Dr. Soumi Guha Polley

M.Sc. Ph. D. (C.U.)

Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology

About me

Educational Qualifications:
⦁    2012-2014 -Post Doctoral Fellowof Prof. Suresh Subramni’s group in University-of California, San Diego, USA
⦁    2009 - Ph.Din Biochemistry, CU,
⦁    2000 - M. Sc. in Biochemistry with specialization in Molecular Biology, CU,
⦁    1998 - B. Sc. in Chemistry, CU

Teaching Experiences: 12 years
Courses Taught: Molecular Biology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Cell Biology

Area of Research
Structural Basis of Protein-protein and protein-nucleic acid interaction, Antibiotic resistance pattern of microbes in different environmental and food samples, Enzyme Chemistry

E-mail: soumi.guha@gmail.com


  • Danielle Hagstrom,  Changle Ma, SoumiGuha-Polley and Suresh Subramani
    The unique degradation pathway of the PTS2 receptor, Pex7, is dependent on the PTS receptor/co-receptor, Pex5 and Pex20. Molecular Biology of the Cell(2014)Sep1, 25
  • Changle Ma, Danielle Hagstrom, SoumiGuhaPolley, SureshSubramani
    Redox-regulated cargo binding and release by the peroxisomal targeting signal receptor, Pex5.J Biol Chem. (2013) Sep 20;288(38):27220-31.
  • SmarajitPolley, SoumiGuha, NeeladriSekhar Roy, SanchariKar, Kazuyasu Sakaguchi, Yoshiro Chuman, V. Swaminathan, Tapas Kundu and Siddhartha Roy
    Differential Recognition of Phosphorylated Transactivation Domains of p53 by Different p300 Domains J. Mol. Biol. (2008) 376, 8–12.
  • SoumiGuha, KalyanasisSahu, Durba Roy, Sudip Kumar Mondal, Siddhartha Roy, and Kankan Bhattacharyya.
    Slow Solvation Dynamics at the Active Site of an Enzyme: Implications for Catalysis Biochemistry (2005), 44, 8940-8947.
  • Rajat Banerjee, Amit Kumar Mandal, Rajesh Saha, SoumiGuha, Soma Samaddar, Anusree Bhattacharyya and Siddhartha Roy
    Solvation change and ion release during aminoacylation by aminoacyl-tRNAsynthetasesNucleic Acids Research, (2003), 31, 20 6035-6042.