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DR. BHABATOSH DAS, M.Tech., Ph.D.  

Assistant Professor
+91-129-2876471 
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2017: JSPS Fellow, Osaka University, Japan
2008-2011: CNRS Fellow, The Institute of Integrative Biology of the Cell, France
2006-2008: CSIR Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, India
2003-2006: ICMR Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, India
2001-2003: M.Tech., Biotech. & Biochem. Eng., IIT-Kharagpur, India


My current research focus is oriented to understand-

(i) The ecological principles of the microbial communities inhibiting in the human body and their role in health and diseases.

(iii) Role of gut microbiota in the emergence and spread of multidrug resistant (MDR) enteric pathogens.

(ii) How to resensitize MDR pathogens and commensal gut microbiota against routinely used antibiotics.

2019

  • Verma J., Bag S., Saha B., Kumar P., Ghosh T.S., Dayal M., Dey P., Anbumani D., KumarD., RanaP.,Kumar B., Maiti T., Sharma N.C., Bhadra R.K., Mutreja A., Nair G.B., Ramamurthy T., Das B@. (2019) Genomic Plasticity associated with the antimicrobial resistance in Vibrio cholerae. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1900141116
  • Das B.@, Verma J., Kumar P., Ghosh A., Ramamurthy T. (2019). Antibiotic Resistance in Vibrio cholerae: Understanding the Genesis and Mechanisms. Vaccine (Provisionally accepted)
  • Sharma N.C., Efstratiou A., Guaraldi A.L.M., Mokrousov I., Mutreja A., DasB., RamamurthyT. (2019). Diptheria. Nature Reviews Disease Primers (Invited Review)
  • Adela R., Reddy PNC, Ghosh TS., Aggarwal S., Yadav A.,Das B., Banerjee S (2019). Serum Protein Signature of Coronary Artery Disease in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. J. Transl. Med. 2019 17:17doi.org/10.1186/s12967-018-1755-5

 

2018

  • Das B.@,Ghosh TS., Kedia S., Rampal R., Saxena S., Bag S., Ridhima M., Dayal M., Mehta O., Surendranath A., Travis SPL., Tripathi P., Nair GB., Ahuja V. (2018). Analysis of the gut microbiome of Rural and Urban  Healthy Indians living in Sea level and High Altitude Areas.  Sci.  Rep. 2018 Jul 4;8(1):10104. PMID:29973712
  • Bag S., Ghosh T.S., Banerjee S., Mehta O, Verma J., Dayal M., Anbumani D., Kumar P., Saha B., Kedia S., Ahuja V., Ramamurthy T., Das B@. (2018). Molecular Insights into Antimicrobial Resistance Traits of Commensal Human Gut Microbiota. Mic. Ecol. Doi:10.1007/s00248-018-1228-7. PMID:30009332
  • Kumar A., Bag S., Das B@. Novel Genetic tool to study the stability of genomic islands. Rec. Pat. Biotech. 2018 May 4;4(1): 10-14. PMID:29473528
  • Sarkar S., Das B.@, Banerjee S.K.@. Insights into the Human Gut   Microbiome and Cardiovascular Diseases. J. Prac. Card. Sci. 2018;4(1):10-14

 

2017

  • Das B@., Choudhuri S., Srivastava R., Nair G.B., Ramamurthy T. Fostering research into antimicrobial resistance in India. The British Medical Journal 2017;358:j3535 PMID:28877874
  • Kumar P., Bag S., Dey P., Ghosh T.S., Dayal M., Saha B., Verma J., Saxena S., Pant A., Kumar D., Desigamani A., Rana P., Hanpude P., Maity T.K., Bhadra R.K., Sharma N.C., Nair G.B., Ramamurthy T., Das B. Molecular Insights into Antimicrobial Resistance Traits of Multidrug Resistant Enteric Pathogens isolated from India Sci.  Rep.  2017 Oct 31;7(1):14468. PMID: 29089611
  • Das A., Pereira V., Saxena S., Ghosh TS., Anbumani D., Bag S., Das B., Nair GB., Abraham P., Mande SS (2017) Gastric microbiome of Indian patients with Helicobacter pylori infection, and their interaction network. 2017, Sci.  Rep. 7, 15438. PMID:29133866
  • Srivastava N., Shelly A., Kumar M., Pant A., Das B., Majumdar T., Mazumder S. Aeromonas hydrophila utilizes TLR4 topology for synchronous activation of MyD88 and TRIF to orchestrate anti-inflammatory responses in zebrafish. Cell Death Discv. 2017, 3, 17067. PMID:29142761
  • Bag S., Ghosh T.S., Das B@. Complete genome sequence of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii strain Indica isolated from the gut of a healthy adult Indian. Genome Announc. 16;5(46). pii: e01286-17. PMID:29146862
  • Bag S., Ghosh T.S., Das B@. Complete genome sequence of Collinsella aerofaciens strain Indica isolated from the gut of a healthy Indian. Genome Announc. 22;5(47). pii: e01361-17. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01361-17. PMID: 29167267
  • Bag S., Ghosh T.S., Das B@. Whole Genome Sequence of Megasphaera elsdenii strain Indica isolated from the gut of a healthy adult Indian. Genome Announc 5: e01033-17. PMID:29051237
  • Bag S., Ghosh T.S., Das B@. Whole Genome Sequence of Bifidobacterium longum strain Indica isolated from the gut of a healthy adult Indian. Genome Announc. 5: e01017-17. PMID:29025929
  • Bag S., Ghosh T., Das B.@ Draft Genome Sequence of Prevotella copri isolated from the gut of a healthy adult Indian. Genome Announc. 5:e00834-17. PMID:28912310

