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Bishop-Lilly KA, Ge H, Butani A, Osborne B, Verratti K, Mokashi V, Nagarajan N, Pop M., Read TD, Richards AL.  2013.  Genome sequencing of four strains of Rickettsia prowazekii, the causative agent of epidemic typhus, including one flying squirrel isolate. Genome announcementsGenome announcements. 1

Schatz MC, Phillippy AM, Sommer DD, Delcher AL, Puiu D, Narzisi G, Salzberg SL, Pop M..  2013.  Hawkeye and AMOS: visualizing and assessing the quality of genome assemblies. Briefings in bioinformaticsBriefings in bioinformatics. 14

Nagarajan N, Pop M..  2013.  Sequence assembly demystified. Nature Reviews GeneticsNature Reviews Genetics. 14

Nijkamp JF, Pop M., Reinders MJT, de Ridder D.  2013.  Exploring variation-aware contig graphs for (comparative) metagenomics using MaryGold. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England)Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 29

Hill CM, Albach CH, Angel S, Pop M..  2013.  K-mulus: Strategies for BLAST in the cloud. 10th International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics (PPAM).

Lindsay B, Pop M., Antonio M, Walker AW, Mai V, Ahmed D, Oundo J, Tamboura B, Panchalingam S, Levine MM.  2013.  Survey of Culture, GoldenGate Assay, Universal Biosensor Assay, and 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing as Alternative Methods of Bacterial Pathogen Detection. Journal of Clinical MicrobiologyJournal of Clinical Microbiology. 51

Treangen T.J, Koren S., Sommer D.D, Liu B., Astrovskaya I, Ondov B., Darling A.E, Phillippy A.M, Pop M..  2013.  MetAMOS: a modular and open source metagenomic assembly and analysis pipeline. Genome BiolGenome Biol. 14


Lin H.C, Goldstein S., Mendelowitz L., Zhou S., Wetzel J., Schwartz D.C, Pop M..  2012.  AGORA: Assembly Guided by Optical Restriction Alignment. BMC bioinformaticsBMC Bioinformatics. 13

Gevers D, Pop M., Schloss PD, Huttenhower C.  2012.  Bioinformatics for the Human Microbiome Project. PLOS Computational BiologyPLOS Computational Biology. 8

Ye C, Ma Z.S, Cannon C.H, Pop M., Yu D.W.  2012.  Exploiting sparseness in de novo genome assembly. BMC bioinformaticsBMC Bioinformatics. 13

Del Canto F., Botkin D.J, Valenzuela P., Popov V., Ruiz-Perez F., Nataro J.P, Levine M.M, Stine O.C, Pop M., Torres A.G et al..  2012.  Identification of Coli Surface Antigen 23, a Novel Adhesin of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli. Infection and immunityInfection and immunity. 80

Methé B.A, Nelson K.E, Pop M., Creasy H.H, Giglio M.G, Huttenhower C., Gevers D., Petrosino J.F, Abubucker S., Badger J.H et al..  2012.  A framework for human microbiome research. NatureNature. 486

Kelley DR, Liu B, Delcher AL, Pop M., Salzberg SL.  2012.  Gene Prediction with Glimmer for Metagenomic Sequences Augmented by Classification and Clustering. Nucleic Acids ResearchNucl. Acids Res.Nucleic Acids ResearchNucl. Acids Res.. 40


Ghodsi M, Liu B, Pop M..  2011.  DNACLUST: accurate and efficient clustering of phylogenetic marker genes. BMC BioinformaticsBMC Bioinformatics. 12

Treangen T.J, Sommer D.D, Angly F.E, Koren S., Pop M..  2011.  Next Generation Sequence Assembly with AMOS. Current Protocols in BioinformaticsCurrent Protocols in Bioinformatics. 11

Koren S, Treangen TJ, Pop M..  2011.  Bambus 2: Scaffolding Metagenomes. BioinformaticsBioinformaticsBioinformaticsBioinformatics. 27

Lopez J.V, Ledger A., Santiago-Vázquez L.Z, Pop M., Sommer D.D, Ranzer L.K, Feldman R.A, Russell G.K.  2011.  Suppression subtractive hybridization PCR isolation of cDNAs from a Caribbean soft coral. Electronic Journal of BiotechnologyElectronic Journal of Biotechnology. 14

Liu B, Gibbons T, Ghodsi M, Treangen T, Pop M..  2011.  Accurate and fast estimation of taxonomic profiles from metagenomic shotgun sequences. BMC GenomicsBMC Genomics. 12


Liu B, Gibbons T., Ghodsi M., Pop M..  2010.  MetaPhyler: Taxonomic profiling for metagenomic sequences. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM).

