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Kurutihalli Vishwanatha, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Neuroscience
Academic Office Location:
Neuroscience
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Dr. Kurutihalli Vishwanatha is a protein biochemist with experience managing multiple research projects in the areas of fungal proteases, secretory pathway of neuroendocrine proteins and Rho-GEF signaling complexes.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.Sc.University of Agricultural SciencesAgriculture
M.Sc.University of Agricultural SciencesGenetics and Plant Breeding
Ph.D.University of MysoreBiochemistry (Fungal Acid Proteases)

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
FellowshipUniversity of MysoreGraduate Fellowship, Central Food Technological Research Institute
PostdoctoralUConn School of MedicinePostdoctoral Fellow, Biochemical and Structural Characterization of PAM, and Amidating Enzyme

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Graduate FellowshipCSIR-India
Certificate of Merit for Being Among the Top 5 Percent of Selected Candidates for the Graduate FellowshipCSIR-India

Neuropeptide amidation
Rho-GEF signalling
Synaptogenisis

Journal Articles