Balaji, P.V.

Dr. Petety V. Balaji
Professor

Phone: +(91-22) 2576 7778
Fax: +(91-22) 2572 7760
E-mail: balaji [at] iitb.ac.in
Location: Room No. 402, BSBE Building
Lab web page

Research Interest

Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Glycobiology

Academic Background

  • B.Sc.(Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics): University of Mysore
  • M.Sc.(Biochemistry): University of Mysore
  • Ph.D.(Biophysics): Indian Institute of Science

Teaching (current)

Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biophysics

Professional Experience

  • Research Associate: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Visiting Fellow: Lab. of Mathematical Biology, NCI, NIH
  • Assistant Professor: Biotechnology Center, IIT Bombay
  • Assistant Professor: School of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Bombay
  • Associate Professor: School of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Bombay
  • Professor: Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Bombay

Publications

  • Srivastava, J., Sunthar, P. and Balaji, P.V. (2021) Monosacchraide biosynthesis pathways database. Glycobiology, 31, (in press).
  • Anu Prabha and Balaji, P.V. (2021) Characterization of left-handed beta helix-domains, and identification and functional annotation of proteins containing such domains. Proteins: structure, function and bioinformatics, 89, 6-20. PubMed id 32748987 doi.org/10.1002/prot.259990
  • Srivastava, J., Sunthar, P. and Balaji, P.V. (2020) The glycan alphabet is not universal: a hypothesis. Microbial Genomics, 6, mgen000452. PubMed id 33048043. doi.org/10.1099/mgen.0.000452.
  • Kaundinya, C.R., Savithri, H.S., Rao, K.K. and Balaji, P.V. (2018) EpsM from Bacillus subtilis 168 has UDP-2,4,6-trideoxy 2-acetamido 4-amino glucose acetyltransferase activity in vitro. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm., 505, 1057-1062. PubMed id 30314705
  • Kaundinya, C.R., Savithri, H.S., Rao, K.K. and Balaji, P.V. (2018) In vitro characterization of N-terminal truncated EpsC from Bacillus subtilis 168, a UDP-N-acetyl 4,6-dehydratase. Arch. Biochem. Biophys., 657, 78-88. PubMed id 30222950
  • Kaundinya, C.R., Savithri, H.S., Rao, K.K. and Balaji, P.V. (2018) EpsN from Bacillus subtilis 168 has UDP 2,6-dideoxy 2-acetamido 4-keto aminotransferase activity in vitro. Glycobiology, 28, 802-812. PubMed id 29982582

Book

  • Rao, V.S.R., Qasba, P.K., Balaji, P.V., and Chandrasekaran, R. (1998) Conformation of Carbohydrates. Harwood Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.