Publications

NBACC staff publish their work in a broad range of peer-reviewed journals. The following publications are representative of the range of work we do for our government sponsors.

Frontiers in Genetics, August 7, 2020

MicroHapDB: A Portable and Extensible Database of All Published Microhaplotype Marker and Frequency Data.

The Journal of Infectious Diseases, February 1, 2020

The Influence of Simulated Sunlight on the Inactivation of Influenza Virus in Aerosols.

Microbiology Resource Announcements, January, 2020

Draft Genome Sequences of Five Historical Bacillus anthracis Strains.

ACS Symposium Series: Applications in Forensic Proteomics: Protein Identification and Profiling, November 8, 2019

ISO 17025 Accreditation of Method-Based Mass Spectrometry for Bioforensic Analyses.

Analytical Chemistry, September 6, 2019

Probabilistic Limit of Detection for Ricin Identification Using a Shotgun Proteomics Assay.

Systematic Biology, September 2019

Strengthening the Interaction of the Virology Community with the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) by Linking Virus Names and Their Abbreviations to Virus Species.

Journal of Clinical Microbiology, July 2019

The Brief Case: A Fatal Case of Necrotizing Fasciitis Due to Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.

Nature Biotechnology, May 2019

Phage Therapy’s Latest Makeover.

Cytometry: Part A, December 18, 2018

Novel Impactor and Microsphere-based Assay Used to Measure Containment of Aerosols Generated in a Flow Cytometer Cell Sorter.

Microbiome, November 5, 2018

Current Progress and Future Opportunities in Applications of Bioinformatics for Biodefense and Pathogen Detection: Report from the Winter Mid-Atlantic Microbiome Meet-up, College Park, MD, January 10, 2018.

PeerJ, May 28, 2018

BLAST-based Validation of Metagenomic Sequence Assignments.

GigaScience, March 1, 2018

Analysis of the Aedes albopictus C6/36 Genome Provides Insight Into Cell Line Adaptations to In Vitro Viral Propagation.

Genes, March 2018

Biological Sexing of a 4000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Head to Assess the Potential of Nuclear DNA Recovery from the Most Damaged and Limited Forensic Specimens.

Emerging Infectious Diseases, January 2018

Two-Center Evaluation of Disinfectant Efficacy against Ebola Virus in Clinical and Laboratory Matrices.

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, October 2017

Development and Use of Personalized Bacteriophage-Based Therapeutic Cocktails To Treat a Patient with a Disseminated Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Infection.

Genome Announcements, August 2017

Draft Genome Sequences from a Novel Clade of Bacillus cereus Sensu Lato Strains, Isolated from the International Space Station.

BMC Evolutionary Biology, August 2, 2017

Pan-genome and Phylogeny of Bacillus cereus sensu lato.

mSystems, June 2017

Non-Toxin-Producing Bacillus cereus Strains Belonging to the B. anthracis Clade Isolated from the International Space Station.

Applied Biosafety, June 21, 2017

Evaluation of TRIzol LS Inactivation of Viruses.

Systems Biology, May 2017

Possibility and Challenges of Conversion of Current Virus Species Names to Linnaean Bonomials.

Viruses, May 11, 2017

Implementation of Objective PASC-Derived Taxon Demarcation Criteria for Official Classification of Filoviruses.

Archives of Virology, April 7, 2017

Taxonomy of the Order Mononegavirales: Update 2017.

Applied Biosafety, March 1, 2017

Laboratory Aerosol Hazard Assessment Using Material Balance Models.

Genome Research, March 2017

Canu: Scalable and Accurate Long-read Assembly Via Adaptive k-mer Weighting and Repeat Separation.

Journal of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, October 2016

Personalized Therapeutic Cocktail of Wild Environmental Phages Rescues Mice from A. baumannii wound infections.

