Seth Bordenstein

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evolutionary genomics of a temperate bacteriophage in an obligate intracellular bacteria (Wolbachia)
    Bethany N Kent
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24984. 2011
  2. pmc Temperature affects the tripartite interactions between bacteriophage WO, Wolbachia, and cytoplasmic incompatibility
    Sarah R Bordenstein
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e29106. 2011
  3. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of East Asian and non-Asian Helicobacter pylori strains identifies rapidly evolving genes
    Stacy S Duncan
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e55120. 2013
  4. pmc Complete bacteriophage transfer in a bacterial endosymbiont (Wolbachia) determined by targeted genome capture
    Bethany N Kent
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, USA
    Genome Biol Evol 3:209-18. 2011
  5. pmc Insect Innate Immunity Database (IIID): an annotation tool for identifying immune genes in insect genomes
    Robert M Brucker
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e45125. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The roles of host evolutionary relationships (genus: Nasonia) and development in structuring microbial communities
    Robert M Brucker
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Evolution 66:349-62. 2012
  7. pmc Parasitism and mutualism in Wolbachia: what the phylogenomic trees can and cannot say
    Seth R Bordenstein
    Josephine Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 26:231-41. 2009
  8. pmc Phage WO of Wolbachia: lambda of the endosymbiont world
    Bethany N Kent
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235, USA
    Trends Microbiol 18:173-81. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Bacteriophage flux in endosymbionts (Wolbachia): infection frequency, lateral transfer, and recombination rates
    Seth R Bordenstein
    The Marine Biological Laboratory, Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1981-91. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Genome evolution in an insect cell: distinct features of an ant-bacterial partnership
    Jennifer J Wernegreen
    Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Biol Bull 204:221-31. 2003

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Publications16

  1. pmc Evolutionary genomics of a temperate bacteriophage in an obligate intracellular bacteria (Wolbachia)
    Bethany N Kent
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24984. 2011
    ..Although the Modular Theory has long been considered the paradigm of temperate bacteriophage evolution in free-living bacteria, it appears irrelevant in phages of obligate intracellular bacteria...
  2. pmc Temperature affects the tripartite interactions between bacteriophage WO, Wolbachia, and cytoplasmic incompatibility
    Sarah R Bordenstein
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e29106. 2011
    ..Implications to a SOS global sensing feedback mechanism in Wolbachia are discussed...
  3. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of East Asian and non-Asian Helicobacter pylori strains identifies rapidly evolving genes
    Stacy S Duncan
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e55120. 2013
    ..pylori strains. Moreover, these divergent genes represent robust biomarkers that can be used to differentiate East Asian and non-Asian H. pylori strains...
  4. pmc Complete bacteriophage transfer in a bacterial endosymbiont (Wolbachia) determined by targeted genome capture
    Bethany N Kent
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, USA
    Genome Biol Evol 3:209-18. 2011
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  5. pmc Insect Innate Immunity Database (IIID): an annotation tool for identifying immune genes in insect genomes
    Robert M Brucker
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e45125. 2012
    ..While these computational predictions need to be complemented with functional studies, the IIID database can help initiate and augment annotations of the immune system in the plethora of insect genomes that will soon become available...
  6. doi request reprint The roles of host evolutionary relationships (genus: Nasonia) and development in structuring microbial communities
    Robert M Brucker
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Evolution 66:349-62. 2012
    ..These findings highlight the importance of host evolutionary relationships on microbiota composition and have broad implications for future studies of microbial symbiosis and animal speciation...
  7. pmc Parasitism and mutualism in Wolbachia: what the phylogenomic trees can and cannot say
    Seth R Bordenstein
    Josephine Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 26:231-41. 2009
    ..We suggest that the ancestry of mutualism and parasitism is not resolvable without more suitable outgroups or complete genome sequences from all Wolbachia supergroups...
  8. pmc Phage WO of Wolbachia: lambda of the endosymbiont world
    Bethany N Kent
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235, USA
    Trends Microbiol 18:173-81. 2010
    ..In this sense, phage WO might be likened to phage lambda of the endosymbiont world...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bacteriophage flux in endosymbionts (Wolbachia): infection frequency, lateral transfer, and recombination rates
    Seth R Bordenstein
    The Marine Biological Laboratory, Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1981-91. 2004
    ..Gene transfer by bacteriophages could drive significant evolutionary change in the genomes of intracellular bacteria that are typically considered highly stable and prone to genomic degradation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genome evolution in an insect cell: distinct features of an ant-bacterial partnership
    Jennifer J Wernegreen
    Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Biol Bull 204:221-31. 2003
    ..This review describes some recent insights into the evolutionary genetics of obligate insect-bacteria symbioses, with a particular focus on an intriguing association between the bacterial endosymbiont Blochmannia and its ant hosts...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary genomics: transdomain gene transfers
    Seth R Bordenstein
    Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Curr Biol 17:R935-6. 2007
    ..A new study showing promiscuous insertions of bacterial endosymbiont genes into invertebrate genomes ushers in a shift in this paradigm...
  12. pmc The tripartite associations between bacteriophage, Wolbachia, and arthropods
    Seth R Bordenstein
    Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Pathog 2:e43. 2006
    ..Clarifying the roles of lytic and lysogenic phage development in Wolbachia biology will effectively structure inquiries into this research topic...
  13. ncbi request reprint Discovery of a novel Wolbachia super group in Isoptera
    Seth Bordenstein
    The Marine Biological Laboratory, The Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Curr Microbiol 51:393-8. 2005
    ..It also suggests that surveys of Wolbachia in more earlier-originating (and under-sampled) groups of arthropods are more apt to reveal novel genetic diversity...
  14. pmc Molecular evolution of the Helicobacter pylori vacuolating toxin gene vacA
    Kelly A Gangwer
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Bacteriol 192:6126-35. 2010
    ..Taken together, these results indicate that positive selection has shaped the phylogenetic structure of VacA and CagA, and each of these virulence determinants has evolved separately from the core genome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mobile DNA in obligate intracellular bacteria
    Seth R Bordenstein
    Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, The Marine Biological Laboratory, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:688-99. 2005
    ..However, recent findings from complete genome sequences of obligate intracellular species and their mobile genetic associates favour the abandonment of these wholesale terms for a more complex and tantalizing picture...

Research Grants2

  1. Molecular Evolution and Life Cycle of Wolbachia Bacteriohage
    Seth Bordenstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..health by increasing knowledge on how to employ the phage as (i) a conduit for spreading transgenic traits into arthropod-borne vectors and (ii) as a therapeutic tool for removing filarial Wolbachia and associated human pathologies ..
  2. Molecular Evolution and Life Cycle of Wolbachia Bacteriophage
    Seth R Bordenstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our preliminary studies suggest their principal role is predation of Wolbachia. ..