August 12, 2017

Events and jobs

Research Technician – Molecular Biology and Microbiology Department – Tufts University – Application Due:Open Until Filled

Postdoctoral Research Associate – University of Exeter – Application closing date: 07/09/2017

Noninvasive Ileal Sampling Technology for Human Microbiome Studies – Reduction-to-Practice Challenge, InnoCentive – Deadline: Nov 08 2017, 23:59 EST

General microbiome

A Supervised Statistical Learning Approach For Accurate Legionella pneumophila Source Attribution During Outbreaks – A Buultjens – bioRxiv

Animal microbiome 

Microbial population analysis of the midgut of Melophagus ovinus via high-throughput sequencing – DY Duan – Parasites & Vectors

Coadministration of isomalto-oligosaccharides augments metabolic health benefits of cinnamaldehyde in high fat diet fed mice – DP Singh – Biofactors

Water microbiome and extremophiles 

Chlorinated electron acceptor availability selects for specific Dehalococcoides populations in dechlorinating enrichment cultures and in groundwater – AP de Mora – bioRxiv

Techniques

Correlated expression of archaeal ammonia oxidation machinery across disparate environmental and culture conditions – P Carini – bioRxiv

Genome-based exploration of the specialized metabolic capacities of the genus Rhodococcus – A Ceniceros – BMC Genomics

Preservation of three-dimensional spatial structure in the gut microbiome – Y Hasegawa – bioRxiv

Rapid and scalable preparation of bacterial lysates for cell-free gene expression – A Didovyk – ACS Synth Biol.

Microbes in the news 

Does colon cleansing wipe out our gut microbiome? – The New York Times

Space invaders: the challenges of studying microbes in space – BMC Blog

Origins of DNA folding suggested in archaea – Science Daily

Bombed bin trucks, breeding bacteria, dirty water: Yemen’s cholera explosion – The Guardian

Seven filthy food habits and how dirty they really are – CNN

Promoting local booze and bacteria at Martha in Kensington – Philly.com

Watchdog group finds excessive bacteria in South Korea McDonald’s burger – UPI

Rebiotix Tries To Get One Up Over Seres – Seeking Alpha

Plants love microbes – and so do farmers – Phys.org

How the microbiome could tackle antibiotic resistant infections in the lungs – Imperial College London

Small molecule inhibitor prevents or impedes tooth cavities in a preclinical model – Medical Xpress

For bacteria that cheat, food is at the forefront – Science Daily

Microbiome Sequencing Services Market: Global Industry Size, Share, Growth, Outlook, Opportunities and Forecast 2017 To 2025 – Research Corridor  – Digital Journal

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