New publication

We published a new article in ISME Journal: Grossmann L, Jensen M, Heider D, Jost S, Glücksman E, Hartikainen H, Mahamdallie SS, Gardner M, Hoffmann D, Bass D, Boenigk J: Protistan community analysis: key findings of a large-scale molecular sampling. ISME J. 2016, in press. (Link) Abstract Protists are perhaps the most lineage-rich of microbial…

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New publication

We published a new article in Frontiers in Microbiology: Schmid J, Heider D, Wendel NJ, Sperl N, Sieber V: Bacterial Glycosyltransferases: Challenges and opportunities of a highly diverse enzyme class toward tailoring natural products. Front. Microbiol. 2016, 7:182. (Link) Abstract The enzyme subclass of glycosyltransferases (EC 2.4) currently comprises 97 families as specified by CAZy…

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New publication

We published a new article in PLoS ONE: Lange A, Jost S, Heider D, Bock C, Budeus B, Schilling E, Strittmatter A, Boenigk J, Hoffmann D. AmpliconDuo: A Split-Sample Filtering Protocol for High-Throughput Amplicon Sequencing of Microbial Communities. PLoS ONE 2015, 10(11): e0141590. (Link)   Abstract High throughput sequencing (HTSeq) of small ribosomal subunit amplicons…

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New publication

We published a new article in Nature Scientific Reports: Kälsch J, Bechmann LP, Heider D, Best J, Manka P, Kälsch H, Sowa JP, Moebus S, Slomiany U, Jöckel KH, Erbel R, Gerken G, Canbay A. Normal liver enzymes are correlated with severity of metabolic syndrome in a large population based cohort. Nature Scientific Reports 2015,…

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GCB 2015

Two poster abstracts of the Bioinformatics group have been accepted at the GCB 2015: Riemenschneider et al.: SHIVA – A web application for drug resistance testing. Neumann et al.: Comparison of variable importance measures from random forest algorithms on strongly unbalanced data. Looking forward to Dortmund!

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Meeting in Melbourne

Our group recently started a research collaboration with the Burnet Institute in Melbourne, Australia. This collaboration is supported by the Bavarian Research Alliance (BayIntAn_HSWT_2015_87). Please find some impressions from our stay in Melbourne.

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