Department of Chemistry

Rekha Srinivasan

Instructor of Chemistry

216.368.3741      rxs111@case.edu      Clapp 204

Interests: Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry, Chemical Education

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, May 2003 - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
        Dissertation: "Biophysical studies of ABri peptide associated with Familial British Dementia"
  • M.Phil. in Chemistry - The Loyola College, Madras, India
        Thesis: "Antibacterial activity of Oldenlandia Umbellata Linn."
  • M. Sc. in Analytical Chemistry - St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore, India
  • B.Sc. in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics - The Bangalore University, Bangalore, India


Awards and Fellowships
  • Nominated for 2013 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Case Western Reserve University
  • 2013 Greek Life Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award
  • 2012 John C. Hood Outstanding Faculty Award for outstanding education of youth and inspiration of maturity
  • Nominated for 2012 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Case Western Reserve University
  • 2010 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, Case Western Reserve University
  • Nominated for 2009 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Case Western Reserve University
  • Nominated for 2008 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Case Western Reserve University
  • 2009 University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education learning fellow, Case Western Reserve University


Selected Publications
  • Srinivasan, R., Marchant R., Sengupta, A., "In-vitro and In-vivo targeting by cyclic-RGD modified liposomes", In Press, J. Biomed. Mat. Res. Part A, (2010), 93A(3), 1004-1015.
  • Srinivasan, R., Jones, E., Ghiso, J., Marchant, R., Zagorski, M. "pH Dependent Amyloid and Protofibrillar Formation of ABri Peptide Associated with Familial British Dementia", J. Mol. Biol., (2003) 333, 1003-1023.
  • Srinivasan, R., Marchant, R., Zagorski, M. "ABri Peptide Associated with Familial British Dementia forms Pore-like Protofibrillar Structure", Amyloid: J. Protein Folding Disord., (2004) 11, 10-13.
  • Srinivasan, R, V Srinivasan, Saradha Vasanth, R Hamsaveni Gopal. "The in vitro antibacterial activity of Hedyotis Umbellata", Indian J. of Pharm. Sci., (2006) 68(2), 236-238.