Adam Camillo Martiny

Associate Professor, Earth System Science
School of Physical Sciences

Associate Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
School of Biological Sciences

Ph.D., Technical University of Denmark, 2003, Environmental Microbiology

Phone: (949) 824-9713
Fax: (949) 824-3874

University of California, Irvine
3208 Croul Hall
Mail Code: 3100
Irvine, CA 92697

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Microbiology, Environmental Genomics, Oceanography
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Appointments Post doc., Chisholm Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Publications Adam C. Martiny, Jasper A. Vrugt, Francois W. Primeau, and Michael W. Lomas. Regional variation in the particulate organic carbon to nitrogen ratio in the surface ocean. Global Biogeochem Cy. 2013.
  Pedro Flombaum, José L. Gallegos, Rodolfo A. Gordillo, José Rincón, Lina L. Zabala, Nianzhi Jiao, David M. Karl, William K. W. Li, Michael W. Lomas, Daniele Veneziano, Carolina S. Vera, Jasper A. Vrugt, and Adam C. Martiny. Present and future global distributions of the marine Cyanobacteria Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus. PNAS 110:24:9824-9829 2013.
  Stephen M. Hatosy, Jennifer B. H. Martiny, Rohan Sachdeva, Joshua Steele, Jed A. Fuhrman, and Adam C. Martiny. Beta-diversity of marine bacteria depends on temporal scale. Ecology, 2013.
  Renaud Berlemont and Adam C. Martiny. Phylogenetic distribution of potential cellulases in bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 79:5:1545-54. 2013.
  Juan A. Bonachela, Steven D. Allison, Adam C. Martiny, and Simon A. Levin. A model for variable phytoplankton stoichiometry based on cell protein regulation. Biogeosciences, 10, 4341-4356, 2013.
  Adam C. Martiny, Kathleen Treseder, and Gordon Pusch. Phylogenetic conservatism of functional traits in microorganisms. doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.160. ISME J. 2013.
  Amy Zimmerman, Adam C. Martiny, and Steven Allison. Fine-scale phylogenetic clustering of resource-acquiring enzyme genes among sequenced prokaryotic genomes. ISME J. 2013.
  Steven D. Allison, Ying Lu, Claudia Weihe, Michael L. Goulden, Adam C. Martiny, Kathleen K. Treseder, Jennifer B. H. Martiny. Microbial abundance and composition influence litter decomposition response to environmental change. Ecology. 2012
  Steven D. Allison, Yi Chao, John D. Farrara, Stephen Hatosy, and Adam C. Martiny. Fine-scale temporal variation in marine ectoenzymes of coastal southern California. Front. Microbio. 3:301. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00301. 2012.
  Martiny AC, Martiny JBH, Weihe C, Field A, and J Ellis. 2011.
Functional metagenomics reveals previously unrecognized diversity of antibiotic resistance genes in gulls.
Front. Microbio. 2:238. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2011.00238
  Freitas S, Hatosy S, Fuhrman JA, Huse SM, Mark Welch DB, Sogin ML, and AC Martiny. 2012.
Global Distribution and Diversity of Marine Verrucomicrobia.
ISME Journal.
  Kathuria SK and Martiny AC. 2011.
Prevalence of a calcium-based alkaline phosphatase associated with the marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus and other ocean bacteria.
Env. Microbiol. 13:1:74-83
  Rusch DB, Martiny AC, Dupont CL, Halpern AL, and Venter JC. 2010.
Characterization of Prochlorococcus clades from iron depleted oceanic region.
PNAS 107:16184-16189.
  Martiny AC, Kathuria SK, and Berube P. 2009.
Widespread metabolic potential for nitrite and nitrate assimilation among Prochlorococcus ecotypes.
PNAS 106:10787-92.
  Martiny AC, Huang Y, and Li W. 2009.
Occurrence of phosphate acquisition genes in Prochlorococcus cells from different ocean regions.
Environ. Microbiol. 11:1340-47.
  Martiny AC, Tai APK, Veneziano D, Primeau F, and Chisholm SW. 2009.
Taxonomic resolution, ecotypes, and the biogeography of Prochlorococcus.
Environ. Microbiol. 11(4) 823-832.
  Kettler G, Martiny AC, Huang K, Zucker J, Coleman M, Rodrigue S, Chen F, Lapidus A, Ferriera S, Johnson J, Steglich C, Church G, Richardson P, and Chisholm SW. 2007.
Implications of Gene Gain and Loss in the Evolution of Prochlorococcus.
PLoS Genet. 3(12) 2515 - 2528.
  Martiny AC, Coleman ML, and Chisholm SW. 2006.
Phosphate acquisition genes in Prochlorococcus ecotypes: evidence for genome-wide adaptation.
PNAS 103(33):12552-7
  Zhang K, Martiny AC, Reppas NB, Barry KW, Malek J, Chisholm SW, Church GM. 2006.
Sequencing genomes from single cells by polymerase cloning.
Nature Biotechnol. 24(6):680-6.
  Coleman ML, Sullivan MB, Martiny AC, Steglich C, Barry K, Delong EF, Chisholm SW. 2006.
Genomic islands and the ecology and evolution of Prochlorococcus.
Science. 311(5768):1768-70.
  Martiny AC, Albrechtsen HJ, Arvin E, Molin S. 2005.
Identification of bacteria in biofilm and bulk water samples from a nonchlorinated model drinking water distribution system: detection of a large nitrite-oxidizing population associated with Nitrospira spp.
Appl Environ Microbiol. 71(12):8611-7.
  Martiny AC, Jorgensen TM, Albrechtsen HJ, Arvin E, Molin S. 2003.
Long-term succession of structure and diversity of a biofilm formed in a model drinking water distribution system.
Appl Environ Microbiol. 69(11):6899-907.
Grants NSF: Collaborative Research: Prochlorococcus and its contribution to new production in the Sargasso Sea. w. Mike Lomas, BIOS
NSF: MSB: Do cheaters ever win? Examining microbial competition and extracellular enzyme production. w. Steve Allison
DOE - GTL: Can microbial functional traits predict the response and resilience of decomposition to global change? w. Steve Allison, K. Treseder, J. Martiny, M. Goulden, E. Brodie.
NSF: Dimensions: Collaborative Research: Biological control of ocean C:N:P ratios w. Mike Lomas, Simon Levin, Kun Zhang, Steven Allison, and Ben van Mooy
NSF: MRI: Acquisition of Mobile Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Facility for Microbiological Research and Minority Student Training
International Society of Microbial Ecology
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
Research Centers UCI Center for Environmental Biology
Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics
Center for Complex Biological Systems
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