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Gouri Shanker

biochemistry educator

Gouri Shanker, Indian biochemistry educator. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Neurosci., American Society Neurochemistry, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

Background

Shanker, Gouri was born on November 25, 1945 in Jammu, India. Son of Vishwa Nath and Oma (Devi) Shastri.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, Kashmir University, India, 1964. Master of Science in Chemistry, Agra University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Bombay University, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Tennessee-Memphis, 1978.

Career

Research assistant Regional Research Laboratory, Jammu, 1964-1966. Research scientist Regional Research Laboratory, Jammu, 1972-1974. National Institutes of Health postdoctoral trainee Temple University, Philadelphia, 1979-1982, senior research associate, 1983-1984, research instructor biochemistry School Medicine, 1984-1987.

Assistant member neurobiology Coriell Institute Medical Reseach, Camden, New Jersey, 1987-1988. Assistant professor comparative medicine Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, since 1988.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Neurosci., American Society Neurochemistry, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, table tennis, chess, yoga, jogging, classical music.

Connections

Married Madhu Gupta, April 26, 1980. 1 child, Meenal.

father:
Vishwa Nath Shastri

mother:
Oma (Devi) Shastri

spouse:
Madhu Gupta

child:
Meenal Shanker