Faculty Details

Faculty Details

  • Name: Prof. Senthilkumaran
  • Mail: bsksluohyd.ernet.in
  • Contact: 040-2313-4562
  • Area Of Research:Molecular Endocrinology and Reproductive Biology

Research Experiences

  • CSIR-INDIA Junior and Senior Research Fellow during the tenure of Ph. D (5½ years) in Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi 221005, India (1989-1995); Research Supervisor: Prof. Dr. K. P. Joy.
  • DBT-INDIA Post-Doctoral Fellow (1½ years) at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Uppal Road, Hyderabad 500007, India (1995-1996); Research Supervisor: Dr. Sisinthy Shivaji.
  • STA-JAPAN Post-Doctoral Fellow (2 years) at National Research Institute for Aquaculture, Tamaki 519-0423, Mie, Japan (1996-1998); Research Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hirohiko Kagawa.
  • JSPS-JAPAN Post-Doctoral Fellow, Visiting Scientist and Distinguished Researcher (5 years) of CREST (JST) at Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, National Institute of Basic Biology, Okazaki 444-8585, Aichi, Japan (1998-2003); Research Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Yoshitaka Nagahama.
  • Visiting Scientist (2 months) at the Department of Biology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, P R China (December, 2006-January, 2007); Research Host: Prof. Dr. Wei Ge.
  • Visiting Professor (4 months) at National Institute of Physiological Sciences, National Institute of Natural Sciences, Okazaki, Japan (April-July, 2008); Research Host: Prof. Dr. Kazuhiro Ikenaka.
  • Visiting Scientist (1½ months) at Ocean Research Institute, Tokyo Japan (May-June, 2009); Research Host: Prof. Dr. Kaoru Kubakawa.
  • Visiting Scientist (2 weeks and 2 months) at University of Miyazaki, Japan (December, 2009 and April-June, 2010); Research Host: Prof. Dr. Hirohiko Kagawa.
  • Visiting Professor at National Institute of Physiological Sciences, National Institute of Natural Sciences, Okazaki, Japan (July-December, 2011); Research Host: Prof. Dr. Kazuhiro Ikenaka.
  • JSPS-JAPAN Invitation Fellow at University of Miyazaki, Japan (December, 2011 to June, 2012, October-December, 2018); Research Host: Prof. Dr. Hirohiko Kagawa.
  • Reader at University of Hyderabad from November, 2003- November, 2008.
  • Professor at University of Hyderabad from November, 2008-till date.
  • Head, Department of Animal Biology at University of Hyderabad from July 19th, 2012 – May 31st, 2015. 

Awards, Honours, Scholarships and Fellowships Conferred


·         ESCE Young Scientist-the Netherlands-1994

·         STA-Japan Fellow

·         JSPS Fellow (long & short term, invitation)

·         CREST-JST-Japan Fellow

·         FAP-AS

·         FNASc

·         DBT-TATA Innovation Fellowship (2014-19)

·         FNA 

Outreach Research activities as Editor/Editorial Board Members in Internationally Peer-Reviewed Journals


·         “Academic editor” for “PLoS ONE”, USA.

·         “Editorial Board Member & Associate Editor” for “Gene”, USA.

·         “Editorial Board Member & Associate Editor” for “Gene Reports”, USA.

·         “Editorial Board Member” for “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences”, India. 

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Students/Projects Trainees

Name Joined As Mail Contact
C. C. Sudhakumari RA sudhacc@yahoo.com 7989299302
Mamta Sajwan Khatri WOS-A mamtasajwan13@gmail.com 9440063655
A. Anitha Ph.D Research Scholar anitha06karthik@rediffmail.com 9493982083
Sonika Kar Ph.D Research Scholar nehadoc.1993@gmail.com 8331903047
T. Swathi Ph.D Research Scholar swathit03@gmail.com 9052943345
Akanksha Pranoty Ph.D Research Scholar akankshapranoty@gmail.com 9553776210
Prabhaker Sangem Ph.D Research Scholar prabhakersangem143@gmail.com 9705464053
Anusha Narlagiri Ph.D Research Scholar anusha.narlagiri@gmail.com 8978322166

