Dr. Sunil K. Joshi

Dr. Sunil K. Joshi

Assistant Professor
Old Dominion University, USA


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Structural and Cellular Immunology from International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, India

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Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
100%
Immune Function
62%
Host-Pathogen Interactions
90%
Infectious Disease Models
75%
Experimental Biology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Shah, H.B., S.K. Joshi, P. Rampuria, T. Devera, G.A. Lang, W. Stohl and M.L. Lang, 2013. BAFF-and APRIL-dependent maintenance of Ab titers after immunization with T-dependent Ag and CD1d-binding ligand. J. Immunol., 191: 1154-1163.
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  2. Joshi S.K. and M.L. Lang, 2013. Fine tuning a well-oiled machine: Influence of NK1.1 and NKG2D on NKT cell development and function. Int. Immunopharmacol., 17: 260-266.
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  3. Joshi S.K., Lang, G.A., T.S. Devera, A.M. Johnson, S. Kovats and M.L. Lang, 2012. Differential contribution of dendritic cell CD1d to NKT cell-enhanced humoral immunity and CD8+ T cell activation. J. Leukoc. Biol., 91: 783-790.
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  4. Shah, H.B., S.K. Joshi and M.L. Lang, 2011. CD40L-null NKT cells provide B cell help for specific antibody responses. Vaccine, 29: 9132-9136.
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  5. Lang, G. A., A.M. Johnson, T.S. Devera, S.K. Joshi and M.L. Lang, 2011. Reduction of CD1d expression in vivo minimally affects NKT-enhanced antibody production but boosts B-cell memory. Int. Immunol., 23: 251-260.
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  6. Devera, S.T., S. K. Joshi, L.M. Aye, G.A. Lang, J.D. Ballard and M.L. Lang, 2011. Regulation of anthrax toxin-specific antibody titers by Natural Killer T cell-derived IL-4 and IFN? PLoS ONE Vol, 6: e23817 .
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  7. Devera, T.S. L.M. Aye, G.A. Lang, S.K. Joshi, J.D. Ballard and M.L. Lang, 2010. CD1d-dependent B-cell help by NK-like T cells leads to enhanced and sustained production of Bacillus anthracis lethal toxin-neutralizing antibodies. Infect. Immun., 78: 1610-1617.
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  8. Charles, E., S.K. Joshi, J.D. Ash, B.A. Fox and D. Farris et al., 2010. CD4 T-cell suppression by cells from Toxoplasma gondii-infected retinas is mediated by surface protein PD-L1. Infec.Immun., 78: 3484-3492.
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  9. Dodani, S., D.G. Grice and S.K. Joshi, 2009. Is HDL function as important as HDL quantity in the coronary artery disease risk assessment? J. Clin. Lipidol., 3: 70-77.
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  10. Geng, D., S.K. Joshi and J.X. She, 2007. GCSF receptor regulates antigen cross-presentation and expression of cytokines and costimulatory molecules in dendritic cells. Mol. Immun., 44: 521-529.
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  11. Shimoda, M., F. Mmanywa, S.K. Joshi, T. Li, K. Miyake, J. Pihkala, J.A. Abbas and P.A. Koni, 2006. Conditional ablation of MHC-II suggests an indirect role for MHC-II in regulatory CD4 T cell maintenance. J. Immun., 176: 6503-6511.
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  12. Abonia, J.P., K.F. Austen, B.J. Rollins, S.K. Joshi and A.R. Flavell et al., 2005. Constitutive homing of mast cell progenitors to the intestine depends on autologous expression of the chemokine receptor CXCR2. Blood, 105: 4308-4313.
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  13. S.K. Joshi., K. Hashimoto, Pandelakis and A. Koni, 2002. Induced DNA Recombination by Cre Recombinase Protein Transduction. Genesis, 33: 48-54.
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  14. Hashimoto, K., S.K. Joshi and P.A. Koni, 2002. A conditional null allele of the major histocompatibility IA-beta chain gene. Genesis, 32: 152-153.
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  15. Koni, P.A., S.K. Joshi, U.A. Temann, D. Olson, L. Burkly, R.A. Flavell, 2001. Conditional vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 deletion in mice: impaired lymphocyte migration to bone marrow., J. Experim. Med., 193: 741-754.
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  16. Joshi, S.K., P. Suresh and V.S. Chauhan, 2001. Flexibility in TCR Recognition: Degenerate Specificity at the T Cell Level in the Recognition of Promiscuous TH Epitopes Exhibiting no Primary Sequence Homology. J. Immunol., 166: 6693-6703.
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  17. Joshi, S.K., A. Bharadwaj, S. Chatterjee and V.S. Chauhan, 2001. Analysis of Immune Responses against T and B Cell Epitopes from Plasmodium falciparum Liver Stage Antigen-1 (PfLSA-1) in Rodent Malaria Models and malaria-exposed Human Subjects in India. Infect. Immun., 68: 141-150.
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  18. Pandey, A.V., S.K. Joshi, B.L. Tekwani and V.S. Chauhan, 1999. A colorimetric assay for heme in biological samples using 96 wells plate. Analyt. Biochem., 268: 159-1617.
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  19. Joshi, S.K. and V.S. Chauhan, 1998. Diagnostic Methods in Malaria. Recent Tren. Pediat., 1: 245-250.
  20. Bharadwaj, P., Sharma, S.K. Joshi, B. Singh and V.S. Chauhan, 1998. Induction of protective immune responses by immunization with linear multiepitope peptides based on conserved sequences from Plasmodium falciparum antigens. Infect. Immun., 66: 3232-3241.
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