Shubha Govind

The Graduate Center and The City College of the City University of New York

Fields of interest: 

Insect immunity, parasitoid wasps of Drosophila, immune suppression


Recent publications:

Kalamarz M, Paddibhatla I, Nadar C, Govind S:
Sumoylation is tumor-suppressive and confers proliferative quiescence to hematopoietic progenitors in Drosophila melanogaster larvae.
Biology Open, 1, (2012): 161-172.

Gokhman VE, Johnston JS, Small C, Rajwani R, Hanrahan SJ, Govind S:
Genomic and karyotypic variation in Drosophila parasitoids (Hymenoptera, Cynipoidea, Figitidae).
Comparative Cytogenetics, 5(3), (2011): 211-221.

Gueguen G, Rajwani R, Paddibhatla I, Morales J, Govind S:
VLPs of Leptopilina boulardi share biogenesis and overall stellate morphology with VLPs of the heterotoma clade.
Virus Research, 160(1-2), (2011): 159-165.

Paddibhatla I, Lee MJ, Kalamarz ME, Ferrarese R, Govind S:
Role for sumoylation in systemic inflammation and immune homeostasis in Drosophila larvae.
PLoS Pathogens, 6(12), (2010): e1001234.

Ferrarese R, Morales J, Fimiarz D, Webb BA, Govind S:
A supracellular system of actin-lined canals controls biogenesis and release of virulence factors in parasitoid venom glands.
Journal of Experimental Biology, 212, (2009): 2261-2268.

Schlenke TA, Morales J, Govind S, Clark AG:
Contrasting infection strategies in generalist and specialist wasp parasitoids of Drosophila melanogaster.
PLoS Pathogens, 3(10), (2007): e158.

Chiu H, Morales J, Govind S:
Identification and immuno-localization of p40, a protein component of immune-suppressive virus-like particles from Leptopilina heterotoma, an obligate parasitoid wasp of Drosophila.
Journal of General Virology, 87, (2006): 461-470.

Sorrentino RP, Carton Y, Govind S:
Cellular immune response to parasite infection in the Drosophila lymph gland is developmentally regulated.
Developmental Biology, 243(1), (2002): 65-80.

Melk JP, Govind S:
Developmental analysis of Ganaspis xanthopoda: A larval parasitoid of Drosophila.
Journal of Experimental Biology, 202, (1999): 1885-1896.

Qiu P, Pan P, Govind S:
A role for the Drosophila Toll/Cactus pathway in larval hematopoiesis.
Development, 125, (1998): 1909-1920.

Lemaitre B, Meister M, Govind S, Georgel P, Steward R, Reichhart J-M, Hoffmann JA:
Functional analysis and regulation of nuclear import of dorsal during immune response of Drosophila.
EMBO Journal, 14, (1995): 536-545.