Rodríguez-Gijón, A., Buck, M., Andersson, A.F., Izabel-Shen, D., Nascimento, F.J.A., Garcia, S.L. 2023. Linking prokaryotic genome size variation to metabolic potential and environment. ISME Comms 10.1038/s43705-023-00231-x


Broman, E., Izabel-Shen, D., Rodríguez-Gijón, A., Bongalia, S., Garcia, S.L., Nascimento, F.J.A. 2022. Microbial functional genes are driven by gradients in sediment stoichiometry, oxygen, and salinity across the Baltic benthic ecosystem. Microbiome 10.1186/s40168-022-01321-z

Delemotte, L., Garcia, S.L., Rodríguez-Gijón, A., Sezgin, E., Vihervaara, A. 2022. Uniting diversity to create a more inclusive academic environment. Journal of Cell Science 10.1242/jcs.259977

Rodríguez-Gijón, A., Nuy, J.K., Mehrshad, M., Buck, M., Schulz, F., Woyke, T., Garcia, S.L. 2021. A genomic perspective across Earth’s microbiomes reveals that genome size in Archaea and Bacteria is linked to ecosystem type and trophic strategy. Frontiers in Microbiology 10.3389/fmicb.2021.761869


Sharnweber, K., Peura, S., et al. 2021. Comprehensive analysis of chemical and biological problems associated with browning agents used in aquatic studies. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 10.1002/lom3.10463

Martin, G., Rissanen, A.J., Garcia, S.L., Mehrshad, M., Buck, M., Peura, S. 2021 Candidatus Methylumidiphilus drives peaks in methanotrophic relative abundance in stratified lakes and ponds across Northern landscapes. Frontiers 10.3389/fmicb.2021.669937

Buck, M., Garcia,S.L., Fernandez V., L., Martin, G., Martínez R., G.A., Saarenheimo, J., Zopfi, J., Bertilsson, S., Peura, S. 2021. Comprehensive dataset of shotgun metagenomes from oxygen stratified freshwater lakes and ponds. Scientific data 10.1038/s41597-021-00910-1

Garcia, S.L., Mehrshad, M., Buck, M., Tsuji, J.M., Neufeld, J.D., McMahon, K.D., Bertilsson, S., Greening, C., Peura, S. 2021. Freshwater Chlorobia exhibit metabolic specialization among cosmopolitan and endemic populations. mSystems 10.1128/mSystems.01196-20


Nayfach, S., Roux, S., Seshadri, R. et al. 2020. A genomic catalog of Earth’s microbiomes. Nat Biotechnol 10.1038/s41587-020-0718-6

Patriarca, C., Sedano-Nunez, V.T., Garcia, S.L., Bergquist, J., Bertilsson, S., Sjoberg, P.J.R., Tranvik, L.J., Hawkes, J.A. 2020. Character and environmental lability of cyanobacteria-derived dissolved organic matter. Limnol Oceanogr 10.1002/lno.11619

Mondav, R., Bertilsson, S., Buck, M., Langenheder, S., Lindstrom, E.S., Garcia, S.L. 2020. Streamlined and abundant bacterioplankton thrive in functional cohorts. mSystems 10.1128/mSystems.00316-20


Garcia, S.L., Szekely, A., Bergvall, C., Schattenhofer, M., Peura, S. 2019. Decreased snow cover stimulates under ice primary producers, but impairs methanotrophic capacity. mSphere 10.1128/mSphere.00626-18


Garcia, S.L., Buck, M., Hamilton, J., Wurzbacher, C., McMahon, K.D., Grossart, H.P., Eiler, A., 2018. Model communities hint at promiscuous metabolic linkages between ubiquitous free-living freshwater bacteria. mSphere 10.1128/mSphere.00202-18

Garcia, S.L., Stevens, S., Crary, B., Martinez-Garcia, M., Stepanauskas, R., Woyke, T., Tringe, S., Andersson, S., Bertilsson, S., Malmstrom, R., McMahon, K.D. 2018. Contrasting patterns of genome-level diversity across distinct co-occurring bacterial populations. ISME J 10.1038/s41396-017-0001-0


Garcia, S.L., 2016. Mixed cultures as model communities: hunting for ubiquitous microorganisms, their partners, and interactions. Aquat Microb Ecol 10.3354/ame01789


Garcia, S.L., Buck, M., McMahon, K.D., Grossart, H.P., Eiler, A., Warnecke, F., 2015. Auxotrophy and intra-population complementary in the ‘interactome’ of a cultivated freshwater model community. Mol Ecol 10.1111/mec.13319