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Lennon JT, Denef VJ (In Review) Evolutionary ecology of microorganisms: from the tamed to the wild.

Rocca JD, Hall EK, Lennon JT, Evans SE, Waldrop MP, Cotner JB, Nemergut DR, Graham EB, Wallenstein MD (In review). Relationships between protein-encoding gene abudnance and corresponding process are commonly assumed yet rarely observed.

Aanderud ZT, Jones SE, Fierer N, Lennon JT (In Review) Resuscitation of the rare biosphere contributes to pulses of ecosystem activity.

Muscarella ME, Bird KC, Larsen ML, Placella SA, Lennon JT (In Review) Phosphorus resource heterogeneity in microbial food webs.

Vert JC, Harker AR,Breakwell DP, Lennon JT, Aanderud ZA (In Review) Hypersaline environments constrains bacterial dormancy in lakes.

Weitz JS, Stock CA, Wilhelm SW, Bourouiba L, Buchan A, Coleman ML, Follows MJ, Fuhrman JA, Jover LF, Lennon JT, Middelboe M, Sonderegger DL, Suttle CA, Taylor BP, Thingstad TF, Wilson WH, Wommack EK (In Review) A multitrophic model to quantify the effects of marine viruses on microbial food webs and ecosystem processes

Peralta AL, Stuart D, Kent AD, Lennon JT (In Press) A social-ecological framework for "micromanaging" microbial services. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Krause S, Le Roux X, Niklaus PA, Van Bodegom P, Lennon JT, Bertilsson S, Grossart HP, Philippot L, Bodelier P (2014) Trait-based approaches for understanding microbial biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Frontiers in Microbiology 5: 251 (pdf)

terHorst CP, Lennon JT, Lau JA (2014) The relative importance of rapid evolution for plant-soil feedbacks depend on ecological context. Proceeding of the Royal Society B. 281: 20140028 (pdf)

Dzialowski AR, Rzepecki M, Kostrzewska-Szlakowska I, Lennon JT, Kalinowska K, Palash A (2014) Are the abioitc and biotic characteristics of aquatic mesocosms representative of in situ conditions? Journal of Limnology. doi: 10.4081/jlimnol.2014.721

Bertilsson S, Burgin A, Carey CC, Fey SB, Grossart HP, Grubisic L, Jones I, Kirillin G, Lennon JT, Shade A, Smyth RL (2013) The under-ice microbiome of seasonally frozen lakes. Limnology and Oceanography 58: 1998-2012 (pdf)

Lennon JT, Hamilton SK, Muscarella ME, AS Grandy, K Wickings, SE Jones (2013) A source of terrestrial organic carbon to investigate the browning of aquatic ecosystems. PLOS ONE 8: e75771 (pdf)

Ponsero AJ, Chen F, Lennon JT, Wilhelm SW (2013) Complete genome sequence of a non-lysogenizing cyanobacterial siphoviridae. Genome Announcements 1(4): e00472-13. doi:10.1128/
genomeA.00472-13 (pdf)

Lauber CL, Ramirez KS, Aanderud ZT, Lennon JT, Fierer N. (2013) Temporal variability in soil microbial communities across land-use types. The ISME Journal 7: 1641-1650 (pdf)

Aanderud ZT, Jones SE, Schoolmaster DR, Fierer N, Lennon JT (2013) Sensitivity of soil respiration and microbial communities to altered snowfall. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 57: 217–227 (pdf)

Shade A, Peter H, Allison S, Baho D, Berga M, Bürgmann H, Huber D, Langenheder S, Lennon JT, Martiny JBH, Matulich K, Schmidt TM, Handelsman J (2012) Fundamentals of microbial community resistance and resilience. Frontiers in Microbiology 3: 417 (pdf)

Lau JA, Lennon JT (2012) Rapid responses of soil microorganisms improve plant fitness in novel environments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 14058–14062 (pdf, supplementary material, press release, podcast, F1000 Recommendation)

Lennon JT, Aanderud ZA, Lehmkuhl BK, Schoolmaster DR (2012) Mapping the niche space of soil microorganisms using taxonomy and traits. Ecology 93: 1867–1879 (pdf, supplementary material, ESA Bulletin Photo Gallery)

Burgin AJ, Hamilton SK, Jones SE, Lennon JT (2012) Denitrification by sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in a eutrophic lake. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 66: 283–293 (pdf)

O'Brien JM, Hamilton SK, Kinsman-Costello LE, Lennon JT, Ostrom NE (2012) Nitrogen transformations in a through-flow wetland revealed using whole-ecosystem pulsed 15N additions. Limnology and Oceanography 57: 221-234 (pdf)

Treseder KK, Balser TC, Bradford MA, Brodie EL, Eviner VT, Hofmockel KS, Lennon JT, Levine UY, MacGregor BJ, Pett-Ridge J, Waldrop MP (2012) Integrating microbial ecology into ecosystem models. Biogeochemistry 109: 7-18 (pdf)

