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Sanjay Katiyar, B. Sc. Honors, Ph.D.
Associate Professor 
University of Delhi
Department of Zoology
Lab: Room 17-18 (Office: Room 101)
110 007   
New Delhi   
Mobile:  +91991152477
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Associate Professor University of Delhi, Delhi, India 2010-Present
Assistant Professor Kimmel Cancer Center, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, USA 2008-2009
Assistant Professor Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA 2007-2008
Research Instructor Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA 2005-2007
Post Doctoral Fellow Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA 2002-2005
Area of Specialization:
Cancer Biology
1.Wu, K., Jiao, X., Li, Z., Katiyar, S., Casimiro, M. C., Yang, W., Zhang, Q., Willmarth, N. E., Chepelev, I., Crosariol, M., Wei, Z., Hu, J., Zhao, K. and Pestell, R. G.  Cell fate determination factor Dachshund reprograms breast cancer stem cell function. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2011.  286, 2132-2142. [PubMed]
2.Liu, M., Sakamaki, T., Casimiro, M. C., Willmarth, N. E., Quong, A. A., Ju, X., Ojeifo, J., Jiao, X., Yeow, W. S., Katiyar, S., Shirley, L. A., Joyce, D., Lisanti, M. P., Albanese, C. and Pestell, R. G.  The canonical NF-kappaB pathway governs mammary tumorigenesis in transgenic mice and tumor stem cell expansion. Cancer Research. 2010.  70, 10464-10473. [PubMed]
3.Katiyar, S., Casimiro, M. C., Dettin, L., Ju, X., Wagner, E. F., Tanaka, H. and Pestell, R. G.  C-jun inhibits mammary apoptosis in vivo. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2010.  21, 4264-4274. [PubMed]
4.Yu, Z., Willmarth, N. E., Zhou, J., Katiyar, S., Wang, M., Liu, Y., McCue, P. A., Quong, A. A., Lisanti, M. P. and Pestell, R. G.  microRNA 17/20 inhibits cellular invasion and tumor metastasis in breast cancer by heterotypic signaling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2010.  107, 8231-8236. [PubMed]
5.Jiao, X., Katiyar, S., Willmarth, N. E., Liu, M., Ma, X., Flomenberg, N., Lisanti, M. P. and Pestell, R. G.  c-Jun induces mammary epithelial cellular invasion and breast cancer stem cell expansion. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2010.  285, 8218-8226. [PubMed]
6.Liu, M., Casimiro, M. C., Wang, C., Shirley, L. A., Jiao, X., Katiyar, S., Ju, X., Li, Z., Yu, Z., Zhou, J., Johnson, M., Fortina, P., Hyslop, T., Windle, J. J. and Pestell, R. G.  p21CIP1 attenuates Ras- and c-Myc-dependent breast tumor epithelial mesenchymal transition and cancer stem cell-like gene expression in vivo. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2009.  106, 19035-19039. [PubMed]
7.Bonuccelli, G., Casimiro, M. C., Sotgia, F., Wang, C., Liu, M., Katiyar, S., Zhou, J., Dew, E., Capozza, F., Daumer, K. M., Minetti, C., Milliman, J. N., Alpy, F., Rio, M. C., Tomasetto, C., Mercier, I., Flomenberg, N., Frank, P. G., Pestell, R. G. and Lisanti, M. P.  Caveolin-1 (P132L), a common breast cancer mutation, confers mammary cell invasiveness and defines a novel stem cell/metastasis-associated gene signature. The American Journal of Pathology. 2009.  174, 1650-1662. [PubMed]
8.Wu, K., Katiyar, S., Witkiewicz, A., Li, A., McCue, P., Song, L. N., Tian, L., Jin, M. and Pestell, R. G.  The cell fate determination factor dachshund inhibits androgen receptor signaling and prostate cancer cellular growth. Cancer Research. 2009.  69, 3347-3355. [PubMed]
