Dr. Priyankar Dey

Assistant Professor

Specialization

Gut microbiota, Chronic metabolic disease, Immunopharmacology.

Email

priyankar.dey@thapar.edu

Specialization

Gut microbiota, Chronic metabolic disease, Immunopharmacology.

Email

priyankar.dey@thapar.edu

 

Last updated on 20.07.2021

Position and Experience

  • Assistant Professor (01/2020 – Present) Department of Biotechnology, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Senior Research Associate (10/2018 - 11/2019) Bionutrition Core Laboratory, The Ohio State University
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher (8/2016 - 09/2018) Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University
  • Senior Research Fellow (project), Indian Council of Medical Research (2/2014 - 10/2015) Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal
  • Senior Research Fellow (DBT) (6/2013 - 2/2014) Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal
  • Junior Research Fellow (DBT) (6/2011 - 6/2013) Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal
  • Visiting Scholar (Intermittent) (1/2014 -1/2016) Department of Botany, University of Calcutta
  • Visiting Scholar (Intermittent) (8/2011 - 2/2012) Department of Molecular Medicine, Bose Institute

 

 

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2016 (Emphasis: Immunopharmacology) University of North Bengal
  • Master of Science, Biotechnology, 2009, Bangalore University (University 2nd Rank)
  • Bachelor of Science, Biotechnology, 2007, Bangalore University

