September 7, 2016


International Human Microbiome Consortium, November 9-11, 2016, Houston Texas.

Human gut microbiome

ReviewThe Role of the Microbiota in Shaping Infectious Immunity – Timothy W. Hand – Trends in Immunology

Animal microbiome

Effects of host genetics and environment on egg-associated microbiotas in brown trout (Salmo trutta) – Laetitia G. E. Wilkins – Molecular Ecology

Food microbiology

Multiplex 16S rRNA-derived geno-biochip for detection of 16 bacterial pathogens from contaminated foods – Hwa Hui Shin – Biotechnology Journal

More microbiology

Acute induction of anomalous and amyloidogenic blood clotting by molecular amplification of highly substoichiometric levels of bacterial lipopolysaccharide – Etheresia Pretorius – Journal of the Royal Society Interface

Extrapolated interpretation? Bacteria lurking in blood could be culprit in countless diseases – Debora MacKenzie – New Scientist

Microbes in the news

FDA Bans Antiseptics: One Small Step for Bacteria and Humankind – Anne Estes – Mostly Microbes

How bad for you is a boring diet? – Tim Spector – BBC

Flowers critical link to bacteria transmission in wild bees – Science Daily

Doughnut in a cage holds the key to bacteria’s survival – Science Daily

Fungi contribute to delayed healing of chronic wounds – EurekAlert

Microbe tenants help – and hinder – your immune system – Dyani Lewis – Cosmos Magazine

Microbes and money

Monsanto Collaborates with Second Genome to Use Microbiome Technology Platform to Accelerate Protein Discovery – Business Wire

BioMed X Announces the Start of New Research Team on Oral Biofilm Disruption through Continued Collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation – PharmaVoice

BioMed X to collaborate with Johnson & Johnson on oral biofilm research – Drug Target Review

Science, publishing, and career

Why women leave academia and why universities should be worried – Curt Rice – The Guardian




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