Postdoctoral Research Associate



Research Interests:
My research area focuses on identifying and characterizing novel persister genes in Escherichia coli.


  • Sarah E. Rowe, Vivienne Smith, Stephen G. Smith and James P. O’Gara. 2011. A novel role for SarX in Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm regulation. Microbiology. 157: 1042-1049
  • Patrick Houston, Sarah E. Rowe, Clarissa Pozzi, Elaine M. Waters and James P. O’Gara. 2011. Essential role for the major autolysin in the fibronectin-binding protein mediated Staphylococcus aureus biofilm phenotype. Infect Immun. 79: 1153-65. Both first authors contributed equally.
  • David R. Cue, Mei G. Lei, Thanh T. Luong, Lisa B. Kuechenmeister, Paul M. Dunman, Sinead T. O’Donnell, Sarah E. Rowe, James P. O’Gara, and Chia Y. Lee. 2009. Rbf Promotes Biofilm Formation by Staphylococcus aureus via Repression of icaR, a Negative Regulator of icaADBC. J. Bacteriol. 191: 6363-73.
  • Kayode O. Oduwole, Aaron A. Glynn, Diarmuid C. Molony, David Murray, Sarah E. Rowe, Linda M. Holland, Damien J. McCormack, James P. O’Gara. 2010. Anti-biofilm activity of sub-inhibitory povidone-iodine concentrations against Staphylococcus epidermidisand Staphylococcus aureus. J Orthop Res. 9: 1252-6.