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  • Prof Ram Rajasekharan

  • Professor
  • Central University of Tamil Nadu
Publications 1987 - 2020

Publications

  • 93
    Journal Articles
  • 1
    Book Chapter
  • 3
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 12
    Misc
  • 5
    Review
  • 4
    Incollection
  • 1
    Note
  • 8
    Projects
  • 5
  • 5
  • 8
  • 45

Citations / H-Index

1564 Citations
22 h-index
1459 Citations

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Expertise

Biology

Lipid biology

Personal Information

Prof Ram Rajasekharan

Male
Department of Microbiology Central University of Tamil Nadu, Neelakudi, Thiruvarur – 610 005, INDIA
Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India - 610005


Experience

  • Professor

    Department Of Microbiology

    Central University of Tamil Nadu

  • Director

    Department of Lipid Science

    Central Food Technological Research Institute

  • Director

    Biotechnology

    Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

  • Professor

    Department of Biochemistry

    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Honours and Awards

2021

Life Time Achievement Award

Society of Chemical & Synthetic Biology, Tamil Nadu

2016

Professor G. V. Joshi Memorial Award

Indian Society of Plant Physiology (NCCP-2016)

2013

J.C. Bose National Fellow

Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

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2021

Life Time Achievement Award

Society of Chemical & Synthetic Biology, Tamil Nadu

2016

Professor G. V. Joshi Memorial Award

Indian Society of Plant Physiology (NCCP-2016)

2013

J.C. Bose National Fellow

Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

2012

Fellow of Indian National Science Academy (FNA)

Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi

2012

Technology Award for Life Sciences

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India

2011

Prof. I. S. Bhatia Memorial Award

The Society of Biological Chemists, India

2009

Pro Vice-Chancellor Award -Excellence in Research

Monash University, Malaysia

2008

Pro Vice-Chancellor Award -Excellence in Research

Monash University, Malaysia

2008

Platinum Jubilee Award for Application Oriented Innovations in Biological Sciences

National Academy of Sciences - Reliance Industries

2006

Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, (FNASc)

Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore

2006

Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, (FNASc)

Indian Academy of Sciences, Allahabad

2004

Sir C. V. Raman State Award in Life Sciences

Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka

2003

Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, (FNAAS)

National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi

2002

National Bioscience Award for Career Development

Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

1999

Agricultural Biotechnology Excellence Award

Nagarjuna Group, Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited, Hyderabad

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2021

A molecular understanding of human sucrase enzyme with sugarcane sucrase inhibitor

Dileep, S. A, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2019

Studies on regulation of cell morphology and lipid metabolism in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

M Jayaprakash Rao, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2019

Obesity and thermogenesis: Molecules from dietary sources that convert white to brown adipose tissue

Anusha Jahagirdar, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

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2021

A molecular understanding of human sucrase enzyme with sugarcane sucrase inhibitor

Dileep, S. A, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2019

Studies on regulation of cell morphology and lipid metabolism in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

M Jayaprakash Rao, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2019

Obesity and thermogenesis: Molecules from dietary sources that convert white to brown adipose tissue

Anusha Jahagirdar, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2018

Role of Stress Regulatory Transcription factor Msn2/Msn4 in Fatty acid Oxidation in Budding Yeast

Praveen Rajvanshi, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2018

Role of Alpha Beta Hydrolase Domain Containing Protein in Lipid Metabolism and its Regulation

Madhuri Arya, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2018

Lipidome and transcriptome profiling of omega-3 fatty acid rich plant leaves

Venkateshwari V, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2017

Transcriptional Regulation of Phospholipase by yeast activator Protein 1 in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

Ramya Vishvanathan, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2017

Role of Yeast DDHD Domain- Containing Lipase in Mitochondrial Phospholipid remodeling and its regulation

Pradeep Kumar Yadav, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2016

Role of Alpha Beta Hydrolase Domain Containing Protein in Plant Growth and Development

Anitha VijayaKumar, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2016

Zinc- Responsive Activator Protein 1 Regulate Lipoic acid Content and Triacylglycerol Metabolism in Budding Yeast

Neelima Singh, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2016

Impact of Phosphate Limitation on Eukaryotic Lipid Metabolism and its Regulation

Kamlesh Kumar Yadav, ACADEMY OF SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

2015

Identification of Physiological Substrate for Newly Identified Serine/Theronine/Tyrosine Protein Kinase

R. Iyappan, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2013

Implication of Soluble Diacylglycerol Acyltransfease in Triacylglycerol Biosynthesis in yeast and plants

