August 1, 2016

Storage conditions of infant fecal microbiota, microbial pinnacles, bioaerosols in chicken production facilities.

General microbiome

Special issue of Microbial Biotechnology, including:
Biome engineering-2020 – Harald Brüssow
Microbial bioinformatics 2020 – Mark J. Pallen
Next-generation studies of microbial biofilm communities – Scott A. Rice
Plant–microbe partnerships in 2020 – Birgit Mitter

Opinion: Controlling the Microbiome: Microhabitat Adjustments for Successful Biocontrol Strategies in Soil and Human Gut – Eveline Adam – Frontiers in Microbiology

Pregnancy and birth

Latitude in sample handling and storage for infant faecal microbiota studies: the elephant in the room? – Alexander G Shaw – Microbiome

Gut Microbiota Richness and Composition and Dietary Intake of Overweight Pregnant Women Are Related to Serum Zonulin Concentration, a Marker for Intestinal Permeability – Kati Mokkala – The Journal of Nutrition

ReviewMicrobial Changes during Pregnancy, Birth, and Infancy – Meital Nuriel-Ohayon – Frontiers in Microbiology

Human eye microbiome

Ocular surface microbiome in meibomian gland dysfunction in Auckland, New Zealand
Grant A. Watters – Clinical & Experimental Ophtalmology

Human gut microbiome

Microbial diversity in individuals and their household contacts following typical antibiotic courses – Shira R. Abeles – Microbiome

Microbial Factors Associated with Post-Operative Crohn’s Disease Recurrence – Emily K Wright – Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis

Efficacy of antineoplastic treatment is associated with the use of antibiotics that modulate intestinal microbiota – Natali Pflug – OncoImmunology

Review: The oesophageal microbiome: an unexplored link in obesity-associated oesophageal adenocarcinoma – Nadeem O. Kaakoush – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Review: Normal, Regular and Standard: Scaling the Body through Fecal Microbial Transplants – Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer – Medical Anthropology Quarterly

Review: Gut Microbiota Imbalance and Base Excision Repair Dynamics in Colon Cancer – Debolina Ray – Journal of Cancer

Review: Fine-Tuning Cancer Immunotherapy: Optimizing the Gut Microbiome – Jonathan M. Pitt – Cancer Research

Review: Irritable bowel syndrome, the microbiota and the gut-brain axis – Hans Raskov – Gut Microbes

Animal microbiome

Fish: Alterations of the gut microbiome of largemouth bronze gudgeon (Coreius guichenoti) suffering from furunculosis – Tongtong Li – Scientific Reports

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Structure of bacterial communities in soil following cover crop and organic fertilizer incorporation – Adria L. Fernandez – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Correlation analysis of enzyme activities and deconstruction of ammonia-pretreated switchgrass by bacterial-fungal communities – Abhiney Jain – Bioresource Technology

Variations of rhizosphere bacterial communities in tea (Camellia sinensis L.) continuous cropping soil by high-throughput pyrosequencing approach – Y.C. Li – Journal of Applied Microbiology

High culturability of epiphytic bacteria and frequency of biosurfactant producers on leaves – Adrien Y. Burch – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Desiccation of sediments affects assimilate transport within aquatic plants and carbon transfer to microorganisms – Isabell von Rein – Plant Biology

Review: Emergence of plant and rhizospheric microbiota as stable interactomes – Prasun Bandyopadhyay – Protoplasma

Water and extremophile microbiome

Growth of elaborate microbial pinnacles in Lake Vanda, Antarctica – D. Y. Sumner – Geobiology

Diversity and succession of autotrophic microbial community in high-elevation soils along deglaciation chronosequence – Jinbo Liu – FEMS Microbial Ecology

Air microbiome

High throughput genomic sequencing of bioaerosols in broiler chicken production facilities – Kate M. O’Brien – Microbial Biotechnology


RevEcoR: an R package for the reverse ecology analysis of microbiomes – Yang Cao – BMC Bioinformatics


Review: Metabolites: messengers between the microbiota and the immune system – Maayan Levy – Genes & Development


Phylogenetically Structured Differences in rRNA Gene Sequence Variation among Species of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Their Implications for Sequence Clustering – Geoffrey L. House – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Microbes in the news
Why is microbiome so important? Gut instinct tells you – Jessica le Roux – FoodMed

Science, publishing, and career

Intentional equity – France A. Córdova – Science

Lost in Translation: From scientists to the press and to the public – The Microbial Menagerie


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