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Larivière-Gauthier G, Thibodeau A, Letellier A, Yergeau E, Fravalo P. Salmonella shedding status of the sow affects the microbiota of their piglets at weaning. Journal of Applied Microbiology. In press.

Azarbad H, Constant P, Giard-Laliberté C, Bainard L, Yergeau E. Water stress history and wheat genotype modulate rhizosphere microbial response to drought. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 126:228-236.

Correa Garcia S, Pande P, Séguin A, St-Arnaud M, Yergeau E. Rhizoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons: a model system for plant microbiome manipulation. Microbial Biotechnology 11: 819-832.

Gonzalez E, Pitre FE, Pagé AP, Marleau J, Guidi Nissim W, St-Arnaud M, Labrecque M, Joly S, Yergeau E, Brereton NJB. 2018. Trees, fungi and bacteria: Tripartite metatranscriptomics of a root microbiome responding to soil contamination. Microbiome 6: 53.

Irshad U, Yergeau E. Bacterial subspecies variation and nematodes grazing change P dynamics in the wheat rhizosphere. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 1990.

Lay C-Y, Bell TH, Hamel C, Harker KN, Mohr R, Greer CW, Yergeau E, St-Arnaud M. 2018. Canola root-associated microbiomes in the Canadian Prairies. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 1188.

Martineau C, Li X, Lalancette C, Perreault T, Fourier E, Tremblay J, Gonzales M, Yergeau E, Quach C. 2018. Serratia marcescens outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU): new insights from next-generation sequencing applications. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 56: e00235-18.

Paule A, Roy J, Swerhone GDW, Waiser MJ, Maynard C, Yergeau E, Greer CW, Lawrence JR. 2018. Influence of substratum on the structural and functional composition of river biofilms in Swift Current creek (Canada). Freshwater Biology Accepted pending major revisions.

Stefani F, Isabel N, Morency M-J, Lamothe M, Nadeau S, Lachance D, Li EHY, Greer CW, Yergeau E, Pinno BD, Séguin A. 2018. The impact of reconstructed soils following oil sands exploitation on aspen and its associated belowground microbiome. Scientific Reports 8: 2761.

Yergeau E, Tremblay J, Joly S, Labrecque M, Maynard C, Pitre FE, St-Arnaud M, Greer CW. 2018. Soil contamination alters the willow root and rhizosphere metatranscriptomes and the root-rhizosphere interactome. The ISME Journal 12: 869-884.


Larivière-Gauthier G, Thibodeau A, Letellier A, Yergeau E, Fravalo P. 2017. Reduction of Salmonella excretion by sows during gestation in relation to its faecal microbiome. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:2219.

Lebel P, Letellier A, Longpré J, Laplante B, Yergeau E, Fravalo P. 2017. Feed presentation options in swine early fattening mitigates Salmonella shedding and specifically modulates the faecal microbiota. Journal of Applied Microbiology 122: 30-39.

Smith D, Gravel V, Yergeau E. 2017. Editorial: Signaling in the phytomicrobiome. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 611.

Thibodeau A, Letellier A, Yergeau E, Larivière-Gauthier G, Fravalo P. 2017. Lack of efficiency of Selenium-yeast to improve the chicken health and caecal microbiota in the context of colonisation by Campylobacter jejuni. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 451.

Tremblay J, Yergeau E, Elias M, Fortin N, King T, Lee K, Greer CW. 2017. Chemical dispersants enhance the activity of oil- and gas condensate- degrading marine bacteria. The ISME Journal 11: 2793-2808.

Yergeau E, Michel C, Tremblay J, Niemi A, King, TL, Wyglinski J, Lee K, Greer CW. 2017. Metagenomic survey of the taxonomic and functional microbial communities of seawater and sea ice from the Canadian Arctic. Scientific Reports 7: 42242.


Bell TH, Stefani FOP, Abram K, Champagne J, Yergeau E, Hijri M, St-Arnaud M. 2016. A diverse soil microbiome degrades more crude oil than specialized bacterial assemblages obtained in culture. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82:5530-5541.

Tardif S, Yergeau E, Tremblay J, Legendre P, Whyte LG, Greer CW. 2016. The willow microbiome is influenced by soil petroleum-hydrocarbon concentration with plant compartment-specific effects. Frontiers in Microbiology 7: 1363.

