Asim Bikas Das

Assistant Professor

Department of Biotechnology

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA


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Interests: Network system biology of large scale data; Signaling pathways in cancer

For details kindly visit my personal website

Ph.D. (Biotechnology): Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India (2012).
M.E. (Biotechnology): Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, Pilani, Rajasthan, India (2007).
B.Tech. (Biotechnology) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formerly West Bengal University of Technology), Kolkata, India (2005).

 Position Held
1.  Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia, USA ( September 2012 to January 2013).
2.  Faculty, Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology Raipur, India ( July - October 2013).
3.  Assistant Professor,  Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology Warangal, India.( October 2013 - till date).


 Selected Publications  
1.  Asim Bikas Das*, Small-world networks of prognostic genes associated with lung adenocarcinoma development, Genomics 2020 , 112, 4078-4088 (IF: 6.205)
2.  Qiankun Niu, Wei Wang , Zhe Wei , Boseon Byeon Asim Bikas Das , Bo-Shiun Chen , Wei-Hua Wu. Role of the ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling enzyme Fun30/Smarcad1 in the regulation of mRNA splicing,   Biochemical and   Biophysical Research Communications, 2020 526, 453-458. (IF: 2.985)
 3.   B. Sumithra,  V.S.P.K. Sankara Aditya Jayanthi, Hari Chandana Manne, Rashmika Gunda.   Urmila Saxena, Asim Bikas Das*.  Antibody-based biosensor to detect oncogenic splicing factor Sam68 for the diagnosis of lung cancer, Biotechnology Letters 2020, (IF: 1.977)
4.  VSPK Sankara Aditya Jayanthi, Asim Bikas Das*, Urmila Saxena, Grade-specific diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in breast cancer, Genomics 2020, 112, 388-396 (IF: 6.205)
5.  B.Sumithra, Urmila Saxena, Asim Bikas Das*, A comprehensive study on genome-wide coexpression network of KHDRBS1/Sam68 reveals its cancer and patient-specific association, Scientific Reports 2019, 9, 11083.  (IF: 3.998)
6.  Asim Bikas Das*, Disease association of human tumor suppressor genes, Molecular Genetics and Genomics 2019, 294, 931-940. (IF: 2.797) (The article is highlighted in Nature India, April 2019)
7.  VSPK. Sankara Aditya Jayanthi, Asim Bikas Das, Urmila Saxena, Fabrication of an immunosensor for quantitative detection of breast cancer biomarker UBE2C, RSC Advances 2019, 9, 16738 (IF: 3.119)
8.  Rahul Rao Padala, Rishabh Karnawat, Satish Bharathwaj Viswanathan, Abhishek Vijay Thakkar and Asim Bikas Das*,  Cancerous perturbations within the ERK, PI3K/Akt,and Wnt/b-catenin signaling network constitutively
     activate inter-pathway positive feedback loops, Molecular BioSystems, 2017,13, 830 - 840. (IF: 2.78) (This article is selected as theme article 2017 by Royal Society of Chemistry and featured in cover page of the journal)
9. VSPK Sankara Aditya Jayanthi, Asim Bikas Das, Urmila Saxena, Recent advances in biosensor development for the detection of cancer biomarkers, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2017, 91, 15-23. (IF: 10.25)  (This article is
    featured as one of the most citated articles)
10 . B. Sumithra, Urmila Saxena, Asim Bikas Das*, Alternative splicing within the Wnt signaling pathway: role in cancer development, Cellular Oncology  2016, 39, 1-13. (IF: 5.304) (*Corresponding Author) 
11.  Asim Bikas Das, Pojul Loying, Biplab Bose, Human Recombinant Cripto-1 Increases Doubling Time and Reduces Proliferation of HeLa Cells Independent of Pro-proliferation Pathways. Cancer Letters 2012, 318, 189. (IF: 6.375)
12 . Bholanath Paul, Vani Mishra, Bhushan Chaudhury, Anjali Awasthi, Asim Bikas Das, Urmila Saxena, Ashok Saxena, Lalit K. Chauhan, Pradeep Kumar, Sheikh RaisuddinStatus of Stat3 in an ovalbumin-induced mouse model of asthma: Analysis of the role of Socs3 and IL-6. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology 2009, 48, 99. (IF: 2.72) 
Selected abstract published in conference 
1. Urmila Saxena, Asim Bikas Das (2016), Designing Splice Isoform-Specific Nucleic Acid Based Biosensor for Detection of Breast Cancer,  NGS' 2016 Genome Annotation. Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain.
2. VSPK Sankara Aditya J, Asim Bikas Das, Urmila Saxena (2016), Microarray Data Analysis to Identify Prognostic Breast Cancer Biomarkers, International Conference On "Emerging Biotechnologies ". Kakatiya University, Warangal, India, January 2016 (Best poster award).
3. Sumithra.B, Asim Bikas Das (2015), Oncogenic Sam68 links Signaling Pathways and Alternative Splicing, 9th Indo Global Summit on Cancer Therapy, Hyderabad, India.
 4. VSPK Sankara Aditya J, Asim Bikas Das, Urmila Saxena (2015), Identification of Potential Biomarkers for Early Detection of Breast Cancer Through In Silico Approaches, 9th Indo Global Summit on Cancer Therapy, Hyderabad, India.
 5. Sumithra.B, Asim Bikas Das (2015), Transcriptional regulation and protein-protein interaction networks of human Oncogenic splicing factor Sam68, International conference on Stem cells and Cancer (ICSCC), Pune, India (Best poster award).
6. Qiankun Niu, Wei Wang, Boseon Byeon, Yong Li, Asim Bikas Das, Wei-Hua Wu (2014), Role of ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling enzyme Fun30 in co-transcriptional pre-mRNA splicing. Yeast Genetics Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
7. Asim Bikas Das, Biplab Bose (2008), Heterologous Expression of Human Oncofetal Protein Cripto-1, 77th Annual meeting of Society of Biological Chemists (India), IIT Madras, Chennai, India.
 Talk in conferences and workshop
Asim Bikas Das  (2017),  Network Theory to Understand Biology of Complex Diseases , 11th All India Peoples�?? Technology Congress , Kolkata, India 
Asim Bikas Das (2016), Complexity in Wnt Signaling Pathway, Whole-Cell Modeling Course, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain.
Asim Bikas Das (2013), Context Dependent Behaviour of Growth Factors: An Insight into Signalling Pathways, Emerging Trend in Genetic Engineering, NIT Warangal, India.

Teaching Assignment ( current and previous):

Genetic Engineering ( theory and lab), Engineering Biology, Animal Biotechnology, Immunotechnology, Molecular biology & Genetics lab, Cancer Biology . 

For lab protocol and Teaching material, kindly visit my personal website

 Membership of professional societies 

1. Life member, The Society of Biological Chemists (India)
2. Life member, Forum of Scientists, Engineers & Technologists ( FOSET), Kolkata, India. 
3. Life member, Indian Science Congress Association, India 

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