Lacy Daniels

Lacy Daniels

Senior Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Rangel College of Pharmacy
3950 North A.W. Grimes Blvd.
Round Rock, Texas   78665

Phone: 512.341.4931

Education and Training

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Post-doctoral training, 1979-1981

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Biochemistry
Hydrogenase in Methanogenic Microorganisms, 1978-1979

University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Department of Microbiology, 1978

University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD, Bacteriology, 1978

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Master of Science in Bacteriology, 1974

University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Arts in Biology, 1972

Teaching Interests

  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Elective on Mycobacterium

Research Interests

  • Discovery of gene function in Mycobacterium species
  • Coenzyme F420 metabolism

Selected Publications

  • Guerra-Lopez, 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 Mycobacteriumtuberculosis.” 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.  

National Service and Recognition

  • Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology, 1998
  • National Institutes of Health review panel, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 1997
  • Chairman, 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
  • Section Chair, National Science Foundation Workshop on Environmental Chemical Processes, 1987
  • Grant review panel, Office of Naval Research, 1985-1986