Rajendra Prasad

Rajendra Prasad, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Life Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067
Tel. No.: 91-011-2670-4509
Fax No.: 91-011-2674-1081
Email: rp47jnu@gmail.com , rp47@mail.jnu.ac.in
Homepage: http://membranebiolab.webs.com/

Academic Background

Degree

Institution

Field          

Year

Ph.D.

Agra University

Biochemistry

1970

M.Sc.

Lucknow University

Biochemistry

1967

B.Sc.

Lucknow University

Biology

1965

Professional Background

Duration

Institution

Designation

1985-till date

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Professor

2005- June, 2010

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Rector

2009 

Ecole Normale Superieure – CNRS Paris, France

Visiting Professor

1999-2003

Special Centre for Molecular Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Chairperson

1996-98

School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Dean

1993

Catholic University, Louvain-la – Neuve, Belgium

Visiting Professor

1994

Technical University, Valencia, Spain

Visiting Professor

1989

Bristol Mayer-Squibb     Princeton, USA

Visiting Professor

1987

University of Darmstadt

Humboldt Fellow

1985-86

University of Bonn

Humboldt Fellow

1981-85

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Associate Professor

1979-80

New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York

Research Associate

1976-81

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Assistant  Professor

1973-76

USC, School of Medicine, Los- Angeles, California

Research Associate

1971-73

Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow         

Senior Scientific Asst.   

1967-71

Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow

Research Fellow

Invited Speakers /Chairpersons in recent years

  • Invited Speaker in 2nd Small Meeting of Yeast, held in Germany, Mexico&USA 1984, 1997, 2002, 2003.
  • Invited Speaker in Molecular Aspects of Chemotherapy, Gdansk, Poland, 1995.
  • Invited speaker in ASM meeting on Candida and Candidiasis (March, 99) Charleston, USA.
  • Invited speaker in MEEGID-5 (12th-16th November), Hyderabad, 2000.
  • Invited speaker in "CRK Oration lecture", CDRI Lucknow, 2nd March, 2001.
  • Invited Speaker in "Euresco Conference, Seefeld, Austria, 8-13th September, 2001.
  • Plenary talk, at 28th Annual Meeting of Young Scientists & Symposium on "Trends in Molecular Medicine", 7th September, 2002.
  • Invited Speaker in "Recent developments in fungal diseases: Aspergillosis" at Patel Chest Institute, New Delhi on 4th Dec., 2002.
  • Convenor & Speaker in "Frontiers in Molecular Medicine" at JNU, New Delhi between 1st -2nd Feb, 2002. "Molecular Characterization of a novel MDR gene CaAlk8 of C. albicans."
  • Invited Speaker in "Euresco Conference, Giens (near Toulon), France, 3-8th September, 2003.
  • Invited Speaker in 22nd Small Meeting on Yeast Transport and Energetics (SMYTE), Azores, Portugal, 2-4th September, 2004.
  • Invited Speaker at IIT, Delhi, on Indo German Sci-Tech Forum India 2004, "Combating Antifungal Resistance", 28th October, 2004.
  • Invited Speaker in Yeast Lipid Conference at University of Wales, Swansea, UK, 12th May to 14th May, 2005, "Fluctuations in membrane raft constituents-affect drug susceptibilities in Candida albicans".
  • Invited Speaker in FEBS Advanced Lecture Course Human Fungal Pathogens, La Colle sur Loup, France, May 21-28, 2005. "Efflux pumps in Antifungal resistance".
  • Invited Speaker in International Meeting on Biology of Yeast 2005 at Bangalore 27th -29th September, 2005. "Structure & Function of Cdr1p, a major ABC drug transporter of Pathogenic Candida albicans."
  • Invited Speaker in 16th Congress of the International Society of Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM), Paris between 25th – 29th June, 2006.
  • Invited Speaker in 30th AICBE "Molecules to Compartments: Cross-Talks & Networks" University of Delhi. 2nd – 4th Feb 2007, "Unique Multidrug ABC Transporters Cdr1p of Human Pathogen Candida albicans.
  • Invited Speaker in Biology Yeast and Filamentous Fung (BYFF) at NCL & ARI, Pune, 15th – 17th Feb, 2007, "Yeast Multidrug Transporters employ novel mechanism to transport drugs."
  • Lectured at 8th Yeast Lipid Conference, Torino, Italy, 11th May, 2007. "Multidrug yeast drug transporters display different lipid specificities."
  • Invited Speaker in 25th SMYTE, Arraial d'Ajuda – Bahia – Brazil, 3rd September 2007. "Cdr1p, a Multidrug ABC Transporters of Candida albicans Employ Novel Mechanism to Transport Drugs".
  • Invited Speaker in Joint Indo German Bilateral Seminar "Antimicrobial Drug Resistance and the Development of New Antibiotics", INSA, Delhi, 24th November 2007. "Iron modulates antifungal resistance and morphogenesis of pathogenesis of pathogenic Candida albicans".
  • 10th IMBN conference, ICGEB, New Delhi, 3rd December 2007. "Fungal Infections in India: molecular mechanism of antifungal resistance".
  • Invited Speaker in AMI 07 MICROBES: Biofactories of the future, IIT Chennai, 21st December 2007. "Fungal infection in India: Molecular mechanism of emerging antifungal resistance".
  • Invited Speaker in 8th International Symposium on Biochemical Roles of Eukaryotic Cell Surface Macromolecules, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, 21-25 January 2008."Some of the multidrug transporters of Candida albicans prefer to be within membrane rafts."
  • National Conference in chemistry at St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, 22nd August, 2008. "Molecular Mechanisms of Antifungal Resistance"
  • Invited Speaker in 26th Small Meeting on Yeast Transport and Energetics (SMYTE), Braga, Portugal, 8th September, 2008 "Mdr1p, a MFS multidrug transporter of human pathogenic yeast Candida albicans".
  • Invited Speaker in Gordon Research Conference, Galveston, USA, 26th March, 2009. "Energetics of Candida albicans secondary & ABC transporters".
  • Invited Speaker & Chairman in 26th Small Meeting on Yeast Transport and Energetics (SMYTE), Blankenberg, Belgium, 8th September, 2009 "Curcumin Modulates Efflux Mediated By Yeast ABC Multidrug Transporters And Is Synergistic To Antifungals".
  • Chairman in 26th Small Meeting on Yeast Transport and Energetics (SMYTE), Blankenberg, Belgium, 8th September, 2009, Session 8 - Transport and Energetics in Relation to Yeast Fermentation Processes.
  • Invited Speaker & Chairman in International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, Tokyo, Japan, 27th May, 2009. "Structure and function analysis of Candida albicans secondary multidrug transporter".
  • Invited Speaker in 78thSociety of Biological Chemists (India), NCCS, Pune, 30th October, 2009. "A rational approach for structure and function analysis of multidrug transporter of pathogenic Candida".
  • Invited Speaker in Asian Mycologyical Congress 2009, Taichung, Taiwan, 18th November, 2009. "Molecular mechanism underlying CDR1 over-expression in azole resistant clinical isolates of pathogenic Candida".
  • Invited Speaker in (UGC network programme), Modern Biology & Development of Research Programme, SLS, JNU, 14th December, 2009. "Emerging Scenario in Multidrug resistance".
  • Invited Speaker in 50thAnnual meeting of Microbiology Society of India, NCL, Pune, 16th December, 2009. "Multidrug resistance in fungi".
  • Invited Speaker in Second Annual Conference, BIOEPOCH 2010, School of Biotechnology, JNU, 18th February, 2010. "Molecular basis of drug resistance".
  • Invited Speaker in Science Fest, JNU, 22nd February, 2010. "Complex Systems and Networks".
  • Invited Speaker in 13th Transcriptional Assembly meeting, SLS, JNU, 26th February, 2010. "Molecular determinants of CDR1 over-expression in azole resistant clinical isolates of pathogenic Candia albicans".
  • Invited Speaker in Aqua-Terr Annual Conference, Dept. of Biotechnology, Madurai, 6th March, 2010. "Multidrug resistance: from microbes to man".
  • Invited Speaker in Biosparks, SLS, JNU, 11th March, 2010. "Combating Antifungal Resistance: an interdisciplinary approach".
  • Session chaired and Invited Speaker in 10th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis, Miami, Florida, USA, 25th March, 2010. "Molecular determinants of CDR1 over-expression in azole resistant clinical isolates of pathogenic Candia albicans".
  • Invited Speaker in International Mycological Congress 9, Edinburgh, U K, 5th August, 2010. "ABC drug efflux modulator, antifungal and synergistic polyphenol curcumin I targets ergosterol metabolism and blocks bud to hyphae development by regulating TUP1 of Candida albicans".
  • Participated in Global Policy Forum as a special invitee between 8-10th September, 2010 at Yaroslavl, Russia.
  • Invited Speaker in Indo-French Seminar on "Host Pathogen Interactions in Respiratory Infectious Disease (HOPE IN RED)", Bangalore, 11th October, 2010. "Regulation of MDR in Candida".
  • Invited Speaker in National Symposium of MAASCON-1 on Frontiers in Life Sciences: Basic and Applied, Aligarh University, Aligarh, 23rd October, 2010. "Efflux pump in MDR".
  • Invited for Co-Chair the Panel discussion in the 79th Society of Biological Chemists (India), Bangalore, 14th December, 2010.
  • Invited Speaker in National seminar on Exploring new vistas in biodiversity research, Chandigarh, Panjab University, 23rd January, 2011. "What is exciting in Biology?"
  • Invited for the Panel discussion in the Bio Asia, The Global Bio Business Forum, Hyderabaed, 22nd February, 2011.
  • Invited Speaker in 3rd Indian Peptide Symposium, 25th Feb, 2011. "Structural and functional study of a multidrug ABC transporter of yeast".
  • Invited talk in 3rd Medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences, NIPER/CDRI, Lucknow, March 5th, 2011. "drug binding sites in ABC transporter of Candida"
  • Invited speaker in Key note address in Biomolecular Drug Targets and workshop on current advances in bioinformatics, AMU, Aligarh, March 7th, 2011. "Fungal ABC proteins in clinical drug resistance"
  • Invited talk in UGC-SAP symposium in Department of Biochemistry, South Campus, Delhi University, New Delhi, 17thMarch, 2011. "Fungal ABC proteins in clinical drug resistance"
  • Invited Speaker in 3rd Indian Peptide Symposium, 25thMarch, 2011. "Structural and functional study of a multidrug ABC transporter of yeast".
  • Invited talk in 29th Small Meeting on Yeast Transport and Energetics, Merida, Mexico, 5th– 9th September, 2011. "Multidrug Resistance in Human Pathogenic Yeast: Structure and Function of Candida ABC transporter CDR1"
  • The Basel Science Memorial Lecture at University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 13th September, 2011."Multidrug Resistance in Human Pathogenic Yeast Structure and Function and regulation of Candida ABC transporter CDR1"
  • Plenary lecture at 6thBiyani's International Conference, Jaipur, 19th-20th September, "Multidrug resistance: from microbes to man"
  • Distinguish lecture, MedChem 2011 at IIT, Madras, Chennai, 27thOctober, 2011. "Design and Synthesis of Novel Antifungal Peptides and their Mode of Action"
  • Oration Lecture, TRendys in Biochemistry-2011, Tirupathi, 18thNovember, 2011. "Efflux pumps as an important mechanism of antifungal resistance"
  • Key note at New Zealand Microbiology Society (NZMS), Palmerston North, New Zealand, 24th November, 2011. "Multidrug Resistance in Human pathogenic Yeast: Structure and Function of Candida ABC transporter CDR1"
  • Invited talk, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 28th November, 2011 "Multidrug Resistance in Human pathogenic Yeast: Structure and Function of Candida ABC transporter CDR1"
  • Invited talk, TEMASEK Life Sciences Laboratories, Singapore, 30th November, 2011, "Multidrug transporters in clinical drug resistance"
  • Invited talk, International Conference of Yeast Biology (ICYB), IIT, Bombay, 12thDecember, 2011, "Multidrug transporters in clinical antifungal resistance".
  • Key note address, ROS11, Lucknow University, 23rd December, 2011. "Oxidative stress and drug susceptibilities in yeast"
  • Invited speaker, Indo-German Science Tour, Delhi, 20th February, 2012, "Combating antifungal resistance: an Indo-German collaborative effort"
  • Invited speaker, UGC sponsored symposium and DBT sponsored workshop on Bioinformatics in drug Design, JNU, 22nd March, 2012 "What is exciting in Biotechnology"
  • Invited speaker in Symposium, Society of Young Scientists, AIIMS, New Delhi, 16th April, 2012 "Multidrug transporters in clinical drug resistance"
  • Invited speaker in Xcelaris Genomics, Ahembdabad, 23rd April, 2012, "Multidrug Resistance in Human Pathogenic Yeast: Structure, Function and Regulation of Candida ABC transporter CDR1"
  • Invited speaker in 18th congress of International Society for Human and Animal Mycology(ISHAM), Berlin, Germany on 14th June, 2012, "The quorum sensing molecule farnesol is a specific modulator of ABC multidrug transporters".
  • Inaugural talk in "The Biology of Pathogens" sponsored by the Spanish Society for Microbiology, in Badajoz, Spain, 5th -7th July, 2012, "Multidrug transporters in clinical drug resistance"
  • Nico van Uden lecture in Small meeting of yeast transport and energetic, Salamanca, Spain, 9th July, 2012, "A systemic study of a major multidrug ABC transporter Cdr1 of Candida"

