Molecular Biology: (a) Genomic Biology of Repetitive DNA and Noncoding RNA (b) Cytokines, Transcription Factors, Cell Signaling and Disease (c) Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Mammalian Bone Marrow and Regenerative Medicine
27 years+ of Teaching and Research at J.N.U.
Supervised 18 Ph.D. and 04 M.Phil. Students/Theses
A.B. Mishra Award, Gold Medal for 1st position in M.Sc. (Zoology) and Reddy Award for 1st position in Biochemistry Specialization in M.Sc. (Zoology), B.H.U. (1981); Tilak Award, Association of Gerontology of India (1988); Swiss National Fund Post-doctoral Fellowship, University of Zurich (1989-90); Young Scientist Research Project, Department of Science and Technology (1993-95); Bursary award and second best paper award, I.U.I.S.-F.I.M.S.A. International Immunology Workshop and Symposium, Beijing Medical University (1996); Advanced Genome Sequencing and Analysis Course Fellowship, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York (1998); Clayton Foundation Visiting Scientist Fellowship, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston (1998-99); Visiting Scientist, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (2000); Invited University Teacher, Indian Academy of Science-Bangalore (2001); Short-term Scholar (N.I.H.), Stem Cell Institute, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (2005); Sandia National Laboratories, U.S.A. Fellowship, Asia Conference on Biosecurity and Biosafety, Bangkok (2007); Reviewer: Expert Reviews in Anticancer Therapy, Future Drugs, London (U.K.), Animal (an international journal of animal biosciences), Cambridge University Press (France), Cancer Investigations (U.S.A.), DNA and Cell Biology (U.S.A.), Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics; Invited Lectures and Chair in several National and International Conferences; Consortium Advisory Committee (CAC) Member, National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (I.C.A.R.) at National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal; Member, Bio-Gerontology Task Force and Project Review Committee (PRC), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
# Mishra RR, Chaudhary JK, Rath PC (2012) Cell cycle arrest and apoptosis by expression of a novel TPIP (TPIP-C2) cDNA encoding a C2-domain in HEK-293 cells. Mol Biol Rep 39: 7389-7402.
# Mishra RR, Chaudhary JK, Bajaj GD, Rath PC (2011) A novel human TPIP splice-variant (TPIP-C2) mRNA, expressed in human and mouse tissues, strongly inhibits cell growth in HeLa cells. PLoS one 6(12): e28433.
# Rath P.C. (2005) Relationship between constitutive Nuclear Factor-kappaB (NF-kB) and Inhibitor kappaB-alpha (IkB-a) in an Interferon-a-sensitive human Burkitt lymphoma cell line. Biochim. Biophys. Acta: Molecular Basis of Disease 1741: 253-263
# Dey I. and Rath P.C. (2005) A novel rat genomic simple repeat DNA with RNA-homology shows triplex (H-DNA)-like structure and tissue-specific RNA expression. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 327: 276-286
# Gupta A, Rath PC (2012) Expression, purification and characterization of the interferon-inducible, antiviral and tumor-suppressor protein, human RNase L. J Biosci 37: 103-111.
# Prakash K. and Rath P.C. (2010) Replacement of the C-terminal tetrapeptide (314PAPV317 to 314SSSM317) in Interferon Regulatory Factor-2 alters its N-terminal DNA binding activity, J. Biosci. 35 (4): 547-556
# Rath P.C. and Mukhopadhyaya T. (2009) p53 gene expression and 2-methoxyestradiol treatment differentially induce NF-kB activation in human lung cancer cells with different p53 phenotypes, DNA Cell Biol. 28 (12): 615-623