Research Interest

  • Autophagy
  • Cell Death
  • Cellular Stress
  • Drosophila
  • Drug Resistance Mechanism
  • Enteric and Blood Borne Parasites
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Plasma Membrane Electron Transport in parasitic protozoa as a novel drug target

Publications

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Activated Acinus boosts basal autophagy.
Nandi N, Tyra LK, Krämer H Mol Cell Oncol 2015 Jul-Sep 2 3 e995043
Anoikis potential of Entameba histolytica secretory cysteine proteases: evidence of contact independent host cell death.
Kumar S, Banerjee R, Nandi N, Sardar AH, Das P Microb. Pathog. 2012 Jan 52 1 69-76
Involvement of thermoplasmaquinone-7 in transplasma membrane electron transport of Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites: a key molecule for future rational chemotherapeutic drug designing.
Nandi N, Bera T, Kumar S, Purkait B, Kumar A, Das P J. Bioenerg. Biomembr. 2011 Apr 43 2 203-15
Preliminary evidence on existence of transplasma membrane electron transport in Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites: a key mechanism for maintaining optimal redox balance.
Bera T, Nandi N, Sudhahar D, Akbar MA, Sen A, Das P J. Bioenerg. Biomembr. 2006 Dec 38 5-6 299-308

Honors & Awards

  • Best Image Award at UT Southwestern Annual Neuroscience Retreat, 2017
  • Best Poster and Travel Award at UT Southwestern Annual Cell Biology Scientific Retreat, 2017
  • Conducted workshops as a Resource Person on “Advanced Separation Techniques” on 2009 and 2010 in RMRIMS, Patna, India organized jointly by RMRIMS, Patna and NIPER, Hajipur, India.
  • Guest Faculty, Paper Setter and Examiner in National Institute of Pharmacy Education and Research, Hajipur, India from 2007-2010
  • Invited poster judge for “Signal Transduction” and “Cell Death and Stress” category for the Undergraduate, Graduate and Post Doctoral Poster Award in 60th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, 2019
  • Post Doctoral Travel Award from UT Southwestern PDA Committee for attending Annual Meeting of American Society of Cell Biology in 2013
  • Selected for Oral presentation in 60th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, 2019
  • Selected for Oral presentation in Annual Meeting of American Society of Cell Biology, 2016