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  1. Melanie Legrand, Priya Jaitly, Adeline Feri, Christophe Denfert^ and Kaustuv Sanyal^, Candida albicans: an emerging yeast model to study eukaryotic genome plasticity, Trends in Genetics (2019). In Press.

  2. Neha Varshney, Subhendu Som*, Saptarshi Chatterjee*, Shreyas Sridhar, Dibyendu Bhattacharyya, Raja Paul^ and Kaustuv Sanyal^, Spatio-temporal regulation of nuclear division by Aurora kinase B Ipl1 in Cryptococcus neoformans, PLoS Genetics (2019). In Press.

  3. Pallavi Kakade, Kasturi Mahadik, Kaustuv Sanyal, K N Balaji and Valakunja Nagaraja, Two negative regulators of biofilm development exhibit functional divergence in conferring virulence potential to Candida albicans, FEMS Yeast Research (2019).

  4. Jiaul Hoque, Vikas Yadav, R G Prakash, Kaustuv Sanyal and Jayanta Haldar, Dual function polymer-silver nanocomposites for rapid killing of microbes and inhibiting biofilms, ACS Biomaterials Science and Bioengineering 5, 81 - 91 (2019).

  5. Vikas Yadav, Lakshmi Sreekumar, Krishnendu Guin and Kaustuv Sanyal^, Five pillars of centromeric chromatin in fungal pathogens, PLoS Pathogens (2018).

  6. Vikas Yadav^ and Kaustuv Sanyal^, Sad1 spatio-temporally regulates kinetochore clustering to ensure high fidelity chromosome segregation in the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans, mSphere (2018).

  7. Vikas Yadav, Sheng Sun, R Blake Billmyre, Bhagya C Thimmappa, Terrance Shea, Robert Linter, Guus Bakkeren, Christina A. Cuomo, Joseph Heitman and Kaustuv Sanyal^, RNAi is a critical determinant of centromere evolution in closely related fungi, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115, 3108 - 3113 (2018).

  8. Laxmi Shanker Rai, Rima Singha, Priya Brahma and Kaustuv Sanyal^, Epigenetic determinants of phenotypic plasticity in Candida albicans  , Fungal Biology Reviews 32, 10 - 19 (2018).

  9. Sheng Sun, Vikas Yadav, ........, Kaustuv Sanyal and Joseph Heitman, Fungal genome and mating system transitions facilitated by chromosomal translocations involving intercentromeric recombination, PLOS Biology (2017).

  10. Sophie Altamirano, Diana Fang, Charles Simmons, Shreyas Sridhar, Peipei Wu, Kaustuv Sanyal and Lukasz Kozubowski, Fluconazole-induced ploidy change in Cryptococcus neoformans results from the uncoupling of cell growth and nuclear division, mSphere (2017).

  11. Chandradhish Ghosh, Vikas Yadav, ......., Kaustuv Sanyal and Jayanta Haldar, Aryl-alkyl-lysines: Membrane-active fungicides that act against biofilms of Candida albicans, ACS Infectious Diseases 3, 293 - 301 (2017).

  12. Yafeng Zhu, ..., Sundar Ram Sankaranarayanan, Rahul Siddharthan, Kaustuv Sanyal, .... and Janne Lehtio, Proteogenomics produces comprehensive and highly accurate protein-coding gene annotation in a complete genome assembly of Malassezia sympodialis, Nucleic Acids Research 45, 2629 - 2643 (2017).

  13. Jiaul Hoque, Utsarga Adhikary, Vikas Yadav, ..., Kaustuv Sanyal and Jayanta Haldar, Chitosan Derivatives Active against Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria and Pathogenic Fungi: In Vivo Evaluation as Topical Antimicrobials, Molecular Pharmaceutics 13, 3578 - 3589 (2016).

  14. Aritreyee Datta*, Vikas Yadav*, ............, Kaustuv Sanyal, Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy and Anirban Bhunia, Mode of Action of a Designed Antimicrobial Peptide: High Efficiency in Killing of the Human Fungal Pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans, Biophysical Journal 111, 1724 - 1737 (2016).

  15. Pallavi Kakade, Parag Sadhale, Kaustuv Sanyal and Valakunja Nagaraja, ZCF32, a fungus specific Zn(II)2-Cys6 transcription factor, is a repressor of the biofilm development in the human pathogen Candida albicans, Scientific Reports (2016).

  16. Gautam Chatterjee, Sundar Ram Sankaranarayanan, Krishnendu Guin, Yogitha Thattikota, Sreedevi Padmanabhan, Rahul Siddharthan and Kaustuv Sanyal^, Repeat-associated fission yeast-like regional centromeres in the ascomycetous budding yeast Candida tropicalis  , PLoS Genetics (2016).

  17. Sreyoshi Mitra, Laxmi Shanker Rai, Gautam Chatterjee and Kaustuv Sanyal^,  Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) assay in Candida albicans, Methods in Molecular Biology 1356, 43 - 57 (2016).

  18. T. S. Suryanarayanan, Vengat Gopal, Dinkar Sahal and Kaustuv Sanyal, Establishing a national fungal genetic resource to enhance the bioeconomy, Current Science 109, 1033 - 1037 (2015).

  19. Sabyasachi Sutradhar*, Vikas Yadav*, Shreyas Sridhar*, Lakshmi Sreekumar, Dibyendu Bhattacharyya, Santanu Kumar Ghosh, Raja Paul^ and Kaustuv Sanyal^, A comprehensive model to predict mitotic division in budding yeasts  , Molecular Biology of the Cell 26, 3954 - 3965 (2015).

