M.S. in Biotechnology, Department of Bio-Sciences and Biotechnology, Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Rajasthan, India, 2008
Ph.D. student, Yap lab, Division of Molecular Cell Biology Institute for Molecular Bioscience University of Queensland, Australia (January 2011-at present)
Research focuses/interests: She is working on the project entitled “Regulation of Junctional Rho: Molecules and Mechanisms”
Priya, R., Yap, A. S. and Gomez, G. A. (2013). E-cadherin supports steady-state Rho signaling at the epithelial zonula adherens. Differentiation 86(3): 133-140.
Ratheesh, A., Gomez, G. A., Priya, R., Verma, S., Kovacs, E. M., Jiang, K., Brown, N. H., Akhmanova, A., Stehbens, S. J. and Yap, A. S. (2012). Centralspindlin and alpha-catenin regulate Rho signalling at the epithelial zonula adherens. Nat Cell Biol 14(8): 818-828.
Prusty, D., Dar, A., Priya, R., Sharma, A., Dana, S., Choudhury, N. R., Rao, N. S. and Dhar, S. K. (2010). Single-stranded DNA binding protein from human malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum is encoded in the nucleus and targeted to the apicoplast. Nucleic Acids Res 38(20): 7037-7053.
Khapare, N., Kundu, S. T., Sehgal, L., Sawant, M., Priya, R., Gosavi, P., Gupta, N., Alam, H., Karkhanis, M., Naik, N., Vaidya, M. M. and Dalal, S. N. (2012). Plakophilin3 loss leads to an increase in PRL3 levels promoting K8 dephosphorylation, which is required for transformation and metastasis. PLoS One 7(6): e38561
Ratheesh, A., Priya, R. and Yap, A. S. (2013). Coordinating Rho and Rac: the regulation of Rho GTPase signaling and cadherin junctions. Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci 116: 49-68.
Protocols by Rashmi Priya
Measurement of Junctional Protein Dynamics Using Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching (FRAP)