Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University, 2001 in molecular biology & microbiology; Postdoctoral (Ellison Medical Foundation Fellow of the LSRF) with Dr. John Mekalanos, Harvard Medical School, 2008
Bacterial Pathogenesis, Microbial Stress Responses
- Pathogenesis of Vibrio cholerae, the causative agent of cholera
- Effects of aquatic and human environments on virulence gene regulation in V. cholerae
- Microbial Stress Responses in V. cholerae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa
- Biofilm formation
He, H., Cooper, J.N., Mishra, A. and Raskin, D.M. 2012. Stringent response regulation of biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae. J. Bacteriol. 194:2962-2972.
Raskin, D.M., Judson, N., and Mekalanos, J.J. 2007. Regulation of the stringent response is the essential function of the conserved bacterial G protein CgtA in Vibrio cholerae. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104:4636-4641.
Raskin, D.M., Seshadri, R., Pukatzki, S.U., and Mekalanos, J.J. 2006. Bacterial genomics and pathogen evolution. Cell 124:703-714.