Sujatha Srinivasan, PhD

Dr. Sujatha Srinivasan PhD
Staff Scientist

Sujatha Srinivasan, PhD

Principal Staff Scientist, Fredricks Lab
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch

Mail Stop: E4-100

Research focus includes ecology of human microbial communities, impact of bacterial interactions on health and disease, molecular diagnosis of bacterial pathogens and bacterial adaptive responses.


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

Dr. Srinivasan is a member of the Fredricks Lab.