Publications

Publications

Complete list can be found on google scholar

Recent publications:

2017

On the Origin of Reverse Transcriptase-Using CRISPR-Cas Systems and Their Hyperdiverse, Enigmatic Spacer Repertoires
S Silas, KS Makarova, S Shmakov, D Páez-Espino, G Mohr, Y Liu, et al
mBio 8 (4), e00897-17 . PDF

Spatio-temporal distribution pattern of the picocyanobacterium Synechococcus in lakes of different trophic states: a comparison of flow cytometry and sequencing approaches
J Ruber, J Geist, M Hartmann, A Millard, U Raeder, M Zubkov, …
Hydrobiologia, 1-16

Identification of the anti‐mycobacterial functional properties of piperidinol derivatives
Collette S Guy, Esther Tichauer, Gemma L Kay, Daniel J Phillips, Trisha L Bailey, James Harrison, Christopher M Furze, Andrew D Millard, Matthew I Gibson, Mark J Pallen, Elizabeth Fullam. British Journal of Pharmacology

2016

Two Novel Myoviruses from the North of Iraq Reveal Insights into Clostridium difficile Phage Diversity and Biology. Srwa J. Rashid ,†, Jakub Barylski ,†, Katherine R. Hargreaves , Andrew A. Millard , Gurinder K. Vinner  and Martha R. J. Clokie. Viruses 2016, 8(11), 310; doi: 10.3390/v8110310. PDF

Joachim Ruber, Franziska Bauer, Andrew Millard, Uta Raeder, Jürgen Geist, Katrin Zwirglmaier. Synechococcus diversity along a trophic gradient in the Osterseen Lake District, Bavaria . Microbiology .2016   link

Pitt FD, Millard A, Ostrowski M, Dervish S, Mazard S, Paulsen IT, Zubkov MV, and Scanlan DJ. 2016. A Sample-to-Sequence Protocol for Genus Targeted Transcriptomic Profiling: Application to Marine Synechococcus. Frontiers in Microbiology 7. 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01592 PDF 

Higgins PG, Koehler D, Chan JZM, Cornely OA, Fätkenheuer G, Gillis M, Pallen MJ, Tien J, Seifert H, Vehreschild MJGT, Millard AD. 2016. Draft genome sequences of nine clinical isolates of vancomycin-resistant enterococci. Genome Announc 4(4):e00803-16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00803-16. PDF

Blanca Perez Sepulveda, Tamsin Redgwell, Branko Rihtman, Frances Pitt, David J. Scanlan, Andrew Millard FEMS Microbiol Lett (2016) fnw158 DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnw158

Viruses Inhibit CO2 Fixation in the Most Abundant Phototrophs on Earth
Richard J. Puxty, Andrew D. Millard*, David J. Evans, David J. Scanlan* (2016).Current Biology .  *Co-senior authors

Nicholas A. Duggett, Gemma L. Kay, Martin J. Sergeant, Michael Bedford, Chrystala I. Constantinidou, Charles W. Penn, Andrew D. Millard, Mark J. Pallen (2016). Draft Genome Sequences of Six Novel Bacterial Isolates from Chicken Ceca. Genome Announcements. pdf

B. Rihtman, S. Meaden, B. Koskell, M. Clokie, A Millard. Assessing Illumina technology for the high-throughput sequencing of bacteriophage genomes (2016) . PeerJ, pdf

P. Higgins, J M-Z Chan, H. Seifert, M.J.Pallen, A. D. Millard (2016).Draft genome sequence of 11 clinical isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii. Genome Annoucements. PMC

A.D. Millard D. A. Pearce . K. Zwirglmaier. Biogeography of bacteriophages at four hydrothermal vent sites in the Antarctic based on gp23 sequence diversity. FEMS Microbiology Letters pdf

S. Rashid, M.R.J Clokie A.D. Millard (2016) . Draft Genome Sequence of three novel Clostridrium isolates from Northern Iraq . Genome Announcements . 4:e00033-16; doi:10.1128/genomeA.00033-16 pdf

R.Smith, M. O’Hara, J. L. Hobman, A. D. Millard (2015). Draft Genome Sequences of 14 Escherichia coli phages isolated from cattle slurry. Genome Announcements. 3 (6), e01364-15pdf

A. D. Millard, L. F. Westblade, J. J. LiPuma, K. Vavikolanu, T. D. Read, M. J. Pallen, E. M. Burd C. I. Constantinidou. Draft Genome Sequence of thePandoraea apista LMG 16407 Type Strain. 2015. Genome Announcements. 3 (6), e01300-15 (pdf)

Puxty RJ, Perez-Sepulveda B, Rihtman B, Evans DJ, Millard AD, Scanlan DJ. Spontaneous Deletion of an “ORFanage” Region Facilitates Host Adaptation in a “Photosynthetic” Cyanophage. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 15;10(7):e0132642. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132642. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26177354; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4503421.

Kay GL, Millard A, Sergeant MJ, Midzi N, Gwisai R, Mduluza T, Ivens A, Nausch N, Mutapi F, Pallen M. Differences in the Faecal Microbiome in Schistosoma haematobium Infected Children vs. Uninfected Children. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Jun 26;9(6):e0003861. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003861. eCollection 2015 Jun. PubMed PMID: 26114287; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4482744.

Hargreaves KR, Otieno JR, Thanki A, Blades MJ, Millard AD, Browne HP, Lawley TD, Clokie MR. As Clear as Mud? Determining the Diversity and Prevalence of Prophages in the Draft Genomes of Estuarine Isolates of Clostridium difficile. Genome Biol Evol. 2015 May 27;7(7):1842-55. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evv094. PubMed PMID: 26019165.

Kay GL, Sergeant MJ, Zhou Z, Chan JZ, Millard A, Quick J, Szikossy I, Pap I, Spigelman M, Loman NJ, Achtman M, Donoghue HD, Pallen MJ. Eighteenth-century genomes show that mixed infections were common at time of peak tuberculosis in Europe. Nat Commun. 2015 Apr 7;6:6717. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7717. PubMed PMID:25848958; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4396363.

Chan YW, Millard AD, Wheatley PJ, Holmes AB, Mohr R, Whitworth AL, Mann NH, Larkum AW, Hess WR, Scanlan DJ, Clokie MR. Genomic and proteomic characterization of two novel siphovirus infecting the sedentary facultative epibiont cyanobacterium Acaryochloris marina. Environ Microbiol. 2014 Dec 4. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12735. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25472545.

Puxty RJ, Millard AD, Evans DJ, Scanlan DJ. Shedding new light on viral photosynthesis. Photosynth Res. 2014 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print PubMed PMID:25381655.

Chan JZ, Millard AD, Mann NH, Schäfer H. Comparative genomics defines the core genome of the growing N4-like phage genus and identifies N4-like Roseophage specific genes. Front Microbiol. 2014 Oct 10;5:506. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00506. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25346726; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4193335.

Millard AD, Hands-Portman I, Zwirglmaier K. Morphotypes of virus-like particles in two hydrothermal vent fields on the East Scotia Ridge, Antarctica. Bacteriophage. 2014 Apr 2;4:e28732. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25105058; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4124060.

Shilova IN, Robidart JC, James Tripp H, Turk-Kubo K, Wawrik B, Post AF, Thompson AW, Ward B, Hollibaugh JT, Millard A, Ostrowski M, Scanlan DJ, Paerl RW, Stuart R, Zehr JP. A microarray for assessing transcription from pelagic marine microbial taxa. ISME J. 2014 Jul;8(7):1476-91. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.1. Epub 2014 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 24477198; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4069398.