Lectures

  • Regional Research Laboratory, Jammu on “Molecular Basis of Antifungal Resistance” 11th April, 2003.
  • Staff College on “Multidrug Resistance: from microbes to man” 25th April, 2003
  • National Research Laboratory, Pune on “Mechanism of Antifungal Drug Resistance” 5th May, 2003.
  • Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTech) on “Regulation of CDR1” 25th July, 2003.
  • Madhav Institute of Technology & Science, Gwalior on “Multidrug Resistance” 10th November, 2003.
  • Technical University of Gdansk, Poland, on “Structure and functional analysis of ABC drug transporter” 25th November 2003.
  • Staff College, JNU on “Multidrug Resistance” 16th Jan 2004.
  • Ranbaxy, Gurgaon on “Efflux pumps in drug resistance” Feb 05, 2004.
  • AMU, Aligarh on “Microbial Drug Resistance” 9th March, 2004. 
  • Wadsworth Center, Albany, New York, on “Efflux Pumps in Antifungal Resistance” March 17, 2004.
  • New York Medical College, Valhalla on “Efflux pumps in drug resistance” 29th March, 2004.
  • Dermatology Conference Center, USA on, “Efflux pumps in antifungal resistance” 29th March, 2004.
  • University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA, March 30, 2004, “Efflux pumps in antifungal resistance.”
  • IISC Bangalore on “Multidrug Resistance”, 20th April, 2004.
  • Wurzburg on 22nd July, 2004” Efflux pumps in Antifungal resistance.”
  • Institute for Microbiology, University of Düsseldorf on 26th July, 2004, “Multidrug resistance: from microbes to man.”
  • University of Bonn on “Efflux pumps in Drug resistance”, 27th July, 2004.
  • The Longevity Centre, Pune, “Yeast as a model of aging”, in Workshop on Frontiers of Research in Ageing and Longevity Medicine, 24th Aug., 2004.
  • IIT, Chennai on “Multidrug Resistance: from Microbes to Man”, 7th December, 2004.
  • CCMB, Hyderabad on “Multidrug Resistance: an emerging threat”, 22nd December, 2004.
  • Academy Staff College, JNU Campus on “Multidrug Resistance: from Microbes to Man”, 6th January, 2005.
  • FEBS Advanced Lecture Course Human Fungal Pathogens, La Colle sur Loup, France, May 21-28, 2005. “Efflux pumps in Antifungal resistance”.
  • University of Bonn, on “Drug Resistance”, June 2005.
  • Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris on “Drug Resistance”, 28th October, 2005.
  • University of Bonn, on “Multidrug Resistance”, 1st Nov., 2005.
  • 2006 Feb ASIS meeting.
  • Technical Univesity, Gdansk, Poland, Efflux pumps in drug resistance, 21st June, 2006.
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, Feb., 2007 Multidrug resistance; from microbes to man.
  • NIHVFC (NIH Visiting Fellows Committee), U.S. 19th March on “Job opportunities in India”.
  • U.S. Army Research Office 20th March “Efflux pump of Candida employ novel mechanism of drug transport”.
  • George Town University, Washington 21st March 2006, “Yeast Multidrug Transporters employ novel mechanism to transport drugs”.
  • Catholic University, Washington 21st March 2007, “Yeast Multidrug Transporters employ novel mechanism to transport drugs.
  • Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine Farmington, CT. USA, 29th March 2007, “Yeast Multidrug Transporters employ novel mechanism to transport drugs”.
  • Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, 21st May, 2007. “Cdr1p: Role in multidrug resistance in Candida albicans”.
  • Departamento de Microbiología y Genética, CIETUS, IMB/CSIC, Universidad de Salamanca, España, 24th May, 2007. “Unique fungal multidrug transporters”.
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, August 2007. Refresher Course in Biotechnology “Multidrug drug resistance”.
  • University of Rio, Brazil, 6th September, 2007. “Unexpected role of iron in antifungal resistance”.
  • 10th IMBN conference, ICGEB, New Delhi, 3rd December 2007. “Fungal Infections in India: molecular mechanism of antifungal resistance”.
  • Department of Biochemistry, Lucknow University, Lucknow, 28th December 2007. Special Invited lecture in Current awareness in molecular Biochemistry: Applications in health environment and agriculture, “Molecular mechanism of emerging antifungal resistance”.
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, February, 2008. Refresher Course in Biotechnology “Multidrug drug resistance”.
  • B. Mukherji Memorial Lecture, CDRI, Lucknow, 4th March 2008. “Fungal infection in India: Molecular mechanism of emerging antifungal resistance”.
  • At Microbial Resistance IXth Tata Memorial Symposium, Bangalore, 11th March 2008. “Fungal infection in India: Molecular mechanism of emerging antifungal resistance”.
  • Summer School in School of Life Sciences, JNU, Delhi, 21st May 2008. “Multidrug Resistance: from Microbes to Man”.
  • 16th Dr. G. J. S. Rao Endowment Lecture, IISC, Bangalore. 26th June. “Fungal Infections in India: Molecular Mechanisms of Emerging Antifungal Resistance”
  • National Conference in chemistry at St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, 22nd August, 2008. “Molecular Mechanisms of Antifungal Resistance”
  • National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, 19th September 2008, “Dimorphism and multi-drug resistance”.
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, 30th September 2008, “Antifungal resistance”.
  • IVRI, Izatnagar, Bareily 16th Octoberber 2008, “Multirug resistance: an emerging threat”.
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, 6th January 2009, “Lipids and membrane structure”.
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, 29th January 2009, “Multidrug Resistance from microbes to man”.
  • John Hopkins, Baltimore, USA, 1st April, 2009. “Efflux pumps and antifungal resistance in pathogenic Candida albicans”. 
  • UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, USA, 3rdApril, 2009. “Efflux pumps and antifungal resistance in pathogenic Candida albicans”.
  • Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, 10th Aprlil, 2009 “Multidrug Resistance: Microbes to man”.
  • National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow 16thApril, 2009. “MDR and molecular medicine”.
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, 27th April 2009, “Molecular medicine”.
  • School of Life Sciences, JNU, 21st May 2009, “What’s up in life sciences”.
  • Premas Biotech Ltd, Manesar, Haryana 22ndJune, 2009. “Multidrug resistance in molecular medicine”.
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, 4th August, 2009. Refresher Course in Biotechnology “Multidrug drug resistance”.
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, 4th January, 2010, Life Science Orientation Course “What is exciting in Life Sciences?”
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, 25th January, 2010, Life Science Orientation Course “Multidrug resistance”.
  •  Academic Staff College, JNU, 26th July, 2010, Refresher Course in Biotechnology “What is new in Biology?”
  • Delhi Pubic School, R K Puram, New Delhi, 26th August, 2010, “What’s exciting in Biotechnology?”
  • Shoolini University, Sholan, Himachal Pradesh, 11th January, 2011, “What’s exciting in Biology?”
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, 21st January, 2011, “Lipodomics: coming to grips with lipid diversity”.
  • Academic Staff College, JNU, 24th January, 2011, “What is exciting in Biology?”
  • Gorakhpur University, 17th February, 2011, "What is exciting in Biotechnology?"
  • Bio Asia, Hyderabad, 22nd February, 2011, "Structuring Research in Cancer"
  • Indian Peptide Society, NCL Pune, 24th February, 2011, "Structure and function study of a multidrug ABC transporter of yeast"
  • NIPGR/CDRI, Lucknow, 5th March, 2011, "Drug Binding Sites In Abc Transporter Of Candia" & "3rd Medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences"
  • Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 7th March, 2011, "Fungal ABC proteins in clinical drug resistance" & "Key note address in Biomolecular Drug Targets and workshop on current advances in bioinformatics"
  • South Campus, University of Delhi, New Delhi, 17th March, 2011, "Fungal ABC proteins in clinical drug resistance & Invited talk in UGC-SAP symposium in Department of Biochemistry "
  • Indian Proteomics Conference, JNU, 3rd April, 2011, "Lipids and lipidome in clinical multidrug resistance in fungi"
  • Laboratory of Cell Biology, NIH, MD, USA, 21st June, 2011, "Multidrug Resistance in Human Pathogenic Yeast: Structure, Function and Regulation of Candida ABC transporter CDR1"
  • L'INSTITUT DU CANCER DE MONTRÉAL, Canada, 27th June, 2011, "Multidrug Resistance in Human Pathogenic Yeast: Structure, Function and Regulation of Candida ABC transporter CDR1"
  • School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, 20th August, 2011, "Lipids and Lipidomics: in clinical drug resistance in fungi"
  • Seminar, IIT, Kanpur, 27th September, 2011, "Multidrug Resistance in Human Pathogenic Yeast Structure and Function and regulation of Candida ABC transporter CDR1"
  • MEDCHEM 2011Conference, IIT Chennai, Madras, 28thOctober, 2011, "Anti-Infective Drug Discovery & Development"
  • Oration Lecture, Trendy's in Biochemistry-2011, Tirupathi, 18th November, 2011 "Efflux pumps as an important mechanism of antifungal resistance"
  • Key note, New Zealand Microbiology Society (NZMS), 24th November, 2011 "Multidrug Resistance in Human pathogenic Yeast: Structure and Function of Candida ABC transporter CDR1"
  • Key note address, ROS11, Lucknow University, 23rd December, 2011, "Oxidative stress and drug susceptibilities in yeast"
  • Lecture at Academic Staff College, JNU, 23rd January, 2012, "What is exciting in Life Sciences"
  • NCL, Pune, 7th May, 2012, "Multidrug Resistance in Human pathogenic Yeast: Structure, Function and regulation of Candida ABC transporter CDR1"
  • Lecture at Faculty Networking SLS, JNU, 9th February, 2012, "What is exciting in Life Sciences"
  • Lecture Summer School, SLS, JNU on 24th May, 2012, "A glimpse of advancements in science which will touch our lives"

