Laura Weyrich

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Laura Weyrich

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Dna Microbiota Ecosystem Biomass Temperature Dental Calculus Ancient Dna Sampling Human Health Health Diet Ecosystems Gastrointestinal Microbiome Climate Contamination Analysis Fish Holocene Anomaly Insects Fire Food Fires Environment Climate Change

Most Recent Papers

Moving beyond the gut microbiome: Combining systems biology and multi-site microbiome analyses to combat non-communicable diseases

Caitlin A. Selway, Jaya Sudarpa, Laura S. Weyrich, 2022, Medicine in Microecology

The Oral-Microbiome-Brain Axis and Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Grace B. Bowland, Laura S. Weyrich, 2022, Frontiers in Psychiatry

Corrigendum to “Late Holocene climate anomaly concurrent with fire activity and ecosystem shifts in the eastern Australian Highlands” [Sci. Total Environ. 802 (2021)149542](S0048969721046167)(10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149542)

Zoë A. Thomas, Scott Mooney, Haidee Cadd, Andy Baker, Chris Turney, Larissa Schneider, Alan Hogg, Simon Haberle, Ken Green, Laura S. Weyrich, Vilma Perez, Nicole E. Moore, Atun Zawadzki, Sarah J. Kelloway, Stuart J. Khan, 2022, Science of the Total Environment

Late Holocene climate anomaly concurrent with fire activity and ecosystem shifts in the eastern Australian Highlands

Zoë A. Thomas, Scott Mooney, Haidee Cadd, Andy Baker, Chris Turney, Larissa Schneider, Alan Hogg, Simon Haberle, Ken Green, Laura S. Weyrich, Vilma Pérez, Nicole E. Moore, Atun Zawadzki, Sarah J. Kelloway, Stuart J. Khan, 2022, Science of the Total Environment

The Neglected Gut Microbiome: Fungi, Protozoa, and Bacteriophages in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gina Guzzo, Jane Andrews, Laura Weyrich, 2022, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

How microbiomes can help inform conservation: landscape characterisation of gut microbiota helps shed light on additional population structure in a specialist folivore

BL Littleford-Colquhoun, LS Weyrich, K Hohwieler, R Cristescu, Fr\`ere, CH, 2022, Animal microbiome on p. 1--15

Rare genera differentiate urban green space soil bacterial communities in three cities across the world

Jacob Mills, Caitlin Selway, Laura Weyrich, Chris Skelly, Philip Weinstein, Torsten Thomas, Jennifer Young, Emma Marczylo, Sudesh Yadav, Vijay Yadav, others, 2022, Access Microbiology on p. 000320

Neanderthals did not likely consume Physcomitrium patens--a model moss species

Fabian Haas, Raphael Eisenhofer, Mona Schreiber, Laura Weyrich, Stefan Rensing, 2022, bioRxiv

Stochastic models support rapid peopling of Late Pleistocene Sahul

Corey J.A. Bradshaw, Kasih Norman, Sean Ulm, Alan N. Williams, Chris Clarkson, Joël Chadœuf, Sam C. Lin, Zenobia Jacobs, Richard G. Roberts, Michael I. Bird, Laura S. Weyrich, Simon G. Haberle, Sue O’Connor, Bastien Llamas, Tim J. Cohen, Tobias Friedrich, Peter Veth, Matthew Leavesley, Frédérik Saltré, 2021, Nature Communications

Effectiveness of decontamination protocols when analyzing ancient DNA preserved in dental calculus

Andrew G. Farrer, Sterling L. Wright, Emily Skelly, Raphael Eisenhofer, Keith Dobney, Laura S. Weyrich, 2021, Scientific Reports

Most-Cited Papers

Sequencing ancient calcified dental plaque shows changes in oral microbiota with dietary shifts of the Neolithic and Industrial revolutions

Christina J. Adler, Keith Dobney, Laura S. Weyrich, John Kaidonis, Alan W. Walker, Wolfgang Haak, Corey J.A. Bradshaw, Grant Townsend, Arkadiusz Sołtysiak, Kurt W. Alt, Julian Parkhill, Alan Cooper, 2013, Nature Genetics on p. 450-455

Contamination in Low Microbial Biomass Microbiome Studies

Raphael Eisenhofer, Jeremiah J. Minich, Clarisse Marotz, Alan Cooper, Rob Knight, Laura S. Weyrich, 2019, Trends in Microbiology on p. 105-117

Neanderthal behaviour, diet, and disease inferred from ancient DNA in dental calculus

Laura S. Weyrich, Sebastian Duchene, Julien Soubrier, Luis Arriola, Bastien Llamas, James Breen, Alan G. Morris, Kurt W. Alt, David Caramelli, Veit Dresely, Milly Farrell, Andrew G. Farrer, Michael Francken, Neville Gully, Wolfgang Haak, Karen Hardy, Katerina Harvati, Petra Held, Edward C. Holmes, John Kaidonis, Carles Lalueza-Fox, Marco De La Rasilla, Antonio Rosas, Patrick Semal, Arkadiusz Soltysiak, Grant Townsend, Donatella Usai, Joachim Wahl, Daniel H. Huson, Keith Dobney, Alan Cooper, 2017, Nature on p. 357-361

Environmental metabarcodes for insects

Laurence J. Clarke, Julien Soubrier, Laura Weyrich, Alan Cooper, 2014, Molecular Ecology Notes on p. 1160-1170

Comparison of environmental DNA metabarcoding and conventional fish survey methods in a river system

Jennifer L.A. Shaw, Laurence J. Clarke, Scotte D. Wedderburn, Thomas C. Barnes, Laura S. Weyrich, Alan Cooper, 2016, Biological Conservation on p. 131-138

Ancient DNA analysis of dental calculus

Laura Weyrich, Keith Dobney, Alan Cooper, 2015, Journal of Human Evolution on p. 119-124

From the field to the laboratory

Bastien Llamas, Guido Valverde, Lars Fehren-Schmitz, Laura S. Weyrich, Alan Cooper, Wolfgang Haak, 2017, Science and Technology of Archaeological Research on p. 1-14

Embracing the gut microbiota: The new frontier for inflammatory and infectious diseases

Lieke W.J. Van Den Elsen, Hazel C. Poyntz, Laura S. Weyrich, Wayne Young, Elizabeth E. Forbes-Blom, 2017, Clinical and Translational Immunology

Laboratory contamination over time during low-biomass sample analysis

Laura S. Weyrich, Andrew G. Farrer, Raphael Eisenhofer, Luis A. Arriola, Jennifer Young, Caitlin A. Selway, Matilda Handsley-Davis, Christina J. Adler, James Breen, Alan Cooper, 2019, Molecular Ecology Notes on p. 982-996

Urban habitat restoration provides a human health benefit through microbiome rewilding: The Microbiome Rewilding Hypothesis

Jacob G. Mills, Philip Weinstein, Nicholas J.C. Gellie, Laura S. Weyrich, Andrew J. Lowe, Martin F. Breed, 2017, Restoration Ecology on p. 866-872