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Research Interests

Our laboratory investigates the pathogenesis of the multidrug resistant gram-negative bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii, and Klebsiella pneumonia. We focus on virulence factors such as the type III secretion, an apparatus that injects toxins directly into host cells. Other interests are the use of genomic approaches for the identification of novel virulence determinants and the development of novel translational approaches to treat bacterial infections. Our studies utilize a broad range of techniques, including molecular and cellular assays as well as animal models and epidemiologic studies on human populations.

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease

Training Experience

1994Internship, University of Minnesota Medical Center
1994Residency, University of Minnesota Medical Center
1996Fellowship, Univ. of CA-San Francisco Med. Ctr.
1998Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Minnesota

… → 1992

PhD, University of Minnesota

… → 1990

Research interests

  • Infectious Diseases: Bacteria
  • Microbiology

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  • Research Output

    Complete genome sequence of klebsiella pneumoniae strain TK421, a conjugative hypervirulent isolate

    Kochan, T. J., Ozer, E. A., Pincus, N. B., Fitzpatrick, M. A. & Hauser, A. R., Jan 16 2020, In : Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9, 3, e01408-19.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Scopus citations

    A review of the clinical pharmacokinetics of polymyxin b

    Avedissian, S. N., Liu, J., Rhodes, N. J., Lee, A., Pais, G. M., Hauser, A. R. & Scheetz, M. H., Mar 2019, In : Antibiotics. 8, 1, 31.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3 Scopus citations

    Diversity of Contact-Dependent Growth Inhibition Systems of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    Allen, J. P. & Hauser, A. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of bacteriology. 201, 14, e00776-18.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Draft genome sequence of pseudomonas aeruginosa strain BWH047, a sequence type 235 multidrug-resistant clinical isolate expressing high levels of colistin resistance

    Bachta, K. E. R., Ozer, E. A., Pandit, A., Marty, F. M., Mekalanos, J. J. & Hauser, A. R., Jul 18 2019, In : Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8, 29, e00623-19.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access