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Dr. Basit Yousuf
Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Department: Centre for Innovation
Institution: Canadian Blood Services
Ottawa, Ontario K1G4J5
Work Phone: 6137392112
Section Affiliation: Infections and Immunity
My research interest is on understanding the molecular mechanisms of virulence in bacterial pathogens in relation with quorum sensing, biofilm formation and antibiotic resistance. Moreover, I am focussing my research on host-bacterial pathogen interactions, host cellular immune response to bacterial infections and development of alternative non-antibiotic therapeutic options.
Keywords: Biofilm formation, Antibiotic resistance, Quorum sensing, small RNA Regulation of RNA-Mediated Regulation in Pathogenic Bacteria, Host immune response