Rajadurai

Dr. Rajadurai Murugan

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR|Faculty of Life and Allied Health Sciences, Department of Food Technology


M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., in Biochemistry, 15 Years of Teaching Experience and 1 Year Industry Experience, 18 – M.Phil., and 3 Ph.D. guided, 45 Publications, 15 Conference presentation (National/​International), 15 Conference participation (National/​International), 10 Invited talks, 10 Workshops/​FDP/​training courses, 3 certificate courses, 3 Books chapter, 4 Awards, and still learning. 

Qualifications

  • PhD with Specialization

    Ph.D., - Biochemistry, Annamalai University

  • PG with Specialization

    M.Sc. - Biochemistry, Annamalai University

  • UG with Specialization

    B.Sc. - Biochemistry, University of Madras

Experience

Total Years of Experience: Years/​Months

Academic: 14 Years /8 Months 

Industry: 0 Years / 8 Months

Training Experience

  • Refresher course on Advances in Molecular Biology, Department of Molecular Reproduction Development Genetics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore from 28th Jun to 10th Feb.
  • FDP on Journey from Teacher to Guru, IQAC, Ramaiah College of Arts, Scenic e& commerce, Bangalore on 20th July, 2018.
  • FDP in BIOCON ACADEMY, BIOCON Limited, Bangalore from 2nd July to 13th July, 2018.
  • FDP on Meditation for work life balance, Department of English, Ramaiah College of Arts, Science & commerce, Bangalore during 14 – 16th Sep, 2017.
  • FDP on Applications in MS Excel in Academics & Research, Department of Biotechnology, Ramaiah College of Arts, Science & commerce, Bangalore during 28 – 29th November, 2017.
  • Workshop on Designing and Ethics of Research, held at Department of Biological Sciences, Muthayammal College of Arts & Science, Rasipuram, Tamil Nadu, during 29&30 September 2011.
  • Practical Summer Training on Chromatography, Molecular Biology & Biophysics (PCMB) held at VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, during June 1 – 9, 2011.
  • Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques held at Biiogeneic Research Institute, Namakkal, Tamilnadu, during October 9 – 11, 2008.
  • Workshop on Quality Improvement Programme on Instructural Design and Delivery held at Vinayaka Missions Kirubananda Variyar Engineering College, Vinayaka Missions University, Salem, Tamil Nadu, during November 12 – 14, 2007.
  • IV SERC School in Chronobiology held at Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, December 24, 2005 to January 4, 2006.

Research interest : BIOCHEMISTRY, FREE RADICAL BILOGY, PHYTOCHEMISTRY, NUTRACEUTICALS AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 

Ph.D. Dissertation: Preventive effect of naringin on normal and isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in male Wistar rats

National Conference Papers

  1. National Symposium on Innovative Approaches and Modern Technologies for Crop Productivity, Food Safety and Environmental Sustainability, held at Hotel Mangala Towers, Thrissur, Kerala during Nov, 19 – 20, 2012.
  2. National level Biological congress on Promising faces of Biotechnology, held at, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Rasipuram, Tamilnadu, during January 7&8, 2011.
  3. National level conference on BIOTECHNOLOGY: GREAT EXPECTATIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS held at Centre for Biotechnology, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Rasipuram, Tamilnadu, during January 8&9, 2010.
  4. National conference on RECENT TRENDS IN BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO NATURAL PRODUCTS held at Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, during February 24 – 26, 2006.

