Faculty Bio

Ramesh Velupillaimani

College of Arts and Sciences

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Dr. Ramesh Velupillaimani received his Ph.D. degree in Microbiology and was awarded with the prestigious "Lady Davis/Hebrew University fellowship" to work as the Post-doctoral Research associate at the Silberman Institute of Life Sciences at the University of Jerusalem, Israel. Before he joined Grand Canyon University, Dr. Ramesh held a Research Assistant Professor position at the Bio-energy Center at Arizona State University. His research interests focused on the molecular mechanism of photosynthetic energy transduction and Proteomics. He has developed many biological techniques including a simple detection medium for dermatophytic fungi, as well as one for Chloroplast transformation in eukaryotic green alga. Dr. Ramesh holds membership in the following professional societies: American Chemical Society and American Society for Advancement of Sciences. Additionally, Dr Ramesh contributed three chapters in the "Methods in Molecular Biology" series (Humana Press, USA) and one chapter in "Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration". He is the author of several research papers published in top National and International Journals and books. His teaching interests are centered on Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology.

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