Lau JA, Lennon JT (2011) Evolutionary ecology of plant-microbe interactions: soil microbial structure alters natural selection on plant traits. New Phytologist 192:215-224 (pdf)

Aanderud ZT, Lennon JT (2011) Validation of heavy-water stable isotope probing for the characterization of rapidly responding soil bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77: 4589-4596 (pdf)

Fierer N, Lennon JT (2011) The generation and maintenance of diversity in microbial communities. American Journal of Botany 98: 439-448 (pdf)

Lennon JT, Jones SE (2011) Microbial seed banks: ecological and evolutionary implications of dormancy. Nature Reviews Microbiology 9:119-130 (pdf, supplementary material)

Lennon JT (2011) Replication, lies, and lesser-known truths regarding experimental design in environmental microbiology. Environmental Microbiology 6:1383-1386 (pdf)

Aanderud ZT, Schoolmaster DR, Lennon JT (2011) Plants mediate the sensitivity of soil respiration to rainfall variability. Ecosystems 14: 156-167 (pdf, supplementary material)

Jones SE, Lennon JT (2010) Dormancy contributes to the maintenance of microbial diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107: 5881-5886 (pdf, supplementary material, press release)

Hall EK , Singer GA, Kainz MJ, Lennon JT (2010) Evidence for temperature acclimation in bacteria: an empirical test of a hypothesized membrane-mediated trade-off. Functional Ecology 24: 898-908 (pdf)

Thum RA, Lennon JT (2010) Comparative ecological niche models predictive the invasive spread of variable-leaf milfoil (Myriophyllum heterophllum) and its potential impact on closely related native species. Biological Invasions 12: 133-143 (pdf)

Jones SE, Lennon JT (2009) Evidence for limited microbial transfer of methane in a planktonic food web. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 58: 45-53 (pdf)

Lennon JT, Martiny JBH (2008) Rapid evolution buffers ecosystem impacts of viruses in a microbial food web. Ecology Letters 11:1177-1188 (pdf, supplementary material)

Lennon JT, Cottingham KL (2008) Microbial productivity in variable resource environments. Ecology 84:1001-1014 (pdf, supplementary material, ESA Bulletin Photo Gallery)

Lennon JT, Khatana SAM, Marston MF, Martiny JBH (2007) Is there a cost of virus resistance in marine cyanobacteria? The ISME Journal 1: 300-312 (pdf, featured article)

Lennon JT (2007) Diversity and metabolism of marine bacteria cultivated on dissolved DNA. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73: 2799-2805 (pdf)

Reyns NB, Langenheder S, Lennon J (2007) Specialization vs. diversification: a trade-off for young scientists? Eos 88: 343 (pdf)

Dzialowski AD, Lennon JT, Smith VH (2007) Food web structure provides biotic resistance against plankton invasion attempts. Biological Invasions 9: 257-256 (pdf)

Lennon JT
, Faiia AM, Feng X, Cottingham KL (2006) Relative importance of CO2 recycling and CH4 pathways in lake food webs along a terrestrial carbon gradient. Limnology and Oceanography 51: 1602-1613 (pdf, supplementary material)

Thum RA, Lennon JT (2006) Is hybridization responsible for invasive growth of non-indigenous water-milfoils? Biological Invasions 84: 1061-1066 (pdf)

Cottingham KL, Lennon JT, Brown BL (2005) Regression versus ANOVA. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3: 358 (pdf)

Cottingham KL, Lennon JT, Brown BL (2005) Designing more informative ecological experiments. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3: 145-152 (pdf, supplementary material)

Lennon JT
, Pfaff LE (2005) Source and supply of terrestrial carbon affects aquatic microbial metabolism. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 39: 107-119 (pdf)

Thum RA, Lennon JT, Connor J, Smagula AP (2005) A DNA fingerprinting approach for distinguishing native and non-native milfoils. Lake and Reservoir Management 21: 1-6 (pdf)

Lennon JT (2004) Experimental evidence that terrestrial carbon subsidies increase CO2 flux from lake ecosystems. Oecologia 138: 584-591 (pdf)

Lennon JT, Smith VH, Dzialowski AR (2003) Invasibility of plankton food webs along a trophic state gradient. Oikos 102: 191-203 (pdf)

Dzialowski AR, Lennon JT, O'Brien WJ, Smith VH (2003) Predator-induced phenotypic plasticity in the exotic cladoceran Daphnia lumholtzi. Freshwater Biology 48: 1593-1602 (pdf) (cover)

Cottingham KL, Brown BL, Lennon JT (2001) Biodiversity may regulate the temporal variability of ecological systems. Ecology Letters 4: 72-85 (pdf)

Lennon JT, Smith VH, Williams K (2001) Influence of temperature on exotic Daphnia lumholtzi and implications for invasion success. Journal of Plankton Research 23: 425-434 (pdf)

deNoyelles FJ, Wang SH, Meyer JO, Huggins DG, Lennon JT, Kolln WS, Randtke SJ (1999) Water quality issues in reservoirs: some considerations from a study of a large reservoir in Kansas. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Environmental Engineering Conference, University of Kansas, Lawrence.