Guitor et al. 2022. Microbiome 10(1):136. Background: Probiotic use in preterm infants can mitigate the impact of antibiotic exposure and reduce rates of certain illnesses;
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
Datasets for benchmarking antimicrobial resistance genes in bacterial metagenomic and whole genome sequencing
Raphenya et al. Scientific Data volume 9, Article number: 341 (2022). Whole genome sequencing (WGS) is a key tool in identifying and characterising disease-associated bacteria
The burden of drug-resistant infections continues to threaten our arsenal of antibiotics. Despite the rise in genomic sequencing of clinical isolates, there is a lack
Performance characteristics of next-generation sequencing for the detection of antimicrobial resistance determinants in Escherichia coli genomes and metagenomes
Rooney et al. 2022 Jun 1;e0002222. Short-read sequencing can provide detection of multiple genomic determinants of antimicrobial resistance from single bacterial genomes and metagenomic samples.
Machine learning for antimicrobial resistance prediction: current practice, limitations, and clinical perspective
Kim et al. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2022 May 25;e0017921. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global health crisis that poses a great threat to modern medicine.
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
May 1st is our annual staff roll-over for the Comprehensive Antibiotic Resistance Database (CARD). We say farewell to Romeo Chalil, who has been CARD Junior
Broadfield et al. Molecular Metabolism 2022. Apr 20;101498. Type 2 diabetes and obesity increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC). The first-line type 2