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DEVELOPMENT OF DATA ANALYTICS PLATFORM TO ALLOW FOR PUBLIC HEALTH CLASSIFICATION OF SALMONELLA SEROVARS AND CLADES AND IMPROVED FOCUS OF CONTROL STRATEGIES TO ACHIEVE BENEFICIAL PUBLIC HEALTH OUTCOMES

Investigators
Wiedmann, Martin; Orsi, Re, Ho.
Institutions
Cornell University
Start date
2021
End date
2023
Objective
Goal 1: Perform comprehensive comparative analyses of Salmonella genomes representing serovars associated with poultry and beef to identify genomic features putatively involved in virulence and transmission-associated characteristics.Goal2: Assess the fitness of selected Salmonella strains representing poultry- and beef-associated serovars under infection-relevant conditions.Goal 3: Identify and validate genomic features that are predicted to be related to virulence using isogenic mutants.Goal 4: Create an analytical platform for virulence potential assessment of emerging Salmonella serovars based on WGS data.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
NYC-143578
Accession number
1024163
Categories
Salmonella
Viruses and Prions