Dr. Bikash Ranjan Sahu, Research Scientist
Ph. D. Work conducted at Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), Bhubaneswar, India. Degree awarded from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India
M. Sc. Utkal University, Bhubanewar, India.

Tel : 0787 3265 492
Email : [email protected]

Post doc experience

In malaria immunology from Laboratory of Emerging Pathogens, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Maryland, USA.

Research Interest

  • Preclinical evaluation of vaccine candidates required as a prior criteria for clinical trials.
  • Mechanism of shift from Th1 to Th2 type of immune response during infection.
  • Role of plasma cells in mediating disease pathogenesis or protective immunity.

Awards and Honors

  • Post doctoral fellowship at Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, USA (2014).
  • Ph.D from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar,India (2008).
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India (1998).
  • National Merit Scholarship in High School Certificate examination (1988).

Selected Publications

 
  1. ‘Identification of novel gene in ROD9 island of Salmonella enteritidis involved in alteration of virulence associated gene expression’ Das S, Ray S, Ryan D, Sahu BR and Suar M (2018). Virulence, Jan 1;(1): 348-362
  2. ’Template-Free assembly in living bacterial suspension under an external electric field’. Samantaray K, Bhol P, Sahoo B, Barik SK, Jathavedan K, Sahu BR, Suar M, Bhat SK and Mohanty PS (2017). ACS Omega, 2:1019-1024.
  3. ‘CD47 regulates the phagocytic clearance and replication of Plasmodium yoelii malaria parasite’ Banerjee R, Khandelwal S, Kozakai Y, Sahu BR and Kumar S (2015). PNAS, Mar 10;112(10):3062-7.
  4. ‘Transcription factor Tbet regulates parasite density and influences the outcome af antibody mediated immunity against malaria’ Oakley MS, Sahu BR, Lotspeich-Cole L, Majam V, Thao Pham P, Banerjee A, Kozakai Y and Kumar S (2014). European Journal of Immunology, 44(9):2680-91.
  5. ‘The transcription factor T-bet regulates parasitemia and promotes pathogenesis during Plasmodium berghei ANKA murine malaria’ Oakley MS, Sahu BR, Lotspeich-Cole L, Solanki N, Majam V, Thao Pham P, Banerjee R, Kozakai Y, Derrick SC, Kumar S and Morris SL (2013). Journal of Immunology, 191(9), 4699-708.

Collaborators

  • Dr Mrutynjay Suar, Director, KSBT, Bhubaneswar.
  1. ‘Identification of novel gene in ROD9 island of Salmonella enteritidis involved in alteration of virulence associated gene expression’ Das S, Ray S, Ryan D, Sahu BR and Suar M (2018). Virulence, Jan 1;(1): 348-362
  2. ’Template-Free assembly in living bacterial suspension under an external electric field’. Samantaray K, Bhol P, Sahoo B, Barik SK, Jathavedan K, Sahu BR, Suar M, Bhat SK and Mohanty PS (2017). ACS Omega, 2:1019-1024.
  3. ‘CD47 regulates the phagocytic clearance and replication of Plasmodium yoelii malaria parasite’ Banerjee R, Khandelwal S, Kozakai Y, Sahu BR and Kumar S (2015). PNAS, Mar 10;112(10):3062-7.
  4. ‘Transcription factor Tbet regulates parasite density and influences the outcome af antibody mediated immunity against malaria’ Oakley MS, Sahu BR, Lotspeich-Cole L, Majam V, Thao Pham P, Banerjee A, Kozakai Y and Kumar S (2014). European Journal of Immunology, 44(9):2680-91.
  5. ‘The transcription factor T-bet regulates parasitemia and promotes pathogenesis during Plasmodium berghei ANKA murine malaria’ Oakley MS, Sahu BR, Lotspeich-Cole L, Solanki N, Majam V, Thao Pham P, Banerjee R, Kozakai Y, Derrick SC, Kumar S and Morris SL (2013). Journal of Immunology, 191(9), 4699-708.
  6. ‘Protective immunity in human filariasis- A role for parasite specific IgA responses’ Sahu BR, Satapathy AK, Sahoo PK and Ravindran B (2008). Journal of Infectious Diseases, 98(1), 434-441.
  7. ‘A flow cytometry based method for studying embryogenesis and immune reactivity to embryogenic stages in filarial parasites’. Sahu BR, Das Mohapatra A, Das PK, Majumder A and Ravindran B (2005). Filaria Journal, 4:11.
  8. ‘Chromosome number and morphology of domestic buffaloes of Orissa’Pattanayak GR, Sahu BR, Patro BN and Panda P (2004). Ind. J. Anm. Food Mgmt, 10(64): 112-117.
  9. ‘Reproductive characters of Indigenous and Cross bred buffaloes of Orissa’ Pattanayak GR, Sahu BR, Patro BN (2003). J. Res; Orissa. Univ. Agric. Tech. 21(2):83-85.