Short CV/Education and training

  • 2004
    PhD (botany and ecology), University of Tartu, Estonia

  • 1998
    MSc (botany and mycology), University of Tartu, Estonia

  • 1995
    BSc (botany and mycology), University of Tartu, Estonia

Selected publications

  • Davison J, León DG de, Zobel M, Moora M, Bueno CG, Barceló M, Gerz M, León D, Meng Y, Pillar VD, … , Öpik M. 2020. Plant functional groups associate with distinct arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities. New Phytologist 10.1111/nph.16423.

  • Sepp S-K, Davison J, Jairus T, Vasar M, Moora M, Zobel M, Öpik M. 2019. Non-random association patterns in a plant-mycorrhizal fungal network reveal host-symbiont specificity. Molecular Ecology 28: 365–378.

  • Davison J, Moora M, Öpik M, Ainsaar L, Ducousso M, Hiiesalu I, Jairus T, Johnson N, Jourand P, Kalamees R, et al. 2018. Microbial island biogeography: isolation shapes the life history characteristics but not diversity of root-symbiotic fungal communities. The ISME Journal 12: 2211–2224.

  • Sepp S-K, Jairus T, Vasar M, Zobel M, Öpik M. 2018. Effects of land use on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in Estonia. Mycorrhiza 28: 259–268.

  • Pärtel M, Öpik M, Moora M, Tedersoo L, Szava-Kovats R, Rosendahl S, Rillig MC, Lekberg Y, Kreft H, Helgason T, et al. 2017. Historical biome distribution and recent human disturbance shape the diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. New Phytologist 216: 227– 238.

  • Thiery O, Vasar M, Jairus T, Davison J, Roux C, Kivistik PA, Metspalu A, Milani L, Saks Ü, Moora M, Zobel M, Öpik M. 2016. Sequence variation in nuclear ribosomal small subunit, internal transcribed spacer and large subunit regions of Rhizophagus irregularis and Gigaspora margarita is high and isolate-dependent. Molecular Ecology 25: 2816–2832.

  • Davison J, Moora M, Öpik M, Adholeya A, Ainsaar L, Ba A, Burla S, Diedhiou AG, Hiiesalu I, Jairus T, Johnson NC, Kane A, Koorem K, Kochar M, Ndiaye C, Pärtel M, Reier Ü, Saks Ü, Singh R, Vasar M, Zobel M. 2015. Global assessment of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus diversity reveals very low endemism. Science 349: 970-973.

  • Öpik M, Davison J, Moora M, Zobel M. 2014. DNA-based detection and identification of Glomeromycota: the virtual taxonomy of environmental sequences. Botany 92: 135-147.

  • Öpik M, Zobel M, Cantero JJ, Davison J, Facelli JM, Hiiesalu I, Jairus T, Kalwij JM, Koorem K, Leal ME, Liira J, Metsis M, Neshataeva V, Paal J, Phosri C, Põlme S, Reier Ü, Saks Ü, Schimann H, Thiery O, Vasar M, Moora M. 2013. Global sampling of plant roots expands the described molecular diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Mycorrhiza 23: 411-430.

  • Öpik M, Vanatoa A, Vanatoa E, Moora M, Davison J, Kalwij JM, Reier Ü, Zobel M. 2010. The online database MaarjAM reveals global and ecosystemic distribution patterns in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Glomeromycota). New Phytologist 188: 223-241.

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