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Jalal Moludi, Arash Tandorost, Hamed Jafari-Vayghyan, Priyankar Dey. Dietary inflammatory index (DII) in relation to psoriasis risk, cardiovascular risk factors and clinical outcomes; a result from case- control study in psoriasis patients. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (Accepted). IF: 2.522
  2. Manoj Baranwal, Yogita Gupta, Priyankar Dey*, Suktilang Majaw. Anti-inflammatory phytochemicals as prophylaxis in viral infection: scope, rationale, application and limitations. Phytotherapy Research (Accepted). IF: 5.878
  3. Matthew Goodus, Kaitlin Carson, Andrew Sauerbeck, Priyankar Dey, Anthony Alfredo, Phillip Popovich, Richard Bruno, and Dana McTigue. Liver inflammation enhances neuropathology, liver injury, metabolic syndrome and motor deficits after spinal cord injury. Experimental Neurology 2021. 342(8): 113725. IF: 5.330
  4. Priyankar Dey. Low bioavailability hinders in silico docking-guided drug discovery against COVID-19. British Journal of Pharmacology 2021. 178(3): 741-742. IF: 8.739.
  5. Haley Chatelaine, Priyankar Dey, Xiaokui Mo, Eunice Mah, Richard S. Bruno, Rachel E. Kopec. Vitamin A and D absorption in adults with metabolic syndrome vs. healthy controls – a pilot study utilizing targeted and untargeted LC-MS lipidomics. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research 2021. 65(2):2000413. IF: 5.914.
  6. Priyankar Dey. Targeting gut barrier dysfunction with phytotherapies: effective strategy against chronic diseases. Pharmacological Research 2020. 161(11):105135. IF: 7.658
  7. Priyankar Dey. The role of gut microbiome in chemical-induced metabolic and toxicological disease models. Life Science 2020. 258(10):118172. IF: 5.037
  8. Priyankar Dey, Bryan D. Olmstead, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Yael Vodovotz, Zhongtang Yu, Richard S. Bruno. Epigallocatechin gallate but not catechin prevents nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in mice similar to green tea extract while differentially affecting the gut microbiota. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 2020. 84(10): 108455. IF: 6.048
  9. Priyankar Dey. The pharmaco-toxicological conundrum of oleander: Potential role of gut microbiome. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 2020. 129(9):110422. IF: 6.529
  10. Matthew J Kuchan, Katherine M Ranard, Priyankar Dey, Sookyoung Jeon, Geoff Y Sasaki, Karen J Schimpf, Richard S Bruno, Martha Neuringer, John W Erdman, Jr. Infant rhesus macaque brain α-tocopherol stereoisomer profile is differentially impacted by source of α-tocopherol in the infant formula. Journal of Nutrition 2020. 150(9): 2305–2313. IF: 4.798
  11. Joanna K. Hodges, Jiangjiang Zhu, Zhongtang Yu, Yael Vodovotz, Guy Brock, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno. Intestinal-level anti-inflammatory bioactivities of catechin-rich green tea: rationale, design, and methods of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled crossover trial in metabolic syndrome and healthy adults. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications 2020. 17(3):100495. IF: 2.226
  12. Billie K. Alba, Anna E. Stanhewicz, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno, W. Larry Kenney, and Lacy M. Alexander. Controlled feeding of an 8-day high dairy cheese diet prevents sodium-induced endothelial dysfunction in the cutaneous microcirculation of healthy older adults through reductions in superoxide. Journal of Nutrition 2020. 150(1):55-63. IF: 4.798
  13. Priyankar Dey, Joshua B. Kim, Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai, Jinhui Li, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Bryan D. Olmstead, Katie L. Stock, Jennifer M. Thomas-Ahner, Steven K. Clinton, Richard S. Bruno. (2019). Green tea extract in obese mice limits nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-associated hepatocellular carcinoma risk by attenuating early oncogenic responses increased by diethylnitrosamine. Food & Function 2019. 10(10):6351-6361. IF: 5.396
  14. Priyankar Dey. (2019). Gut microbiota in phytopharmacology: a comprehensive overview of concepts, reciprocal interactions, biotransformation and mode of actions. Pharmacological Research 2019. 147(9): 104367. IF: 7.658
  15. Priyankar Dey, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Ping Wei, Lingling Wang, Jinhui Li, Jiangjiang Zhu, Dana McTigue, Zhongtang Yu, Richard S. Bruno. Green tea extract prevents obesity in male mice by alleviating gut dysbiosis in association with improved intestinal barrier function that limits endotoxin translocation and adipose inflammation. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 2019. 67(5): 78-89. Received extensive media attention. IF: 6.048
