Brinsmade Lab
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Lack of CodY leads to biofilm formation in S. aureus
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The Brinsmade Lab is in Regents Hall, which opened in the Summer of 2012
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Cherry blossoms and the Washington Monument as seen from the Tidal Basin
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Single cell analysis of S. aureus gene expression during infection
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Jefferson Memorial and cherry blossoms as seen from the Tidal Basin
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We study how bacterial physiology and pathogenesis are intertwined
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CodY blocks virulence gene expression when nutrients are abundant
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Fluorescently-labeled cells help reveal the mechanism of clumping in codY mutants

Welcome to the Brinsmade Lab at Georgetown University!

We are located in the Department of Biology. Research in the Brinsmade Laboratory seeks to understand how bacteria control pathogenesis using nutritional and host cues during infection. Currently we are focused on the Gram-positive, opportunistic pathogen Staphylococcus aureus.

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Brinsmade Laboratory
Department of Biology, Georgetown University

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Georgetown University
Department of Biology
301A Regents Hall
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington, DC 20057-1229

Shaun Brinsmade, PhD
Assistant Professor

Office: (202) 687-6549
sb1344@georgetown.edu