Publications

Cojean, A. N. Y., Zopfi, J., Gerster, A., Frey, C., Lepori, F. and Lehmann, M. F. (2019) ‘Direct O-2 control on the partitioning between denitrification and dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium in lake sediments’, Biogeosciences, 16(23), pp. 4705-4718. doi: 10.5194/bg-16-4705-2019.   edoc
Su, G. Y., Niemann, H., Steinle, L., Zopfi, J. and Lehmann, M. F. (2019) ‘Evaluating radioisotope-based approaches to measure anaerobic methane oxidation rates in lacustrine sediments’, Limnology and Oceanography-Methods, 17(8), pp. 429-438. doi: 10.1002/lom3.10323.   edoc
Su, G. Y., Zopfi, J., Yao, H. Y., Steinle, L., Niemann, H. and Lehmann, M. F. (2019) ‘Manganese/iron-supported sulfate-dependent anaerobic oxidation of methane by archaea in lake sediments’, Limnology and Oceanography, pp. 1-13. doi: 10.1002/lno.11354.   edoc
Kallies, R., Kiesel, B., Schmidt, M., Ghanem, N., Zopfi, J., Hackermüller, J., Harms, H., Wick, L. Y. and Chatzinotas, A. (2019) ‘Complete genome sequence of Pseudoalteromonas virus vB_PspP-H6/1 that infects Pseudoalteromonas sp. strain H6’, Marine Genomics, 47, p. 100667. doi: 10.1016/j.margen.2019.03.002.   
Bravo, A. G., Zopfi, J., Buck, M., Xu, J., Bertilsson, S., Schaefer, J. K., Poté, J. and Cosio, C. (2018) ‘Geobacteraceae are important members of mercury-methylating microbial communities of sediments impacted by wastewater releases’, ISME Journal, 12(3), pp. 802-812. doi: 10.1038/s41396-017-0007-7.   edoc | Open Access
Weber, Y., Damste, J. S., Zopfi, J., De Jonge, C., Gilli, A., Schubert, C. J., Lepori, F., Lehmann, M. F. and Niemann, H. (2018) ‘Redox-dependent niche differentiation provides evidence for multiple bacterial sources of glycerol tetraether lipids in lakes’, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. National Academy of Sciences, 115(43), pp. 10926-10931. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1805186115.   edoc
Zimmermann, R. E., Ribolzi, O., Pierret, A., Rattanavong, S., Robinson, M. T., Newton, P. N., Davong, V., Auda, Y., Zopfi, J. and Dance, D. A. B. (2018) ‘Rivers as carriers and potential sentinels for Burkholderia pseudomallei in Laos’, Scientific Reports. Springer Nature, 8(1), p. 8674. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-26684-y.   edoc | Open Access
Steinle, L., Knittel, K., Felber, N., Casalino, C., de Lange, G., Tessarolo, C., Stadnitskaia, A., Sinninghe Damsté, J. S., Zopfi, J., Lehmann, M. F., Treude, T. and Niemann, H. (2018) ‘Life on the edge: active microbial communities in the Kryos MgCl 2-brine basin at very low water activity’, The ISME journal, 12, pp. 1414-1426. doi: 10.1038/s41396-018-0107-z.   
