College of Sciences staff

Associate Professor Patrick Biggs staff profile picture

Contact details +64 (06) 356 9099  ext. 84597

Associate Professor Patrick Biggs PhD

Associate Professor in Genomics and Computational Biology

Institute of Fundamental Sciences

Associate Professor

Institute of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 6 951 7597
    Location: 2.32, Hopkirk Institute
    Campus: Turitea
  • Ph: +64 6 951 7597
    Location: D5-30, Science Tower D
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - Brunel University (1992)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of London (1996)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

The pathogenomics and evolution of food-borne pathogens, in particular Campylobacter spp. and Escherichia coli. Also in functional bacterial genomics and metagenomics.

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Biochemistry and Cell Biology (060100): Bioinformatics (060102): Biological Sciences (060000): Evolutionary Biology (060300): Genetics (060400): Genomics (060408): Infectious Agents (060502): Microbial Ecology (060504): Microbial Genetics (060503): Microbiology (060500): Molecular Evolution (060409): Phylogeny and Comparative Analysis (060309)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Not Specified 0 1
Project Leader 3 2
Team Member 0 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Cornelius, AJ., Miller, WG., Lastovica, AJ., On, SLW., French, NP., Vandenberg, O., . . . Biggs, PJ. (2017). Complete Genome Sequence of Campylobacter concisus ATCC 33237(T) and Draft Genome Sequences for an Additional Eight Well-Characterized C. concisus Strains.. Genome Announc. 5(29)
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Dixon, M., Flint, S., Palmer, J., Love, R., Biggs, P., & Beuger, A. (2017). Analysis of culturable and non-culturable bacteria and their potential to form biofilms in a primary treated dairy wastewater system.. Environ Technol. , 1-8
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Flint, S., Love, R., Palmer, J.
Burgess, SA., Flint, SH., Lindsay, D., Cox, MP., & Biggs, PJ. (2017). Insights into the Geobacillus stearothermophilus species based on phylogenomic principles. BMC Microbiology. 17(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Burgess, S., Cox, M., Flint, S.
Slow, S., Anderson, T., Miller, J., Singh, S., Murdoch, D., & Biggs, PJ. (2017). Complete genome sequence of a Legionella longbeachae serogroup 1 strain isolated from a patient with Legionnaires' disease. Genome Announcements. 5(24)
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Bloomfield, SJ., Benschop, J., Biggs, PJ., Marshall, JC., Hayman, DTS., Carter, PE., . . . French, NP. (2017). Genomic analysis of salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium DT160 associated with a 14-year outbreak, New Zealand, 1998–2012. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23(6), 906-913
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Biggs, P., Hayman, D., Marshall, J., Midwinter, A.
Cookson, AL., Biggs, PJ., Marshall, JC., Reynolds, A., Collis, RM., French, NP., . . . Brightwell, G. (2017). Culture independent analysis using gnd as a target gene to assess Escherichia coli diversity and community structure. Scientific Reports. 7(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Marshall, J.
Grange, ZL., Biggs, PJ., Rose, SP., Gartrell, BD., Nelson, NJ., & French, NP. (2017). Genomic Epidemiology and Management of Salmonella in Island Ecosystems Used for Takahe Conservation. Microbial Ecology. , 1-10
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Gartrell, B.
Vaughan, TG., Welch, D., Drummond, AJ., Biggs, PJ., George, T., & French, NP. (2017). Inferring Ancestral Recombination Graphs from Bacterial Genomic Data. Genetics. 205(2), 857-870
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Bojanić, K., Midwinter, AC., Marshall, JC., Rogers, LE., Biggs, PJ., & Acke, E. (2016). Isolation of Campylobacter spp. from Client-Owned Dogs and Cats, and Retail Raw Meat Pet Food in the Manawatu, New Zealand. Zoonoses and Public Health.
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Marshall, J., Midwinter, A.
Bojanić, K., Midwinter, AC., Marshall, JC., Rogers, LE., Biggs, PJ., & Acke, E. (2016). Variation in the limit-of-detection of the ProSpecT Campylobacter microplate enzyme immunoassay in stools spiked with emerging Campylobacter species. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 127, 236-241
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Marshall, J., Midwinter, A.
Morgan-Richards, M., Hills, SFK., Biggs, PJ., & Trewick, SA. (2016). Sticky genomes: Using NGS evidence to test hybrid speciation hypotheses. PLoS ONE. 11(5)
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Hills, S., Morgan-Richards, M., Trewick, S.
Grange, ZL., Gartrell, BD., Biggs, PJ., Nelson, NJ., Anderson, M., & French, NP. (2016). Microbial Genomics of a Host-Associated Commensal Bacterium in Fragmented Populations of Endangered Takahe. Microbial Ecology. 71(4), 1020-1029
[Journal article]Authored by: Anderson, M., Biggs, P., French, N., Gartrell, B.
Friedrich, A., Marshall, JC., Biggs, PJ., Midwinter, AC., & French, NP. (2016). Seasonality of Campylobacter jejuni isolates associated with human campylobacteriosis in the Manawatu region, New Zealand. Epidemiology and Infection. 144(4), 820-828
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Marshall, J., Midwinter, A.
Strachan, NJC., Rotariu, O., Lopes, B., Macrae, M., Fairley, S., Laing, C., . . . Forbes, KJ. (2015). Whole Genome Sequencing demonstrates that Geographic Variation of Escherichia coli O157 Genotypes Dominates Host Association. Scientific Reports. 5
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Burgess, SA., Cox, MP., Flint, SH., Lindsay, D., & Biggs, PJ. (2015). Draft genome sequences of three strains of Geobacillus stearothermophilus isolated from a milk powder manufacturing plant. Genome Announcements. 3(5)
