CEE Faculty Profile

Kostas T. Konstantinidis

Carlton S. Wilder Junior Faculty Professorship & Associate Professor

Presentations

  1. M. R. Weigand*, J. Santo Domingo, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Habitat-specific gene signatures differentiate human-associated Enterococcus faecalis from closely related environmental isolates. In the 113th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 18-21, 2013. Denver, CO, USA.
  2. R. Krishnan*, R. Poretsky*, J. C. Spain, and K. T. Konstantinidis. The role of the rare biosphere in degrading 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid and 3-nitrotyrosine in Lake Lanier. In the 113th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 18-21, 2013. Denver, CO, USA.
  3. L. M. Rodriguez-R*, W. A. Overholt, J. E. Kostka, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Metagenomics insights into the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on microbial communities of beach sands. In the 113th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 18-21, 2013. Denver, CO, USA.
  4. S. Oh*, M. Weigand*, D. Tsementzi*, M. Tandukar, S. Pavlostathis, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Integrated Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Molecular Characterization of Aerobic Biotransformation of Benzalkonium Chloride Antimicrobials. In the 113th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 18-21, 2013. Denver, CO, USA.
  5. L. M. Rodriguez-R* and K. T. Konstantinidis. Nonpareil: Assessing the level of coverage and sequencing depth in metagenomic datasets using read redundancy. In the 113th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 18-21, 2013. Denver, CO, USA.
  6. L. M. Rodriguez-R*, D. Tsementzi*, C. Luo*, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Dispersal and habitat limitations detected in a bacterial metacommunity from connected freshwater ecosystems. In the 113th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 18-21, 2013. Denver, CO, USA.
  7. L. H. Orellana*, S. Higgins, J. C. Chee-Sanford, R. A. Sanford, F. E. Löffler, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Detecting nitrous oxide reductase (nosZ) genes in metagenomes: method development and application to midwestern soils. In the 113th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 18-21, 2013. Denver, CO, USA.
  8. C. Luo*, D. Tsementzi*, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Quantifying the role of horizontal gene transfer in maintaining microbial population biodiversity with time-series metagenomics. In the 113th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 18-21, 2013. Denver, CO, USA.
  9. N. DeLeon-Rodriguez*, T. Lathem, B. E. Anderson, A. J. Beyersdorf, L. D. Ziemba, M. Bergin, A. Nenes, K. T. Konstantinidis. The metagenome of microbial communities in the upper troposphere: implications for cloud formation. In the 113th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 18-21, 2013. Denver, CO, USA.
  10. S. Oh*, M. Tandukar, S. G. Pavlostathis, K. T. Konstantinidis. Mechanisms of biocideinduced antibiotic resistance: from single cell to community. In the 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, ISME-14. August 19-24, 2012. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  11. L. M. Rodriguez-R*, D. Tsementzi*, C. Luo*, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Spatial and temporal characterization of bacterial metapopulations reveal dispersal and habitat limitations in interconnected freshwater ecosystems. In the 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, ISME-14. August 19-24, 2012. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  12. D. Tsementzi*, R. Poretsky, C. Luo*, L. M. Rodriguez-R*, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Evaluation of metatranscriptomic protocols and application to the study of planktonic freshwater microbial communities. In the 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, ISME-14. August 19-24, 2012. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  13. C. Luo*, L. M. Rodriguez-R*, and K. T. Konstantinidis. MeTaxa: an ultra-fast and accurate taxonomic classifier for metagenomic sequences. In the 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, ISME-14. August 19-24, 2012. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  14. C. Luo*, L. Wu, L. Cheng, K. Xue, Q. Tu, Y. Deng, S. A. Rebecca, D. Li, Z. He, Y. Luo, E. A.G. Schuur, J. M. Tiedje, J. Zhou, and K. T. Konstantinidis. In the 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, ISME-14. Soil microbial community responses to 10 years of warming as revealed by comparative metagenomics. August 19-24, 2012. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  15. N. DeLeon-Rodriguez*, L. M. Rodriguez-R*, T. Lathem, B. E. Anderson, A. J. Beyersdorf, L. D. Ziemba, M. Bergin, A. Nenes, and K. T. Konstantinidis. The effect of hurricanes on the composition of airborne microbial communities. In the 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, ISME-14. August 19-24, 2012. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  16. N. DeLeon-Rodriguez*, L. M. Rodriguez-Rojas*, and K. Konstantinidis. Metagenomics analysis of low biomass samples enabled by the phi-polymerase. In 8th International Conference on Bioinformatics. November 10 - 12, 2011. Atlanta, GA, USA.
