Corman, J.R., Roegner, A., Ogari Z., Miller, T., Aura, C.M. (2023) Local-scale impacts of water hyacinth on water quality in a hypereutrophic lake. Frontiers in Water. 5:

Roegner, A., Corman, J., Sitoki L.,Kwena, Z., Ogari, Z., Miruka, J., Xiong, A., Weirich, A. Aura, C. and Miller, T.R. (2023) Impacts of algal blooms and microcystins in fish on small-scale fishers in Winam Gulf, Lake Victoria: Implications for health & livelihood. Ecology and Society. In press.

Rohwer, R.R., Hale, R.J., Vander Zanden, M.J., Miller, T.R., McMahon, K.D. (2023) Species invasions shift microbial phenology in a two-decade freshwater time series. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. In press.



Miller, T. R., Tarpey, W., Nuese J., Smith M. (2022). Real time monitoring of cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms with the Panther Buoy. ACS ES&T Water Link



Zastepa, A., Miller, T. R., Watson, L. C., Kling, H., & Watson, S. B. (2021). Toxins and other bioactive metabolites in deep chlorophyll layers containing the cyanobacteria Planktothrix cf. isothrix in two Georgian Bay Embayments, Lake Huron. Toxins, 13(7). doi:10.3390/toxins13070445.

Wang, C, Yang, Y, Yang, B., Lin, H., Miller, T. R., Newton, R. J., & Guo, L. 2021. Causal relationship between alkaline phosphatase activities and phosphorus dynamics in a eutrophic coastal lagoon in Lake Michigan. Science of The Total Environment, 787, 147681.



Sterner RW, Reinl KL, Lafrancois BM, Brovold S, Miller TR. 2020. A first assessment of cyanobacterial blooms in oligotrophic Lake Superior. Limnology and Oceanography.

Miller TR, Xiong A, Deeds JR, Stutts W, Samdal IA, Løvberg KE, and Miles CO. 2020. Microcystin toxins at potentially hazardous levels in algal dietary supplements revealed by a combination of bioassay, immunoassay and mass spectrometric methods. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

Roegner A, Sitoki L, Weirich C, Corman J, Owage D, Umami M, Odada E, Miruka J, Ogari Z, Smith W, Rejmankova E, Miller TR. 2020. Harmful algal blooms threaten the health of peri-urban fisher communities: a case study in Kisumu Bay, Lake Victoria, Kenya. Exposure and Health.



Roegner A, Truong L, Weirich C, Pírez-Schirmer M, Brena B, Miller TR, Tanguay, Robert. 2019. Combined Danio rerio embryo morbidity, mortality and photomotor response assay: A tool for developmental risk assessment from chronic cyanoHAB exposure. Science of the Total Environment 697:134210.

Miller,T. R., S.L. Bartlett, C.A. Weirich, and J. Hernandez. 2019. Automated sub-daily sampling of cyanobacterial toxins on a buoy reveals new temporal patterns in toxin dynamics. Environmental Science & Technology. 53(10):5661-5670. Link

Weirich,C. A., D.M. Robertson, T.R. Miller. 2019. Physical, biogeochemical, and meteorological factors responsible for interannual changes in cyanobacterial community composition and biovolume over two decades in a eutrophic lake. Hydrobiologia. 828:165–182 Link

Lenz, Kade A., Todd R. Miller, and Hongbo Ma. 2019. Anabaenopeptins and cyanopeptolins induce systemic toxicity effects in a model organism the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Chemosphere. 214:60-69. Link



Bartlett,S.L., S.A. Brunner, J.Val Klump, E.M. Houghton, T.R. Miller. 2018. Spatial analysis of toxic or otherwise bioactive cyanobacterial peptides in Green Bay, Lake Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 44:924-933 Link

Lucas J Beversdorf, Kayla Rude, Chelsea Weirich, Sarah L Bartlett, Mary Seaman, Christine Kozik, Peter Biese, Timothy Gosz, Michael Suha, Christopher Stempa, Christopher Shaw, Curtis J Hedman, Joseph Piatt, and Todd R Miller. 2018. Analysis of cyanobacterial metabolites in surface and raw drinking waters reveals more than microcystin. Water Research. 140:280-290 Link

