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Dr. Kiran Ambatipudi
Kiran Ambatipudi Assistant Professor kiranfbt[at] +91-1332-284786
Areas of Interest
  • Lipidomics, Mass spectrometry-based identification of bovine milk lipids
  • Proteomics, Cancer salivary proteomics and bovine milk proteomics
Professional Background
2014PresentAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
20132014ScientstVaccine Production Program Laboratory, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
20132013Senior ScientistEurofins Medinet, Chantilly, USA
20102013Research FellowDental and Craniofacial Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
20072010Postdoctoral Research AssociateSchool of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, USA
20052007InstructorSchool of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Honors and Awards
International travel support(DST-SERB)65th American society of mass spectrometry, Indianapolis, USA2017
2nd Prize in Oral PresentationInternational Conference in Genomics and Proteomics2014
Travel Fellowship for Oral PresentationInternational Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology, Charleston, USA2006
Travel Fellowship for Oral PresentationInternational Society for Wild Life Disease, Cairns, Australia2005
Travel Fellowship for Poster PresentationAustralian Peptide Conference, Hamilton Island, Australia2005
Travel Fellowship for Poster PresentationLorne Protein Conference, Philip Island, Australia2005
University TopperOdisha Veterinary College2002
Awarded with Travel Fellowship in the year 2006 during the work at Macquarie University Travel GrantMacquarie University2005
Educational Details
PhDBiological SciencesMacquarie University, Sydney, Australia2007
MScApplied GeneticsUniversity of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK2003
BVSc. & AHVeterinary ScienceOdisha University of Agriculture and Technology2002
Administrative Background
July 2018To DateChief WardenRajiv Bhawan, Indian Institute of technology Roorkee
June 2016June 2018WardenRajiv Bhawan, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2016To DateMember DRC (Departmental Research CommitteeDept. of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
June 2016June 2017Staff Advisor Students Club, CricketIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Bovine milk glycoproteomicsDST-SERB2016
Lipidomics of bovine milk under different seasons and feedsDBT2015
Quantitative proteomics of milk proteins in bovine mastitisMHRD2014
  • Odisha Veterinary Council, Member
  • Proteomics Society of India, Life Membership
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Aparna VermaBovine Milk Lipidomics
Sudipa MaityBovine Milk GLycoproteomics
Kuldeep GiriOvarian Cancer
Monica YadavBovine Milk Lipids
Books Authored

Book Chapter

Marcelo A. Catalán, Kiran S. Ambatipudi and James E. Melvin. (2012). Salivary Gland Secretion. In: Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Chapter: 45, Elsevier. Editor: Leonard R. Johnson, Academic Press, 2012, pp. 1229-1250. 

Refereed Journal Papers

Since Joining IITR in 2014

1. Kuldeep Giri, Anurag Mehta, Kiran Ambatipudi. In search of the Altering Salivary Proteome in Metastatic Breast and Ovarian Cancer. FASEB Bioadvances. (In Press, 2018)

2. Aadil H. Bhat, Sudipa Maity, Kuldeep Giri, Kiran Ambatipudi. Protein glycosylation: Sweet or Bitter for Bacterial Pathogens? Critical Reviews in Microbiology. (In Press, 2018)

3. Atin Sharma, Vineet Dubey, Rajnikant Sharma, Kuldip Devnath, Vivek Kumar Gupta, Jawed Akhter, Timsy Bhando, AparnaVerma, Kiran Ambatipudi, Mihir Sarkar, Ranjana Pathania (2018). The unusual glycine rich C-terminus of the Acinetobacter baumannii RNA chaperone Hfq plays an important role in bacterial physiology. Journal of Biological Chemistry 293, 13377-13388.

4. #Sarangi PP,  #Chakraborty P, Dash SP, Ikeuchi T, Vega SD, Ambatipudi K, Wahl L, *Yamada Y (2018). Cell adhesion protein Fibulin-7 and its C-terminal fragment negatively regulate monocyte and macrophage migration and functions in vitro and in vivo. FASEB Journal [Epub ahead of print]  #First Authors.(*Corresponding authors ).

5Kumar P, Kesari P, Dhindwal S, Choudhary A.K., Katiki M, Neetu, Verma A, Ambatipudi K, Tomar S, Sharma A.K., Mishra G, Kumar P (2017). A novel function for globulin in sequestering plant hormone:Crystal structure of Wrightia tinctoria 11S globulin in complex with auxin. Scientific Reports 7(1):4705.

6. Aparna Verma and Kiran Ambatipudi (2016). Challenges and opportunities of bovine milk analysis by mass spectrometry. Clinical Proteomics, 13, 8.

