Amrita

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Location:Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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CURRICULUM VITAE

AMRITA Ph.D.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Honors, First Class), (1997-2000)
University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
High First Class (Chemistry – Hons.) with First Division (Mathematics and
Physics – double minor).

Master of Science (First Class), (2000-2002)
Department of Biochemistry, University of Calcutta
Thesis: Role of Tannin as a natural filter in purification of water from diverse sources.

Ph.D. (2004 - 2009)
Department of Zoology, Miami University, Oxford OH
Mentor: Dr. David G. Pennock
Dissertation: Role of Inner Arm Dyneins and Hydin in Ciliary Motility in Tetrahymena thermophila.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Clinical Coordinator (2003-2004)
Baxter Healthcare Pvt Ltd, India

Laboratory Instructor (2004-2007)
Miami University, Oxford, OH
Zoo 459/559 (Neurophysiology) – Fall 2004, BMZ 116 – Spring semesters 2005-2007

Undergraduate Student Research Mentor (2004-2009)
Miami University, Oxford, OH
mentor to 20 undergraduate students

Post Doctoral Fellow (2009-present)
Department of Pathobiology, Cleveland Clinic, OH
Mentor: Dr. Christine McDonald
SCHOLARSHIPS AND HONORS
2003 “Oreopolus Best Paper Award” in the Physician/ Technician category at the Annual Conference of Peritonial Dialysis Society of India
2005 Bioinformatics Summer Scholarship, Miami University
2006 American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Predoctoral Student Travel Award
2007 Graduate Students’ Achievement Award (Miami University)
2008 Dean’s Dissertation Scholarship
Cell, Molecular and Structural Biology Research Fellowship
2009 American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Predoctoral Student Travel Award
2011 Best Research Seminar Presentation Award, Department of Pathobiology, Cleveland Clinic
Best Poster Award, Department of Pathobiology Research Day, Cleveland Clinic
2012 Best Poster Award, Department of Pathobiology Research Day, Cleveland Clinic

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Society for Cell Biology, 2006-2010
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, 2006

RESEARCH SUPPORT

Pending Research Support
Research Fellowship Award (Kabi)
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
PALA: A novel agent to boost NOD2-dependent immune responses in Crohn's disease
Total Direct Costs: $169,882
7/1/2013-6/31/2016
Principal Investigator

Completed Research Support
Doctoral Undergraduate Opportunities in Scholarship (DUOS), Miami University, (Kabi)
2006-2007
Role of inner arm Dyneins, DYH18 and DYH20 in regulation of ciliary motility.
Grant for independent proposal with an undergraduate student (Caitlin Collins)
Principal Investigator

Doctoral Undergraduate Opportunities in Scholarship (DUOS), Miami University, (Kabi)
2008-2009
Role of inner arm Dynein, DYH15 in ciliary motility.
Grant for independent research proposal with an undergraduate student (Yvonne Yee)
Principal Investigator

PUBLICATIONS
Suryavanshi S, Eddé B, Fox L, Guerrero S, Griffin P, Hard ., Hennessey T, Kabi A, Malison D, Pennock DG, SaleW, Wloga D and Gaertig J “Tubulin Glutamylation Regulates the Motility of Cilia.” 2010, Current Biol., 20: 5, 435-440

Kabi A “Role of Inner Arm Dyneins and Hydin in Ciliary Motility in Tetrahymena thermophila.” Ph.D. dissertation. Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA. (2010)

Kabi A, Nickerson KP, Homer CR, McDonald C. “Digesting the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease: Insights from studies of autophagy risk genes.” Inflamm Bowel Dis 2012 Apr, 18(4) 782-92.

Richmond AL*, Kabi A*, Homer CR, Marina-García N, Nickerson KP, Nesvizhskii AI, Sreekumar A, Chinnaiyan AM, Nuñez G, McDonald C. “The Nucleotide Synthesis Enzyme CAD Inhibits NOD2 Anti-Bacterial Function in Human Intestinal Epithelial Cells.” Gastroenterology, 2012 Jun; 142(7):1483-92.
*Equal Contribution

Homer CR , Kabi A, Marina-García N, Sreekumar A, Nesvizhskii AI , Nickerson KP Chinnaiyan AM, Nuñez G, McDonald C. “A Dual Role for Receptor-interacting Protein Kinase 2 (RIP2) Kinase Activity in Nucleotide-binding Oligomerization Domain 2 (NOD2)-dependent Autophagy”. J Biol. Chem, 2012 Jul 20; 287(30):25565-76.

Kabi A, McDonald C. “FMRBP2 directs NOD2 to the membrane”. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2012 Dec; 109 (52): 21188-21189

Tian C, Kabi A, McDonald C. Role of autophagy-related genes in the pathology of inflammatory bowel disease. eLS, 2013 (in press)

SEMINARS/INVITED PRESENTATIONS
“Memory fades with time- lessons from a retraining exercise” Annual Conference of Peritonial Dialysis Society of India, PDSICON, India, September, 2003.

“Role of Hydin in ciliary motility in Tetrahymena thermophila.” Cell, Molecular and Structural Biology Retreat, Miami University, 2008.

“Role of Hydin in Ciliary motility”, Dept. of Pathobiology, Cleveland Clinic, 2009

“Dynein, Hydin and Cilia”, Dept. of Zoology, Miami University, 2009

“Proteomic Analyses of dynein heavy chain family in Tetrahymena thermophila.” Cell, Molecular and Structural Biology Retreat, Miami University, 2009.

“Novel players in NOD2 mediated autophagy” Dept. of Pathobiology, Cleveland Clinic, 2011.
ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS

A. Kabi, J Zhao, M.L. Robinson and D.G. Pennock. Disruption of Hydin in Tetrahymena
causes Defects in Swimming Speed and Ciliary Beat Frequency. Control No.- 06-A-435-
ASCB. American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2006

C. Collins, A. Kabi and D.G. Pennock. Function of Inner Arm Dyneins in Tetrahymena.
Undergraduate Research Forum, Miami University, 2007

A. Kabi, A. Subramanian, D. G. Pennock. Proteomic and Functional Analyses of Dyneins in Cilia. 333/B280, American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2009

A. Subramanian, A. Kabi, D. G. Pennock. The Role of p28C Dynein Light Chain in Ciliary Motility in Tetrahymena Thermophila. 331/B278, American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2009

Y. Yui, A. Kabi, D.G. Pennock. Elucidating the role of inner arm dynein heavy chain DYH15 in ciliary motility in T thermophila, Undergraduate Research Forum, Miami University, 2009.

Richmond A, Kabi A, Homer C.R, Marina-García N, Nickerson K P., Nesvizhskii A.I., Sreekumar A, Chinnaiyan A.M, Nuñez G. & McDonald C. The Nucleotide Synthesis Enzyme, CAD, is a Novel Regulator of Mucosal Immunity by Inhibiting NOD2 Anti-Bacterial Function. Department of Pathobiology, Summer Retreat, 2011.

Homer C.R, Kabi A, Nesvizhskii A.I, Sreekumar A, Chinnaiyan A, Nuñez G and McDonald C. A Dual Role for RIP2 Kinase Activity in NOD2-Dependent Autophagy. . Department of Pathobiology, Summer Retreat, 2012.

Tian C, Kabi A, Nickerson K.P, Homer C, Nickerson K.P and McDonald C. Inhibition of the Nucleotide Synthesis Enzyme, CAD, Enhances NOD2 Anti-Bacterial Function in Human Macrophages and Protects Mice from Colitis. Digestive Disease Week 2012
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