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Biography

Prof. Susanta K. Behura

Eck Institute for Global Health

Department of Biological Sciences

University of Notre Dame, USA
Research Assistant Professor


Email: sbehura@nd.edu


Qualifications

2000 Ph.D., Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Life Sciences
1994 M.Sc., Guru Nanak Dev University, Biotechnology
1992 B.Sc., Utkal University, Mathematics


Publications (Selected)

  1. Behura SK*, Severson DW. 2013. Association of microsatellite pairs with segmental duplications in insect genomes. BMC Genomics 14: 907.
  2. Sarro J, Andrews E, Sun L, Behura SK, Tan J, Zeng E, Severson DW, Duman-Scheel M. 2013. A requirement for commissureless 2 function during dipteran insect nerve cord development. Developmental Dynamics 242: 1466-1477.
  3. Harker BW, Behura SK, deBruyn B, Lovin DD, Mori A, Romero-Severson J, Severson DW. 2013. Highly compartmentalized and stage-specific transcription during development of the mosquito Aedes aegypti. BMC developmental biology 13: 29.
  4. Behura SK*, Singh BK, Severson DW. 2013. Antagonistic relationships between intron content and codon usage bias of genes in three mosquito species: Functional and evolutionary implications. Evolutionary Applications. 6: 1079–1089.
  5. Behura SK, Severson DW. 2013. Overlapping genes of Aedes aegypti: Evolutionary implications from comparison of orthologs of Anopheles gambiae and other insects. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 124.
  6. Behura SK*. 2013. Mosquito microbiota and metagenomics, and its relevance to disease transmission. Biohelikon: Immunity & Diseases 1:1.
  7. Liu B, Behura SK, Clem RJ, Schneemann A, Becnel J, Severson DW, Zhou L. 2013. P53-mediated rapid induction of apoptosis conveys resistance to viral infection in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS Pathogens 9: e1003137.
  8. Behura SK, Severson DW. 2013.Nucleotide substitutions in dengue virus serotypes from Asian and American countries: insights into intracodon recombination and purifying selection. BMC Microbiology 13: 37.
  9. Behura SK*, Severson DW. 2013. Codon usage bias: causative factors, quantification methods and genome-wide patterns: with emphasis on insect genomes. Biological Reviews 88: 49-61.
  10. Behura SK*. 2012. Individual analysis of transposon polymorphisms by AFLP. Mobile Genetic Elements (Ed.Yves Bigot) Series: Methods Mol Biol. 859: 155-167.