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Molly M. Leung

Molly M. Leung


Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2010

Current position

Post-doctorate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA


  1. Leung, M. M., Brimacombe, C. A. and Beatty, J. T. (2013). Transcriptional regulation of the Rhodobacter capsulatus response regulator CtrA. Microbiology 159(Pt 1): 96-106.
  2. Leung, M. M., Brimacombe, C. A., Spiegelman, G. B. and Beatty, J. T. (2012). The GtaR protein negatively regulates transcription of the gtaRI operon and modulates gene transfer agent (RcGTA) expression in Rhodobacter capsulatus. Mol Microbiol 83(4): 759-774.
  3. Leung, M. M., Florizone, S. M., Taylor, T. A., Lang, A. S. and Beatty, J. T. (2010). The gene transfer agent of Rhodobacter capsulatus. Adv Exp Med Biol 675: 253-264.
  4. Tuschak, C., Leung, M. M., Beatty, J. T. and Overmann, J. (2005). The puf operon of the purple sulfur bacterium Amoebobacter purpureus: structure, transcription and phylogenetic analysis. Arch Microbiol 183(6): 431-443.
Protocols by Molly M. Leung
  1. Construction of Chromosomal In-Frame Deletion Mutants in Rhodobacter capsulatus
  2. Rhodobacter capsulatus Gene Transfer Agent Transduction Assay
  3. Bacterial Conjugation in Rhodobacter capsulatus