About Us

Soumya Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.



M.S. Illinois Institute of Technology, 2007

Ph.D. UNT Health Science Center, 2012


Research summary

Oversecretion of mucus is a common pathological feature in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and cystic fibrosis. My work involves identification of novel inhibitors for targeting the important enzymes in the mucin biosynthesis pathway based on high throughput screening and complementary cell-based approaches.



1. Krishnamurthy S, Basu A. (2012) Regulation of IKKε Expression by Akt2 Isoform.Genes Cancer. Nov;2(11):1044-50. 

2. Basu A, Krishnamurthy S. (2010) Cellular responses to Cisplatin-induced DNA damage. J Nucleic Acids. Aug 8;2010. pii: 201367. 

3. Shankar E, Krishnamurthy S, Paranandi R, Basu A. (2010) PKCepsilon induces Bcl-2 by activating CREB. Int J Oncol. 36(4):883-8.

4. Wang R, Krishnamurthy SN, Jeong JS, Driks A, Mehta M, Gingras BA. (2007) Fingerprinting species and strains of Bacilli spores by distinctive coat surface morphology. Langmuir. Sep 25;23(20):10230-4.