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Gang Xie

Gang Xie

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Phone (505) 667-2310

Expertise

  • Comparative genomics studies of human pathogens
  • Eukaryotic genome annotation and analysis
  • Experimental design and next generation sequence (NGS) analysis of for metagenomics study
  • Bioinformatic applications development for single genome/metagenome study

Education

Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1999-2002

Certificate, Bioinformatics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1999-2000

M.S., Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1994-1998

B.M., Medicine,  Xianya School of Medicine, Central South University (formerly Hunan Medical University), Changsha, P.R.China, 1987-1992

 

LANL Positions

2005-current   Scientist II, Technical Staff Member, Bioenergy and Biome Sciences (B-11), LANL

2002-2004       Postdoc Fellow, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Bioscience, LANL

1998-2002       Staff Research Assistant, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Bioscience, LANL

 

Professional Societies

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

 

Awards

2014    LAAP Award, LANL

2008    LAAP Award, LANL

2006    LAAP Award, LANL

2005    LAAP Award, LANL

2003    Appreciation certificate for recognition of outstanding achievement. Bioscience Division, LANL

2001    2000–2001 Distinguished Student Performance Award, LANL

 

Publications

Selected from > 70 peer-reviewed publications

[Han, CS * Xie, G * Challacombe, JF * Altherr, MR * Bhotika, SS * Bruce, D * Campbell, CS * Campbell, ML * Chen, J * Chertkov, O * Cleland, C * Dimitrijevic, M * Doggett, NA * Fawcett, JJ * Glavina, T * Goodwin, LA * Hill, KK * Hitchcock, P * Jackson, PJ * Keim, P * Kewalramani, AR * Longmire, J * Lucas, S * Malfatti, S * McMurry, K * Meincke, LJ * Misra, M * Moseman, BL * Mundt, M * Munk, AC * Okinaka, RT * Parson-Quintana, B * Reilly, LP * Richardson, P * Robinson, DL * Rubin, E * Saunders, E * Tapia, R * Tesmer, JG * Thayer, N * Thompson, LS * Tice, H * Ticknor, LO * Wills, PL * Brettin, TS * Gilna, P], "Pathogenomic sequence analysis of Bacillus cereus and Bacillus thuringiensis isolates closely related to Bacillus anthracis", JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, Vol.188, iss.9, p.3382-3390, MAY 2006.

[Doggett, NA * Xie, G * Meincke, LJ * Sutherland, RD * Mundt, MO * Berbari, NS * Davy, BE * Robinson, ML * Rudd, MK * Weber, JL * Stallings, RL * Han, C], "A 360-kb interchromosomal duplication of the human HYDIN locus", GENOMICS, Vol.88, iss.6, p.762-771, DEC 2006.

[Challacombe, JF * Duncan, AJ * Brettin, TS * Bruce, D * Chertkov, O * Detter, JC * Han, CS * Misra, M * Richardson, P * Tapia, R * Thayer, N * Xie, G * Inzana, TJ], "Complete genome sequence of Haemophilus somnus (Histophilus somni) strain 129Pt and comparison to Haemophilus ducreyi 35000HP and Haemophilus influenzae Rd", JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, Vol.189, iss.5, p.1890-1898, MAR 2007.

[Challacombe, JF * Altherr, MR * Xie, G * Bhotika, SS * Brown, N * Bruce, D * Campbell, CS * Campbell, ML * Chen, J * Chertkov, O * Cleland, C * Dimitrijevic, M * Doggett, NA * Fawcett, JJ * Glavina, T * Goodwin, LA * Green, LD * Han, CS * Hill, KK * Hitchcock, P * Jackson, PJ * Keim, P * Kewalramani, AR * Longmire, J * Lucas, S * Malfatti, S * Martinez, D * McMurry, K * Meincke, LJ * Misra, M * Moseman, BL * Mundt, M * Munk, AC * Okinaka, RT * Parson-Quintana, B * Reilly, LP * Richardson, P * Robinson, DL * Saunders, E * Tapia, R * Tesmer, JG * Thayer, N * Thompson, LS * Tice, H * Ticknor, LO * Wills, PL * Gilna, P * Brettin, TS], "The complete genome sequence of Bacillus thuringiensis Al Hakam", JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, Vol.189, iss.9, p.3680-3681, MAY 2007.

