Zhang X, Paoletti MM, Izon G, Fournier GP, Summons RE (2023). Late acquisition of the rTCA carbon fixation pathway by Chlorobi. Nat Ecol Evol 7, 1398-1407.

Schwartz SL, Rangel LT, Payette JG, Fournier GP (2023). A Proterozoic microbial origin of extant cyanide-hydrolyzing enzyme diversity. Frontiers in Microbiology, 14:1130310.

Paoletti MM, Fournier GP (2022). Chimeric inheritance and crown-group acquisitions of carbon fixation genes within Chlorobiales: Origins of autotrophy in Chlorobiales and implication for geological biomarkers. PLoS ONE 17(10): e0275539.

Schwartz SL, Garcia AK, Kaçar B, Fournier GP (2022). Early nitrogenase ancestors encompassed novel active site diversity. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 39(11):msac226.

Tamre, E, Fournier, GP (2022). Inferred ancestry of scytonemin biosynthesis proteins in cyanobacteria indicates a response to Paleoproterozoic oxygenation. Geobiology, 00, 1–12.

Schwartz SL, Momper L, Rangel LT, Magnabosco C, Amend JP, Fournier GP (2022). Novel nitrite reductase domain structure suggests a chimeric denitrification repertoire in the phylum Chloroflexi. MicrobiologyOpen, 11(1):e1258.

Fournier GP, Moore KR, Rangel LT, Payette JG, Bosak T. (2021). The Archean origin of oxygenic photosynthesis and extant cyanobacterial lineages. Proc Biol Sci. 288: 20210675.

Rangel LT, Soucy SM, Setubal JC, Gogarten JP, Fournier GP. (2021). An efficient, non-phylogenetic method for detecting genes sharing evolutionary signals in phylogenomic datasets. Genome Biol Evol. evab187 (online ahead of print).

Wade T, Rangel LT, Kunda S, Fournier GP, Bansal MS. 2020. Assessing the accuracy of phylogenetic rooting methods on prokaryotic gene families. PLoS One. 15(5):e0232950.

Stuekeen E, Fournier GP, Eyster A. 2020. Life as a Planetary Process. In Meadows V et al. eds; Planetary Astrobiology. Tuscon, AZ: The University of Arizona Press. P 93-120.

Taverne YJ, Caron A, Diamond C, Fournier G, Lyons TW. (2019). Oxidative stress and the early coevolution of life and biospheric oxygen. pg. 67-85. In Oxidative Stress: Eustress and Distress. Ed. Helmut Sies.

Moore KR, Magnabosco C, Momper L, Gold DA, Bosak T, Fournier GP (2019). An Expanded Ribosomal Phylogeny of Cyanobacteria Supports a Deep Placement of Plastids. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10:1612.

Daye M, Klepac-Ceraj V, Pajusalu M, Rowland S, Farrell-Sherman A, Beukes N, Tamura N, Fournier G, Bosak T. (2019) Light-driven anaerobic microbial oxidation of manganese. Nature. 576(7786):311-314.

Gruen DS, Wolfe JM, Fournier GP (2019). Paleozoic diversification of terrestrial chitin-degrading bacterial lineages. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 19:34.

Fournier GP, Poole AM (2018). A briefly argued case that Asgard Archaea are part of the Eukaryote tree. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9: 1896.

Wolfe JM, Fournier GP (2018). Horizontal gene transfer constrains the timing of methanogen evolution. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2(5): 897-903.

Magnabosco C, Moore KR, Wolfe JM, Fournier GP (2018). Dating phototrophic microbial lineages with reticulate gene histories. Geobiology. 16(2): 179-189.

Cantine MD, Fournier GP (2017). Environmental Adaptation from the Origin of Life to the Last Universal Common Ancestor. Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres. 48(1): 35-54.

Gold DA, Caron A, Fournier GP, Summons RE (2017). Paleoproterozoic sterol biosynthesis and the rise of oxygen. Nature. 543(7645): 420-423.

Fournier GP, Andam CP, Gogarten JP (2015). Ancient Horizontal Gene Transfer and the Last Common Ancestors. BMC Evol Biol. 15:70 DOI: 10.1186/s12862-015- 0350-0.

Fournier GP, Alm EJ (2015). Ancestral Reconstruction of a Pre-LUCA Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase Ancestor Supports the Late Addition of Trp to the Genetic Code. J Mol Evol. 80(3-4):171- 85.

Rothman D, Fournier GP, French KL, Alm EJ, Boyle EA, Cao C, Summons RE (2014). Methanogenic Burst in the End-Permian Carbon Cycle. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 111(15):5462-7.

