Multiple Introductions and Recent Spread of the Emerging Human Pathogen Mycobacterium ulcerans across Africa
Koen Vandelannoote, Conor J Meehan, Miriam Eddyani, Dissou Affolabi, Delphin Mavinga Phanzu, Sara Eyangoh, Kurt Jordaens, Francoise Portaels, Kirstie Mangas, Torsten Seemann, Laurent Marsollier, Estelle Marion, Annick Chauty, Jordi Landier, Arnaud Fontanet, Herwig Leirs, Timothy P Stinear, Bouke C de Jong
Genome Biology and Evolution | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2017
Awarded by European Research Council-INTERRUPTB starting grant
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
Awarded by Fund for Scientific Research Flanders (Belgium) (FWO grant)
K.V. was supported by a PhD-grant of the Flemish Interuniversity Council-University Development Cooperation (Belgium). B.d.J. and C.M. were supported by the European Research Council-INTERRUPTB starting grant (no. 311725). T.P.S. was supported by a fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (1105525).Funding for this work was provided by the Department of Economy, Science and Innovation of the Flemish Government, the Stop Buruli Consortium supported by the UBS Optimus Foundation, and the Fund for Scientific Research Flanders (Belgium) (FWO grant no. G.0321.07N). The computational resources used in this work were provided by the HPC core facility CalcUA and VSC (Flemish Supercomputer Center), funded by the University of Antwerp, the Hercules Foundation and the Flemish Government-department EWI. Aspects of the research in Cameroon and Benin were funded by the Raoul Follereau Fondation France. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.