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Name: MI Kaixia
Title: Associate Professor
Dept.: CAS Key Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology
Tel: +86-10-64806082
E-mail: mik@im.ac.cn
Add.: 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


Awards & Honors:

Selected Publications and Books:

[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 

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