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Biography

Dr. Kangmin Duan

University of Manitoba, Canada


Email: duank@cc.umanitoba.ca


Qualifications

1999 Ph.D., Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales
1986 M.Sc., Microbiology, Northwest University
1983 B.Sc., Microbiology, Northwest University


Publications (Selected)

  1. Liang, H., J. Duan, C.D. Sibley, M. Surette, and K. Duan*. (2011) Identification of mutants with altered phenazine production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa J. Med. Microbiol. 60 (1): 22-34.
  2. Yang, L., L. Chen, L. Shen, M. Surette, K. Duan*. (2011)Inactivation of MuxABC-OpmB transporter system inPseudomonas aeruginosaleads to increased ampicillin and carbenicillin resistance and decreased virulence. J. Microbiol 49:107-114.
  3. Liang, H., W. Kong, J. Duan, and K. Duan*. (2011) Regulation of T3SS by pmpR in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Sci. China Life-Sciences. Accepted. Doi:10.1360/052010-153.
  4. Chen, L., Wang W., W. Sun, M. Surette, and K. Duan*. (2010) Characterization of a cryptic plasmid in Pseudomonassp. and utilization of its temperature-sensitive derivatives for genetic manipulation. Plasmid 64 (2): 110-117 (*corresponding author).
  5. Chen, L. L. Yang, X. Zhao and K. Duan*. (2010) Identification of Pseudomonas aeruginosa genes associated with antibiotic susceptibility. Sci. China Life-Sciences. 53:1247-1251.
  6. Liang, H., L. Li, W. Kong, L. Shen, and K. Duan*. (2009) Identification of a potential regulator of the quorum-sensing systems in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 239:196–204 (*corresponding author).
  7. Wei, Y., Z. Li, B. Chen, H. Liang, and K. Duan*. (2009)Characterization of theorf1-tolQRAoperon in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Microbiol. Immunol. 53 (6): 309-318.
  8. Song, J., H. Fang, and K. Duan (2009) Charactering Gene Expressions Based on Their Temporal Observations. J. Biomed. Biotechnol. doi: 10.1155/2009/357937.
  9. Zhang Y. and K. Duan*. (2009) Glutathione exhibits antibacterial activity and increases tetracycline efficacy against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Science in China Series C: Life Sciences. 52(6) 501-505.
  10. Shen L., D. Zhang, H. Liang, and K. Duan*(2009) Genomic investigation of the roles of antibiotics as signals molecules in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. ICBBE (IEEE Xplore) DOI:10.1109/ICBBE.2009.5162882.
  11. Duan, K. and C. D. Sibley, C. J. Davidson, and M. Surette, (2009) Chemical interactions between microorganisms in microbial communities Contributions to Microbiology 16:1–17.
  12. Shen L., Y. Shi., D. Zhang, J. Wei, M. G. Surette, and K. Duan*. (2008) Modulation of secreted virulence factor genes by subinhibitory concentrations of antibiotics in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J. Microbiol. 46:441-447.
  13. Liang, H., L. Li, Z. Dong, M. Surette, and K. Duan*. (2008) The YebC family protein PA0964 negatively regulates Pseudomonasquinolone signal (PQS) system and pyocyanin production. J. Bacteriol.190:6217-6227.
  14. Sibley, C.D., M. Parkins, D. G. Storey, H. Rabin, K. Duan, C. Norgaard, and M. G. Surette. (2008) A polymicrobial perspective of pulmonary infections exposes an enigmatic pathogen in cystic fibrosis patients. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 105: 15070-15075.
  15. Duan, K. and M. Surette. (2007) Environmental regulation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 lasandrhlquorum sensing systems. J. Bacteriol. 189: 4827-4836.
  16. Sibley C. D., K. Duan, M. Parkins, D. Storey, H. R. Rabin, and M. G. Surette. (2007) Polymicrobial interactions in CF: synergies and antagonisms in host response. Pediatric Pulmonology42, S30:150-151.
  17. Duan, K., C. Dammel, J. Stein, H. Rabin, M. G. Surette, (2003) Modulation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa gene expression by host microflora through interspecies communication. Mol. Microbiol. 50:1477-1491.
  18. Duan, K., E. R. LaFontaine, S. Majumdar and P. A. Sokol. (2000) RegA, iron, and growth phase regulate expression of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa tol-oprLgene cluster. J. Bacteriol. 182:2077-2087.
  19. Duan, K., S. Kim and N. W. Dunn, (1999) Rapid plasmid DNA isolation from Lactococcus lactisusing overnight cultures. Biotech. Techniques13:519-521.
  20. Duan, K., C.-Q. Liu, Y. Liu, J. Ren and N. W. Dunn. (1999) Nucleotide sequence and thermostability of pND324, a 3.6-kb plasmid from Lactococcus lactis. Appl. Microbiol. Biotech. 55:36-42.
  21. Duan, K., C.-Q. Liu, S. Supple and N. W. Dunn. (1998) Involvement of antisense RNA in replication control of the lactococcal plasmid pND324. FEMS Microbiol. Letters. 164:419-426.
  22. Duan, K., M. L. Harvey, C.-Q. Liu and N. W. Dunn. (1996) Identification and characterization of a mobilizing plasmid, pND300, inLactococcus lactis M189 and its encoded in resistance determinant. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 81:493-500.
  23. Liu, C.-Q., K. Duan and N. W. Dunn. (1997) Cloning and sequence analysis of a plasmid replicon form Lactococcus lactissubsp. cremorisFG2. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 43:75-80.