Personal profile

Dr. Kumaraswami received his Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. In 2008, Dr. Kumaraswami received the Amgen Award for Basic Science Research from the M.D. Anderson Alumni and Faculty Association. He joined the Center for Molecular and Translational Human Infectious Diseases Research at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute in 2010.

Research interests

Dr. Kumaraswami conducts translational research on the gene regulatory and drug-binding mechanisms of transcription regulators in bacterial pathogens such as Staphylococcus aureus. His research focuses on three major proteins (RopB, RofA, and RocA) that are involved in the coordinated regulation of virulence gene expression and group A streptococci pathogenesis.

Keywords

    Free-text keywords

  • GAS pathogenesis, Staphylococcus Aureus

    Research Area Keywords

  • Infectious Disease & Pathology

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Streptococcus
Concept: Streptococcus
Weight: 100%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Virulence
Concept: Virulence
Weight: 87%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Streptococcus pyogenes
Concept: Streptococcus pyogenes
Weight: 37%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Regulator Genes
Concept: Regulator Genes
Weight: 29%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
yeast proteinase B
Concept: yeast proteinase B
Weight: 28%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins
Concept: Proteins
Weight: 23%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
DNA
Concept: DNA
Weight: 22%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes
Concept: Genes
Weight: 19%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Quorum Sensing
Concept: Quorum Sensing
Weight: 17%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Virulence Factors
Concept: Virulence Factors
Weight: 17%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Research OutputsResearch Output authored by Muthiah Kumaraswami is tagged with the concept

Journals

Infection and Immunity

ISSNs: 0019-9567

American Society for Microbiology

Journal

4

Molecular Microbiology

ISSNs: 0950-382X

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1365-2958

Wiley

Journal

3

The Journal of biological chemistry

ISSNs: 0021-9258

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Inc.

Journal

3

Journal of Bacteriology

ISSNs: 0021-9193

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1098-5530

American Society for Microbiology

Journal

3

Nucleic acids research

ISSNs: 0305-1048, 1362-4962

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1362-4962

Oxford University Press

Journal

2
has published Research OutputsResearch Output by Muthiah Kumaraswami

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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

Weill Cornell Medical College

Organizational unit: Schools & Hospitals

17

Houston Methodist Hospital

Organizational unit: Schools & Hospitals

16

Cancer Center

Organizational unit: Centers of Excellence

1

Department of Nanomedicine

Organizational unit: Departments

1
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Muthiah Kumaraswami

Shared Pub. External Organizations

Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

15

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

External organization: Unknown

10

Baylor College of Medicine

External organization: Unknown

8

Monterrey Institute of Technology

External organization: Unknown

4

Cornell University

External organization: Unknown

3
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Muthiah Kumaraswami

Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Muthiah Kumaraswami

Shared Pub. External co-authors

Nishanth Makthal

External person

14

Anthony R. Flores

External person

6

Richard G. Brennan

External person

5

Hackwon Do

External person

5

Misu Sanson

External person

4
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Muthiah Kumaraswami

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