Publications

2022

Journal Articles

Growth and persistence of an aerobic microbial community in Wyoming bentonite MX-80 despite anoxic in-situ conditions

N. Burzan; R. Murad Lima; M. Frutschi; A. Janowczyk; B. Reddy et al. 

Frontiers in Microbiology. 2022-04-25. Vol. 13, p. 858324. DOI : 10.3389/fmicb.2022.858324.

Meta-omics-aided isolation of an elusive anaerobic arsenic-methylating soil bacterium

K. Viacava; J. Qiao; A. Janowczyk; S. Poudel; N. Jacquemin et al. 

The ISME Journal. 2022-03-25.  p. 1751-7370. DOI : 10.1038/s41396-022-01220-z.

Implantation of Bacillus pseudomycoides Chromate Transporter Increases Chromate Tolerance in Bacillus subtilis

Z. Chromiková; R. Kalianková Chovanová; D. Tamindžija; B. Bártová; D. Radnović et al. 

Frontiers in Microbiology. 2022-03-07. Vol. 13. DOI : 10.3389/fmicb.2022.842623.

Active anaerobic methane oxidation and sulfur disproportionation in the deep terrestrial subsurface

E. Bell; T. Lamminmäki; J. Alnebeg; C. Qian; W. Xiong et al. 

The ISME Journal. 2022-02-16. DOI : 10.1038/s41396-022-01207-w.

Biostimulation as a sustainable solution for acid neutralization and uranium immobilization post acidic in-situ recovery

T. Coral; A-L. Placko; D. Beaufort; E. Tertre; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

Science of the total environment. 2022-01-28. Vol. 822. DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.153597.

Persistence of the isotopic signature of pentavalent uranium in magnetite

Z. Pan; Y. Roebbert; A. Beck; B. Bártová; T. Vitova et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2022-01-21. Vol. 56, num. Issue 6, p. 1753-1762. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.1c06865.

2021

Journal Articles

Energy efficiency and biological interactions define the core microbiome of deep oligotrophic groundwater

M. Mehrshad; M. Lopez-Fernandez; J. Sundh; E. Bell; D. Simone et al. 

Nature Communications. 2021-07-12. Vol. 12, num. 1, p. 4253. DOI : 10.1038/s41467-021-24549-z.

Ab initio and steady-state models for uranium isotope fractionation in multi-step biotic and abiotic reduction

A. Sato; R. Bernier-Latmani; M. Hada; M. Abe 

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2021-05-26. Vol. 307, p. 212-227. DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2021.05.044.

Uranium Isotope Fractionation during the Anoxic Mobilization of Noncrystalline U(IV) by Ligand Complexation

Y. Roebbert; C. D. Rosendahl; A. Brown; A. Schippers; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2021-05-26. Vol. 55, num. 12, p. 7959–7969. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.0c08623.

Biological reduction of a U(V)-organic ligand complex

M. Molinas; R. Faizova; A. Brown; J. Galanzew; B. Schacherl et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2021-03-11. Vol. 55, num. 8, p. 4753–4761. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.0c06633.

Associations between inorganic arsenic in rice and groundwater arsenic in the Mekong Delta

M. C. Reid; M. P. Asta; L. Falk; S. C. Maguffin; V. H. Cong Pham et al. 

Chemosphere. 2021-02-01. Vol. 265, p. 129092. DOI : 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.129092.

Theses

Insights into the microbial reduction of pentavalent and hexavalent uranium species by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1

M. C. A. Molinas / R. Bernier-Latmani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 

Growth and viability of microorganisms in bentonite and their potential activity in deep geological repository environments

N. Burzan / R. Bernier-Latmani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 

Student Projects

Role of the hydraulic regime on the microbial degradation of organic matter

I. Retti 

2021-10-02.

High Throughput Image Analysis Optimization of Bioleaching Bacterial Biofilms

A. Kolzer 

2021-10-02.

2020

Journal Articles

In Situ Biostimulation of Cr(VI) Reduction in a Fast-Flowing Oxic Aquifer

T. Nazarova; D. S. Alessi; D. J. Janssen; R. Bernier-Latmani; C. Wanner 

Acs Earth And Space Chemistry. 2020-11-19. Vol. 4, num. 11, p. 2018-2030. DOI : 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.0c00200.

Biogeography of microbial bile acid transformations along the murine gut

S. Marion; L. Desharnais; N. Studer; Y. Dong; M. D. Notter et al. 

Journal Of Lipid Research. 2020-11-01. Vol. 61, num. 11, p. 1450-1463. DOI : 10.1194/jlr.RA120001021.

Variability in arsenic methylation efficiency across aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms

K. Viacava; K. L. Meibom; D. Ortega; S. Dyer; A. Gelb et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2020-10-30. Vol. 54, num. 22, p. 14343–14351. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.0c03908.

Nanoscale mechanism of UO2 formation through uranium reduction by magnetite

Z. Pan; B. Bartova; T. LaGrange; S. M. Butorin; N. C. Hyatt et al. 

Nature Communications. 2020-08-10. Vol. 11, num. 1, p. 4001. DOI : 10.1038/s41467-020-17795-0.

