May 25, 2016

The sinonasal microbiome in chronic rhinosinusitis, walnut consumption in a mouse model, and treatment of cows with antibiotics has effects on dung beetle microbiomes.

Jobs and Grants

Assistant professor of food science, microbial ecology – Penn State

American Gastroenterological Association Invites Applications for Gut Microbiome Award – Philanthropy news digest

Three Post-Doctoral Fellowships for Tropical Microbial Ecologists in Panama – Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute


1st International Conference on the Marine Microbiome – Discovery & Innovation for science and industry, 27 June 2016 — 30 June 2016, Berlin, Germany

Pregnancy and birth

Connections between the gut microbiome and metabolic hormones in early pregnancy in overweight and obese women – Luisa F Gomez-Arango – Diabetes

Human oral microbiome

Minireview: A practical guide to the oral microbiome and its relation to health and disease – K Krishnan – Oral Diseases

Human respiratory microbiome

ReviewA systematic review of the sinonasal microbiome in chronic rhinosinusitis – Martin Anderson – American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy

Human gut microbiome

Letter: Faecal microbiota profiles as diagnostic biomarkers in primary sclerosing cholangitis – Malte Christoph Rühlemann – Gut

Review: Cesarean delivery is associated with celiac disease but not inflammatory bowel disease in children – Evalotte Decker – Gut Microbes

Human vaginal microbiome

Progresses in vaginal microflora physiology and implications for bacterial vaginosis and candidiasis – Gary Ventolini – Women’s Health

Animal experiments

Pulmonary Th17 Antifungal Immunity Is Regulated by the Gut Microbiome – Jeremy P. McAleer – The Journal of Immunology

Microbial modulation of behavior and stress responses in zebrafish larvae – Daniel J. Davis – Behavioural Brain Research

Effects of walnut consumption on colon carcinogenesis and microbial community structure – Masako Nakanishi – Cancer Prevention Research

Animal microbiome

Mucus Sugar Content Shapes the Bacterial Community Structure in Thermally Stressed Acropora muricata – Sonny T. M. Lee – Frontiers in Microbiology

Free-Living Species of Carnivorous Mammals in Poland: Red Fox, Beech Marten, and Raccoon as a Potential Reservoir of Salmonella, Yersinia, Listeria spp. and Coagulase-Positive Staphylococcus – Aneta Nowakiewicz – PLOS ONE

Treating cattle with antibiotics affects greenhouse gas emissions, and microbiota in dung and dung beetles – Tobin J. Hammer – Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Immune response and gut microbial community structure in bumblebees after microbiota transplants – Kathrin Näpflin – Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Effects of consecutive monoculture of Pseudostellaria heterophylla on soil fungal community as determined by pyrosequencing – Linkun Wu – Scientific Reports

Effects of heavy metals and chelants on phytoremediation capacity and on rhizobacterial communities of maize – Giovanni Vigliotta – Journal of Environmental Management

Comparative assessment of fungal augmentation treatments of a fine-textured and historically oil-contaminated soil – Stefano Covino – Science of the Total Environment

Water microbiome

Metagenomic covariation along densely sampled environmental gradients in the Red Sea – Luke R Thompson – bioRxiv

Variations in Bacterial Community in a Temperate Lake Associated with an Agricultural Watershed – Liyan Song – Microbial Ecology

Built environment microbiome

Review: The roles of the outdoors and occupants in contributing to a potential pan-microbiome of the built environment: a review – Marcus H. Y. Leung – Microbiome

Review: Use of Homogeneously-Sized Carbon Steel Ball Bearings to Study Microbially-Influenced Corrosion in Oil Field Samples – Gerrit Voordouw – Frontiers in Microbiology

Food microbiology

Indigenous Georgian Wine-Associated Yeasts and Grape Cultivars to Edit the Wine Quality in a Precision Oenology Perspective – Ileana Vigentini – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review: Diversity of Microorganisms in Global Fermented Foods and Beverages – Jyoti P. Tamang – Frontiers in Microbiology


mockrobiota: a public resource for microbiome bioinformatics benchmarking – Nicholas A Bokulich – PeerJ Preprints

SigmoID: a user-friendly tool for improving bacterial genome annotation through analysis of transcription control signals – Yevgeny Nikolaichik


Flow cytometry combined with viSNE for the analysis of microbial biofilms and detection of microplastics – Linn Sgie – Nature Communications

Optimized Illumina PCR-free library preparation for bacterial whole genome sequencing and analysis of factors influencing de novo assembly – Christopher Huptas – BMC Research Notes

Microbes in the news

Inner Workings: Ancient teeth reveal clues about microbiome evolution – Jyoti Madhusoodanan – PNAS

Study shows cows on antibiotics produce dung with higher levels of greenhouse gases – DW

One thought on “May 25, 2016

  1. Wouldn’t the following be more appropriate under “pregnancy and birth”? Since it’s showing a detrimental outcome of birthing method.

    Review: Cesarean delivery is associated with celiac disease but not inflammatory bowel disease in children – Evalotte Decker – Gut Microbes


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