Hima Rani, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2012

Molecular Mechanism underlying Phosphatidylinositol - Specific Phospholipase C mediated Regulation of Lipid Metabolism

Sunny Rupwate, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2012

Oleosin, B bifunctinal Enzyme in Phosphoregulated by Protein Kinase

V. Parthibane, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2011

Soluble lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferase in human

Geetha Ramakrishnan, Monash University

2011

Identification of in vivo substrate for a newly identified protein kinase

Hooi Ling Ho, Monash University

2008

Soluble Lysophosophatidic Acid Acyltransferase in Human

Anandha Kumar Ghosh, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2008

Soluble Lysophosphatidic Acid Phosphatase from Yeasts and Plant: Role in Lipid Metabolism

Venky Sreedar Reddy , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2006

Manganese-Dependent Serine/Threonine/Tyrosine Kinase from Arabidopsis Thaliana: Role of Serine and Threonine Residue in the Regulation of Kinase Activity

Mamatha Reddy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2005

A Novel Family of Soluble Diacylglycerol Acyltransferase

Saikat Saha, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2004

A Novel Caffeine Oxidase from Pseudomonas Putida

Kamal Dev, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2004

Triacylglycerol Biosynthesis Complex in Oleaginous Yeast: Role of Acyl Carrier Protein and Superoxide Dismutase

Sumana ReychaudhUri, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2003

Soluble Triglycerol Biosynthesis Machineries in Oleaginous Yeast: Role in Triacylglycerol Accumulation and cell Growth

Akansha Gangar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2003

Molecular Characterization and Mutational Analysis of Stress- Responsive and Developmentally Regulated Serine/Threonine/Tyrosine - Specific Protein Kinase from Arachis Hypogaea L.

Parvathi Rudrabhatla, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2002

soluble monoacyglycerol pathway for Triacylglycerol Biosynthesis in Oil Seeds

Ajay W.Tumaney, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2002

Identification,Purification and Characterization of Novel Lipase from Rice

Kanjan Bhardwaj, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2001

stearate - Rich Triacylglcerol biosynthesis in Garcinia Indica and organogelation of oil by lipids

jaiyant daniel, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2013

Association of Food Technologists, India

Life Member

2001

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Regular

2001

American Society for Plant Biology

Regular

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2013

Association of Food Technologists, India

Life Member

2001

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Regular

2001

American Society for Plant Biology

Regular

1997

Society of Biological Chemists, India

Life Member

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Membership In Committees

2017

Food and Agriculture Sectorial Committee of the South Asian Regional Standards Organization.

Chairman

2015

Task Force on “Biotechnological Approaches for Food and Nutritional Security

Chairman

2015

KVPY, National Fellowships for Students Interested in Research Careers,

Executive Member National Management Committee

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2017

Food and Agriculture Sectorial Committee of the South Asian Regional Standards Organization.

Chairman

2015

Task Force on “Biotechnological Approaches for Food and Nutritional Security

Chairman

2015

KVPY, National Fellowships for Students Interested in Research Careers,

Executive Member National Management Committee

2014

Drinks & Drinking Water Sectional Committee, FAD 14.

Chairman

2014

Vision Group on Biotechnology, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Karnataka.

Member

2010

Project Screening Committee-2 on Research & Development of National Medicinal Plants Board.

Chairman

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Research Projects

Understanding the relationship between cell size and storage lipid metabolism in yeast: Role of phosphorylation

Funding Agency : DST-SERB-CRG

Epitranscriptional regulation of phospholipid metabolism in yeast cells

Funding Agency : DST-SERB-EEQ

Development of novel economical process for the recovery of sucrase inhibitor

Funding Agency : DBT-BIRAC

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Understanding the relationship between cell size and storage lipid metabolism in yeast: Role of phosphorylation

Funding Agency : DST-SERB-CRG

Epitranscriptional regulation of phospholipid metabolism in yeast cells

Funding Agency : DST-SERB-EEQ

Development of novel economical process for the recovery of sucrase inhibitor

Funding Agency : DBT-BIRAC

Sucrase inhibitor from sugarcane for controlling calorie intake in mammals

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

JC Bose Fellowship Lipid biosynthesis in plants and yeast

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

Facility Creation - Lipidomic center

Funding Agency : CSIR

Established a new molecular nutrition department

Funding Agency : CSIR

The first Integrated MSc- PhD program on Nutritional Biology

Funding Agency : DBT

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