Devanjan Sinha

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (IISc, Bangalore)
Contact Information:
Mobile: +91 9741964696 Fax: +91-542-2368174

E-mail: devsinha2005@gmail.com, devanjan@bhu.ac.in
Employee No.

 
Academic Qualifications:
S. No.DegreeInstitutionYear
1.B.Sc.Banaras Hindu University2006
2.M.Sc.Banaras Hindu University2008
3.Ph.D.Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore2014
 
Area of specialization:
 


My main areas of interests are mitochondria biology, drug resistance and understanding various molecular interplays in cellular response to chemotherapeutic drugs.

Awards/Recognitions if any:


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  • Junior and Senior Research Fellowships from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

  • Passed Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (Life Sciences) with a percentile score of 98.96

  • DST-INSPIRE Faculty fellow 2014

  • FEMS Young Scientist Meeting Grant Award (YSMG) - 2013 from Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS).

  • Carl Storm International Diversity Fellowship 2014 from Gordon Research Conferences.

  • Nature Travel Grant (GRC-Cell Death) 2014 from Nature Publishing Group.

  • CSIR international conference travel grant 2013.

  • DBT-CTEP international conference travel grant 2013.

  • ICMR international conference travel grant 2014.

  • DST-SERB international conference travel grant 2014.

  • Best Poster presentations awards at international conferences

  • Awarded Summer Research Fellowship by Indian National Science Academy, Indian Academy of Science and National Academy of Science.

  • Obtained Certificate of Merit in All India Talent Search Examination. 1999.

 

List of major publications:

  • Devanjan Sinha, Neha Joshi, Balasubramanyam Chittoor, Priyanka Samji, Patrick D Silva (2010), Role of Magmas in protein transport and human mitochondrial biogenesis. Human Molecular Genetics 19, 1248-1262.

  • Devanjan Sinha, Patrick D Silva (2014), Chaperoning mitochondrial permeability transition: Regulation of transition pore complex by a J-protein, DnaJC15 Cell Death and Disease Mar 6;5 e1101

  • Devanjan Sinha, Shubhi Srivastava, Lekshmi Krishna, Patrick D Silva (2014), Unraveling the intricate architecture of human mitochondrial inner membrane presequence translocases and their role in tumourigenicity Molecular and Cellular Biology 34 (10) 1757-1775,

  • Amit Vernekar*, Devanjan Sinha*, Shubhi Srivastava, Prasath U.P., Patrick D Silva, G. Mugesh (2014) An Antioxidant Nanozyme that Uncovers the Cytoprotective Potential of Vanadia Nanowires (*Joint First Authors) Nature Communications 5:5301

  • Shubhi Srivastava, Devanjan Sinha, Prasenjit Prasad Saha, Hymavati Marthala, Patrick D Silva (2014) Magmas functions as a ROS regulator and provides cytoprotection against oxidative-stress mediated damages Cell Death and Disease 5, e1394; doi:10.1038/cddis.2014.355

  • Arvind Vittal Goswami, Madhuja Samaddar, Devanjan Sinha, Jaya Purushotham, and Patrick D Silva (2012) Enhanced J-protein interaction and compromised protein stability of mtHsp70 variants lead to mitochondrial dysfunction in Parkinson's disease Human Molecular Genetics 21 (15), 3317-3332

  • Ratheesh Kumar R, Nagarajan N.S, Arunraj S.P, Devanjan Sinha, Vinoth Babu Veedin Rajan, Vinoth Kumar Esthaki, and Patrick D Silva (2012). HSPIR: A manually annotated Heat Shock Protein Information Resource. Bioinformatics 28 (21), 2853-2855

  • Prasenjit Prasad Saha, Praveen Kumar S. K., Shubhi Srivastava*, Devanjan Sinha*, Gautam Pareek, Patrick D Silva (2014), Multiple defects associated with novel ISCU mutation leads to mitochondrial dysfunction and Myopathy Journal of Biological Chemistry, 28 (21) 2853-2855, doi:10.1074/jbc.M113.526665 (*Joint authorship)

  • Prasenjit Prasad Saha, Shubhi Srivastava, Praveen Kumar S. K., Devanjan Sinha and Patrick D Silva (2015) Mapping key residues of ISD11 critical for NFS1-ISD11 subcomplex stability: Implications in the development of mitochondrial disorder, COXPD19 Journal of Biological Chemistry, 290, 25876-25890.

Full List of Publications:

  • Devanjan Sinha, Neha Joshi, Balasubramanyam Chittoor, Priyanka Samji, Patrick D Silva (2010), Role of Magmas in protein transport and human mitochondrial biogenesis. Human Molecular Genetics 19, 1248-1262.

  • Devanjan Sinha, Patrick D Silva (2014), Chaperoning mitochondrial permeability transition: Regulation of transition pore complex by a J-protein, DnaJC15 Cell Death and Disease Mar 6;5:e1101

  • Devanjan Sinha, Shubhi Srivastava, Lekshmi Krishna, Patrick D Silva (2014), Unraveling the intricate architecture of human mitochondrial inner membrane presequence translocases and their role in tumourigenicity Molecular and Cellular Biology 34 (10) 1757-1775,

  • Amit Vernekar*, Devanjan Sinha*, Shubhi Srivastava, Prasath U.P., Patrick D Silva, G. Mugesh (2014) An Antioxidant Nanozyme that Uncovers the Cytoprotective Potential of Vanadia Nanowires (*Joint First Authors) Nature Communications 5:5301

  • Shubhi Srivastava, Devanjan Sinha, Prasenjit Prasad Saha, Hymavati Marthala, Patrick D Silva (2014) Magmas functions as a ROS regulator and provides cytoprotection against oxidative-stress mediated damages Cell Death and Disease 5, e1394; doi:10.1038/cddis.2014.355

  • Arvind Vittal Goswami, Madhuja Samaddar, Devanjan Sinha, Jaya Purushotham, and Patrick D Silva (2012) Enhanced J-protein interaction and compromised protein stability of mtHsp70 variants lead to mitochondrial dysfunction in Parkinson's disease Human Molecular Genetics 21 (15), 3317-3332

  • Ratheesh Kumar R, Nagarajan N.S, Arunraj S.P, Devanjan Sinha, Vinoth Babu Veedin Rajan, Vinoth Kumar Esthaki, and Patrick D Silva (2012). "HSPIR: A manually annotated Heat Shock Protein Information Resource." Bioinformatics 28 (21), 2853-2855

  • Prasenjit Prasad Saha, Praveen Kumar S. K., Shubhi Srivastava*, Devanjan Sinha*, Gautam Pareek, Patrick D Silva (2014), Multiple defects associated with novel ISCU mutation leads to mitochondrial dysfunction and Myopathy Journal of Biological Chemistry, 28 (21) 2853-2855, doi:10.1074/jbc.M113.526665 (*Joint authorship)

  • Prasenjit Prasad Saha, Shubhi Srivastava, Praveen Kumar S. K., Devanjan Sinha and Patrick D Silva (2015) Mapping key residues of ISD11 critical for NFS1-ISD11 subcomplex stability: Implications in the development of mitochondrial disorder, COXPD19 Journal of Biological Chemistry, 290, 25876-25890.  

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