American Journal of Biochemistry

American Journal of Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to provide an active forum to the global scientific community for publishing and disseminating high quality research work in the field of biochemistry.

Sukhendu Mandal

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Biochemistry

Post-doctoral Fellow, Waksman Institute, Rutgers University, USA

Research Areas

Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry


2007-PresentPost-doctoral research associateThe State University of New Jersey
2002-2007Ph.DBose Institute
1998-2000M.ScVisva-Bharati, Santiniketan
1995-1998B.ScBurdwan University


Expertise in Molecular Microbiology and Biochemistry with 10 years of research experience from prestigious international and national research laboratories
Core competence in research project management, and execution of tasks in a time, budget and scope oriented manner
Hands on experience with basic and cutting edge molecular biological techniques with bacterial systems
Cohesive Team Worker with lead supervisory skills having strong analytical, problem solving, troubleshooting and communication skills


Member of "Society of Bilogical Chemistry", India
Member of "American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology", USA

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Mandal S, Chaterjee S, Dam B, Roy P, and Das Gupta S. K. (2007) The dimeric repressor SoxR binds cooperatively to the promoter(s) regulating expression of the sulfur oxidation (sox) operon of Pseudaminobacter salicylatoxidans KCT001. Microbiology, 153, 80-91.
[2]  Dam B, Mandal S, Ghosh W, Das Gupta S. K, and Roy P. (2007). Mutation in a molybdopterin cofactor biosynthetic locus impairs chemolithotrophic oxidation of thiosulfate as well as tetrathionate in the betaproteobacterium Tetrathiobacter kashmirensis: Evidence for sulfite inhibition of the tetrathionate intermediate (S4I) pathway of sulfur oxidation. Research in Microbiology, 158, 330-338.
[3]  Lahiri, C., Mandal S., Ghosh, W., Dam, B. and Roy, P. (2006) Sulfur oxidation gene cluster, soxSRT-soxVWXYZABCD, essential for chemolithotrophic oxidation of thiosulfate and tetrathionate by Pseudaminobacter salicylatoxidans KCT001. Current Microbiology, 52, 267-273.
[4]  Ghosh W, Mandal S, and Roy P. (2005) Paracoccus bengalensis sp. Nov., a novel sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph from the rhizospheric soil of an Indian tropical leguminous plant. Systematic and applied Microbiology. 29, 396-403.
[5]  Ghosh W, Bagchi A, Mandal S, Dam B and Roy P. (2005) Tetrathiobacter kashmirensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel mesophilic, neutrophilic, tetrathionate-oxidizing, facultatively chemolithotrophic betaproteobacterium isolated from soil from a temperate orchard in Jammu and Kashmir, India. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 55(Pt 5):1779-87.
[6]  Abstract "SoxR, regulates activity of Sulfur oxidation (Sox) operon promoters through a concentration dependent mechanism involving repression and activation; Mandal S, Chaterjee S, Dam B, Roy P, and Das Gupta S. K." of the oral presentation in the symposium on "Recent Developments in Modern Biology", May 19-21, 2006, held at Digha, India, organized by Society of Biological Chemists, Kolkata, India. Gave oral presentation.
[7]  Abstract and Poster presentation "Mapping of a sulfur oxidation mutation leads to the identification of novel regulatory gene cluster soxSRT in the upstream of the structural gene cluster soxVWXYZABC in a sulfur chemolithotrophic bacterium Pseudaminobacter salicylatoxidans KCT001; Lahiri, C., Ghosh, W., Mandal, S. and Roy, P". In FAOBMB Satellite Symposium on Regulation of Gene Expression, December 5-6, 2003, IICB, Kolkata, India.