Cancer Biology & Inflammatory Disorder Division

Dr. Santu Bandyopadhyay

Ph.D, Calcutta University, 1982

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Chief Scientist & Head

Current Research Interest

                  • Redox regulation of cancer cell signaling
                  • Immune responses in bronchial asthma

Names of the group members including regular staff with designation and research fellows





  1. Mr. Anirban Manna, Sr.Technician (1)
  1. Surjendu Bikash Debnath, (Job Contract)

List of important Research Articles

  1. Chaudhuri, J., Chowdhury, AA., Biswas, N., Manna, A., Chatterjee, S., Mukherjee, T., Chaudhuri, U., Jaisankar, P. and Bandyopadhyay, S. Superoxide activates mTOR-eIF4E-Bax route to induce enhanced apoptosis in leukemic cells. Apoptosis 2014, 19: 135-148.
  2. Chowdhury, AA., Chaudhuri, J., Biswas, N., Manna, A., Chatterjee, S., Mahato, SK.,  Chaudhuri, U., Jaisankar, P. and Bandyopadhyay, S. Synergistic apoptosis of CML cells by buthionine sulfoximine and hydroxychavicol correlates with activation of AIF and GSH-ROS-JNK-ERK-iNOS pathway. PLOS ONE 2013, 8: e73672.
  3. Bhattacharjya, S., Nath, S., Ghose, J., Maiti, GP., Biswas, N., Bandyopadhyay, S., Panda, CK., Bhattacharyya, NP. and Roychoudhury, S. miR-125b promotes cell death by targeting spindle assembly checkpoint gene MAD1 and modulating mitotic progression. Cell Death Differ 2012, 20: 430-42.
  4. Rakshit, S., Mandal, L., Pal, BC., Bagchi, J., Biswas, N., Chaudhuri, J., Chowdhury, AA., Manna, A., Chaudhuri, U., Konar, A., Mukherjee, T., Jaisankar, P. and Bandyopadhyay, S. Involvement of ROS in chlorogenic acid-induced apoptosis of Bcr-Abl(+) CML cells. Biochem Pharmacol. 2010, 80: 1662-1675.
  5. Ghosh, M., Mandal, L., Maitra, S., Rakshit, S., Paul, K., Bagchi, J., Ganguly, D., Pal, C. and Bandyopadhyay, S. Leishmania donovani infection of human myeloid dendritic cells leads to Th1 response in CD4+ T cells of normal donors and Kala-azar patients. J Infect Dis. 2006, 194: 294-301.
  6. Bandyopadhyay, G., Biswas, T., Roy, KC., Mandal, S., Mandal, C., Pal, BC., Bhattacharya, S., Rakshit, S., Bhattacharya, DK., Chaudhuri, U., Konar, A. and Bandyopadhyay S. Chlorogenic acid inhibits Bcr-Abl tyrosine kinase and triggers p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase-dependent apoptosis in chronic myelogenous leukemic cells. Blood 2004, 104: 2514-2522.
  7. Roy, KC., Bandyopadhyay, G., Rakshit, S., Ray, M. and Bandyopadhyay, S. IL-4 alone without the involvement of GM-CSF transforms human peripheral blood monocytes to a CD1a(dim), CD83(+) myeloid dendritic cell subset. J Cell Sci. 2004, 117: 3435-3445.
  8. Ghosh, M., Pal, C., Ray, M., Maitra, S., Mandal, L. and Bandyopadhyay, S. Dendritic cell-based immunotherapy combined with antimony-based chemotherapy cures established murine visceral leishmaniasis. J. Immunol. 2003, 170: 5625-5629.
  9. Pal, C., Raha, M., Basu, A., Roy, KC., Gupta, A., Ghosh, M., Sahu NP., Banerjee, S., Mandal, NB. and Bandyopadhyay, S. Combination therapy with indolylquinoline derivative and sodium antimony gluconate cures established visceral leishmaniasis in hamsters. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2002, 46: 259-261.
  10. Bandyopadhyay, S., Perussia, B., Trinchieri, G., Miller, D.S. and Starr, S.E.  Requirement of HLA-DR accessory cells in natural killing of cytomegalovirus infected fibroblasts. J. Exp. Med. 1986, 164: 180-185.
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