Cassidy Nelson

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Chandrakumar I, Gauthier NPG, Nelson C, Bonsall MB, Locher K, Charles M, MacDonald C, Krajden M, Manges AR, Chorlton SD. (2022). BugSplit enables genome-resolved metagenomics through highly accurate taxonomic binning of metagenomic assemblies. Communications biology, 5(1)

Boyd M, Baker MG, Nelson C, Wilson N. (2022). The 2021 Global Health Security (GHS) Index: Aotearoa New Zealand's improving capacity to manage biological threats must now be consolidated. The New Zealand medical journal, 135(1560)

Gauthier NPG, Nelson C, Bonsall MB, Locher K, Charles M, MacDonald C, Krajden M, Chorlton SD, Manges AR. (2021). Nanopore metagenomic sequencing for detection and characterization of SARS-CoV-2 in clinical samples. PloS one, 16(11)

Sutherland WJ, Taylor NG, Aldridge DC, Martin P, Rhodes C, Shackelford G, Beard S, Belfield H, Bladon AJ, Brick C, Christie AP, Dobson AP, Downey H, Hood ASC, Hua F, Hughes AC, Jarvis RM, MacFarlane D, Morgan WH, Mupepele AC, Marciniak SJ, Nelson C, hÉigeartaigh SÓ, Rios Rojas C, Sainsbury KA, Smith RK, Sundaram LS, Thornton A, Watkins J, White TB, Willott K, Petrovan SO. (2021). A solution scan of societal options to reduce transmission and spread of respiratory viruses: SARS-CoV-2 as a case study. Journal of biosafety and biosecurity

Kemp L, Adam L, Boehm CR, Breitling R, Casagrande R, Dando M, Djikeng A, Evans NG, Hammond R, Hills K, Holt LA, Kuiken T, Markotić A, Millett P, Napier JA, Nelson C, ÓhÉigeartaigh SS, Osbourn A, Palmer M, Patron NJ, Perello E, Piyawattanametha W, Restrepo-Schild V, Rios-Rojas C, Rhodes C, Roessing A, Scott D, Shapira P, Simuntala C, Smith RD, Sundaram LS, Takano E, Uttmark G, Wintle B, Zahra NB, Sutherland WJ. (2020). Bioengineering horizon scan 2020. eLife, (9)

O'Brien JT, Nelson C. Assessing the Risks Posed by the Convergence of Artificial Intelligence and Biotechnology. Health security, 18(3)

Boyd M, Baker MG, Nelson C, Wilson N. (2020). The 2019 Global Health Security Index (GHSI) and its implications for New Zealand and Pacific regional health security. The New Zealand medical journal, 133(1516)

Sandberg A, Nelson C. (2020). Who Should We Fear More: Biohackers, Disgruntled Postdocs, or Bad Governments? A Simple Risk Chain Model of Biorisk. Health security

Lewis G, Jordan JL, Relman DA, Koblentz GD, Leung J, Dafoe A, Nelson C, Epstein GL, Katz R, Montague M, Alley EC, Filone CM, Luby S, Church GM, Millett P, Esvelt KM, Cameron EE, Inglesby TV. (2020). The biosecurity benefits of genetic engineering attribution. Nature communications, 11(1)

Boyd MJ, Wilson N, Nelson C. (2020). Validation analysis of Global Health Security Index (GHSI) scores 2019. BMJ global health, 5(10)

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