Bethany Okada

Graduate Student 2014-2018
After Mo Lab: Research Scientist, Sirenas (San Diego, CA)
Currently: Research Scientist, Lassogen (San Diego, CA)

Ph.D. Chemistry 2018
B.S. Chemistry, Mount Holyoke
bokada@princeton.edu
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Mo Lab Publications
Li, A.; Okada, B. K.; Rosen, P. C.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Piperacillin Triggers Virulence Factor Biosynthesis via the Oxidative Stress Response in Burkholderia thailandensis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2021, 118, e2021483118.
Okada, B. K.; Li, A.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Identification of the Hypertension Drug Guanfacine as an Anti-virulence Agent in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. ChemBioChem 2019, 20, 2005-2011.
Mao, D.*; Okada, B. K.*; Wu, Y.*; Xu, F.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Recent Advances in Activating Silent Biosynthetic Gene Clusters in Bacteria. Curr. Opin. Microbiol. 201845, 156-163.

Okada, B. K.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Antibiotic Dialogues: Induction of Silent Biosynthetic Gene Clusters by Exogenous Small Molecules. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 2017, 41, 19–33.

Okada, B. K.*; Wu, Y.*; Mao, D.; Bushin, L. B.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Mapping the Trimethoprim-Induced Secondary Metabolome of Burkholderia thailandensisACS Chem. Biol. 201611, 2124–2130.

Awards

Eli Lilly-Edward C. Taylor Fellowship in Chemistry (2017)

Hubbel Prize for Best Third Year Seminar (2016)

Pickering Teaching Award (2015)