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)

  • 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, Mark 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, Mark Taylor
  • Laloo, A. E., Wei, J., Wang, D., Narayanasamy, S., Vanwonterghem, I., Waite, D., ... Wang, Q. (2018). Mechanisms of Persistence of the Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria Nitrosomonas to the Biocide Free Nitrous Acid. Environmental Science & Technology, 52 (9), 5386-5397. 10.1021/acs.est.7b04273
  • Waite, D. W., Vanwonterghem, I., Rinke, C., Parks, D. H., Zhang, Y., Takai, K., ... Hanson, T. E. (2018). Addendum: Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Class Epsilonproteobacteria and Proposed Reclassification to Epsilonbacteraeota (phyl. nov.). Frontiers in Microbiology, 9.10.3389/fmicb.2018.00772
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42432
  • Risely, A., Waite, D. W., Ujvari, B., Hoye, B. J., & Klaassen, M. (2018). Active migration is associated with specific and consistent changes to gut microbiota in Calidris shorebirds. The Journal of animal ecology, 87 (2), 428-437. 10.1111/1365-2656.12784

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COMMERCE A - Bldg 114
Level 1, Room 132
3A SYMONDS ST
AK CNTRL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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