  17. L. M. Rodriguez-R*, D. Tsementzi*, C. Luo*, and K. Konstantinidis. Microbial community diversity and shifts along a freshwater-to-marine gradient revealed by metagenomics. In 8th International Conference on Bioinformatics. November 10 - 12, 2011. Atlanta, GA, USA.
  18. C. Luo* and K. T. Konstantinidis. Insights into soil microbial community response to the predicted effects of global warming revealed by comparative metagenomics. In 8th International Conference on Bioinformatics. November 10 - 12, 2011. Atlanta, GA, USA.
  19. C. Luo* and K. T. Konstantinidis. Validation and application of Illumina sequencing to comparative soil metagenomics. In 3rd Annual Argonne Soil Metagenomics Workshop. October 5-7, 2011. Chicago, IL, USA.
  20. A. Caro-Quintero*, K. M. Ritalahti, Kathleen Cusick, F. E. Löffler, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Sphaerochaeta spp.: non-spiral spirochetes that break with the prevalent dogma in spirochete biology. In the 111th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2011. New Orleans, LA, USA.
  21. R. Poretsky, D. Tsementzi*, C. Luo*, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Strengths and Limitations of 16S rRNA Gene Amplicon Sequencing in Revealing Temporal Microbial Community Dynamics. In the 111th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2011. New Orleans, LA, USA.
  22. C. Luo*, D. Tsementzi*, and K T. Konstantinidis. A practical guide to the application of next generation sequencing for time series metagenomics. In the 111th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2011. New Orleans, LA, USA.
  23. C. Luo* and K. Konstantinidis. Prochlorococcus Populations Are Identical Between The North Pacific And The North Atlantic Oceans. In the 111th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2011. New Orleans, LA, USA.
  24. S. Oh*, D. Tsementzi*, M. Tandukar, U. Tezel, S. G. Pavlostathis, K. T. Konstantinidis. Metagenomic Insights Into Disinfectant-induced Antibiotic Resistance: The Case Of Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QACs). In the 111th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2011. New Orleans, LA, USA.
  25. T. León*, D. Tsementzi*, C. Luo*, N. DeLeon-Rodriguez*, and K. Konstantinidis. The emergence of naturalized E. coli and its importance for fecal contamination testing. In the 111th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2011. New Orleans, LA, USA.
  26. C. Luo*, S. Walk, J. M. Tiedje, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Genomic characterization of environmental Escherichia lineages and their comparison against gastrointestinal E. coli. In the 13th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology ISME-13. August 23-28, 2010. Seattle, WA, USA.
  27. K. T. Konstantinidis, S. Oh*, A. Caro*, D. Tsementzi*, N. DeLeon*, and C. Luo*. Comparative metagenomic analysis provides insights into the evolution, function and complexity of freshwater microbial communities. In the 13th International Symposium on 12 Microbial Ecology ISME-13. August 23-28, 2010. Seattle, WA, USA.
  28. S. Oh*, A. Caro*, D. Tsementzi*, N. DeLeon*, C. Luo*, and K. Konstantinidis. The metagenome of a freshwater lake reveals that extensive horizontal gene transfer has mediated the transition from the salt to the freshwater lifestyle. In the 110th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 23-27, 2010. San Diego, CA, USA.
  29. C. Luo*, S. Walk, J. M. Tiedje, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Genomic characterization of environmental Escherichia lineages and their comparison against gastrointestinal E. coli. In the In the 110th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 23-27, 2010. San Diego, CA, USA.
  30. C. Luo*, S. Walk, J. M. Tiedje, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Characterizing cryptic environmental lineages of E. coli with Illumina sequencing. In the 7th Georgia Tech - Oak Ridge National Lab International Conference -- "Genome Biology and Bioinformatics". Nov. 12-14, 2009. Atlanta, GA, USA.
