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.
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
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
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.
The cytochrome P450 (CYP) superfamily in cnidarians
Pankov, K.V., A.G. McArthur, D.A. Gold, D.R. Nelson, J.V. Goldstone, J.Y. Wilson. Scientific Reports. 2021 May 10;11(1):9834. The cytochrome P450 (CYP) superfamily is a diverse
Genomic Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2: Canada & Ontario
In collaboration with our colleague Dr. Finlay Maguire (Dalhousie University) and as part of our ongoing work for Ontario’s COVID-19 Genomics Rapid Response Coalition and the Canadian