• Garuglieri, E.,  Marasco, R.,  Odobel, C.,  Chandra, V.,  Teillet, T.,  Areias, C., Sánchez-Román, M. et al.  (2024)  Searching for microbial contribution to micritization of shallow marine sediments. Environmental Microbiology,  26(2), e16573. Available from:


  • Mulder, S.J., van Ruitenbeek, F.J.A., Foing, B.H. & Mónica Sánchez-Román. (2023). Multitechnique characterization of secondary minerals near HI-SEAS, Hawaii, as Martian subsurface analogues. Sci Rep 13, 22603.
  • Mujahid Ali, Muhammad Arif, Rossen Sedev, Mónica Sánchez-Román, Alireza Keshavarz, Stefan Iglauer. (2023). Underground hydrogen storage: The microbiotic influence on rock wettability. Journal of Energy Storage.
  • Mónica Sánchez-Román, Luis Gibert, Juan Diego Martín-Martín, Kirsten van Zuilen, Victoriano Pineda-González, Pieter Vroon, Sylvie Bruggmann. (2023). Sabkha and salina dolomite preserves the biogeochemical conditions of its depositional paleoenvironment, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.
  • Pei Guo, Huaguo Wen, Changzhi Li, Hailong He, Mónica Sánchez-Román. (2023). Lacustrine dolomite in deep time: What really matters in early dolomite formation and accumulation? Earth-Science Reviews.
  • Guo, P., Wen, H., Sánchez-Román, M., (2023). Constraints on dolomite formation in a Late Palaeozoic saline alkaline lake deposit, Junggar Basin, north-west China. Sedimentology 70, 2302–2330.
  • Sanz-Montero, M.E., del Buey, P., Cabestrero, Ó., Sánchez-Román, M., (2023). Isotopic Signatures of Microbial Mg-Carbonates Deposited in an Ephemeral Hyperalkaline Lake (Central Spain): Paleoenvironmental Implications. Minerals 13, 617.
  • del Buey, P., Sanz-Montero, M.E., Sánchez-Román, M., (2023). Bioinduced precipitation of smectites and carbonates in photosynthetic diatom-rich microbial mats: Effect of culture medium. Applied Clay Science 238, 106932.
  • Zhao, Y., Wei, X., Han, Z., Han, C., Gao, X., Meng, R., Wang, Q., Tucker, M.E., Li, M., Sánchez-Román, M., 2023. Lacustrine-evaporitic microbial dolomite from a Plio-Pleistocene succession recovered by the SG-1 borehole in the Qaidam Basin, NE Tibetan Plateau. Chemical Geology 622, 121376.


  • Robles-Fernández, A., Areias, C., Daffonchio, D., Vahrenkamp, V.C., Sánchez-Román, M., (2022). The Role of Microorganisms in the Nucleation of Carbonates, Environmental Implications and Applications. Minerals 12.
  • Areias, C., Barbosa, C.F., Cruz, A.P.S., McKenzie, J.A., Ariztegui, D., Eglinton, T., Haghipour, N., Vasconcelos, C., Sánchez-Román, M., (2022). Organic matter diagenesis and precipitation of Mg-rich carbonate and dolomite in modern hypersaline lagoons linked to climate changes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 337, 14–32.