Our lab’s education and training mission

Empowerment  .  Innovation  .  Societal Impact  .  Excellence  .  Leadership

Our mission is to empower students and trainees to engage in rigorous academic inquiry and cutting-edge research that generates significant positive impacts on society. We strive to cultivate a dynamic learning environment that fosters innovation, creativity, and critical thinking skills, equipping our learners with the necessary tools to tackle the most pressing social challenges of our time. By promoting academic excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration, we seek to cultivate a new generation of leaders who are committed to advancing knowledge and improving the world around them.

Research and Educational activities

UG Honors student in the lab successfully defended her research proposal

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Postdoctoral fellow in the lab receives AHA postdoctoral fellowship award

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PhD Student in the lab successfully defended his dissertation

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Research Intern in the lab successfully completes UAB-CORD Summer Science Program

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UAB SciTech HONORS student research proposal presentation

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Graduate student, John Henderson wins PACEinSCIENCE award

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Undergrad student volunteer wins Emergent Scholarship

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Research Intern successfully completes UAB-CORD Summer Science Program

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Postdoctoral Fellow, receives AHA BCVS travel award

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Lab receives American Heart Association postdoctoral research fellowship award

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Present and previous lab members & volunteers 

Dr. Sarojini Singh, Postdoctoral Fellow

Sarojini Singh, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Project Theme: Brain health and heart disease (American Heart Association postdoctoral Fellowship Awardee)

Dr. Praveen Dubey, Postdoctoral Fellow

Praveen Dubey, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Project Theme: mechanisms of cardiac pathophysiology, sepsis, epigenetics

Dr. Prasanna Krishnamurthy, Project Leader

Prasanna Krishnamurthy, MVSc, PhD, FAHA

Project Leader

Project Theme: Cardiovascular Health and Disease

Dr. Mallikarjun Patil

Researcher IV

Dr. Subham Dubey

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

John Henderson

PhD student (Graduated)

NIH T32 Fellowship Awardee

Hien Luong

Master’s Student, BME, UAB (Graduated)

Dr. Darukeshwara Joladarashi

Postdoctoral Fellow

American Heart Association postdoctoral Fellowship Awardee

Dr. Rajarajan A Thandavarayan

Postdoctoral Research Fellow 

American Heart Association postdoctoral Fellowship Awardee

Dr. Sahana Suresh Babu

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Paras Ahuja

UAB SciTech Honors student

Phuong Quach

Research Assistant

Dr. Gopalkrishna Sreejit

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Prince Jeyabal

Research Associate

Ms. Shashirekha K

Research Assistant

Prem K Govindappa, MVSc, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Saminathan Muthusamy

Researcher V

Sherin Saheera, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Gayathri Narasimhan, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Frank S Li

Undergrad, Summer Volunteer, Univ of Texas, Austin, TX

Divya Annamalai

SciTech Honors UG Student Volunteer, UAB, AL

Stephen Ferrell

Summer Volunteer, Birmingham, AL

Nicholas Hohnstein

Volunteer, Birmingham area School, AL