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  1. Cadillo-Quiroz H, Browne P, Kyrpides N, Woyke T, Goodwin L, Detter C, Yavitt JB, Zinder SH. Complete Genome Sequence of Methanosphaerula palustris E1-9CT, a Hydrogenotrophic Methanogen Isolated from a Minerotrophic Fen Peatland. Genome Announc. 2015 Nov 5;3(6). pii: e01280-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01280-15.

  2. Baran R, Brodie EL, Mayberry-Lewis J, Hummel E, Da Rocha UN, Chakraborty R, Bowen BP, Karaoz U, Cadillo-Quiroz H, Garcia-Pichel F, Northen TR.Exometabolite niche partitioning among sympatric soil bacteria.
    Nat Commun. 2015 Sep 22;6:8289. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9289.

  3. Bräuer S, Cadillo-Quiroz H, Kyrpides N, Woyke T, Goodwin L, Detter C, Podell S, Yavitt JB, Zinder SH. Genome of Methanoregula boonei 6A8 reveals adaptations to oligotrophic peatland environments.Microbiology. 2015 Aug;161(8):1572-81. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000117. Epub 2015 May 21.

  4. Nunes da Rocha U, Cadillo-Quiroz H, Karaoz U, Rajeev L, Klitgord N, Dunn S, Truong V, Buenrostro M, Bowen BP, Garcia-Pichel F, Mukhopadhyay A, Northen TR, Brodie EL.Isolation of a significant fraction of non-phototroph diversity from a desert Biological Soil Crust.Front Microbiol. 2015 Apr 14;6:277. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00277. eCollection 2015.

  5. Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Brauer, S. Goodson, N. Yavitt, J., and Zinder, S.H. 2014. Methanobacterium paludis sp. nov., and a novel strain ofMethanobacterium lacus isolated from northern peatlands. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (In press)

  6. Krause D., Didelot, X., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Whitaker, R. 2014. Recombination shapes genome architecture in an organism from the Archaeal domain. Genome Biology and Evolution (In press).


  1. Browne, P. and Cadillo-Quiroz, H. 2013. Transcription and mRNA regulation patterns of methanogenic Archaea. Archaea, DOI: 10.1155/2013/586369, 11p

  2. Bridgham, S., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Keller, J., Zhuang, Q. 2013. Methane emissions from wetlands: biogeochemical, microbial, and modeling perspectives from local to global scales. Global Change Biology 19:1325-1346. 


  1. Sun, C., Brauer, S., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Zinder, S., Yavitt, J. 2012. Seasonal Changes in methanogenesis and methanogens in three peatlands New York State. Frontiers in Terrestrial Microbiology. 3(81), doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00081

  2. Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Didelot, X., Held, N. Herrera, A., Darling, A., Reno, M., Krauske, D., and Whitaker, R. 2012. Sympatric Speciation with Gene Flow in Thermophilic Archaea. PLOS Biology 10 (2): e1001265.

  3. Yavitt, J., Yashiro, E., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., and Zinder, S.H. 2012. Composition and distribution of methanogens in peatlands of the central to northern Appalachian mountain region of North America. Biogeochemistry Journal, 109 (1): 117-131.

  4. Sakai, S., Ehara, M., Tseng, I., Yamaguchi, T., Brauer, S., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Zinder, S., Imachi, H. 2012. Methanolinea mesophila, sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic methanogen isolated from a rice field in Taiwan, and proposal of the new archaeal family Methanoregulaceae fam. nov. within the order Methanomicrobiale. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62:1389-1395.


  1. Nelson, J.L., Fung, J.M. Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Cheng X., Zinder S.H. 2011. A Role for Dehalobacter spp. in the Reductive Dehalogenation of Dichlorobenzenes and Monochlorobenzene. Environmental Science & Technology 45 (16), 6806-6813

  2. Bräuer, S., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Ward, R.J., Yavitt, J. and S. Zinder. 2011.  Methanoregula boonei gen. nov., sp. nov., an acidiphilic methanogen isolated from an acidic peat bog. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 61 (1): 45-52


  1. Held, N., Herrera, A., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Whitaker, R. 2010. CRISPR associated diversity within a population of Sulfolobus islandicus. PLOS one, 5 (9): e12988.

  2. Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Yavitt, J., Zinder, S.H., and J. E. Thies. 2010. Diversity and community structure of methanogens and related Archaeainhabiting the rhizoplane of two contrasting plants in an acidic bog. Microbial Ecology 59 (4): 757-767.


  1. Culman, S.W., R. Bukowski, H.G. Gauch, H. Cadillo-Quiroz, and D.H. Buckley. 2009. T-REX: Software for the processing and analysis of T-RFLP data. BMC Bioinformatics journal 10(1): 171.

  2. Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Yavitt, J., and Zinder, S.H. 2009. Methanosphaerula palustris gen. nov., sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic methanogen isolated from a minerotrophic fen. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 59: 928-935.


  1. Cadillo-Quiroz H., Yashiro E, Yavitt JB, Zinder SH. 2008. Characterization of the archaeal community in a minerotrophic fen and terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism-directed isolation of a novel hydrogenotrophic methanogen. Applied and Environmental Microbiology74: 2059-2068.


  1. Dettling, M., Yavitt, J., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Sun, C. and Zinder S.H. 2007. Soil-Methanogen Interaction in Two Peatlands (Bog, Fen) in Central New York State. Geomicrobiology Journal. 24 (3): 247-259.


  1. Cadillo-Quiroz H, Bräuer SL, Yashiro E, Sun C, Yavitt JB, and Zinder SH. 2006. Vertical profiles of methanogens in two contrasting acidic peatlands in central New York State, USA.  Environmental Microbiology 8(8):1428-1440.

  2. Bräuer S.L., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Yashiro, E., Yavitt, J.B., and S.H. Zinder. 2006. Isolation of a novel acidiphilic methanogen from an acidic peat bog.  Nature 442:192-194.


  1. Park, W., Jeon, C.O., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., DeRito, C., and E. L. Madsen. 2004. Survival of naphthalene-degrading Pseudomonas putida NCIB 9816-4 in naphthalene-amended soils: toxicity of naphthalene and its metabolites. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 64 (3): 429-435.