Amir Hassan
PhD Student

Research Activities

Genome-wide adaptive mechanisms used by Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria to adapt and persist in the stressing environment of the lung of cystic fibrosis patients during long-term colonization.

Selected Publications

Hassan AA, Vitorino MV, Rodrigues MS, Sá-Correia I (submitted) Variation of Burkholderia cenocepacia cell wall morphology and mechanical properties during cystic fibrosis lung infection, assessed by atomic force microscopy, Scientific Reports. SREP-18-36574.

Hassan AA, Maldonado RF, Dos Santos SC, Di Lorenzo F, Silipo A, Coutinho CP, Cooper VS, Molinaro A, Valvano MA, Sá-Correia I (2017) Structure of O-antigen and hybrid biosynthetic locus in Burkholderia cenocepacia clonal variants recovered form a cystic fibrosis patient, Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:1027. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01027.

Elfarash A, Dingemans J, Ye L, Hassan AA, Craggs M, Reimmann C, Thomas MS, Cornelis P (2014) Pore-forming pyocin S5 utilizes the FptA ferripyochelin receptor to kill Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Microbiology. 160:261-269. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.070672-0.


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