Diet, microbiota, and microbial metabolites in colon cancer risk in rural Africans and African Americans

submitted by: sjokeefe
Background: Epidemiologic studies have suggested that most cases of sporadic colon cancer can be attributed to diet. The recognition that colonic microbiota have a major influence on colonic health suggests that they might mediate colonic carcinogenesis. Objective: To examine the hypothesis that the influence of diet on colon cancer risk is mediated by the microbiota through their metabolites, we measured differences in colonic microbes and their metabolites in African Americans with a...
Authors: Junhai Ou, Franck Carbonero, Erwin G Zoetendal, James P DeLany, Mei Wang, Keith Newton, H Rex Gaskins, Stephen JD O’Keefe

Sarah Lebeis at the 2013 Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Sarah Lebeis of University of North Carolina on "Modulation of root microbiome community assembly by the plant immune response" at the 8th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 28, 2013 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Anne Tanner: Microbes of the Mouth (MWV64)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
In episode 64 of MicrobeWorld Video, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with Anne Tanner Ph.D., BDS, MDCH (Hon.), Associate Professor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine about her research into dental caries and the oral microbiome. This episode was filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Vancouver, Canada on February 18th, 2012. Anne's work with Streptococcus mutans, the leading know cause of Early Childhood Caries (ECC), has led to the discovery of a new...

Matthew Ross (Baylor College of Medicine) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting

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Matthew Ross on "Metagenomics for etiological agent discovery" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Video Tip of the Week: Microbiome Resources From JGI

submitted by: OpenHelix

For more information about this resource, see our blog post at URL http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=13147. We visit both IMG/M (IMG with Microbiome Samples) (briefly) and the Integrated Microbial Genomes-Human Microbiome Project, or IMG/HMP in today’s tip.

David Jenkins (EdgeBio) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting

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David Jenkins on "Ion Torrent semiconductor sequencing allows rapid, low-cost sequencing of the human exome" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

MICW - Metagenome-specific Assembly: Patrick Chain

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Patrick Chain of DOE JGI at LANL, Co-Chair of the Metagenome-specific Assembly session, on "Metagenome Assembly at the DOE JGI" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

David Relman: The Stability of the Human Microbiome (MWV51)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
In episode 51 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Washington, D.C., on February 18, 2011, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with David Relamn, M.D., Thomas M. and Joan C. Merigan Professor, Department of Medicine - Division of Infectious Diseases, and Department of Microbiology & Immunology in the Stanford University School of Medicine. Maloy and Relman discuss microbial flora in the mouth and gut and why they are important for human...

Ruth Ley at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Ruth Ley of Cornell University on "Relating Host Genetic Variation to the Microbiome" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Jim Bristow at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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DOE JGI Deputy Director Jim Bristow on the Community Sequencing Program at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.