Sumit Ghosh, Ph.D.


Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Jane Schuh’s Lab
Lab: Van Es 187 (Immunology Lab)
Office: Van Es 189

EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from Allahabad Agricultural Institute-Deemed University, Allahabad, India

RESEARCH FOCUS
Assessment of the innate, acute, and chronic lung responses that occur during the progression of fungus-induced airway inflammation utilizing experimental models in wild type and genetically modified animals to assess the mechanistic and molecular role of lymphocytes and eosinophil’s during the initiation, maintenance, and resolution of the pulmonary response

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Ghosh S, Hoselton SA, Asbach SV, Steffan B, Wanjara SB, Dorsam GP, and Schuh JM. B lymphocytes regulate airway granulocytic inflammation and cytokine production in a murine model of fungal allergic asthma. Cell Mol Immunol. 2014 Nov 3. DOI:10.1038/cmi.2014.103. PMID: 25363529 (Epub ahead of print)

Ghosh S, Samarasinghe A, Hoselton SA, Dorsam GP, and Schuh JM. Hyaluronan deposition and co-localization with inflammatory cells and collagen in a murine model of fungal allergic asthma. Inflammation Research. 2014 Feb 12. Epub ahead of print: DOI 10.1007/s00011-014-0719-3. PMID: 24519432

Ghosh S, Hoselton SA, Dorsam GP and Schuh JM. Eosinophils in fungus-associated allergic pulmonary disease. Front. Pharmacol.2013 Feb 1; 4:8. DOI: 10.3389/fphar. PMCID: PMC3561640

Ghosh S, Hoselton SA, and Schuh JM. Characterization of CD19+CD23+ B2 lymphocytes in the allergic airways of BALB/c mice in response to the inhalation of Aspergillus fumigatus conidia. Open Immunol. J. 2012 Dec 28;5: 46-54. DOI: 10.2174/1874226201205010046. PMCID: PMC3541783

Ghosh S, Hoselton SA, and Schuh JM. µ-chain-deficient mice possess B-1 cells and produce IgG and IgE, but Not IgA, following systemic sensitization and inhalational challenge in a fungal asthma model. J Immunol. 2012 Aug 1; 189 (3): 1322-9. DOI:10.4049/jimmunol.1200138. PMCID: PMC3401271

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of American Thoracic Society
  • Member of American Association of Immunologists
  • Member of Gamma Sigma Delta
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor society
  • Member North Dakota Academy of Sciences

AWARDS/HONORS

  • Recipient of ND EPSCoR doctoral fellowship (2010-2012)
  • Recipient of Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences Exemplary Service Scholarship(2012)
  • Awarded the Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society membership(2012)
  • Awarded the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society membership (2009)
  • Biotechnology Gold medal: Awarded the Gold medal in the B.Tech Biotechnology programme for securing the first position in the University (2007)

Contact Information

Email: Sumit.Ghosh@ndsu.edu
Phone: 701-231-7696