Dr Carol Davies-Sala


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Epidemiology, genomics and antimicrobial resistance of bacteria

I am a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at the institute. I am interested in AMR determinants, their spread and evolution as well as in new antimicrobial strategies.

Key Publications

Davies-Sala C, Jani S, Zorreguieta A, Tolmasky ME. Identification of the Acinetobacter baumannii Ribonuclease P Catalytic Subunit: Cleavage of a Target mRNA in the Presence of an External Guide Sequence. Front Microbiol. 2018 Oct 8;9:2408. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02408. eCollection 2018.

Davies-Sala C, Soler-Bistué A, Bonomo RA, Zorreguieta A, Tolmasky ME. External guide sequence technology: a path to development of novel antimicrobial therapeutics. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2015 Sep;1354:98-110. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12755. Epub 2015 Apr 9.

Sala CD, Soler-Bistué AJ, Korprapun L, Zorreguieta A, Tolmasky ME. Inhibition of cell division induced by external guide sequences (EGS Technology) targeting ftsZ. PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e47690. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047690. Epub 2012 Oct 23.

Jani S, Jackson A, Davies-Sala C, Chiem K, Soler-Bistué A, Zorreguieta A, Tolmasky ME. Assessment of External Guide Sequences’ (EGS) Efficiency as Inducers of RNase P-Mediated Cleavage of mRNA Target Molecules. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1737:89-98. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7634-8_6.

Orellana E., Davies Sala C., Guerrero L. D., Vardé I., Altina M., Lorenzo M. C., Figuerola E. L., Pontiggia R. M., Erijman L.. (2019)

Microbiome network analysis of co-occurrence patterns in anaerobic co-digestion of sewage sludge and food waste.

Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 79, 1956-1965

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