Hirendranath Banerjee

Hirendranath  Banerjee

Professor, Natural Sciences
425  Jimmy R. Jenkins Science Center
Campus Box 930
Phone: (252)335-3241
Fax: (252)335-3697
E-mail: bhirendranath@ecsu.edu



EDUCATION/TRAINING : Calcutta University B.SC. honors 1984 Biology,Chemistry Calcutta University M.B.B.S. 1990 Medicine,Surgery Long Island University M.S. 1994 Molecular Biology Howard University Ph.D. 1998 Molecular Biology

A. Positions. 1990-91-Rotating House Physician-National Medical College and Hospital,Kolkata,India.

1992-1994-Graduate Student,Molecular Biology at Long Island University,Brooklyn,NY and Research Associate, Department of Molecular Biology,I.F.F. R&D,Union Beach,N.J.

1994-97-Graduate Research Assistant, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Howard University Cancer Center,Washington, DC 1998 Post-doctoral fellow, Laboratory of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 1999-2000 Post-doctoral fellow,Dept. of Pediatrics, Laboratory of Neurogenetics Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C. 2000- Present Associate Professor, Biology Department, Elizabeth City State University, University of North Carolina, Elizabeth City, NC

2001-Current. Honorary Scientist,Center For Biophysical Sciences and Crystallography, Universitry of Alabama at Birmingham.Al.

2002- Summer Visiting Scientist –Laboratory of Cell Biology,Dr.Gunter Blobel (Nobel Laureate),Rockefeller University, N.Y./N.Y.

2006-Summer Visiting Scientist-Laboratory of Molecular Biology,Dr.William (Bill) Studier(Member,National Academy of Sciences);Brookhaven National Laboratory,Upton,NY.


1)NASA Grant #NAG5-1254 (2002-2004)-P.I.-Effect of Microgravity on H.pylori protein Crystallization and effect of microgravity on mammalian cells.(2002-2004).

2) NSF-EPSCOR-Subcontract#DTD 42501 with University of Alabama at Birmingham(2001-2004 )-P.I.-

Cloning,Expression andCrystallization of H.pylori proteins for drug development.

3) NSF-EPSCOR-Subcontract# SUB# 2005-292- with University of Alabama at Birmingham(2005-2007 )-P.I.-

Cloning,Expression andCrystallization of H.pylori proteins for drug development.

4) NSF Subcontract with UC-Davis (2008-2009): Cancer biomarker discovery using Raman Spectrocopy and Optical tweezers. D.Grant Reviewer.1)NASA 2) North Carolina Space Grant Consortium.

E.Membership in Professional Society.

1) Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society 2) American Association of Cancer Research-Emeritus Member. 3) European Association of Cancer Research