Ananya Dasgupta, PhD




Postdoctoral Researcher 

133 Irvine Hall
School of Medicine, UC Irvine, CA 92697

I obtained my Ph.D at National University of Singapore in 2017 with my works of in vitro electrophysiology in the hippocampus. I joined the Igarashi lab in May 2018.


Benoy A, Dasgupta A, Sajikumar S.
Hippocampal area CA2: an emerging modulatory gateway in the hippocampal circuit.
Exp Brain Res. 2018 Apr;236(4):919-931. doi: 10.1007/s00221-018-5187-5

Dasgupta A, Kim J, Manakkadan A, Arumugam TV, Sajikumar S.
Intermittent fasting promotes prolonged associative interactions during synaptic tagging/capture by altering the metaplastic properties of the CA1 hippocampal neurons.
Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S1074-7427(17)30206-X

Dasgupta A., Baby N., Krishna Kumar., Hakim M., Yuk Peng W., Behnisch T., Soong TW., Sajikumar S. (2017)
Substance P induces plasticity and synaptic tagging/capture in CA2:
Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences

Chew B., Ryu J.R., Ng T., Ma D., Dasgupta A., Neo S.H., Zhao J., Zhong Z., Bichler Z., Sajikumar S. and Goh E.L., 2015
Lentiviral silencing of GSK-3β in adult dentate gyrus impairs contextual fear memory
and synaptic plasticity
Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience

Shetty M.S., Sharma M., Hui N.S., Dasgupta A., Gopinadhan S. and Sajikumar S., 2015, Investigation of
synaptic tagging/capture and cross-capture using acute hippocampal slices from rodents, Journal of visualized experiments

Kalidasan V., Liu X., Ding J., Dasgupta A. and Sajikumar S., 2016,
A combinatorial approach to enhance the biocompatibility and heating efficiency of magnetic hyperthermia-Serum Albumin conjugated ferrimagneticmagnetite nanoparticles
MRS Advances