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Email:   ab1

Present Position:  Associate Professor

Highest educational Qualification:  Ph.D.


Population Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology, Statistical Genetics

Selected Publications:

BASU A, Sarkar-Roy N, Majumder PP (2016) Genomic reconstruction of the history of extant populations of India reveals five distinct ancestral components and a complex structure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A. 113(6):1594-9.

India Project Team of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (2013) Mutational landscape of gingivo-buccal oral squamous cell carcinoma reveals new recurrently-mutated genes and molecular subgroups. Nature Communications. 4:2873

Narang A, Jha P, Rawat V, Mukhopadhayay A, Dash D, BASU A, Mukerji M (2011) Recent Admixture in an Indian Population of African Ancestry. American Journal of Human Genetics 89(1): 111 – 120.

BASU A, Tang H, Lewis CE, North K, Curb DJ,  Quertermous T, Mosley TH, Boerwinkle E, Zhu X, Risch N (2009) Admixture Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Blood Lipids in African Americans. Human Molecular Genetics 18(11):2091-98. 

BASU A, Tang H, Arnett D, Gu CC, Mosley TH, Kardia S, Luke A, Tayo B, Cooper R, Zhu X, Risch N (2009) Admixture Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for BMI in African Americans: Evidence for Loci on Chromosomes 3q, 5q and 15q. Obesity 17(6): 1226-31.

BASU A, Tang H, Zhu X, Gu CC, Hanis C, Boerwinkle E, Risch N (2008) Genome-wide distribution of ancestry in Mexican Americans. Human Genetics 124(3):207-214.

BASU A, Chaudhuri P, Majumder PP. (2005) Identification of polymorphic motifs using probabilistic search algorithms. Genome Research15(1):67-77

BASU A, Mukherjee N, Roy S, Sengupta S, Banerjee S, Chakraborty M, Dey B, Roy M, Roy B, Bhattacharyya NP, Roychoudhury S, Majumder PP (2003) Ethnic India: a genomic view, with special reference to peopling and structure. Genome Research 13(10):2277-90