Invited Lectures

• Delivered a Lecture on “A robust and scalable disease modeling and phenotypic drug screening platform for human cardiovascular disease using human induced pluripotent stem cells” at International Conference on Advances in Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences (ICAPHS-2020), Mangaluru, 20-22 Feb 2020.

• Delivered a webinar for CPD certification Sevice on“Healthy Aging, neurodevelopment, cardiac regeneration and caloric restriction mimetics” conducted by the Aesthetic Multispeciality society, Spain.

• Delivered a guest lecture entitled , “Survey of Stem cell Technology in Indian Scenario ”July 2020 in FDP on “ Evolving Trends in Biotechnology” conducted by Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering,Chennai, India.

• Delivered a short oral presentation “Bioactivation pathways in human Ovarian Follicular Fluid derived Mesenchymal Stem cells cultured on Chitosan/PCL/Zn Scaffold for Bone Tissue Regeneration” at XIth International Workshop on EPR in Biology and Medicine 6th to 10thOctober, 2019 in Krakow Poland.

• Delivered a talk at International Conference on Advances in Chemical Biology and Biologics (ICACB-2019), CSIR-IICT, Tarnaka, Hyderabad, 28 Feb - 02 Mar, 2019.

• Invited talk on “My Journey through Stem cell Research-The yin and the Yang” in the Department of Biophysics, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA ,November 12th 2019.

• Delivered a Scientific Talk on “Stem Cells” at School of Biosciences and Chemical Engineering, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai. 6th Feb 2019.

• Invited talk on “Cardiomyocyte differentiation potential and Signalling mechanisms between donor and non-Diabetic donor Induced Pluripotent Stem cells”in Indian Institute of Science IISC Bangalore 29th November 2018

• Served as a Resource person and Handled a Three hour session on “Stem Cell Technology” in UGC Sponsored Refresher course at Calicut 5th Nov 2018.

• Delivered a Lecture on National Science Day Seminar in “Importance of Skill Development in the Biotechnology Arena” at Department of Biotechnology, Pondicherry University. (5th March 2018)

• Delivered a Lecture on “Application of 4Rs in alternatives to Animal testing at Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University", Mysuru (15th September 2017).

• Delivered a Lecture on “International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology and Biotherapeutics” at Sathyabama University, Chennai. (8th – 10th March 2017)

• Invited talk on,”Identification and Characterisation of an Ideal biomaterial for Cardiac Tissue Engineering using Stem cell Technology” in National Conference on Emerging Trends in Smart Materials (NCETSM -18) conducted by SSN College of Engineering, January 19th, 2018

• Lecture delivered in “International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology” 15-16 May 2017 in Colombo, Srilanka.

• Delivered a Lecture on “Recent Trends in Biomedical Sciences” at Department of Biomedical Sciences, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research on 13th Dec 2017.

• Delivered a Lecture on “Stem Cell Characterization and Advances in its Research and Applications” Dec 2017 in Department of Chemical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai.

• Delivered a Lecture Chronological Survey of Stem Cell Technology in Indian Scenario Sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi organized by Selvam College of Technology, Namakkal.

• Delivered a Lecture on Translating Stem Cell Research to Cardiovascular Therapy on 24th March 2017 in Dr. ALM PG Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Madras.

• Delivered a Lecture on"Trends in Biotechnology- the Indian Scenario" in UK- India workshop on Industrial Biotechnology, organized by UK Science and Innovation Network and British Council, Chennai, 16th September,2016

• Delivered a Lecture on "Curbing Cancer targeting the power house" in AMBICON organized by IMS and SUMS Hospital, Odisha (09-Jan-2016).

• Delivered a Lecture on "The Success story of Stem Cell Technology used for Pharmaceutical Technology" in Bio-Summit 2015 organized by Karpaga vinayaga college of Engineering & technology, Kanchipuram (08-Jan-2015).

• Delivered a Lecture on "Role of stem cells in the ageing endothelium" in ARCHA Symposium organized by Aston University, UK (16-Jul-2014).

• Delivered a Lecture on "Pitfalls in Regenerative Medicine-An Insight" in Future Trends in Biotechnology organized by PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India (03-May-2014).

• Delivered a Lecture on "Therapeutic application of bone marrow derived MScs cultured on bioscaffolds" in National Conference on current research perspective in Biotechnology, Healthcare & Environment organized by Dr. M.G.R. Educational and research Institute Univ, India (16-Apr-2013).

• Delivered a Lecture on “Biocompatibility of a novel customizable synthetic polyamide scaffold” in “CSIR Sponsored National Conference on Current Research Prespectives in Biotechnology, Healthcare & Environment” held on April 15-16th 2013.

