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  • Yuan, H., S.C. Chai, C.K. Lam, H.H. Xu and Q.Z. Ye. 2011. Two methionine aminopeptidases from Acinetobacter baumannii are functional enzymes. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters 21: 3395-8.

  • Golanbar, G.D., G.D. Golanbar, C.K. Lam, Y. Chu, C. Cueva, S.W. Tan, I. Silva and H.H. Xu. 2011. Phenotypic and molecular characterization of Acinetobacter clinical isolates obtained from inmates of California correctional facilities. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 49: 2121-31.

  • Xu, H.H. 2010. Assay development for antimicrobial drug discovery. In A Practical Guide to Assay Development and High-Throughput Screening in Drug Discovery, edited by T. Chen. Boca Raton: Taylor and Francis.

  • Peng, Y., C. Wang, H.H. Xu, Y.N. Liu and F. Zhou. 2010. Binding of a-synuclein with Fe3+ and with Fe2+ and biological implications of the resultant complexes. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 104: 365-370.

  • Xu, H.H., J.D. Trawick, R.J. Haselbeck, R.A. Forsyth, R.T. Yamamoto, R. Archer, J. Patterson, M. Allen, J.M. Froelich, I. Taylor, D. Nakaji, R. Maile, K. GC, M. Pilcher, V. Brown-Driver, M. McCarthy, A. Files, D. Robbins, P. King, S. Sillaots, C. Malone, C.S. Zamudio, T. Roemer, L. Wang, P. Youngman and D. Wall. 2010. Staphylococcus aureus TargetArray: Comprehensive differential essential gene expression as a mechanistic tool to profile antibacterials. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 54: 3659-3670.

  • Valentine, S.C., D. Contreras, S. Tan, L.J. Real, S. Chu and H.H. Xu. 2008. Phenotypic and molecular characterization of Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates from nosocomical outbreaks in Los Angeles County, California. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 46: 2499-2507.

  • Piyasena, M.E., L.J. Real, R.A. Diamond, H.H. Xu and F.A. Gomez. 2008. Magnetic microsphere-based methods to study the interaction of teicoplanin with peptides and bacteria. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 392: 877-886.

  • Xu, H.H., L.J. Real and M.W. Bailey. 2006. An array of Escherichia coli clones over-expressing essential proteins: an new strategy of identifying cellular targets of potent antibacterial compounds. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 349: 1250-1257.

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Educational Background

  • 1992 – Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minnesota (Microbial Genetics)

  • 1988 – M.S., Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio (Environmental Microbiology)

  • 1982 – B.S., Wuhan University, Wuhan, China (Microbiology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2011 – CSU Wang Family Faculty Fellowship, California State University System

  • 2011 – Andreoli Faculty Service Award, CSUPERB

  • 2010 – Associate Professor of Microbiology, California State University, Los Angeles

  • 2003 – Associate Director of Microbiology, Adaptive Therapeutics, Inc.

  • 1999-2002 – Senior Scientist/Project Manager, Elitra Pharmaceuticals

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Chen, W – National Research Council, Canada

  • Chu, S – LA County Public Health Laboratory

  • Gomez, F – California State University, Los Angeles

  • Osby, M – LAC+USC Medical Center

  • Sherman, D – University of Michigan

  • Ye, Q – Indiana University School of Medicine

  • Zhou, F – California State University, Los Angeles

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