Postdoctoral Fellow

Thiruselvam  Viswanathan

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology

Mentor:  Dr. Yogesh Gupta

Email:  viswanathant@uthscsa.edu

Education

2016 PhD-Crystallography & Biophysics University of Madras
2010 M.Sc-Chemistry Bharathidasan University
2008 B.Sc-Chemistry Bharathidasan University

Research

Structural Biology

Protein Crystallography

Honors

2019 CPRIT Postdoctoral Training Award
2013 RIKEN Internship
2012 UGC Non-NET Fellowship

Professional Memberships

2018 Indian Crystallographic Association

Publications

  1. Structural analyses of the nucleosome complexes with human testis-specific histone variants, hTh2a and hTh2b. Padavattan S, Thiruselvam V, Shinagawa T, Hasegawa K, Kumasaka T,Ishii S, Kumarevel T. Biophys. Chem. 2017 Feb; 221:41-48.
  2. Crystal structure analysis of a hypothetical protein (MJ0366) from Methanocaldococcus jannaschii revealed a novel topological arrangement of the knot fold. Thiruselvam V, Kumarevel T, Karthe P, Kuramitsu S, Yokoyama S, Ponnuswamy MN. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2017 Jan 8; 482(2):264-269.
  3. Revelation of endogenously bound Fe2+ ions in the crystal structure of ferritin from Escherichia coli. Thiruselvam V, Sivaraman P, Kumarevel T, Ponnuswamy MN. Biochem.Biophys. Res. Commun. 2014. 453(3):636-41.
  4. Crystal structure of the single-stranded RNA binding protein HutP from Geobacillus thermodenitrificans. Thiruselvam V, Sivaraman P, Kumarevel T, Ponnuswamy MN. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2014. 446(4):945-51.
  5. Ethyl 3-(4-chloro-phen-yl)-2-phenyl-3-(4-phenyl-1,2,3-selena-diazol-5-yl)propano-ate. Sugumar P, Sankari S, Manisankar P, Thiruselvam V, Ponnuswamy MN. Acta Crystallogr.Sect. E, 2013. 69(Pt 8):o1239.
  6. 2-Chloro-1-(2,4,4-trimethyl-2,3,4,5-tetra-hydro-1H-1,5-benzodiazepin-1-yl)ethanone. Thiruselvam V, Rajakumari DD, Akila A, Ponnuswamy S, Ponnuswamy MN. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E, 2013. 69(Pt 6):o874.
  7. cis-Chlorido(methyl-amine)-bis-(propane-1,3-diamine)-cobalt(III)dichloride monohydrate. Maheshwaran V, Manjunathan M, Anbalagan K, Thiruselvam V, Ponnuswamy MN. ActaCrystallogr. Sect. E, 2013. 69(Pt 4):m205-6.
  8. cis-Chlorido(ethyl-amine)-bis-(propane-1,3-diamine)-cobalt(III)dichloride. Maheshwaran V,Thiruselvam V, Manjunathan M, Anbalagan K, Ponnuswamy MN. Acta Crystallogr. Sect.E, 2013. 69(Pt 3):m170-1.