Mary Ashley Hudson

Graduate Student
Lockless Lab

Email: mhudson@bio.tamu.edu

Education

  • B.S. Biology, St. Edward’s University, TX.  2015
  • Ph.D. Biology, In Progress, Texas A&M University.
  • Microbiology
  • Bacterial ion channels
  • Bacterial membrane potential modulation
  • Bacterial transport systems

Publications:

Hudson MA, Siegele DA, Lockless SW. 2020. Use of a fluorescence-based assay to measure Escherichia coli membrane potential changes in high throughput. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 64:e00910-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00910-20.

Zhang H, Pan Y, Hu L, Hudson MA, et al. 2020. TrkA undergoes a tetramer-to-dimer conversion to open TrkH which enables changes in membrane potential. Nature Communications. 11(1):547. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-14240-9.

Presentations:

March 2020 “A chemical genetics approach for probing bacterial membrane potential modulation”                                                                                                            Texas A&M Graduate Student Seminar Series, College Station, TX

February 2020 “Membrane potential modulators as putative antimicrobial targets”
Texas A&M Life Sciences Recruitment Symposium, College Station, TX

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

February 2020 “A chemical genetics approach for probing bacterial membrane potential modulation”
Hudson MA, Baker D, Meek TD, Sacchettini JC, Lockless SW Texas A&M Life Sciences Recruitment Symposium, College Station, TX

June 2019 “Characterizing the functional role of a prokaryotic K+ channel
Beagle SD, Hudson MA, Siegele DA, Lockless SW. American Society for Microbiology Microbe Conference, San Francisco, CA

October 2019 “Identification of compounds that alter E. coli membrane potential”
Texas A&M Student and Post-Doc Research Conference, College Station, TX