Conferences Organized

  • Organising Secretary ‘Molecular Biology of Yeast in Relation to Biotechnology’, New Delhi, January 1990, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Organising Secretary, 67th Society of Biological Chemists, 19-21 December 1998, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Convenor, 24th All India Cell Biology Conference, 24-26 November 2000, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Organising Secretary, Symposium on “Frontiers of Molecular Medicine”, 2002.
  • Convenor, “Yeast Symposium” 1st and 2nd Feb for School of Life Sciences, JNU, 2002.
  • Convenor, Symposium on “Yeast Meeting” for Special Centre for Molecular Medicine, 14-15th Feb, 2002.
  • Co-convenor, “Guha Research Conference”, 2002.
  • Convenor, Small Meeting on Yeast & Transport Energetics (SMYTE), 23-26th September, 2005, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Organizing Secretary, 75th Society of Biological Chemists (India), 8-11th December, 2006, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Co-convenor, “Joint Bilateral Seminar on Antimicrobial Drug Resistance & The Development of New Antibiotics”. (Indo-German), INSA, New Delhi, 22-25th November, 2007.
  • Convenor, “Information day on EU 7th Framework Programme of Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology”, 25th February, Jawaharlal Nehru University 2008.
  • Organizer, HZI-JNU Workshop on Infectious Agents, organized jointly by Helmholtz Zentrum fur Infektionsforschung and Indo German Science Centre for Infectious Diseases held at Manesar Heritage Village, Haryana, India, 23rd- 24th April, 2008.
  • Organizer, “EU-INDIA S&T Cooperation Days in Food, Agriculture, Fisheries Biotechnologies & Health Research, 4-6th November, 2009, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Organizer “National Information day on EU 7th Framework Programme of Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology”, 25th May, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Kalyani, West Bengal
  • Organizer “National Information day on EU 7th Framework Programme of Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology”, 10th June, National Institute of Oceanography, Goa.
  • Organizer, 28th Small Meeting on Yeast & Transport Energetics (SMYTE),23-27th September, 2010, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Organizer "National Information day on EU 7th Framework Programme of Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology", 19th August, 2011, IIT Madras, Chennai.
  • Organizer "National Information day on EU 7th Framework Programme of Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology", 15th May,2012, Amity University, Noida.
  • Organizer "National Information day on EU 7th Framework Programme of Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology", 25th July, 2012, Aditya Sarovar, Hyderabad.
  • Organizer "National Information day on EU 7th Framework Programme of Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology", 27th July, 2012, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

Fellowships/awards

  • Royal Society Commonwealth Bursary
  • Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Fellowship
  • Wellcome Foundation
  • Biotechnology overseas Fellowship
  • Mercator Professorship at University of Bonn
  • Center of Excellence, DBT
  • BSR-UGC award

Membership/Fellow

  • Member, American Society of Microbiology, USA
  • Member, Society of Microbiology, UK
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Member, International Society of Human and Animal Mycology
  • Member, Yeast Group, India.
  • Member, Association of Microbiologists of India
  • Member, Society for Indian Human and Animal Mycologists Society of Biological Chemists (India)
  • Member, Governing Body ,Ambedkar Biomedical Center, DU
  • Visitor's nominee, Jammu University
  • Fellow , Indian Academy of Sciences
  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences
  • Fellow, Indian National Science Academy
  • National Contact Point, European commission
  • Research Ambassador, Germany
  • International Yeast Commissioner

Expert Review/Editor

New Zealand Medical Council, Austrain Science Council, Wellcome Trust, Swiss Science Foundation, European Commission; Reviewer for Biochemistry, BBA, Microbiology, J. Membrane Science,Yeast, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Eukaryotic Cell, PLoS one, Peptide, Omics, FEMS Letts., Member Editorial Board-Mycopathologia, Journal of Biological Sciences, FEMS-Yeast Research.PloS Pathogen, FEBS Letters.

Projects Undertaken

S. No.

Title

Period

Funding Body

1.

Amino sugar uptake and metabolism.

1976-79

University Grant Commission

2.

Active transport of metabolites in yeast.

1977-80

Council of Scientific  and Industrial Research

3.

Mechanism of polyene antibiotics action

1982-84

Indian Council of Medical Research

4.

Role of nutrients uptake in cell growth and division of yeast

1982-84

Council of Scientific  and Industrial Research

5.

Relation between lipid composition and cellular permeability

1982-84

University Grant Commission

6.

Is pathogenicity of Candida albicans related to its membrane transport and asymmetry

1983-85

Indian Council of Medical Research

7.

Bioenergetics of amino acid transport in yeast

1985-89

Department of Science and technology

8.

Role of electrochemical gradient of protos in growth and differentiation of Candida albicans, a pathogenic yeast

1987-89

Indian Council of Medical Research

9.

Candida albicans membrane composition and liposomal amphotericin B antifungal activity: Physico- chemical studies.

1990-93

Indo- French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research

10.

Purification and characterization of proton translocating ATPase of Candida albicans

1990-93

Department of Science and technology

11.

Genetic analysis of amino acid transport systems of Candida albicans, a pathogenic yeast.

1990-93

Council of Scientific  and Industrial Research

12.

Purification and characterization of praline Permease of Candida albicans: a pathogenic yeast

1995-98

Department of Science and technology

13.

Molecular characterization of multidrug resistance (MDR) gene(s) of Candida albicans, a pathogenic yeast

1995-98

Department of biotechnology

14.

Utilisation of hemicellulose waste from agricultural and forest Industries using Xylan degrading and Xylose fermenting yeast

1994-98

European Commission, brussels

15.

Permease genes and proteins of a pathogenic yeast, Candida albicans

1997-2000

Council of Scientific  and Industrial Research

16.

Multidrug Resistance Genes of a Pathogenic Yeast Candida albicans; Overexpression and Functional Analysis.

1998-2001

Department of Science and technology

17.

Molecular Characterization of multidrug Resistance genes of Candida albicans: Expression and Functional Analysi

1998-2001

Department of biotechnology

18.

Functional Role(s) of ABC Transporter Proteins Of A Pathogenic Yeast C. albicans involved in Multidrug Resistance

1998-2001

Council of Scientific  and Industrial Research

19.

Molecular Cloning and Characterization of Proline Permease Gene of a Pathogenic yeast, Candida albicans

1998-2001

Indo-German (DST)

20.

Nuclear Programme to Develop Infectious Disease Component of Molecular medicine in JNU

2000-2003

Department of biotechnology

21.

Development of the strategies for overcoming the multidrug resistance in pathogenic fungi

2000-2008

Indo-Polish (DST)

22.

Membrane lipids as mediators of environmental morpho-genetic cues in the human fungal pathogen Candida albicans

2001-2004

VW Foundation, Germany

23.

Establishment of a advance centre of molecular biotyping, epidemiology and fungal susceptibilities of opportunistic human pathogen fungi

2001-2006

Indian Council of Medical Research

24.

Novel approaches to combat multidrug resistance (MDR) in pathogenic yeast

2001-04

European Commission, brussels

25.

Regulation of Multidrug Resistance genes of a pathogenic yeast Candida albicans

2002-05

Department of Science and technology

26.

Transcriptional Profiling of yeast in response to steroid/ drugs.

2003-06

Council of Scientific  and Industrial Research

27.

Molecular Aspects of Candidiasis

2004-08

Department of biotechnology

28.

Structural and Functional Analysis of a Major ABC multidrug Transporter of Candida albicans: A Spectroscopic Approach

2004-08

Department of biotechnology

29.

Molecular Basis of multidrug Resistance gene regulation in Candida albicans

2005-09

Department of Science and technology

30.

Transcriptome MDR Transcription Regulations & Microarrays of human Pathogen Candida

2006-09

Indo – French

31.

Signal Cascades in Pathogenic Candida in Response to Steroids/ Drugs

2006-09

Council of Scientific  and Industrial Research

32.

Transcriptional Networks Regulating Multiple Drug Resistance (MDR) In Candida albicans.

2007-09

Indo-German
(DST-DFG)

33.

Cooperation network of National Contact Points with a special focus on third countries in the areas of Food Quality and Safety and food, agricultural and biotechnology.

2007-09

Food-N-Co, EU

34.

Molecular aspects of Morphogenesis and Antifungal Resistance in Human Fungal Pathogen Candida albicans.

2008-11

Department of biotechnology

35.

Structure And Functional Study Of A Multidrug ABC Transporter Of The Human Fungal Pathogen Candida albicans.

2008-11

Department of biotechnology

36.

Strategies to combat multidrug resistance (MDR) in human pathogenic Candida albicans.

2009-12

Indo-Swiss (DST)

37.

Creating A CIRCLE By Extending The BIO NCP Network To Third Country Third Countries BIO NIPS

2009-11

APRE, EU

Current Fundings:

S.No.

Title

Period

Sponsoring Agency  

  1.  

Rational designing of peptide inhibitors of multidrug transporters of the human fungal pathogen Candida albicans

2009-2012

Department of Biotechnology

  1.  

Multidrug Regulation in Candida albicans.

2009-2012

Department of Science & Technology

  1.  

Lipidomics of human pathogenic multidrug resistant
Candida: identification of lipids as antifungal targets

2010-2013

Department of Biotechnology

  1.  
Combating MDR in pathogenic yeast Candida albicans 2011-16 Center of Excellence (CEIB), Department of Biotechnology
  1.  
Mutational Analyses of a Multidrug ABC Transporter to Dissect Mechanism of Drug Efflux 2011-14 Department of Biotechnology
  1.  
Reinforcing the International Cooperation in FP7 FAFB Strengthning the Circle of Third Country NIPs". (BIO CIRCLE 2) 2011-13 BIO CIRCLE II
APRE, European Commission

PH.D. THESIS SUPERVISED

S. No.

Name

Title

Year

1.

A. Jayakumar

Transport of Proline in Candida albicans

1979

2.

M. Singh

Lipids in Membrane Transport of Yeast

1979

3.

L. Garg

Studies on biochemical aspects induced by tritiated water during postnatal in mice

1979

4.

A. Trivedi

Involvement of lipids in structure and function of yeast membranes

1982

5.

R.S. Verma

Amino acid transport in yeast

1984

6.

A.K. Dudani

Dissection of biochemical events of yeast cell cycle

1984

7.

T.V.G.Rao

Polyene antibiotics: Effects on the structure and function of yeast membrane.

1985

8.

K. Manoharan

Lipids in plant growth and development

1985

9.

Inam Dureja

Amino acid transport in plant protoplast

1985

10.

P. Mishra

Lipids in the structure and function of Yeast membrane

1988

11.

S. Anand

Biochemical events in yeast cell cycle

1989

12.

S. Kaur

Candida albicans: a morphogenetic enigma

1990

13.

