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Jessica Lynne Metcalf
Animal Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences

Animal Sciences Building, Room 54
  • Ph D, University of Colorado; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • BS, University of Georgia; Chemistry

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Morton, James T, Sanders, Jon, Quinn, Robert A, McDonald, Daniel, Gonzalez, Antonio, Vázquez-Baeza, Yoshiki, Navas-Molina, Jose A, Song, Se Jin, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Hyde, Embriette R, others, , (2017) Balance Trees Reveal Microbial Niche Differentiation mSystems 2 1 e00162–16

Weiss, Sophie, Carter, David O, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Knight, Rob, (2016) Carcass mass has little influence on the structure of gravesoil microbial communities International journal of legal medicine 130 1 253–263

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Xu, Zhenjiang Zech, Weiss, Sophie, Lax, Simon, Van Treuren, Will, Hyde, Embriette R, Song, Se Jin, Amir, Amnon, Larsen, Peter, Sangwan, Naseer, others, , (2016) Microbial community assembly and metabolic function during mammalian corpse decomposition Science 351 6269 158–162

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Carter, David O, Knight, Rob, (2016) Microbiology of death Current Biology 26 13 R561–R563

Song, Se Jin, Amir, Amnon, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Amato, Katherine R, Xu, Zhenjiang Zech, Humphrey, Greg, Knight, Rob, (2016) Preservation Methods Differ in Fecal Microbiome Stability, Affecting Suitability for Field Studies mSystems 1 3 e00021–16

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Turney, Chris, Barnett, Ross, Martin, Fabiana, Bray, Sarah C, Vilstrup, Julia T, Orlando, Ludovic, Salas-Gismondi, Rodolfo, Loponte, Daniel, Medina, Matías, others, , (2016) Synergistic roles of climate warming and human occupation in Patagonian megafaunal extinctions during the Last Deglaciation Science Advances 2 6 e1501682

Amato, Katherine R, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Song, Se Jin, Hale, Vanessa L, Clayton, Jonathan, Ackermann, Gail, Humphrey, Greg, Niu, Kefeng, Cui, Duoying, Zhao, Hongxia, others, , (2016) Using the gut microbiota as a novel tool for examining colobine primate GI health Global Ecology and Conservation 7 225–237

Llamas, Bastien, Brotherton, Paul, Mitchell, Kieren J, Templeton, Jennifer EL, Thomson, Vicki A, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Armstrong, Kyle N, Kasper, Marta, Richards, Stephen M, Camens, Aaron B, others, , (2015) Late Pleistocene Australian marsupial DNA clarifies the affinities of extinct megafaunal kangaroos and wallabies Molecular biology and evolution 32 3 574–584

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Carter, David O, Knight, Rob, (2015) "Microbiome studies of carrion decomposition" CRC Press 421

Carter, David O, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Bibat, Alexander, Knight, Rob, (2015) Seasonal variation of postmortem microbial communities Forensic science, medicine, and pathology 11 2 202–207

Obregon-Tito, Alexandra J, Tito, Raul Y, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Sankaranarayanan, Krithivasan, Clemente, Jose C, Ursell, Luke K, Xu, Zhenjiang Zech, Van Treuren, Will, Knight, Rob, Gaffney, Patrick M, others, , (2015) Subsistence strategies in traditional societies distinguish gut microbiomes Nature communications 6

Love Stowell, Sierra M, Kennedy, Christopher M, Beals, Stower C, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Martin, Andrew P, (2015) The genetic legacy of more than a century of stocking trout: a case study in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72 10 1565–1574

Clemente, Jose C, Pehrsson, Erica C, Blaser, Martin J, Sandhu, Kuldip, Gao, Zhan, Wang, Bin, Magris, Magda, Hidalgo, Glida, Contreras, Monica, Noya-Alarcón, Oscar, others, , (2015) The microbiome of uncontacted Amerindians Science advances 1 3 e1500183

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Ursell, Luke K, Knight, Rob, (2014) Ancient human oral plaque preserves a wealth of biological data. Nature genetics 46 4

