Schofield MM, S Jain, D Porat, GJ Dick, & DH Sherman, (2015). Identification and analysis of the bacterial endosymbiont specialized for production of the chemotherapeutic natural product ET‐743. Environmental Microbiology 17: 3964-3975.

Reed DC, JA Breier, H Jiang, K Anantharaman, CA Klausmeier, BM Toner, & GJ Dick (2015). Predicting the response of the deep-ocean microbiome to geochemical perturbations by hydrothermal vents. The ISME Journal 9: 1857-1869.

Sheik CS, K Anantharaman, JA Breier, JB Sylvan, KJ Edwards, & GJ Dick, (2015). Spatially resolved sampling reveals dynamic microbial communities in rising hydrothermal plumes across a back-arc basin. The ISME Journal 9: 1434-1445.

Baker, BJ, CS Lazar, AP Teske, & GJ Dick (2015). Genomic resolution of linkages in carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur cycling among widespread estuary sediment bacteria. Microbiome 3: 14.


Gilbert JA, GJ Dick, B Jenkins, EE Allen, K Mackey, & EF DeLong.,(2014) Meeting report: Ocean ‘omics science, technology and cyberinfrastructure: current challenges and future requirements (August 20-23, 2013). Standards in Genomic Sciences 9:3. (full text @ SIGS)

Vorobev A, S Jagadevan, S Jain, K Anantharaman, GJ Dick, S Vuilleumier, & JD Semrau (2014). Genomic and transcriptomic analysis of Methylocystis strain SB2 grown on methane and on ethanol. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 80: 3044-3052. (full text @ AEM)

Anantharaman K, MB Duhaime, JA Breier, K Wendt, BM Toner, and GJ Dick (2014). Sulfur oxidation genes in diverse deep-sea viruses. Science 344: 757-760. (full text @ Science)

Li M, BM Toner, BJ Baker, JA Breier, CS Sheik, & GJ Dick (2014). Microbial iron uptake as a mechanism for dispersing iron from deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Nature Communications 5: 3192. (full text @ Nature)

Reed DC, CK Algar, JA Huber, & G.J. Dick (2014). Gene-centric approach to integrating environmental genomics and biogeochemical models. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: 1879-1884 (full text @ PNAS)

Li M, S Jain, BJ Baker, C Taylor, & GJ Dick (2014). Novel hydrocarbon monooxygenase genes in the metatranscriptome of a natural deep-sea hydrocarbon plume. Environmental Microbiology 16: 60-71 (full text @ Environ. Micro.)

Sheik CS, S Jain, & GJ Dick (2014). Metabolic flexibility of enigmatic SAR324 revealed through metagenomics and metatranscriptomics. Environmental Microbiology 16: 304-317 (full text @ Environ. Micro.)

Druschel GJ, GJ Dick, and E Boyd (2014).  Geomicrobiology and microbial geochemistry 2014 workshop report.  doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.3083524.

Druschel GK, & GJ Dick (2014). Advancing Geomicrobiology and Microbial Geochemistry. Eos 95: 90.

Breier, JA, CS Sheik, D Gomez-Ibanez, RT Sayre-McCord, R Sanger, C Rauch, & GJ Dick (2014). A large volume particulate and water multi-sampler with in situ preservation for microbial and biogeochemical studies. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 94: 195–206.

Castro-contreras SI, MK Gingras, E Pecoits, NR Aubet, D Petrash, SM Castro-Contreras, GJ Dick, & KO Konhauser (2014). Textural and geochemical features of freshwater microbialites from laguna bacalar, quintana roo, mexico. Palaios, 29, 192–209.


Baker BJ & GJ Dick (2013). Omic Approaches in Microbial Ecology: Charting the Unknown. Microbe 8: 353-360 (full text @ ASM)

Baker BJ, CS Sheik, CA Taylor, S Jain, A Bhasi, JD Cavalcoli, & GJ Dick (2013). Community transcriptomic assembly reveals microbes that contribute to deep-sea carbon and nitrogen cycling. The ISME Journal 7: 1962-1973 (full text @ ISME)

Dick GJ, K Anantharaman, BJ Baker, M Li, DC Reed, & CS Sheik (2013). Hydrothermal vent plume microbiology: ecological and biogeographic linkages to seafloor and water column habitats. Frontiers in Microbiology 4: 124. (full text @ Frontiers) (.pdf)

Anantharaman K, JA Breier, CS Sheik, & GJ Dick (2013). Evidence for hydrogen oxidation and metabolic plasticity in widespread deep-sea bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110: 330-335. (full text @ PNAS)


Baker BJ, RA Lesniewski, & GJ Dick. Genome-enabled transcriptomics reveals archaeal populations that drive nitrification in a deep-sea hydrothermal plume (2012). The ISME Journal 6: 2269-2279. (full text @ ISME )

Lesniewski RA, S Jain, PD Schloss, K Anantharaman, & GJ Dick (2012). The metatranscriptome of a deep-sea hydrothermal plume is dominated by water column methanotrophs and chemolithotrophs. The ISME Journal 6: 2257-2268 (full text @ ISME)

Voorhies AA, BA Biddanda, ST Kendall, S Jain, DN Marcus, SC Nold, ND Sheldon, & GJ Dick (2012). Cyanobacterial life at low O2: Community genomics and function reveal metabolic versatility and extremely low diversity of a cyanobacterial mat. Geobiology 10: 250-267. (full text @ Geobiology)

