Dr Sudha Warrier

Dr Sudha Warrier

Additional Professor

School of Regenerative Medicine

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  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Sudha Warrier is Additional Professor in the School of Regenerative Medicine.
    • PI- Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular-Neuronal Regeneration.
    • Group Head- Wnt Lab.
    • Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Sciences, Curtin University, Western Australia.

     

    She is:

    ·     Adjunct Associate Professor, Curtin University, Western Australia

    ·     Has a DBT-BIRAC funded start-up company, Cuor Stem Cellutions Pvt Ltd in SORM- Disease

           and diagnostic platforms

    ·     Group Head- Wnt pathway lab for cardiovascular, cancer stem cells and neuronal degeneration

    ·     PI-Stem cell based Disease modeling for cardiovascular, neurogenerative disorders

    ·     Editorial board of Scientific Reports, Frontiers Oncology, Guest Editor for IJBCB

    ·     Collaborative partner with National University of Singapore, Curtin University, Australia,

           University of Putra, Malaysia

    ·     Research projects funding and student exchange to and from Australia and Singapore

    ·     Convenor – Institutional Committee for Stem Cell Research

    ·     Guide for PhDs and MSc students

    ·     External PhD examiner of National University of Singapore, Anna University

     

     

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    BIOMOLECULES
    Subject code
    :
    Peripheral and Integral Membrane Proteins
    Year / Semester
    :
    First Semester
    Subject
    :
    BIOMOLECULES
    Subject code
    :
    GPCR membrane protein
    Year / Semester
    :
    First Semester
    Subject
    :
    BIOMOLECULES
    Subject code
    :
    Membrane proteins as drug effluxers
    Year / Semester
    :
    First Semester
    Subject
    :
    BIOMOLECUES
    Subject code
    :
    Protein folding and diseases
    Year / Semester
    :
    First Semester
    Subject
    :
    EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENTAND CELL DIFFERENTIATION
    Subject code
    :
    Development of the cardiovascular system, cardiac stem cells, primordial germ cells, multiple axis formation
    Year / Semester
    :
    First Semester
    Subject
    :
    ARCHITECTURE OF CELLS, TISSUE AND ORGANS
    Subject code
    :
    Integrin signalling, Architecture of the cardiovascular system
    Year / Semester
    :
    First Semester
    Subject
    :
    NON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELLS
    Subject code
    :
    Stem cell based drug screening platform for cardio toxicology testing
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second semester
    Subject
    :
    NON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELLS
    Subject code
    :
    Neurotoxicity testing using stem cell based screening assay
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second semester
    Subject
    :
    NON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELLS
    Subject code
    :
    In vitro models for cardiovascular diseases
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second semester
    Subject
    :
    NON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELLS
    Subject code
    :
    Tissue remodelling in Cardiovascular diseases
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second semester
    Subject
    :
    NON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELLS
    Subject code
    :
    High throughput drug screening using cancer stem cells
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second semester
    Subject
    :
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION
    Subject code
    :
    Cancer stem cells- Therapeutic strategies
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Semester
    Subject
    :
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION
    Subject code
    :
    Tissue stem cells and Cancer stem cells
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Semester
    Subject
    :
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION
    Subject code
    :
    Organoid culture of cancers and tissue
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Semester
    Subject
    :
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION
    Subject code
    :
    Wnt signaling in cancers and cancer stem cells
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Semester
    Subject
    :
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION
    Subject code
    :
    Myocardial ischemia
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Semester
    Subject
    :
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION
    Subject code
    :
    Cardiomyopathy
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Semester
    Subject
    :
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION
    Subject code
    :
    Stem cell based approach to cardiac disorders
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Semester
    Subject
    :
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION
    Subject code
