Tuesday, 12th March, 1963 Same as Present Address USA & India (Born & Overseas) Male M.S., Ph.D. (Albert Einstein College of Medicine) Consultant Microbiologist Harsh Medical Center, Kolkata, & Fleming Hospital Center, Kolkata
Systems Medicine of Tuberculosis
Cloning, characterization and examination of pathogenic involvements of the phase-variable genes of Neisseria that are involved in biosynthesis of pilin glycan and lipooligosaccharide
Investigation of the putative pilin glycan of Francisella tularensis
Pathogenic potentials of mycobacterial surface glycans
Variation of gp96 glycosylation between the tissues of different prostate cancers and its
Implication in terms of carcinogenesis, as well as antigen presentation
Role of aberrant glycosylation in IgA nephropathy
Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College (1999-2003)
Adjunct Faculty, Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology, The Rockefeller University, NY (1999-2004)
Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology, The Rockefeller University, NY (1995-1999)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY (1994-1995)
I have trained 6 postdoctoral fellows, 12 graduate students and >10 undergraduate researchers. Some of these individuals (e.g., Salil Ghosh, Sherry Supernavage. Jie Zhang, Robert Suriano, Supriya Rane, Mary Philogene, Abdul AlZaharani, Nisha Ganesh, et al.) earned authorships in first-rate international publications. Nisha Ganesh had earned the prestigious Howard Hughes fellowship for her undergraduate work with me. Mary Philogene had earned NIH graduate fellowship for her work with me and Ravi Ganesh had earned NIH undergraduate fellowship for his work in my laboratory. Robert Suriano has recently been awarded Graduate Researcher Award (given to the best graduate researcher each year at NYMC).
Consultant, Dr. Reddys Laboratory (No. 3 world-wide pharmaceuticals), Hyderabad
Member, Board of Directors, Calcutta Institute for Clinical Sciences, Kolkata
1. Suriano R., Ghosh, S.K., Mittelman A., Banerjee A. and Tiwari, R.K. 2009. Sialic acid content of tissue specific gp96 and its potential role in modulating gp96-macrophage interactions. (in press) Available in PubMed as e-publication. 2. Suriano R., Ghosh, S.K., Chen, Y., Ashok B.T., Banerjee, A.* and Tiwari, R.K.* 2005. Differences in glycosylation patterns of heat shock protein, gp96: Implications for prostate cancer prevention. Cancer Res., 65 (14): 6466-75. (* both are corresponding authors). 3. Ghosh, S.K., Zhao, J., Philogene, M.C., AlZaharani, A., Rane, S. and Banerjee, A. 2004. Pathogenic consequences of Neisseria gonorrhoeae pilin glycan variation. Microbes Infect., 6: 693-701. 4. Banerjee, A. and Ghosh, S.K. 2003. The role of pilin glycan in neisserial pathogenesis. Mol. Cell. Biochem., 253: 179-190. 5. Banerjee, A., Wang, R., Parker, J., Supernavage, S., Ghosh, S.K., Ganesh, N.F., Wang, P.G., Gulati, S., and Rice, P.A. 2002. Implications of phase-variation of a gene (pgtA) encoding a pilin galactosyl transferase in gonococcal pathogenesis. J. Exp. Med., 196 (2):147-62. 6. Minor, S.Y., Banerjee, A. and Gotschlich, E C. 2000. Effect of alpha-oligosaccharide phenotype of Neisseria gonorrhoeae strain MS11 on invasion of Chang conjunctival, HEC-1-B endometrial, and ME-180 cervical cells. Infect. Immun., 68: 6526-6534. 7. Banerjee, A., Wang, R., Uljon, S., Rice, P.A., Gotschlich, E.C. and Stein, D.C. 1998. Identification of the gene (lgtG) encoding the lipooligosaccharide beta-chain synthesizing glucosyl transferase from Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 95: 10872-10877. 8. Banerjee, A., Sugantino, S., Sacchettini J.C. and Jacobs, W. R., Jr. 1998. mabA gene from the inhA operon of Mycobacterium tuberculosis codes for a 3-ketoacyl reductase that fails to confer isoniazid resistance. Microbiology, 144: 2697-2704. 9. Kapur, V., Hamrick, M.R., Li, L.L., Plikaytis, B.B, Shinnick, T.M., Telenti, A., Jacobs, W.R., Banerjee, A., Cole, S.T., Yam, W.C., Claridge, J.E., Kreiswirth, B.N., and Musser, J.M. 1995. Rapid Mycobacterium species assignment and unambiguous identification of mutations associated with antimicrobial resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis by automated DNA sequencing. Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med., 119: 131 - 138. 10. Banerjee, A., Dubnau, E., Quémard, A., Balasubramanium, V., Um, K.S., Wilson, T., deLisle, G., Collins, D. and Jacobs, W.R. 1994. inhA, a gene encoding a common target for isoniazid and ethionamide in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Science, 263: 227-230. 11. Brunhuber, N.M.W., Banerjee, A., Jacobs, W.R. and Blanchard, J.S. 1994. Cloning and sequencing of Rhodococcus L-phenylalanine dehydrogenase with potential evolutionary implications. J. Biol. Chem., 269: 16203-16211. 12. Heym, B., Honore, C., Truffot-Pernot, A., Banerjee, A., Schurra, C., Jacobs, W.R., van Embden, J.D.A., Grosset, J.H. and Cole, S.T. 1994. On the molecular basis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Lancet, 344: 293-298.
