Dr. Kiran Ambatipudi - Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Dr. Kiran Ambatipudi
Srinivas Kiran Ambatipudi Associate professor kiran.ambatipudi@bt.iitr.ac.in +91-1332-284786
Areas of Interest
  • Application of proteomics in elucidate the role of milk proteins in the pathophysiology of animal disease, Chemoresistance and breast cancer progression
Professional Background
2013-08-125 months 3 daysScientistVaccine Production Program Laboratory, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
2013-06-241 month 16 daysSenior ScientistEurofins Medinet, Chantilly, USA
2010-06-212 years 7 months 25 daysResearch FellowDental and Craniofacial Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
2007-08-152 years 10 months 3 daysPostdoctoral Research AssociateSchool of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, USA
2005-01-012 years InstructorSchool of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Multiple Posts
2020-08-10OngoingAssociate ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2020-01-01OngoingAssociate Dean of Students' Welfare (Student Wellness)Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2018-01-01OngoingFaculty AdvisorE Summit, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2016-01-01OngoingMember DRC (Departmental Research CommitteeDept. of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2014-01-176 years 6 months 24 daysAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
2018-07-011 year 11 months 29 daysChief WardenRajiv Bhawan, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2016-07-011 year 11 months 29 daysWardenRajiv Bhawan, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2016-07-0111 months 29 daysStaff Advisor Students Club, CricketIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Research in Biotechnology (Veterinary and Animal Science Discipline)Venus International Foundation2021
Distinguished member of "Research Committee"Swami Rama Himalayan University, Jolly Grant, Dehradun2021
Member for "Scientific Panel of Antibiotic Residues"Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare2020
International travel support(DST-SERB)65th American society of mass spectrometry, Indianapolis, USA2017
2nd Prize in Oral PresentationInternational Conference in Genomics and Proteomics2014
Travel Fellowship for Oral PresentationInternational Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology, Charleston, USA2006
Awarded with Travel Fellowship in the year 2006 during the work at Macquarie University Travel GrantMacquarie University, Sydney, Australia2005
Travel Fellowship for Oral PresentationInternational Society for Wild Life Disease, Cairns, Australia2005
Travel Fellowship for Poster PresentationAustralian Peptide Conference, Hamilton Island, Australia2005
Travel Fellowship for Poster PresentationLorne Protein Conference, Philip Island, Australia2005
Educational Details
PhDBiological SciencesMacquarie University, Sydney, Australia2007
MScApplied GeneticsUniversity of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK2003
BVSc. & AHVeterinary ScienceOdisha University of Agriculture and Technology2002
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Bee stingDBT2021-06-07Ongoing
Bovine milk fat globule characterizationDBT2020-08-05Ongoing
Quantitative proteomics of milk proteins in bovine mastitisMHRD2014-043 years
Bovine milk glycoproteomicsDST-SERB2016-083 years 2 months
Lipidomics of bovine milk under different seasons and feedsDBT2015-093 years
  • Odisha Veterinary Council, Member
  • Proteomics Society of India, Life Membership
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Genomics and ProteomicsBTN-441B Tech Year 3Spring
Good Laboratory Practices and BioethicsBTN-636Pre-PhDSpring
Technical CommunicationBTN-524MSc and Pre-PhDSpring
Animal BiotechnologyBTN-305B Tech - Year 3Autumn
Technical CommunicationBTN-391B Tech- Year 3Autumn
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Kuldeep GiriSalivary Proteins in Breast Cancer Progression
Monica YadavHuman Milk and its Role in Modulation of Gut Microbiota
Ayushi KapoorBovine Milk in Breast Cancer Therapy
Vinod BishtDevelopment of Chemosresistance in Breast Cancer
Arpita DasCharacterization of bovine milk
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Isolation and Characterization of Bovine Milk LipidsAparna VermaA2014-07-15
Bovine milk characterization in clinical mastitisSudipa MaityA2016-01
International Virtual Conference on Emerging Challenges to Veterinary ProfessionIndian Veterinary Association- Virtual Conference2021-06-19
Career Symposium 2021 by International Faculty for the TraineesNational Institutes of Health2021-05-03
The ABC of Grant WritingP value2021-04-18
Indicators of Internal Ecological Factors of Shifting from Bovine Mammary Symbiosis to Dysbiosis: How Early? and How Fast?Proteomics Society of India2021-01-29
In-Depth Bovine Milk Analysis to Unearth Goldmine Beneficial for Health ApplicationsCollege of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (National Webinar)2020-08
Characterization of Bovine Milk in Health and DiseaseLovely Professional University2020-08
Human Saliva: Body’s Mirror in Health and Disease?ASEAN -INDIA Workshop on "Emerging Technologies for Young Biotech Professionals, IGIB, New Delhi2019-09
The Walk of Life in Biological Laboratory: Dos and Don’tsDepartment of Biochemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India2018-03
Human Saliva: Body’s Mirror in Health and Disease?Institute of Life Science, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India2017-03
Proteomics in Veterinary Research: Bench-to-Pen SideNTR College of Veterinary Science, Sri Venkateswara University, Gannavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India2019-04
Books Authored
  • Editors: Debiprasanna Das, Kiran Ambatipudi, Bhabesh C. Das, Basanti Jena, Hidden Treasure: Veterinary Science, Brillion Publishing, 2021, ISBN Code: 978-93-90757-07-7.
Other work

