Bala Koritala

Bala S. C. Koritala , PhD

Research Instructor-Affiliate

Medical Sciences Building

COM Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery - 0528

Education

Dr. rer. nat / PhD: Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, 2016 (Circadian Biology)

MSc: Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, 2014 (Biology)

MTech: Amity University NOIDA, 2011 (Biotechnology)

BTech: Bharath University Chennai, 2009 (Industrial Biotechnology)

Positions and Work Experience

06-2020 -06-2022 Research Associate, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati

11-2018 -04-2020 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Washington State University, Spokane

08-2016 -06-2018 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Rutgers University, Camden

Publications

Published Abstracts

Van Dongen, Hans P A; Koritala, Bala S C; Porter, Kenneth I; Arshad, Osama A; Gajula, Rajendra P; Mitchell, Hugh D; Arman, Tarana; Manjanatha, Mugimane G; Teeguarden, Justin; McDermott, Jason E; Gaddameedhi, Shobhan (2022. ) 0025 Circadian Dysregulation of Human DNA Repair Genes and Elevated DNA Damage in Simulated Night Shift Schedule .[Abstract]Sleep, 45 (Supplement_1 ) ,A11

Van Dongen, Hans P A; Koritala, Bala S C; Porter, Kenneth I; Arshad, Osama A; Gajula, Rajendra P; Mitchell, Hugh D; Arman, Tarana; Manjanatha, Mugimane G; Teeguarden, Justin; McDermott, Jason E; Gaddameedhi, Shobhan (2020. ) Night shift work and elevated cancer risk: circadian dysregulation of DNA repair genes and increased sensitivity to endogenous and exogenous sources of DNA damage .[Abstract]JOURNAL OF SLEEP RESEARCH, 29 ,253

Van Dongen, Hans P A; Koritala, Bala S C; McDermott, Jason E; Porter, Kenneth I; Arshad, Osama A; Gajula, Rajendra P; Mitchell, Hugh D; Arman, Tarana; Manjanatha, Mugimane G; Gaddameedhi, Shobhan (2020. ) 0025 Circadian Dysregulation of DNA Repair and Increased Endogenous and Exogenous Sensitivity to DNA Damage Precipitate Elevated Cancer Risk Associated with Night Shift Work .[Abstract]Sleep, 43 (Supplement_1 ) ,A10

Koritala, Bala S C; Porter, Kenneth I; Gajula, Rajendra P; Manjanatha, Mugimane G; Van Dongen, Hans P A; Gaddameedhi, Shobhan (2019. ) Night Shift Disrupts DNA Repair and Increases DNA Damage in Humans .[Abstract]Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, 60 ,61

Peer Reviewed Publications

Koritala, Bala S C; Porter, Kenneth I; Sarkar, Soumyadeep; Gaddameedhi, Shobhan (2022. ) Circadian disruption and cisplatin chronotherapy for mammary carcinoma.Toxicology and applied pharmacology, , 436 ,115863 More Information

Leader, Brittany A; Koritala, Bala S C; Moore, Charles A; Grigg Dean, Elaine H; Kottyan, Leah C; Smith, David F (2021. ) Epigenetics of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a systematic review.Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, , 17 (12 ) ,2533-2541 More Information

Koritala, Bala S C; Lee, Yin Yeng; Bhadri, Shweta S; Gaspar, Laetitia S; Stanforth, Corinne; Wu, Gang; Ruben, Marc D; Francey, Lauren J; Smith, David F (2021. ) Intermittent Hypoxia Alters the Circadian Expression of Clock Genes in Mouse Brain and Liver.Genes, , 12 (10 ) , More Information

Koritala, Bala S C; Conroy, Zachary; Smith, David F (2021. ) Circadian Biology in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland), , 11 (6 ) , More Information

Koritala, Bala S C; Porter, Kenneth I; Arshad, Osama A; Gajula, Rajendra P; Mitchell, Hugh D; Arman, Tarana; Manjanatha, Mugimane G; Teeguarden, Justin; Van Dongen, Hans P A; McDermott, Jason E; Gaddameedhi, Shobhan (2021. ) Night shift schedule causes circadian dysregulation of DNA repair genes and elevated DNA damage in humans.Journal of pineal research, , 70 (3 ) ,e12726 More Information

Sarkar, Soumyadeep; Porter, Kenneth I; Dakup, Panshak P; Gajula, Rajendra P; Koritala, Bala S C; Hylton, Ryan; Kemp, Michael G; Wakamatsu, Kazumasa; Gaddameedhi, Shobhan (2021. ) Circadian clock protein BMAL1 regulates melanogenesis through MITF in melanoma cells.Pigment cell & melanoma research, , 34 (5 ) ,955-965 More Information

Koritala, Bala S C; Wager, Craig; Waters, Joshua C; Pachucki, Ryan; Piccoli, Benedetto; Feng, Yaping; Scheinfeldt, Laura B; Shende, Sunil M; Park, Sohyun; Hozier, James I; Lalakia, Parth; Kumar, Dibyendu; Lee, Kwangwon (2020. ) Habitat-Specific Clock Variation and Its Consequence on Reproductive Fitness.Journal of biological rhythms, , 35 (2 ) ,134-144 More Information

Koritala, Bala S C; Çakmakl?, Selim (2018. ) The human circadian clock from health to economics.PsyCh journal, , 7 (4 ) ,176-196 More Information

Koritala, Bala S C; Lee, Kwangwon (2017. ) Natural Variation of the Circadian Clock in Neurospora.Advances in genetics, , 99 ,1-37 More Information

Book Chapter

Koritala, Bala S C; Ruben, Marc D; Smith, David F (2022 ) Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders. Essential Sleep Medicine and Surgery .New York, Nova Science Publishers (Author)

Jeevanandam, Jaison; Koritala, Bala SC; Suresh, Malakondaiah; Boakye-Ansah, Stephen; Danquah, Michael K (2022 ) Antimicrobial Applications of Green Synthesized Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites of Silver Green Nanomaterials .New York, Apple Academic Press

Encyclopedia Article

Koritala, Bala S C (2021. ) Scholarly Community Encyclopedia .

Honors and Awards

04-2021 First Place, Basic Science Poster Award American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Status:Recipient Level:National

06-2020 Vanda Pharmaceutical Excellence Award Society for Research on Biological Rhythms Status:Recipient Level:International

09-2019 EMGS New Investigator Travel Award Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society Status:Recipient Level:International

09-2019 Merit Abstract Award Working Time Society Status:Recipient Level:International

05-2018 SRBR Merit Award Society for Research on Biological Rhythms Status:Recipient Level:International

05-2016 SRBR Trainee Merit Award Society for Research on Biological Rhythms Status:Recipient Level:International

05-2009 Appreciation Award International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics Status:Recipient Level:International

Contact Information

Research - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45229
Phone: 513.803.7447
bala.koritala@cchmc.org; bala.koritala@icloud.com