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biophysicist , cancer research scientist

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.

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

  • Other Work

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

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