International Conference Papers

  1. International conference on Environment, Genes, Health and Disease-2017, held at Department of Human Genetic and Molecular Biology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore during 22 – 24, August, 2017.
  2. International conference on Recent Trends in Atheresclerosis, held at Department of Biochemistry & Biotechnology, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, during Sep 1 – 3, 2012.
  3. International conference on Environment, Genes, Health and Disease-2011, held at Department of Zoology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore during 9 – 11, December, 2011.
  4. International conference on FOOD AND NEUTRACEUTICALS FOR NUTRITION AND HEALTH: TECHNOLOGY AND DELIVERY (ICFAN-2011), held in Department of Food Science, Periyar University, Tamilnadu, during January 20 – 22, 2011.
  5. International conference on FREE RADICALS AND ANTIOXIDANTS IN HEALTH, DISEASE AND RADIATION and Vth Annual conference of the society of free radical research held in Dr. B. C Roy Post graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, and IPGME&R, Kolkata, West Bengal, during January 16 – 18, 2006.
  6. International conference on ANTIOXIDANTS, FREE RADICALS IN HEALTH-NUTRITION AND RADIOPROTECTORS and IVth Annual conference of the society of free radical research held at St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, during January 10 – 12, 2005.
  7. International conference on NATURAL PRODUCTS, AND RADIOPROTECTORS IN HEALTH (NFRH-2004) and IIIth Annual conference of the society of free radical research held at Deaprtment of Biochemistry, Annmalai University, Annamalainagar, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, during January 17 – 19, 2004.
  8. International conference on RECENT ADVANCES IN BIOSCIENCES held at Faculty of Biological Science, PGP College, Namakkal, Tamilnadu, during February 12 – 13, 2004.

National Journal Papers

  1. Ganapathy P, Shairibha SM, Ashokkumar N, Maithili SS, Rajadurai M. Protective effect of b‑sitosterol on mitochondrial dysfunction in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats. Indo-Asian J Multidesciplin Res. 2017, 3, 1264 – 1273. 
  2. Ganapathy P, Rajadurai M, Ashokumar N. Effect of beta-sitosterol on cardiac troponins, marker enzymes and biochemical parameters in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction. J Acad Ind Res. 2014, 3, 209 – 214.
  3. Rexlinshairibha SM, Rajadurai M, Ashok kumar N. Effect of p‑coumaric acid on biochemical parameters in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. J Acad Ind Res. 2014, 3, 237 – 242.
  4. Saranya P, Rajeshkumar R, Rajadurai M. Protective effect of rutin and ellagic acid on isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats. J EnvAppl Res. 2012, 1, 12 – 18. 
  5. Sharmila ST, Rajadurai M. Cardioprotective effect of Bio-Aq’ a Polyherbalformulation on Isoproterenol-Induced Myocardial infarction in Wistar Rats: A Histopathological Study. J Pharm Res &ClinPrac.2012, 2, 38 – 48.
  6. Vishnukumar S, Rajadurai M, Stephan R, Chandra S. Effect of morin on glycoproteins and membrane bound enzymes in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. J AcadInd Res. 2012, 1, 5 – 10.
  7. Sharmila ST, Rajadurai M. Preventive effect of Bio-Aq’ on cardiac markers, lipids and membrane bound enzymes in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats. Asian J Pharm Clin Res. 2012, 5, 107 – 113.
  8. Karthika P, Rajadurai M, Ganapathy P, Kanchana G. Preventive effect of esculetin on lipid peroxides and antioxidants in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in Wistar rats. J Pharm Res. 2012, 5, 915 – 918.
  9. Malini P, Kanchana G, Rajadurai M. Antidiabetic efficacy of ellagic acid in streptozotocin-induced diabetes mellitus in albino Wistar rats. Asian J Pharm Clin Res. 2011, 4, 124 – 128.
  10. Samundeeswari C, Rajadurai M, Periasami R, Kanchana G. Hepatoprotective Effect of Herbitars, A Polyherbal Formulation Against CCl4 Induced Hepatotoxicity in Rats. J Pharm Res. 2011, 4(3), 676 – 679.
  11. Senthilkumar G, Rajadurai M, Stephan R, Ilankeswaran M. Biochemical evidences on preventive role of hesperidin on normal and isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in male albino Wistar rats, J Pharm Res. 2010, 3, 2152 – 2154.
  12. Anandakumar S, Balamurugan M, Rajadurai M, Vani B. Antihyperglycemicand antioxidant effects red algae Hypnea musciformis in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Biomedicine. 2008, 28, 34 – 38.

