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Kelly Catherine Wrighton
Assistant Professor of Soil Microbiomes
Soil and Crop Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences

Phone:
000-000-0000
Education:
  • Ph D, University of California Berkeley ; Plant and Microbiology
  • MS, California Polytechnic State University;
  • BS, California Polytechnic State University; Microbiology
Personal Website:
http://wrightonlab.com/

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Daly, Reb Anne, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Wilkins, Mike James, (2018) "Characterizing the Deep Terrestrial Subsurface Microbiome" Humana Press, New York, NY 1--15

Borton, Kayla Ann, Hoyt, David W, Roux, Simon, Daly, Reb Anne, Welch, Susan A, Nicora, Carrie D, Purvine, Samuel, Eder, Elizabeth K, Hanson, Andrea, Sheets, Julie M, others, , (2018) Coupled laboratory and field investigations resolve microbial interactions that underpin persistence in hydraulically fractured shales Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 28 E6585--E6594

Rey-Sanchez, AC, Morin, TH, Stefanik, KC, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Bohrer, G, (2018) Determining total emissions and environmental drivers of methane flux in a Lake Erie estuarine marsh Ecological Engineering 114 7--15

Tummings, Shantal, Panescu, Jenny, Daly, Reb Anne, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Mouser, Paula J, (2018) Draft Genome Sequences of Marinobacter Strains Recovered from Utica Shale-Produced Fluids Genome announcements 6 14 e00155--18

Panescu, Jenny, Daly, Reb Anne, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Mouser, Paula J, (2018) Draft Genome Sequences of Two Chemosynthetic Arcobacter Strains Isolated from Hydraulically Fractured Wells in Marcellus and Utica Shales Genome announcements 6 20 e00159--18

McLean, Jeffrey S, Bor, Batbileg, To, Thao T, Liu, Quanhui, Kearns, Kristopher A, Solden, Lindsey M, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, He, Xuesong, Shi, Wenyuan, (2018) Evidence of independent acquisition and adaption of ultra-small bacteria to human hosts across the highly diverse yet reduced genomes of the phylum Saccharibacteria bioRxiv 258137

Emerson, Joanne B, Roux, Simon, Brum, Jennifer R, Bolduc, Benjamin, Woodcroft, Ben J, Jang, Ho Bin, Singleton, Caitlin M, Solden, Lindsey M, Naas, Adrian E, Boyd, Joel A, others, , (2018) Host-linked soil viral ecology along a permafrost thaw gradient Nature microbiology 3 8 870

Sabag-Daigle, Anice, Wu, Jikang, Borton, Kayla Ann, Sengupta, Anindita, Gopalan, Venkat, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Wysocki, Vicki H, Ahmer, Brian MM, (2018) Identification of bacterial species that can utilize fructose-asparagine Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 84 5 e01957--17

Solden, Lindsey M, Naas, Adrian E, Roux, Simon, Daly, Reb Anne, Collins, William B, Nicora, Carrie D, Purvine, Sam O, Hoyt, David W, Sch\"uckel, Julia, , J\orgensen, Bodil, , others, , (2018) Interspecies cross-feeding orchestrates carbon degradation in the rumen ecosystem Nature Microbiology 3 11 1274

Wu, Jikang, Sabag-Daigle, Anice, Borton, Kayla Ann, Kop, Linnea FM, Szkoda, Blake E, Kaiser, Brooke L Deatherage, Lindemann, Stephen R, Renslow, Ryan S, Wei, Siwei, Nicora, Carrie D, others, , (2018) Salmonella-mediated inflammation eliminates competitors for fructose-asparagine in the gut. Infection and immunity IAI--00945

Trubl, Gareth, Jang, Ho Bin, Roux, Simon, Emerson, Joanne B, Solonenko, Natalie, Vik, Dean R, Solden, Lindsey, Ellenbogen, Jared, Runyon, Alexander T, Bolduc, Benjamin, others, , (2018) Soil viruses are underexplored players in ecosystem carbon processing MSystems 3 5 e00076--18

