• An ‛Aukward’ tale: a genetic approach to discover the whereabouts of the last Great Auks 

      Thomas, Jessica E; Carvalho, Gary R.; Haile, James; Martin, Michael David; Castruita, Jose A. Samaniego; Niemann, Jonas; Sinding, Mikkel Holger Strander; Sandoval-Velasco, Marcela; Rawlence, Nicolas J.; Fuller, Errol; Fjeldså, Jon; Hofreiter, Michael; Stewart, John R; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Knapp, Michael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      One hundred and seventy-three years ago, the last two Great Auks, Pinguinus impennis, ever reliably seen were killed. Their internal organs can be found in the collections of the Natural History Museum of Denmark, but the ...
    • Low maternal microbiota sharing across gut, breast milk and vagina, as revealed by 16s rRNA gene and reduced metagenomic sequencing 

      Avershina, Ekaterina; Angell, Inga Leena; Simpson, Melanie Rae; Storrø, Ola; Øien, Torbjørn; Johnsen, Roar; Rudi, Knut (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The maternal microbiota plays an important role in infant gut colonization. In this work we have investigated which bacterial species are shared across the breast milk, vaginal and stool microbiotas of 109 women shortly ...