Dr. Laxmipriya Nampoothiri

FACULTY OF SCIENCE >> Department of Bio-Chemistry
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc., Ph.D. in Biochemistry (M. S. University of Baroda)
Phone Nos : 912652795594
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Experience : Position: Lecturer Date of Joining: October 10, 2006
Areas of Interest : (1) Teaching: Molecular biology and Clinical Chemistry (2) Research Interests: Understanding mechanism of female infertility. Specialization: Reproductive Endocrinology and Toxicology
Dr. Laxmipriya Nampoothiri

Detailed CV

Name:  Dr. Laxmipriya P. Nampoothiri
Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact: lnampoothiri@gmail.com, laxmipriya@rediffmail.com
Academic background:
M.Sc. (Biochemistry) from M S University of Baroda  [1995-97]
Ph.D. (Biochemistry) from M S University of Baroda- 2004

Professional experience:
Post Doctoral Fellow  at SUNY, buffalo, NY, USA
Research Associate at IISc, bangalore
Research interests:
  • Reproductive Neuro endocrinology
  • Neurobiology
  • Clinical Chemistry
Supervised doctoral theses and master's degrees:
Master thesis- 23
List of Publications:
1. Bhavna N. Desai, Radha H. Maharjan, Laxmipriya P. Nampoothiri. Aloe Barbadensis Mill. formulation restores lipid profile to normal in a letrozole-induced polycystic ovarian syndrome rat model. 2012. Pharmacognosy Research. 4: 109-115.

2. Pandya C, Pillai P, Nampoothiri LP, Bhatt N, Gupta S. effect of lead and cadmium coexposure on testicular steroid metabolism and antioxidant system of adult male rats. Andrologia, sep 2011.

3. Radha Maharjan, Padamnabhi S Nagar, Laxmipriya Nampoothiri. 2010. Effect of Aloe barbadensis Mill. formulation on Letrozole induced polycystic ovarian syndrome rat model. J AIM. 1(4): 273-279.

4. Laxmipriya P Nampoothiri and Sarita Gupta. BioChemical effects of gestational coexposure of Lead and cadmium on reproductive performance, placenta and ovary.(In press) Journal of biochemical and molecular toxicology.

5. Nampoothiri LP, Neelima PS, Rao AJ. Proteomic profiling of forskolin-induced differentiated BeWo cells: an in-vitro model of cytotrophoblast differentiation. Reprod Biomed Online. 2007;14(4):477-87.

6. Nampoothiri LP , Agarwal A, Gupta S. Effect of co-exposure to lead and cadmium on antioxidant status in rat ovarian granulose cells. Arch Toxicol. 2007; 81:145-50.

7. Laxmipriya P. Nampoothiri and Sarita Gupta. Simultaneous effect of lead and cadmium on granulosa cells: A cellular model for ovarian toxicity. Reproductive Toxicology.

8. Laxmipriya P.N., Anilkumar Pillai and Sarita Gupta. Effect of simultaneous exposure of lead and cadmium on gonadotropin receptors of granulosa cells: an “in vitro “study. Indian journal of Experimental Biology 2004; 42: 143 – 148.

9. Sarita Gupta, Laxmipriya and Vishal Gohil. Simultaneous Exposure of Lead and Cadmium on Granulosa Cells, Progesterone and Luteinising Hormone in Proestrous Rats. Advances in Pharmacology and Toxicology,2002; 3: 23-30

10. Pillai.A. Laxmipriya and Gupta .S. Effect of low-level Exposure of Lead and Cadmium on Hepatic Estradiol Metabolism in Female Rats. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 2002; 40: 807 – 811.

11. Pillai.A. Laxmipriya and Gupta .S. Effect of combined exposure to lead and cadmium on pituitary membrane of female rats. Archives of Toxicology, 2002; 76: 671 – 675.

12. Pillai.A. Laxmipriya and Gupta .S. Effect of combined exposure to lead and cadmium on hypothalamus-pituitary axis function in proestrous rats Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2003; 41: 379 – 384
Courses being taught during 2013-2014:
Clinical biochemistry, Molecular medicine, Endocrinology,
Basic Pharmacology, Neurochemistry
Previously taught courses: Same as above
Detailed Curriculum Vitae: See link


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