Genetic surveillance in the Greater Mekong subregion and South Asia to support malaria control and elimination

Author(s): Jacob CG, Thuy-Nhien N, Mayxay M, Maude RJ, Quang HH, Hongvanthong B, Vanisaveth V, Ngo Duc T, Rekol H, van der Pluijm R, von Seidlein L, Fairhurst R, Nosten F, Hossain MA, Park N, Goodwin S, Ringwald P, Chindavongsa K, Newton P, Ashley E, Phalivong S, Maude R, Leang R, Huch C, Dong LT, Nguyen KT, Nhat TM, Hien TT, Nguyen H, Zdrojewski N, Canavati S, Sayeed AA, Uddin D, Buckee C, Fanello CI, Onyamboko M, Peto T, Tripura R, Amaratunga C, Myint Thu A, Delmas G, Landier J, Parker DM, Chau NH, Lek D, Suon S, Callery J, Jittamala P, Hanboonkunupakarn B, Pukrittayakamee S, Phyo AP, Smithuis F, Lin K, Thant M, Hlaing TM, Satpathi P, Satpathi S, Behera PK, Tripura A, Baidya S, Valecha N, Anvikar AR, Ul Islam A, Faiz A, Kunasol C, Drury E, Kekre M, Ali M, Love K, Rajatileka S, Jeffreys AE, Rowlands K, Hubbart CS, Dhorda M, Vongpromek R, Kotanan N, Wongnak P, Almagro Garcia J, Pearson RD, Ariani CV, Chookajorn T, Malangone C, Nguyen T, Stalker J, Jeffery B, Keatley J, Johnson KJ, Muddyman D, Chan XHS, Sillitoe J, Amato R, Simpson V, Gonçalves S, Rockett K, Day NP, Dondorp AM, Kwiatkowski DP, Miotto OJournal: ElifePMID: 34372970 August 2021
National Malaria Control Programmes (NMCPs) currently make limited use of parasite genetic data. We have developed GenRe-Mekong, a platform for…

Reconstructing unseen transmission events to infer dengue dynamics from viral sequences

Author(s): Salje H, Wesolowski A, Brown TS, Kiang MV, Berry IM, Lefrancq N, Fernandez S, Jarman RG, Ruchusatsawat K, Iamsirithaworn S, Vandepitte WP, Suntarattiwong P, Read JM, Klungthong C, Thaisomboonsuk B, Engø-Monsen K, Buckee C, Cauchemez S, Cummings DATJournal: Nat CommunPMID: 33753725 March 2021
For most pathogens, transmission is driven by interactions between the behaviours of infectious individuals, the behaviours of the wider population,…

Genomic and mobility data reveal mass population movement as a driver of SARS-CoV-2 dissemination and diversity in Bangladesh

Author(s): Cowley LA, Afrad MH, Rahman SIA, Mahfuz-Al-Mamun Md, Chin T, Mahmud AS, Rahman MZ, Billah MM, Khan MH, Sultana S, Khondaker T, Baker S, Banik N, Alam AN, Mannoor K, Banu S, Chowdhury A, Flora MS, Thomson N, Buckee C, Qadri F, Shirin TJournal: medRxiv January 2021
New data streams are being used to track the pandemic of SARS-CoV-2, including genomic data which provides insights into patterns…

Mapping imported malaria in Bangladesh using parasite genetic and human mobility data.

Author(s): Chang HH, Wesolowski A, Sinha I, Jacob CG, Mahmud A, Uddin D, Zaman SI, Hossain MA, Faiz MA, Ghose A, Sayeed AA, Rahman MR, Islam A, Karim MJ, Rezwan MK, Shamsuzzaman AKM, Jhora ST, Aktaruzzaman MM, Drury E, Gonçalves S, Kekre M, Dhorda M, Vongpromek R, Miotto O, Engø-Monsen K, Kwiatkowski D, Maude RJ, Buckee CJournal: ElifePMID: 30938289 August 2019
For countries aiming for malaria elimination, travel of infected individuals between endemic areas undermines local interventions. Quantifying parasite importation has…