Annette Bollmann

Associate Professor of Microbiology

Office: 46 Pearson Hall
Phone: (513) 529-0426

Education Biology, Philipps University, 1996

Research Interests

  • Ammonia-oxidizing Bacteria and Archaea and their role in freshwater environments
  • Culturing the "unculturables" and investigating the physiology of selected isolates
  • For more information about the lab and our research please go to the following link:

Selected Publications

  • Bollmann, A., C.J. Sedlacek, J. Norton, H.J. Laanbroek, Y. Suwa, L.Y. Stein, M.G. Klotz, D. Arp, L. Sayavedra-Soto, M. Lu, D. Bruce, C. Detter, R. Tapia, J. Han, T. Woyke, S.M. Lucas, S. Pitluck, L. Pennacchio, M. Nolan, M.L. Land, M. Huntemann, S. Deshpande, C. Han, A. Chen, N. Kyrpides, K. Mavromatis, V. Markowitz, E. Szeto, N. Ivanova, N. Mikhailova, I. Pagani, A. Pati, L. Peters, G. Ovchinnikova, & L.A. Goodwin (2013) Genome sequence of Nitrosomonas sp. Is79 - an ammonia-oxidizing bacterium adapted to low ammonium concentrations. Standards in Genomic Sciences 7: 469-482.
  • Bollmann, A., G.S. Bullerjahn, & R.M. McKay (2014) Abundance and diversity of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria in sediments of the trophic end members of the Laurentian Great Lakes, Erie and Superior. PLOS One 9(5): e97068.
  • French, E., J.A. Kozlowski, M. Mukherjee, G. Bullerjahn, and A. Bollmann (2012) Eco-physiological Characterization of Ammonia-oxidizing Archaea and Bacteria from Freshwater. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78: 5773-5780.
  • Laanbroek, H.J. & A. Bollmann (2011) Nitrification in inland waters. In: Nitrification, Eds. B.B. Ward, D.J. Arp, and M. G. Klotz. ASM press, Washington DC. pp: 385-403
  • Bollmann, A., E. French, & H.J. Laanbroek (2011) Isolation, Cultivation, and Characterization of Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria and Archaea adapted to low ammonium concentrations. In: Methods in Enzymology, Vol. 486. Ed: M.G. Klotz. Academic press, Burlington. pp: 55 - 88
  • Bollmann, A., A.V. Palumbo, K. Lewis, & S. Epstein (2010) Isolation and physiology of bacteria from contaminated subsurface sediments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76: 7413-7419.