April 26, 2016

Gut microbiome in preterm infants, the bee microbiome, monitoring of surfaces in the ISS, and a database-independent approach to OTU picking.

Jobs and events

Assistant/Associate Professor in Microbiome Studies – University of Arizona

I am one of the judges! 2016 MoBio Microbiome Awards – Deadline May 31

General microbiome

CommentA multi-omic future for microbiome studies – Janet K. Jansson – Nature Microbiology

Pregnancy and birth

Gut Microbiome Developmental Patterns in Early Life of Preterm Infants: Impacts of Feeding and Gender – Xiaomei Cong – PLOS ONE

Human oral microbiome

Microbiota-based Signature of Gingivitis Treatments: A Randomized Study – Shi Huang – Scientific Reports

Complementary clinical effects of red complex bacteria on generalized periodontitis in a caucasian population – E Lanza – Oral Diseases

Human blood ‘microbiome’

(also stool microbiome) Alteration of the serum microbiome composition in cirrhotic patients with ascites – Alba Santiago – Scientific Reports

Human gut microbiome

Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG Intake Modifies Preschool Children’s Intestinal Microbiota, Alleviates Penicillin-Associated Changes, and Reduces Antibiotic Use – Katri Korpela – PLOS ONE

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Using Upper Gastrointestinal Tract for the Treatment of Refractory or Severe Complicated Clostridium difficile Infection in Elderly Patients in Poor Medical Condition: The First Study in an Asian Country – Tae-Geun Gweon – Gastroenterology Research and Practice

Review: A healthy gastrointestinal microbiome is dependent on dietary diversity – Mark L. Heiman – Molecular Metabolism

Review: Mediterranean diet and faecal microbiota: a transversal study – Isabel Gutiérrez-Díaz – Food & Function

Editorial to a special Issue: Gut Microbiota and Metagenomic Advancement in Digestive Disease – Jinsheng Yu – Gastroenterology Research and Practice

Review: Efficacy and Mechanisms of Action of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Ulcerative Colitis: Pitfalls and Promises From a First Meta-Analysis – F. Scaldaferri – Transplantation Proceedings

Animal and other models

Sex steroid deficiency–associated bone loss is microbiota dependent and prevented by probiotics – Jau-Yi Li – the Journal of Clinical Investigation

Commentary: From the gut to the strut: where inflammation reigns, bone abstains – Jameel Iqbal – The Journal of Clinical Investigation

Acute dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced colitis promotes gut microbial dysbiosis in mice – Peris Mumbi Munyaka – Journal of Basic Microbiology

Effects of low-level dietary microalgae supplementation on the distal intestinal microbiome of farmed rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum) – Philip P Lyons – Aquaculture Research

The evolution of cooperation within the gut microbiota – Seth Rakoff-Nahoum – Nature

Gut microbiota-associated bile acid deconjugation accelerates hepatic steatosis in ob/ob mice – Mi-Young Park – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Effect of in ovo administration of an adult-derived microbiota on establishment of the intestinal microbiome in chickens – Adriana A. Pedroso – American Journal of Veterinary Research

Animal microbiome

First Comparative Analysis of the Community Structures and Carbon Metabolic Pathways of the Bacteria Associated with Alvinocaris longirostris in a Hydrothermal Vent of Okinawa Trough – Qing-lei Sun – PLOS ONE

The Bee Microbiome: Impact on Bee Health and Model for Evolution and Ecology of Host-Microbe Interactions – Philipp Engel – mBio

Masters thesis, pdf: Geographic influences on the skin microbiome of humpback whales – Kevin Charles Bierlch – Duke University

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Metabarcoding of Bacteria Associated with the Acute Oak Decline Syndrome in England – Melanie Sapp – MDPI Forests

Conservation tillage increases soil bacterial diversity in the dryland of northern China – Ziting Wang – Agronomy for Sustainable Development

Temporal dynamic of parasite-mediated linkages between the forest canopy and soil processes and the microbial community – Ana Mellado – New Phytologist

A watering manipulation in a semiarid grassland induced changes in fungal but not bacterial community composition – Theresa A. McHugh – Pedobiologia

