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Jonathan Kirk Harris

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    R21HL110721     (TUDER, RUBIN M)Dec 1, 2011 - Nov 30, 2013
    Microbiome in COPD
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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    1. Laguna TA, Wagner BD, Williams CB, Stevens MJ, Robertson CE, Welchlin CW, Moen CE, Zemanick ET, Harris JK. Airway Microbiota in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid from Clinically Well Infants with Cystic Fibrosis. PLoS One. 2016; 11(12):e0167649. PMID: 27930727.
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    2. Keiser NW, Birket SE, Evans IA, Tyler SR, Crooke AK, Sun X, Zhou W, Nellis JR, Stroebele EK, Chu KK, Tearney GJ, Stevens MJ, Harris JK, Rowe SM, Engelhardt JF. Defective innate immunity and hyperinflammation in newborn cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator-knockout ferret lungs. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2015 Jun; 52(6):683-94. PMID: 25317669; PMCID: PMC4491130.
    3. Baron JL, Harris JK, Holinger EP, Duda S, Stevens MJ, Robertson CE, Ross KA, Pace NR, Stout JE. Effect of monochloramine treatment on the microbial ecology of Legionella and associated bacterial populations in a hospital hot water system. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2015 May; 38(3):198-205. PMID: 25840824.
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    4. Ling AL, Robertson CE, Harris JK, Frank DN, Kotter CV, Stevens MJ, Pace NR, Hernandez MT. High-resolution microbial community succession of microbially induced concrete corrosion in working sanitary manholes. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0116400. PMID: 25748024.
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    5. Bayin NS, Modrek AS, Dietrich A, Lebowitz J, Abel T, Song HR, Schober M, Zagzag D, Buchholz CJ, Chao MV, Placantonakis DG. Selective lentiviral gene delivery to CD133-expressing human glioblastoma stem cells. PLoS One. 2014; 9(12):e116114. PMID: 25541984; PMCID: PMC4277468.
    6. Lim YW, Haynes M, Furlan M, Robertson CE, Harris JK, Rohwer F. Purifying the impure: sequencing metagenomes and metatranscriptomes from complex animal-associated samples. J Vis Exp. 2014 Dec 22; (94). PMID: 25549184; PMCID: PMC4354477.
    7. Hull NM, Reens AL, Robertson CE, Stanish LF, Harris JK, Stevens MJ, Frank DN, Kotter C, Pace NR. Molecular analysis of single room humidifier bacteriology. Water Res. 2015 Feb 01; 69:318-327. PMID: 25574772.
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    8. Rutebemberwa A, Stevens MJ, Perez MJ, Smith LP, Sanders L, Cosgrove G, Robertson CE, Tuder RM, Harris JK. Novosphingobium and its potential role in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases: insights from microbiome studies. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e111150. PMID: 25340840; PMCID: PMC4207766.
    9. Harris JK, El Kasmi KC, Anderson AL, Devereaux MW, Fillon SA, Robertson CE, Wagner BD, Stevens MJ, Pace NR, Sokol RJ. Specific microbiome changes in a mouse model of parenteral nutrition associated liver injury and intestinal inflammation. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e110396. PMID: 25329595; PMCID: PMC4203793.
    10. Ling AL, Robertson CE, Harris JK, Frank DN, Kotter CV, Stevens MJ, Pace NR, Hernandez MT. Carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide associations with regional bacterial diversity patterns in microbially induced concrete corrosion. Environ Sci Technol. 2014 Jul 01; 48(13):7357-64. PMID: 24842376.
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    11. Whiteson KL, Bailey B, Bergkessel M, Conrad D, Delhaes L, Felts B, Harris JK, Hunter R, Lim YW, Maughan H, Quinn R, Salamon P, Sullivan J, Wagner BD, Rainey PB. The upper respiratory tract as a microbial source for pulmonary infections in cystic fibrosis. Parallels from island biogeography. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Jun 01; 189(11):1309-15. PMID: 24702670; PMCID: PMC4098084.
    12. Holinger EP, Ross KA, Robertson CE, Stevens MJ, Harris JK, Pace NR. Molecular analysis of point-of-use municipal drinking water microbiology. Water Res. 2014 Feb 01; 49:225-35. PMID: 24333849.
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    13. Goleva E, Jackson LP, Harris JK, Robertson CE, Sutherland ER, Hall CF, Good JT, Gelfand EW, Martin RJ, Leung DY. The effects of airway microbiome on corticosteroid responsiveness in asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Nov 15; 188(10):1193-201. PMID: 24024497; PMCID: PMC3863730.