• Delivered a Lecture on “Biologic and Molecular Basis of Regenerative Medicine” in Regenerative Medicine – The Future Crux of the Health Sector workshop held on 27th -29th June 2013 Supported by DBT, New Delhi, in Centre for Environmental Research and Development, Loyola College, Chennai.

• Delivered a Lecture on "Biocompataibility studies of novel customizable polyamide scaffold for supporting osteoblast regeneration- Chances and challe" in Special Seminar in Department of Biophysics. organized by Medical college of Wisconsin, USA (12-Dec-2012).

• Delivered a Lecture on "Advances in Stem cell Research" in National seminar on Molecular Medicine organized by MepcoSchlenk, EngeeneringCollege,, Sivakasi,India (29-Aug-2012).

• Delivered a Lecture on "Whats in and out in Stem cell Technology" in National conference on Medicinal applications and advances. Organized by Aandal Alagar Engineenering College, Chennai (03-Jun-2012).

• Delivered a Lecture on "Advances in confocal Microscopy" in 23rd National congress of Parasitology organized by Indian society of Parasitology & Anna Univeristy, India (11-Nov-2011).

• Delivered a Lecture on "Recent trends in Bioscience- Advent & ambiguities" in Seminar organized by Dr. M.G.R. Educational and research institute Univ, India (29-Aug-2011).

• Delivered a Lecture on “Advances in Genetic Engineering” on 27th September 2011 in Faculty of Pharmacy, Sri Ramachandra University.

• Delivered a Lecture on "Stem cells Boon or Bane" in Seminar on Biotechnology Uk and Indian Perspective organized by Centre for Biotechnology Anna University, India (11-Aug-2011).

• Delivered a Lecture on "Stem cell Technology" b>in Future perspectives in Biotechnology organized by Science City, Chennai., India (15-Dec-2010).

• Delivered a Lecture on "Novel Therapeutic approaches of Arachidonic acid derivatives" in Conducted Special Seminar on Department of Biochemistry organized by Sri Ramachandra Medical college and Research Insti, India (12-Jun-2009).

• Delivered a Lecture on"The RNA Avatars" in Seminar on Advanced Techniques in Biochemistry organized by Sri Ramachandra Medical college and Research Insti, India (10-May-2009).


• K. Naveena, D. Naveena and C.D. Anuradha. Identification of novel lysyl hydroxylase inhibitors and their molecular insights – A computational approach. 5th IITM - Tokyo Tech Joint Symposium on "Current trends in Bioinformatics: Big data analysis, machine learning and drug design" at IIT Madras, Chennai, March 06-07, 2020.

• J. Kavya, C. Yamini, S. Vimalraj, Pavani koka, S. Raghunandha Kumar, R. Murali and C.D. Anuradha. Enhancement of Osteoblast differentiation of Folllicular fluid derived Mesenchymal stem cells by zinc coated chitosan/PCL scaffold. International Conference on “Horizon 2019: The epitome of biomedical research” at Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Feb 28 – Mar 01, 2019.

• S. Gokul Krishna, S. Raghunandha Kumar, Pavani Koka and C.D. Anuradha. Invivo tracking of graphene nanoparticles tagged mesenchymal stem cells for cell based therapies. International Conference on “Horizon 2019: The epitome of biomedical research” at Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Feb 28 – Mar 01, 2019.

• R. Nikarika, S. Raghunandha Kumar, C. Yamini, Pavani Koka, Hitendra M. Patel and C.D. Anuradha. Identification of novel Mcl-1 inhibitor and anticancer activity of 1,4-dihydropyridine derivative against pro/anti-apoptotic pathway in Non-small cell lung cancer (A549) cells. 3rd PAN IIT BIOTECH MEET 2019 on “Cancer Precision Meicine and Personalized Therapeutics” at IIT Madras, Chennai, Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2019.

• C. Rithika, N, Mahalakshmi, K. Naveena, Michael Kron and C.D. Anuradha. Evaluation od recombinant Brugia malayi asparaginyl tRNA synthetase variants for angiogenic properties on endothelial cells. International Conference on “Advances in Therapeutic Molecules and Drug Design” at Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore, Jan 9-11, 2019.

• Jeeva Jothi Dhanasekaran, S.Solaiyappan, M. Dhanraj, S.Chatterjee, M.Kron and Anuradha Dhanasekaran. Expression and characterization of Asparagine-tRNA synthetase: the key enzyme that mediates angiogenesis in lymphatic filariasis. Experimental Biology Annual meeting 2014, April 26-30 2014, San Diego, USA.

• Sathyamoorthy Balasubramanian, J. Thangavel, K.N.Dileepan, A.Dhanasekaran, B.Dawn and J.Rajasingh. Combinatorial treatment with epigenetic modifiers inhibits thrombin - induced eNOS/RhoA signaling and restores AJ integrity. Experimental Biology Annual meeting 2014, April 26-30 2014, San Diego, USA.

