Central University of Kerala

sameer kumar Dr.VB Sameer Kumar - Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (University Of Kerala),MS.c Biochemistry
Department Of Biochemistry
School of Biological Science
Tel Ph: +91-9447697893
skumarvb[at]cukerala[dot]ac[dot]in  Personel: sameerkumarvb[at]gmail[dot]com
Other Designations:       Coordinator, Innovation Club of Central University of Kerala;
Member Secretary, IBSC, CUK
Member, NAAC Core Committee
Specialisation: Tumor biology, Endothelial cell biology, angiogenesis, functional analysis of non-coding RNA and protein engineering
Course Offered: BCM513: Cell Biology & Microbiology
BCM514: Physiological Chemistry
BCM524: Molecular Biology
BCM531: Molecular Endocrinology
BCM541: Molecular Cell Biology
Brief Profile: Dr. V.B. Sameer Kumar did his graduation and post-graduation from the University of Kerala with a rank. He obtained his research degrees of M.Phil. and Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Kerala and moved in to the Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Israel for his post-doctoral research. After completing his project in WIS, he moved to Cincinnati Children’s hospital medical Centre, USA to pursue his second post-doctoral tenure, before he joined as a faculty in the Central University of Kerala. His area of research interest includes tumor angiogenesis, non-coding RNA research and transgenesis. He has published more than 40 papers and chapters in journals and books of international repute and is a member of many prestigious scientific societies such as American chemical society, Indian society of atherosclerosis research, Indian Science congress association etc. He is also instrumental in designing the course work and curriculum of biochemistry and molecular biology in Universities across Kerala being a member of the board of studies of a couple of Universities. He has graduated 4 Ph.D. scholars from his lab, and another 4 are carrying our research under his mentorship. He has also graduated 4 M.Phil. and 40 M.Sc. students under his mentorship. He runs multiple projects totaling a tune of approximately 1.5 Crores in his lab. He holds the portfolios of the Convener of the Innovation club, Institutional Innovation council and Institutional Biosafety council of the Central University of Kerala. In recognition of his contributions to the field of science research and teaching, he was conferred the fellowship of the Kerala Academy of Science, by the Hon’ble Governor of Kerala, Justice P. Satashivam in 2018.                                                                                                                                    Read more  


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