Molecular Biology Program

The Prasad Jallepalli Lab


Pictured: Dr. Prasad Jallepalli
Prasad Jallepalli, MD, PhD

Our laboratory is interested in how human cells accurately duplicate and transmit their chromosomes during each round of division.

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Prasad Jallepalli Lab Group

Publications Highlights

J. Maciejowski, H. Dreschler, K. Grundner-Culemann, E.R. Ballister, J.-A. Rodriguez-Rodriguez, V. Rodriguez-Bravo, M.J.K. Jones, E. Foley, M.A. Lampson, H. Daub, A.D. McAinsh, and P.V. Jallepalli. Mps1 regulates kinetochore-microtubule attachment stability via the Ska complex to ensure error-free chromosome segregation. Dev. Cell 41, 153-156 (2017).

V. Rodriguez-Bravo, J. Maciejowski, J. Corona, H.K. Buch, M.T. Kanemaki, J.V. Shah, and P.V. Jallepalli. Nuclear pores protect genome integrity by assembling a premitotic and Mad1-dependent anaphase inhibitor. Cell 156, 1017-1031 (2014).

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Pictured: Dr. Prasad Jallepalli

Prasad Jallepalli, MD, PhD


  • Molecular biologist Prasad Jallepalli studies the mechanisms that ensure accurate chromosome transmission in human cells.
  • MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Prasad Jallepalli, MD, PhD
Prasad Jallepalli

Member & Professor

Jose  A. Rodriguez, PhD
Jose A. Rodriguez

Senior Research Scientist

Jayant Asthana

Research Associate

Gina Tomarchio
Gina Tomarchio

Graduate Student

Rosemary Arrieta

Research Technician

Lab Alumni
Clare Lewis, PhD
Clare Lewis
Johannes Buheitel, PhD
Johannes Buheitel

Research Scholar

John Maciejowski

Graduate Student

Jennifer Corona
Jennifer Corona

Research Assistant

Mathew Jones, PhD
Mathew Jones

Research Associate

Kelly Yule George

Graduate Student

Wei Zhang

Graduate Student

Rohit Prakash

Research Fellow

Eli Berdougo

Graduate Student

Mark Burkard

Research Fellow

Camille Gelot

Research Fellow

Maura Papi

Research Fellow

Cate Randall Paschal

Graduate Student

Sadia Rahman, PhD
Sadia Rahman

Healthcare Investment Banking, Cowen Inc., New York, NY

Veronica Rodriguez-Bravo

Research Associate

Rebecca Sherwood

Graduate Student

Marie-Emilie Terret

Research Fellow

Lab Affiliations


  • Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University (1992)
  • M.D./Ph.D. Fellow, Medical Scientist Training Program, Johns Hopkins University (1992-1999)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Damon Runyon Cancer Foundation (1999-2002)
  • Scholar, V Foundation for Cancer Research (2003)
  • Frederick R. Adler Chair for Junior Faculty (2003-2007)
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  • Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences (2003-2007)
  • Louise & Allston Boyer Young Investigator Award (2008)
  • Research Scholar, American Cancer Society (2008-2011)

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