Mr Martin Aslett | Bioinformatician

Aslett, Martin

Martin has an MSc in Bioinformatics. After spells at Cambridge University and Edinburgh University (EBI outpost), he joined the Pathogen Genomics group as a Computer Biologist in 2001 and gradually moved to his current position as a Bioinformaticist in the Pathogen Informatics team.

Publications

  • Genome sequence of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans): vector of African trypanosomiasis.

    International Glossina Genome Initiative

    Science (New York, N.Y.) 2014;344;6182;380-6

  • A systematically improved high quality genome and transcriptome of the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni.

    Protasio AV, Tsai IJ, Babbage A, Nichol S, Hunt M et al.

    PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2012;6;1;e1455

  • GeneDB--an annotation database for pathogens.

    Logan-Klumpler FJ, De Silva N, Boehme U, Rogers MB, Velarde G et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2012;40;Database issue;D98-108

  • The genome of the blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni.

    Berriman M, Haas BJ, LoVerde PT, Wilson RA, Dillon GP et al.

    Nature 2009;460;7253;352-8

  • Comparative genomic analysis of three Leishmania species that cause diverse human disease.

    Peacock CS, Seeger K, Harris D, Murphy L, Ruiz JC et al.

    Nature genetics 2007;39;7;839-47

  • The genome of the African trypanosome Trypanosoma brucei.

    Berriman M, Ghedin E, Hertz-Fowler C, Blandin G, Renauld H et al.

    Science (New York, N.Y.) 2005;309;5733;416-22

  • Integration of tools and resources for display and analysis of genomic data for protozoan parasites.

    Aslett M, Mooney P, Adlem E, Berriman M, Berry A et al.

    International journal for parasitology 2005;35;5;481-93

  • GeneDB: a resource for prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms.

    Hertz-Fowler C, Peacock CS, Wood V, Aslett M, Kerhornou A et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2004;32;Database issue;D339-43

  • Kinetoplastid Phylogenomics Reveals the Evolutionary Innovations Associated with the Origins of Parasitism.

    Jackson AP, Otto TD, Aslett M, Armstrong SD, Bringaud F et al.

    Current biology : CB 2016;26;2;161-72

  • Drug resistance in Salmonella enterica ser. Typhimurium bloodstream infection, Malawi.

    Feasey NA, Cain AK, Msefula CL, Pickard D, Alaerts M et al.

    Emerging infectious diseases 2014;20;11;1957-9

  • Genome sequence of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans): vector of African trypanosomiasis.

    International Glossina Genome Initiative

    Science (New York, N.Y.) 2014;344;6182;380-6

  • The genomes of four tapeworm species reveal adaptations to parasitism.

    Tsai IJ, Zarowiecki M, Holroyd N, Garciarrubio A, Sánchez-Flores A et al.

    Nature 2013;496;7443;57-63

  • Antigenic diversity is generated by distinct evolutionary mechanisms in African trypanosome species.

    Jackson AP, Berry A, Aslett M, Allison HC, Burton P et al.

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2012;109;9;3416-21

  • A systematically improved high quality genome and transcriptome of the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni.

    Protasio AV, Tsai IJ, Babbage A, Nichol S, Hunt M et al.

    PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2012;6;1;e1455

  • GeneDB--an annotation database for pathogens.

    Logan-Klumpler FJ, De Silva N, Boehme U, Rogers MB, Velarde G et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2012;40;Database issue;D98-108

  • The genome sequence of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, causative agent of chronic human african trypanosomiasis.

    Jackson AP, Sanders M, Berry A, McQuillan J, Aslett MA et al.

    PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2010;4;4;e658

  • Comparative genomics of the fungal pathogens Candida dubliniensis and Candida albicans.

    Jackson AP, Gamble JA, Yeomans T, Moran GP, Saunders D et al.

    Genome research 2009;19;12;2231-44

  • Analysis of expressed sequence tags from the four main developmental stages of Trypanosoma congolense.

    Helm JR, Hertz-Fowler C, Aslett M, Berriman M, Sanders M et al.

    Molecular and biochemical parasitology 2009;168;1;34-42

  • The genome of the blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni.

    Berriman M, Haas BJ, LoVerde PT, Wilson RA, Dillon GP et al.

    Nature 2009;460;7253;352-8

  • Genomic-scale prioritization of drug targets: the TDR Targets database.

    Agüero F, Al-Lazikani B, Aslett M, Berriman M, Buckner FS et al.

    Nature reviews. Drug discovery 2008;7;11;900-7

  • The genome of the simian and human malaria parasite Plasmodium knowlesi.

    Pain A, Böhme U, Berry AE, Mungall K, Finn RD et al.

    Nature 2008;455;7214;799-803

  • Comparative genomic analysis of three Leishmania species that cause diverse human disease.

    Peacock CS, Seeger K, Harris D, Murphy L, Ruiz JC et al.

    Nature genetics 2007;39;7;839-47

  • Gene Ontology annotation status of the fission yeast genome: preliminary coverage approaches 100%.

    Aslett M and Wood V

    Yeast (Chichester, England) 2006;23;13;913-9

  • The genome of the African trypanosome Trypanosoma brucei.

    Berriman M, Ghedin E, Hertz-Fowler C, Blandin G, Renauld H et al.

    Science (New York, N.Y.) 2005;309;5733;416-22

  • Genome of the host-cell transforming parasite Theileria annulata compared with T. parva.

    Pain A, Renauld H, Berriman M, Murphy L, Yeats CA et al.

    Science (New York, N.Y.) 2005;309;5731;131-3

  • Integration of tools and resources for display and analysis of genomic data for protozoan parasites.

    Aslett M, Mooney P, Adlem E, Berriman M, Berry A et al.

    International journal for parasitology 2005;35;5;481-93

  • GeneDB: a resource for prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms.

    Hertz-Fowler C, Peacock CS, Wood V, Aslett M, Kerhornou A et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2004;32;Database issue;D339-43

  • Parasites are GO.

    Berriman M, Aslett M, Hall N and Ivens A

    Trends in parasitology 2001;17;10;463-4

  • Parasite genome initiatives.

    Degrave WM, Melville S, Ivens A and Aslett M

    International journal for parasitology 2001;31;5-6;532-6

  • Kinetoplast DNA minicircle database.

    Brewster S, Aslett M and Barker DC

    Parasitology today (Personal ed.) 1998;14;11;437-8

  • TcruziDB, an integrated database, and the WWW information server for the Trypanosoma cruzi genome project.

    Degrave W, de Miranda AB, Amorim A, Brandão A, Aslett M and Vandeyar M

    Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 1997;92;6;805-9

Aslett, Martin
Martin's Timeline
2001

Joined Sanger Institute

1996

WHO funded post at University of Edinburgh (based at EBI)

1994

Began work at University of Cambridge Dept. of Pathology

1993

M.Sc. University of York

1991

B.Sc. Hons University of Leeds