October 16, 2017

Events and jobs

Two open pre-doctoral research fellow positions  –  Click here and here for details- Bioinformatics Research Group – Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology in Kraków, Poland

R & D Scientist – Fluid-Screen, Inc. (FSI) – Cambridge, MA

 

Animal microbiome 

An immune-related gene expression atlas of the shrimp digestive system in response to two major pathogens brings insights into the involvement of hemocytes in gut immunity – NK Ahila – Microbial Pathogenesis

Do host-associated gut microbiota mediate the effect of an herbicide on disease risk in frogs? – SA Knutie – Journal of Animal Ecology

 

Plant, root and soil microbiome

ReviewPesticidal prospectives of chitinolytic bacteria in agricultural pest management – ARNS Subbanna – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Impact of the Fenton-like treatment on the microbial community of a diesel-contaminated soil – F Polli – Chemosphere

Influence of resistance breeding in common bean on rhizosphere microbiome composition and function. – LW Mendes – The ISME Journal

 

 

Phages and viruses

Relevance of host cell surface glycan structure for cell specificity of influenza A virus – M Kastner – bioRxiv

 

Techniques

Single-cell transcriptional dynamics of flavivirus infection – F Zanini – bioRxiv

Slow digestible colored rice flour as wall material for microencapsulation: Its impacts on gut bacterial population and metabolic activities – I Wattananapakasem – Food Research International

 

Microbes in the news 

MBL Imaging Technology Reveals Organization of Gut Bacteria – Capecod.com

The secret germ warfare tests conducted off Devonport – The Herald

5 Good reasons to wash your hands as often as possible – South Coast Herald

Frank A. Bures: Hair growth after fecal transplants – Winona Daily News

THE BEAUTY OF BIO: DOES PROBIOTIC SKINCARE WORK? – The Times

Bacteria offer protection against breast cancer? – The Times of India

Viruses discovered a century ago may be our best defense against a threat that could kill 10 million people a year by 2050 – Business Insiders

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