Dr. Anirban Mukherjee PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2008- present- Vasquez Lab, University of Texas at Austin

2007- Doctor of Philosophy., Biochemistry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Dissertation Title: Histone-like protein from Mycobacterium smegmatis has two DNA binding domains and is localized to the nucleoid in vivo.

2000- Master of Science in Zoology, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India

1998- Bachelor of Science in Zoology with Honors, Minors in Chemistry and Physiology, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

DNA protein interactions, DNA repair, gene expression, epigenetics in cancer prevention and therapeutics.

 

ABSTRACTS

Mukherjee, A. and Grove, A. The C-terminal domain of histone like protein from Mycobacterium smegmatis participates in DNA binding and transcription repression. FASEB J. 21(5) A1032. Experimental Biology/ASBMB, Washington D.C. May 2007.

Mukherjee, A. and Grove, A. The C-terminal domain of histone like protein from Mycobacterium smegmatis participates in DNA binding. FASEB J. 20(4) A78. Experimental Biology/ASBMB, San Francisco, California. April 2006.

Mukherjee, A. and Grove, A. Characterization of DNA binding properties of histone-like protein from Mycobacterium smegmatis. FASEB J. 19(6) 1421. Experimental Biology/ASBMB, San Diego, California. April 2005.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Mukherjee, A., Sokunbi, A., and Grove A. 2008. DNA protection by histone-like protein HU from hyperthermophilic eubacterium Thermotoga maritima. Nucleic Acids Research. 36(12):3956-68.

Mukherjee, A. Bhattacharyya, G., and Grove, A. 2008. The C-terminal domain of HU-related histone-like Protein Hlp from Mycobacterium smegmatis mediates DNA end-joining. Biochemistry. 47(33):8744-53.

Mukherjee, A., DiMario, P., and Grove, A. 2009. Mycobacterium smegmatis histone-like protein Hlp is nucleoid-associated. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 291: 232-240.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2007- Biograds Research Award, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2007- ASBMB Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Award, Experimental Biology Meeting, Washington, D.C.

2006- ASBMB Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Award, Experimental Biology Meeting, San Francisco, California

2005- ASBMB Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Award, Experimental Biology Meeting, San Diego, California

2004- Freshmen Biology Teaching Award, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University

2003-2004- Economic Development Assistantship, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University

2001- Junior Research Fellowship for Doctoral Program (CSIR/UGC, New Delhi, India)

 

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