August 20, 2015

Jobs

Jobs at Technical University of Denmark: Three PhD scholarships at the interface of synthetic biology, metagenomics and bacterial evolution

Pregnancy and birth

The Placental Microbiome Varies in Association with Low Birth Weight in Full-Term Neonates – Jia Zheng – Nutrients

Impact of mode of delivery on the milk microbiota composition of healthy women – R. Cabrera-Rubio – Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

Human oral microbiome

Dental plaque as a biofilm and a microbial community – implications for treatment – P.D. Marsh – Journal of Oral Biosciences

Human gut microbiome

Low Level Engraftment and Improvement following a Single Colonoscopic Administration of Fecal Microbiota to Patients with Ulcerative Colitis – Christopher J. Damman – PLOS ONE

The presence of Oxalobacter formigenes in the microbiome of healthy young adults – Clea Barnett – The Journal of Urology

The gut microbial community in metabolic syndrome patients is modified by diet – Carmen Haro – The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

Review: Intestinal Microbiota and Celiac Disease: Cause, Consequence or Co-Evolution? – María Carmen Cenit – Nutrients

Review: The intestinal microbiome in human disease and how it relates to arthritis and spondyloarthritis – Mary-Ellen Costello – Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology

Editorial: Getting Healthier Through Microbiome Makeover – Duc Hong Le – EBioMedicine

Review: Nutritional Modulation of Gut Microbiota – The Impact on Metabolic Disease Pathophysiology – Patricia Ojeda – The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

Animal models

Interactions between Gut Microbiota, Host Genetics and Diet Modulate the Predisposition to Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome – Siegfried Ussar – Cell Metabolism

IL-21 and probiotic therapy improve Th17 frequencies, microbial translocation, and microbiome in ARV-treated, SIV-infected macaques – A M Ortiz – Mucosal Immunology

Animal microbiome

The rectal microbiota of cats infected with feline immunodeficiency virus infection and uninfected controls – JS Weese – Veterinary Microbiology

Bartonella Infection among Cats Adopted from a San Francisco Shelter, Revisited – Drew A. Fleischman – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Microbial activity in forest soil reflects the changes in ecosystem properties between summer and winter – Lucia Žifčáková – Environmental Microbiology

Diversity and complexity of microbial communities from a chlor-alkali tailings dump – Cyril Zappelini – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Different impacts of native and exotic earthworms on rhizodeposit carbon sequestration in a subtropical soil – Jinhua Huang – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons degradation and microbial community shifts during co-composting of creosote-treated wood – Stefano Covino – Journal of Hazardous Materials

Waste microbiology

Occurrence of and Sequence Variation among F-Specific RNA Bacteriophage Subgroups in Feces and Wastewater of Urban and Animal Origins – C. Hartard – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Pathogenic Enteric Viruses and Microbial Indicators during Secondary Treatment of Municipal Wastewater – Naim Montazeri – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Metaproteomics of activated sludge from a wastewater treatment plant – A pilot study – Sebastian Püttker – Proteomics

Food microbiology

Chromosomal Copy Number Variation in Saccharomyces pastorianus Is Evidence for Extensive Genome Dynamics in Industrial Lager Brewing Strains – M. van den Broek – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Not sure why the title is between quotes: “Spoilage of vacuum-packed beef by the yeast Kazachstania psychrophila” – Jan Kabisch – Food Microbiology

Microbiota of Minas cheese as influenced by the nisin producer Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis GLc05 – Luana Martins Perin – International Journal of Food Microbiology

Microbes in the news

Does This Phylum Make Me Look Fat? – Katherine Harmon Courage – NPR

Stanford researchers find surprising level of tick-borne disease risk on local trails – Rob Jordan

What Gut Bacteria Can Teach Us About Eating Disorders: uBiome and University of North Carolina Launch Groundbreaking Study – Global News Wire

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