Publications

∗ indicates former or current graduate student that worked in this lab. M.A. Williams is this lab’s director.

∗Shanmugam, S.G., Magbanua, Z.V., Williams, M.A., Jangid, K., Whitman, W.B., Peterson, D.G. and Kingery, W.L., 2016. Bacterial Diversity Patterns Differ in Soils Developing in Sub–tropical and Cool–Temperate Ecosystems. Microbial ecology, pp.1–14.

Jangid, K., Kao, M.H., Lahamge, A., Williams, M.A., Rathbun, S.L. and Whitman, W.B., 2016. K-shuff: A Novel Algorithm for Characterizing Structural and Compositional Diversity in Gene Libraries. PloS one, 11(12), p.e0167634.

∗Moon, J., Ma, L., Xia, K. and Williams, M.A., 2016. Plant–Microbial and mineral contributions to amino acid and protein organic matter accumulation during 4000 years of pedogenesis. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 100, pp.42-50.

∗Kakumanu, M., Reeves, A.M., Anderson, T., ∗Rodrigues, R.R. and Williams, M.A., 2016. Honey bee gut microbiome is altered by in-hive pesticide exposures. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7, p.1255.

∗Rodrigues, R.R., Moon, J., Zhao, B. and Williams, M.A., 2016. Microbial communities and diazotrophic activity differ in the root-zone of Alamo and Dacotah switchgrass feedstocks. GCB Bioenergy.

∗Rodrigues, R, ∗Rosana Tuiran, J, Barney, E Nilsen, J Barrett and Williams, M.A. 2015. Plant invasions associated with change in root-zone microbial community structure and diversity. PLoS ONE, 6:789.

Yang, A. N Liu, Q Tian, W Bai, M.A. Williams, Q Wang, L Li, and W-H Zhang. 2015. Rhizosphere bacterial communities of dominant steppe plants shift in response to a gradient of simulated nitrogen deposition. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2015. 6:789.

Yarwood, S., A.F. Wick, Williams, M. and W.L. Daniels. 2015. Parent material influence early soil microbial community establishment. Microbial Ecology, 69: 383-393.

∗Jangid, K., S., Condron, L., Turner, B.L., Whitman, W.B., Williams, M.A. 2014. Progressive and retrogressive ecosystem development coincide with soil bacterial community change in a dune system under lowland temperate rainfrorest in New Zealand. Plant Soil, 367: 235-247.

∗Kakumanu M., Williams, M.A. 2014. Osmolyte dynamics and microbial communities vary in response to osmotic more than matric water deficit gradients in two soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 79:14-24.

Prewitt, L., Youngmin, K., *Kakumanu, Williams M.A. 2014. Fungal and bacterial community succession differs for three wood types during decay in a forest soil. Microbial Ecology, 68:212-221.

∗Jangid, K., S., Condron, L., Whitman, W.B., Williams, M.A. 2013. Progressive and retrogressive ecosystem development coincide with soil bacterial community change under lowland temperate rainforest in New Zealand. Plant and Soil 367, 235-247.

∗Jangid, K., S., Condron, L., Whitman, W.B., Williams, M.A. 2013. Bacterial community succession during long-term ecosystem development. Molecular Ecology. 22, 3415-3426.

∗Kakumanu, M., Cantrell, C., Williams, M.A. 2013. Microbial community response to varying magnitudes of desiccation in soil: a test of the osmolyte accumulation hypothesis. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 57, 644-653.

Williams, M.A., ∗Jangid, K., ∗Shanmugam, S., Whitman, B. 2013. Bacterial communities in soil mimic patterns of vegetative succession and ecosystem climax but are resilient to change between seasons. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 57, 749-759.

∗Michel (formerly Mula), M., and Williams, M.A. 2012. Soil type modestly impacts bacterial community succession associated with decomposing grass detrituspheres. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77, 133-144.

∗Kakumanu, M., and Williams, M.A. 2012. Soil diffusion system enriches the growth of diverse and previously uncultivated bacterial taxa. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76, 463-474.

∗Michel (formerly Mula), M., and Williams, M.A. 2011. Soil Habitat and Horizon Properties Impact Bacterial Diversity and Composition. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 75, 1440-1448.

∗Jangid, K., Williams, M.A., Franzluebbers, A.J., Schmidt, T.M., Coleman, D.C., Whitman, W.B. 2011. Land-use history has a stronger impact on soil microbial community composition than aboveground vegetation and soil properties. Soil Biol & Biochem, Online.

