Shannon J Williamson

Summary

Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition: metagenomic characterization of viruses within aquatic microbial samples
    Shannon J Williamson
    J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1456. 2008
  2. doi request reprint From bacterial to microbial ecosystems (metagenomics)
    Shannon J Williamson
    J Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 804:35-55. 2012
  3. pmc Metagenomic exploration of viruses throughout the Indian Ocean
    Shannon J Williamson
    Microbial and Environmental Genomics, J Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e42047. 2012
  4. pmc Influence of nutrients and currents on the genomic composition of microbes across an upwelling mosaic
    Lisa Zeigler Allen
    Microbial and Environmental Genomics, J Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
    ISME J 6:1403-14. 2012
  5. pmc The Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling expedition: expanding the universe of protein families
    Shibu Yooseph
    J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e16. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Genomic and functional adaptation in surface ocean planktonic prokaryotes
    Shibu Yooseph
    J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Nature 468:60-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Compositional differences in particle-associated and free-living microbial assemblages from an extreme deep-ocean environment
    Emiley A Eloe
    Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0202, USA Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 USA J Craig Venter Institute, Microbial and Environmental Genomics, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Environ Microbiol Rep 3:449-58. 2011
  8. pmc Hydroxyapatite-mediated separation of double-stranded DNA, single-stranded DNA, and RNA genomes from natural viral assemblages
    Cynthia Andrews-Pfannkoch
    J Craig Venter Institute, 10355 Science Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92121, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5039-45. 2010
  9. pmc Single virus genomics: a new tool for virus discovery
    Lisa Zeigler Allen
    Microbial and Environmental Genomics, J Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17722. 2011

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Publications9

  1. pmc The Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition: metagenomic characterization of viruses within aquatic microbial samples
    Shannon J Williamson
    J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1456. 2008
    ....
  2. doi request reprint From bacterial to microbial ecosystems (metagenomics)
    Shannon J Williamson
    J Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 804:35-55. 2012
    ..We highlight their issues and challenges, and review the solutions that are currently in use. We conclude with examples of metagenomic studies conducted on environments of varying complexities...
  3. pmc Metagenomic exploration of viruses throughout the Indian Ocean
    Shannon J Williamson
    Microbial and Environmental Genomics, J Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e42047. 2012
    ..This is the first study to holistically explore virioplankton dynamics across multiple size classes and provides unprecedented insight into virus diversity, metabolic potential and virus-host interactions...
  4. pmc Influence of nutrients and currents on the genomic composition of microbes across an upwelling mosaic
    Lisa Zeigler Allen
    Microbial and Environmental Genomics, J Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
    ISME J 6:1403-14. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc The Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling expedition: expanding the universe of protein families
    Shibu Yooseph
    J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e16. 2007
    ..Our analysis indicates that new families are being discovered at a rate that is linear or almost linear with the addition of new sequences, implying that we are still far from discovering all protein families in nature...
  6. doi request reprint Genomic and functional adaptation in surface ocean planktonic prokaryotes
    Shibu Yooseph
    J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Nature 468:60-6. 2010
    ..Their genomic features also lead us to propose that one method used to avoid predation by viruses and/or bacterivores is by means of slow growth and the maintenance of low biomass...
  7. doi request reprint Compositional differences in particle-associated and free-living microbial assemblages from an extreme deep-ocean environment
    Emiley A Eloe
    Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0202, USA Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 USA J Craig Venter Institute, Microbial and Environmental Genomics, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Environ Microbiol Rep 3:449-58. 2011
    ..The significance of these results to considerations of deep-sea microbial life and particle colonization is discussed in comparison to the few other deep-ocean phylogenetic surveys available...
  8. pmc Hydroxyapatite-mediated separation of double-stranded DNA, single-stranded DNA, and RNA genomes from natural viral assemblages
    Cynthia Andrews-Pfannkoch
    J Craig Venter Institute, 10355 Science Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92121, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5039-45. 2010
    ..Taxonomic analysis demonstrated that the majority of environmental sequences, regardless of their source nucleic acid, were most similar to dsDNA viruses, reflecting the bias of viral metagenomic sequence databases...
  9. pmc Single virus genomics: a new tool for virus discovery
    Lisa Zeigler Allen
    Microbial and Environmental Genomics, J Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17722. 2011
    ..The isolation and genome sequencing of uncultivated viruses using Single Virus Genomics approaches will enable researchers to address questions about viral diversity, evolution, adaptation and ecology that were previously unattainable...