Rinku Jain

Rinku Jain, PhD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Pharmacological Sciences

Research Topics:

Biochemistry, Biophysics, Structural Biology

Research Interests:
Biochemical and structural investigation of proteins involved in (i) DNA replication and repair, and (ii) Small molecule targeting of oncogenic and viral proteins


Keywords
Structural biology, X-ray crystallography, Small angle x-ray scattering, electron microscopy, Protein-DNA interaction,  DNA replication, DNA repair, Zika virus



Appointments

2009 – current     Assistant Professor, Pharmacological Sciences
2007 – 2009        Instructor, Structural and Chemical Biology



Education
PhD                     The Ohio State University, Columbus. Ohio

                            Biophysics/Biochemistry

MS                       Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

                            Physics


Fellowships
2006             Presidential Fellowship, The Ohio State University
2004             Herta Camerer Gross fellowship, The Ohio State  University
2004             Summer Fellowship, Biophysics Program

                     The Ohio State University
2002-2004   Predoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association
1997-1999   Junior Fellowship

                    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India


Awards
2016            Poster Presentation Award, Annual Research Retreat

       Department of Pharmacological Sciences

2005            Oral Presentation Award

                    The Ohio State University Biophysics Symposium

2004            Oral Presentation Award

                    Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum

                    The Ohio State University
2004            Poster Presentation Award,

                                 31st Annual SSRL Users' Meeting

                    Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory
2004            Outstanding Student of the Year

                    Biophysics Program, The Ohio State University
1999            Travel Award, XVIIIth IUCr Congress and General Assembly

                    Glasgow, Scotland, UK
1997            General Proficiency Award, Best Academic Performance

                    Indian Institute of Technology, India


Education

MS, Indian Institute of Technology

PhD, The Ohio State University