Biddanda BA, SC Nold, GJ Dick, ST Kendall, JH Vail, SA Ruberg, & CM Green (2012). Rock, Water, Microbes: Underwater Sinkholes in Lake Huron are Habitats for Ancient Microbial Life. Nature Education Knowledge 3: 13. (full text @ Nature Education)


Lee PKH, D Cheng, P Hu, KA West, GJ Dick, EL Brodie, GL Andersen, SH Zinder, J He, & L Alvarez-Cohen (2011). Comparative genomics of two newly isolated Dehalococcoides strains and an enrichment using a genus microarray. The ISME Journal 5: 1014-1024. (full text @ ISME)

Baker, BJ, LR Comolli, GJ Dick, L Hauser, D Hyatt, B Dill, M Land, NC VerBerkmoes, RL Hettich and JF Banfield (2010). Enigmatic, ultra-small uncultivated Archaea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107: 8806-8811. (abstract) (full text @ PNAS)


Dick, G.J., and B.M. Tebo (2010). Microbial diversity and biogeochemistry of the Guaymas Basin hydrothermal plume. Environmental Microbiology. Environmental Microbiology, 12: 1334-1347. (abstract) (full text @ EM)


Dick, G.J., B.G. Clement, S.M. Webb, F.J. Fordrie, J.R. Bargar, and B.M. Tebo (2009). Enzymatic microbial Mn oxidation in the Guaymas Basin deep-sea hydrothermal plume. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73: 6517-6530. (abstract) (.pdf)

Dick, G.J., A. Andersson, B.J. Baker, S.S. Simmons, B.C. Thomas, A.P. Yelton, and J.F. Banfield (2009). Community-wide analysis of microbial genome sequence signatures. Genome Biology, 10: R85. (abstract) (.pdf)

Goltsman, D.S.A., V.J. Denef, S.W. Singer, N.C. VerBerkmoes, M.Lefsrud, R. Muller, G.J. Dick, C. Sun, K. Wheeler, A. Zemla, B.J. Baker, L. Hauser, M. Land, M. Shah, M.P. Thelen, R.L. Hettich, and J.F. Banfield (2009). Genomics and comparative proteogenomics of chemoautotrophic, iron-oxidizing “Leptospirillum rubarum” and Leptospirillum ferrodiazotrophum populations in biofilm communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75: 4599-4615. (abstract) (.pdf)

Andersen, C.R.*, G.J. Dick*, M-L. Chu, J-C. Cho, R. Davis, S. Bräuer, and B.M. Tebo (2009). Aurantimonas manganoxydans, sp. nov. andAurantimonas litoralis, sp. nov. : Manganese oxidizing representatives of a globally distributed clade of α-proteobacteria from the orderRhizobiales. Geomicrobiology Journal, 26: 189-198 (*these authors contributed equally). (abstract) (.pdf)


Dick,G.J., Podell,S., Johnson,H.A., Rivera-Espinoza,Y., Bencheikh-Latmani,R., McCarthy,J.K., Torpey, J.W., Clement,B.G., Gaasterland,T., Tebo,B.M. Genomic insights into Mn(II) oxidation by the marine alphaproteobacterium Aurantimonas strain SI85-9A1 (2008). Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74: 2646-2658. (abstract) (.pdf)

Dick, G.J., J.W. Torpey, T.J. Beveridge, and B.M. Tebo (2008). Direct identification of a bacterial Mn(II) oxidase, the multicopper oxidase MnxG, from spores of several different marine Bacillus species . Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74: 1527-1534.. (abstract) (.pdf)


Tebo, B.M., B.G. Clement, and G.J. Dick (2007). Biotransformations of manganese, p. 1223-1238. In C. J. Hurst, R. L. Crawford, J. L. Garland, D. A. Lipson, A. L. Mills, and L. D. Stetzenbach (ed.), Manual of environmental microbiology, 3rd ed. ASM Press, Washington, DC. (abstract) (.pdf)


Dick, G.J., Y.E. Lee, and B.M. Tebo. Manganese(II)-oxidizing Bacillus spores in Guaymas Basin hydrothermal sediments and plumes (2006). Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72: 3184-3190. (abstract) (.pdf)

Dick, G.J., (2006), Microbial Manganese(II) oxidation: biogeochemistry of a deep-sea hydrothermal plume, enzymatic mechanism, and genomic perspectives. PhD dissertation, University of California, San Diego. (.pdf)

Mix, L, G.J. Dick, and F.J. Stewart (2006). Redox chemistry and metabolic diversity. In: The Astrobiology Primer, an outline of general knowledge-Version 1, 2006. Astrobiology, 6: 735-813. (.pdf).


Webb, S.M., G.J. Dick, J.R. Bargar, and B.M. Tebo. Evidence for the presence of Mn(III) intermediates in the bacterial oxidation of Mn(II) (2005). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102: 5558-5563. (abstract) (.pdf)


Tebo, B.M., J.R. Bargar, B.G. Clement, G.J. Dick, K.J. Murray, D. Parker, R. Verity, and S.M. Webb. (2004) Biogenic manganese oxides: Properties and mechanisms of formation. Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 32, 287-328. (abstract) (.pdf)