Stopelli, E., Conen, F., Guilbaud, C., Zopfi, J., Alewell, C. and Morris, C. (2017) ‘Ice nucleators have shorter persistence in the atmosphere than other airborne bacteria’, Biogeosciences. Copernicus. doi: 10.5194/bg-14-1189-2017.   edoc
Kallies, R., Kiesel, B., Schmidt, M., Kacza, J., Ghanem, N., Narr, A., Zopfi, J., Wick, L. Y., Hackermüller, J., Harms, H. and Chatzinotas, A. (2017) ‘Complete genome sequence of Pseudoalteromonas phage vB_PspS-H40/1 (formerly H40/1) that infects Pseudoalteromonas sp. strain H40 and is used as biological tracer in hydrological transport studies’, Standards in Genomic Sciences. BioMed Central, 12(20), p. 20. doi: 10.1186/s40793-017-0235-5.   edoc | Open Access
Camacho, A., Walter, X. A., Picazo, A. and Zopfi, J. (2017) ‘Photoferrotrophy: Remains of an Ancient Photosynthesis in Modern Environments’, Frontiers in Microbiology. Frontiers Media, 8, p. 323. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00323.   edoc | Open Access
Kallies, R., Kiesel, B., Zopfi, J., Wick, L. Y. and Chatzinotas, A. (2017) ‘Complete Genome Sequence of Alteromonas Virus vB_AspP-H4/4’, Genome Announcements. American Society for Microbiology, 5(43), pp. e00914-e00917. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00914-17.   edoc | Open Access
Grimmeisen, F., Lehmann, M. F., Liesch, T., Goeppert, N., Klinger, J., Zopfi, J. and Goldscheider, N. (2017) ‘Isotopic constraints on water source mixing, network leakage and contamination in an urban groundwater system’, Science of the Total Environment. Elsevier, 583, pp. 202-213. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.054.   edoc
Steinle, L., Maltby, J., Treude, T., Kock, A., Bange, H. W., Engbersen, N., Zopfi, J., Lehmann, M. F. and Niemann, H. (2017) ‘Effects of low oxygen concentrations on aerobic methane oxidation in seasonally hypoxic coastal waters’, Biogeosciences. European Geosciences Union, 14(6), pp. 1631-1645. doi: 10.5194/bg-14-1631-2017.   edoc | Open Access
Jaquet, S., Junier, P., Zopfi, J., Brandl, H. and Curtis, T. (2016) ‘Microbiologie’, in Lemmin, U. (ed.) Dans les Abysses du Léman. Lausanne: Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes (PPUR), pp. 146-168.   edoc
Blees, J., Niemann, H., Erne, M., Zopfi, J., Schubert, C. J. and Lehmann, M. F. (2015) ‘Spatial variations in surface water methane super-saturation and emission in Lake Lugano, southern Switzerland’, Aquatic sciences. Springer, 77(4), pp. 535-545. doi: 10.1007/s00027-015-0401-z.   edoc
Bravo, A. G., Bouchet, S., Guédron, S., Amouroux, D., Dominik, J. and Zopfi, J. (2015) ‘High methylmercury production under ferruginous conditions in sediments impacted by sewage treatment plant discharges’, Water research. Elsevier, 80, pp. 245-255. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.04.039.   edoc
Bergottini, V. M., Otegui, M. B., Sosa, D. A., Zapata, P. D., Mulot, M., Rebord, M., Zopfi, J., Wiss, F., Benrey, B. and Junier, P. (2015) ‘Bio-inoculation of yerba mate seedlings (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hill.) with native plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria: a sustainable alternative to improve crop yield’, Biology and fertility of soils. Springer, 51(6), pp. 749-755. doi: 10.1007/s00374-015-1012-5.   edoc
Naeher, S., Huguet, A., Roose-Amsaleg, C. L., Laverman, A. M., Fosse, C., Lehmann, M. F., Derenne, S. and Zopfi, J. (2015) ‘Molecular and geochemical constraints on anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox) in a riparian zone of the Seine Estuary (France)’, Biogeochemistry. Springer, 123(1-2), pp. 237-250. doi: 10.1007/s10533-014-0066-z.   edoc
Lehmann, M. F., Simona, M., Wyss, S., Blees, J. H., Frame, C. H., Niemann, H., Veronesi, M. and Zopfi, J. (2015) ‘Powering up the “biogeochemical engine”: The impact of exceptional ventilation of a deep meromictic lake on the lacustrine redox, nutrient and methane balances’, Frontiers in Earth Scienecs. Frontiers, 3, p. 45. doi: 10.3389/feart.2015.00045.   edoc
