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Improving end-user trust in the quality of commercial probiotic products

September 24, 2021
Author(s)
Scott Jackson, Jean Schoeni, Buffy Stahl
In a rapidly growing global probiotic market, end-users have difficulty distinguishing between high quality and poor quality products. This threatens consumer and healthcare provider trust in probiotic products. To address this problem, we recommend that

An assessment of US microbiome research

September 23, 2021
Author(s)
Scott Jackson
Genome-enabled technologies have supported a dramatic increase in our ability to study microbial communities in environments and hosts. Taking stock of previously funded microbiome research can help to identify common themes, under-represented areas and

Current Explorations of Nutrition and the Gut Microbiome: A Systematic Review

September 23, 2021
Author(s)
Scott Jackson, Leigh A. Frame, Elise Costas
Background The ability to measure and describe the microbiome has led to a surge in information about the gut microbiome and its role in health and disease. The relationship between nutrition and the gut microbiome is central, as the diet is a source of

Report of the 2019 NIST-FDA Workshop on Standards for Next Generation Sequencing Detection of Viral Adventitious Agents in Biologics and Biomanufacturing

February 22, 2021
Author(s)
Megan Cleveland, Bharathi Anekella, Mike Brewer, Pei-Ju Chin, Heather Couch, Eric Delwart, Jim Huggett, Scott Jackson, Javier Martin, Serge Monpoeho, Tom Morrison, Siemon Ng, David Ussery, Arifa Khan
Adventitious virus testing assures product safety by demonstrating the absence of viruses that may have been unintentionally introduced during the manufacturing process. The capabilities of next-generation or high-throughput sequencing (NGS/HTS) for broad

A NIST-Hosted Virtual Workshop on Measuring SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater and Fecal Material: A Call for Standards

September 28, 2020
Author(s)
Sandra M. Da Silva, Paulina K. Piotrowski, Christina M. Jones, Stephanie L. Servetas, Nancy J. Lin, Katrice A. Lippa, Scott A. Jackson
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has leveraged its expertise in chemical and biological metrology and standards development as well as its strong relationships with stakeholders to host a virtual workshop on June 16, 2020 that

Harnessing Measurement Science to Advance Food Safety

April 15, 2020
Author(s)
Melissa M. Phillips, David M. Bunk, Carlos A. Gonzalez, Scott A. Jackson, Leah R. Kauffman, Katrice A. Lippa, Catherine A. Rimmer, Stephen Semancik, Michael R. Winchester, Laura J. Wood

PEPR: Pipeline for Evaluating Prokaryotic References

April 1, 2016
Author(s)
Nathanael D. Olson, Justin M. Zook, Daniel V. Samarov, Scott A. Jackson, Marc L. Salit
The rapid adoption of microbial whole genome sequencing in public health, clinical testing, and forensic labo-ratories requires the use of validated and well characterized measurement processes. Reference materials thatare well characterized and