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Burgess, S., Cox, M., Flint, S.
Fearnhead, P., Yu, S., Biggs, P., Holland, B., & French, N. (2015). Estimating the relative rate of recombination to mutation in bacteria from single-locus variants using composite likelihood methods. Annals of Applied Statistics. 9(1), 200-224
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Grange, ZL., Gartrell, BD., Biggs, PJ., Nelson, NJ., Marshall, JC., Howe, L., . . . French, NP. (2015). Using a common commensal bacterium in endangered Takahe as a model to explore pathogen dynamics in isolated wildlife populations. Conservation Biology. 29(5), 1327-1336
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Gartrell, B., Howe, L., Marshall, J.
Gregory, SJ., Anderson, CWN., Camps-Arbestain, M., Biggs, PJ., Ganley, ARD., O'Sullivan, JM., . . . McManus, MT. (2015). Biochar in co-contaminated soil manipulates arsenic solubility and microbiological community structure, and promotes organochlorine degradation. PLoS ONE. 10(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Anderson, C., Biggs, P., Camps Arbestain, M.
Warren, W., Biggs, PJ., Ei-baz, M., Ghoneim, MA., Stratton, MR., & Venitt, S. (1995). Mutations in the p53 gene in schistosomal bladder cancer: A study of 92 tumours from egyptian patients and a comparison between mutational spectra from schistosomal and non-schistosomal urothelial tumours. Carcinogenesis. 16(5), 1181-1189
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Lindgreen, S., Umu, SU., Lai, ASW., Eldai, H., Liu, W., McGimpsey, S., . . . Gardner, PP. (2014). Robust Identification of Noncoding RNA from Transcriptomes Requires Phylogenetically-Informed Sampling. PLoS Computational Biology. 10(10)
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Binney, BM., Biggs, PJ., Carter, PE., Holland, BM., & French, NP. (2014). Quantification of historical livestock importation into New Zealand 1860–1979. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 62(6), 309-314
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Prangle, D., Fearnhead, P., Cox, MP., Biggs, PJ., & French, NP. (2014). Semi-automatic selection of summary statistics for ABC model choice. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology. 13(1), 67-82
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Cox, M., French, N.
Han, J., Collins, LJ., Biggs, PJ., White, WT., & Penny, ED. (2013). Are Signature Proteins the Key to Evaluating Eukaryotic Phylogeny?. Review of bioinformatics and biometrics. 2(2), 37-44 Retrieved from http://www.seipub.org/rbb/paperInfo.aspx?ID=6248
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Grinberg, A., Biggs, PJ., Dukkipati, VSR., & George, TT. (2013). Extensive intra-host genetic diversity uncovered in Cryptosporidium parvum using Next Generation Sequencing. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 15, 18-24
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Ahmed, I., Matthews, PJ., Biggs, PJ., Naeem, M., Mclenachan, PA., & Lockhart, PJ. (2013). Identification of chloroplast genome loci suitable for high-resolution phylogeographic studies of Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott (Araceae) and closely related taxa. Molecular Ecology Resources. 13(5), 929-937
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Lockhart, P., McLenachan, P.
Wang, J., McLenachan, PA., Biggs, PJ., Winder, LH., Schoenfeld, BIK., Narayan, VV., . . . Lockhart, PJ. (2013). Environmental bio-monitoring with high-throughput sequencing. Briefings in Bioinformatics. 14(5), 575-588
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Lockhart, P., McLenachan, P., Phiri, B.
Goremykin, VV., Nikiforova, SV., Biggs, PJ., Zhong, B., Delange, P., Martin, W., . . . Lockhart, PJ. (2013). The evolutionary root of flowering plants. Systematic Biology. 62(1), 50-61
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Lockhart, P., McLenachan, P.
Grinberg, A., Biggs, PJ., Dukkipati, VSR., & George, TT. (2012). Extensive intra-host genetic diversity uncovered in Cryptosporidium parvum using Next Generation Sequencing. Infection, Genetics and Evolution.
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dukkipati, V., Grinberg, A.
Ahmed, I., Biggs, PJ., Matthews, PJ., Collins, LJ., Hendy, MD., & Lockhart, PJ. (2012). Mutational dynamics of aroid chloroplast genomes. Genome Biology and Evolution. 4(12), 1316-1323
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Lockhart, P.
Miller, HC., Biggs, PJ., Voelckel, C., & Nelson, NJ. (2012). De novo sequence assembly and characterisation of a partial transcriptome for an evolutionarily distinct reptile, the tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus). BMC Genomics. 13(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Voelckel, C., Gruenheit, N., Biggs, P., Deusch, O., & Lockhart, P. (2012). Chips and tags suggest plant-environment interactions differ for two alpine Pachycladon species. BMC Genomics. 13(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Yu, S., Fearnhead, P., Holland, BR., Biggs, P., Maiden, M., & French, N. (2012). Estimating the relative roles of recombination and point mutation in the generation of single locus variants in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 74(5-6), 273-280
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Dunowska, M., Biggs, PJ., Zheng, T., & Perrott, MR. (2012). Identification of a novel nidovirus associated with a neurological disease of the Australian brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). Veterinary Microbiology. 156(3-4), 418-424
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dunowska, M., Perrott, M.
Zhong, B., Deusch, O., Goremykin, VV., Penny, D., Biggs, PJ., Atherton, RA., . . . Lockhart, PJ. (2011). Systematic error in seed plant phylogenomics. Genome Biology and Evolution. 3(1), 1340-1348
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Lockhart, P.