Fournier GP, Andam C, Alm EJ, Gogarten JP (2011). Molecular evolution of synthetase proteins in the early history of life. Orig Life Evol Biosph. 41(6):621-632.

Williams D*, Fournier GP*, Lapierre P, Swithers KS, Green AG, Andam CP, Gogarten JP. (2011). A Rooted Net of Life. Biology Direct. 6:45. *Equal first co-authorship

Swithers KS, Fournier GP, Green AG, Gogarten JP, Lapierre P (2011). Reassessment of the lineage fusion hypothesis for the origin of double membrane bacteria. PLoS One. 6(8):e23774.

Andam CP, Fournier GP, Gogarten JP (2011). Multi-level populations and the evolution of antibiotic resistance through horizontal gene transfer. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 35(5):756-67.

Fournier GP, Dick AA, Williams D, Gogarten JP (2011). Evolution of the Archaea: emerging views on origins and phylogeny. Res Microbiol. 162(1):92-98.

Fournier GP, Gogarten JP (2010). Rooting the Ribosomal Tree of Life. Mol Biol Evol. 27(8):1792-1801.

Fournier GP, Neumann JE, Gogarten JP (2010). Inferring the Ancient History of the Translation Machinery and Genetic Code via Recapitulation of Ribosomal Subunit Assembly Orders. PLoS One 5(3): e9437.

Fournier GP (2010): Rooting the Tree of Life. Chapter 6 in “Molecular Phylogeny of Organisms”, Oren A and Papke T (eds.), Caister Academic Press.

Swithers KS, Senejani AG, Fournier GP, Gogarten JP. (2009). Conservation of Intron and Intein Insertion Sites: Implications for Life Histories of Parasitic Genetic Elements. BMC Evol Biol. 9:303.

Swithers KS, Gogarten JP, Fournier GP (2009). Trees in the Web of Life. J. Biol 8(6):54.

Fournier GP, Huang J, Gogarten JP (2009). Horizontal gene transfer from extinct and extant lineages: biological innovation and the coral of life. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 364, 2229-2239.

Zhaxybayeva O, Swithers KS, Lapierre P, Fournier GP, Bickhart DM, DeBoy RT, Nelson KE, Nesbo CL, Doolittle WF, Gogarten JP, Noll KM (2009). On the chimeric nature, thermophilic origin, and phylogenetic placement of the Thermotogales. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106(14):5865-5870.

Fournier GP (2009). Horizontal gene transfer and the evolution of methanogenic pathways. Methods Mol Biol. 532:163-179.

Fournier GP (2009):Horizontal Gene Transfer and the Evolution of Methanogenic Pathways. Chapter 9 in “Horizontal Gene Transfer: Genomes in Flux” (Methods in Molecular Biology), Gogarten MB, Gogarten JP, Olendzenski LC (eds.), Humana Press.

Fournier GP, Gogarten JP (2008). Evolution of Acetoclastic Methanogenesis in Methanosarcina via Horizontal Gene Transfer from Cellulolytic Clostridia. J. Bacteriol. 190 (3) 1124-1127.

Gogarten JP, Fournier G, Zhaxybayeva O (2008). Gene transfer and the reconstruction of life’s early history from the molecular record. Space Sci Rev 135:115-131.

Noonan EJ, Fournier GP, Hightower LE (2008). Surface expression of Hsp70B’ in response to proteasome inhibition in human colon cells. Cell Stress Chaperones 13:105-110.

Fournier GP (2008): Evolution of the Genetic Code: Computational Methods and Inferences. Chapter 3 in “Computational Methods for Understanding Bacterial and Archaeal Genomes”, Xu Y, Gogarten JP (eds.), Imperial College Press, London.

Fournier GP, Gogarten JP (2007). Signature of a Primitive Genetic Code in Ancient Protein Lineages. J Mol Evol 65(4):425-436.

Wei J, Goldberg MB, Burland V, Venkatesan MM, Deng W, Fournier GP, Mayhew GF, Plunkett G 3 rd , Rose DJ, Darling A, Mau B, Perna NT, Payne SM, Runyen-Janecky LJ, Zhou S, Schwartz DC, Blattner FR.(2003). Complete genome sequence and comparative genomics of Shigella flexneri serotype 2a strain 2457T. Infect Immun 71(5):2775-2786.

Pogue, BW, O’Hara JA, Goodwin IA, Wilmot CJ, Fournier GP, Akay AR, Swartz H (2002). Tumor PO(2) changes during photodynamic therapy depend upon photosensitizer type and time after injection. Comp. Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 132(1):177-184.