Curriculum Vitae

ARTICLES
  • S. Kleindienst, S. A. Higgins, D. Tsementzi*, G. Chen, K. T. Konstantinidis, E. E. Mack, and F.E. Löffler. 'Candidatus Dichloromethanomonas elyunquensis' gen. nov., sp. nov., a dichloromethane-degrading anaerobe of the Peptococcaceae family. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. In press.
  • L. H. Orellana*, L. M. Rodriguez-R*, and K. T. Konstantinidis. ROCker: accurate detection and quantification of target genes in short-read metagenomic data sets. Nucleic Acids Research (2016). In press.
  • X. Zhang, E. R. Johnston*, L. Li, K. T. Konstantinidis, and X. Han. Experimental warming reveals positive feedbacks to climate change in the Eurasian Steppe. ISME J (2016). In press.
  • A. D. Huang, C. Luo*, A. Pena-Gonzalez*, M. R. Weigand*, C. Tarr, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Metagenomics of two severe foodborne outbreaks provides diagnostic signatures and signs of co-infection not attainable by traditional methods. Applied & Environmental Microbiology (2016). In press.
  • E. Ertekin, K. T. Konstantinidis, and U. Tezel. A Rieske-type Oxygenase of Pseudomonas sp. BIOMIG1 converts Benzalkonium Chlorides to Benzyldimethyl Amine. Environ Science & Technol (2016). In press.
BOOKS
  • K. Konstantinidis and E. Stackebrandt. Defining taxonomic ranks. In The Prokaryotes. M.Dworkin et al (Eds.). New York: Springer-Verlag. pg. 229-254. 2013.
  • K. T. Konstantinidis. Metagenomic insights into bacterial species. In Handbook of Molecular Microbial Ecology II: Metagenomics in Different Habitats. Frans J. de Bruijn editor. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. 2011.
  • J. Cole, K. T. Konstantinidis, R. J. Farris, and J. M. Tiedje. Microbial diversity and phylogeny: extending from rRNAs to genomes. In Environmental Molecular Biology. WT. Liu and J. Jansson (eds). Horizon Scientific Press. Norwich, UK. 2009.
  • K. T. Konstantinidis, and J. M. Tiedje. Microbial diversity and genomics. In Microbial Functional Genomics. J. Zhou, D. K. Thompson, Y. Xu, and J. M. Tiedje (eds.) John Wiley & Sons. Hoboken, New Jersey, 2004, pg. 21-46.
  • K. Konstantinidis. Pesticide residues in cucumber crops in Northern Greece (in Greek). In Integrated management of disease and pest of plants. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2000. (Book series on sustainable agriculture sponsored by the European Union).
PROCEEDINGS
  • Konstantinidis K. T., and J. M. Tiedje. 2004. Modeling DNA microarray performance for genetic studies. 104th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting, May 23-27, 2004, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Konstantinidis K. T., and J. M. Tiedje. 2004. Genomic insights to advance the bacterial species concept. Genomes 2004, April 14-17, Hinxton Cambridgeshire, UK.
  • Konstantinidis K. T., and J. M. Tiedje. 2004. Trends between gene content and genome size in prokaryotic species. 102nd American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting, May 18-22, 2003, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Konstantinidis K. T., N. Isaacs, S. Simpson, D. Long, and T. L. Marsh. 2001. Characterization of copper-resistant bacteria from a contaminated superfund site. 101st American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting, May 20-24, 2001, Orlando, Fl, USA.
PRESENTATIONS
  • N. DeLeon*, A. Negron, N. Matthew, A. Bougiatoioti, S.M. Waters*, A. Nenes, and K. T. Konstantinidis. Bacterial phenotypes: Implications for cloud condensation. Astrobiology Science Conference. June 15-19, 2015. Chicago, IL, USA.
  • A. Pena-Gonzalez*, J. K. Hatt, M.R. Weigand*, G. Trueba, W. Cevallos, J. Eisenberg, K. T. Konstantinidis and K. Levy. Effect of diarrheal disease and biogeographic factors in shaping the gut microbiota composition of individuals from Northern Coastal Ecuador. In the 115th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 30-June 2, 2015. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • M. R. Weigand*, A. Pena-Gonzalez*, T. B. Shirey, R. G. Broeker, M. K. Ishaq, K. T. Konstantinidis and B. H. Raphael. Genome-based discrimination between Group I Clostridium botulinum and Clostridium sporogenes strains: implications for bacterial taxonomy. In the 115th American Society for Microbiology, General Meeting. May 30-June 2, 2015. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • A. Huang, M. R. Weigand*, A. Pena-Gonzalez*, K. T. Konstantinidis and C. L. Tarr. Metagenomic Pathogen Detection and Gut microbiome Response to Foodborne Illness. In the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, ICEID. August 24-26, 2015. Atlanta, GA, USA
  • A. Huang, M. R. Weigand*, A. Pena-Gonzalez*, K. T. Konstantinidis and C. L. Tarr. Metagenomic Pathogen Detection and Gut microbiome Response to Acute Foodborne Salmonella infection. In the Sequencing, Finishing and Analysis in the Future Meeting, SFAF. May 27-29, 2015. Santa Fe, NM, USA.