• 1697 Citations
20082020
If you made any changes in Pure, your changes will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research Interests

Americas, Africa, biological anthropology, environment, food, health and medicine, globalization, development, evolution.

Education/Academic qualification

Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology, PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

… → Aug 2013

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Katherine Ryan Amato is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

primate Earth & Environmental Sciences
Microbiota Medicine & Life Sciences
intestinal microorganisms Agriculture & Biology
Primates Agriculture & Biology
Alouatta Agriculture & Biology
diet Earth & Environmental Sciences
digestive system Agriculture & Biology
Ecology Medicine & Life Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Grants 2015 2020

Microbiota
Fermentation
Agriculture
Primates
Gastrointestinal Microbiome
Proteobacteria
Primates
digestive system
adiposity
lipid metabolism
Primates
digestive system
intestinal microorganisms
diet
animals
Volatile Fatty Acids
Butyrates
Brain
Dietary Fiber
Primates

Research Output 2008 2019

Convergence of human and Old World monkey gut microbiomes demonstrates the importance of human ecology over phylogeny

Amato, K. R., Mallott, E. K., McDonald, D., Dominy, N. J., Goldberg, T., Lambert, J. E., Swedell, L., Metcalf, J. L., Gomez, A., Britton, G. A. O., Stumpf, R. M., Leigh, S. R. & Knight, R., Oct 8 2019, In : Genome biology. 20, 1, 201.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cercopithecidae
Microbiota
Phylogeny
Ecology
primate
22 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary trends in host physiology outweigh dietary niche in structuring primate gut microbiomes

Amato, K. R., G. Sanders, J., Song, S. J., Nute, M., Metcalf, J. L., Thompson, L. R., Morton, J. T., Amir, A., J. McKenzie, V., Humphrey, G., Gogul, G., Gaffney, J., L. Baden, A., A.O. Britton, G., P. Cuozzo, F., Di Fiore, A., J. Dominy, N., L. Goldberg, T., Gomez, A., Kowalewski, M. M. & 9 others, J. Lewis, R., Link, A., L. Sauther, M., Tecot, S., A. White, B., E. Nelson, K., M. Stumpf, R., Knight, R. & R. Leigh, S., Mar 1 2019, In : ISME Journal. 13, 3, p. 576-587 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

primate
Primates
physiology
niche
niches
1 Citation (Scopus)

Leveraging non-human primates for exploring the social transmission of microbes

Kuthyar, S., Manus, M. B. & Amato, K. R., Aug 1 2019, In : Current Opinion in Microbiology. 50, p. 8-14 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Interpersonal Relations
Primates
Group Structure
Social Behavior
Health

Missing links: The role of primates in understanding the human microbiome

Amato, K. R., May 1 2019, In : mSystems. 4, 3, e00165-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Microbiota
primate
Primates
Budgets
Ecology

Moving forward with the primate microbiome: Introduction to a special issue of the American Journal of Primatology

Amato, K. R. & Stumpf, R. M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American journal of primatology. e23060.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

primate
Primates
ecology
microbiology
standardization