[Xie, G * Bruce, DC * Challacombe, JF * Chertkov, O * Detter, JC * Gilna, P * Han, CS * Lucas, S * Misra, M * Myers, GL * Richardson, P * Tapia, R * Thayer, N * Thompson, LS * Brettin, TS * Henrissat, B * Wilson, DB * McBride, MJ], "Genome sequence of the cellulolytic gliding bacterium Cytophaga hutchinsonii", APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Vol.73, iss.11, p.3536-3546, JUN 2007.

[Xie, G. * Brettin, T. S. * Myers, G. L. * Thayer, N. N. * Chang, Y-F. * Lo, C-C. * Misra, M.], "Oralgen sequence database at Los Alamos National Laboratory", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.107, p.657-658, 2007.

[Chang, Y-F. * Lo, C-C. * Chang, C-H. * Xie, G.], "Prokaryotic non-coding small RNA prediction: Oral pathogen genomes as examples", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.107, p.659, 2007.

[Kuske, C. R. * Janssen, P. H. * Ward, N. * Xie, G. * Challacombe, J. F. * Sait, M.], "Comparative genome analysis of bacteria in the Phylum Acidobacteria", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.106, p.395, 2006.

[Xie, G. * Bruce, D. C. * Challacombe, J. F. * Chertkov, O. * Gilna, P. * Han, C. S. * Henrissat, B. * Lucas, S. * Misra, M. * Myers, G. L. * Richardson, P. * Tapia, R. * Thayer, N. N. * Thompson, L. S. * Brettin, T. S. * McBride, M. J.], "Genome sequence of the cellulolytic gliding bacterium Cytophaga hutchinsonii", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.106, p.397, 2006.

[Brettin, T. S. * Xie, G. * Misra, M. * Thayer, N. N. * Myers, G. L.], "Oralgen sequence database at Los Alamos National Laboratory", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.106, p.573, 2006.

[Han, C. S. * Xie, G. * Challacombe, J. F. * Altherr, M. R. * Bhotika, S. S. * Bruce, D. * Campbell, C. S. * Campbell, M. L. * Chen, J. * Chertkov, O. * Cleland, C. * Dimitrijevic, M. * Doggett, N. A. * Fawcett, J. J. * Glavina, T. * Goodwin, L. A. * Hill, K. K. * Hitchcock, P. * Jackson, P. J. * Keim, P. * Kewalramani, A. R. * Malfatti, S. * Lucas, S. * Brettin, T. S. * Gilna, P.], "Complete genome sequences of Bacillus cereus and Bacillus thuringiensis isolates closely related to Bacillus anthracis", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.106, p.580, 2006.

[Challacombe, J. F. * Duncan, A. J. * Xie, G. * Bruce, D. C. * Chertkov, O. * Gilna, P. * Han, C. S. * Lucas, S. * Richardson, P. M. * Tapia, R. * Thompson, L. S. * Inzana, T. J. * Brettin, T. S.], "The complete genome sequence of Haemophilus somnus 129Pt and comparison to related organisms", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.106, p.201, 2006.

[Martinez, D * Berka, RM * Henrissat, B * Saloheimo, M * Arvas, M * Baker, SE * Chapman, J * Chertkov, O * Coutinho, PM * Cullen, D * Danchin, EGJ * Grigoriev, IV * Harris, P * Jackson, M * Kubicek, CP * Han, CS * Ho, I * Larrondo, LF * de Leon, AL * Magnuson, JK * Merino, S * Misra, M * Nelson, B * Putnam, N * Robbertse, B * Salamov, AA * Schmoll, M * Terry, A * Thayer, N * Westerholm-Parvinen, A * Schoch, CL * Yao, J * Barbote, R * Nelson, MA * Detter, C * Bruce, D * Kuske, CR * Xie, G * Richardson, P * Rokhsar, DS * Lucas, SM * Rubin, EM * Dunn-Coleman, N * Ward, M * Brettin, TS], "Genome sequencing and analysis of the biomass-degrading fungus Trichoderma reesei (syn. Hypocrea jecorina)", NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY, Vol.26, iss.5, p.553-560, MAY 2008.

