Department of Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Dr. Dhanajaya Nayak (PhD) currently holds an Assistant Scientist position in the Department of Biochemistry at University of Wisconsin-Madison (2013-present). Previously, he has received a master of technology (M.Tech.) degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, and a PhD degree in Biochemistry from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2004-2009), where he won the prestigious ‘Armand J. Guarino Award’ for academic excellence in doctoral studies in Biochemistry. After his PhD, he joined the Department of Biochemistry at University of Wisconsin-Madison as a postdoctoral research associate (2009-2012). Dr. Nayak has more than 8 years of research experience in the field of transcription and gene regulation. He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and International Society for Cardiovascular Translational Research (ISCTR). At present, he is an active reviewer for several journals from the OMICS group: Journal of Stem Cell Research and Therapy, Journal of Enzyme Engineering, Journal of Molecular Biomarkers and Diagnosis, Journal of Chemical Engineering and Process Technology and Journal of Analytical and Bioanalytical Technique etc
Prokaryotic gene regulation, transcription, RNA polymerase, enzyme mechanism and kinetics, epigenetics, stem cells biology and iPS cell technology etc.