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Dr. Dinesh M Fernando

Degree(s): BSc Hon, MSc, PhD

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department: Chemical Biology and Therapeutics

Institution: St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital

Contact Information

Email: f.dinesh@gmail.com
Work Phone: 901-595-8173
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Research Profile

Section Affiliation: Molecular Genetics and Cellular Microbiology

Research Interest:

Postdoctoral: Studying the transporters employed by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and mechanisms of action for novel chemical compounds against this pathogen.

Ph.D. Work: Studying the genetic changes to bacterial mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and virulence in pathogenic gram negative strains. Gene regulation for the expression of efflux systems generated by cross resistance.

Keywords: pathogenic bacteria, drug targets, transporters, antibiotic resistance, structure-function