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Tamara Salloum, Ph.D.

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Biosciences Institute, Newcastle University, UKPhD12/2020Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Parasitology
Lebanese American University, LebanonMS05/2015MS in Molecular Biology
Lebanese American University, LebanonBS05/2013Biology
2019
L’OREAL–UNESCO For Women In Science Levant Fellowship – 2019
2021
Newcastle University Medical Sciences Doctoral Prize
2016
Newcastle University Overseas Scholarship (NUORS)
2010
Merit Student Scholarship

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  1. Salloum T, Tokajian S, Hirt RP. Advances in Understanding Leishmania Pathobiology: What Does RNA-Seq Tell Us? Front Cell Dev Biol. 2021; 9:702240. PMID: 34540827.
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  2. Khodor R, Salloum T, El Jisr T, El Chaar M, Tokajian S. Detection and genomic characterization of mcr-9 in Enterobacter hormaechei recovered from a pediatric patient in Lebanon. Infect Genet Evol. 2021 Oct; 94:105014. PMID: 34325053.
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  3. O'Toole Á, Hill V, Pybus OG, Watts A, Bogoch II, Khan K, Messina JP, Tegally H, Lessells RR, Giandhari J, Pillay S, Tumedi KA, Nyepetsi G, Kebabonye M, Matsheka M, Mine M, Tokajian S, Hassan H, Salloum T, Merhi G, Koweyes J, Geoghegan JL, de Ligt J, Ren X, Storey M, Freed NE, Pattabiraman C, Prasad P, Desai AS, Vasanthapuram R, Schulz TF, Steinbrück L, Stadler T, Parisi A, Bianco A, García de Viedma D, Buenestado-Serrano S, Borges V, Isidro J, Duarte S, Gomes JP, Zuckerman NS, Mandelboim M, Mor O, Seemann T, Arnott A, Draper J, Gall M, Rawlinson W, Deveson I, Schlebusch S, McMahon J, Leong L, Lim CK, Chironna M, Loconsole D, Bal A, Josset L, Holmes E, St George K, Lasek-Nesselquist E, Sikkema RS, Oude Munnink B, Koopmans M, Brytting M, Sudha Rani V, Pavani S, Smura T, Heim A, Kurkela S, Umair M, Salman M, Bartolini B, Rueca M, Drosten C, Wolff T, Silander O, Eggink D, Reusken C, Vennema H, Park A, Carrington C, Sahadeo N, Carr M, Gonzalez G, de Oliveira T, Faria N, Rambaut A, Kraemer MUG. Tracking the international spread of SARS-CoV-2 lineages B.1.1.7 and B.1.351/501Y-V2. Wellcome Open Res. 2021; 6:121. PMID: 34095513.
    Citations: 16     
  4. Makhlouf J, Merhi G, Salloum T, Abboud E, Tokajian S. Molecular characterization of a carbapenem-resistant Enterobacter hormaechei ssp. xiangfangensis co-harbouring blaNDM-1 and a chromosomally encoded phage-linked blaCTX-M-15 genes. Infect Genet Evol. 2021 09; 93:104924. PMID: 34004359.
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  5. Koweyes J, Salloum T, Haidar S, Merhi G, Tokajian S. COVID-19 Pandemic in Lebanon: One Year Later, What Have We Learnt? mSystems. 2021 Apr 20; 6(2). PMID: 33879497.
    Citations: 1     
  6. Rafei R, Hawli M, Osman M, Khelissa S, Salloum T, Dabboussi F, Tokajian S, Hamze M. Molecular epidemiology of nonpharyngeal group A streptococci isolates in northern Lebanon. Future Microbiol. 2020 10; 15:1555-1569. PMID: 33236928.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  7. Salloum T, Moussa R, Rahy R, Al Deek J, Khalifeh I, El Hajj R, Hall N, Hirt RP, Tokajian S. Expanded genome-wide comparisons give novel insights into population structure and genetic heterogeneity of Leishmania tropica complex. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 09; 14(9):e0008684. PMID: 32946436.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  8. Moussa J, Panossian B, Nassour E, Salloum T, Abboud E, Tokajian S. Detailed characterization of an IncFII plasmid carrying blaOXA-48 from Lebanon. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2020 09 01; 75(9):2462-2465. PMID: 32417901.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  9. Salloum T, Panossian B, Bitar I, Hrabak J, Araj GF, Tokajian S. First report of plasmid-mediated colistin resistance mcr-8.1 gene from a clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae isolate from Lebanon. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2020 06 26; 9(1):94. PMID: 32586402.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  10. Issa E, Salloum T, Tokajian S. From Normal Flora to Brain Abscesses: A Review of Streptococcus intermedius. Front Microbiol. 2020; 11:826. PMID: 32457718.
    Citations: 3     
  11. Issa E, Merhi G, Panossian B, Salloum T, Tokajian S. SARS-CoV-2 and ORF3a: Nonsynonymous Mutations, Functional Domains, and Viral Pathogenesis. mSystems. 2020 May 05; 5(3). PMID: 32371472.
