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Sakhila K Banu

Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

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Department: VIBS

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Education

  • Post-Doc Molecular Oncology, University of Montreal, Canada 2004
  • Post-Doc Reprod Endocrinology, Laval University, Canada 2003
  • Ph.D. Endocrinology, University of Madras, Tamil Nadu, India 2002
  • MPhil Endocrinology, University of Madras, Tamil Nadu, India 1993
  • MSc Zoology, Madurai Kamaraj University 1992
  • BSc Zoology, Madurai Kamaraj University 1989

Research

  • Environmental Health
  • Toxicology
  • Reproductive Biology

Interdisciplinary Activities

  • Toxicology
  • Reproductive Biology

Scholarly Interests

Endocrine toxicology; endocrine oncology; reproductive toxicity of chromium-VI on ovarian development and function, pregnancy, and fetal development; vitamin C and nutrioxidants' intervention on heavy metal-induced toxicity; prostaglandin E2 biosynthesis, signaling and transport on mammary gland cancer development