James Gomez

Hung Lab

Staff Scientist

Department of Molecular Biology
Simches Research Center
185 Cambridge Street, CPZN7250
Boston, MA 02114


  1. Barczak AK, Gomez JE, Kaufmann BB, Hinson ER, Cosimi L, Borowsky ML, Onderdonk AB, Stanley SA, Kaur D, Bryant KF, Knipe DM, Sloutsky A, Hung DT. RNA signatures allow rapid identification of pathogens and antibiotic susceptibilities. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2012 Apr 17; 109(16):6217-22.

  2. Weiner B, Gomez J, Victor TC, Warren RM, Sloutsky A, Plikaytis BB, Posey JE, van Helden PD, Gey van Pittius NC, Koehrsen M, Sisk P, Stolte C, White J, Gagneux S, Birren B, Hung D, Murray M, Galagan J. Independent large scale duplications in multiple M. tuberculosis lineages overlapping the same genomic region. PLoS ONE 2012; 7(2):e26038.

  3. 2011
  4. Gomez JE, Clatworthy A, Hung DT. Probing bacterial pathogenesis with genetics, genomics, and chemical biology: past, present, and future approaches. Crit. Rev. Biochem. Mol. Biol. 2011 Feb; 46(1):41-66.

  5. 2009
  6. Nusbaum C, Ohsumi TK, Gomez J, Aquadro J, Victor TC, Warren RM, Hung DT, Birren BW, Lander ES, Jaffe DB. Sensitive, specific polymorphism discovery in bacteria using massively parallel sequencing. Nat. Methods 2009 Jan; 6(1):67-9.

  7. 2005
  8. Muñoz-Elías EJ, Timm J, Botha T, Chan WT, Gomez JE, McKinney JD. Replication dynamics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in chronically infected mice. Infect. Immun. 2005 Jan; 73(1):546-51.

  9. 2004
  10. Hisert KB, Kirksey MA, Gomez JE, Sousa AO, Cox JS, Jacobs WR, Nathan CF, McKinney JD. Identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis counterimmune (cim) mutants in immunodeficient mice by differential screening. Infect. Immun. 2004 Sep; 72(9):5315-21.

  11. Gomez JE, McKinney JD. M. tuberculosis persistence, latency, and drug tolerance. Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2004; 84(1-2):29-44.

  12. 2003
  13. McKinney JD, Gomez JE. Life on the inside for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Nat. Med. 2003 Nov; 9(11):1356-7.

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