Dainan Mao

Graduate Student 2013-2018
After Mo Lab: Research Scientist, Merck & Co (Rahway, NJ)
Currently: Research Scientist, Ultragenyx (Boston, MA)

Ph.D. Chemistry 2018
B.S. Biology, University of Science & Technology of China
Mo Lab Publications
Mao, D.*; Yoshimura, A.*; Wang, R.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Reporter-Guided Transposon Mutant Selection for Activation of Silent Biosynthetic Gene Clusters in Burkholderia thailandensis. ChemBioChem 2020, 21, 1826–1831.Li, A.*; Mao, D.*; Yoshimura, A.*; Rosen, P. C.; Martin, W. L.; Gallant, É.; Wühr, M.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Multi-Omic Analyses Provide Links between Low-Dose Antibiotic Treatment and Induction of Secondary Metabolism in Burkholderia thailandensis. mBio 2020, 11, e03210-19.

Park, J.-D.*; Moon, K.*; Miller, C.; Rose, J.; Xu, F.; Ebmeier, C. C.; Jacobsen, J. R.; Mao, D.; Old, W. M.; DeShazer, D.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Thailandenes, Cryptic Polyene Natural Products Isolated from Burkholderia thailandensis Using Phenotype-Guided Transposon Mutagenesis. ACS Chem. Biol. 2020, 15, 1195-1203.

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.

Mao, D.; Bushin, L. B.; Moon, K.; Wu, Y.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Discovery of scmR as a Global Regulator of Secondary Metabolism and Virulence in Burkholderia thailandensis E264. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2017, 114, E2920-E2928.

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.


Princeton ACS Graduate Student Speaker Award (2017)