Jennifer Macalady

Profile Photo
Image
Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor, Geosciences

Research Summary

Research interests include geomicrobiology, biogeochemistry and astrobiology, microbial behavior and evolution. Ongoing projects include cave microbiology, Early Earth Photosynthesis, methane oxidation, lipid biogeochemistry and deep biosphere genomics.

In the News

Research Keywords

 These keywords and phrases come from the publications and other research output of this person. See other researchers related to these topics by clicking on any keyword.

Recent Publications

Functional redundancy imparts process stability to acidic Fe(II)-oxidizing microbial reactors

Ayala-Muñoz, D., Simister, R. L., Crowe, S. A., Macalady, J. L. & Burgos, W. D., Jul 2021, In: Environmental microbiology. 23, 7, p. 3682-3694 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Another chemolithotrophic metabolism missing in nature: sulfur comproportionation

Amend, J. P., Aronson, H. S., Macalady, J. & LaRowe, D. E., Jun 1 2020, In: Environmental microbiology. 22, 6, p. 1971-1976 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

Metagenomic and metatranscriptomic study of microbial metal resistance in an acidic pit lake

Ayala-Muñoz, D., Burgos, W. D., Sánchez-España, J., Couradeau, E., Falagán, C. & Macalady, J. L., Sep 2020, In: Microorganisms. 8, 9, p. 1-271350 271350 p., 1350.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Microbial population structure in a stratified, acidic pit lake in the Iberian Pyrite Belt

Grettenberger, C. L., Mccauley Rench, R. L., Gruen, D. S., Mills, D. B., Carney, C., Brainard, J., Hamasaki, H., Ramirez, R., Watanabe, Y., Amaral-Zettler, L. A., Ohmoto, H. & Macalady, J. L., Jul 1 2020, In: Geomicrobiology Journal. 37, 7, p. 623-634 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Versatile cyanobacteria control the timing and extent of sulfide production in a Proterozoic analog microbial mat

Klatt, J. M., Gomez-Saez, G. V., Meyer, S., Ristova, P. P., Yilmaz, P., Granitsiotis, M. S., Macalady, J. L., Lavik, G., Polerecky, L. & Bühring, S. I., Dec 1 2020, In: ISME Journal. 14, 12, p. 3024-3037 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Elemental Sulfur Formation by Sulfuricurvum kujiense Is Mediated by Extracellular Organic Compounds

Cron, B., Henri, P., Chan, C. S., Macalady, J. L. & Cosmidis, J., Nov 27 2019, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 2710.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Pelagosite revisited: The origin and significance of a laminated aragonitic encrustation of Mediterranean supralittoral rocks

Montanari, A., Bice, D. M., Timothy Jull, A. J., Kudryavtsev, A. B., Macalady, J., Schaperdoth, I., Sharp, W. D., Shimabukuro, D., Schopf, W. J. & Vucetić, V., Sep 11 2019, In: Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 542, p. 501-532 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Low frequency Raman Spectroscopy for micron-scale and in vivo characterization of elemental sulfur in microbial samples

Nims, C., Cron, B., Wetherington, M., Macalady, J. & Cosmidis, J., Dec 1 2019, In: Scientific reports. 9, 1, 7971.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Low-light anoxygenic photosynthesis and Fe-S-biogeochemistry in a microbial mat

Haas, S., Beer, D. D., Klatt, J. M., Fink, A., Rench, R. M. C., Hamilton, T. L., Meyer, V., Kakuk, B. & Macalady, J. L., Apr 27 2018, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, APR, 858.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Cyanobacterial photosynthesis under sulfidic conditions: Insights from the isolate Leptolyngbya sp. strain hensonii

Hamilton, T. L., Klatt, J. M., De Beer, D. & Macalady, J. L., Feb 1 2018, In: ISME Journal. 12, 2, p. 568-584 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review