Congratulations Jalees Nasir on being awarded the Dr. Jordon Page Harshman Bursary! The Dr. Jordan Page Harsham Bursary was established in 2011 by the Harshman
Enabling genomic island prediction and comparison in multiple genomes to investigate bacterial evolution and outbreaks
Bertelli et al. Microb Genom. 2022 May;8(5). doi: 10.1099/mgen.0.000818. Outbreaks of virulent and/or drug-resistant bacteria have a significant impact on human health and major economic
Exploring the mobilome and resistome of Enterococcus faecium in a One Health context across two continents
Sanderson et al. 2022. bioRxiv 10.1101/2022.04.11.487771. Enterococcus faecium is a ubiquitous opportunistic pathogen that is exhibiting increasing levels of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Many of the
Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences Research Symposium (BBSRS) 2022!
Karyn Mukiri – Predicting the Total Resistome Mugdha Dave – Creation and standardization of automated bacterial pathogen genomic sequencing reporting through informatics
Future-proofing and maximizing the utility of metadata: The PHA4GE SARS-CoV-2 contextual data specification package
Emma J. Griffiths et al. Gigascience. 2022 Feb 16;11:giac003. Background: The Public Health Alliance for Genomic Epidemiology (PHA4GE) (https://pha4ge.org) is a global coalition that is
Jalees Nasir awarded 2021 Fred & Helen Knight Enrichment Award!
Congratulations to PhD student Jalees Nasir, who has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Fred & Helen Knight Enrichment Award, which recognizes exceptional promise in early
Congratulations to the 2021 DBCAD & IIDR Undergraduate Summer Student Fellowship recipients!
Congratulations Emily Panousis on being awarded a 2021 IIDR Summer Student Fellowship! For nine years now, these awards have supported trainees working in IIDR and
Congratulations Martins Oloni on the successful defence of your Masters of Science! New Delhi Metallo-Beta-Lactamase (NDM) plasmid predictions The complete detection and genome sequencing of
A Comparison of Whole Genome Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 Using Amplicon-Based Sequencing, Random Hexamers, and Bait Capture
Jalees A. Nasir, Robert A. Kozak, Patryk Aftanas, Amogelang R. Raphenya, Kendrick M. Smith, Finlay Maguire, Hassaan Maan, Muhannad Alruwaili, Arinjay Banerjee, Hamza Mbareche, Brian
Preprint: Rapid design of a bait capture platform for culture- and amplification-free next-generation sequencing of SARS-CoV-2
Nasir, J.A., D.J. Speicher, R.A. Kozak, H.N. Poinar, M.S. Miller, & A.G. McArthur. Preprints 2020, 2020020385. SARS-CoV-2 is a novel betacoronavirus and the aetiological agent