Dr. A. C. Matin

Dr. A. C. Matin
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology Department of Microbiology & Immunology Stanford University School of Medicine,USA.
He holds his PhD in microbiology from University of California Los Angeles. He is currently working as a professor in Department of Microbiology and Immunology, West Stanford University School of Medicine.. He is working in Standford University since 1975
Research Interest
Biology and physiology of mixotrophy ? Biophysical basis of acidophilism ? Starvation responses at the cellular level ? Molecular basis of starvation response and starvation-mediated general resistance ? Use of starvation promoters in environmental biotechnology ? Bacterial multidrug resistance ? Novel mechanisms of bacterial antibiotic resistance ? Role of G proteins in starvation and motility ? Molecular strategies for heavy metal and radionuclide remediation ? Discovery of an imagable cancer prodrug ? Discovery of a new enzyme for prodrug cancer chemotherapy and its improvement ? Biomolecular imaging ? Novel drug delivery methods ? Development of heritable contrast agent for molecular resonance imaging ? Use of extracellular vesicles (exosomes) for specific gene and drug delivery to tumors