Title Environmental signals that regulate GBS virulence
Grant Recipient(s)
Grant Recipient(s)
Name Lakshmi Rajagopal, PhD
URL Lakshmi Rajagopal, PhD
Granted By NIH/NIAID (PI)
Awarded Date 9 1 2013 To 8 31 2015
Amount 150,000 annual direct costs
Using human placenta and a guinea pig model of intrauterine infection, the objective of this proposal is to define environmental signals that activate virulence gene expression for ascending GBS infection and fetal injury.