9.Sotgia, F., Del, G., Casimiro, M. C., Bonuccelli, G., Mercier, I., Whitaker-Menezes, D., Daumer, K. M., Zhou, J., Wang, C., Katiyar, S., Xu, H., Bosco, E., Quong, A. A., Aronow, B., Witkiewicz, A. K., Minetti, C., Frank, P. G., Jimenez, S. A., Knudsen, E. S., Pestell, R. G. and Lisanti, M. P.  Caveolin-1-/- null mammary stromal fibroblasts share characteristics with human breast cancer-associated fibroblasts. The American Journal of Pathology. 2009.  174, 746-761. [PubMed]
10.Liu, M., Ju, X., Willmarth, N. E., Casimiro, M. C., Ojeifo, J., Sakamaki, T., Katiyar, S., Jiao, X., Popov, V. M., Yu, Z., Wu, K., Joyce, D., Wang, C. and Pestell, R. G.  Nuclear factor-kappaB enhances ErbB2-induced mammary tumorigenesis and neoangiogenesis in vivo. The American Journal of Pathology. 2009.  174, 1910-1920. [PubMed]
11.Lindsay, J., Jiao, X., Sakamaki, T., Casimiro, M. C., Shirley, L. A., Tran, T. H., Ju, X., Liu, M., Li, Z., Wang, C., Katiyar, S., Rao, M., Allen, K. G., Glazer, R. I., Ge, C., Stanley, P., Lisanti, M. P., Rui, H. and Pestell, R. G.  ErbB2 induces Notch1 activity and function in breast cancer cells. Clinical and Translational Science. 2008.  1, 107-115. [PubMed]
12.Jiao, X., Katiyar, S., Liu, M., Mueller, S. C., Lisanti, M. P., Li, A., Pestell, T. G., Wu, K., Ju, X., Li, Z., Wagner, E. F., Takeya, T., Wang, C. and Pestell, R. G.  Disruption of c-Jun reduces cellular migration and invasion through inhibition of c-Src and hyperactivation of ROCK II kinase. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2008.  19, 1378-1390. [PubMed]
13.Ju, X., Katiyar, S., Wang, C., Liu, M., Jiao, X., Li, S., Zhou, J., Turner, J., Lisanti, M. P., Russell, R. G., Mueller, S. C., Ojeifo, J., Chen, W. S., Hay, N. and Pestell, R. G.  Akt1 governs breast cancer progression in vivo. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2007.  104, 7438-7443. [PubMed]
14.Katiyar, S., Jiao, X., Wagner, E., Lisanti, M. P. and Pestell, R. G.  Somatic excision demonstrates that c-Jun induces cellular migration and invasion through induction of stem cell factor. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 2007.  27, 1356-1369. [PubMed]
15.Wang, C., Li, Z., Lu, Y., Du, R., Katiyar, S., Yang, J., Fu, M., Leader, J. E., Quong, A., Novikoff, P. M. and Pestell, R. G.  Cyclin D1 repression of nuclear respiratory factor 1 integrates nuclear DNA synthesis and mitochondrial function. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2006.  103, 11567-11572. [PubMed]
16.Hulit, J., Lee, R. J., Li, Z., Wang, C., Katiyar, S., Yang, J., Quong, A. A., Wu, K., Albanese, C., Russell, R., Di, V., Koff, A., Thummala, S., Zhang, H., Harrell, J., Sun, H., Muller, W. J., Inghirami, G., Lisanti, M. P. and Pestell, R. G.  p27Kip1 repression of ErbB2-induced mammary tumor growth in transgenic mice involves Skp2 and Wnt/beta-catenin signaling. Cancer Research. 2006.  66, 8529-8541. [PubMed]
17.Li, Z., Jiao, X., Wang, C., Ju, X., Lu, Y., Yuan, L., Lisanti, M. P., Katiyar, S. and Pestell, R. G.  Cyclin D1 induction of cellular migration requires p27(KIP1). Cancer Research. 2006.  66, 9986-9994. [PubMed]
