Lahari Das

Lahari Das

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Albert Einstein College of Medicine







Network Associate


Research Keywords:

TB Vaccine Research, Leprosy, Mice Model



My research interest includes tuberculosis and leprosy. I am working towards developing a novel recombinant herpes virus based TB vaccine and developing reporter strains of the leprosy bacilli for easy detection of the bacilli in drug testing and vaccine candidate testing assays.


Related Websites:


William R. Jacobs Laboratory


Key Publications: 

  • Das, L., Maxson, M.E., Goldberg, M.F., Porcelli, S.A., Chan, J., Jacobs, W.R., Jr. (2023). Mycobacterium tuberculosis Central Metabolism Is Key Regulator of Macrophage Pyroptosis and Host Immunity. Pathogens, 12, 1109.
  • Dubey N., Khan M.Z., Kumar S., Sharma A, Das L., Bhaduri A., Nandicoori V. K., Singh Y. (2021). Mycobacterium tuberculosis Peptidyl prolyl isomerase A interacts with host integrin receptor to exacerbate disease progression. Journal of Infectious Disease. jIab081
  • Das L.*, Virmani R., Vishal S., Rawat D., Singh Y., (2019). Human milk microbiota: transferring the antibiotic resistome to infants. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 59(4):410-416 (First and *Co-corresponding)
  • Das L, Singh Y. (2018) Quorum Sensing Inhibition: A Target for Treating Chronic Wounds. In: Kalia V. (eds) Biotechnological Applications of Quorum Sensing Inhibitors. Springer, Singapore. Doi:
  • Das L, Verma D., Gambhir V., Dikshit K.L., Varshney G.C. (2015). Heterogeneity among the homologsof cutinase – like protein Cut5 in Mycobacteria. PloSONE 10(7): E0133186.