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Matthew Sullivan, PhD

496 W. 12th Ave.
Riffe Bldg Room 914
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 247-1616

Email: sullivan.948@osu.edu


Current OSU Appointments

Associate Professor, Microbiology Admin

Associate Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng

Associate Professor, Evol, Ecology & Org Biology


Chapters in Books

Sullivan, M. B.. "The Phage Metagenomic Revolution." In Life in Our Phage World. -. San Diego, CA, US|USA: Wholon, December 2014.


Editorial Activities

2005 PLoS Biology
2006 Environmental Microbiology
2006 Applied and Environmental Microbiology
2008 Molecular Biology and Evolution
2009 Science
2009 ISME Journal
2009 Aquatic Microbial Ecology
2009 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
2011 Nature
2011 Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews
2012 mBio
2014 Environmental Microbiology
2015 ISME Journal


1998 - 1999 Fulbright Scholarship. Fulbright commission.
2013 - present Kavli Fronteirs in Science Fellow. Kavli Foundation.
2013 - 2018 Marine Microbiology Initiative Investigator Award. Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
2014 - present Undergraduate mentor award. Beckman Foundation.
2015 - present Post-doctoral mentor award. Beckman Foundation.

Journal Articles

Kana,T,M; Sullivan,M,B; Cornwell,J,C; Groszkowski,K,M. "Denitrification in estuarine sediments determined by membrane inlet mass spectrometry." LIMNOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY. Vol. 43, no. 2. (March 1998.): 334-339.

Paul,J,H; Sullivan,M,B; Segall,A,M; Rohwer,F. "Marine phage genomics." COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY B-BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. Vol. 133, no. 4. (December 2002.): 463-476.

Sullivan,M,B; Waterbury,J,B; Chisholm,S,W. "Cyanophages infecting the oceanic cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus." NATURE. Vol. 424, no. 6952. (August 2003.): 1047-1051.

Rocap,G; Larimer,F,W; Lamerdin,J; Malfatti,S; Chain,P; Ahlgren,N,A; ARELLANO,A; Coleman,M; Hauser,L; Hess,W,R; Johnson,Z,I; Land,M; Lindell,D; Post,A,F; Regala,W; Shah,M; Shaw,S,L; Steglich,C; Sullivan,M,B; Ting,C,S; Tolonen,A; Webb,E,A; Zinser,E,R; Chisholm,S,W. "Genome divergence in two Prochlorococcus ecotypes reflects oceanic niche differentiation." NATURE. Vol. 424, no. 6952. (August 2003.): 1042-1047.

Lindell,D; Sullivan,M,B; Johnson,Z,I; Tolonen,A,C; Rohwer,F; Chisholm,S,W. "Transfer of photosynthesis genes to and from Prochlorococcus viruses." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Vol. 101, no. 30. (July 2004.): 11013-11018.

Sullivan,M,B; Coleman,M,L; Weigele,P; Rohwer,F; Chisholm,S,W. "Three Prochlorococcus cyanophage genomes: Signature features and ecological interpretations." PLOS BIOLOGY. Vol. 3, no. 5. (May 2005.): 790-806.

Paul,J,H; Sullivan,M,B. "Marine phage genomics: what have we learned?." CURRENT OPINION IN BIOTECHNOLOGY. Vol. 16, no. 3. (June 2005.): 299-307.

DeLong,E,F; Preston,C,M; Mincer,T; Rich,V; Hallam,S,J; Frigaard,N,U; Martinez,A; Sullivan,M,B; Edwards,R; Brito,B,R; Chisholm,S,W; Karl,D,M. "Community genomics among stratified microbial assemblages in the ocean's interior." SCIENCE. Vol. 311, no. 5760. (January 2006.): 496-503.

Coleman,M,L; Sullivan,M,B; Martiny,A,C; Steglich,C; Barry,K; DeLong,E,F; Chisholm,S,W. "Genomic islands and the ecology and evolution of Prochlorococcus." SCIENCE. Vol. 311, no. 5768. (March 2006.): 1768-1770.

Sullivan,Matthew,B; Lindell,Debbie; Lee,Jessica,A; Thompson,Luke,R; Bielawski,Joseph,P; Chisholm,Sallie,W. "Prevalence and evolution of core photosystem II genes in marine cyanobacterial viruses and their hosts." PLOS BIOLOGY. Vol. 4, no. 8. (August 2006.): 1344-1357.

