Daniel A Henk

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Speciation despite globally overlapping distributions in Penicillium chrysogenum: the population genetics of Alexander Fleming's lucky fungus
    D A Henk
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Mol Ecol 20:4288-301. 2011
  2. pmc Clonality despite sex: the evolution of host-associated sexual neighborhoods in the pathogenic fungus Penicillium marneffei
    Daniel A Henk
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Pathog 8:e1002851. 2012
  3. pmc The gut fungus Basidiobolus ranarum has a large genome and different copy numbers of putatively functionally redundant elongation factor genes
    Daniel A Henk
    The Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31268. 2012
  4. pmc Genetic diversity, recombination, and divergence in animal associated Penicillium dipodomyis
    Daniel A Henk
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e22883. 2011
  5. pmc Chromosomal copy number variation, selection and uneven rates of recombination reveal cryptic genome diversity linked to pathogenicity
    Rhys A Farrer
    The Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003703. 2013
  6. pmc Emerging fungal threats to animal, plant and ecosystem health
    Matthew C Fisher
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London W2 1PG, UK
    Nature 484:186-94. 2012
  7. pmc Using false discovery rates to benchmark SNP-callers in next-generation sequencing projects
    Rhys A Farrer
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Sci Rep 3:1512. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Sex, drugs and recombination: the wild life of Aspergillus
    Matthew C Fisher
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Mol Ecol 21:1305-6. 2012
  9. pmc Multiple emergences of genetically diverse amphibian-infecting chytrids include a globalized hypervirulent recombinant lineage
    Rhys A Farrer
    Department Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London W2 1PG, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:18732-6. 2011
  10. pmc Low diversity Cryptococcus neoformans variety grubii multilocus sequence types from Thailand are consistent with an ancestral African origin
    Sitali P Simwami
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1001343. 2011

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Speciation despite globally overlapping distributions in Penicillium chrysogenum: the population genetics of Alexander Fleming's lucky fungus
    D A Henk
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Mol Ecol 20:4288-301. 2011
    ..Results highlight under-recognized diversity even among the best-known fungal groups and the potential for speciation despite overlapping distribution...
  2. pmc Clonality despite sex: the evolution of host-associated sexual neighborhoods in the pathogenic fungus Penicillium marneffei
    Daniel A Henk
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Pathog 8:e1002851. 2012
    ..marneffei overlap with three different bamboo rat host distributions suggesting that recombination within hosts may act to maintain population barriers within P. marneffei...
  3. pmc The gut fungus Basidiobolus ranarum has a large genome and different copy numbers of putatively functionally redundant elongation factor genes
    Daniel A Henk
    The Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31268. 2012
    ..This suggests that gene or genome duplication may be an important feature of B. ranarum evolution, and also suggests that B. ranarum may have mechanisms in place that favor the preservation of functionally overlapping genes...
  4. pmc Genetic diversity, recombination, and divergence in animal associated Penicillium dipodomyis
    Daniel A Henk
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e22883. 2011
    ..dipodomyis lineage diverged from closely related species also found in cheek pouches of Kangaroo Rats and their stored seeds about 11 million years ago, a similar divergence time as Dipodomys from its sister rodent taxa...
  5. pmc Chromosomal copy number variation, selection and uneven rates of recombination reveal cryptic genome diversity linked to pathogenicity
    Rhys A Farrer
    The Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003703. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Emerging fungal threats to animal, plant and ecosystem health
    Matthew C Fisher
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London W2 1PG, UK
    Nature 484:186-94. 2012
    ..We argue that nascent fungal infections will cause increasing attrition of biodiversity, with wider implications for human and ecosystem health, unless steps are taken to tighten biosecurity worldwide...
  7. pmc Using false discovery rates to benchmark SNP-callers in next-generation sequencing projects
    Rhys A Farrer
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Sci Rep 3:1512. 2013
    ..We benchmark this method against other SNP callers using our FDR method with three fungal genomes, finding that it was able achieve a high level of accuracy. These tools are available at http://cfdr.sourceforge.net/...
  8. doi request reprint Sex, drugs and recombination: the wild life of Aspergillus
    Matthew C Fisher
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Mol Ecol 21:1305-6. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Multiple emergences of genetically diverse amphibian-infecting chytrids include a globalized hypervirulent recombinant lineage
    Rhys A Farrer
    Department Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London W2 1PG, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:18732-6. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Low diversity Cryptococcus neoformans variety grubii multilocus sequence types from Thailand are consistent with an ancestral African origin
    Sitali P Simwami
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1001343. 2011
    ..96 - 27,177.76). Further high-density sampling of global Cng STs is now necessary to resolve the temporal sequence underlying the global emergence of this human pathogen...