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.
Journal of Virological Methods, June 2021
The Use of an Ebola Virus Reporter Cell Line in a Semi-Automated Microtitration Assay
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, April 2, 2021
The Stability of an Isolate of the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 Lineage in Aerosols is Similar to Three Earlier Isolates
Environmental Chemistry Letters, February 3, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 is Rapidly Inactivated at High Temperature
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, February 1, 2021
Evaluation of Four Sampling Devices for Burkholderia pseudomallei Laboratory Aerosol Studies
Aerosol Science and Technology, February 1, 2021
Comparison of the Performance of Aerosol Sampling Devices with Aerosols Containing Ebola Virus
Inhalation Toxicology, January 6, 2021
Influence of Aerodynamic Particle Size on Botulinum Neurotoxin Potency in Mice
Nature Communications, November 20, 2020
Streamlined Inactivation, Amplification, and Cas13-based Detection of SARS-CoV-2
Aerosol Science and Technology, November 2, 2020
The Influence of Temperature, Humidity, and Simulated Sunlight on the Infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 in Aerosols
Archives of Virology, September 4, 2020
2020 Taxonomic Update for phylum Negarnaviricota (Riboviria: Orthornavirae), Including the Large Orders Bunyavirales and Mononegavirales
Forensic Science International: Genetics, September 2020
Variability and Additivity of Read Counts for aSTRs in NGS DNA Profiles
Forensic Science International: Genetics, September 2020
An Examination of STR Nomenclatures, Filters and Models for MPS Mixture Interpretation
Frontiers in Genetics, August 7, 2020
MicroHapDB: A Portable and Extensible Database of All Published Microhaplotype Marker and Frequency Data
mSphere, July 1, 2020
Increasing Temperature and Relative Humidity Accelerates Inactivation of SARS-CoV-2 on Surfaces
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, June 11, 2020
Airborne SARS-CoV-2 is Rapidly Inactivated by Simulated Sunlight
bioRxiv, May 28, 2020
Integrated Sample Inactivation, Amplification, and Cas13-based Detection of SARS-CoV-2
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, May 20, 2020
Simulated Sunlight Rapidly Inactivates SARS-CoV-2 on Surfaces
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