Seth Bordenstein

Director of the Microbiome Center; Huck Chair in Microbiome Sciences; Professor of Biology and Entomology

Seth Bordenstein

Research Summary

The evolutionary and genetic principles that shape symbiotic interactions between animals, microbes, and viruses and the major applications of these interactions to human health.

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Microbiota Genome Wolbachia Animals Gastrointestinal Microbiome Microbiome Genomics Genes Symbiosis Microorganisms Proteins Biological Sciences Viruses Glucose Wasps Nasonia Drosophila Melanogaster Nationalities And Ethnic Groups Fibrosis Spermatozoa Metabolic Molecular Cluster Intestinal Microorganisms Protein Cytoplasmic Incompatibility

Most Recent Publications

Elizabeth K. Mallott, Alexandra R. Sitarik, Leslie D. Leve, Camille Cioffi, Carlos A. Camargo, Kohei Hasegawa, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2023, PLoS Biology

Ozioma S. Chioma, Elizabeth Mallott, Binal Shah-Gandhi, Za Darreyal Wiggins, Madison Langford, Andrew William Lancaster, Alexander Gelbard, Hongmei Wu, Joyce E. Johnson, Lisa Lancaster, Erin M. Wilfong, Leslie J. Crofford, Courtney G. Montgomery, Luc Van Kaer, Seth Bordenstein, Dawn C. Newcomb, Wonder Puryear Drake, 2023, Cells

Ozioma S. Chioma, Elizabeth K. Mallott, Austin Chapman, Joseph C. Van Amburg, Hongmei Wu, Binal Shah-Gandhi, Nandita Dey, Marina E. Kirkland, M. Blanca Piazuelo, Joyce Johnson, Gordon R. Bernard, Sobha R. Bodduluri, Steven Davison, Bodduluri Haribabu, Seth R. Bordenstein, Wonder P. Drake, 2022, Communications Biology

Isabella T. Ritchie, Kelly T. Needles, Brittany A. Leigh, Rupinder Kaur, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2022, iScience

Junhui Li, Robert H.George Markowitz, Andrew W. Brooks, Elizabeth K. Mallott, Brittany A. Leigh, Timothy Olszewski, Hamid Zare, Minoo Bagheri, Holly M. Smith, Katie A. Friese, Ismail Habibi, William M. Lawrence, Charlie L. Rost, Ákos Lédeczi, Angela M. Eeds, Jane F. Ferguson, Heidi J. Silver, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2022, PLoS Biology

Robert H.George Markowitz, Abigail Leavitt LaBella, Mingjian Shi, Antonis Rokas, John A. Capra, Jane F. Ferguson, Jonathan D. Mosley, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2022, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Kara Bell, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2022, Symbiosis on p. 3-10

Rupinder Kaur, Brittany A. Leigh, Isabella T. Ritchie, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2022, PLoS Biology

Comparison of qPCR and dPCR methods for the quantification of Wolbachia densities and arthropod gene expression.

K.L. Cross, Seth Bordenstein, 2022, Qiagen Application Note

Sarah Bordenstein, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2022, PLoS Genetics on p. e1010227

Most-Cited Papers

Seth R. Bordenstein, Kevin R. Theis, 2015, PLoS Biology

Lisa J. Funkhouser, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2013, PLoS Biology

Kevin R. Theis, Nolwenn M. Dheilly, Jonathan L. Klassen, Robert M. Brucker, John F. Baines, Thomas C.G. Bosch, John F. Cryan, Scott F. Gilbert, Charles J. Goodnight, Elisabeth A. Lloyd, Jan Sapp, Philippe Vandenkoornhuyse, Ilana Zilber-Rosenberg, Eugene Rosenberg, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2016, mSystems

Andrew W. Brooks, Kevin D. Kohl, Robert M. Brucker, Edward J. van Opstal, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2016, PLoS Biology

Robert Brucker, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2013, Science on p. 667-669

Daniel LePage, Daniel P. Le Page, Jason Metcalf, Sarah Bordenstein, Jungmin On, Jessamyn Perlmutter, J Shropshire, Emily Layton, Lisa Funkhouser-Jones, John Beckmann, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2017, Nature on p. 243--247