Naas, Adrian Erts\aas, , Solden, Lindsey M, Norbeck, Angela D, Brewer, H, Hagen, Live Heldal, Heggenes, IM, McHardy, Alice Carolyn, Mackie, Roderick Ian, Pa\vsa-Toli\'c, L, , Arntzen, Magnus \Overlie, , others, , (2018) “Candidatus Paraporphyromonas polyenzymogenes” encodes multi-modular cellulases linked to the type IX secretion system Microbiome 6 1 44

Sharma, Shikha, Carr, Timothy R, Mouser, Paula J, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Cole, David, Wilkins, Mike James, Darrah, Thomas, Hakala, Alexandra, (2017) "Biogeochemical Characterization of Core, Fluids, and Gas at MSEEL Site" 847--854

Borton, Kayla Ann, Sabag-Daigle, Anice, Wu, Jikang, Solden, Lindsey M, O’Banion, Bridget S, Daly, Reb Anne, Wolfe, Richard Alan, Gonzalez, Juan F, Wysocki, Vicki H, Ahmer, Brian MM, others, , (2017) Chemical and pathogen-induced inflammation disrupt the murine intestinal microbiome Microbiome 5 1 47

Booker, Anne E, Johnston, Michael D, Daly, Reb Anne, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Wilkins, Mike James, (2017) Draft Genome Sequences of Multiple Frackibacter Strains Isolated from Hydraulically Fractured Shale Environments Genome announcements 5 32 e00608--17

Solden, Lindsey M, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, (2017) Finding life’s missing pieces Nature microbiology 2 11 1458

Narrowe, Adrienne B, Angle, Jordan C, Daly, Reb Anne, Stefanik, Kay C, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Miller, Christopher S, (2017) High-resolution sequencing reveals unexplored archaeal diversity in freshwater wetland soils Environmental microbiology 19 6 2192--2209

Danczak, RE, Johnston, MD, Kenah, Christopher, Slattery, Michael, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Wilkins, MJ, (2017) Members of the Candidate Phyla Radiation are functionally differentiated by carbon-and nitrogen-cycling capabilities Microbiome 5 1 112

Angle, Jordan C, Morin, Timothy H, Solden, Lindsey M, Narrowe, Adrienne B, Smith, Garrett Joseph, Borton, Kayla Ann, Rey-Sanchez, Camilo, Daly, Reb Anne, Mirfenderesgi, Golnazalsdat, Hoyt, David W, others, , (2017) Methanogenesis in oxygenated soils is a substantial fraction of wetland methane emissions Nature Communications 8 1 1567

Solden, Lindsey M, Hoyt, David W, Collins, William B, Plank, Johanna E, Daly, Reb Anne, Hildebrand, Erik, Beavers, Timothy J, Wolfe, Richard Alan, Nicora, Carrie D, Purvine, Sam O, others, , (2017) New roles in hemicellulosic sugar fermentation for the uncultivated Bacteroidetes family BS11 The ISME journal 11 3 691

Booker, Anne E, Borton, Kayla Ann, Daly, Reb Anne, Welch, Susan A, Nicora, Carrie D, Hoyt, David W, Wilson, Travis, Purvine, Samuel O, Wolfe, Richard Alan, Sharma, Shikha, others, , (2017) Sulfide generation by dominant Halanaerobium microorganisms in hydraulically fractured shales mSphere 2 4 e00257--17

Russell, Joseph A, Le\'on-Zayas, Rosa, , Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Biddle, Jennifer F, (2016) Deep subsurface life from North Pond: enrichment, isolation, characterization and genomes of heterotrophic bacteria Frontiers in microbiology 7 678

Varaljay, Vanessa A, Satagopan, Sriram, North, Justin A, Witte, Brian, Dourado, Manuella N, Anantharaman, Karthik, Arbing, Mark A, McCann, Shelley Hoeft, Oremland, Ronald S, Banfield, Jillian F, others, , (2016) Functional metagenomic selection of ribulose 1, 5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase from uncultivated bacteria Environmental microbiology 18 4 1187--1199

