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Jayati Mookerjee Basu, M.Tech., Ph.D.
Senior Scientific Officer, Gr-II 
Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute
Metabolic Regulation
37, S. P. Mukherjee Road
Kolkata - 700 026   
West Bengal   
Phone: +91-33-24765101, Extn.330
Fax: +91-33-4757606
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Senior Scientific Officer, Gr-II Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, India 2010-Present
Post Doctoral Research Associate University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 2009-2009
Post Doctoral Fellow INSERM, France 2007-2009
Post Doctoral Fellowship Department of Biotechnology, Government of India 2006-2007
Area of Specialization:
Research Summary:
To study the silencing of acquired and innate immune mechanisms in the tumor microenvironment
To develop gamma or delta T-cell and NKT cell based vaccinations for different cancers
Tumor cell metabolism and modulation of the tumor microenvironment towards development of new therapeutics
1. Lee, H. O., He, X., Mookerjee-Basu, J., Zhongping, D., Hua, X., Nicolas, E., Sulis, M. L., Ferrando, A. A., Testa, J. R. and Kappes, D. J.  Disregulated expression of the transcription factor ThPOK during T-cell development leads to high incidence of T-cell lymphomas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2015.  112, 7773-7778. [PubMed]
2. Mookerjee-Basu, J. and Kappes, D. J.  New ingredients for brewing CD4(+)T (cells): TCF-1 and LEF-1. Nature Immunology. 2014.  15, 593-594. [PubMed]
3. Mookerjee-Basu, J., Vantourout, P., Martinez, L. O., Perret, B., Collet, X., Perigaud, C., Peyrottes, S. and Champagne, E.  F1-adenosine triphosphatase displays properties characteristic of an antigen presentation molecule for Vgamma9Vdelta2 T cells. Journal of Immunology. 2010.  184, 6920-6928. [PubMed]
4. Vantourout, P., Mookerjee-Basu, J., Rolland, C., Pont, F., Martin, H., Davrinche, C., Martinez, L. O., Perret, B., Collet, X., Perigaud, C., Peyrottes, S. and Champagne, E.  Specific requirements for Vgamma9Vdelta2 T cell stimulation by a natural adenylated phosphoantigen. Journal of Immunology. 2009.  183, 3848-3857. [PubMed]
5. Chatterjee, S., Mookerjee, A., Basu, J. M., Chakraborty, P., Ganguly, A., Adhikary, A., Mukhopadhyay, D., Ganguli, S., Banerjee, R., Ashraf, M., Biswas, J., Das, P. K., Sa, G., Chatterjee, M., Das, T. and Choudhuri, S. K.  A novel copper chelate modulates tumor associated macrophages to promote anti-tumor response of T cells. PloS One. 2009.  4, e7048. [PubMed]
6. Mookerjee, B., Mookerjee, A., Banerjee, R., Saha, M., Singh, S., Naskar, K., Tripathy, G., Sinha, P. K., Pandey, K., Sundar, S., Bimal, S., Das, P. K., Choudhuri, S. K. and Roy, S.  Inhibition of ABC transporters abolishes antimony resistance in Leishmania Infection. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2008.  52, 1080-1093. [PubMed]
7. Mookerjee, B., Mookerjee, A., Sen, P., Bhaumik, S., Sen, P., Banerjee, S., Naskar, K., Choudhuri, S. K., Saha, B., Raha, S. and Roy, S.  Sodium antimony gluconate induces generation of reactive oxygen species and nitric oxide via phosphoinositide 3-kinase and mitogen-activated protein kinase activation in Leishmania donovani-infected macrophages. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2006.  50, 1788-1797. [PubMed]
8. Mookerjee, A., Mookerjee, B., Dutta, P., Majumder, S., Bhattacharyya, S., Biswas, J., Pal, S., Mukherjee, P., Raha, S., Baral, R. N., Das, T., Efferth, T., Sa, G., Roy, S. and Choudhuri, S. K.  Overcoming drug-resistant cancer by a newly developed copper chelate through host-protective cytokine-mediated apoptosis. Clinical Cancer Research : An Official Journal of the American Association For Cancer Research. 2006.  12, 4339-4349. [PubMed]


M.Sc. in Physiology, , University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India, 1997-1999
M.Tech. in Biotechnology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 1999-2001
Ph.D. in Immunology and Infectous diseases, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 2001-2006
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