Gregorio Iraola

Gregorio Iraola, PhD

Microbial Genomics Laboratory

  • BSc Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of the Republic, Uruguay (2006 – 2010).
  • Master in Bioinformatics, Pedeciba, Uruguay (2010 – 2012).
  • Doctor in Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of the Republic, Uruguay (2010 – 2016).
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Microbial pathogenicity
  • Human, animal and environmental microbiome
  • Computational microbiology
  • Genomics
  • Fresia, P., Antelo, V., Salazar, C., Giménez, M., D’Alessandro, B., Afshinnekoo, E., … & Iraola, G. (2019). Urban metagenomics uncover antibiotic resistance reservoirs in coastal beach and sewagewaters. Microbiome, 7(1), 35.
  • Diaz-Viraque, F., Pita, S., Greif, G., de Souza, R. D. C. M., Iraola, G., & Robello, C. (2018). Nanopore sequencing significantly improves genome assembly of the eukaryotic protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. BioRxiv, 489534.
  • Antelo, V., Salazar, C., Martínez, A., D’Alessandro, B., Castro, M., Betancor, L., … & Iraola, G. (2018). First release of the bacterial biobank of the urban environment (BBUE). Microbiology Resource Announcements, 7(16), e01201-18.
  • Ferrés, I., & Iraola, G. (2018). MLSTar: automatic multilocus sequence typing of bacterial genomes in R. PeerJ, 6, e5098.
  • Iraola, G., & Kumar, N. (2018). Surveying what’s flushed away. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 16(8), 456.
  • Thibeaux, R., Iraola, G., Ferrés, I., Bierque, E., Girault, D., Soupé-Gilbert, M. E., … & Goarant, C. (2018). Deciphering the unexplored Leptospira diversity from soils uncovers genomic evolution to virulence. Microbial Genomics, 4(1).
  • Iraola, G., Forster, S. C., Kumar, N., Lehours, P., Bekal, S., García-Peña, F. J., … & Vidal, A. (2017). Distinct Campylobacter fetus lineages adapted as livestock pathogens and human pathobionts in the intestinal microbiota. Nature Communications, 8(1), 1367.