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Dr. Cibin T. R.

Assistant Professor
Phone :
0471-2524178 (O), 98462 18889 (Cell)
Academic Qualifications

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.

Professional Record

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

Awards

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.

Membership

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.

Publications
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Ram H. Nagaraj, Rooban B. Nahomi, Niklaus Mueller, Cibin T. Raghavan, David Ammar and J. Mark Petrash., Therapeutic Potential of a-Crystallin., Biochemica et Biophysica Acta ? General Subjects, 2016, 1860 (1 Pt B):252-257 , https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304416515000926?via%3Dihub
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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
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Cibin T. Raghavan and Ram H. Nagaraj, AGE-RAGE interaction in the TGF?2-mediated epithelial to mesenchymal transition of human lens epithelial cells. , Glycoconjugate Journal, 2016, 33(4): 631-643 , https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10719-016-9686-y
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Thomas Holm, Cibin T. Raghavan, Rooban Nahomi, Ram H Nagaraj and Line Kessel., Effects of photobleaching on selected advanced glycation end products in the human lens. , BMC Research Notes, 2015, 8(1):5 , https://bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13104-015-0977-3
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Cibin T. R, Gayathri Devi D and Annie Abraham., Chemoprevention of two stage skin cancer in vivo by Saraca asoka, Integrative Cancer Therapies, 2012, 11(3) 279-286, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1534735411413264