Aufau International Award 2016 | Young Scientist | Biochemistry & Bioinformatics

Dr. Rohini Karunakaran  Ph.D.,

Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University,


Rohini Karunakaran

Dr Rohini Karunakaran is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University, Malaysia. She is also the Preclinical Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine with administrative responsibilities besides teaching. She has completed her Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry. Though teaching biochemistry is her passion, she holds a Masters in Clinical Microbiology, Bachelors in Education and Post Graduate Diplomas in Forensic Science, Human Rights and Bioinformatics. She has published 30 full papers, 18 conference proceedings.  She has authored 6 books and 3 chapters in books. Dr. Rohini is an editorial board member of many international journals and has reviewed more than 65 articles. She has presented 21 papers both oral and posters, 3 invited speaker presentations in international conferences in India, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Srilanka.

Dr.Rohini is QMS & IA Certified ISO Internal Auditor for ISO 15189:2012 and ISO 9001:2008.

Dr Rohini was has been awarded the “Young Scientist Award” at the “World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences & Chemical Technology”, Srilanka, Colombo; “Young Biotechnologist Award” at International Symposium on “New Perspectives in Modern Biotechnology”, Puducherry, India and “Young Scientist Award” at the 2nd International Conference on New Challenges in Biotechnology and Molecular Biology in the Context of 21st Century, Agra, Delhi.

Dr. Rohini Karunakaran is also a Fellow member of the Society of Applied Biotechnology and Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. She is also an active member of many professional societies. Her research interests are Procalcitonin, CRP in Sepsis, Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics, Free radicals and oxidative stress in health and diseases, Molecular Diagnostic and Therapeutic approaches to diseases, Nanotechnology & Phytochemistry.