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MacData Graduate Fellows 2018. From left to right: Katherine Eaton, Peter Tait, Lauren Smail, Tyler Roick, and Angelina Pesevski (Ommitted: Omar Nassif). Credit: McMaster University Daily News.

Congratulations Katherine Eaton, MacData Fellow

Congratulations to Katherine Eaton on being named a MacData Fellow. Her proposed research focuses on mining vast international repositories of DNA sequencing information, to obtain and complete new genomes from the causative agent of Plague - Yersinia pestis.

Jan 24, 2018

Combining both modern and ancient DNA data, Katherine's research will shed light on Plague's origins and epidemiological dynamics, to help elucidate vital information of Plague outbreaks both in the past and present. Congratulations once again, Katherine!