Natalie M. Flores, Todd R. Miller, Jason D. Stockwell. 2018.  A global analysis of the relationship between concentrations of microcystins in water and fish. Frontiers in Marine Science.10.3389/fmars.2018.00030 Link



Lisa S. Mydy, Zahra Mashhadi, T. William Knight, Tyler Fenske, Trevor Hagemann, Robert W. Hoppe, Lanlan Han, Todd R. Miller, Alan W. Schwabacher and Nicholas R. Silvaggi . (2017) Structural and preliminary functional characterization of Swit_4259, an acetoacetate decarboxylase-like enzyme from Sphingomonas wittichii RW1. Acta Crystallographica F. Acta Cryst. (2017). F73, 672-681

Todd R. Miller, Lucas Beversdorf, Chelsea A. Weirich, and Sarah Bartlett, 2017.  Cyanobacterial Toxins of the Laurentian Great Lakes,their Toxicological Effects, and Numerical Limits in Drinking Water. Marine Drugs. 15(6) Link

John Dellinger, Samuel Dorevitch, Elaine Faustman, Seth Foldy, Tim Takaro, Todd R. Miller, Lucas Beversdorf, Chelsea A. Weirich, Sarah Bartlett, Paul Allen, Glen Benoy, Jennifer Boehme, Victor Serveiss, Allison Voglesong. 2017.  Human Health Effects of Cyanobacterial Toxins in the Great Lakes Region: A Science and Monitoring Assessment. A report submitted to the International Joint Commission by the Health Professionals Advisory Board. Link

Alan D. Steinman, Bradley J. Cardinale ,Wayne R. Munns Jr, Mary E. Ogdahl, J. David Alland, Ted Angadie, Sarah Bartlett, Kate Brauman, Muruleedhar Byappanahalli, Matt Dossi, Diane Dupont, Annie Johns, Donna Kashian, Frank Lupi, Peter McIntyre, Todd Miller, Michael Moore, Rebecca Logsdon Muenich, Rajendra Poudel, James Price, Bill Provencher, Anne Rea, Jennifer Read, Steven Renzetti, Brent Sohngen, Erika Washburn (2017) Ecosystem services in the Great Lakes. J. Great Lakes Res. 43(3):161-168. Link

Beversdorf, L. J.; Weirich, C. A.; Bartlett, S. L.; Miller, T. R. (2017) Variable cyanobacterial toxin and metabolite profiles across six eutrophic lakes of differing physiochemical characteristics. Toxins 9(2). Link See the Interactive Map!

Xiao, X., He, J., Huang, H., Miller, T.R., Christakos, G., Reichwaldt, E.S. et al. (2017) A novel single-parameter approach to forecast algal blooms. Water Res 108: 222-231. Link



Beversdorf, L.J., T.R. Miller, K. McMahon. 2015. Long-term monitoring reveals carbon-nitrogen metabolism key to microcystin production in eutrophic lakes. Frontiers in Aquatic Microbiology. Link

Beversdorf, L.J., S. Chaston, T.R. Miller, K. McMahon. 2015. Microcystin mcyA and mcyE gene abundances are not appropriate indicators of microcystin concentrations in lakes. PloS ONE. 10.1371/journal.pone.0125353. Link



Weirich, C.A. and Miller, T.R. 2013. Freshwater algal toxins and children’s health: a review. Current Problems in Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Care. 44:2-24. Link

Miller, T.R., Lucas Beversdorf, and Katherine McMahon. 2013. Spatiotemporal molecular analysis of toxic cyanobacteria blooms reveals Microcystis-Aphanizomenon interactions. PLoS ONE 8(9): e74933. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0074933. Link

Beversdorf, L.J., Miller, T. R. and K. D. McMahon. 2013. The role of nitrogen fixation in cyanobacterial bloom toxicity in a temperate, eutrophic lake. PLoS ONE. 8: e56103. Link



Kara, E. L., P. Hanson, D. Hamilton, M. Hipsey, K. McMahon, J. Read, L. Winslow, J. Dedrick, K. Rose, C. Carey, S. Bertilsson, D. d. M. Marques, L. Beversdorf, T. Miller, C. Wu, Y.-F. Hsieh, E. Gaiser, and T. Kratz. 2011. Time-scale dependence in numerical simulations: Assessment of physical, chemical, and biological predictions in a stratified lake at temporal from scales of hours to months. Environmental Modelling and Software. 35:104–121. Link

