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 Gene Expression Software Population Obesity Chemical Analysis Genome Genome Wide Association Study Digestive System Diet Adiposity Computational Biology Primates Programming Languages Bacteria Life Style Chromatin Lifestyle Quantitative Trait Loci Sampling Phenotype Intestinal Microorganisms

Most Recent Papers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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