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researcher , Biochemistry educator

Palaninathan Varalakshmi, Indian biochemistry educator, researcher. Research grantee Tamil Nadu State Council of Scientific and Technology, Madras, 1990-1992, Council Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, since 1996. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Urolithiasis Society India (member executive committee, secretary since 1997), Biological Chemists.

Background

Varalakshmi, Palaninathan was born on August 29, 1947 in Bangalore, India. Daughter of Govindarajan Varadarajan and Sushilabai Nagaratnam.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Ehtiraj College, Madras, India, 1966. Master of Science in Biochemistry, Madras University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Madras University, 1972.

Career

Lecturer in biochemistry Madras University, 1970-1984, reader in biochemistry, 1984-1990, professor biochemistry, since 1990. Postdoctoral fellow Ohio State University, Columbus, 1981-1983. Faculty advisor department biochemistry, University Madras, since 1996.

Chairperson postgraduate examination board, Madras, since 1996, international and national conferences, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, Urolithiasis Society India (member executive committee, secretary since 1997), Biological Chemists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Drawing, painting, music, reading.

Connections

Married Palaninathan Srinivasan, November 15, 1973. Children: Preetha, Vidhya.

father:
Govindarajan Varadarajan

mother:
Sushilabai Nagaratnam

spouse:
Palaninathan Srinivasan

child:
Preetha Varalakshmi

child:
Vidhya Varalakshmi