Saji Kumar Sreedharan

Sreedharan Saji Kumar

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, Otto-Von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany
  • BSc, University of Kerala, India
Research Interest(s)
  • Memory
  • Memory Loss
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Metaplasticity
  • Synaptic Plasticity
Recent Publications
  • 1. Sharma M, Shetty MS, Arumugam TV, Sajikumar S. 2015 Nov. Histone deacetylase 3 inhibition re-establishes synaptic tagging and capture in aging through the activation of nuclear factor kappa B. Sci Rep. 5:16616. doi: 10.1038/srep16616. 26577291.
  • 2. Shetty MS, Sharma M, Hui NS, Dasgupta A, Gopinadhan S, Sajikumar S. 2015 Sep. Investigation of Synaptic Tagging/Capture and Cross-capture using Acute Hippocampal Slices from Rodents. J Vis Exp. 2015 Sep 4;(103). doi: 10.3791/53008. 26381286.
  • 3. Garcia-Alvarez G, Shetty MS, Lu B, Yap KA, Oh-Hora M, Sajikumar S, Bichler Z, Fivaz M. 2015 Jul. Impaired spatial memory and enhanced long-term potentiation in mice with forebrain-specific ablation of the Stim genes. Front Behav Neurosci. 9:180. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00180. 26236206.
  • 4. Chew B, Ryu JR, Ng T, Ma D, Dasgupta A, Neo SH, Zhao J, Zhong Z, Bichler Z, Sajikumar S, Goh EL. 2015 Jun. Lentiviral silencing of GSK-3β in adult dentate gyrus impairs contextual fear memory and synaptic plasticity. Front Behav Neurosci. 9:158. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00158. 26157370.
  • 5. Sajikumar S, Morris RG, Korte M. 2014 Aug. Competition between recently potentiated synaptic inputs reveals a winner-takes-all phase of synaptic tagging and capture. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 111(33):12217-21. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1403643111. 25092326.