Department of Zoology, Nizam College, Hyderabad, Andhra pradesh, India; Endocrine Research Facility, Department of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University, NJ, USA.
Dr. Senthilkumar Rajagopal secured a PhD in Biochemistry from Annamalai University, INDIA. He did his three Post-doctoral researches in Anesthesiology in University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, followed by Department of Cancer Immunology & AIDS, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts and, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA. He is currently working as a Scientist at Nizam College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, INDIA. Dr. Senthilkumar is a recipient of Rameshwardasji Birla Smarak Kosh Endowment award from Mumbai Medical Trust, Mumbai, INDIA and Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship from Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. Dr. Senthilkumar has more than 10 years of research experiences in various fields such as Alcoholic hepatotoxicity, Voltage gated calcium channels, protein kinase C phosphorylation, ADAM family, Smooth muscle physiology, G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathways, Neurotransmitters transporters to Central Nervous system. He has published nearly 40 research articles in various peer-reviewed international journals, 5 book chapters, 7 abstracts, 37 conferences proceedings/abstracts and attended 30 various workshops/seminars in India, Canada and USA. He is on the editorial/reviewer board in 20 peer-reviewed international journals such as Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, American Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, etc. He has reviewed and screened the abstracts – 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 for National Biotechnology Conferences and Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) and also served the special judge for Biophysical Society award at Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair-2011. He has a life member of well-known scientific associations like Indian Society for Atherosclerosis Research (ISAR), The International Science Congress Association (ISCA), Society of Biological Chemistry (SBC), Society for Free Radical Research India (SFRR), The Indian Society of Cell Biology (ISCB) and member of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and Science Advisory Board (SAB). He conducts research in the area of G-protein coupled receptor mediated intracellular mechanisms by Alcohol-induced digestive disorders in the gastrointestinal tract. Currently, he is mentoring graduate students and having research projects from various funding agencies.