2016

  • Bag S.*, Saha B.*, Mehta O.*, D. Anbumani, Kumar N., Dayal M., Pant A., Kumar P., Saxena S., AllinK.H., Hansen T., Arumugam M., Vestergaard H.,Pedersen O., Pereira V., Abraham P., Tripathi R., Wadhwa N., Bhatnagar S., PrakashV.G., Radha V., Anjana R. M., Mohan V., Takeda K., Kurakawa T., Nair G.B., Das B.@ An Improved Method For Isolation Of High Quality Community Bacterial DNA From Human And Environmental Samples For Metagenomics Studies. Sci. Rep. 2016, 6, 26775 PMID:27240745
  • Chowdhury G., Bhadra R.K., Bag S., Pazhani G.P., Das B., Basu P., Nagamani K., Nandy R.K., Mukhopadhyay A.K., Ramamurthy T.  Rugose atypical Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor responsible for 2009 cholera outbreak in India. J. Med. Microb. 2016, 65: 1130-1136 PMID:27561681PMID:27561681
  • Das B., Pazhani G.P., Sarkar A., Mukhopadhyay A.K., Nair G.B., Ramamurthy T. Molecular Evolution and Functional Divergence of Vibrio cholerae. Curr. Opin. Infect. Dis. 2016, 29(5):520-7. PMID:27537830
  •  Rakonjac J., Das B., and Derda R. Filamentous Bacteriophage in Bio/Nano/Technology, Bacterial Pathogenesis and Ecology. Front. Microbiol. 2016, 7:2109 PMID:28066406.

2015

  • Pant A., Anbumani D., Bag S., Mehta B., Kumar P., Saxena S., Nair G. B., Das B.@ Effect of LexA on chromosomal integration of CTXfin Vibrio cholerae. J. Bacteriol.2015, 198:268-75. PMID: 26503849

2014

  • Das B.@, Kumari R., Pant A., Sen Gupta S., Saxena S., Nair G.B. A Novel, Broad-Range, CTXΦ-Derived Stable Integrative Expression Vector For Functional Studies. J. Bacteriol. 2014, 196(23): 4071-80. PMID:25225263
  • Das B.*,Midonet C.*,  Paly E., Barre F.X. XerD initiates the integration of TLCΦinto the Vibrio cholerae genome independently of FtsK. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA; 2014, 111 (47): 16848-16853.PMID:25385643  (*equally contributed)
  • Bag S., Das B., Dasgupta S., Bhadra R.K. Mutational analysis of the (p)ppGpp synthetase activity of the Rel enzyme of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Arch Microbiol. 2014,196(8):575-88. PMID:24859914
  • Kim E.J., Lee D., Moon S.H., Lee C.H., Kim S.J., Lee J.H., Kim, J.O., Song M., Das B., Clemens J.D., Pape J. W., Nair G.B., Kim D.W. Molecular insights into the evolutionary pathway of Vibrio choleraeO1 atypical El Tor variants. Plos pathogens. 2014, 0(9):e1004384. PMID:25233006
  • Ghosh T.S., Sen Gupta S., Bhattacharya T., Yadav D., Barik A., Chowdhury A., Das B., Mande S.S., Nair G.B. Gut Microbiomes of Indian children of varying nutritional status. PLoS One.2014,9:e95547 PMID:24763225
  • Das B.@ Mechanistic Insights Into Filamentous Phage Integration In Vibrio cholerae. Front. Microbiol. 2014, 5:650. PMID:25506341
  • Das B*, Banerjee R*, Nair G.B., Basak S. Dynamics in genome evolution of Vibrio cholerae. Infect Genet Evol. 2014, 23:32-41. PMID:24462909 (*equally contributed)
  •  Das B., Nair G.B., Bhadra R.K. Acquisition and dissemination mechanisms of CTXΦ in Vibrio cholerae: New paradigm for dif residents. World J Med Genet. 2014, 4: 27-33.

