NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Through a phylogenetic analysis, researchers in the UK have traced the origin of human cases of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphyloccosus aureus to strains circulating in cow
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The cholera strain behind the outbreak that emerged in Haiti in 2010 has a limited ability to acquire new genes, according to an evolutionary analysis of isolate genomes conducted by Cheryl Tarr at
A polar bear phylogeny based on hundreds of mitochondrial DNA sequences from polar and brown bear samples from as far back as about 120,000 years ago hints at a shared maternal ancestry for modern polar bears and Irish brown bears.
By combining genetic, antigenic, and epidemiological data from a Hong Kong slaughterhouse with data on samples collected since the 1970s, researchers have gained new insights into the evolution and transmission of swine influenza A viruses.
A team of researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas at Austin have described their strategy for forensically determining the direction of HIV transmission between individuals and identifying index cases.