Geetanjali Chawla

Geetanjali Chawla

Adjunct Associate Scientist, Biology

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  • Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India, 2002



MiRNA mediated mechanisms in aging and dietary restriction.


Geetanjali Chawla, Arthur Luhur and Nicholas S. Sokol. Analysis of MicroRNA Function in Drosophila. Methods Mol Bio. 2016;1478:79-94. PMID: 27730576

Geetanjali Chawla**, Sue Childress, Padmini Deosthale Yen-Chi Wu and Nicholas S. Sokol**. Let-7 to miR-125 miRNA switch regulates neuronal integrity and lifespan in Drosophila. PLoS Genet. 2016 Aug 10;12(8): e1006247. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006247. eCollection 2016 Aug.PMID: 27508495
**Co-corresponding authors

Geetanjali Chawla** and Nicholas S. Sokol**. Adar mediates differential processing of polycistronic microRNAs. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Apr;42(8):5245-55. doi: 10.1093/nar/gku145. Epub 2014 Feb 20. PMID: 24561617
**Co-corresponding authors

Arthur Luhur, Geetanjali Chawla*, Yen-Chi Wu*, Jing Li and Nicholas S. Sokol. A Drosha-independent DGCR8/Pasha pathway regulates neuronal morphogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jan 28;111(4):1421-6. doi:10.1073/pnas. 1318445111. Epub 2014 Jan 13.

Arthur Luhur*, Geetanjali Chawla* and Nicholas S. Sokol. MicroRNAs as components of systemic signaling pathways in D. melanogaster. Current Topics in Developmental Biology. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2013;105:97-123.

**Geetanjali Chawla and **Sokol NS. Hormonal activation of let-7-C microRNAs via EcR is required for adult Drosophila melanogaster morphology and function. Development. 2012 May;139(10):1788-97.
**Co-corresponding authors

**Geetanjali Chawla and **Sokol NS. MicroRNA pathways in Drosophila. From Nucleic Acids Sequences to Molecular Medicine 2012 [Springer book].
**Co-corresponding authors

Sika Zheng, Erin E Gray, Geetanjali Chawla, Bo Torben Porse, Thomas J O'Del and Douglas L. Black. PSD-95 is post-transcriptionally repressed during early neural development by PTBP1 and PTBP2. Nat Neurosci. 2012 Jan 15;15(3):381-8.

Tang ZZ, Sharma S, Zheng S, Chawla G, Nikolic J, Black DL. Regulation of the mutually exclusive exons 8a and 8 in the CaV1.2 calcium channel transcript by polypyrimidine tract binding protein. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2011; 286(12):10007-16.

**Geetanjali Chawla and **Sokol NS. MicroRNAs in Drosophila development. International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology 2011; 286:1-65.
**Co-corresponding authors

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