Northern Arizona University
Poultry-Adapted E. Coli Implicated in Subset of Urinary Tract Infections
Using meat and clinical samples collected prospectively over a year, researchers found evidence for poultry-to-human transmission of Escherichia coli sequence type 131.
Citizen Science Project Helps Determine Distribution of Tick Pathogens in US
Using more than 16,000 tick samples submitted by individuals in the mainland US and Puerto Rico, researchers documented tick species and infection by four pathogens.
Madagascar's Plague Phylogeography Points to Ongoing Local Transmission
More than a dozen Yersinia pestis sub-populations turned up in a genome sequence and genotype analysis of strains collected across the country over 18 years.
Anthrax Genome From Autopsy Samples Offers Insights Into 1970s Soviet Biowarfare Program
By sequencing autopsy samples linked to an anthrax outbreak in 1979, investigators got a glimpse at Bacillus anthracis spores from a USSR production facility.
Genomics in the Journals Nov 6, 2014
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team from Japan and the US used a combination of whole-genome sequencing, exome sequencing, and "oncovirome" sequencing to scrutinize matched tumor and normal samples from more than 500 individuals from different populations who had a form of liver cancer called hepatocel