• Dense sampling of bird diversity increases power of comparative genomics 

      Feng, Shaohong; Stiller, Josefin; Deng, Yuan; Armstrong, Joel; Fang, Qi; Reeve, Andrew Hart; Xie, Duo; Chen, Guangji; Guo, Chunxue; Faircloth, Brant C.; Petersen, Bent; Wang, Zongji; Zhou, Qi; Diekhans, Mark; Chen, Wanjun; Andreu-Sánchez, Sergio; Margaryan, Ashot; Howard, Jason Travis; Parent, Carole; Pacheco, George; Sinding, Mikkel-Holger S.; Puetz, Lara; Cavill, Emily; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Whole-genome sequencing projects are increasingly populating the tree of life and characterizing biodiversity1,2,3,4. Sparse taxon sampling has previously been proposed to confound phylogenetic inference5, and captures ...
    • Diabetic cats have decreased gut microbial diversity and a lack of butyrate producing bacteria 

      Kieler, Ida Nordang; Osto, Melania; Hugentobler, Leoni; Puetz, Lara; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Hansen, Torben; Pedersen, Oluf; Reusch, Claudia E.; Zini, Eric; Lutz, Thomas A.; Bjørnvad, Charlotte Reinhard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Obesity and inactivity are major risk factors of feline diabetes mellitus (FDM) and human type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM). In recent years, changes in the gut microbiota have been suggested as a contributing factor to ...