February 21, 2017

Events and jobs
Microbiology Analyst Level II – DTS Food Laboratories – Brisbane, AU

Microbial Menagerie is profiling #ActualLivingScientists, especially microbiologists! Visit here for more information, or sign up here!

4th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance – Aug 13-17, 2017 in Lansing, MI

5th Molecular Microbiology Meeting & 4th Midlands Molecular Microbiology Meeting (M4) – Sept 13-14, 2017 in Birmingham, UK

General microbiome
Metagenomic DNA sequencing for the diagnosis of intraocular infections – Thuy Doan – bioRxiv

Human skin microbiome
Bacterial biofilm in chronic lesions of hidradenitis suppurativa – H.C. Ring – British Journal of Dermatology

Human gut microbiome
Review: Bile acid control of metabolism and inflammation in obesity, type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia and NAFLD – Oscar Chavez-Talavera – Gastroenterology

Long-term taxonomic and functional divergence from donor bacterial strains following fecal microbiota transplantation in immunocompromised patients – Eli Moss – bioRxiv

Isolation and high-dimensional phenotyping of gastrointestinal immune cells – Bruna A. David – Imumunology
Not focused on microbes – but may be of use to those working with these cells!

Water and extremophile microbiome
Oxygenic and anoxygenic photosynthesis in a microbial mat from an anoxic and sulfidic spring – Dirk de Beer – Environmental Microbiology

A six thousand-year record of climate and land-use change from Mediterranean seagrass mats – Lourdes Lopez-Merino – Journal of Ecology
There is a hidden section on fungi.

High-Throughput Metabolic Network Analysis and Metatranscriptomics of a Cosmopolitan and Streamlined Freshwater Lineage – Joshua J Hamilton – bioRxiv

Are oceanic fronts ecotones? Seasonal changes along the Subtropical Front show fronts as bacterioplankton transition zones but not diversity hotspots – Sergio E Morales – bioRxiv

Built environment
Genome-resolved metagenomics of a bioremediation system for degradation of thiocyanate in mine water containing suspended solid tailings – Sumayah F. Rahman – MicrobiologyOpen

Comparative analysis of metagenomes of Italian top soil improvers – F. Gigiliucci – Environmental Research
This does not seem available yet, so PubMed is linked rather than the paper.

Food microbiology
Diversity analysis and quantification of lactic acid bacteria in traditionally fermented yaks’ milk products from Tibet – Yan Ren – Food Biotechnology

Phages and viruses
Review: Risk of waterborne virus spread – review of survival of relevant fish and crustacean viruses in the aquatic environment and implications for control measures – Birgit Oidtmann – Reviews in Aquaculture

Microbial interactions
Local interactions lead to spatially correlated gene expression levels in bacterial groups – Simon van Vliet – bioRxiv

Science, publishing, and career
Broad Institute prevails in heated dispute over CRISPR patents – Sharon Begley – STAT News, along with six takeaways.

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