Ankur Dalia

Ankur Dalia

Professor, Biology


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Tufts University, 2011-2015
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2011


Dalia TN, Yoon SH, Galli E, Barre FX, Waters CM, Dalia AB*. Enhancing multiplex genome editing by natural transformation (MuGENT) via inactivation of ssDNA exonucleases. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 May 31. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx496.

Klancher CA, Hayes CA, Dalia AB*. The nucleoid occlusion protein SlmA is a direct transcriptional activator of chitobiose utilization in Vibrio cholerae. PLoS Genet. 2017 Jul 6;13(7):e1006877.

Dalia AB*. RpoS is required for natural transformation of Vibrio cholerae through regulation of chitinases. Environ Microbiol. 2016 Nov;18(11):3758-3767.

Dalia TN, Hayes CA, Stolyar S, Marx CJ, McKinlay JB, Dalia AB*. Multiplex Genome Editing by Natural Transformation (MuGENT) for Synthetic Biology in Vibrio natriegens. ACS Synth Biol. 2017 Jun 6. doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.7b00116.

Hayes CA, Dalia TN, Dalia AB*. Systematic genetic dissection of chitin degradation and uptake in Vibrio cholerae. Environ Microbiol. 2017 Jul 28. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13866.

Hayes CA, Dalia TN, Dalia AB*. Systematic genetic dissection of PTS in Vibrio cholerae uncovers a novel glucose transporter and a limited role for PTS during infection of a mammalian host. Mol Microbiol. 2017 May;104(4):568-579.

Dalia AB, Seed KD, Calderwood SB, Camilli A. A globally distributed mobile genetic element inhibits natural transformation of Vibrio cholerae. PNAS. 2015 Aug 18;112(33):10485-90.

Dalia AB, McDonough E, Camilli A. Multiplex genome editing by natural transformation. PNAS. 2014 Jun 17;111(24):8937-42.

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