Megan Kelly

Heitman – Lab Members

megan-kellyMSTP Graduate Student
315 CARL Building
Box 3546, DUMC
Durham, NC 27710


Research Interest:

Chemical biology, drug development, infectious diseases

Personal Interests:

Dancing, reading, being outside

Publications List (if applicable):

Kelly M, Su C-Y, Schaber C, Crowley JR, Hsu F-F, Carlson JR, Odom AR. 2015. Malaria parasites produce volatile mosquito attractants. mBio 6(2):e00235-15. doi:10.1128/mBio.00235-15.

Ann M. Guggisberg*, Jooyoung Park*, Rachel L. Edwards, Megan L. Kelly, Dana M. Hodge, Niraj H. Tolia, Audrey R. Odom. “A sugar phosphatase regulates the methylerythritol phosphate (MEP) pathway in malaria parasites.” Nature communications 5 (2014). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5467 *Authors contributed equally.

Ruth Howe*, Megan Kelly*, John Jimah, and Audrey Odom, MD, PhD. “Isoprenoid biosynthesis inhibition disrupts Rab5 localization and food vacuolar integrity in Plasmodium falciparum“. Eukaryotic Cell. ( Feb. 2013) Volume 12(2), pp. 215-223 DOI: 10.1128/EC.00073-12. *Authors contributed equally.