December 12, 2015

Events

3rd Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum: Europe, 11-12 April, 2016, London

Pregnancy and birth

Study protocol (no data yet): Intestinal microbiota composition after antibiotic treatment in early life: the INCA study – N. B. M. M. Rutten – BMC Pediatrics

Review: The very low birth weight infant microbiome and childhood health – Maureen W. Groer – Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today: Reviews

Review: Development of the infant intestinal microbiome: A bird’s eye view of a complex process – Sharon B. Meropol – – Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today: Reviews

Review: Microbial programming of health and disease starts during fetal life – Petya T. Koleva – Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today: Reviews

Human gut microbiome

Review: Gut microbiota in health and disease: an overview focused on metabolic inflammation – R. Nagpal – Beneficial Microbes

Animal models

Effects of antibiotics (oxytetracycline, florfenicol or tulathromycin) on neonatal calves’ faecal microbial diversity – J. Oultram – Veterinary Record

Water microbiome

Wind and sunlight shape microbial diversity in surface waters of the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre – Jessica A Bryant – ISME Journal

Bioprospecting around Arctic islands: Marine bacteria as rich source of biocatalysts
– Concetta De Santi – Journal of Basic Microbiology

Built environment microbiology

ReviewMicrolayer enrichment in natural treatment systems: linking the surface microlayer to urban water quality – Megan A. Rippy – Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water

Food microbiology

Dynamics and Diversity of Microbial Community Succession of Surimi During Fermentation with Next-Generation Sequencing – Dandan Zhao – Journal of Food Safety

Infection microbiology

Making the Leap from Research Laboratory to Clinic: Challenges and Opportunities for Next-Generation Sequencing in Infectious Disease Diagnostics – Brittany Goldberg – mBio

Microbes in the news

Scientist who injected himself with 3.5 million year old bacteria ‘feels fine’ – Brittany A. Roston – Slash Gear

Kim Kardashian Has a Cold: Health issues are the new frontier in celebrity PR – Ruth Graham – Slate

Biotech startup will mine the gut for drugs affecting human behavior – Ike Swetlitz – STAT news

Functions of global ocean microbiome key to understanding environmental changes: Mary Ann Moran – University of Georgia / EurekAlert

Foodstuffs: N.H. Sauerkraut Maker Rides the Microbiome Wave Into Tom Brady’s Pantry (Maybe) – Sam Evans-Brown – NHPR

Kickstarter project: Snotbot, custom-built drones that hover in the air above a surfacing whale and collect the blow (or snot) exhaled from its lungs – Kickstarter
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