CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Dr. Padmanabha E G Udupa teaches and trains undergraduate and postgraduate medical and MSc postgraduate students in Biochemistry.
He is involved in few research projects it involves postgraduates for their dissertation.
Guides undergraduate medical students for ICMR STS projects
Involved in interdepartmental and inter-institutional research activities
He is actively involved in the workshops/CMEs of the department.
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Subject||Semester / Year|
|Biochemistry||1st and 2nd semester|
|Biochemistry||All 4 semesters|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|PhD||Studies on Angiotensin Converting Enzyme||Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University||November, 2001|
|MSc||Medical Biochemistry||Kasturba Medical College, Manipal||June, 1991|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|KMC, Manipal||Associate Professor||19/05/2008 to Till date|
|Columbia, Missouri, USA||Post Doctoral Fellow||2002 to 2005|
|KMC, Manipal||Assistant Professor||17/12/2001 to 18/05/2008|
|KMC, Manipal||Lecturer||18/09/1991 to 16/12/2001|
Angiotensin Converting enzyme and its natural inhibitors
1. Study of natural inhibitors for ACE which is implicated in hypertension and other cardio vascular diseases 2. Study on inhibitors for testicular ACE which is implicated in reproductive function 3. Protein modification studies on crystallin proteins of cataract lens 4. Isolation and characterization of natural inhibitors of ACE
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
General and Clinical Biochemistry
Area of Expertise
Protein purification, Blotting techniques, enzyme characterization
Area of Research
ACE inhibitors studies, Natural Inhibitors of ACE, Protein modification of lens crystallins, etc.
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Member of Indian Science Congress, Kolkata.
- Member of Association of Clinical Biochemists of India.
- Member of SBC, India
Link for list of publications