- School: National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan
- Major: Biotechnology
- Degree: PhD
- Year Graduated: 2011
Bio & Experiences
Worked as Postdoctoral fellow at Dept. of Plant pathology, University of Kentucky, USA .
Majorly focussing on identification of host players in Tombusvirus replication and recombination and to unravel the mechanism.
Awards and Honorable mentions
- Prasanth K.R and Nagy PD paper was selected as Highlighted manuscripts in Volume 489 by Virology, 2016.
- MOE scholarship by Ministry of Education, Taiwan, for PhD studies
N.J. Barrows, R.K. Campos, S.T. Powell, K.R. Prasanth, G. Schott-Lerner, R. Soto-Acosta, G. Galarza-Munoz, E.L. McGrath, R. Urrabaz-Garza, J. Gao, P. Wu, R. Menon, G. Saade, I. Fernandez-Salas, S.L. Rossi, N. Vasilakis, A. Routh, S.S. Bradrick*, M.A. Garcia-Blanco* (2016). A screen of FDA-approved drugs for inhibitors of Zika virus infection. Cell Host & Microbe, doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2016.07.004. [Epub ahead of print] *corresponding authors
Muhammad Shah Nawaz-ul-Rehman#; K. Reddisiva Prasanth#; Kai Xu#; Zsuzsanna Sasvari #; Nikolay Kovalev; Isabel Fernandez de Castro Martin; daniel Barajas; Cristina Risco; Peter D. Nagy. Viral replication protein inhibits cellular cofilin actin depolymerization factor to regulate the actin network and promote viral replicase assembly. PLoS Pathogen (#Equal contribution).PLoS Pathog. 2016 Feb 10;12(2):e1005440.
K. Reddisiva Prasanth, Nikolay Kovalev, De castro Martin IF, Jannie Baker, Peter D. Nagy. Screening a yeast library of temperature sensitive mutants reveal a role for Actin in tombusvirus recombination. Virology. 2016 Feb;489:233-42.
K. Reddisiva Prasanth, Daniel Barajas, Peter D. Nagy. The proteasomal Rpn11 metalloprotease suppresses tombusvirus RNA recombination and promotes viral replication via facilitating the assembly of the viral replicase complex. Journal of Virology 2015 Mar;89(5):2750-63.
Chingkai Chuang, K. Reddisiva Prasanth, Peter D. Nagy. Coordinated function of cellular DEAD-box helicases in suppression of viral RNA recombination PLoS Pathogen. 2015 Feb 18;11(2):e1004680.
K. Reddisiva Prasanth, Ying-Wen Huang, Ming-Ru Liou, Robert Yung-Liang Wang, Chung-Chi Hu, Ching-Hsiu Tsai, Menghsiao Meng, Na-Sheng Lin, and Yau-Heiu Hsu. Glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) negatively regulates the replication of Bamboo mosaic virus and its associated satellite RNA. Journal of Virology, Sept. 2011, p. 8829-8840.
Nawaz-ul-Rehman MS, Reddisiva Prasanth K, Baker J, Nagy PD.
Yeast screens for host factors in positive-strand RNA virus replication based on a library of temperature-sensitive mutants. Methods. 2013 Feb; 59(2):207-16.
Priya Balakrishnan#, K. Reddi Sivaprasanth#, V. Dhivya Jensi, L. Uma, G. Subramanian and D. Prabaharan. (2010) Characterization of manganese superoxide dismutase gene from a marine cyanobacterium Leptolyngbya valderiana BDU20041. Saline systems 6: 6 (#Equal contribution).