Biggs, PJ., Fearnhead, P., Hotter, G., Mohan, V., Collins-Emerson, J., Kwan, E., . . . French, NP. (2011). Whole-genome comparison of two campylobacter jejuni isolates of the same sequence type reveals multiple loci of different ancestral lineage. PLoS ONE. 6(11)
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N.
Skarnes, WC., Rosen, B., West, AP., Koutsourakis, M., Bushell, W., Iyer, V., . . . Bradley, A. (2011). A conditional knockout resource for the genome-wide study of mouse gene function. Nature. 474(7351), 337-344
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Cox, MP., Peterson, DA., & Biggs, PJ. (2010). SolexaQA: At-a-glance quality assessment of Illumina second-generation sequencing data. BMC Bioinformatics. 11
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Cox, M.
McComish, BJ., Hills, SFK., Biggs, PJ., & Penny, D. (2010). Index-free de novo assembly and deconvolution of mixed mitochondrial genomes. Genome Biology and Evolution. 2(1), 410-424
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P., Hills, S.
Collins, LJ., Kurland, CG., Biggs, P., & Penny, D. (2009). The modern RNP world of eukaryotes. Journal of Heredity. 100(5), 597-604
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Chen, XS., Collins, LJ., Biggs, PJ., & Penny, D. (2009). High Throughput Genome-Wide Survey of Small RNAs from the Parasitic Protists Giardia intestinalis and Trichomonas vaginalis. GENOME BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION. 1, 165-175
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Adams, DJ., Biggs, PJ., Cox, T., Davies, R., Van Der Weyden, L., Jonkers, J., . . . Bradley, A. (2004). Mutagenic insertion and chromosome engineering resource (MICER). Nature Genetics. 36(8), 867-871
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ., Vogel, H., Sage, M., Martin, LA., Donehower, LA., & Bradley, A. (2003). Allelic phasing of a mouse chromosome 11 deficiency influences p53 tumorigenicity. Oncogene. 22(21), 3288-3296
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Takahashi, M., Rapley, E., Biggs, PJ., Lakhani, SR., Cooke, D., Hansen, J., . . . Stratton, MR. (2000). Linkage and LOH studies in 19 cylindromatosis families show no evidence of genetic heterogeneity and refine the CYLD locus on chromosome 16q12-q13. Human Genetics. 106(1), 58-65
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Rapley, EA., Crockford, GP., Teare, D., Biggs, P., Seal, S., Barfoot, R., . . . Bishop, DT. (2000). Localization to Xq27 of a susceptibility gene for testicular germ-cell tumours. Nature Genetics. 24(2), 197-200
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Pershouse, M., Li, J., Yang, C., Su, H., Brundage, E., Di, W., . . . Chinault, AC. (2000). BAC contig from a 3-cM region of mouse chromosome 11 surrounding Brca1. Genomics. 69(1), 139-142
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Bignell, GR., Warren, W., Seal, S., Takahashi, M., Rapley, E., Barfoot, R., . . . Stratton, MR. (2000). Identification of the familial cylindromatosis tumour-suppressor gene. Nature Genetics. 25(2), 160-165
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Eeles, RA., Durocher, F., Edwards, S., Teare, D., Badzioch, M., Hamoudi, R., . . . Foulkes, WD. (1998). Linkage analysis of chromosome 1q markers in 136 prostate cancer families. American Journal of Human Genetics. 62(3), 653-658
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Bishop, DT., Rapley, E., Tucker, K., Collins, F., Donald, J., Friedlander, M., . . . Heimdal, K. (1998). Candidate regions for testicular cancer susceptibility genes: The International Testicular Cancer Linkage Consortium. APMIS. 106(1), 64-72
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ., & Bradley, A. (1998). A step toward genotype-based therapeutic regimens for breast cancer in patients with BRCA2 mutations?. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 90(13), 951-953
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Bignell, GR., Canzian, F., Shayeghi, M., Stark, M., Shugart, YY., Biggs, P., . . . Foulkes, WD. (1997). Familial nontoxic multinodular thyroid goiter locus maps to chromosome 14q but does not account for familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer. American Journal of Human Genetics. 61(5), 1123-1130
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ., Chapman, P., Lakhani, SR., Burn, J., & Stratton, MR. (1996). The cylindromatosis gene (cyld1) on chromosome 16q may be the only tumour suppressor gene involved in the development of cylindromas. Oncogene. 12(6), 1375-1377
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Wooster, R., Bignell, G., Lancaster, J., Swift, S., Seal, S., Mangion, J., . . . Stratton, MR. (1995). Identification of the breast cancer susceptibility gene BRCA2. Nature. 378(6559), 789-792
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ., Wooster, R., Ford, D., Chapman, P., Mangion, J., Quirk, Y., . . . Stratton, MR. (1995). Familial cylindromatosis (turban tumour syndrome) gene localised to chromosome 16q12–q13: evidence for its role as a tumour suppressor gene. Nature Genetics. 11(4), 441-443
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Knox, RJ., Friedlos, F., Biggs, PJ., Flitter, WD., Gaskell, M., Goddard, P., . . . Jarman, M. (1993). Identification, synthesis and properties of 5-(aziridin-1-YL)-2-nitro-4-nitrosobenzamide, A novel DNA crosslinking agent derived from CB1954. Biochemical Pharmacology. 46(5), 797-803
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ., Warren, W., Venitt, S., & Stratton, MR. (1993). Does a genotoxic carcinogen contribute to human breast cancer?: The value of mutational spectra in unravelling the aetiology of cancer. Mutagenesis. 8(4), 275-283
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Friedlos, F., Biggs, PJ., Abrahamson, JA., & Knox, RJ. (1992). Potentiation of CB 1954 cytotoxicity by reduced pyridine nucleotides in human tumour cells by stimulation of DT diaphorase activity. Biochemical Pharmacology. 44(9), 1739-1743
[Journal article]Authored by: Biggs, P.

