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Biography



Dr. Monalisa Mukherjea

University of Pennsylvania, USA


Email: mukherjm@mail.med.upenn.edu

Qualifications

2011 Post-doc, Dept. of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

2007 Ph.D., Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Tufts University, USA

1999 M.Sc., Department of Biochemistry, University Of Calcutta, India

1997 B.Sc., Department of Chemistry, University Of Calcutta, India

Publications (Selected)


  1. Ménétrey J., Isabet T., Ropars V., Mukherjea M., Pylypenko O., Liu X., Perez J., Vachette P., Sweeney H.L., Houdusse A. 2012. Processive steps in the reverse direction require uncoupling of the lead head lever arm of myosin VI. Molecular Cell, In Press.
  2. Llinas P., Pylypenko O., Isabet T., Mukherjea M., Sweeney H.L., Houdusse A. 2012. How myosin motors power cellular functions: an exciting journey from structure to function. FEBS J. 279(4):551-62.
  3. Mukherjea M., Llinas P., Kim H-J., Travaglia M., Safer D., Ménétrey J., Franzini-Armstrong C., Selvin P.R., Houdusse A., Sweeney H.L. Myosin VI dimerization triggers an unfolding of a 3-helix bundle in order to extend its reach. Molecular Cell, 35:305-15, 2009.
  4. Ménétrey J., Llinas P., Mukherjea M., Sweeney H.L., Houdusse A. 2007. The Structural Basis for the Large Powerstroke of Myosin VI. Cell. 131, 300–308.
  5. Chaudhuri T., Mukherjea M., Sachdev S., Randall J., Sarkar S. 2005. The role of the fetal and alpha/beta exons in the function of fast skeletal troponin T isoforms: Correlation with altered Ca2+ regulation associated with development. Journal of Molecular Biology. 352(1):58-71.
  6. Gupta A., Neogi R., Mukherjea M., Mukhopadhyay A., Roychoudhury S., Senapati A., Gangopadhyay P.K., Ray K. 2003. DNA linkage based diagnosis of Wilson disease in asymptomatic siblings. Indian J Med Res. 118: 208-214.