Partho Sarothi Ray

Associate Professor
Dept: Biological Sciences (DBS)
E-mail: psray [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:
 

RNA-binding protein and miRNA-mediated regulation of gene expression in inflammation and cancer, computational and experimental biology of gene expression networks, drug designing for cellular imaging and photo-dynamic therapy, molecular evolution

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Molecular virology), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2005

Positions:

  1. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Post-doctoral fellow, The Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic (2004 - 2008)

Awards and Honors:

  1. 1.DBT-Wellcome Trust India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship from DBT-Wellcome Trust India Alliance (2010)
  2. 2.Associate, Indian Academy of Sciences from Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore (2010)
  3. 3.Symposium Fellowship Award from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories (2009)
  4. The Elsa Albrecht Fellow Award from Department of Cell Biology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA (2008)
  5. The F. Merlin Bumpus Scientist of the Year Award from Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA (2007)
  6. Lower Award from Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA (2007)
  7. Tarazi Award from Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA (2007)
  8. Elsa Albrecht Fellow Award (Second position) from Department of Cell Biology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA (2007)
  9. Sreenivasaya Medal from department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (2005)

Selected Publications:

  1. Poria, Dipak Kumar; Guha, Abhishek; Nandi, Ipsita and Ray, Partho Sarothi. 2015."RNA-binding protein HuR sequesters microRNA-21 to prevent translation repression of proinflammatory tumor suppressor gene programmed cell death 4." Oncogene, 1, 1
  2. Mandal, Soumik; Poria, Dipak Kumar; Ghosh, Ritabrata; Ray, Partho Sarothi and Gupta, Parna. 2014."Development of a cyclometalated iridium complex with specific intramolecular hydrogen-bonding that acts as a fluorescent marker for the endoplasmic reticulum and causes photoinduced cell death." Dalton Transactions, 43, 17463
  3. Ray, Partho Sarothi and Fox, Paul L. 2014."Origin and Evolution of Glutamyl-prolyl tRNA synthetase WHEP domains reveal evolutionary relationships within holozoa." PLoS One, 9, 1-9
  4. Ray, Partho Sarothi; Jia, Jie; Yao, Peng; Majumder, Mithu; Hatzoglou, Maria and Fox, Paul L. 2009."A stress-responsive RNA switch regulates VEGF expression." Nature, 457, 915-919
  5. Ray, Partho Sarothi and Fox, Paul L. 2007."A post-transcriptional pathway represses monocyte VEGF-A expression and angiogenic activity." EMBO Journal, 26, 3360-3372

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