Below are some recent publications. For a full list of publications, see Google Scholar.
Bodinaku, IA, J Shaffer, AB Connors, JL Steenwyk, MN Biango-Daniels, EK Kastman, A Rokas, A Robbat, and BE Wolfe. 2019. Rapid phenotypic and metabolomic domestication of wild Penicillium molds on cheese. mBio e02445-19
Cosetta, CM and BE Wolfe. 2019. Causes and consequences of biotic interactions within microbiomes. Current Opinion in Microbiology 50:35-41
Cosetta, CM and BE Wolfe. 2019. Deconstructing and reconstructing cheese rind microbiomes. Current Protocols in Microbiology 56:e95
Miller, EA, PJ Kearns, BA Niccum, J O’Mara Schwartz, A Ornstein, EK Kastman, BE Wolfe. 2019. Establishment limitation constrains the abundance of lactic acid bacteria in the Napa cabbage phyllosphere. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 85:e00269-19
Lee FJ, KB Williams, M Levin, BE Wolfe. 2018. The bacterial metabolite indole inhibits regeneration of the planarian flatworm Dugesia japonica. iScience 10:135-148
Kamelamela N, M Zalesne, J Morimoto, A Robbat, BE Wolfe. 2018. Indigo- and indirubin-producing strains of Proteus and Psychrobacter are associated with purple rind defect in a surface-ripened cheese. Food Microbiology 76: 543-552
Cleary JL, S Kolachina, BE Wolfe, LM Sanchez. 2018. Coproporphyrin III produced by the bacterium Glutamicibacter arilaitensis binds zinc and is upregulated by fungi in cheese rinds. mSystems 4: e00036-18
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
Wolfe BE. 2018. Using cultivated communities to dissect microbiome assembly: challenges, limitations and the path ahead. mSystems 3:e00161-17-e00161-17
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.