Scientific Staff

Dr. Anurag Tripathi
Scientist
Food, Drug & Chemical Toxicology
CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research
Vishvigyan Bhavan, 31, Mahatma Gandhi Marg,
Lucknow - 226 001. Uttar Pradesh, India
Email: anuragtripathi[at]iitr[dot]res[dot]in | Alternate Email: anurag1706[at]gmail[dot]com
Tel: +91-522-2217497 | Extension: 649
Fax: 522-2628227
Area of Specialization
Food and Chemical toxicology, Immunology, Cancer biology
Current R&D/S&T Activities

In a broader perspective our primary research interest is to assess the impact of food additives, adulterants and allergens on the immune system and ways to mitigate their toxic manifestations.  Major thrust areas of interest where our group focuses are:-

 

  • Food allergy is a major public health concern globally for which there is no cure. Our group aims to understand the novel attributes of proteins imparting then allergenic property. Further, we aim to uncover the role of regulatory T cells in generating peripheral tolerance against the allergens. Based on the knowledge gaps addressed through these studies, we aim to project novel intervention strategies for a permanent cure of allergy.

 

  • Mechanistic dissection of the signalling pathways involved in skin carcinogenesis (cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma) to tap the therapeutic targets for skin cancer and making headway to evolve novel molecules with potent anti-cancer activity. 

Partial List of Research Publications
Awards/Honours/ Distinctions

  • Secured 2nd rank in Masters of Science in Biotechnology at Banaras Hindu University.
  •  DBT Scholarship” with all India 25th rank for pursuing Masters degree in Biotechnology by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2003 in Life sciences qualified with 98.96 percentile with all India 35th rank.
  • CSIR-NET JRF:  Qualified All India CSIR-NET for JRF (SPM rank) in 2004, secured position in top 20% and selected for Shyama Prasad Mukherjee award  nomination.
  • H-Index: 20
  • I-10 Index:29

 

Editorial board memberships

  • Journal of Cellular Immunology & Serum Biology
  • SM Journal of Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine
  • Journal of Toxicology and Forensic cases
  • Austin Immunology
  • American journal of Toxicology & Research


 


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