Relevant Publications

Kirchberger PC, Unterweger D, Provenzano D, Pukatzki S, Boucher Y. 2017. Sequential displacement of type VI secretion system effector genes leads to evolution of diverse immunity gene arrays in Vibrio cholerae. Scientific Reports, 7: 45133. [view]

Labbate M, Orata FD, Petty NK, Jayatilleke ND, King WL, Kirchberger PC, Allen C, Mann G, Mutreja, Thomson NR, Boucher Y, Charles IG. 2016. A genomic island in Vibrio cholerae with VPI-1 site-specific recombination characteristics contains CRISPR-Cas and type VI secretion modules. Scientific Reports, 6: 36891. [view]

Kirchberger PCOrata FDBarlow EJ, Kauffman KM, Case RJ, Polz MF, Boucher Y. 2016. A small number of phylogenetically distinct clonal complexes dominate a coastal Vibrio cholerae population. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 82(18): 5576-5586. [view]

Boucher Y. 2016. Sustained local diversity of Vibrio cholerae O1 biotypes in a previously cholera-free country. mBio, 7(3): e00570-16. [view]

Boucher Y, Orata FD, Alam M. 2015. The out-of-the-delta hypothesis: dense human populations in low-lying river deltas served as agents for the evolution of a deadly pathogen. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6: 1120. [view]

Orata FDKirchberger PC, Méheust R, Barlow EJ, Tarr CL, Boucher Y. 2015. The dynamics of genetic interactions between Vibrio metoecus and Vibrio cholerae, two close relatives co-occurring in the environment. Genome Biology and Evolution, 7(10): 2941-2954. [view]

Kirchberger PC, Turnsek M, Hunt DE, Haley BJ, Colwell RR, Polz MF, Tarr CL, Boucher Y. 2014. Vibrio metoecus sp. nov., a close relative of Vibrio cholerae isolated from coastal brackish ponds and clinical specimens. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 64(Pt 9): 3208-3214. [view]

Orata FD, Keim PS, Boucher Y. 2014. The 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti: how science solved a controversy. PLoS Pathogens, 10(4): e1003967. [view]

Katz LS, Petkau A, Beaulaurier J, Tyler S, Antonova ES, Turnsek MA, Guo Y, Wang S, Paxinos EE, Orata F, Gladney LM, Stroika S, Folster JP, Rowe L, Freeman MM, Knox N, Frace M, Boncy J, Graham M, Hammer BK, Boucher Y, Bashir A, Hanage WP, Van Domselaar G., Tarr CL. 2013. Evolutionary dynamics of Vibrio cholerae O1 following a single-source introduction to Haiti. mBio, 4(4): e00398-13. [view]

Nasreen T, Case RJ, Boucher Y. 2013. Lateral gene transfer and microbial diversity. In: Nelson KE, editor. Encyclopedia of Metagenomics Genes, Genomes, and Metagenomes: Basics, Methods, Databases, and Tools. New York City, NY: Springer US. pp. 347-352. [view]


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