    14. Robertson CE, Harris JK, Wagner BD, Granger D, Browne K, Tatem B, Feazel LM, Park K, Pace NR, Frank DN. Explicet: graphical user interface software for metadata-driven management, analysis and visualization of microbiome data. Bioinformatics. 2013 Dec 01; 29(23):3100-1. PMID: 24021386; PMCID: PMC3834795.
    15. Mittal BB, Wang E, Sejpal S, Agulnik M, Mittal A, Harris K. Effect of recombinant human deoxyribonuclease on oropharyngeal secretions in patients with head-and-neck cancers treated with radiochemotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Oct 01; 87(2):282-9. PMID: 23910712.
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    16. Harris JK, Zemanick ET. Microbes in bronchiectasis: the forest or the trees? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 May 15; 187(10):1044-5. PMID: 23675713.
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    17. Zemanick ET, Harris JK, Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Sagel SD, Stevens MJ, Accurso FJ, Laguna TA. Inflammation and airway microbiota during cystic fibrosis pulmonary exacerbations. PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e62917. PMID: 23646159; PMCID: PMC3639911.
    18. Robertson CE, Baumgartner LK, Harris JK, Peterson KL, Stevens MJ, Frank DN, Pace NR. Culture-independent analysis of aerosol microbiology in a metropolitan subway system. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 Jun; 79(11):3485-93. PMID: 23542619; PMCID: PMC3648054.
    19. Fillon SA, Harris JK, Wagner BD, Kelly CJ, Stevens MJ, Moore W, Fang R, Schroeder S, Masterson JC, Robertson CE, Pace NR, Ackerman SJ, Furuta GT. Novel device to sample the esophageal microbiome--the esophageal string test. PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e42938. PMID: 22957025.
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    20. Harris JK, Caporaso JG, Walker JJ, Spear JR, Gold NJ, Robertson CE, Hugenholtz P, Goodrich J, McDonald D, Knights D, Marshall P, Tufo H, Knight R, Pace NR. Phylogenetic stratigraphy in the Guerrero Negro hypersaline microbial mat. ISME J. 2013 Jan; 7(1):50-60. PMID: 22832344; PMCID: PMC3526174.
    21. Keely S, Kelly CJ, Weissmueller T, Burgess A, Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Harris JK, Colgan SP. Activated fluid transport regulates bacterial-epithelial interactions and significantly shifts the murine colonic microbiome. Gut Microbes. 2012 May-Jun; 3(3):250-60. PMID: 22614705; PMCID: PMC3427217.
    22. El Kasmi KC, Anderson AL, Devereaux MW, Fillon SA, Harris JK, Lovell MA, Finegold MJ, Sokol RJ. Toll-like receptor 4-dependent Kupffer cell activation and liver injury in a novel mouse model of parenteral nutrition and intestinal injury. Hepatology. 2012 May; 55(5):1518-28. PMID: 22120983; PMCID: PMC4986925.
    23. Harris JK, Wagner BD. Bacterial identification and analytic challenges in clinical microbiome studies. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012 Feb; 129(2):441-2. PMID: 22284932.
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    24. Mourani PM, Harris JK, Sontag MK, Robertson CE, Abman SH. Molecular identification of bacteria in tracheal aspirate fluid from mechanically ventilated preterm infants. PLoS One. 2011; 6(10):e25959. PMID: 22016793; PMCID: PMC3189942.
    25. Zemanick ET, Sagel SD, Harris JK. The airway microbiome in cystic fibrosis and implications for treatment. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Jun; 23(3):319-24. PMID: 21494150.
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    26. Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Harris JK. Application of two-part statistics for comparison of sequence variant counts. PLoS One. 2011; 6(5):e20296. PMID: 21629788; PMCID: PMC3100341.
    27. Zemanick ET, Wagner BD, Sagel SD, Stevens MJ, Accurso FJ, Harris JK. Reliability of quantitative real-time PCR for bacterial detection in cystic fibrosis airway specimens. PLoS One. 2010 Nov 30; 5(11):e15101. PMID: 21152087; PMCID: PMC2994853.
    28. Sahl JW, Gary MO, Harris JK, Spear JR. A comparative molecular analysis of water-filled limestone sinkholes in north-eastern Mexico. Environ Microbiol. 2011 Jan; 13(1):226-240. PMID: 20738374.
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    29. Widmann J, Harris JK, Lozupone C, Wolfson A, Knight R. Stable tRNA-based phylogenies using only 76 nucleotides. RNA. 2010 Aug; 16(8):1469-77. PMID: 20558546; PMCID: PMC2905747.
    30. Zemanick ET, Wagner BD, Harris JK, Wagener JS, Accurso FJ, Sagel SD. Pulmonary exacerbations in cystic fibrosis with negative bacterial cultures. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010 Jun; 45(6):569-77. PMID: 20503282; PMCID: PMC2937349.
