Refereed publications

Trudy Wassenaar has authored over one hundred publications in peer-reviewed journals. Her H-factor is 52 (Google Scolar) and 30 publications have been cited over 100 times. Resarch Gate lists a h-index of 46 (45 excluding self citations).

A list of publications in journals indexed in PubMed can be found here.

computin comparative genomics


Ussery, D.W., Borini, S. and Wassenaar, T. M. (2008).
Springer UK.
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In spite of publications in top journals predicting otherwise, an analysis of international data clearly indicated lack of protection. The work was initiated by MMGC in collaboration with independent scolars. The findings were published as early as July 2020 here, and lack of protection by GCG was later confirmed by other research group in clinical trials. That is not to say that vaccination doesn't work: the internationally approved SARS-CoV-2 vaccines are highly effective to prevent severe disease and death.

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Bacteria: The Benign, the Bad, and the BeautifulBacteria:
The Benign,
the Bad, and
the Beautiful

Dr. Trudy Wassenaar


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