Dr. P. P. Mathur

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Prof. Premendu P. Mathur, Ph.D. is Professor & Head, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Dean, School of Life Sciences. He served as the Vice-Chancellor, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India (2012-2017) He is Founder Head, Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics at Pondicherry University. He received M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Banaras Hindu University. He is a Fellow of NASI, NAMS (India) and ISCA. He was General Secretary (Scientific Activities) of the Indian Science Congress Association and is Vice-President, Asian Association of Andrology.

He has published more than 180 papers and participated in more than 100 national and international scientific conferences. He is recipient of Asutosh Mookerjee Memorial Award, Young Scientists’ Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, Rockefeller Foundation Special Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Rockefeller Foundation Biotechnology Career Award, Dr. P.N. Shah Memorial US Vitamin (India) Oration Award, ICMR International Fellowship Award for Senior Indian Biomedical Scientist, Subhash Mukherjee Memorial Infar India Oration Award, Dr. K.K. Iya Memorial Oration etc.. He has travelled widely within India and abroad.


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Notable Publications

"1. J. Pranitha, M. Jayakanthan, and P.P. Mathur (2014) The structural analysis of MARK4 and exploration of specific inhibitors for MARK family: A computational approach to obstruct the role of MARK4 in Prostate Cancer progression. MOLECULAR BIOSYSTEMS 10: 1845-1868"

"2. S. Cynthia D’Cruz, R. Jubendradass, M. Jayakanthan, S.J. Amala Rani and P.P. Mathur (2012) Bisphenol A impairs insulin signaling and glucose homeostasis and decreases steroidogenesis in rat testis: an in vivo and in silico study. FOOD AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY 50: 1124-1133"

"3. S. C. D’Cruz, R. Jubendradass and P.P. Mathur (2012) Bisphenol A induces oxidative stress and decreases levels of insulin receptor substrate-2 and glucose transporter-8 in rat testis. REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCES 19: 163-172"

"4. S. Vaithinathan, B. Saradha and P.P. Mathur (2010) Methoxychlor induces apoptosis via mitochondria- and FasL-mediated pathways in adult rat testis. CHEMICO-BIOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS 185: 110-118, 2010"

"5. C. Latchoumycandane, K.C. Chitra and P.P. Mathur (2002) The effect of methoxychlor on the epididymal antioxidant system of adult rats. REPRODUCTIVE TOXICOLOGY 16: 161-172"