  16. Priyankar Dey. Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced classical liver cirrhosis model: revisiting the mode of action. Hepatology 2019. 69(5): 2305-06. IF: 17.417
  17. Joshua D. McDonald, Eunice Mah, Priyankar Dey, Bryan D. Olmstead, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Frederick A. Villamena, Jeff S. Volek, Richard S. Bruno. Dairy milk, regardless of fat content, protects against postprandial hyperglycemia-mediated impairments in vascular endothelial function in adults with prediabetes by limiting oxidative stress responses that reduce nitric oxide bioavailability. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 2019. 63(1): 129-139. IF: 6.048
  18. Priyankar Dey, Manas Ranjan Saha, Sumedha Roy Choudhuri, Biswajit Halder, Mousumi Poddar-Sarkar, Arnab Sen, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Oleander stem and root standardized extracts mitigates acute hyperglycaemia by limiting systemic oxidative stress response in diabetic mice. Advances in Pharmacological Sciences 2019. 7865359:12.
  19. Joshua D. McDonald, Eunice Mah, Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai, Priyankar Dey, Allison N. Labyk, Frederick A. Villamena, Jeff S. Volek, Richard S. Bruno. Dairy milk proteins attenuate hyperglycemia-induced impairments in vascular endothelial function in adults with prediabetes by limiting increases in glycemia and oxidative stress that reduce nitric oxide bioavailability. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 2019. 63:165-176. IF: 6.048
  20. Somit Dutta, Arnab Kumar Chakraborty, Priyankar Dey, Pallab Kar, Pokhraj Guha, Subhajit Sen, Anoop Kumar, Arnab Sen, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Amelioration of CCl4 induced liver injury in swiss albino mice by antioxidant rich leaf extract of Croton bonplandianus Baill. Plos One 2018. 13(4): e0196411. IF: 3.204
  21. Priyankar Dey, Indrani Sarkar, Somit Dutta, Manas Ranjan Saha, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Correlative metabolomic fingerprinting and molecular docking studies of dermatological phytotherapeutics of South-Eastern Himalaya. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2018. 9(4): 243-248. IF: 2.108
  22. Jinhui Li, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Priyankar Dey, Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai, Allison N. Labyk, Joshua D. McDonald, Joshua B. Kim, Richard S. Bruno. Green tea extract protects against hepatic NFκB activation along the gut-liver axis in diet-induced obese mice with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis by reducing endotoxin and TLR4/MyD88 signaling. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 2018. 53(3):58-65. IF: 6.048
  23. Priyankar Dey*, Eunice Mah*, Jinhui Li, Thunder Jalili, J. David Symons, Richard S. Bruno. Improved hepatic γ-tocopherol status limits oxidative and inflammatory stress-mediated liver injury in db/db mice with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Journal of Functional Foods. 2018. 40(1):670-678. IF: 4.360
  24. Manas Ranjan Saha*, Priyankar Dey*, Indrani Sarkar, Dilip De Sarker, Biswajit Haldare, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Arnab Sen. Acacia nilotica leaf improves insulin resistance and hyperglycemia associated acute hepatic injury and nephrotoxicity by improving systemic antioxidant status in diabetic mice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2018. 210(1):275-286. IF: 3.69
  25. Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Arnab Kumar Chakraborty, Pallab Kar, Arnab Sen, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Stimulation of Murine immune response by Clerodendrum infortunatum. Pharmacognosy Magazine. 2018. 14(57):417-429. IF: 1.31
  26. Somit Dutta*, Priyankar Dey*, Manas Ranjan Saha, Indrani Sarkar, Rajat Sarkar, John Abinas Mardi, Jiban Barman, Arnab Sen, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Differential interaction with O2 and N2 free-radicals, phytochemical fingerprinting and molecular docking reveals potent antioxidant activities of three major recreational foods of the Indian subcontinent. Journal of Functional Foods. 2017. 39(12):112-122. IF: 4.360
  27. Kevin D. Ballard, Robert M. Duguid, Craig W. Berry, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno, Rose Marie Ward, Kyle L. Timmerman. Effects of prior aerobic exercise on sitting-induced vascular dysfunction in healthy men. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 2017. 117(12):2509-2518. IF: 3.078
  28. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Metabolomic fingerprinting of the volatiles in different parts of an extremely rare herb Streptocaulon sylvestre Wight. Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants. 2017. 23(4):308-319.
