Ranajeet Ghose


Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Chemistry


Center for Discovery and Innovation



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Ranajeet Ghose

Research Interests

* NMR spectroscopy applied to biomolecular systems

* Regulation of prokaryotic and eykaryotic protein kinases

* Structure/Dynamics/Function correlations in the Cystoviral Polymerase Complex

* Protein Dynamics on multiple timescales


  • Piserchio A, Warthaka M, Kaoud TS, Callaway K, Dalby KN and Ghose R 2017. Local destabilization, rigid-body and fuzzy docking facilitate the phosphorylation of Ets-1 by ERK2. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 114, E6287-E6296.
  • Reed BR, Yakovleva L, Shuman S and¬†Ghose R 2017. Characterization of DNA binding by the isolated N-terminal domain of vaccinia virus DNA topoisomerase IB. Biochemistry. 56, 3307-3317.
  • Alphonse S and Ghose R 2017. Cystoviral RNA-directed RNA Polymerases: Regulation of RNA Synthesis on Multiple Time and Length Scales. Virus Res. 234, 135-152.
  • Ghose R 2017. Protein Structure and Interactions from Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.In Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.:Chichester.
  • Tavares CDJ, Giles DH, Stancu BG, Chitjian CA, Ferguson SB, Wellman RM, Kaoud TS, Ghose R and Dalby KN 2017. Signal integration at elongation factor 2 kinase; the roles ofcalcium, calmodulin and Ser-500 phosphorylation. J. Biol. Chem. 292, 2032-2045.
  • Will N, Piserchio A, Snyder I, Ferguson SB, Giles DH, Dalby KN and Ghose R 2016. Structure of the C-terminal Helical Repeat Domain of Eukaryotic Elongation Factor 2 Kinase. Biochemistry, 55, 5377-5386. PDB:KS5
  • Lee K, Alphonse S, Piserchio A, Tavares CDJ, Giles DH, Wellmann RM, Dalby KN and Ghose R 2016. Structural Basis for the Recognition of Eukaryotic Elongation Factor 2 Kinase by Calmodulin. Structure, 24, 1441-1451. PDB:5J8H