Matthew H. Becker
Matthew H. Becker
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
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Skin microbes on frogs prevent morbidity and mortality caused by a lethal skin fungus
RN Harris, RM Brucker, JB Walke, MH Becker, CR Schwantes, ...
The ISME journal 3 (7), 818-824, 2009
Mitigating amphibian chytridiomycosis with bioaugmentation: characteristics of effective probiotics and strategies for their selection and use
MC Bletz, AH Loudon, MH Becker, SC Bell, DC Woodhams, KPC Minbiole, ...
Ecology letters 16 (6), 807-820, 2013
Amphibian skin may select for rare environmental microbes
JB Walke, MH Becker, SC Loftus, LL House, G Cormier, RV Jensen, ...
The ISME journal 8 (11), 2207-2217, 2014
The bacterially produced metabolite violacein is associated with survival of amphibians infected with a lethal fungus
MH Becker, RM Brucker, CR Schwantes, RN Harris, KPC Minbiole
Applied and environmental microbiology 75 (21), 6635-6638, 2009
Cutaneous bacteria of the redback salamander prevent morbidity associated with a lethal disease
MH Becker, RN Harris
PloS one 5 (6), e10957, 2010
Composition of symbiotic bacteria predicts survival in Panamanian golden frogs infected with a lethal fungus
MH Becker, JB Walke, S Cikanek, AE Savage, N Mattheus, CN Santiago, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282 (1805), 20142881, 2015
Antifungal isolates database of amphibian skin‐associated bacteria and function against emerging fungal pathogens: Ecological Archives E096‐059
DC Woodhams, RA Alford, RE Antwis, H Archer, MH Becker, LK Belden, ...
Ecology 96 (2), 595-595, 2015
Using “omics” and integrated multi-omics approaches to guide probiotic selection to mitigate chytridiomycosis and other emerging infectious diseases
EA Rebollar, RE Antwis, MH Becker, LK Belden, MC Bletz, RM Brucker, ...
Frontiers in microbiology 7, 68, 2016
The effect of captivity on the cutaneous bacterial community of the critically endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki)
MH Becker, CL Richards-Zawacki, B Gratwicke, LK Belden
Biological Conservation 176, 199-206, 2014
Towards a better understanding of the use of probiotics for preventing chytridiomycosis in Panamanian golden frogs
MH Becker, RN Harris, KPC Minbiole, CR Schwantes, LA Rollins-Smith, ...
Ecohealth 8, 501-506, 2011
Prodigiosin, Violacein, and Volatile Organic Compounds Produced by Widespread Cutaneous Bacteria of Amphibians Can Inhibit Two Batrachochytrium Fungal …
DC Woodhams, BC LaBumbard, KL Barnhart, MH Becker, MC Bletz, ...
Microbial Ecology 75, 1049-1062, 2018
Panamanian frog species host unique skin bacterial communities
LK Belden, MC Hughey, EA Rebollar, TP Umile, SC Loftus, EA Burzynski, ...
Frontiers in microbiology 6, 1171, 2015
Phylogenetic distribution of symbiotic bacteria from Panamanian amphibians that inhibit growth of the lethal fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
MH Becker, JB Walke, L Murrill, DC Woodhams, LK Reinert, ...
Molecular ecology 24 (7), 1628-1641, 2015
Community structure and function of amphibian skin microbes: an experiment with bullfrogs exposed to a chytrid fungus
JB Walke, MH Becker, SC Loftus, LL House, TL Teotonio, KPC Minbiole, ...
PloS one 10 (10), e0139848, 2015
Community richness of amphibian skin bacteria correlates with bioclimate at the global scale
JG Kueneman, MC Bletz, VJ McKenzie, CG Becker, MB Joseph, ...
Nature Ecology & Evolution 3 (3), 381-389, 2019
Most of the dominant members of amphibian skin bacterial communities can be readily cultured
JB Walke, MH Becker, MC Hughey, MC Swartwout, RV Jensen, ...
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81 (19), 6589-6600, 2015
Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans not detected in U.S. survey of pet salamanders
B Klocke, M Becker, J Lewis, RC Fleischer, CR Muletz-Wolz, L Rockwood, ...
Scientific Reports 7 (1), 13132, 2017
Culture media and individual hosts affect the recovery of culturable bacterial diversity from amphibian skin
D Medina, JB Walke, Z Gajewski, MH Becker, MC Swartwout, LK Belden
Frontiers in Microbiology 8, 1574, 2017
Variation in metabolite profiles of amphibian skin bacterial communities across elevations in the Neotropics
D Medina, MC Hughey, MH Becker, JB Walke, TP Umile, EA Burzynski, ...
Microbial ecology 74, 227-238, 2017
Testosterone levels are positively correlated with cloacal bacterial diversity and the relative abundance of Chlamydiae in breeding male rufous‐collared sparrows
C Escallón, MH Becker, JB Walke, RV Jensen, G Cormier, LK Belden, ...
Functional Ecology 31 (1), 192-203, 2017
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