Publications and Presentations

Google Scholars ProfileSriram Varahan

Wellcome DBT IA funded publications:

1) Varahan S, Walvekar A, Sinha V, Krishna S, Laxman S. (2019). Metabolic constraints drive self-organization of specialized cell groups. eLife e46735. doi: 10.7554/eLife.46735. [Pubmed].

Research Highlights:

eLife Digest: Making the most of what’s around.

India Alliance Fellow's Research: A simple sugar enables division of labour within groups of cells in a cell community

inStem Research Spotlight: Study reveals metabolic constraints that control how groups of cells specialise and become interdependent

HINDU Newspaper: How simple cells organise into varied communities


Doctoral publications:

6) Varahan S, Hancock LE. (2016). To defend or not to defend: That’s the question. mSphere 1(3):e00127-16. doi:10.1128/mSphere.00127-16. [Pubmed].

5) Gilmore MS, Rauch M, Ramsey MM, Himes PR, Varahan S, Manson JM, Lebreton F, Hancock LE. (2015). Pheromone killing of multidrug resistant Enterococcus faecalis strain V583 by commensal strains. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jun 9;112(23):7273-8. [Pubmed].

4) Varahan S, Harms N, Gilmore MS, Tomich JM, Hancock LE. (2014). An ABC transporter is required for secretion of peptide sex pheromones in Enterococcus faecalis. mBio. 5(5):e01726-14.doi:10.1128/mBio.01726-14. [Pubmed].

3) Teixeira N, Varahan S, Gorman MJ, Palmer KL, Zaidman-Remy A, Yokohata R, Nakayama J, Hancock LE, Jacinto A, Gilmore MS, de Fátima Silva Lopes M. (2013). Drosophila host model reveals new Enterococcus faecalis quorum-sensing associated virulence factors. PLoS ONE. May;8(5):e64740.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064740. [Pubmed].

2) Varahan S, Iyer VS, Moore WT, Hancock LE. (2013). Eep confers lysozyme resistance to Enterococcus faecalis via the activation of the ECF sigma factor, SigV. Journal of Bacteriology. Jul;195(14):3125-34. doi:10.1128/JB.00291-13. [Pubmed].

Research Highlight: Research targets bacteria behind hospital-acquired infections.

1) Shishido SN, Varahan S, Yuan K, Li X, Fleming SD. (2012). Humoral Innate Immune Response and Disease. Clinical Immunology. Aug;144(2):142-58. doi: 10.1016/j.clim.2012.06.002. [Pubmed].