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Dr. Jaiyanth Daniel

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Assistant Professor


  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, 1994, M.S. 
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2001, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Dr. Daniel studies the lipid metabolic pathways that enable Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB), to enter a state of dormancy and become tolerant to antibiotics resulting in latent TB infection. Current interests include: Molecular biology of microbial lipid droplet metabolism, protein-lipid interactions, fatty acid transport, lipid biochemistry, microbial dormancy and antibiotic tolerance.