Engevik MA, Engevik AC, Engevik KA, Auchtung JM, Chang-Graham AL, Ruan W, Luna RA, Hyser JM, Spinler JK, Versalovic J. Mucin-Degrading Microbes Release Monosaccharides That Chemoattract Clostridioides difficile and Facilitate Colonization of the Human Intestinal Mucus Layer. ACS Infect Dis. 2020 Nov 11. doi: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.0c00634. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33176423.

Kessel AK, McCullough HC, Auchtung JM, Bernstein HC, Song H-S. Predictive interactome modeling for precision microbiome engineering. Curr Opin Chem Eng. 2020 Dec; 30:77-85.

Engevik M, Danhof HA, Auchtung J, Endres BT, Ruan W, Bassères E, Engevik AC, Wu Q, Nicholson M, Luna RA, Garey KW, Crawford SE, Estes MK, Lux R, Yacyshyn MB, Yacyshyn B, Savidge T, Britton RA, Versalovic J. Fusobacterium nucleatum adheres to Clostridioides difficile via the RadD adhesin to enhance biofilm formation in intestinal mucus. Gastroenterology. 2020 Nov 20:S0016-5085(20)35437-8. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.11.034. PMID: 33227279.

Horvath TD, Haidacher SJ, Oezguen N, Hoch KM, Auchtung JM, Haag AM. Ruggedness testing of liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry system components using microbiome-relevant methods and matrices. J Microbiol Methods. 2020 Oct;177:106020. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2020.106020. Epub 2020 Aug 11. PMID: 32795635.

Auchtung JM, Preisner EC, Collins J, Lerma AI, Britton RA. Identification of Simplified Microbial Communities That Inhibit Clostridioides difficile Infection through Dilution/Extinction. mSphere. 2020 Jul 29;5(4):e00387-20. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00387-20. PMID: 32727857.

Horvath TD, Haidacher SJ, Hoch KM, Auchtung JM, Haag AM. A high-throughput LC-MS/MS method for the measurement of the bile acid/salt content in microbiome-derived sample sets. MethodsX. 2020 Jun 12;7:100951. doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2020.100951. PMID: 32637329.

Mahnic A, Auchtung JM, Poklar Ulrih N, Britton RA, Rupnik M. Microbiota in vitro modulated with polyphenols shows decreased colonization resistance against Clostridioides difficile but can neutralize cytotoxicity. Sci Rep. 2020 May 20;10(1):8358. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-65253-0. PMID: 32433519.

Auchtung TA, Fofanova TY, Stewart CJ, Nash AK, Wong MC, Gesell JR, Auchtung JM, Ajami NJ, Petrosino JF. Investigating Colonization of the Healthy Adult Gastrointestinal Tract by Fungi. mSphere. 2018 Mar 28;3(2). pii: e00092-18. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00092-18. PMID:29600282.

Collins J, Robinson C, Danhof H, Knetsch CW, van Leeuwen HC, Lawley TD, Auchtung JM, Britton RA. Dietary trehalose enhances virulence of epidemic Clostridium difficile. Nature. 2018 Jan 18;553(7688):291-294. doi: 10.1038/nature25178. PMID:29310122.

Collins J, Auchtung JM. Control of Clostridium difficile Infection by Defined Microbial Communities. Microbiol Spectr. 2017 Sep;5(5). doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.BAD-0009-2016 . PMID:28936948.

Spinler JK, Auchtung J, Brown A, Boonma P, Oezguen N, Ross CL, Luna RA, Runge J, Versalovic J, Peniche A, Dann SM, Britton RA, Haag A, Savidge TC. Next-Generation Probiotics Targeting Clostridium difficile through Precursor-Directed Antimicrobial Biosynthesis. Infect Immun. 2017 Sep 20;85(10). pii: e00303-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00303-17. PMID:28760934.

Auchtung JM, Robinson CD, Farrell K, Britton RA. MiniBioReactor Arrays (MBRAs) as a Tool for Studying C. difficile Physiology in the Presence of a Complex Community. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1476:235-58. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6361-4_18 [pdf]

Auchtung JM, Robinson CD, Britton RA. Cultivation of stable, reproducible microbial communities from different fecal donors using minibioreactor arrays (MBRAs). Microbiome. 2015 Sep 30;3:42. doi: 10.1186/s40168-015-0106-5. PMID: 2619531.

Collins J, Auchtung JM, Schaefer L, Eaton KA, Britton RA. Humanized microbiota mice as a model of recurrent Clostridium difficile disease. Microbiome. 2015 Aug 20;3:35. doi: 10.1186/s40168-015-0097-2. PMID: 26289776.

Robinson CD, Auchtung JM, Collins J, Britton RA. Epidemic Clostridium difficile strains demonstrate increased competitive fitness compared to nonepidemic isolates. Infect Immun. 2014 Jul;82(7):2815-25. doi: 10.1128/IAI.01524-14. PMID: 24733099.