Tasha Desai

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Bio

Graduate Activities

  • President of ChBE Graduate Student Advisory Council (2005-2007)
  • Teaching Assistant
    • Process Dynamics and Control (Fall 2005)
    • Mass Transfer and Separation Processes (Spring 2006, Spring 2007)
  • Department Tutor
    • Material and Energy Balances (Fall 2007)
    • Mass transfer (Spring 2008)

Research

  • Studied xylose and arabinose transporters in E. coli (PhD).
  • Studied the transcriptional activator, CRP (MS)

Presentations

  • AIChE 2008
  • ACS 2008
  • AIChE 2007
  • UIUC Symposium 2007
  • AIChE 2006
  • UIUC Symposium 2006

Publications

Desai, T. A., D. A. Rodionov, M. S. Gelfand, E. J. Alm, and C. V. Rao. 2009. Engineering transcription factors with novel DNA-binding specificity using comparative genomics. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 May;37(8):2493-503. Epub 2009 Mar 5.

Contact

tadesai11@gmail.com

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