Core values: large-scale analysis of environmental constraints on microbial community assembly, activity, and dispersal in groundwater and sediment from a contaminated subsurface aquifer.


Lauren Lui1, Heidi J. Smith2, Frederick von Netzer3, Kara B De Leon4, Erica Majumder5, Jennifer Kuehl6, Fangchao Song1, Andrew Sczesnak7, Michael P Thorgersen8, Grace Xiaoxuan8, Farris Poole8, Benjamin Bowen1, Suzanne M Kosina1, Ji-Won Moon9, Joy D Van Nostrand10, Ning Daliang10, Charles Joseph Paradis11, Kathleen F Walker11, Kenneth a Lowe12, Grant Zane4, Alexander B Aaring1, Dominique Joyner11, Xiaoqin Wu1, Alexey Kazakov1, John-Marc Chandonia1, Pavel Novichkov1, Romy Chakraborty13, Michael W.W Adams8, Terry Hazen1, Judy D. Wall4, Matthew W. Fields14, Adam P Arkin1 and Paul D Adams1, (1)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, (2)Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, United States, (3)University of Washington, Seattle, United States, (4)University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO, United States, (5)University of Missouri, Columbia, United States, (6)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, (7)University of California Berkeley, Bioengineering, Berkeley, United States, (8)University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States, (9)Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (10)University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, Norman, OK, United States, (11)University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States, (12)Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (13)Lawrence Berkeley Nat'l Lab, Berkeley, CA, United States, (14)Center for Biofilm Engineering, Bozeman, MT, United States