Emily Davenport

Assistant Professor of Biology

Emily Davenport

Research Summary

Understanding the complex relationship humans have with our microbiomes, using high-throughput sequencing technologies and novel computational and statistical techniques.

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Genes Microbiota Gastrointestinal Microbiome Microbiome Population Chemical Analysis Digestive System Software Gene Expression Genome Diet Obesity Life Style Lifestyle Bacteria Genome Wide Association Study Phenotype Programming Languages Adiposity Primates Computational Biology Himalayan Region Sampling Genetic Variation Body Mass Index

Most Recent Papers

The relationship between the gut microbiome and host gene expression: a review

Robert Nichols, Emily Davenport, Human Genetics

Leveraging phenotypic variability to identify genetic interactions in human phenotypes

Andrew R. Marderstein, Emily R. Davenport, Scott Kulm, Cristopher V. Van Hout, Olivier Elemento, Andrew G. Clark, 2021, American Journal of Human Genetics on p. 49-67

Leveraging phenotypic variability to identify genetic interactions in human phenotypes.

Andrew Marderstein, Emily Davenport, S Kulm, C Van Hout, O Elemento, Andrew Clark, 2020, American Journal of Human Genetics

Genetic Variation Shapes Murine Gut Microbiota via Immunity.

Emily Davenport, 2020, Trends in Immunology

Lack of spatial and temporal genetic structure of Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) populations

Xiaoling Gong, Emily Davenport, Dehai Wang, Andrew G. Clark, 2019, Conservation Genetics on p. 467-475

Integrated analysis of population genomics, transcriptomics and virulence provides novel insights into Streptococcus pyogenes pathogenesis

Priyanka Kachroo, Jesus M. Eraso, Stephen B. Beres, Randall J. Olsen, Luchang Zhu, Waleed Nasser, Paul E. Bernard, Concepcion C. Cantu, Matthew Ojeda Saavedra, María José Arredondo, Benjamin Strope, Hackwon Do, Muthiah Kumaraswami, Jaana Vuopio, Kirsi Gröndahl-Yli-Hannuksela, Karl G. Kristinsson, Magnus Gottfredsson, Maiju Pesonen, Johan Pensar, Emily Davenport, Andrew G. Clark, Jukka Corander, Dominique A. Caugant, Shahin Gaini, Marita Debess Magnussen, Samantha L. Kubiak, Hoang A.T. Nguyen, S. Wesley Long, Adeline R. Porter, Frank R. DeLeo, James M. Musser, 2019, Nature Genetics on p. 548-559

Gut microbiome transition across a lifestyle gradient in Himalaya

Aashish R. Jha, Emily R. Davenport, Yoshina Gautam, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Katharine M. Ng, Gabriela K. Fragiadakis, Susan Holmes, Guru Prasad Gautam, Jeff Leach, Jeevan Bahadur Sherchand, Carlos D. Bustamante, Justin L. Sonnenburg, 2018, PLoS Biology on p. e2005396

The human microbiome in evolution.

Emily Davenport, J Sanders, S Song, K Amato, A Clark, R Knight, 2017, BMC biology on p. 127

The Relationship Between the Human Genome and Microbiome Comes into View.

J Goodrich, Emily Davenport, A Clark, R Ley, 2017, Annual review of genetics on p. 413-433

Tooth Be Told, Genetics Influences Oral Microbiome.

Emily Davenport, 2017, Cell host & microbe on p. 251-253

Most-Cited Papers

Genetic Determinants of the Gut Microbiome in UK Twins

Julia K. Goodrich, Emily R. Davenport, Michelle Beaumont, Matthew A. Jackson, Rob Knight, Carole Ober, Tim D. Spector, Jordana T. Bell, Andrew G. Clark, Ruth E. Ley, 2016, Cell Host and Microbe on p. 731-743

Taxonomic Classification of Bacterial 16S rRNA Genes Using Short Sequencing Reads

Orna Mizrahi-Man, Emily R. Davenport, Yoav Gilad, 2013, PLoS One on p. e53608

Seasonal variation in human gut microbiome composition

Emily R. Davenport, Orna Mizrahi-Man, Katelyn Michelini, Luis B. Barreiro, Carole Ober, Yoav Gilad, 2014, PLoS One on p. e90731

Genome-wide association studies of the human gut microbiota

Emily R. Davenport, Darren A. Cusanovich, Katelyn Michelini, Luis B. Barreiro, Carole Ober, Yoav Gilad, 2015, PLoS One on p. e0140301

Heritable components of the human fecal microbiome are associated with visceral fat

Michelle Beaumont, Julia K. Goodrich, Matthew A. Jackson, Idil Yet, Emily R. Davenport, Sara Vieira-Silva, Justine Debelius, Tess Pallister, Massimo Mangino, Jeroen Raes, Rob Knight, Andrew G. Clark, Ruth E. Ley, Tim D. Spector, Jordana T. Bell, 2016, Genome Biology on p. 189

A Quick Introduction to Version Control with Git and GitHub

John D. Blischak, Emily R. Davenport, Greg Wilson, 2016, PLoS Computational Biology on p. e1004668

Epigenetic modifications are associated with inter-species gene expression variation in primates

Xiang Zhou, Carolyn E. Cain, Marsha Myrthil, Noah Lewellen, Katelyn Michelini, Emily R. Davenport, Matthew Stephens, Jonathan K. Pritchard, Yoav Gilad, 2014, Genome Biology

Gut microbiome transition across a lifestyle gradient in Himalaya

Aashish R. Jha, Emily R. Davenport, Yoshina Gautam, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Katharine M. Ng, Gabriela K. Fragiadakis, Susan Holmes, Guru Prasad Gautam, Jeff Leach, Jeevan Bahadur Sherchand, Carlos D. Bustamante, Justin L. Sonnenburg, 2018, PLoS Biology on p. e2005396

Host genetic variation in mucosal immunity pathways influences the upper airway microbiome

Catherine Igartua, Emily R. Davenport, Yoav Gilad, Dan L. Nicolae, Jayant Pinto, Carole Ober, 2017, Microbiome on p. 16

ABO antigen and secretor statuses are not associated with gut microbiota composition in 1,500 twins

Emily R. Davenport, Julia K. Goodrich, Jordana T. Bell, Tim D. Spector, Ruth E. Ley, Andrew G. Clark, 2016, BMC Genomics on p. 941