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Thanemozhi Natarajan


Answers in Genetics, genomics, cytogenetics of syndromes, congenital anomalies, cancer, clinical genomics and interpretation of omics data.

Experience in the area

More than 10 years. Doctoral research thesis on Congenital anomalies and cytogenetics, Recurrent reproductive failure and chromosomal abnormalities. Postdoctoral experience in Breast cancer research. Current: Clinical Genomics and Pharmacogenomics.




Cancer Cell International, Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, Breast cancer research and treatment, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, BMC Proceedings, Pharmacogenetics and Genomics, Human Molecular Genetics, Frontiers in Genetics, Cancer Biomarkers.


PhD Biomedical Genetics

Awards and Honors

University Grants Commission Award for pursuing PhD level research (India); Travel awards to attend conferences.

Past/Present Clients

Post doctoral experience Cancer research, molecular epidemiology Current: Clininical Genomics and Pharmacogenomics

What do you like about this subject?

I like Systems biology approach of studying diseases and drug responses. Everything happens at a molecular level and but solution lies in understanding the system as a whole.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Understanding biology with a holistic vision

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Recent Answers from Thanemozhi Natarajan

2015-10-25 Fish Sound.:

Hi Prashant,    Fish lack voice box. They use two main methods: stridulation," where they rub their teeth, spines, or other skeletal parts together and "drumming," where muscles around the swim bladder

2015-10-11 Leukemia - Blood Cancer in Pets.:

Yes, animals can also develop cancer including leukemia. They undergo the same pain and suffering as humans do. They can have bleeding, pain and will not eat. Only way to detect and confirm diagnosis is

2015-10-10 Leukemia - Blood Cancer.:

Hi Prashant,    Leukemia mostly is not a hereditary disorder. Exposure to radiation, environmental chemicals, industry solvents and compounds like benzene can predispose a person to acquire certain mutations

2015-08-03 Chromosomes:

Hi David,    I am not sure if you mean 24 chr or 24 pairs of chr. I will assume that you mean 24 pairs.    First of all,  A person with 24 pair of chr. would no more be a human being- it would be another

2015-07-21 genetics:

Hi William,    Not sure where you got that information from, which is a bit off.    This is what happens after fertilization: a zygote with both maternal and paternal set of DNA in the form of 23 times


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