Anamika Basu

Biology Instructor, Full-Time Faculty Biology
Work Phone: 760-366-3791 ext 0497


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Ph.D. in Life Sciences (Genetics): 2005

M.Sc. in Zoology (Specialization in Cytology and Genetics): 1998

B.Sc. in Zoology (honors) with Botany and Chemistry: 1996


Professor, Biology: 2016- present
Copper Mountain College, Joshua Tree, CA

Summer Lecturer, Genetics: 2016-present
University of California, Riverside, CA

Adjunct Lecturer, Human Genetics: 2013-present
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

Post-doctoral Research Associate: 2006-present
Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA

Adjunct Lecturer, Anatomy & Physiology: 2011-16
San Bernardino Valley College, San Bernardino, CA

Adjunct Lecturer, Anatomy & Physiology: 2015- 16
Norco College, Norco, CA

Instructor, Translational Research Training Course: 2014
Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA

Post-doctoral Research Fellow: 2005-06
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA


  • Research collaboration: UTEP Border Biomedical Research Center- Oxidative stress induced cellular survival pathways in colorectal cancer health disparities,”, 2019-present
  • One of my research publications was declared to be among the top 25% most cited PLOS ONE journal articles, 2017
  • Member, Editorial Board: Molecular Biology Reports journal
  • Associate Editor: American Journal of Cancer Science, 2014-16
  • Reviewer for peer-reviewed journals: PLoS ONE, Tumor Biology, Clinical Biochemistry, American Journal of Cancer Science, Metabolic Brain Disease, Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research, PeerJ, J Exp. Clin Cancer Res., Met. Br. Dis.
  • Grant Reviewer: Reviewed a grant application for the OeNB Anniversary Fund – an Institution of the Austrian Central Bank which promotes projects in scientific research in Austria, 2012
  • Fogarty International Postdoctoral Fellowship from University of California, Berkeley. 2005-06


  1. Durán AM, Salto LM, Câmara J, Basu A, et al., (2019). Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity:Targets and Therapy.  Jan 8;12:109-120. doi: 10.2147/DMSO.S187268. eCollection 2019
  2. Cajigas-Du Ross CK, Martinez SR, Duran AM, Woods-Burnham L, Roy S, Basu A, et al., (2018). Jul 13; 9(54):30363-30384. doi: 0.18632/oncotarget.25744.
  3. Woods-Burnham L, Basu A, Cajigas-Du Ross CK, et al., (2017). Prostate Dec; 77(16):1601-1608.
  4. Basu A, Cajigas-DuRoss CK, Rios-Colon L, et al., (2016). PLoS One 11(1) e0146549. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146549.
  5. Ochs RL, Mahler M, Basu A, et al., (2016). Exp. Med. 16: 273-293
  6. Basu A, Woods-Burnham L, Ortiz G, et al., (2015). Clin Immunol. 161(2):241-250.
  7. Basu A, Sanchez TW, Casiano CA (2015). Front Immunol Mar 20;6:116. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2015.00116. eCollection 2015. Review.
  8. Basu A, Rios-Colon L, Casiano CA (2015). In Autoantigens, Autoantibodies, Autoimmunity 10:149-158. Conrad K. PABST Science Publishers, Lengerich