Book

Biggs, PJ., & French, NP. (2014). Evolution of campylobacter species in New Zealand. In Campylobacter Ecology and Evolution. (pp. 221 - 240). : Caister Academic Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Biggs, PJ., & French, NP. (2014). Learning about recombination in campylobacter. In SK. Sheppard, & G. Meric (Eds.) Campylobacter ecology and eveloution. (pp. 9 - 22). : Caister Academic Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Collins, LJ., & Biggs, PJ. (2011). RNA networks in prokaryotes II: TRNA processing and small RNAs. (pp. 221 - 230).
[Chapter]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ., & Collins, LJ. (2011). RNA networks in prokaryotes I: CRISPRs and riboswitches. (pp. 209 - 220).
[Chapter]Authored by: Biggs, P.

Conference

Purcell, R., Visnovska, M., Biggs, P., Schmeier, S., & Frizelle, F.(2017, June). Consensus molecular classification of colorectal cancer and association with the colonic microbiome. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 60 (6)(pp. E90 - E91). 0012-3706.
[Conference]Authored by: Biggs, P., Schmeier, S.
Biggs, PJ.(2017, February). eResearch 2017 conference. .
[Conference]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Zhang, D., Palmer, J., Lindsay, D., Teh, KH., & Flint, SH.(2016, November). Isolation, identification and characterization of heat resistant enzyme producing psychrotrophs from raw milk using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and high-throughput 16S DNA sequencing. .
[Conference]Authored by: Biggs, P., Flint, S.
Browne, A., Midwinter, A., Withers, H., Cookson, A., Biggs, P., Marshall, J., . . . French, N. (2016). Epidemiology of shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) on New Zealand dairy farms using new molecular and genomic technologies. 2016 Proceedings of Food Safety, Animal Welfare and Biosecurity Branch of the NZVA Conference. (pp. 21 - 25). Palmerston North, New Zealand: Food Safety, Animal Welfare and Biosecurity Branch of the New Zealand Veternary Animal Science Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Biggs, P., French, N., Marshall, J., Midwinter, A.
Sammarro, M., Schrefheere, A., Biggs, P., marshall, J., Tate, J., Cox, M., . . . Vignes, MCL. (2016). Challenges and leads for modelling complex molecular biological systems. Poster session presented at the meeting of Complex Networks and Applications 2016 workshop. Marseilles, France
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Biggs, P., Cox, M., French, N., Marshall, J., Marsland, S., Vignes, M.
Flint, SH., Biggs, P., & Burgess, SA. (2015, November). Genomic insights into the adaptation of Geobacillus stearothermophilus to a milk powder manufacturing plant. Presented at New Zealand Microbiological Society Conference. Rotorua.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Burgess, S., Flint, S.
Burgess, S., Flint, SH., Lindsay, D., & Biggs, P.(2015, November). Genomic insights into the adaptation of Geobacillus stearothermophilus to a milk powder manufacturing plant. . (pp. 27 - 27).
[Conference]Authored by: Biggs, P., Flint, S.
French, NP., Biggs, R., Biggs, PJ., Bloomfield, S., Dyet, K., Gilpin, BJ., . . . Williamson, DE. (2015). Rapid emergence of tetracycline and fluoroquinolone resistant Campylobacter jejuni ST-6964 in poultry and humans in New Zealand. Campylobacter, Helicobacter & Related Organisms (CHRO) : 18th International Workshop 2015, 1-5 November 2015, Rotorua, New Zealand : delegate handbook. : 18th International Conference on Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Related Organisms
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Bloomfield, S., Benschop, J., Midwinter, AC., Biggs, P., Marshall, J., Hayman, D., . . . French, N. (2015). Evolution of Campylobacter in a persistently infected human host. : 18th International Conference on Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Related Organisms
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Biggs, P., French, N., Hayman, D., Marshall, J., Midwinter, A.
Biggs, PJ., Blackmore, T., Reynolds, AD., Midwinter, AC., & French, NP. (2015). Comparative genomic analysis of human bacteraemic Campylobacter jejuni isolates from New Zealand. Proceedings of the 18th International workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter & Related Organisms - CHRO 2015. ER - .... (pp. 29 - 29). : 18th International Conference on Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Related Organisms
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Bojanic, K., Midwinter, AC., Biggs, PJ., Marshall, JC., & Acke, E. (2015). Pathogenicity of Campylobacter jejuni, C. upsaliensis and C. helveticus in the invertebrate disease model Galleria mellonella. Proceedings of the 18th International workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter & Related Organisms. (pp. 38 - 38). New Zealand: 18th International Conference on Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Related Organisms
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Biggs, P., Marshall, J., Midwinter, A.Contributed to by: Midwinter, A.
Friedrich, A., Marshall, JC., Biggs, PJ., Midwinter, AC., & French, NP. (2015). Short-term evolutionary dynamics of Campylobacter jejuni in chickens. Poster session presented at the meeting of 18th International workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms. Rotorua, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Collins-Emerson, JM., Biggs, P., Benschop, J., Heuer, C., & Wilson, P. (2015, October). Whole genome sequence and r MLST analysis of New Zealand strains of leptospira. Presented at 9th scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society. Semarang, Indonesia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C.
Collins-Emerson, J., Biggs, P., Benschop, J., Heuer, C., & Wilson, P. (2015). Whole genome sequence and rMLST analysis of New Zealand strains of Leptospira. (pp. 21 - 21). , 9th scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C.
Pinpimai, K., Roe, W., Dittmer, K., & Biggs, P. (2015, February). Klebsiella pneumoniae in New Zealand sealions. Presented at New Zealand Society for Veterinary Pathology Conference. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dittmer, K., Roe, W.
Biggs, PJ., Cao, M., Jauregui, R., & Elshire, R. (2015, March). QC considerations for BBS. Presented at eResearch NZ 2015. Queenstown, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ., Sun, D., Jones, D., Maxwell, P., & Sturrock, S. (2015, March). An example of cross-platform collaboration. Presented at eResearch NZ 2015. Queenstown, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Grange, ZL., Gartrell, B., Biggs, P., Nelson, N., & French, N. (2015). Genomic analysis of enteric bacteria in isolated translocated wildlife populations. Poster session presented at the meeting of ZSL symposium: Health and disease in translocated wild animals
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Gartrell, B.
Grange, Z., Gartrell, B., Biggs, P., Nelson, N., Howe, L., & French, N. (2014, May). Use of genomic sequencing of Campylobacter for population differentiation in a translocated population of takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri). Presented at NCBID Molecular Diagnostics Workshop. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Gartrell, B., Howe, L.
Grange, ZL., Gartrell, B., Biggs, P., Nelson, N., Howe, L., & French, N. (2014, July). Population management influences Campylobacter carriage in an endangered population of takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri). Presented at 63rd Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association: One Health Transitioning from Theory to Prctice. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Gartrell, B., Howe, L.Edited by: Biggs, P., French, N., Gartrell, B., Howe, L.