Role of Iron Sulfide Phases in the Stability of Noncrystalline Tetravalent Uranium in Sediments

L. Loreggian; J. Sorwat; J. M. Byrne; A. Kappler; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2020-04-21. Vol. 54, num. 8, p. 4840-4846. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.9b07186.

Ligand-Supported Facile Conversion of Uranyl(VI) into Uranium(IV) in Organic and Aqueous Media

R. Faizova; F. Fadaei-Tirani; R. Bernier-Latmani; M. Mazzanti 

Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2020-02-28. Vol. 59, num. 17, p. 6756-6759. DOI : 10.1002/anie.201916334.

Active sulfur cycling in the terrestrial deep subsurface

E. Bell; T. Lamminmäki; J. Alneberg; A. Andersson; C. Qian et al. 

The ISME Journal. 2020-02-11. Vol. 14, p. 1260–1272. DOI : 10.1038/s41396-020-0602-x.

Theses

Methylation of arsenic by single-species and soil-derived microbial cultures

K. E. Viacava Romo / R. Bernier-Latmani; A. Mestrot (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Biogeography and biochemistry of bile acid 7-dehydroxylation in the mammalian gut

S. A. M. Marion / R. Bernier-Latmani; K. L. Meibom (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Student Projects

Traitement des perchlorates dans l’eau potable de la nappe du Genevois

A. Ellero 

2020-10-05.

2019

Journal Articles

Microbially Mediated Release of As from Mekong Delta Peat Sediments

M. P. Asta; Y. Wang; M. Frutschi; K. Viacava; L. Loreggian et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2019-09-03. Vol. 53, num. 17, p. 10208-10217. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.9b02887.

Interplay of S and As in Mekong Delta sediments during redox oscillations

V. T. H. Phan; F. Bardelli; P. Le Pape; R-M. Couture; A. Fernandez-Martinez et al. 

Geoscience Frontiers. 2019-09-01. Vol. 10, num. 5, p. 1715-1729. DOI : 10.1016/j.gsf.2018.03.008.

Colloidal Size and Redox State of Uranium Species in the Porewater of a Pristine Mountain Wetland

G. Dublet; I. Worms; M. Frutschi; A. Brown; G. C. Zund et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2019-08-20. Vol. 53, num. 16, p. 9361-9369. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.9b01417.

Chromate tolerance and removal of bacterial strains isolated from uncontaminated and chromium-polluted environments

D. Tamindžija; Z. Chromikova; A. Spaić; I. Barak; D. Radnović et al. 

World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2019-03-21.  p. 35-56. DOI : 10.1007/s11274-019-2638-5.

Effect of Aging on the Stability of Microbially Reduced Uranium in Natural Sediment

L. Loreggian; A. Novotny; S. L. Bretagne; B. Bartova; Y. Wang et al. 

Environmental Science & Technology. 2019. Vol. 54, p. 613-620. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.8b07023.

Impact of iron reduction on the metabolism of Clostridium acetobutylicum

C. List; Z. Hosseini; K. Lederballe Meibom; V. Hatzimanikatis; R. Bernier‐Latmani 

Environmental Microbiology. 2019. Vol. 21, num. 10, p. 3548-3563. DOI : 10.1111/1462-2920.14640.

H2-fuelled microbial metabolism in Opalinus Clay

A. A. Boylan; C. Perez Mon; L. Guillard; N. Burzan; L. Loreggian et al. 

Applied Clay Science. 2019. Vol. 174, p. 69-76. DOI : 10.1016/j.clay.2019.03.020.

As release under the microbial sulfate reduction during redox oscillations in the upper Mekong delta aquifers, Vietnam: A mechanistic study

P. Van T.H.; R. Bernier-Latmani; D. Tisserand; M. Frutschi; A. Gehin et al. 

Science of the Total Environment. 2019. Vol. 663, p. 718-730. DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.219.

In vitro and in vivo characterization of Clostridium scindens bile acid transformations

S. A. M. Marion; N. Studer; L. Desharnais; L. Menin; S. Escrig et al. 

Gut Microbes. 2019. Vol. 10, num. 4, p. 481-503. DOI : 10.1080/19490976.2018.1549420.

Theses

Mechanism(s) of electron transfer and metabolic changes during iron reduction by Clostridium acetobutylicum

C. List / R. Bernier-Latmani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Non-crystalline tetravalent uranium species in the subsurface: formation and stability

L. Loreggian / R. Bernier-Latmani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Student Projects

Identification of a redox sensor in Shewanella oneidensis

G. Zünd 

2019-10-05.

2018

Journal Articles

Chromate Resistance Mechanisms in Leucobacter chromiiresistens

G. Sturm; S. Brunner; E. Suvorova; F. Dempwolff; J. Reiner et al. 

Applied And Environmental Microbiology. 2018-12-01. Vol. 84, num. 23, p. e02208-18. DOI : 10.1128/AEM.02208-18.

Biogeochemical Cycling by a Low-Diversity Microbial Community in Deep Groundwater

E. Bell; T. Lamminmaki; J. Alneberg; A. F. Andersson; C. Qian et al. 

Frontiers In Microbiology. 2018-09-07. Vol. 9, p. 2129. DOI : 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02129.

Microbial communities associated with uranium in-situ recovery mining process are related to acid mine drainage assemblages

T. Coral; M. Descostes; H. De Boissezon; R. Bernier-Latmani; L. F. De Alencastro et al. 

Science of the total environment. 2018-07-01. Vol. 628-629, p. 26-35. DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.321.