Bacteriophage, August 5, 2016

Characterization of Novel Staphylococcus aureus Lytic Phage and Defining their Combinatorial Virulence Using the OmniLog® System

Applied Biosafety, July 13, 2016

Tracking Minor and Near-Miss Events and Sharing Lessons Learned as a Way to Prevent Accidents

Genome Biology, June 20, 2016

Mash: Fast Genome and Metagenome Distance Estimation Using MinHash

Nature Communications, June 2, 2016

The Channel Catfish Genome Sequence Provides Insights into the Evolution of Scale Formation in Teleosts

PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, April 13, 2016

Identification and Genomic Analysis of a Novel Group C Orthobunyavirus Isolated from a Mosquito Captured Near Iquitos, Peru

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, March 7, 2016

Radical Remodeling of the Y Chromosome in a Recent Radiation of Malaria Mosquitoes

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, March 4, 2016

Development and Evaluation of Methods to Extract Aerosol Deposited Bacteria from Indoor Surfaces to Determine Bacterial Environmental Decay

PLoS ONE, February 5, 2016

Differences in the Comparative Stability of Ebola Virus Makona-C05 and Yambuku Mayinga in Blood

Viruses, November 12, 2015

Psoralen Inactivation of Viruses: A Process for the Safe Manipulation of Viral Antigen and Nucleic Acid

Applied Biosafety, October 2015

Novel Approach for Validating Autoclave Cycles for Biomass in BSL-3/-4

Nature Biotechnology, May 25, 2015

Assembling Large Genomes with Single‐Molecule Sequencing and Locality Sensitive Hashing

The ISME Journal, April 7, 2015

Single-Cell Genomics-Based Analysis of Virus-Host Iterations in Marine Surface Bacterioplankton

Proceedings of the IEEE, February 2015

Engineering a Global Response to Infectious Diseases

Genome Announcements, January/February 2015

Whole Genome Sequences of 80 Environmental and Clinical Isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei

Molecular & Cellular Proteomics: MCP, January 8, 2015

Characterization of the Host Response to Pichinde Virus Infection in the Syrian Golden Hamster by Species-Specific Kinome Analysis

Journal of Bioterrorism and Biodefense January 6, 2015

Institutional Review of Dual Use Research of Concern to Support a Culture of Responsibility

Current Opinion in Microbiology, December 1, 2014

One Chromosome, One Contig: Complete Microbial Genomes From Long-read Sequencing and Assembly

Scientific Data, November 25, 2014

Long-read, Whole-genome Shotgun Sequence Data for Five Model Organisms

Genome Biology, November 19, 2014

The Harvest suite for rapid core-genome alignment and visualization of thousands of intraspecific microbial genomes

Genome Announcements, November 6, 2014

Complete Genome Sequence of the Quality Control Strain Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus ATCC 25923

Biology Direct, October 14, 2014

A New Rhesus Macaque Assembly and Annotation for Next-Generation Sequencing Analyses

Viruses, September 26, 2014

Filovirus RefSeq Entries: Evaluation and Selection of Filovirus Type Variants, Type Sequences, and Names

Journal of Virology, September 1, 2014

Ebola Virus Modulates Transforming Growth Factor-β Signaling and Cellular Markers of Mesenchymal-Like Transition in Hepatocytes

Nature Biotechnology, August 14, 2014

Assembling Large Genomes with Single-Molecule Sequencing and Locality Sensitive Hashing

GigaScience, July 8, 2014

High-coverage Sequencing and Annotated Assemblies of the Budgerigar Genome

Applied Biosafety, June 2014

New Entity CDC Select Agent Registration Process-A Practical Guide to Lessons Learned

BMC Bioinformatics, May 3, 2014

Automated Ensemble Assembly and Validation of Microbial Genomes

PLOS One, April 17, 2014

Genomic and Metabolic Diversity of Marine Group I Thaumarchaeota in the Mesopelagic of Two Subtropical Gyres

Applied Biosafety, March 2014

Implementation of an Occupational Health and Medical Surveillance Program at National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center

Journal of Bacteriology, March 2014

Genetic Evidence for the Involvement of the S-Layer Protein Gene Sap and the Sporulation Genes spo0A, spo0B, and spo0F in Phage AP50c Infection of Bacillus anthracis

