Debdut Naskar, PhD

Post Doctoral Research Associate-I

Debdut Naskar joined the Wu lab after receiving his PhD from the University of Calcutta in 2015. He dissects the immune response in mouse models of autoimmune dieseases in order to understant the influence of gut microbiota on the development of such diseases.  Debdut enjoys spending time with his family, watching the Arizona Wildcats and other sports, and listening Indian music.

  • CSIR-UGC National Eligibity Test Fellowship, India, 2008-2013

Recent Publications


Naskar, D., F. Teng, K. M. Felix, P. C Bradley, and H-J. Joyce Wu, "Synthetic Retinoid AM80 Ameliorates Lung and Arthritic Autoimmune Responses by Inhibiting T Follicular Helper and Th17 Cell Responses.", J Immunol, vol. 198, issue 5, pp. 1855-1864, 2017 Mar 01. PMCID: PMC5324833  PMID: 28130500


Tan, T. Guan, E. Sefik, N. Geva-Zatorsky, L. Kua, D. Naskar, F. Teng, L. Pasman, A. Ortiz-Lopez, R. Jupp, H-J. Joyce Wu, et al., "Identifying species of symbiont bacteria from the human gut that, alone, can induce intestinal Th17 cells in mice.", Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 113, issue 50, pp. E8141-E8150, 2016 Dec 13. PMCID: PMC5167147  PMID: 27911839