September 30, 2016

When does a probiotic stick around, microbial diversity in 12 French cheese varieties, effects of field conditions on fecal microbiota.

Events

Microbiome Drug Development Summit Europe – 24-26 January 2017, Paris, France

Human oral microbiome

Changes in the oral ecosystem induced by the use of 8% arginine toothpaste – Jessica E. Koopman – Archives of Oral Biology

Review: Role of oral microbiome on oral cancers, a review – Pourya Gholizadeh – Biomedicine & Pharmatherapy

Human skin microbiome

Novel volatiles of skin-borne bacteria inhibit the growth of Gram-positive bacteria and affect quorum-sensing controlled phenotypes of Gram-negative bacteria – Marie Chantal Lemfack – Systematic and Applied Microbiology

Human gut microbiome

Stable Engraftment of Bifidobacterium longum AH1206 in the Human Gut Depends on Individualized Features of the Resident Microbiome – María X. Maldonado-Gómez – Cell Host & Microbe

Press: A Probiotic That Actually Lasts. The bacteria in yogurts have largely failed to live up to their hyped health benefits, but there are other microbes that might – Ed Yong – The Atlantic

Animal microbiome

Consequences of coinfection with protective symbionts on the host phenotype and symbiont titres in the pea aphid system – Mélanie Leclair – Insect Science

CoralsBacterial community diversity of the deep-sea octocoral Paramuricea placomus – Christina A. Kellogg – PeerJ

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Effects of slope exposure on soil physico-chemical and microbiological properties along an altitudinal climosequence in the Italian Alps – Tommaso Bardelli – Science of the Total Environment

Food microbiology

Highlighting the microbial diversity of 12 French cheese varieties – Eric Dugat-Bony – International Journal of Food Microbiology

Microbial ecology and more microbiology

Macroecology for microbiology – Jay T Lennon – PeerJ Preprint

Review: Fungal Super Glue: The Biofilm Matrix and Its Composition, Assembly, and Functions – Kaitlin F. Mitchell – PLOS Pathogens

Techniques

Effects of field conditions on fecal microbiota – Vanessa L. Hale – Journal of Microbiological Methods

A cost-efficient and simple protocol to enrich prey DNA from extractions of predatory arthropods for large-scale gut content analysis by Illumina sequencing – Henrik Krehenwinkel – Methods in Ecology and Evolution

Microbes in the news

The cost of cheap drugs? Toxic Indian lake is ‘superbug hotspot’ – Zeba Siddiqui – Reuters

Effects of maternal stress on newborn health: An Interview with Dr. Connie Mulligan of the University of Florida – DNA Genotek

Gene-engineered gut bacteria successfully treat sick mice — and could treat humans someday – Leah Samuel – STAT News

Microbiology retreat showcases research – Anamika Veeramani – Yale Daily News

Science, publishing, and career

Working life: Doing science while black – Edward J. Smith – Science

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