- Journal Reviewer

1. Food Chemistry, 2. Food Research International, 3. PLoS ONE, 4. Journal of Food Engineering, and 4. BMC Veterinary Research

Refereed Journal Papers


1Ana Caroline Costa-da-Silva, Marit H Aure, Joshua Dodge, Daniel Martin, Susan Dhamala, Monica Cho, Jeremy J Rose, Carol W Bassim, Kiran Ambatipudi, Frances T Hakim, Steven Z Pavletic, Jacqueline W Mays. iScience. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.103592

2. Shweta Jha*, Sudipa Maity, Jahawar Singh, Chaya Chouhan, Nisha Tak, Kiran Ambatipudi.  Integrated physiological and comparative proteomics analysis of contrasting genotypes of pearl millet reveals underlying salt-responsive mechanisms. Physiologia Plantarum. doi: 10.1111/ppl.13065 * Corresponding Author

3. Neetu Neetu, Madhusudhanarao Katiki, Krishna Mahto, Monica Sharma, Anoop Narayanan, Sudipa Maity, Shailly Tomar, Kiran Ambatipudi, Ashwani Kumar Sharma, Dinesh Yernool, Pravindra Kumar (2021). Deciphering the enigma of missing DNA bnding domain of LacI family transcription factors. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 713, 30.

4. Vinod S. Bisht, Kuldeep Giri, Deepak Kumar, Kiran Ambatipudi (2021). Oxygen and Metabolic Reprogramming in the Tumor Microenvironment Influences Metastasis Homing. Cancer Biology & Therapy, 25, 1-20.

5. Kuldeep Giri, Sudipa Maity, Kiran Ambatipudi (2021). In Silio Data Mining of Human Body Fluids to Unravel the Immunome in Breast Cancer. Journal of Proteins and Proteomics, 12, 45-62.

6. Sudipa Maity and Kiran AmbatipudiMammary Microbial Dysbiosis Leads to the Zoonosis of Bovine Mastitis: A One-Health Perspective. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 97 (1).


7. Aparna Verma, Ningombam Sanjib Meitei, Prakash Gajbhiye, Mark Raftery, Kiran Ambatipudi. Comparative analysis of milk triglycerides profile between Jafarabadi buffalo and Holstein Friesian cow. Metabolites,10 (12), 507.

8.Sudipa Maity, Debiprasanna Das, Kiran AmbatipudiQuantitative Alterations in Bovine Milk Proteome between  Healthy, Subclinical and Clinical Mastitis during S. aureus Infection. Journal of Proteomics,  223, 103815. 

9. Sudipa Maity, Aadil Bhat, Kuldeep Giri, Kiran Ambatipudi. BoMiProt: A Database of Bovine Milk Proteins. Journal of Proteomics, 215, 103648.

10. Aparna Verma, Ajay K. Sharma, Ayushi Agarwal, Saurav Datta*, Kiran Ambatipudi*. Selective Enrichment of Milk Fat Globules Using Functionalized Polyvinylidene Fluoride membrane. Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 50, 18-27. ¶ Equal Contribution; * Co-Corresponding Author


11. Aparna Verma, Tamoghna Ghosh, Bharat Bhushan, Gopinath Packirisamy, Naveen K. Navani, Pranita P. Sarangi, Kiran Ambatipudi. Characterization of Difference in Structure and Function of Fresh and Mastitic Bovine Milk Fat Globules. PLoS One, 14 (8), e0221830.

