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Kuberan Balagurunathan

Kuberan Balagurunathan, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Medicinal Chemistry , Adjunct - Pediatrics

Research Interests

  • Glycoconjugates
  • Glycoscience
  • Chemo-Enzymatic Synthesis of Oligosaccharides
  • Carbohydrate Based Drugs
  • Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycan
  • Heparin
  • Heparin, Low-Molecular-Weight

Education History

Postdoctoral Fellowship Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Iowa
Graduate Training Indian Institute of Technology
St. Joseph's College

Selected Publications


  1. Kuberan B, Rosenberg RD (2010). Methods for Synthesis of Sulfated Saccharides. U.S. Patent No. US 7, 655, 445 B2,. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  2. Logonathan D, Allavudeen SS, Kuberan B (1998). A Method for Obtaining Equilibrated Anomeric Mixture of Sugars Using Non-Aqueous Media. U.S. Patent No. 2430/MAS/98. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.