Combining genomics and epidemiology to track mumps virus transmission in the United States.

Author(s): Wohl S, Metsky HC, Schaffner SF, Piantadosi A, Burns M, Lewnard JA, Chak B, Krasilnikova LA, Siddle KJ, Matranga CB, Bankamp B, Hennigan S, Sabina B, Byrne EH, McNall RJ, Shah RR, Qu J, Park DJ, Gharib S, Fitzgerald S, Barreira P, Fleming S, Lett S, Rota PA, Madoff LC, Yozwiak NL, MacInnis BL, Smole S, Grad YH, Sabeti PCJournal: PLoS BiolPMID: 32045407 February 2020
Unusually large outbreaks of mumps across the United States in 2016 and 2017 raised questions about the extent of mumps…

Modeling malaria genomics reveals transmission decline and rebound in Senegal.

Author(s): Daniels RF, Schaffner SF, Wenger EA, Proctor JL, Chang HH, Wong W, Baro N, Ndiaye D, Fall FB, Ndiop M, Ba M, Milner DA Jr, Taylor TE, Neafsey DE, Volkman SK, Eckhoff PA, Hartl DL, Wirth DFJournal: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S APMID: 25941365 June 2015
To study the effects of malaria-control interventions on parasite population genomics, we examined a set of 1,007 samples of the…