Publications and Presentations


  1. De Majumdar S, Sikri K, Ghosh P, Jaisinghani N, Nandi M, Gandotra S, Mande S, Tyagi JS. Genome analysis identifies a spontaneous nonsense mutation in ppsD leading to attenuation of virulence in laboratory-manipulated Mycobacterium tuberculosis. BMC Genomics. 2019 Feb 12;20(1):129. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-5482-y.
  2. Menon D, Singh K, Pinto SM, Nandy A, Jaisinghani N, Kutum R, Dash D, Prasad TSK, Gandotra S*. Quantitative LD Proteomics Reveals Mycobacterium tuberculosis Induced Alterations in Macrophage Response to Infection. ACS Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 4. doi: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.8b00301. (*corresponding)
  3. Misra R, Menon D, Arora G, Virmani R, Gaur M, Naz S, Jaisinghani N, Bhaduri A, Bothra A, Maji A, Singhal A, Karwal P, Hentschker C, Becher D, Rao V, Nandicoori VK, Gandotra S*, Singh Y*.Tuning the Mycobacterium tuberculosis alternative sigma factor SigF through the multidomain regulator Rv1364c and osmosensory kinase, protein kinase D. J Bacteriol. 2019 Jan 14. pii: JB.00725-18. doi: 10.1128/JB.00725-18. (*co-corresponding)
  4. Arumugam P, Shankaran D, Bothra A, Gandotra S, Rao V. J Infect Dis. The MmpS6-MmpL6 operon is an oxidative stress response system providing selective advantage to Mycobacterium tuberculosis in stress. 2018 Sep 7. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiy526.
  5. Jaisinghani N, Dawa S, Singh K, Nandy A, Menon D, Bhandari PD, Khare G, Tyagi A, Gandotra S*. Necrosis Driven Triglyceride Synthesis Primes Macrophages for Inflammation During Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection. Front Immunol. 2018 Jul 3;9:1490. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.01490. eCollection 2018. (*Corresponding author)

  6. Pinto SM, Verma R, Advani J, Chatterjee O, Patil AH, Kapoor S, Subbannayya Y, Raja R, Gandotra S, Prasad TSK. Integrated Multi-Omic Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Ra Redefines Virulence Attributes. Front Microbiol. 2018 Jun 19;9:1314. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01314. eCollection 2018.
  7. Bothra A, Arumugam P, Panchal V, Menon D, Srivastava S, Shankaran D, Nandy A, Jaisinghani N, Singh A, Gokhale RS, Gandotra S, Rao V.  Phospholipid homeostasis, membrane tenacity and survival of Mtb in lipid rich conditions is determined by MmpL11 function. Sci Rep. 2018 May 29;8(1):8317.
  8. Nandy A, Mondal AK, Pandey R, Arumugam P, Dawa S, Jaisinghani N, Rao V, Dash D, Gandotra S. Adipocyte Model of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection Reveals Differential Availability of Iron to Bacilli in the Lipid-Rich Caseous Environment. Infect Immun. 2018 May 22;86(6). pii: e00041-18. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00041-18. Print 2018 Jun. (*Corresponding author)

This article was highlighted on the cover page of the June 2018 Issue of Infection and Immunity.

