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
Category: virus epidemiology
Summer Conferences 2022
(presenters in bold; lab members underlined) Baker, S.J.C., S. Yaqoob, M.-T. Usuanlele, J. Gilchrist, M. Smieja, M. Loeb, S. Khan, J. Pernica, M.G. Surette, A.G.
The Dataharmonizer: a Tool for Faster Data Harmonization, Validation, Aggregation, and Analysis of Pathogen Genomics Contextual Information
Gill et al. 2022. Preprints 10.20944/preprints202206.0335.v1 Pathogen genomics is a critical tool for public health surveillance, infection control, outbreak investigations, as well as research. In
Emily Panousis wins the Michael Kamin Hart Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship for her work on SARS-CoV-2 surveillance!
More information about IIDR Trainee Day and Michael Kamin Hart here.
Evolutionary trajectory of SARS-CoV-2 and emerging variants
Jalen Singh, Pranav Pandit, Andrew G McArthur, Arinjay Banerjee, Karen Mossman Virology Journal. 2021 Aug 13;18(1):166. The emergence of a novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory
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
Surface and air contamination with SARS-CoV-2 from hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Toronto, Canada
Kotwa et al. 2021. medRxiv https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.05.17.21257122 Background: The aim of this prospective cohort study was to determine the burden of SARS-CoV-2 in air and on
Temporal dynamics and evolution of SARS-CoV-2 demonstrate the necessity of ongoing viral genome sequencing in Ontario, Canada
Sjaarda, C.P., J.L. Guthrie, S. Mubareka, J.T. Simpson, B. Hamelin, H. Wong, L. Mortimer, R. Slinger, A.G. McArthur, M. Desjardins, K. Douchant, Ontario’s COVID-19 Genomics
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
WISE CREST, Ontario Biology Day, BBS Research Symposium 2021
McMaster Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences Research Symposium Edalatmand. A. & A.G. McArthur. 2021. Ontology-driven method of contextualizing antimicrobial resistance determinants. Poster presentation at the McMaster