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Dr. Sean Conlan is an associate investigator in the Translational and Functional Genomics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute.​
… around the globe. CRE are resistant to most, if not all, antibiotics, with investigations reporting as high as a 40% … common feature of CRE is that genes encoding resistance to antibiotics are carried on mobile DNA sequences called … microbial genomics, human microbiome, DNA sequencing, antibiotics … Dr. Sean Conlan is an associate investigator in …
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is advancing the study of individual and communities of microbes.
… You may have also heard of situations where the overuse of antibiotics in both the medical and agricultural fields has contributed to bacteria becoming  resistant to antibiotics , because with more exposure, bacteria that … findings should make people think about  the overuse  of antibiotics in our world, since in the most extreme cases of …
News Release
NHGRI participated in a science communications contest called the Three-Minute Talk. NHGRI's Ryan Johnson came away with a first place win.
… the KPC gene normally confers resistance to carbapenem antibiotics. Interestingly, we find that numerous …
News Release
The skin microbiota plays an intricate role in the human immune system, directing many immune functions and defending against bacterial pathogens.
… pressures on the skin biota, such as increased usage of antibiotics, less exposure to environmental microbes in soil …
Genetic Disorders
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency is a severe, genetic condition of the immune system.
… People afflicted with this disease often have to take antibiotics and supplemental infusions of antibodies to …