Works (22)

2021 article

Beating Them with Their Own Stick-Tick Uses Amidase of Bacterial Origin as Part of Its Immune Arsenal

CELL HOST & MICROBE, Vol. 29, pp. 1–3.

By: A. Mikaelyan

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 15, 2021

2021 journal article

Genomes of Gut Bacteria from Nasonia Wasps Shed Light on Phylosymbiosis and Microbe-Assisted Hybrid Breakdown

MSYSTEMS, 4.

By: K. Cross, B. Leigh, E. Hatmaker, A. Mikaelyan, A. Miller & S. Bordenstein

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 6, 2021

2021 article

Genomes of gut bacteria from Nasonia wasps shed light on phylosymbiosis and microbe-assisted hybrid breakdown

Cross, K. L., Leigh, B. A., Hatmaker, E. A., Mikaelyan, A., Miller, A. K., & Bordenstein, S. R. (2021, February 14). (Vol. 2). Vol. 2.

By: K. Cross, B. Leigh, E. Hatmaker, A. Mikaelyan, A. Miller & S. Bordenstein

Source: ORCID
Added: June 28, 2021

2019 journal article

Diet is not the primary driver of bacterial community structure in the gut of litter-feeding cockroaches

BMC MICROBIOLOGY, 19(1).

By: N. Lampert, A. Mikaelyan & A. Brune

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 9, 2019

2019 journal article

Gut microbial compositions mirror caste-specific diets in a major lineage of social insects

ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY REPORTS, 11(2), 196–205.

By: S. Otani, M. Zhukova, N. Kone, R. Costa, A. Mikaelyan, P. Sapountzis, M. Poulsen

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 9, 2019

2018 journal article

Fiber-associated spirochetes are major agents of hemicellulose degradation in the hindgut of wood-feeding higher termites.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(51), E11996–12004.

By: G. Tokuda, A. Mikaelyan, C. Fukui, Y. Matsuura, H. Watanabe, M. Fujishima, A. Brune

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 7, 2019

2018 journal article

Finer-Scale Phylosymbiosis: Insights from Insect Viromes.

MSystems, 3(6).

By: B. Leigh, S. Bordenstein, A. Brooks, A. Mikaelyan & S. Bordenstein

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 21, 2019

2017 journal article

Pycnoscelus surinamensis cockroach gut microbiota respond consistently to a fungal diet without mirroring those of fungus-farming termites.

PloS One.

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2016 journal article

'Candidatus Adiutrix intracellularis', an endosymbiont of termite gut flagellates, is the first representative of a deep-branching clade of Deltaproteobacteria and a putative homoacetogen.

Environmental Microbiology, 18(8), 2548–2564,

By: W. Ikeda-Ohtsubo, J. Strassert, T. Köhler, A. Mikaelyan, I. Gregor, A. McHardy, S. Tringe, P. Hugenholtz, R. Radek, A. Brune

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2016 journal article

Deterministic Assembly of Complex Bacterial Communities in Guts of Germ-Free Cockroaches.

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 82(4), 1256–1263,

By: A. Mikaelyan, C. Thompson, M. Hofer & A. Brune

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2016 journal article

Genome analysis of 'Candidatus Ancillula trichonymphae', first representative of a deep-branching clade of Bifidobacteriales, strengthens evidence for convergent evolution in flagellate endosymbionts.

Environmental Microbiology Reports.

By: J. Strassert, A. Mikaelyan, T. Woyke & A. Brune

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2016 journal article

Microenvironmental heterogeneity of gut compartments drives bacterial community structure in wood- and humus-feeding higher termites.

FEMS Microbiology Ecology.

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2015 journal article

Age polyethism drives community structure of the bacterial gut microbiota in the fungus-cultivating termite Odontotermes formosanus.

Environmental Microbiology.

By: H. Li, C. Dietrich, N. Zhu, A. Mikaelyan, B. Ma, R. Pi, Y. Liu, M. Yang, A. Brune, J. Mo

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2015 journal article

Classifying the bacterial gut microbiota of termites and cockroaches: A curated phylogenetic reference database (DictDb).

Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 38(7), 472–482.

By: A. Mikaelyan, T. Köhler, N. Lampert, J. Rohland, H. Boga, K. Meuser, A. Brune

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2015 journal article

Diet is the primary determinant of bacterial community structure in the guts of higher termites.

Molecular Ecology, 24(20), 5284–5295.

By: A. Mikaelyan, C. Dietrich, T. Köhler, M. Poulsen, D. Sillam-Dussès & A. Brune

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2015 journal article

Metagenomic analysis of the microbiota in the highly compartmented hindguts of six wood- or soil-feeding higher termites.

3, 56,

By: K. Rossmassler, C. Dietrich, C. Thompson, A. Mikaelyan, J. Nonoh, R. Scheffrahn, D. Sillam-Dussès, A. Brune

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2015 journal article

Physicochemical conditions, metabolites and community structure of the bacterial microbiota in the gut of wood-feeding cockroaches (Blaberidae: Panesthiinae).

FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 91(2), 1–14.

By: E. Bauer, N. Lampert, A. Mikaelyan, T. Köhler, K. Maekawa & A. Brune

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2014 journal article

Analysis of Midgut Bacterial Community Structure of Neanthes chilkaensis from Polluted Mudflats of Gorai, Mumbai, India

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2014 journal article

Identifying the core microbial community in the gut of fungus-growing termites.

Molecular Ecology, 23(18), 4631–4644.

By: S. Otani, A. Mikaelyan, T. Nobre, L. Hansen, N. Koné, S. Sørensen, D. Aanen, J. Boomsma, A. Brune, M. Poulsen

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2014 journal article

The fibre-associated cellulolytic bacterial community in the hindgut of wood-feeding higher termites (Nasutitermes spp.)

Environmental Microbiology.

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2013 journal article

Immune-modulating gut symbionts are not "Candidatus Arthromitus".

Mucosal Immunology, 6(1), 200–201.

By: C. Thompson, A. Mikaelyan & A. Brune

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

2012 journal article

'Candidatus Arthromitus' revised: segmented filamentous bacteria in arthropod guts are members of Lachnospiraceae.

Environmental Microbiology, 14(6), 1454–1465.

By: C. Thompson, R. Vier, A. Mikaelyan, T. Wienemann & A. Brune

Source: ORCID
Added: June 15, 2021

Employment

2018 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor Entomology and Plant Pathology

2016 - present

Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, US
Post-doctoral research scholar | The role of gut microbiota in host speciation Department of Biological Sciences

2015 - 2016

LOEWE centre for synthetic microbiology/Max Planck Institute for terresstrial microbiology Marburg, Hessen, DE
Research associate | Synthetic gut communities in cockroaches

2013 - 2014

Max Planck Institute for terrestrial microbiology Marburg, Hessen, DE
Post-doctoral fellow | Termite gut microbiota

2007 - 2010

Central Institute of Fisheries Education Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN
Senior research fellow Aquatic Environment and Health Management

Education

2010 - 2013

Max Planck Institute for terrestrische microbiology Marburg, Hessen, DE
Dr. rer. nat. | Microhabitat-specificity of hindgut microbiota in higher termites

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record.

grant January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2025
Dimensions US Sao Paulo: Evolutionary and genetic origins of diverse trophic specializations in blow flies
Directorate for Biological Sciences
grant April 23, 2019 - September 30, 2023
The ecological basis of host-microbe interactions in termites and other wood-destroying pests
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
award October 1, 2017 - August 1, 2018
The genetic basis of phylosymbiosis and microbe-mediated hybrid lethality
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
grant April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2019
タカサゴシロアリが木質繊維(キシラン)を分解するメカニズム
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
grant April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2018
Exploration of lignocellulolytic enzymes on the surface of bacterial cell walls in the gut of termites using monoclonal antibodies
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
grant January 1, 2015
Host responses to synthetic microbial communities in germ-free cockroaches
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