*advised undergraduate student

Teske, A; Wegener, G; Chanton, JP; White, D; MacGregor, B; Hoer, D; de Beer, D; Zhuang, G; Saxton, MA; Joye, SB; Lizarralde, D; Soule, A; Ruff, SE. 2021 Microbial communities under distinct thermal and geochemical regimes in axial and off-axis sediment of Guaymas Basin; Frontiers in Microbiology 12:110

Saxton MA, Samarkin VA, Madigan MT, Sattley WM, Schutte CA, Joye SB. 2021 Sulfate reduction and methanogenesis in the hypersaline deep waters and sediments of perennially ice-covered Lake Vanda, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. 66(5), 2021: 1804-1818

Assié A, Leisch N, Meier DV, Vodicka HG, Tegetmeyer HE, Meyerdirks A, Kleiner M, Hinzke T, Joye S, Saxton MA, Dubilier N. 2021. Horizontal acquisition of a patchwork Calvin cycle by symbiotic and free-living Campylobacterota (formerly Epsilonproteobacteria). ISME Journal 4, 104–122 (2020).

Rogener, MK, Bracco, A, Hunter, KS, Saxton, MA, and Joye, SB, 2018. Long-term impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil well blowout on methane oxidation dynamics in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Elem Sci Anth, 6(1), p.73. DOI:

Green JC*, F Rahman*, MA Saxton, KE Williamson 2017 Quantifying aquatic viral community change associated with stormwater runoff in a wet retention pond using metagenomic time series data. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 81 (1), 19-35

Saxton MA, NS Naqvi*, F Rahman*, CP Thompson*, J Kaste, RM Chambers, KE Williamson. 2016 Site-Specific Biogeochemical Factors Control Bacterial and Viral Diversity in Stormwater Retention Ponds. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 77(1): 23-36

Saxton MA, VA Samarkin, CA Schutte, MW Bowles, MT Madigan, SB Cadieux, LM Pratt, and SB Joye. 2016 Biogeochemical and metagenomic evidence supports a novel mode of anaerobic methanotrophy in the permanently ice-covered Lake Fryxell Antarctica. Limnology and Oceanography. doi:10.1002/lno.10320

Green JC*, F Rahman*, MA Saxton, KE Williamson. 2015 Metagenomic assessment of viral diversity of Lake Matoaka, a temperate, eutrophic freshwater lake. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 75: 117–128

Avrahamov N, G Antler, Y Yechieli, I Gavrieli, SB Joye, MA Saxton, AV Turchyn, O Sivan. 2014 Anaerobic oxidation of methane by sulfate in hypersaline groundwater of the Dead Sea aquifer. Geobiology DOI:10.1111/gbi.12095

Wilhelm SW, GR LeCleir, GS Bullerjahn, RML McKay, MA Saxton, MR Twiss and RA Bourbonniere 2014. Seasonal changes in microbial community structure and activity imply winter production linked to summer hypoxia in a large lake system. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 87:475-485

Saxton MA, NA D’souza, RA Bourbonniere, RML McKay and SW Wilhelm. 2012. Seasonal Si:C ratios in Lake Erie diatoms – evidence of winter silicification. The Journal of Great Lakes Research 38:206-211.

Twiss MR, RML McKay, RA Bourbonniere, GS Bullerjahn, HJ Carrick, REH Smith, JG Winter, NA D’souza, PC Furey, AR Lashaway, MA Saxton, and SW Wilhelm. 2012. Diatoms abound in ice-covered Lake Erie: An investigation of offshore winter limnology in Lake Erie over the period 2007 to 2010. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 38:18-30.

Saxton MA, RJ Arnold*, RA Bourbonniere, RML McKay and SW Wilhelm.  2012. Plasticity of total and intracellular phosphorus quotas in Microcystis aeruginosa cultures and Lake Erie algal assemblages. Frontiers in Microbiology 3:3. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00003

Saxton MA, EA Morrow*, RA Bourbonniere and SW Wilhelm. 2011.  Glyphosate influence on phytoplankton community structure in Lake Erie. Journal of Great Lakes Research 37:683 – 690.

Rinta-Kanto JM, MA Saxton, JM DeBruyn, JL Smith, CH Marvin, KA Krieger, GS Sayler, GL Boyer, SW Wilhelm. 2009. The diversity and distribution of toxigenic Microcystis spp. in present day and archived pelagic and sediment samples from Lake Erie. Harmful Algae 8:385–394

Gobler CJ, TW Davis, SN Deonarine, MA Saxton, PJ Lavrentyev, FJ Jochem, SW Wilhelm. 2008. Zooplankton and viral induced mortality of microbial populations before and during the onset of hypoxia in Lake Erie.  Aquatic Microbial Ecology 51:117-128

Rowe JM, MA Saxton, MT Cottrell, JM DeBruyn, GM Berg, DL Kirchman, DA Hutchins and SW Wilhelm.  2008. Constraints on virus production in the Sargasso Sea and North Atlantic. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 52:233-244

Wilhelm SW, MJ Carberry, ML Eldridge, L Poorvin, MA Saxton, and MA Doblin. 2006.Marine and freshwater cyanophages in a Laurentian Great Lake: evidence from infectivity assays and molecular analyses of g20 genes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72: 4957 – 4963.