Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. 2011.
M.Phil., Biochemistry, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. 2004.
M.Sc., Biochemistry, University of Madras, Chennai. 2002.
B.Sc., Biochemistry, University of Madras, Chennai. 2000.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, SCTIMST. June 2018 ? till date
Project Scientist, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Panangad, Kochi, Kerala, India. 2016-2018
Post Doctoral Scholar, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA. 2014-2016
Post Doctoral Scholar, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA 2011-2014
ICMR-Senior Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. 2008-2011
Junior Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. 2004-2008
Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, Govt. College, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. 2002
Best Research Poster Award at 11th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin, Kerala, India. 21-24 November 2017.
Best Research Poster Award at Research Showcase- 2014, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. 18 April 2014.
Research Paper entitled ?UVA light-excited kynurenines oxidize ascorbate and modify lens proteins through the formation of advanced glycation end products: implications for human lens aging and cataract formation? published in Journal of Biological Chemistry showcased in National Eye Institute (NEI), US Govt. website. (Link: https://nei.nih.gov/news/briefs/uv_cataract)
Area of Interest
Role of Advanced Glycation Endproducts (AGEs) in Tissue Fibrosis.
Life member, Indian Science Congress Association, India
Member, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), USA.
Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science, USA.
Cibin T. Raghavan, Mareen Smuda, Andrew J. O. Smith, Scott Howell, Dawn G. Smith, Annapurna Singh, Pankaj Gupta, Marcus A. Glomb, I. Michael Wormstone and Ram H. Nagaraj., Advanced Glycation Endproducts in Human Lens Capsule Promote the TGF?2-mediated Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition of Lens Epithelial Cells: Implications for Posterior Capsule Opacification. , Aging Cell
, 2016, 15(3): 465-476, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/acel.12450
Mareen Smuda, Christian Henning, Cibin T. Raghavan, Kaid Johar, Abhay R. Vasavada, Ram H. Nagaraj and Marcus A. Glomb., Comprehensive Analysis of Maillard Protein Modifications in Human Lenses: Effect of Age and Cataract. , Biochemistry
, 2015, 54 (15): 2500?2507 , https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bi5013194
Mikhail Linetsky*, Cibin T. Raghavan*, Kaid Johar, Vincent M. Monnier, XingJun Fan, Abhay R. Vasavada and Ram H. Nagaraj. *Equal Contributions, UVA light-excited kynurenines oxidize ascorbate and modify lens proteins through the formation of advanced glycation end products: implications for human lens aging and cataract formation. , Journal of Biological Chemistry
, 2014, 289(24):17111-17123 , http://www.jbc.org/content/289/24/17111.full
Michael A. DiMauro, Sandip K. Nandi, Cibin T. Raghavan, Rajiv Kumar Kar, Benlian Wang, Anirban Bhunia, Ram H. Nagaraj, and Ashis Biswas. , Acetylation of Gly1 and Lys2 promotes aggregation of human ?D-crystallin., Biochemistry
, 2014, 53(46):7269-7282 , https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bi501004y
Gayathri Devi D, Cibin T. R and Annie Abraham, Bis (3, 5-diiodo-2, 4, 6-trihydroxyphenyl) squaraine photodynamic therapy induces in vivo tumor ablation by triggering cytochrome c dependent mitochondria mediated apoptosis. , Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy
, 2013, 10(4):510-517 , https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1572100013000537
Rooban B. Nahomi, Benlian Wang, Cibin T. Raghavan, Oliver Voss, Andrea Doseff, Puttur Santhoshkumar and Ram H. Nagaraj., Chaperone peptides of a-crystallin inhibit epithelial cell apoptosis, protein insolubilization and opacification in experimental cataracts., Journal of Biological Chemistry
, 2013, 288(18) 13022-13035, http://www.jbc.org/content/288/18/13022.long