Bhuvana Katkere, MD, PhD

Bhuvana Katkere, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Teaching Professor
Kirimanjeswara Lab
W-236A, Millennium Science Complex

University Park, Pennsylvania 16802


  • MD, O. O. Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2002
  • PhD, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, 2012

Selected Publications

Katkere, B., Rosa, S., Drake, J. R. The Ubiquitin Ligase c-Cbl Mediates Signaling-dependent BCR Ubiquitination and BCR-mediated Antigen Processing. J Biol Chem. 2012 May 11;287(20):16636-44. PMID:22451666

Katkere, B., Rosa, S., Caballero, A., Repasky, E. A., Drake, J. R. Physiological-range temperature changes modulate cognate antigen processing and presentation mediated by lipid raft-restricted ubiquitinated B cell receptor molecules. J Immunol. 2010 Nov 1;185(9):5032-9. PMID: 20870938

Wilson, J. E., Katkere, B., Drake, J. R. Francisella tularensis induces ubiquitin-dependent major histocompatibility complex class II degradation in activated macrophages. Infect Immun. 2009 Nov;77(11):4953-65. PMID:19703975

Caballero, A., Katkere, B., Wen, X. Y., Nashar, T. O., and Drake, J. R. Functional and structural requirements for the internalization of distinct BCR-ligand complexes. Eur J Immunol. 2006 Dec;36(12):3131-45. PMID:17125144

Katkere, B., and Boiko, I. I. Soy as a major source of protein for vegetarians in India. (Ukrainian), 1999