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Sheppard J., Dunn R.R., and A.A. Madden. Methods for the production of fermented beverages and other fermentation products. Provisional Application No. 62/162,379. May 15, 2015. **This patent and a library of yeast strains were licensed to Lachancea LLC in 2016.**


Reese A, Madden AA, Joossen M, Oliverio A, Lacaze G, and RR Dunn. (Accepted) Influences of ingredients and bakers on the bacteria and fungi in sourdough starters and bread. mSphere.

Lucas J., Madden A.A., Penick C., Epps M.J., Marting P.R., Stevens J.L., Fergus D.J., Dunn R.R., and E. Meineke. (2019) Azteca ants maintain unique microbiomes across functionally distinct nest chambers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. (**Cover**)

Lyke M.M., Di Fiore A., Fierer N., Madden A.A., and J.E. Lambert. (2019) Metagenomic analyses reveal previously unrecognized variation in the diets of sympatric Old World monkey species. PLoS ONE.

Ryan S.F., Adamson N.L., Atkipis A., Andersen L.K., Austin R., Barnes L., Beasley M.R., Bedell K.D., Briggs S., Chapman B., Cooper C., Corn J., Creamer N.G., Delborne J.A., Domenico P., Driscoll E., Goodwin J., Hjarding A., Hulbert J.M., Isard S., Just M.J., Gupta K.K., Uribe-Lopez M.M., O’Sullivan J., Landis E.A., Madden A.A., McKenney E.A., Nichols L.M., Reading B., Russell S., Sengupta N., Shapiro L.R., Shell L., Sheard J.K., Shoemaker D.D., Sorger D.M., Starling C., Thakur S., Vatsavai R., Weinstein M., Wimfrey P., and R.R. Dunn. (2018) The role of citizen science in addressing grand challenges in food and agriculture research. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 285(1891). pii: 20181977. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1977,

Madden, A.A., Epps, M.J., Fukami, T., Irwin, R.E., Sheppard, J., Sorger, D.M., and R.R. Dunn (2018) The ecology of insect-yeast relationships and its relevance to human industry. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 285(1875). pii: 20172733. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.2733

Madden, A.A., Boyden S.D.,** Soriano J.N.,** Corey T.B.,** Leff J.W., Fierer N., and P.T. Starks (2017) The emerging contribution of social wasps to grape rot disease ecology. PeerJ. 5:e3223; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3223

Madden, A.A., Barberan, A., Bertone M.A., Menninger H.L, Dunn, R.R., and N. Fierer (2016) The diversity of arthropods in homes across the United States as determined by environmental DNA analyses. Molecular Ecology. 25(24): 6214-6224. doi: 10.1111/mec.13900 (**Featured in News and Views section**)

Barberan, A., Hammer, T.J., Madden, A.A., and N. Fierer (2016) Microbes should be central to ecological education and outreach. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. 17(1): 23-28.

Madden, A.A., Grassetti, A.,** Soriano, J.N.,** and P.T. Starks (2013) Actinomycetes with antimicrobial activity isolated from paper wasp nests. Environmental Entomology. 42(2): 703-710. 

Madden, A.A., Stchigel, A.M., Guarro, J., Sutton, D.A., and P.T. Starks (2012) Mucor nidicola sp. nov., a novel fungal species isolated from an invasive paper wasp nest. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 62(7): 1710-1714. (**Cover**) PDF

Madden, A.A., Davis, M.M., and P.T. Starks. (2010) First detailed report of brood parasitoidism in the invasive population of the paper wasp Polistes dominulus (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) in North America. Insectes Sociaux. 57(3): 257-260.

Saporito, R.A., Donnelly, M.A., Madden, A.A., Garraffo, H.M., and T.F. Spande. (2009) Sex-related differences in alkaloid chemical defenses of the dendrobatid frog Oophaga pumilio from Cayo Nancy, Bocas del Toro, Panama. Journal of Natural Products. 73(3): 317-321.

Peoples, A.J., Zhang, Q., Millett, W.P., Rothfeder, M.T., Pescatore, B.C., Madden, A.A., Ling, L.L.,  Moore, C.M. (2008) Neocitreamicins I and II, novel antibiotics with activity against methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococci. Journal of Antibiotics. 61(7):457-463. (**Cover**) PDF

** Undergraduate Co-authors

Technical Reports

Dunn R.R., Grunden A., Matthews S., and A.A. Madden. 2017, The Contribution of Bacteria to Clothing Smell. For a Textile Industry Partner.

Madden A.A. 2016. Food Fermentation Strategies. For a Food Industry Partner.

Madden A.A. 2015. 3D Glass Printing and Honeybees. For MIT Mediated Matter Media Lab.

Madden A.A. 2006-2007. Multiple reports on the biological activity of candidate chemicals. Novobiotic Pharmaceuticals.

Coming Soon! Submitted

Madden A.A., Svedsen C.Nichols L., Sheppard J., and R.R. Dunn. (Submitted) Insects as sources of lactic acid and bioflavoring yeasts for rapid monoculture sour brewing at industrial scale

Coming Soon! In Prep

Reese A., Madden A.A. … and R.R. Dunn. (In Review) The influences of ingredients and bodies on the bacteria and fungi in sourdough starters and breads.  

Dunn R.R., Madden A.A., Thoemmes M.S., Pereira H.M., and A. Torres. (In Prep) Rewilding our cities, buildings, and bodies.

Beasley D.E.*, Madden A.A.*, Muntazar M., Hu J., and R.R. Dunn. (In Prep) The bacterial community of nursery schools: Potential implications for measuring child exposure. * = Co first authors  

Madden A.A. et al. … and P.T. Starks (In Prep) Working title: Microbiology of a social wasp invasion. 

Kearns P & Madden A.A et al. (In Prep) Working title: The effect of chronic stress on the wild avian gut microbiome.  

Madden A.A., Logee E.E., Dunn R.R., and P.T. Starks. (In Prep) Working title: GrowSafe: An open source method to safely dispose of cultivated microorganisms using low cost kitchen supplies.


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