  29. Bipransh Tiwary, Runu Ghosh, Saurav Moktan, Vivek Ranjan, Priyankar Dey, Dibakar Choudhury, Somit Dutta, Dipanwita Deb, Abhaya Das, Ranadhir Chakraborty. Prospective bacterial quorum sensing inhibitors from Indian medicinal plant extracts. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 2017. 65(1):2-10. Editor's Choice article. IF: 2.858
  30. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Anurag Chaudhuri, Abhaya Prasad Das, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Variation in phytochemical composition reveals distinct divergence of Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. from other Aloe sp.: Rationale behind selective preference of Aloe vera in nutritional and therapeutic use. Journal of Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2017. 22(4):624-631. IF: 1.62
  31. Bipransh Kumar Tiwary, Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Mossaraf Hossain, Anoop Kumar, Sony Bihani, Ashis Kumar Nanda, Ranadhir Chakraborty, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Radical scavenging activities of Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers. petal extracts and its hepatoprotection in CCl4-intoxicated mice. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2017. 17:55. IF: 3.659
  32. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Anashuya Biswas-Raha, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Haloalkane induced hepatic insult in murine model: amelioration by Oleander through antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, an in vitro and in vivo study. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2016. 16:280. IF: 3.659
  33. Priyankar Dey, Sandipan Ray, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Immunomodulatory activities and phytochemical characterisation of the methanolic extract of Dioscorea alata aerial tuber. Journal of Functional Foods. 2016. 23(5):315-28. IF: 4.360
  34. Manas Ranjan Saha, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Arvind Kr. Goyal, Dilip De Sarker, Arnab Sen. Assessment of haemolytic, cytotoxic and free radical scavenging activities of an underutilized fruit, Baccaureasapida (Roxb.) Muell. Arg. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 2016. 54(2):115-25. IF: 0.818
  35. Manas Ranjan Saha, Priyankar Dey, Sainiara Begum, Bratati De, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Dilip De Sarker, Abhaya Prasad Das, Arnab Sen. Effect of Acacia catechu (L.f.) Willd. on oxidative stress with possible implications in alleviating selected cognitive disorders. Plos One. 2016. 11(3): e0150574. IF: 3.205
  36. Priyankar Dey, Sumedha Roy Chowdhuri, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity and standardization of methanolic extract of underground tuber of Dioscorea alata. Pharmaceutical Biology. 2016. 54(8):1474-82. IF: 3.503
  37. Somit Dutta, Pokhraj Guha, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Comparative phytochemical profiling of Clerodendrum infortunatum with some selected medicinal plants predominant in the Sub – Himalayan region of West Bengal. Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology. 2016. 27(5):547–555​. IF: 0.584
  38. Pallab Kar, Priyankar Dey, Arvind Kumar Misra, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Arnab Sen. Phytometabolomic fingerprinting of selected actinorhizal fruits popularly consumed in North-East India. Symbiosis. 2016. 70:159. IF: 2.268
  39. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Comparative phytochemical profiling and effect of Nerium oleander extracts on the activities of murine peritoneal macrophage. Archives of Biological Sciences. 2016. 68(3):515-531. IF: 0.956
  40. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Phytochemical characterization of Dioscorea alata leaf and stem by silylation followed by GC-MS analysis. Journal of Food Biochemistry. 2016. 40(4):630–635. IF: 2.702
  41. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Comparative phytochemical profiling of Clerodendrum infortunatum L. using GC-MS method coupled with multivariate statistical approaches. Metabolmics: open access. 2015. 5(3):147
  42. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Anti-inflammatory activity of Nerium indicum by inhibition of prostaglandin E2 in murine splenic lymphocytes. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2015. 47(4):447-450. IF: 1.200
  43. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Assessment of hepatoprotective potential of N. indicum leaf on haloalkane xenobiotic induced hepatic injury in Swiss albino mice. Chemico-Biological Interactions. 2015. 235(7):37-46. IF: 5.192
  44. Priyankar Dey, Manas Ranjan Saha, Sumedha Roy Chowdhuri, Arnab Sen, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar, Biswajit Haldar, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Assessment of anti-diabetic activity of an ethnopharmacological plant Nerium oleander through alloxan induced diabetes in mice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2014. 161(6):128–137. IF: 4.360
