Ruchi Bajpai, BS, MS, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor
SchoolHerman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
Phone+1 323 442 1220
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    NIH/NIDCR R01DE024584Jul 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Wu P, Yan J, Lai YC, Ng CS, Li A, Jiang X, Elsey RM, Widelitz R, Bajpai R, Li WH, Chuong CM. Multiple Regulatory Modules Are Required for Scale-to-Feather Conversion. Mol Biol Evol. 2018 02 01; 35(2):417-430. PMID: 29177513.
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    2. Pauli S, Bajpai R, Borchers A. CHARGEd with neural crest defects. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2017 12; 175(4):478-486. PMID: 29082625.
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    3. Asad Z, Pandey A, Babu A, Sun Y, Shevade K, Kapoor S, Ullah I, Ranjan S, Scaria V, Bajpai R, Sachidanandan C. Rescue of neural crest-derived phenotypes in a zebrafish CHARGE model by Sox10 downregulation. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 08 15; 25(16):3539-3554. PMID: 27418670.
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    4. Kerosuo L, Nie S, Bajpai R, Bronner ME. Crestospheres: Long-Term Maintenance of Multipotent, Premigratory Neural Crest Stem Cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2015 Oct 13; 5(4):499-507. PMID: 26441305; PMCID: PMC4625028.
    5. Rada-Iglesias A, Bajpai R, Prescott S, Brugmann SA, Swigut T, Wysocka J. Epigenomic annotation of enhancers predicts transcriptional regulators of human neural crest. Cell Stem Cell. 2012 Nov 02; 11(5):633-48. PMID: 22981823; PMCID: PMC3751405.
    6. Sanchez-Lara PA, Zhao H, Bajpai R, Abdelhamid AI, Warburton D. Impact of stem cells in craniofacial regenerative medicine. Front Physiol. 2012; 3:188. PMID: 22737127; PMCID: PMC3380335.
    7. Bajpai R. Lentivirus-mediated modification of pluripotent stem cells. Methods Mol Biol. 2011; 767:315-31. PMID: 21822885.
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    8. Rada-Iglesias A, Bajpai R, Swigut T, Brugmann SA, Flynn RA, Wysocka J. A unique chromatin signature uncovers early developmental enhancers in humans. Nature. 2011 Feb 10; 470(7333):279-83. PMID: 21160473; PMCID: PMC4445674.
    9. Cordero DR, Brugmann S, Chu Y, Bajpai R, Jame M, Helms JA. Cranial neural crest cells on the move: their roles in craniofacial development. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Feb; 155A(2):270-9. PMID: 21271641; PMCID: PMC3039913.
    10. Bajpai R, Chen DA, Rada-Iglesias A, Zhang J, Xiong Y, Helms J, Chang CP, Zhao Y, Swigut T, Wysocka J. CHD7 cooperates with PBAF to control multipotent neural crest formation. Nature. 2010 Feb 18; 463(7283):958-62. PMID: 20130577; PMCID: PMC2890258.
    11. Kita-Matsuo H, Barcova M, Prigozhina N, Salomonis N, Wei K, Jacot JG, Nelson B, Spiering S, Haverslag R, Kim C, Talantova M, Bajpai R, Calzolari D, Terskikh A, McCulloch AD, Price JH, Conklin BR, Chen HS, Mercola M. Lentiviral vectors and protocols for creation of stable hESC lines for fluorescent tracking and drug resistance selection of cardiomyocytes. PLoS One. 2009; 4(4):e5046. PMID: 19352491; PMCID: PMC2662416.
    12. Maurer J, Nelson B, Ceceña G, Bajpai R, Mercola M, Terskikh A, Oshima RG. Contrasting expression of keratins in mouse and human embryonic stem cells. PLoS One. 2008; 3(10):e3451. PMID: 18941637; PMCID: PMC2565505.
    13. Jaksch M, Múnera J, Bajpai R, Terskikh A, Oshima RG. Cell cycle-dependent variation of a CD133 epitope in human embryonic stem cell, colon cancer, and melanoma cell lines. Cancer Res. 2008 Oct 01; 68(19):7882-6. PMID: 18829544; PMCID: PMC2561223.
    14. Bajpai R, Lesperance J, Kim M, Terskikh AV. Efficient propagation of single cells Accutase-dissociated human embryonic stem cells. Mol Reprod Dev. 2008 May; 75(5):818-27. PMID: 18157870.
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    15. Nakano I, Masterman-Smith M, Saigusa K, Paucar AA, Horvath S, Shoemaker L, Watanabe M, Negro A, Bajpai R, Howes A, Lelievre V, Waschek JA, Lazareff JA, Freije WA, Liau LM, Gilbertson RJ, Cloughesy TF, Geschwind DH, Nelson SF, Mischel PS, Terskikh AV, Kornblum HI. Maternal embryonic leucine zipper kinase is a key regulator of the proliferation of malignant brain tumors, including brain tumor stem cells. J Neurosci Res. 2008 Jan; 86(1):48-60. PMID: 17722061.
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    16. Katkov II, Kim MS, Bajpai R, Altman YS, Mercola M, Loring JF, Terskikh AV, Snyder EY, Levine F. Cryopreservation by slow cooling with DMSO diminished production of Oct-4 pluripotency marker in human embryonic stem cells. Cryobiology. 2006 Oct; 53(2):194-205. PMID: 16839540.
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    17. Nakano I, Paucar AA, Bajpai R, Dougherty JD, Zewail A, Kelly TK, Kim KJ, Ou J, Groszer M, Imura T, Freije WA, Nelson SF, Sofroniew MV, Wu H, Liu X, Terskikh AV, Geschwind DH, Kornblum HI. Maternal embryonic leucine zipper kinase (MELK) regulates multipotent neural progenitor proliferation. J Cell Biol. 2005 Aug 01; 170(3):413-27. PMID: 16061694; PMCID: PMC2171475.
    18. Bajpai R, Sambrani N, Stadelmayer B, Shashidhara LS. Identification of a novel target of D/V signaling in Drosophila wing disc: Wg-independent function of the organizer. Gene Expr Patterns. 2004 Nov; 5(1):113-21. PMID: 15533826.
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    19. Bajpai R, Makhijani K, Rao PR, Shashidhara LS. Drosophila Twins regulates Armadillo levels in response to Wg/Wnt signal. Development. 2004 Mar; 131(5):1007-16. PMID: 14973271.
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    20. Prasad M, Bajpai R, Shashidhara LS. Regulation of Wingless and Vestigial expression in wing and haltere discs of Drosophila. Development. 2003 Apr; 130(8):1537-47. PMID: 12620980.
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