Emerging Infectious Diseases, February 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Expert Panel Meetings on Prevention and Treatment of Anthrax in Adults

Microscopy and Microanalysis, February 2014

Inactivation and Ultrastructure Analysis of Bacillus spp. and Colostridium perfringens Spores

Genome Announcements, January/February 2014

Complete Closed Genome Sequences of Three Bibersteinia trehalosi Nasopharyngeal Isolates From Cattle with Shipping Fever

Genome Announcements, January/February 2014

Complete Closed Genome Sequences of Four Mannheimia varigena Isolates From Cattle With Shipping Fever

Genome Biology, September 13, 2013

Reducing assembly complexity of microbial genomes with single-molecule sequencing

BMC Research Notes, August 22, 2013

De novo Likelihood-based Measures for Comparing Genome Assemblies

GigaScience, July 22, 2013

Assemblathon 2: Evaluating De Novo Methods of Genome Assembly in Three Vertebrate Species

Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science, June 11, 2013

Differentiating Microbial Forensic qPCR Target and Control Products by Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry

Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science, June 2013

Implementation of a Personnel Reliability Program as a Facilitator of Biosafety and Biosecurity Culture in BSL-3 and BSL-4 Laboratories

Genome Announcements, May/June 2013

Complete Closed Genome Sequences of Mannheimia haemolytica Serotypes A1 and A6 Isolated from Cattle

Applied Biosafety, March 30, 2013

The Endurance Testing Process: A Methodology to Verify the Functionality of Biocontainment, Security, and Life Safety Systems in BSL-3 and BSL-4 Laboratories

Genome Announcements, January/February, 2013

Genome Sequence of the Attenuated Carbosap Vaccine Strain of Bacillus anthracis

Genome Biology, January 15, 2013

MetAMOS: A Modular and Open Source Metagenomics Assembly and Analysis Pipeline

Genome Biology, December 27, 2012

Irreconcilable Differences: Divorcing Geographic Mutation and Recombination Rates Within a Global MRSA Clone

Emerging Infectious Diseases, August 18, 2012

Molecular Epidemiologic Investigation of an Anthrax Outbreak Among Heroin Users, Europe

PloS One, August 22, 2012

Strand-specific RNAseq reveals ordered patterns of sense and antisense transcription in Bacillus anthracis

Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, June 11, 2012

Recovery Efficiencies for Burkholderia thailandensis From Various Aerosol Sampling Media

Nature Biotechnology, July 2012

Hybrid Error Correction and De Novo Assembly of Single-Molecule Sequencing Reads

Genome Research, March 2012

GAGE: A Critical Evaluation of Genome Assemblies and Assembly Algorithms

Environmental Health Insights, November 10, 2011

Visual Analytics of Surveillance Data on Foodborne Vibriosis, United States, 1973-2010

BMC Bioinformatics, 30 September 2011

Interactive Metagenomic Visualization in a Web Browser

Infection and Immunity, February 7, 2011

The Cluster 1 Type VI Secretion System Is a Major Virulence Determinant in Burkholderia pseudomallei

Briefings in Bioinformatics, December 23, 2011

Hawkeye and AMOS: Visualizing and Assessing the Quality of Genome Assemblies

BMC Genomics, January 13, 2011

Genomic Fluidity: An Integrative View of Gene Diversity Within Microbial Populations

Virology, August 15, 2010

Characterization of the Antiviral and Inflammatory Responses Against Nipah Virus in Endothelial Cells and Neurons

PLoS Pathogens, July 2009

Isolation of Genetically Diverse Marburg Viruses from Egyptian Fruit Bats

Emerging Infectious Diseases, July 2009

Potential Impact of a 2-Person Security Rule on Biosafety Level 4 Laboratory Workers

Journal of Bacteriology, April 2009

Whole-Genome-Based Phylogeny and Divergence of the Genus Brucella

Journal of Virology, February 2007

Influences of Glycosylation on Antigenicity, Immunogenicity, and Protective Efficacy of Ebola Virus GP DNA Vaccines