Sikkim University

Dr. Nagendra Thakur

Assistant Professor
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Academic record & distinction [Masters onwards]

MSc (Microbiology) Maharaja Sayaji Rao University, Baroda, Gujarat, India

PhD (Biology) Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

PhD Topic: “Functional characterization of the 40 bp internal repeats of Murine Gamma Herpesvirus-68”


Areas of Specialization

Virology, Immunology and Environmental Microbiology


Sample Publications

  1. Thakur. N., El-gogo, S. and Steer, B., Freimuller, K. Waha, A. and Adler, H. (2007) ‘A gammaherpesviral internal repeat contributes to latency amplification’ PLoS ONE. 8:e733.
  2. Chen, H.N., Leung, K.W., Thakur. N,Tan, A. and Jack. R.W. (2003) ‘Distinguishing between different pathways of bilayer disruption by the related antimicrobial peptides cecropin B, B1 and B3’, Eur. J. Biochem, 270: 911-920.
  3. Flach, B., Steer, B., Thakur, N. N., Haas, J. and Adler H. (2009) ‘The M10 Locus of Murine Gammaherpesvirus 68 Contributes to both the Lytic and the Latent Phases of Infection’, Journal of Virology, 83: 8163-8172. 

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