[Chen, J * Xie, G * Han, S * Civerolo, E], "Variations of whole genome sequences of Xylella fastidiosa strains within the same pathotype", PHYTOPATHOLOGY, Vol.98, iss.6, suppl.S, p.S35-S35, JUN 2008.

[Pierce, E * Xie, G * Barabote, RD * Saunders, E * Han, CS * Detter, JC * Richardson, P * Brettin, TS * Das, A * Ljungdahl, LG * Ragsdale, SW], "The complete genome sequence of Moorella thermoacetica (f. Clostridium thermoaceticum)", ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Vol.10, iss.10, p.2550-2573, OCT 2008.

[Martinez, D * Challacombe, J * Morgenstern, I * Hibbett, D * Schmoll, M * Kubicek, CP * Ferreira, P * Ruiz-Duenas, FJ * Martinez, AT * Kersten, P * Hammel, KE * Wymelenberg, AV * Gaskell, J * Lindquist, E * Sabat, G * BonDurant, SS * Larrondo, LF * Canessa, P * Vicuna, R * Yadav, J * Doddapaneni, H * Subramanian, V * Pisabarro, AG * Lavin, JL * Oguiza, JA * Master, E * Henrissat, B * Coutinho, PM * Harris, P * Magnuson, JK * Baker, SE * Bruno, K * Kenealy, W * Hoegger, PJ * Kues, U * Ramaiya, P * Lucash, S * Salamov, A * Shapiro, H * Tu, H * Chee, CL * Misra, M * Xie, G * Teter, S * Yaver, D * James, T * Mokrejs, M * Pospisek, M * Grigoriev, IV * Brettin, T * Rokhsar, D * Berka, R * Cullen, D], "Genome, transcriptome, and secretome analysis of wood decay fungus Postia placenta supports unique mechanisms of lignocellulose conversion", PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Vol.106, iss.6, p.1954-1959, FEB 10 2009.

[Tapia, R. * Xie, G. * Barabote, R. * Myers, G. * Brettin, T.], "Streptococcus in Toto: A species-specific comparative analysis website prototype", Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, BIOCOMP 2008, p.513-517, 2008.

[Challacombe, J. F. * Xie, G. * Eichorst, S. A. * Kuske, C. R.], "Factors Contributing to the Large Genome of the Soil Bacterium Solibacter usitatus, a Member of the phylum Acidobacteria", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.108, p.660, 2008.

[Ward, NL * Challacombe, JF * Janssen, PH * Henrissat, B * Coutinho, PM * Wu, M * Xie, G * Haft, DH * Sait, M * Badger, J * Barabote, RD * Bradley, B * Brettin, TS * Brinkac, LM * Bruce, D * Creasy, T * Daugherty, SC * Davidsen, TM * Deboy, RT * Detter, JC * Dodson, RJ * Durkin, AS * Ganapathy, A * Gwinn-Giglio, M * Han, CS * Khouri, H * Kiss, H * Kothari, SP * Madupu, R * Nelson, KE * Nelson, WC * Paulsen, I * Penn, K * Ren, QH * Rosovitz, MJ * Selengut, JD * Shrivastava, S * Sullivan, SA * Tapia, R * Thompson, LS * Watkins, KL * Yang, Q * Yu, CH * Zafar, N * Zhou, LW * Kuske, CR], "Three Genomes from the Phylum Acidobacteria Provide Insight into the Lifestyles of These Microorganisms in Soils", APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Vol.75, iss.7, p.2046-2056, APR 1 2009.

