PortEco is a next-generation resource for knowledge and data about the biology of Escherichia coli K-12 group strains (these are laboratory strains and are not pathogenic), its bacteriophages, plasmids, and mobile genetic elements. PortEco is being developed by a national consortium of both laboratory biologists and computational biologists, and is funded by a grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
PortEco is dedicated to serving research and education aims related to E. coli as a model biological system. E. coli is the best studied free-living organism and our knowledge about E. coli informs almost all aspects of basic and applied microbiology.
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PortEco Leadership Team
- Paul D. Thomas, University of Southern California, PI
- Jim Hu, Texas A&M University, PI
- Gavin Sherlock, Stanford University, PI
- Peter D. Karp, SRI International
- Deborah Siegele, Texas A&M University
PortEco Steering Committee
- Carol Gross, University of California, San Francisco, chair
- Richard Gourse, University of Wisconsin, co-chair
- Rex Chisholm, Northwestern University
- Alan Grossman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Roger Hendrix, University of Pittsburgh
- Terence Hwa, University of California, San Diego
- Arkady Khodursky, University of Minnesota
- Tricia Kiley, University of Wisconsin
- Robert Landick, University of Wisconsin
- Michael Reddy, National Institutes of Health
- Amy Vollmer, Swarthmore College