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James Stegen

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: J4-18
Richland, WA 99352

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  • Graham EB, AR Crump, CT Resch, SJ Fansler, EV Arntzen, DW Kennedy, JK Fredrickson, and JC Stegen. 2016. "Coupling spatiotemporal community assembly processes to ecosystem function." Frontiers in Microbiology 7:Article No. 1949.  doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01949
  • Stegen JC, A Konopka, J McKinely, CJ Murray, X Lin, MD Miller, DW Kennedy, EA Miller, CT Resch, and JK Fredrickson. 2016. "Coupling among Microbial Communities, Biogeochemistry, and Mineralogy across Biogeochemical Facies." Scientific Reports (6):30553.  doi:10.1038/srep30553
  • Stegen JC, JK Fredrickson, MJ Wilkins, A Konopka, WC Nelson, EV Arntzen, WB Chrisler, RK Chu, RE Danczak, SJ Fansler, DW Kennedy, CT Resch, and MM Tfaily. 2016. "Groundwater-Surface Water Mixing Shifts Ecological Assembly Processes and Stimulates Organic Carbon Turnover." Nature Communications 7:11237.  doi:10.1038/ncomms11237


  • Dini-Andreote F, JC Stegen, JD van Elsas, and J Falcao Salles. 2015. "Disentangling Mechanisms That Mediate the Balance Between Stochastic and Deterministic Processes in Microbial Succession." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112(11):E1326-E1332.  doi:10.1073/pnas.1414261112
  • Martinez I, JC Stegen, MX Maldonado-Gómez, AM Eren, PM Siba, AR Greenhill, and J Walter. 2015. "The Gut Microbiota of Rural Papua New Guineans: Composition, Diversity Patterns, and Ecological Processes." Cell Reports 11(4):527-538.  doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2015.03.049
  • Nelson WC, and JC Stegen. 2015. "The reduced genomes of Parcubacteria (OD1) contain signatures of a symbiotic lifestyle." Frontiers in Microbiology 6:Article No. 713.  doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00713
  • Stegen JC, X Lin, JK Fredrickson, and A Konopka. 2015. "Estimating and mapping ecological processes influencing microbial community assembly." Frontiers in Microbiology 6:Article No. 370.  doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00370


  • Hurlbert AH, and JC Stegen. 2014. "On the processes generating latitudinal richness gradients: identifying diagnostic patterns and predictions." Frontiers in Genetics 5:Article No. 420.  doi:10.3389/fgene.2014.00420
  • Hurlbert AH, and JC Stegen. 2014. "When should species richness be energy-limited, and how would we know?" Ecology Letters 17(4):401-413.  doi:10.1111/ele.12240


  • Bailey VL, SJ Fansler, JC Stegen, and LA McCue. 2013. "Linking Microbial Community Structure to ß-Glucosidic Function in Soil Aggregates." The ISME Journal 7(10):2044-2053.  doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.87
  • Lindemann SR, JJ Moran, JC Stegen, RS Renslow, JR Hutchison, JK Cole, A Dohnalkova, J Tremblay, K Singh, S Malfatti, F Chen, S Tringe, H Beyenal, and JK Fredrickson. 2013. "The Epsomitic Phototrophic Microbial Mat of Hot Lake, Washington: Community Structural Responses to Seasonal Cycling." Frontiers in Microbiology 4:323.  doi:10.3389/fmicb.2013.00323
  • Stegen JC, X Lin, JK Fredrickson, X Chen, DW Kennedy, CJ Murray, ML Rockhold, and A Konopka. 2013. "Quantifying Community Assembly Processes and Identifying Features that Impose Them." The ISME Journal 7:2069-2079.  doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.93
  • Wang J, J Shen, Y Wu, C Tu, J Soininen , JC Stegen, J He, X Liu, L Zhang, and E Zhang. 2013. "Phylogenetic beta diversity in bacterial assemblages across ecosystems: deterministic versus stochastic processes." The ISME Journal 7(7):1310-1321.  doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.30


  • Stegen JC, X Lin, A Konopka, and JK Fredrickson. 2012. "Stochastic and Deterministic Assembly Processes in Subsurface Microbial Communities." The ISME Journal 6(9):1653-1664.  doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.22

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