  20. Nishant K.T.^ and Kaustuv Sanyal^, The good, the bad and the ugly: How to protect genome stability from potential threats , Bioessays 37, 717 - 720 (2015).

  21. Neha Varshney*, Alida Schaekel*, Rima Singha, Tanmoy Chakraborty, Lasse van Wijlick, Joachim F. Ernst^ and Kaustuv Sanyal^, A surprising role for the Sch9 protein kinase in chromosome segregation in Candida albicans, Genetics 199, 671 - 674 (2015).

  22. Jiaul Hoque, Padma Akkapeddi, Vikas Yadav, Goutham B Manjunath, Divakara S. S. M. Uppu, Mohini Mohan Konai, Venkateswarlu Yarlagadda, Kaustuv Sanyal and Jayanta Haldar, Broad spectrum antibacterial and antifungal polymeric paint materials: synthesis, structure-activity relationship and membrane-active mode of action, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 1804 - 1815 (2015).

  23. Sreyoshi Mitra, Jonathan Gomez-Raja, German Larriba, Dharani Dhar Dubey and Kaustuv Sanyal^, Rad51-Rad52 mediated maintenance of centromeric chromatin in Candida albicans , PLoS Genetics 10, (2014).

  24. Guilhem Janbon, Kate L. Ormerod, Damien Paulet, Edmond J. Byrnes III, Vikas Yadav, Gautam Chatterjee, (+41 authors), Kaustuv Sanyal, Joseph Heitman, James A. Fraser, Christina A. Cuomo and Fred S. Dietrich, Analysis of the genome and transcriptome of Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii reveals complex RNA expression and microevolution leading to virulence attenuation, PLoS Genetics (2014).

  25. Lukasz Kozubowski*^, Vikas Yadav*, Gautam Chatterjee, Shreyas Sridhar, Masashi Yamaguchi, Susumu Kawamoto, Indrani Bose, Joseph Heitman and Kaustuv Sanyal^, Ordered kinetochore assembly in the human fungal pathogen basidiomycetous yeast Cryptococcus neoformans, mBio 4(5), (2013).

  26. Uttara Chakraborty,, Aiyaz Mohamed, Pallavi Kakade, Raja Mugasimangalam, Parag P. Sadhale and Kaustuv Sanyal, A stable hybrid containing haploid genomes of two obligate diploid Candida species, Eukaryotic Cell 12, 1061 - 1071 (2013).

  27. Jitendra Thakur and Kaustuv Sanyal, Efficient neocentromere formation is suppressed by gene conversion to maintain centromere function at native physical chromosomal loci in Candida albicans, Genome Research 23, 638 - 652 (2013).

  28. Babhrubahan Roy, Neha Varshney, Vikas Yadav and Kaustuv Sanyal, The process of kinetochore assembly in yeasts, FEMS Microbiology Letters 338, 107 - 117 (2013).

  29. Jitendra Thakur and Kaustuv Sanyal, A coordinated interdependent protein circuitry stabilizes the kinetochore ensemble to protect CENP-A in the human pathogenic yeast Candida albicans, PLoS Genetics 8, (2012).

  30. Kaustuv Sanyal, How do microbial pathogens make CENs?, PLoS Pathogens 8, (2012).

  31. Suparna Laha, Shankar P Das, Sujata Hajra, Kaustuv Sanyal and Pratima Sinha,   Functional characterization of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae protein Chl1 reveals the role of sister chromatid cohesion in the maintenance of spindle length during S-phase arrest.  , BMC Genetics 12, 83 (2011).

  32. Babhrubahan Roy and Kaustuv Sanyal, Diversity in Requirement of Genetic and Epigenetic Factors for Centromere Function in Fungi, Eukaryotic Cell 10, 1384 - 1395 (2011).

  33. Jitendra Thakur and Kaustuv Sanyal, "The essentiality of the fungus specific Dam1 complex is correlated with one kinetochore one microtubule interaction present throughout the cell cycle, independent of the nature of a centromere.", Eukaryotic Cell 10, 1295 - 1305 (2011).

  34. Babhrubahan Roy, Laura S. Burrack, Museer A. Lone, Judith Berman and Kaustuv Sanyal, "CaMtw1, a member of the evolutionarily conserved Mis12 kinetochore protein family, is required for efficient inner kinetochore assembly in the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans", Molecular Microbiology 80, 14 - 32 (2011).

  35. *Sreedevi Padmanabhan, *Jitendra Thakur, Rahul Siddharthan and Kaustuv Sanyal, "Rapid evolution of Cse4p-rich centromeric DNA sequences in closely-related pathogenic yeasts, Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis.", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105, 19797 - 19802 (2008).

  36. *Baum M., *Sanyal K., P. K. Mishra, N. Thaler and J. Carbon, "Formation of functional centromeric chromatin is specified epigenetically in Candida albicans.", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103, 14877 - 14882 (2006).

  37. K. Sanyal, M. Baum and J. Carbon, "Centromeric DNA sequences in the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans are all different and unique.", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 101, 11374 - 11379 (2004).

  38. K. Sanyal and J. Carbon, "The CENP-A homolog CaCse4p in the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans in a centromere protein essential for chromosomes transmission.", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 99, 12969 - 12974 (2002).

  39. S. K. Ghosh, A. Poddar, S. Hajra, K. Sanyal and P. Sinha, "The IML3/MCM19 gene of Saccharomyces cerevisiae is required for a kinetochore-related process during chromosome segregation.", Molecular Genetics and Genomics 265, 249 - 257 (2001).

  40. K. Sanyal, S. K. Ghosh and P. Sinha, "The MCM16 gene of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is required for chromosome segregation.", Molecular and General Genetics 260, 242 - 250 (1998).

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