B.S. Abdur Rahman University,
Seethakathi Estate,
Chennai -600048.
Phone :+91-44-22751347,48,50,75

Faculty: Dr. S.HEMALATHA

Designation :       Prof. & Dean
Nature of Employment :       Regular
Qualification :       M.Sc.,Ph.D
Phone :       044 22759215 Ext:215(Office)
Email :       hemalatha.sls@bsauniv.ac.in, dean.sls@bsauniv.ac.in


  • Ph.D. (Bharathiar University, Coimbatore)
  • M.Sc. (Bharathiar University, Coimbatore)


Programmed Cell Death, Disease Resistance and Apoptosis, Molecular and Genetic basis of pathogenicity mechanisms in lower eukaryotes, Functional Genomics, Proteomics, Bio- informatics, Mycotoxins, Ribosome inactivating proteins, Diabetes mediated Neurodegeneration


Professional Experience:
  • Professor and Dean Research & Head Department of Biotech.,2012 to 2013- PDC, Chennai,
  • Co-Principal Investigator, 2006-2011, Biotechnology Center, Rutgers University, NJ, USA.
  • Project Director, 2009-2010, Biotechnology Center, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA.
  • Faculty -Research, 2005-2010, Biotechnology Center, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA.
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate, 2002-2005, Biotech Center, Rutgers University, NJ,USA.
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate, 2002, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.
  • Assistant Professor, 2001-2002, Department of Microbiology, ANJAC, Sivakasi,
  • Assistant Professor, 1999 – 2000, Department of Biochemistry, J.J. College, Pudukkottai,


Number of Research Publications
International 23  
National 03
International Conferences 83
National conferences 67

Key Areas of Research:
  • Diabetes, Mycotoxins-, Ribosome inactivating proteins/toxins as potential warfare, Apoptosis, Functional Genomics, Proteomics

Area Of Research Interest


  • Molecular biology

  •  Genomics of disease

Areas of research interest:
Diabetes, Alzheimer's Mycotoxins, Ribosome inactivating protein, toxins as potential warfare, Apoptosis, Functional Genomics, Proteomics, Bio informatics, Molecular biology and Pathology


Honors and Awards
  • Selected for International Who's Who in the World 31st Edition, (2013) New Jersey, USA.
  • Best teacher award 2012-2013 for producing 100% results in all courses offered by Madras University Chennai.
  • Best speaker award in National conference on recent advances and current trends in bioscience, Chennai, 2013
  • Editorial advisor board (since August, 2012) in Proteomics
  • Merit Award, Faculty Compensation, 2008 & 2009, Rutgers University, NJ, USA
  • Best Research Presentation award, 2009, American Microbiological society, NJ, USA
  • Post doctoral Research presentation award, 2006, Stadler Genetics Symposium, USA.
  • Post Doctoral Research Fellowship 2002-2005, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA
  • Post Doctoral Research Fellowship 2002, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship award 2002, Spanish Ministry of Education, Spain.
  • Advisor in Research Board, 2001, American Biographical Institute, USA.
  • Woman of the year, 2001, American Biographical Institute, USA
  • International Who‟s who, Professional and Business Women 2001, USA
  • Senior Research Fellowship, 1996-1999, CSIR, New Delhi, India