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Dr. Arpita Mukhopadhyay

  • Associate Professor
  • arpitam@sjri.res.in
Education

  • 2006; PhD - Cell and Developmental Biology
    Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India
  • 1999; MSc - Biotechnology
    M.S. University, Baroda, India
  • 1997; BSc - Human Physiology
    Presidency College, Calcutta, India
Experience

  • Associate Professor
    St. John’s Research Institute
    2018 - till date
    Bangalore, India
  • Assistant Professor
    St. John’s Research Institute
    2015 - 2017
    Bangalore, India
  • Lecturer
    St. John’s Research Institute
    2012 - 2015
    Bangalore, India
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
    2006 - 2008
    Boston, USA
  • Senior Research Fellow (UGC-NET Fellow)
    Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
    2002 - 2005
    Bangalore, India
  • Junior Research Fellow (UGC-NET Fellow)
    Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
    2000 - 2002
    Bangalore, India
Publications

Ravikumar G, Mukhopadhyay A, Mani C, Kocchar P, Crasta J, Thomas T, Dwarkanath P, Thomas A, Kurpad AV, Sridhar TS. Placental expression of angiogenesis-related genes and their receptors in IUGR pregnancies: correlation with fetoplacental and maternal parameters. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2019:1-8.

Mukhopadhyay A, Thomas T, Bosch RJ, Dwarkanath P, Thomas A, Duggan CP, Kurpad AV. Fetal sex modifies the effect of maternal macronutrient intake on the incidence of small-for-gestational-age births: a prospective observational cohort study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 Oct 1;108(4):814-820.

Mukhopadhyay A, Dwarkanath P, Bhanji S, Devi S, Thomas A, Kurpad AV, Thomas T. Maternal intake of milk and milk proteins is positively associated with birth weight: A prospective observational cohort study. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2018 Jun;25:103-109.

Mukhopadhyay A, Savitha D, Kurpad AV (2017). Introducing a molecular basis to physiology in undergraduate medical education. National Medical Journal of India (accepted for publication).

Devi S, Mukhopadhyay A, Dwarkanath P, Thomas T, Crasta J, Thomas A, Sheela CN, Hsu JW, Tang GJ, Jahoor F, Kurpad AV. Combined Vitamin B-12 and Balanced Protein-Energy Supplementation Affect Homocysteine Remethylation in the Methionine Cycle in Pregnant South Indian Women of Low Vitamin B-12 Status. J Nutr. 2017 Jun;147(6):1094-1103.

Devi S, Crasta J, Thomas T, Dwarkanath P, Thomas A, Sheela, CN, Kurpad AV, Mukhopadhyay A. Maternal Methyl-Cycle Amino Acid Profile and Kinetics: Relation with Placental Growth. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2017 Apr;54 (2), 118-126.

Mukhopadhyay A, Ravikumar G, Meraaj H, Dwarkanath P, Thomas A, Crasta J, Thomas T, Kurpad AV, Sridhar TS. Placental expression of DNA methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1): Gender-specific relation with human placental growth. Placenta 48: 119-125. Placenta. 2016 Dec;48:119-125.

Devi S, Thomas T, Dwarkanath P, Thomas A, Sheela CN, Mukhopadhyay A, Kurpad AV. Effect of Increased Dietary Protein on the Plasma Methyl-Cycle Amino Acid Profile and Kinetics during Pregnancy. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2016; 53(4), 380-390.

Mukhopadhyay A, Ravikumar G, Dwarkanath P, Meraaj H, Thomas A, Crasta J, Thomas T, Kurpad AV, Sridhar TS. Placental expression of the insulin receptor binding protein GRB10: Relation to human fetoplacental growth and fetal gender. Placenta. 2015 Nov;36(11): 1225-30.

Garkavtsev I, Chauhan VP, Wong HK, Mukhopadhyay A, Glicksman MA, Peterson RT, Jain RK. Dehydro-alpha-lapachone, a plant product with antivascular activity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 2011 Jul;108(28):11596-601.

Ren B, Deng Y, Mukhopadhyay A, Lanahan AA, Zhuang ZW, Moodie KL, Mulligan-Kehoe MJ, Byzova TV, Peterson RT, Simons M. ERK1/2-Akt1 crosstalk regulates arteriogenesis in mice and zebrafish. J. Clin. Invest. 2010 Apr;120(4):1217-1228.

Mukhopadhyay A, Peterson RT. Deciphering arterial identity through gene expression, genetics, and chemical biology. Curr Opin Hematology. 2008 May;15(3): 221-27.

Mukhopadhyay A, Peterson RT. Fishing for new antimicrobials. Curr Opin Chem Biol. 2006 Aug;10(4):327-333.

Mukhopadhyay A, Das D, Inamdar MS. Embryonic stem cell and tissue-specific expression of a novel conserved gene, asrij. Dev Dyn. 2003 Aug;227(4):578-586.

Siva, A. Mukhopadhyay A, Das D, Inamdar MS. A comparative approach to the analysis of novel genes in vascular development. Dev. Biol. 2003;259(2):453.

Projects

ManGo: Manchester Global Omics Initiative for Nutritional Health - Co-Investigator - Funded by Medical Research Council, UK, Duration: 2018-2019.

Diet-associated metabolomic profiles of diabetic nephropathy in South Asian Indians - Principal Investigator - Funded by Department of Biotechnology, India, Duration: 2018-2020.

Maternal fuel supply and placental trafficking of amino acids and fatty acids: Epigenetic and metabolomics correlates - Principal Investigator - Funded by Department of Biotechnology, India, Duration: 2018-2019.

Understanding digestibility and metabolomic read-outs of plant-protein based supplementation in Indian primary school children - Co-Investigator - Funded by TATA Trust, Duration: 2016-2017.

ETH-Zinc - Co-Investigator - Funded by ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, Duration: 2014-2017.

Effect of maternal protein and vitamin B12 supplementation on placental epigenetics - Principal Investigator - Funded by Department of Biotechnology, India, Duration: 2014-2017.

Effect of maternal protein and vitamin B12 supplementation on placental vasculature - Principal Investigator - Funded by Department of Biotechnology, India, Duration: 2014-2017.

Programme Support on the effect of amino acids, vitamin A and oxidative stress on foetal growth, placental function and low birth weight - Co-Principal Investigator - Funded by Department of Biotechnology, India, Duration: 2013-2017.

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