Friedrich, A., Biggs, P., Midwinter, A., & French, N. (2013, September). Use of microarrays to identify phenotypic variation in specific sequence types of Campylobacter jejuni. Presented at 17th International Workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms. Aberdeen, Scotland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Bojanic, K., Midwinter, A., Marshall, J., Biggs, P., Benschop, J., & Acke, E. (2013, September). Comparison of culture methods for campylobacter spp. in working farm dogs and their home-kill meat diets. Presented at 17th International Workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and related organisms. Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Biggs, P., Marshall, J., Midwinter, A.
Binney, B., Biggs, P., Carter, P., Holland, B., Marshall, J., & French, N. (2013, September). Carbon utilisation in campylobacter jejuni is affected by temperature and host generalist or specialist lifestlye. Presented at 17th International workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and related organisms. Aberdeen, Scotland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Marshall, J.
Biggs, PJ., Collins-Emerson, J., Midwinter, A., Fearnhead, P., Jolley, K., Maiden, M., . . . French, N. (2013). The pathogenomics of campylobacter jejuni in New Zealand. (pp. 43 - 43). , 17th International workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and related organisms: Society for General Microbiology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Grange, Z., Gartrell, B., Nelson, N., Howe, L., Biggs, P., & French, N. (2013, September). The tale of takahē translocations and bacterial biogeographic prevalence. Presented at Wildlife Disease Association Australasian Annual Conference. Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Gartrell, B., Howe, L.
Phiri, BJ., French, NP., Rainey, PB., Stevenson, MA., Prattley, DJ., & Biggs, PJ. (2012, June). Water quality, metagenomics and the microbial community in DOC campground water. Presented at Allan Wilson Centre Disease Ecology and Pathogen Evolution Workshop. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Phiri, B., Rainey, P.
Phiri, BJ., Biggs, PJ., Prattley, DJ., Stevenson, MA., Rainey, PB., & French, NP. (2012). Characterising the drinking water microbiome on campgrounds in New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of The first Infectious Disease Research Centre symposium, Palmerston North. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Phiri, B., Rainey, P.
McLean, D., Biggs, P., Leblanc-Maridor, M., Hall, R., French, N., Pearce, N., . . . Douwes, J. (2014). 0164 Metagenomic detection of bacteria in aerosol samples in animal slaughterhouses to develop exposure profiles for an epidemiological analysis.. Occup Environ Med. Vol. 71 Suppl 1 (pp. A21).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Biggs, P., Douwes, J., French, N., McLean, D.
Dukkipati, VSR., Blair, H., Biggs, P., & Murray, A. (2014). An investigation into the association of polymorphisms at selected candidate gene loci with immune parameters in sheep infected with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. In 2nd JRC Workshop on Sheep Breeding and Developmental Biology: Abstracts(pp. 36 - 36). , 2nd JRC Workshop on Sheep Breeding and Developmental Biology: Massey University, New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Blair, H., Dukkipati, V., Murray, A.
Bojanic, K., Midwinter, AC., Biggs, P., Marshall, J., Benschop, J., Cave, N., . . . Acke, E. (2013). Salmonella,E.coli and campylobacter spp. in working farm dogs in New Zealand and their home-kill diets. In P. Angus-Cook, K. Crews, N. Dymond, N. Harding, J. Hunnam, S. Marshall, . . . V. Williams (Eds.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Annual Conference. (pp. 13 - 14). : New Zealand Veterinary Association Annual Conference, The Science Behind Veterinary Practice
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Biggs, P., Cave, N., Marshall, J., Midwinter, A.
Biggs, PJ., Collins-Emerson, J., Midwinter, A., Kwan, E., Fearnhead, P., & French, N. (2013). The application of ribosomal multilocus sequence typing (rMLST) in epidemiological studies. In P. Angus-Cook, K. Crews, N. Dymond, N. Harding, J. Hunnam, S. Marshall, . . . V. Williams (Eds.): New Zealand Veterinary Association Annual Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Grange, Z., Gartrell, BD., Nelson, N., Howe, L., Biggs, P., & French, N. (2013). The tale of takahe translocations and bacterial biogeographic prevalence. Wildlife disease Association Australasian Section Conference. : Wildlife disease Association Australasian Section Conference Proceedings
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Gartrell, B., Howe, L.Contributed to by: Gartrell, B.
Bojanic, K., Midwinter, A., Biggs, P., Benschop, J., Cave, N., & Acke, E.(2013, February 18). Salmonella E.Coli and Campylobacter SPP. in working farm dogs in New Zealand and their home-kill diets. In 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Handbook(pp. 70 - 70). , 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Connecting Sheep and Science New Zealand: International Sheep Veterinary Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Biggs, P., Cave, N., Midwinter, A.
Bojanic, K., Midwinter, A., Biggs, P., Benschop, J., Cave, N., & Acke, E. (2013, February). Salmonella E.Coli and Campylobacter SPP. in working farm dogs in New Zealand and their home-kill diets. Presented at 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Connecting Sheep and Science. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Biggs, P., Cave, N., Midwinter, A.
French, N., Biggs, P., & Marshall, J. (2012). From takahe and microarrays to the Reverent Bayes - the work of the molecular epidemiology and public health laboratory(mEpiLab). In First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium: Delegate Handbook(pp. 18). , First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium New Zealand: Infectious Disease Research Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Marshall, J.
French, N., Biggs, P., & Marshall, J. (2012, October). From takahe and microarrays to the Reverend Bayes - the work of the molecular epidemiology and public health laboratory (mEpiLab). Presented at First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Marshall, J.
Vaughan, T., Cox, M., Biggs, P., Drummond, A., & French, N. (2012). Demographic histories of host-associated campylobacter populations in New Zealand. In First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium: Delegate Handbook(pp. 72 - 72). , First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium New Zealand: Infectious Disease Research Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Cox, M., French, N.
Yu, S., Fearnhead, P., Holland, BR., Biggs, P., & French, N. (2012). Investigating the impact of geographical isolation on the evolution of campylobacter by comparing New Zealand and United Kingdom datasets. In First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium: Delegate Handbook(pp. 71 - 71). , First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium Palmerston North, New Zealand: Infectious Disease Research Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Phiri, BJ., Biggs, P., Prattley, D., Stevenson, MA., Rainey, PB., & French, N. (2012). Characterising the drinking water microbiome on campgrounds in New Zealand. In First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium: Delegate Handbook(pp. 64 - 64). , First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium New Zealand: Infectious Disease Research Centre, MAssey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Rainey, P.
