Subhash C. Verma Ph.D.: Experience/Publications

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Selected publications


  • Maria E. McDowell, Pravinkumar Purushothaman, Cyprian Rossetto, Gregory Pari and Subhash C. Verma. . Phosphorylation of KSHV processivity factor, ORF59, by a viral kinase modulates its ability to associate with RTA and oriLyt. Journal of Virology, 87:8038-8052.
  • Subhash C. Verma*, Qiliang Cai, Edward Kreider, Lu J and Erle Robertson*. . Comprehensive analysis of LANA interacting proteins essential for viral genome tethering and persistence. Public Library of Science One 01/2013; 8(9): e74662 *Corresponding authors.
  • Cyprian Rossetto, Margaret Elorza, Subhash C. Verma, Pravinkumar Purushothaman, and Gregory Pari. . Regulation of viral and cellular gene expression by Kaposi’s sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV) PAN RNA. Journal of Virology, 87:5540-5553.


  • Qiliang Cai, Bingyi Xiao, Huaxin Si, Amanda Cervini, Jie. Lu, Santosh. K. Upadhyay, Subhash. C. Verma, and Erle. S. Robertson. . Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus upregulates Aurora A expression to promote p53 phosphorylation and ubiquitylation. PLoS Pathogens 8:e1002566.
  • Pravinkumar Purushothaman, M. E. M., James McGuinness, Ruth Salas, Sharif M. Rumjahn and Subhash C. Verma. . KSHV encoded LANA recruits Topoisomerase IIβ for latent DNA replication of the terminal repeats. Journal of Virology, 86:9983-94.
  • Jie Lu, Subhash C. Verma, Qiliang Cai, Abhik Saha, Richard Dzeng and Erle S. Robertson. . The RBP-Jκ binding sites within the RTA Promoter Regulates KSHV Latent Infection and Proliferation. PLoS Pathogens Jan;8(1): e1002479.


  • Jie Lu, Masanao Murakami, Subhash C. Verma, Qiliang Cai, Sabyasachi Haldar, Rajeev Kaul and Erle S. Robertson. . Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen 1 (EBNA1) confers resistance to apoptosis in EBV-positive B-lymphoma cells through up-regulation of survivin. Virology 410 (1): 64-75.
  • Subhash C. Verma*, Jie Lu, Qiliang Cai, Settapong Kosiyatrakul, Maria E. McDowell, Carl C. Schildkraut* and Erle S. Robertson*. . Single Molecule Analysis of Replicated DNA Reveals the Usage of Multiple KSHV Genome Regions for Latent Replication. PLoS Pathogens Nov; 7 (11): e1002365. *Corresponding authors.
  • Jie Lu, Subhash C. Verma, Qiliang Cai, Erle S. Robertson. . The single RBP-Jkappa site within the LANA promoter is crucial for establishing Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus latency during primary infection. Journal of Virology, 2011; 85(13): 6148-61.


  • Bingyi Xiao, Subhash C. Verma, Qiliang Cai, Rajeev Kaul, Jie Lu, Abhik Saha and Erle S. Robertson. . Bub1 and CENP-F can contribute to Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus genome persistence by targeting LANA to kinetochores. Journal of Virology, 84(19): 9718-32.
  • Qiliang Cai, Subhash C. Verma, Pankaj Kumar, Michelle Ma, Erle S. Robertson. . Hypoxia inactivates the VHL tumor suppressor through PIASy-mediated SUMO modification. PLoS One.5 (3): e9720.
  • Qiliang Cai, Subhash C. Verma, JY Choi, Michelle Ma, Erle S. Robertson. . Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus inhibits interleukin-4-mediated STAT6 phosphorylation to regulate apoptosis and maintain latency. Journal of Virology, 84(21): 11134-44.
  • Qiliang Cai, Subhash C. Verma, Jie Lu, Erle S. Robertson. . Molecular biology of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus and related oncogenesis. Advanced Virus Research 78:87-142.
  • Tathagata Choudhuri, Masanao Murakami, Rajeev Kaul, SK Sahu, S Mohanty, Subhash C. Verma and Erle S. Robertson. . Nm23-H1 can induce cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in B cells. Cancer Biology Therapy, 9 (12): 1065-78.


  • Sabyasachi Halder, Masanao Murakami, Subhash C. Verma, Pankaj Kumar and Erle S. Robertson. . Early events associated with infection of Epstein-Barr virus infection of primary B-cells. PLoS One. 4(9): e7214.
  • Jie Lu, Subhash C. Verma, Masanao Murakami, Qiliang Cai, Pankaj Kumar, Bingyi Xiao and Erle S. Robertson. . Latency-associated nuclear antigen of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) upregulates survivin expression in KSHV-Associated B-lymphoma cells and contributes to their proliferation. Journal of Virology, 83(14): 7129-41.


  • Bharat G. Bajaj, Masanao Murakami, Qiliang Cai, Subhash C. Verma, Ke Lan, Erle S. Robertson. . Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen 3C interacts with and enhances the stability of the c-Myc oncoprotein. Journal of Virology, 82 (8): 4082-90.
  • Huaxin Si, Subhash C. Verma, Micheal A. Lampson, Qiliang Cai, Erle S. Robertson. . Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus-encoded LANA can interact with the nuclear mitotic apparatus protein to regulate genome maintenance and segregation. Journal of Virology, 82(13): 6734-46.
  • Masanao Murakami, Patricio I. Meneses, Jason S. Knight, Ke Lan, Rajeev Kaul, Subhash C. Verma and Erle S. Robertson. . Nm23-H1 modulates the activity of the guanine exchange factor Dbl-1. International Journal of Cancer, 123 (3): 500-10.


  • Ke Lan, Subhash C. Verma, Masanao Murakami, Bharat G. Bajaj, Rajeev Kaul, Erle S. Robertson. . Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus-encoded latency-associated nuclear antigen stabilizes intracellular activated Notch by targeting the Sel10 protein. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 104(41): 16287-92.
  • Subhash C. Verma, Ke Lan, Tathagata Choudhuri, Murray A. Cotter, Erle S. Robertson. . An autonomous replicating element within the KSHV genome. Cell Host & Microbe, 2 (2): 106-18.
  • Subhash C. Verma, Ke Lan, Erle S. Robertson. . Structure and function of latency-associated nuclear antigen. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology 2007; 312:101-36.

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