Yergeau E, Masson L, Elias M, Xiang S, Madey E, Huang H, Brooks B, Beaudette LA. 2016. Comparison of methods to identify pathogens and associated virulence functional genes in biosolids from two different wastewater treatment facilities in Canada. PLoS One 11: e0153554.


Auffret MD, Yergeau E, Labbé D, Fayolle-Guichard F, Greer CW. 2015. Importance of Rhodococcus strains in a bacterial consortium degrading a mixture of hydrocarbons, gasoline, and diesel oil additives revealed by metatranscriptomic analysis. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 99: 2419-2430.

Bell TH, Cloutier-Hurteau B, Al-Otaibi F, Turmel M-C, Yergeau E, Courchesne F, St-Arnaud M. 2015. Early rhizosphere microbiome composition is related to the growth and Zn uptake of willows introduced to a former landfill. Environmental Microbiology 17: 3025-3038.

Colatriano D, Ramachandran A, Yergeau E, Maranger R, Gelinas Y, Walsh DA. 2015. Metaproteomics of aquatic microbial communities in a deep and stratified estuary. Proteomics 15: 3566-3579

El Amrani A, Dumas A-S, Wick LY, Yergeau E, Berthomé R. 2015. New “omics” insights into PAH degradation toward improved green remediation biotechnologies. Environmental Science and Technology 49: 11281-11291.

Pagé AP, Yergeau E, Greer CW. 2015. Salix purpurea stimulates the expression of specific bacterial xenobiotic degradation genes in a soil contaminated with hydrocarbons. PLoS One 10: e0132062.

Quiza L, St-Arnaud M, Yergeau E. 2015. Harnessing phytomicrobiome signalling for rhizosphere microbiome engineering. Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 507.

Thibodeau A, Fravalo P, Yergeau E, Arsenault J, Letellier A. 2015. Chicken caecal microbiome modifications induced by Campylobacter jejuni colonization and by a non-antibiotic feed additive. PLoS One 10: e0131978.

Yergeau E, Maynard C, Sanschagrin S, Champagne J, Juck D, Lee K, Greer CW. 2015. Microbial community composition, functions and activities in the Gulf of Mexico, 1 year after the Deepwater Horizon accident. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81: 5855-5866.

Yergeau E, Bell TH, Champagne J, Maynard C, Tardif S, Tremblay J, Greer CW. 2015. Transplanting soil microbiomes leads to lasting effects on willow growth, but not on the rhizosphere microbiome. Frontiers in Microbiology 6: 1436.

Zappelini C, Karimi B, Foulon J, Lacercat L, Maillard F, Valot B, Blaudez D, Cazaux D, Gilbert D, Yergeau E, Greer CW, Chalot M. 2015. Diversity and complexity of microbial communities from a chlor-alkali tailings dump. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 90: 101-110.


Bell TH, El-Din Hassan S, Lauron-Moreau A, Al-Otaibi F, Hijri M, Yergeau E, St-Arnaud M. 2014. Linkage between bacterial and fungal rhizosphere communities in hydrocarbon-contaminated soils is related to plant phylogeny. The ISME Journal 8: 331-343.

Bell TH, Joly S, Pitre F, Yergeau E. 2014. Increasing phytoremediation efficiency and reliability using novel omics approaches. Trends in Biotechnology 32: 271-280.

Bondici VF, Khan NH, Swerhone GDW, Dynes JJ, Lawrence JR, Yergeau E, Wolfaardt GM, Hitchcock AP, Warner J, Korber DR. 2014. Biogeochemical activity in microbial biofilms in the water column overlying uranium mine tailings. Journal of Applied Microbiology 117: 1079-1094.

Frank-Fahle BA, Yergeau E, Greer CW, Lantuit H, Wagner D. 2014. Microbial functional potential and community composition in permafrost-affected soils of the NW canadian Arctic. PLoS One 9: e84761.

Kim HM, Jung JY, Yergeau E, Hwang CY, Hinzman L, Nam SJ, Hong SG, Kim OS, Chun J, Lee YK. 2014. Bacterial community structure and soil properties of a subarctic tundra soil in Council, Alaska. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 89: 465-475.

