Venkat Gopalan

Venkat Gopalan

Venkat Gopalan

Professor, Biochemistry Admin

(614) 292-1332

707 Biological Sciences Building
484 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Biofuels
  • Protein-aided RNA catalysis


Venkat Gopalan obtained a B.Sc. (Chemistry) from University of Madras, India, and a Ph.D. (Biochemistry) from the University of New Mexico (Mentor: Prof. Robert H. Glew). He was then a post-doctoral fellow in the group of Prof. Sidney Altman, Yale University. During his post-doctoral tenure, he was also a visiting scholar for brief periods at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England.

He came to OSU in 1998 and is currently a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry.