Recent Publications, Webinars and Press

Evaluation of the CosmosID Bioinformatics Platform for Prosthetic Joint-Associated Sonicate Fluid Shotgun Metagenomic Data Analysis, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, November 2018.

Current progress and future opportunities in applications of bioinformatics for biodefense and pathogen detection: report from the Winter Mid-Atlantic Microbiome Meet-up, College Park, MD, January 10, 2018, BMC, 2018.

Characterization of the Microbiome at the World’s Largest Potable Water Reuse Facility, Frontiers in Microbiology, 2018.

High-Throughput DNA Sequencing To Profile Microbial Water Quality Of Potable Reuse, Water Online, 2018.

CosmosID wins the Mosaic Strain Challenge 1! 2018

High-resolution microbiome profiling with metagenomics next-generation sequencing and CosmosID, Illumina, 2018.

A Metagenomic Approach to Evaluating Surface Water Quality in Haiti, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018.

Exploring the Microbiome of Callinectes sapidus (Maryland Blue Crab), Genome Announcements, 2018.


Messages from the second International Conference on Clinical Metagenomics (ICCMg2), Microbes and Infection, 2018.


The Invasive Brazilian Pepper Tree (Schinus terebinthifolius) Is Colonized by a Root Microbiome Enriched With Alphaproteobacteria and Unclassified Spartobacteria, Frontiers in Microbiology, 2018.


Characterization of the Microbiota of Oyster Larvae (Crassostrea virginica) and Tank Water from an Aquaculture System with High and Low Larval Survival Rates, Genome Announcements, 2018.


Comparison of Infant Gut and Skin Microbiota, Resistome and Virulome between Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Environments, Frontiers in Microbiology, 2018.


Interrogating the microbiome: experimental and computational considerations in support of study reproducibility, Drug Discovery Today, 2018.


Distinct consequences of amoxicillin and ertapenem exposure in the porcine gut microbiome, Anaerobe, 2018.


CosmosID Brings Biology into the 21st Century, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, 2018.


CosmosID Metagenomics for Public Health, Food/Water Safety, and Epidemiology, Illumina Webinar, 2018.


High-Throughput DNA Sequencing To Profile Microbial Water Quality Of Potable Reuse, Water, 2018.


The microbiomes of blowflies and houseflies as bacterial transmission reservoirs, Nature Scientific Reports, 2017.


Metagenomic sequencing to replace semi-quantitative urine culture for detection of urinary tract infections: a proof of concept, (Academisch Medisch Centrum) pre-print, 2017.


Aging-associated dysbiosis increases susceptibility to enteric viral infection in Drosophila, (University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine) pre-print, 2017.


Membrane Bioreactor-Based Wastewater Treatment Plant in Saudi Arabia: Reduction of Viral Diversity, Load, and Infectious Capacity, Water, 2017.


Characterization of Microbial Signatures From Advanced Treated Wastewater Biofilms, American Water Works Association, 2017.


SYN-004 (ribaxamase), an Oral Beta-Lactamase, Mitigates Antibiotic-

Mediated Dysbiosis in a Porcine Gut Microbiome Model, Journal of Applied

Microbiology, 2017.


Food Genomes: Metagenomes and Their Utility, Food Safety Tech, 2017.


Mining microbes: Creating genomic tools to fight disease, Science, 2017.


Enrichment dynamics of Listeria monocytogenes and the

associated microbiome from naturally contaminated ice cream linked to a

listeriosis outbreak, BMC Microbiology, 2016.


Development of SYN-004, an oral beta-lactamase treatment to protect the

gut microbiome from antibiotic-mediated damage and prevent Clostridium

difficile infection, Anaerobe, 2016.


Cross-talk among flesh-eating Aeromonas hydrophila strains in mixed

infection leading to necrotizing fasciitis, PNAS, 2015.


Longitudinal analysis of microbial interaction between humans and the

indoor environment, Science, 2014.


Microbial Community Profiling of Human Saliva Using Shotgun

Metagenomic Sequencing, PLOS One, 2014