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Yogesh Gupta

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Structural and Chemical Biology
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    2012-    Assistant Professor, Structural & Chemical Biology
    2009     Instructor, Structural & Chemical Biology

    Education and Training

    2005     Postdoctoral Fellow, Physiology & Biophysics
                 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
                 (Mentor: Dr. Aneel Aggarwal)

    2005     Ph.D. in Structural Biology
                 Magnetic Resonance Center (CERM) Florence, ITALY
                 (Adviser: Prof. Claudio Luchinat, Prof. Ivano Bertini)

    2002     M.Tech. in Biotechnology
                 Anna University, Chennai, INDIA
                 (Awarded with distinction)

    2000    M.Sc. in Biochemistry
                National JALMA Institute for Leprosy
                Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra, INDIA


    2012    Outstanding Poster Award, NYSBDG Meeting
    2008    Best Poster Award, Annual Departmental Retreat, Mount Sinai
    2004    Assegnista di ricerca, Italy
    2003    CIRMMP Fellowship, Italy
    2001    VSRP Fellow, India
    2000    DBT Fellowship, India
    1991    National Scholarship, India


Chen X, Ali Khajeh J, Ju JH, Gupta YK, Stanley CB, Do C, Heller WT, Aggarwal AK, Callaway DJ, Bu Z. Phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate clusters the cell adhesion molecule CD44 and assembles a specific CD44-Ezrin hetero complex, as revealed by small angle neutron scattering. The Journal of biological chemistry 2015 Jan;.

Stachnik A, Yuen T, Iqbal J, Sgobba M, Gupta Y, Lu P, Colaianni G, Ji Y, Zhu LL, Kim SM, Li J, Liu P, Izadmehr S, Sangodkar J, Scherer T, Mujtaba S, Galsky M, Gomez J, Epstein S, Buettner C, Bian Z, Zallone A, Aggarwal AK, Haider S, New MI, Sun L, Narla G, Zaidi M. Repurposing of bisphosphonates for the prevention and therapy of nonsmall cell lung and breast cancer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2014 Dec; 111(50).

Yuen T, Stachnik A, Iqbal J, Sgobba M, Gupta Y, Lu P, Colaianni G, Ji Y, Zhu LL, Kim SM, Li J, Liu P, Izadmehr S, Sangodkar J, Bailey J, Latif Y, Mujtaba S, Epstein S, Davies TF, Bian Z, Zallone A, Aggarwal AK, Haider S, New MI, Sun L, Narla G, Zaidi M. Bisphosphonates inactivate human EGFRs to exert antitumor actions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2014 Dec; 111(50).

Mujtaba S, Winer BY, Jaganathan A, Patel J, Sgobba M, Schuch R, Gupta YK, Haider S, Wang R, Fischetti VA. Anthrax SET protein: a potential virulence determinant that epigenetically represses NF-κB activation in infected macrophages. The Journal of biological chemistry 2013 Aug; 288(32).

Xu SY, Gupta YK. Natural zinc ribbon HNH endonucleases and engineered zinc finger nicking endonuclease. Nucleic acids research 2013 Jan; 41(1).

Gupta YK, Yang L, Chan SH, Samuelson JC, Xu SY, Aggarwal AK. Structural insights into the assembly and shape of Type III restriction-modification (R-M) EcoP15I complex by small-angle X-ray scattering. Journal of molecular biology 2012 Jul; 420(4-5).

Xu SY, Nugent RL, Kasamkattil J, Fomenkov A, Gupta Y, Aggarwal A, Wang X, Li Z, Zheng Y, Morgan R. Characterization of type II and III restriction-modification systems from Bacillus cereus strains ATCC 10987 and ATCC 14579. Journal of bacteriology 2012 Jan; 194(1).

Gupta YK, Lee TH, Edwards TA, Escalante CR, Kadyrova LY, Wharton RP, Aggarwal AK. Co-occupancy of two Pumilio molecules on a single hunchback NRE. RNA (New York, N.Y.) 2009 Jun; 15(6).

Gupta YK, Nair DT, Wharton RP, Aggarwal AK. Structures of human Pumilio with noncognate RNAs reveal molecular mechanisms for binding promiscuity. Structure (London, England : 1993) 2008 Apr; 16(4).

Bertini I, Gupta YK, Luchinat C, Parigi G, Peana M, Sgheri L, Yuan J. Paramagnetism-based NMR restraints provide maximum allowed probabilities for the different conformations of partially independent protein domains. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2007 Oct; 129(42).

Edwards TA, Butterwick JA, Zeng L, Gupta YK, Wang X, Wharton RP, Palmer AG, Aggarwal AK. Solution structure of the Vts1 SAM domain in the presence of RNA. Journal of molecular biology 2006 Mar; 356(5).

Bertini I, Gupta YK, Luchinat C, Parigi G, Schlörb C, Schwalbe H. NMR spectroscopic detection of protein protons and longitudinal relaxation rates between 0.01 and 50 MHz. Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English) 2005 Apr; 44(15).

Baig I, Bertini I, Del Bianco C, Gupta YK, Lee YM, Luchinat C, Quattrone A. Paramagnetism-based refinement strategy for the solution structure of human alpha-parvalbumin. Biochemistry 2004 May; 43(18).

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Dr. Gupta did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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