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Morgan Langille

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Dalhousie University
  • 15

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Research interests

Human microbiome metagenomics evolution phylogenetic diversity

About

I was raised in a small town in New Brunswick, Canada and completed concurrent Science and Computer Science Bachelor's degrees at University of New Brunswick. My first taste of research was identifying retro-transposed genes in Drosophila melanogaster using bioinformatics. I then moved to Vancouver, BC to complete my PhD in identifying genomic islands in Bacteria and Archaea genomes under the supervision of Dr. Fiona Brinkman. My first post-doc for 2 years was with Dr. Jonathan Eisen at UC Davis working with the iSEEM group to develop better computational methods to analyze metagenomic datasets from the ocean. My second post-doc brought me back to the east coast at Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S., Canada working with Dr. Rob Beiko and Dr. Ford Doolittle on the human microbiome. This led to the development of PICRUSt, a bioinformatics method to predict metagenomes from 16S surveys. I am now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Dalhousie University studying human microbial interactions and their impact on health.

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Publications

Fecal microbes, short chain fatty acids, and colorectal cancer across racial/ethnic groups.

  • Hester C
  • Jala V
  • Langille M
  • Umar S
  • Greiner K
  • Haribabu B
World journal of gastroenterology : WJG (2015)
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Frailty and the microbiome

  • Meehan C
  • Langille M
  • Beiko R
Frailty in Aging: Biological, Clinical and Social Implications (2015)
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GenomeD3Plot: A library for rich, interactive visualizations of genomic data in web applications

  • Laird M
  • Langille M
  • Brinkman F
Bioinformatics (2015)
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IslandViewer 3: more flexible, interactive genomic island discovery, visualization and analysis

  • Dhillon B
  • Laird M
  • Shay J
  • Winsor G
  • Lo R
  • Nizam F
  • Pereira S
  • Waglechner N
  • McArthur a
  • Langille M
  • Brinkman F
Nucleic Acids Research (2015)
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Microbial shifts in the aging mouse gut

  • Langille M
  • Meehan C
  • Koenig J
  • Dhanani A
  • Rose R
  • Howlett S
  • Beiko R
Microbiome (2014)
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Dalhousie University

January 2014 - Present

Post doc

Dalhousie University

May 2011 - December 2013 (3 years)

Post-Doc

UC Davis

May 2009 - April 2011 (2 years)

Education history

Simon Fraser University

PhD

September 2004 - April 2009 (5 years)

University of New Brunswick

BSc (Biology) & BCS

September 1999 - April 2004 (5 years)