P. Gupta

H+ pump of Candida albicans

1992

14.

S. Mahanty

Genetic analysis of transport systems of Candida albicans

1992

15.

Shehnaz Ansari

Role of ergosterol in the structure and function of C. albicans

1992

16.

Raj Kishor Khaware

Transport defective mutants of C. albicans

1994

17.

Deepa Jethwaney

Characterization of proline permease of Candida albicans

1995

18.

P. K. Mukherjee

Amino acid transport permeases of Candida albicans

1997

19.

Jyotsna Chandra

Membrane lipids and transport of amino acid of Candida albicans: A pathogenic yeast

1998

20.

S. Krishnamurthy

Characterisation of multidrug resistance in Candida albicans

1998

21.

Archana Varma

Sugar transport in yeast

1999

22.

Vinita Gupta

Multidrug Resistance in Candia albicans

1999

23.

Smriti

Membrane Lipid Asymmetry of Candida albicans maintained by ABC transporters

2000

24.

Sanjeev Saxena

Transport and Transporter of L-Proline of Candida albicans: a pathogenic yeast

2001

25.

Sneh Lata Panwar

Molecular Characterization of a Novel Multidrug resistance gene CaALK8 of Candida albicans

2001

26.

Avmeet K. Kohli

Molecular mechanisms of antifungal drug resistant in a pathogenic yeast Candida albicans

2001

27.

Neeti Puri

Regulation of multidrug resistance genes of Candida albicans, a pathogenic yeast

2001

28.

Neerja Karnani

Regulation of Multidrug resistance gene(s) expression in Candida albicans

2002

29.

Suneet Shukla

Functional Characterization of Multidrug Transporters of a pathogenic yeast, Candida albicans.

2003

30.

Sudhakar Jha

Purification and Functional Characterization of NBD1 of Cdr1p, a multidrug transporter of a pathogenic yeast, Candida albicans

2003

31.

Nivedita Gupta

Molecular Typing & drug resistance Profiling of Candidial infections in burn patients.

2005

32.

Preeti Saini

Functional Analysis of CDR1 gene responsible for Antifungal resistance in Candida albicans

2005

33.

Naseem Akhtar Gaur

Regulation of Multidrug Resistance Genes of Candida albicans

2005

34.

Ali Abdul Ali Lattif

Characterization of Candida species isolated from clinical samples with special reference to C. albicans

2005

35.

Tulika Prasad

Functional relevance of membrane lipid asymmetry and fluidity in C. albicans, a pathogenic yeast

2006

36.

Sadhanshu Shukla

Purification and characterization of ABC transporter Cdr1p, a multidrug resistance protein of Candida albicans

2007

37.

Versha Rai

Functional characterization of nucleotide binding domains of Cdr1p, a major ABC transporter of Candida albicans

2007

38.

Dibyendu Banerjee

Transcriptome Analysis of Steroid Response in Yeasts

2007

39.

Ritu Pasrija

Understanding the link between Membrane lipids and multidrug resistance in the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans

2007

40.

Raman Manoharlal

Differential regulation of multidrug resistance gene(s) in the clinical isolates of pathogenic yeast Candida albicans

2008

41.

Absarul Haque

Multidrug resistance ABC transporter genes of opportunistic human pathogen Candida albicans

2009

42

Manisha Gaur

Study of antifungal drug resistance in the pathogenic yeast, Candida albicans: role of ABC and MFS super families of transporters

2009

43

Khyati Kapoor

Identification and characterization of functionally crictical sites of Mdr1p, a multidrug transporter of Candida albicans

2010

44

Nidhi Puri

Study of structure and function of Cdr1p, an ABC (ATP Binding Cassetts) multidrug Transporter of Candida albicans

2010

45

Antresh Kumar

Structural and functional analysis of motifs of Cdr1p, a major ABC transporter of Candida albicans

2010

46

Sanwal Hina Bhuvan

Mutagenesis of a major ABC drug transporter Cdr1p, of pathogenic Candida albicans

2010

47

Monika Sharma

Role of curcumin in antifungal resistance

2010

48

Shipra Shukla

Identification and characterization of a negative regulator of expression of CDR1 gene involved in multidrug resistance in Candida albicans

2010

49

Saif Hameed

Iron and Regulation of multidrug resistance in Candida albicans

2010

50

Sarmistha Mahanty

Molecular mechanisms of multi drug resistance in human pathogenic fungus Candida albicans

2010

51 Ajeet Mandal Molecular characterization of multidrug efflux pump proteins of Candida albicans 2012
52 Sanjiveeni Dhamgaye Regulation of MDR (Multidrug Resistance) in Yeast 2012
53 Ashutosh Singh Antifungal Resistance: a Lipidomics Approach 2012

