Lacy Daniels, Ph.D.
and Interim Chair
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
1010 West Avenue B, MSC 131
Kingsville, Texas 78363
Phone: (361) 221-0730
Fax: (361) 221-0793
Education and Post-Graduate Training
Post-doctoral training, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry (1979-1981)
Post-doctoral training, Hydrogenase in Methanogenic Microorganisms, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Biochemistry (1978-1979)
Post-doctoral training, First Postdoc: Department of Microbiology, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands (1978)
Ph.D., Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1978)
M.S., Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1974)
B.A., Biology, University of Texas at Austin (1972)
- Elective on Mycobacterium
Our interests principally deal with Mycobacterium metabolism. We have two main areas of focus: discovery of gene function in Mycobacterium species, and coenzyme F420 metabolism.
D., Daniels, L. and Rawat, M. (2007) “Mycobacterium
smegmatis mc2 155 fbiC and MSMEG_2392 are involved in triphenylmethane dye
decolorization and coenzyme F420 biosynthesis.” Microbiology. 153:2724-2732.
Manjunatha, U.H., Boshoff, H., Dowd, C.S., Zhang, L., Albert, T.J., Norton, J.E., Daniels, L. et al. (2006) “Identification of a nitroimidazo-oxazine-specific protein involved in PA-824 resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.” The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103:431-436.
Choi, K.P., Kendrick, N. and Daniels, L. (2002) “Demonstration that fbiC is required by Mycobacterium bovis BCG for coenzyme F420 and FO biosynthesis.” The Journal of Bacteriology. 184:2420-2428.
Choi, K.P., Bair, T.B., Bae, Y.M. and Daniels, L. (2001) “Use of transposon Tn5367 mutagenesis and a nitroimidazopyran-based selection system to demonstrate a role of fbiA and fbiB in coenzyme F420 biosynthesis by Mycobacterium bovis BCG.” The Journal of Bacteriology. 183:7058-7066.
Purwantini, E. and Daniels, L. (1998) “Molecular analysis of the gene coding for coenzyme F420-dependent glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase from Mycobacterium smegmatis.” The Journal of Bacteriology. 180:2212-2219.
American Academy of Microbiology, 1998
National Institutes of Health review panel, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 1997
Department of Energy review panel on Biological Methanogenesis, 1993
Editorial Board, The Journal of Bacteriology, 1990-1993
Coordinator, Biotechnology Section, Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities World Bank 17 Project in Indonesia, 1987-1993
Chair, National Science Foundation Workshop on Environmental Chemical Processes,
Grant review panel, Office of Naval Research, 1985-1986