Corinne Maurice

Assistant Professor,
McGill University

Department of Biology
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Postdoct, 2014, Harvard University, FAS Center for Systems Biology
PhD, 2009, Universite de Montpellier 2 (Aquatic Phage ecology)
MSc, 2006, Universite de Montpellier 2 (Microbial Ecology)
BSc, 2004, Universite de Montpellier 2 (Biology)


Her research in the lab aims to address two major goals:
1. Identify and characterize the metabolically active microbial members of the gut microbiota.
2. Determine the role of bacteriophages as regulators of the active gut microbiota.

QCBS students

Eve Beauchemin

(Start: 2018, End: 2023)
Characterization of the replicating and mucus-degrading gut bacteria in a mouse model of colitis

Anshul Sinha

(Start: 2018, End: 2022)
Investigating bacteriophage-bacteria interactions in inflammatory bowel disease
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Steven Sutcliffe

(Start: 2016)
Perturbations of human gut microbiota by prophage induction of bacteriophages

Mariia Taguer

(Start: 2017, End: 2021)
Gut bacterial physiology and activity along the progression to dysbiosis

Michael Shamash

(Start: 2020)
Defining bacteriophage-bacteria interactions in the gut microbiota in early childhood
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Previous students (since 2009)

Will Jogia

(Start: 2018, End: 2020)
The physiological response of the gut microbiota to invasive species


18- Not Just a Passing Phage
Sutcliffe, SG, Maurice, CF
2019 Cell Host and Microbe (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

17- Polysaccharide Protection: How Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron Survives an Antibiotic Attack
Jogia, W, Maurice, CF
2019 Cell Metabolism (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

16- Multidisciplinarity in Microbiome Research: A Challenge and Opportunity to Rethink Causation, Variability, and Scale
Amato, KR, Maurice, CF, Guillemin, K, Giles-Vernick, T
2019 BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

15- Bacteriophages: Uncharacterized and Dynamic Regulators of the Immune System
Sinha, A, Maurice, CF
2019 Mediators of Inflammation (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

14- The Mammalian Gut as a Matchmaker
Khan Mirzaei, M, Maurice, CF
2017 Cell Host and Microbe (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

13- Ménage à trois in the human gut: Interactions between host, bacteria and phages
Mirzaei, MK, Maurice, CF
2017 Nature Reviews Microbiology (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

12- Mockrobiota: A public resource for microbiome bioinformatics benchmarking
Bokulich, NA, Rideout, JR, Mercurio, WG, Shiffer, A, Wolfe, B, Maurice, CF, Dutton, RJ, Turnbaugh, PJ, Knight, R, Caporaso, JG
2016 mSystems (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

11- The complex interplay of diet, xenobiotics, and microbial metabolism in the gut: Implications for clinical outcomes
Taguer, M, Maurice, CF
2016 Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

10- Marked seasonal variation in the wild mouse gut microbiota
Maurice, CF, Cl Knowles, S, Ladau, J, Pollard, KS, Fenton, A, Pedersen, AB, Turnbaugh, PJ
2015 ISME Journal (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

9- Rapid fucosylation of intestinal epithelium sustains host-commensal symbiosis in sickness
Pickard, JM, Maurice, CF, Kinnebrew, MA, Abt, MC, Schenten, D, Golovkina, TV, Bogatyrev, SR, Ismagilov, RF, Pamer, EG, Turnbaugh, PJ, Chervonsky, AV
2014 Nature (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

8- Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome
David, LA, Maurice, CF, Carmody, RN, Gootenberg, DB, Button, JE, Wolfe, BE, Ling, AV, Devlin, AS, Varma, Y, Fischbach, MA, Biddinger, SB, Dutton, RJ, Turnbaugh, PJ
2014 Nature (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

7- Xenobiotics and the active gut microbiome: Unknown effects unveiled
Maurice, CF
2013 Medecine/Sciences (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

6- Quantifying the metabolic activities of human-associated microbial communities across multiple ecological scales
Maurice, CF, Turnbaugh, PJ
2013 FEMS Microbiology Reviews (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

5- Linking the lytic and lysogenic bacteriophage cycles to environmental conditions, host physiology and their variability in coastal lagoons
Maurice, CF, Bouvier, C, De Wit, R, Bouvier, T
2013 Environmental Microbiology (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

4- Xenobiotics shape the physiology and gene expression of the active human gut microbiome
Maurice, CF, Haiser, HJ, Turnbaugh, PJ
2013 Cell (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

2- Disentangling the relative influence of bacterioplankton phylogeny and metabolism on lysogeny in reservoirs and lagoons
Maurice, CF, Mouillot, D, Bettarel, Y, De Wit, R, Sarmento, H, Bouvier, T
2011 ISME Journal (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

1- Seasonal variations of phage life strategies and bacterial physiological states in three northern temperate lakes
Maurice, CF, Bouvier, T, Comte, J, Guillemette, F, del Giorgio, PA
2010 Environmental Microbiology (Date Added: 2019-10-17)