Understanding the T cell and NK cell responses in human diseases, using tools of single cell sequencing, genomics, and cellular biochemistry.
Kumar S & Jain S (2018). Immune signaling by supramolecular assemblies. Immunology (In press)
Kumar S (2018). Natural killer cell cytotoxicity and its regulation by inhibitory receptors. Immunology 154, 383-393
Kumar S, Rajagopalan S, Sarkar P, Dorward DW, Peterson ME, Liao H, Guillermier C, Steinhauser ML, Vogel SS, & Long EO (2016). Zinc-induced polymerization of killer-cell Ig-like receptor into filaments promotes its inhibitory function at cytotoxic immunological synapses. Molecular Cell 62, 21-33.
Kumar S, Sarkar P, Sim MJW, Rajagopalan S, Vogel SS, & Long EO (2015). A single amino acid change in inhibitory killer cell Ig-like receptor results in constitutive receptor self-association and phosphorylation. The Journal of Immunology 194, 817-826.
Kumar S & Udgaonkar JB (2010). Mechanisms of amyloid fibril formation by proteins. Current Science 98, 639-656.
Education & Experience
|P.G:||Biotechnology ; Madurai Kamaraj University ; 2002-2004|
|Ph.D:||Characterization of the initial steps of amyloid fibril formation by barstar ; National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research ; 2004-2010|
Immunology ; National Institutes of Health ; 2010-2015
Immunology ; Stanford University ; 2015-2017
|Natural killer cell cytotoxicity and its regulation by inhibitory receptors||Immunology||2018|
|Immune signalling by supramolecular assemblies||Immunology||2018|