[Barabote, RD * Xie, G * Leu, DH * Normand, P * Necsulea, A * Daubin, V * Medigue, C * Adney, WS * Xu, XC * Lapidus, A * Parales, RE * Detter, C * Pujic, P * Bruce, D * Lavire, C * Challacombe, JF * Brettin, TS * Berry, AM], "Complete genome of the cellulolytic thermophile Acidothermus cellulolyticus 11B provides insights into its ecophysiological and evolutionary adaptations", GENOME RESEARCH, Vol.19, iss.6, p.1033-1043, JUN 2009.

[Schubbe, S * Williams, TJ * Xie, G * Kiss, HE * Brettin, TS * Martinez, D * Ross, CA * Schuler, D * Cox, BL * Nealson, KH * Bazylinski, DA], "Complete Genome Sequence of the Chemolithoautotrophic Marine Magnetotactic Coccus Strain MC-1", APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Vol.75, iss.14, p.4835-4852, JUL 15 2009.

[Hill, KK * Xie, G * Foley, BT * Smith, TJ * Munk, AC * Bruce, D * Smith, LA * Brettin, TS * Detter, JC], "Recombination and insertion events involving the botulinum neurotoxin complex genes in Clostridium botulinum types A, B, E and F and Clostridium butyricum type E strains", BMC BIOLOGY, Vol.7, 66, OCT 5 2009.

[McBride, MJ * Xie, G * Martens, EC * Lapidus, A * Henrissat, B * Rhodes, RG * Goltsman, E * Wang, W * Xu, J * Hunnicutt, DW * Staroscik, AM * Hoover, TR * Cheng, YQ * Stein, JL], "Novel Features of the Polysaccharide-Digesting Gliding Bacterium Flavobacterium johnsoniae as Revealed by Genome Sequence Analysis", APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Vol.75, iss.21, p.6864-6875, NOV 1 2009.

[Barabote, Ravi D. * Xie, Gary * Brettin, Thomas S. * Hinrichs, Steven H. * Fey, Paul D. * Jay, Justin J. * Engle, Jennifer L. * Godbole, Shubhada D. * Noronha, Jyothi M. * Scheuermann, Richard H. * Zhou, Liwei W. * Lion, Christine * Dempsey, Michael P.], "Complete Genome Sequence of Francisella tularensis Subspecies holarctica FTNF002-00", PLoS One, Vol.4, iss.9, p.Article No.: e7041, SEP 16 2009.

[Lo, CC * Bonner, CA * Xie, G * DSouza, M * Jensen, RA], "Cohesion Group Approach for Evolutionary Analysis of Aspartokinase, an Enzyme That Feeds a Branched Network of Many Biochemical Pathways", MICROBIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REVIEWS, Vol.73, iss.4, p.594-651, DEC 2009.

[Nalbantoglu, U * Sayood, K * Dempsey, MP * Iwen, PC * Francesconi, SC * Barabote, RD * Xie, G * Brettin, TS * Hinrichs, SH * Fey, PD], "Large Direct Repeats Flank Genomic Rearrangements between a New Clinical Isolate of Francisella tularensis subsp tularensis A1 and Schu S4", PLOS ONE, Vol.5, iss.2, e9007, FEB 3 2010.

[Smith, Theresa J. * Hill, Karen K. * Foley, Brian T. * Detter, John C. * Munk, A. Christine * Bruce, David C. * Doggett, Norman A. * Smith, Leonard A. * Marks, James D. * Xie, Gary * Brettin, Thomas S.], "Analysis of the Neurotoxin Complex Genes in Clostridium botulinum A1-A4 and B1 Strains: BoNT/A3, BoNT/Ba4 and BoNT/B1 Clusters Are Located within Plasmids", PLoS One, Vol.2, iss.12, p.Article No.: e1271, DEC 5 2007.