Arsenic speciation in Mekong Delta sediments depends on their depositional environment

Y. Wang; P. Le Pape; G. Morin; M. P. Asta Andres; G. King et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2018. Vol. 52, p. 3431-3439. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.7b05177.

The small RNA RyhB is a regulator of cytochrome expression in Shewanella oneidensis

K. L. Meibom; E. Cabello; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Frontiers in Microbiology, section Microbial Physiology and Metabolism. 2018. Vol. 9, p. 268. DOI : 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00268.

Conference Papers

Intestinal microbiota significantly alters hepatic expression of energy metabolism genes in mice with acute cholestasis

S. Moghadamrad; I. Keller; C. Simillion; L. Deshanais; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

2018-04-01. International Liver Congress (ILC), Paris, FRANCE, Apr 11-15, 2018. p. S608-S608. DOI : 10.1016/S0168-8278(18)31470-3.

The stability of non-crystalline U(IV) under oxic and anoxic conditions

R. Bernier-Latmani; L. Loreggian; S. Bretagne; A. Novotny 

2018-03-18. 255th National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS) – Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water, New Orleans, LA, Mar 18-22, 2018.

Student Projects

Arsenic contamination in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

S. L. Bretagne 

2018.

2017

Journal Articles

Arsenic in Shallow Aquifers Linked to the Electrical Ground Conductivity: the Mekong Delta Source Example

V. P. T.H; T. Bonnet; S. Garambois; D. Tisserand; F. Bardelli et al. 

Geosciences Research. 2017-08-01. Vol. 2, num. 3, p. 180-195. DOI : 10.22606/gr.2017.23004.

Arsenic methylation dynamics in a rice paddy soil anaerobic enrichment culture

M. Reid; J. Maillard; A. Bagnoud; L. Falquet; P. Le Vo et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2017. Vol. 51, p. 10546-10554. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.7b02970.

The anaerobic corrosion of carbon steel in compacted bentonite exposed to natural Opalinus Clay porewater containing native microbial populations

N. Smart; B. Reddy; A. Rance; D. Nixon; M. Frutschi et al. 

Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology. 2017. Vol. 52, num. sup1, p. 101-112. DOI : 10.1080/1478422X.2017.1315233.

Biogenic non-crystalline U(IV) revealed as major component in uranium ore deposits

A. Bhattacharyya; K. Campbell; S. Kelly; Y. Roebbert; S. Weyer et al. 

Nature Communications. 2017. Vol. 8, p. 15538. DOI : 10.1038/ncomms15538.

Fifteen years of microbiological investigation in Opalinus Clay: a potential host rock for geologic radioactive waste depository

O. X. Leupin; R. Bernier-Latmani; A. Bagnoud; H. Moors; N. Leys et al. 

Swiss Journal of Geosciences. 2017. Vol. 110, p. 343-354. DOI : 10.1007/s00015-016-0255-y.

Conference Papers

Fifteen years of microbiological investigation in Opalinus Clay at the Mont Terri rock laboratory (Switzerland)

O. X. Leupin; R. Bernier-Latmani; A. Bagnoud; H. Moors; N. Leys et al. 

2017. 20th Anniversary Technical Meeting (TM) of the Mont-Terri-Rock-Laboratory, Porrentruy, SWITZERLAND, FEB 10-11, 2016. p. 343-354. DOI : 10.1007/s00015-016-0255-y.

Student Projects

Characterization of iron reduction in Clostridium acetobutylicum mutants obtained by targeted and transposon mutagenesis

M. J. V. Amos 

2017.

2016

Journal Articles

Functional intestinal bile acid 7-alpha-dehydroxylation by Clostridium scindens associated with protection from C. difficile infection in a gnotobiotic mouse model

N. Studer; L. Desharnais; M. Beutler; S. Brurigoux; M. Terrazos et al. 

Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 2016. Vol. 6, p. 191. DOI : 10.3389/fcimb.2016.00191.

Variability in DPA and calcium content in the spores of Clostridium species

J. Jamroskovic; Z. Chromikova; C. List; B. Bártová; I. Barak et al. 

Frontiers in Microbiology. 2016. Vol. 7, p. 1791. DOI : 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01791.

Products of in situ corrosion of depleted uranium ammunition in Bosnia and Herzegovina soils

Y. Wang; K. von Gunten; B. Bártová; N. Meisser; M. Astner et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2016. Vol. 50, p. 12266-12274. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.6b03732.

Reconstructing a hydrogen-driven microbial metabolic network in Opalinus Clay rock

A. Bagnoud; K. Chourey; R. L. Hettich; I. de Bruijn; A. F. Andersson et al. 

Nature Communications. 2016. Vol. 7, p. 12770. DOI : 10.1038/ncomms12770.

Rates of microbial hydrogen oxidation and sulfate reduction in Opalinus Clay rock

A. Bagnoud; O. Leupin; B. Schwyn; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Applied Geochemistry. 2016. Vol. 72, p. 42-50. DOI : 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2016.06.011.

Fabric characteristics and mechanical response to bio-improved sand to various treatment conditions

D. Terzis; R. Bernier-Latmani; L. Laloui 

Geotechnique Letters. 2016. Vol. 6, num. 1, p. 50-57. DOI : 10.1680/jgele.15.00134.

