September 16, 2016

Hadza fecal metabolome, phyllosphere of indoor plants, decoupling function and taxonomy in the ocean, and winners of the 2016 MoBio Microbiome Awards.


The Swarm Inside: Making Sense of the Microbiome – September 27, 2016 – Kavli Conversations

Human oral microbiome / proteomics

Metaproteomics of saliva identifies human protein markers specific for individuals with periodontitis and dental caries compared to orally healthy controls – Daniel Belstrøm – PeerJ

Human reproductive tract microbiome

Inflammation, Microbiota, and Prostate Cancer – Martin Puhr – European Urology Focus

Human gut microbiome / metabolome

Fecal metabolome of the Hadza hunter-gatherers: a host-microbiome integrative view – Silvia Turroni – Scientific Reports

Association of brain amyloidosis with pro-inflammatory gut bacterial taxa and peripheral inflammation markers in cognitively impaired elderly – Annamaria Cattaneo – Neurobiology of Aging

Minireview: Correlations of Host Genetics and Gut Microbiome Composition – Krystyna Dąbrowska – Frontiers in Microbiology

Animal and bioreactor experiments

Normalizing Microbiota-Induced Retinoic Acid Deficiency Stimulates Protective CD8+ T Cell-Mediated Immunity in Colorectal Cancer – Nupur Bhattacharya – Immunity

In vitro analysis of partially hydrolyzed guar gum fermentation on identified gut microbiotaIn vitro analysis of partially hydrolyzed guar gum fermentation on identified gut microbiota – Justin Carlsona – Anaerobe

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

The plant is crucial: specific composition and function of the phyllosphere microbiome of indoor ornamentals – Rocel Amor Ortega – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Water microbiome

Decoupling function and taxonomy in the global ocean microbiome – Stilianos Louca – Science

Phages and viruses

The Expanding Virosphere – Edward C. Holmes – Cell Host & Microbe

From oil spills to barley growth – oil-degrading soil bacteria and their promoting effects – Annett Mikolasch – Journal of Basic Microbiology

More microbiology

Minimal Tool Set for a Prokaryotic Circadian Clock – Nicolas Schmelling – bioRxiv

Microbes in the news

I was in the jury! 2016 MoBio Microbiome Award Winners Announced – MoBio 

Oral infection outbreak appears linked to an Anaheim dental office, officials say – LA Times

Hundreds Of Children May Have Been Exposed To Infectious Bacteria At O.C. Dentist’s Office –

Transforming the Microbiology Laboratory to Address the Triple Aim in Healthcare – Irene Dusich – Health System Management

CSU professors hope to break ground in microbiology through RNA research – Allec Brust – Collegian

Increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria hinders treatment of kidney infections– Phil Hampton – UCLA Newsroom

Bacteria Hysteria

Your water bottle has as much bacteria as your toilet – AOL

Science, publishing, and career

Universities failing to make best use of Twitter, researchers say – Chris Havergal – Times Higher Education

Science, a Deathbed Promise, and a Mother’s Gift – Jonathan Foley – The Macroscope

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