    31. Harris JK, Sahl JW, Castoe TA, Wagner BD, Pollock DD, Spear JR. Comparison of normalization methods for construction of large, multiplex amplicon pools for next-generation sequencing. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 Jun; 76(12):3863-8. PMID: 20418443; PMCID: PMC2893486.
    32. Sahl JW, Fairfield N, Harris JK, Wettergreen D, Stone WC, Spear JR. Novel microbial diversity retrieved by autonomous robotic exploration of the world's deepest vertical phreatic sinkhole. Astrobiology. 2010 Mar; 10(2):201-13. PMID: 20298146.
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    33. Feazel LM, Baumgartner LK, Peterson KL, Frank DN, Harris JK, Pace NR. Opportunistic pathogens enriched in showerhead biofilms. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Sep 22; 106(38):16393-9. PMID: 19805310; PMCID: PMC2752528.
    34. Robertson CE, Spear JR, Harris JK, Pace NR. Diversity and stratification of archaea in a hypersaline microbial mat. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Apr; 75(7):1801-10. PMID: 19114531; PMCID: PMC2663194.
    35. Kunin V, Raes J, Harris JK, Spear JR, Walker JJ, Ivanova N, von Mering C, Bebout BM, Pace NR, Bork P, Hugenholtz P. Millimeter-scale genetic gradients and community-level molecular convergence in a hypersaline microbial mat. Mol Syst Biol. 2008; 4:198. PMID: 18523433; PMCID: PMC2483411.
    36. Hamady M, Walker JJ, Harris JK, Gold NJ, Knight R. Error-correcting barcoded primers for pyrosequencing hundreds of samples in multiplex. Nat Methods. 2008 Mar; 5(3):235-7. PMID: 18264105; PMCID: PMC3439997.
    37. Harris JK, De Groote MA, Sagel SD, Zemanick ET, Kapsner R, Penvari C, Kaess H, Deterding RR, Accurso FJ, Pace NR. Molecular identification of bacteria in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from children with cystic fibrosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Dec 18; 104(51):20529-33. PMID: 18077362; PMCID: PMC2154465.
    38. Feazel LM, Spear JR, Berger AB, Harris JK, Frank DN, Ley RE, Pace NR. Eucaryotic diversity in a hypersaline microbial mat. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Jan; 74(1):329-32. PMID: 17993566; PMCID: PMC2223211.
    39. Ley RE, Harris JK, Wilcox J, Spear JR, Miller SR, Bebout BM, Maresca JA, Bryant DA, Sogin ML, Pace NR. Unexpected diversity and complexity of the Guerrero Negro hypersaline microbial mat. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006 May; 72(5):3685-95. PMID: 16672518; PMCID: PMC1472358.
    40. Marquez SM, Harris JK, Kelley ST, Brown JW, Dawson SC, Roberts EC, Pace NR. Structural implications of novel diversity in eucaryal RNase P RNA. RNA. 2005 May; 11(5):739-51. PMID: 15811915; PMCID: PMC1370759.
    41. Harris JK, Kelley ST, Pace NR. New perspective on uncultured bacterial phylogenetic division OP11. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004 Feb; 70(2):845-9. PMID: 14766563; PMCID: PMC348892.
    42. Harris JK, Kelley ST, Spiegelman GB, Pace NR. The genetic core of the universal ancestor. Genome Res. 2003 Mar; 13(3):407-12. PMID: 12618371; PMCID: PMC430263.
    43. Kelley ST, Harris JK, Pace NR. Evaluation and refinement of tmRNA structure using gene sequences from natural microbial communities. RNA. 2001 Sep; 7(9):1310-6. PMID: 11565752; PMCID: PMC1370174.
    44. Harris JK, Haas ES, Williams D, Frank DN, Brown JW. New insight into RNase P RNA structure from comparative analysis of the archaeal RNA. RNA. 2001 Feb; 7(2):220-32. PMID: 11233979; PMCID: PMC1370080.
    45. Dojka MA, Harris JK, Pace NR. Expanding the known diversity and environmental distribution of an uncultured phylogenetic division of bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000 Apr; 66(4):1617-21. PMID: 10742250; PMCID: PMC92031.
    46. Pannucci JA, Haas ES, Hall TA, Harris JK, Brown JW. RNase P RNAs from some Archaea are catalytically active. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 Jul 06; 96(14):7803-8. PMID: 10393902; PMCID: PMC22142.
    47. Haas ES, Banta AB, Harris JK, Pace NR, Brown JW. Structure and evolution of ribonuclease P RNA in Gram-positive bacteria. Nucleic Acids Res. 1996 Dec 01; 24(23):4775-82. PMID: 8972865; PMCID: PMC146312.
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