2013

  • Das B.,Martinez E., Midonet C., and Barre F.X. Integrative mobile elements exploiting Xer recombination. Trends Microbiol. 2014, 21:23-30. PMID:23127381.

2012

  • Pal R.R., Bag S., Dasgupta S., Das B., Bhadra R.K. Functional characterization of the stringent response regulatory gene dksA of Vibrio cholerae and its role in modulation of virulence phenotypes. J. Bacteriol. 2012, 194(20):5638-48.PMID:22904284

2011

  • Das B.,Bischerour J., Barre F.X. VGJFintegration and excision mechanisms contribute to the genetic diversity of Vibrio cholerae epidemic strains. Proc.Natl. Acad. Sci, USA. 2011, 108:2516-2521. PMID:21262799
  • Majumdar T., Das B., Bhadra R.K., Dam B., Mazumder S. Complete nucleotide sequence of a quinolone resistance gene (qnrS2) carrying plasmid of Aeromonas hydrophila isolated from fish. Plasmid. 2011, 66:79-84. PMID:21664930.
  • Das B., Bischerour J., Barre F.X. ­Molecular mechanism of acquisition of the cholera toxin genes. Indian J. Med. Res. 2011, 133:195-200.PMID:21415494.
  • Pal R.R., Das B., Dasgupta S., Bhadra R.K. Genetic components of stringent response in Vibrio cholerae. Indian J. Med. Res. 2011,133:212-217. PMID:21415497.

2010

  • Das B.*, Bischerour J*., Val M.E., Barre F.X. Molecular keys of the tropism of integration of the Cholera Toxin phage. Proc.Natl. Acad. Sci, USA 2010, 107:4377-4382. (Commentary in PNAS). PMID: 20133778
  • Halder K., Das B., Nair G. B., Bhadra R.K. Molecular evidences favouring stepwise evolution of Mozambique Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor hybrid strain. Microbiology(SGM) 2010, 156:99 107. PMID:19797359

2009

  • Das B.,Pal R.R., Bag S., Bhadra R.K. Stringent response in Vibrio cholerae: genetic analysis of spoT gene function and identification of a novel (p)ppGpp synthetase gene. Mol. Microbiol. 2009. 72:380-398. PMID:19298370.

2008

  • Das B.,Bhadra R.K. Molecular characterization of Vibrio cholerae ΔrelA ΔspoT double mutants. Arch. Micrbiol. 2008,189:227-238. PMID:17968531.
  • Shah S., Das B., Bhadra R.K. Functional analysis of the essential GTP-binding protein coding gene cgtA of Vibrio cholerae. J. Bacteriol. 2008, 190:4764-4771. PMID:18456812.
  • Bhowmick R., Ghosal A., Das B., Koley H., Saha D. R., Ganguly S., Nandy R.K., Bhadra R.K., Chatterjee N.S. Intestinal adherence of Vibrio cholerae involves a coordinated interaction between colonization factor GbpA and mucin. Infect. Immun. 2008, 76:4968-4977.PMID:18765724.

2007

  • Das B.,Halder K., Pal P., Bhadra R.K. Small chromosomal integration site of classical CTX prophage in Mozambique Vibrio cholerae O1 biotype El Tor strain. Arch.Micrbiol. 2007, 188:677-683. PMID:17618421.

2006

  • Maiti D., Das B.,Saha A., Nandy R.K., Nair G.B., Bhadra R.K. Genetic organization of the pre-CTX and CTX prophages in the genome of an environmental Vibrio cholerae non-O1, non-O139 strain. Microbiology (SGM) 2006, 152:3633-3641.PMID:17159216.

