Narendra Wajapeyee PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Signal Transduction

Pathology: Wajapeyee Lab

Research Interests

Cancer; Genomics; RNAi; Senescence; DNA methylation; RNAi delivery to cancer cells more...


  • Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science, India, 2005

Selected Publications

  • Arvindhan Nagarajan, Shaillay K. Dogra, Alex Y. Liu, Michael R. Green and Narendra Wajapeyee. PEA15 regulates the DNA damage induced cell cycle checkpoint and oncogene-directed transformation. Molecular and Cellular Biology, March 31st, 2014 (in press).
  • Matteo Forloni, Shaillay Kumar Dogra, Yuying Dong, Darryl Conte Jr, Jianhong Ou, Lihua Julie Zhu, April Deng, Meera Mahalingam, Michael R. Green and Narendra Wajapeyee. miR-146a promotes the initiation and progression of melanoma by activating Notch signaling. Elife, Feb 18; 3:e01460.2014
  • Yuying Dong, JoAnna Richards, Romi Gupta, Yuval Kluger, Phuy Phuy Aung, Meera Mahalingam, Narendra Wajapeyee. PTEN functions as a melanoma tumor suppressor by regulating host immune response. Oncogene, Oct 21st, 2013 [Epub ahead of print].



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