    Citations: 54     
  12. Makke G, Bitar I, Salloum T, Panossian B, Alousi S, Arabaghian H, Medvecky M, Hrabak J, Merheb-Ghoussoub S, Tokajian S. Whole-Genome-Sequence-Based Characterization of Extensively Drug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Hospital Outbreak. mSphere. 2020 01 15; 5(1). PMID: 31941816.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  13. Fattel L, Panossian B, Salloum T, Abboud E, Tokajian S. Genomic Features of Vibrio parahaemolyticus from Lebanon and Comparison to Globally Diverse Strains by Whole-Genome Sequencing. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2019 11; 16(11):778-787. PMID: 31282751.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  14. Issa E, Salloum T, Panossian B, Ayoub D, Abboud E, Tokajian S. Genome Mining and Comparative Analysis of Streptococcus intermedius Causing Brain Abscess in a Child. Pathogens. 2019 Feb 13; 8(1). PMID: 30781742.
    Citations: 3     
  15. Arabaghian H, Salloum T, Alousi S, Panossian B, Araj GF, Tokajian S. Molecular Characterization of Carbapenem Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae and Klebsiella quasipneumoniae Isolated from Lebanon. Sci Rep. 2019 01 24; 9(1):531. PMID: 30679463.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  16. Panossian B, Salloum T, Araj GF, Khazen G, Tokajian S. First insights on the genetic diversity of MDR Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Lebanon. BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Dec 29; 18(1):710. PMID: 30594126.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  17. Dagher C, Salloum T, Alousi S, Arabaghian H, Araj GF, Tokajian S. Molecular characterization of Carbapenem resistant Escherichia coli recovered from a tertiary hospital in Lebanon. PLoS One. 2018; 13(9):e0203323. PMID: 30188911.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  18. Salloum T, Tannous E, Alousi S, Arabaghian H, Rafei R, Hamze M, Tokajian S. Genomic mapping of ST85 blaNDM-1 and blaOXA-94 producing Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from Syrian Civil War Victims. Int J Infect Dis. 2018 Sep; 74:100-108. PMID: 30053579.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  19. Alousi S, Salloum T, Arabaghian H, Matar GM, Araj GF, Tokajian ST. Genomic Characterization of MDR Escherichia coli Harboring blaOXA-48 on the IncL/M-type Plasmid Isolated from Blood Stream Infection. Biomed Res Int. 2018; 2018:3036143. PMID: 30050923.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  20. Salloum T, Nassour E, Araj GF, Abboud E, Tokajian S. Insights into the genome diversity and virulence of two clinical isolates of Burkholderia cenocepacia. J Med Microbiol. 2018 Aug; 67(8):1157-1167. PMID: 29897328.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  21. Salloum T, Tannous E, Merheb-Ghoussoub S, Ghoussoub E, Tokajian S. Genome analysis of a MDR Streptococcus pneumoniae 23F serotype causing meningoencephalitis in a 10-months refugee infant. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2018 Mar 31; 12(3):196-203. PMID: 31829996.
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  22. Bitar I, Dagher C, Salloum T, Araj G, Tokajian S. First report of an Escherichia coli from Lebanon carrying an OXA-181 carbapenemase resistance determinant. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2018 03; 12:113-114. PMID: 29353076.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  23. Tokajian S, Moghnieh R, Salloum T, Arabaghian H, Alousi S, Moussa J, Abboud E, Youssef S, Husni R. Extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in wastewaters and refugee camp in Lebanon. Future Microbiol. 2018 01; 13:81-95. PMID: 29226702.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  24. Abou Zaki N, Salloum T, Osman M, Rafei R, Hamze M, Tokajian S. Typing and comparative genome analysis of Brucella melitensis isolated from Lebanon. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2017 Oct 16; 364(19). PMID: 28961704.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  25. Salloum T, Arabaghian H, Alousi S, Abboud E, Tokajian S. Genome sequencing and comparative analysis of an NDM-1-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST15 isolated from a refugee patient. Pathog Glob Health. 2017 Jun; 111(4):166-175. PMID: 28395597.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  26. Tokajian S, Salloum T, Eisen JA, Jospin G, Farra A, Mokhbat JE, Coil DA. Genomic attributes of extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolated from patients in Lebanon. Future Microbiol. 2017 03; 12:213-226. PMID: 28262042.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  27. Salloum T, Khalifeh I, Tokajian S. Detection, molecular typing and phylogenetic analysis of Leishmania isolated from cases of leishmaniasis among Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Parasite Epidemiol Control. 2016 Jun; 1(2):159-168. PMID: 29988171.
    Citations: 4     
  28. Tokajian S, Issa N, Salloum T, Ibrahim J, Farah M. 16S-23S rRNA Gene Intergenic Spacer Region Variability Helps Resolve Closely Related Sphingomonads. Front Microbiol. 2016; 7:149. PMID: 26904019.
    Citations: 5     
  29. Tokajian S, Eisen JA, Jospin G, Hamze M, Rafei R, Salloum T, Ibrahim J, Coil DA. Draft Genome Sequences of Acinetobacter baumannii Strains Harboring the blaNDM-1 Gene Isolated in Lebanon from Civilians Wounded during the Syrian Civil War. Genome Announc. 2016 Jan 28; 4(1). PMID: 26823599.
    Citations: 1     
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