Biomedical Sciences

  • Graduate Student / Research Assistant
Lab Phone: 806-414-9223
Mail Address: 1406 S Coulter
Amarillo, TX 79106-1786


Sharavan Ramachandran completed his Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology degree at Kalasalingam University, Tamil Nadu, India, in 2012, and his Master of Science degree in Biotechnology from Nottingham Trent University, UK, in 2014. He joined the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as a PhD student in Fall of 2015, and is presently working in the laboratory of Dr. Sanjay Srivastava with the Department of Biomedical Sciences.


  • MS: Biotechnology, Nottingham Trent University, UK, 2014
  • BS: Biotechnology, Kalasalingam University, Tamil Nadu, India, 2012

Research Interests:

Identification of potential therapeutic targets for cancer; Elucidating the mechanisms involved in cancer progression and developing anti-cancer agents to counteract the progression; Screening novel compounds for cancer therapy at key stages of cancer progression; Study of the anti-cancer agents in in-vivo models and examine the mechanism involved in the inhibition of cancer growth.


   Before Admission to GPPS:

  • Venkataraman Deepak , Ramachandran Sharavan, Sureshbabu Ram Kumar Pandian, Reham,  Shiva D.Sivasubramaniam, Hariharan Nellaiah and Krishnan Sundar. In vitro evaluation of anticancer properties of exopolysaccharides from Lactobacillus acidophilus in colon cancer cell lines. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology – Animal. 2015 Dec 10;52(2):161-173.


   Before Admission to GPPS:

  • Sivasubramaniam D. Shiva, Ramachandran Sharavan. “New breed of ghost writers: Emerging threats to academic community via internationalization and social media”. Annual Conference on Plagiarism Research, Czech Republic, Referred conference paper, 2015.
  • Venkataraman Deepak; Ramachandran Sharavan; Sureshbabu Ram Kumar Pandian; Sivasubramaniam Shiva. D.; Hariharan Nellaiah; Krishnan Sundar. “Exopolysaccharides from L.acidophilus for Colon Cancer Treatment”; Proceedings of International Conference on Beneficial Microbes (ICOBM 2014), Referred conference paper, Section C-6, Pg.116, 2014.

   After Admission to GPPS:

  • Sharavan Ramachandran, Neel Fofaria, Sanjay K. Srivastava. “Novel Propanoic Acid Derivative Sensitizes Braf Mutated Melanoma Cells.” Fifteenth Annual Research Days, TTUHSC SOP, Amarillo, TX; June 2016.


   Before Admission to GPPS:

  • Nottingham Trent University International Scholarship, 2013-2014.


  • Graduate Student Association at Amarillo, 2015-present.
  • Indian Society of Technical Education, 2008-present.
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