Published Papers

  1. Regan MD, Chiang E, Liu Y, Tonelli M, Verdoorn KM, Gugel SR, Suen G, Carey HV, Assadi-Porter FM. (2022) Urea nitrogen recycling via gut symbionts increases in hibernators over the winter fast. Science 375(6579):460-463. doi:10.1126/science.abh2950

  2. Chiang E, Deblois CL, Carey HV, Suen G. (2022) Characterization of captive and wild 13-lined ground squirrel cecal microbiotas using Illumina-based sequencing. Anim. Microbiome 4(1). doi: 10.1186/s42523-021-00154-9

  3. Becker SL*, Chiang E*, Plantinga A, Carey H, Suen G, Swoap SJ. (2020) Stevia supplementation does not rescue high fat diet-induced obesity, glucose intolerance, or microbiota changes. FEMS Micro. Ecol. 96(6)fiaa079. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiaa079
    * indicates co-first author

  4. Schmidt ML, Biddanda BA, Weinke AD, Chiang E, Januska F, Props R, Denef, VJ (2020) Microhabitats shape diversity-productivity relationships in freshwater bacterial communities. FEMS Micro. Ecol.96(4):fiaa029. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiaa029.

  5. Regan MD, Chiang E, Martin SL, Porter, WP, Assadi-Porter FM, Carey, HV. (2019) Shifts in metabolic fuel use coincide with maximal rates of ventilation and body surface rewarming in an arousing hibernator. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 316(6):R764-R775. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00379.2018.

  6. Chiang E, Schmidt ML, Berry MA, Biddanda BA, Burtner AM, Johengen TJ, Pallandino D, Denef VJ (2018) Verrucomicrobia are prevalent in north-temperate freshwater lakes and display class-level preferences between lake habitats. PLoS ONE 13(3):e0195112. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0195112.

  7. Denef VJ, Carrick HJ, Cavaletto J, Chiang E, Johengen TJ, Palladino D, Vanderploeg HA (2017) Lake bacterial assemblage composition is sensitive to biological disturbance caused by an invasive filter feeder. mSphere 2:e00189-17. doi:10.1128/mSphere.00189-17

  8. Denef VJ, Mueller RS, Chiang E, Liebig JR, Vanderploeg HA (2016) Chloroflexi CL500 11 populations that predominate deep lake hypolimnion bacterioplankton rely on nitrogen-rich DOM metabolism and C1 compoun oxidation. Appl. Environ. Microbiol 82(5):1423-1432. doi:10.1128/AEM.03014-15.

  9. McCarthy A, Chiang E, Schmidt ML, Denef VJ (2015) RNA Preservation Agents and Nucleic Acid Extraction Method Bias Perceived Bacterial Community Composition. PLoS ONE 10(3):e0121659. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121659.