Santosh Ghosh, PhD

Senior Research Associate
Biological Sciences
School of Dental Medicine

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Antimicrobial Peptides
  • Immunology 
  • Proteomics 
  • Bioinformatics
  • Microbiology


Gupta S, Ghosh S.K., Scott ME, Brainbridge B, Jiang B, Lamont RJ, McCormick TS and Weinberg A [2010]. Fusobacterium nucleatum associated beta defensin inducer (FAD-I): Identification, Isolation, and Functional Evaluation. Journal of Biological Chemistry,285 (47),36523 -36531.

Gin J, Kawsar HI, Hirsch SA, Zeng C, Xia X, Feng Z, Ghosh S.K., Zheng Q, Zhou A, McIntyre T and Weinberg A. [2010]: An Antimicrobial Peptide Regulates Tumor-Associated Macrophage Trafficking via the Chemokine Receptor CCR2, a Model for Tumorigenesis. PLoS ONE 5(6): e10993. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010993.

Kawsar HI, Ghosh S.K., Hirsch SA, Koon HB, Weinberg A and Jin G [2010]: Expression of human beta-defensin-2 in intratumoral vascular endothelium and in endothelial cells induced by transforming growth factor beta. Peptides 31 195 -201.

Ghosh, S. K., Gerken, T.A., Schneider, K.M., Feng, Z., McCormick, T.S., and Weinberg, A. [2007]. Quantification of Human beta-defensins-2 and -3 in Body Fluids: Application for Studies of Innate Immunity. Clinical Chemistry 53(4):757-765.


Doctor of Philosophy
Indian Institute of Technology
Master of Science
North Bengal University