Martineau C, Pan Y, Bodrossy L, Yergeau E, Whyte LG, Greer CW. 2014. Atmospheric methane oxidizers are present and active in Canadian high Arctic soils. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 89: 257-269.

Sanschagrin S, Yergeau E. 2014. Next-generation sequencing of 16S rRNA gene amplicons. Journal of Visualized Experiments 90: e51709.

Yergeau E, Sanschagrin S, Maynard C, St-Arnaud M, Greer CW. 2014. Microbial expression profiles in the rhizosphere of willows depend on soil contamination. The ISME Journal 8: 344-358.


Auffret M, Yergeau E, Pilote A, Proulx E, Proulx D, Greer CW, Vandenberg G, Villemur R. 2013. Impact of water quality on the bacterial populations and off-flavours in recirculating aquaculture systems. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 84: 235-247.

Bell TH, Yergeau E, Juck D, Whyte LG, Greer CW. 2013. Alteration of microbial community structure affects diesel biodegradation in an Arctic soil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 85: 51-61.

Bell TH, Yergeau E, Maynard C, Juck D, Whyte LG, Greer CW. 2013. Predictable bacterial composition and hydrocarbon degradation in Arctic soils following diesel and nutrient disturbance. The ISME Journal 7: 1200-1210.

Bondici V, Lawrence JR, Khan N, Hill J, Yergeau E, Wolfaardt G, Warner J, Korber D. 2013. Microbial communities in low-permeability, high pH uranium mine tailings: characterization and potential effects. Journal of Applied Microbiology 114: 1671-1686.

García-Villaraco Velasco A, Kowalchuk GA, Gutierrez Mañero FJ, Ramos B, Yergeau E, Lucas García JA. 2013. Increased microbial activity and nitrogen mineralization coupled to changes in microbial community structure in the rhizosphere of Bt corn. Applied Soil Ecology 68: 46-56.

Lay CY, Mykytczuk NCS, Yergeau E, Lamarche-Gagnon G, Greer CW, Whyte LG. 2013. Defining the functional potential and active community members of a sediment microbial community in a high-Arctic hypersaline subzero spring. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79: 3637-3648.

Teixeira LCRS, Yergeau E, Balieiro FC, Piccolo MC, Peixoto RS, Rosado AS, Greer CW. 2013. Plant and bird presence strongly influences the microbial communities in soils of Admiralty Bay, Maritime Antarctica. PLoS ONE 8: e66109.

Yergeau E, Lawrence JR, Sanschagrin S, Roy JL, Swerhone GDW, Korber DR, Greer CW. 2013. Aerobic biofilms grown from Athabasca River watershed sediments are affected by the bitumen content of the sediments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79: 7398-7412


Kuramae EE, Yergeau E, Wong LC, van Veen JA, Kowalchuk GA. 2012. Soil characteristics more strongly influence soil bacterial communities than land-use type. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 79: 12-24.

Monroy F, van der Putten WH, Yergeau E, Mortimer SR, Duyts H, Bezemer TM. 2012. Community patterns of soil bacteria and nematodes in relation to geographic distance. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 45: 1-7.

Yergeau E, Bokhorst S, Kang S, Zhou J, Greer CW, Aerts R, Kowalchuk GA. 2012. Shifts in soil microorganisms in response to warming are consistent across a range of Antarctic environments. The ISME Journal 6: 692-702.

Yergeau E, Lawrence JR, Sanschagrin S, Waiser MJ, Korber DK, Greer CW. 2012. Next-generation sequencing of microbial communities in the Athabasca River and its tributaries in relation to oil sands mining activities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78: 7626-7637.

Yergeau E, Sanschagrin S, Beaumier D, Greer CW. 2012. Metagenomic analysis of the bioremediation of diesel-contaminated Canadian high Arctic soils. PLoS ONE 7: e30058.

Yergeau E, Sanschagrin S, Waiser MJ, Lawrence JR, Greer CW. 2012. Sub-inhibitory concentrations of different pharmaceutical products affect the meta-transcriptome of river biofilm communities cultivated in rotating annular reactors. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 4: 350-359


Bell TH, Yergeau E, Martineau C, Juck D, Whyte LG, Greer CW. 2011. Identification of nitrogen-consuming bacteria in Arctic soils contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons using 15N DNA-SIP and pyrosequencing. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77: 4163-4171.


