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Thamarapu Srikrishnan

Thamarapu Srikrishnan, Indian cancer research scientist, biophysicist. Achievements include research on intercalation of water molecules between nucleic acid bases and their geometry, on the characterization of some Cyclolentane Dimers synthesized. Recipient Proficiency Prize in physics Vivekananda College, Madras, 1961.

Background

  • Srikrishnan, Thamarapu was born on August 2, 1943 in Tirupathi, India. Came to the United States, 1974. Daughter of Television Desikachary and T. Chellammal.

  • Education

    • Diploma in French, Madras University, India, 1962. Diploma in German, Madras University, India, 1961. Master in Physics, Presidency College, Madras, 1964.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, University Madras, 1969.

    Career

    • Junior research fellow University Madras, 1964-1965, senior research fellow, 1966-1968, postdoctoral fellow, 1968-1970, University Bern (Switzerland), 1971-1973, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland, 1973-1974. Assistant research professor State University of New York, Buffalo, since 1982. Professor Niagara University, Niagara Falls, New York, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on intercalation of water molecules between nucleic acid bases and their geometry, on the characterization of some Cyclolentane Dimers synthesized.

    Works

    • Contributor chapters to Biomolecular Stereodynamics, 1981, Conformation in Biology, 1982, Molecular Structure of Biological Activity, 1981. Contributor numerous articles and abstracts to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Hindu

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Crystallographic Association, New York Academy of Sciences, Biophysics Society, American Chemical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Mythili Srikrishnan, August 26, 1971. Children: Ananth, Bharath.
    • father: Television Desikachary
    • mother: T. Chellammal
    • spouse: Mythili Srikrishnan
    • children: Ananth Srikrishnan
    • Bharath Srikrishnan
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    Born August 2, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1962
      Madras University
    • 1961
      Madras University
    • 1964
      Presidency College
    • 1969
      University Madras
    • 1971 - 1973
      Junior research fellow, University Madras
    • 1982
      assistant, research professor State University of New York
      Buffalo, New York, United States
    • 1985
      professor, Niagara University
      Niagara Falls, New York, United States
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