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

Faculty: Dr. KARTHIKEYAN RAMALINGAM

Dr. KARTHIKEYAN RAMALINGAM
Dr. KARTHIKEYAN RAMALINGAM
Designation :       Associate Professor
Nature of Employment :       Regular
Qualification :       M.Sc.,Ph.D
Phone :       Ext :380(Office)
Email :       karthikeyan.sls@bsauniv.ac.in

Teaching

Education:
  • Ph.D. (CAS in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, India)
  • M.Phil (CAS in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, India)
  • M.Sc. (CAS in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, India)
Specialization:
  • Infectious disease, Biofilm, Antimicrobial agents and Bioactive venoms compound from marine sources.
Professional Experience:
  • Research Scientist at Polytechnic Institute of New York University, NY, USA (2013)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow at Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio, TX, USA (2011- 2013)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow at University of Texas Health Science Center , TX, USA, (2008 –2011)
  • Senior Research Fellow at CAS in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, (2005 – 2008)
  • Junior Research Fellow at CAS in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, (2003 – 2005)
  • Research Fellow at CAS in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, (2001 – 2003)

Research

Publications:

International- 20; National- 04

Conferences:

International- 13; National- 01 

Selected Publications
  • Karthikeyan R, Karthigayan S, Sri Balasubashini M, Vijayalakshmi S, Somasundaram ST, Balasubramanian T. Inhibition of cancer cell proliferation in vitro and tumor growth in vivo by Hydrophis spiralis sea snake venom. International Journal of Cancer Research 2007; 3(4) 186-190.(Corresponding author)
  • Karthikeyan R, Karthigayan S, Sri Balasubashini M, Vijayalakshmi S, Somasundaram ST, Balasubramanian T. Antitumor effect of snake venom (Hydrophis spiralis) on Erhlich Ascites Carcinoma bearing mice, International Journal of Cancer Research 2007; 3(4) 167-173. (Corresponding author)
  • Karthikeyan R, Karthigayan S, Sri Balasubashini M, Somasundaram ST, Balasubramanian T. Histopathological changes induced by mice after intramuscular injection of venom from spin-bellied sea snake, Lepemis curtus (Shaw, 1802). J Pharm Toxicol 2007; 2(4): 307-318. (Corresponding author)
  • Ramalingam K, Karthigayan S, Sri Balasubashini M, Somasundaram ST, Balasubramanian T. Inhibition of Hep2 and HeLa cell proliferation in vitro and tumor growth in vivo by sea snake Lapemis curtus venom. Toxicon, 2008; 51(1), 157- 161. (Corresponding author)
  • Delma CR, Ramalingam K, Vijayabaskar P, Albert B, Ignacimuthu S, Balasubramanian T, Somasundaram ST. Inhibition of tumor cell migration and angiogenesis by sulphated polysaccharides from Sargassum wightii (Greville) Cancer Prevention Research, 2008; 1 (7 A5).

Area Of Research Interest

Specialization:
Infectious disease, Biofilm, Antimicrobial agents and Bioactive venoms compound from marine sources.

Areas of Research Interest:
Antimicrobial agents, microbial diagnostic devices, nanoemulsions, metal nano-particle, antibiofilm agents, anticancer agents, sea snake venom, marine bioactive compounds and microbial pollution.


Awards

Honors and Awards
  • Maria Yeung outstanding Postdoctoral Award by University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio, TX, USA (2012)
  • Exceptional performance award by University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio, TX, USA (2011)
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