JooHee Choi

Program: Human and Statistical Genetics

Current advisor: Gautam Dantas, PhD

Undergraduate university: New York Univeristy-Abu Dhabi, 2018

Enrollment year: 2018

Research summary
In-host evolution of uropathogenic Escherichia coli and non-tuberculosis Mycobacteria

I am interested in understanding the long term, in-host adaptive processes of bacterial pathogens through comparative genomics.

Graduate publications
Blake KS, Choi J, Dantas G. 2021 Approaches for characterizing and tracking hospital-associated multidrug-resistant bacteria. Cell Mol Life Sci, 78(6):2585-06.

Keen EC, Choi J, Wallace MA, Azar M, Mejia-Chew CR, Mehta SB, Bailey TC, Caverly LJ, Burnham CD, Dantas G. 2021 Comparative Genomics of Mycobacterium avium Complex Reveals Signatures of Environment-Specific Adaptation and Community Acquisition. mSystems, 6(5):e0119421.

Gandra S, Choi J, McElvania E, Green SJ, Harazin M, Thomson RB, Dantas G, Singh KS, Das S. 2020 Faropenem resistance causes in vitro cross-resistance to carbapenems in ESBL-producing Escherichia coli. Int J Antimicrob Agents, 55(3):105902.

Kwak S, Choi J, Hink T, Reske KA, Blount K, Jones C, Bost MH, Sun X, Burnham CD, Dubberke ER, Dantas G; CDC Prevention Epicenter Program. 2020 Impact of investigational microbiota therapeutic RBX2660 on the gut microbiome and resistome revealed by a placebo-controlled clinical trial. Microbiome, 8(1):125.