Publications

  1. Subcellular distribution of amino lipids in rat tissues. Prasad, R., N.K. Garg and C.R.K. Murti, Ind. J. Biochem. 7: 181-183 (1970).
  2. Cholesterol induced change in the lipid composition of rabbit organelles. Prasad, R., N.K. Garg and C.R.K. Murti, Ind. J. Biochem. 8: 167 (1971).
  3. Subcellular distribution of amino lipids isolated from buffalo kidney. Prasad, R. and N.K. Garg, Ind. J. Biochem. 8: 180 (1972).
  4. In vivo incorporation of amino acids in rat liver lipids. Prasad, R., N.K. Garg and C.R.K. Murti, Ind. J. Biochem. 9: 185 (1972).
  5. Effect of reticulo-endothelial blockade and stimulation on Hepatic mitochondrial and microsomal lipids and atherosclerosis in cholesterol fed cokerels. S. P. Pachauri, Prasad, R., N.K. Garg and S. Mukherji, J. Atheroscler. 16: 241 (1972).
  6. Effect of cabbage phospholipase D on the lipids and enzyme activities of rat liver microsomal fraction. C.L. Kapoor, Prasad, R., N.K. Garg and C.R.K. Murti, Biochem. J. 128: 45 (1972).
  7. Degradation of rat liver microsomes with phospholipase D. C.L. Kapoor, Prasad, R., A.C. Shipston and N.K. Garg. Ind. J. Biochem. Biophys. 2: 78 (1974).
  8. Biochemical changes in experimentally induced hyper cholesterolemia: Activity of rabbit hepatic microsomal and mitochondrial enzymes and changes in the lipid composition and enzymatic activity of RBC membrane. Prasad, R., H. Mukhtar and S.K. Sharma, Ind. J. Biochem. Biophys. 11: 243 (1974).
  9. Energy transduction in membranes of Mycobacterium phlei. A.F. Brodie, S.H. Lee, Prasad, R., V.K. Kalra and F.C. Kosmakos, In: Lipmann symposium: Energy, biosynthesis and regulation in molecular biology, Dietmar Richter (Ed. Walter de Gruyter), Berlin-New York, 115 (1974).
  10. Effect of phospholipase A on the structure and functions in membrane vesicles of Mycobacterium phlei. Prasad, R., V.K. Kalra and A.F. Brodie, J. Biol. Chem. 250: 3690 (1975).
  11. Effect of phospholipase A on active transport no acids with membrane vesicles of Mycobacterium phlei. Prasad, R., V.K. Kalra and A.F. Brodie, J. Biol. Chem. 250: 3699 (l975).
  12. Active transport of glutamine and glutamic acid in membrane vesicles from Mycobacterium phlei. Prasad, R., V.K. Kalra and A.F. Brodie, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 63: 50 (1975).
  13. Membrane bound enzymes for Mycobacterium phlei; Malate Vitamin K Reductase. Prasad, R. and A.F. Brodie, In: “Membrane Bound Enzyme” Anthony Martonosi (Ed.), Plenum Publishing Corp. New York, 111 (1976).
  14. Different mechanisms of energy coupling of various amino acids in whole cells of Mycobacterium phlei Prasad, R., V.K. Kalra and A.F. Brodie, J. Biol. Chem. 251: 2493 (1976).
  15. Proton gradient, a driving force for the up proline in a pathogenic strain of yeast, Candida albicans. A. Jayakumar, M. Singh and Prasad, R., Siekagaku (Japan), 49: 7 (1977).
  16. Cupric ion mediated active transport of amino acids in membrane vesicles of Mycobacterium phlei. Prasad, R., V.K Kalra and A.F. Brodie, J. Biochem. 253: 2216 (1978).
  17. Mechanisms of active transport of proline in Candida albicans cells: A pathogenic strain of yeast. A. Jayakumar and Prasad, R. in Proceedings of National Symposium on biological membranes as model Systems 141-146 (1978).
  18. Transport of various metabolites in yeast cells. Prasad, R. and M. Singh., J. Sci. Indust. Res. 37: 372 (1978).
  19. The effect of altered lipid composition on the transport of various amino acids in Candida albicans. M. Singh, A. Jayakumar and Prasad, R., Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 191: 680 (l978).
  20. Characteristics of proline transport in normal and starved cells of Candida albicans. Jayakumar, A. Singh, M and Prasad, R., Biochim. Biophys. Acta 514: 348 (1978).
  21. Relationship between lipid composition and transport of various amino acids in Candida albicans. M. Singh, A. Jayakumar and Prasad, R., Ind. J. Biochem, Biophys. 15: 68 (1978).
  22. Ergosterol content in Candida albicans: Effect on cellular permeability and sensitivity to nystatin. A. Jayakumar. M. Singh and Prasad, R., Ind. J. Biochem. Biophys. 15: 22 (1978).
  23. An Inducible proline transport system in Candida albicans. A. Jayakumar, Manjeet Singh and Prasad, R., Biochem. Biophys. Acta, 556:144 (1979).
  24. Lipid composition and polyene antibiotic sensitivity in isolates of Candida albicans. M. Singh, A. Jayakumar and Prasad, R., Microbios. 24: 7 (1979).
  25. The effect of altered ergosterol content on transport of various amino acids in Candida albicans. M. Singh and A. Jayakumar and Prasad, R., Biochem. Biophys. Acta 555: 42 (1979).
  26. Nutrient Transport in a Bovine Lens Epithelial Line. Prasad, R., C. Shopsis, S.A., Southern, and J. Hochstadt, J. Cell. Physiol.107: 231 (1981).
  27. Distinct mechanism of hypoxanthine and inosine transport in membrane vesicles isolated from chinese hamster ovary and Balb 3T3 cells. Prasad, R., C. Shopsis and J. Hochstadt, Biochim. Biophys. Acta 643: 306 (1981).
  28. ABI uptake in Ts cell cycle mutant of BHK cells. C. Shopsis, Prasad, R. and J. Hochstadt, Fed. Proc. l9: 2159 (1981).
  29. Characteristics of proline transport in the Spheroplasts Isolated from Candida albicans Cells. Jayakumar. A, Singh, M., Verma, R. S. Baquer. N. Z and Prasad, R. Ind. J. Biochem Biophys. 18: 206 (1981).
  30. Effect of Phospholipase A on the structure & function of yeast Candida albicans. Trivedi, A., Singh, M., Khare, S., Singhal, G.S., and Prasad, R. Ind. J. Biochem. Biophys. 19: 336 (1982).
  31. Radiation effects on membranes. I. Cellular permeability and cell survival. Khare, S. Jayakumar A. Trivedi, A. Kesavan, P.C and Prasad R. Rad. Res. 90: 233 (1982).
  32. Effect of gamma radiation on the structure and function of yeast membrane. Khare, S. Trivedi, A. Kesavan, P. C. and Prasad, R., Int. J. Radiat. Biol. 42: 369 (1982).
  33. Effect of phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylethanol amine enrichment on the structure and function of yeast membrane. Trivedi, A. Khare, S. Singhal, G.S. and Prasad R. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 692: 202 (1982).
  34. Effect of phosphatidylserine enrichment on amino acid transport in yeast. Trivedi, A, G.S. and Prasad R. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 729: 85 (1983).
  35. Characteristics of Amino acid transport in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Cells: Part I - By Using Respiratory Sufficient (rho+) & Respiratory Deficient (rho) Mutants. Verma, R.S. and Prasad, R. Ind. J. Biochem and Biophys. 20: 104 (1983).
  36. Why choline supplementation did not enhance phosphatidylcholine level in Candida albicans. A. Trivedi, A. K. Dudani and Prasad, R. Biochem. Int. 6: 119 (1983).
  37. Transport of purine bases, pyrimidine bases and nucleosides in Candida albicans, a pathogenic yeast. Rao T.V.G. Verma, R.S. and Prasad R. Biochem. Int. 6:409 (1983).
  38. The possible functional significance of phosphatidyl inositol in G1 arrest of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Anil K. Dudani, Akhilesh Trivedi and Prasad, R. FEBS Letters. 153: 34 (1983).
  39. Amino acid transport: Its role in cell division and growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells. Dudani, A.K. and Prasad, R. Biochem Int. 7: 15-22 (1983).
  40. Amino acid transport in whole cell and membrane vesicles of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Prasad, R. and Verma, R.S. in proceedings of VIII International specialised symposium, Bombay (1983).
  41. Amino acid Transport in yeast, Prasad, R., Jayakumar, A. Singh, M., Trivedi, A., Khare, S, Verma, R.S., Rao, T.V.G., and Dudani A.K., in proceedings of symposium on the role of Biochemistry in Harnessing the Environment held at India Toxicological Research Center, Lucknow, India. Biological Memoirs. 8: 31-43 (1983).
  42. Absence of derepression of amino acids transport in Candida. Verma, R.S. and Prasad, R. Biochem. Int. 7: 707-717 (1983).
  43. Coupling between phosphatidylinositol metabolism and CDC28 gene product of Saccharomyces cerevisiae: on the possible mechanism of cdc 28 gene action. Dudani, A.K. and Prasad, R. FEBS Letts. 167: 151-154 (1984).
  44. Glyoxalase-I activity and cell cycle regulation in yeast. Dudani A.K., Srivastava, L.K. and Prasad, R. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 119: 962-154 (1984).
  45. A hypothesis for possible involvement of microtubules and protein kinase in the mechanism of action of cdc 28 gene products of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Dudani, A.K. and Prasad, R. FEBS Letts. 172: 139-141 (1984).
  46. An inducible specific and derepressible transport of L- serine in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Verma, R.S., Rao T.V.G. and Prasad, R. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 778: 289 (1984).
  47. Characteristics of transport of L-leucine and Glycine in pea protoplasts. Dureja, I., Mukherjee, S.G. and Prasad, R. J. Expt. Bot. 35: 1022 (1984).
  48. Lipids in the structure and function of yeast membrane. Prasad, R.  Adv. Lipid Res. 21: 187-242 (1985).
  49. Phospholipid enrichment of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and its effect on polyene sensitivity. Rao, T.V.G., Trivedi, A. and Prasad, R. Can. J. Microbiol. 31: 322-326 (1985).
  50. Greening related changes in lipid composition of leaves, protoplasts and a plasma membrane enriched fraction of Pea. Manoharan, K., Prasad, R. and Mukherjee, S.G. Phytochemistry 24: 431-434 (1985).
  51. Effect of phospholipid enrichment on nystatin action: differences in antibiotic sensitivity between in vivo and in vitro conditions. Rao. T.V.G., Das S. and Prasad, R. Microbios. 42: 145-153 (1985).
  52. Differences in Amino Acid Transport and phospholipid contents during the cell cycle of Candida albicans. Dudani, A. and Prasad, R. Folia Microbiol. 30: 493 (1985).
  53. Greening and shoot-differentiation related lipid changes in callus cultures of Datura innoxia. Manoharan, K., Prasad, R. and Mukherjee, S.G. Phytochemistry 26: 407 (1986).
  54. Transport of basic amino acids in Candida albicans. Rao, L.R.S., Prasad, D.S. and Prasad, R. Biochem. Biophys. Acta. 856: 237 (1986).
  55. Involvement of lipids in solute transport in yeasts. Prasad, R. and Rose, A.H. Yeast 2: 205-220 (1986).
  56. Tetraphenylphosphonium is an indicator of negative membrane potential in Candida albicans. Prasad, R. and Hoefer, M., Biochim. Biophys. Acta 861: 377 (1986).
  57. Mechanism of L-Lysine Transport by Pea Protoplasts. I. Dureja, S.G. Mukharjee and Prasad, R., J. Exp. Bot.: 37, 549-555, (1986).
  58. The electrochemical gradient of H in Candida albicans and its relevance to the uptake of nutrients. Prasad, R. and Hoefer, M., Biochem. Int. 14: 617 (1987).
  59. Status of Calcium influx in the cell cycle of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Anand, S. and Prasad, R., Biochem. Int. 14: 963 (1987).
  60. Alterations in fatty acyl composition can selectively affect amino acid transport in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mishra, P. and Prasad, R., Biochem. Int. 15: 499-508 (1987).
  61. Relevance of cation-exchange capacity of cell wall in detecting H+- symport in yeasts. Lammert, T. Prasad, R. and Hoefer, M., Biochem. Int. 15, 753-759 (1987).
  62. Nutrient transport in Candida albicans, pathogenic yeast. Prasad, R., Yeast, 3, 209-221 (1987).
  63. Microbial Tolerance to alcohol: Role of cell membrane, Prasad, R. and Mishra, P. In: Proceedings of Indian Yeast Group meeting, Yeast Biotechnology 2 Yeast for alcohol and fat production (S. C. Basappa and P. Tauro eds) (1987).
