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Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
Volume 17, Issue 2, Pages 114-116

Escherichia Coli: From Genome Sequences to Consequence

Mark Pallen

School of Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Received 28 February 2006; Accepted 28 February 2006

Copyright © 2006 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The present article summarizes a presentation given by Professor Mark Pallen of the School of Medicine at the University of Birmingham (Birmingham, United Kingdom) for the Fourth Stanier Lecture held in Regina, Saskatchewan, on November 9, 2004. Professor Pallen's lecture, entitled 'Escherichia coli: From genome sequences to consequences', provides a summary of the important discoveries of his team of research scientists in the area of genetic sequencing and variations in phenotypic expression.