1. Banerjee, A. and Jacobs, W.R. 1994. Molecular genetic analysis of the inhA region from different mycobacteria. Proc. of the 29th U.S.-Japan Jt. Conf. on Tuberculosis. pp. 201 - 204. 2. Banerjee, A., Dubnau, E., Quémard, A., Balasubramanium, V., Um, K.S., Wilson, T., Collins, D. and Jacobs, W.R. 1993. inhA, a novel gene of Mycobacterium tuberculosis that confers resistance to isoniazid and ethionamide. Proc. of the 28th U.S.-Japan Jt. Conf. on Tuberculosis. pp. 196-201.
1) 2006 NYMC author recognition award, 2) 2005 NYMC author recognition award, 3) 2003 Certification of Appreciation Award from University of Maryland, Dept of Veterinary Med, Univ. of Maryland,, MD, 4) 2002, Discovery Center for Cell and Molecular Biology Recognition Award, 5) 1994, Sue Golding Award, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 6) 1994, ASM Students Travel Grant Award, American Society for Microbiology, 7) 1993, ASM Students Travel Grant Award, American Society for Microbiology, 8) 1987, Calcutta University Gold Medal in Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, INDIA, 9) 1979, National Scholarship, Government of India.
1. NIH R01 grant titled "Roles of Pilin Glycan in Pathogenesis of N. gonorrhoeae" (No.: AI 47219). From 08/01/01 thru 06/30/07.
2. NIH supplemental grant award for training graduate students from underrepresented minority communities. 2001-2003.
3. NIH supplemental grant award for training undergraduate students from underrepresented minority communities. 2002-2003.
PATENT: Jacobs, W.R., Jr. and Banerjee, A. Use of the genes of Mycobacteriumtuberculosis and Mycobacterium smegmatis which confer isoniazid resistance to treat tuberculosis and to assess drug resistance. Filed May 7, 1993. Licensed by Glaxo, June 1998.
INVITED LECTURES: 1) February, 2010 Reddy Laboratories, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India 2) October, 2010 Premas Biotech, Gurgaon, Haryana, India 3) September, 2006 Fifteenth International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference, Cairns, AUSTRALIA 4) November, 2004 Fourteenth International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference, Milwaukee, WI 5) April, 2003 Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 6) March, 2003 Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 7) February, 2003 College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 8) September 2002 Thirteenth International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference, Oslo, NORWAY 9) November, 2000 Twelfth International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference, Galveston, TX 10) November, 1998 Eleventh International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference, Nice, FRANCE 11) August, 1995 Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, Bangalore, INDIA 12) June, 1995 NIAID Drug Discovery Meeting, Bethesda, MD 13) October, 1994 Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata, INDIA 14) August, 1994 Twenty-Ninth U.S.-Japan Joint Conference on Tuberculosis and Leprosy, Kyoto, JAPAN 15) September, 1993 Albany Conference on Molecular Mechanism of Drug Resistance, Albany, NY 16) July, 1993 Twenty-Eighth U.S.-Japan Joint Conference on Tuberculosis and Leprosy, Bethesda, MD 17) May, 1993 American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA 18) June, 1992 NIAID Drug Discovery Meeting, Bethesda, MD 19) May, 1991 American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX
1) American Society for Microbiology 2) Society for Glycobiology
Visiting Professor, West Bengal State University, Barasat, West Bengal, INDIA
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