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 Bio Mohanlal Sukhadia University, 1994

Awards & Honors

  • Mentor-ship, Summer Scholar Program CURS Center for Undergraduate Research Service, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • BIOM 8215

    Fundamentals of Oncology I
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II

Teaching Interests

Fundamentals of Basic Oncology


Selected Recent Publications

  • 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
  • Vivo-Morpholino knockdown of alphaIIb: A novel approach to inhibit thrombocyte function in adult zebrafish., 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
  • Augusta University Faculty Senate 2019 - 2021

    Role: University Senate Service
  • Augusta University Senate Executive Committee Treasurer 2019 - 2020

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • Gene Journal 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • BreastCancer: Basic and Clinical Research 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • 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