Sureshkumar Balasubramanian


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PhD projects

1. Molecular basis of ambient temperature response in plants
2. Natural variation in splicing and deciphering the splicing code
3. Molecular basis of epigenetic silencing in triplet expansion diseases


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Personal profile


Sureshkumar works in the School of Biological Sciences at Monash University as an Associate Professor

2002: (University of Zurich, Switzrland) Advisor: Prof. Kay Schneitz

2002-2007: EMBO Postdoctoral Fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tuebingen,

Germany, Advisor: Prof. Detlef Weigel

2007-2010: Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane

2011: Senior Lecturer/ARC Future Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane

2011 - present: Associate Professor / ARC Future Fellow / Larkins Fellow, School of Biological Sciences,

Monash University.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

External positions

Visiting Scientist, Chinese Academy of Sciences-Presidents International Fellowship Initiative (CAS-PIFI), CAS - Institute of Botany


Research area keywords

  • arabidopsis
  • triplet expansion
  • thermal responses
  • flowering time
  • QTL
  • splicing code

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