  64. Dimorphism-associated changes in amino acid transport of Candida albicans. Kaur S, Mishra P and Prasad, R., FEMS Microbiol. Letters 50: 97-100 (1988).
  65. Differentiation responses in callus cultures of Datura innoxia by phospholipid precursors. Manoharan K., Mukherjee S. and Prasad, R., Phytochemistry. 27: 411-413 (1988).
  66. Role of phospholipid head groups in ethanol tolerance of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mishra P and Prasad, R., J. Gen. Microbiol. 134: 3205-3211 (1988).
  67. Dimorphism-associated changes in intracellular pH of Candida albicans. Kaur S, Mishra P and Prasad, R., Biochim. Biophys Acta 972: 277-282 (1988).
  68. Relationship between ethanol tolerance and fatty acyl composition of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mishra P and Prasad, R., Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 30: 294-298 (1989).
  69. Rise in intracellular pH is concurrent with “Start” progression of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Anand, S. and Prasad, R., J. Gen. Microbiol 135: 2173-2179, (1989).
  70. Relationship between fluidity and L-alanine transport in a fatty acid auxotroph of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mishra, P and Prasad, R.,  Biochem Int. 19: 1019-1030 (1989).
  71. Defective plasma membrane H+-ATPase of orthovanadate resistant mutants from Candida albicans, a pathogenic yeast, S. K. Mahanty, P.Gupta, U. Banerjee, R. Fotedar and Prasad, R., Biochem. Int. 22: 11-20 (1990).
  72. Senescence-Related lipid changes in Callus Cultures of Datura Innoxia. K.Manoharan, Prasad, R. and S.G. Mukherjee, Phytochemistry. Vol. 29, No.8: 2529-2531 (1990).
  73. Lipid composition of C. albicans. P. Mishra and Prasad, R. In: Candida albicans: Cellular and Molecular Biology (Prasad, R. ed.) Springer-Verlag, 128-143. (1991).
  74. Growth and respiration Characteristics of Candida albicans. S. Anand and Prasad, R.  In: Candida albicans: Cellular and Molecular Biology (Prasad, R. ed.) Springer-Verlag, 46-61 (1991).
  75. Plasma Membrane of C. albicans: Its Relevance to Transport Phenomenon. Prasad, R.  In: Candida albicans: Cellular and Molecular Biology (Prasad, R. ed.) Springer-Verlag, 108-127 (1991).
  76. Lipids of Candida albicans: P. Mishra and Prasad, R., Progress in Lipid research, Pergamon Press, 29, 65-85. (1991).
  77. Amino acid transport in Azotobacter vinelandii: implications of nonavailability of amino acid auxotrophs. P. Mishra, B. Roy, Prasad, R., H.K. Das, FEMS Microbiol. Letters 79: 41-44 (1991).
  78. Role of intracellular pH and nutrient transport in differentiation of Candida albicans In Proceeding of Mol. Biol. Yeast in relation to Biotech. Prasad, R.  (R. Prasad ed), Omega Scientific Press, 268-279 (1991).
  79. Isolation Purification and Kinetic Characterization of Plasma membrane H+-ATPase of Candida albicans. P. Gupta, S.K. Mohanty, S. Ansari & Prasad, R.  Biochem. Int. 24: 907-915 (1991).
  80. Vanadate Resistant Mutants of Candida albicans Show Alterations in Phosphate Uptake. Sanjoy Mahanty, Rajkishor Khaware, Shehnaz Ansari, Poonam Gupta and Prasad, R. FEMS Letters, 84: 163 (1991).
  81. Emerging role of lipids of Candida albicans, a pathogenic dimorphic yeast. P. Mishra, J. Bolard, and Prasad, R., Biochim Biophys. Acta, 1127: 1-14 (1992).
  82. Transport of Acidic Amino Acids in Candida albicans. P. Gupta, S.K. Mahanty, S. Ansari and Prasad, R., J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 30: 27-34 (1992).
  83. Levels of plasma membrane H+-ATPase do not change during growth and morphogenesis of Candida albicans. P. Gupta, Prasad, R., FEMS  Microbiology Letters. 106: 65-170 (1993).
  84. The uptake of Amino Acids by erg mutants of Candida albicans. S. Ansari, P. Gupta, S.K. Mahanty and Prasad, R., J. Med. Vet. Mycol. Volume 31(5): 377-386 (1993).
  85. Effect of miconazole on the structure and function of plasma membrane of Candida albicans. S. Ansari and Prasad, R., FEMS Microbiol. Letts. 114: 93-98 (1993).
  86. Molecular cloning and characterisation of a novel gene of Candida albicans, CDR1, conferring multiple resistance to drugs and antifungals. Prasad, R., D.F. Phillipes, A. Goffeau and E. Balzi, Current Genetics 27: 320 (1995).
  87. Extraction and estimation of membrane lipids, Prasad, R. and A. Koul In “Manual of Membrane Lipids” Springer Verlag  pp. 37-51 (1995).
  88. Multiple drug resistance in Candida albicans, Prasad, R., S. Krishna Murthy, V. Gupta and Prasad, R., Acta Biochimica Polonica Vol. 42(4) 497-504 (1995).
  89. High Membrane fluidity is related to NaCl stress in “Candida membranefaciens” R. K. Khaware, A. Kaul & Prasad, R., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International, 35, 875-880 (1995).
  90. Status of membrane lipids and amino acid transport in morphological mutants of Candida albicans, A. Kaul, J. Chandra & Prasad, R., Biochem. Mol. Biol. Intl. Vol. 35(6) 1215-1222 (1995).
  91. Lipids of Candida albicans, Prasad, R., A. Koul, P.K. Mukherjee and M. Ghannoum In "Lipids of Pathogenic Fungi", (Eds R. Prasad. and Ghannoum, M), CRC Press pp. 105- 138 (1996).
  92. Characteristics of xylose uptake in Pichia stipitis and its hybrids, A. Varma and Prasad, R. in Proceedings of National Academy Sciences (India) 66 (B) Spl. Issue., 65-75 (1996).
  93. Antifungals, A. S. Abrahim, Prasad, R. and M. A. Ghannoum. In "Lipids of Pathogenic Fungi", (Eds R. Prasad. and Ghannoum, M), CRC, Press pp. 235-252 (1996).
  94. Prasad, R. Structure and distribution of membrane lipids. In “Manual of Membrane Lipids” Springer Verlag pp 1-15 (1996).
  95. Prasad, R., S. Krishna Murthy, Ramasare Prasad, Vinita Gupta and Sneh Lata. Multidrug resistance: an emerging threat. Curr. Sci. 71(3), 205-213 (1996).
  96. Functional reconstitution of a purified proline permease from Candida albicans: interaction with the antifungal cispentacin. D. Jethwaney, Milan Hoefer, R. K. Khaware and Prasad, R., Microbiology 143, 397-404 (1997).
  97. Changing the transport of a cell. Prasad, R., Crit.  Rev. Biotechnol. 17, 171-183 (1997).
  98. Purified arginine permease of C. albicans is functionally active in a reconstituted system, P. K. Mukherjee and Prasad, R., Yeast 14: 335-345 (1998).
  99. The molecular aspects of multidrug resistance in Candida albicans Prasad, R., S. Krishna Murthy, Vinita Gupta and Sneh Lata Panwar. Recent Trends in Mycoses, 65-72 (1998).
  100. Deletion of Transmembrane Domain (TM) 12 of Cdr1 a Multidrug Transporter from Candida albicans, Leads to Altered Drug Specificity: Expression of a yeast multidrug transporter in Baculovirus expression system. Krishnamurthy, S., Chatterjee, U. Gupta, V., Prasad, R., Das, P., Snehlata, P., Hasnain, S. E. and Prasad, R. Yeast 14, 535-550 (1998).
  101. Characterisation of human steroid hormone transport mediated by Cdr1p, a multidrug transporter of Candida albicans, belonging to the ATP binding cassette superfamily. S. Krishnamurthy, Gupta, V., Snehlata, P. and Prasad, R. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 158 (1), 69-74 (1998).
  102. Identification of seven mutant alleles of CaMDR1, a membrane facilitator of Candida albicans which confers multidrug resistance and its in vitro transcriptional  activation.Gupta, V., A. Kaur, S. Krishnamurthy, Snehlata, P. and Prasad, R., Current Genetics  34, 192-199 (1998).
  103. Expression of CDR1, a multidrug resistance gene of Candida albicans: transcriptional activation by heat shock, drugs and steroid hormones. S. Krishnamurthy, V. Gupta, R. Prasad, Snehlata, P. and Prasad, R. FEMS Microbiol. Lett, 160 (2), 191-197 (1998).
  104. Asymmetric distribution of phosphatidylethanolamine in C. albicans: possible mediation by CDR1, a multidrug transporter belonging to ATP binding cassette (ABC) Superfamily. Smriti Dogra, Shankarling Krishnamurthy, Vinita Gupta, Bharat, L. Dixit, C.M. Gupta, Dominique Sanglard and Prasad, R. Yeast, 15 (2), 111-121 (1999).
  105. Membrane fluidity affects function of CDR1p, a multidrug ABC transporter of Candida albicans. Smriti, S. Krishnamurthy, and Prasad, R. FEMS Microbiol. Lett, 173: 475-481 (1999).
  106. CDR1, a multidrug resistance gene from Candida albicans, contains multiple regulatory domains in its promoter and the distal AP-1 element mediates its induction by miconazole. Neeti Puri, S. Krishnamurthy, S. Habib, S. E. Hasnain, S. K. Goswami and Prasad, R., FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 180: 213-219 (1999).
  107. A proposal for nomenclature of aldehyde dehydrogenases in Saccharomyces cerevisieae and characterization of the stress-inducible ALD2 and ALD3 genes. Jaun P. Navarro-Avino, Prasad, R., Vicente J. Miralles, Rosa M. Benito and Ramon Serrano, Yeast 15:829-842. (1999).
  108. Comparative studies on cell stimulatory, permeabilizing and toxic effects induced in sensitive and multidrug resistant fungal strains by amphotericin B (AMB) and N-methyl-N-D-fructosyl amphotericin B methyl ester (MFAME). Joanna Szlinder-Richert, Barbara Cybulska, Jolanta Grzybowska, Edward Borowski and Prasad, R., Acta Biochimica Polonica, 47 (1), 133-140  (2000).
  109. Molecular cloning and functional characterisation of a glucose transporter, CaHGT1 of Candida albicans. Archana Varma, Brij Bhan Singh, Neerja Karnani, Hella Lichtenberg-Frate, Milan Hofer, B.B. Magee, Prasad, R., FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 182:15-21 (2000).
  110. In vitro resistance of Staphyloccus aureus to thrombin-induced platelet microbicidal protein is associated with alterations in cytoplasmic membrane fluidity. Arnold S. Bayer, Prasad, R., Jyotsna Chandra, Anjni Koul, M. Smriti, Archana Varma, Ronald A. Skurray, Neville Firth, Melissa H. Brown, Su-Pin Koo and Michael R. Yeaman, Infection and Immunity, 68(6): 3548-3553 (2000).
  111. Unusual Susceptibility of a Multidrug of Multidrug-Resistant Yeast Strain to Peptidic Antifungals. Sawomir Milewski, Fiorenzo Mignini, Prasad, R. and Edward Borowski, Antimirobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 45(1): 223-228 (2001).
  112. Specificity of drug transport mediated by CaMDR1: a major facilitator of Candida albicans. Avmeet Kohli, Vinita Gupta, Shankarling Krishnamurthy, Seyed E. Hasnain and  Prasad, R., J. Biosci.,  26 (3): 333-339 (2001).
  113. Sex & Drug ATPases in Fungi, Prasad, R., Sneh Lata Panwar and Neeti Puri, in Bophysical Processes in Living Systems, Ed. Pardha Saradhi, P. Chapter 10, pp 171-190  (2001).
  114. CaALK8, an alkane assimilating cytochrome P450 confers multidrug resistance when expressed in a hypersensitiive strain of Candida albicans. Sneh Lata Panwar, Shankarling Krishnamurthy, Vinita Gupta, Anne-Marie Alarco, Martine Raymond, Dominique Sanglard, Prasad, R., Yeast, 18: 1117-1129 (2001).
  115. Drug Resistance Mechanism of Human Pathogenic Fungi. Prasad, R., Sneh Lata Panwar and S. Krishnamurthy, in Fungal Pathogenesis – Principles & Clinical Applications, Eds. Cihlar, R. L. and Calderone, R. A., Marcel Dekker, Chapter 26, pp 601-631, (2001).
  116. ABC transporters Cdr1p, Cdr2p and Cdr3p of a human pathogen Candida albicans are general phospholipid translocators. Smriti, Krishnamurthy, S., Dixit, B. L., Gupta, C. M. and Prasad, R., Yeast, 19: 303-318, (2002).
  117. In vitro resistance to azoles in Candida albicans is associated with changes in membrane lipid fluidity and assymmetry. Avmeet Kohli, Smriti, Kasturi Mukhopadhyay, Ashok Ratan and Prasad, R., Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy, 46(4), 1046-1052,  (2002).
  118. Drug Resistance in yeasts – an Emerging Scenario. Sneh Lata Panwar, Smriti and Prasad, R., Advances in Microbial Physiology, Review, Vol 46, pp 155-201 (2002).
  119. Drug susceptibilities of yeast cells are affected by membrane lipid composition. Kasturi Mukhopadhyay, Avmeet Kohli, and Prasad, R., Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy (46(12), 3695-3705, (2002).
