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.
Category: antibiotic resistance
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
Welcome Madeline McCarthy!
The McArthur lab welcomes Madeline McCarthy, a recent MSc graduate of VIDO / USask, as she join us for her PhD studies in the McMaster
Today we say goodbye to William Huynh, who first joined us as an undergraduate thesis student and then stayed on to work as the Comprehensive
All online this year due to COVID-19, but some great presentations and virtual posters by our trainees and collaborators! Edalatmand, A. & A.G. McArthur. 2021.
Performance characteristics of next-generation sequencing for antimicrobial resistance gene detection in genomes and metagenomes
Ashley M. Rooney, Amogelang R. Raphenya, Roberto G. Melano, Christine Seah, Noelle R. Yee, Derek R. MacFadden, Andrew G. McArthur, Pierre H.H. Schneeberger, Bryan Coburn.
Arman Edalatmand wins a MacData Fellowship!
Arman Edalatmand has been awarded a 2021 MacData Fellowship from McMaster’s MacData Institute. Working with co-supervisors Drs. Andrew McArthur (Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences) and Victor