Lab Publications

2020

Ashok Kumar Sharma, Debusk, William Taylor, Stepanov, Irina, Khariwala, Gomez, Andres*, Samir S*., 2020. Cancer Prevention Research. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-19-0459

2019

Plasticity in the Human Gut Microbiome Defies Evolutionary Constraints

Andres Gomez*, Ashok Kumar Sharma, Elizabeth K. Mallott, Klara J. Petrzelkova, Carolyn A. Jost Robinson, Carl J. Yeoman,  Franck Carbonero,  Barbora Pafco, Jessica M. Rothman,  Alexander Ulanov, Klara Vlckova, Katherine R. Amato, Stephanie L. Schnorr,  Nathaniel,J. Dominy,  David Modry, AngeliqueTodd,  Manolito Torralba, Karen E. Nelson, Michael B. Burns, Ran Blekhman,  Melissa Remis, Rebecca M. Stumpf, Brenda A. Wilson, H. Rex Gaskins, Paul A. Garber, Bryan A. White, Steven R. Leigh. mSphere Jul 2019, 4 (4) e00271-19; DOI: 10.1128/mSphere.00271-19

Gut Microbiome Composition of Wild Western Lowland Gorillas Is Associated with Individual Age and Sex Factors

Pafčo, Barbora, Ashok K. Sharma, Klára J. Petrželková, Klára Vlčková, Angelique Todd, Carl J. Yeoman, Brenda A. Wilson, et al. 2019. “Gut Microbiome Composition of Wild Western Lowland Gorillas Is Associated with Individual Age and Sex Factors.” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 169 (3): 575–85.

Mapping Gastrointestinal Gene Expression Patterns in Wild Primates and Humans via Fecal RNA-Seq

Ashok Kumar Sharma, Barbora Pafčo, Klára Vlčková, Barbora Červená, Jakub Kreisinger, Samuel Davison, Karen Beeri, et al. 2019. “Mapping Gastrointestinal Gene Expression Patterns in Wild Primates and Humans via Fecal RNA-Seq.” BMC Genomics 20 (1): 493.

The Gut Microbiome and Metabolome of Saddleback Tamarins
Garber, Paul A., Elizabeth K. Mallott, Leila M. Porter, and Andres Gomez. 2019. “The Gut Microbiome and Metabolome of Saddleback Tamarins (Leontocebus Weddelli): Insights into the Foraging Ecology of a Small-Bodied Primate.” American Journal of Primatology, June, e23003.

Convergence of human and Old World monkey gut microbiomes demonstrates the importance of human ecology over phylogeny

Amato, K.R., Mallott, E.K., McDonald, D., Dominy, N.J., Goldberg, T., Lambert, J.E., Swedell, L., Metcalf, J.L., Gomez, A., Britton, G.A. and Stumpf, R.M., 2019. Convergence of human and Old World monkey gut microbiomes demonstrates the importance of human ecology over phylogeny. Genome biology, 20(1), p.201.

Dhakan, D. B., A. Maji, A. K. Sharma, R. Saxena, J. Pulikkan, T. Grace, A. Gomez, J. Scaria, K. R. Amato, and V. K. Sharma. 2019. “The Unique Composition of Indian Gut Microbiome, Gene Catalogue, and Associated Fecal Metabolome Deciphered Using Multi-Omics Approaches.” GigaScience 8 (3). https://doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/giz004.

Association of Flavonifractor plautii, a Flavonoid-Degrading Bacterium, with the Gut Microbiome of Colorectal Cancer Patients in India

Gupta, A., Dhakan, D.B., Maji, A., Saxena, R., PK, V.P., Mahajan, S., Pulikkan, J., Kurian, J., Gomez, A.M., Scaria, J. and Amato, K.R., 2019. Association of Flavonifractor plautii, a Flavonoid-Degrading Bacterium, with the Gut Microbiome of Colorectal Cancer Patients in India. mSystems, 4(6).

