Other Post Graduate Training Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1999), Biochemistry
Graduate School Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2001), Biochemistry
Medical School Columbia University (2003)
Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011), Cardiology

Research Interest

  • Arrhythmogenesis
  • Cardiac Development
  • Human Genetics
  • Transcriptional Regulation


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The IFN-beta enhancer: a paradigm for understanding activation and repression of inducible gene expression
Munshi N, Yie J, Merika M, Senger K, Lomvardas S, Agalioti T, Thanos D. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol June 1999 64 149-159
Acetylation of HMG I(Y) by CBP turns off IFN beta expression by disrupting the enhanceosome
Munshi N, Merika M, Yie J, Senger K, Chen G, Thanos D. Mol Cell October 1998 2(4) 457-467

Honors & Awards

  • Career Award for Medical Scientists (CAMS) - Burroughs Wellcome Foundation
  • Disease Oriented Clinical Scholar (DOCS) Award
  • Jo Ann McWhorter Award for Clinical Cardiology
  • Young Investigator Award for Basic Science - American Association of Indian Cardiologists
  • Fellows Basic Science Winner - Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association