Junior Research Fellow Area: Cancer Genetics Affiliation: Zebrafish Genetics Laboratory Department of Genetic Engineering SRM Institute of Science and Technology(formerly known as SRM University)
Pursuing under the guidance of Dr. S. Kirankumar, Ph.D.at SRM Institute of Science and Technology (2016-present)
University of Mysore, 2015.
CBZ (Chemistry, Botany, Zoology)
University of Mysore(St. Philomena’s College, Mysore), 2013.
Velanagnni Selvaraj, Hemagowri Venkatasubramanian, Ilango K, Kirankumar Santhakumar, (2019). A simple method to study motor and non-motor behaviors in adult zebrafish. Journal of Neuroscience Methods.
Velanagnni Selvaraj, Hemagowri Venkatasubramanian and Kirankumar Santhakumar, (2018). A Chemically Induced Zebrafish Model for Huntington's Disease-like Phenotype. Annals of Neurosciences (Abstract).
Hemagowri Venkatasubramanian, Velanagnni Selvaraj and Kirankumar Santhakumar, (2018). Effect of fadrozole exposure on socioreproductive behaviors and neurochemical parameters in Betta splendens. Zebrafish.
Velanganni Selvaraj, Hemagowri V, Arkaprava Roychaudhury and Kirankumar Santhakumar, (2018). Computational analysis of deleterious SNPs of SLC45A2 involved in Oculocutaneous albinism type 4. Gene Reports.
Velanganni Selvaraj and Kirankumar Santhakumar, (2017). Analyzing Locomotor Activity in Zebrafish Larvae Using wrMTrck. Zebrafish.
Work in Progress
Developing a zebrafish model to characterize SDH-mediated tumorigenesis by CRISPR- Cas9 targeted mutagenesis
Achivements and Awards
Awarded third prize for the oral presentation on “A Chemically Induced Zebrafish Model for Huntington Disease-like Phenotype” in 3rd Madras Medical Mission Genetics Meeting, 2018.
Qualified for 32nd UGC-NRCBS Winter School on "Functional & Integrative Genomics", MKU, Madurai.
Qualified Karnataka State Eligibility Test for Lectureship (KSET)
Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).
Second Rank in M.Sc. Genetics- University of Mysore.
Awarded Sir. T. Thumboochetty Award for First Rank in B.Sc.