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2017
 

Bacterial colonization and succession in a newly opened hospital
Simon Lax, Naseer Sangwan, Daniel Smith,  Peter Larsen, Kim M. Handley, Miles Richardson, Kristina Guyton, Monika Krezalek, Benjamin D. Shogan, Jennifer Defazio, Irma Flemming, Baddr Shakhsheer, Stephen Weber, Emily Landon, Sylvia Garcia-Houchins, Jeffrey Siegel, John Alverdy, Rob Knight, Brent Stephens, Jack A. Gilbert
Science Translational Medicine, 9, eaah6500
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aah6500
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2016
 

Microbial community assembly and metabolic function during mammalian corpse decomposition
Jessica L. Metcalf, Zhenjiang Zech Xu, Sophie Weiss, Simon Lax, Will Van Treuren, Embriette R. Hyde, Se Jin Song, Amnon Amir, Peter Larsen, Naseer Sangwan, Daniel Haarmann, Greg C. Humphrey, Gail Ackermann, Luke R. Thompson, Christian Lauber, Alexander Bibat, Catherine Nicholas, Matthew J. Gebert, Joseph F. Petrosino, Sasha C. Reed, Jack A. Gilbert, Aaron M. Lynne, Sibyl R. Bucheli, David O. Carter, Rob Knight
Science, 351 (6269), 158-162
DOI:10.1126/science.aad2646
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2015


The influence of age and gender on skin-associated microbial communities in urban and rural human populations
Shi Ying, Dan-Ning Zeng, Liang Chi, Yuan Tan, Carlos Galzote, Cesar Cardona, Simon Lax, Jack Gilbert, Zhe-Xue Quan
PLoS One, 10 (10) e0141842
DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0141842
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Athletic equipment microbiota are shaped by interactions with human skin
Mariah WoodSean M. GibbonsSimon LaxTifani W. Eshoo-AntonSarah M. OwensSuzanne KennedyJack A. Gilbert,  Jarrad T. Hampton-Marcell
Microbiome, 3(25)
DOI: 10.1186/s40168-015-0088-3
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Forensic analysis of the microbiome of phones and shoes
Simon Lax
, Jarrad Hampton-Marcell, Sean M. Gibbons, Geórgia Barguil Colares, Daniel Smith, Jonathan Eisen, Jack A. Gilbert
Microbiome, 3(21)
DOI: 10.1186/s40168-015-0082-9
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Hospital-Associated Microbiota and Implications for Nosocomial Infections
Simon Lax & Jack A. Gilbert
Trends in Molecular Medicine, 21 (7), 427-432, 2015
DOI:10.1016/j.molmed.2015.03.005
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Collagen degradation and MMP9 activation by Enterococcus faecalis contribute to intestinal anastomotic leak
Benjamin D. Shogan, Natalia Belogortseva, Preston M. Luong, Alexander Zaborin, Simon Lax, Cindy Bethel, Marc Ward, Joseph P. Muldoon, Mark Singer, Gary An, Konstantin Umanskiy, Vani Konda, Baddr Shakhsheer, James Luo, Robin Klabbers, Lynn E. Hancock, Jack A. Glibert, Olga Zaborina, John C. Alverdy
Science Translational Medicine, 7 (286), 286ra68, 2015
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3010658  
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The Soil Microbiome Influences Grapevine-Associated Microbiota
Iratxe Zarraonaindia, Sarah M. Owens, Pamela Weisenhorn, Kristin West, Jarrad Hampton-Marcell, Simon Lax, Nicholas A. Bokulich, David A. Mills, Gilles Martin, Safiyh Taghavi, Daniel van der Lelie, Jack A. Gilbert
mBio, 6 (2), e02527-14, 2015
DOI:10.1128/mBio.02527-14
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Our interface with the built environment: immunity and the indoor microbiota
Simon Lax, Cathy Nagler, Jack A Gilbet
Trends in Immunology, 36 (3), 121-123, 2015
DOI:10.1016/j.it.2015.01.001
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2014
 

Longitudinal analysis of microbial interaction between humans and the indoor environment
Simon Lax, Daniel P Smith, Jarrad Hampton-Marcell, Sarah M Owens, Kim M Handley, Nicole M Scott, Sean M Gibbons, Peter Larsen, Benjamin D Shogan, Sophie Weiss, Jessica L Metcalf, Luke K Ursell, Yoshiki Vázquez-Baeza, Will Van Treuren, Nur A Hasan, Molly K Gibson, Rita Colwell, Gautam Dantas, Rob Knight, Jack A Gilbert
Science 345 (6200), 1048-1052, 2014
DOI: 10.1126/science.1254529
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The Gut of Geographically Disparate Ciona intestinalis Harbors a Core Microbiota
Larry J Dishaw, Jaime Flores-Torres, Simon Lax, Kristina Gemayel, Brittany Leigh, Daniela Melillo, M Gail Mueller, Lenina Natale, Ivana Zucchetti, Rosaria De Santis, Maria Rosaria Pinto, Gary W Litman, Jack A Gilbert
PLoS One 9 (4), e93386, 2014
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093386
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2013
 

Reconstructing an ancestral genotype of two hexachlorocyclohexane-degrading Sphingobium species using metagenomic sequence data
Naseer Sangwan, Helianthous Verma, Roshan Kumar, Vivek Negi, Simon Lax, Paramjit Khurana, Jitendra P Khurana, Jack A Gilbert, Rup Lal
The ISME Journal 8, 398-408, 2013
DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2013.153
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Comparative anatomy of chromosomal domains with imprinted and non-imprinted allele-specific DNA methylation
Anupam Paliwal, Alexis M Temkin, Kristi Kerkel, Alexander Yale, Iveta Yotova, Natalia Drost, Simon Lax, Chia-Ling Nhan-Chang, Charles Powell, Alain Borczuk, Abraham Aviv, Ronald Wapner, Xiaowei Chen, Peter L Nagy, Nicholas Schork, Catherine Do, Ali Torkamani, Benjamin Tycko
PLoS Genetics 9 (8), e1003622, 2013
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003622
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2012
 

Variants in CYP17 and CYP19 cytochrome P450 genes are associated with onset of Alzheimer's disease in women with down syndrome
Constance Chace, Deborah Pang, Catherine Weng, Alexis Temkin, Simon Lax, Wayne Silverman, Warren Zigman, Michel Ferin, Joseph H Lee, Benjamin Tycko, Nicole Schupf
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 28 (3), 601-612, 2012
DOI: 10.3233/JAD-2011-110860
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2009
 

Can glacial erosion limit the extent of glaciation?
Michael R Kaplan, Andrew S Hein, Alun Hubbard, Simon Lax
Geomorphology 103 (2), 172-179, 2009
DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2008.04.020
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