• 1068 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
1990 …2018
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Research Output 1990 2018

  • 1068 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 30 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2018
1 Citations
community dynamics
Tailings
semiarid region
tailings
microbial community
2017
1 Citations

Bacterial Rhizoplane Colonization Patterns of Buchloe dactyloides Growing in Metalliferous Mine Tailings Reflect Plant Status and Biogeochemical Conditions

Honeker, L. K., Neilson, J. W., Root, R. A., Gil-Loaiza, J., Chorover, J. & Maier, R. M. Jun 2 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Microbial Ecology. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bouteloua dactyloides
rhizoplane
tailings
colonization
bacterial colonization

Plants from the abandoned Nacozari mine tailings: Evaluation of their phytostabilization potential

Santos, A. E., Cruz-Ortega, R., Meza-Figueroa, D., Romero, F. M., Sanchez-Escalante, J. J., Maier, R. M., Neilson, J. W., Alcaraz, L. D. & Freaner, F. E. M. 2017 In : PeerJ. 2017, 5, 3280

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abandoned mines
Tailings
phytoremediation
Paramphistomatidae
Prosopis
5 Citations

Significant impacts of increasing aridity on the arid soil microbiome

Neilson, J. W., Califf, K., Cardona, C., Copeland, A., Van Treuren, W., Josephson, K. L., Knight, R., Gilbert, J. A., Quade, J., Caporaso, J. G. & Maier, R. M. May 1 2017 In : mSystems. 2, 3, e00195

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arid soils
Microbiota
dry environmental conditions
aridity
Soil
2016
137 Citations

Innate immunity and asthma risk in amish and hutterite farm children

Stein, M. M., Hrusch, C. L., Gozdz, J., Igartua, C., Pivniouk, V., Murray, S. E., Ledford, J. G., Dos Santos, M. M., Anderson, R. L., Metwali, N., Neilson, J. W., Maier, R. M., Gilbert, J. A., Holbreich, M., Thorne, P. S., Martinez, F. D., Von Mutius, E., Vercelli, D., Ober, C. & Sperling, A. I. Aug 4 2016 In : New England Journal of Medicine. 375, 5, p. 411-421 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amish
Innate Immunity
Asthma
Dust
Agriculture
1 Citations

Soil lysimeter excavation for coupled hydrological, geochemical, and microbiological investigations

Sengupta, A., Wang, Y., Meira Neto, A. A., Matos, K. A., Dontsova, K., Root, R., Neilson, J. W., Maier, R. M., Chorover, J. & Troch, P. A. Sep 11 2016 In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2016, 115, e54536

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lysimeters
Excavation
Soil
Soils
Climate Change
2015
10 Citations
Tailings
phytoremediation
tailings
compost
composts
4 Citations

Seismic origin of the Atacama Desert boulder fields

Matmon, A., Quade, J., Placzek, C., Fink, D., Copeland, A. & Neilson, J. W. Feb 5 2015 In : Geomorphology. 231, p. 28-39 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boulder
desert
hillslope
smoothing
seismicity
2014
22 Citations
Structural dynamics
mesocosm
Tailings
tailings
microbial community
1 Citations

Extreme Environments

Maier, R. M. & Neilson, J. W. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 139-153 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hydrothermal Vents
Hot Springs
Microorganisms
Temperature
Geothermal springs
37 Citations

Making a living while starving in the dark: Metagenomic insights into the energy dynamics of a carbonate cave

Ortiz, M., Legatzki, A., Neilson, J. W., Fryslie, B., Nelson, W. M., Wing, R. A., Soderlund, C. A., Pryor, B. M. & Maier, R. M. Feb 26 2014 In : ISME Journal. 8, 2, p. 478-491 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metagenomics
Carbonates
Metagenome
caves
speleothem
2013
36 Citations

Analysis of artifacts suggests DGGE should not be used for quantitative diversity analysis

Neilson, J. W., Jordan, F. L. & Maier, R. M. Mar 2013 In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 92, 3, p. 256-263 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artifacts
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Betaproteobacteria
Alphaproteobacteria
30 Citations

Profiling Bacterial Diversity and Taxonomic Composition on Speleothem Surfaces in Kartchner Caverns, AZ

Ortiz, M., Neilson, J. W., Nelson, W. M., Legatzki, A., Byrne, A., Yu, Y., Wing, R. A., Soderlund, C. A., Pryor, B. M., Pierson, L. S. & Maier, R. M. 2013 In : Microbial Ecology. 65, 2, p. 371-383 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

speleothem
cavern
caves
Actinobacteria
cave
2012
9 Citations

Factors Influencing Observed Variations in the Structure of Bacterial Communities On Calcite Formations in Kartchner Caverns, AZ, USA

Legatzki, A., Ortiz, M., Neilson, J. W., Casavant, R. R., Palmer, M. W., Rasmussen, C., Pryor, B. M., Pierson, L. S. & Maier, R. M. Jun 2012 In : Geomicrobiology Journal. 29, 5, p. 422-434 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacterial Structures
Caves
Calcium Carbonate
cavern
Organic carbon
64 Citations

Life at the hyperarid margin: Novel bacterial diversity in arid soils of the Atacama Desert, Chile

Neilson, J. W., Quade, J., Ortiz, M., Nelson, W. M., Legatzki, A., Tian, F., LaComb, M., Betancourt, J. L., Wing, R. A., Soderlund, C. A. & Maier, R. M. May 2012 In : Extremophiles. 16, 3, p. 553-566 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chile
Ecosystem
Soil
Acidobacteria
Chloroflexi
2011
15 Citations