Vertical micro-distribution of microbial communities living in Sphagnum fallax – Lihong Song – Inter-Research Aquatic Microbial Ecology

Bacterial Rhizosphere Biodiversity from Several Pioneer Desert Sand Plants Near Jizan, Saudi Arabia – Jorge R. Osman – The Open Conference Proceedings Journal

Water microbiome

Nutrient uplift in a cyclonic eddy increases diversity, primary productivity and iron demand of microbial communities relative to a western boundary current – Martina A. Doblin – PeerJ

Proteomic Stable Isotope Probing Reveals Taxonomically Distinct Patterns in Amino Acid Assimilation by Coastal Marine Bacterioplankton – Samuel Bryson – mSystems

Phylogenetic structure of bacterial assemblages co-occurring with Ostreopsis cf. ovata bloom – Silvana Vanucci – Harmful Algae

Persistence, loss and appearance of bacteria upstream and downstream – Lisa Dann – Marine and Freshwater Research

Ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria in water columns and sediments of a highly eutrophic plateau freshwater lake – Yuyin Yang – Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Doctoral thesis: Characterization and comparison of microbial communities from different tourist ports in Mediterranean Sea and evaluation of applicability of bioremediation treatments – Enrica Bullita – Università di Cagliari

Built environment microbiome

Four-year bacterial monitoring in the International Space Station—Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” with culture-independent approach – Tomoaki Ichijo – MPJ Microgravity

Food microbiology

The microbiological quality of pasteurized milk sold by automatic vending machines – Apostolos S. Angelidis – Letters in Applied Microbiology

Waste and pollution microbiology

Seasonal monitoring of bacteria and archaea in a full-scale thermophilic anaerobic digester treating food waste-recycling wastewater: correlations between microbial community characteristics and process variables – Joonyeob Lee – Chemical Engineering Journal

Effect of increased load of high-strength food wastewater in thermophilic and mesophilic anaerobic co-digestion of waste activated sludge on bacterial community structure – Hyun Min Jang – Water Research

Performance of a new suspended filler biofilter for removal of nitrogen oxides under thermophilic conditions and microbial community analysis – Li Han – Science of The Total Environment

Viruses and phages

Deciphering the virus-to-prokaryote ratio (VPR): insights into virus–host relationships in a variety of ecosystems – Kaarle J. Parikka – Biological Reviews

Metagenomics, phylogeny, and bioinformatics

Application of a Database-Independent Approach To Assess the Quality of Operational Taxonomic Unit Picking Methods – Patrick D. Schloss – mSystems

Deconvoluting simulated metagenomes: the performance of hard- and soft- clustering algorithms applied to metagenomic chromosome conformation capture (3C) – Matthew Z. DeMaere – PeerJ Preprint

From Sample to Multi-Omics Conclusions in under 48 Hours – Robert A. Quinn – mSystems

Microbes in the news

An emerging fungal disease is killing snakes in the US – Anand Jagatia – Microbe Post

Gut feeling: Research examines link between stomach bacteria, PTSD – Science Daily

Converting perchlorate into oxygen: Students colonise Mars with E. coli bacteria – Alpha Galileo

Are multidrug-resistant bacteria spread through sewage water? – Universität Bonn

Fermentation festival leads to rapid response system at Center for Microbiome Innovation – Science Codex

Changes in ‘microbiome’ during canine atopic dermatitis could lead to antibiotic-free therapies for human and canine disease – EurekAlert

More Than A Gut Feeling: Can Gut Microbiome Be Used To Treat Mental Disorders? – Catherine Cabral-Isabedra – Tech Times

Gut microbiome alteration may improve survival in graft-versus-host disease – Corinne Foley – 2MinuteMedicine

Your lungs are full of microorganisms … and that’s a good thing – Ian Hall – The Conversation

The new trillion-dollar market opportunity: Video with Jessica Richman – Anne Stych – BizJournals

Malaria, mosquitoes, and microbiota control – Jason Tetro – PopSci

Some Nonantibiotics Disrupt Biofilms in Endometritis Cases – Alexandra Beckstett – The Horse

A serious stomach bug: Norovirus costs billions of dollars of lost productivity – Ike Swetlitz – STAT News

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