Lee S Katz

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Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Meningococcus genome informatics platform: a system for analyzing multilocus sequence typing data
    Lee S Katz
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 37:W606-11. 2009
  2. pmc Genomic basis of a polyagglutinating isolate of Neisseria meningitidis
    Lavanya Rishishwar
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Bacteriol 194:5649-56. 2012
  3. pmc Neisseria Base: a comparative genomics database for Neisseria meningitidis
    Lee S Katz
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
    Database (Oxford) 2011:bar035. 2011
  4. pmc Haemophilus haemolyticus isolates causing clinical disease
    Raydel Anderson
    Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Disease Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Infectious and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2462-5. 2012
  5. pmc Using single-nucleotide polymorphisms to discriminate disease-associated from carried genomes of Neisseria meningitidis
    Lee S Katz
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:3633-41. 2011
  6. pmc A computational genomics pipeline for prokaryotic sequencing projects
    Andrey O Kislyuk
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Bioinformatics 26:1819-26. 2010
  7. pmc Natural selection governs local, but not global, evolutionary gene coexpression networks in Caenorhabditis elegans
    I King Jordan
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Syst Biol 2:96. 2008
  8. pmc Comparative analysis reveals signatures of differentiation amid genomic polymorphism in Lake Malawi cichlids
    Yong Hwee E Loh
    School of Biology, Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology, 315 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R113. 2008
  9. pmc Evaluation of new biomarker genes for differentiating Haemophilus influenzae from Haemophilus haemolyticus
    M Jordan Theodore
    Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1422-4. 2012
  10. pmc Genome sequences for six Rhodanobacter strains, isolated from soils and the terrestrial subsurface, with variable denitrification capabilities
    Joel E Kostka
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Bacteriol 194:4461-2. 2012

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Publications11

  1. pmc Meningococcus genome informatics platform: a system for analyzing multilocus sequence typing data
    Lee S Katz
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 37:W606-11. 2009
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  2. pmc Genomic basis of a polyagglutinating isolate of Neisseria meningitidis
    Lavanya Rishishwar
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Bacteriol 194:5649-56. 2012
    ..Since there is no currently available vaccine for serogroup B strains of N. meningitidis, this kind capsule-switching event could have public health relevance as a vaccine escape mutant...
  3. pmc Neisseria Base: a comparative genomics database for Neisseria meningitidis
    Lee S Katz
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
    Database (Oxford) 2011:bar035. 2011
    ..Using the virulent ST-11 lineage as an example, we demonstrate how this comparative genomics utility can be used to identify novel genomic markers for molecular profiling of N. meningitidis...
  4. pmc Haemophilus haemolyticus isolates causing clinical disease
    Raydel Anderson
    Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Disease Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Infectious and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2462-5. 2012
    ..All cases had different symptoms and presentations. Our study suggests that a testing scheme that includes reliable PCR assays and standard microbiological methods should be used in order to improve H. haemolyticus identification...
  5. pmc Using single-nucleotide polymorphisms to discriminate disease-associated from carried genomes of Neisseria meningitidis
    Lee S Katz
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:3633-41. 2011
    ..A number of overrepresented functional categories related to virulence were uncovered among SNP-associated genes, including genes related to the category "symbiosis, encompassing mutualism through parasitism."..
  6. pmc A computational genomics pipeline for prokaryotic sequencing projects
    Andrey O Kislyuk
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Bioinformatics 26:1819-26. 2010
    ..The resulting requirement to invest significant resources into custom informatics support for genome sequencing projects remains a major impediment to the accessibility of high-throughput sequence data...
  7. pmc Natural selection governs local, but not global, evolutionary gene coexpression networks in Caenorhabditis elegans
    I King Jordan
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Syst Biol 2:96. 2008
    ..elegans mutation accumulation (MA) lines evolve essentially free from the effects of natural selection, whereas natural isolate (NI) populations are subject to selective constraints...
  8. pmc Comparative analysis reveals signatures of differentiation amid genomic polymorphism in Lake Malawi cichlids
    Yong Hwee E Loh
    School of Biology, Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology, 315 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R113. 2008
    ..We report a computational and comparative analysis of these data that provides insight into the mechanisms that make closely related species different from one another...
  9. pmc Evaluation of new biomarker genes for differentiating Haemophilus influenzae from Haemophilus haemolyticus
    M Jordan Theodore
    Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1422-4. 2012
    ..haemolyticus. Phylogenetic analysis using the 16S rRNA gene demonstrated two distinct groups for H. influenzae and H. haemolyticus...
  10. pmc Genome sequences for six Rhodanobacter strains, isolated from soils and the terrestrial subsurface, with variable denitrification capabilities
    Joel E Kostka
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Bacteriol 194:4461-2. 2012
    ..The data suggest that the environmental role of bacteria from the genus Rhodanobacter should be reevaluated...
  11. pmc Genome sequences for five strains of the emerging pathogen Haemophilus haemolyticus
    I King Jordan
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia30333, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:5879-80. 2011
    ..Preliminary analyses indicate that these genome sequences encode markers that distinguish H. haemolyticus from its closest Haemophilus relatives and provide clues to the identity of its virulence factors...