 

Book/Book Chapter

  • eBook (2017): Filamentous Bacteriophage in Bio/Nano/Technology, Bacterial Pathogenesis and Ecology. Edited by: Jasna Rakonjac, Bhabatosh Das, Ratmir Derda. Publisher: Frontiers Media SA. ISBN: 9782889450954
  • Dasgupta S., Das B., Basu P., Bhadra R.K. (2016) Molecular basis of stringent response in Vibrio cholerae (Edited by Frans J. de Bruijn. John Wiley & Sons, Inc, USA). P. 507-516 Aug 2016
  • Nair G.B., Sen Gupta S., Das B.(2014). The “Uncultured” but significant world of the human gut microbiome: New metagenomic insights. In G. P. Talwar and L.M. Srivastava (Eds.), Textbook of Biochemistry and Human Biology (pp. 664-671). Delhi, India: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • Das B.and Nair G.B. (2012). The genomics of Cholera. In ‘Genomics Applications for the Developing World’ (Eds. Karen E. Nelson & Barbara jones-Nelson) Springer publication, USA pp. 21-38, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-2182-5_3.
  • Bhadra R.K., Shah S., Das B.(2010). Small Molecule Signaling Systems in Vibrio cholerae.  In ‘Epidemiological and Molecular Aspects on Cholera’ (Eds. Ramamurthy T. & Bhattacharya S. K.). Humana Press, USA, pp. 185-201.
  • Bhadra R.K. and Das B.(2008). Coordinated regulation of gene expression in Vibrio cholerae. In ‘Vibrio cholerae: Genomics and Molecular Biology’ (Eds. Faruque, S.M. & Nair, G.B). Caister Academic Press, UK, pp. 153-167.

 

  • BMGF Travel Grant Award to attend 52nd US-Japan Joint Panel Conference on Cholera and Other Bacterial Enteric Infections (2018)

  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Invitational Fellowship Award (2017). 

  • Invited Member in World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Group for Developing “Target Product Profile for cholera Rapid Diagnostic Tests, 2017
  • Young Investigator Award (1st prize) from Yakult India Microbiota and Probiotic Science Foundation, 2016

 

Editoral Board Member

  • Microbial Ecology
  • Frontiers in Microbiology
  • EC Microbiology

 

  • Best Poster Award in Conference/Symposium

 •    Best Poster Award (2018) in Biozest 2018 for research on the CTX-phage replication and integration. Organizers: South Asian University, New Delhi on 6th December 2018.
      Title: Deciphering the host bacterial factors essential for integration and replication of CTX-phage
      Presenting author: Archana Pant, Corresponding author: Bhabatosh Das.

•    Best Poster Award (2018) in the international Probiotic Symposium “Probiotics through the Lifespan” for research on the Gut Microbiome and Antimicrobial resistance (24th-25th November 2018).
Organizers:  NICED, Kolkata; ILDS, Kolkata; Amity University, Kolkata.         
     Title: Gut microbiome is the epicenter for dissemination of antimicrobial resistance traits
     Presenting author: Jyoti Verma, Corresponding author: Bhabatosh Das.

•    Best Poster Award (2018) for Antimicrobial resistance research in the international Probiotic Symposium, “ Probiotics through the Lifespan” (24-25 Nov. 2018). Organizers: NICED, Kolkata; ILDS, Kolkata; Amity University, Kolkata.
     Title: Role of gut microbiota in the emergence of colistin resistant enteric pathogens
     Presenting author: Tarosi Senapati, Corresponding author: Bhabatosh Das.      

•    Best Poster Award (2018) 
in the International Symposium on Infectious Diseases (12-14 November) for Antimicrobial resistance research. Organizer: Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad and Jamia Hamdard, Delhi.
     Title: Insights into the resistance traits of multidrug resistant enteric pathogens isolated from India
     Presenting author: Satyabrata Bag, Corresponding author: Bhabatosh Das.  

•    Best Poster Award (2018)  in the International Conference on Anti‐Microbial Resistance (16-17 Feb. 2018) for Antimicrobial resistance research. Organizer: NIPER, Kolkata and NICED Kolkata.
     Title: Molecular insights into antimicrobial resistance traits of multi drug resistant commensal human gut microbiota
     Presenting author: Satyabrata Bag, Corresponding author: Bhabatosh Das.  

•    Best Poster Award (2018) in the NIPGR and THSTI Open day (28th September) for Antimicrobial resistance research.
     Title: Antibiotic resistance in commensal and pathogenic bacteria
     Presenting author: Jyoti Verma, Corresponding author: Bhabatosh Das.
 
