1. UNIVERSITY OF KURDISTAN HEWLER, Erbil, Kurdistan, Sep 2018 – Present.         Associate Professor in Medical/Clinical Biochemistry

  2. SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY, Sokoto, Nigeria, Oct 2013 – Aug 2018.                     Professor / Head of Department in Biochemistry

  3. USMANU DANFODIYO UNIVERSITY, Sokoto and KSUSTA. Kebbi State. Nigeria, Apr 2014 – Aug 2018. Visiting Professor

  4. THE TN DR. MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, MADHA DENTAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL, CHENNAI. India, Jan 2013– Sept 2013. Associate Professor/HOD

  5. ALAGAPPA UNIVERSITY/UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS, Mediclone, Chennai. India, Nov 2009 – Dec 2012. Associate Professor/HOD

  6. COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, New York, USA, Jul 2007 – Jun 2009                                   University Teaching Staff including Researcher

  7. AVESTHAGEN TECHNOLOGY, Bangalore. India, May 2005 – Jun 2007.                     Scientist/Chief Technical/Chief Scientist/HOD

  8. THE TN DR. MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, MADHA DENTAL COLLEGE AND CHENNAI. India, May 2004 – Apr 2005. Assistant Professor

  9. NCBS-TIFR, Bangalore. India, Apr 2003 – Apr 2004.                                                     Visiting Fellow/Post-Doctoral Fellow

 

Project Title: “Investigation of Biochemical and Immunological Correlates of Blood Grouping Antigens and Product Development of Anti-A, Anti-B, Anti-AB and Anti-D mAbs for Diagnostic Use”

Total Amount Requested: USD _$269,567.00

Focus area: HEALTH & SOCIAL WELFARE/ HEALTH SYSTEM & OPERATIONAL RESEARCH

Thematic Area: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

Project proposal for research grant 2019

R. Jayakumar, M. Murugesan, C. Asokan, and M. Aulice Scibioh. Self-assembly of a peptide Boc– (Ile)5–OMe in chloroform and N, N- Dimethylformamide. Langmuir. 16 (2000) 1489-1496. Impact Factor: 4.186; ISSN-0743-7463.

D. Indra, S. Ganesh, K. Ramalingam, C. Asokan, and R. Jayakumar. Immunological significance of metal induced conformational changes in the mitogenic AchatininH binding to Carbohydrate ligands. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part, C. 127 (2000) 177-183. Impact Factor: 2.897; ISSN-0300-9629.

R. Jayakumar, R. Sujatha, V. Paul, C. Asokan, S. Govindasamy, and R. Jayakumar. Role of nitric oxide on GABA, Glutamic acid activities of GABA-T and GAD in rat brain cerebral cortex. Brain Research. 837 (1999) 229-235. Impact Factor: 2.739; ISSN-0006-8993.

Jayakumar, R., Murugesan. M, C. Asokan and Scibioh, M. A. Self-assembly of a peptide Boc–(Ile)5– OMe in chloroform and N, N- Dimethylformamide. 2000c. Colloids in Biotechnology– Page 60 & 74, Monzer Fanun - 2010 - 523 pages, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis group publishers. ISBN- 9781439830802. Book Publication.

C. Asokan*. Accumulation of SAA fibrils in mouse brain following chronic systemic amyloidosis. Biosciences Research in Today’s World (BRTW). 1 (2015) 14-23. Impact Factor: xx, ISSN: 2476-7905.

C. Asokan*. Enhanced cleavage of amyloid b peptides in the Casein injected inflammatory brain of mice. The International Journal of Science and Technoledge (TIJST). 3 (2015) 160-176.Impact Factor: 3.85, ISSN: ISSN: 2321-919X.

C. Asokan*. Enhanced cleavage of amyloid b peptides in the Casein injected inflammatory brain of mice. The International Journal of Science and Technoledge (TIJST). 3 (2015) 160-176.Impact Factor: 3.85, ISSN: ISSN: 2321-919X.



Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry – Neurochemistry, 1997 – 2003     University of Madras, CSIR/CLRI, Chennai, India

Master of Science (MSc) Biochemistry, 1995 – 1997

Guindy Campus, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Bachelor of Science (BSc) Chemistry, 1992 – 1995

University of Madras, Chennai. Tamil Nadu, India

 


  1. TETFund International Conference grant 2015 Awarded NGN 1, 116,000 (USD 5,000), Sokoto State University, Sokoto. Nigeria.

  2. TETFund Institution Based Research grant 2015 Awarded NGN 1,976,000 (USD 10,000), Sokoto State University, Sokoto. Nigeria.

  3. TETFund Institution Based Research grant 2016 Awarded NGN 1,365,000 (USD 5,000), Sokoto State University, Sokoto. Nigeria.

  4. TETFund Institution Based Research grant 2017 Awarded NGN 1,345,000 (USD 5,000), Sokoto State University, Sokoto. Nigeria.

1. Jayakumar, R., Murugesan. M, C. Asokan and Scibioh, M. A. Self-assembly of a peptide Boc–(Ile)5– OMe in chloroform and N, N- Dimethylformamide. 2000c. Colloids in Biotechnology– Page 60 & 74, Monzer Fanun - 2010 - 523 pages, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis group publishers. ISBN- 9781439830802. Book Publication.

The focus of my career to date has been in teaching of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, basic research in Biochemistry-Neurochemistry (Alzheimer’s Disease), Biophysical aspects of protein-protein interactions, proteomics, immunology, development of therapeutic and diagnostic proteins/mAbs/vaccines and writing project proposals to DBT/TETFund and other funding agencies.

BSc/MSc/MBBS/MPhil General/Medical/Clinical/ Biochemistry

1st Semester: 

PREM005: Chemistry for Medicine (3 Unit)

UGM 105: Medical Biochemistry (3 Unit) 

BCH 201: General Biochemistry II (3 Unit)

BCH 301: Enzymology (3 Unit)

BCH 403: Tissue Biochemistry (1 Unit)

BCH 407: Plant Biochemistry (2 Unit)

 BCH 4221/4222: Medical Biochemistry (15 Unit)

BCH 814: Advanced Membrane Biochemistry (2 Unit)

BCH 804: Research Techniques in Biochemistry (2 Unit)

BCH 864: Genetics and Proteomics (2 Unit)

2nd Semester:

PREM013: Biochemistry (3 Unit) 

UGM 105: Medical/Clinical Biochemistry (3 Unit) 

BCH 203: Introductory Molecular Biology: (3 Unit)

BCH 412: Industrial Biochemistry (3 Unit)

BCH 410: Advanced Biochemical Methods (Practical) (2 Unit)

BCH 411 Research Projects: (6 Unit)

BCH 313: Molecular Biology (2 Unit)

BCH 303: Microbial Genetics (3 Unit)

BCH 405: Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (2 Unit)

BCH 401: Advanced Enzymology (2 Unit)

BCH 314: Molecular Biology (1 Unit)

BCH 415: Comparative Biochemistry (3 Unit)

BCH 807: Molecular Biology (3 Unit)

BCH 811: Immunochemistry (1 Unit)

BCH 865: Advanced Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (2 Unit)



  1. Project Assistant D, CLRI/Quinn International, Chennai, India. 1997-2000

  2. Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR/CLRI Delhi/Chennai, India. 2000-2003

  3. Visiting Fellowship, NCBS/TIFR, Bangalore, India. 2003-2004

  4. University Teaching Staff Including Researcher, Columbia University, New York USA 2007-2009

1. TETFund International Conference grant 2015 Awarded NGN 1, 116,000 (USD 5,000), Sokoto State University, Sokoto. Nigeria.

2. TETFund Institution Based Research grant 2015 Awarded NGN 1,976,000 (USD 10,000), Sokoto State University, Sokoto. Nigeria.

3. TETFund Institution Based Research grant 2016 Awarded NGN 1,365,000 (USD 5,000), Sokoto State University, Sokoto. Nigeria.

4. TETFund Institution Based Research grant 2017 Awarded NGN 1,345,000 (USD 5,000), Sokoto State University, Sokoto. Nigeria.

 


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