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Dr. Richa Chandra Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Physics
713/942-5928
chandrr@stthom.edu

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Chemistry - Texas A&M University (2006)

Research

  • STUDIES OF PLASMA LIPOPROTEINS THROUGH BIOANALYTICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL METHODS (2014)
  • Cardiovascular Chemistry (2014)

Publications

  • "Novel Tripod Amphiphiles for Membrane Protein Analysis"
    Chemistry, A European Journal
    Pages 15645-15651 Co-Authored with Brian Kobilka, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012
    Wiley-VCH (2013) Vol. 19
  • "Maltose-neopentyl glycol (MNG) amphiphiles for solubilization, stabilization and crystallization of membrane proteins"
    Nature Methods
    Co-Authored with Brian Kobilka, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012
    Macmillan Publishers Limited (2010) Vol. 7 Page 1003-1008
  • "Hypertriglyceridemia and megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome"
    Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
    Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (2008) Vol. 47 Page 507-513
  • "Remnant Lipoprotein Profiling by CsBiEDTA Density Gradient Ultracentrifugation"
    Analytical Chemistry
    American Chemical Society (2006) Vol. 78 Page 680-685

Presentations

  • "Cardiovascular Chemistry" (2014)
    2014 Project Seed Research/Technology Forum
    Presentation by Project SEED High School Students mentored by Dr. Chandra
  • "Susceptibility and analysis of triglyceride rich lipoproteins in human blood to chemical oxidative stress" (2013)
    245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition
  • "Cardiovascular Chemistry: Oxidation of Triglyceride Rich Lipoproteins in Human Blood and The Role of Natural Product Antioxidants" (2012)
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Southwestern University
  • "Accessible New Amphiphiles for Solubilization, Stabilization and Crystallization of Membrane Proteins" (2011)
    Welch Summer Scholars Program and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Southwestern Univers
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