Venukumar Vemula

Research project:
“Protein Post-translational modifications cross-talk in cellular models of oxidative and nitrosative stress” - Application of different enrichment strategies coupled to LC-MS/MS for identification and relative quantification of proteins and protein post-translational modifications in cellular models of oxidative stress.
Ph.D Student (since 07/2013), Institute of Bioanalytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy, University of Leipzig, Germany
Master of Science (09/2012), in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Master thesis:
“Comparison of affinity tags for the heterologous production of viral proteins used to detect Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus by Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay’’ at Vaccine Technologies Unit, Dept. of Immunology, Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI, Leipzig
Bachelor of Technology (07/2004 to 06/2008) Genetic Engineering at SRM University, Chennai, India.
Bachelor thesis:
‘Lead identification of Caspase-8 using Pharmacophore studies’ at GVK BioSciences (GVK BIO) Pvt. Ltd, Chennai, INDIA

Other activities
Research fellow (08/2011 to 05/2012) with Prof. Dr. Thomas Magin, Div. of Cell & Developmental Biology, University of Leipzig
Research fellow (04/2010 to 12/2010) with PD. Dr. Mika Tarkka, Dept. of Soil Ecology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Halle (Saale), 04/2010 – 12/2010

  • V. Vemula, Z. Ni and M. Fedorova., Fluorescence labeling of carbonylated lipids and proteins in cells using coumarin-hydrazide, Redox Biology 5 (2015) 195–204
  • I. Milic, E. Griesser, V. Vemula, N. Ieda, H. Nakagawa, N. Miyata, J. Galano, C. Oger, T. Durand and M. Fedorova., Profiling and relative quantification of multiply nitrated and oxidized fatty acids, Anal Bioanal Chem., 2015