November 28, 2015


2nd Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Congress – Early registration ends Monday – February/March 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Human oral microbiome

Decreased Diversity of the Oral Microbiota of Patients with Hepatitis B Virus-Induced Chronic Liver Disease: A Pilot Project – Zongxin Ling – Scientific Reports

Human gut microbiome

Altered Fecal Microbiota in Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Johanna Maukonen – Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis

Microbiome models

Perspective: Could microbial therapy boost cancer immunotherapy? – Alexandra Snyder – Science

Chronic Zinc Deficiency Alters Chick Gut Microbiota Composition and Function – Spenser Reed – Nutrients

Microbiota is an essential element for mice to initiate a protective immunity against Vaccinia virus – Maurício T. Lima – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Impacts of Extended Laboratory Rearing on Female Fitness in Florida Colonies of the Parasitoid Spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) With an Analysis of Wolbachia Strains – E.T. Machtinger – Annals of the Entomological Society of America

Animal microbiome

Fish: Increased diversity of egg-associated bacteria on brown trout (Salmo trutta) at elevated temperatures – Laetitia G. E. Wilkins – Scientific Reports

Termites: Metagenomic analysis of the microbiota in the highly compartmented hindguts of six wood- or soil-feeding higher termites – Karen Rossmassler – Microbiome

Ticks: Emerging horizons for tick-borne pathogens: from the ‘one pathogen–one disease’ vision to the pathobiome paradigm – Muriel Vayssier-Taussat – Future Microbiology

Beetles: Surveying the endomicrobiome and ectomicrobiome of bark beetles: The case of Dendroctonus simplex – Audrey-Anne Durand – Scientific Reports

Coral: Bacterial predation in a marine host-associated microbiome – Rory M Welsh – The ISME Journal

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Illumina High-Throughput Sequencing and Comparative Analysis of Bacterial Communities in Cherry Orchard Soil – Lingzhi Liu – Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry

Water microbiome

Interannual and cyclone-driven variability in phytoplankton communities of a tropical coastal lagoon – Suchismita Srichandan – Marine Pollution Bulletin

New insights into relationships between active and dormant organisms, phylogenetic diversity and ecosystem productivity – Jacob A. Cram – Molecular Ecology

Metagenomic Analysis of Upwelling-Affected Brazilian Coastal Seawater Reveals Sequence Domains of Type I PKS and Modular NRPS – Rafael R. C. Cuadrat – International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Assessment of bacterial species present in Pasig River and Marikina River soil using 16S rDNA phylogenetic analysis – Maria Constancia O. Carrillo – International Journal of Philippine Science and Technology

Bacterial community composition of an urban river in the North West Province, South Africa, in relation to physico-chemical water quality – K. Jordaan – Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Extremophile microbiome

The impact of temperature on microbial diversity and AOA activity in the Tengchong Geothermal Field, China – Haizhou Li – Scientific Reports

Built environment microbiome

Characterizing the Bacterial Communities in Retail Stores in the United States – A Hoisington – Indoor Air

Viruses and phages

A New Zamilon-like Virophage Partial Genome Assembled from a Bioreactor Metagenome – Meriem Bekliz – Frontiers in Microbiology

Bioinformatics and metagenomics

Bayesian identification of bacterial strains from sequencing data – Aravind Sankar – ArXiv

Microbial Ecology

Resource limitation drives spatial organization in microbial groups – Sara Mitri – The ISME Journal

Genome-scale modelling of microbial metabolism with temporal and spatial resolution – Michael A. Henson – Biochemical Society Transactions

Biofilms / Infection microbiology

Microbial biofilms associated with intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infections in adult intensive care patients – L. Zhang – European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

Review: The limitations of in vitro experimentation in understanding biofilms and chronic infection – Aled E L Roberts – BioRxiv

Review: The Application of Metagenomic Approaches in the Management of Infectious
Diseases – Jinhua Wu – Tropical Medicine & Surgery

Food microbiology

Sourdough microbial community dynamics: An analysis during French organic bread-making processes – Emilie Lhomme – Food Microbiology

Bacteria in the news

Woolly rhino bacteria cleans up oil spills – Energy Global

A personal touch to wine microbiology – Kyanah Lawson – Food Magazine

Arizona inspectors find Theranos lab issues – AZ Central




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