Microbial Ecology
Principal Investigator


  • Podar, Mircea, Gilmour, Cynthia C., Brandt, Craig C., Soren, Allyson, Brown, Steven D., Crable, Bryan R., Palumbo, Anthony V., Somenahally, Anil C. and Elias, Dwayne A. (2015). Global prevalence and distribution of genes and microorganisms involved in mercury methylation . Science Advances, 1 (9) https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1500675
  • Lamborg, Carl, Bowman, Katlin, Hammerschmidt, Chad, Gilmour, Cynthia C., Munson, Kathleen, Selin, Noelle and Tseng, Chun-Mao. (2014). MERCURY in the Anthropocene Ocean. Oceanography, 27 (1) , 76-87. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2014.11
  • Orem, William, Carl Fitz, H., Krabbenhoft, David, Tate, Michael, Gilmour, Cynthia C. and Shafer, Mark. (2014). Modeling Sulfate Transport and Distribution and Methylmercury Production Associated with Aquifer Storage and Recovery Implementation in the Everglades Protection Area. Sustainability of Water Quality and Ecology, 3/4 , 33-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.swaqe.2014.11.004
  • Brown, S. D., Hurt, R. A., Gilmour, Cynthia C. and Elias, D. A. (2013). Draft Genome Sequences for Three Mercury-Methylating, Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria . Genome Announcements, 1 (4) , e00618-13. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00618-13
  • Gilmour, Cynthia C., Podar, Mircea, Bullock, Allyson L., Graham, Andrew M., Brown, Steven D., Somenahally, Anil C., Johs, Alex, Hurt, Richard A., Bailey, Kathryn L. and Elias, Dwayne A. (2013). Mercury Methylation by Novel Microorganisms from New Environments . Environmental science & technology, 47 (20) , 11810-11820. https://doi.org/10.1021/es403075t
  • Gilmour, Cynthia C., Riedel, Georgia S., Riedel, Gerhardt, Kwon, Seokjoon, Landis, Richard, Brown, Steven S., Menzie, Charles A. and Ghosh, Upal. (2013). Activated Carbon Mitigates Mercury and Methylmercury Bioavailability in Contaminated Sediments. Environmental science & technology, 47 (22) , 13001-13010. https://doi.org/10.1021/es4021074
  • Gomez-Eyles, Jose, Yupanqui, Carmen, Beckingham, Barbara, Riedel, Georgia, Gilmour, Cynthia C. and Ghosh, Upal. (2013). Evaluation of biochars and activated carbons for in situ remediation of sediments impacted with organics, mercury, and methylmercury. Environmental science & technology, 47 (23) , 13721-13729. https://doi.org/10.1021/es403712q
  • Graham, Andrew M., Aiken, George R. and Gilmour, Cynthia C. (2013). Effect of Dissolved Organic Matter Source and Character on Microbial Hg Methylation in Hg-S-DOM Solutions . Environmental science & technology, 47 (11) , 5746-5754. https://doi.org/10.1021/es400414a
  • Driscoll, Charles T., Chen, Celia Y., Hammerschmidt, Chad R., Mason, Robert P., Gilmour, Cynthia C., Sunderland, Elsie M., Greenfield, Ben K., Buckman, Kate L. and Lamborg, Carl H. (2012). Nutrient supply and mercury dynamics in marine ecosystems: A conceptual model. Environmental research, 119 (November) , 118-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2012.05.002
  • Graham, Andrew M., Bullock, Allyson L., Maizel, Andrew C., Elias, Dwayne A. and Gilmour, Cynthia C. (2012). A Detailed Assessment of the Kinetics of Hg-Cell Association, Hg Methylation, and MeHg Degradation in Several Desulfovibrio Species. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78 , 7337-7346. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01792-12
  • Graham, Andrew Mitchell, Aiken, George R. and Gilmour, Cynthia C. (2012). Dissolved organic matter enhances microbial mercury methylation under sulfidic conditions. Environmental Science & Technology, 46 (5) , 2715-2723. https://doi.org/10.1021/es203658f
  • Mitchell, Carl P. J., Jordan, Thomas E., Heyes, Andrew and Gilmour, Cynthia C. (2012). Tidal exchange of total mercury and methylmercury between a salt marsh and a Chesapeake Bay sub-estuary . Biogeochemistry, 111 (1-3) , 583-600. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-011-9691-y
  • Aiken, George R., Gilmour, Cynthia C., Krabbenhoft, David P. and Orem, William. (2011). Dissolved Organic Matter in the Florida Everglades: Implications for Ecosystem Restoration. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 41 (6) , 217-248. https://doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2010.530934
  • Brown, Steven D., Gilmour, Cynthia C., Kucken, Amy M., Wall, Judy D., Elias, Dwayne A., Podar, Mircea, Chertkov, Olga, Held, Brittany, Bruce, David C., Detter, John C., Tapia, Roxanne, Han, Cliff S., Goodwin, Lynne A., Cheng, Jan-Fang, Pitluck, Samuel, Woyke, Tanja, Mikhailova, Natalia, Ivanova, Natalia N., Han, James, Lucas, Susan, Lapidus, Alla L., Land, Miriam L., Hauser, Loren J. and Palumbo, Anthony V. (2011). Genome Sequence of Mercury-Methylating Desulfovibrio desulfuricans ND132. Journal of Bacteriology, 193 (8) , 2078-2079. https://doi.org/10.1128/JB.00170-11
  • Brown, Steven D., Wall, Judy D., Kucken, Amy M., Gilmour, Cynthia C., Podar, Mircea, Brandt, Craig C., Teshima, Hazuki, Detter, John C., Han, Cliff S., Land, Miriam L., Lucas, Susan, Han, James, Pennacchio, Len, Nolan, Matt, Pitluck, Sam, Woyke, Tanja, Goodwin, Lynne, Palumbo, Anthony V. and Elias, Dwayne A. (2011). Genome Sequence of Mercury-Methylating and Pleomorphic Desulfovibrio africanus strain Walvis Bay. Journal of Bacteriology, 193 (15) , 4037-4038. https://doi.org/10.1128/JB.05223-11