Kieft, K., Zhou, Z., Anderson, R.E., Buchan, A., Campbell, B.J., Hallam, S.J., Hess, M., Sullivan, M.B., Walsh, D.A., Roux, S., and Anantharaman, K. Ecology of inorganic sulfur auxiliary metabolism in widespread bacteriophages. bioRxiv. DOI:

Thomas, E.* , Anderson, R.E., Rogan, J.*, Li, V.*, and Huber, R.E. Diverse viruses have restricted biogeography in deep-sea hydrothermal vent fluids. bioRxiv. DOI:


Parsons, C.W.*, Stüeken, E.E., Rosen, C.*, Mateos, K.*, and Anderson, R.E.. (2020) Radiation of nitrogen-metabolizing enzymes across the tree of life tracks environmental transitions in Earth history. Geobiology. Link to paper

Baross, J.A., Anderson, R.E., and Stüeken, E.E. “The Environmental Roots of Life on the Hadean Earth.” (2020) In Planetary Astrobiology, Arizona University Press Space Science Series. Ed. Victoria Meadows, Giada Arney, Britney Schmidt and David DesMarais.

Moulana, A.*, Anderson, R.E., Fortunato, C.S., and Huber, J.A. (2020) Selection is a significant driver of gene gain and loss in the pangenome of the bacterial genus Sulfurovum in geographically distinct deep-sea hydrothermal vents. mSystems. 5(2), e00673-19. Link to paper

Galambos, D.*, Anderson, R.E., Reveillaud, J., and Huber, J.A. (2019.) Genome-resolved metagenomics and metatranscriptomics reveal niche differentiation in functionally redundant microbial communities at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Environmental Microbiology. 21(11), 4395-4410. Link to paper

Reveillaud, J., Anderson, R.E., Reves-Sohn, S., Cavanaugh, C., and Huber, J.A. (2018) Metagenomic investigation of vestimeniferan tubeworm endosymbionts from Mid-Cayman Rise reveals new insights into metabolism and diversity. Microbiome. 6:19. DOI:10.1186/s40168-018-0411-x Link to paper

Anderson, R.E., Reveillaud, J., Reddington, E., Delmont, T.O., Eren, A.M., McDermott, J.M., Seewald, J.S., and Huber, J.A. (2017) Genomic variation in microbial populations inhabiting the marine subseafloor at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Nature Communications. 8(1). DOI: 10.1038/ s41467-017-01228-6 Link to paper

Stüeken, E.E., Buick, R., Anderson, R.E., Baross, J.A., Planavsky, N.J., and Lyons, T.W. (2017) Environmental niches and metabolic diversity in Neoarchean lakes. Geobiology. Link to paper

Campbell, K.M., Kouris, A., England, W., Anderson, R.E., McCleskey, R. B., Nordstrom, D.K., and Whitaker, R.J. (2017) Sulfolobus islandicus meta-populations in Yellowstone National Park hot springs. Environmental Microbiology. Link to paper

Anderson, R.E., Kouris, A, Seward, C.H., Campbell, K.M., and Whitaker, R.J. (2017) Structured populations of Sulfolobus acidocaldarius with susceptibility to mobile genetic elements. Genome Biology and Evolution. Link to paper

Anderson, R.E., Sogin, M.L., and Baross, J.A. (2015) Biogeography and ecology of the rare and abundant microbial lineages in deep-sea hydrothermal vents. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91(1), 1-11. PubMed link

Anderson, R.E., Sogin, M.L., and Baross, J.A. (2014) Evolutionary strategies of viruses and cells in hydrothermal vent ecosystems revealed through metagenomics. PLOS ONE 9(10), e109696. Link to paper

Bourbonnais, A., Juniper, S.K., Butterfield, D.A., Anderson, R.E. Hallam, S.J., and Lehmann, M.F. (2014) Diversity and abundance of Bacteria and nirS-encoding denitrifiers associated with the Juan de Fuca Ridge hydrothermal system. Annals of Microbiology. DOI: 10.1007/s13213-014-0813-3 

Anderson, R.E., Brazelton, W.J., and Baross, J.A. (2013) The deep viriosphere: Assessing the viral impact on microbial community dynamics in the deep subsurface. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 75(1), 649-675.  Link to paper

Stüeken, E.E., Anderson, R.E., Bowman, J.S., Brazelton, W.J., Colangelo-Lillis, J., Goldman, A.D., Som, S.M., and Baross, J.A. (2013) Did life originate from a global chemical reactor? Geobiology 11(2): 101-126. Link to paper

Anderson, R.E., Torres Beltrán, M., Hallam, S.J., and Baross, J.A. (2013) Microbial community structure across fluid gradients in the Juan de Fuca Ridge hydrothermal system. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 83(2), 324-339. PubMed link

Anderson, R.E., Brazelton, W.J., and Baross, J.A. (2011) Is the genetic landscape of the deep subsurface biosphere affected by viruses? Frontiers in Extreme Microbiology 2, 219. Link to paper (open access)

Anderson, R.E., Brazelton, W.J., and Baross, J.A. (2011) Using CRISPRs as a metagenomic tool to identify microbial hosts of a diffuse flow hydrothermal vent viral assemblage. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 77, 120-133. PubMed link

Anderson, R.E., Ostrowski, A.D., Gran, D.E., Fowler, J.D., Hopkins, A.R., and Villahermosa, R.M. (2008) Diameter-controlled synthesis of polyaniline nanofibers. Polymer Bulletin, 61(5). Link to paper

Biddle, J.F., Lipp, J.S., Lever, M., Lloyd, K., Sørensen, K., Anderson, R.E., Fredricks, H.F., Elvert, M., Kelly, T.J., Schrag, D.P., Sogin, M.L., Brenchley, J.E., Teske, A., House, C.H., and Hinrichs, K- U. (2006) Heterotrophic Archaea dominate sedimentary subsurface ecosystems off Peru. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 103, 3846-3851. PubMed link

*Denotes a Carleton undergraduate student.