Ecology, evolution, and comparative genomics of marine cyanobacteria and viruses that infect them
The ecological and policy dimensions of large-scale ocean fertilization
Awards and Honors
2013 Ramon Margalef Prize in Ecology, Government of Catalonia, Spain
2013 Resident Scholar - Bellagio Conference and Study Center, Italy
2013 Awarded 2011 National Medal of Science, the White House
2013 Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
2012 Elected Fellow, Ecological Society of America
2012 Ruth Patrick Award, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
2011 Darbaker Prize: Botanical Society of America
2010 Agassiz Medal in Oceanography: National Academy of Sciences
2005 Huntsman Award for Excellence in Marine Science
2004-2012 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Marine Microbiology Investigator
2003 Member the National Academy of Sciences
1998 Resident Scholar, Bellagio Study Center, Lake Como, Italy
1997 Guggenheim Fellow
1996 Fellow American Geophysical Union
1993 Fellow American Academy of Microbiology
1992 Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1991 Rosensteil Award in Ocean Sciences
2014: Kashtan, N. SE Roggensack, S. Rodrigue, JW Thompson, SJ Biller, A Coe, H Ding, P Marttinen, R Stocker, M. Follows, R. Stephanauskas, and SW Chisholm. Single cell genomics reveals hundreds ofcoexisting subpopulations in wild Prochlorococcus. Science Vol. 344 no. 6182 pp. 416-420.
2014: Biller, SJ, F Schubotz, SE Roggensack, AW Thompson, RE Summons, and SW Chisholm. Bacterial vesicles in marine ecosystems. Science Vol. 343 no. 6167 pp. 183-186.
2012: Chisholm, S.W. Unveiling Prochlorococcus. In Microbes and Evolution: The World that Darwin Never Saw. R. Kolter and S. Malow [eds]. ASM Press.
2012: Malmstrom, R.S. Rodrigue, K.H. Huang, L. Kelly, S. Kern, A. Thompson, S. Roggensack, M. Henn, and S.W. Chisholm. Ecology of uncultured Prochlorococcus clades revealed through single-cell genomics and biogeographic analysis. ISME Journal 7:184-198.
2009: Strong, A.L., J.J. Cullen and S.W. Chisholm. Ocean fertilization: Science policy and commerce. Oceanography Magazine 22 (3):236-261.
2007: Coleman, M.L. and S.W. Chisholm Code and Context: Prochlorococcus as a model for cross-scale biology. Trends in Microbiology 15:398-407.
2006: Coleman, M.L., M.B. Sullivan, C. Steglich, E.F. DeLong and S.W. Chisholm. Genomic Islands and the ecology and evolution of Prochlorococcus. Science 311:1768-1770.
2006: Johnson Z, Zinser ER, Coe A, McNulty NP, Woodward EMS, Chisholm SW. Niche partitioning among Prochlorococcus ecotypes along ocean-scale environmental gradients. Science 311:1737-1740.
2005: Lindell, D, J. D. Jaffe, Z. I. Johnson, G. M. Church, S. W. Chisholm. Photosynthesis genes in marine viruses yield proteins during host infection. Nature 438:86-89.
2003: Rocap G, Larimer F, Lamerdin J, Malfatti S, Chain P, Ahlgren N, Arellano A, Coleman M, Hauser L, Hess W, Johnson Z, Land M, Lindell D, Post A, Regala W,