[Kuan-Liang Liu * Tzu-Tsung Wong * Xie, G. * Hengartner, N.W.], "Improving Naive Bayesian Classifier for Metagenomic reads assignment", Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Bioinformatics & Computational Biology. BIOCOMP 2009, p.259-64, 2009.

[Chen, J * Xie, G * Han, S * Chertkov, O * Sims, D * Civerolo, EL], "Whole Genome Sequences of Two Xylella fastidiosa Strains (M12 and M23) Causing Almond Leaf Scorch Disease in California", JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, Vol.192, iss.17, p.4534-4534, SEP 2010.

[Xie, G * Chain, PSG * Lo, CC * Liu, KL * Gans, J * Merritt, J * Qi, F], "Community and gene composition of a human dental plaque microbiota obtained by metagenomic sequencing", MOLECULAR ORAL MICROBIOLOGY, Vol.25, iss.6, p.391-405, DEC 2010.

[Klein, MI * Debaz, L * Agidi, S * Lee, H * Xie, G * Lin, AHM * Hamaker, BR * Lemos, JA * Koo, H], "Dynamics of Streptococcus mutans Transcriptome in Response to Starch and Sucrose during Biofilm Development", PLOS ONE, Vol.5, iss.10, e13478, OCT 19 2010.

[Hasan, NA * Grim, CJ * Haley, BJ * Chun, J * Alam, M * Taviani, E * Hoq, M * Munk, AC * Saunders, E * Brettin, TS * Bruce, DC * Challacombe, JF * Detter, JC * Han, CS * Xie, G * Nair, GB * Huq, A * Colwell, RR], "Comparative genomics of clinical and environmental Vibrio mimicus", PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Vol.107, iss.49, p.21134-21139, DEC 7 2010.

[Chain, PSG * Xie, G * Starkenburg, SR * Scholz, MB * Beckloff, N * Lo, CC * Davenport, KW * Reitenga, KG * Daligault, HE * Detter, JC * Freitas, TAK * Gleasner, CD * Green, LD * Han, CS * McMurry, KK * Meincke, LJ * Shen, XH * Zeytun, A], "GENOMICS FOR KEY PLAYERS IN THE N CYCLE: FROM GUINEA PIGS TO THE NEXT FRONTIER", Methods in Enzymology, Vol.496, p.289-318, 2011.

[Xie, G. * Lapidus, A. * Goltsman, E. * Wang, W. * Xu, J. * Henrissat, B. * Martens, E. C. * Staroscik, A. M. * Hunnicutt, D. W. * Rhodes, R. G. * Hoover, T. R. * Cheng, Y-Q. * McBride, M. J.], "Genome Sequence of the Chitin Digesting Gliding Bacterium Flavobacterium johnsoniae", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.109, 2009.

[Dunbar, J. * Xie, G. * Ticknor, L. * Vilgalys, R. * Zak, D. * Schadt, C. * Megonigal, P. * Evans, D. * Hungate, B. * Eichorst, S. * Rogers, Y. * Gallegos-Graves, L. * Silva, S. * Bruce, D. * Kuske, C.], "Impacts of Multi-year, Elevated CO2 Conditions on Soil Bacterial Communities across Different Terrestrial Ecosystems", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.109, 2009.

[Kuske, C. * Xie, G. * Dunbar, J. * Ticknor, L. * Vilgalys, R. * Zak, D. * Schadt, C. * Megonigal, P. * Evans, R. D. * Hungate, B. A. * Eichorst, S. * Johnson, S. * Rogers, Y. * Gallegos-Graves, L. * Gallegos-Graves, L. * Silva, S. * Bruce, D.], "Impacts of Multi-year, Elevated CO2 Conditions on Soil Fungal Communities across Different Terrestrial Ecosystems", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.109, 2009.

[Xie, G. G. * Saw, J. * Senin, P. * Kasoji, M. * Brettin, T. S.], "Oralgen Sequence Database at Los Alamos National Laboratory", Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Vol.109, 2009.

