Dana Willner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint From deep sequencing to viral tagging: recent advances in viral metagenomics
    Dana Willner
    Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Bioessays 35:436-42. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Reestablishment of recipient-associated microbiota in the lung allograft is linked to reduced risk of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome
    Dana L Willner
    Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:640-7. 2013
  3. pmc Spatial distribution of microbial communities in the cystic fibrosis lung
    Dana Willner
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    ISME J 6:471-4. 2012
  4. pmc Case studies of the spatial heterogeneity of DNA viruses in the cystic fibrosis lung
    Dana Willner
    Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 46:127-31. 2012
  5. pmc Comparison of DNA extraction methods for microbial community profiling with an application to pediatric bronchoalveolar lavage samples
    Dana Willner
    Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences and Institute of Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e34605. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Oxygen minimum zones harbour novel viral communities with low diversity
    Noriko Cassman
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Environ Microbiol 14:3043-65. 2012
  7. pmc Metagenomic detection of phage-encoded platelet-binding factors in the human oral cavity
    Dana Willner
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4547-53. 2011
  8. pmc Metagenomic analysis of respiratory tract DNA viral communities in cystic fibrosis and non-cystic fibrosis individuals
    Dana Willner
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7370. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Deciphering the role of phage in the cystic fibrosis airway
    Dana Willner
    San Diego State University, Department of Biology, San Diego, CA, USA
    Virulence 1:309-13. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Viral and microbial community dynamics in four aquatic environments
    Beltran Rodriguez-Brito
    Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 1245, USA
    ISME J 4:739-51. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint From deep sequencing to viral tagging: recent advances in viral metagenomics
    Dana Willner
    Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Bioessays 35:436-42. 2013
    ..Within the next decade, as these technologies become widespread, we can expect to see a systematic expansion of our knowledge of viruses and their hosts...
  2. doi request reprint Reestablishment of recipient-associated microbiota in the lung allograft is linked to reduced risk of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome
    Dana L Willner
    Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:640-7. 2013
    ..Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) is the primary limiting factor for long-term survival after lung transplantation, and has previously been associated with microbial infections...
  3. pmc Spatial distribution of microbial communities in the cystic fibrosis lung
    Dana Willner
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    ISME J 6:471-4. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Case studies of the spatial heterogeneity of DNA viruses in the cystic fibrosis lung
    Dana Willner
    Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 46:127-31. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Comparison of DNA extraction methods for microbial community profiling with an application to pediatric bronchoalveolar lavage samples
    Dana Willner
    Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences and Institute of Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e34605. 2012
    ..This study should help guide researchers to formulate sampling, extraction and analysis strategies for respiratory and other human microbiome samples...
  6. doi request reprint Oxygen minimum zones harbour novel viral communities with low diversity
    Noriko Cassman
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Environ Microbiol 14:3043-65. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Metagenomic detection of phage-encoded platelet-binding factors in the human oral cavity
    Dana Willner
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4547-53. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that the oral cavity is a reservoir for pblA and pblB genes and for phage SM1 itself. Further studies will determine the association between pblA and pblB genes in the oral cavity and the risk of endocarditis...
  8. pmc Metagenomic analysis of respiratory tract DNA viral communities in cystic fibrosis and non-cystic fibrosis individuals
    Dana Willner
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7370. 2009
    ..These results have important clinical implications for CF, indicating that therapeutic measures may be more effective if used to change the respiratory environment, as opposed to shifting the taxonomic composition of resident microbiota...
  9. doi request reprint Deciphering the role of phage in the cystic fibrosis airway
    Dana Willner
    San Diego State University, Department of Biology, San Diego, CA, USA
    Virulence 1:309-13. 2010
    ..Here, this finding is discussed further and its implications for the role of phage and the nature of phage-microbe interactions in the CF airway are explored...
  10. doi request reprint Viral and microbial community dynamics in four aquatic environments
    Beltran Rodriguez-Brito
    Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 1245, USA
    ISME J 4:739-51. 2010
    ..Microbial taxa, viral taxa, and metabolic function persist over time in stable ecosystems and both communities fluctuate in a Kill-the-Winner manner at the level of viral genotypes and microbial strains...
  11. pmc Black reefs: iron-induced phase shifts on coral reefs
    Linda Wegley Kelly
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    ISME J 6:638-49. 2012
    ..Together these results demonstrate that shipwrecks and their associated iron pose significant threats to coral reefs in iron-limited regions...
  12. pmc Grinder: a versatile amplicon and shotgun sequence simulator
    Florent E Angly
    Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Nucleic Acids Res 40:e94. 2012
    ..Grinder is particularly useful for simulating clinical or environmental microbial communities and complements the use of in vitro mock communities...
  13. doi request reprint Metagenomic signatures of 86 microbial and viral metagenomes
    Dana Willner
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Environ Microbiol 11:1752-66. 2009
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Top-down control of microbial activity and biomass in an Arctic soil ecosystem
    Bethany Allen
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Environ Microbiol 12:642-8. 2010
    ..Additionally, we present the first use of tea extracts as a potent anti-phage agent in soils. Our results suggest that top-down controls, such as phage predation, are critical to regulation of microbial activities in Arctic soils...