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Dr Jody Phelan

Assistant Professor

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

My research entails the design and implementation of data analysis pipelines to process and collate terabytes of data from various structured and unstructured sources to provide biological insights such as population structure, transmission and drug resistance.

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Infection Biology

Centres

Centre for Statistical Methodology
TB Centre
The Applied Genomics Centre

Teaching

  • Pathogen genomics
  • Short course Omics for infectious disease (LSHTM and overseas)

Research

Tuberculosis NGS analysis

Research Area
Drug resistance
Discipline
Genomics
Bioinformatics
Disease and Health Conditions
Tuberculosis

Selected Publications

Mycobacterium tuberculosis whole genome sequencing provides insights into the Manila strain and drug-resistance mutations in the Philippines.
Phelan JE; Lim DR; Mitarai S; de Sessions PF; Tujan MAA; Reyes LT; Medado IAP; Palparan AG; Naim ANM; Jie S
2019
Scientific reports
Integrating informatics tools and portable sequencing technology for rapid detection of resistance to anti-tuberculous drugs.
Phelan JE; O'Sullivan DM; Machado D; Ramos J; Oppong YEA; Campino S; O'Grady J; McNerney R; Hibberd ML; Viveiros M
2019
Genome medicine
Genome-wide analysis of multi- and extensively drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Coll F; Phelan J; Hill-Cawthorne GA; Nair MB; Mallard K; Ali S; Abdallah AM; Alghamdi S; Alsomali M; Ahmed AO
2018
Nature genetics
Mycobacterium tuberculosis whole genome sequencing and protein structure modelling provides insights into anti-tuberculosis drug resistance.
Phelan J; Coll F; McNerney R; Ascher DB; Pires DEV; Furnham N; Coeck N; Hill-Cawthorne GA; Nair MB; Mallard K
2016
BMC medicine
The variability and reproducibility of whole genome sequencing technology for detecting resistance to anti-tuberculous drugs.
Phelan J; O'Sullivan DM; Machado D; Ramos J; Whale AS; O'Grady J; Dheda K; Campino S; McNerney R; Viveiros M
2016
Genome medicine
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