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Katie Lynn Summers
Animal Biosciences & Biotechnology Laboratory
Microbiologist

Phone: (301) 504-8760
Fax:
Room 22

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 200 BARC-EAST
BELTSVILLE, MD 20705

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Projects
Alternatives to Antibiotics: Developing Novel Strategies to Improve Animal Welfare and Production Efficiency in Swine and Dairy
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 433349
Improving Bovine Production Efficiency through Reproductive Biotechnologies
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437961

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Considerations and best practices in animal science 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing microbiome studies Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Weinroth, M.D., Belk, A.D., Dean, C.J., Noyes, N.R., Dittoe, D.K., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Ricke, S.C., Myer, P.R., Henniger, M.T., Ramirez, G.A., Oakley, B.B., Summers, K.L., Miles, A.M., Ault-Seay, T.B., Yu, Z., Metcalf, J., Wells, J. 2022. Considerations and best practices in animal science 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing microbiome studies. Journal of Animal Science. 100:1018. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skab346.
Draft Genome Sequences of Kazachstania slooffiae, isolated from post-weaning piglet feces Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Summers, K.L., Foster Frey, J.A., Arfken, A.M., Davies, C.L. 2021. Draft Genome Sequences of Kazachstania slooffiae, isolated from post-weaning piglet feces. Microbiology Resource Announcements. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00198-21.
Characterization of Kazachstania slooffiae, a proposed commensal in the porcine gut Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Summers, K.L., Foster Frey, J.A., Arfken, A.M. 2021. Characterization of Kazachstania slooffiae, a proposed commensal in the porcine gut. The Journal of Fungi. 7(2):146. https://doi.org/10.3390/jof7020146.
The gut mycobiome and animal health Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Summers, K.L., Arfken, A.M. 2022. The gut mycobiome and animal health. Springer Nature Applied Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-90303-9_6.
Temporal dynamics of the gut bacteriome and mycobiome in the weanling pig Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arfken, A.M., Foster Frey, J.A., Summers, K.L. 2020. Temporal dynamics of the gut bacteriome and mycobiome in the weanling pig. Microorganisms. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8060868.
Yeasts of burden: exploring the mycobiome-bacteriome of the piglet GI tract Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arfkin, A.M., Foster Frey, J.A., Ramsay, T.G., Summers, K.L. 2019. Yeasts of burden: exploring the mycobiome-bacteriome of the piglet GI tract. Frontiers in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02286.
Peripheral histamine and neonatal growth performance in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramsay, T.G., Kahl, S., Long, J.A., Summers, K.L. 2019. Peripheral histamine and neonatal growth performance in swine. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.domaniend.2019.06.002.
The piglet mycobiome during the weaning transition: a pilot study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Summers, K.L., Foster Frey, J.A., Ramsay, T.G., Arfken, A.M. 2019. The piglet mycobiome during the weaning transition: a ailot study. Journal of Animal Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz182.