Breitbart,Mya; Thompson,Luke,R; Suttle,Curtis,A; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Exploring the Vast Diversity of Marine Viruses." OCEANOGRAPHY. Vol. 20, no. 2. (June 2007.): 135-139.

Lindell,Debbie; Jaffe,Jacob,D; Coleman,Maureen,L; Futschik,Matthias,E; Axmann,Ilka,M; Rector,Trent; Kettler,Gregory; Sullivan,Matthew,B; Steen,Robert; Hess,Wolfgang,R; Church,George,M; Chisholm,Sallie,W. "Genome-wide expression dynamics of a marine virus and host reveal features of co-evolution." NATURE. Vol. 449, no. 7158. (September 2007.): 83-86.

Moore,Lisa,R; Coe,Allison; Zinser,Erik,R; Saito,Mak,A; Sullivan,Matthew,B; Lindell,Debbie; Frois-Moniz,Katya; Waterbury,John; Chisholm,Sallie,W. "Culturing the marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus." LIMNOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY-METHODS. Vol. 5, (October 2007.): 353-362.

Dammeyer,Thorben; Bagby,Sarah,C; Sullivan,Matthew,B; Chisholm,Sallie,W; Frankenberg-Dinkel,Nicole. "Efficient phage-mediated pigment biosynthesis in oceanic cyanabacteria." CURRENT BIOLOGY. Vol. 18, no. 6. (March 2008.): 442-448.

Sullivan,Matthew,B; Coleman,Maureen,L; Quinlivan,Vanessa; Rosenkrantz,Jessica,E; DeFrancesco,Alicia,S; Tan,G; Fu,Ross; Lee,Jessica,A; Waterbury,John,B; Bielawski,Joseph,P; Chisholm,Sallie,W. "Portal protein diversity and phage ecology." ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 10, no. 10. (October 2008.): 2810-2823.

Sullivan,Matthew,B; Krastins,Bryan; Hughes,Jennifer,L; Kelly,Libusha; Chase,Michael; Sarracino,David; Chisholm,Sallie,W. "The genome and structural proteome of an ocean siphovirus: a new window into the cyanobacterial 'mobilome'." ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 11, no. 11. (November 2009.): 2935-2951.

Sullivan,Matthew,B; Huang,Katherine,H; Ignacio-Espinoza,Julio,C; Berlin,Aaron,M; Kelly,Libusha; Weigele,Peter,R; DeFrancesco,Alicia,S; Kern,Suzanne,E; Thompson,Luke,R; Young,Sarah; Yandava,Chandri; Fu,Ross; Krastins,Bryan; Chase,Michael; Sarracino,David; Osburne,Marcia,S; Henn,Matthew,R; Chisholm,Sallie,W. "Genomic analysis of oceanic cyanobacterial myoviruses compared with T4-like myoviruses from diverse hosts and environments." ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 12, no. 11. (November 2010.): 3035-3056.

Henn,Matthew,R; Sullivan,Matthew,B; Stange-Thomann,Nicole; Osburne,Marcia,S; Berlin,Aaron,M; Kelly,Libusha; Yandava,Chandri; Kodira,Chinnappa; Zeng,Qiandong; Weiand,Michael; Sparrow,Todd; Saif,Sakina; Giannoukos,Georgia; Young,Sarah,K; Nusbaum,Chad; Birren,Bruce,W; Chisholm,Sallie,W. "Analysis of High-Throughput Sequencing and Annotation Strategies for Phage Genomes." PLOS ONE. Vol. 5, no. 2. (February 2010.): e9083-.

Liu,Xiangan; Zhang,Qinfen; Murata,Kazuyoshi; Baker,Matthew,L; Sullivan,Matthew,B; Fu,Caroline; Dougherty,Matthew,T; Schmid,Michael,F; Osburne,Marcia,S; Chisholm,Sallie,W; Chiu,Wah. "Structural changes in a marine podovirus associated with release of its genome into Prochlorococcus." NATURE STRUCTURAL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. Vol. 17, no. 7. (July 2010.): 830-U76.

Marine,Rachel; Polson,Shawn,W; Ravel,Jacques; Hatfull,Graham; Russell,Daniel; Sullivan,Matthew; Syed,Fraz; Dumas,Michael; Wommack,K,Eric. "Evaluation of a Transposase Protocol for Rapid Generation of Shotgun High-Throughput Sequencing Libraries from Nanogram Quantities of DNA." APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 77, no. 22. (November 2011.): 8071-8079.

