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Andrew Cameron, Ph.D.

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Office: (585) 276-4674

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Professional Background

Andrew Cameron, Ph.D., is a faculty member in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Assistant Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratories at the UR Medicine Central Laboratory. As a board-certified Clinical Microbiologist, he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Microbiology.

Dr. Cameron completed his Ph.D at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, where he studied the pathogenesis and high-frequency variation of the gastrointestinal pathogen Campylobacter jejuni. He completed post-doctoral training at the University of Calgary and the Government of Canada, where he studied the genomics of bacterial pathogens. Most recently, Dr. Cameron completed a Fellowship in Medical and Public Health Microbiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center.


Dr. Cameron has >10 years' experience in microbiology research. His research interests include whole-genome sequencing and comparative genomics of bacterial pathogens. He is currently involved in whole-genome sequencing of SARS-CoV-2.



BSc | Canada - University of British Columbia
Microbiology and Immunology

PhD | Canada - University of British Columbia
Microbiology and Immunology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

2019 - 2021
CPEP Medical and Public Health Microbiology (American Society for Microbiology). University of Rochester Medical Center

2016 - 2019
Post-doctoral Fellowship (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada). University of Calgary

2015 - 2019
Post-doctoral Research Program (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada). Government of Canada

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Journal Articles

Cameron A, Mangat R, Taffner S, Wang J, Dumyati G, Stanton RA, Daniels JB, Campbell D, Lutgring JD, Pecora ND. "Detection of CTX-M-27 ?-lactamase genes on two distinct plasmid types in ST38 from three US states." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy.. 2021 May 10; Epub 2021 May 10.

Angeloni S, Cameron A, Pecora ND, Dunbar S. "A Rapid, Multiplex Dual Reporter IgG and IgM SARS-CoV-2 Neutralization Assay for a Multiplexed Bead-Based Flow Analysis System." Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE.. 2021 Apr 6; (170)Epub 2021 Apr 06.

Zhang YV, Wiencek J, Meng QH, Theel ES, Babic N, Sepiashvili L, Pecora ND, Slev P, Cameron A, Konforte D, . "AACC Practical Recommendations for Implementing and Interpreting SARS-CoV-2 EUA and LDT Serologic Testing in Clinical Laboratories." Clinical chemistry.. 2021 Mar 24; Epub 2021 Mar 24.