Kenneth H Williams

Summary

Affiliation: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Field evidence of selenium bioreduction in a uranium-contaminated aquifer
    Kenneth H Williams
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Environ Microbiol Rep 5:444-52. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Bioremediation of uranium-contaminated groundwater: a systems approach to subsurface biogeochemistry
    Kenneth H Williams
    Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 24:489-97. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Geophysical imaging of stimulated microbial biomineralization
    Kenneth H Williams
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7592-600. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Electrode-based approach for monitoring in situ microbial activity during subsurface bioremediation
    Kenneth H Williams
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:47-54. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Geophysical monitoring of coupled microbial and geochemical processes during stimulated subsurface bioremediation
    Kenneth H Williams
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:6717-23. 2009
  6. pmc Biostimulation induces syntrophic interactions that impact C, S and N cycling in a sediment microbial community
    Kim M Handley
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 4767, USA
    ISME J 7:800-16. 2013
  7. pmc Iron-reducing bacteria accumulate ferric oxyhydroxide nanoparticle aggregates that may support planktonic growth
    Birgit Luef
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    ISME J 7:338-50. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Unusual biology across a group comprising more than 15% of domain Bacteria
    Christopher T Brown
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 523:208-11. 2015
  9. pmc Community genomic analyses constrain the distribution of metabolic traits across the Chloroflexi phylum and indicate roles in sediment carbon cycling
    Laura A Hug
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Microbiome 1:22. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Critical biogeochemical functions in the subsurface are associated with bacteria from new phyla and little studied lineages
    Laura A Hug
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Environ Microbiol 18:159-73. 2016