White JR, Navlakha S, Nagarajan N, Ghodsi M-R, Kingsford C, Pop M..  2010.  Alignment and clustering of phylogenetic markers - implications for microbial diversity studies. BMC BioinformaticsBMC Bioinformatics. 11

Kingsford C, Schatz M., Pop M..  2010.  Assembly complexity of prokaryotic genomes using short reads. BMC bioinformaticsBMC Bioinformatics. 11

Chen PE, Cook C, Stewart AC, Nagarajan N, Sommer DD, Pop M., Thomason B, Thomason MPK, Lentz S, Nolan N et al..  2010.  Genomic characterization of the Yersinia genus. Genome BiologyGenome Biology. 11

Nagarajan N., Pop M..  2010.  Sequencing and genome assembly using next-generation technologies. Methods Mol. BiolMethods Mol. Biol. 673

Liu B, Pop M..  2010.  Identifying Differentially Abundant Metabolic Pathways in Metagenomic Datasets. Bioinformatics Research and ApplicationsBioinformatics Research and Applications. 6053

Navlakha S, White J, Nagarajan N, Pop M., Kingsford C.  2010.  Finding Biologically Accurate Clusterings in Hierarchical Tree Decompositions Using the Variation of Information. Journal of Computational BiologyJournal of Computational Biology. 17

Nagarajan N, Cook C, Di Bonaventura MPia, Ge H, Richards A, Bishop-Lilly KA, DeSalle R, Read TD, Pop M..  2010.  Finishing genomes with limited resources: lessons from an ensemble of microbial genomes. BMC GenomicsBMC Genomics. 11

Choi J.H, Tang H., Kim S., Pop M..  2010.  Computational Approaches for Genome Assembly Validation. Biological Data MiningBiological Data Mining.


Pop M..  2009.  Genome Assembly Reborn: Recent Computational Challenges. Briefings in BioinformaticsBrief BioinformBriefings in BioinformaticsBrief Bioinform. 10

Liu B., Pop M..  2009.  ARDB--Antibiotic Resistance Genes Database. Nucleic Acids ResearchNucleic Acids Research. 37

Nagarajan N, Pop M..  2009.  Parametric Complexity of Sequence Assembly: Theory and Applications to Next Generation Sequencing. Journal of Computational BiologyJournal of Computational Biology. 16

Langmead B, Schatz MC, Jimmy L, Pop M., Salzberg SL.  2009.  Searching for SNPs with cloud computing. Genome BiologyGenome Biology. 10

Navlakha S., White J.R, Nagarajan N., Pop M., Kingsford C.  2009.  Finding Biologically Accurate Clusterings in Hierarchical Decompositions Using the Variation of Information. Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Research in Computational Molecular BiologyLecture Notes in Computer Science: Research in Computational Molecular Biology. 5541

Ghodsi M., Pop M..  2009.  Inexact Local Alignment Search over Suffix Arrays. IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, 2009. BIBM '09.

White JRobert, Nagarajan N, Pop M..  2009.  Statistical Methods for Detecting Differentially Abundant Features in Clinical Metagenomic Samples. PLoS Comput BiologyPLoS Comput BiolPLoS Comput BiologyPLoS Comput Biol. 5

Di Bonaventura MPia, DeSalle R, Pop M., Nagarajan N, Figurski DH, Fine DH, Kaplan JB, Planet PJ.  2009.  Complete Genome Sequence of Aggregatibacter (Haemophilus) Aphrophilus NJ8700. Journal of BacteriologyJ. Bacteriol.Journal of BacteriologyJ. Bacteriol.. 191

Langmead B, Trapnell C, Pop M., Salzberg SL.  2009.  Ultrafast and memory-efficient alignment of short DNA sequences to the human genome. Genome BiologyGenome Biology. 10


Nagarajan N., Navajas-Pérez R., Pop M., Alam M., Ming R., Paterson A.H, Salzberg S.L.  2008.  Genome-wide analysis of repetitive elements in papaya. Tropical Plant BiologyTropical Plant Biology. 1

Nagarajan N, Read TD, Pop M..  2008.  Scaffolding and Validation of Bacterial Genome Assemblies Using Optical Restriction Maps. BioinformaticsBioinformaticsBioinformaticsBioinformatics. 24

Pop M., Salzberg SL.  2008.  Bioinformatics challenges of new sequencing technology. Trends in GeneticsTrends in Genetics. 24

White JRobert, Roberts M, Yorke JA, Pop M..  2008.  Figaro: A Novel Statistical Method for Vector Sequence Removal. BioinformaticsBioinformaticsBioinformaticsBioinformatics. 24