Former Students/Projects Trainees

Name Joined As Working
K. RAGHUVEER Ph.D National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland USA
M. K. RASHEEDA Ph.D National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai
G. SREENIVASULU Ph.D National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland USA
I. SWAPNA Ph.D University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
P. SRIDEVI Ph.D Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Madhya Pradesh
A. RAJAKUMAR Ph.D National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland USA
Y. PRATHIBHA Ph.D Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City, USA
R. MURUGANANTHKUMAR Ph.D NICHD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
C. LALDINSANGI Ph.D Mizoram Central University
S. Deepa Ph.D
Yugantak Raj Gupta Ph.D
13 Chaube R., Rawat A., Sharma S., Senthilkumaran B., Bhat S.G., Joy K.P. (2019) , Molecular cloning and characterization of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone 2 precursor cDNA in the catfish Heteropneustes fossilis: Expression profile and regulation by ovarian steroids. , General and Comparative Endocrinology, ,280,,134-146.
12 Nadella V., Ranjan R., Senthilkumaran B., Qadri S.S.Y.H., Pothani S., Singh A.K., Gupta M.L., Prakash H (2019) , Podophyllotoxin and Rutin Modulate M1 (iNOS ) Macrophages and Mitigate Lethal Radiation (LR) Induced Inflammatory Responses in Mice. , Frontiers in Immunology, ,12,10,106.
11 Anitha A., Gupta Y.R., Deepa S., Ningappa M., Rajanna K.B., Senthilkumaran B. (2019) , Gonadal transcriptome analysis of the common carp, Cyprinus carpio: Identification of differentially expressed genes and SSRs. , General and Comparative Endocrinology , ,279 ,,67-77.
10 Deepa, S., Murugananthkumar, R., Gupta, Y.R., Manjunatha Gowda K.S., Senthilkumaran, B. (2019) , Effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles and zinc sulfate on the testis of common carp, Cyprinus carpio. , Nanotoxicology, Taylor ,21,,1–18.
9 Sudhakumari, C.C., Anitha, A., Murugananthkumar, R., Tiwari, D. K., Bhasker, D., Senthilkumaran, B., Dutta-Gupta, A. (2017) , Cloning, localization and differential expression of Neuropeptide-Y during early brain development and gonadal recrudescence in the catfish, Clarias gariepinus. , General and Comparative Endocrinology, ,251,,54-65.
8 Murugananthkumar, R., Prathibha, Y., Senthilkumaran, B., Rajakumar, A., Kagawa, H. (2017) , In vivo induction of human chorionic gonadotropin by osmotic pump advances sexual maturation during pre-spawning phase in adult catfish. , General and Comparative Endocrinology, ,251,,74-84.
7 Prathibha, Y., Senthilkumaran, B. (2017) , Expression of wnt4/5 during reproductive cycle of catfish and wnt5 promoter analysis. , Journal of Endocrinology, ,232,,1-13.
6 Prathibha, Y., Senthilkumaran, B. (2016) , Involvement of pax 2 in ovarian development and recrudescence of catfish: A role in steroidogenesis. , Journal of Endocrinology, ,231,,181-195.
5 Murugananthkumar, R., Rajesh, D., Senthilkumaran, B. (2016) , Copper nanoparticles differentially target testis of the catfish, Clarias batrachus: In vivo and In vitro Study. , Frontiers in Environmental Science, ,4,,1-14.
4 Gupta, Y.R., Durai, S., Monica, K., Deepa, S., Senthilkumaran, B., Basavaraju, Y. (2016) , Exposure of copper nanoparticles to the common carp, Cyprinus carpio causes oxidative stress: biochemical, histological and proteomic analysis on kidney, liver and gills. , Aquaculture and Fisheries, ,1,,15-23.
3 Murugananthkumar, R., Senthilkumaran, B. (2016) , Expression analysis and localization of wt1, ad4bp/sf-1 and gata4 in the testis of catfish, Clarias batrachus: Impact of wt1-esiRNA silencing. , Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, ,43,,164-176.
2 Vigneshvar, S., Sudhakumari, C.C., Senthilkumaran, B., Prakash, H. (2016) , Recent Advances in biosensor technology for potential applications - An overview. , Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, ,4,,11.
1 Rao, V.V., Ningshen, T.J., Chaitanya, R.K., Senthilkumaran, B., Dutta-Gupta, A. (2016) , Cloning and characterization of a riboflavin-binding hexamerin from the larval fat body of a lepidopteran stored grain pest, Corcyra cephalonica. , Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part B: Biochemistry , ,194-195,,58-64.
Title Year Duration Amount(In Lakhs) PI/I
Unravelling the role of fibroblast growth factors and signaling during gametogenesis in teleosts 2018 3 19 Prof. B Senthilkumaran
Molecular characterization of genes/factors promoting testis growth and sperm maturation using teleosts fish models 2018 3 77.89 Prof. B Senthilkumaran
Sex manipulation in common carp and its hybrid using index major carp, rohu: genetic and molecular endocrinological approaches 2015 3 55.72 Prof. B Senthilkumaran
Evaluating nanotoxicity using food fish models of India 2014 5 44.59 Prof. B Senthilkumaran
Identification of transcription factors that play dual role to synchronize mesonephric and gonadal (urogenital) development in catfish 2012 3 46.03 Prof. B Senthilkumaran
Ontogeny of monoaminergic system in the male and female brain of catfish and its input to gonadal development 2010 3 19 Prof. B Senthilkumaran
Identification of candidate genes/ susceptible to endocrine disruptors that affect reproduction: Functional genomics and proteomic approach 2008 3 37.48 Prof. B Senthilkumaran
Molecular mechanisms of gonadal differentiation in fish tracing candidate marker genes to monitor germ cell proliferation and gametogenesis 2004 3 24.673 Prof. B Senthilkumaran
Molecular mechanisms of Estreogen induced brain and gonadal differentiation in Indian habitat fish species 2004 3 9 Prof. B Senthilkumaran
Localization of GnRHs in brain during gametogenesis, and impacts of monoamines blockers and sex steroids on GnRH release using Indian habitat fish species 2004 3 6.66 Prof. B Senthilkumaran
Meiotic maturation of fish oocytes require steroidogenic shift: Interaction of hormone synthesizing enzyme and their transcriptional factors 2003 3 21.29 Prof. B Senthilkumaran