Grinberg, A., Biggs, PJ., Dukkipati, RS., & George, TT. (2012). Are cryptosporidium parvum isolates genetic microcosms of local populations of origin?. In First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium: Delegate Handbook(pp. 54 - 54). , First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium New Zealand: Infectious Disease Research Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dukkipati, V., Grinberg, A.
George, T., Midwinter, AC., Biggs, P., Cookson, A., & French, N. (2012). Pheno-genotypic characterisation of New Zealand associated Escherishia coli O157:H7 isolates. In First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium: Delegate Handbook(pp. 51 - 51). , First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium New Zealand: Infectious Disease Research Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Bojanic, K., Midwinter, A., Rogers, LE., Biggs, P., & Acke, E. (2012). Prospect® Campylobacter microplate assay detection of C upsaliensis, C helveticus and C hyointestinalis in spiked human clinical faecal samples. In First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium: Delegate Handbook(pp. 44 - 44). , First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium New Zealand: Infectious Disease Research Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Midwinter, A.
Binney, BM., Bigg, PJ., Carter, PE., Holland, BR., & French, N. (2012). A preliminary examination of the relationship between host-association, temperature and phentotype for genetically characterised strains of Campylobacter jejnui. In First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium: Delegate Handbook(pp. 42 - 42). , First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium New Zealand: Infectious Disease REsearch Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.Edited by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, P., Jolley, KA., Maiden, MCJ., Cody, AJ., & French, N. (2012, August). The pathogenomics of Campylobacter jejuni at the at the "micro" and "macro" scale. Presented at Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting (QMB). Queenstown, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Biggs, P. (2012, October). Genomic epidemiology and public health. Presented at The First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, P., & Grinberg, A. (2012). An overview of next generation sequencing technologies with a focus on protist research. In 4th International Giardia and Cryptosporidium Conference: Abstracts(pp. 62 - 62). , 4th International Giardia and Cryptosporidium Conference New Zealand: Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Grinberg, A.
Biggs, P., & Grinberg, A. (2012, January). An overview of next generation sequencing technologies with a focus on protist research. Presented at 4th International Giardia & Cryptosporidium Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Balm, M., Collins-Emerson, J., Midwinter, A., Biggs, P., & French, N. (2012). Host association and evolution of Campylobacter species in native rails: An endeavour teacher fellowship experience. Poster session presented at the meeting of First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Science Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Grinberg, A., Dukkipati, R., Biggs, P., & George, T. (2012, January). Are cryptosporidium parvum 'isolates' genetic microcosms?. Presented at IV International Giardia and Cryptosporidium Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dukkipati, V., Grinberg, A.
Grinberg, A., Dukkipati, R., Biggs, P., & George, T. (2012). Are cryptosporidium parvum 'isolates' genetic microcosms?. In IV International Giardia and Cryptosporidium Conference: Conference Abstracts on CD(pp. 22 - 22). , IV International Giardia and Cryptosporidium Conference New Zealand: Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dukkipati, V., Grinberg, A.
Dunowska, M., Biggs, PJ., Perrott, M., Giles, J., & Zheng, T. (2012). What makes the possums wobbly?. In Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences [IVABS] Research Colloquium: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 4 - 4). , Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences [IVABS] Research Colloquium New Zealand: Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dunowska, M., Perrott, M.
Vaughan, T., Cox, M., Biggs, P., Drummond, A., & French, N. (2012, October). Non-parametric inference of the demographic history of host-associated Campylobacter in New Zealand. Presented at Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution Annual Meeting 2012. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Cox, M., French, N.
Vaughan, T., Cox, M., Biggs, P., Drummond, A., & French, N. (2012). Non-parametric inference of the demographic history of host-associated Campylobacter in New Zealand. In Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution Annual Meeting: Abstracts of Meeting Speakers(pp. 14 - 14). , Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution Annual Meeting 2012 New Zealand: Allan Wilson Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Biggs, P., Hotter, G., Mohan, V., Collins-Emerson, J., Kwan, E., Besser, TE., . . . French, N. (2012, October). The pathogenomics of Campylobacter jejuni at the 'micro' and 'macro' scale. Presented at Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution Annual Meeting 2012. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N.
Biggs, P., Hotter, G., Mohan, V., Collins-Emerson, J., Kwan, E., Besser, TE., . . . French, N. (2012). The pathogenomics of Campylobacter jejuni at the 'micro' and 'macro' scale. In Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution Annual Meeting: Abstracts of Meeting Speakers(pp. 9 - 9). , Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution Annual Meeting 2012 New Zealand: Allan Wilson Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N.
Dunowska, M., McBrearty, K., Biggs, PJ., & Murray, A. (2012). Survey of equine respiratory viruses in New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of IX International Congress of Veterinary Virology and joint meeting with the European Society of Clinical Virology (ESVV 2012)- One world, One Health, One Virology. Madrid, Spain
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dunowska, M., Murray, A.
Dunowska, M., Biggs, PJ., & Perrott, M. (2012, September). Genomic characterisation of a new nidovirus associated with a neurological disease of possums. Presented at IX International Congress of Veterinary Virology and joint meeting with the European Society of Clinical Virology [ESVV 2012]: One world, One Health, One Virology. Madrid, Spain.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dunowska, M., Perrott, M.
Dunowska, M., McBrearty, K., Biggs, PJ., & Murray, A. (2012, October). Survey of equine respiratory viruses in New Zealand. Presented at First Infectious Disease Research Centre (IDReC) Science Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dunowska, M., Murray, A.
Dunowska, M., McBrearty, K., Biggs, PJ., & Murray, A. (2012). Survey of equine respiratory viruses in New Zealand. In First Infectious Disease Research Centre (IDReC) Science Symposium- Delegate Handbook(pp. 47 - 47). , First Infectious Disease Research Centre (IDReC) Science Symposium New Zealand: Infectious Disease Research Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dunowska, M., Murray, A.