Mouser, Paula J, Borton, Kayla Ann, Darrah, Thomas H, Hartsock, Angela, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, (2016) Hydraulic fracturing offers view of microbial life in the deep terrestrial subsurface FEMS microbiology ecology 92 11

Borton, Kayla Ann, Daly, Reb Anne, Morgan, David M, Booker, Anne E, Hoyt, David W, Mouser, Paula J, Sharma, Shikha, Wilkins, Mike James, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, (2016) "Methanohalophilus is the Dominant Source of Biogenic Methane in Hydraulically Fractured Shales"

Daly, Reb Anne, Borton, Kayla Ann, Wilkins, Mike James, Hoyt, David W, Kountz, Duncan J, Wolfe, Richard Alan, Welch, Susan A, Marcus, Daniel N, Trexler, Ryan V, MacRae, Jean D, others, , (2016) Microbial metabolisms in a 2.5-km-deep ecosystem created by hydraulic fracturing in shales Nature microbiology 1 10 16146

Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Castelle, Cindy J, Varaljay, Vanessa A, Satagopan, Sriram, Brown, Christopher T, Wilkins, Mike James, Thomas, Brian C, Sharon, Itai, Williams, Kenneth H, Tabita, F Robert, others, , (2016) RubisCO of a nucleoside pathway known from Archaea is found in diverse uncultivated phyla in bacteria The ISME journal 10 11 2702

Evert, Mary, Panescu, Jenny, Daly, Reb Anne, Welch, Susan A, Hespen, Jessica, Sharma, Shikha, Cole, David R, Darrah, Thomas H, Wilkins, Mike James, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, others, , (2016) "Temporal Changes in Fluid Biogeochemistry and Microbial Cell Abundance after Hydraulic Fracturing in Marcellus Shale"

Solden, Lindsey, Lloyd, Karen, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, (2016) The bright side of microbial dark matter: lessons learned from the uncultivated majority Current opinion in microbiology 31 217--226

Merkley, Eric D, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Castelle, Cindy J, Anderson, Brian J, Wilkins, Mike James, Shah, Vega, Arbour, Tyler, Brown, Joseph N, Singer, Steven W, Smith, Richard D, others, , (2015) Changes in protein expression across laboratory and field experiments in Geobacter bemidjiensis Journal of proteome research 14 3 1361--1375

Handley, Kim M, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Miller, Christopher S, Wilkins, Mike James, Kantor, Rose S, Thomas, Brian C, Williams, Kenneth H, Gilbert, Jack A, Long, Philip E, Banfield, Jillian F, (2015) Disturbed subsurface microbial communities follow equivalent trajectories despite different structural starting points Environmental microbiology 17 3 622--636

Luef, Birgit, Frischkorn, Kyle R, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Holman, Hoi-Ying N, Birarda, Giovanni, Thomas, Brian C, Singh, Andrea, Williams, Kenneth H, Siegerist, Cristina E, Tringe, Susannah G, others, , (2015) Diverse uncultivated ultra-small bacterial cells in groundwater Nature communications 6 6372

Holmes, Dawn E, Giloteaux, Ludovic, Chaurasia, Akhilesh K, Williams, Kenneth H, Luef, Birgit, Wilkins, Mike James, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Thompson, Courtney A, Comolli, Luis R, Lovley, Derek R, (2015) Evidence of Geobacter-associated phage in a uranium-contaminated aquifer The ISME journal 9 2 333

Castelle, Cindy J, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Thomas, Brian C, Hug, Laura A, Brown, Christopher T, Wilkins, Mike James, Frischkorn, Kyle R, Tringe, Susannah G, Singh, Andrea, Markillie, Lye Meng, others, , (2015) Genomic expansion of domain archaea highlights roles for organisms from new phyla in anaerobic carbon cycling Current biology 25 6 690--701

