Surendra Rajpurohit

Other Faculty

Surendra Rajpurohit

Other Faculty

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Biological Sciences


  • Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Mohanlal Sukhadia University, 1994

Awards & Honors

  • Mentorship, Summer Scholarship Program CURS (Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship), 2020

  • Mentorship, Summer Scholar Program CURS Center for Undergraduate Research Service, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III
  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • ANAT 8030

    Fundamentals of Vision Science
  • ANAT 9020

    Seminar in Cell Bio/Anatomy

Teaching Interests

Fundamentals of Basic Oncology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Development of Tg(UAS:SEC-Hsa.ANXA5-YFP,myl7:RFP); Casper(roy−/−,nacre−/−) Transparent Transgenic In Vivo Zebrafish Model to Study the Cardiomyocyte Function, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • ARQiv-HTS, a versatile whole-organism screening platform enabling in vivo drug discovery at high-throughput rates., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • First quantitative high-throughput screen in zebrafish identifies novel pathways for increasing pancreatic β-cell mass., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Laser-induced thrombosis in zebrafish., 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Zebrafish von Willebrand factor., 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Development of Transgenic Zebrafish Model Organism to study the Microglia Function in health and disease condition with special reference to Inflammatory process (NFkB) and Apoptosis (Annexin-V) in Brain Tumor and Heart disease. EGFR/sEGFR-Breast Cancer Research, Role of soluble isoforms (extra cellular domains) of EGFR Family members in targeted therapeutics and establishment of sEGFR as Biomarker in Cancer Research. In-vivo automated HTS Drug Discovery by using Zebrafish model in Diabetes beta cell neogenesis and proliferation, Creation of acute hypoxia in zebrafish model and its impact on Cardiovascular Biology.

University Service

  • CURS Research Mentor 2018 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Treasurer, Augusta University Faculty Senate Executive Committee 2019 - 2022

    Role: University Senate Service
  • Senator, Augusta University Faculty Senate 2019 - 2021

    Role: University Senate Service
  • Secretary, Augusta University Faculty Senate Executive Committee 2020 - 2021

    Role: University Senate Service

Professional Service

  • Journal, IJERPH (MDPI); Special Issue: Blood Cells, Hematopoiesis, Molecules, Nanomedicine and Diseases Research 2020 - Present

    Role: Editor, Journal Editor
  • Gene Journal 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • CTPOJ 2016 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • Tumor Biology 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • International Journal of Cardiology 2011 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article