Dunowska, M., Biggs, PJ., & Perrott, M. (2012). Genomic characterisation of a new nidovirus associated with a neurological disease of possums. In Final Program and Abstract Book- IX International Congress of Veterinary Virology and joint meeting with the European Society of Clinical Virology (ESVV 2012)(pp. 71 - 71). , IX International Congress of Veterinary Virology and joint meeting with the European Society of Clinical Virology [ESVV 2012]: One world, One Health, One Virology Spain: European Society for Veterinary Virology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dunowska, M., Perrott, M.
Dunowska, M., McBrearty, K., Biggs, PJ., & Murray, A. (2012). Survey of equine respiratory viruses in New Zealand. In Final Program and Abstract Book- IX International Congress of Veterinary Virology and joint meeting with the European Society of Clinical Virology (ESVV 2012)(pp. 156 - 157). , IX International Congress of Veterinary Virology and joint meeting with the European Society of Clinical Virology (ESVV 2012)- One world, One Health, One Virology Spain: Veterinary Faculty, Complutense University of Madrid
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dunowska, M., Murray, A.
Yu, S., Fearnhead, P., Holland, BR., Biggs, P., Maiden, M., & French, N. (2012). Estimating the Relative Roles of Recombination and Point Mutation in the Generation of Single Locus Variants in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. In Journal of Molecular Evolution(pp. 1 - 8).
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Dunowska, M., Biggs, PJ., Zheng, T., & Perrott, MR. (2011). Identification of a novel nidovirus associated with a neurological disease of the Australian brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). In Veterinary Microbiology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dunowska, M., Perrott, M.
French, N., Collins-Emerson, JM., Midwinter, A., Biggs, P., Mohan, V., Muellner, P., . . . Carter, P. (2011, November). The evolution, epidemiology and control of enteric zoonoses in New Zealand. Presented at New Zealand Microbiological Society Conference 2011. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N., Midwinter, A.
French, N., Collins-Emerson, JM., Midwinter, A., Biggs, P., Mohan, V., Muellner, P., . . . Carter, P.(2011, November 23). The evolution, epidemiology and control of enertic zoonoses in New Zealand. (pp. 128 - 128). , New Zealand Microbiological Society Conference 2011
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., Midwinter, A.
Biggs, PJ., Collins-Emerson, J., Friedrich, A., Kwan, E., Midwinter, A., & French, NP.(2011, November 23). The movement of DNA in and out of Campylobacter spp.- CRISPRs and the analysis of full length MLST genes. (pp. 96 - 96). , New Zealand Microbiological Society Conference 2011
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Biggs, PJ., Collins-Emerson, J., Friedrich, A., Kwan, E., Midwinter, A., & French, NP. (2011, November). The movement of DNA in and out of Campylobacter spp.- CRISPRs and the analysis of full length MLST genes. Presented at New Zealand Microbiological Society Conference 2011. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Dunowska, M., Biggs, PJ., Zheng, T., & Perrott, MRF. (2011, December). Indentification of a novel nidovirus associated with a neurological disease of the Australian brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). Presented at 6th Australasian Virology Society Meeting. Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dunowska, M., Perrott, M.
Collins, DM., Kawakami, RP., Wards BJ, ., Biggs, PJ., Hotter, GS., & de Lisle, GW.(2011, September 15). Emulating mutations of a random mutant of Mycobacterium bovis with better tuberculosis vaccine efficacy than BCG. (pp. 22 - 22). , Webster Centre Symposium 2011-Webster Centre for Infectious Diseases
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ., Collins-Emerson, J., Holland, B., Carter, P., Cookson, A., Fearnhead, P., . . . French, N. (2011, April). Campylobacter spp. in New Zealand: the evolution of an important human pathogen in an island ecosystem. Presented at Hopkirk Research Institute Seminar. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N.
Biggs, PJ. (2011, August). Introduction to the main NGS platforms. Presented at Advanced Workshop 3rd Annual Next Generation Sequencing Conference. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Cookson, A., Biggs, PJ., Hotter, G., Fearnhead, P., Carter, P., & French, N. (2011). Recombination events associated with Campylobacter jejuni ST-474 drive clonal diversity, population structure and evolution. Poster session presented at the meeting of 16th International Workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms. Vancouver, Canada
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Carter, P., Collins-Emerson, JM., Midwinter, A., Cookson, A., Biggs, P., & French, N. (2011). A new campylobacter species identified in water and wild birds (Rallidae) in New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of 16th International Workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms. Vancouver, Canada
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Murray, PC., Peterson, DA., & Biggs, PJ. (2010, April). SolexaQA: At-a-glance quality assessment of Illumina second generation sequencing data. Presented at 2010 Illumina User Symposium. Napa Valley, CA, United States.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ., Hotter, G., Mohan, V., Collins-Emerson, J., Kwan, E., Besser, TE., . . . French, N.(2010, April 27). New insight gained from a whole-genome comparison of two Campylobacter jejuni isolates that were indistinguishable on the basis of multilocus genotyping. , Molecular Diagnostics Workshop: MAF Biosecurity New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N.
Biggs, PJ., Hotter, G., Mohan, V., Collins-Emerson, J., Kwan, E., Besser, TE., . . . French, NP. (2010, April). New insight gained from a whole-genome comparison of two campylobacter jejuni isolates that were indistinguishable on the basis of multilocus genotyping. Presented at Molecular Diagnostics Workshop. Upper Hutt, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N.
Biggs, PJ., Collins-Emerson, J., Holland, B., Carter, P., Cookson, A., Fearnhead, P., . . . French, N. (2010, August). Campylobacter spp. in New Zealand: the evolution of an important human pathogen in an island ecosystem. Presented at New Zealand Next Generation Sequencing 2010 Meeting. Dunedin, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N.
Biggs, PJ., Collins, LJ., Xiaowei Chen, S., & French, NP. (2008). Practical evolutionary genomics from short-read sequence experiments. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 19th International Conference on Genome Informatics. Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Collins, LJ., Biggs, PJ., Voelckel, C., & Joly, S. (2008). An approach to transcriptome analysis of non-model organisms using short-read sequences.. Genome informatics. International Conference on Genome Informatics. Vol. 21 (pp. 3 - 14).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Han, J., Collins, LJ., Biggs, PJ., & Penny, D. (2008). Eukaryotic Signature Proteins Guides to modern eukaryotic Parasites. Poster session presented at the meeting of 19th International Conference on Genome Informatics GIW 2008. Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Penny, ED., Gibb, GC., Collins, LJ., & Biggs, PJ. (2008, June). Mass generation of new sequences and analysis. Presented at Evolution 2008. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ., & Collins, L. (2007, November). Next generation sequencing at the Allan Wilson Centre. Presented at 3rd New Zealand Molecular Mapping Workshop 2007. Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.

Other

Hayman, DTS., Biggs, P., Pita, A., Velathanthiri, N., Phiri, B., Shrestha, R., . . . French, NP. (2014). Gastrointestinal Protozoa Report for the New Zealand Ministry of Health, July 2013 to June 2014.
[Other]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Hayman, D., Phiri, B.
Biggs, P., Jolley, KA., Maiden, MCJ., Cody, AJ., & French, N. (2012, June). Advances in bioinformatics for pathogens and applications for human health: rMLST and visualisation software. In Allan Wilson Centre Disease and Ecology Pathogen Evolution Workshop, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 14-15 June 2012.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Biggs, P., Jolley, KA., Maiden, MCJ., Cody, AJ., & French, N. (2012, August). Advances in bioinformatics for pathogens and applications for human health: rMLST and visualisation software. In Environmental Science and Research [ESR] - Massey University Meeting, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Biggs, P., Jolley, KA., Maiden, MCJ., Collins-Emerson, J., Kwan, E., Midwinter, A., . . . French, N. (2012, December). The pathogenomics of Campylobacter jejuni at the "micro" and "macro" scale. In Seminars: Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Biggs, P., Midwinter, A., Binney, BM., Phiri, B., Fong, R., & French, N. (2012, May). Beyond the bacterial genome: The application of metagenomics and the Omniolog™ phenotypic microarray system to food safety, animal health and water quality issues in New Zealand. In Molecular Diagnostics Workshop, National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease, Wellington, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N., Midwinter, A.
Biggs, P., Jolley, KA., Martin, MCJ., & French, N. (2012, May). The application of ribosomal MLST (rMLST) typing to foodborne zoonotic bacterial pathogens. In Molecular Diagnostics Workshop, National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease, Wellington, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
French, N., Biggs, PJ., & Cox, M. (2011, June). Campylobacter- background. In Allan Wilson Centre Disease Ecology and Pathogen Evolution Workshop, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., French, N.
Biggs, PJ. (2009, August). Your data from the Illumina Genome Analyser GAII. In Next Generation Sequencing Workshop, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ. (2009, August). Databases and data management. In Program for Next Generation Sequencing Workshop, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ. (2009, August). Using velvet for de novo assembly. In Program for Next Generation Sequencing Workshop, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Collins, LJ., & Biggs, PJ. (2008, April). Next generation sequencing using Solexa technology. In AgResearch, Invermay.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Collins, LJ., & Biggs, PJ. (2008, July). Solexa bioinformatics. In Solexa Workshop, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Biggs, PJ. (2008). Next generation sequencing of plants using solexa technology. In BioCommerce Centre, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.
Collins, L., & Biggs, PJ. (2007, October). What your results will look like, and how to work with them. In Solexa Workshop, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P.

Thesis

Phiri, B. (2015). Estimating the public health risk associated with drinking water in New Zealand. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Phiri, B.Edited by: Biggs, P., French, N., Rainey, P.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 1 0
CoSupervisor 12 10

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Angela Cornelius - PhD
    Pangenome-guided Tools for Investigating the Role of Epsilonproteobacteria in Human Gastroenteritis

CoSupervisor of:

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2017 - Krunoslav Bojanic - PhD
    Campylobacter species in dogs and cats and significance to public health in New Zealand
  • 2016 - Barbara Mary Binney - PhD
    The Microbial Ecology of Camplyobacter jejuni in New Zealand Within a Spatial-Temporal Framework
  • 2016 - Rima Devi Shrestha - PhD
    Molecular Epidemiology of Waterborne Zoonoses in North Island of New Zealand
  • 2016 - Sara Anne Burgess - PhD
    Characterisation of dairy strains of Geobacillus stearothermophilus and a genomics insight into its growth and survival during dairy manufacture
  • 2015 - Zoe Lorraine Grange - PhD
    Ecology, epidemiology and evolution of enteric microbes in fragmented populations of the endangered takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri)
  • 2015 - Anja Friedrich - PhD
    Campylobacter jejuni microevolution and phenotype: genotype relationships
  • 2015 - Bernard Joakim Phiri - PhD
    Estimating the public health risk associated with drinking water in New Zealand
  • 2013 - Shoukai Yu - PhD
    The Evolution of Campylobacter
  • 2012 - Jian Han - PhD
    Eukaryotic Signature Proteins: Guides to pathogenic eukaryotic parasites

Media and Links

Other Links


Massey Contact Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 contact@massey.ac.nz Web chat MyMassey Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey