Terry Bilinski

Terry Bilinski CV

PhD 2013 in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

  • National Science Foundation Graduate STEM Fellow (GK-12)
  • Graduate Research Assistant



  • MA: University of Colorado, Dept. of Geography, 2008
  • BS: University of Oregon, Dept. of Environmental Science and Clark Honors College, 2003

Contact Information

University of Colorado/INSTAAR
Campus Box 450
Boulder, CO 80309-0450


Microbial ecology, biogeochemistry, water quality.

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Nemergut, D. R., Schmidt, S. K., Fukami, T., Sean O’NeillTerry Bilinski, Stanish, L., Joey Knelman, Darcy, J. L., Lynch, R., Wickey, P., Ferrenberg, S. 2013: Patterns and processes of microbial community assembly. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews, 77(3): 342-356. DOI: 10.1128/MMBR.00051-12

Terry Bilinski, Zheng, Y., Simone, B., Radloff, K. A., Natalie Mladenov, Gonz├ílez, A., Knights, D., Siu, H. C., Rahman, M., Ahmed, K. M., Diane M. McKnight, Nemergut, D. R. 2012: Carbon, metals and grain size correlate with bacterial community structure in sediments of a high arsenic aquifer. Frontiers in Terrestrial Microbiology, 3: 82. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00082

Yilmaz, P., Kottmann, R., Field, D., Fierer, N., Terry Bilinski, Nemergut, D. R. 2011: Minimum information about a marker gene sequence (MIMARKS) and minimum information about any (x) sequence (MIxS). Nature Biotechnology, 29: 415-420. DOI: 10.1038/nbt.1823