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JCVI used SPAdes in their study of Porphyromonas gingivalis

A team of researchers led by scientists from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) successfully applied SPAdes in their breakthrough study outlining the recovery and genomic analysis, using single-cell genomic techniques, of a periodontal pathogen, Porphyromonas gingivalis, from a hospital sink. The team, led by JCVI’s Jeffrey McLean published their study in the April 5, 2013 edition of the journal Genome Research.

JCVI press release