Puttur Prasad

Professor

Puttur Prasad

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • (706) 721-1761
  • (706) 721-6608
  • CN 1163

Education

  • Ph.D., Biochemistry. Indian Inst of Sci, 1992

  • MS, Biochem Mangalore University, 1986

  • BS, Botany/Plant Bio Mangalore University, 1983

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2017

  • Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, Augusta University, 2016

  • Educator of the Year Award Class of 2018, Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Distinguished faculty Award for basic Science Teaching The Faculty Senate of the Medical College of Georgia, 2011

  • Young Basic Science Faculty Award The Faculty of the School of Medicine, 2003

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5592

    ECM 1-PBL
  • MEDI 6592

    ECM 2-PBL
  • MEDI 5150

    Mod 1: Cell & Molecular Basis
  • MEDI 5158

    Mod 3: Cardiopulmonary
  • BCMB 9010

    Seminar in BMB
  • MEDS 3000

    Biological Chemistry
  • MEDI 5163

    Mod 4 Gastrointest & Nutrition
  • MEDI 5198

    Phase 1 Comprehensive Module
  • MEDI 5298

    Phase 2 Comp Module & NBR

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Amino acid transporter SLC6A14 is a novel and effective drug target for pancreatic cancer, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Increased Retinal Expression of the Pro-Angiogenic Receptor GPR91 via BMP6 in a Mouse Model of Juvenile HemochromatosisGPR91 Expression in Juvenile Hemochromatosis, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Benefits of short-chain fatty acids and their receptors in inflammation and carcinogenesis, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Abstract 3325: Combination of DNMT and HDAC inhibitors reprogram cancer stem cell signaling to overcome drug resistance, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Combined Inhibition of DNMT and HDAC Blocks the Tumorigenicity of Cancer Stem-like Cells and Attenuates Mammary Tumor Growth., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Faculty Recruitment Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Instrument Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Post Tenure Review Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Promotion and Tenure Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Igniting the Dream of Medicine Conference 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Medical Students Promotion Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Problem-Based Learning Development Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, South Dakota State University 2017 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal