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Suparna Mukhopadhyay

Adjunct Lecturer of Biology
Research Associate in Biology

Academic Background

Postdoctoral Fellow:
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY
Country: USA
Degree: Post Doctoral Research Associate
Major: Mutagenesis of Lung Cancer
Doctorate:
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY
Country: USA
Degree: Doctorate
Major: Molecular Genetics
Masters:
University of Calcutta
Calcutta, West Bengal
Country: India
Degree: Master of Science, MS
Major: Zoology, Environmental Biology
Bachelors:
University of Calcutta
Calcutta, West Bengal
Country: India
Degree: Bachelor of Science, BS
Major: Zoology
Minor: Botany, Chemistry

Biography

Professional Interest:

Teaching:

Indiana University Southeast Courses
•Introduction to Biology 1 (BIO L101), Biology Major
•Introduction to Biology 2 (BIO L102), Biology Major
•Molecular Genetics Lecture (BIO L311), Biology Major
•Molecular Genetics Lab (BIO L 319), Biology Major
•Introduction to Biology for Non Major (BIO L100), Non Major

Jefferson Community and Technical College Courses
•Introduction to Biology BIO 112
•Introduction to Biology Lab BIO 113
•Anatomy and Physiology 1 BIO 137
•Anatomy and physiology 2 BIO 139

Sullivan College of Pharmacy
“RNA Interference”, in the Biotechnology module; Pharm D program

Research:

Dr. Mukhopadyay has mentored undergraduate students in molecular research in her Project titled: Molecular strategies to study mutagenesis associated with the REV1 polymerase in breast, hepatic and oral cancers.

Selected Publications:

  1. Dumstorf CA, Mukhopadhyay S, Krishnan E, Haribabu B, McGregor WG. REV1 is implicated in the development of carcinogen-induced lung cancer. Mol Cancer Res. 2009 Feb; 7(2):247-54.
  2. Tolentino JH, Burke TJ, Mukhopadhyay S, McGregor WG, Basu AK. Inhibition of DNA replication fork progression and mutagenic potential of 1, N6-ethenoadenine and 8-oxoguanine in human cell extracts. Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Mar; 36(4):1300-8.
  3. Watson NB, Mukhopadhyay S, McGregor WG. Translesion DNA replication proteins as molecular targets for cancer prevention. Cancer Lett. 2006 Sep 8;241(1):13-22.
  4. Mukhopadhyay S, Clark DR, Watson NB, Zacharias W, McGregor WG. REV1 accumulates in DNA damage-induced nuclear foci in human cells and is implicated in mutagenesis by benzo[a]pyrenediolepoxide. Nucleic Acids Res., Nov 2004; 32: 5820 - 5826.
  5. Gregg RG, Mukhopadhyay S, Candille SI, Ball SL, Pardue MT, McCall MA, Peachey NS (2003). Identification of the gene and the mutation responsible for the mouse nob (no b-wave) phenotype. Invest.Opthalmol.Vis.Sci. 44(1):378-384. 

Published Abstracts:

  1. Kelley J, Mukhopadhyay S. Overexpression of REV1 gene is associated with the pathogenesis of breast, hepatic and oral cancers. 1Department of Biology, Indian University Southeast, New Albany, IN. 10th Annual Student Conference, Indiana University Southeast. April 24th, 2014.
  2. Mukhopadhyay S, Ph.D. and Nigel G.F. Cooper, Ph.D., University of Louisville, KY. Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, June 19th, (2008). THE IMPORTANCE OF THE IDeA – INBRE PROGRAM TO KENTUCKY.
  3. Wang XP, Whitaker CM, Mukhopadhyay S, Cooper NGF. The Implications for CPEBs in the developing retina. Research Louisville, (2007).
  4. Wang XP, Mukhopadhyay S, Whitaker CM, Cooper NGF. CPEB3 mediated translational control in the mouse retina. Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, California, November 3-7, (2007).
  5. Mukhopadhyay S, Zacharias W, McGregor WG. Molecular Therapy (2006) 13, S374. Novel ribozyme-based strategy for cancer chemoprevention. American Society of Gene Therapy, 9thAnnualMeeting, Baltimore, MD., (2006).
  6. Mukhopadhyay S, Simon E, Steeg HV, Zacharias W, McGregor WG. Translesion DNA replication proteins are potential targets for cancer prevention. Research Louisville, (2005).
  7. Nelson E, Watson NB, Mukhopadhyay S, Sabbineni A, McGregor WG, Alphenaar B. Development of fluorescence relocalization after photobleaching to examine the dynamic properties of proteins in living human cells. Research Louisville (2004).
  8. Azeem N, Mukhopadhyay S, Zacharias W, McGregor WG. Targeting the expression of gene-specific ribozymes to subcellular compartments greatly reduces the level REV1, a protein required for carcinogen-induced mutagenesis. Research Louisville (2004).
  9. Mukhopadhyay S, Clark DR, McGregor WG. REV1 accumulates in DNA damage-induced nuclear foci in human cells and is implicated in mutagenesis by benzo[a]pyrenediolepoxide. Research Louisville (2004).
  10. Mukhopadhyay S, Clark DR, Zacharias W, McGregor W.G. REV1 is recruited to stalled replication fork and is required for mutagenesis by benzo [a] pyrene-diol-epoxide (BPDE). Sixth Annual Midwest DNA Repair Symposium, Lexington, KY (2004).
  11. Mukhopadhyay S, Candille SI, McCall MA, Gregg RG. Physical mapping of the mouse nob locus. Research Louisville (1999), Abstracts GR16.
  12. Candille SI, Mukhopadhyay S, McCall MA, Pardue MT, Peachey NS, Gregg RG. Mapping of the mouse nob gene: A model for human congenital stationary night blindness type I. Invest Ophtahlmol Vis Sci. 40: S 502 (1999).
  13. Mukhopadhyay S, Candille SI, Pardue MT, Ball SL, Peachey NS, McCall MA, Gregg RG. Physical mapping of the mouse chromosomal region containing the nob gene. Invest Ophtahlmol Vis Sci. 41(4): S202 (2000).
  14. Mukhopadhyay S, McCall MA, Peachey NS, Gregg RG. Physical Mapping of the mouse nob locus and examination of a candidate gene. Invest Ophtahlmol Vis Sci. 42 (4): S765 (2001).

 

 

 

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