•    Best Poster Award (2017)
in “Cardiovascular Research Convergence” conference on 12th and 19th August 2017 for Human Microbiome research . Organizers: AIIMS-Delhi and THSTI-Faridabad.
     Title: Gut Microbiome in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Comparative analysis in the Indian population
     Presenting author: Tarini Shankar Ghosh. Corresponding author: Bhabatosh Das

•    Best Poster Award (2017)  in “THSTI foundation day for Human Microbiome research. Organizer: THSTI.
     Title: Insights into the Gut Microbiome of Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients living in different parts of India
     Presenting author: Tarini Shankar Ghosh. Corresponding author: Bhabatosh Das.

 

Invited Talks

Guest Speaker  Workshop on Translational Health at The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi on 11th - 15th March 2019.

Title: Structure, functions and dynamics of gut microbiome of Indian population living in rural and urban areas.

Guest Speaker (2nd March. 2019) All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi

Title: Metagenomics

Guest Speaker (23rd Feb. 2019) All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi

Title: Human Microbiome: Concept, Approaches and Implications

Guest Speaker 59th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologist of India & International Symposium on Host Pathogen Interactions organized at University of Hyderabad on 9-12 December 2018.

Title: Role of Gut Microbiota of Healthy Human in the Emergence of Resistance Pathogens

Guest Speaker International Conference on “Role of Probiotics in Promoting Healthy Microbiome for Health and Immunity” organized by International Life Science Institute-India, New Delhi on 6th December 2018.

Title:Impact of Microbial Community DNA Extraction Method on Human Microbiome Study

Guest Speaker 9th India Probiotic Symposium organized by the Gut Microbiota and Probiotic Science Foundation in association with Amity University, Kolkata, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED), Kolkata and the Indian Institute of Liver and Digestive Sciences, Kolkata on 24th - 25th November 2018.

Title: GutMicrobiome of Healthy Indian Population Living in Urban and Rural Areas

Guest Speaker International Conference on Microbiome Research (ICMR) 2018, National Centre For Cell Science, Pune on 19th - 22nd November 2018.

Title:Gut Microbiome of Indian Population in Health and Diseases

Guest Speaker Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar 4th September 2018.

Title: Gut Microbiome of Indian Population in Health and Diseases

Guest Speaker Workshop and seminar on Translational research in biomedical and agricultural sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 6th – 7th July 2018.

Title:Molecular Insights into Antimicrobial Resistance Traits of Human Gut Microbiota

Guest Speaker Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 14th March 2018

Title: Current Understanding of the Human Microbiome

Guest Speaker Current trends in Genomics at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh on 21 March 2018.

Title: Genomics of commensal and pathogenic enteric bacteria: AMR perspectives

Guest Speaker NASH-context and Research at Indian Institute of liver and digestive Sciences, Kolkata on 6th February 2018.

Title: Microbiome and Metabolic Diseases

Guest Speaker Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan on 27th October 2017.

Title: Insights into Gut Microbiome of Indian Population in Health and Diseases

Speaker and organizing secretary: Indo-US Workshop on Genomics and Bioinformatics to Explore Human Microbial Ecology in Health and Diseasesorganized by THSTI on September 6th-8th 2017.

Title:Human Microbiome Research in THSTI: Understanding and Challenges

Guest Speaker at national conference onCardiovascular Research Convergence Organized by AIIMS-Delhi and THSTI-Faridabad on 12th August 2017. 

Title:Diversity, stability and resilience of human gut microbiota

Guest Speaker Faculty Development Programme at Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) KIIT University, Bhubneswar, 29th June 2017

Title: Dysbiosis: How to measure it and its association with various diseases

Guest Speaker Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata on 26th May 2017

Title:Microbiome in Liver diseases

Guest Speakerat National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), 7th February 2017

Title: Antimicrobial Resistant Enteric Pathogens: Molecular Insights into Resistance Traits of Isolates from Indian

Guest Speakerat National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), 6th February 2017

Title: Gut microbiome of the Indian Population: Current Understanding and Future Challenges

Guest Speaker (19th to 20th January 2017) SUPERBUGS V/S SUPERDRUGS: The Looming Global Antibiotic Resistance Crisis, Amrita School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri, Kollam, Kerala

Title:Multidrug Resistant Enteric Pathogens: Molecular Insights into Resistance Traits of Isolates from Indian

Guest Speaker (23rd to 27th November 2016) 40th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists, PGIMER, Chandigarh

Title:Microbiome of the Indian Population: Current Understanding and Future Challenges

Young Investigator Presentation (3rd to 4th December 2016) Probiotics in Health-Emerging Opportunities, Chennai

Title:The Gut Microbiome of Healthy Indians: Findings and Challenges

Invited participant (4th to 8th April 2016): WHO Global Workshop on Strengthening Integrated Surveillance of Foodborne Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance through the Whole Genome Sequencing methods.

