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Dr Maho Yokoyama

Dr Maho Yokoyama

Dr Maho Yokoyama

Research Fellow in Laboratory Microbiology
E: M.Yokoyama@bsms.ac.uk
Location: Write-up Room 1, Medical Research Building, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9PS

Research areas: microbiology and genomics

Selected publications

Sloan, T. J. et al. (2019) Timing Is Everything: Impact of naturally occurring Staphylococcus aureus AgrC cytoplasmic domain adaptive mutations on autoinduction. Journal of Bacteriology 201:20: e00409-19 https://jb.asm.org/content/201/20/e00409-19

Yokoyama, M. et al. (2018) Epistasis analysis uncovers hidden antibiotic resistance-associated fitness costs hampering the evolution of MRSA. Genome Biology 19, article 94 https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-018-1469-2

Recker M., et al. (2017) Clonal differences in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia-associated mortality. Nature Microbiology 2: 1381–1388 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41564-017-0001-x

Bayliss S. C., et al. (2017) The use of Oxford Nanopore native barcoding for complete genome assembly. Gigascience 6(3): 1-6 https://academic.oup.com/gigascience/article/6/3/gix001/3051930

Laabei M., et al. (2015) Evolutionary Trade-Offs Underlie the Multi-faceted Virulence of Staphylococcus aureus. PLOS Biology 13(9): e1002229 https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.1002229

Recker M., Laabei M., Toleman M. S., Reuter S., Saunderson R. B., Blane B., Török M. E., Ouadi K., Stevens E., Yokoyama M., Steventon J., Thompson L., Milne G., Bayliss S., Bacon L., Peacock S. J., Massey R. C. (2017) Clonal differences in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia-associated mortality. Nature Microbiology 2: 1381–1388 

Bayliss S. C., Hunt V. L., Yokoyama M., Thorpe H. A., Feil E. J. (2017) The use of Oxford Nanopore native barcoding for complete genome assembly. Gigascience 6(3): 1-6

Laabei M., Uhlemann A-C., Lowy F. D., Austin E. D., Yokoyama M., Ouadi K., Feil E., Thorpe H. A., Williams B., Perkins M., Peacock S. J., Clarke S. R., Dordel J., Holden M., Votintseva A. A., Bowden R., Crook D. W., Young B. C., Wilson D. J., Recker M., Massey R. C. (2015) Evolutionary Trade-Offs Underlie the Multi-faceted Virulence of Staphylococcus aureus. PLOS Biology 13(9): e1002229