Dr. Anup Kumar Ghosh

Associate Professor

e-Mail: anupkg3@gmail.com

Degrees and Qualifications :

PhD  (Medical Microbiology)

Current Affiliations :

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest :

Epidemiology, rapid diagnosis and pathogenesis of fungal keratitis  

Antifungal resistance mechanism

Use of MALDI-TOF-MS  in medical mycology

Ten Best Publications :

1.    A.K. Ghosh, S. Paul, P. Sood, S.M. Rudramurthy, A. Rajbanshi,T.J.  Jillwin, A. Chakrabarti. Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry for the rapid identification of yeasts causing bloodstream infections. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Apr; 21(4): 372-8 (Awarded 2nd best publication from PGI in 2014-16 in the Assistant-  Associate Professor category)
2.    Ghosh AK, Wangsanut T, Fonzi WA, Rolfes, RJ. The GRF10 homeobox gene regulates filamentous growth in human fungal pathogen Candida albicans, 2015 Dec;15(8).
3.    Ghosh AK, Gupta A, Shivaprakash MR, Paul S, Hallur VK and Chakrabarti A. Fungal keratitis in North India: spectrum of agents, risk factors and treatment. 2016 Mycopathologia  July 29
4.    Honnavar P, Prasad G, Ghosh A, Dogra S, Handa S, and  Rudramurthy S. Malassezia arunalokei sp. nov., a novel yeast species isolated from seborrhoeic dermatitis patients  and healthy individuals from India. J Clin Microbiol 2016 May 4. pii: JCM.00683-16

Research Grants :

3 (One intramural 2 extramural and one of each from DBT and DST)                          

Additional Information :

Started working Whole Genome Sequencing of C.tropicalis to understand the azole resistance mechanism