D’Alessandro, M., Erb, M., Ton, J., Brandenburg, A., Karlen, D., Zopfi, J. and Turlings, T. C. J. (2014) ‘Volatiles produced by soil-borne endophytic bacteria increase plant pathogen resistance and affect tritrophic interactions’, Plant, Cell and Environment. Wiley, 37(4), pp. 813-826. doi: 10.1111/pce.12220.   edoc
Walter, X. A., Picazo, A., Miracle, M. R., Vicente, E., Camacho, A., Aragno, M. and Zopfi, J. (2014) ‘Phototrophic Fe(II)-oxidation in the chemocline of a ferruginous meromictic lake’, Frontiers in microbiology. CRC Press, Vol. 5, p. 713. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00713.   edoc
Bravo, A. G., Cosio, C., Amouroux, D., Zopfi, J., Cheualley, P.-A., Spangenberg, J. E., Ungureanu, V.-G. and Dominik, J. (2014) ‘Extremely elevated methyl mercury levels in water, sediment and organisms in a Romanian reservoir affected by release of mercury from a chlor-alkali plant’, Water research. Elsevier, Vol. 49, pp. 391-405. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2013.10.024.   edoc
Wenk, C. B., Zopfi, J., Blees, J., Gardner, W. S., McCarthy, M., Niemann, H., Veronesi, M. and Lehmann, M. F. (2014) ‘Partitioning between benthic and pelagic nitrate reduction in the Lake Lugano south basin’, Limnology and oceanography. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 59(4), pp. 1421-1433. doi: 10.4319/lo.2014.59.4.1421.   edoc
Blees, J., Niemann, H., Wenk, C. B., Zopfi, J., Schubert, C. J., Jenzer, J. S., Veronesi, M. and Lehmann, M. F. (2014) ‘Bacterial methanotrophs drive the formation of a seasonal anoxic benthic nepheloid layer in an alpine lake’, Limnology and oceanography. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 59(4), pp. 1410-1420. doi: 10.4319/lo.2014.59.4.1410.   edoc
Blees, J., Niemann, H., Wenk, C. B., Zopfi, J., Schubert, C. J., Kirf, M. T., Veronesi, M., Hitz, C. and Lehmann, M. F. (2014) ‘Micro-aerobic bacterial methane oxidation in the chemocline and anoxic water column of deep south-Alpine Lake Lugano (Switzerland)’, Limnology and oceanography. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 59(2), pp. 311-324. doi: 10.4319/lo.2014.59.2.0311.   edoc
Wenk, C. B., Zopfi, J., Blees, J., Veronesi, M. L., Niemann, H. and Lehmann, M. F. (2014) ‘Community N and O isotope fractionation by sulfide-dependent denitrification and anammox in a stratified lacustrine water column’, Geochimica et cosmochimica acta. Elsevier Science, Vol. 125, pp. 551-563. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.10.034.   edoc
Wenk, C. B., Blees, J., Zopfi, J., Veronesi, M., Bourbonnais, A., Schubert, C. J., Niemann, H. and Lehmann, M. F. (2013) ‘Anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox) bacteria and sulfide-dependent denitrifiers coexist in the water column of a meromictic south-alpine lake’, Limnology and Oceanography. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 58(1), pp. 1-12. doi: 10.4319/lo.2013.58.1.0001.   edoc
Humbert, S., Zopfi, J. and Tarnawski Sonia-Estelle (2012) ‘Abundance of anammox bacteria in different wetland soils’, Environmental microbiology reports. Blackwell, 4(5), pp. 484-490. doi: 10.1111/j.1758-2229.2012.00347.x.   edoc
Martin, G., Guggiari, M., Bravo, D., Zopfi, J., Cailleau, G., Aragno, M., Job, D., Verrecchia, E. and Junier, P. (2012) ‘Fungi, bacteria and soil pH : the oxalate-carbonate pathway as a model for metabolic interaction’, Environmental microbiology. Blackwell, 14(11), pp. 2960-2970. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02862.x.   edoc
Haller, L., Tonolla, M., Zopfi, J., Peduzzi, R., Wildi, W. and Poté, J. (2011) ‘Composition of bacterial and archaeal communities in freshwater sediments with different contamination levels (Lake Geneva, Switzerland)’, Water Research. Elsevier, 45(3), pp. 1213-1228. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.11.018.   edoc
Morasch, B., Hunkeler, D., Zopfi, J., Temime, B. and Höhener, P. (2011) ‘Intrinsic biodegradation potential of aromatic hydrocarbons in an alluvial aquifer - Potentials and limits of signature metabolite analysis and two stable isotope-based techniques’, Water Research. Elsevier, 45(15), pp. 4459-4469. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2011.05.040.   edoc