• 1452 Citations
20082020
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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

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

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Grants 2015 2020

Proteobacteria
Primates
digestive system
adiposity
lipid metabolism
Primates
digestive system
intestinal microorganisms
diet
animals
Volatile Fatty Acids
Butyrates
Brain
Dietary Fiber
Primates
Metabolic Diseases
Primates
Obesity
Food
Pregnancy

Research Output 2008 2019

  • 1452 Citations
  • 32 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Chapter
12 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

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

The unique composition of Indian gut microbiome, gene catalogue, and associated fecal metabolome deciphered using multi-omics approaches

Dhakan, D. B., Maji, A., Sharma, A. K., Saxena, R., Pulikkan, J., Grace, T., Gomez, A., Scaria, J., Amato, K. R. & Sharma, V. K., Jan 30 2019, In : GigaScience. 8, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Metabolome
Genes
Amino acids
Biosynthesis
Nutrition
17 Citations (Scopus)

Diet Versus Phylogeny: a Comparison of Gut Microbiota in Captive Colobine Monkey Species

Hale, V. L., Tan, C. L., Niu, K., Yang, Y., Knight, R., Zhang, Q., Cui, D. & Amato, K. R., Feb 1 2018, In : Microbial Ecology. 75, 2, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intestinal microorganisms
monkeys
phylogeny
diet
zoo
1 Citation (Scopus)

Erratum to: Diet Versus Phylogeny: a Comparison of Gut Microbiota in Captive Colobine Monkey Species (Microb Ecol, (2018), 75, 515, 10.1007/s00248-017-1041-8)

Hale, V. L., Tan, C. L., Niu, K., Yang, Y., Knight, R., Zhang, Q., Cui, D. & Amato, K. R., Feb 1 2018, In : Microbial Ecology. 75, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

intestinal microorganisms
monkeys
phylogeny
diet
comparison