Dr Prasanna Kumar Kallingappa

Postgraduate supervision


Venkatesh Vaidyanathan (PhD Advisor)


Summer students

Jiwon Choi (2016)



Principle Investigator: The production of genetically modified mice and rats

Areas of expertise

Artificial Reproductive Technologies

Embryonic Genome Engineering

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

Genetics and Epigenetics

Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Kallingappa, P. K., Turner, P. M., Eichenlaub, M. P., Green, A. L., Oback, F. C., Chibnall, A. M., ... Oback, B. (2016). Quiescence loosens epigenetic constraints in bovine somatic cells and improves their reprogramming into totipotency. Biology of Reproduction, 95 (1), 1-10. 10.1095/biolreprod.115.137109
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Bjorn Oback
  • Verma, V., Huang, B., Kallingappa, P. K., & Oback, B. (2013). Dual kinase inhibition promotes pluripotency in finite bovine embryonic cell lines. Stem Cells and Development, 22 (11), 1728-1742. 10.1089/scd.2012.0481
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Bjorn Oback
  • Huang, B., Li, T., Alonso-Gonzalez, L., Gorre, R., Keatley, S., Green, A., ... Oback, B. (2011). A virus-free poly-promoter vector induces pluripotency in quiescent bovine cells under chemically defined conditions of dual kinase inhibition. PloS one, 6 (9)10.1371/journal.pone.0024501
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Bjorn Oback


Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 502 - Bldg 502
Level 6, Room 603
New Zealand

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