Techtmann Lab, Michigan Tech

  1. Alhajjar, Rehab K., Kayley M. Roche, and Stephen M. Techtmann. “Comparative Analysis of the Mechanism of Resistance to Silver Nanoparticles and the Biocide 2, 2-Dibromo-3-Nitrilopropionamide.” Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (2022): e02031-21. link
  2. Basili, Marco, Stephen M. Techtmann, Luca Zaggia, Gian Marco Luna, and Grazia Marina Quero. “Partitioning and sources of microbial pollution in the Venice Lagoon.” Science of The Total Environment 818 (2022): 151755. link
  3. Techtmann, Stephen M., Andrew L. Baldwin, Dotun Aluko, Justin Andersen, Cole Becker, Grace Chandler, Steve Forgrave et al. “Draft Genome Sequencing of Three Glutaraldehyde-Tolerant Bacteria from Produced Water from Hydraulic Fracturing.” Microbiology resource announcements 11, no. 2 (2022): e01232-21. link
  4. Byrne, Emily, Laura G. Schaerer, Daniel G. Kulas, Sharath K. Ankathi, Lindsay I. Putman, Kierstyn R. Codere, Simeon K. Schum, David R. Shonnard, and Stephen M. Techtmann. “Pyrolysis-Aided Microbial Biodegradation of High-Density Polyethylene Plastic by Environmental Inocula Enrichment Cultures.” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 10, no. 6 (2022): 2022-2033. link
  5. Alhajjar, Rehab K., Ryan B. Ghannam, Jeremy R. Chen See, Olivia G. Wright, Maria Fernanda Campa, Terry C. Hazen, Regina Lamendella, and Stephen M. Techtmann. “Comparative study of the effects of biocides and metal oxide nanoparticles on microbial community structure in a stream impacted by hydraulic fracturing.” Chemosphere 284 (2021): 131255. link
  6. Byrne, Emily R., Kayley M. Roche, Laura G. Schaerer, and Stephen M. Techtmann. “Temporal variation of crude and refined oil biodegradation rates and microbial community composition in freshwater systems.” Journal of Great Lakes Research 47, no. 5 (2021): 1376-1385. link
  7. Kokate, Prajakta P., Stephen M. Techtmann, and Thomas Werner. “Codon usage bias and dinucleotide preference in 29 Drosophila species.” G3 11, no. 8 (2021): jkab191. link
  8. Schaerer, L. G., P. N. Webb, A. Corazzola, W. C. Christian, and S. M. Techtmann. “Impact of air, water and dock microbial communities on boat microbial community composition.” Journal of Applied Microbiology 131, no. 2 (2021): 768-779. link
  9. Hubbard, Benjamin R., Lindsay I. Putman, Stephen Techtmann, and Joshua M. Pearce. “Open Source Vacuum Oven Design for Low-Temperature Drying: Performance Evaluation for Recycled PET and Biomass.” Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing 5, no. 2 (2021): 52. link
  10. Rupp, Danielle L., Louis J. Lamit, Stephen M. Techtmann, Evan S. Kane, Erik A. Lilleskov, and Merritt R. Turetsky. “The rhizosphere responds: rich fen peat and root microbial ecology after long-term water table manipulation.” Applied and environmental microbiology 87, no. 12 (2021): e00241-21. link
  11. See, Jeremy R. Chen, Olivia Wright, Lavinia V. Unverdorben, Nathan Heibeck, Stephen M. Techtmann, Terry C. Hazen, and Regina Lamendella. “Evaluating the Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing on Streams using Microbial Molecular Signatures.” JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) 170 (2021): e61904. link
  12. Ghannam, Ryan B., and Stephen M. Techtmann. “Machine learning applications in microbial ecology, human microbiome studies, and environmental monitoring.” Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal 19 (2021): 1092-1107. link
  13. Christian, William C., Timothy M. Butler, Ryan B. Ghannam, Paige N. Webb, and Stephen M. Techtmann. “Phylogeny and diversity of alkane-degrading enzyme gene variants in the laurentian great lakes and western atlantic.” FEMS Microbiology Letters 367, no. 23 (2020): fnaa182. link
  14. Miller, John I., Stephen Techtmann, Dominique Joyner, Nagissa Mahmoudi, Julian Fortney, James A. Fordyce, Nargiz GaraJayeva et al. “Microbial communities across global marine basins show important compositional similarities by depth.” MBio 11, no. 4 (2020): e01448-20. link
  15. Ghannam Ryan B; Schaerer Laura G; Butler Timothy M; Techtmann Stephen M; (2020) Biogeographic Patterns in Members of Globally Distributed and Dominant Taxa Found in Port Microbial Communities Msphere 5 1 link
  16. Bruning Jessica; Chapp Andrew; Kaurala Gregory A; Wang Renjun; Techtmann Stephen; Chen Qing-Hui; (2020) Gut Microbiota and Short Chain Fatty Acids: Influence on the Autonomic Nervous System Neuroscience Bulletin 36 1 91-95 link