Phillippy AM, Schatz MC, Pop M..  2008.  Genome assembly forensics: finding the elusive mis-assembly. Genome BiologyGenome Biology. 9


Sommer D., Delcher A., Salzberg S., Pop M..  2007.  Minimus: a fast, lightweight genome assembler. BMC bioinformaticsBMC Bioinformatics. 8

Clark AG, Eisen MB, Smith DR, Bergman CM, Oliver B, Markow TA, Kaufman TC, Kellis M, Gelbart W, Iyer VN et al..  2007.  Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny. NatureNature. 450

Hammel M, Sfyroera G, Pyrpassopoulos S, Ricklin D, Ramyar KX, Pop M., Jin Z, Lambris JD, Geisbrecht BV.  2007.  Characterization of Ehp, a Secreted Complement Inhibitory Protein from Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Biological ChemistryJournal of Biological Chemistry. 282


Geisbrecht BV, Bouyain S, Pop M..  2006.  An optimized system for expression and purification of secreted bacterial proteins. Protein Expression and PurificationProtein Expression and Purification. 46

Gill SR, Pop M., DeBoy RT, Eckburg PB, Turnbaugh PJ, Samuel BS, Gordon JI, Relman DA, Fraser-Liggett CM, Nelson KE.  2006.  Metagenomic Analysis of the Human Distal Gut Microbiome. ScienceScienceScienceScience. 312


Salzberg SL, Hotopp JCD, Delcher AL, Pop M., Smith DR, Eisen MB, Nelson WC.  2005.  Serendipitous discovery of Wolbachia genomes in multiple Drosophila species. Genome BiologyGenome Biology. 6


Pop M., Kosack D..  2004.  Using the TIGR assembler in shotgun sequencing projects. METHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY-CLIFTON THEN TOTOWA-METHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY-CLIFTON THEN TOTOWA-. 255

Pop M., Kosack DS, Salzberg SL.  2004.  Hierarchical Scaffolding With Bambus. Genome ResearchGenome Research. 14

Pop M., Phillippy A, Delcher AL, Salzberg SL.  2004.  Comparative Genome Assembly. Briefings in BioinformaticsBrief BioinformBriefings in BioinformaticsBrief Bioinform. 5

Pop M..  2004.  Shotgun Sequence Assembly. Advances in ComputersAdvances in Computers. Volume 60


Kirkness E.F, Bafna V., Halpern A.L, Levy S., Remington K., Rusch D.B, Delcher A.L, Pop M., Wang W., Fraser C.M et al..  2003.  The dog genome: survey sequencing and comparative analysis. ScienceScience. 301

Read TD, Peterson SN, Tourasse N, Baillie LW, Paulsen IT, Nelson KE, Tettelin H, Fouts DE, Eisen JA, Gill SR et al..  2003.  The genome sequence of Bacillus anthracis Ames and comparison to closely related bacteria. NatureNature. 423

Nelson K.E, Weinel C., Paulsen I.T, Dodson R.J, Hilbert H., Santos V.APMart, Fouts D.E, Gill S.R, Pop M., Holmes M. et al..  2003.  Complete genome sequence and comparative analysis of the metabolically versatile Pseudomonas putida KT2440. Environmental MicrobiologyEnvironmental Microbiology. 5


Carlton JM, Angiuoli SV, Suh BB, Kooij TW, Pertea M, Silva JC, Ermolaeva MD, Allen JE, Selengut J., Koo HL et al..  2002.  Genome sequence and comparative analysis of the model rodent malaria parasite Plasmodium yoelii yoelii. NatureNature. 419

Pop M., Salzberg S.L, Shumway M..  2002.  Genome sequence assembly: Algorithms and issues. ComputerComputer. 35

Read TD, Salzberg SL, Pop M., Shumway M, Umayam L, Jiang L, Holtzapple E, Busch JD, Smith KL, Schupp JM et al..  2002.  Comparative Genome Sequencing for Discovery of Novel Polymorphisms in Bacillus Anthracis. ScienceScienceScienceScience. 296


Pop M., Duncan C, Barequet G, Goodrich M, Huang W, Kumar S.  2001.  Efficient perspective-accurate silhouette computation and applications. Proceedings of the seventeenth annual symposium on Computational geometry.



Aggarwal A, S. Kosaraju R, Pop M..  1998.  Drawing of Two-Dimensional Irregular Meshes. Graph DrawingGraph Drawing. 1547

S. Kosaraju R, Pop M..  1998.  De-amortization of Algorithms. Computing and CombinatoricsComputing and Combinatorics. 1449


Brill E., Pop M..  1995.  Unsupervised learning of disambiguation rules for part of speech tagging. Proceedings of the third workshop on very large corporaProceedings of the third workshop on very large corpora. 30