International Journal Paper

  1. Sachin S, Asha Rani, Nagarathna Amresh, Murugan Rajadurai, Balasubramanian Sathyamurthy. Phytochemical studies on the methanolic extract of Calotropis gigantea leaves. IAJPS 2018, 05 (07), 6248 – 6260. 
  2. Sushmitha HS, Chitrali Laha Roy, Dishamoni Gogoi, Radha Devi V, Nagarathna Amresh, Balasubramanian Sathyamurthy, Rajadurai M. Phytochemical and pharmacological studies on Hylocereus undatus seeds: an in vitro approach. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2018, 7(14), 986‑1006.
  3. Srinivasan KR, Nagarathna A, Balasubramaniam S, Rajadurai M. Microbial biotransformation of mercury using a marine Pseudmonos putida. Eur J Biomed Pharm Sci. 2018, 5, 1103 – 1110. 
  4. Ganapathy P, Rajadurai M, Ashokumar N. Cardioprotective effect of beta-sitosterol on lipidperoxides and antioxidants in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats. A histopathological study. Int J Curr Res. 2014, 6, 7260 – 7266.
  5. Rexlinshairibha SM, Rajadurai M. Anti-diabetic effect of p‑coumaric acid on lipid peroxidation, antioxidant status and histopathological examinations in Streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Int J Int Sci Inn Tech Sec. 2014, 3 (5), 1 – 11.
  6. Rexlinsujila SM, Rajadurai M, Rexlinshairibha SM. Hepatoprotective effect of β‑sitosterol on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in ethanol-induced hepatotoxic rats. Int J Intsci Inn Tech Sec. 2014, 3(4), 1 – 11.
  7. Samundeeswari N, Rajadurai M, Ganapathy P, Shairibha SM. Effect of vimliv on lipid profile and histopathology in ethanol-induced hepatotoxicity in albino wistar rats. Int J NutrPharmacolNerol Dis. 2013, 3, 114 – 120.
  8. Subashini R, Ponmurugan P, Rajadurai M. Nelumbo nucifera leaf extract ameliorates lipidperoxides and antioxidants in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction: biochemical and histological examination. J Pharm Res. 2012, 7, 3878 – 3882. 
  9. RexlinShairibha SM, Rajadurai M. Effect of glymin, a polyherbal formulation on lipid profile and histopathological examination in streptozptocin-induced diabetic rats. Int J Pharm Sci Drug Res. 2012, 4, 49 – 55.
  10. Samundeeswari M, Rajadurai M. Effect of vimliv on lipid peroxides and antioxidants in ethanol induced hepatotoxicity in albino wister rats. Int J Pharm Sci Res. 2012, 3, 1169 – 1174.
  11. Karthika P, Rajadurai M, Ganapathy P, Kanchana G. Cardioprotective effect of esculetin on cardiac marker enzymes and membrane bound enzymes in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats. Int J Res Ayur Pharm. 2011, 2, 1374 – 1379.
  12. Malini P, Kanchana G, Rajadurai M. Antiperoxidative and antioxidant effect of ellagic acid on normal and streptozotocin induced diabetes in albino wistar rats. Res J Pharm BiolChem Sci. 2011, 2, 24 – 34.
  13. Subashini R, Rajadurai M. Evaluation of cardioprotective efficacy of Nelumbo nucifera leaf extract on isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction inwistar rats. Int J Pharm Bio Sci. 2, 1 – 10.
  14. Kanchana G, Shyni WJ, Malini P, Rajadurai M. Effect of sinapic acid on antiperoxidative and antioxidant potential in normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetes in Wistar rats. Int J Pharm Clin Res. 2011, 3, 5 – 9.
  15. Kanchana G, Shyni WJ, Rajadurai M, Periasamy R. Evaluation of antihyperglycemic effect of sinapic acid in normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetes in albino rats. Global J Pharmacol. 2011, 5, 33 – 39.
  16. Ilenkeswaran M, Senthil Kumar G, Rajadurai M, Stephan. Hepatoprotective effect of hesperidin on normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats: biochemical and histological evidences. Int J EnvirSciEcotech. 2011, 1, 55 – 64.
  17. Senthilkumar G, Rajadurai M, Stephan R, Ilankeswaran M. Preventive role of hesperidin on membrane bound enzymes and glycoproteins in isoproterenol-induced cardiac toxicity : Biochemical and histopathological evidences. Int J Pharm App Sci. 2010, 1, 30 – 38.
  18. Senthilkumar G, Stephan R, Ilankeswaran M, Rajadurai M. Preventive effect of hesperidin on cardiac marker enzymes, lipids, lipoproteins in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in Wistar rats. J Nat Sci Tech — Life SciBioinfo. 2009, 1, 84 – 89.