Biodiversity of protists and nematodes in the wild nonhuman primate gut

Mann, A.E., Mazel, F., Lemay, M.A., Morien, E., Billy, V., Kowalewski, M., Di Fiore, A., Link, A., Goldberg, T.L., Tecot, S., Gomez, A., and Baden, A.L., 2019. Biodiversity of protists and nematodes in the wild nonhuman primate gut. The ISME journal, pp.1-14.

Xylitol and sorbitol effects on the microbiome of saliva and plaque

Rafeek, R., Carrington, C.V., Gomez, A., Harkins, D., Torralba, M., Kuelbs, C., Addae, J., Moustafa, A. and Nelson, K.E., 2019. Xylitol and sorbitol effects on the microbiome of saliva and plaque. Journal of Oral Microbiology, 11(1), p.1536181.

2018

Awany, Denis, Imane Allali, Shareefa Dalvie, Sian Hemmings, Kilaza S. Mwaikono, Nicholas E. Thomford, Andres Gomez, Nicola Mulder, and Emile R. Chimusa. 2018. “Host and Microbiome Genome-Wide Association Studies: Current State and Challenges.” Frontiers in Genetics 9: 637.

Trudeau, Michaela P., Yuyin Zhou, Fernando L. Leite, Andres Gomez, Pedro E. Urriola, Gerald C. Shurson, Chi Chen, and Richard E. Isaacson. 2018. “Fecal Hyodeoxycholic Acid Is Correlated With Tylosin-Induced Microbiome Changes in Growing Pigs.” Frontiers in Veterinary Science 5 (August): 196.

Amato, Katherine R., Jon G Sanders, Se Jin Song, Michael Nute, Jessica L. Metcalf, Luke R. Thompson, James T. Morton, et al. 2019. “Evolutionary Trends in Host Physiology Outweigh Dietary Niche in Structuring Primate Gut Microbiomes.” The ISME Journal 13 (3): 576–87.

Clayton, Jonathan B., Andres Gomez, Katherine Amato, Dan Knights, Dominic A. Travis, Ran Blekhman, Rob Knight, et al. 2018. “The Gut Microbiome of Nonhuman Primates: Lessons in Ecology and Evolution.” American Journal of Primatology 80 (6): e22867.

Kanissery, Ramdas G., Allana Welsh, Andres Gomez, Lynn Connor, and Gerald K. Sims. 2018. “Identification of Metolachlor Mineralizing Bacteria in Aerobic and Anaerobic Soils Using DNA-Stable Isotope Probing.” Biodegradation 29 (2): 117–28.

Vlckova, K., Pafco, B., Petrzelkova, K., Modrý, D., Todd, A., Yeoman, C.J., Torralba, M., Wilson, B.A., Stumpf, R., White, B.A., Nelson, K.E., and Gomez, A. 2018. Relationships between gastrointestinal parasite infections and the fecal microbiome in free-ranging Western Lowland Gorillas. Frontiers in microbiology, 9, p.1202.

Espinoza, J.L., Harkins, D.M., Torralba, M., Gomez, A., Highlander, S.K., Jones, M.B., Leong, P., Saffery, R., Bockmann, M., Kuelbs, C. and Inman, J.M., 2018. Supragingival plaque microbiome ecology and functional potential in the context of health and disease. mBio, 9(6), pp.e01631-18.

Brinkac, L., Clarke, T.H., Singh, H., Greco, C., Gomez, A., Torralba, M.G., Frank, B. and Nelson, K.E., 2018. Spatial and environmental variation of the human hair Microbiota. Scientific reports, 8(1), p.9017.

Vlčková, Klára, Kathryn Shutt-Phillips, Michael Heistermann, Barbora Pafčo, Klára J. Petrželková, Angelique Todd, David Modrý, et al. 2018. “Impact of Stress on the Gut Microbiome of Free-Ranging Western Lowland Gorillas.” Microbiology 164 (1): 40–44.

Other publications by Dr. Gomez, before joining the University of Minnesota, can be accessed here through Research Gate. 

Contact

If you’re interested in joining the lab, collaborating with us, or would like to support our research, please contact Dr. Andres Gomez at gomeza@umn.edu.  

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