Microbiome

Introduction to Microbiome Data Analysis

This was a talk given as part of the UC-CCHMC introductory workshop covering the basics of microbial metagenomic sequence data processing and statistical analysis. Topics covered in this talk include an introduction to challenging features of …

Introduction to Denoising Amplicon Sequence Data in R

This was a talk given as part of the UC-CCHMC introductory workshop covering the basics of microbial metagenomic sequence data processing and statistical analysis. Topics covered include an introduction to denoising 16S rRNA gene sequencing data, a …

Recent Advancements in the Statistical Analysis of Microbial Metagenomic Sequence Data

These slides are from an invited talk I gave to the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at CCHMC as part of their Digestive Health Center Seminar Series. Topics covered in this talk include an introduction to denoising amplicon …

Urinary Microbiota Associated with Preterm Birth: Results from the Conditions Affecting Neurocognitive Development and Learning in Early Childhood (CANDLE) Study

Preterm birth (PTB) is the leading cause of infant morbidity and mortality. Genitourinary infection is implicated in the initiation of spontaneous PTB; however, examination of the urinary microbiota in relation to preterm delivery using …

Cervical Microbiota Associated With Higher Grade Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Women Infected With High Risk Human Papillomaviruses

It is increasingly recognized that microbes that reside in and on human body sites play major roles in modifying the pathogenesis of several diseases, including cancer. However, specific microbes or microbial communities that can be mechanistically …

The human milk oligosaccharide 2'-fucosyllactose augments the adaptive response to extensive intestinal resection

Intestinal resection resulting in short bowel syndrome (SBS) carries a heavy burden of long-term morbidity, mortality, and cost of care, which can be attenuated with strategies that improve intestinal adaptation. SBS infants fed human milk, compared …