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The Faculty of Medicine - Microbiology and Molecular Genetics: Yassour Moran


 Last updated June 2021 - School of Pharmacy

List of Publications

(1) Blaser MJ, Devkota S, McCoy KD, Relman DA, Yassour M, Young VB. Lessons learned from the prenatal microbiome controversy. Microbiome 2021;9(1).

(2) Barak N, Ami RB, Sido T, Perri A, Shtoyer A, Rivkin M, et al. Lessons from applied large-scale pooling of 133,816 SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR tests. Sci Transl Med 2021;13(589).

(3) Mitchell CM, Mazzoni C, Hogstrom L, Bryant A, Bergerat A, Cher A, et al. Delivery Mode Affects Stability of Early Infant Gut Microbiota. Cell Rep Med 2020;1(9).

(4) Ben-Ami R, Klochendler A, Seidel M, Sido T, Gurel-Gurevich O, Yassour M, et al. Large-scale implementation of pooled RNA extraction and RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection. Clin Microbiol Infect 2020;26(9):1248-1253.

(5) Vatanen T, Plichta DR, Somani J, Münch PC, Arthur TD, Hall AB, et al. Correction to: Genomic variation and strain-specific functional adaptation in the human gut microbiome during early life (Nature Microbiology, (2019), 4, 3, (470-479), 10.1038/s41564-018-0321-5). Nat Microbiol 2019;4(3):545.

(6) Vatanen T, Plichta DR, Somani J, Münch PC, Arthur TD, Hall AB, et al. Genomic variation and strain-specific functional adaptation in the human gut microbiome during early life. Nat Microbiol 2019;4(3):470-479.

(7) Graham DB, Luo C, O’Connell DJ, Lefkovith A, Brown EM, Yassour M, et al. Antigen discovery and specification of immunodominance hierarchies for MHCII-restricted epitopes. Nat Med 2018;24(11):1762-1772.

(8) Yassour M, Jason E, Hogstrom LJ, Arthur TD, Tripathi S, Siljander H, et al. Strain-Level Analysis of Mother-to-Child Bacterial Transmission during the First Few Months of Life. Cell Host and Microbe 2018;24(1):146-154.e4.

(9) Ferretti P, Pasolli E, Tett A, Asnicar F, Gorfer V, Fedi S, et al. Mother-to-Infant Microbial Transmission from Different Body Sites Shapes the Developing Infant Gut Microbiome. Cell Host and Microbe 2018;24(1):133-145.e5.

(10) Shields-Cutler RR, Al-Ghalith GA, Yassour M, Knights D. SplinectomeR enables group comparisons in longitudinal microbiome studies. Front Microbiol 2018;9(APR).

(11) Hall AB, Yassour M, Sauk J, Garner A, Jiang X, Arthur T, et al. A novel Ruminococcus gnavus clade enriched in inflammatory bowel disease patients. Genome Med 2017;9(1).

(12) Yassour M, Vatanen T, Siljander H, Hämäläinen A-, Härkönen T, Ryhänen SJ, et al. Natural history of the infant gut microbiome and impact of antibiotic treatment on bacterial strain diversity and stability. Sci Transl Med 2016;8(343).

(13) Vatanen T, Kostic AD, D'Hennezel E, Siljander H, Franzosa EA, Yassour M, et al. Erratum: Variation in microbiome LPS immunogenicity contributes to autoimmunity in humans (Cell (2016) 165 (842-853) ). Cell 2016;165(6):1551.

(14) Vatanen T, Kostic AD, D'Hennezel E, Siljander H, Franzosa EA, Yassour M, et al. Variation in Microbiome LPS Immunogenicity Contributes to Autoimmunity in Humans. Cell 2016;165(4):842-853.

(15) Yassour M, Lim MY, Yun HS, Tickle TL, Sung J, Song Y-, et al. Sub-clinical detection of gut microbial biomarkers of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Genome Med 2016;8(1).

(16) Gevers D, Kugathasan S, Denson LA, Vázquez-Baeza Y, Van Treuren W, Ren B, et al. The treatment-naive microbiome in new-onset Crohn's disease. Cell Host and Microbe 2014;15(3):382-392.

(17) Haas BJ, Papanicolaou A, Yassour M, Grabherr M, Blood PD, Bowden J, et al. De novo transcript sequence reconstruction from RNA-seq using the Trinity platform for reference generation and analysis. Nat Protoc 2013;8(8):1494-1512.

(18) Brar GA, Yassour M, Friedman N, Regev A, Ingolia NT, Weissman JS. High-resolution view of the yeast meiotic program revealed by ribosome profiling. Science 2012;335(6068):552-557.

(19) Grabherr MG, Haas BJ, Yassour M, Levin JZ, Thompson DA, Amit I, et al. Full-length transcriptome assembly from RNA-Seq data without a reference genome. Nat Biotechnol 2011;29(7):644-652.

(20) Rhind N, Chen Z, Yassour M, Thompson DA, Haas BJ, Habib N, et al. Comparative functional genomics of the fission yeasts. Science 2011;332(6032):930-936.

(21) Levin JZ, Yassour M, Adiconis X, Nusbaum C, Thompson DA, Friedman N, et al. Comprehensive comparative analysis of strand-specific RNA sequencing methods. Nat Methods 2010;7(9):709-715.

(22) Yassour M, Pfiffner J, Levin JZ, Adiconis X, Gnirke A, Nusbaum C, et al. Strand-specific RNA sequencing reveals extensive regulated long antisense transcripts that are conserved across yeast species. Genome Biol 2010;11(8).

(23) Kim TS, Liu CL, Yassour M, Holik J, Friedman N, Buratowski S, et al. RNA polymerase mapping during stress responses reveals widespread nonproductive transcription in yeast. Genome Biol 2010;11(7).

(24) Weiner A, Hughes A, Yassour M, Rando OJ, Friedman N. High-resolution nucleosome mapping reveals transcription-dependent promoter packaging. Genome Res 2010;20(1):90-100.

(25) Yassour M, Kaplan T, Jaimovich A, Friedman N. Nucleosome positioning from tiling microarray data. Bioinformatics 2008;24(13):i139-i146.