Venue: Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Selected Participant (9th to 20th October 2016): Advance Course on Antibiotics (AdCAb). Les Pensieres, France.

Guest Speaker (11-13 March 2016): 3rd Biennial Conference & International Symposium on Stress, Microbiome & Probiotics, NISER Bhubneswar, Odisha

Title: Antimicrobial Resistant Enteric Pathogens: Genomics Advances and Future Perspectives

Guest Speaker (7th-10th December 2015): 56th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI 2015), JNU, New Delhi

Title:Antibiotic resistance: Molecular insights into resistance traits of human enteric pathogens

Guest Speaker (1st -2nd December 2015):Provocative ideas on Human Placental Biology;Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi.

Title:Placental microbiome and its role in pregnancy outcomes

Guest Speaker (22nd -24th February 2015): International workshop on applications of systems and mathematical biology in public health, NISER, Bhubneswar.

Title:Guanosine penta- and tetraphosphate metabolisms in bacteria and implications in gut microbiota homeostasis

Guest Speaker (19th-21stMarch 2014): Indo-German Bilateral Workshops on “Diagnostics of Translational Genome Sequencing in Clinical and Public Health Microbiology” Organized by the Madras Medical Mission (MMM), Chennai, India.

Title:Functional Metagenomics: Dissemination of Antibiotic Resistance Traits in Bacterial Pathogens

(1) Nutra Ingradients USA (24 September 2018)

Title: Microbiome insights

https://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Article/2018/09/24/NutraIngredients-USA-Global-Round-up-Increasing-B2-production-Amway-in-India-and-more

 

(2) The Hindu (26th August 2018)

Title: A nursery of drug resistance

https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/a-nursery-of-drug-resistance/article24782373.ece

 

(3) BusinessLines (21st August 2018)

Gut bacteria are a reservoir of drug resistance genes: study

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/science/gut-bacteria-are-a-reservoir-of-drug-resistance-genes-study/article24744954.ece

 

(4) Nature India(29 July 2018)

Pathogens pick up drug resistance genes from friendly bacteria

https://www.natureasia.com/en/nindia/article/10.1038/nindia.2018.95

 

(5) Nature India (July11, 2018)

Rural Indians have healthier guts than urban folks

https://www.natureasia.com/en/nindia/article/10.1038/nindia.2018.88

 

(6) Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India (July 23, 2018)

Richness, functions and diversity of the gut microbiome of healthy Indians

http://www.dbtindia.nic.in/gut-microbiome-of-healthy-indians/

 

(7) Vigyan Prasar, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India (July 19, 2018)

A peek into gut of Indians throws up surprises

http://vigyanprasar.gov.in/isw/peek_into_gut_indians_throwsup_surprises_story.html

 

(8) The Hindu (July 22, 2018)

What your gut is telling you

https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/what-your-gut-is-telling-you/article24485083.ece

 

(9) Hindustan Times (July 22, 2018)

Vegetarian diet helps keep Indian gut healthy: Study

https://www.hindustantimes.com/health/vegetarian-diet-helps-keep-indian-gut-healthy-study/story-9fEx1ypTnvOlm1y9zoJKzL.html

 

(10) Deccan Herald (23rd July, 2018)

Scientists map gut microbiota of Indians

https://www.deccanherald.com/national/scientists-map-gut-microbiota-682983.html

 

(11) The Hindu (15th October 2017)

We need to talk about AMR

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/we-need-to-talk-about-amr/article19864066.ece

 

(12) Fountain ink (17th May 2017)

The body’s secret garden: How the exploration of the microbiome is going to change face of medicine

https://fountainink.in/reportage/the-body039s-secret-garden

 

(13) Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India (2015)

Scientists in THSTI Develop Novel Genetic Tools to speed up Drug Discovery Research

http://www.dbtindia.nic.in/scientists-in-thsti-develop-novel-genetic-tools-to-speed-up-drug-discovery-research/

 

(14) Times of India (Aug 17, 2015)

Research roundup: Vector-wise

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/education/news/Researcg-roundup-Vector-wise/articleshow/48511390.cms

 
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