  45. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Immunomodulatory activity of Nerium indicum through inhibition of nitric oxide and cyclooxygenase activity and modulation of TH1/TH2 cytokine balance in murine splenic lymphocytes. Cytotechnology. 2015. 64(4):749-761. IF: 2.058
  46. Priyankar Dey, Sandipan Ray, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Chemical characterization and assessment of antioxidant and free radical scavenging activity of Streptocaulon sylvestre Wight, an endangered plant exclusively found in the sub-Himalayan plains of West Bengal and Sikkim. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2015. 15:107. IF: 3.659
  47. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. In vitro modulation of TH1 and TH2 cytokine expression in mitogen induced splenic T-lymphocytes by the edible tubers of Dioscorea alata. Food Science and Human Wellness. 2014. 3(1):1-8. IF: 5.154
  48. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Phytochemical analysis of the leaves of Clerodendrum viscossum Vent. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science.2014. 6(2):254-258.
  49. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Pharmacological aspects of Nerium indicum Mill.: A comprehensive review. Pharmacognosy Reviews. 2014. 8(16):156-162.
  50. Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Phytochemical Investigation and Correlation Study of Croton bonplandianus Baill. Stem. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2014. 3 (1):142-148.
  51. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Assessment of erythrocyte membrane stabilizing activity, haemolytic activity and cytotoxic effect of Dioscorea alata. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Research.2013. 3(1):8-12.
  52. Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Evaluation of erythrocyte membrane stabilizing activity, haemolytic activity and cytotoxic effect of the areal tubers of Dioscorea alata L of North-Eastern region of India. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Scientific Innovation.2013. 2(3):1-4.
  53. Priyankar Dey, Subhrajyoti Roy, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Stimulation of Murine Immune Response by the Tubers of Dioscorea alata L. of North-eastern Region of India. Proceedings of the Zoological Society. 2013. 67(2):140-148.
  54. Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Antioxidant capacity of N. indicum: a correlation study using principal component analysis and multivariate statistical approach. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2013. 5(3):931-937.
  55. Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Quantification and correlation of the bioactive phytochemicals of Croton bonplandianum leaves of Sub-Himalayan region of West Bengal. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 2013. 5(3):142-147.
  56. Priyankar Dey*, Manas Ranjan Saha, Arnab Sen. An overview on Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 2013. 6(4):1-4.
  57. Priyankar Dey*, Manas Ranjan Saha, Arnab Sen. Hepatotoxicity and the present herbal hepatoprotective scenario. International Journal of Green Pharmacy. 2013. 7(4):265-273.
  58. Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Assessment of bioactive phytochemicals present in the root of Croton bonplandianum available in the sub-Himalayan region of West Bengal. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2013. 7(Suppl. 4):540-545.
  59. Priyankar Dey, Dipankar Chaudhuri, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Nripendranath Mandal. Comparative assessment of the antioxidant activity and free radical scavenging potential of different parts of Nerium indicum. International Journal of Phytomedicine. 2012. 4(1):54-69.
  60. Priyankar Dey, Dipankar Chaudhuri, Suman Tamang, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Nripendranath Mandal. In Vitro Antioxidant and Free Radical Scavenging Potential of Clerodendrum viscosum. International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Science.2012. 3(3):454-471.
  61. Priyankar Dey, Subhrajyoti Roy, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. A quantitative assessment of bioactive phytochemicals of Nerium indicum: an ethnopharmacological herb. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Science. 2012. 3(4):579-587.
  62. Subhrajyoti Roy, Suman Tamang, Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Assessment of the immunosuppressive and hemolytic activities of an edible fern, Diplazium esculentum. Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology. 2012. 35(3):365-72. IF: 2.730

