Dr. Vimalkumar

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : M.Tech,PhD
Phone : 04422759215 (Ext:380)
Email ID : vimalkumar.sls@crescent.education

Education:

  • PhD Biotechnology & Biochemistry (Ghent University, Belgium, Europe)
  • M.Tech Nano science & technology,(Anna University, India)
  • B.Tech Biotechnology, (SRM University, India)

Professional Experience:

Assistant professor B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent
Institute of Science & Technology (July 2017 to till date)

Research:

Specialization:
Inter play between Medical Biotechnology and Material science

Areas of research interest:
Immunology, Syntheticvaccines,T-cell biology, Nano medicine, Micro fluidics, Bio mechanics and Bio robotics

Number of Research Publications:
International Journals: 3
National Journal : 1

Selected publications:

Argininerichpeptide-based mRNA nano complexes efficiently instigate cytotoxicT cell immunity dependent on the amphipathic organization of the peptide.

Kumar V, De Beuckelaer A, McCaffreyJ, McCruddenC,Kirschman, JVanover, Daryll, VanHoeckeL, RooseK, DeswarteK, De GeestB, SantangeloP, GrootenJ, McCarthyH ,DeKokerS Advanced health care materials. 2017Jul; 6(13)doi:10.1002/adhm.201601412
ImpactFactor:5.76

TypeI interferons interfere with the capacity of mRNAl ipoplexvaccines to elicitcytolyticT cell responses.

De Beuckelaer A,PollardC, RooseK, Saelens X, VanHoeckeL,Naessens T,Kumar V,SmetM, SandersN, Lienenklaus S, WeißS, VanhamG, GrootenJ, VanLintS, De Koker S
Moleculartherapy.2016Nov;24(11):2012-2020. doi:10.1038/mt.2016.161.
ImpactFactor:6.93

pH-DegradableMannosylatedNanogels forDendriticCellTargeting.
De CoenR, VanparijsN, RisseeuwMD, LybaertL, LouageB, DeKoker S, Kumar V, Grooten J, Taylor L, AyresN, VanCalenbergh S, NuhnL, DeGeest B
Biomacromolecules.2016Jul11;17(7):2479-88.doi:10.1021/acs.biomac.6b00685.
ImpactFactor:5.58

Conferences attended:
International : 7
National : 1

Honors and Awards

  • Erasmus Mundus PhD scholarship (2013-2016) awarded by European commission
  • Global Engineer Leadership scholarship (2012) awarded by NTHUTaiwan
  • GATE scholarship (2011-2012) awarded by Government of India