Karen P. Scott
  • Senior Research Fellow, Gut Health, Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 2007-2020
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Ph.D. (Molecular Biology), Dundee University, Scotland, UK, 1992


Since 2015
• Sheridan, P. O., Martin, J. C., Minton, N. P., Flint, H. J., O'Toole, P. W. and Scott, K. P. (2019). Heterologous gene expression in the human gut bacteria Eubacterium rectale and Roseburia inulinivorans by means of conjugative plasmids. Anaerobe 59: 131-140.
• Costea, P. I., Zeller, G., Sunagawa, S., Pelletier, E., Alberti, A., Levenez, F., Tramontano, M., Driessen, M., Hercog, R., Jung, F. E., Kultima, J. R., Hayward, M. R., Coelho, L. P., Allen-Vercoe, E., Bertrand, L., Blaut, M., Brown, J. R. M., Carton, T., Cools-Portier, S., Daigneault, M., Derrien, M., Druesne, A., de Vos, W. M., Finlay, B. B., Flint, H. J., Guarner, F., Hattori, M., Heilig, H., Luna, R. A., van Hylckama Vlieg, J., Junick, J., Klymiuk, I., Langella, P., Le Chatelier, E., Mai, V., Manichanh, C., Martin, J. C., Mery, C., Morita, H., O'Toole, P. W., Orvain, C., Patil, K. R., Penders, J., Persson, S., Pons, N., Popova, M., Salonen, A., Saulnier, D., Scott, K. P., Singh, B., Slezak, K., Veiga, P., Versalovic, J., Zhao, L., Zoetendal, E. G., Ehrlich, S. D., Dore, J. and Bork, P. (2017). Towards standards for human fecal sample processing in metagenomic studies. Nat Biotechnol 35(11): 1069-1076.
• Walsh, A. M., Crispie, F., Daari, K., O'Sullivan, O., Martin, J. C., Arthur, C. T., Claesson, M. J., Scott, K. P. and Cotter, P. D. (2017). Strain-Level Metagenomic Analysis of the Fermented Dairy Beverage Nunu Highlights Potential Food Safety Risks. Appl Environ Microbiol 83(16).
• Ashton, J. J., Colquhoun, C. M., Cleary, D. W., Coelho, T., Haggarty, R., Mulder, I., Batra, A., Afzal, N. A., Beattie, R. M., Scott, K. P. and Ennis, S. (2017). 16S sequencing and functional analysis of the fecal microbiome during treatment of newly diagnosed pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Medicine (Baltimore) 96(26): e7347.
• Sheridan, P. O., Duncan, S. H., Walker, A. W., Scott, K. P., Louis, P. and Flint, H. J. (2016). Objections to the proposed reclassification of Eubacterium rectale as Agathobacter rectalis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 66(5): 2106.
• Chappell, A., Scott, K., Griffiths, I., Cowan, A., Hawes, C., Wishart, J. and Martin, P. (2017). The agronomic performance and nutritional content of oat and barley varieties grown in a northern maritime environment depends of variety and growing condtions. Journal of Cereal Science 74.
• P, O. S., Martin, J. C., Lawley, T. D., Browne, H. P., Harris, H. M. B., Bernalier-Donadille, A., Duncan, S. H., O'Toole, P. W., K, P. S. and H, J. F. (2016). Polysaccharide utilization loci and nutritional specialization in a dominant group of butyrate-producing human colonic Firmicutes. Microb Genom 2(2): e000043.
• Ringel-Kulka, T., Choi, C.H., Temas, D., Kim, A., Maier, D. M., Scott, K. P. , Galanko, J. and Ringel, Y. (2015). Altered Colonic Bacterial Fermentation as a Potential Pathophysiological Factor in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 110(9), pp. 1339-1346
• Hansen, R., Scott, K. P., Khan, S., Martin, J. C., Berry, S. H., Stevenson, M., Okpapi, A., Munro, M. J. and Hold, G. L. (2015). First-Pass Meconium Samples from Healthy Term Vaginally-Delivered Neonates: An Analysis of the Microbiota. PLoS One 10(7): e0133320.
• Walker, A. W., Martin, J. C., Scott, P., Parkhill, J., Flint, H. J. and Scott, K. P. (2015). 16S rRNA gene-based profiling of the human infant gut microbiota is strongly influenced by sample processing and PCR primer choice. Microbiome 3: 26.
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