Subhash D. Katewa
  • Buck Institute for Research on Aging, USA
Research fields
  • Cancer biology
Personal information


Ph.D in Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India, 2004

Current position

Assistant Research Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, CA


  1. Katewa, S. D., Akagi, K., Bose, N., Rakshit, K., Camarella, T., Zheng, X., Hall, D., Davis, S., Nelson, C. S., Brem, R. B., Ramanathan, A., Sehgal, A., Giebultowicz, J. M. and Kapahi, P. (2016). Peripheral Circadian Clocks Mediate Dietary Restriction-Dependent Changes in Lifespan and Fat Metabolism in Drosophila. Cell Metab 23(1): 143-154.

  2. Katewa, S. D., Khanna, A. and Kapahi, P. (2014). Mitobolites: the elixir of life. Cell Metab 20(1): 8-9.

  3. Chatterjee, D., Katewa, S. D., Qi, Y., Jackson, S. A., Kapahi, P. and Jasper, H. (2014). Control of metabolic adaptation to fasting by dILP6-induced insulin signaling in Drosophila oenocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111(50): 17959-17964.

  4. Katewa, S. D., Demontis, F., Kolipinski, M., Hubbard, A., Gill, M. S., Perrimon, N., Melov, S. and Kapahi, P. (2012). Intramyocellular fatty-acid metabolism plays a critical role in mediating responses to dietary restriction in Drosophila melanogaster. Cell Metab 16(1): 97-103.

  5. Katewa, S. D. and Kapahi, P. (2011). Role of TOR signaling in aging and related biological processes in Drosophila melanogaster. Exp Gerontol 46(5): 382-390.

  6. Kapahi, P., Chen, D., Rogers, A. N., Katewa, S. D., Li, P. W., Thomas, E. L. and Kockel, L. (2010). With TOR, less is more: a key role for the conserved nutrient-sensing TOR pathway in aging. Cell Metab 11(6): 453-465.

  7. Katewa, S. D. and Kapahi, P. (2010). Dietary restriction and aging, 2009. Aging Cell 9(2): 105-112.

  8. Zid, B. M., Rogers, A. N., Katewa, S. D., Vargas, M. A., Kolipinski, M. C., Lu, T. A., Benzer, S. and Kapahi, P. (2009). 4E-BP extends lifespan upon dietary restriction by enhancing mitochondrial activity in Drosophila. Cell 139(1): 149-160.

  9. Melvin, R. G., Katewa, S. D. and Ballard, J. W. (2008). A candidate complex approach to study functional mitochondrial DNA changes: sequence variation and quaternary structure modeling of Drosophila simulans cytochrome c oxidase. J Mol Evol 66(3): 232-242.

  10. Ballard, J. W., Melvin, R. G., Miller, J. T. and Katewa, S. D. (2007). Sex differences in survival and mitochondrial bioenergetics during aging in Drosophila. Aging Cell 6(5): 699-708.

  11. Katewa, S. D. and Ballard, J. W. (2007). Sympatric Drosophila simulans flies with distinct mtDNA show age related differences in mitochondrial metabolism. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 37(9): 923-932.

  12. Ballard, J. W., Melvin, R. G., Katewa, S. D. and Maas, K. (2007). Mitochondrial DNA variation is associated with measurable differences in life-history traits and mitochondrial metabolism in Drosophila simulans. Evolution 61(7): 1735-1747.

  13. Katewa, S. D. and Ballard, J. W. (2007). Sympatric Drosophila simulans flies with distinct mtDNA show difference in mitochondrial respiration and electron transport. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 37(3): 213-222.

  14. Ballard, J. W., Katewa, S. D., Melvin, R. G. and Chan, G. (2007). Comparative analysis of mitochondrial genotype and aging. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1114: 93-106.

  15. Katewa, S. D., Melvin, R. G. and Ballard, J. W. O. (2006). Comparison of methods and body parts for estimation of hydrogen peroxide production by isolated mitochondria from Drosophila simulans. Dros Inf Serv 89:107-111.

  16. Srinivasan, M., Katewa, S. D., Palaniyappan, A., Pandya, J. D. and Patel, M. S. (2006). Maternal high-fat diet consumption results in fetal malprogramming predisposing to the onset of metabolic syndrome-like phenotype in adulthood. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 291(4): E792-799.

  17. Katewa, S. D. and Katyare, S. S. (2005). Antimalarials inhibit human erythrocyte membrane acetylcholinesterase. Drug Chem Toxicol 28(4): 467-482.

  18. Patel, S. P., Katewa, S. D. and Katyare, S. S. (2005). Effect of antimalarials treatment on rat liver lysosomal function-Anin vivo study. Indian J Clin Biochem 20(1): 1-8.

  19. Katewa, S. D. and Katyare, S. S. (2004). Treatment with antimalarials adversely affects the oxidative energy metabolism in rat liver mitochondria. Drug Chem Toxicol 27(1): 41-53.

  20. Katewa, S. D. and Katyare, S. S. (2003). A simplified method for inorganic phosphate determination and its application for phosphate analysis in enzyme assays. Anal Biochem 323(2): 180-187.

  21. Katewa, S. D. and Katyare, S. S. (2003). Kinetic attributes of rat liver microsomal adenosine 5' triphosphate phosphohydrolase (ATPase). Indian J Biochem Biophys 40(4): 252-259.

  22. Katewa SD, Patel BD, Pandya JD, Katyare SS (2003). Lysosomal membrane stabilizing effects of antimalarials – an in vitro study. J An Morphol Physiol 50:71-75.

  23. Pandya, J. D., Patel, B. D., Katewa, S. D. and Katyare, S. S. (2003). Studies on kinetic properties of acid phosphatase from nuclei-free rat liver homogenate using different substrates. Indian J Exp Biol 41(3): 205-210.

  24. Katewa, S. D., Dave, K. R. and Katyare, S. S. (2003). Membrane function alterations in erythrocytes from mood disorder patients. S Afr Psych Rev 6:11-20.

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