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Sathish Ramakrishnan, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Sathish Ramakrishnan, PhD

Biography

Dr. Ramakrishnan is an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Yale School of Medicine. His laboratory focuses on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of fusion proteins, which mediate a wide range of cellular processes, including synaptic vesicle fusion, cell growth, cytokinesis, cancer signaling, progression, and onset. He and his colleagues quantitively dissect the role of SNAREs, and their regulators in normal and diseased conditions using engineered suspended lipid bilayer platforms and single-molecule imaging methods. Understanding the key players of exocytosis can drive therapeutic discovery by clarifying which proteins are critical for each step in the signaling pathway and block the disease progression.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University Montpellier (2014)
  • PhD Graduate Fellowship
    CNRS (2014)
  • Travel Grant
    EDIGE (2013)
  • Travel Grant
    EGIDE (2012)
  • MS
    University Cambridge (2009)
  • BEngSci
    Anna University (2006)
  • MS
    ecole normale superieure (ens) paris-saclay

Honors & Recognition

AwardDate
Academic Excellence award in Engineering2004
Academic Excellence award in Engineering2003
National Talent Search Award2001

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Biomedical Engineering SocietyMember2022 - Present
Advanced Functional MaterialsReviewer2019 - Present
European Biophysical JournalReviewer2019 - Present
Advanced MaterialsReviewer2017 - Present
LangmuirReviewer2017 - Present
Plos oneReviewer2016 - Present
RSC AdvancesReviewer2016 - Present
Applied Surface ScienceReviewer2013 - Present
Materials Science and Engineering CReviewer2013 - Present
SPIEMember2011 - Present

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