Recommended Readings: Lars Dietrich, Ph.D.

Monday Lecture Series

Redox-active Antibiotics Control Gene Expression and Community Behavior in Divergent Bacteria

Lars Dietrich, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Monday, March 16, 2009

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:45 p.m.)

Second Floor, Welch Hall

Recommended Articles:

Dietrich, L. E. P., A. Price-Whelan, A. Petersen, M. Whiteley, and D. K. Newman. 2006. The phenazine pyocyanin is a terminal signalling factor in the quorum sensing network of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Molecular Microbiology. 61(5):1308-1321.

Dietrich, L. E. P., T. K. Teal, A. Price-Whelan, and D. K. Newman. 2008. Redox-active antibiotics control gene expression and community behavior in divergent bacteria. Science. 321(5893):1203-1206.

Gorodetsky, A. A., L. E. P. Dietrich, P. E. Lee, B. Demple, D. K. Newman, and J. K. Barton. 2008. DNA binding shifts the redox potential of the transcription factor SoxR. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105(10):3684-3689.

Price-Whelan, A., L. E. P. Dietrich, and D. K. Newman. 2007. Pyocyanin alters redox homeostasis and carbon flux through central metabolic pathways in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA14. Journal of Bacteriology. 189(17):6372-6381.

Price-Whelan, A., L.E.P. Dietrich, and D. K. Newman. 2006. Rethinking ‘secondary’ metabolism: Physiological roles for phenazine antibiotics. Nature Chemical Biology. 2(2):71-78.