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Bhakti R. Pathak, Ph.D.
Scientist C 
National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health
Jehangir Merwanji Street, Parel
Mumbai - 400 012   
Phone: +91-22- 24192014
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Scientist C National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Mumbai, India 2007-Present
Lecturer Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology Wilson College, Mumbai, India 2005-2006
Post Doctoral Fellowship University of Texas Health Science Center, USA 2002-2005
Area of Specialization:
Cancer Biology
1. Garcia, S. N., Kirtane, B. M., Podlutsky, A. J., Pereira-Smith, O. M. and Tominaga, K.  Mrg15 null and heterozygous mouse embryonic fibroblasts exhibit DNA-repair defects post exposure to gamma ionizing radiation. FEBS Letters. 2007.  581, 5275-5281. [PubMed]
2. Bowman, B. R., Moure, C. M., Kirtane, B. M., Welschhans, R. L., Tominaga, K., Pereira-Smith, O. M. and Quiocho, F. A.  Multipurpose MRG domain involved in cell senescence and proliferation exhibits structural homology to a DNA-interacting domain. Structure. 2006.  14, 151-158. [PubMed]
3. Mulherkar, R., Kirtane, B. M., Ramchandani, A., Mansukhani, N. P., Kannan, S. and Naresh, K. N.  Expression of enhancing factor/phospholipase A2 in skin results in abnormal epidermis and increased sensitivity to chemical carcinogenesis. Oncogene. 2003.  22, 1936-1944. [PubMed]
4. Kirtane, B. M. and Mulherkar, R.  Comparison of the activities of wild type and mutant enhancing factor/mouse secretory phospholipase A2 proteins. Journal of Biosciences. 2002.  27, 489-494. [PubMed]
5. Pathak, B. R., Jagtap, D. D. and Mahale, S. D.  Is 37LRP cell surface receptor for PSP94? Asian Journal of Andrology. 2011.  [PubMed]
6. Pathak, B. R., Breed, A. A., Nakhawa, V. H., Jagtap, D. D. and Mahale, S. D.  Growth inhibition mediated by PSP94 or CRISP-3 is prostate cancer cell line Asian Journal of Andrology. 2010.  12, 677-689. [PubMed]
7. Jagtap, D. D., Modi, D. N., Kumar, M., Pathak, B. R. and Mahale, S. D.  High-affinity binding of seminal plasma PSP94 to human immunoglobulin is through the Fab domain. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 2010.  1804, 1889-1894. [PubMed]


Grant Support:
Project Title Role Funding Agency Sanction Number Sanction Date
Exploring the regulation and biological significance of alternative splicing of PSP94 Department of Science & Technology, Government of India


M.Sc. in Microbiology, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India
Ph.D. Tata Memorial Center, Mumbai, India
Honors and Awards
1997-2002, Research Fellowship from UGC upon clearing the joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test.
  Last modified on : Mar 4, 2011
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