Uma Srikanth

Uma Srikanth

Professor of Instruction - Biological Sciences
Undergraduate Faculty Advisor
 
972-883-6570
FN3108
Tags: Molecular Biology Cell Biology Biology Neurodegenarative diseases ALS SODI Senior electives

Professional Preparation

M.S. - Biochemistry
University of MADRAS
B.Sc., - BIOCHEMISTRY
University of MADRAS
Ph.D., - Molecular and Cell Biology
University of Texas at Dallas - 1999
M.S. - Molecular and Cell Biology
University of Texas at Dallas - 1995

Research Areas

Instructor Department of Neurology University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Worked on independent project to understand Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Made transgenic mice with mutant hSOD1 and studied the effect of these mutations using molecular analyses.
Senior Research Scientist Department of Neurology University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Worked on independent project to understand Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Made transgenic mice with mutant hSOD1 and studied the effect of these mutations using molecular analyses.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship Department of Neurology University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Worked on independent project to understand Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Made transgenic mice with mutant hSOD1 and studied the effect of these mutations using molecular analyses.
Graduate Teaching Assistant Department of Molecular and Cell Biology University of Texas at Dallas
Evolution of RNA Editing of mitochondrial SSUrRNA in Myxomycetes

Publications

- publications

Awards

Dean's Teaching Award - NSM [2016]

Appointments

Academic Senate
University of Texas at Dallas [2022–2023]
Texas Transfer Advisory Committee's - Biology subcommittee
TEXAS Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) [2022–2025]
Support transfer students from community colleges
Undergraduate Education Committee
Department of Biological Sciences [2022–Present]
Assessment data for Accreditation
Department of Biological Sciences [2017–2023]
Academic Senate Committee on the Core Curriculum
University of Texas at Dallas [2020–2022]
Academic Senate Committee on the Core Curriculum - Vice Chair
University of Texas at Dallas [2018–2020]
Workload Policy Committee
School of NS&M, University of Texas at Dallas [2018–2020]
Biology FOS Committee (Nominee)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board [2018–2019]