Brown, Christopher T, Hug, Laura A, Thomas, Brian C, Sharon, Itai, Castelle, Cindy J, Singh, Andrea, Wilkins, Mike James, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Williams, Kenneth H, Banfield, Jillian F, (2015) Unusual biology across a group comprising more than 15\% of domain Bacteria Nature 523 7559 208

Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Castelle, Cindy J, Wilkins, Mike James, Hug, Laura A, Sharon, Itai, Thomas, Brian C, Handley, Kim M, Mullin, Sean W, Nicora, Carrie D, Singh, Andrea, others, , (2014) Metabolic interdependencies between phylogenetically novel fermenters and respiratory organisms in an unconfined aquifer The ISME journal 8 7 1452

Wilkins, Mike James, Daly, Reb Anne, Mouser, Paula J, Trexler, Ryan, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Sharma, Shikha, Cole, David R, Biddle, Jennifer F, Denis, Elizabeth, Fredrickson, Jim K, others, , (2014) Trends and future challenges in sampling the deep terrestrial biosphere Frontiers in microbiology 5 481

Giloteaux, Ludovic, Holmes, Dawn E, Williams, Kenneth H, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Wilkins, Mike James, Montgomery, Alison P, Smith, Jessica A, Orellana, Roberto, Thompson, Courtney A, Roper, Thomas J, others, , (2013) Characterization and transcription of arsenic respiration and resistance genes during in situ uranium bioremediation The ISME journal 7 2 370

Hug, Laura A, Castelle, Cindy J, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Thomas, Brian C, Sharon, Itai, Frischkorn, Kyle R, Williams, Kenneth H, Tringe, Susannah G, Banfield, Jillian F, (2013) Community genomic analyses constrain the distribution of metabolic traits across the Chloroflexi phylum and indicate roles in sediment carbon cycling Microbiome 1 1 22

Holmes, Dawn E, Giloteaux, Ludovic, Williams, Kenneth H, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Wilkins, Mike James, Thompson, Courtney A, Roper, Thomas J, Long, Philip E, Lovley, Derek R, (2013) Enrichment of specific protozoan populations during in situ bioremediation of uranium-contaminated groundwater The ISME journal 7 7 1286

Castelle, Cindy J, Hug, Laura A, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Thomas, Brian C, Williams, Kenneth H, Wu, Dongying, Tringe, Susannah G, Singer, Steven W, Eisen, Jonathan A, Banfield, Jillian F, (2013) Extraordinary phylogenetic diversity and metabolic versatility in aquifer sediment Nature communications 4 2120

Wilkins, Mike James, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Nicora, Carrie D, Williams, Kenneth H, McCue, Lee Ann, Handley, Kim M, Miller, Chris S, Giloteaux, Ludovic, Montgomery, Alison P, Lovley, Derek R, others, , (2013) Fluctuations in species-level protein expression occur during element and nutrient cycling in the subsurface PLoS One 8 3 e57819

Luef, Birgit, Fakra, Sirine C, Csencsits, Roseann, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Williams, Kenneth H, Wilkins, Mike James, Downing, Kenneth H, Long, Philip E, Comolli, Luis R, Banfield, Jillian F, (2013) Iron-reducing bacteria accumulate ferric oxyhydroxide nanoparticle aggregates that may support planktonic growth The ISME journal 7 2 338

Miller, Christopher S, Handley, Kim M, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Frischkorn, Kyle R, Thomas, Brian C, Banfield, Jillian F, (2013) Short-read assembly of full-length 16S amplicons reveals bacterial diversity in subsurface sediments PloS one 8 2 e56018

Kantor, Rose S, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Handley, Kim M, Sharon, Itai, Hug, Laura A, Castelle, Cindy J, Thomas, Brian C, Banfield, Jillian F, (2013) Small genomes and sparse metabolisms of sediment-associated bacteria from four candidate phyla MBio 4 5 e00708--13