Delsuc, Frédéric, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Wegener Parfrey, Laura, Song, Se Jin, González, Antonio, Knight, Rob, (2014) Convergence of gut microbiomes in myrmecophagous mammals Molecular ecology 23 6 1301–1317

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Prost, Stefan, Nogués-Bravo, David, DeChaine, Eric G, Anderson, Christian, Batra, Persaram, Araújo, Miguel B, Cooper, Alan, Guralnick, Robert P, (2014) "Integrating multiple lines of evidence into historical biogeography hypothesis testing: a Bison bison case study" 281 1777 20132782

Lax, Simon, Smith, Daniel P, Hampton-Marcell, Jarrad, Owens, Sarah M, Handley, Kim M, Scott, Nicole M, Gibbons, Sean M, Larsen, Peter, Shogan, Benjamin D, Weiss, Sophie, others, , (2014) Longitudinal analysis of microbial interaction between humans and the indoor environment Science 345 6200 1048–1052

Weiss, Sophie, Amir, Amnon, Hyde, Embriette R, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Song, Se Jin, Knight, Rob, (2014) Tracking down the sources of experimental contamination in microbiome studies Genome biology 15 12 1

Lauber, Christian L, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Keepers, Kyle, Ackermann, Gail, Carter, David O, Knight, Rob, (2014) Vertebrate decomposition is accelerated by soil microbes Applied and environmental microbiology 80 16 4920–4929

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Parfrey, Laura Wegener, Gonzalez, Antonio, Lauber, Christian L, Knights, Dan, Ackermann, Gail, Humphrey, Gregory C, Gebert, Matthew J, Van Treuren, Will, Berg-Lyons, Donna, others, , (2013) A microbial clock provides an accurate estimate of the postmortem interval in a mouse model system Elife 2 e01104

Bray, Sarah CE, Austin, Jeremy J, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Østbye, Kjartan, Østbye, Eivind, Lauritzen, Stein-Erik, Aaris-Sørensen, Kim, Valdiosera, Cristina, Adler, Christina J, Cooper, Alan, (2013) Ancient DNA identifies post-glacial recolonisation, not recent bottlenecks, as the primary driver of contemporary mtDNA phylogeography and diversity in Scandinavian brown bears Diversity and Distributions 19 3 245–256

McFall-Ngai, Margaret, Hadfield, Michael G, Bosch, Thomas CG, Carey, Hannah V, Domazet-Loso, Tomislav, Douglas, Angela E, Dubilier, Nicole, Eberl, Gerard, Fukami, Tadashi, Gilbert, Scott F, others, , (2013) Animals in a bacterial world, a new imperative for the life sciences Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 9 3229–3236

Ursell, Luke K, Treuren, William Van, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Pirrung, Meg, Gewirtz, Andrew, Knight, Rob, (2013) Replenishing our defensive microbes Bioessays 35 9 810–817

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, (2012) "Ancient DNA Reveals Extinctions of Late Pleistocene South American Camelids" 279 324

Gonzalez, Antonio, King, Andrew, Robeson, II, Michael S, Song, Sejin, Shade, Ashley, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Knight, Rob, (2012) Characterizing microbial communities through space and time Current opinion in biotechnology 23 3 431–436

Ursell, Luke K, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Parfrey, Laura Wegener, Knight, Rob, (2012) Defining the human microbiome Nutrition reviews 70 suppl 1 S38–S44

Metcalf, JL, Love Stowell, S, Kennedy, CM, Rogers, KB, McDonald, D, Epp, J, Keepers, K, Cooper, A, Austin, JJ, Martin, AP, (2012) Historical stocking data and 19th century DNA reveal human-induced changes to native diversity and distribution of cutthroat trout Molecular Ecology 21 21 5194–5207

Tito, Raul Y, Knights, Dan, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Obregon-Tito, Alexandra J, Cleeland, Lauren, Najar, Fares, Roe, Bruce, Reinhard, Karl, Sobolik, Kristin, Belknap, Samuel, others, , (2012) Insights from characterizing extinct human gut microbiomes PloS one 7 12 e51146

