Postdoc Profile: Vijay Chandra Antharam


Age:  34

Hometown:  Gainesville, FL

Field of Study:  Biochemistry, Molecular Biology

College:  UF College of Medicine

Degrees:  B.S. in 1999 from the University of Florida; Ph.D. in 2008 from the University of Florida.

Vijay Chandra Antharam received his PhD in the University of Florida in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology studying the relationship of lung surfactant peptides to phospholipid membranes. His postdoctoral experience most notably involves the collection of high resolution magnetic resonance images of Alzheimer's hippocampus at 14.1T for imaging of iron reservoirs.

He is seeking an independent faculty position at a major academic institution with emphasis on both teaching and research in the multidisciplinary area of chemical biology and biochemistry.  His interests include structural biology, biophysics, metabonomics, and magnetic resonance imaging.