Dr. Madhusoodanan U. K.
Assistant Professor
Phone :
0471-2524478 (O), 8157897692

PhD-Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2003-2009

MSc-Medical Biochemistry, KMC Manipal, Manipal University (MAHE), 1999-2002

BSc-Microbiology, Kannur University, 1996-1999

Assistant Professor - Department of Biochemistry, SCTIMST, October 2017-

Research Scientist - Molecular Oncology, MVRCCRI, Calicut, 2017

Post Doctoral fellow - IFOM-The FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology, MIlan, Italy- 2009-2016

JRF-NET CSIR and ICMR - 2003-2009

Invited speaker in international conferences

Genetic basis of inherited disorders

Circulating exosomal-miRNAs

Proteins post Translational modifications such as Ubiquitination, SUMOylation, and Phosphorylation

Post doctoral fellowship funded by European Research Council (ERC-2009-StG ERC-SG) "Regulatory mechanisms coordinating replication integrity and intra-S repair"

Welcome trust Visiting fellow (February to April 2010), NCBR, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Life membership of Society of Biological Chemists (SBC, India)


Sebesta M, Madhusoodanan Urulangodi, Stefanovie B, Szakal B, Pacesa M, Lisby M, Branzei D, Krejci L, Esc2 promotes Mus81 complex-activity via its SUMO-like and DNA binding domains, Nucleic Acids Res., 2017, 45(1):215-230, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27694623
Madhusoodanan Urulangodi, Szakal B, Branzei D, SUMO-Mediated Local Control of Recombination, Cell Cycle, 2016, 15(2); 160-161, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26587752
Madhusoodanan Urulangodi, Dhanaraju R, Gupta K, Roy RP,Bujnicki J, Rao DN, Asymmegric DNA Methylation by Dimeric EcoP15I DNA Methyltransferase, Biochimie , 2016, 128-129; 70-82, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0300908416301353?via%3Dihub
Madhusoodanan Urulangodi, Sebesta M, Menolfi D, Szakal B, Sollier J, Sisakova A, Krejci L, Branzei D, Local Regulation of the Srs2 Helicase by the SUMO-like Domain Protein Esc2 Promotes Recombination at the site of Stalled Replication., Genes and Development, 2015, 29 (19); 2067-2080, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26443850
Gonzalez-Huici V, Szakal B, Urulangodi M, Psakhye I, Castellucci F, Menolfi D, Rajakumara E, Fumasoni M, Bermejo R, Jentsch S, Branzei D, DNA bending facilitates the error-free DNA damage tolerance pathway and upholds genome integrity, EMBO J, 2014, 33(4):327-340, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24473148
Madhusoodanan UK, Rao DN, Diversity of DNA methyltransferases that recognize asymmetric target sequences, Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol, 2010, 45(2):125-145., https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20184512
Bist P*, Madhusoodanan UK*, Rao DN., A mutation in the Mod subunit of EcoP15I restriction enzyme converts the DNA methyltransferase to a site-specific endonuclease, J Biol Chem, 2007, 282(6):3520-30, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17148461
Banerjee D, Jacob J, Kunjamma G, Madhusoodanan UK, Ghosh S., Measurement of urinary hydrogen peroxide by FOX-1 method in conjunction with catalase in diabetes mellitus--a sensitive and specific approach, Clin Chim Acta, 2004, 350(1-2):233-6., https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15530483
Banerjee D, Madhusoodanan UK, Nayak S, Jacob J, Urinary hydrogen peroxide: a probable marker of oxidative stress in malignancy, Clin Chim Acta, 2003, 334(1-2):205-9, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12867293
Banerjee D, Madhusoodanan UK, Sharanabasappa M, Ghosh S, Jacob J, Measurement of plasma hydroperoxide concentration by FOX-1 assay in conjunction with triphenylphosphine, Clin Chim Acta, 2003, 337(1-2):147-52, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14568191