Discordance among antibiotic prescription guidelines reflects a lack of clear best practices
Lauren Rost, M Hong Nguyen, Cornelius Clancy, Ryan Shields, and Erik Wright
Open Forum Infectious Diseases (2020)

RNAconTest: Comparing tools for non-coding RNA multiple sequence alignment based on structural consistency
Erik Wright
RNA (2020)

AssessORF: combining evolutionary conservation and proteomics to assess prokaryotic gene predictions
Deepank Korandla, Jacob Wozniak, Anaamika Campeau, David Gonzalez, and Erik Wright
Bioinformatics (2020)


Stochastic exits from dormancy give rise to heavy‐tailed distributions of descendants in bacterial populations
Erik Wright & Kalin Vetsigian
Molecular Ecology (2019)

Capturing the complex interplay between drugs and the intestinal microbiome
Caroline Birer & Erik Wright
Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (2019)


Exclusivity offers a sound yet practical species criterion for bacteria despite abundant gene flow
Erik Wright & David Baum
BMC Genomics (2018)

IDTAXA: a novel approach for accurate taxonomic classification of microbiome sequences
Adithya Murali, Aniruddha Bhargava, Erik Wright
Microbiome (2018)


Getting my feet wet
Erik Wright
Science (2017)


Quality filtering of Illumina index reads mitigates sample cross-talk
Erik Wright & Kalin Vetsigian
BMC Genomics (2016)

Using DECIPHER v2.0 to Analyze Big Biological Sequence Data in R
Erik Wright
The R Journal (2016)

Inhibitory interactions promote frequent bistability among competing bacteria
Erik Wright & Kalin Vetsigian
Nature Communications (2016)

DesignSignatures: a tool for designing primers that yields amplicons with distinct signatures
Erik Wright & Kalin Vetsigian
Bioinformatics (2016)


DECIPHER: harnessing local sequence context to improve protein multiple sequence alignment
Erik Wright
BMC Bioinformatics (2015)


Mathematical tools to optimize the design of oligonucleotide probes and primers
Daniel Noguera, Erik Wright, Pamela Camejo, and Safak Yilmaz
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (2014)

Automated Design of Probes for rRNA-Targeted Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Reveals the Advantages of Using Dual Probes for Accurate Identification
Erik Wright, Safak Yilmaz, Andrew Corcoran, Hatice Okten, and Daniel Noguera
Applied and Environmental Microbiology (2014)

Exploiting extension bias in polymerase chain reaction to improve primer specificity in ensembles of nearly identical DNA templates
Erik Wright, Safak Yilmaz, Jeremy Gasser, Gregory Harrington, and Daniel Noguera
Environmental Microbiology (2014)


"Identification of Bacterial and Archaeal Communities From Source to Tap"
Erik Wright, Jacqueline Strait, Safak Yilmaz, Gregory Harrington, and Daniel Noguera
Water Research Foundation (2014)

Modeling formamide denaturation of probe-target hybrids for improved microarray probe design in microbial diagnostics
Safak Yilmaz, Alexander Loy, Erik Wright, Michael Wagner, and Daniel Noguera
PLoS ONE (2013)


DECIPHER, a search-based approach to chimera identification for 16S rRNA sequences
Erik Wright, Safak Yilmaz, and Daniel Noguera
Applied and Environmental Microbiology (2012)