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Anuradha Janakiraman

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Anuradha Janakiraman

Sharon D. Cosloy Associate Professor


Bacterial cytokinesis, Bacterial tyrosine kinase signaling, Shigella pathogenesis

CDI-12316, CDI-13378
85 St Nicholas Terrace

New York , NY 10027
Office Phone: (212) 650-8553


  1. Postdoc. Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2006
  2. Ph.D. in Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001


A. Janakiraman. 2015. The molecular role of the polar outer membrane protein IcsA (VirG) in Shigella actin-based motility. In Shigella: Molecular and Cellular Biology. Ed. W. Picking. Horizon Press. In press.

Huang KH, J. Durand-Heredia, A. Janakiraman. 2013. FtsZ-ring stability: of bundles, tubules, crosslinks and curves. J. Bacteriol. 195(9):1859-68.

Durand-Heredia J., E. Rivkin, G. Fan, J. Morales and A. Janakiraman. 2012. Identification of ZapD as a cell division factor that promotes the assembly of FtsZ in Escherichia coli. J. Bacteriol.,194(12):3189-98.

Fixen, K.R., A. Janakiraman, S.J. Garrity, D. J. Slade, A. N. Gray, N. Karahan, A. Hochschild, and M.B. Goldberg. 2012. Genetic reporter system for positioning of proteins at the bacterial pole. mBio v3(2):e00251-11.

Durand-Heredia J., H. H. Yu, S. De Carlo, C. F. Lesser, and A. Janakiraman. 2011. Identification and characterization of ZapC, a stabilizer of the FtsZ-ring in Escherichia coli. J. Bacteriol., 193(6): 1405-1413.

Janakiraman, A., K.R. Fixen, A.N. Gray, H. Niki and M.B. Goldberg. 2009. Genome-scale proteomic screen identifies role for DnaK in chaperoning of polar autotransporters in Shigella. J. Bacteriol., 191 (20):6300-6311

Nie L, Y. Ren, A. Janakiraman, S. Smith, and H.A. Schulz. 2008. A novel paradigm of fatty acid beta-oxidation exemplified by the thioesterase-dependent partial degradation of conjugated linoleic acid that fully supports growth of Escherichia coli. Biochemistry. 47(36):9618-26

Ikeda, J.*, A. Janakiraman*, D.G. Kehres, M.E. Maguire and J. M. Slauch. 2005. Transcriptional regulation of sitABCD of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium by MntR and Fur. J. Bacteriol., 187 (3):912-922. * Co-first authors

Janakiraman, A. and M. B. Goldberg. 2004. Recent advances on the development of bacterial poles. Trends Microbiol., 12 (11): 518-525.

Janakiraman, A. and M.B. Goldberg. 2004. Evidence for polar positional information in E. coli independent of cell division and nucleoid occlusion. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 101(3): 835-840.

Brandon, L.D., N. Goehring, A. Janakiraman, A.W. Yan, T. Wu, Beckwith J, and M.B. Goldberg. 2003. IcsA, a polarly localized autotransporter with an atypical signal peptide, uses the Sec apparatus for secretion, although the Sec apparatus is circumferentially distributed. Mol. Microbiol., 50(1): 45-60.

Kehres, D.G., A. Janakiraman, J.M. Slauch and M.E. Maguire. 2002. SitABCD is the alkaline Mn2+ transporter of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium. J. Bacteriol., 184: 3159-66.

Kehres, D.G., A. Janakiraman, J.M. Slauch and M.E. Maguire. 2002. Regulation of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium mntH transcription by H2O2, Fe2+, and Mn2+. J. Bacteriol., 184: 3151-58.

Ellermeier, C.D., A. Janakiraman, and J.M. Slauch. 2002. Construction of targeted single copy lac fusions using Lambda Red and FLP-mediated site-specific recombination in bacteria. Gene, 290: 153-61.

Janakiraman, A. and J.M. Slauch. 2000. The putative iron transport system SitABCD encoded on SPI1 is required for the full virulence of Salmonella typhimurium. Mol Microbiol., 35: 1147-57.