Public profile profile for imasianxd

Justin
Jia
Position: 
PhD Graduate Student
Simon Fraser University
British Columbia
Research area/interests: 
Bioinformatics, tool development, 16s amplicon and shotgun metagenomic sequencing of microbiomes. My current project involves detecting and understanding the lateral gene transfer of antimicrobial resistance in the environment, and studying the effect of environmental contaminants on Canadian beluga health and identify microbiome biomarkers of such contaminants.
Researcher type: 
Academic
Microbiome sites of interest: 
Animal microbiome
Skin
Marine
Notable technologies or other expertise: 
Sequencing
Bioinformatics
Types of microbiome analyses: 
16S sequencing
Bacterial sequencing
Shotgun metagenomics
Antibiotic resistance