Aditya Dutta, Ph.D.

Education and Training:

Associate Research Scientist: Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY

Postdoctoral Research Scientist: Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY

Ph.D. (Biology): Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

M.S. (Biotechnology): Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

B.S. with Honors (Biochemistry): University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

Selected Publications:

Le Magnen C, Virk RK, Dutta A, Kim JY, Panja S, Lopez-Bujanda ZA, Califano A, Drake CG,
Mitrofanova A, Abate-Shen C. Cooperation of loss of NKX3.1 and inflammation in prostate
cancer initiation. Disease Models & Mechanisms. 2018 dmm.035139 doi: 10.1242/dmm.035139.

Dutta A, Panja S, Virk RK, Kim JY, Zott R, Cremers S, Golombos, DM, Liu D, Mosquera JM,
Mostaghel EA, Barbieri CE, Mitrofanova A, Abate-Shen C. Co-clinical analysis of a genetically
engineered mouse model and human prostate cancer reveals significance of NKX3.1
expression for response to 5α-reductase inhibition. European Urology. 2017 Oct; 72(4): 499-

Dutta A#, Choudhary P#, Caruana J, Raina R. JMJ27, an Arabidopsis H3K9 histone demethylase,
modulates defense against Pseudomonas syringae and flowering time. Plant Journal. 2017
Sep;91(6):1015-1028 (#Equal contribution)

Dutta A#, Le Magnen C#, Mitrofanova A, Ouyang X, Califano A, and Abate-Shen C. Identification
of an NKX3.1-G9a-UTY transcriptional regulatory network that controls prostate
differentiation. Science. 2016 Jun 24;352(6293):1576-80. (# Equal contribution)

Le Magnen C#, Dutta A#, and Abate-Shen C. Optimizing mouse models for precision cancer
prevention. Nature Reviews Cancer. 2016 Mar;16(3):187-96. (# Equal contribution)

Dutta A, Chan S, Pauli NT, and Raina R. Hypersensitive Response-Like Lesions 1 codes for
Atppt1 and regulates accumulation of ROS and defense against bacterial pathogen
Pseudomonas syringae in Arabidopsis thaliana. Antioxidants & Redox Signaling. 2015 Mar


Contact Information
Aditya Dutta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Animal and Food Sciences
050 Townsend Hall
531 S. College Ave
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-4160