Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Navin Kumar Verma
Assistant Professor, Immunology and Cell Biology, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Postgraduate Tutor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine)
Journal Articles
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Fazil MHUT, Chirumamilla CS, Perez-Novo C, Wong BHS, Kumar S, Sze SK, Berghe WV, Verma NK (2021) The steroidal lactone withaferin A impedes T-cell motility by inhibiting the kinase ZAP70 and subsequent kinome signaling. J Biol Chem.

Kizhakeyil A, Zaini NBM, Poh ZS, Wong BHS, Loh X, Ng AS, Low ZS, Prasannan P, Gong C, Tan MGK, Nagarajan C, Huang D, Lu PW, Lim JQ, Barrans S, Ong CK, Lim ST, Chng WJ, Follows G, Hodson D, Du MQ, Goh YT, Tan SH, Grigoropoulos NF, Verma NK (2021). DDX3X loss is an adverse prognostic marker in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and is associated with chemoresistance in aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes. Mol Cancer. 20(1):134.

Leung CM, Dhand C, Mayandi V, Ramalingam R, Lim FP, Veluchamy AB, Dwivedi N, Orive G, Beuerman RW, Ramakrishna S, Toh Y-C, Loh XJ, Verma NK, Chua AWC, Lakshminarayanan R (2020) Wound healing properties of magnesium mineralized antimicrobial nanofibre dressings containing chondroitin sulphate – A comparison between blend and core-shell nanofibres. Biomater Sci 12:3454-71.

Ong ST, Chalasani MLS, Fazil MHUT, Praseetha P, Kizhakeyil A, Wright GD, Kelleher D, Verma NK (2018) Centrosome- and Golgi-localized protein kinase N-associated protein serves as a docking platform for protein kinase A signaling and microtubule nucleation in migrating T-cells. Front Immunol 9(397):1-16.

Verma NK, & Kelleher D. (2017). Not just an adhesion molecule: LFA-1 contact tunes the T lymphocyte program. Journal of Immunology. 199(4):1213-21.

Chu TTT, Sinha A, ... Verma NK, et al. (2017). Quantitative mass spectrometry of human reticulocytes reveal proteome-wide modifications during maturation. British Journal of Haematology. 180(1):118-33.

Dhand C, Venkatesh M, ... Verma NK, et al. (2017). Bio-inspired crosslinking and matrix-drug interactions for advanced wound dressings with long-term antimicrobial activity. Biomaterials. 138:153-68.

Fazil MHUT, Ong ST, ... Verma NK. (2016). GapmeR cellular internalization by macropinocytosis induces sequence-specific gene silencing in human primary T-cells. Scientific Reports. 6:37721.

Verma NK, Fazil MHUT, Ong ST, et al. (2016). LFA-1/ICAM-1 ligation in human T-cells promotes Th1 polarization through aGSK3β signaling-dependent Notch pathway. Journal of Immunology. 197(1):108-18.
Keynote Speeches & Editorship of Special Issues
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Keynote Speaker
13 Jul 2021 - Adding Fuel to the Fire: Activation of T-Cell K+ Channel to Augment the Efficacy of Immunotherapies. An online faculty training programme, by the UP Centre of Excellence in Agriculture Biotechnology in collaboration with Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility, Virtual/India.
28 Dec 2020 - Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Cost-Effective Advanced Wound Dressing. International Virtual Conference on Advancements in Biopolymers and Their Nano Structures in Wound Healing, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, Virtual/India.
19 Jun 2017 - LFA-1 Signalling in T Lymphocytes. 2nd International Conference on Innovative Approaches in Applied Sciences & Technologies, Singapore.

Associate Editor - Frontiers in Immunology
Editorial Board Member - Nature Scientific Reports
Volume Editor - Methods in Molecular Biology: T-cell Motility, Springer-Nature