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Jane M. Carlton, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology

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

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

Kissinger, Patricia; Muzny, Christina A; Mena, Leandro A; Lillis, Rebecca A; Schwebke, Jane R; Beauchamps, Laura; Taylor, Stephanie N; Schmidt, Norine; Myers, Leann; Augostini, Peter; Secor, William E; Bradic, Martina; Carlton, Jane M; Martin, David H

Lancet infectious diseases. 2018 Nov; 18(11):1251-1259

Kakumanu, Madhavi L; Maritz, Julia M; Carlton, Jane M; Schal, Coby

Applied & environmental microbiology. 2018 Sep 01; 84(17):

Carlton, Jane M.

Nature microbiology. 2018 Jun 01; 3(<prism:issueIdentifier>6):642-643

Bradic, Martina; Carlton, Jane M

PLoS pathogens. 2018 03; 14(3):e1006831

Carlton, Jane M

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

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

Microbial ecology. 2017 11; 74(4):923-936

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 06 01; 9(6):1658-1672

Carlton, Jane M; Sullivan, Steven A

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