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, (2012) "Synthetic Methods for Reconstructing Species’ Historical Biogeography: Integrating Ancient DNA and Ecological Niche Models" 279 324

Rawlence, Nicolas J, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Wood, Jamie R, Worthy, Trevor H, Austin, Jeremy J, Cooper, Alan, (2012) The effect of climate and environmental change on the megafaunal moa of New Zealand in the absence of humans Quaternary Science Reviews 50 141–153

Gonzalez, Antonio, Clemente, Jose C, Shade, Ashley, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Song, Sejin, Prithiviraj, Bharath, Palmer, Brent E, Knight, Rob, (2011) Our microbial selves: what ecology can teach us EMBO reports 12 8 775–784

Pritchard, VL, Metcalf, JL, Jones, K, Martin, AP, Cowley, DE, (2009) Population structure and genetic management of Rio Grande cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii virginalis) Conservation Genetics 10 5 1209–1221

Orlando, Ludovic, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Alberdi, Maria T, Telles-Antunes, Miguel, Bonjean, Dominique, Otte, Marcel, Martin, Fabiana, Eisenmann, Véra, Mashkour, Marjan, Morello, Flavia, others, , (2009) Revising the recent evolutionary history of equids using ancient DNA Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 51 21754–21759

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Siegle, Matthew R, Martin, Andrew P, (2008) Hybridization dynamics between Colorado’s native cutthroat trout and introduced rainbow trout Journal of Heredity 99 2 149–156

Osborne, Andrew S, Som, Phanneth, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Phillips, Robert S, (2008) Regioselective nitration of N $α$, N 1-bis (trifluoroacetyl)-l-tryptophan methyl ester: Efficient synthesis of 2-nitro and 6-nitro-N-trifluoroacetyl-l-tryptophan methyl ester!!! Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters 18 21 5750–5752

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, Pritchard, Victoria L, Silvestri, Sarah M, Jenkins, Jazzmin B, Wood, John S, Cowley, David E, Evans, Russell Colby, Shiozawa, Dennis K, Martin, Andrew P, (2007) Across the great divide: genetic forensics reveals misidentification of endangered cutthroat trout populations Molecular Ecology 16 21 4445–4454

Pritchard, VL, Jones, K, Metcalf, JL, Martin, AP, Wilkinson, P, Cowley, DE, (2007) Characterization of tetranucleotide microsatellites for Rio Grande cutthroat trout and rainbow trout, and their cross-amplification in other cutthroat trout subspecies Molecular Ecology Notes 7 4 594–596

Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, (2007) "Conservation Genetics of the Greenback Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus Clarkii Stomias)." ProQuest

Martin, ANDREW, Mitton, JEFFRY, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, BOULDER, CO, (2005) "Describe existing populations and determine appropriate source populations for restoration of native trout subspecies in Rocky Mountain National Park utilizing mitochondrial and nuclear DNA analysis" Unpublished report to Rocky Mountain National Park

Freiburger, Brian J, Breed, Michael D, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, (2004) Mating frequency, within-colony relatedness and male production in a yellow jacket wasp, Dolichovespula arenaria Molecular ecology 13 12 3703–3707

Schmidt, Sarah M, Martin, Angela Kate, Schadt, C, Lipson, D, Meyer, A, Costello, E, Nemergut, D, Oline, D, West, A, Metcalf, Jessica Lynne, (2002) "Profound Seasonal Changes in Microbial Diversity and Function in an Alpine Environment"

Phillips, RS, Metcalf, JL, (1999) "Synthesis of 6-azido-L-tryptophan using trifluoroacetyl protecting groups." 217 U371–U371

Metcalf, JL, Phillips, RS, (1998) "Synthesis of 6-Azido-L-tryptophan and photoaffinity labeling of tryptophan indole-lyase and tyrosine phenol-lyase." 215 U217–U217

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