Dr David William Waite

BSc (Hons) / BCom

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Research Fellow

Areas of expertise

Molecular microbial ecology, genomics and metagenomics

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Pedroso, M. M., Waite, D., Melse, O., Wilson, L., Mitić N, McGeary, R., ... Schenk, G. (2019). Broad spectrum antibiotic-degrading metallo-β-lactamases are phylogenetically diverse and widespread in the environment. 10.1101/737403
  • Zha, H., Lewis, G., Waite, D. W., Wu, J., Chang, K., Dong, Y., & Jeffs, A. (2019). Bacterial communities associated with tail fan necrosis in spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii. FEMS microbiology ecology, 95 (6).10.1093/femsec/fiz070
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gillian Lewis, Andrew Jeffs
  • Kessler, A. J., Chen, Y.-J., Waite, D. W., Hutchinson, T., Koh, S., Popa, M. E., ... Greening, C. (2019). Bacterial fermentation and respiration processes are uncoupled in anoxic permeable sediments. Nature microbiology, 4 (6), 1014-1023. 10.1038/s41564-019-0391-z
  • Li, D., Waite, D. W., Gunawardana, D. N., McCarthy, B., Anderson, D., Flynn, A., & George, S. (2019). DNA barcoding and real-time PCR detection of Bactrocera xanthodes (Tephritidae: Diptera) complex. Bulletin of entomological research, 109 (1), 102-110. 10.1017/s0007485318000251
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44929
  • West, A. G., Waite, D. W., Deines, P., Bourne, D. G., Digby, A., McKenzie, V. J., & Taylor, M. W. (2019). The microbiome in threatened species conservation. BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION, 229, 85-98. 10.1016/j.biocon.2018.11.016
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mike Taylor
  • Parks, D. H., Chuvochina, M., Waite, D. W., Rinke, C., Skarshewski, A., Chaumeil, P.-A., & Hugenholtz, P. (2018). A standardized bacterial taxonomy based on genome phylogeny substantially revises the tree of life. Nature biotechnology, 36 (10), 996-1004. 10.1038/nbt.4229
  • Li, D., Waite, D. W., Fan, Q.-H., George, S., Semeraro, L., & Blacket, M. J. (2018). Molecular detection of small hive beetle Aethina tumida Murray (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae): DNA barcoding and development of a real-time PCR assay. Scientific reports, 8 (1)10.1038/s41598-018-27603-x
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44928
  • Waite, D. W., Dsouza, M., Sekiguchi, Y., Hugenholtz, P., & Taylor, M. W. (2018). Network-guided genomic and metagenomic analysis of the faecal microbiota of the critically endangered kakapo. Scientific reports, 8 (1)10.1038/s41598-018-26484-4
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/43930
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mike Taylor

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Level 2, Room 281
New Zealand

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