LSU Health Science Center
Rinku Majumder has completed his PhD in 1999 from Bose Institute, India and postdoctoral studies from UNC Chapel Hill, School of Medicine in 2003. She is currently an associate professor in the department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at LSU Health Science Center, School of Medicine. She has published more than 22 papers in very reputed journals and has been serving as an standing study section member for NIH, AHA grants.She is the reviewer for reputed journals like Blood, JTH, JBC, Plos One, Biochemistry and Thrombosis Hemostasis.
I am interested in the biochemistry of lipid-protein interactions and my research focuses on the structure-function relationships of plasma coagulants and anticoagulants. My main research project focuses on the anticoagulant Protein S. PS is a vitamin K-dependent plasma glycoprotein synthesized in the endothelium