Sujata Chaudhari, Ph.D.

Department Affiliations
Instructor

Interests
Staphylococcal physiology, metabolism and stress response

Education and Training
B.Sc., Microbiology, University of Pune, Maharashtra, India, 2002
M.Sc., Microbiology, University of Pune, Maharashtra, India, 2004
Ph.D., Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellow, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA, 2011- 2012
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA, 2012 - 2016

National Activities
Member, American Society for Microbiology

Notable Publications
Chaudhari SS, Thomas VC, Sadykov MR, Bose JL, Ahn DJ, Zimmerman MC, Bayles KW. The LysR-type transcriptional regulator, CidR, regulates stationary phase cell death in Staphylococcus aureus. Mol Microbiol. 2016

Gries CM, Sadykov MR, Bulock LL, Chaudhari SS, Thomas VC, Bose JL, Bayles KW. Potassium uptake modulates Staphylococcus aureus metabolism. mSphere. 2016

Windham IH, Chaudhari SS, Bose JL, Thomas VC, Bayles KW. SrrAB modulates Staphylococcus aureus cell death through regulation of cidABC transcription. J Bacteriol. 2016

Thomas VC, Chaudhari SS, Jones J, Zimmerman MC, Bayles KW. Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy to detect reactive oxygen species in Staphylococcus aureus. Bio Protoc. 2015

Chaudhari SS, Noh MY, Moussian B, Specht CA, Kramer KJ, Beeman RW, Arakane Y, Muthukrishnan S. Knickkopf and retroactive proteins are required for formation of laminar serosal procuticle during embryonic development of Tribolium castaneum. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2015

Chaudhari SS, Moussian B, Specht CA, Arakane Y, Kramer KJ, Beeman RW, Muthukrishnan S. Functional specialization among members of Knickkopf family of proteins in insect cuticle organization. PLoS Genet. 2014

Thomas VC, Sadykov MR, Chaudhari SS, Jones J, Endres JL, Widhelm TJ, Ahn JS, Jawa RS, Zimmerman MC, Bayles KW. A central role for carbon-overflow pathways in the modulation of bacterial cell death. PLoS Pathog. 2014

Thomas VC, Kinkead LC, Janssen A, Schaeffer CR, Woods KM, Lindgren JK, Peaster JM, Chaudhari SS, Sadykov M, Jones J, AbdelGhani SM, Zimmerman MC, Bayles KW, Somerville GA, Fey PD. A dysfunctional tricarboxylic acid cycle enhances fitness of Staphylococcus epidermidis during β-lactam stress. MBio. 2013

Chaudhari SS, Arakane Y, Specht CA, Moussian B, Kramer KJ, Muthukrishnan S, Beeman RW. Retroactive maintains cuticle integrity by promoting the trafficking of Knickkopf into the procuticle of Tribolium castaneum. PLoS Genet. 2013

Merzendorfer H, Kim HS, Chaudhari SS, Kumari M, Specht CA, Butcher S, Brown SJ, Manak JR, Beeman RW, Kramer KJ, Muthukrishnan S. Genomic and proteomic studies on the effects of the insect growth regulator diflubenzuron in the model beetle species Tribolium castaneum. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2012

Chaudhari SS, Arakane Y, Specht CA, Moussian B, Boyle DL, Park Y, Kramer KJ, Beeman RW, Muthukrishnan S. Knickkopf protein protects and organizes chitin in the newly synthesized insect exoskeleton. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011

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