Teaching Responsibility at Augusta University

BIOL 1101: Fundamentals of Biology

Research Interest

Molecular genetics and Pathogenesis

Selected Publications

Nilanjana Chatterjee, Laura C. C. Cook, Kristin V. Lyles, Hong Anh T. Nguyen, Darius J. Devlin, Lamar S. Thomas, Zehava Eichenbaum. A Novel Heme Transporter from the Energy Coupling Factor Family Is Vital for Group A Streptococcus Colonization and Infections. J Bacteriol. 2020 Jun 25;202(14): e00205-20.

Laura C. C. Cook, Nilanjana Chatterjee, Yan Li, Jorge Andrade, Michael J. Federle, Zehava Eichenbaum. Transcriptomic Analysis of Streptococcus pyogenes Colonizing the Vaginal Mucosa Identifies hupY, an MtsR-Regulated Adhesin Involved in Heme Utilization. mBio. 2019 Jun 25;10(3): e00848-19.

Nilanjana Chatterjee. Strategic Exploitation of Heme Acquisition by Gram-positive Bacteria from Human Host. Bioresearch Communications. 2017; 3(2), 372–382.

Awards and Honors

  • Ahmed T. Abdelal Fellowship in Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology, 2020
  • Graduate Award for Outstanding Instruction, Department of Biology, Georgia State University, 2016
  • Dean’s Award, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka, 2011

Conference Presentation

  • 6th Southeast Enzyme Conference, 2016
  • Gordon Research Conference, 2018
  • 20th International Conference on Bacilli and Gram-Positive Bacteria (US National Institutes of Health and the University of Maryland), 2019