[Challacombe, JF * Eichorst, SA * Hauser, L * Land, M * Xie, G * Kuske, CR], "Biological Consequences of Ancient Gene Acquisition and Duplication in the Large Genome of Candidatus Solibacter usitatus Ellin6076", PLOS ONE, Vol.6, iss.9, e24882, SEP 15 2011.

[Okinaka, RT * Price, EP * Wolken, SR * Gruendike, JM * Chung, WK * Pearson, T * Xie, G * Munk, C * Hill, KK * Challacombe, J * Ivins, BE * Schupp, JM * Beckstrom-Sternberg, SM * Friedlander, A * Keim, P], "An attenuated strain of Bacillus anthracis (CDC 684) has a large chromosomal inversion and altered growth kinetics", BMC GENOMICS, Vol.12, 477, SEP 30 2011.

[Hu, B * Xie, G * Lo, CC * Starkenburg, SR * Chain, PSG], "Pathogen comparative genomics in the next-generation sequencing era: genome alignments, pangenomics and metagenomics", BRIEFINGS IN FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS, Vol.10, iss.6, spec. iss.SI, p.322-333, NOV 2011.

[Yang, F * Zeng, XW * Ning, K * Liu, KL * Lo, CC * Wang, W * Chen, J * Wang, DM * Huang, RR * Chang, XZ * Chain, PS * Xie, G * Ling, JQ * JianXu], "Saliva microbiomes distinguish caries-active from healthy human populations", ISME JOURNAL, Vol.6, iss.1, p.1-10, JAN 2012.

[Lo, CC * Xie, G * Bonner, CA * Jensen, RA], "The Alternative Translational Profile That Underlies the Immune-Evasive State of Persistence in Chlamydiaceae Exploits Differential Tryptophan Contents of the Protein Repertoire", MICROBIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REVIEWS, Vol.76, iss.2, p.405-443, JUN 2012.

[Liu, KL * Porras-Alfaro, A * Kuske, CR * Eichorst, SA * Xie, G], "Accurate, Rapid Taxonomic Classification of Fungal Large-Subunit rRNA Genes", APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Vol.78, iss.5, p.1523-1533, MAR 2012.

[Rhee, MS * Moritz, BE * Xie, G * del Rio, TG * Dalin, E * Tice, H * Bruce, D * Goodwin, L * Chertkov, O * Brettin, T * Han, C * Detter, C * Pitluck, S * Land, ML * Patel, M * Ou, M * Harbrucker, R * Ingram, LO * Shanmugam, KT], "Complete Genome Sequence of a thermotolerant sporogenic lactic acid bacterium, Bacillus coagulans strain 36D1", STANDARDS IN GENOMIC SCIENCES, Vol.5, iss.3, p.331-340, 2011.

[Dunbar, J * Eichorst, SA * Gallegos-Graves, L * Silva, S * Xie, G * Hengartner, NW * Evans, RD * Hungate, BA * Jackson, RB * Megonigal, JP * Schadt, CW * Vilgalys, R * Zak, DR * Kuske, CR], "Common bacterial responses in six ecosystems exposed to 10 years of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide", ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Vol.14, iss.5, p.1145-1158, MAY 2012.

[Kaplan, JB * Lo, C * Xie, G * Johnson, SL * Chain, PSG * Donnelly, R * Kachlany, SC * Balashova, NV], "Genome Sequence of Kingella kingae Septic Arthritis Isolate PYKK081", JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, Vol.194, iss.11, p.3017-3017, JUN 2012.

[Ramirez, MS * Xie, G * Marshall, SH * Hujer, KM * Chain, PSG * Bonomo, RA * Tolmasky, ME], "Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates: a zone of high heterogeneity (HHZ) as a tool for epidemiological studies", CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION, Vol.18, iss.7, p.E254-E258, JUL 2012.