John,Seth,G; Mendez,Carolina,B; Deng,Li; Poulos,Bonnie; Kauffman,Anne,Kathryn M; Kern,Suzanne; Brum,Jennifer; Polz,Martin,F; Boyle,Edward,A; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "A simple and efficient method for concentration of ocean viruses by chemical flocculation." ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY REPORTS. Vol. 3, no. 2. (April 2011.): 195-202.

Karsenti,Eric; Acinas,Silvia,G; Bork,Peer; Bowler,Chris; de Vargas,Colomban; Raes,Jeroen; Sullivan,Matthew; Arendt,Detlev; Benzoni,Francesca; Claverie,Jean-Michel; Follows,Mick; Gorsky,Gaby; Hingamp,Pascal; Iudicone,Daniele; Jaillon,Olivier; Kandels-Lewis,Stefanie; Krzic,Uros; Not,Fabrice; Ogata,Hiroyuki; Pesant,Stephane; Reynaud,Emmanuel,Georges; Sardet,Christian; Sieracki,Michael,E; Speich,Sabrina; Velayoudon,Didier; Weissenbach,Jean; Wincker,Patrick. "A Holistic Approach to Marine Eco-Systems Biology." PLOS BIOLOGY. Vol. 9, no. 10. (October 2011.): e1001177-.

Duhaime,Melissa,B; Deng,Li; Poulos,Bonnie,T; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Towards quantitative metagenomics of wild viruses and other ultra-low concentration DNA samples: a rigorous assessment and optimization of the linker amplification method." ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 14, no. 9. (September 2012.): 2526-2537.

Deng,Li; Gregory,Ann; Yilmaz,Suzan; Poulos,Bonnie,T; Hugenholtz,Philip; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Contrasting Life Strategies of Viruses that Infect Photo- and Heterotrophic Bacteria, as Revealed by Viral Tagging." MBIO. Vol. 3, no. 6. (November 2012.): e00373-.

Duhaime,Melissa,B; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Ocean viruses: Rigorously evaluating the metagenomic sample-to-sequence pipeline." VIROLOGY. Vol. 434, no. 2. (December 2012.): 181-186.

Ignacio-Espinoza,J,Cesar; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Phylogenomics of T4 cyanophages: lateral gene transfer in the 'core' and origins of host genes." ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 14, no. 8. (August 2012.): 2113-2126.

Holmfeldt,Karin; Odic,Dusko; Sullivan,Matthew,B; Middelboe,Mathias; Riemann,Lasse. "Cultivated Single-Stranded DNA Phages That Infect Marine Bacteroidetes Prove Difficult To Detect with DNA-Binding Stains." APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 78, no. 3. (February 2012.): 892-894.

Solonenko,Sergei,A; Ignacio-Espinoza,J,Cesar; Alberti,Adriana; Cruaud,Corinne; Hallam,Steven; Konstantinidis,Kostas; Tyson,Gene; Wincker,Patrick; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Sequencing platform and library preparation choices impact viral metagenomes." BMC GENOMICS. Vol. 14, (May 2013.): 320-.

Hurwitz,Bonnie,L; Deng,Li; Poulos,Bonnie,T; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Evaluation of methods to concentrate and purify ocean virus communities through comparative, replicated metagenomics." ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 15, no. 5. (May 2013.): 1428-1440.

Holmfeldt,Karin; Solonenko,Natalie; Shah,Manesh; Corrier,Kristen; Riemann,Lasse; VerBerkmoes,Nathan,C; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Twelve previously unknown phage genera are ubiquitous in global oceans." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Vol. 110, no. 31. (July 2013.): 12798-12803.

Hurwitz,Bonnie,L; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "The Pacific Ocean Virome (POV): A Marine Viral Metagenomic Dataset and Associated Protein Clusters for Quantitative Viral Ecology." PLOS ONE. Vol. 8, no. 2. (February 2013.): e57355-.

Brum,Jennifer,R; Schenck,Ryan,O; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Global morphological analysis of marine viruses shows minimal regional variation and dominance of non-tailed viruses." ISME JOURNAL. Vol. 7, no. 9. (September 2013.): 1738-1751.

Ignacio-Espinoza,J,Cesar; Solonenko,Sergei,A; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "The global virome: not as big as we thought?." CURRENT OPINION IN VIROLOGY. Vol. 3, no. 5. (October 2013.): 566-571.

Hurwitz,Bonnie,L; Hallam,Steven,J; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Metabolic reprogramming by viruses in the sunlit and dark ocean." GENOME BIOLOGY. Vol. 14, no. 11. (January 2013.): R123-.

Zhao, Y.L.*, Temperton, B.*, Thrash, J.C., Schwalbach, M.S., Vergin, K.L., Landry, Z.C., Ellisman, M., Deerinck, T., Sullivan, M.B., Giovannoni, S.J.. "Abundant SAR11 viruses in the ocean.." Nature. Vol. 494, no. 7437. (February 2013.): 357-360.

Weitz, J.S., Poisot, T., Meyer, J.R., Flores, C.O., Valverde, S., Sullivan, M.B., Hochberg, M.E.. "Phage-bacteria infection networks.." Trends in Microbiology. Vol. 21, no. 2. (February 2013.): 82-91.

Labrie, S.J., Frois-Moniz, K., Osburne, M.S., Kelly, L., Roggensack, S.E., Sullivan, M.B., Gearin, G., Zeng, Q., Fitzgerald, M., Henn, M.R., Chisholm, S.W.. "Genomes of marine cyanopodoviruses reveal multiple origins of diversity.." Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 15, no. 5. (January 2013.): 1356-1376.

Solonenko,Sergei,A; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Preparation of Metagenomic Libraries from Naturally Occurring Marine Viruses." MICROBIAL METAGENOMICS, METATRANSCRIPTOMICS, AND METAPROTEOMICS. Vol. 531, (January 2013.): 143-165.

Allers,Elke; Wright,Jody,J; Konwar,Kishori,M; Howes,Charles,G; Beneze,Erica; Hallam,Steven,J; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Diversity and population structure of Marine Group A bacteria in the Northeast subarctic Pacific Ocean." ISME JOURNAL. Vol. 7, no. 2. (February 2013.): 256-268.

Allers,Elke; Moraru,Cristina; Duhaime,Melissa,B; Beneze,Erica; Solonenko,Natalie; Barrero-Canosa,Jimena; Amann,Rudolf; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Single-cell and population level viral infection dynamics revealed by phageFISH, a method to visualize intracellular and free viruses." ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 15, no. 8. (August 2013.): 2306-2318.

Ceyssens,Pieter-Jan; Aertsen,Abram; Donovan,David,M; Lavigne,Rob; Sullivan,Matthew,B; Debarbieux,Laurent; Vaneechoutte,Mario. "Meeting report of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Symposium 'Viruses of Microbes II', Brussels, July 2012." RESEARCH IN MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 164, no. 7. (September 2013.): 799-805.

Hurwitz,Bonnie,L; Westveld,Anton,H; Brum,Jennifer,R; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Modeling ecological drivers in marine viral communities using comparative metagenomics and network analyses." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Vol. 111, no. 29. (July 2014.): 10714-10719.

Roux,Simon; Hawley,Alyse,K; Beltran,Monica,Torres; Scofield,Melanie; Schwientek,Patrick; Stepanauskas,Ramunas; Woyke,Tanja; Hallam,Steven,J; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Ecology and evolution of viruses infecting uncultivated SUP05 bacteria as revealed by single-cell- and meta- genomics." ELIFE. Vol. 3, (August 2014.): e03125-.

Dang,Vinh,T; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Emerging methods to study bacteriophage infection at the single-cell level." FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 5, (December 2014.): 724-.

Deng,Li; Ignacio-Espinoza,J,Cesar; Gregory,Ann,C; Poulos,Bonnie,T; Weitz,Joshua,S; Hugenholtz,Philip; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Viral tagging reveals discrete populations in Synechococcus viral genome sequence space." NATURE. Vol. 513, no. 7517. (September 2014.): 242-245.

Holmfeldt,Karin; Howard-Varona,Cristina; Solonenko,Natalie; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Contrasting genomic patterns and infection strategies of two co-existing Bacteroidetes podovirus genera." ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 16, no. 8. (August 2014.): 2501-2513.

Hurwitz,Bonnie,L; Brum,Jennifer,R; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Depth-stratified functional and taxonomic niche specialization in the 'core' and 'flexible' Pacific Ocean Virome." ISME JOURNAL. Vol. 9, no. 2. (February 2015.): 472-484.

Roux,Simon; Enault,Francois; Ravet,Viviane; Pereira,Olivier; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Genomic characteristics and environmental distributions of the uncultivated Far-T4 phages." FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 6, (March 2015.): 199-.

Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Viromes, Not Gene Markers, for Studying Double-Stranded DNA Virus Communities." JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY. Vol. 89, no. 5. (March 2015.): 2459-2461.

Roux,Simon; Enault,Francois; Hurwitz,Bonnie,L; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "VirSorter: mining viral signal from microbial genomic data." PEERJ. Vol. 3, (May 2015.): e985-.

Brum,Jennifer,R; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Rising to the challenge: accelerated pace of discovery transforms marine virology." NATURE REVIEWS MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 13, no. 3. (March 2015.): 147-159.

Cunningham, B., Brum, J., Schwenck, S., Sullivan, M.B., John, S.. "An inexpensive, accurate and precise wet-mount method for enumerating aquatic viruses.." Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 81, no. 9. (May 2015.): 2995-3000.

Lima-Mendez,Gipsi; Faust,Karoline; Henry,Nicolas; Decelle,Johan; Colin,Sebastien; Carcillo,Fabrizio; Chaffron,Samuel; Ignacio-Espinosa,J,Cesar; Roux,Simon; Vincent,Flora; Bittner,Lucie; Darzi,Youssef; Wang,Jun; Audic,Stephane; Berline,Leo; Bontempi,Gianluca; Cabello,Ana,M; Coppola,Laurent; Cornejo-Castillo,Francisco,M; d'Ovidio,Francesco; De Meester,Luc; Ferrera,Isabel; Garet-Delmas,Marie-Jose; Guidi,Lionel; Lara,Elena; Pesant,Stephane; Royo-Llonch,Marta; Salazar,Guillem; Sanchez,Pablo; Sebastian,Marta; Souffreau,Caroline; Dimier,Celine; Picheral,Marc; Searson,Sarah; Kandels-Lewis,Stefanie; Gorsky,Gabriel; Not,Fabrice; Ogata,Hiroyuki; Speich,Sabrina; Stemmann,Lars; Weissenbach,Jean; Wincker,Patrick; Acinas,Silvia,G; Sunagawa,Shinichi; Bork,Peer; Sullivan,Matthew,B; Karsenti,Eric; Bowler,Chris; de Vargas,Colomban; Raes,Jeroen. "Determinants of community structure in the global plankton interactome." SCIENCE. Vol. 348, no. 6237. (May 2015.): doi:10.1126/science.1262073-.

Sunagawa,Shinichi; Coelho,Luis,Pedro; Chaffron,Samuel; Kultima,Jens,Roat; Labadie,Karine; Salazar,Guillem; Djahanschiri,Bardya; Zeller,Georg; Mende,Daniel,R; Alberti,Adriana; Cornejo-Castillo,Francisco,M; Costea,Paul,I; Cruaud,Corinne; d'Ovidio,Francesco; Engelen,Stefan; Ferrera,Isabel; Gasol,Josep,M; Guidi,Lionel; Hildebrand,Falk; Kokoszka,Florian; Lepoivre,Cyrille; Lima-Mendez,Gipsi; Poulain,Julie; Poulos,Bonnie,T; Royo-Llonch,Marta; Sarmento,Hugo; Vieira-Silva,Sara; Dimier,Celine; Picheral,Marc; Searson,Sarah; Kandels-Lewis,Stefanie; Bowler,Chris; de Vargas,Colomban; Gorsky,Gabriel; Grimsley,Nigel; Hingamp,Pascal; Iudicone,Daniele; Jaillon,Olivier; Not,Fabrice; Ogata,Hiroyuki; Pesant,Stephane; Speich,Sabrina; Stemmann,Lars; Sullivan,Matthew,B; Weissenbach,Jean; Wincker,Patrick; Karsenti,Eric; Raes,Jeroen; Acinas,Silvia,G; Bork,Peer. "Structure and function of the global ocean microbiome." SCIENCE. Vol. 348, no. 6237. (May 2015.): doi:10.1126/science.1261359-.

