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Dr.Kausik Paul

  • Dr.Kausik Paul

    Ph.D (Indian Institute of Chemical Biology-CSIR, Jadavpur University, Kolkata)
    Assistant Professor
    Email: kausik@theglocaluniversity.in




    EDUCATION

    Qualification

    Year

    University

    Ph.D (Infectious Diseases & Immunology)

    2009

    Indian Institute of Chemical Biology- CSIR & Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

    Msc(Biophysics)

    2002

    Govt. Institute of Science & Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra

    B.Sc., Microbiology

    1999

    Maulana Azad College & Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra

    RESEARCH INTEREST:

      Microbiology & Immunology

    • Antigen presentation

    • Host-pathogen interaction

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • 1.November, 2018- till date: Assistant Professor, School of Life & Allied Health Science, Saharanpur, UP, India.

    • 2.2011: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA.

    • 3.2009-2010: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

    PUBLICATIONS DETAILS

      • Paul K., Jaisankar P, Mahato SK, Bandyopadhyay S. Role of nitric oxide in anti-leishmanial activity of hydroxychavicol and its ester derivative. (Manuscript under preparation).

      • Mallick S, Halder S, Dutta A, Dey S, Paul K, Maiti S, Bandyopadhyay C, Saha B, Pal C. Chromone linked nitrone derivative induces the expression of iNOS2 and Th1cytokines but reduces the Th2 response in experimental visceral leishmaniasis. Int Immunopharmacol. 2013 Apr; 15(4):772-9. (PubMed PMID: 23499679).

      • Chakraborty JB, Mahato SK, Joshi K, Shinde V, Rakshit S, Biswas N, Choudhury Mukherjee I, Mandal L, Ganguly D, Chowdhury AA, Chaudhuri J, Paul K, Pal BC, Vinayagam J, Pal C, Manna A, Jaisankar P, Chaudhuri U, Konar A, Roy S, Bandyopadhyay S. Hydroxychavicol, a Piper betle leaf component, induces apoptosis of CML cells through mitochondrial reactive oxygen species-dependent JNK and endothelial nitric oxide synthase activation and overrides imatinib resistance. Cancer Sci. 2012 Jan; 103(1):88-99. (PubMed PMID: 21943109).

      • Li J, Nandagopal S, Wu D, Romanuik SF, Paul K, Thomson DJ, Lin F. Activated T lymphocytes migrate toward the cathode of DC electric fields in microfluidic devices. Lab on a Chip. 2011 Apr 7; 11(7):1298-304. (PubMed PMID: 21327249).

      • Rakshit S, Bagchi J, Mandal L, Paul K, Ganguly D, Bhattacharjee S, Ghosh M, Biswas N, Chaudhuri U, Bandyopadhyay S. N-acetyl cysteine enhances imatinib-induced apoptosis of Bcr-Abl+ cells by endothelial nitric oxide synthase-mediated production of nitric oxide. Apoptosis. 2009 Mar; 14(3):298-308. (PubMed PMID: 19153832).

      • Pal C, Ganguly D, Paul K, Pal S. Dendritic cells and antigen trapping technology--a revolution in vaccine/immunotherapy strategy. Indian J Exp Biol. 2007 Jun; 45(6):491-504. Review. (PubMed PMID: 17585683).

      • Ganguly D, Paul K, Bagchi J, Rakshit S, Mandal L, Bandyopadhyay G, Bandyopadhyay S. Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor drives monocytes to CD14low CD83+ DCSIGN- interleukin-10-producing myeloid cells with differential effects on T-cell subsets. Immunology. 2007 Aug; 121(4):499-507. (PubMed PMID: 17433076; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2265964).

      • Ghosh M, Mandal L, Maitra S, Rakshit S, Paul K, Bagchi J, Ganguly D, Pal C, Bandyopadhyay S. Leishmania donovani infection of human myeloid dendritic cells leads to a Th1 response in CD4+ T cells from healthy donors and patients with kala-azar. J Infect Dis. 2006 Aug 1; 194(3):294-301. (PubMed PMID: 16826476).

    Patents

    • Extract of Piper betel leaves for the treatment of human malignancies by inducing oxidative stress.Santu Bandyopadhyay, Bikas Chandra Pal, Jayashree Bagchi Chakraborty, Srabanti Rakshit, Labanya Mandal, Kausik Paul, Nabendu Biswas, Anirban Manna. Jun, 16 2011: US20110142969 A1.

    • Inhibitors of phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI3) and inducers of nitric oxide (NO). Santu Bandyopadhyay, Bikas Chandra Pal, Jaisankar Parasuraman, Siddhartha Roy, Jayashree Bagchi Chakrabotry, Indrani Choudhury Mukherjee, Sanjit Kumar Mahato, Aditya Konar, Srabanti Rakshit, Labanya Mandal, Dipyaman Ganguly, Kausik Paul, Anirban Manna, Jayaraman Vinayagam, Churala Pal. Jul, 26, 2012: US20120190738 A1.

    Awards

    • Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) – Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) - 2007.

    Co-curricular activities

    Scientific

    • Wrote a review on: Regulatory T cells: Friend or foe in leishmaniasis. (Mini Review). Kausik Paul. Published in the Students’ Newsletter of the Indian Immunological Society (IIS). Vol. 1, January 2006.

    Aesthetic

    • Photography: An amateur photographer and did photographic exhibitions in two renowned galleries in Kolkata, India, “Nandan 4 (23rd March-26th March, 2017)”,“Gaganendra Shilpa Pradarshasala (1st April-4th April, 2017)”,“Gaganendra Shilpa Pradarshasala (17th May-19th May, 2018)” with Kolkata based photographic organisation Photography Charchaa (www.photographycharchaa.com).

    • wo of my photographs were featured in National Geographic Your Shot website as Editor’s favourite for Pop of Color Assignment and Culture, People section.

    • One photograph was selected for “Portrait section” in "Chania International Photo Festival 2018" by Blank Wall Gallery at Athens - Greece, (http://www.cipfestival.com).

    • Two of my photographs are selected and exhibited for “IIT-Kanpur-ANTARAGNI Photography Exhibition-2018” at IIT-Kanpur Auditorium (25-28th October, 2018), Uttar Pradesh, India.