Bhuvana Katkere, MD, PhD

  • Research Technician
Bhuvana Katkere, MD, PhD
Kirimanjeswara Lab
W-236A, Millennium Science Complex

University Park, Pennsylvania 16802
Work Phone: 814-863-5250


  1. MD, O. O. Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2002
  2. 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