Doxey Lab

Applied Bioinformatics Group | University of Waterloo

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• Proteolytic flagellins paper out in Nature Communications (link)

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About the Doxey Lab

The Doxey lab is a bioinformatics / computational biology research lab at the University of Waterloo.

We are located within the Department of Biology, with cross-affiliations to the Cheriton School of Computer Science.

Lab members include undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, and research associates, with expertise in bioinformatics, genomics, molecular biology, and microbiology.

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Our Research

Our general theme is bioinformatic prediction and experimental characterization of novel protein families and functions. We explore uncharacterized genomes to discover new genes/proteins/pathways, with an emphasis on novel virulence factors from bacterial pathogens. We use a variety computational (comparative (meta)genomics, phylogenetics, data-mining, and structural bioinformatics) and experimental (protein biochemistry and structural biology) approaches.

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