Arnab Basu


2014 Oct− Present  Postdoc, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA

2012−2014     Postdoc, Department of Crystallography and Molecular Biology, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, West Bangel, India.

2012               Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, India.

2006               M.Sc. Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, India.

2003               B.Sc. Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, India.


Basu A. , and Yap, M. -N. F. (2017) Disassembly of the Staphylococcus aureus hibernating 100S ribosome by an evolutionarily conserved GTPase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 114: E8165-E8173.

Matzov, D., Aibrara, S., Basu A, Zimmerman, E., Bashan, A., Yap, M. -N. F., Amunts A., and Yonath A. (2017) The cryo-EM structure of hibernating 100S ribosome dimer from pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus. Nature Communications. 8: 723. doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00753-8

Chatterjee S., Patra M.M., Samaddar S., Basu A., and Das Gupta S.K. (2017) Mutual interaction enables the mycobacterial plasmid pAL5000 origin binding protein RepB to recruit RepA, the plasmid replicase, to the origin. Microbiology. 163: 595-610.

Basu, A., and M.-N. F. Yap (2016) .Ribosome hibernation factor promotes Staphylococcus survival and differentially represses translation. Nucleic Acids Research. 44: 4881-4893.

Shireen, T.*, Basu, A.*, Sarkar M., and Mukhopadhyay K. (2015) Lipid composition is an important determinant of antimicrobial activity alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone. Biophysical Chemistry. 196: 33-39.   * co-first author

Basu A, Chatterjee S, Chatterjee S, and Das Gupta SK. (2012) Evolutionary link between the mycobacterial plasmid pAL5000 replication protein RepB and the extracytoplasmic function family of σ factors. Journal of Bacteriology. 194: 1331-1341.

Chatterjee S, Basu A, Basu A, and Das Gupta SK. (2007) DNA bending in the mycobacterial plasmid pAL5000 origin-RepB complex. Journal of Bacteriology.189: 8584-8592.