    :
    Signalling networks in regeneration
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Semester
    Subject
    :
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION
    Subject code
    :
    Wnt dysregulation-Neurodegenerative disorders(AD,PD)
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third Semester
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Reproductive Biology
    Institute
    :
    Life Sciences Institute, University of Madras
    Year of passing
    :
    2002
    Degree
    :
    MSc
    Specialisation
    :
    Integrated Biology
    Institute
    :
    Madurai Kamaraj University
    Year of passing
    :
    1991
    Degree
    :
    BSc
    Specialisation
    :
    Zoology
    Institute
    :
    Stella Maris College, Madras University
    Year of passing
    :
    1988
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:International Collaborations, academic networking, research, editorial contributions, teaching, mentoring PhD, postdoctorates, MSc
    Tenure
    :
    Jan 2013 to Dec 2017
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:Multiinstitutional funding, commericalization, innovation, research, editorial contributions, committees, teaching, mentoring PhD, MSc
    Tenure
    :
    Apr 2009 to Dec 2012
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Curtin University, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Designation
    :
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Role:Research on cancer stem cells, mesenchymal and pluripotent stem cells Propose collaborative research proposals on degenerative disorders and metabolic diseases Teach course in stem cell biology
    Tenure
    :
    March 2013- to present
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Avesthagen Ltd, Bangalore, India
    Designation
    :
    Functional Head
    Role:Developed a cancer stem cell unit for drug development by high throughput platform for compound screening targeting cancer stem cells.
    Tenure
    :
    April 2008-April 2009
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Frontier Lifeline Cardiovascular Hospital, Chennai, India
    Designation
    :
    Senior Scientist
    Role:Mesenchymal stem cell from human bone marrow and cord blood and its differentiation into cardiogenic lineage, identification and development of biological markers specific in hypoxia of congenital heart diseases in children, teaching MTech, MSc level
    Tenure
    :
    Sep2006-Mar 2008
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Anna University, Center for Biotechnology Chennai, India
    Designation
    :
    Visiting Faculty
    Role:Teaching MTech Advanced Genetic Engg, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
    Tenure
    :
    June 2005-Dec 2007
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Medical College of Ohio, Ohio, USA
    Designation
    :
    Research Associate
    Role:Postdoctoral research on rat model of hypertension
    Tenure
    :
    June 2003- April 2004
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Duke University, North Carolina, USA
    Designation
    :
    Research Associate
    Role:Postdoctoral research on characterisation of interactions between DNA methyltransferase I and RNA polymerase II
    Tenure
    :
    Jul 2002- April 2003
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Lund University, Sweden
    Designation
    :
    Project Associate
    Role:Effective assay system for insulin by targeting the C-peptide region of the insulin molecule
    Tenure
    :
    June 1993- Dec 1993
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Center for Protein Engineering and Biomedical Research, Madras, India
    Designation
    :
    Project Associate
    Role:Protein refolding and stabilization in the presence of crosslinkers and additives
    Tenure
    :
    June 1991- March 1994
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Sudha Warrier is Additional Professor in the School of Regenerative Medicine.
    • PI- Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular-Neuronal Regeneration.
    • Group Head- Wnt Lab.
    • Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Sciences, Curtin University, Western Australia.

     

    She is:

    ·     Adjunct Associate Professor, Curtin University, Western Australia

    ·     Has a DBT-BIRAC funded start-up company, Cuor Stem Cellutions Pvt Ltd in SORM- Disease

           and diagnostic platforms

    ·     Group Head- Wnt pathway lab for cardiovascular, cancer stem cells and neuronal degeneration

    ·     PI-Stem cell based Disease modeling for cardiovascular, neurogenerative disorders

    ·     Editorial board of Scientific Reports, Frontiers Oncology, Guest Editor for IJBCB

    ·     Collaborative partner with National University of Singapore, Curtin University, Australia,

           University of Putra, Malaysia

    ·     Research projects funding and student exchange to and from Australia and Singapore

    ·     Convenor – Institutional Committee for Stem Cell Research

    ·     Guide for PhDs and MSc students

    ·     External PhD examiner of National University of Singapore, Anna University

     

     

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    BIOMOLECULES Peripheral and Integral Membrane Proteins First Semester
    BIOMOLECULES GPCR membrane protein First Semester
    BIOMOLECULES Membrane proteins as drug effluxers First Semester
    BIOMOLECUES Protein folding and diseases First Semester
    EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENTAND CELL DIFFERENTIATION Development of the cardiovascular system, cardiac stem cells, primordial germ cells, multiple axis formation First Semester
    ARCHITECTURE OF CELLS, TISSUE AND ORGANS Integrin signalling, Architecture of the cardiovascular system First Semester
    NON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELLS Stem cell based drug screening platform for cardio toxicology testing Second semester
    NON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELLS Neurotoxicity testing using stem cell based screening assay Second semester
    NON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELLS In vitro models for cardiovascular diseases Second semester
    NON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELLS Tissue remodelling in Cardiovascular diseases Second semester
    NON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELLS High throughput drug screening using cancer stem cells Second semester
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION Cancer stem cells- Therapeutic strategies Third Semester
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION Tissue stem cells and Cancer stem cells Third Semester
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION Organoid culture of cancers and tissue Third Semester
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION Wnt signaling in cancers and cancer stem cells Third Semester
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION Myocardial ischemia Third Semester
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION Cardiomyopathy Third Semester
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION Stem cell based approach to cardiac disorders Third Semester
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION Signalling networks in regeneration Third Semester
    STEM CELLS IN CANCER AND REGENERATION Wnt dysregulation-Neurodegenerative disorders(AD,PD) Third Semester
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Reproductive Biology Life Sciences Institute, University of Madras 2002
    MSc Integrated Biology Madurai Kamaraj University 1991
    BSc Zoology Stella Maris College, Madras University 1988
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    School of Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore Associate Professor International Collaborations, academic networking, research, editorial contributions, teaching, mentoring PhD, postdoctorates, MSc Jan 2013 to Dec 2017
    School of Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore Assistant Professor Multiinstitutional funding, commericalization, innovation, research, editorial contributions, committees, teaching, mentoring PhD, MSc Apr 2009 to Dec 2012
    Curtin University, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences Adjunct Associate Professor Research on cancer stem cells, mesenchymal and pluripotent stem cells Propose collaborative research proposals on degenerative disorders and metabolic diseases Teach course in stem cell biology March 2013- to present
    Avesthagen Ltd, Bangalore, India Functional Head Developed a cancer stem cell unit for drug development by high throughput platform for compound screening targeting cancer stem cells. April 2008-April 2009
    Frontier Lifeline Cardiovascular Hospital, Chennai, India Senior Scientist Mesenchymal stem cell from human bone marrow and cord blood and its differentiation into cardiogenic lineage, identification and development of biological markers specific in hypoxia of congenital heart diseases in children, teaching MTech, MSc level Sep2006-Mar 2008
    Anna University, Center for Biotechnology Chennai, India Visiting Faculty Teaching MTech Advanced Genetic Engg, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology June 2005-Dec 2007
    Medical College of Ohio, Ohio, USA Research Associate Postdoctoral research on rat model of hypertension June 2003- April 2004
    Duke University, North Carolina, USA Research Associate Postdoctoral research on characterisation of interactions between DNA methyltransferase I and RNA polymerase II Jul 2002- April 2003
    Lund University, Sweden Project Associate Effective assay system for insulin by targeting the C-peptide region of the insulin molecule June 1993- Dec 1993
    Center for Protein Engineering and Biomedical Research, Madras, India Project Associate Protein refolding and stabilization in the presence of crosslinkers and additives June 1991- March 1994
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regeneration of Stem Cells, Developmental Biology
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regeneration of Stem Cells, Developmental Biology
    Areas of research
    :
    Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regeneration of Stem Cells, Developmental Biology
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regeneration of Stem Cells, Developmental Biology
    Areas of expertise Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regeneration of Stem Cells, Developmental Biology
    Areas of research Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regeneration of Stem Cells, Developmental Biology