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Robin Mukhopadhyaya, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator 
Advanced Centre for Treatment Research and Education in Cancer
Virology Lab
Room KS312, Tata Memorial Centre
Navi Mumbai - 410 208   
Phone: +91-22-2740 5037
Fax: +91-22-2740 5085
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Principal Investigator Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Navi Mumbai, India Present
Post Doctoral Fellowship Lab of Tumor Cell Biology, NCI, NIH, USA. 1988-1990
Fogarty Visiting Associate Institute of Human Virology, Baltimore, USA
Area of Specialization:
Molecular Biology
Research Summary:
Development optimal protein expression systems using Mammalian cells as hosts
1. Patel, M. C., Patkar, K. K., Basu, A., Mohandas, K. M. and Mukhopadhyaya, R.  Production of immunogenic human papillomavirus-16 major capsid protein derived virus like particles. The Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2009.  130, 213-218. [PubMed]
2. Santhosh, C. V., Tamhane, M. C., Mukhopadhyaya, R. and Mukhopadhyaya, R.  Full-length genome characterization of an HIV type 2 isolate from India. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 2008.  24, 1315-1317. [PubMed]
3. Santhosh, C. V., Tamhane, M. C., Kamat, R. H., Patel, V. V. and Mukhopadhyaya, R.  A lentiviral vector with novel multiple cloning sites: stable transgene expression in vitro and in vivo. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 2008.  371, 546-550. [PubMed]
4. Tamhane, M., Mukhopadhyaya, R. and Mukhopadhyaya, R.  Characterization of a long terminal repeat region from an infectious Indian HIV type 2 isolate. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 2005.  21, 592-596. [PubMed]
5. Tailor, P. B., Saikia, T. K., Advani, S. H. and Mukhopadhyaya, R.  Activation of HHV-6 in lymphoproliferative disorders: a polymerase chain reaction-based study. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2004.  1022, 282-285. [PubMed]
6. Joshi, P. J., Merchant, R. H., Pokharankar, S. L., Damania, K. S., Gilada, I. S. and Mukhopadhyaya, R.  Perinatally cotransmitted human herpesvirus 6 is activated in children born with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Journal of Human Virology. 2000.  3, 317-323. [PubMed]
7. Mukhopadhyaya, R. and Sadaie, M. R.  Nucleotide sequence analysis of HTLV-I isolated from cerebrospinal fluid of a patient with TSP/HAM: comparison to other HTLV-I isolates. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 1993.  9, 109-114. [PubMed]
8. Sadaie, M. R., Mukhopadhyaya, R., Benaissa, Z. N., Pavlakis, G. N. and Wong-Staal, F.  Conservative mutations in the putative metal-binding region of human immunodeficiency virus tat disrupt virus replication. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 1990.  6, 1257-1263. [PubMed]
9. Sinha, S., Malonia, S. K., Mittal, S. P., Singh, K., Kadreppa, S., Kamat, R., Mukhopadhyaya, R., Pal, J. K. and Chattopadhyay, S.  Coordinated regulation of p53 apoptotic targets BAX and PUMA by SMAR1 through an identical MAR element. The EMBO Journal. 2010.  29, 830-842. [PubMed]
10. Rub, A., Dey, R., Jadhav, M., Kamat, R., Chakkaramakkil, S., Majumdar, S., Mukhopadhyaya, R. and Saha, B.  Cholesterol depletion associated with Leishmania major infection alters macrophage CD40 signalosome composition and effector function. Nature Immunology. 2009.  10, 273-280. [PubMed]
11.  R. Mukhopadhyaya. Cell lines and their utility in bio-medical research. Mammology , 2006: 2:16-19.


Ph.D. in Biochemistry, University of Mumbai
Honors and Awards
2004, Inaugural year ‘Science-in-Society’ award, Indian Science Congress
2001, All India Biotech Association award for Biotechnology in Medicine
1998, VASVIK award in Biological Sciences & Technology
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