Recommended Readings: Nancy A. Moran, Ph.D., Friday September 22th, 2017

Friday Lectures

Friday, September 22, 2017  3:45 p.m.

Caspary Auditorium

Nancy A. Moran, Ph.D.

Leslie Surginer Endowed Professor

Department of Integrative Biology

University of Texas

The evolution and function of gut communities in social bees

Recommended Readings:

Ashley P. Taylor. March 29, 2017. In Certain Social Bees, Gut Microbiomes Follow Phylogeny. TheScientist

Kwong, Waldan K.; Moran, Nancy A. (2017). Gut microbial communities of social bees. NATURE REVIEWS MICROBIOLOGY. 14 (6): 374-384

Kwong, Waldan K; Medina, Luis A; Koch, Hauke; et al. (2017). Dynamic microbiome evolution in social bees. SCIENCE ADVANCES. 3 (3): e1600513

Powell, Elijah; Ratnayeke, Nalin; Moran, Nancy A. (2016). Strain diversity and host specificity in a specialized gut symbiont of honeybees and bumblebees. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY. 25 (18): 4461-4471

Engel, Philipp; Moran, Nancy A. (2013). The gut microbiota of insects – diversity in structure and function. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY REVIEW. 37 (5): 699-735

Schloissnig, Siegfried; Arumugam, Manimozhiyan; Sunagawa, Shinichi; et al. (2013). Genomic variation landscape of the human gut microbiome. NATURE. 493 (7430): 45-50

Tian, Baoyu; Fadhil, Nibal H.; Powell, J. Elijah; et al. (2012). Long-Term Exposure to Antibiotics Has Caused Accumulation of Resistance Determinants in the Gut Microbiota of Honeybees. MBIO. 3 (6): e00377-12


Recommended Readings: Pascale Cossart, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series, Ernst A.H. Friedheim Memorial Lecture

The Bacterial Pathogen Listeria monocytogenes: An Amazing Multifaceted Model

Pascale Cossart, Ph.D.

Head, bacteria-cell interactions unit, Director, INSERM unit, Director, Department of cell biology and infection, and Professor, Pasteur Institute

International Research Scholar, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Friday, January 23, 2009

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:15 p.m., Abby Lounge)

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Articles:

Bierne, H., and P. Cossart. 2007. Listeria monocytogenes surface proteins: From genome predictions to function. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews. 71 (2):377-397.

Cabanes, D., P. Dehoux, O. Dussurget, L. Frangeul, and P. Cossart. 2002. Surface proteins and the pathogenic potential of Listeria monocytogenes. Trends in Microbiology. 10(5):238-245.

Cossart, P. 2001. Molecular and cellular basis of the infection by Listeria monocytogenes: An overview. International Journal of Medical Microbiology. 291(6-7):401-409.

Cossart, P., and H. Bierne. 2001. The use of host cell machinery in the pathogenesis of Listeria monocytogenes. Current Opinion in Immunology. 13(1):96-103.

Cossart, P., J. Pizarro-Cerda, and M. Lecuit. 2003. Invasion of mammalian cells by Listeria monocytogenes: Functional mimicry to subvert cellular functions. Trends in Cell Biology. 13(1):23-31.

Dussurget, O., Pizarro-Cerda, J., and Cossart, P. 2004. Molecular determinants of Listeria monocytogenes virulence. Annual Review of Microbiology. 58:587-610.

Hamon, M., H. Bierne, and P. Cossart. 2006. Listeria monocytogenes: A multifaceted model. Nature Reviews Microbiology. 4(6):423-434.

Pizarro-Cerda, J., and P. Cossart. 2006. Bacterial adhesion and entry into host cells. Cell. 124(4):715-727.

Pizarro-Cerda, J., and P. Cossart. 2006. Subversion of cellular functions by Listeria monocytogenes. Journal of Pathology. 208(2):215-223.