Kuramae EE, Gamper HA, Yergeau E, Piceno YM, Brodie EL, DeSantis TZ, Andersen GL, van Veen JA, Kowalchuk GA. 2010. Microbial secondary succession in a chronosequence of chalk grasslands. The ISME Journal 4: 711–715.

Yergeau E, Bezemer TM, Hedlund K, Mortimer SR, Kowalchuk GA, van der Putten WH. 2010. Influences of space, soil, nematodes and plants on microbial community composition of chalk grassland soils. Environmental Microbiology 12: 2096–2106.

Yergeau E, Hogues H, Whyte LG, Greer CW. 2010. The functional potential of high Arctic permafrost revealed by metagenomic sequencing, qPCR, and microarray analyses. The ISME Journal 4: 1206-1214.

Yergeau E, Labour K, Hamel C, Vujanovic V, Nakano-Hylander A, Jeannotte R, St-Arnaud M. 2010. Patterns of Fusarium community structure and abundance in relation to spatial, abiotic and biotic factors. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 71: 34–42.

Yergeau E, Lawrence JR, Waiser MJ, Korber DR, Greer CW. 2010. Meta-transcriptomic analysis of the response of river biofilms to pharmaceutical products, using anonymous DNA microarrays. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76: 5432–5439.


Rinnan R, Rousk J, Yergeau E, Kowalchuk GA and Bååth E. 2009. Temperature adaptation of soil bacterial communities along an Antarctic climate gradient: predicting responses to climate warming. Global Change Biology 15: 2615–2625.

Yergeau E, Arbour M, Brousseau R, Juck D, Lawrence JR, Masson L, Whyte LG, Greer CW. 2009. Microarray and real-time PCR analyses of the responses of high Arctic soil bacteria to hydrocarbon pollution and bioremediation treatments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75: 6258–6267.

Yergeau E, Schoondermark-Stolk SA, Brodie EL, Déjean S, DeSantis TZ, Gonçalves O, Piceno YM, Andersen GL, Kowalchuk GA. 2009. Environmental microarray analyses of Antarctic soil microbial communities. The ISME Journal 3: 340–351.


Yergeau E, Kowalchuk GA. 2008. Responses of Antarctic soil microbial communities and associated functions to temperature and freeze-thaw cycle frequency. Environmental Microbiology 10: 2223–2235.


Drigo B, Kowalchuk GA, Yergeau E, Bezemer TM, Boschker HTS, van Veen JA. 2007. Impact of elevated carbon dioxide on the rhizosphere communities of Carex arenaria and Festuca rubra. Global Change Biology 13: 2396–2410.

Yergeau E, Bokhorst S, Huiskes AHL, Boschker HTS, Aerts R, Kowalchuk GA. 2007. Size and structure of bacterial, fungal and nematodes communities along an Antarctic environmental gradient. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 59: 436–451

Yergeau E, Kang S, He Z, Zhou J, Kowalchuk GA. 2007. Functional microarray analysis of nitrogen and carbon cycling genes across an Antarctic latitudinal transect. The ISME Journal 1: 163–179.

Yergeau E, Newsham KK, Pearce DA, Kowalchuk GA. 2007. Patterns of bacterial diversity across a range of Antarctic terrestrial habitats. Environmental Microbiology 9: 2670–2682.


Vujanovic V, Hamel C, Yergeau E, St-Arnaud M. 2006. Biodiversity and biogeography of Fusarium species from northeastern North American asparagus fields based on microbiological and molecular approaches. Microbial Ecology 51: 242–255.

Yergeau E, Sommerville DW, Maheux E, Vujanovic V, Hamel C, Whalen J, St-Arnaud M. 2006. Relationships between Fusarium population structure, soil nutrient status and disease incidence in field-grown asparagus. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 58: 394–403

Yergeau E, Vujanovic V, St-Arnaud M. 2006. Changes in communities of Fusarium and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi as related to different asparagus cultural factors. Microbial Ecology 52: 104–113.


Yergeau E, Filion M, Vujanovic V, St-Arnaud M. 2005. A PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis approach to assess Fusarium diversity in asparagus. Journal of Microbiological Methods 60: 143–154.