Thiergart T.*, Durán P.*, Ellis T., Vannier N., Garrido-Oter R., Roux F., Alonso-Blanco C., Ågren J+, Schulze-Lefert P.+, Hacquard S.+ Root microbiota assembly and adaptive differentiation among European Arabidopsis populations. Nature Ecology & Evolution (2019).

* co-first authors; + co-corresponding authors

Wippel, K., Schulze-Lefert, P.+, Garrido-Oter, R.+: Rhizobien in der Pflanzenmikrobiota: Evolution der Wurzelknöllchensymbiose und Funktionen der Mikrobiota für den Pflanzenwirt. Biologie in unserer Zeit (2019).

co-corresponding authors

Thiergart, T.*, Zgadzaj, R.*, Bozsóki, Z., Garrido-Oter, R., Radutoiu, S.+, and Schulze-Lefert, P.+ (2019) Lotus japonicus symbiosis genes impact microbial interactions between symbionts and multikingdom commensal communities. mBio (2019).

* co-first authors; + co-corresponding authors

Zhang, J., Liu, Y., Zhang, N., Hu, B., Jin, T., Xu, H., Qin, Y., Yan, P., Zhang, X., Guo, X., Hui, J., Cao, S., Wang, X., Wang, C., Wang, H., Qu, B., Fan, G., Yuan, L, Garrido-Oter, R., Chu C.*, and Bai ,Y. *. NRT1.1B is associated with root microbiota composition and nitrogen use in field-grown rice, Nature Biotechnology (2019).

* co-corresponding authors

Berens, M.L., Wolinska, K.W., Spaepen, S., Ziegler, J., Nobori, T., Nair, A., Krüler, V., Winkelmüller, T.M., Wang, Y., Mine, A., Becker, D., Garrido-Oter, R., Schulze-Lefert, P.*, Tsuda, K.*. Balancing trade-offs between biotic and abiotic stress responses through leaf age-dependent variation in stress hormone crosstalk, PNAS (2019).

* co-corresponding authors


Durán, P.*, Thiergart, T.*, Garrido-Oter, R., Agler, M., Kemen, E., Schulze-Lefert, P.+, Hacquard, S.+. Microbial interkingdom interactions in roots promote Arabidopsis survival. Cell (2018).

* co-first authors; + co-corresponding authors

Garrido-Oter, R.*, Nakano, T. R.*, Dombrowski, N.*, Ma, K., The AgBiome Team, McHardy, A. C. and Schulze-Lefert, P. Modular Traits of the Rhizobiales Root Microbiota and Their Evolutionary Relationship with Symbiotic Rhizobia. Cell Host & Microbe (2018).

* joint first authors.

Meyer, F., Hofmann, P., Belmann, P., Garrido-Oter. R, Fritz, A., Sczyrba, A. and McHardy, A. C. AMBER: Assessment of Metagenome BinnERs. GigaScience (2018).

Robbins, C., Thiergart, T., Hacquard, S., Garrido-Oter, R., Gans, W., Peiter, E., Schulze-Lefert, P.*, Spaepen, S.*: Root-associated bacterial and fungal community profiles of Arabidopsis thaliana are robust across contrasting soil P levels. Phytobiomes (2018).

*co-corresponding authors


Sczyrba, A., Hofmann, P., Belmann, P., Koslicki, D., Janssen, S., Dröge, J., Gregor, I., Majda, S., Fiedler, J., Dahms, E., Bremges, A., Fritz, A., Garrido-Oter, R., et al. Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation – a comprehensive benchmark of computational metagenomics software. Nature Methods (2017).

Hacquard, S., Spaepen, S., Garrido Oter R. and Schulze Lefert, P. Interplay between innate immunity and the plant microbiota. Annu. Rev. Phytopathol. (2017).

Dombrowski, N., Schlaeppi, K., Agler, M., Hacquard, S., Kemen, E., Garrido Oter, R., Wunder, J., Coupland, G. and Schulze-Lefert, P., Root microbiota dynamics of perennial Arabis alpina are dependent on soil residence time but independent of flowering time. ISME Journal (2017).


Hacquard, S., Kracher, B., Hiruma, K, Münch, P. C., Garrido-Oter, R., Thon, M. R., Weimann, A., Damm, U., Dallery, J.-F., Hainaut, M., Henrissat, B., Lespinet, O., Sacristán, S., Ver Loren van Themaat, E., Kemen, E., McHardy, A.C., Schulze-Lefert, P., O’Connell, R. J. Survival trade-offs in plant roots during colonization by closely related beneficial and pathogenic fungi. Nature Communications (2016).

Zgadzaj, R.*, Garrido-Oter, R.*, Jensen, D.B., Schulze-Lefert P.# and Radutoiu S.# Root nodule symbiosis in Lotus japonicus drives the establishment of distinctive rhizosphere, root, and nodule bacterial communities. PNAS (2016).

* joint first authors, # joint corresponding authors.


Bai, Y.*, Müller, D. B.*, Srinivas, G.*, Garrido-Oter, R.*, Potthoff, E., Rott, M., Dombrowski, N., Münch, P.C., Spaepen, S., Remus-Emsermann, M., Hüttel, B., McHardy, A., Vorholt, J.A.#, and Schulze-Lefert, P.# Functional overlap of the Arabidopsis leaf and root microbiota. Nature (2015).

* Joint first authors; # joint corresponding authors.

Bulgarelli D.*, Garrido-Oter R.*, Münch P., Weiman A., Dröge J., Pan Y.,  McHardy A. C.+,  and Schulze-Lefert P.+: Structure and functions of the bacterial root microbiota in wild and domesticated barley. Cell Host & Microbe (2015).

* co-first authors; + co-corresponding authors

Hacquard, S.*, Garrido-Oter, R.*, González, A.*, Spaepen, S.*, Ackermann, G., Lebeis, S., McHardy, A. C.#, Dangl, J. L.#, Knight, R.#, Ley, R.#, Schulze-Lefert, P.# Microbiota and Host Nutrition across Plant and Animal Kingdoms. Cell Host & Microbe (2015).

* Joint first authors; # joint corresponding authors.


Schlaeppi, K., Dombrowski, N., Garrido Oter, R., Ver Loren van Themaat, E., & Schulze-Lefert, P. Quantitative divergence of the bacterial root microbiota in Arabidopsis thaliana relatives. PNAS (2014).

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