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Eshwar Mahenthiralingam

Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Cardiff University
  • Cardiff University
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  • United Kingdom

About Eshwar Mahenthiralingam

I am interested pathogenesis and ecology of bacterial opportunistic pathogens, ranging from Pseudomonas aeruginosa to mycobacteria, with a major focus on Burkholderia bacteria. I have used molecular microbiology strategies to understand how these bacteria cause diseases or carry out beneficial interactions. My current research is focussed on: (i) understanding and diagnosing microbial lung infections in people with cystic fibrosis, and (ii) exploiting the ability of Burkholderia bacteria to produce novel antibiotics and mediate environmentally beneficial interactions.

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Antimicrobials and resistance Applied microbiology Clinical microbiology Epidemiology Microbial genetics Industrial microbiology Infectious diseases Microbiomes

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