26686-Mitra, Anirban

Anirban K. Mitra, PhD

Associate Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics

(812) 856-1207
Myers Hall 200C
915 E. 3rd St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7107
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Mitra Lab website: http://anirban-mitra-lab.strikingly.com

Postdoc: University of Chicago - Ovarian cancer biology

Ph.D.: University of Mumbai - Biochemistry

M.S.: Devi Ahilya University - Biotechnology


Academic Appointments:

Associate Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics, IUSM (2021 - present).

Assistant Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics, IUSM (2013 - 2021).

Member, Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, IUSM (2014 - present)

Research Assistant Professor, University of Chicago (2012-2013)

Scientific Officer E, BARC, Mumbai (2006-2009)

Scientific Officer D, BARC, Mumbai (2002-2006)

Scientific Officer C, BARC, Mumbai (1999-2002)

Selected Publications:

Fang Y, Xiao X, Wang J, Dasari S, Pepin D, Nephew KP, Zamarin D, Mitra AK. Cancer associated fibroblasts serve as an ovarian cancer stem cell niche through noncanonical Wnt5a signaling. NPJ Precision Oncology. 2024 Jan 8;8(1):7.

Ray U, Jung DB, Jin L, Xiao Y, Dasari S, Sarkar Bhattacharya S, Thirusangu P, Staub JK, Roy D, Roy B, Weroha SJ, Hou X, Purcell JW, Bakkum-Gamez JN, Kaufmann SH, Kannan N, Mitra AK*, Shridhar V*. Targeting LRRC15 inhibits metastatic dissemination of ovarian cancer. Cancer Res. 2022 Mar 15;82(6):1038-1054. * Co-Corresponding Authors.

Wang J, Cheng FHC, Tedrow J, Chang W, Zhang C, Mitra AK. Modulation of Immune Infiltration of Ovarian Cancer Tumor Microenvironment by Specific Subpopulations of Fibroblasts. Cancers 2020 Oct 29;12(11):E3184.

Dasari S, Pandhiri T, Grassi T, Visscher DW, Multinu F, Agarwal K, Mariani A, Shridhar V, Mitra AK. Signals from the metastatic niche regulate early and advanced ovarian cancer metastasis through miR-4454 downregulation. Molecular Cancer Research. 2020 Aug;18(8):1202-1217.

Tomar S, Plotnik JP, Haley J, Scantland J, Dasari S, Sheikh Z, Emerson R, Lenz D, Hollenhorst PC, Mitra AK. ETS1 induction by the microenvironment promotes ovarian cancer metastasis through focal adhesion kinase. Cancer Lett. 2017 Nov 22;414:190-204.

All Publications: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/1t1Qlon7qo75cb/bibliography/public/

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