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Jairaj K. Acharya, MBBS, Ph.D.

Jairaj K. Acharya, MBBS, Ph.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute

RESEARCH SUMMARY

We are interested in understanding the complex interrelationship between phospholipid (PL) and sphingolipid (SL) metabolism and metabolic signaling in vivo. Our studies are investigating several aspects of lipid signaling in Drosophila.

Areas of Expertise

1) phospholipid (PL) metabolism 2) sphingolipid (SL) metabolism 3) metabolic signaling

Publications

Selected Recent Publications

Delivery of ceramide phosphoethanolamine lipids to the cleavage furrow through the endocytic pathway is essential for male meiotic cytokinesis

Govind Kunduri, Si-Hung Le, Valentina Baena, Nagampalli Vijaykrishna, Adam Harned, Kunio Nagashima, Daniel Blankenberg, Izumi Yoshihiro, Kedar Narayan, Takeshi Bamba, Usha Acharya, Jairaj K. Acharya
PLOS Biology. 20(9): e3001599, 2022.
Full-Text Article
[ Journal Article ]

SSSPTA is essential for serine palmitoyltransferase function during development and hematopoiesis

Parthibane V, Lin J, Acharya D, Abimannan T, Srideshikan SM, Klarmann K, Yang A, Soheilian F, Nagashima K, Fox SD, Andresson T, Tessarollo L, Keller JR, Acharya U, Acharya JK
Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2021.
Full-Text Article
[ Journal Article ]

Sptlc1 Is Essential for Myeloid Differentiation and Hematopoietic Homeostasis

Parthibane V , Acharya D , Srideshikan SM, Lin J, Myerscough DG , Abimannan T, Vijaykrishna N, Blankenberg D, Bondada L, Klarmann KD, Fox SD, Andresson T, Tessarollo T, Acharya U, Keller JR, Acharya JK
Blood Advances. 3 (22): 3635-3649, 2019. [ Journal Article ]

Defective cortex glia plasma membrane structure underlies light-induced epilepsy in cpes mutants.

Kunduri G, Turner-Evans D, Konya Y, Izumi Y, Nagashima K, Lockett S, Holthuis J, Bamba T, Acharya U, Acharya JK.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018. [ Journal Article ]

Phosphatidic acid phospholipase A1 mediates ER-Golgi transit of a family of G protein-coupled receptors

Kunduri G, Yuan C, Parthibane V, Nyswaner KM, Kanwar R, Nagashima K, Britt SG, Mehta N, Kotu V, Porterfield M, Tiemeyer M, Dolph PJ, Acharya U, Acharya JK.
J. Cell Biol. 206: 79-95, 2014. [ Journal Article ]

Job Vacancies

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Team

Parthi
Research Fellow (Visiting)
Parthibane Velayoudame, Ph.D.
Thiru
Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
Thiruvaimozhi Abimannan, Ph.D.
Abhi
Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
Abhilasha Kandahalli Venkataranga Nayaka, Ph.D.
Jacob
Postbaccalaureate Fellow
Jacob Tantalla
Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
Vishal Kumar Gupta, Ph.D.

Alumni

Prateek Paul
Prateek Paul
2014
Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern
Hirsh Shah
Hirsh Shah
2014
Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern
Abhishek Kapoor
Abhishek Kapoor
2014
Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern
Jing-Jing Ma, Ph.D.
Jing-Jing Ma, Ph.D.
2009 - 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow
Anish Gonchigar, B.S.
Anish Gonchigar, B.S.
2013
Postbaccalaureate Fellow
Razi Raziuddin, Ph.D.
Razi Raziuddin, Ph.D.
2012
Biologist
Diwash Acharya, B.S.
Diwash Acharya, B.S.
2009 - 2012
Postbaccalaureate Fellow (ORISE/NCI)
Meena Sharma, B.S.
Meena Sharma, B.S.
2011 - 2012
Postbaccalaureate Fellow
Rohan Hangal
Rohan Hangal
2012
Summer Student
Surabhi Rao
Surabhi Rao
2012
Summer Student
Zachary Daar
Zachary Daar
2012
Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern
Yasmin Lachir
Yasmin Lachir
2012
Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern
Shelby Payne
Shelby Payne
2012
Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern
Odilia Sendze
Odilia Sendze
2012
Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern
Rishabh Sharan
Rishabh Sharan
2012
Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern
Pralhada Rao Raghavendra
Pralhada Rao Raghavendra, Ph.D.
2005 - 2011
Research Fellow
Luanna Scheffer, Ph.D.
Luana Scheffer, Ph.D.
2010 - 2011
Postdoctoral Fellow
Priyanka Maskikar
Priyanka Maskikar
2011
Special Volunteer
Abid R. Mattoo, Ph.D.
Abid R. Mattoo, Ph.D.
2009 - 2010
Postdoctoral Fellow