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Kalpa Mehta
  • Research scientist, UT Austin
Research focus
  • Microbial Bioscience
  • Microbiology, Preservative testing, Antimicrobial testing, Cellulose Genetics

Education

PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2012

Lab information

Dr. R Malcolm, Brown Jr's Lab
http://www.botany.utexas.edu/lab/

Publications

1. Mehta, K., Pfeffer, S. & Brown, R.M. Cellulose (2015) 22: 119. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-014-0521-y (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10570-014-0521-y)

2. Pfeffer S, Mehta K, Brown RM, Jr. 2016. Complete genome sequence of Gluconacetobacter hansenii strain NQ5 (ATCC 53582), an efficient producer of bacterial cellulose. Genome Announc 4(4):e00785-16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00785-16.
(http://genomea.asm.org/content/4/4/e00785-16.short)

3. Pfeffer S, Mehta K, Brown RM, Jr. 2016. Complete genome sequence of a Gluconacetobacter hansenii ATCC 23769 isolate, AY201, producer of bacterial cellulose and important model organism for the study of cellulose biosynthesis. Genome Announc 4(4):e00808-16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00808-16.
( http://genomea.asm.org/content/4/4/e00808-16.short)

4. The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Scholar Works. UT Library https://repositories.lib.utexas.edu/handle/2152/ETD-UT-2012-05-5198

5. Synergistic compositions of dehydroacetic acid and methods for reducing yellowing in various end-user applications,
patent WO2016154511 A1 (http://google.com/patents/WO2016154511A1?cl=ja)

6. Synergistic preservative compositions (https://www.google.com/patents/WO2016164555A1?cl=en)