12. Teotia D, Gaid M, Saini SS, Verma A, Yennamalli RM, Khare SP, Ambatipudi K, Mir JI, Beuerle T, Hänsch R, Roy P, Agrawal PK, Beerhues L, Sircar D. Cinnamate:CoA-ligase is involved in Benzoate-derived Biphenyl Phytoalexin Biosynthesis in Malus × domestica 'Golden Delicious' Cell Cultures. Plant J. 100, 1176-1192.

13. Sudipa Maity, Kiran AmbatipudiQuantitative Proteomics of Milk Whey Reveals Breed and Season Specific Variation in Protein Abundance in Holstein Friesian Cow and Murrah Buffalo. Research in Veterinary Science, 125, 244-252.

14. Kuldeep Giri, Anurag Mehta, Kiran Ambatipudi. In search of the Altering Salivary Proteome in Metastatic Breast and Ovarian Cancer. FASEB BioAdvances, 1, 191-207. (In the top 10% of most downloaded papers  of FASEB BioAdvances Journal between January 2018-December 2019)

15. Aadil H. Bhat, Sudipa Maity, Kuldeep Giri, Kiran Ambatipudi. Protein glycosylation: Sweet or Bitter for Bacterial Pathogens? Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 45, 82-102.


16. Atin Sharma, Vineet Dubey, Rajnikant Sharma, Kuldip Devnath, Vivek Kumar Gupta, Jawed Akhter, Timsy Bhando, AparnaVerma, Kiran Ambatipudi, Mihir Sarkar, Ranjana Pathania. The unusual glycine rich C-terminus of the Acinetobacter baumannii RNA chaperone Hfq plays an important role in bacterial physiology. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 293, 13377-13388.

17. #Sarangi PP,  #Chakraborty P, Dash SP, Ikeuchi T, Vega SD, Ambatipudi K, Wahl L, *Yamada Y. Cell adhesion protein Fibulin-7 and its C-terminal fragment negatively regulate monocyte and macrophage migration and functions in vitro and in vivo. FASEB Journal, 32, 4889-4898.


18Kumar P, Kesari P, Dhindwal S, Choudhary A.K., Katiki M, Neetu, Verma A, Ambatipudi K, Tomar S, Sharma A.K., Mishra G, Kumar P. A novel function for globulin in sequestering plant hormone: Crystal structure of Wrightia tinctoria 11S globulin in complex with auxin. Scientific Reports, 7, 4705.


19. Aparna Verma and Kiran Ambatipudi. Challenges and opportunities of bovine milk analysis by mass spectrometry. Clinical Proteomics, 13, 8. (Invited Review)


20. Shveta Bathla#; Preeti Rawat#; Rubina Baithalu; Munna Lal Yadav; Jasmine Naru; Anurag Tiwari; Sudarshan Kumar; Ashok K. Balhara; Surender Singh; Suman Chaudhary; Rajesh KumarPradip Behere; Sushil K. Phulia; Tushar K. Mohanty; Jai K. Kaushik; Shivramaiah Nallapeta; Inderjeet Singh; Srinivas K. Ambatipudi; Ashok K. Mohanty. Profiling of cow urinary proteins using various extraction methods reveals more than 1550 proteins. Journal of Proteomics, S1874-3919, 30023-3. # (Equal Contribution).



1.  Peter Burbelo, Kiran Ambatipudi, Ilias Alevizos (2014). Genome-wide association studies in Sjögren’s Syndrome: what are the genes telling us about disease pathogenesis? Autoimmunity Reviews, 13, 756-761.

2. Kiran S. Ambatipudi* and James E. Melvin (2013). Cancer biomarker discovery in saliva by mass spectrometry.  (*Corresponding author), Oncology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reports, 2, 1-8.

3. Kiran S. AmbatipudiSteve Swatkoski, James J. Moresco, Patricia G. Tu, Andreea Coca, Jennifer H. Anolik, Marjan Gucek, Igñacio Sanz, John R. Yates III, James E. Melvin (2012). Quantitative proteomics of human parotid saliva in primary Sjögren’s syndrome. Proteomics, 12, 1-8.

