Chaki, Sankar individual record
Associate Research Scientist
Positions:
overview

An experienced Biologist with significant basic, translational and regulatory research in infectious diseases (Brucellosis, Anthrax, SARS-CoV2), cell & molecular biology, molecular genetics, cancer and reproductive physiology. Multiple peer-reviewed research publications, patents, and success in classroom/ laboratory teaching, laboratory management and providing training to work in high containment laboratories (ABSL2, BSL3 and ABSL3). Eager to contribute to research & development (vaccines and diagnostics), education, training, and biosafety management.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles48
  • Cao, W., Cho, C., Geng, Z. Z., Shaabani, N., Ma, X. R., Vatansever, E. C., ... Liu, W. R. (2022). Evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease Inhibitors Using a Novel Cell-Based Assay.. ACS Cent Sci. 8(2), 192-204.
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  • Chaki, S. P., Kahl-McDonagh, M. M., Neuman, B. W., & Zuelke, K. A. (2022). Receptor-Binding-Motif-Targeted Sanger Sequencing: a Quick and Cost-Effective Strategy for Molecular Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 Variants.. Microbiol Spectr. 10(3), e0066522-e00622.
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  • Benn, J. S., Chaki, S. P., Xu, Y. i., Ficht, T. A., Rice-Ficht, A. C., & Cook, W. E. (2021). Author Correction: Protective antibody response following oral vaccination with microencapsulated Bacillus Anthracis Sterne strain 34F2 spores.. NPJ Vaccines. 6(1), 109.
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  • Neuman, B. W., Brashear, W. A., Brun, M., Chaki, S. P., Fischer, R., Guidry, S. J., ... Zuelke, K. (2021). Case Report: Paucisymptomatic College-Age Population as a Reservoir for Potentially Neutralization-Resistant Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Variants.. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 105(5), 1227-1229.
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  • Benn Felix, J., Chaki, S. P., Xu, Y. i., Ficht, T. A., Rice-Ficht, A. C., & Cook, W. E. (2020). Protective antibody response following oral vaccination with microencapsulated Bacillus Anthracis Sterne strain 34F2 spores.. NPJ Vaccines. 5(1), 59.
Conference Papers6
  • de Figueiredo, P., Pandey, A., Ding, S., Qin, Q., Gupta, R., Gomez, G., ... Ficht, T. A. (2019). Mechanisms controlling Cryptococcus Intracellular Parasitism. The Journal of Immunology. 202(1 Supplement), 190.31.
  • Chaki, S. P., Barhoumi, R., & Rivera, G. M. (2015). Nck Promotes Podosome Formation and Function in Vascular Endothelial Cells. CIRCULATION RESEARCH. 117,
  • Sreenivasappa, H., Chaki, S. P., Lim, S., Trzeciakowski, J. P., Davidson, M. W., Rivera, G. M., & Trache, A (2014). Functional coupling between adhesion strength and cell stiffness depends on cytoskeletal tension modulation.. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL. 25,
  • Chaki, S. P., Barhoumi, R., & Rivera, G. M. (2014). Nck Regulate Endothelial Cell Morphogenesis by Modulating the Activity of Cdc42.. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL. 25,
  • Sreenivasappa, H., Lim, S., Chaki, S., Trzeciakowski, J. P., Davidson, M. W., Rivera, G., & Trache, A (2013). RhoA-src crosstalk modulates cell stiffness and adhesion to the matrix. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 245,
Repository Documents / Preprints1
  • Hensel, M. E., Garcia-Gonzalez, D. G., Chaki, S. P., Samuel, J., & Arenas-Gamboa, A. M. (2018). Characterization of a novel intratracheal aerosol challenge model of Brucella melitensis in guinea pigs.
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Email
spchaki@tamu.edu
First Name
Sankar
Last Name
Chaki
mailing address
Texas A&M University; GHRC; 495 Agronomy Rd
College Station, TX 77843
USA