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Name: Laina Karthikeyan
Dept: Physical & Biological Sciences
Position: Associate Professor
Education: PhD, NYU Medical Center; MA, Boston University; MS, Bangalore University (India); BS, St. Joseph’s College (India)
Expertise: Molecular biology and its use as a tool to study the cause of disease; Dystonia, a neurological muscle disorder
Selected Publications: "Immunocytochemical and In Situ Hybridization Studies of the Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycan, Glypican, In Nervous Tissue," co-author, Journal of Cell Science, 1994; "Intractions with Tenascin and Differential Effects On Cell Adhesion of Neurocan and Phosphacan, Two Major Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycans of Nervous Tissue," co-author, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 1994; "Interactions of the Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan Phosphacan, the Extracellular Domain of a Receptor- Type Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase, With Neurons, Glia, and Neural Cell Adhesion Molecules," Journal of Biological Chemistry, 1994
Languages: Malay, Malayalam
Phone: 718.260.5953
E-mail: tripthi@yahoo.com