Introducing comparative paperomics

At the end of May, I was happy to hear that my second first-author paper, entitled Carrot juice fermentations as man-made microbial ecosystems dominated by lactic acid bacteria was published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. I’m especially proud on this manuscript as we used different molecular (DNA vs RNA based 16S sequencing), analytical (HPLC-RI and … Continue reading Introducing comparative paperomics

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Lactobacillus: the most commonly sequenced non-pathogenic bacterial genus

In 2016, during Christmas break, I got bored and decided to experiment with an old Raspberry Pi that I had laying around. At that time, me and my colleague were in the middle of writing our first comparative genomics paper in which we compared an in-house sequenced bacterial isolate with all publicly available closely related … Continue reading Lactobacillus: the most commonly sequenced non-pathogenic bacterial genus