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Genomic, Genetic, and Functional Interrogation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Outbreak Strains
In the past 200 years, tuberculosis (TB) has caused more deaths than any other infectious disease and currently infects more people than it has at any other time in human history. Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the etiological ...
Unisexual Reproduction in Cryptococcus: Evolutionary Implications, Virulence and RNA Silencing
Sexual development enables microbial pathogens to purge deleterious mutations from the genome and drives genetic diversity in the population. <italic>Cryptococcus neoformans</italic> is a human fungal pathogen with a defined ...