Publications

Below are some recent publications. For a full list of publications, see Benjamin Wolfe’s CV.

Wolfe, BE. 2018. Using cultivated communities to dissect microbiome assembly: challenges, limitations and the path ahead. mSystems 3:e00161-17-e00161-17

Zhang Y, EK Kastman, JS Guasto, BE Wolfe. 2018. Fungal networks shape dynamics of bacterial dispersal and community assembly in cheese rind microbiomes. Nature Communications 9:336

Bonham KS, Wolfe BE, Dutton RJ. 2017. Extensive horizontal gene transfer in cheese-associated bacteria. eLife. 6: e22144

Schaeffer R,C Wilson, L Radville, E Whitney, M Barrett, S Roitman, E Miller, BE Wolfe, C Thornber, C Orians, E Preisser. 2017. Individual and non-additive effects of exotic sap-feeders on root functional and mycorrhizal traits of a shared conifer host. Functional Ecology 31: 2024-2033

Fu X, SG Harshman, X Shen, DB Haytowitz, JP Karl, BE Wolfe, SL Booth. 2017. Multiple vitamin K forms exist in dairy foods. Current Developments in Nutrition 1: e000638

Morokuma J, FR Durant, KB Williams, JM Finkelstein, DJ Blackiston, T Clements, DW Reed, M Roberts, M Jain, K Kimel, SA Trauger, BE Wolfe, M Levin. 2017. Planarian regeneration in space: persistent anatomical, behavioral, and bacteriological changes induced by space travel. Regeneration  4: 85-102

Kastman, EK, N Kamelamela, J Norville, C Cosetta, RJ Dutton, and BE Wolfe. 2016. Biotic interactions shape the ecological distributions of Staphylococcus species. mBio 7(5):e01157-16.

Bokulich, N, JR Rideout, W Mercurio, A Shiffer, BE Wolfe, C Maurice, R Dutton, P Turnbaugh, R Knight, JG Caporaso. 2016. Mockrobiota: a public resource for microbiome bioinformatics benchmarking. mSystems 1(5): e00062-16

Karl, JP, X Fu, X Wang, Y Zhao, J Shen, C Zhang, BE Wolfe, E Saltzman, L Zhao, and SL Booth. 2015. Fecal menaquinone profiles of overweight adults are associated with gut microbiota composition during a gut microbiota–targeted dietary intervention. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: ajcn109496.

Wolfe, BE, and RJ Dutton. 2015. Fermented foods as experimentally tractable microbial ecosystems. Cell 161:49-55.

Wolfe, BE, JE Button, M Santarelli, RJ Dutton. 2014. Cheese rind communities provide tractable systems for in situ and in vitro studies of microbial diversity. Cell 158: 422-433.

Hess, J, I Skrede, BE Wolfe, K LaButti, RA Ohm, IV Grigoriev, and A Pringle. 2014. Transposable element dynamics among asymbiotic and ectomycorrhizal Amanita fungi. Genome Biology and Evolution 6: 1564-1578.

Lawrence, DA, CF Maurice, RN Carmody, DB Gootenberg, JE Button, BE Wolfe, AV Ling, S Devlin, M Fischbach, SB Biddinger, RJ Dutton, PJ Turnbaugh. 2014. Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome. Nature 505: 559-563.

Cheng-Chih H, MS ElNaggar, Y Peng, J Fang, LM Sanchez, SJ Mascuch, KA Møller, EK Alazzeh, J Pikula, RA Quinn, Y Zeng, BE Wolfe, RJ Dutton, L Gerwick, L Zhang, X Liu, M Mansson, and Pieter C. Dorrestein. 2013. Real-time metabolomics on living microorganisms using ambient electrospray ionization flow-probe. Analytical Chemistry 85: 7014−7018.

Wolfe, BE, RE Tulloss, and A Pringle. 2012. The irreversible loss of a decomposition pathway marks the single origin of an ectomycorrhizal symbiosis.  PLoS One 7(7): e39597.