• Rohini Rangarajan and Anuradha Dhanasekaran. Comparison and characterization of PVA/Vanillin scaffolds for tissue engineering applications. 12-14 March 2014, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore,India

• Abinayaa Ravichandran, Gokul Variar, Tarun Pant, Apoorva Singh and Anuradha Dhanasekaran. Hypoxia-induced apoptosis in HL-60 cells. A prelude to treatment with targeted compounds. 30th Jan- 1st Feb 2014, Cancercon, IIT Madras, India.

• Asiya Parvin Allaudeen, Ajay Devendran. John E Baker, Anuradha Dhanasekaran. Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Prevents Reactive Oxygen Species - Induced Apoptosis Via Akt and p38 MAPK Pathway During Hypoxia/ Reperfusion Injury.Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2013. American Heart Association- Circulation Research. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA July, 2013.

• ThiruvarutChelvan S, Johnson W E, Anuradha Dhanasekaran. Role of secretion of MSCs in presence of Leptin. National conference on Biolife.Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India, March 2013.

• Ruban Rex P, Johnson W E, Arumaikkannu G, Anuradha Dhanasekaran. Analysis of a novel customizable polyamide scaffold to support osteoblast differentiation Invitro bio-compatability study. National conference on Biolife.Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.4,5th March 2013.

• Jeeva Jothi D, SuvroChattergiee,Anuradha Dhanasekaran. Ap3A inhibits AsnRs-induced angiogenesis in Ehy926 endothelial cells.International workshop on wound healing & angiogenesis AU-KBC Research Centre, Chennai, India, December 2013.

• AsiyaParvin. A, Raj Pranp, Shalini.U, Anuradha Dhanasekaran. “Erythropoietin receptor signaling in cardiomyocytes protection during hypoxia reperfusion injury” along with National conference on “Impact of Biotechnology in Health care & Industry Vel Tech High Tech Dr.Rangarajan, Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai, India, 2011.

• Jeeva Jothi.D, Anuradha Dhanasekaran 'Expression and purification of Asparaginyl-tRNA synthetases in lymphatic filariasis', 23rd National congress on Parasitology, Anna University, Chennai, India 2011.

C.D.Anuradha, Kanno,SSeishiro Hirano RGD peptide- induced apoptosis in Human leukemia HL-60 cells requires caspase-3 activation 18th International Conference of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) Birmingham, UK, July 2000.

C.D.Anuradha, Kanno,SSeishiro Hirano Cytochrome-c release and caspase activation in NaF-induced apoptosis in HL-60 cells Gordon Research Conference-Mechanisms of Toxicity New Hampshire, USA, July 2000.

C.D.Anuradha, Kanno,SSeishiro Hirano Fluoride induces apoptosis in HL-60 cells through a mechanism involving oxidative stress Gordon Research Conference-Oxidative stress and Diseases Los Angeles, USA, March 2001.

C.D.Anuradha, Kanno,S Seishiro Hirano Oxidative damage to mitochondria is a preliminary step to caspase-3 activation in fluoride induced apoptosis in HL-60 cells 40thSociety of Toxicology Meeting, San Fransisco, USA, March 2001.

C.D.Anuradha, Kanno,SSeishiro Hirano Fluoride induces apoptosis in Human leukemia (HL-60) cells by down regulation of Bcl-2 ASBMB meeting on Experimental Biology Orlando, USA, April 2001.

C.D.Anuradha, Srigiridhar Kotamraju, Joseph J, Murphy MP ,Kalyanaraman (2003):Supplementation of endothelial cells with mitochondrially-targeted ubiquinone derivative, MitoQ inhibits H2O2-induced mitochondrial iron uptake and apoptosis Society for Free radicals in Biology and Medicine. Seattle, USA, Nov 2003

Anuradha Dhanasekaran, Stephanie K. Gruenloh, Elizabeth R. Jacobs and MeethaMedhora (2005). EETs protect microvascular endothelial cells from Fas-induced apoptosis. American Heart Association. Texas,USA 2005.

Anuradha Dhanasekaran, Stephanie K. Gruenloh, Elizabeth R. Jacobs and MeethaMedhora (2005). EETs protect cardiomyocytes from hypoxia-reperfusion induced injury by a AKT-dependent pathway. FASEB meeting. San Fransisco, USA 2006.

Anuradha Dhanasekaran, Stephanie K. Gruenloh, Rong Zhang, Noelle Buonaccorsi, Elizabeth R. Jacobs and Meetha Medhora(2007) PI3K/Akt pathway is activated by epoxyeicosatrienoic acids (EETs) to protect cardiomyocytes from apoptosis induced by hypoxia/reoxygenation injury. GORDON RESEARCH CONFERENCE-Oxidative stress and Diseases. Ventura Beach, California 2007.