Ankur Mutreja

Associate Fellow and Senior University Lecturer in Medicine
Department of Medicine
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Public Health, Vaccines, Diagnostics.


BSc, MSc, PhD


Wellcome Trust Scholarship

WT-CCGHR award

ESRC-IAA award

MRC-CiC award

The Alborada Trust Workshop award

Hamied Cambridge-India award


The Origins and Evolution of Vibrio cholerae El Tor.


Mutreja A. et al. (2011). Evidence for several waves of global transmission in the seventh cholera pandemic. Nature 477: 462-5.

Mutreja A. (2012). Bacterial frequent flyers. Nat Rev Microbiol. 10(11): 734.

Mutreja A. et al. (2013). A study on the geophylogeny of clinical and environmental Vibrio cholerae in Kenya. PLoS One 8(9): e74829.

Mutreja A. (2016). Microbial genomics- diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Medical and Health Genomics edited by Dhavandra Kumar and Stylianos Antonarakis 8: 101-106.

Shah MA, Mutreja A. et al. (2014). Genomic epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae O1 associated with floods, Pakistan, 2010. EID 20(1): 13-20.

Knetsch CW, Connor TR, Mutreja A. et al. (2014). Whole genome sequencing reveals potential spread of Clostridium difficile between humans and farm animals in the Netherlands, 2002 to 2011. Euro Surveill.19(45):20954.

Abd El Ghany M, Chander J, Mutreja A. et al. (2014). The population structure of Vibrio cholerae from the Chandigarh Region of Northern India. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 8(7): e2981.

Rapa RA, Islam A, Monahan LG, Mutreja A. et al. (2014). A genomic island integrated into recA of Vibrio cholerae contains a divergent recA and provides multi-pathway protection from DNA damage. Environ Microbiol.17(4):1090-102.

Rebaudet S, Mengel MA, Koivogui L, Moore S, Mutreja A. et al. (2014). Deciphering the origin of the 2012 cholera epidemic in Guinea by integrating epidemiological and molecular analyses. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 8(6): e2898.

Moore S, Thomson N, Mutreja A. et al. (2014). Widespread epidemic cholera caused by a restricted subset of Vibrio cholerae clones. Clin Microbiol Infect. 20(5): 373-9.

Miwanda B, Moore S, Muyembe JJ, Nguefack-Tsague G, Kabangwa IK, Ndjakani DY, Mutreja A. et al. (2015). Antimicrobial Drug Resistance of Vibrio cholerae, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Emerg Infect Dis. 21(5): 847-51.

MacLennan CA, Mutreja A and Dougan G.(2016). New approaches for needed vaccines – Bacteria.The Vaccine Book (Second Edition) edited by Paul H Lambert and Barry R Bloom 16: 311-329.

Domman D, Quilici ML, Dorman MJ, Njamkepo E, Mutreja al. (2017). Integrated view of cholera in the Americas. Science 358(6364): 789-793.

Weill FX, Domman D, Njamkepo E, Tarr C, Rauzier J, Fawal N, Keddy KH, Salje H, Moore S, Mukhopadhyay AK, Bercion R, Luquero FJ, Ngandjio A, Dosso

M, Monakhova E, Garin B, Bouchier C, Pazzani C, Mutreja al. (2017). Genomic history of the seventh pandemic of cholera in Africa. Science 358 (6364):785-789.