Vadivel Ganapathy

Vadivel Ganapathy

Academic Appointment(s)

Emeritus Faculty


  • Ph.D., Biochemistry Univ of Madras, 1978

  • MS, Biochemistry Univ of Madras, 1974

  • BS, Chemistry, General Univ of Madras, 1971

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BCMB 8340

    Elements of Scientific Pres
  • MEDI 5155

    Mod 2: Tissue and Musculoskele
  • MEDI 5150

    Module 1: Cell & Molec Basis
  • MEDI 5158

    Module 3: Cardiopulmonary
  • COGS 8022

    Molecular Cell Biology
  • BCMB 9300

  • OBMP 9300

  • BCMB 9010

    Seminar in BMB

Teaching Interests

Biomembranes; membrane transport; bioenergetics; glycolysis; citric acid cycle; mitochondrial function; biliary secretion; digestion and absorption;

Research Interests

Molecular biology of membrane transporters; nutrient transport in intestine, kidney, and placenta; genetic disorders of membrane transport Intrauterine growth retardation; neural tube defects; primary systemic carnitine deficiency; inflammatory bowel disease