Bacterial and archaeal community structure of two adjacent calcite speleothems in Kartchner Caverns, Arizona, USA

Legatzki, A., Ortiz, M., Neilson, J. W., Dominguez, S., Andersen, G. L., Toomey, R. S., Pryor, B. M., Pierson, L. S. & Maier, R. M. Feb 2011 In : Geomicrobiology Journal. 28, 2, p. 99-117 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caves
speleothem
Calcium Carbonate
cavern
community structure
6 Citations

Proteomics analyses of the opportunistic pathogen Burkholderia vietnamiensis using protein fractionations and mass spectrometry

Wickramasekara, S., Neilson, J., Patel, N., Breci, L., Hilderbrand, A., Maier, R. M. & Wysocki, V. 2011 In : Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2011, 701928

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkholderia
Pathogens
Fractionation
Proteomics
Mass spectrometry
2010
11 Citations

Cadmium effects on transcriptional expression of rhlB/rhlC genes and congener distribution of monorhamnolipid and dirhamnolipid in Pseudomonas aeruginosa IGB83

Neilson, J. W., Zhang, L., Veres-Schalnat, T. A., Chandler, K. B., Neilson, C. H., Crispin, J. D., Pemberton, J. E. & Maier, R. M. Oct 2010 In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 88, 4, p. 953-963 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cadmium
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Genes
Growth
Heavy Metals
38 Citations

Environmental determinants of and impact on childhood asthma by the bacterial community in household dust

Maier, R. M., Palmer, M. W., Andersen, G. L., Halonen, M. J., Josephson, K. C., Maier, R. S., Martinez, F. D., Neilson, J. W., Stern, D. A., Vercelli, D. & Wright, A. L. Apr 2010 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76, 8, p. 2663-2667 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

asthma
Dust
bacterial communities
childhood
dust
2008
93 Citations

Characterization of a bacterial community in an abandoned semiarid lead-zinc mine tailing site

Mendez, M. O., Neilson, J. W. & Maier, R. M. Jun 2008 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74, 12, p. 3899-3907 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bacterial communities
tailings
Zinc
zinc
rRNA Genes
2007
57 Citations

Culturable microbial diversity and the impact of tourism in Kartchner Caverns, Arizona

Ikner, L. A., Toomey, R. S., Nolan, G., Neilson, J. W., Pryor, B. M. & Maier, R. M. Jan 2007 In : Microbial Ecology. 53, 1, p. 30-42 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cavern
tourism
caves
cave
Proteobacteria
2006
95 Citations

Bacterial community structure in the hyperarid core of the Atacama Desert, Chile

Drees, K. P., Neilson, J. W., Betancourt, J. L., Quade, J., Henderson, D. A., Pryor, B. M. & Maier, R. M. Dec 2006 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72, 12, p. 7902-7908 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacterial Structures
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
Chile
denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis
bacterial communities
2004
33 Citations

Microbial life in the Atacama Desert [2] (multiple letters)

Maier, R. M., Drees, K. P., Neilson, J. W., Henderson, D. A., Quade, J., Betancourt, J. L., Navarro-González, R., Rainey, F. A. & McKay, C. P. Nov 19 2004 In : Science. 306, 5700, p. 1289-1290 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003
66 Citations
Washing
Soils
soil
Cyclodextrins
DTPA
2001
19 Citations

Remediation of metal-contaminated soil and sludge using biosurfactant technology

Maier, R. M., Neilson, J. W., Artiola, J. F., Jordan, F. L., Gleen, E. P. & Descher, S. M. 2001 In : International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health. 14, 3, p. 241-248 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewage
Soil
Metals
Technology
Waste Disposal Facilities
1999
47 Citations
Pseudomonas putida
luminescence
Luminescence
salicylate
degradation
1996
101 Citations

Gene transfer of Alcaligenes eutrophus JMP134 plasmid pJP4 to indigenous soil recipients

DiGiovanni, G. D., Neilson, J. W., Pepper, I. L. & Sinclair, N. A. Jul 1996 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 62, 7, p. 2521-2526 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cupriavidus necator
Alcaligenes
gene transfer
2,4 dichlorophenoxyacetic acid
plasmid
5 Citations
Gene transfer
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
isolated population
2,4 dichlorophenoxyacetic acid
plasmid
1994
79 Citations

Frequency of horizontal gene transfer of a large catabolic plasmid (pJP4) in soil

Neilson, J. W., Josephson, K. L., Pepper, I. L., Arnold, R. B., Di Giovanni, G. D. & Sinclair, N. A. 1994 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 60, 11, p. 4053-4058 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Horizontal Gene Transfer
gene transfer
plasmid
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
plasmids
1992
30 Citations

Polymerase chain reaction and gene probe detection of the 2,4- dichlorophenoxyacetic acid degradation plasmid, pJP4

Neilson, J. W., Josephson, K. L., Pillai, S. D. & Pepper, I. L. 1992 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 58, 4, p. 1271-1275 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
2,4 dichlorophenoxyacetic acid
plasmid
polymerase chain reaction
2,4-D
1990
15 Citations

Soil respiration as an index of soil aeration

Neilson, J. W. & Pepper, I. L. Mar 1990 In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 54, 2, p. 428-432 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil respiration
aeration
mineral fertilizers
soil
Torrifluvents