Miller, T.R., and K.D. McMahon. 2011. Genetic diversity of cyanobacteria in four eutrophic lakes. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 78:336–348 Link



Miller, T.R., A.L. Delcher, S.L. Salzberg, E. Saunders, J.C. Detter, and R.U. Halden. 2010. The genome sequence of the dioxin mineralizing bacterium Sphingomonas wittichii RW1. J. Bacteriol. 192:6101-6102 Link

Miller, T.R., and R.U. Halden. 2010. Identification of wastewater bacteria involved in the degradation of triclocarban. J. Hazard. Mater. 183:766-772. Link



Miller, T.R., S. Chillrud, J. Heidler and R.U. Halden. 2008. Fate of triclosan and evidence for reductive dechlorination of triclocarban in estuarine sediments. Environ. Sci. and Technol. 42:4570–4576. Link



Miller, T.R., M. P. Franklin and R. U. Halden. 2007. Bacterial community analysis of shallow groundwater undergoing sequential anaerobic and aerobic chloroethene biotransformation. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 60:299-311. Link



Reid, I. N., W. B. Sparks, S. Lubow, M. McGrath, M. Livio, J. Valenti, K. R. Sowers, H. D. Shukla, S. MacAuley, T. Miller, R. Suvanasuthi, R. Belas, A. Colman, F. T. Robb, P. DasSarma, J. A. Müller, J. A. Coker, R. Cavicchioli, F. Chen and S. DasSarma. 2006. Terrestrial models for extraterrestrial life: methanogens and halophiles at Martian temperatures. Intl. J. Astrobiol. 5:89-97. Link

Miller, T. R. and R. Belas. 2006. Motility is involved in Silicibacter sp. TM1040 interaction with dinoflagellates. Environ. Microbiol. 8:1648-1659. Link Journal Cover

Dong, W., G. Xie, T. R. Miller, M. P. Franklin, T. P. Oxenberg, E. J. Bouwer, W. P. Ball, and R. U. Halden. 2006. Sorption and bioreduction of hexavalent uranium at a military facility by the Chesapeake Bay. Environ. Pollut.132:132-142. Link



Moran, M. A., A. Buchan, J. M. González, J. F. Heidelberg, W. B. Whitman, R. P. Kiene, J. R. Henriksen, G. M. King, R. Belas, C. Fuqua, L. Brinkac, M. Lewis, S. Johri, B. Weaver, G. Pai, J. A. Eisen, E. Rahe, W. M. Sheldon, W. Ye, T. R. Miller, J. Carlton, D. A. Rasko, I. T. Paulsen, Q. Ren, S. C. Daugherty, R. T. Deboy, R. J. Dodson, A. S. Durkin, R. Madupu, W. C. Nelson, S. A. Sullivan, M. J. Rosovitz, D. H. Haft, J. Selengut, and N. Ward. 2004. Genome sequence of Silicibacter pomeroyi reveals adaptations to the marine environment. Nature. 432: 910 - 913  Link

Miller, T. R., and R. Belas. 2004. Chemotaxis of Silicibacter sp. TM1040 toward dinoflagellate products. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70:4692-4701 Link

Miller, T. R., and R. Belas. 2004. Dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) metabolism by Pfiesteria ­associated Roseobacter. Appl. Environ. Micrbiol. 70:3383-3391 Link



Miller, T. R., and R. Belas. 2003. Pfiesteria piscicida, P. shumwayae, and other Pfiesteria-like dinoflagellates. Res. Microbiol. 154:85-90. Link

Quesenberry, M. S., K. Saito, D. Krupatkina, J. Robledo, T. Drgon, W. Pecher, N. O'Leary, M. Alavi, T. Miller, R. Schneider, R. Belas, J. Deeds, A. Place, Y. Zohar, and G. Vasta. 2003. Bioassay for ichthyocidal activity of Pfiesteria piscicida: characterization of a culture flask assay format. J. Appl. Phycol. 14:241-254. Link



Alavi, M., T. Miller, K. Erlandson, R. Schneider, and R. Belas. 2001. Bacterial community associated with Pfiesteria-like dinoflagellate cultures. Environ. Microbiol. 3:380-396. Link Journal Cover