Nathan Ahlgren

Assistant Professor of Biology





Ahlgren NA, Perelman JN, Yeh YC, Fuhrman JA. (2019). Multi-year dynamics of fine-scale marine cyanobacterial populations are more strongly explained by phage interactions than abiotic, bottom-up factors. Environmental microbiology, 21(8)

Ahlgren NA, Belisle BS, Lee MD. (2019). Genomic mosaicism underlies the adaptation of marine Synechococcus ecotypes to distinct oceanic iron niches. Environmental microbiology

Ignacio-Espinoza JC, Ahlgren NA, Fuhrman JA. (2020). Long-term stability and Red Queen-like strain dynamics in marine viruses. Nature microbiology, 5(2)

Ahlgren NA, Fuchsman CA, Rocap G, Fuhrman JA. (2019). Discovery of several novel, widespread, and ecologically distinct marine Thaumarchaeota viruses that encode amoC nitrification genes. The ISME journal, 13(3)

Ahlgren NA, Chen Y, Needham DM, Parada AE, Sachdeva R, Trinh V, Chen T, Fuhrman JA. (2017). Genome and epigenome of a novel marine Thaumarchaeota strain suggest viral infection, phosphorothioation DNA modification and multiple restriction systems. Environmental microbiology, 19(6)

Zhang M, Yang L, Ren J, Ahlgren NA, Fuhrman JA, Sun F. (2017). Prediction of virus-host infectious association by supervised learning methods. BMC Bioinformatics, 18(Suppl 3)

Ahlgren NA, Ren J, Lu YY, Fuhrman JA, Sun F. (2017). Alignment-free $d_2^*$ oligonucleotide frequency dissimilarity measure improves prediction of hosts from metagenomically-derived viral sequences. Nucleic acids research, 45(1)

Ahlgren NA, Rocap G. (2012). Diversity and Distribution of Marine Synechococcus: Multiple Gene Phylogenies for Consensus Classification and Development of qPCR Assays for Sensitive Measurement of Clades in the Ocean. Frontiers in microbiology, (3)

Ahlgren NA, Harwood CS, Schaefer AL, Giraud E, Greenberg EP. (2011). Aryl-homoserine lactone quorum sensing in stem-nodulating photosynthetic bradyrhizobia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(17)

Ahlgren NA, Rocap G. (2006). Culture isolation and culture-independent clone libraries reveal new marine Synechococcus ecotypes with distinctive light and N physiologies. Applied and environmental microbiology, 72(11)

Ahlgren NA, Rocap G, Chisholm SW. (2006). Measurement of Prochlorococcus ecotypes using real-time polymerase chain reaction reveals different abundances of genotypes with similar light physiologies. Environmental microbiology, 8(3)