Rapid mobilization of noncrystalline U(IV) coupled with FeS oxidation

Y. Bi; M. Stylo; R. Bernier-Latmani; K. F. Hayes 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2016. Vol. 50, num. 3, p. 1403-1411. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.5b04281.

Phylogenetic comparison of Desulfotomaculum species of subgroup 1a and description of Desulfotomaculum reducens sp.nov.

M. Visser; A. J. Stams; M. Frutschi; R. Bernier-Latmani 

International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 2016. Vol. 66, p. 762-767. DOI : 10.1099/ijsem.0.000786.

A minimalistic microbial food web in an excavated deep subsurface clay rock

A. Bagnoud; I. De Bruijn; A. F. Andersson; N. Diomidis; O. X. Leupin et al. 

FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 2016. Vol. 92, num. 1, p. fiv138. DOI : 10.1093/femsec/fiv138.

2015

Journal Articles

Environmental Mineralogy: New challenges, new materials

G. Calas; P. F. McMillan; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Elements. 2015. Vol. 11, num. 4, p. 247-252. DOI : 10.2113/gselements.11.4.247.

Mechanism of uranium reduction and immobilization in Desulfovibrio vulgaris biofilms

M. A. Stylo; N. Neubert; Y. Roebbert; S. Weyer; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2015. Vol. 49, p. 10553-10561. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.5b01769.

Long-term in-situ oxidation of biogenic uraninite in an alluvial aquifer: impact of dissolved oxygen and calcium

J. Lezama Pacheco; J. Cerrato; H. Veeramani; D. Alessi; E. Suvorova et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2015. Vol. 49, p. 7340-7347. DOI : 10.1021/acs.est.5b00949.

Uranium Isotopes Fingerprint Biotic Reduction

M. A. Stylo; N. Neubert; Y. Wang; N. Monga; S. J. Romaniello et al. 

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 2015. Vol. 112, num. 18, p. 5619-5624. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1421841112.

Theses

Microbial metabolism in the deep subsurface

A. Bagnoud / R. Bernier-Latmani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Reduction and immobilization of uranium in the subsurface

M. A. Stylo / R. Bernier-Latmani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

2014

Journal Articles

Speciation and reactivity of uranium products formed during in situ bioremediation in a shallow alluvial aquifer

D. S. Alessi; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco; N. Janot; E. I. Suvorova; J. M. Cerrato et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2014. Vol. 48, p. 12842-12850. DOI : 10.1021/es502701u.

Characterization of the surfaceome of the metal-reducing bacterium Desulfotomaculum reducens

E. Dalla Vecchia; P. P. Shao; E. Suvorova Buffat; D. Chiappe; R. Hamelin et al. 

Frontiers in Microbiology. 2014. Vol. 5, p. 432. DOI : 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00432.

Investigation of sporulation in the Desulfotomaculum genus: a genomic comparison with the genera Bacillus and Clostridium

E. Dalla Vecchia; M. Visser; A. Stams; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Environmental Microbiology Reports. 2014. Vol. 6, num. 6, p. 756-766. DOI : 10.1111/1758-2229.12200.

Geochemical control on uranium(IV) mobility in a mining-impacted wetland

Y. Wang; A. Bagnoud; E. Suvorova Buffat; E. McGivney; L. Chesaux et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2014. Vol. 48, num. 17, p. 10062-10070. DOI : 10.1021/es501556d.

Combined scanning transmission X-ray and electron microscopy for the characterization of bacterial endospores

J. Jamroskovic; P. P. Shao; E. Suvorova Buffat; I. Barak; R. Bernier-Latmani 

FEMS Microbiology Letters. 2014. Vol. 358, p. 188-193. DOI : 10.1111/1574-6968.12539.

Membrane vesicles as a novel strategy for shedding encrusted cell surfaces

P. P. Shao; L. R. Comolli; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Minerals. 2014. Vol. 4, p. 74-88. DOI : 10.3390/min4010074.

The product of microbial uranium reduction includes multiple species with U(IV)-phosphate coordination

D. S. Alessi; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco; J. E. Stubbs; M. Janousch; J. R. Bargar et al. 

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2014. Vol. 131, p. 115-127. DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2014.01.005.

Fe(III) reduction during pyruvate fermentation by Desulfotomaculum reducens strain MI-1

E. Dalla Vecchia; E. Suvorova Buffat; J. Maillard; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Geobiology. 2014. Vol. 12, num. 1, p. 48-61. DOI : 10.1111/gbi.12067.

Conference Papers

Influence of redox regime and time on the in situ bioremediation of chromium in natural sediments

D. S. Alessi; Y. Wang; L. Falquet; J. Gay-Des-Combes; D. Cordier et al. 

2014. 247th National Spring Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS).

Theses

Metal reduction and sporulation in Desulfotomaculum reducens

E. C. Dalla Vecchia / R. Bernier-Latmani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

2013

Journal Articles

Mobile uranium(IV)-bearing colloids in a mining-impacted wetland

Y. Wang; M. Frutschi; E. Suvorova Buffat; V. Phrommavanh; M. Descostes et al. 

Nature Communications. 2013. Vol. 4, p. 2942. DOI : 10.1038/ncomms3942.