  17. Schaerer Laura G; Ghannam Ryan B; Butler Timothy M; Techtmann Stephen M; (2019) Global comparison of the bacterial communities of bilge water boat surfaces and external port water Applied and environmental microbiology 85 24 link
  18. Campa Maria Fernanda; Wolfe Amy K; Techtmann Stephen M; Harik Ann-Marie; Hazen Terry C; Unconventional Oil and Gas Energy Systems: An Unidentified Hotspot of Antimicrobial Resistance? (2019) Frontiers in Microbiology 10 link
  19. Campa Maria Fernanda; Techtmann Stephen M; Ladd Mallory P; Yan Jun; Patterson Megan; de Matos Amaral Amanda Garcia; Carter Kimberly E; Ulrich Nikea; Grant Christopher J; Hettich Robert L; Regina Lamendella; Terry C Hazen (2019) Surface water microbial community response to the biocide 2 2-dibromo-3-nitrilopropionamide used in unconventional oil and gas extraction Applied and environmental microbiology 85 21 e01336-19 link
  20. Miller John I; Techtmann Stephen; Fortney Julian; Mahmoudi Nagissa; Joyner Dominique; Liu Jiang; Olesen Scott; Alm Eric; Fernandez Adolfo; Gardinali Piero; Nargiz GaraJayeva; Faig S Askerov; Terry C Hazen (2019) Oil hydrocarbon degradation by Caspian sea microbial communities Frontiers in microbiology 10 995 link
  21. Strychar Kevin; Lupi Frank; Miller Steven; Baeten John; Flaspohler David J; Green Sarah; Grimm Amanda; Gupta Latika; Kamm Kelly; Lytle Will; (2018) Independent risk analysis for the straits pipelines-Final report link
  22. Butler Timothy M; Wilhelm Anna-Catharina; Dwyer Amber C; Webb Paige N; Baldwin Andrew L; Techtmann Stephen M; (2019) Microbial community dynamics during lake ice freezing Scientific reports 9 1 1-11 link
  23. Robb Frank T; Techtmann Stephen M; (2018) Life on the fringe: microbial adaptation to growth on carbon monoxide F1000Research 7 link
  24. Hazen Terry C; Techtmann Stephen M; (2018) Oil biodegradation in deep marine basins Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology link
  25. Chen Chunyi; Pan Gang; Shi Wenqing; Xu Feng; Techtmann Stephen M; Pfiffner Susan M; Hazen Terry C; (2018) Clay flocculation effect on microbial community composition in water and sediment Frontiers in Environmental Science 6 60 link
  26. Campa Maria Fernanda; Techtmann Stephen M; Gibson Caleb M; Zhu Xiaojuan; Patterson Megan; Garcia de Matos Amaral Amanda; Ulrich Nikea; Campagna Shawn R; Grant Christopher J; Lamendella Regina; Hazen, Terry (2018) Impacts of glutaraldehyde on microbial community structure and degradation potential in streams impacted by hydraulic fracturing Environmental science & technology 52 10 5989-5999 link
  27. Deshpande Ruta S; Sundaravadivelu Devi; Techtmann Stephen; Conmy Robyn N; Santo Domingo Jorge W; Campo Pablo; (2018) Microbial degradation of Cold Lake Blend and Western Canadian select dilbits by freshwater enrichments Journal of hazardous materials 352 111-120 link
  28. Ribicic Deni; Netzer Roman; Hazen Terry C; Techtmann Stephen M; Drabløs Finn; Brakstad Odd Gunnar; (2018) Microbial community and metagenome dynamics during biodegradation of dispersed oil reveals potential key-players in cold Norwegian seawater Marine pollution bulletin 129 1 370-378 link
  29. Techtman Stephen M; Mahmoudi Nagissa; Whitt Kendall T; Campa Maria Fernanda; Fortney Julian L; Joyner Dominique C; Hazen Terry C; (2017) Comparison of Thaumarchaeotal populations from four deep sea basins FEMS microbiology ecology 93 11 fix128 link
  30. Liu Jiang; Techtmann Stephen M; Woo Hannah L; Ning Daliang; Fortney Julian L; Hazen Terry C; (2017) Rapid response of eastern mediterranean deep sea microbial communities to oil Scientific reports 7 1 1-11 link
  31. Techtmann Stephen M; Zhuang Mobing; Campo Pablo; Holder Edith; Elk Michael; Hazen Terry C; Conmy Robyn; Santo Domingo Jorge W; (2017) Corexit 9500 enhances oil biodegradation and changes active bacterial community structure of oil-enriched microcosms Applied and environmental microbiology 83 10 link
  32. Techtmann Stephen M; Hazen Terry C; (2016) Metagenomic applications in environmental monitoring and bioremediation Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology 43 10 1345-1354 link
  33. Olesen Scott W; Vora Suhani; Techtmann Stephen M; Fortney Julian L; Bastidas-Oyanedel Juan R; Rodríguez Jorge; Hazen Terry C; Alm Eric J; (2016) A novel analysis method for paired-sample microbial ecology experiments PloS one 11 5 e0154804 link