  31. A. Caro-Quintero*, J. Deng, J. Auchtung, I. Brettar, M. Hoefle, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Genome convergence in bacteria in response to environmental fluctuations and within one’s lifetime. In the 7th Georgia Tech - Oak Ridge National Lab International Conference -- "Genome Biology and Bioinformatics". Nov. 12-14, 2009. Atlanta, GA, USA.
  32. D. Wagner, J. Yan, K. M. Ritalahti, K. T. Konstantinidis, and F. E. Löffler. Characterization of the Dehalococcoides corrinoid salvage system. In the 109th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 17-20, 2009. Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  33. K. M. Ritalahti, K. T. Konstantinidis, and F. E. Löffler. Insights Into Mutualistic Interactions Between Free-Living, Pleomorphic Spirochetes (FLiPS) and Obligate Dechlorinators (Dehalococcoides). In the 109th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 17-20, 2009. Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  34. A. Caro-Quintero*, J. Deng, J. Auchtung, J. Tiedje, and K. Konstantinidis. Wholegenome comparative analyses across an environmental gradient reveal rapid bacterial speciation, driven by homologous recombination. In the 109th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 17-20, 2009. Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  35. S. Oh*, D. R. Yoder-Himes, J. Tiedje, K. Konstantinidis. Evaluating oligonucleotide microarray performance for bacterial strains of increasing evolutionary divergence relative to the reference strain. In the 109th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 17-20, 2009. Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  36. A. Caro-Quintero*, J. Deng, J. Auchtung, J. Tiedje, and K. Konstantinidis. Wholegenome comparative analyses across an environmental gradient reveal surprisingly rapid bacterial adaptation mediated by horizontal gene transfer. In the DOE Genomics: GTL Awardee Workshop VII. February 8-11, 2009. Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
  37. A. Caro-Quintero* and K. Konstantinidis. Evaluating the relative importance of homologous recombination, gene-content, and ecology in shaping microbial population structure. In the Frontiers in Multi-Scale Systems Biology (An international launch conference introducing Georgia Tech’s new Integrative BioSystems Institute, IBSI). October 18-21, 2008. Georgia Terrace Hotel, Atlanta, GA, USA.
  38. K. T. Konstantinidis. Evaluating the balance of recombination, gene content, and ecology that shape marine microbial populations. In the 108th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. June 1-5, 2008. Boston, MA, USA.
  39. S. K. Buddenborg, D. R. Yoder-Himes, K. T. Konstantinidis, and J. M. Tiedje. Phylogenetic Relationships Among Diverse Environmental and Pathogenic Escherichia coli Using Oligonucleotide Arrays. In the 108th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. June 1-5, 2008. Boston, MA, USA.
  40. J. Rodrigues, K. T. Konstantinidis, M. F. Romine, M. H. Serres, L.-A. McCue, M. S. Lipton, C. S. Giometti, A. Obraztova, M. Marshall, M. Land, K. H. Nealson, J. K. Fredrickson, and J. M. Tiedje. Shewanella Population Comparative Genomics and Proteomics: Connecting Speciation, Ecophysiology, and Evolution. In the DOE Genomics: GTL Awardee Workshop VI. February 10-13, 2008. Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
  41. V. Rich, K. Konstantinidis, and E. DeLong. A Community Genome-Based Oligonucelotide Microarray for Profiling Marine Microbial Communities. In the 107th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2007. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  42. J. Rodrigues, K. Konstantinidis, J. Fredrickson, M. Land, L.-A. McCue, M. Romine, J. Tiedje, K. Nealson, C. Giometti, M. Lipton, A. Obraztova, M. Serres, and M. Marshall. Shewanella Population Comparative Genomics and Proteomics: Connecting Speciation, Ecophysiology, and Evolution. In the 107th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2007. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  43. Ramette, K. Konstantinidis, J. LiPuma, J. Rodrigues, E. Mahenthiralingam, P. Chain, and James Tiedje. Comparative Genomic Analysis of Members of the Burkholderia Genus. In the 107th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2007. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  44. E. Schlagenhauf, L. Eberl, D. Yoder-Himes, K. Konstantinidis, and J. Tiedje. Comparative Genomic Hybridizations Using Oligonucleotide Microarrays To Analyze Conserved Gene Content in Closely Related Burkholderia Strains. In the 107th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2007. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  45. D. R. Yoder-Himes, K. T. Konstantinidis, and J. M. Tiedje. Using oligonucleotide microarrays to analyze gene content in closely related bacterial strains. In the 11th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-11). August 20-25, 2006. Vienna, Austria.
