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Biography


Subramaniam   Dr. Srini Subramaniam is an Associate Professor, obtained PhD in 2004 from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, where he worked on the molecular signaling that triggers neuronal death. At Johns Hopkins University for his postdoctoral research, he addressed the mechanisms for selective neuronal degeneration, focusing Huntington’ s and Parkinson's disease. 


Research Interests

Mechanisms of neurodegeneration

Regulators of motor movements

Neuronal signaling, posttranslational modifications

Protein synthesis, cellular stress.

 


Awards and Honors

(Academic)

1996 2nd Prize, Best Lecture “Embryonic Body Plan in Drosophila,” Bangalore, India

1996 Project Trainee, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

1996-98 Lecturer in Chemistry and Biochemistry, MLA and NMKRV College, India

1998 Project Assistant, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

1999 Research Assistant, University of Muenster, Germany
2002 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, German Research Foundation, Germany

2004 Summa Cum laude, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

2005 Invited Young Scientist, 55th Meeting for Nobel Laureates, Germany

2005 Wolfgang-Bargmann Prize, Anatomical Society, Germany

2005 Young Investigator Award, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
2009 Travel Grant Award, Gordon Triplet Disorder Research Seminars, USA

2009 Travel Grant Award, Gordon Triplet Disorder Research Conference, USA

2010 Daniel Nathan’s Research Award by the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
2015 Alzheimer’s Association International Research Award

(Non-Academic)

1991 Bronze Medal, State Taekwondo Championship, Bangalore, India
1992 Silver Medal, State Taekwondo Championship, Bangalore, India
1992-96 Instructor, YPR Taekwondo School, Bangalore, India
1994 State Referee, World Taekwondo Federation, Bangalore, India
1994 Participant, National Games, Pune, India
1994 Gold Medal, South India Taekwondo Championship, Kadappa, India
1995 Gold Medal, State Taekwondo Championship, Bangalore, India
1996 Gold Medal, State Open Taekwondo Championship, Bangalore, India
2003 Secretary, Heidelberg Indian Student Association, Heidelberg, Germany
2004 President, Samatva Trust for Promoting Rural-Children Education, India
2009 Winner of “Kaveri Idol” by Kaveri Washington/Maryland association, USA
2011
 Runner up “Kaveri Idol” by Kaveri Washington/Maryland association, USA
2013 Featured in "Palm Beach Post" in a the Accent section, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
2013 Featured in "Boomer Times Radio Show", Boca Raton, FL, USA

RESEARCH/EDUCATION

2006 - 2012     Postdoctoral training
                       Solomon Snyder Department of Neuroscience,
                       Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. USA.                

2001 - 2004     Ph.D. Neurosciene
                        University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
                        Interdisciplinary Center for Neuroscience

1994 - 1996     M.Sc. Biochemistry
                       Central College, University of Bangalore, Bangalore, India

1989 - 1992     B.Sc. Chemistry, Botany, Zoology
                      National College, University of Bangalore, Bangalore, India

POSITIONS

08/1996 - 06/1998 Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, MLA College, Bangalore, India

06/1998-11/1999 Project Assistant, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

11/1999 -11/2000 Research Assistant, Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Muenster, Germany
07/2004 - 02/2006 Research Assistant, Interdisciplinary Center for Neuroscience, University of Heidelberg, Germany
03/2006 - 02/2006 Postdoctoral Training, Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. USA. Mentor, Prof. Solomon Snyder.
03/2011 - 03/2012 Research Associate, Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. USA.S
04/2012 - 05/2016 Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of Neuroscience, The Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, Florida. USA

05/2016-present Associate Professor (tenure track) Department of Neuroscience, The Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, Florida. USA