April 12, 2016, the late one


Standards for Microbiome Measurements Workshop – August 9-10, NIST, Gaithersburg, Md

General microbiome

Review: Network-based metabolic analysis and microbial community modeling – Cesar Cardona – Current Opinion in Microbiology

Review: The importance of the microbiome in epidemiologic research – Blake M. Hanson – Annals of Epidemiology

Moving microbiota research towards establishing causal associations that represent viable targets for effective public health interventions – Volker Mai – Annals of Epidemiology

Evolution of Koch’s postulates: towards a twenty-first century understanding of microbial infection – Guido Antonelli – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Thematic Issue: Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Human oral microbiome

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S104727971630076XThe Effects of Family, Dentition and Dental Caries on the Salivary Microbiome – Betsy Foxman – Annals of Epidemiology

Red fluorescent biofilm: the thick, the old, and the cariogenic – Catherine M.C. Volgenant – Journal of Oral Microbiology

Human gut microbiome

DNA from fecal immunochemical test can replace stool for microbiota-based colorectal cancer screening – Nielson T Baxter – BioRxiv Preprint

Changes in Korean Adult Females’ Intestinal Microbiota Resulting from Kimchi Intake – Kim JY – Omics Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Review: The Fiber Gap and the Disappearing Gut Microbiome: Implications for Human Nutrition – Edward C. Deehan – Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism

Animal model microbiome

Gut microbiome remodeling induces depressive-like behaviors through a pathway mediated by the host’s metabolism – P Zheng – Molecular Psychiatry

Temperate phages enhance pathogen fitness in chronic lung infection – Emily V Davies – The ISME Journal

Bacteraemia before during and after tooth extraction in horses in the absence of antimicrobial administration – I. Kern – Equine Veterinary Journal

Animal microbiome

Population and individual level dynamics of intestinal microbiota of a small primate – Tuomas Aivelo – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

The nasopharyngeal microbiota in feedlot cattle and its role in respiratory health – Edouard Timsit – Animal Frontiers

Review: Gut microbiome and omics: a new definition to ruminant production and health – Nilusha Malmuthuge – Animal Frontiers

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Structural and functional differentiation of the root-associated bacterial microbiomes of perennial ryegrass – Lin Chen – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Assessing microbial activities in metal contaminated agricultural volcanic soils – An integrative approach – C. Parelho – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Review: The role of locally adapted mycorrhizas and rhizobacteria in plant-soil feedback systems – Daniel Revillini – Functional Ecology

Water microbiome

Metagenomic analysis of nitrogen and methane cycling in the Arabian Sea oxygen minimum zone – Claudia Lüke – PeerJ

Recurring patterns in bacterioplankton dynamics during coastal spring algae blooms – Hanno Teeling

Transporting Ocean Viromes: Invasion of the Aquatic Biosphere – Yiseul Kim – PLOS ONE

Seasonal changes in microbial community composition in river water studied using 454-pyrosequencing – Marija Kaevska – SpringerPlus

Response of bacterial communities from California coastal waters to alginate particles and an alginolytic Alteromonas macleodii strain – Maximilian Mitulla – Environmental Microbiology

Waste and pollution microbiology

Substantial Variability of Multiple Microbial Communities Collected at Similar Acidic Mine Water Outlets – Lukáš Falteisek – Microbial Ecology

Bioinformatics and metagenomics

Chapter: Improving Bloom Filter Performance on Sequence Data Using kk-mer Bloom Filters – David Pellow – Research in Computational Molecular Biology

Microbial ecology

A Game Theoretical Approach to Microbial Coexistence – Monica Abrudan – Advances in Dynamic and Evolutionary Games

The ecologist’s field guide to sequence-based identification of biodiversity
Simon Creer – Methods in Ecology and Evolution

Microbes in the news

MSU professor Gemma Reguera making tiny innovations with a big impact – Erin F. Wasinger – Lansing State Journal

Mind the fibre gap: The case of the vanishing gut microbiome – Will Chu – NutraIngredients

uBiome Opens Voting to all Citizen Scientists to Select $100k Microbiome Research Grant Winner – uBiome

Here’s the mounting evidence against using antibacterial soaps; Few pros, but cons include upped risk of infection, microbiome changes, drug resistance – Beth Mole – Ars Technica

Six-step hand-washing technique most effective for reducing bacteria in hospitals – Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

Hacking Gut Bacteria Could Be The Future Of Medicine. MIT biologists are reprogramming gut bacteria as “live therapeutics.” – Carolyn Gregoire – Huffington Post

Feeding Bacteria to Livestock Could Cut Antibiotic Use – Amy Mayer – Iowa Public Radio

Drug-resistant bacteria found scattered in soil – V. Nilesh – Deccan Chronicle

Sweet Siren call of surface lures bacteria to their death – Anthony King – Chemistry World

New Tree of Life Beautifully Illustrates the Enormous World of Bacteria – Kate Horowitz – Mental Floss

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