Assistant Professor, Department of Life science & Bio-technology
UGC-Assistant Professor,
Dept. of Lifescience and Biotechnology, Jadavpur University
PH:91-33- 24572193 (O), 9830933775 (M)
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Ph.D. 2007 Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA
M.Sc 1999 University of Calcutta
B.Sc 1997 University of Calcutta

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Field of Specialization
Cellular and Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology
Courses Taught/Teaching
1.General microbiology (MBI 201)
2.Experiments with microbes (MBI 123)
3.Biological concepts: Ecology, evolution and genetics (BMZ 115)
4.Biological concepts: Structure, function, cellular and molecular biology (BMZ 116)
5.Developmental Biology (ZOO 202)
Research Area
My research area is focused on investigating the roles of Forkhead Box (FOX) transcription factors during heart development and diseases.
Conference Papers Published (6)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

FOXO transcription factors are critical regulators of neonatal cardiomyocyte cell cycle withdrawal Experimental Biology Meeting 2012, San Diego, CA USA 2012 Arunima Sengupta, Vladimir V. Kalinichenko and Katherine E Yutzey -
FOXO transcription factors regulate proliferation and promote autophagy in neonatal cardiomyocytes 49th Midwest Developmental Biology Meeting, Cincinnati, OH USA 2010 Arunima Sengupta, Jefferey D Molkentin and Katherine E Yutzey -
FOXO transcription factors promote cardiomyocyte survival upon induction of oxidative stress Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2011 Scientific Conference, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA 2010 Arunima Sengupta, Jefferey D Molkentin, Katherine E Yutzey -
Localization and developmental expression of the human Na,K-ATPase alpha4 isoform in sperm 45th Annual American Society for Cell Biology Meeting, San Francisco, CA 2005 Arunima Sengupta, Santanu Chakraborty, Thomas Hlivko, and Paul F. James -
The human Na,K-ATPase alpha4 isoform is expressed in sperm and is likely important for sperm motility 44th Annual American Society for Cell Biology Meeting, Washington, DC 2004 Santanu Chakraborty, Jonathan L. Hlivko, Thomas Hlivko, Arunima Sengupta, and Paul F. James -
Journal Papers Published (7)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

FoxO and FoxM1 transcription factors have antagonistic functions in neonatal cardiomyocyte cell cycle withdrawal and IGF1 gene regulation Circulation Research 2013 Arunima sengupta, Vladimir Kalinichenko, Katherine E Yutzey 112(2)-267-277
Tbx20 promotes cardiomyocyte proliferation and persistence of fetal characteristics in adult mouse hearts Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 2013 Santanu Chakraborty, Arunima Sengupta, Katherine E Yutzey 62-203-13
Heather J. Evans-Anderson. FoxO1 is required in endothelial but not myocardial cell lineages during cardiovascular development Development and Dynamics 2012 Arunima Sengupta, Santanu Chakraborty, Jihye Paik, Katherine E. Yutzey 241(4)-803-13
FoxO Transcription Factors Promote Cardiomyocyte Survival Upon Induction of Oxidative Stress Journal of Biological Chemistry 2011 Arunima Sengupta, Jeffery D. Molkentin, Ji-Hye Paik, Ronald A. DePinho and Katherine E. Yutzey 286(9)-7468-7478
FoxO transcription factors promote autophagy in cardiomyocytes Journal of Biological Chemistry 2009 Arunima Sengupta, Molkentin JD, Yutzey KE 284(41)-28319-31
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Awarded By Award Name Year

American Heart Association (AHA) American Heart Association (AHA) Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011-2013 2013
American Association of Anatomists (AAA) American Association of Anatomists (AAA) Postdoc Poster Presentation Award 2012
American Association of Anatomists (AAA) American Association of Anatomists (AAA) Postdoc Platform Presentation Award 2011
University of Cincinnati University Research Council 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow Research Grant Award 2010
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Project Works (1)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

AMPK, FOXO and NFATC3 transcription factor function in regulation of cardiomyocyte proliferation Principal Investigator Department of Biotechnology, DBT 53,70080 3 years 2015 to 2018 Ongoing
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