  120. Purification and characterization of N-terminal nucleotide binding domain of an ABC drug transporter of Candida albicans: Uncommon cysteine 193 of Walker A is critical for ATP hydrolysis. Sudhakar Jha, Neerja Karnani, Suman K. Dhar, Kasturi Mukhopadhayay, Suneet Shukla, Preeti Saini, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay and Rajendra Prasad, Biochemistry, 46(36), 10822-32 (2003).
  121. Covalent Modification of Cystein 193 impairs ATPase function of Nucleotide-binding domain of a Candida Drug Efflux pump. Sudhakar Jha, Neerja Karnani, Andrew M. Lynn and Rajendra Prasad, Biochem. & Biophy. Res. Comm., 310(3), 869-875 (2003).
  122. Functional Characterization of Candida albicans ABC Transporter Cdr1p. Suneet Shukla, Preeti Saini, Smriti, Sudhakar Jha, Suresh V. Ambudkar, Rajendra Prasad, Eukaryotic Cell, 2(6), 1361-1375 (2003).
  123. Physiological function of multidrug transporters in yeast. Rajendra Prasad & Sneh Lata Panwar, Current Science, 86(1), 62-73. (2004 Jan).
  124. Identification of a negative regulatory element which regulates basal transcription of a multidrug resistance gene CDR1 of Candida albicans. Naseem Akhtar Gaur, Neeti Puri, Neerja Karnani, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay, Shyamal K. Goswami and Rajendra Prasad, FEMS Yeast Research, 4, 389-399 (2004).
  125. SRE1 and SRE2 are two specific steroid responsive modules of Candida drug resistance gene 1 (CDR1) promoter. Neerja Karnani, Naseem Akhtar Gaur, Sudhakar Jha, Neeti Puri, Shankarling Krishnamurthy, Shyamal K. Goswami, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay, Rajendra Prasad, Yeast, 21, 219-239 (2004).
  126. Susceptibility pattern and molecular type of species-specific Candida in oropharyngeal lesions of Indian Human Immunodeficiency Virus positive patients: Ali Abdul Lattif, Uma Banerjee, Rajendra Prasad, Ashutosh Biswas, Naveet Wig, Neeraj Sharma, Absarul Haque, Nivedita Gupta, Najma Z. Baquer and Gauranga Mukhopadhyay, Journal of Clinical Microbiology 42 (3), 1260-62  (2004)
  127. Membrane Sphingolipid-Ergosterol Interactions are important determinants of Multidrug Resistance in Candida albicans. #Kasturi Mukhopadhyay, #Tulika Prasad, Preeti Saini, Thomas J. Pucadyil, Amitabha Chattopadhyay, Rajendra Prasad (equal first authors), Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 48(5), 1778-1787 (2004).
  128. Genome wide expression profile of steroid response in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Dibyendu Banerjee, Beena Pillai, Neerja Karnani, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay and Rajendra Prasad, Biochem. & Biophy. Res. Comm. 317, 406-413 (2004).
  129. Substitution of threonine 1351 in multidrug transporter Cdr1p of Candida albicans results in hypersusceptibility to antifungal agents & thre-1351 is essential for synergic effects of calcineurin inhibitor FK520. Suneet Shukla, Suresh V. Ambudkar, Rajendra Prasad, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 54(1), 38-45 (2004).
  130. Dosage-dependent function of fatty acid desaturase Ole1p in growth and morphogenesis of Candida albicans. S. Krishnamurthy, Armel Plaine, Juliane Albert, Tulika Prasad, Rajendra Prasad and Joachim F. Ernst, Microbiology, 150, 1991-2003 (2004).
  131. Disulfuram is a potent modulator of multidrug transporter Cdr1p of Candida albicans. Suneet Shukla, Zuben E. Sauna, Rajendra Prasad and Suresh Ambudkar, Biochem. & Biophy. Res. Comm, 322, 520-525 (2004).
  132. ABC multidrug transporter Cdr1p of Candida albicans has divergent nucleotide binding domains which display functional asymmetry, Sudhakar Jha, Neelam Dabas, Neerja Karnani, Preeti Saini and Rajendra Prasad, FEMS Yeast Res. 5, 63-72 (2004).
  133. Molecular basis of antifungal resistance. Rajendra Prasad, Nivedita Gupta, Manisha Gaur, Invited chapter in Pathogenic Fungi: Cellular and Molecular Biology Eds Giocoda San-Blas and Richard Calderone, Horizon Scientific Press, USA Chapter 10, pp.357-414 (2004).
  134. Multidrug resistance in yeast Candida. Khyati Kapoor, Rajendra Prasad, Int Rev Cytol. 242, 215-48 (2004).
  135. Epidemiology and molecular typing of Candida isolates from burn patients. Nivedita Gupta, Absarul haque, Ali Abdul Lattif, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay, R.P. Narayan and   Rajendra Prasad, Mycopathologia, 158(4), 397-405 (2004).
  136. Interaction between bacteria and Candida in the burn wound, Nivedita Gupta, Absarul Haque, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay, R.P. Narayan,   and   Rajendra Prasad, BURNS, 31(3), 375-78 (2005).
  137. Functional characterization of N-terminal nucleotide binding domain (NBD1) of a major ABC drug transporter Cdr1p of Candida albicans: uncommon but conserved Trp 326 of walker B is important for ATP binding. Versha Rai, Sudhanshu Shukla, Sudhakar Jha, Sneha Sudha Komath, Rajendra Prasad, Biochemistry, 44(17), 6650-6661 (2005).
  138. Squaline epoxidase encoded by ERG1 affects morphogenesis and drug susceptibilities of Candida albicans. Ritu Pasrija, Shankarling Krishnamurthy, Tulika Prasad, Joachim F. Ernst, Rajendra Prasad, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 55(6), 905-913 (2005).
  139. Functional analysis of CaIPT1, a sphingolipid biosynthetic gene involved in multidrug resistance and morphogenesis of Candida albicans. Tulika Prasad, Preeti Saini, Naseem Akhtar Gaur, Ram A. Vishwakarma, Luqman Ahmad Khan, Qazi Mohd Rizwanul Haq and Rajendra Prasad, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 49(8), 3442-3452 (2005).
  140. Alanine scanning of transmembrane helix 11 of Cdr1p ABC antifungal efflux pump of Candida albicans: identification of amino acid residues critical for drug efflux. Preeti Saini, Tulika Prasad, Naseem Akhtar Gaur, Suneet Shukla, Sudhakar Jha, Sneha Sudha Komath, Qazi Mohd Rizwanul Haq, Luqman Ahmad Khan, and Rajendra Prasad, J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 56(1), 77-86 (2005).
  141. Expression Of The CDR1 Efflux Pump In Clinical Candida Albicans Isolates Is Controlled By A Negative Regulatory Element. Naseem Akhtar Gaur, Raman Manoharlal, Preeti Saini, Tulika Prasad, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay, Milan Hoefer, Joachim Morschhäuser and Rajendra Prasad, Biochem & Biophy Res Comm. 332(1), 206-214 (2005).
  142. The Complete inventory of ABC proteins in Human Pathogenic Yeast, Candida albicans. Manisha Gaur, Devapriya Choudhary and Rajendra Prasad, Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, 9, 3-15 (2005).
  143. Fluctuations in membrane rafts lipid constituents – affect drug susceptibilities of Candida albicans. #Ritu Pasrija, #Tulika Prasad, Rajendra Prasad (equal first authors), Biochem. Soc. Trans. 33(5), 1219-1223 (2005).
  144. Membrane degradation, accumulation of phosphatidic acid, stimulation of catalase activity and nuclear fragmentation during 2,4-D-induced leaf senescence in mustard. Komariah Manoharan, Tirupathi Karuppanapandian, Pritam Bala Sinha and Rajendra Prasad, Journal of Plant Biology, 48(4), 394-403 (2005).
  145. Polyene antibiotics: Effects on yeast and yeast like fungi, T. V. G. Rao, P. Bhargavi, I. Mishra and Rajendra Prasad, Review for Microbes in our Lives, 83-92 (2005).
  146. Functional characterization of N-terminal nucleotide binding domain (NBD1) of a major ABC drug transporter Cdr1p of Candida albicans: uncommon but conserved Trp 326 of walker B is important for ATP binding. Versha Rai, Sudhanshu Shukla, Sudhakar Jha, Sneha Sudha Komath, Rajendra Prasad, Biochemistry, 44(17), 6650-6661 (2005).
  147. Characterization of Cdr1p, a major multidrug efflux protein of Candida albicans: Purified protein is amenable to intrinsic fluorescence analysis, Sudhanshu Shukla, Versha Rai, Dibyendu Banerjee and Rajendra Prasad, Biochemistry, 45, 2425 -2435 (2006).
  148. The glyoxylate cycle enzyme activities in the pathogenic isolates of Candida albicans obtained from HIV/AIDS, diabetic and burn patients, Ali Abdul Lattif, Rajendra Prasad, Uma Banerjee, Nivedita Gupta, Sameer Mohammad, Najma Z. Baquer, Mycoses, 49, 85-90 (2006).
  149. Chimeras of the ABC drug transporter Cdr1p reveal functional indispensability of transmembrane domains and nucleotide-binding domains, but transmembrane segment 12 is replaceable with the corresponding region of the non-drug transporter Cdr3p. Preeti Saini, Naseem Akhtar Gaur & Rajendra Prasad, Microbiology, 152, 1559-1573 (2006).
  150. Efflux pumps in drug resistance of Candida, Rajendra Prasad, N. A. Gaur, M, Gaur and S. Komath, invited review in Current Drug Targets-Infectious Disorders, Vol. 6(2), 69-83, (2006).
  151. Unexpected link between iron and drug resistance of Candida spp.: iron depletion enhances membrane fluidity and drug diffusion, leading to drug-susceptible cells. Tulika Prasad, Aparna Chandra, Chinmay Mukhopadhyay & Rajendra Prasad, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(11), 3597-606 (2006).
  152. Conserved Asp327 of Walker B motif in the N-terminal nucleotide binding domain (NBD-1) of Cdr1p of Candida albicans has acquired a new role in ATP hydrolysis. Versha Rai, Manisha Gaur, Sudhanshu Shukla, Suneet Shukla, Suresh V. Ambudkar, Sneha Sudha Komath & Rajendra Prasad, Biochemistry, 45(49), 14726-39 (2006).
  153. PEG-induced fusion of phosphatidylcholine-liposomes with protoplasts and post-fusion evaluation of plating efficiency and enrichment in plasma membrane phosphatidylcholine of protoplasts in Datura innoxia Mill. Kumariah Manoharan, Rajendra Prasad & Sipra Guha Mukherjee, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 44, 953-963 (2006).
  154. Voriconazole and multidrug resistance in Candida albicans: Roland Wakiec, Rajendra Prasad, Joachim Morschhauser, Francesco Barchiesi, Edward Borowski & Slawomir Milewski, The Authors Journal Compilation, 1-7 (2006).
  155. Allelic variants of ABC drug transporter Cdr1p in clinical isolates of Candida albicans. Absarul Haque, Versha Rai, Birendra Singh Bahal, Shipra Shukla, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay & Rajendra Prasad, Biochem & Biophy Res Comm. 352(2), 491-7 (2007).
  156. A genome-wide steroid response study of the major major human fungal pathogen Candida albicansp. Dibyendu Banerjee, Nuria Martin, Soumyadeep Nandi, Sudhanshu Shukla, Angel Dominguez, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay & Rajendra Prasad, Mycopathologia 164, 1-17 (2007).
  157. Candida drug resistance Protein 1, a major multidrug ATP binding cassette transporter of Candida albicans, Translocates Fluorescent Phospholipids in a Reconstituted System. Sudhanshu Shukla, Versha Rai, Preeti Saini, Dibyendu Banerjee, Anant K. Menon and Rajendra Prasad, Biochemistry, 46, 12081-12090 (2007).
  158. Structure and function analysis of CaMDR1, a MFS antifungal efflux transport protein of Candida albicans: Identification of amino acid residues critical for drug/ H+ transport. Ritu Pasrija, Dibyendu Banerjee & Rajendra Prasad, Eukaryotic Cell, 6(3), 443-453 (2007).
  159. The Mechanism of Overcoming Multidrug Resistance (MDR) of Fungi by Amphotericin B and its Derivates. Magdalena Slisz, Barbara Cybulska, Jolanta Grzybowska, Jacek Czub, Rajendra Prasad and Edward Borowski, The Journal of Antibiotics, 60(7), 436-446, (2007).
  160. Membrane fluidity and lipid composition in clinical isolates of Candida albicans isolated from AIDS/HIV patients. Mishra N. N., Prasad T., Sharma N., Prasad R., Gupta D. K., Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung. 54(4), 367-77, (2007).
