Washburne AD, ..., Plowright RK (2019) Percolation models of pathogen spillover. PhilTransB

Becker DJ, Washburne AD, …, Plowright RK (2019) The problem of pattern & scale in the pred. & mgmt. of pathogen spillover. PhilTransB

Morton JT, Marotz C, Washburne AD, ..., Knight R (2019) Establishing microbial measurement standards w reference frames. Nat Com
Washburne AD, …, Plowright RK (2019) Phylofactorization: a graph-partitioning algorithm... Ecological Monographs

Rocca J.,..., Washburne A (2019) The Microbiome Stress Project: toward a global meta-analysis... Front. Microbiology
Washburne A., …, Plowright RK (2018) Taxonomic patterns in the zoonotic potential of mammalian viruses. PeerJ

Faust, K., ... , Washburne A., ..., Widder, S. (2018) Signatures of ecological processes in microbial community time series. Microbiome

Washburne A., Morton J., ..., & Knight R. (2018) Methods for phylogenetic analysis of microbiome data. Nature Microbiology

Oliverio A, Power J, Washburne A, ... & Fierer N (2018) The ecology & diversity of microbial eukaryotes in geothermal springs. ISME

Vázquez-Baeza, Y., ... , Washburne, A., ... , R. B., & Knight, R. (2017). Guiding longitudinal sampling in IBD cohorts. Gut

Justin Silverman, Alex Washburne et al. (2017) A phylogenetic transform enhances analysis of microbiome data, eLife

Alex Washburne et al. (2017) Phylofactorization of compositional data yields lineage-level associations in microbiome data PeerJ

Alex Washburne et al. (2016) Covariance-based neutrality test reveals asymmetries in ecological and economic systems. PLOS Comp Bio

Jacob Socolar & Alex Washburne (2015) Prey carrying capacity modulates the effect of predation on prey diversity, American Naturalist

Corina Tarnita & Alex Washburne et al. (2014) Fitness tradeoffs can explain the coexistence of diverse genotypes in cellular slime molds, PNAS 

Journal Publications

- Washburne et al. (2018) Nature Microbiology -

"There is a tradeoff between machine learning and human understanding:

the former may generate more accurate predictions in the short term, but the latter generates theory and, consequently, more accurate and generalizable predictions in the long term."