Rajendran Senthil Kumar

Post-doctoral Researcher
Turku Centre for Biotechnology
Åbo Akademi University
e-mail: srajendr(a)btk.fi
phone: +358-2-215-4525 (Biocity 2nd floor)

Education

2005 – 2009: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappallai, India
2001 – 2003: M.Sc. in Applied Chemistry, National Institute of Technology )(NIT), Tiruchirappallai, India
1998 – 2001: B.Sc in Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, India

Awards & Fellowships

2009 – 2011: Swiss Federal Commission Scholarship, Switzerland
2007 – 2009: Senior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India
2001 – 2004: University Research Studentship Award, Bharathidasan University, India

Publications

Filippo Piffaretti, Anna Maria Novello, R. Senthil Kumar, Eddy N. Forte, Cédric Paulou, Patrycja Nowak-Sliwinska, Hubert van den Bergh, Georges Wagnières, ‘Real-time in vivo measurement of tissular pO2 through PpIX’s delayed fluorescence: Application to assessment of vascular effects in photodynamic therapy’, J. Biomed. Opt. 17 (2012) 115007

Didem Sen Karaman, Diti Desai, R. Senthil Kumar, Emma Johansson, Natalie Ratts, Magus Oden, John E. Eriksson, Cecilia Sahlgren, Diana M. Toivola and Jessica M. Rosenholm, ‘Shape-engineering vs. organic modification of inorganic nanoparticles as a tool for enhancing cellular internalization’, Nanoscal. Res. Lett. 7 (2012) 358

R. Senthil Kumar, Hubert Van den Bergh and George Wagnières, ‘Probing the interaction between surfactant-cobalt(III) complex with bovine sérum albumin’, J. Soln. Chem. 41 (2011) 294.

R. Senthil Kumar, Preethy Paul, A. Riyasdeen, George Wagniers, Van den Bergh, M.A. Akbarsha and S. Arunachalam, ‘Human sérum albumin binding and cytotoxicity studies of surfactant-cobalt(III) complex containg 1,10-phenanthroline ligand’, Colloids Surf B Biointerface 86 (2011) 35.

R. Senthil Kumar, A. Riyasdeen, M. Dinesh, C. Preethy Paul, S. Srinag, H. Krishnamurthy, S. Arunachalam and M.A. Akbarsha, ‘Cytotoxic property of surfactant-cobalt(III) complexes on human breast cancer cell lines’, Arch. Pharm. Chem. Life Sci. 344 (2011) 422.

R. Senthil Kumar, V.S. Periasamy, C. Preethy Paul, A. Riyasdeen, S. Arunachalam and M.A. Akbarsha, ‘Cytotoxic effect of a polymer-copper(II) complex containing 2,2′-bipyridyl ligand on human lung cancer cells’, Med. Chem. Res. 20 (2010) 726.

K. Sasikala, R. Senthil Kumar, S. Arunachalam, ‘Synthesis, Characterization and CMC détermination of some double-chain surfactant-cobalt(III) complexes’, Z. Phys. Chem. 224 (2010) 1411.

R. Senthil Kumar and S. Arunachalam, , ‘DNA binding and antimicrobial studies of polymer-copper(II) complexes containing 1,10-phenanthroline and L-phenylalanine ligands’,  Eur. J. Med. Chem. 44 (2009) 1878.

R. Senthil Kumar, S. Arunachalam, V.S. Periasamy, C. Preethy Paul, A. Riyasdeen and M.A. Akbarsha, ‘Micellization behaviour, DNA binding, antimicrobial and cytotoxic studies of surfactant-cobalt(III) complexes containing di- and tetramine ligands’, Aust. J. Chem. 62 (2009) 165.

R. Senthil Kumar, S. Arunachalam, V.S. Periasamy, C. Preethy Paul, A. Riyasdeen and M.A. Akbarsha, ‘Surfactant-cobalt(III) complexes : Synthesis, critical micelle concentration (CMC) determination, DNA binding, antimicrobial and cytotoxic studies’, J.Inorg. Biochem. 103 (2009) 117.

R. Senthil Kumar, S. Arunachalam, V.S. Periasamy, C. Preethy Paul, A. Riyasdeen and M.A. Akbarsha, ‘DNA binding and biological studies of some novel water-soluble polymer-copper(II)-phenanthroline complexes’, Eur. J. Med. Chem. 43 (2008) 2082. (Top 25 article – July – Sep. 2008)

R. Senthil Kumar and S.Arunachalam ‘Synthesis, micellar properties, DNA binding and antimicrobial studies of some surfactant-cobalt(III) complexes’, Biophys. Chem. 136 (2008) 136.

R. Senthil Kumar, K. Sasikala and S.Arunachalam, ‘DNA interaction of some polymer-copper(II) complexes containing  2,2’-bipyridyl ligand and their antimicrobial activities’, J. Inorg. Biochem., 102 (2008) 234. (Top 25 article – Jan. – Mar. 2008)

R. Senthil Kumar, S. Arunachalam, V.S. Periasamy, C.P. Paul, A. Riyasdeen  and M.A. Akbarsha, ‘Synthesis, DNA binding and antitumor activities of some novel polymer-cobalt(III) complexes containing 1,10-phenanthroline ligand’, Polyhedron 27 (2008) 1111. (Top 25 article – Jan. – Mar. 2008).

R. Senthil Kumar and S.Arunachalam, ‘DNA binding and antimicrobial  studies of some polyethyleneimine-copper(II) complex samples containing 1,10-phenanthroline and L-theronine as co ligands’, Polyhedron 26 (2007) 3255.

R. Senthil Kumar, K. Sasikala and S.Arunachalam, ‘Luminescence quenching of Ru(phen)32+ by some polymer-cobalt(III) complexes- Effect of micelles and DNA’, J. Chem. Sci. 119 (2007) 231.

R. Senthil Kumar and S.Arunachalam, ‘Synthesis, characterization and DNA binding studies of a polymer-cobalt(III) complex containing 2,2’-bipyridyl ligand’, Polyhedron 25 (2006) 3113.