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Dr Abhinaba Ghosh

Dr Abhinaba Ghosh

Cambridge-Nehru Scholar

Rajiv Gandhi(UK) Scholar

Raymond and Beverly Sackler Scholar

St. Edmund's Duke of Edinburgh Scholar

Office Phone: +44 (0) 1223-764959


MSc Research project: Imperial College London
MSc Applied Microbiology: VIT University, India
BSc Microbiology: VIT University, India

Research Interests

Molecular Microbiology, Genetics, Pathology, Infection and immunity


  • food
  • sporogenic organisms
  • purification of recombinant proteins
  • Microscopy


Key Publications

Manetsberger J, Ghosh A, Hall EAH, Christie G. 2018. Orthologues of Bacillus subtilis spore crust proteins have a structural role in the Bacillus megaterium QM B1551 spore exosporium. Appl Environ Microbiol doi:10.1128/aem.01734-18.


Ghosh A, Manton JD, Mustafa AR, Gupta M, Ayuso-Garcia A, Rees EJ, Christie G. (2018)Proteins encoded by the gerP operon are localised to the inner coat in Bacillus cereus spores and are dependent on GerPA and SafA for assembly. Applied and Environmental Microbiology DOI:10.1128/AEM.00760-18.


Eijlander RT, Holsappel S, de Jong A, Ghosh A, Christie G, Kuipers OP. SpoVT: From Fine-Tuning Regulator in Bacillus subtilis to Essential Sporulation Protein in Bacillus cereus. Frontiers in Microbiology 2016;7:1607.

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