Sheri Simmons Ph.D.

Location
Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
Microbial community structure, Metagenomics, Lateral gene transfer, Community succession, Biogeography
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Publications

  • Functional and phylogenetic assembly of microbial communities in the human microbiome.

    Shafquat A, Joice R, Simmons S, Huttenhower C

    Trends in microbiology (2014)

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  • The effects of variable sample biomass on comparative metagenomics

    Chafee M, Maignien L, Simmons S

    Environmental Microbiology (2015)

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  • Community-wide analysis of microbial genome sequence signatures.

    Dick G, Andersson A, Baker B, Simmons S, Thomas B, Yelton a et al.

    Genome biology (2009)

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  • Ecological succession and stochastic variation in the assembly of Arabidopsis thaliana phyllosphere communities

    Maignien L, DeForce E, Chafee M, Murat Eren A, Simmons S

    mBio (2014)

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  • Extended local similarity analysis (eLSA) of microbial community and other time series data with replicates

    Xia L, Steele J, Cram J, Cardon Z, Simmons S, Vallino J et al.

    BMC Systems Biology (2011)

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  • A Semi-Quantitative, Synteny-Based Method to Improve Functional Predictions for Hypothetical and Poorly Annotated Bacterial and Archaeal Genes

    Yelton A, Thomas B, Simmons S, Wilmes P, Zemla A, Thelen M et al.

    PLoS Computational Biology (2011)

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  • South-seeking magnetotactic bacteria in the Northern Hemisphere.

    Simmons S, Bazylinski D, Edwards K

    Science (2006)

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  • The dynamic genetic repertoire of microbial communities.

    Wilmes P, Simmons S, Denef V, Banfield J

    FEMS Microbiol. Rev. (2009)

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  • Geobiology of Magnetotactic Bacteria

    Simmons S, Edwards K

    Magnetoreception and Magnetosomes in Bacteria (2007)

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  • Unexpected diversity in populations of the many-celled magnetotactic prokaryote.

    Simmons S, Edwards K

    Environmental Microbiology (2007)

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  • Population dynamics of marine magnetotactic bacteria in a meromictic salt pond described with qPCR.

    Simmons S, Bazylinski D, Edwards K

    Environmental Microbiology (2007)

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  • Spatiotemporal distribution of marine magnetotactic bacteria in a seasonally stratified coastal salt pond.

    Simmons S, Sievert S, Frankel R, Bazylinski D, Edwards K

    Appl. Environ. Microbiol. (2004)

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  • Population genomic analysis of strain variation in Leptospirillum group II bacteria involved in acid mine drainage formation.

    Simmons S, DiBartolo G, Denef V, Goltsman D, Thelen M, Banfield J

    PLoS Biology (2008)

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Professional experience

Assistant Professor (MBL), EEB

Brown University

July 2010 - January 2014 (3 years 6 months)

Assistant Scientist

Marine Biological Laboratory

December 2009 - January 2014 (4 years 1 month)

Postdoc

UC Berkeley

August 2006 - November 2009 (3 years 3 months)

Education history

MIT/WHOI Joint program

Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography

September 2000 - June 2006 (5 years 9 months)

Princeton University

A.B. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

September 1995 - June 1999 (3 years 9 months)