  46. L. Ulrich, S. Malfatti, V. Denef, P. Chain, A. Ramette, C. Marx, T. Tsoi, J. LiPuma, P. Richardson, L. Hauser, E. Mahenthiralingam, J. Parnell, V. Lao, T. Spilker, V. Latorre Reyes, K. Konstantinidis, L. Agulló, L. Vergez, M. Seeger, W.-J. Sul, I. Zhulin, F. Larimer, M. Land, and James Tiedje. The Complete Genome Sequence of Burkholderia xenovorans LB400, a Multi-Replicon 9.7M bp-Genome Versaphile. In the 106th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2006. Orlando, FL, 14 USA.
  47. S. Tollaksen, B. Wilson, K. Konstantinidis, G. Babnigg, N. Stewart, J. Tiedje, J. Fredrickson, C. Lindberg, and C. Giometti. Comparative Proteome Analysis of Diverse Shewanella Species. In the 106th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 21-25, 2006. Orlando, FL, USA.
  48. K. T. Konstantinidis, P. Richarson, P. Chain, and James Tiedje. Genomic Insights into the Prokaryotic Species Definition from the Burkholderia and Shewanella spp. Groups. In the 105th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. June 5-9, 2005. Atlanta, GA, USA.
  49. J. Goris, K. T. Konstantinidis, T. Coenye, P. Vandamme, and J. M. Tiedje. Evaluation of the DNA-DNA reassociation data against genome sequence information. In the 10th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-10). August 22-27, 2004. Cancun, Mexico.
  50. K. T. Konstantinidis, and J. M. Tiedje. Modeling DNA microarray performance for genetic studies. In the 104th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 23-27, 2004. New Orleans, LA, USA.
  51. K. T. Konstantinidis, and J. M. Tiedje. Genomic insights into bacterial speciation. In the 104th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 23-27, 2004. New Orleans, LA, USA.
  52. K. T. Konstantinidis, and J. M. Tiedje. Genomic insights to advance the bacterial species concept. In the Genomes 2004 meeting. April 14-17, 2004. Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, UK.
  53. K. T. Konstantinidis, and J. M. Tiedje. Trends between gene content and genome size in prokaryotic species. In the FEMS congress of European Microbiologists. June 29 - July 3, 2003. Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  54. K. T. Konstantinidis, and J. M. Tiedje. Trends between gene content and genome size in prokaryotic species. In the 102nd American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 18-22, 2003. Washington, DC, USA.
  55. K. T. Konstantinidis, and J. M. Tiedje. Patterns of functional gene content with genome size in microbial species. In the 10th International Conference on Microbial Genomes. September 8-12, 2002. Lake Arrowhead, CA, USA.
  56. K. T. Konstantinidis, N. Isaacs, and T. L. Marsh. Microbial diversity and resistance to copper in metal contaminated lake sediment. In the Bouyoukos Conference on Molecular Level Processes Controlling Availability of Chemical Species to Plants and Microbes in Soil. June 23-27, 2002. Chalkidiki Greece.
  57. T. L. Marsh, S-H Kim, N. M. Isaacs, S. Eichorst, and K. Konstantinidis. Genomic Plasticity in Ralstonia eutropha and Ralstonia pickettii: Evidence for Rapid Genomic Change and Adaptation. In the DOE Genome Contractor-Grantee Workshop IX. January 27-31, 2002. Oakland, CA, USA.
  58. K. T. Konstantinidis, N. Isaacs, S. Simpson, D. Long, and T. L. Marsh. Characterization of copper-resistant bacteria from a contaminated superfund site. In the 101st American 15 Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 20-24, 2001. Orlando, Fl, USA.
  59. D. T. Long, T. L. Marsh, S. A. Eichorst, N. Isaacs, K. T. Konstantinidis, S. Simpson, and J. Fett. Characterization of Copper-Resistant Bacteria from a Contaminated Superfund Site. In the 101st American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 20-24, 2001. Orlando, Fl, USA.