  19. Ilankeswaran M, Stephan R, Rajadurai M, Senthilkumar G. Effect of hesperidin on blood glucose, plasma insulin and carbohydrate metabolic enzymes in streptozotocin-induced Diabetes in Wistar rats. J Nat Sci Tech — Life SciBioinfo.2, 121 – 127.
  20. Rajadurai M, StanelyMainzen Prince P. Naringin ameliorates mitochondrial lipid peroxides, antioxidants and lipids in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in Wistar rats. Phytother Res. 2009, 23, 358 – 362.
  21. Padmanabhan M, Rajadurai M, StanelyMainzen Prince P. Preventive effect of S‑allylcysteine on membrane bound enzymes and glycoproteins in normal and isoprenaline-induced cardiotoxicity in male Wistar rats. Basic ClinPharmacolToxicol. 2008, 103, 507 – 513.
  22. Rajadurai M, StanelyMainzen Prince P. Preventive effect of naringin on isoproterenol-induced cardiotoxicity in Wistar rats: an in vivo and in vitro study. Toxicology. 2007, 232, 216 – 225.
  23. Rajadurai M, Stanely Mainzen Prince P. Preventive effect of naringin on cardiac markers, electrocardiographic patterns and lysosomal hydrolases in normal and isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in Wistar rats. Toxicology. 2007, 230, 178 – 188.
  24. Rajadurai M, StanelyMainzen Prince P. Preventive effect of naringin on cardiac mitochondrial enzymes during isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats: A transmission electron microscopic study. J Biochem Mol Toxicol. 2007, 21, 354 – 361.
  25. Rajadurai M, Stanely Mainzen Prince P. Preventive effect of naringin on lipids, lipoproteins and lipid metabolic enzymes in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in Wistar rats. J Biochem Mol Toxicol. 2006, 20, 191 – 197.
  26. Rajadurai M, Stanely Mainzen Prince P. Preventive effect of naringin on lipidperoxides and antioxidants in isoproterenol-induced cardiotoxicity in Wistar rats: Biochemical and histopathological evidences. Toxicology. 2006, 228, 259 – 268.
  27. Rajadurai M, Padmanabhan M, Stanely Mainzen Prince P. Effect of Aegle marmelos leaf extract and alpha-tocopherol on lipid peroxidation and antioxidants in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats. The Cardiology. 2005, 1, 40 – 45.
  28. Rajadurai M, Stanely Mainzen Prince P. Comparative effects of Aegle marmelos leaf extract and alpha-tocopherol on serum lipids, lipid peroxides and cardiac enzyme levels in rats with isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction. Sing Med J. 2005, 46, 78 – 81.
  29. Rajadurai M, Stanely Mainzen Prince P. Preventive effect of Aegle marmelos leaf extract on isoprenaline-induced myocardial infarction in rats: biochemical evidences. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2005, 57, 1353 – 1357.
  30. Kamalakkannan N, Rajadurai M, Stanely Mainzen Prince P. Effect of Aegle marmelos fruits on normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. J Med Food. 2003, 6, 93 – 98.

  • Best Teacher, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Award, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research, Sri Venkateshwara College of Arts & Science, Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu, held on 28.02.2019.
  • Indian Council of Medial Research (ICMR), New Delhi, India, awarded Senior Research (No.45/70/2004/PHA/BMS, Dated 06−02−06) for the research work of Preventive effect of Naringin on normal and isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in male Wistar rats” (Award No: 2006 – 00870).
  • Young Investigator Award in the international conference on environment, genes, Health and Disease-2011, held at Department of Zoology, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, during 9 – 11, December, 2011.
  • Fellow Society of Applied Biotechnology (FASB) Award, in the recognition of outstanding achievements and contributions to the field of Medical Biotechnology.

  • Life Member in Society of Biological Chemists, India (SBCI), (L.M. No. 2325)

    LIfe Member

  • Life Member in Indian Society for Atherosclerosis Research (ISAR), (L.M. No. 294)

    LIfe Member

  • Life Member in Indian Association of Bio medical Scientists (IABMS), (L.M. No. 887/2010)

    Life Member

  • Life Member in Nutrition Society of In dia (NSI), (L.M. No. 125/1966)

    LIfe Member