Dr. Dipak K. Banerjee

Dr. Dipak K. Banerjee

Contact Info

  • Department of Biochemistry
    School of Medicine
    University of Puerto Rico
    Medical Sciences Campus
    San Juan, PR 00936-5067
  • Telephone: (787) 281-0155


  • Ph.D. University of Calcutta, India, 1976
  • M.Sc. In Biochemistry, 1968
  • B.Sc. In Chemistry, 1962

AAAS Fellow.  M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Calcutta, India. Postdoctoral training at the Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, MD and the Laboratory of Cell Biology, NIDDKD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.  Visiting Professor/Scientist at the Center for Cancer, MIT, Cambridge, MA; Center for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Phillips University, Marburg, Germany; Physical Biosciences Division, E.O. Lawrence Berkeley national Laboratory, Berkeley, CA.  Present and Past members of the Editorial Board:  Glycoconjugate Journal, Molecular & Cellular Biology Reports, Puerto Health Sciences Journal.  Recipient of Inventor’s Award from the US Department of Commerce, Hind Rattan Award, and Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman (Global Achiever Award) form the NRI Society.  Member of ASBMB, ASCB, Biochemical Society (UK), AACR, Sigma Xi, and the Society for Glycobiology. Publications in peer-review journals.  Presentations in scientific conferences as invited speaker/keynote speaker, etc.  Recipient of Patents from the United States Patents and Trademark Office.  Organized National and International Scientific Meetings. Trains students, postdoctoral fellows, and other professionals.

Research Interests

  • Regulatory Glycoscience and Glycobiology
  • Angiogenesis and Breast Cancer Progression and Metastasis
  • Regulation of protein N-glycosylation and protein structure-function relationship
  • Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation
  • Membrane Transport and Catecholamine Homeostasis

Selected Publications

Book editing:

GLYCOME: THE HIDDEN CODE IN BIOLOGY (2021); Editor: Dipak K. Banerjee; ISBN: 978-1-53619-377-0; Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York.