debarati ghose
Debarati Ghose

Instructional Assistant Professor

Fax: 979-845-2891


3141B ILSB

Joined the Department in 2021

  • B.S., 2009, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
  • Ph.D., 2018, Northern Illinois University
  • Postdoctoral research: University of Minnesota, Texas A&M University

BIOL 402 Communicating Biological Research to the Public

Interpret scientific papers; analyze how research findings are communicated to lay audiences; write synopses of research findings for the general public. Fills one of the current Writing Intensive “W” course requirements for biology
Prerequisites: BIOL 213 and BIOL 214; junior or senior classification.

  • Ndegwa F.K., Kondam C., Ghose D., Esan T.E., Waxali Z.S., Miller M.E., Meganathan R., Gikonyo N.K., Mbugua P.K., Okemo P.O., & Hagen T.H. (2023) “Kenyan Traditional Medicine: Exploring Old Solutions to the Modern Antibacterial Crises Through Natural Products Chemistry” Journal of Alternative Complementary & Integrative Medicine 9:347.
  • Ghose D., & Kumar D. (2022) “Emerging Nanostructures in Dental Applications” In: Thoutam, L.R., Tayal, S., Ajayan, J. (eds) Emerging Materials. Springer, Singapore. 2022:265-313.
  • Kumar D., Ghose D., Mutreja I., Bolskar R.D., Aparicio C., Jones R.S. (2022) “Utilizing a Degradation Prediction Pathway System to Understand How a Novel Methacrylate Derivative Polymer with Flipped External Ester Groups Retains Physico-Mechanical Properties Following Esterase Exposure”, Dental Materials 38(2): 251-265.
  • Kumar D., Ghose D., Bolskar R.D., Mutreja I., Jones R.S. (2021) “A Novel Methacrylate Derivative Polymer That Resists Bacterial Cell-mediated Biodegradation”, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B Applied Biomaterials 2021:1-10.
  • Watkins S.M., Ghose D., Blain J.M., Grote D.L., Luan C-H., Meganathan R., Horn J., & Hagen T.J. (2019) “Antibacterial activity of 2-amino-4-hydroxy-pyrimidine-5-carboxylates and binding to Burkholderia pseudomallei 2-C-methyl-D-erythritol-2,4-cyclodiphosphate synthase”, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 29(20):126660.
  • Gashaw. G, Ghose D., Bain J., Pierce P., Begley D., Hewitt S., Udell H., Myler P., Meganathan R. & Hagen T.(2015) “Synthesis and biological evaluation of pyrazolopyrimidines as potential antibacterial agents”, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 25(24):5699-5704 (Supplement: 19 pages)
  • Ghose D., Bailey J.V., Flood B.E., & Jones, R.S. (2020) “Phosphate Accumulation of Oral Phylotypes Associated with Oral Health and Dental Caries”, (Manuscript in preparation)
  • Ghose D., Bailey J.V., Flood B.E., & Jones R.S. (2020) “Evaluating Phosphate Uptake and Polyphosphate Accumulation in Select Oral Taxa” (Draft available upon request)
  • Ghose D. & Meganathan R., (2018+) “The role of ubiX encoded decarboxylases on ubiG encoded O-methyltransferase activity in Coenzyme Q biosynthesis in Escherichia coli”. (Manuscript in preparation, draft available upon request)
  • Ghose D. & Meganathan R., (2018+) “Studies on the role of VisC (UbiI) and UbiB on C-6 hydroxylation in Q biosynthesis in Escherichia coli”. (Manuscript in preparation, draft available upon request)