J A Fuhrman


Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA


  1. Sieradzki E, Ignacio Espinoza J, Needham D, Fichot E, Fuhrman J. Dynamic marine viral infections and major contribution to photosynthetic processes shown by spatiotemporal picoplankton metatranscriptomes. Nat Commun. 2019;10:1169 pubmed publisher
    ..We show sometimes >50% of all cyanobacterial+viral psbA expression is of viral origin, highlighting the contribution of viruses to photosynthesis and oxygen production. ..
  2. Fuhrman J, Liang X, Noble R. Rapid detection of enteroviruses in small volumes of natural waters by real-time quantitative reverse transcriptase PCR. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:4523-30 pubmed
    ..The presented filtration-qRT-PCR approach is fast (<8 h from sampling to results), sensitive, and cost efficient and is promising for monitoring viral contamination in environmental water samples. ..
  3. Fuhrman J, Steele J, Hewson I, Schwalbach M, Brown M, Green J, et al. A latitudinal diversity gradient in planktonic marine bacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:7774-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The latitudinal gradient in marine bacteria supports the hypothesis that the kinetics of metabolism, setting the pace for life, has strong influence on diversity. ..
  4. Berdjeb L, Parada A, Needham D, Fuhrman J. Short-term dynamics and interactions of marine protist communities during the spring-summer transition. ISME J. 2018;12:1907-1917 pubmed publisher
  5. Zhang M, Yang L, Ren J, Ahlgren N, Fuhrman J, Sun F. Prediction of virus-host infectious association by supervised learning methods. BMC Bioinformatics. 2017;18:60 pubmed publisher
    ..The maximum likelihood approach can be used to estimate the fraction of true infectious associated viruses in viral tagging experiments. ..