Dr Jauneikaite leads a research programme in bacterial pathogenesis, global trends in vaccine preventable infections and antibiotic resistance using bacterial genomics, bioinformatics and molecular biology techniques.
- Bacterial Genomics
- Bacterial Evolution
- Antimicrobial Resistance
- Global spread of vaccine preventable bacterial infections
- Person-to-person transmission
- Nosocomial outbreaks
- Host-pathogen interactions
- Bacterial pathogenesis
- Evolution, transmission and antimicrobial resistance of Group B Streptococci
- Investigating CPE infections using whole genome sequencing
- Molecular characterisation of staphylococcal carriage and disease isolates
- Identifying microbial and host risk factors for E. coli bacteraemia
Imperial College Research Fellowship (2017 cohort), funded by Rosetrees Trust and the Stoneygate Trust.
Research Student supervision
Present PhD students:
Boonyasiri, A. Epidemiology and Genetic Diversity of Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae among hospitalised patients in Bangkok and West London.
To, K. Investigation of genetic associations of mother to neonate Group B Streptococcus transmission.
Past PhD students:
Khan, U. Comparative genomics of disease-causing Group B streptococci.
Aliabadi, S. Developing and evaluating interventions to target antimicrobial resistance (AMR) across healthcare settings.
Wallis R. Comparative genomics of Streptococcus pneumoniae during the implementation of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines.