Dr Sudha Warrier

Additional Professor

School of Regenerative Medicine

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Sudha Warrier is Additional Professor in the Manipal Institute 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 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
Manipal Institute 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

Area of Interest

Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regeneration of Stem Cells, Developmental Biology

Area of Expertise

Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regeneration of Stem Cells, Developmental Biology

Area of Research

Cancer Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regeneration of Stem Cells, Developmental Biology