 

Book Chapter

  1. Siddharth Sharma, Priyankar Dey*. Cancer and gut microbiota: How dysbiosis alter disease susceptibility and microbiota-dependent therapies in cancer. Elsevier/Academic press (invited and under process)
  2. Priyankar Dey. Clostridium difficile infection and gut microbiota: From fundamentals to future prospects. Elsevier/Academic press (invited and under process)
  3. Richard S Bruno, Priyankar Dey*. Green tea catechins and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. In: Dietary supplements with antioxidant activities – understanding mechanisms and potential health benefits. Royal Society of Chemistry (invited and under process).
  4. Priyankar Dey, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Richard S. Bruno. Green Tea: Composition, Metabolism, Bioavailability and Role in Preventing Chronic Diseases. In: Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, 3rd Edition, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis (ISBN 9781498703727).
  5. Priyankar Dey. Herbal medicine in current therapies and research (Translated from Bengali). Ed. Samar Nag. Varnaparichay 2015, Vol 1, 2nd issue, pp. 65-71.

 

 

Scientific Presentations/ Invited Talks

Primary Presenter

  • Invited panelist. New Job 101 job search strategies, networking, and interview tips for aspiring professionals. (June 08, 2021). American Society of Nutrition.
  • Priyankar Dey. Deciphering intestinal 3-Ms (i.e., microbiota, metabolome & metabolism) in relation to chronic metabolic diseases. (Dec 02, 2019). Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal. Invited talk.
  • Priyankar Dey. Intestinal-level bioactivities of green tea to prevent obesity and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. (Oct 18, 2019). The Ohio State University Interdisciplinary Nutrition Program Seminar series. USA.
  • Priyankar Dey, Bryan D. Olmstead, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Katie L. Stock, Yael Vodovotz, Zhongtang Yu, Richard S. Bruno. (2019) Epigallocatechin gallate but not catechin limits diet-induced nonalcoholic steatohepatitis equivalent to green tea extract regardless of different anti-obesity benefits. NUTRITION-2019. Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  • Priyankar Dey. (2019). How micronutrients affect 3-Ms (metabolism, microbiota, metabolome) to maintain intestinal immunometabolic homeostasis and prevent chronic metabolic diseases. The Ohio State University, USA. Invited talk.
  • Priyankar Dey. (2019). The crosstalk between gut microbiota and intestinal immunometabolic homeostasis in chronic metabolic diseases. Department of Biotechnology, University of North Bengal. Invited talk.
  • Priyankar Dey. (2019). The crosstalk between catechins and 3-Ms (metabolism, microbiota, metabolome) in relation to intestinal immunometabolic homeostasis and chronic metabolic diseases. Infectious disease institute at The Ohio State University. Invited talk at seminar series.
  • Priyankar Dey. (2019). Green tea prevents obesity by alleviating gut dysbiosis in association with improved intestinal barrier function that limits endotoxin translocation. EHE Research Forum at The Ohio State University.
  • Priyankar Dey. (2018). Does it take guts to prevent NASH by green tea? Croitoru lab at Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto, Canada). Invited ePresentation.
  • Priyankar Dey. (2018). Does it take guts to prevent NASH by green tea? Porat-Shliom Lab at National Cancer Institute (NIH, Bethesda, USA). Invited talk.
  • Priyankar Dey, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Ping Wei, Lingling Wang, Jinhui Li, Dana McTigue, Zhongtang Yu, Richard S. Bruno. (2018). Green tea prevents gut dysbiosis and improves intestinal barrier function to limit gut-derived endotoxin translocation to attenuate adipose TLR4/NFκB inflammation in obese mice. Annual Russ Klein Nutrition Research Symposium, The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH, USA). Poster.
  • Priyankar Dey, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Lingling Wang, Jinhui Li, Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai, Zhongtang Yu, Richard S. Bruno. (2017). Green tea extract improves microbiota composition and intestinal barrier function to prevent dietary fat-induced obesity by limiting gut-derived endotoxin translocation and adipose TLR4/NFκB inflammation. Diet and Optimum Health Conference, Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR, USA). Oral and Poster.
  • Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. (2015). Amelioration of haloalkane xenobiotic induced hepatic injury by the anti-inflammatory and antioxidative activities of Nerium indicum Mill. IMMUNOCON (Patna, India) Poster.
  • Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. Immunomodulatory activity of a chemically characterized fraction of areal tuber of Dioscorea alata L. (2015). Congress of the Federations of Immunological Societies of Asia Oceania. (Singapore). Poster.
  • Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. (2015). Inflammopharmacological investigations and chemical characterization of areal tuber of Dioscorea alata L. Conference on Applied Zoology in Sustainable Development: An Update, University of North Bengal (Siliguri, India). Oral.
  • Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. (2014). Immunomodulatory activity of Nerium indicum through anti-inflammatory activity and modulation of Th1/Th2 cytokine balance in murine splenic lymphocytes. International Symposium on Genetic Analysis: Translational and Developmental, Burdwan University (Burdwan, India). Poster.
  • Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. (2013). Modulation of TH1 and TH2 cytokine expression in murine spleenocytes by Nerium indicum Mill. leaves. National Conference on New Frontiers in Medicinal Plant Research, University of Sikkim (Gangtok, India). Oral.
  • Priyankar Dey. (2013). An inconvenient truth: Perils of global warming. Research Scholar’s Training Program, “Quantitative social science research and econometric methods”. University of North Bengal (Siliguri, India). Oral.
  • Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. (2013). Study of immunostimulatory and free-radical scavenging activity of an ethnopharmacological herb, Nerium indicum Mill. National seminar on Micro and Macro Resources In Biomolecular Technology, University of North Bengal (Siliguri, India). Poster.
  • Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. (2013). Study of immunostimulatory and free-radical scavenging activity of an ethnopharmacological herb, Nerium indicum Mill. National symposium on Man, Animal and Environment Interaction In The Perspective Of Modern Research, University of North Bengal (Siliguri, India). Oral.
  • Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. (2012). Assessment of immunostimulatory and antioxidant activity of Dioscorea alata available in North-Eastern region of India. National seminar on Recent Advances In Life Science Application, ABN Seal College (Coochbehar, India). Oral.
  • Priyankar Dey, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri. (2012) Assessment of the immunomodulatory activity of Dioscorea alata. Congress of the Federations of Immunological Societies of Asia Oceania, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (New Delhi, India). Poster.

