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Ramanujam Srinivasan

Ramanujam Srinivasan, Reader - F
Ph.D. in 2006 from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Bacterial Pathogenesis, Cytoskeletal Dynamics and Function
Research Interest
• Cell division and Spatial organization in Bacteria - Bacterial cytoskeleton dynamics, Cytokinetic ring assembly, Regulation of cell division control and anti-bacterials targeting bacterial cytoskeleton.
• Bacterial Metabolism & Biofilms - Molecular pathways by which Bacterial proteases regulate lipid metabolism & biofilm formation.
• Bacterial Pathogenesis - Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial effectors that target and affect Eukaryotic Cytoskeleton.
• Synthetic Biology - Synthetic Protein Polymers: architecture/ landscapes & Evolution of synthetic cytomotive proteins for use in biological & artificial cell systems.
Selected publications
  1. Srinivasan R.* and Balasubrmanian, M. K*. (2014). Bacteria Spring a Surprise. elife. Jun 24;3:e03435. Doi: 10.7554/elife.03435.
  2. Mishra, M.*, Huang, Y.*, Srivastava, P.*, Srinivasan, R.,* Sevugan, M., Shlomovitz, R., Gov, N., Rao, M., and Balasubramanian, M. K. (2012). Cylindrical Cellular Geometry Ensures Fidelity of Division Site Placement in Fission Yeast. J. Cell Sci. 125:3850-3857. (*Equal authorship)
  3. Srinivasan, R., and Mishra, M. (2009) Cell Polarization: It's all about Being in Shape. Curr. Biol. 19:R205-206.
  4. Srinivasan, R.*, Mishra, M.*, Wu, L., Yin, Z., and Balasubramanian, M. K. (2008) The Bacterial Cell Division Protein FtsZ Assembles into Cytoplasmic Rings in Fission Yeast. Genes & Dev. 22:1741-1746. (*Equal authorship)
  5. Srinivasan, R., Mishra, M., Murata-Hori, M., and Balasubramanian, M. K. (2007) Filament formation of the Escherichia coli actin-related protein, MreB, in fission yeast. Curr. Biol. 17: 266-272.

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