  1. Verma R, Pinto SM, Patil AH, Advani J, Subba P, Kumar M, Sharma J, Dey G, Ravikumar R, Buggi S, Satishchandra P, Sharma K, Suar M, Tripathy SP, Chauhan DS, Gowda H, Pandey A, Gandotra S*, Prasad TS. Quantitative Proteomic and Phosphoproteomic Analysis of H37Ra and H37Rv Strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J Proteome Res. 2017 Apr 7;16(4):1632-1645. doi: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00983. Epub 2017 Mar 20. (*co-corresponding authors)
  2. Verma R, Balakrishnan L, Sharma K, Khan AA, Advani J, Gowda H, Tripathy SP, Suar M, Pandey A, Gandotra S, Prasad TS, Shankar S. A network map of Interleukin-10 signaling pathway. J Cell Commun Signal. 2016 Mar;10(1):61-7.
  3. Nagarajan SN, Upadhyay S, Chawla Y, Khan S, Naz S, Subramanian J, Gandotra S, Nandicoori VK. Protein kinase A (PknA) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is independently activated and is critical for growth in vitro and survival of the pathogen in the host. J Biol Chem. 2015 Apr 10;290(15):9626-45.
  4. Kozusko K, Tsang VH, Bottomley W, Cho YH, Gandotra S, Mimmack M, Lim K, Isaac I, Patel S, Saudek V, O'Rahilly S, Srinivasan S, Greenfield JR, Barroso I, Campbell LV, Savage DB.Clinical and molecular characterization of a novel PLIN1 frameshift mutation identified in patients with familial partial lipodystrophy. Diabetes. 2015 Jan;64(1):299-310.
  5. Singh LK, Dhasmana N, Sajid A, Kumar P, Bhaduri A, Bharadwaj M, Gandotra S, Kalia VC, Das TK, Goel AK, Pomerantsev AP, Misra R, Gerth U, Leppla SH, Singh Y. clpC operon regulates cell architecture and sporulation in Bacillus anthracis. Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar;17(3):855-65.
  6. Chauhan P, Reddy PV, Singh R, Jaisinghani N, Gandotra S, Tyagi AK. Secretory phosphatases deficient mutant of Mycobacterium tuberculosis imparts protection at the primary site of infection in guinea pigs. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 18;8(10):e77930.
  7. Gandotra S*, Lim K, Girousse A, Saudek V, O’Rahilly S, Savage DB.  Human frameshift mutations affecting the carboxyl terminus of perilipin increase lipolysis by failing to sequester the adipose triglyceride lipase (ATGL) coactivator, ab-hydrolase containing 5 (ABHD5). J Biol Chem 2011 Oct 7;286(40):34998-5006. (*co-corresponding author)
  8. Gandotra S, Le Dour C, Bottomley W, Cervera P, Giral P, Reznik Y, Charpentier G, Auclair M, Delépine M, Barroso I, Semple RK, Lathrop M, Lascols O, Capeau J, O’Rahilly S, Magré J, Savage DB, Vigouroux C. Perilipin Deficiency and Autosomal Dominant Partial Lipodystrophy. New England Journal of Medicine. 2011 Feb 24;364(8):740-8.
  9. Gandotra S, Lebron M, Ehrt S. The Mycobacterium tuberculosis proteasome active site threonine is essential for persistence in vitro and in mice yet dispensable for replication and resistance to nitric oxide. PLOS Pathogens. 2010 Aug 12;6(8). pii: e1001040.
  10. Gandotra S, Schnappinger D, Monteleone M, Hillen W, Ehrt S. In vivo  gene silencing identifies the Mycobacterium tuberculosis proteasome as essential for the bacteria to persist in mice. Nature Medicine. 2007 Dec 13(12):1515-1520.
  11. Gandotra S, Jang S, Murray PJ, Salgame P, Ehrt S. Nucleotide-Binding Oligomerization Domain Protein 2-Defficient mice control infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Infection & Immunity. 2007 Nov 75(11):5127-5134.
  12. Shi S, Blumenthal A, Hickey CM, Gandotra S, Levy D, Ehrt S. Expression of many immunologically important genes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis-infected macrophages is independent of both TLR2 and TLR4 but dependent on IFN-alphabeta receptor and STAT1. Journal of Immunology. 2005 Sep 1;175(5):3318-28.
  13. Hisert KB, MacCoss M, Shiloh MU, Darwin KH, Singh S, Jones RA, Ehrt S, Zhang Z, Gaffney BL, Gandotra S, Holden DW, Murray D, Nathan C. A glutamate-alanine-leucine (EAL) domain protein of Salmonella controls bacterial survival in mice, antioxidant defence and killing of macrophages: role of cyclic diGMP. Molecular Microbiology. 2005 Jun;56(5):1234-45.
  14. Varadarajan P, Mahalingam S, Liu P, Ng SB, Gandotra S, Dorairajoo DS, Balasundaram D. The functionally conserved nucleoporins Nup124p from fission yeast and the human Nup153 mediate nuclear import and activity of the Tf1 retrotransposon and HIV-1 Vpr. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2005 Apr; 16(4):1823-38. Epub 2005 Jan 19.


  1. Selected talk at International Congress of Cell Biology, Hydrabad, 2018
  2. Keynote Lecture at University of Delhi Zoology Department INSCR 2017.
  3. Invited talk at Tuberculosis Conference, IISc (2017).  Presented a poster at The International EMBO conference on Bacterial morphogenesis, survival and virulence: Regulation in 4D,Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. (2016).
  4. Presented a poster at Gordon Research Conference on Tuberculosis Drug Discovery andDevelopment, Girona , Spain (2015).
  5. Presented a poster at Gordon Research Conference on Molecular and Cellular Biology of Lipids, Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, USA (2015).
  6. Invited talk at Tuberculosis Research Symposium, IISc (2017).