Biogeochemical controls on the product of microbial U(VI) reduction

M. A. Stylo; D. S. Alessi; P. P. Shao; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco; J. R. Bargar et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2013. Vol. 47, p. 12351-12358. DOI : 10.1021/es402631w.

Relative Reactivity of Biogenic and Chemogenic Uraninite and Biogenic Non-Crystalline U(IV)

J. M. Cerrato; M. N. Ashner; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco; R. Bernier-Latmani; J. R. Bargar et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 17, p. 9756-9763. DOI : 10.1021/es401663t.

Silver release from silver nanoparticles in natural waters

J. Dobias; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Environmental Science and Technology -Washington DC-. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 9, p. 4140-4146. DOI : 10.1021/es304023p.

Genome analysis of Desulfotomaculum kuznetsovii reveals a physiological similarity with Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum

M. Visser; P. Worm; G. Muyzer; I. Pereira; P. Schaap et al. 

Standards in Genomic Sciences. 2013. Vol. 8, p. 69-87. DOI : 10.4056/sigs.3627141.

Impact of microbial Mn oxidation on the remobilization of bioreduced U(IV)

K. L. Plathe; S-W. Lee; B. M. Tebo; J. R. Bargar; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Environmental Science and Technology -Washington DC-. 2013. Vol. 47, num. 8, p. 3606-3613. DOI : 10.1021/es3036835.

Uranium redox transition pathways in acetate-amended sediments

J. R. Bargar; K. H. Williams; K. M. Campbell; P. E. Long; J. E. Stubbs et al. 

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2013. Vol. 110, num. 12, p. 4506-4511. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1219198110.

Beam-induced oxidation of monomeric U(IV) species

D. S. Alessi; B. Uster; C. N. Borca; D. Grolimund; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Journal of Synchrotron Radiation. 2013. Vol. 20, num. 1, p. 197-199. DOI : 10.1107/S0909049512041763.

Conference Papers

X-rays shine light on environmental clean-up: Using synchrotron-based techniques for bioremediation

R. Bernier-Latmani 

2013. INFN topical meeting on Management Of Radioactive Waste: From Transmutation To Bioremediation, Frascati, Italy, April 23rd, 2012. p. 577-578. DOI : 10.1016/j.anucene.2013.02.001.

Biogeochemical cycling of uranium in a reduced aquifer

N. Janot; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco; S. M. Dunham-Cheatham; D. Q. Pham; K. H. Williams et al. 

2013. 245th National Spring Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS).

Use of chemical extractions to evaluate the reactivity of U(IV) species

J. M. Cerrato; M. N. Ashner; D. S. Alessi; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

2013. 245th National Spring Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS).

Theses

Nanoparticles and Microorganisms

J. Dobias / R. Bernier-Latmani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

Posters

The impacts of acidic in-situ recovery of uranium in southern Kazakhstan on geochemistry and microbial community structure

B. Reinsch; M. Descostes; R. Bernier-Latmani; P. Rossi 

Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland, November 15-16, 2013.

2012

Journal Articles

Complete genome sequence of the sulfate-reducing Firmicute Desulfotomaculum ruminis type strain (DLT)

S. Spring; M. Lu; A. Copeland; A. Lapidus; S. Lucas et al. 

Standards in Genomic Sciences. 2012. Vol. 7, p. 304-319. DOI : 10.4056/sigs.3226659.

Quantitative separation of monomeric U(IV) from UO2 in products of U(VI) reduction

D. S. Alessi; B. Uster; H. Veeramani; E. Suvorova Buffat; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2012. Vol. 46, num. 11, p. 6150-6157. DOI : 10.1021/es204123z.

2011

Journal Articles

The response of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 to Cr(III) toxicity differs from that to Cr(VI)

D. Parker; P. Borer; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Frontiers in Microbiology. 2011. Vol. 2, p. 223. DOI : 10.3389/fmicb.2011.00223.

Oxidative dissolution of biogenic uraninite in groundwater at Old Rifle, CO

K. Campbell; H. Veeramani; K-U. Ulrich; L. Blue; D. Giammar et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2011. Vol. 45, num. 20, p. 8748-8754. DOI : 10.1021/es200482f.

Uranium speciation and stability after reductive immobilization in sediments

J. O. Sharp; E. J. Schofield; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco; S. Webb; K-U. Ulrich et al. 

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2011. Vol. 75, p. 6497-6510. DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2011.08.022.

Role of proteins in the controlling selenium nanoparticle size

J. Dobias; E. I. Suvorova; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Nanotechnology. 2011. Vol. 22, num. 19, p. 195605. DOI : 10.1088/0957-4484/22/19/195605.

Products of abiotic U(VI) reduction by biogenic magnetite and vivianite

H. Veeramani; D. S. Alessi; E. I. Suvorova; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco; J. E. Stubbs et al. 

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2011. Vol. 75, p. 2512-2528. DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2011.02.024.

The response of Desulfotomaculum reducens MI-1 to U(VI) exposure: a transcriptomic study

P. Junier; E. C. Dalla-Vecchia; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Geomicrobiology Journal. 2011. Vol. 28, num. 5/6, p. 483-496. DOI : 10.1080/01490451.2010.512031.