 

Contributing Author

  • Sisi Cao, William R. Quarles, Emily L. Shaw, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Priyankar Dey, Joanna K. Hodges, Avinash Pokala, Richard S. Bruno (2021). Daily inclusion of potatoes into a dietary guideline for Americans-based dietary pattern does not adversely impact cardiometabolic risk in adults with metabolic syndrome. Nutrition 2021.
  • Xiaowei Sun, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno, Jiangjiang (Chris) Zhu. (2019). Investigating the metabolic impact of green tea extract and its major constitutes on gut microbial metabolism in obese mice model. Ohio Mass Spectrometry and Metabolomics Symposium (Columbus, OH, USA). Poster
  • Matthew J Kuchan, Sookyoung Jeon, Katherine M Ranard, Suzette Pereira, Karen Schimpf, Priyankar Dey, Martha Neuringer, Richard S Bruno, John W Erdman Jr. (2019). Brain α-tocopherol stereoisomer profile is differentially impacted by mode of feeding and source of α-tocopherol in infant rhesus macaques. Linus Pauling Institute 2019 Conference. (Oregon, USA)
  • Bryan D. Olmstead, Priyankar Dey, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Richard S. Bruno. (2019). Purified green tea catechins irrespective of a gallate moiety prevent high-fat diet-induced NASH to a similar extent as green tea extract. EHE Research Forum at The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH, USA). Poster.
  • Bryan D. Olmstead, Priyankar Dey, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Richard S. Bruno. (2019). Dietary supplementation of epigallocatechin gallate but nit catechin protects against diet-induced nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in mice to a similar extent as green tea extract. Annual Russ Klein Nutrition Research Symposium, The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH, USA). Poster.
  • Katie Stock, Maria Balch, Priyankar Dey, Hallie Harris, Geoffrey Y. Sasaki, Austin Ezzone, Cameron Rink, Richard Bruno. (2019). Dietary gamma-tocopherol supplementation increases brain gamma-tocopherol accumulation without alleviating infraction severity in stroke-induced lean and obese mice. Annual Russ Klein Nutrition Research Symposium, The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH, USA). Poster.
  • Katie Stock, Hallie Harris, Priyankar Dey, Maria Balch, Cameron Rink, Richard Bruno. (2019). Dietary γ-tocopherol supplementation reduces stroke severity in lean mice. Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum at The Ohio State University. Poster presentation.
  • Katie Stock, Hallie Harris, Priyankar Dey, Maria Balch, Cameron Rink, Richard Bruno. (2019). Dietary γ-tocopherol supplementation reduces stroke severity in lean mice. EHE Research Forum at The Ohio State University. Poster presentation.
  • Haley Chatelaine, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno, Rachel E. Kopec. (2018). A combined targeted and untargeted LC-MS approach to determining postprandial fat-soluble vitamin and lipid levels in metabolic syndrome and healthy subjects. Ohio Mass Spectrometry and Metabolomics Symposium (Columbus, OH).
  • Haley Chatelaine, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno, Rachel E. Kopec. (2018). The impact of metabolic syndrome on fat soluble vitamin uptake. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nutrition (Boston, USA). Poster.
  • Haley Chatelaine, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno, Rachel E. Kopec. (2018). Correlation between chylomicron concentration and fat-soluble vitamin uptake in metabolic syndrome and healthy subjects. Annual Russ Klein Nutrition Research Symposium, The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH, USA). Poster.
  • Katie Stock, Hallie Harris, Priyankar Dey, Maria Balch, Cameron Rink, Richard Bruno. (2018). Dietary γ-tocopherol supplementation reduces stroke severity in lean but not obese mice. 15th Annual Russ Klein Nutrition Research Symposium (The Ohio State University, USA). Poster.
  • Joshua D. McDonald, Priyankar Dey, Bryan D. Olmstead, Frederick A. Villamena, Jeff S. Volek, Richard S. Bruno. (2017). Dairy milk, regardless of fat content, protects against postprandial hyperglycemia-mediated oxidative stress, dysregulated arginine metabolism and increases in endothelin-1 in prediabetic adults. Diet and Optimum Health Conference, Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR, USA). Poster.
  • Joshua D McDonald, Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai, Priyankar Dey, Priyankar Dey, Jeff S Volek, Kevin Ballard, Richard S Bruno. (2017). Whey and casein in non-fat dairy milk protect against postprandial hyperglycemia-mediated dysregulated arginine metabolism in prediabetic adults. Experimental Biology (Chicago, US). Poster.
  • Robert M. Duguid, Craig W. Berry, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno, Kevin D. Ballard. (2017). Effects of prior aerobic exercise on flow mediated dilation responses to prolonged sitting in healthy men. Annual meeting of American College of Sports Medicine (Denver, Colorado, US). Poster.
  • Manas Ranjan Saha, Priyankar Dey, Indrani Sarkar, Pallab Kar, Dilip De Sarkar, Sajal Das, Biswajit Haldar, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Arnab Sen. (2016). Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile could be a potential drug combating diabetes: an evidence based and in-silico approach. Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes conference (Paris, Italy). Poster.
  • Pallab Kar, Priyankar Dey, Arvind Kumar Misra, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Arnab Sen. (2015). Characterization of bioactive compounds found in selected actinorhizal fruits of northeast India. International Meeting on Frankia and Actinorhizal Plants (Montpellier, France). Poster.

 

Awards and Honors

  • IndiaBioscience Young Investigators Meet 2021-CACTUS Prizes (2021)
  • Editorial-board: Phytomedicine Plus (Elsevier) 2021
  • Guest editor: Frontiers in Pharmacology (Frontiers) 2020
  • Editorial-board: Advances in Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Hindwai) 2020
  • Editorial-board invitation: Nutrients (MDPI) 2020
  • Received Staff Career Development Grant, The Ohio State University (03/2019)
  • Selected for ‘Lightning Talk’ session, Diet and Optimum Health Conference, Oregon State University (9/2017)
  • Travel Grant, EHE Postdoctoral Researcher Award, The Ohio State University (8/2017)
  • National Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology-Science and Engineering Board, India (7/2016)
  • Invited Technician, Workshop on Chromatography, Dept. of Botany, Calcutta University (1/2016)
  • Selected Participant, HKU-Pasteur Immunology Course, HKU-Pasteur Research Centre, Hong-Kong (11/2015)
  • Travel Award, Congress of the Federations of Immunological Societies of Asia Oceania, Singapore (7/2015)
  • Travel Award, Indian Immunological Society - IMMUNOCON 2015 (10/2015)
  • Recipient, ICMR and DBT Pre-Doctoral Grants
  • Travel award for Young Scientist Lecture, Natural Conference, Sikkim University (11/2014)
  • Invited Technician, XXI Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists at North Bengal Medical College and University of North Bengal (2013)
  • Awardee, 2nd Rank, M.Sc. Biotechnology, Bangalore University (2009)
  • Awardee, Best student award, Al-Ameen College (2009)

