Mohit Prasad

Associate Professor
Dept: Biological Sciences (DBS)
E-mail: mohitprasad [at]
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Research Interest:

    Understanding the molecular and cellular dynamics of directed cell migration using the Drosophila model system.

Academic Background:
  1. PhD (Developmental Biology), CCMB (JNU), 2005

  1. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Post Doctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University (2005 - 2009)

Awards and Honors:
  1. Ramalingaswami Fellowship from Dept of Biotechnology (2010)

Selected Publications:
  1. Sahu, Aresh; Ghosh, Ritabrata; Deshpande, Girish and Prasad, Mohit. 2017. "A Gap Junction Protein, Inx2, Modulates Calcium Flux to Specify Border Cell Fate during Drosophila oogenesis.." PLOS GENETICS, 13, 1006542
  2. Cai, D; Dai, W; Prasad, Mohit; Luo, J; Gov, N S and Montell, D J. 2016. "Modeling and analysis of collective cell migration in an in vivo three-dimensional environment.." PNAS, 113, E2134
  3. Felix, Martina; Chayengia, Mrinal; Ghosh, Ritabrata; Sharma, Aditi and Prasad, Mohit. 2015. "dPak3 regulates apical-basal polarity in migrating border cells during Drosophila oogenesis. ." Development, 142, 3692
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