Williams, M.A., Taylor, E.B., ∗Mula, M. 2010. Metaproteomic characterization of a soil microbial community following carbon amendment. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 42, 1148-1156.

Taylor, E.B., and Williams, M.A. 2010. Microbial proteins in soil: influence of extraction method & C amendment on extraction & recovery. Microbial Ecology 59, 390-392.

∗Jangid, K., Williams, M.A., Franzluebbers, A.J., Blair, J.M., Coleman, D.C., Whitman, W.B. 2010. Development of microbial communities during restoration of tallgrass prairie. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 42, 302-310.

Williams, MA., and Xia, K. 2009. Characterization of the water soluble soil organic pool following the rewetting of dry soil in a drought prone tallgrass prairie. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41, 21-29.

∗Jangid, K., Williams, M.A., Franzluebbers, A.J., Sanderlin, J.S., Reeves, J.H., Jenkins, M.B.,Endale, D.K., Coleman, D.C., Whitman, W.B., 2008. Relative impacts of land-use, management intensity and fertilization upon soil microbial community structure in agricultural systems. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 40, 2843-285.

Fimmen, R.L., Richter Jr., D.D., Vasudevan, D., Williams, M.A. and West, L.T. 2008. Rhizogenic Fe-C redox cycling in deep upland soils: A new biogeochemical mechanisms that drives crustal weathering. Biogeochemistry. 87, 127-141.

Tarlera, S.T., Ivester, A., Jangid, K.J., and Whitman W.B., Williams, M.A. 2008. Microbial community succession and bacterial diversity in soils during 77,000 years of ecosystem development. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 64, 129-140.

Williams, M.A. 2007. Response of microbial communities to water stress in irrigated and drought prone tallgrass prairie. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 39, 2750-2757.

Williams, M.A. and Rice, C.W. 2007. Seven years of enhanced water availability influences the structural, physiological, and functional attributes of a soil microbial community. Applied Soil Ecology. 35, 535-545.

Williams, M.A., P.J. Bottomley, and D. Myrold. 2007. Carbon flow from 13C-labeled clover and ryegrass residues into a residue-associated microbial community under field conditions. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 39, 2654-2666.

Bottomley, P.J., Yarwood, R.R., Kageyama, S.A., Waterstripe, K.E., Williams, M.A., Cromack Jr. K., Myrold, D.D. 2007. Responses of soil bacterial and fungal communities to reciprocal transfers of soil between adjacent coniferous forest and meadow vegetation in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. Oecologia. 285, 35-45.

Williams, M.A., P.J. Bottomley. 2006. Distribution and fate of root and straw residue-C incorporated into microbial and soil pools. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 42: 523-531.

Williams, M.A., P.J. Bottomley, and D. Myrold. 2006. Carbon flow from 13C labeled straw and root residues into phospholipids fatty acids of a soil microbial community under field conditions. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 38, 759-768.

McMahon, S.M., Williams, M.A., Bottomley, P.J., and Myrold, D.D., 2005. Dynamics of microbial communities during decomposition carbon - 13 labeled ryegrass fractions in soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 69, 1238-1247.

Williams, M.A., C. W. Rice, A. Omay, and C. Owensby. 2006. Natural 15N abundances in a tallgrass prairie ecosystem exposed to 8 years of elevated atmospheric CO2. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 38, 409-412.

Dell, C.J., Williams, M.A., Rice, C.W. 2005. Partitioning of N over five growing season in tallgrass prairie. Ecology. 86(5): 1280-1287.

Williams, M.A., Rice, C.W., Omay A., and Owensby, C.E., 2004. Carbon and Nitrogen Pools in a Tallgrass Prairie Soil under Elevated Carbon Dioxide. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 68, 148-153.

Butler, J., Williams, M.A., Bottomley, P.J., and Myrold D.D, 2003. Microbial community dynamics associated with rhizosphere C flow. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69, 6793-6800.

Williams, M.A., C.W. Rice, and C.E. Owensby. 2001. Plant-microbial competition in a tallgrass prairie ecosystem exposed to elevated CO2. Soil Sci. Soc. of Am. J. 65:340-346.

Williams, M.A., C.W. Rice, and C.E. Owensby. 2000. Carbon dynamics and microbial activity in tallgrass prairie exposed to elevated CO2 for 8-years. Plant and Soil. 227:127-137.