Biography

Dr. Satya Narayan is currently a Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, College of Medicin at theUniversity of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, USA. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from Panjab University, Chandigarh and M.Sc. in Biochemistry from University of Allahabad. He received his postdoctoral training at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, and at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, USA. He has also served as a Chemist-in-Charge at Curewell India Private Limited, Faridabad, Haryana. His research expertise includes DNA repair and transcriptional regulation mechanisms and their implication in therapy development for colorectal, ovarian and breast cancers. His focus is to identify small molecules that can sensitize drug-resistant and cancer stem-like cell populations of tumors with minimum or no toxicity to normal cells. He has published 87 research papers, 14 review articles and 5 book chapters in these areas. His research work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Flight Attendants Medical Research Institute, American Cancer Society, and University of Florida. Dr. Narayan holds four patents to his scientific discoveries. He serves as an Associate Editor of Medical Genetics, Journal of Carcinogenesis, and is the Editorial Member of the International Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is actively involved in the medical science education at the University of Florida, College of Medicine. He serves as a course director of Advanced Cell Biology and Tumor Biology, co-director of Medical Cell Biology, and teaches several other courses to biomedical sciences and dentistry students. Among several honors and awards, he has received five-times the Exemplary Teachers Award by the College of Medicine at University of Florida.


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