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Jess Lynne Metcalf
Animal Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences

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  • Ph D, University of Colorado; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • BS, University of Georgia; Chemistry
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McDonald, Daniel, Hyde, Embriette R, Debelius, Justine W, Morton, James Tong, Gonzalez, Antonio, Ackermann, Gail, Aksenov, Alexander A, Behsaz, Bahar, Brennan, Caitriona, Chen, Yingfeng, others, , (2018) American Gut: an Open Platform for Citizen-Science Microbiome Research bioRxiv 277970

Boast, Alexander P, Weyrich, Laura S, Wood, Jamie R, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Knight, Rob, Cooper, Alan, (2018) Coprolites reveal ecological interactions lost with the extinction of New Zealand birds Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 201712337

Metcalf, Jess Lynne, (2018) Estimating the postmortem interval using microbes: Knowledge gaps and a path to technology adoption Forensic Science International: Genetics

Amato, Katherine R, Sanders, Jon G, Song, Se Jin, Nute, Michael, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Thompson, Luke R, Morton, James Tong, Amir, Amnon, McKenzie, Valerie J, Humphrey, Gregory, others, , (2018) Evolutionary trends in host physiology outweigh dietary niche in structuring primate gut microbiomes The ISME journal 1

Belk, Aeriel D, Xu, Zhenjiang Zech, Carter, David O, Lynne, Aaron, Bucheli, Sibyl, Knight, Rob, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, (2018) Microbiome Data Accurately Predicts the Postmortem Interval Using Random Forest Regression Models Genes 9 2 104

Metcalf, Jess Lynne, (2018) "Putting Microbes to Work" CELL PRESS 50 HAMPSHIRE ST, FLOOR 5, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139 USA

Kodama, Whitney A, Xu, Zhenjiang, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Song, Se Jin, Harrison, Nicholas, Knight, Rob, Carter, David O, Happy, Christopher B, (2018) Trace evidence potential in postmortem skin microbiomes: from death scene to morgue Journal of forensic sciences

Kunz, Isabelle G, Reed, Kailee Janelle, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Hassel, Diana M, Coleman, Robert J, Hess, Tanja, Coleman, Stephen John, Equine fecal microbiota changes associated with anthelmintic administration Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 77 98-106

Luna, Emily , van Eck, L., Campillo, Tony, Weinroth, Margaret Dorothy, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Perez-Quintero, A. L., Botha, AM, Thannhauser, T., Pappin, D., Tisserat, Ned A, Lapitan, N. L. V., Argueso, Cris, Ode, Paul James, Heck, M. L., Leach, Jan E, (2018) Bacteria associated with Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) enhance aphid virulence to wheat. Phytobiomes 2 151-164

Cochran, Alyssa Taylor, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Knight, Robin, van der Meer, Ingrid, Pilon-Smits, Elizabeth AH, (2018) Plant Selenium Hyperaccumulation Affects Rhizosphere: Enhanced Species Richness and Altered Species Composition Phytobiomes 2 82-91

Weinroth, Margaret Dorothy, Carlson, Clay Rigsby, Martin, Jennifer Nicole, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Morley, Paul S, Belk, Keith, (2017) "16S characterization of liver abscesses in Western United States feedlot cattle." JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE 95 46-46

Thompson, Luke R, Sanders, Jon G, McDonald, Daniel, Amir, Amnon, Ladau, Joshua, Locey, Kenneth J, Prill, Robert J, Tripathi, Anupriya, Gibbons, Sean M, Ackermann, Gail, others, , (2017) A communal catalogue reveals Earth’s multiscale microbial diversity Nature 551 7681

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

Huebner, Katherine Louise, Martin, Jennifer Nicole, Weinroth, Margaret Dorothy, Holzer, Katlyn Laura, Weissend, Carla Jane, Abdo, Zaid, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Geornaras, Gina, Parker, Jennifer Kristen, Morley, Paul S, Belk, Keith, (2017) "Effects of in-feed administration of a Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product on the liver abscess microbiome and liver abscess rate in cattle reared to produce natural-branded beef." JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE 95 130-130

Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Song, Se Jin, Morton, James Tong, Weiss, Sophie Josephine, Seguin-Orlando, Andaine, Joly, Fr\'ed\'eric, , Feh, Claudia, Taberlet, Pierre, Coissac, Eric, Amir, Amnon, others, , (2017) Evaluating the impact of domestication and captivity on the horse gut microbiome Scientific reports 7 1 15497

Carter, David O, (2017) "Forensic Microbiology" John Wiley \& Sons

Hyde, Embriette R, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Bucheli, Sibyl R, Lynne, Aaron M, Knight, Rob, (2017) Microbial communities associated with decomposing corpses Forensic Microbiology 245

Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Xu, Zhenjiang Z, Bouslimani, Amina, Dorrestein, Pieter, Carter, David O, Knight, Rob, (2017) Microbiome tools for forensic science Trends in biotechnology 35 9 814--823

Carter, David O, Tomberlin, Jeffery K, Benbow, M Eric, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, (2017) Perspectives on the future of forensic microbiology Forensic Microbiology 376

Weissend, Carla Jane, Holzer, Katlyn Laura, Huebner, Katherine Louise, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Geornaras, Gina, Parker, Jennifer Kristen, Belk, Keith, Morley, Paul S, Martin, Jennifer Nicole, (2017) "The effect of tylosin supplementation and tylosin alternative control treatments on fecal microbial populations, performance, and liver abscess prevalence in feedlot cattle." JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE 95 130-131

McKenzie, Valerie J, Song, Se Jin, Delsuc, Fr\'ed\'eric, , Prest, Tiffany L, Oliverio, Angela M, Korpita, Timothy M, Alexiev, Alexandra, Amato, Katherine R, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Kowalewski, Martin, others, , (2017) The effects of captivity on the mammalian gut microbiome Integrative and comparative biology 57 4 690--704

Morton, James Tong, Toran, Liam, Edlund, Anna, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Lauber, Christian, Knight, Rob, (2017) Uncovering the horseshoe effect in microbial analyses MSystems 2 1 e00166--16

Weinroth, Margaret Dorothy, Carlson, Clay Rigsby, Martin, Jennifer Nicole, Metcalf, Jess Lynne, Morley, Paul S, Belk, Keith, (2017) Rapid Communication: 16S ribosomal ribonucleic acid characterization of liver abscesses in feedlot cattle from three states in the United States. Journal of animal science 95 10 4520-4525

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

Song, Se Jin, Amir, Amnon, Metcalf, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess Lynne, Carter, David O, Knight, Rob, (2015) "Microbiome studies of carrion decomposition" CRC Press 421

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

Delsuc, Frédéric, Metcalf, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess Lynne, Pirrung, Meg, Gewirtz, Andrew, Knight, Rob, (2013) Replenishing our defensive microbes Bioessays 35 9 810–817

Metcalf, Jess 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, Jess Lynne, Knight, Rob, (2012) Characterizing microbial communities through space and time Current opinion in biotechnology 23 3 431–436

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

Rawlence, Nicolas J, Metcalf, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess Lynne, Pritchard, Victoria L, Silvestri, Sarah M, Jenkins, Jazzmin B, Wood, John S, Cowley, David E, Evans, Colby 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, Jess Lynne, (2007) "Conservation Genetics of the Greenback Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus Clarkii Stomias)." ProQuest

Martin, ANDREW, Mitton, JEFFRY, Metcalf, Jess 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, Jess 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, Jess 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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