4.  Bassim CW*, Ambatipudi KS*, Mays JW, Edwards DA, Swatkoski S, Fassil H, Bird K, Gucek M, Melvin  JE, Pavletic SZ (2012). Quantitative salivary proteomics of oral chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease in humans. (*Co- First Author), Journal of Clinical Immunology, 32, 1390-9.

5.  Gregoire S, Silva BB, Gonzalez I, Agidi PS, Xiao J, Klein MI, Ambatipudi KS, Bauserman R, Waugh R, Koo H  (2011). A novel role for the glucosyltransferase B in Candida albicans interactions with Streptococcus mutans and apatitic surfaces. Applied and Environmental Microbiology77, 6357-67.

6.  Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Fred K. Hagen, Claire Delahunty, Xuemei Han, Rubina Shafi, Jennifer Hryhorenko, Stacy Gregoire, Bob Marquis, James E. Melvin, Hyun M. Koo, John R Yates III (2010). Human Common Salivary Protein-1  (CSP-1) Promotes binding of Streptococcus mutans to experimental salivary pellicle and glucans formed on hydroxyapatite surface. Journal of Proteome Research, 9, 6605-14.

7Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Bingwen Lu, Fred K. Hagen, James E. Melvin, John R. Yates III (2009). Quantitative analysis of age specific variation in the expression of human female parotid salivary proteins. Journal of Proteome Research, 8, 5093-5102. (Highlighted in the issue of J Proteome Res.).

8Kiran S. Ambatipudi and Elizabeth Deane (2008). Proteomic analysis of neutrophil granule proteins in the Tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Molecular Immunology, 45; 690-700.

9.  Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Janice Joss, Mark Raftery and Elizabeth Deane (2008). A proteomic approach to analysis of antimicrobial activity in marsupial pouch secretions. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 32; 108-20.

10.  Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Janice Joss and Elizabeth Deane (2007). A comparative proteomic analysis of skin secretion of the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii) and the wombats (Vombatus ursinus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D: Genomics and Proteomics, (2); 322-331.

11. Kiran S. Ambatipudi, Julie Old, Michael Guilhaus, Mark Raftery, Lyn Hinds and Elizabeth Deane (2006). Proteomic analysis of neutrophil proteins in the Tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Comparative Biochemistry and PhysiologyPart D: Genomics and Proteomics, (1): 283- 291.

12.  Pattanaik T. K., Nath I., Bose V. S. C., Kiran A. S. (2001). Bone plating of distal radioulnar fracture in a  dog. Indian   Journal of Veterinary SurgeryVol. 22(1): 59-60.

13.  Pattanaik T. K., Nath I., Bose V. S. C., Kiran A. S. (2001). Open reduction of elbow dislocation in a dog. Indian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, Vol. 22(1): 63.






1. Srinivas Kiran Ambatipudi, Saurav Datta, Aparna Verma.“Functionalized membrane based Process for selective isolation and Enrichment of milk fat globules (MFGs)”. Patent No: 357223

2. Srinivas Kiran Ambatipudi and Aparna Verma. ‘A Bioconversion Process To Produce Bioactive Cordyceps Species From Food Waste’ Indian Patent, Provisional Patent no: application number ‘201811023344’filed on June 22nd2018.

Books Authored

Book Chapter

1. Ayushi Kapoor, Monica Yadav, Aparna Verma, Kiran Ambatipudi (2021). Biotechnological Applications in Food Production, Processing, Packaging, and Safety. In: Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 54: Animal Biotechnology for Livestock Production. Editors: Vinod Kumar Yata, Ashok Kumar Mohanty, and Eric Lichtfouse. Publisher: Springer Nature. (In Press)

2. Kuldeep Giri, Vinod Singh Bisht, Sudipa Maity, Kiran Ambatipudi (2020). Biotechnological Advances for Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Nanotechnology: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Life Sciences. Editors: Rout, Kerry, and Dutta. Chapter 14, Apple Academic Press. (In Press)

2. Marcelo A. Catalán, Kiran S. Ambatipudi and James E. Melvin. (2012). Salivary Gland Secretion. In: Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Chapter: 45, Elsevier. Editor: Leonard R. Johnson, Academic Press, 2012, pp. 1229-1250. 

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