University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Girja S. Shukla, PhD
Girja S. Shukla, PhD

Girja S. Shukla, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery

Contact Information
Office Location:
University of Vermont, 89 Beaumont Avenue, E309 Given Bldg., Burlington, VT, 05405


PhD, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India (1981)
MS, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India (1974)
BS, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India (1972)

Postdoctoral Training

Research Fellow, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi, India (1980)

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2002-Present)
Visiting Scientist (Sabbatical), Biochemistry Department, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1997-1999)

Other Professional Appointments

Principal Scientist-EII, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, India (1998-2002)
Principal Scientist-EI, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, India (1993-1998)
Visiting Scientist (Sabbatical), Mental Health Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI  (1988-1990)
Senior Scientist-C, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, India (1988-1993)
Visiting Scientist (Sabbatical), Pharmacology Department, Ottawa University, Ottawa, Ontario (1983-1984)
Scientist-B, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, India (1983-1988)
Visiting Scientist (Sabbatical), Drug & Material Toxicology Department, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN (1982-1983)
Scientist-A, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (a National Institute of CSIR), Lucknow, India (1981-1983)


Sun Y, Sholler GS, Shukla GS, Pero SC, Carman CL, Zhao P, Krag DN.  Autologous antibodies that bind neuroblastoma cells.  J Immunol Methods.  2015 Nov;426:35-41.  doi: 10.1016/j.jim.2015.07.009.  Epub 2015 Jul 23.  PMID: 26210205

Ahmed D, Kumar V, Verma A, Shukla GS, Sharma M.  Antidiabetic, antioxidant, antihyperlipidemic effect of extract of Euryale ferox salisb. with enhanced histopathology of pancreas, liver ad kidney in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats.  Springerplus.  2015 July 3;4:315.  doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-1059-7.  eCollection 2015.  doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-1059-7.  eCollection 2015.  PMID: 26155454.  PMCID: PMC4489967

Shukla GS, Krag DN, Peletskaya EN, Pero SC, Sun YJ, Carman CL, McCahill LE, Roland TA.  Intravenous infusion of phage-displayed antibody library in human cancer patients: enrichment and cancer-specificity of tumor-homing phage-antibodies.  Cancer Immunol Immunother.  2013 Aug;62(8):1397-410.  doi: 10.1007/s00262-013-1443-5. Epub 2013 Jun 5.  PMID: 23736951.  PMCID: PMC4524473

Sun Y, Shukla G, Pero SC, Currier E, Sholler G, Krag D.  Single tumor imaging with multiple antibodies targeting different antigens.  Biotechniques. 2012 Apr 1;52(4).  doi: 10.2144/000113855.  PMID: 26307247

Ambaye ND, Pero SC, Gunzburg MJ, Yap M, Clayton DJ, Del Borgo MP, Perlmutter P, Aguilar MI, Shukla GS, Peletskaya E, Cookson MM, Krag DN, Wilce MC, Wilce JA. Structural basis of binding by cyclic nonphosphorylated peptide antagonists of Grb7 implicated in breast cancer progression.  J Mol Biol.  2011 Sept;412(3):397-411.  doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2011.07.030. Epub 2011 Jul 23.  PMID: 21802427

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