Tapas Kumar Kundu

Jakkur, Bangalore 560 064, India
Phone: +91-80-22082840
Fax: +91-80-22082767
E-mail: tapas@jncasr.ac.in
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Academic Profile

Phd. from IISc, Dept. of Biochemistry with Prof. MRS Rao. Post-doctoral Research at National Institute of Genetics, JAPAN and The Rockefeller University, New York, USA

Research Areas:

The regulation of eukaryotic (human) transcription from chromatin template with special emphasis on diseases is the broad area of research of the Transcription and Disease laboratory. The research topics include- regulation of chromatin-mediated transcription by histone chaperones; role of nonhistone chromatin-proteins in the regulation of chromatin- structure/function and the regulation of p53 function by these nonhistone proteins and the small molecule modulators of histone modifying enzymes (histone acetyltransferases, deacetylases and methyltransferases).

Selected Publications