 

Teaching and Mentoring

  • Laboratory in-charge, Medical Biotechnology (UBT609), and Animal and Stem Cell Technology (PBT306) at Department of Biotechnology, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. 
  • Teacher, Medical Biotechnology (UBT609), Cell and Tissue Engineering (UBT622), Developmental Biology (UBT006), Animal and Stem Cell Technology (PBT306) and Cancer Biology and Infectious Disease (UBT836) at Department of Biotechnology, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. 
  • Laboratory Mentor (2-4 MS/PhD students annually), Human Nutrition Program, Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University (2016 - Present). Responsible for providing instruction and teaching laboratory techniques (experimental design, animal husbandry, LC-MS/HPLC, molecular and biochemical assays).
  • Laboratory Mentor (4-6 MS students annually), Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal, Siliguri, India (2012-2016). Responsible for providing instruction and teaching laboratory techniques (experimental design, basic theory, animal husbandry, primary cell culture, in vivo immunization, plaque assay, antibody titre, basic biochemical techniques) and supervising individual projects and seminar presentations.
  • Teacher, Cellular Immunology (M.S. Course), Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal, Siliguri, India (2011-2016). Responsible for teaching Cellular Immunology special paper to final year M.S. students.

 

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Secretary, Department Planning & Policy Committee, Department of Biotechnology, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET)
  • Coordinator of PhD committee, TIET
  • Task force member, Online course material creation, 2020, TIET
  • Member, Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBSC), TIET
  • Member, Departmental admission committee, TIET
  • Member, Departmental faculty recruitment committee, TIET

 

Professional Service

Organizer of Seminar/Conferences/Symposium

  • National symposium on ‘Trends in Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture’ and 41st annual meeting of the plant tissue culture association of India. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. Feb 06-08, 2020.
  • Coordinator-Workshop on “Microbiome studies: Tools, relevance and applications” as part of Wetlab Championship at Kshitij Fest IIT-Kharagpur. April 2021

 

Research Competitions

  • Abstract reviewer for American Society for Nutrition (01/2021)
  • Judge (poster session), Sci-Fest 2020, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (26/02/2020)
  • Judge (Sigma Xi Sponsored Awards), Ohio Academy of Science State Science Day (5/2019)
  • Judge (Poster session), Russell Klein Nutrition Research Symposium, The Ohio State University (4/2019)
  • Abstract reviewer for American Society for Nutrition (02/2019)
  • Judge (Poster Session), Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, The Ohio State University (3/2019)
  • Project evaluator, HackOHI/O 2018! The Ohio State University (10/2018)
  • Judge, Ohio Academy of Science State Science Day (5/2018)
  • Judge (Poster Session), Russell Klein Nutrition Research Symposium, The Ohio State University (4/2018)
  • Judge (Poster Session), Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, The Ohio State University (3/2018)
  • Judge (Poster Session), Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, The Ohio State University (3/2018)
  • Judge (Abstract selection), Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, The Ohio State University (1/2018)
  • Judge (Poster Session), HackOHI/O 2017! The Ohio State University (10/2017)
  • Reviewer, Chapter of Sigma Xi, The Ohio State University (9/2017)
  • Judge (Sigma Xi Sponsored Awards), Ohio Academy of Science State Science Day (5/2017)
  • Judge (Poster Session), Materials Week, The Ohio State University (5/2017)
  • Judge (Poster Session), Undergraduate Research Student Forum, The Ohio State University (9/2016)

 

Editorial Board Member

 

Ad-Hoc Reviewing Activities (Selective SCI journals)

Molecules

Journal of Applied Biomedicine

Journal of Ethnopharmacology

Pharmaceutical Biology

Informatics in Medicine Unlocked

Journal of Medicinal Plant Research

BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Phytotherapy Research

Current Nutrition & Food Science

Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources

Natural Product Research

Journal of Functional Foods

Journal of the American College of Nutrition

European Journal of Integrative Medicine

Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia

Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine

Heliyon

Molecular Medicine Reports

Frontiers in Pharmacology

Pharmacognosy Magazine

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Advances in Nutrition

British Journal of Nutrition

Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

Chinese Herbal Medicines

Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal

Cell Biology and Toxicology

Dose-Response

Nutrients

Oncology Letters

Journal of Leukocyte Biology

International Journal of Molecular Science

Nutrition Research

Scientific Reports

Microorganisms