August 28, 2017

Events and jobs
Research Specialist – Department of Microbiology – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Multi-site human microbiome
The nasal and gut microbiome in Parkinson’s disease and idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder – Anna Heintz-Buschart – Movement Disorders

Human gut microbiome
Cross sectional evaluation of the gut-microbiome metabolome axis in an Italian cohort of IBD patients – Maria Laura Santoru – Scientific Reports

Oxalobacter formigenes-associated host features and microbial community structures examined using the American Gut Project – Menghan Liu – Microbiome

Review: Gut Microbiota and Atherosclerosis – Daniel Y. Li – Current Atherosclerosis Reports

Animal experiments
Initial gut microbiota structure affects sensitivity to DSS-induced colitis in a mouse model – Min Li – Science China Life Sciences

Blood as a route of transmission of uterine pathogens from the gut to the uterus in cows – Soo Jin Jeon – Microbiome

Animal microbiome
Review: Health effects of feeding genetically modified (GM) crops to livestock animals: A review – CJ DeVos – Food and Chemical Toxicology
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Plant, root, and soil microbiome
Bacterial Community Structure in the Asian Rice Gall Midge Reveals a Varied Microbiome Rich in Proteobacteria – Abhishek Ojha – Scientific Reports

Biodiversity of soil bacteria exposed to sub-lethal concentrations of phosphonium-based ionic liquids: Effects of toxicity and biodegradation – M Sydow – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Root-induced changes of Zn and Pb dynamics in the rhizosphere of sunflower with different plant growth promoting treatments in a heavily contaminated soil – SM Mousavi – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety
# The DOI does not seem to work yet, so included the Pubmed link

Food microbiology
Dietary fibers and protective lactobacilli drive burrata cheese microbiome – Fabio Minervina – Applied Environmental Microbiology

Exploring the microbial origins of p-cresol and its co-occurrence pattern in the Chinese liquor-making process – Hai Du – International Journal of Food Microbiology

Microbial ecology
Molecular determinants of the matrix thickening of a dual-species Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Enterococcus faecalis biofilm – Keehoon Lee – Applied Environmental Microbiology

Probiotics / prebiotics/ antibiotics
Lactolisterin BU, a novel Class II broad spectrum bacteriocin from Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis bv. diacetylactis BGBU1-4 – Jelena Lozo – Applied Environmental Microbiology

Phages and viruses
Genomic and proteomic analysis of Human herpesvirus 6 reveals distinct clustering of acute versus inherited forms and reannotation of reference strain – Alexander Greninger – bioRxiv

Bioinformatics
EnSVMB: Metagenomics Fragments Classification using Ensemble SVM and BLAST – Yuan Jiang – Scientific Reports

GSimp: A Gibbs sampler based left-censored missing value imputation approach for metabolomics studies – Rumin Wei – bioRxiv

Techniques
A cytometric approach to follow variation and dynamics of the salivary microbiota – Susanna van Gelder – Methods

Microbes in the news
Gut bacteria may play role in fighting MS, Mayo researcher says – Jeremy Olson –
Star Tribune

Trillions of Bacteria in Your Body are Alien to Science, Study Finds – Wall Street Pit

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame – Partha Nandi – WXYZ Detroit

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