Alison Cody

Post-doctoral Researcher


Research Interests

  • Molecular epidemiology of Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli.
  • Whole-genome sequence analysis 




Selected Publications

  • Cody AJ, McCarthy ND, Jansen van Rensburg M, Isinkaye T, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Dingle KE, Bowler IC, Jolley KA, Maiden MC. Real-time genomic epidemiological evaluation of human Campylobacter isolates by use of whole-genome multilocus sequence typing. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Aug;51(8):2526-34.

    Cody AJ, McCarthy ND, Wimalarathna HL, Colles FM, Clark L, Bowler IC, Maiden MC, Dingle KE. A longitudinal 6-year study of the molecular epidemiology of clinical campylobacter isolates in Oxfordshire, United kingdom. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Oct;50(10):3193-201.

    Jolley KA, Bliss CM, Bennett JS, Bratcher HB, Brehony C, Colles FM, Wimalarathna H, Harrison OB, Sheppard SK, Cody AJ, Maiden MC. Ribosomal multilocus sequence typing: universal characterisation of bacteria from domain to strain. Microbiology. 2012 Apr;158(Pt 4):1005-15.

    Cody AJ, Clarke L, Bowler IC, Dingle KE. Ciprofloxacin-resistant campylobacteriosis in the UK. Lancet. 2010 Dec 11;376(9757):1987.

    Cody AJ, Maiden MJ, Dingle KE. Genetic diversity and stability of the porA allele as a genetic marker in human Campylobacter infection. Microbiology. 2009 Dec;155(Pt 12):4145-54.