International Journal of Genetic Engineering

International Journal of Genetic Engineering is devoted to the rapid publication of fundamental research papers on all phases of genetic engineering. All contributions shall be rigorously refereed and selected on the basis of quality and originality of the work as well as the breadth of interest to readers.

Paranthaman Senthamarai Kannan

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Genetic Engineering

Research Scientist, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA

Research Areas

Molecular Biology, Genetics and Genetic Engineering


1995-2003Ph.DDoctor of Philosophy (Ph. D), Biotechnology, Department of Genetic Engineering, School of Biotechnology, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India
1993-1994M. PhilMaster of Philosophy (M. Phil), Genetics, Dr. ALMPGIBMS, University of Madras, India
1991-1993M.ScMaster of Science (M. Sc), Zoology, Loyola College, University of Madras, India
1988-1991B.ScBachelor of Science (B. Sc), Zoology, Voorhees College, University of Madras, India


2011-presentPostdoctoral research Fellow, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
2004-2011Research Associate, Department of Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology, Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Academic Achievement

Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) and Lecturership, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India (1994)
"Gold Medal"-(Certificate of Merit) for outstanding performance in M. Sc Zoology for first year (1991-1992) and second year (1992-1993)
"Dr. T.K. Raghunatha Rao Gold Medal" for proficiency in M. Sc Zoology lab-course for the academic year 1992-1993
Endowment Scholarships for outstanding performance in M. Sc Zoology (1991-1993)
First place in Science quiz competition QUEST 1991 conducted by Biological Sciences Association, Voorhees College, Vellore, India
Recipient of Proficiency prizes for outstanding performance in Zoology, Botany and Tamil in B. Sc Degree
Fifth Rank holder in B. Sc Zoology degree from University of Madras, India


The American society for Microbiology, Postdoctoral membership
The American society for Microbiology, Full membership (564986128)
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) member
National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) member

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Paranthaman, S., and Dharmalingam, K. 2003. "Intergeneric conjugation in Streptomyces peucetius and Streptomyces sp. strain C5: Chromosomal integration and expression of recombinant plasmids carrying chiC gene." Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 69(1), 84-91. Cited 22 times.
[2]  Paranthaman SenthamaraiKannan, Maureen A. Sartor, Kyle T. O'Connor, Jonathan C. Neumann, James P. Klyza Jr., Paul Succop, Brad D. Wagner, Saikumar Karyala, Mario Medvedovic, and Anil G. Menon. 2011. "Identification of Maternally Regulated Fetal Gene Networks in the Placenta using a Novel Embryo Transfer System in Mice." Physiological Genomics, Apr 12;43(7):317-24.
[3]  Paranthaman SenthamaraiKannan, M.A. Sartor, K.T. O'Connor, J.C. Neumann, J.P. Klyza Jr., J.D. Kawedia, P. Grigsby, L. Myatt, M. Medvedovic, and A.G. Menon. Strain specific variation in the