Dr. Lu is a Professor of Microbiology at Yunnan University. He received his B.S. degree (1991) from Wuhan University and Ph.D degree (1996) from Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, all in Microbiology. After a postdoctoral fellowship at Public Health Research Institute, New York, he worked as a Research Associate at the same institute until 2004 when he joined the faculty of Microbiology at Yunnan University. Dr. Lu’s scientific interest includes bacterial stress responses and their roles in the development of antibiotic resistance. He has authored or co-authored more than 30 technical publications. Recent Publications: 1. Dorsey-Oresto, A., Lu, T., Mosel, M., Wang, X., Salz, T., Drlica, K. & Zhao, X. YihE Kinase Is a Central Regulator of Programmed Cell Death in Bacteria. Cell Reports 3, 528-537 (2013). 2. Han, X., Li, M., Ding, Z., Zhao, J., Ji, K., Wen, M. & Lu, T. Genome Sequence of Streptomyces auratus Strain AGR0001, a Phoslactomycin-Producing Actinomycete. Journal of Bacteriology 194, 5472-5473 (2012). 3. Yin, M., Lu, T., Zhao, L.X., Chen, Y., Huang, S.X., Lohman, J.R., Xu, L.H., Jiang, C.L. & Shen, B. The missing C-17 O-methyltransferase in geldanamycin biosynthesis. Organic Letters 13, 3726-3729 (2011). 4. Han, X., Geng, J., Zhang, L. & Lu, T. The role of Escherichia coli YrbB in the lethal action of quinolones. The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 66, 323-331 (2011). 5. Han, X., Dorsey-Oresto, A., Malik, M., Wang, J.Y., Drlica, K., Zhao, X. & Lu, T. Escherichia coli genes that reduce the lethal effects of stress. BMC Microbiology 10, 35 (2010).
Biography Updated on 3 December 2013