Papasani Subbaiah

    Email Address: psubbaia@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
    Secondary Department: Diabetes and Metabolism
    Title: Professor
    Office: E625 CMW M/C 797 Phone: 9968212
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Lipids, lipoproteins, heart disease; diabetes; Effect of various types of fatty acids (omega 3, omega 6, conjugated, trans fatty acids)on membrane structure and function; Mechanism of action of conjugated linoleic acids.
    Dietary omega 3 fatty acids and brain function.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Junior or Senior Course work in organic chemistry, biology, or biochemistry.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Interest in lipids, membranes, diabetes, atherosclerosis.
    Interest in learning new techniques and applying them to specific projects. Flexible timings.

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