Simon Roux, Evelien M. Adriaenssens, Bas E. Dutilh, Eugene V. Koonin, Andrew M. Kropinski, Mart Krupovic, Jens H. Kuhn, Rob Lavigne, J. Rodney Brister, Arvind Varsani, Clara Amid, Ramy K. Aziz, Seth R. Bordenstein, Peer Bork, Mya Breitbart, Guy R. Cochrane, Rebecca A. Daly, Christelle Desnues, Melissa B. Duhaime, Joanne B. Emerson, François Enault, Jed A. Fuhrman, Pascal Hingamp, Philip Hugenholtz, Bonnie L. Hurwitz, Natalia N. Ivanova, Jessica M. Labonté, Kyung Bum Lee, Rex R. Malmstrom, Manuel Martinez-Garcia, Ilene Karsch Mizrachi, Hiroyuki Ogata, David Páez-Espino, Marie Agnès Petit, Catherine Putonti, Thomas Rattei, Alejandro Reyes, Francisco Rodriguez-Valera, Karyna Rosario, Lynn Schriml, Frederik Schulz, Grieg F. Steward, Matthew B. Sullivan, Shinichi Sunagawa, Curtis A. Suttle, Ben Temperton, Susannah G. Tringe, Rebecca Vega Thurber, Nicole S. Webster, Katrine L. Whiteson, Steven W. Wilhelm, K. Eric Wommack, Tanja Woyke, Kelly C. Wrighton, Pelin Yilmaz, Takashi Yoshida, Mark J. Young, Natalya Yutin, Lisa Zeigler Allen, Nikos C. Kyrpides, Emiley A. Eloe-Fadrosh, 2019, Nature Biotechnology on p. 29-37

Eoin Sherwin, Seth R. Bordenstein, John L. Quinn, Timothy G. Dinan, John F. Cryan, 2019, Science

Andrew W. Brooks, Sambhawa Priya, Ran Blekhman, Seth R. Bordenstein, 2018, PLoS Biology

Charles Robb Flynn, Vance L. Albaugh, Steven Cai, Joyce Cheung-Flynn, Phillip E. Williams, Robert M. Brucker, Seth R. Bordenstein, Yan Guo, David H. Wasserman, Naji N. Abumrad, 2015, Nature Communications

News Articles Featuring Seth Bordenstein

One Health Microbiome Center honors creativity and mentoring with award series

The One Health Microbiome Center (OHMC) below has named eight recipients for its 2023-24 Inaugural Award Series.

One Health Microbiome Center's 2023-24 Interdisciplinary Innovation Fellows

The One Health Microbiome Center (OHMC) in the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at Penn State has named five recipients for its 2023-24 Interdisciplinary Innovation Fellowships (IIF) program.

Gut bacteria variation among human social groups emerges by three months of age

Bacteria and other microorganisms that live within the human digestive tract — the gut microbiome — differ with parent-reported race and ethnicity as early as 3 months of age, according to a new study co-led by Penn State.

Penn State faculty member elected to plant pathology society leadership

Carolee Bull, professor of systematic bacteriology and plant pathology in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has been elected to the presidential lineage of the American​ Phytopathological Society (APS).

Penn State's renamed One Health Microbiome Center affirms broad expertise

The Microbiome Center in the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at Penn State has announced its renaming to the One Health Microbiome Center (OHMC), the first center in the world to integrate "One Health" with the microbiome sciences.

Geography Coffee Hour talk to explore microorganisms and their impact on life

Microbes may be tiny, but they play a big role in shaping the world. Seth Bordenstein, Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Endowed Chair in Microbiome Sciences and professor of biology and entomology at Penn State, will offer insights into his research on microbiomes and their impact on the world in his talk, “Why We Look Down (To the Microbes) For Wonder, Impact and Discovery,” on March 31.

Habitat split may impact disease risk in amphibians and other vertebrates

Habitat split is a common event in the environment that occurs when different classes of natural habitats, such as forests and water, are disconnected.

New predictive models developed for bacterial diversity of soils

A new set of quantitative models that incorporates pH into the metabolic theory of ecology (MTE) has been developed by an international team that includes Penn State assistant professor of plant science Francisco Dini-Andreote.

Free film and panel discussion reveals 'invisible' crisis of the microbial world

At 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2, Penn State’s Microbiome Center will present "The Invisible Extinction" — a movie that spotlights the trailblazing work and charismatic personalities of renowned scientists who aim to save the vanishing microbes that are essential for our survival.

2022 Top 10 Most Popular Microbiome Center News Articles

The stories that made the year in 2022 for the Penn State Microbiome Center