  34. Techtmann Stephen M; Fitzgerald Kathleen S; Stelling Savannah C; Joyner Dominique C; Uttukar Sagar M; Harris Austin P; Alshibli Noor K; Brown Steven D; Hazen Terry C; (2016) Colwellia psychrerythraea strains from distant deep sea basins show adaptation to local conditions Frontiers in Environmental Science 4 33 link
  35. Brewer Sheridan; Techtmann Stephen M; Mahmoudi Nagissa; Niang Dijibril; Pfiffner Susan; Hazen Terry C; (2015) Co-extraction of DNA and PLFA from soil samples Journal of microbiological methods 115 64-66 link
  36. Smith Mark B; Rocha Andrea M; Smillie Chris S; Olesen Scott W; Paradis Charles; Wu Liyou; Campbell James H; Fortney Julian L; Mehlhorn Tonia L; Lowe Kenneth A; Earles, Jennifer E.; Phillips, Jana; Techtmann, Steve M.; Joyner, Dominique C.; Elias, Dwayne A.; Bailey, Kathryn L.; Hurt, Richard A.; Preheim, Sarah P.; Sanders, Matthew C.; Yang, Joy; Mueller, Marcella A.; Brooks, Scott; Watson, David B.; Zhang, Ping; He, Zhili; Dubinsky, Eric A.; Adams, Paul D.; Arkin, Adam P.; Fields, Matthew W.; Zhou, Jizhong; Alm, Eric J.; Hazen, Terry C. (2015) Natural bacterial communities serve as quantitative geochemical biosensors MBio 6 3 link
  37. Techtmann Stephen M; Fortney Julian L; Ayers Kati A; Joyner Dominique C; Linley Thomas D; Pfiffner Susan M; Hazen Terry C (2015) The unique chemistry of Eastern Mediterranean water masses selects for distinct microbial communities by depth PLoS One 10 3 e0120605 link
  38. Mahmoudi Nagissa; Robeson Michael S; II Hector F Castro; Fortney Julian L; Techtmann Stephen M; Joyner Dominique C; Paradis Charles J; Pfiffner Susan M; Hazen Terry C; (2015) Microbial community composition and diversity in Caspian Sea sediments FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91 1 1 link
  39. Stelling Savannah C; Techtmann Stephen M; Utturkar Sagar M; Alshibli Noor K; Brown Steven D; Hazen Terry C; (2014) Draft genome sequence of Thalassotalea sp. strain ND16A isolated from eastern Mediterranean Sea water collected from a depth of 1,055 meters Genome announcements 2 6 link
  40. Harris Austin P; Techtmann Stephen M; Stelling Savannah C; Utturkar Sagar M; Alshibli Noor K; Brown Steven D; Hazen Terry C; (2014) Draft genome sequence of Pseudoalteromonas sp. strain ND6B an oil-degrading isolate from eastern Mediterranean Sea water collected at a depth of 1,210 meters Genome announcements 2 6 link
  41. Hazen Terry C; Rocha Andrea M; Techtmann Stephen M; (2013) Advances in monitoring environmental microbes Current opinion in biotechnology 24 3 526-533 link
  42. Sambuughin Nyamkhishig; Swietnicki Wieslaw; Techtmann Stephen; Matrosova Vera; Wallace Tarina; Goldfarb Lev; Maynard Ernest; (2012) KBTBD13 interacts with Cullin 3 to form a functional ubiquitin ligase Biochemical and biophysical research communications 421 4 743-749 link
  43. Techtmann Stephen M; Ghirlando Rodolfo; Kao Sandra; Strebel Klaus; Maynard Ernest L; (2012) Hydrodynamic and functional analysis of HIV-1 Vif oligomerization Biochemistry 51 10 2078-2086 link
  44. Techtmann Stephen M; Colman Albert S; Murphy Michael; Schackwitz Wendy; Goodwin Lynne; Robb Frank T; (2011) Regulation of multiple carbon monoxide consumption pathways in anaerobic bacteria Frontiers in microbiology 2 147 link
  45. Techtmann Stephen; Colman Albert S; Lebedinsky Alexander V; Sokolova Tatyana G; Robb Frank T; (2012) Evidence for horizontal gene transfer of anaerobic carbon monoxide dehydrogenases Frontiers in microbiology 3 132 link
  46. Techtmann Stephen M; Robb Frank T; (2010) Archaeal-like chaperonins in bacteria Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 47 20269-20274 link
  47. Techtmann Stephen M; Colman Albert S; Robb Frank T; (2009) ‘That which does not kill us only makes us stronger’: the role of carbon monoxide in thermophilic microbial consortia Environmental microbiology 11 5 1027-1037 2009 link
  48. Robb Frank T; Gonzalez Juan M; Sokolova Tatyana; Techtmann Stephen M; Chernyh Nicolai; Lebedinski Alexander; Tallon Luke J; Jones Kristie; Wu Martin; Eisen Jonathan A;  (2005) Primary energy metabolism in geothermal environments: the role of carbon monoxide Geothermal Biology and Geochemistry in Yellowstone National Park 163-170 2005 Montana State University Bozeman MT link