Recent Publications, Webinars and Press

Antibiotic effect on porcine microbiome, Anaerobes in the Microbiome, 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