Dr. Ashwini Godbole


  • Completion of from PhD from NCBS-TIFR, one of the premier institute for biological sciences in India
  • Won important awards (SarojiniDamodaran travel award and Company of Biologists) andfellowships(DBT Post-doctoral research, Young Scientist) during my research career.
  • Research publications in renowned international journals

I am interested to engage with PhD students, young people interested in designing and executing innovative educational and outreach programs related to:

  1. Ayurvedic biology
  2. Ayurvedicnootropics
  3. Cognitive health
  4. Nervous system health
  5. Neurodegenerative disorder
  6. Aging

Some of my important publications:

  • Regulation of VDAC Trafficking Modulates Cell Death. Dubey AK, Godbole A, Mathew MK.
  • Cell Death Discovery 2016 Article no: 16085 doi:10.1038/cddiscovery.2016.85
  • Expression and purification of OsVDAC4. Godbole A, Dubey AK, Mitra R, Reddy PS, Mathew MK.
  • Method Enzymol. 2015 Aug; 556:51-75. doi: 10.1016/bs.mie.2014.12.019.
  • Evaluation of traditional anthelmintic herbs as substitutes for the endangered Embeliaribes, using Caenorhabditiselegans model. Venkatasubramanian P, Godbole A, Vidyashankar R and Kuruvilla GR. Current Science. 2013 Dec, 105(11):1593—1598
  • Mitochondrial VDAC and hexokinase together modulate plant programmed cell death. Godbole A, Dubey AK, Reddy PS, Udayakumar M, Mathew MK. Protoplasma. 2013 Aug;250(4):875-84. doi: 10.1007/s00709-012-0470-y. Epub 2012 Dec 18.
  • Bacterial expression, purification and characterization of a rice voltage-dependent, anion-selective channel isoform, OsVDAC4. Godbole A, Mitra R, Dubey AK, Reddy PS, Mathew MK. J Membr Biol. 2011 Nov;244(2):67-80. doi: 10.1007/s00232-011-9399-x. Epub 2011 Nov 6.
  • Repression of the glucose-inducible outer-membrane protein OprB during utilization of aromatic compounds and organic acids in Pseudomonas putida CSV86. Shrivastava R, Basu B, Godbole A, Mathew MK, Apte SK, Phale PS. Microbiology. 2011 May;157(Pt 5):1531-40. Epub 2011 Feb 17.
  • VDAC is a conserved element of death pathways in plant and animal systems. Godbole A, Varghese J, Sarin A, Mathew MK. BiochimBiophysActa. 2003 Sep 23;1642(1-2):87-96.

E-mail: ashwini.g@tdu.edu.in

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