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  1. ncbi request reprint Field evidence of selenium bioreduction in a uranium-contaminated aquifer
    Kenneth H Williams
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Environ Microbiol Rep 5:444-52. 2013
    ..aromatica (96-99% similarity). Predominance of Dechloromonas sp. in recovered biofilms and enrichments suggests this microorganism may play a role in the removal of selenium oxyanions present in Se-impacted groundwaters and sediments...
  2. doi request reprint Bioremediation of uranium-contaminated groundwater: a systems approach to subsurface biogeochemistry
    Kenneth H Williams
    Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 24:489-97. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Geophysical imaging of stimulated microbial biomineralization
    Kenneth H Williams
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7592-600. 2005
    ..These results suggest the potential for using geophysical techniques to image certain subsurface biogeochemical processes, such as those accompanying the bioremediation of metal-contaminated aquifers...
  4. doi request reprint Electrode-based approach for monitoring in situ microbial activity during subsurface bioremediation
    Kenneth H Williams
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:47-54. 2010
    ..Thus it is expected that current production may serve as an effective proxy for monitoring in situ microbial activity in a variety of subsurface anoxic environments...
  5. ncbi request reprint Geophysical monitoring of coupled microbial and geochemical processes during stimulated subsurface bioremediation
    Kenneth H Williams
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:6717-23. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Biostimulation induces syntrophic interactions that impact C, S and N cycling in a sediment microbial community
    Kim M Handley
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 4767, USA
    ISME J 7:800-16. 2013
    ..Results give an insight into ecosystem behavior following addition of simple organic carbon to the subsurface, and demonstrate a range of biological processes and community interactions were stimulated...
  7. pmc Iron-reducing bacteria accumulate ferric oxyhydroxide nanoparticle aggregates that may support planktonic growth
    Birgit Luef
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    ISME J 7:338-50. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Unusual biology across a group comprising more than 15% of domain Bacteria
    Christopher T Brown
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 523:208-11. 2015
    ..This implies different ribosome structures and biogenesis mechanisms, and underlines unusual biology across a large part of the bacterial domain. ..
  9. pmc Community genomic analyses constrain the distribution of metabolic traits across the Chloroflexi phylum and indicate roles in sediment carbon cycling
    Laura A Hug
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Microbiome 1:22. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Critical biogeochemical functions in the subsurface are associated with bacteria from new phyla and little studied lineages
    Laura A Hug
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Environ Microbiol 18:159-73. 2016
    ..Overall, dominant members of the microbial community are interconnected through exchange of geochemical resources...
  11. pmc Proteogenomic monitoring of Geobacter physiology during stimulated uranium bioremediation
    Michael J Wilkins
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:6591-9. 2009
    ..Thus, metagenomics-independent community proteogenomics can be used to diagnose the status of the subsurface consortia upon which remediation biotechnology relies...
  12. pmc Analysis of five complete genome sequences for members of the class Peribacteria in the recently recognized Peregrinibacteria bacterial phylum
    Karthik Anantharaman
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States
    Peerj 4:e1607. 2016
    ..We propose the provisional taxonomic assignment as 'Candidatus Peribacter riflensis', Genus Peribacter, Family Peribacteraceae, Order Peribacterales, Class Peribacteria in the phylum Peregrinibacteria. ..
  13. pmc Thousands of microbial genomes shed light on interconnected biogeochemical processes in an aquifer system
    Karthik Anantharaman
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Commun 7:13219. 2016
    ..As environmental conditions change, different assemblages of organisms are selected for, altering linkages among the major biogeochemical cycles...
  14. doi request reprint Genomic expansion of domain archaea highlights roles for organisms from new phyla in anaerobic carbon cycling
    Cindy J Castelle
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
    Curr Biol 25:690-701. 2015
    ..Certain lineages appear to branch deeply and may be part of a major phylum radiation. The structure of this radiation and the physiology of the organisms remain almost unknown...
  15. doi request reprint Disturbed subsurface microbial communities follow equivalent trajectories despite different structural starting points
    Kim M Handley
    Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 94720, USA Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
    Environ Microbiol 17:622-36. 2015
    ..Results imply that neither the founding community nor neutral processes influenced succession following perturbation...
  16. pmc Extraordinary phylogenetic diversity and metabolic versatility in aquifer sediment
    Cindy J Castelle
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Commun 4:2120. 2013
    ..We document extraordinary microbial novelty and the importance of previously unknown lineages in sediment biogeochemical transformations. ..
  17. doi request reprint High-density PhyloChip profiling of stimulated aquifer microbial communities reveals a complex response to acetate amendment
    Kim M Handley
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 81:188-204. 2012
    ..Data implies complex membership among highly stimulated taxa and, by inference, biogeochemical responses to acetate, a nonfermentable substrate...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fermentation, hydrogen, and sulfur metabolism in multiple uncultivated bacterial phyla
    Kelly C Wrighton
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Science 337:1661-5. 2012
    ..For six organisms, the UGA stop codon is translated as tryptophan. All bacteria studied here may play previously unrecognized roles in hydrogen production, sulfur cycling, and fermentation of refractory sedimentary carbon...
  19. pmc Aquifer environment selects for microbial species cohorts in sediment and groundwater
    Laura A Hug
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    ISME J 9:1846-56. 2015
    ..The data suggest that cohorts are partly selected for by shared environmental adaptation. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint In situ long-term reductive bioimmobilization of Cr(VI) in groundwater using hydrogen release compound
    Boris Faybishenko
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8478-85. 2008
    ..The degree of sustainability of Cr(VI) reductive bioimmobilization under different redox conditions at this and other contaminated sites is currently under study...
  21. doi request reprint Diverse uncultivated ultra-small bacterial cells in groundwater
    Birgit Luef
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Commun 6:6372. 2015
    ..The results suggest that extremely small cell size is associated with these relatively common, yet little known organisms. ..
  22. doi request reprint Timing the onset of sulfate reduction over multiple subsurface acetate amendments by measurement and modeling of sulfur isotope fractionation
    Jennifer L Druhan
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:8895-902. 2012
    ..Our results demonstrate a previously unrecognized hysteretic effect in the spatial distribution of biomass growth during stimulated subsurface bioremediation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sulfur isotopes as indicators of amended bacterial sulfate reduction processes influencing field scale uranium bioremediation
    Jennifer L Druhan
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:7842-9. 2008
    ..Results indicate a transition between electron donor and sulfate-limited conditions at the height of sulfate reduction and suggest stability of biogenic FeS precipitates following the end of acetate amendment...
  24. pmc Unusual respiratory capacity and nitrogen metabolism in a Parcubacterium (OD1) of the Candidate Phyla Radiation
    Cindy J Castelle
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States
    Sci Rep 7:40101. 2017
    ..The results substantially expand the known metabolic potential of CPR bacteria, although sequence comparisons indicate that these capacities are very rare in members of this radiation...
  25. pmc Accurate, multi-kb reads resolve complex populations and detect rare microorganisms
    Itai Sharon
    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Genome Res 25:534-43. 2015
    ..These are probably common features of many microbial communities and can be effectively studied using a combination of long and short reads...
  26. doi request reprint Vanadate and acetate biostimulation of contaminated sediments decreases diversity, selects for specific taxa, and decreases aqueous V5+ concentration
    Alexis P Yelton
    Department of Environmental Science, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:6500-9. 2013
    ..Overall, our results demonstrate that acetate amendment can be an effective strategy for V removal, and that V bioremediation may be a viable technology...
  27. doi request reprint Microbial Metagenomics Reveals Climate-Relevant Subsurface Biogeochemical Processes
    Philip E Long
    Earth Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA Electronic address
    Trends Microbiol 24:600-10. 2016
    ..These inputs are needed for accurate prediction of feedbacks in watershed biogeochemical functioning and their influence on the climate via the fluxes of greenhouse gases, CO2, CH4, and N2O. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Mineral transformation and biomass accumulation associated with uranium bioremediation at Rifle, Colorado
    Li Li
    Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, MS 90 1116, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:5429-35. 2009
    ..This work shows that reactive transport modeling coupled with field data can bean effective tool for quantitative estimation of mineral transformation and biomass accumulation, thus improving the design of bioremediation strategies...
  29. pmc Metatranscriptomic evidence of pervasive and diverse chemolithoautotrophy relevant to C, S, N and Fe cycling in a shallow alluvial aquifer
    Talia N M Jewell
    Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
    ISME J 10:2106-17. 2016
    ....
  30. pmc Geophysical monitoring and reactive transport modeling of ureolytically-driven calcium carbonate precipitation
    Yuxin Wu
    Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Geochem Trans 12:7. 2011
    ..Our study revealed the potential of geophysical monitoring for geochemical changes during urea hydrolysis and the advantages of combining multiple approaches to understand complex biogeochemical processes in the subsurface...