Listed below are the microbial ecology publications by our NZMEC members. 


Astudillo-Garcia C, Bell JJ, Webster NS, Glasl B, Jompa J, Montoya JM, Taylor MW. 2017. Evaluating the core microbiota in complex communities: A systematic investigation. Environmental Microbiology, 19, 1450-1462, doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13647.

Biswas K, Wagner Mackenzie B, Waldvogel-Thurlow S, Middleditch M, Jullig M, Zoing M, Taylor MW, Douglas RG. 2017. Differentially Regulated Host Proteins Associated with Chronic Rhinosinusitis Are Correlated with the Sinonasal Microbiome. Frontiers of Cellular Infectious Microbiology, 7, 504, doi:10.3389/fcimb.2017.00504. 

Carere CR, Hards K, Houghton KM, Power JF, McDonald B, Collet C, Gapes DJ, Sparling R, Boyd ES, Cook GM, Greening C, Stott MB. 2017. Mixotrophy drives niche expansion of verrucomicrobial methanotrophs. The ISME Journal, 11, 2599-2610, doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.112.

Hoggard M, Biswas K, Zoing M, Wagner Mackenzie B, Taylor MW, Douglas RG. 2017. Evidence of microbiota dysbiosis in chronic rhinosinusitis. International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, 7, 230-239, doi:10.1002/alr.21871.

Hoggard M, Wagner Mackenzie B, Jain R, Taylor MW, Biswas K, Douglas RG. 2017. Chronic Rhinosinusitis and the evolving understanding of microbial ecology in chronic inflammatory mucosal disease. Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 30, 321-348, doi:10.1128/CMR.00060-16.

Ji M, Greening C, Vanwonterghem I, Carere CR, Bay SK, Steen JA, Montgomery K, Lines T, Beardall J, van Dorst J, Snape I, Stott MB, Hugenholtz P, Ferrari BC. 2017. Atmospheric trace gases support primary production in Antarctic desert surface soil. Nature, 552, 400-403, doi:10.1038/nature25014.

Moitinho-Silva L, Nielsen S, Amir A, Gonzalez A, Ackermann GL, Cerrano C, Astudillo-Garcia C, Easson C, Sipkema D, Liu F, Steinert G, Kotoulas G, McCormack GP, Feng G, Bell JJ, Vicente J, Bjork JR, Montoya JM, Olson JB, Reveillaud J, Steindler L, Pineda MC, Marra MV, Ilan M, Taylor MW, Polymenakou P, Erwin PM, Schupp PJ, Simister RL, Knight R, Thacker RW, Costa R, Hill RT, Lopez-Legentil S, Dailianis T, Ravasi T, Hentschel U, Li Z, Webster NS, Thomas T. 2017. The sponge microbiome project. Gigascience, 6, 1-7, doi:10.1093/gigascience/gix077.

Ney B, Ahmed FH, Carere CR, Biswas A, Warden AC, Morales SE, Pandey G, Watt SJ, Oakeshott JG, Taylor MC, Stott MB, Jackson CJ, Greening C. 2017. The methanogenic redox cofactor F420 is widely synthesized by aerobic soil bacteria. The ISME Journal, 11, 125-137, doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.100.

Perry EK, Digby A, Taylor MW. 2017. The low-diversity fecal microbiota of the critically endangered Kakapo is robust to anthropogenic dietary and geographic influences. Frontiers of Microbiology, 8, 2033, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.02033.

Tannock GW, Taylor MW. 2017. Embracing the co-operative society to better understand assembly of the gut microbiota. Environmental Microbiology, 19, 2924-2925, doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13752.

Taylor MW. 2017. Devil in the detail: a closer look at childhood obesity and the gut microbiota. Environmental Microbiology, 19, 11-12, doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13540.

Tout J, Astudillo-Garcia C, Taylor MW, Tyson GW, Stocker R, Ralph PJ, Seymour JR, Webster NS. 2017. Redefining the sponge-symbiont acquisition paradigm: sponge microbes exhibit chemotaxis towards host-derived compounds. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 9, 750-755, doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12591.

Vesty A, Biswas K, Taylor MW, Gear K, Douglas RG. 2017. Evaluating the impact of DNA extraction method on the representation of human oral bacterial and fungal communities. PLoS One, 12, e0169877, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169877.

Wagner Mackenzie B, Waite DW, Hoggard M, Douglas RG, Taylor MW, Biswas K. 2017. Bacterial community collapse: a meta-analysis of the sinonasal microbiota in chronic rhinosinusitis. Environmental Microbiology, 19, 381-392, doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13632.

Wagner Mackenzie B, Waite DW, Hoggard M, Taylor MW, Biswas K, Douglas RG. 2017. Moving beyond descriptions of diversity: clinical and research implications of bacterial imbalance in chronic rhinosinusitis. Rhinology, 55, 291-297, doi:10.4193/Rhin17.135.

Ward L, Taylor MW, Power JF, Scott BJ, McDonald IR, Stott MB. 2017. Microbial community dynamics in Inferno Crater Lake, a thermally fluctuating geothermal spring. The ISME Journal, 11, 1158-1167, doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.193.