SDG 3: Good Health & Well-Being - Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
SDG 4: Quality Education - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities - Reduce inequality within and among countries
SDG 13: Climate Action - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Professor Rao's research focuses on understanding and managing fungal diseases.
- Full list of publications on lab website
- Full list of publications on Google Scholar
- Full list of publications in Scopus
Muñoz, J.F., Delorey, T., Ford, C.B., Li, B.Y., Thompson, D.A., Rao, R.P. and Cuomo, C.A., 2019. Coordinated host-pathogen transcriptional dynamics revealed using sorted subpopulations and single macrophages infected with Candida albicans. Nature communications, 10(1), pp.1-15.
Ford, C.B., Funt, J.M., Abbey, D., Issi, L., Guiducci, C., Martinez, D.A., Delorey, T., yu Li, B., White, T.C., Cuomo, C. and Rao, R.P., 2015. The evolution of drug resistance in clinical isolates of Candida albicans. elife, 4, p.e00662.
Rao, R.P., Hunter, A., Kashpur, O. and Normanly, J., 2010. Aberrant synthesis of indole-3-acetic acid in Saccharomyces cerevisiae triggers morphogenic transition, a virulence trait of pathogenic fungi. Genetics, 185(1), pp.211-220. (Featured in Faculty of 1000)
Prusty, R., Grisafi, P. and Fink, G.R., 2004. The plant hormone indoleacetic acid induces invasive growth in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101(12), pp.4153-4157. (Featured in Faculty of 1000)
Defossez, P.A., Prusty, R., Kaeberlein, M., Lin, S.J., Ferrigno, P., Silver, P.A., Keil, R.L. and Guarente, L., 1999. Elimination of replication block protein Fob1 extends the life span of yeast mother cells. Molecular cell, 3(4), pp.447-455.