Speciation-dependent kinetics of uranium(VI) bioreduction

K-U. Ulrich; H. Veeramani; R. Bernier-Latmani; D. E. Giammar 

Geomicrobiology Journal. 2011. Vol. 28, num. 5/6, p. 396-409. DOI : 10.1080/01490451.2010.507640.

Conference Papers

Speciation and dynamics of biologically reduced uranium(IV) in the Old Rifle aquifer

J. R. Bargar; K. M. Campbell; J. E. Stubbs; E. Suvorova; K. Williams et al. 

2011. 242nd National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS), Denver, CO, Aug 28-Sep 01, 2011. p. 19-GEOC.

Composition, stability, and measurement of reduced uranium phases for groundwater bioremediation at Old Rifle, CO

K. M. Campbell; J. A. Davis; J. Bargar; D. Giammar; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

2011. Ninth International Symposium on the Geochemistry of the Earth’s Surface (GES-9), Boulder, Colorado, USA, June 3-7, 2011. p. S167-S169. DOI : 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2011.03.094.

Book Chapters

Direct and indirect processed leading to Uranium(IV) oxidation

R. Bernier-Latmani; B. M. Tebo 

Microbial metal and metalloid metabolism: advances and applications.; Washington, D.C.: ASM press, 2011. p. 139-156.

2010

Journal Articles

Non-uraninite products of microbial U(VI) reduction

R. Bernier-Latmani; H. Veeramani; E. Dalla Vecchia; P. Junier; J. Lezama-Pacheco et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2010. Vol. 44, num. 24, p. 9456-9462. DOI : 10.1021/es101675a.

U(VI) reduction by spores of Clostridium acetobutylicum

E. Dalla Vecchia; H. Veeramani; E. Suvorova Buffat; N. Wigginton; J. R. Bargar et al. 

Research in Microbiology. 2010. Vol. 161, num. 9, p. 765-771. DOI : 10.1016/j.resmic.2010.08.001.

The genome of the Gram-positive, metal- and sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfotomaculum reducens strain MI-1

P. Junier; T. Junier; S. Podell; D. Sims; J. Detter et al. 

Environmental Microbiology. 2010. Vol. 12, num. 10, p. 2738-2754. DOI : 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02242.x.

Binding of silver nanoparticles to bacterial proteins depends on surface modifications and inhibits enzymatic activity

N. S. Wigginton; A. de Titta; F. Piccapietra; J. Dobias; V. Nesatyy et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2010. Vol. 44, num. 6, p. 2163-2168. DOI : 10.1021/es903187s.

Speciation of naturally-accumulated uranium in an organic-rich soil of an alpine region (Switzerland)

S. Regenspurg; C. Margot-Roquier; M. Harfouche; P. Froidevaux; P. Steinmann et al. 

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2010. Vol. 74, num. 7, p. 2082-2098. DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2010.01.007.

The effect of competing electron acceptors on U(VI) reduction by Desulfotomaculum reducens

P. Junier; E. I. Suvorova; R. Bernier-Latmani 

Geomicrobiology Journal. 2010. Vol. 27, num. 5, p. 435-443. DOI : 10.1080/01490450903480293.

Conference Papers

Products of abiotic U(VI) reduction by biogenic magnetite and vivianite

H. Veeramani; D. S. Alessi; E. I. Suvorova; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco; J. E. Stubbs et al. 

2010. Goldschmidt 2010, Knoxville, TN, USA, June 13-18, 2010. p. A1078. DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2010.04.048.

Role of proteins in controlling nanoparticle size distribution

J. Dobias; E. I. Suvorova; R. Bernier-Latmani 

2010. Goldschmidt 2010, Knoxville, TN, USA, June 13-18, 2010. p. A238.

Method to estimate the contribution of molecular U(IV) to the product of U(VI) reduction

D. S. Alessi; B. Uster; H. Veeramani; J. E. Stubbs; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco et al. 

2010. Goldschmidt 2010, Knoxville, TN, USA, June 13-18, 2010. p. A11.

non-uraninite products for microbial U(VI) reduction

R. Bernier-Latmani; E. Dalla Vecchia; P. Junier; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco; H. Veeramani et al. 

2010. Goldschmidt 2010, Knoxville, TN, USA, June 13-18, 2010. p. A84.

Reactivity of nano-biogenic uraninite in the subsurface: dissolution rates and mechanisms

J. R. Bargar; K. M. Campbell; H. Veeramani; J. E. Stubbs; J. S. Lezama-Pacheco et al. 

2010. Goldschmidt 2010, Knoxville, TN, USA, June 13-18, 2010. p. A52.

Theses

Coupled Biogeochemical Processes for the Reduction and Immobilization of Uranium

H. Veeramani / R. Bernier-Latmani (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

2009

Journal Articles

Comparative dissolution kinetics of biogenic and chemogenic uraninite under oxidizing conditions in the presence of carbonate

K-U. Ulrich; E. S. Ilton; H. Veeramani; J. O. Sharp; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 2009. Vol. 73, p. 6065-6083. DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2009.07.012.

Structural similarities between biogenic uraninites produced by phylogenetically and metabolically diverse bacteria

J. Sharp; E. Schofield; H. Veeramani; E. Suvorova; D. Kennedy et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2009. Vol. 43, num. 21, p. 8295-8301. DOI : 10.1021/es901281e.