7. Shveta Bathla#; Preeti Rawat#; Rubina Baithalu; Munna Lal Yadav; Jasmine Naru; Anurag Tiwari; Sudarshan Kumar; Ashok K. Balhara; Surender Singh; Suman Chaudhary; Rajesh KumarPradip Behere; Sushil K. Phulia; Tushar K. Mohanty; Jai K. Kaushik; Shivramaiah Nallapeta; Inderjeet Singh; Srinivas K. Ambatipudi; Ashok K. Mohanty (2015). Profiling of cow urinary proteins using various extraction methods reveals more than 1550 proteins. Journal of Proteomics, S1874-3919, 30023-3. # (Equal Contribution).


Patents Filed

1. Srinivas Kiran Ambatipudi, Saurav Datta, Aparna Verma.“Functionalized membrane based Process for selective isolation and Enrichment of milk fat globules (MFGs)”. Indian Patent, Provisional application number: 201811013231 filed on April 6th2018.

2. Srinivas Kiran Ambatipudi and Aparna Verma. ‘A Bioconversion Process To Produce Bioactive Cordyceps Species From Food Waste’ Indian Patent, Provisional Patent no: application number ‘201811023344’filed on June 22nd2018.



1.  Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Steve Swatkoski, James J. Moresco, Patricia G. Tu, Andreea Coca, Jennifer H. Anolik, Marjan Gucek, Igñacio Sanz, John R. Yates III, James E. Melvin (2012). Quantitative proteomics of human parotid saliva  in primary Sjögren’s syndrome. Proteomics, 12, 1-8.

2.  Bassim CW*, Ambatipudi KS*, Mays JW, Edwards DA, Swatkoski S, Fassil H, Bird K, Gucek M, Melvin JE, Pavletic SZ (2012). Quantitative salivary proteomics of oral chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease in humans. (*Co- First Author), Journal of Clinical Immunology, 32, 1390-9.

3.  Gregoire S, Silva BB, Gonzalez I, Agidi PS, Xiao J, Klein MI, Ambatipudi KS, Bauserman R, Waugh R, Koo H     (2011). A novel role for the glucosyltransferase B in Candida albicans interactions with Streptococcus mutans and apatitic surfaces. Applied and Environmental Microbiology77, 6357-67.

4.  Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Fred K. Hagen, Claire Delahunty, Xuemei Han, Rubina Shafi, Jennifer Hryhorenko, Stacy Gregoire, Bob Marquis, James E. Melvin, Hyun M. Koo, John R Yates III (2010). Human Common Salivary Protein-1  (CSP-1) Promotes binding of Streptococcus mutans to experimental salivary pellicle and glucans formed on  hydroxyapatite surface. Journal of Proteome Research, 9, 6605-14.

5Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Bingwen Lu, Fred K. Hagen, James E. Melvin, John R. Yates III (2009). Quantitative analysis of age specific variation in the expression of human female parotid salivary proteins. Journal of Proteome Research, 8, 5093-5102. (Highlighted in the issue of J Proteome Res.).

6Kiran S. Ambatipudi and Elizabeth Deane (2008). Proteomic analysis of neutrophil granule proteins in the Tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Molecular Immunology, 45; 690-700.

7.  Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Janice Joss, Mark Raftery and Elizabeth Deane (2008). A proteomic approach to analysis of antimicrobial activity in marsupial pouch secretions. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 32; 108-20.

8.  Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Janice Joss and Elizabeth Deane (2007). A comparative proteomic   analysis of skin secretion of the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii) and the wombats (Vombatus ursinus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D: Genomics and Proteomics, (2); 322-331.

9. Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Julie Old, Michael Guilhaus, Mark Raftery, Lyn Hinds and Elizabeth Deane (2006). Proteomic analysis of neutrophil proteins in the Tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Comparative Biochemistry and PhysiologyPart D: Genomics and Proteomics, (1): 283- 291.

10.  Pattanaik T. K., Nath I., Bose V. S. C., Kiran A. S. (2001). Bone plating of distal radioulnar fracture in a  dog. Indian   Journal of Veterinary SurgeryVol. 22(1): 59-60.

11.  Pattanaik T. K., Nath I., Bose V. S. C., Kiran A. S. (2001). Open reduction of elbow dislocation in a dog. Indian   Journal of Veterinary Surgery, Vol. 22(1): 63.

12. Peter Burbelo, Kiran Ambatipudi, Ilias Alevizos (2014). Genome-wide association studies in Sjögren’s Syndrome: what are the genes telling us about disease pathogenesis? Autoimmunity Reviews, 13, 756-761.

13.  Kiran S. Ambatipudi* and James E. Melvin (2013). Cancer biomarker discovery in saliva by mass spectrometry.      (*Corresponding author), Oncology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reports, 2, 1-8.



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