18.Sakamaki, T., Casimiro, M. C., Ju, X., Quong, A. A., Katiyar, S., Liu, M., Jiao, X., Li, A., Zhang, X., Lu, Y., Wang, C., Byers, S., Nicholson, R., Link, T., Shemluck, M., Yang, J., Fricke, S. T., Novikoff, P. M., Papanikolaou, A., Arnold, A., Albanese, C. and Pestell, R.  Cyclin D1 determines mitochondrial function in vivo. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 2006.  26, 5449-5469. [PubMed]
19.Katiyar, S., Hedau, S., Jain, N., Kar, P., Khuroo, M. S., Mohanta, J., Kumar, S., Gopalkrishna, V., Kumar, N. and Das, B. C.  p53 gene mutation and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in esophageal carcinoma from three different endemic geographic regions of India. Cancer Letters. 2005.  218, 69-79. [PubMed]
20.Katiyar, S., Thelma, B. K., Murthy, N. S., Hedau, S., Jain, N., Gopalkrishna, V., Husain, S. A. and Das, B. C.  Polymorphism of the p53 codon 72 Arg/Pro and the risk of HPV type 16/18-associated cervical and oral cancer in India. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 2003.  252, 117-124. [PubMed]
21.Raghow, S., Hooshdaran, M. Z., Katiyar, S. and Steiner, M. S.  Toremifene prevents prostate cancer in the transgenic adenocarcinoma of mouse prostate model. Cancer Research. 2002.  62, 1370-1376. [PubMed]
22.Kailash, U., Hedau, S., Gopalkrishna, V., Katiyar, S. and Das, B. C.  A simple 'paper smear' method for dry collection, transport and storage of cervical cytological specimens for rapid screening of HPV infection by PCR. Journal of Medical Microbiology. 2002.  51, 606-610. [PubMed]
23.Katiyar, S., Dash, B. C., Thakur, V., Guptan, R. C., Sarin, S. K. and Das, B. C.  P53 tumor suppressor gene mutations in hepatocellular carcinoma patients in India. Cancer. 2000.  88, 1565-1573. [PubMed]
24.Jain, A., Kar, P., Gopalkrishna, V., Gangwal, P., Katiyar, S. and Das, B. C.  Hepatitis G virus (HGV) infection & its pathogenic significance in patients of cirrhosis. The Indian Journal of Medical Research. 1999.  110, 37-42. [PubMed]
Book Chapters:
Katiyar, S, B.C.Dash, V.Thakur, R.C.Guptan, S.K.Sarin and B.C.Das. p53 tumor suppressor gene mutation, HBV infection and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in India. Hepatitis B and C: Carrier to Cancer. Ed. S K Sarin and K Okuda. (Springer-Verlag, Singapore).
B.C.Das, V.Gopalkrishna and Katiyar, S. Organization of a Molecular Biology Laboratory for Disease Diagnosis & Research, In: Transfusion Associated Hepatitis, First Edition,Ed. S.K.Sarin and George Hess, CBS Publications, pp 155-180
Katiyar, S, V.Gopalkrishna, S.Hedau, J.K.Sharma and B.C.Das: Role of Tumor Suppressor Genes and Human papillomavirus in the Development of Cervical Cancer. In: Perspectives of Cytology and Genetics, Volume IX, Ed.. G.K.Manna, S.C.Roy, Kalyani Publications. pp 187-201
B. Sc. Honors in Zoology
M.Sc. in Genetics
Honors and Awards
2004, Breast Cancer Alliance Inc. Award, Washington D.C., USA
2002 - 2004, Young Investigator Award, , Breast Cancer Alliance Incorporation, New York, USA
1996 – 1999, Senior Research Fellowship Award, CSIR (Govt. of India), New Delhi, India
1996, CSIR International Travel Award for attending 93rd Annual Meeting American Association of Cancer Research, USA.
1993 - 1996, Junior Research Fellowship Award, Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, India
Life member, Indian Society of Human Genetics
Life member, Indian Association of Cancer Research
2000-2011, American Association for Cancer Research
2005, American Society of Human Genetics
2005, American Society for Cell Biology
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