Effect of Mn(II) on the structure and reactivity of biogenic uraninite

H. Veeramani; E. Schofield; J. O. Sharp; E. I. Suvorova; K-U. Ulrich et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2009. Vol. 43, num. 17, p. 6541-6547. DOI : 10.1021/es900556k.

Metal reduction by spores of Desulfotomaculum reducens

P. Junier; M. Frutschi; N. S. Wigginton; E. J. Schofield; J. R. Bargar et al. 

Environmental Microbiology. 2009. Vol. 11, num. 12, p. 3007-3017. DOI : 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2009.02003.x.

SunCHem: an integrated process for the hydrothermal production of methane from microalgae and CO2 mitigation

A. G. Haiduc; M. Brandenberger; S. Suquet; F. Vogel; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

Journal of Applied Phycology. 2009. Vol. 21, num. 5, p. 529-541. DOI : 10.1007/s10811-009-9403-3.

Conference Papers

How do biogeochemical conditions affect the products of U(VI) reduction by bacteria?

R. Bernier-Latmani; J. O. Sharp; H. Veeramani; E. I. Suvorova; E. Schofield et al. 

2009.  p. 94-GEOC.

Speciation and reactivity of biogenic UO2 in water

K-U. Ulrich; H. Veeramani; J. O. Sharp; R. Bernier-Latmani; E. Schofield et al. 

2009.  p. 93-GEOC.

Controlling the Materials Cycles in a new Process for Resource Efficient Fuel Production from Microalgae

G. A. Haiduc; M. Brandenberger; M. L. Molina; F. Vogel; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

2009. R’World Congress, Davos, Switzerland, September 14-16, 2009.

U(VI) reduction by Desulfotomaculum reducens.

P. Junier; M. Frutschi; N. Wigginton; E. Dalla Vecchia; J. Sharp et al. 

2009. 19th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Davos, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2009. p. A610.

Manganese incorporation into biogenic uraninite affects its oxidative stability.

H. Veeramani; J. Sharp; E. Suvorova; E. Schofield; -U. Ulrich et al. 

2009. 19th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Davos, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2009. p. A1376.

Mechanisms of protein adhesion to bare and carbonate-coated silver nanoparticles.

N. Wigginton; A. de Titta; V. Nesatyy; M. Suter; R. Bernier-Latmani 

2009. 19th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Davos, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2009. p. A1441.

Hyperaccumulation of U in organic-rich alpine soils, Dischma Valley, Davos, Switzerland.

P. Steinmann; S. Regenspurg; C. Roquier; R. Bernier-Latmani; F. Sager et al. 

2009. 19th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Davos, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2009. p. A1270.

Structure, composition, size and reactivity of biogenic nano-uraninite.

J. Bargar; R. Bernier-Latmani; D. Giammar; A. Mehta; E. Schofield et al. 

2009. 19th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Davos, Switzerland, p. A87.

Metal reduction in metal- vs. sulfate-reducing bacteria: insights from genomics and transcriptomics

R. Bernier-Latmani; P. Junier 

2009. 19th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2009. p. A115.

Role of proteins in the formation of selenium nanoparticles

J. Dobias; R. Bernier-Latmani 

2009. 19th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Davos, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2009. p. A296.

Binding of uranium to organic rich soils in an alpine region in Switzerland

C. Roquier; S. Regenspurg; M. Harfouche; P. Froidevaux; P. Steinmann et al. 

2009. Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Davos, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2009. p. A1117.

2008

Journal Articles

Biogenic uraninite nanoparticles and their importance for uranium remediation

J. Bargar; R. Bernier-Latmani; D. Giammar; B. Tebo 

Elements. 2008. Vol. 4, num. 6, p. 407-412. DOI : 10.2113/gselements.4.6.407.

Structure of biogenic uraninite produced by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1

E. J. Schofield; H. Veeramani; J. O. Sharp; E. Suvorova; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2008. Vol. 42, num. 21, p. 7898-7904. DOI : 10.1021/es800579g.

Dissolution of Biogenic and Synthetic UO2 under Varied Reducing Conditions

K. Ulrich; A. Singh; E. J. Schofield; J. R. Bargar; H. Veeramani et al. 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2008. Vol. 42, num. 15, p. 5600-5606. DOI : 10.1021/es800647u.

Genomic insights into Mn(II) oxidation by the marine alphaproteobacterium Aurantimonas sp. strain Si85-9A1

G. Dick; S. Podell; H. Johnson; Y. Rivera-Espinoza; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2008. Vol. 74, num. 9, p. 2646-2658. DOI : 10.1128/AEM.01656-07.

Conference Papers

Hydrothermal methane from microalgae

G. A. Haiduc; M. Brandenberger; S. Suquet; C. Ludwig; F. Vogel et al. 

2008. 11th International Conference on Applied Phycology, Galway, Ireland, June 22-27, 2008.

Structural identity and reactivity of biogenic UO2

J. R. Bargar; E. Schofield; A. Mehta; H. Veeramani; K-U. Ulrich et al. 

2008. 236th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society, Philadelphia, PA, Aug 17-21, 2008. p. 32-GEOC.

