A post doctorate from National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA, Prof Anuradha Sourirajan specializes in the eld of protein biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology. She got her initiation into research at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, a premier institution for scientic and industrial research and higher education in India.
Anuradha’s research spans the understanding of cell cycle regulation of yeast meiosis, exploiting medicinal plants of Western Himalayas for cancer therapeutics using yeast system, and stress control using halophile microbes and ferns. Her research focuses on questions such as: What are the targets in cell cycle that can potentially be used for blocking cancer progression? Her research ndings have been widely published in internationally reputed journals. Her researches have been endorsed by extramural funding from Department of Biotechnology and Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. She has about two dozen research papers and three patents to her credit.