2004: Ph.D. Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh, India.
1997: M.Sc. Biotechnology. Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India.
1995: B.Sc. (Honors) Biochemistry, Delhi University.
Biology of Plasmodium falciparum infection
Protein trafficking pathways in malaria infected erythrocytes
Molecular mechanism for antimalarial drug-resistance
July, 2015- present: Associate Professor, Special Centre for Molecular Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
2010-2015: Research Assistant Professor, Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA.
2008-2010: Research Associate, Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA.
2006-2008: Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory of Prof. Kasturi Haldar, Department of Pathology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.
2004-2006: Post-doctoral fellow, Laboratory of Prof. Kasturi Haldar, Department of Pathology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.
2007: Travel Grant awarded by the Center for Genetic Medicine, Northwestern University to attend Gordon Red Cell Meeting (GCM) at Aussois, France.
2004: Northwestern University award for Best Poster presentation at the Department of Pathology, Chicago.
1999-2002: CSIR/UGC National Eligibility Test Senior Research Fellowship (SRF). Government of India.
1997-1999: CSIR/UGC National Eligibility Test Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). Government of India.
1995-1997: M. Sc. Biotechnology Fellowship from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Alassane Mbengue*, Souvik Bhattacharjee*, Trupti Pandharkar, Haining Liu, Guillermina Estiu, Robert V. Stahelin1, Shahir Rizk1, Dieudonne L. Njimoh, Yana Ryan, Kesinee Chotivanich, Chea Nguon, Mehdi Ghorbal, Jose-Juan Lopez-Rubio, Michael Pfrender , Scott Emrich, Narla Mohandas, Arjen M. Dondorp, Olaf Wiest and Kasturi Haldar. A molecular mechanism of artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Nature 520, 683–687 (30 April 2015). *Equal contributing first author.
Bhattacharjee S, Stahelin RV, Speicher KD, Speicher DW, Haldar K. Endoplasmic Reticulum PI(3)P lipid binding targets malaria proteins to the host cell. Cell. 2012 Jan 20; 148(1-2): 201-12.
Bhattacharjee S, van Ooij C, Balu B, Adams JH, Haldar K. Maurer`s clefts of P. falciparum are secretory organelles that concentrate virulence protein reporters for delivery to the host erythrocyte. Blood Feb 15, 2008; 111(4): 2418-26.
Bhattacharjee S, Hiller NL, Liolios K, Win J, Kanneganti TD, Young C, Kamoun S, Haldar K. The malarial host-targeting signal is conserved in the Irish potato famine pathogen. PLoS Pathog. 2006 May; 2 (5): e50.
Hiller NL, Bhattacharjee S, van Ooij C, Liolios K, Harrison T, Lopez-Estrano C, Haldar K. A host-targeting signal in virulence proteins reveals a secretome in malarial infection.Science 2004 Dec 10; 306 (5703): 1934-7.
Kasturi Haldar, Narla Mohandas, Souvik Bhattacharjee, Travis Harrison, N. Luisa Hiller, Konstantinos Liolios, Sean Murphy, Pamela Tamez, and Christiaan van Ooij (2005) Trafficking and the TVN. Molecular Approaches to Malaria. ASM press. Ed. Sherman, I. W.
‘Compositions and Methods for treatment, research and therapeutic applications for malaria. Filed on 10/22/2008. US Patent No. 8,465,746, Issued: June 18th, 2013. (Inventors: Kasturi Haldar, Pamela Tamez and Souvik Bhattacharjee, Notre Dame, IN. Assignee: Northwestern University, 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208).