Daniel Kirienko

Ausubel Lab

Lab Manager

Rice University


About Daniel Kirienko

I study the pathogenic interaction between Pseudomonas aeruginosa (a Gram-negative bacterium) and Caenorhabditis elegans (a small, soil-dwelling nematode). More particularly, I and my colleagues search for novel therapeutics that will aid immunocompromised patients and those with nosocomial infections.

  1. Kirienko NV, Larkins-Ford J, Wählby C, Ruvkun G, Ausubel FM. Pseudomonas aeruginosa disrupts Caenorhabditis elegans iron homeostasis, causing a hypoxic response and death. Cell Host Microbe 2013 Apr 17; 13(4):406-16.

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