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Dr. Suparna Mukhopadhyay Ph.D.

Lecturer of Biology
Curator of the Zoological Collection @IUS

Life Sciences 305A
Phone: (812) 941-2016
supamukh@ius.edu

Biography

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2022: IU FACET Member

2020: Trustees Teaching Award for the year 2019

2019: Nominated for Distinguished Research & Creativity Award 2020

2019: Strategic Excellence Grant 2019/2020, Indiana University Southeast

2019: Faculty Innovator of the Year 2019, ILTE, IUS; April 19, 2019; September 18, 2019

2018: Nominated ILTE Faculty Innovation Award; June 13, 2018

2018: High Impact Practices: AASCU and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant award.

2016: Strategic Excellence Grant 2016/2017, Indiana University Southeast

2004: Senior Research Fellowship, Kentucky Lung Cancer Research, USA

2003: Post-Doctoral Fellowship, National Cancer Institute, NIH

2002: Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Phillip Morris, USA

1998: Graduate Research Assistantship, University of Louisville, KY

1994: Merit Certificate, 2nd Rank, MS, University of Calcutta, India

1994: Graduate Research Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology

1992: National Merit Scholarship BS, University of Calcutta, India

1989: National Merit Scholarship, Higher Secondar Education, India

1987: National Merit Scholarship, Secondary Education, India

Students Awards: 

1.Kaycee Ranney (Undergraduate, Sustainability): Received, Glenn Mason Outstanding Poster Presentation Award in Natural Sciences; IUS research Conference, 2020, Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mukhopadhyay

2.Madison Combs (Graduate): Received, Outstanding Poster Presentation Award, IUS research Conference, 2020, Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mukhopadhyay

PUBLICATIONS

 

Published Abstracts

  

  1. Ranney, K; Mukhopadhyay S. Identification of hair sample of an unknown mammal species using Electron microscopy and DNA sequencing 1Department of Biology; Indiana University Southeast; New Albany, IN; 11th Annual Student Conference, Indiana University Southeast. April 23rd, 2021.
  2. Chang, S. H., Mukhopadhyay, S., Russell, L.M. Student Support Services at Indiana University Southeast; FACET Annual Retreat in May 20-22 in Jeffersonville, IN 
  3. Ranney, K; Mukhopadhyay S. Identification of hair sample of an unknown mammal species using Electron Microscopy and DNA sequencing. 1Department of Biology, Indian University Southeast, New Albany, IN. 10th Annual Student Conference, Indiana University Southeast. April 24th, 2020.
  4. Ranney, K; Mukhopadhyay S. Digitization, curation, georeferencing and curation of fish: Fauna of Indiana, 1Department of Biology, Indian University Southeast, New Albany, IN. 10th Annual Student Conference, Indiana University Southeast. April 24th, 2020.
  5. Combs M; Mukhopadhyay S. Digitization and Curation of Mussel species, fauna of Indiana. 1Department of Biology, Indian University Southeast, New Albany, IN. 10th Annual Student Conference, Indiana University Southeast. April 24th, 2020.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Wang XP, Whitaker CM, Mukhopadhyay S, Cooper NGF. The Implications for CPEBs in the developing retina. Research Louisville, (2007).
  9. 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).
  10. 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).
  11. Mukhopadhyay S, Simon E, Steeg HV, Zacharias W, McGregor WG. Translesion DNA replication proteins are potential targets for cancer prevention. Research Louisville, (2005).
  12. 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).
  13. 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).
  14. 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).
  15. 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).
  16. Mukhopadhyay S, Candille SI, McCall MA, Gregg RG. Physical mapping of the mouse nob Research Louisville (1999), Abstracts GR16.
  17. 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).
  18. Mukhopadhyay S, Candille SI, Pardue MT, Ball SL, Peachey NS, McCall MA, Gregg RG. Physical mapping of the mouse chromosomal region containing the nob Invest Ophtahlmol Vis Sci. 41(4): S202 (2000).
  19. 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).

 

 Publications in peer-reviewed journals:

 

  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. Opthalmol.Vis.Sci. 44(1):378-384.

 

 

 

Academic Background

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

    • University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    • Post Doctoral Research Associate, Major in Mutagenesis of Lung Cancer
  • Doctorate

    • University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Molecular Genetics (Ocular genetics, Opthalmology)
  • Masters

    • University of Calcutta, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    • Master of Science, MS, Major in Zoology, Environmental Biology
  • Bachelors

    • University of Calcutta, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    • Bachelor of Science, BS, Major in Zoology, Minor in Botany, Chemistry

Professional Interests

Teaching

COURSES TAUGHT

At Indiana University Southeast

  1. BIO L 101, Introduction to Biology I
  2. BIO L 102, Introduction to Biology II
  3. BIO L 100, Human and the Biological World
  4. BIO L 211, Molecular Biology
  5. BIO L 311, Molecular Genetics Lecture
  6. BIO L 319, Molecular Genetics Lab
  7. BIO L 371, Animal Nutrition (100% Online)
  8. ZOOL Z 406, Vertebrate Zoology
  9. BIO L 502, Independent Study
  10. NATS R 300, Undergraduate Research
  11. First Year Seminar, FYS
  12. L 403 Senior seminar

At Jefferson Community and Technical College

  1. BIO 137, Human Anatomy & Physiology
  2. BIO 112, Introduction to Biology
  3. BIO 113, Introduction to Biology Lab

At Sullivan College of Pharmacy

  1. Special topics: RNA Interference, Pharm D Prog

 

Research

I have mentored undergraduate students in molecular research in my Project titled: Molecular strategies to study mutagenesis associated with the REV1 polymerase in breast, hepatic and oral cancers. My other area of reserach is Conservation. 

1.Kaycee Ranney (Undergraduate, Sustainability): Received, Glenn Mason Outstanding Poster Presentation Award in Natural Sciences; IUS research Conference, 2020, Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mukhopadhyay

2.Madison Combs (Graduate): Received, Outstanding Poster Presentation Award, IUS research Conference, 2020, Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mukhopadhyay

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Dumstorf CA, Mukhopadhyay S, Krishnan E, Haribabu B, McGregor WG. (2009). REV1 is implicated in the development of carcinogen-induced lung cancer. Mol Cancer Res, 7 (2), 247-54.
  • Tolentino JH, Burke TJ, Mukhopadhyay S, McGregor WG, Basu AK. (2008 Mar). Inhibition of DNA replication fork progression and mutagenic potential of 1, N6-ethenoadenine and 8-oxoguanine in human cell extracts. Nucleic Acids Res, 36 (4), 1300-8.
  • Watson NB, Mukhopadhyay S, McGregor WG. (2006 Sep 8). Translesion DNA replication proteins as molecular targets for cancer prevention.. Cancer Lett, 241 (1), 13-22.
  • Mukhopadhyay S, Clark DR, Watson NB, Zacharias W, McGregor WG. (2004 Nov). REV1 accumulates in DNA damage-induced nuclear foci in human cells and is implicated in mutagenesis by benzo[a]pyrenediolepoxide. Nucleic Acids Res, 32 (1), 5820 - 5826.
  • 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.

Hobbies/Interests

Music

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