December 10, 2017

Microbiology jobs and a PhD are posted today along with a review of microbiota and aging, and research looking at if/how the Gut microbiome modulates response to anti–PD-1 immunotherapy in melanoma patients. Plus a slew of other research highlights –  Enjoy!


Events and jobs

PhD: Mining and Modelling the Human Gut Microbiome to Elucidate its Metabolic Potential – Aberdeen University

Professor or Associate Professor – Medical Microbiology – University of Oslo

Part-Time Microbiology Laboratory Technician – Miami Dade College

Microbiology Laboratory Manager – Georgia Department of Public Health

General microbiome

Review: Microbiota and Aging. A Review and Commentary – Carmen García-Peña – Archives of Medical Research

 Pregnancy and early life

Influence of the intestinal microbiota on the immunogenicity of oral rotavirus vaccine given to infants in south India – Edward P.K. Parker – Vaccine

 Human respiratory microbiome

Microbial diversity within the airway microbiome in chronic pediatric lung diseases – Andrea Hahn – Infection, Genetics and Evolution

Compositional and functional variations of oral microbiota associated with the mutational changes in oral cancer – Shun-Fa Yang – Oral Oncology

 Human gut microbiome

Metabolic analysis of Panax notoginseng saponins with gut microbiota-mediated biotransformation by HPLC-DAD-Q-TOF-MS/MS – Man-Yun Chen – Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis

Towards utilization of the human genome and microbiome for personalized nutrition – Stavros Bashiardes – Current Opinion in Biotechnology

Gut microbiome modulates response to anti–PD-1 immunotherapy in melanoma patients – V. Gopalakrishnan – Science

 Animal microbiome

Co-occurrence of early gut colonization in neonatal piglets with microbiota in the maternal and surrounding delivery environments – Xue Chen – Anaerobe

 Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Ralstonia solanacearum pathogen disrupts bacterial rhizosphere microbiome during an invasion – Zhong Wei – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Substrate-driven microbial response: A novel mechanism contributes significantly to temperature sensitivity of N2O emissions in upland arable soil – Alin Song – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

 Water and extremophile microbiome

Environmental DNA metabarcoding of benthic bacterial communities indicates the benthic footprint of salmon aquaculture – Thorsten Stoeck – Marine Pollution Bulletin

 Probiotics / prebiotics

The Role of Prebiotics and Probiotics in Gastrointestinal Disease – Martin H. Floch – Gastroenterology Clinics of North America

Alzheimer’s disease and gut microbiota modifications: the long way between preclinical studies and clinical evidence – Cesare Mancuso – Pharmacological Research

Microbes in the news

It might be possible to remodel a baby’s microbiome (But we still don’t really know what a healthy microbiome really is) – PopularScience


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