Biostech

FULL NAME: Rakesh K. Srivastava (Ph.D, FRSM, FRSPH)
PRESENT ACADEMIC RANK:
Professor and Senior Scientist
EDUCATION:
1987 - 1990:
M.Sc., Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
1991 - 1994:
Ph.D., University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1994 - 1996:
Postdoctoral Fellow. National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1996 - 1999:
Fellowship, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences.
APPOINTMENTS:
1999 - 2005:
Assistant Professor. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
2005 - 200:
Associate Professor. Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, TX
2008 - 2009:
Professor. Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, TX
2009 - 2014:
Tyler Endowed Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, and Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
2009 – 2014:
Eminent Scholar,Kansas Bioscience Authority
2013 - 2015:
Senior Scientist, Kansas City VA Medical Center, Kansas City, MO
2015 - 2016:
Professor, Division of Pharmacology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, MO
2016 - Present:
Professor, Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, and Department of Genetics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS:
1981:
Merit award in B.Sc.
1982 – 1984:
National Merit Scholarship M.Sc.
1984:
Merit award in M.Sc.
1988 – 1990:
Bursary, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
1994 – 1996 :
Fogarty International Fellowship, National Institutes of Health
1996 – 1999:
National Research Council Fellowship, National Academy of Sciences, USA
2000 – 2004 :
Career Development Award, Department of Defense, US Army, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program
2009:
Eminent Scholar, Kansas Bioscience Authority (KBA)
2016:
Scholar, Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium (LCRC)
RESEARCH INTERESTS :
Drug discovery and development, cancer therapy, prevention, diabetes, nutrition, stem cell, autophagy, non-coding RNA, nanotechnology, angiogenesis, metastasis, pharmacology, toxicology, biochemistry
TEACHING:
ContentHuman Biology, Pharmacology, Principles of Drug Actions, Molecular Cell Biology, Histology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Zoology, Botany, Horticulture, Physiology, Cancer Biology, Toxicology, Endocrinology, Genetics, Cancer Therapeutics, Anatomy
SERVICES:
Served in various national and international committees, and also as an advisor to several government agencies
MEMBERSHIPS:
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Association for Cell Biology (AACB), Society for Basic Urological Research (SBUR)
BOOK EDITOR:
5
JOURNAL EDITOR / EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER:
15
FUNDING SUPPORT:
National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense US Army, Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundations and others
PATENTS:
3
BOOK CHAPTERS:
15
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS:
150
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND INVITED SEMINARS:
200