The science and applications of microbial genomics : workshop summary [E-Book] / Eileen R. Choffnes, LeighAnne Olsen, and Theresa Wizemann, rapporteurs ; Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
Choffnes, Eileen R., (compiler)
Olsen, LeighAnne, (compiler) / Wizemann, Theresa M., (compiler)
Washington, District of Columbia : The National Academies Press, [2013]
1 online resource (427 pages) : illlustrations (chiefly color)
9780309268202 (e-book)
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Table of Contents:
  • Workshop overview
  • Contributed manuscripts
  • The microbial forensics pathway for use of massively parallel sequencing technologies
  • Microbial virulence as an emergent property: consequences and opportunities
  • Microbial genome sequencing to understand pathogen transmission
  • Presence of oseltamivir-resistant pandemic A/H1N1 minor variants before drug therapy with subsequent selection and transmission
  • Design considerations for home and hospital microbiome studies
  • Sequencing errors, diversity estimates, and the rare biosphere
  • Phylogeography and molecular epidemiology of Yersinia pestis in Madagascar
  • Big data in biology: pitfalls when using shotgun metagenomics to define hypotheses about microbial communities
  • High-throughput bacterial genome sequencing: embarrassment of choice, a world of opportunity
  • Evidence for several waves of global transmission in the seventh cholera pandemic
  • Multi-partner interactions in corals in the face of climate
  • Change genomic transition to pathogenicity in chytrid fungi
  • Natural and experimental infection of Caenorhabditis nematodes by novel viruses related to nodaviruses
  • Genomic approaches to studying the human microbiota
  • Sequence analysis of the human virome in febrile and afebrile children.