Works (17)

2020 journal article

Wild black bears harbor simple gut microbial communities with little difference between the jejunum and colon

Scientific Reports.

By: S. Gillman, E. McKenney & D. Lafferty

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2019 article

The effect of levofloxacin on the lung microbiota of laboratory rats

EXPERIMENTAL LUNG RESEARCH.

By: S. Finn, U. Scheuermann, Z. Holzknecht, Q. Gao, M. Ibrahim, W. Parker, J. Granek, S. Lin, E. McKenney, A. Barbas

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 5, 2019

2019 review

The importance of scale in comparative microbiome research: New insights from the gut and glands of captive and wild lemurs

[Review of ]. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY, 81(10-11).

By: L. Greene, S. Bornbusch, E. McKenney, R. Harris, S. Gorvetzian, A. Yoder, C. Drea

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 2, 2019

2018 journal article

Effect of gastric fluid aspiration on the lung microbiota of laboratory rats

EXPERIMENTAL LUNG RESEARCH, 44(4-5), 201–210.

By: S. Finn, U. Scheuermann, Z. Holzknecht, W. Parker, J. Granek, S. Lin, E. McKenney, A. Barbas

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: February 25, 2019

2018 journal article

The Ecosystem Services of Animal Microbiomes

Molecular Ecology, 2.

By: E. McKenney, K. Koelle, R. Dunn & A. Yoder

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2018 journal article

The critical role of dietary foliage in maintaining the gut microbiome and metabolome of folivorous sifakas

Scientific Reports, 8(1).

By: L. Greene, E. McKenney, T. O’Connell & C. Drea

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2018 journal article

The inside tract: The appendicular, cecal, and colonic microbiome of captive aye-ayes

American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 166(4), 960–967.

By: L. Greene & E. McKenney

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2017 journal article

Bamboo Specialists from Two Mammalian Orders (Primates, Carnivora) Share a High Number of Low-Abundance Gut Microbes.

Microbial Ecology, 11.

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2017 journal article

Down for the count: Cryptosporidium infection depletes the gut microbiome in Coquerel's sifakas.

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease.

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2017 journal article

Evolution of the hygiene hypothesis into biota alteration theory: what are the paradigms and where are the clinical applications?

Microbes and Infection, 11.

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2017 journal article

Feeding strategy shapes gut metagenomic enrichment and functional specialization in captive lemurs.

Gut Microbes, 11.

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2016 journal article

Got worms? Perinatal exposure to helminths prevents persistent immune sensitization and cognitive dysfunction induced by early-life infection

Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 51, 14–28.

By: L. Williamson, E. McKenney, Z. Holzknecht, C. Belliveau, J. Rawls, S. Poulton, W. Parker, S. Bilbo

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2016 journal article

Symbiosis in the Soil: Citizen Microbiology in Middle and High School Classrooms †

Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, 17(1), 60–62.

By: E. McKenney, R. Dunn, J. Urban, J. Stalls, C. Millis, T. Flythe, J. Stevens

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2015 journal article

Alteration of the rat cecal microbiome during colonization with the helminthHymenolepis diminuta

Gut Microbes, 6(3), 182–193.

By: E. McKenney, L. Williamson, A. Yoder, J. Rawls, S. Bilbo & W. Parker

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2015 journal article

Patterns of Gut Bacterial Colonization in Three Primate Species

PLOS ONE, 10(5), e0124618.

By: E. McKenney, A. Rodrigo & A. Yoder

Ed(s): M. Heimesaat

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2014 journal article

Binturong (Arctictis binturong) and Kinkajou (Potos flavus) Digestive Strategy: Implications for Interpreting Frugivory in Carnivora and Primates

PLoS ONE, 9(8), e105415.

By: J. Lambert, V. Fellner, E. McKenney & A. Hartstone-Rose

Ed(s): A. Taylor

Source: ORCID
Added: January 5, 2021

2014 journal article

Fecal microbial diversity and putative function in captive western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla), common chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), Hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas) and binturongs (Arctictis binturong)

Integrative Zoology, 9(5), 557–569.

By: E. McKENNEY, M. Ashwell, J. Lambert & V. Fellner

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

Employment

2020 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Assistant Professor | Director of Undergraduate Programs Applied Ecology

2019 - 2020

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
lecturer Applied Ecology

2017 - 2019

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Raleigh, NC, US
Postdoctoral Researcher

2008 - 2009

Disney's Animal Kingdom Bay Lake, FL, US
professional nutrition and research intern Animal Nutrition Center

Education

2011 - 2017

Duke University Durham, NC, US
Ph.D. Biology

2009 - 2011

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Masters of Science Animal Science

2004 - 2008

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, US
Bachelors of Science Biology