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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights how metagenomics could link the gut microbiota and COVID-19 disease outcomes and track emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, with the potential to inform clinical practice and public health policy.

    • Benjamin S. Beresford-Jones
    • Yan Shao
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights the genomic traits underlying the ancestral association between endobacteria, which live inside arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which reside within plants.

    • Esther Singer
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  • This month’s Genome Watch examines how natural language processing and machine learning are being implemented in the hunt for new antimicrobial peptides.

    • Annapaula Correia
    • Aaron Weimann
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights how the search for the origins of SARS-CoV-2 emphasizes the need for integrated phylogenetic methods.

    • Russell Y. Neches
    • Matthew D. McGee
    • Nikos C. Kyrpides
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights how genomic surveillance can provide important information for identifying and tracking emerging pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2.

    • Stephanie W. Lo
    • Dorota Jamrozy
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights a set of single-cell approaches that yield powerful insights into microbial biology.

    • Benjamin J. Cole
    • Jonelle T. R. Basso
    • Axel Visel
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  • This month’s Genome Watch examines how novel machine learning-enabled molecular diagnostic approaches can predict antibiotic resistance when ge-netic variation falls short.

    • Nicole E. Wheeler
    • Leonor Sánchez-Busó
    • Benjamin Jeffrey
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights efforts to engineer microorganisms and their plant hosts to address the challenges of sustainable agriculture.

    • Rekha Seshadri
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  • This month’s Genome Watch article discusses the role of within-host adaptive evolution in bacterial pathogens for colonization and invasion of their human hosts.

    • Chrispin Chaguza
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights a large-scale sequencing project that enriches our understanding of yeast evolution and diversity.

    • Sara Calhoun
    • Stephen J. Mondo
    • Igor V. Grigoriev
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights the unique evolutionary history, metabolic functions, and newly identified viruses and associated mobile genetic elements for the highly abundant and ubiquitous ammonia-oxidizing archaea.

    • Emiley A. Eloe-Fadrosh
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights the use of genome-centric approaches to further our understanding of the human gut microbiome.

    • Tanja Woyke
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  • This Genome Watch article discusses the application of machine learning algorithms to predict the source of food-borne infections.

    • Nicole E. Wheeler
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  • This month’s Genome Watch explores the genetic variability of the anti-malaria vaccine protein and discusses its significance for an efficacious intervention.

    • Alena Pance
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights how next-generation sequencing technologies provide crucial information during disease outbreaks and thus inform the public health response.

    • Sandra Van Puyvelde
    • Silvia Argimon
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights the use of metagenomics to survey urban waste waters as a proxy for studying the gut microbiota in the local population and discusses how predictive models based on this data could inform public health.

    • Gregorio Iraola
    • Nitin Kumar
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  • This month’s Genome Watch highlights discoveries of high variability in the genes underlying cytoplasmic incompatibility among Wolbachia strains that help identify the best strains to use for the control of vector-borne diseases such as Zika virus and malaria.

    • Alena Pance
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  • This month’s Genome Watch discusses how a better understanding of the genetic mechanisms of antimalarial drug resistance can maximize the utility of genomic surveillance programs in informing the most effective drug policy.

    • Gavin G. Rutledge
    • Roberto Amato
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