Principal Investigator,Professor : Microbial Drug Resistance Group

MI Kaixia
Title:Associate Professor
Dept.:CAS Key Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology
Address:1 Beichen West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, P.R.China
1999-2003 Ph.D. Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1994-1997 M.S. China Agricultural University
1990-1994 B.A. HeiBei Agricultural University
Research Experiences
Principle Investigator, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research Associate, Medicine/Infectious Diseases, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Post-doc, Institute of Biotechnology, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
PhD, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
M.S., College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University
Research Interests
The mechanisms of persistence, antibiotics resist and tolerance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
[1] Tao Jun, Han Jiao, Wu Hanyu, Hu xinling, Deng Jiaoyu, Joy fleming, Anthony maxwell, BI Lijun#, and MI Kaixia#. 2013. Mycobacterium fluoroquinolone resistance protein B, a novel small GTPase, is involved in the regulation of DNA gyrase and drug resistance. Nucleic Acids Research, 41(4): 2370-81
[2] Joshua Drumm*, Kaixia Mi*, Patric Bilder*, Meihao Sun, Jihyeon Lim, Helle Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Randall Basaraba, Melvin So, Guogeng Zhu, JoAnn Tufariello, Angelo Izzo, Ian Orme, Steve Almo, Thomas Leyh, John Chan#, Mycobacterium tuberculosis universial stress protein Rv2623 regulates bacillary growth by ATP-binding: Requirement for Establishing Chronic Persistent Infection, PLoS Pathog 2009, 5(5): e1000460 (*equally contribution)
[3] JoAnn Tufariello#, Kaixia Mi, JiaYong Xu etal. Deletion of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis resuscitation-promoting factor Rv1009 gene results in delayed reactivation from chronic tuberculosis, Infection and Immunity, 2006, 74(5), 2985-2995