[Martinez-Garcia, M * Brazel, DM * Swan, BK * Arnosti, C * Chain, PSG * Reitenga, KG * Xie, G * Poulton, NJ * Gomez, ML * Masland, DED * Thompson, B * Bellows, WK * Ziervogel, K * Lo, CC * Ahmed, S * Gleasner, CD * Detter, CJ * Stepanauskas, R], "Capturing Single Cell Genomes of Active Polysaccharide Degraders: An Unexpected Contribution of Verrucomicrobia", PLOS ONE, Vol.7, iss.4, e35314, APR 20 2012.

[Bitoun, JP * Liao, SM * Yao, X * Xie, GG * Wen, ZZT], "The Redox-Sensing Regulator Rex Modulates Central Carbon Metabolism, Stress Tolerance Response and Biofilm Formation by Streptococcus mutans", PLOS ONE, Vol.7, iss.9, e44766, SEP 13 2012.

[Ahmed, SA * Awosika, J * Baldwin, C * Bishop-Lilly, KA * Biswas, B * Broomall, S * Chain, PSG * Chertkov, O * Chokoshvili, O * Coyne, S * Davenport, K * Detter, JC * Dorman, W * Erkkila, TH * Folster, JP * Frey, KG * George, M * Gleasner, C * Henry, M * Hill, KK * Hubbard, K * Insalaco, J * Johnson, S * Kitzmiller, A * Krepps, M * Lo, CC * Luu, T * McNew, LA * Minogue, T * Munk, CA * Osborne, B * Patel, M * Reitenga, KG * Rosenzweig, CN * Shea, A * Shen, XH * Strockbine, N * Tarr, C * Teshima, H * van Gieson, E * Verratti, K * Wolcott, M * Xie, G * Sozhamannan, S * Gibbons, HS], "Genomic Comparison of Escherichia coli O104:H4 Isolates from 2009 and 2011 Reveals Plasmid, and Prophage Heterogeneity, Including Shiga Toxin Encoding Phage stx2", PLOS ONE, Vol.7, iss.11, e48228, NOV 1 2012.

[Dover, Nir * Barash, Jason R. * Hill, Karen K. * Davenport, Karen W. * Teshima, Hazuki * Xie, Gary * Arnon, Stephen S.], "Clostridium botulinum Strain Af84 Contains Three Neurotoxin Gene Clusters: Bont/A2, bont/F4 and bont/F5", PLOS ONE, Vol.8, iss.4, p.e61205, APR 12 2013.

[Hill, K. K. * Smith, T. J. * Ticknor, L. O. * Foley, B. T. * Xie, G.], "Genetic diversity between and within botulinum neurotoxin serotypes", TOXICON, Vol.68, p.60-61, JUN 15 2013.

[Porras-Alfaro, A. * Tobias, T. * Sandona, K. P. * Liu, K. L. * Xie, G. * Kuske, C.], "Characterization of LSU and ITS rDNA for automated fungal classification", PHYTOPATHOLOGY, Vol.103, iss.6, suppl.2, p.115-115, JUN 2013.

[Nakatsu, Cindy H. * Barabote, Ravi * Thompson, Sue * Bruce, David * Detter, Chris * Brettin, Thomas * Han, Cliff * Beasley, Federico * Chen, Weimin * Konopka, Allan * Xie, Gary], "Complete genome sequence of Arthrobacter sp strain FB24", STANDARDS IN GENOMIC SCIENCES, Vol.9, iss.1, p.106-116, 2013.

[Dover, Nir * Barash, Jason R. * Hill, Karen K. * Xie, Gary * Arnon, Stephen S.], "Molecular Characterization of a Novel Botulinum Neurotoxin Type H Gene", JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, Vol.209, iss.2, p.192-202, JAN 15 2014.

[Porras-Alfaro, Andrea * Liu, Kuan-Liang * Kuske, Cheryl R. * Xie, Gary], "From Genus to Phylum: Large-Subunit and Internal Transcribed Spacer rRNA Operon Regions Show Similar Classification Accuracies Influenced by Database Composition", APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Vol.80, iss.3, p.829-840, FEB 2014.

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