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Rajitha Sunkara

 

RAJITHA SUNKARA

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Food and Animal Sciences

ARC building

Normal, Alabama  35762

 

PHONE: (256) 372-8237

FAX: (256) 372-5432

 

EMAIL: rajiths.sunkara@aamu.edu

 

EDUCATION

·         Ph.D., Food Science, Alabama A&M University, 2008

·         M.S., Food Science, Alabama A&M University, 2005

·         B.S., Home Science, ANGR Agricultural university, 2000

 

SPECIALTY/RESEARCH AREAS

·         Research is focused on potential health benefits of natural compounds in reducing obesity and metabolic syndrome. Screening of fruits and vegetables with inhibiting potential of enzyme activities related to these diseases. Exploring the mechanisms by which fruit and vegetable extracts inhibit progression of adipogenesis. Development of functional food products.

 

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