CONTACT

 

Knights Lab

MCB 6-124

420 Washington Ave SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

(612) 5-MICROB (612-564-2762)

dknights@umn.edu

ABOUT

 

Dr. Dan Knights is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Biotechnology Institute at the University of Minnesota. The Knights lab models host-microbiome interactions in human disease, with labs in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Knights is a PI with the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute.

© 2013-2014 Knights Lab, University of Minnesota

Published data sets.

Raw and processed benchmark data, including metadata, from the Knights 2011 FEMS paper, "Supervised Classification of Human Microbiota" are available here.

SourceTracker

Data used in SourceTracker publication, Knights et al. Nature Methods 2011, "Bayesian Community-Wide Culture-Independent Microbial Source Tracking" are available here.

Enterotypes

Final data used in Koren et al. 2013, "A Guide to Enterotypes accross the Human Body: Meta-Analysis of Microbial Community Structures in Human Microbiome Datasets" are here.

Host Genetics and the Microbiome in IBD

Final data analyzed in Knights et al. 2014, "Complex Host Genetics Influence the Microbiome in Inflammatory Bowel Disease" are here.

Predicting Chemotherapy-related Infection

Publication data used in Montassier et al. 2016, "Pretreatment Gut Microbiome Predicts Chemotherapy-related Infection" are here.

Captivity Humanizes the Primate Microbiome

Species and lifestyle metadata and OTU tables used in Clayton et al. 2016, "Captivity Humanizes the Primate Microbiome" are here. Raw sequencing data here at EBI under project PRJEB11414.