Dr. P. Ponnusamy Moorthy

Dr. P. Ponnusamy Moorthy

Junior Faculty

University of Nebraska Medical Center
7050-DRC-I, 985870-Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, United States of America, 68191

plus Speciality

STEM CELL RESEARCH

Biography:

Moorthy P. Ponnusamy is an Instructor of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular biology in University of Nebraska Medical Centre, Omaha, NE. He has received a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Madras, Chennai, India in 2001-2005. He has completed his B.Sc and M.Sc in Biochemistry from Bharathydasan University, Trichy, India (1996-2001). He has received postdoctoral fellowship from Susan G. Komen foundation and because of its novelty this project was selected for additional founds (2008) from Nebraska affiliate Susan G Komen foundation. He has also received Postdoctoral Scholar Year Award (2010) and three times (FYs2007-2009) best performance stipend award from University of Nebraska Medical Centre, Omaha, NE. He is serving as reviewers for Journal of Ovarian research and Springer science press, NY, USA. He has published fourteen manuscripts and two book chapters.

Academic positions:

Instructor 2010-till date   

Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA

Senior Research Associate 2008 – 2010

Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA

Post Doctoral Research Associate 2006 – 2008                           

Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA

Guest Faculty, 2002 - 2005

Unit of Molecular Biology and P.G. Stem cell technology, University of Madras, Chennai, TN, India

Research interests:

Diagnostic and prognostic marker identification in both Ovarian and Pancreatic Cancer

Novel therapeutic target for Breast Cancer

Embryonic stem cells

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS)

Regenerative medicine

Cancer stem cells

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