Jane M. Carlton, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology

Keywords
computational biology, microbiology, microbiome, genomics, bioinformatics, molecular evolution, genetics, infectious diseases, malaria, trichomonads, STDs
Summary

My research focuses on comparative genomics of parasitic protozoa, in particular species of malaria parasite and other Apicomplexa such as Cryptosporidium and Theileria, as well as the sexually-transmitted pathogen Trichomonas vaginalis. My group uses a combination of bioinformatics, genomics and population genetics techniques, both in silico and at the bench, to characterize and understand the evolutionary forces that shape whole genomes. The goal of my research is to provide a greater understanding of the biology of these fascinating parasites, with an eye towards developing better diagnostics, drugs and vaccines for their control.

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Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology

Fellowship, National Institute of Health, NCBI

Bradic, Martina; Carlton, Jane M

PLoS pathogens. 2018 Mar 08; 14(3):e1006831-e1006831

Carlton, Jane M

Science. 2018 01 12; 359(6372):159-160

Bradic, Martina; Warring, Sally D; Tooley, Grace E; Scheid, Paul; Secor, William E; Land, Kirkwood M; Huang, Po-Jung; Chen, Ting-Wen; Lee, Chi-Ching; Tang, Petrus; Sullivan, Steven A; Carlton, Jane M

Genome biology & evolution. 2017 Jun 01; 9(6):1658-1672

Maritz, Julia M; Rogers, Krysta H; Rock, Tara M; Liu, Nicole; Joseph, Susan; Land, Kirkwood M; Carlton, Jane M

Microbial ecology. 2017 May 24; 74(4):923-936

Maritz, Julia M; Sullivan, Steven A; Prill, Robert J; Aksoy, Emre; Scheid, Paul; Carlton, Jane M

PLoS one. 2017 Apr 06; 12(4):e0175527-e0175527

Carlton, Jane M; Sullivan, Steven A

Cell host & microbe. 2017 03 08; 21(3):310-312

Uplekar, Swapna; Rao, Pavitra Nagesh; Ramanathapuram, Lalitha; Awasthi, Vikky; Verma, Kalpana; Sutton, Patrick; Ali, Syed Zeeshan; Patel, Ankita; G, Sri Lakshmi Priya; Ravishankaran, Sangamithra; Desai, Nisha; Tandel, Nikunj; Choubey, Sandhya; Barla, Punam; Kanagaraj, Deena; Eapen, Alex; Pradhan, Khageswar; Singh, Ranvir; Jain, Aarti; Felgner, Philip L; Davies, D Huw; Carlton, Jane M; Das, Jyoti

PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 2017 Jan 24; 11(1):e0005323-e0005323e0005323

Bik, Holly M; Maritz, Julia M; Luong, Albert; Shin, Hakdong; Dominguez-Bello, Maria Gloria; Carlton, Jane M

mSphere. 2016 Nov 16; 1(6):