EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS
Center for Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences
Norfolk State University
Dr. Govindarajan Ramesh is a Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Biology at Norfolk State University. He completed his MS and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry/Biotechnology. Dr. Ramesh has extensive experience and a continuing interest in investigating the effects of space radiation and microgravity on the central nervous system. His laboratory also conducts research on synthesis, characterization and biocompatibility of nanomaterials for safe biomedical applications. He has mentored more than twenty-five Masters level graduate students, four Doctoral graduate students and six Post-doctoral fellows. At present, he is mentoring three Ph. D. students. Dr. Ramesh currently has six ongoing research grants funded by NSF, DOD, NSTI and NASA. Since 2007, he has secured grant funding as PI, Co-PI and/or Senior Investigator totaling more than $13.5 million. He is actively serving in grant review panels at the National Science Foundation, Phillip Morris Research Foundation, Texas Emerging Technology Fund, Department of Defense, U.S. Army, Netherland Space Agency, US-Israel Binational Science Foundation and the European Space Agency. He serves on journal review panels for more than ten scientific journals and also is a member of the editorial board of the J of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Neural Regeneration Research J, American Journal of Molecular and Cellular Biology and ISRN Toxicology. Dr. Ramesh has published more than 70 papers in peer reviewed scientific journals. He has presented his work in more than 100 national and international meetings. Part of his overall goal is also to train undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students in nanotechnology and space research.
Dr. Govindarajan Ramesh's research interests includes Nanobiomaterials, Biosensors.