  161. Pathogenicity and drug resistance in Candida albicans and other yeast species. A      Review. Mishra N. N., Prasad T., Sharma N., Payasi A., Prasad R., Gupta D. K., Singh R., Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung. 54(3), 201-35, (2007).
  162. Responses of pathogenic and non-pathogenic yeast species to steroid reveal the functioning and evolution of multidrug resistance transcriptional networks. Dibyendu Banerjee, Gaelle Lelandais, Sudhanshu Shukla, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay, Claude Jacq, Frederic Devaux and Rajendra Prasad, Eukaryotic Cell, 7(1), 67-68 (2008).
  163. Multidrug Transporters CaCdr1p and CaMdr1p of Candida albicans Display Different Lipid Specificities: both Ergosterol and Sphingolipids are essential for Targeting of CaCdr1p to Membrane Rafts. Ritu Pasrija, Sneh Lata Panwar and Rajendra Prasad, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 52(2), 694-704 (2008).
  164. Transcriptional activation and increased mRNA stability contribute to overexpression of CDR1 in azole resistant Candida albicans. Raman Manoharlal, Naseem Akhtar Gaur, Sneh Lata Panwar, Joachim Morschhauser and Rajendra Prasad, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 52(4), 1481-92 (2008).
  165. Iron deprivation induces EFG1 mediated hyphal development in Candida albicans without affecting biofilm formation. #Saif Hameed, #Tulika Prasad, Dibyendu Banerjee, Aparna Chandra, Chinmay K. Mukhopadhyay, Shyamal K. Goswami, Ali Abdullattif, Jyotsna Chandra, Pranab Mukherjee, Mahmoud Ghannoum and Rajendra Prasad (#equal first authors), FEMS YEAST RESEARCH, 8(5), 744-55 (2008).
  166. A novel catalytic mechanism for ATP hydrolysis employed by the N-terminal nucleotide binding domain of Cdr1p, a multidrug ABC transporter of Candida albicans. Versha Rai, Manisha Gaur, Antresh Kumar, Sudhanshu Shukla, Sneha Sudha Komath and Rajendra Prasad, Biochim Biophys Acta, 1778(10), 2143-53 (2008).
  167. Enhanced susceptibility to antifungal oligopeptides in yeast strains overexpressing ABC multidrug efflux pumps. Roland Wakiec, Iwona Gabriel, Rajendra Prasad, Jeffrey M. Becker, John W. Payne and Slawomir Milewski, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 52(11), 4057-4063 (2008).
  168. MFS transportome of the human pathogenic yeast Candida albicans. Manisha Gaur, Nidhi Puri, Raman Manoharlal, Versha Rai, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay, Devapriya Choudhary and Rajendra Prasad. BMC Genomics, 579(9), (2008).
  169. Membrane homoeostasis and multidrug resistance in yeast. Snehlata Panwar, Ritu Pasrija, Rajendra Prasad. Biosci Rep. Aug; 28(4):217-28. (2008).
  170. ATP- binding cassette (ABC) transporters in yeasts, their role in multidrug resistance and survival,  Hina Sanwal, Sneh Lata Panwar and Rajendra Prasad in ABC Transporters in Microorganisms, Publisher: Caister Academic Press,  Edited by: Alicia Ponte-Sucre , 2009, pp149-176
  171. Microbial Resistance IXth Tata Memorial Symposium, Bangalore, 11th March 2008 on “Fungal infection in India: Molecular mechanism of emerging antifungal resistance. Sudhanshu Shukla, Tulika Prasad and Rajendra Prasad. 213-227, (2009)
  172. The amino acid residues of transmembrane helix 5 of multidrug resistance protein CaCdr1p of Candida albicans are involved in substrate specificity and drug transport. Nidhi Puri, Manisha Gaur, Monika Sharma, Suneet Shukla, Suresh V. Ambudkar and Rajendra Prasad. Biochim Biophys Acta 1788(9), 1752-61 (2009)
  173. Curcumin modulates efflux mediated by yeast ABC multidrug transporters and is synergistic with antifungals. Monika Sharma, Raman Manoharlal, Suneet Shukla, Nidhi Puri, Tulika Prasad, Suresh V. Ambudkar and Rajendra Prasad. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 53(8), 3256-65 (2009).
  174. Differential dynamics of membrane proteins in yeast., Ganguly S, Singh P, Manoharlal R, Prasad R, Chattopadhyay A., Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2009;387: 661-5.
  175. Rational mutational analysis of a multidrug MFS transporter CaMdr1p of Candida albicans by employing a membrane environment based computational approach. Khyati Kapoor, Mohd. Rehan, Ajeeta Kaushiki, Ritu Pasrija, Andrew Lynn and Rajendra Prasad,  PLoS  Computational Biology, December2009, Vol.5, Issue 12, 1-11
  176. PAP1 [poly (A) polymerase 1] homozygosity and hyperadenylation are major determinants of increased mRNA stability of CDR1 in azole resistant clinical isolates of Candida albicans. Raman Manoharlal, Jyotsna Gorantala, Monika Sharma, Dominique Sanglard and Rajendra Prasad. Microbiology,  156, 313-326 (2010)
  177. Antifungal curcumin induces reactive oxygen species and triggers an early apoptosis but prevents hyphae development by targeting the global repressor, TUP1, in Candida albicans. Monika Sharma, Raman Manoharlal, Nidhi Puri and Rajendra Prasad. Bioscience Reports 2010 Dec; 30(6):391-404.
  178. Morphogenic Regulator EFG1 Affects Drug Susceptibilities of Pathogenic Candida albicans. Tulika Prasad, Saif Hameed, Raman Manoharlal, Sudipta Biswas, Chinmay K. Mukhopadhyay3, Shyamal K. Goswami2 and Rajendra Prasad, FEMS Yeast Research 2010;10(5):587-96.
  179. Synergistic antiCandidal activity of pure polyphenol Curcumin I in combination with azoles and polyenes. Monika Sharma, Raman Manoharlal, Rajendra Prasad, FEMS Yeast Research 2010; 10(5):570-8.
  180. Phospholipidome of Candida: each species of Candida has distinctive phospholipid molecular species. Ashutosh Singh, Tulika Prasad, Khyati Kapoor, Ajeet Mandal, Mary Roth, Ruth Welti, Rajendra Prasad. Omics: A Journal of Integrative Biology 2010.
  181. Employing information theoretic measures and mutagenesis for identification of residues critical for multidrug transporter Mdr1p of Candida albicans. Khyati Kapoor, Mohd. Rehan, Andrew Lynn and Rajendra Prasad. PLoS One 2010 10;5 (6):11041
  182. Molecular determinants of transient and reversible induced up-regulation of CaCDR1 in azole susceptible clinical isolates of Candida albicans. Raman Manoharlal, Monika Sharma. Bioscience Reports 2010 31(1): 31-43
  183. Analysis of physico-chemical properties of substrates of ABC and MFS multidrug transporters of pathogenic Candida albicans. Puri N, Prakash O, Manoharlal R, Sharma M, Ghosh I, Prasad R. Eur J Med Chem. 2010 Aug 10
  184. Divergent Signature motifs of Nucleotide Binding Domains of ABC multidrug transporter, CaCdr1p of pathogenic Candida albicans, are functionally asymmetric and non interchangeable. Kumar A, Shukla S, Mandal A, Shukla S, Ambudkar SV, Prasad R. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010 Sep; 1798(9):1757-66.
  185. 185. Response of pathogenic and non pathogenic yeasts to steroids. Rajendra Prasad. Frédéric Devaux, Sanjiveeni, Dhamgaye and Dibyendu Banerjee, Steroids Biochemistry and molecular Biology, Volume 129, Issues 1–2, Pages 1-106 (March 2012)
  186. Overcoming the heterologous bias: an in vivo functional analysis of multidrug efflux transporter, CgCdr1p in matched pair clinical isolates of Candida glabrata. Puri N, Manoharlal R, Sharma M, Sanglard D, Prasad R, Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 404 (2011) 357-363
  187. Calcineurin Signaling and Membrane Lipid Homeostasis Regulates Iron Mediated MDR Mechanisms in Candida albicans. Saif Hameed, Sanjiveeni Dhamgaye, Ashutosh Singh, Shyamal K. Goswami and Rajendra Prasad* PLoS  ONE, April 2011, Vol.6, Issue 4, e18684, 1-11
  188. Comparative lipidomics of azole sensitive and resistant clinical isolates of Candida albicans reveals unexpected diversity in molecular lipid imprints. Ashutosh Singh and Rajendra Prasad PLoS ONE, April 2011, Vol.6, Issue 4, e19266.
  189. Lipidome analysis reveals antifungal polyphenol curcumin affects membrane lipid homeostasis. Monika Sharma, Sanjiveeni Dhamgaye, Ashutosh Singh, Rajendra Prasad, (2012) Frontier Biosciences (Elite Ed).4: 1195-209.
  190. Functionally relevant residues of Cdr1p, a multidrug ABC transporter of human pathogenic Candida albicans, (2012) Rajendra Prasad*, Monika Sharma and Manpreet Kaur Rawal, Journal of Amino Acids, 531412. Epub 2011 Apr 27
  191. Antifungal activity of novel synthetic peptides by accumulation of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) and disruption of cell wall against Candida albicans. Indresh Kumar Maurya1, Sarika Pathak2, Monika Sharma1, Hina Sanwal1, Preeti Chaudhary3, Santosh Tupe3, Mukund Deshpande3, Virander Singh Chauhan2* and Rajendra Prasad1*. Peptides. 2011 Aug; 32(8):1732-40.
  192. Molecular typing and in vitro fluconazole susceptibility of Candida species isolated from diabetic and nondiabetic women with vulvovaginal candidiasis in India, Ali Abdul Lattif,, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay , Uma Banerjee, Ravinder Goswami and Rajendra Prasad, J Microbiol , Immunol Infect 2011;44:166-71
  193. The Quorum-Sensing molecule farnesol is a modulator of drug efflux mediated by ABC multidrug transporters and synergizes with drugs in Candida albicans. Monika Sharma and Rajendra Prasad. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Oct; 55(10):4834-43.
  194. Ncb2 is involved in activated transcription of CDR1 in azole-resistant clinical isolates of Candida albicans. Shipra Shukla, Vipin Yadav, Gauranga Mukhopadhyay and Rajendra Prasad. Eukaryotic Cell. 2011 Oct; 10(10):1357-66.
  195. In vitro effect of Malachite Green on Candida albicans involves multiple pathways and transcriptional regulators UPC2 and STP2. Dhamgaye S, Devaux F, Manoharlal R, Vandeputte P, Shah AH, Singh A, Blugeon C, Sanglard D, Prasad R. (2012) Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy, Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 56:495-506. Epub Oct 17.
  196. Alanine scanning of all cysteines and construction of a functional cysteine-less Cdr1p, a multidrug ABC transporter of Candida albicans. Prasad R, Shah AH, Sanwal H, Kapoor K. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2012 Jan 6;417(1):508-13. Epub 2011 Dec 6
  197. Lipidome analysis reveals antifungal polyphenol curcumin affects membrane lipid homeostasis. Sharma M, Dhamgaye S, Singh A, Prasad R. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2012 Jan 1;4:1195-209.
  198. Functionally Relevant Residues of Cdr1p: A Multidrug ABC Transporter of Human Pathogenic Candida albicans. Prasad R, Sharma M, Rawal MK. J Amino Acids. 2011:531412. Epub 2011 Apr 27.
  199. A key structural domain of the Candida albicans Mdr1 protein. Mandal A, Kumar A, Singh A, Lynn AM, Kapoor K, Prasad R. Biochem. J. (2012) 445, 313–322 (Printed in Great Britain)
  200. Comparative lipidomics in clinical isolatesof Candida albicans reveal crosstalk between mitochondria, cell wall integrity and azole resistance. Singh A, Yadav V and Prasad R. PLoS One. 2012; 7(6): e39812.
  201. Yeast ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters Conferring Multidrug Resistance, Rajendra Prasad and Andre Goffeau Annual reviews of Microbiology, June 2012. 66:39-63
  202. RNA sequencing revealed novel actors of the acquisition of drug resistance in Candida albicans Sanjiveeni Dhamgaye, Maria Bernard, Gaëlle Lelandais, Odile Sismeiro, Sophie Lemoine, Jean-Yves Coppée, Stéphane Le Crom, Rajendra Prasad & Frédéric Devaux BMC Genomics 2012, 396 (16 August 2012)

Books

S.No.

Title  

Editor

Publisher

Year

1.

Candida albicans: cellular and molecular biology

R. Prasad

Springer-Verlag, Hiedelberg

1991

2.

Yeast: Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

R. Prasad

Omega Scientific Publishers, India

1991

3.

Manual on Membrane lipids

R. Prasad

Springer-Verlag Heidelberg

1995

4.

Lipid of Pathogenic Fungi

R. Prasad &
M. Ghannoum

CRC Press, Boca Raton

1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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