Di Rienzi, Sara C, Sharon, Itai, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Koren, Omry, Hug, Laura A, Thomas, Brian C, Goodrich, Julia K, Bell, Jordana T, Spector, Timothy D, Banfield, Jillian F, others, , (2013) The human gut and groundwater harbor non-photosynthetic bacteria belonging to a new candidate phylum sibling to Cyanobacteria Elife 2 e01102

Yelton, Alexis P, Williams, Kenneth H, Fournelle, John, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Handley, Kim M, Banfield, Jillian F, (2013) Vanadate and acetate biostimulation of contaminated sediments decreases diversity, selects for specific taxa, and decreases aqueous V5+ concentration Environmental science \& technology 47 12 6500--6509

Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Thomas, Brian C, Sharon, Itai, Miller, Christopher S, Castelle, Cindy J, VerBerkmoes, Nathan C, Wilkins, Mike James, Hettich, Robert L, Lipton, Mary S, Williams, Kenneth H, others, , (2012) Fermentation, hydrogen, and sulfur metabolism in multiple uncultivated bacterial phyla Science 337 6102 1661--1665

Handley, Kim M, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Piceno, Yvette M, Andersen, Gary L, DeSantis, Todd Z, Williams, Kenneth H, Wilkins, Mike James, N'guessan, A Lucie, , Peacock, Aaron, Bargar, John, others, , (2012) High-density PhyloChip profiling of stimulated aquifer microbial communities reveals a complex response to acetate amendment FEMS microbiology ecology 81 1 188--204

Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Engelbrektson, Anna E, Clark, Iain C, Melnyk, Ryan A, Coates, John D, (2011) "Accentuate the positive: dissimilatory iron reduction by gram-positive bacteria" American Society of Microbiology 173--194

Wrighton, KC, Thrash, JC, Melnyk, RA, Bigi, JP, Byrne-Bailey, KG, Remis, JP, Schichnes, D, Auer, M, Chang, CJ, Coates, JD, (2011) Evidence for direct electron transfer by a Gram-positive bacterium isolated from a microbial fuel cell Applied and environmental microbiology AEM--05365

Van Trump, J Ian, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Thrash, J Cameron, Weber, Karrie A, Andersen, Gary L, Coates, John D, (2011) Humic acid-oxidizing, nitrate-reducing bacteria in agricultural soils Mbio 2 4 e00044--11

Yelton, Alexis Pepper, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Handley, Kim, Williams, Kenneth H, (2011) "Vanadium removal and reduction from biostimulated sediments and isolation of the V-reducing Comamonadaceae, strain BODI"

Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Virdis, Bernardino, Clauwaert, Peter, Read, Suzanne T, Daly, Reb Anne, Boon, Nico, Piceno, Yvette, Andersen, Gary L, Coates, John D, Rabaey, Korneel, (2010) Bacterial community structure corresponds to performance during cathodic nitrate reduction The ISME journal 4 11 1443

Byrne-Bailey, Kathryne G, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Melnyk, Ryan A, Agbo, Peter, Hazen, Terry C, Coates, John D, (2010) Complete genome sequence of the electricity-producing “Thermincola potens” strain JR Journal of bacteriology 192 15 4078--4079

Engelbrektson, Anna, Kunin, Victor, Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Zvenigorodsky, Natasha, Chen, Feng, Ochman, Howard, Hugenholtz, Philip, (2010) Experimental factors affecting PCR-based estimates of microbial species richness and evenness The ISME journal 4 5 642

Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Coates, John D, (2009) Microbial fuel cells: plug-in and power-on microbiology Microbe 4 6 281--287

Wrighton, Kelly Catherine, Agbo, Peter, Warnecke, Falk, Weber, Karrie A, Brodie, Eoin L, DeSantis, Todd Z, Hugenholtz, Philip, Andersen, Gary L, Coates, John D, (2008) A novel ecological role of the Firmicutes identified in thermophilic microbial fuel cells The ISME journal 2 11 1146

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