Environmental implications of Mn(II)-reacted biogenic UO2

H. Veeramani; E. Schofield; E. Suvorova; J. Sharp; J. Bargar et al. 

2008. Fifth Uranium Mining and hydrogeology international conference, Freiberg, Germany, Sept 14th-18th 2008. p. 755-762. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-540-87746-2_98.

Uranyl reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens in the presence or absence of iron

J. Sharp; E. Schofield; H. Veeramani; E. I. Suvorova; P. Junier et al. 

2008. Fifth Uranium Mining and hydrogeology international conference, Freiberg, Germany, Sept 14th-18th 2008. p. 725-732. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-540-87746-2_94.

Nano-scale structure and stability of biogenic uranium(IV) oxide

K-U. Ulrich; E. Schofield; J. Bargar; J. Sharp; H. Veeramani et al. 

2008. Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 15, 2008. p. A966.

Kinetics of indirect UO2 oxidation by Mn(II)-oxidizing Bacillus spores

S. Chinni; C. Anderson; K-U. Ulrich; H. Veeramani; J. Sharp et al. 

2008. 18th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 15, 2008. p. A158.

Molecular and Nano-Scale Structure and reactivity of Biogenic Uranium (IV) Oxide

E. Schofield; J. Bargar; K-U. Ulrich; A. J. Mehta; R. Bernier-Latmani et al. 

2008. Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 16, 2008. p. A838.

Systematic investigation of the product of microbial U(VI) reduction by different bacteria

J. O. Sharp; E. Schofield; P. Junier; H. Veeramani; E. Suvorova et al. 

2008. 18th Annual V M Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Vancouver, CANADA, July, 2008. p. A852-A852.

Effect of Mn(II) on the oxidative dissolution of biogenic UO2

H. Veeramani; J. O. Sharp; E. Suvorova; E. Schofield; K. U. Ulrich et al. 

2008. 18th Annual V M Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver, CANADA, July 2008. p. A979-A979.

2007

Journal Articles

Toxicity of uncomplexed trivalent chromium to Shewanella sp. strain MR-4 during Cr(VI) reduction

R. Bencheikh-Latmani; A. Obraztsova; M. Mackey; M. Ellisman; B. Tebo 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2007. Vol. 41, num. 1, p. 214-220. DOI : 10.1021/es0622655.

Conference Papers

Hydrothermal Methane from Biomass

G. A. Haiduc; M. Brandenberger; S. Suquet; C. Ludwig; F. Vogel et al. 

2007. R’07 World Congress, Davos, Switzerland, September 3-5.

Structural chemistry of cation doped bacteriogenic UO2

E. Schofield; R. Bernier-Latmani; H. Veeramani; J. Sharp; D. L. Clark et al. 

2007. 17th Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Cologne, Germany, August, 21, 2007. p. A902.

Posters

Coupled Biogeochemical processes governing the stability of bacteriogenic UO2+x

J. Bargar; E. Schofield; R. Benckeikh-Latmani; J. Sharp; E. Suvorova et al. 

ERSP PI meeting, Washington D.C., April 2007.

Biogeochemical processes governing the stability of bacteriogenic UO2+x

R. Bernier-Latmani; J. Sharp; E. Surovova; H. Veeramani; J. Bargar et al. 

2006

Posters

Coupled Biogeochemical Processes Governing the Stability of Bacteriogenic UO2

H. Veeramani; R. Bencheikh-Latmani; J. Bargar; D. Giammar; B. Tebo 

ERSP, Oak Ridge, TN, October 2006.

2005

Journal Articles

Global Transcriptional Profiling of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 During Cr(VI) and U(VI) Reduction

R. Bencheikh-Latmani; S. Middleton Williams; L. Haucke; C. Criddle; J. Zhou et al. 

Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2005. Vol. 71, num. 11, p. 7453-7460. DOI : 10.1128/AEM.71.11.7453-7460.2005.

2004

Journal Articles

Chemical speciation and toxicity of metals assessed by three bioluminescence-based assays using marine organisms

D. Deheyn; R. Bencheikh-Latmani; M. Latz 

Environmental Toxicology. 2004. Vol. 19, num. 3, p. 161-178. DOI : 10.1002/tox.20009.

2003

Journal Articles

Association of uranyl with the cell wall of Pseudomonas fluorescens inhibits metabolism.

R. Bencheikh-Latmani; J. Leckie 

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2003. Vol. 67, num. 21, p. 4057-4066. DOI : 10.1016/S0016-7037(03)00214-X.

Fate of uranyl in a quaternary system composed of uranyl, citrate, goethite, and Pseudomonas fluorescens

R. Bencheikh-Latmani; J. Leckie; J. Bargar 

Environmental Science and Technology. 2003. Vol. 37, num. 16, p. 3555-3559. DOI : 10.1021/es0210401.

Cometabolism of Cr(VI) by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 produces cell-associated reduced Cr and inhibits growth

S. Middleton; R. Bencheikh-Latmani; M. Mackey; M. Ellisman; B. Tebo et al. 

Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 2003. Vol. 83, num. 6, p. 627-637. DOI : 10.1002/bit.10725.

2001

Journal Articles

Citrate enhanced adsorption of U(VI) on goethite: characterization of uranyl speciation using EXAFS

G. Redden; J. Bargar; R. Bencheikh-Latmani 

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 2001. Vol. 244, num. 1, p. 211-220. DOI : 10.1006/jcis.2001.7996.