Sujatha Srinivasan, PhD

Staff Scientist, Fredricks Lab
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division


University of New South Wales, 2001, PhD (Microbiology)
University of New South Wales, 1994, BS, Honors (Microbiology)
St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science, 1992, BS (Microbiology, Chemistry, Botany)

Research Interests

  • Ecology of human microbial communities
  • Impact of bacterial interactions on health and disease
  • Molecular diagnosis of bacterial pathogens
  • Bacterial adaptive responses

Current Projects

  • Cultivation-independent methods to detect and identify vaginal bacteria
  • The role of uncultivated bacteria in bacterial vaginosis
  • Novel computational tools for studying the human microbiome
  • Novel cultivation methods for the domestication of vaginal bacteria
  • Vaginal health and risk of HIV-1 acquisition in Kenyan women

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Sujatha Srinivasan

Contact Information

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Mail Stop E4-100