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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.

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December 1, 2015

Congrats to PJ Vangay for making the University front page! http://www.umn.edu http://driven-to-discover.umn.edu/content/vangay.html . 

 

 

 

August 28, 2015

 

The Immigrant Microbiome Project, led by Knights Lab member Pajau Vangay, recently received funding from several sources. Here is a news story published by the UofM College of Biological Sciences:

 

http://cbs.umn.edu/blogs/cbs-connect/micro-organisms-macro-effects

July 6, 2015

Our paper is out today in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Chemotherapy causes severe taxonomic and functional dysbiosis.

 

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/apt.13302/full 

 

June 30, 2015

 

Dan appeared on The Daily Circuit with Tom Weber. The interview was accompanied by a web article written by Emily Kaiser.

 

Listen and read here.

June 26, 2015

Time magazine's Sabrina Toppa wrote a short article about our paper.

 

 

June 25, 2015

Our colon cancer microbiome study just out, covered on Science Daily.

 

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150624071026.htm

 

 

 

May 14, 2015

Our paper describing evidence-supported links between pediatric antibiotic use, dysbiosis, and later risk of disease is out at Cell Host & Microbe.

 

Here is a free link to download the article for the next 50 days: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1R12W_hwRXRSW4

 

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April 18, 2015

SourceTracker version 1.0 is now released, and SourceTracker has been moved to github.com.

 

This version now outputs full source predictions for every bug in every source environment. These are saved in a subfolder called "full_results".

 

Future releases of SourceTracker...

April 18, 2015

 

Our recent paper on infant fungal microbiomes with Cheryl Gale and Mike Sadowsky's groups is featured on the MSI home page.

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