Anindya Dutta

Dutta, Anindya

Primary Appointment

Professor, Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics


  • MBBS, Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
  • PhD, Viral Oncology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
  • Postdoc, Cell Cycle, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
  • Resident, Pathology, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Contact Information

PO Box 800733
1340 JPA Pinn Hall Room 1240
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Telephone: 434-924-1227
Fax: 434-924-5069

Research Disciplines

Bioinformatics and Genomics, Biotechnology, Cancer Biology, Epigenetics, Molecular Biology

Research Interests

Genomic Instability in Cancer Cells; Noncoding RNAs in differentiation and cancer; Bioinformatics of cancer outcome

Research Description

The current rotation projects in the lab relate to:

(1) Novel extrachromosomal circles of DNA in normal cells and cancer:

(2) Long noncoding RNAs that regulate cancer, e.g. DRAIC, or skeletal muscle differentiation, e.g. MUNC

(3) Novel short noncoding RNAs related to microRNAs: tRFs in the context of cancer.

(4) Bioinformatics for cancer:

Selected Publications