Publications from Mitra Lab
1. Paper Title: Utilization of Functional Genomics to Study Regulation of Chlorophyll Biosynthetic Pathways in the Unicellular Green Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Authors: Kathryn D. Lankford, Kelsey A. Gaston, Phillip B. Grovenstein, and Surangi Perera Supervisor: Dr. Mautusi Mitra; Proceedings National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), 2012 pp 589- 597 (published December 4th, 2012).
2.Paper Title: Functional genomics of eukaryotic oxygenic photosynthesis in the model unicellular green microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Authors: Surangi Perera, Kelsey Gaston, Phillip Grovenstein, Justin Puckett, Yakema Sheats; Supervisor: Dr. Mautusi Mitra; Proceedings National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), 2011 p 805-813 (published on 27th February, 2012).
Collaborative Research with UC Berkeley
Mitra M, Kirst H, Dewez D and Melis A. Regulation of chlorophyll antenna size in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii by over-expression and RNAi-mediated under-expression of the TLA1 gene. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B November 19, 2012 367 3430-3443; doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0229.
Mitra M, Dewez D, Gines García-Cerdán J and Melis A. Polyclonal antibodies against the TLA1 protein also recognize with high specificity the D2 reaction center protein of PSII in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Photosynthesis Research, (2012) 112: 39-47.
Mitra M, Ng S and Melis A. The TLA1 protein family members contain a variant of the plain MOV34/MPN domain. American J. Biochem Mol. Biol.(2012) 2:1-18.
Article title: A more effective evaluation method for higher education. Published in “The Evolllution” (a nontraditional education newspaper) on March, 23rd, 2012. Website address: http://www.evolllution.com/curriculum_planning/a-more-effective-evaluation-method-for-higher-education/