Kirti Shukla


PhD (University of Heidelberg, Germany)

Telephone: +603 5514 6000 Ext: 59621 (DID: 5519 9621)
Room number: 4-8-35

Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Signaling Pathways, Genome Analysis, RNA biology.

Shukla K, Sharma AK, Ward A, Will R, Hielscher T, Balwierz A, et al. MicroRNA-30c-2-3p negatively regulates NF-kappaB signaling and cell cycle progression through downregulation of TRADD and CCNE1 in breast cancer. Molecular oncology. 2015 Feb 10. PubMed PMID: 25732226. 

Ward A, Shukla K, Balwierz A, Soons Z, Konig R, Sahin O, et al. MicroRNA-519a is a novel oncomir conferring tamoxifen resistance by targeting a network of tumour-suppressor genes in ER+ breast cancer. The Journal of pathology. 2014 Apr 21. PubMed PMID: 24752803. 

Ben-Chetrit N, Chetrit D, Russell R, Korner C, Mancini M, Abdul-Hai A, Shukla K, et al. Synaptojanin 2 is a druggable mediator of metastasis and the gene is overexpressed and amplified in breast cancer. Science signaling. 2015 Jan 20;8(360):ra7. PubMed PMID: 25605973. 

Kostler WJ, Zeisel A, Korner C, Tsai JM, Jacob-Hirsch J, Ben-Chetrit N, Sharma, K*, et al. Epidermal growth-factor-induced transcript isoform variation drives mammary cell migration. PloS one. 2013;8(12):e80566. PubMed PMID: 24324612. Pubmed Central PMCID: 3855657.

Srivastava S, Sharma, K*, Kumar N, Roy P. Bradykinin regulates osteoblast differentiation by Akt/ERK/NFkappaB signalling axis. Journal of cellular physiology. 2014 May 13. PubMed PMID: 24825463. 

Lauriola M, Enuka Y, Zeisel A, D'Uva G, Roth L, Sharon-Sevilla M, Sharma, K*, et al. Diurnal suppression of EGFR signalling by glucocorticoids and implications for tumour progression and treatment. Nature communications. 2014;5:5073. PubMed PMID: 25278152. Pubmed Central PMCID: 4205848. 

Aleksandra Balwierz, Alexander Bott, Christian Breunig, Nese Erdem, Chiara Giacomelli, Cindy Körner, Omar Salem, Kirti Shukla, Stefan Wiemann. microRNAs – kleine Moleküle ganz groß. Biologie in unserer Zeit, (2014); Doi:10.1002/biuz.201410543 

*Maiden name

Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Signalling Pathways, Genome Analysis, RNA biology.

  • Cancer Research Malaysia - Scientist
  • German Breast Group, Germany - Translational Scientist