de Vargas, C.*, Audic, S.*, Henry, N.*, Decelle, J.*, Mahé, F.*, Logares, R., Lara, E., Berney, C., Le Bescot, N., Probert, I., Carmichael, M., Poulain, J., Romac, S., Colin, S., Aury, J.-M., Bittner, L., Chaffron, S., Dunthorn, M., Engelen, S., Flegontova, O., Guidi, L., Horák, A., Jaillon, O., Lima-Mendez, G., Lukeš, J., Malviya, S., Morard, R., Mulot, M., Scalco, E., Siano, R., Vincent, F., Zingone, A., Dimier, C., Picheral, M., Searson, S., Kandels-Lewis, S., Tara Ocean Coordinators, Acinas, S.G., Bork, P., Bowler, C., Gorsky, G., Grimsley, N., Hingamp, P., Iudicone, D., Not, F., Ogata, H., Pesant, S., Raes, J., Sieracki, M.E., Speich, S., Stemmann, L., Sunagawa, S., Weissenbach, J., Wincker, P., & Karsenti, E.. "Eukaryotic plankton diversity in the sunlit ocean." Science. Vol. 348, (May 2015.): doi: 10.1126/science.1261605-.

Brum,Jennifer,R; Ignacio-Espinoza,J,Cesar; Roux,Simon; Doulcier,Guilhem; Acinas,Silvia,G; Alberti,Adriana; Chaffron,Samuel; Cruaud,Corinne; de Vargas,Colomban; Gasol,Josep,M; Gorsky,Gabriel; Gregory,Ann,C; Guidi,Lionel; Hingamp,Pascal; Iudicone,Daniele; Not,Fabrice; Ogata,Hiroyuki; Pesant,Stephane; Poulos,Bonnie,T; Schwenck,Sarah,M; Speich,Sabrina; Dimier,Celine; Kandels-Lewis,Stefanie; Picheral,Marc; Searson,Sarah; Bork,Peer; Bowler,Chris; Sunagawa,Shinichi; Wincker,Patrick; Karsenti,Eric; Sullivan,Matthew,B. "Patterns and ecological drivers of ocean viral communities." SCIENCE. Vol. 348, no. 6237. (May 2015.): DOI: 10.1126/science.1261498-.

Lara, E., Holmfedlt, K., Solonenko, N., Sà, E.L., Ignacio-Espinoza, J.C., Cornejo-Castillo, F.M., Verberkmoes, N.C., Vaqué, D., Sullivan, M.B., Acinas, S.G.. "Life-style and genome structure of marine Pseudoalteromonas siphovirus B8b isolated from the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea.." PLoS One. Vol. 10, no. 1. (January 2015.): e0114829-.

Villar,Emilie; Farrant,Gregory,K; Follows,Michael; Garczarek,Laurence; Speich,Sabrina; Audic,Stephane; Bittner,Lucie; Blanke,Bruno; Brum,Jennifer,R; Brunet,Christophe; Casotti,Raffaella; Chase,Alison; Dolan,John,R; D'Ortenzio,Fabrizio; Gattuso,Jean-Pierre; Grima,Nicolas; Guidi,Lionel; Hill,Christopher,N; Jahn,Oliver; Jamet,Jean-Louis; Le Goff,Herve; Lepoivre,Cyrille; Malviya,Shruti; Pelletier,Eric; Romagnan,Jean-Baptiste; Roux,Simon; Santini,Sebastien; Scalco,Eleonora; Schwenck,Sarah,M; Tanaka,Atsuko; Testor,Pierre; Vannier,Thomas; Vincent,Flora; Zingone,Adriana; Dimier,Celine; Picheral,Marc; Searson,Sarah; Kandels-Lewis,Stefanie; Acinas,Silvia,G; Bork,Peer; Boss,Emmanuel; de Vargas,Colomban; Gorsky,Gabriel; Ogata,Hiroyuki; Pesant,Stephane; Sullivan,Matthew,B; Sunagawa,Shinichi; Wincker,Patrick; Karsenti,Eric; Bowler,Chris; Not,Fabrice; Hingamp,Pascal; Iudicone,Daniele. "Environmental characteristics of Agulhas rings affect interocean plankton transport." SCIENCE. Vol. 348, no. 6237. (May 2015.): doi:10.1126/science.1261447-.

Dang, V., Howard-Varona, C., Schwenck, S. Sullivan, M.B.. "Variably lytic infection dynamics of large Bacteroidetes podovirus phi38:1 against two Cellulophaga baltica host strains.." Environmental Microbiology. -.

Poulos, B.T., John, S.G., Sullivan, M.B.. "Iron Chloride Flocculation of Bacteriophages from Seawater.." Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols. -.

Brum, J.R., Hurwitz, B., Schofield, O., Ducklow, H., Sullivan, M.B.. "Seasonal time bombs: Dominant temperate viruses affect Southern Ocean microbial dynamics.." ISME Journal. -.